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Who knew there were so many famous people named Amos in the world? Our list of celebrities named Amos includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Amoss below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Amos, actors named Amos, and much more. Amos Otis, Amos Lee, and Amos Alonzo Stagg are only a few of the well-known people named Amos on this list.
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Amos Otis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 70 Amos Joseph Otis is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Mets, Kansas City Royals and Pittsburgh Pirates. He batted and threw right-handed.

Amos Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 40 Amos Lee is an American singer-songwriter whose musical style encompasses folk, rock and soul. He was born in Philadelphia and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in ...more

Amos Alonzo Stagg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 103 (1862-1965) Amos Alonzo Stagg was an American athlete and pioneering college coach in multiple sports, primarily American football. He served as the head football coach at the International Young Men's ...more

Amos Milburn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 53 (1927-1980) Joseph Amos Milburn, Jr. was an American rhythm and blues singer and pianist, popular during the 1940s and 1950s. He was born and died in Houston, Texas. One commentator noted, "Milburn ...more

Amos Rusie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 71 (1871-1942) Amos Wilson Rusie, nicknamed "The Hoosier Thunderbolt", was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball during the late 19th century. He had a 10-season career in the ...more

Amos Garrett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 76 Amos Garrett is an American-Canadian musician, performer, and author. He holds dual citizenship and was raised in Toronto and Montreal. He is best known for his guitar solo on Maria Muldaur's ...more

Amos Tversky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 59 (1937-1996) Amos Nathan Tversky was a cognitive and mathematical psychologist, a student of cognitive science, a collaborator of Daniel Kahneman, and a figure in the discovery of systematic human cognitive ...more

Amos Bronson Alcott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 89 (1799-1888) Amos Bronson Alcott was an American teacher, writer, philosopher, and reformer. As an educator, Alcott pioneered new ways of interacting with young students, focusing on a conversational style, ...more

Amos Whitney is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 88 (1832-1920) Amos Whitney was a mechanical engineer and Connecticut inventor. Born in Biddeford, Maine, in 1860 he partnered with Francis Pratt to organize the Pratt & Whitney company to manufacture ...more

Amos Dolbear is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 73 (1837-1910) Amos Emerson Dolbear was an American physicist and inventor. His patents interfered with Guglielmo Marconi's planned activities in the United States. Dolbear researched electrical spark ...more

Amos Foster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 72 (1880-1952) Amos Parker Foster was an American football and basketball player and coach in the early 1900s. He was a 1904 graduate of Dartmouth College where he lettered in both basketball and football. ...more

Amos Oz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 78 Amos Oz is an Israeli writer, novelist, journalist and intellectual. He is also a professor of literature at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba. Oz's work has been published in 42 languages, ...more

Amos Gitai is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 67 Amos Gitai, born 11 October 1950 in Haifa, Israel, is an Israeli auteur filmmaker. He is mainly known for making documentaries and feature films, surrounding the Middle East and Jewish-Arab ...more

Amos T. Akerman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 59 (1821-1880) Amos Tappan Akerman served as United States Attorney General under President Ulysses S. Grant from 1870 to 1871. A native of New Hampshire, Akerman graduated from Dartmouth College in 1842. Upon ...more

Amos Tuck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 69 (1810-1879) Amos Tuck was a political figure in New Hampshire and a founder of the Republican Party.

Amos Elon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos Elon Died at 83 (1926-2009) Amos Elon was an Israeli journalist and author. Married to Beth Elon and father of filmmaker Danae Elon.

Amos Kendall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos Kendall Died at 80 (1789-1869) Amos Kendall was an American lawyer, journalist and politician. He rose to prominence as editor-in-chief of the Argus of Western America, an influential newspaper in Frankfort, the capital of ...more

Amos Strunk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 90 (1889-1979) Amos Aaron Strunk was a center fielder who played in Major League Baseball from 1908 through 1924. A member of four World Series champion teams, Strunk batted and threw left-handed. He was born ...more

Amos E. Joel, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 90 (1918-2008) Amos Edward Joel, Jr. was an American electrical engineer, known for several contributions and over seventy patents related to telecommunications switching systems.

Amos Kollek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 70 Amos Kollek is an Israeli film director, writer and actor.

Amos Hostetter, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos Hostetter, Jr. age 81 Amos Barr Hostetter, Jr. is an American businessman, who was the founder, chairman, and CEO of Continental Cablevision. With an estimated current net worth of around $2.6 billion, he is ranked ...more

Amos H. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos H. Jackson Died at 78 (1846-1924) Amos Henry Jackson was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born near Franklin, New York, Jackson moved with his parents to Gibson, New York, in 1854 and to a farm near Corning, New York, in 1862, ...more

Amos Fowler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos Fowler age 62 Amos Emanuel Fowler is a former American football center who played seven seasons for the Detroit Lions in the National Football League.

Amos Zereoué is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 41 Amos Zereoué is a former American football player in the National Football League, who last played for the New England Patriots. During his college career Zereoué played for West ...more

Amos Kenan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 82 (1927-2009) Amos Kenan, also Amos Keinan, was an Israeli columnist, painter, sculptor, playwright and novelist.

Amos Nourse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 83 (1794-1877) Amos Nourse was a medical doctor who became a U.S. Senator from the state of Maine for a very short term. Born in Bolton, Massachusetts, he graduated from Harvard College in 1812 and from ...more

Amos Clark, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 84 (1828-1912) Amos Clark, Jr. was an American Republican Party politician and businessman who represented New Jersey's 3rd congressional district from 1873 to 1875. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Clark engaged ...more

Amos Poe is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 69 Amos Poe is an American New York City-based director and screenwriter, described by The New York Times as a "pioneering indie filmmaker."

Amos Crawley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 37 Amos Crawley is an actor.

Amos Easton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 63 (1905-1968) Amos Easton, better known by the stage name Bumble Bee Slim, was an American Piedmont blues singer and guitarist.

Amos Mansdorf is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 52 Amos Mansdorf is a former Israeli professional tennis player. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 18, the highest ever for any male Israeli tennis player. His career-high doubles ...more

Amos Elkana is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 50 Amos Elkana is an Israeli composer and improviser.

Amos Tutuola is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 77 (1920-1997) Amos Tutuola was a Nigerian writer famous for his books based in part on Yoruba folk-tales.

Amos Cross is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 28 (1860-1888) Amos C. Cross was an American Major League baseball player from 1885–1887. His main position was catcher. He played three seasons in the MLB, all for the Louisville Colonels. His brothers, Lave ...more

Amos W. Barber is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 54 (1861-1915) Amos Walker Barber was an American surgeon and politician. He was the second Governor of Wyoming after that state joined the Union in 1890.

Amos Stoddard is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 51 (1762-1813) Amos Stoddard was a career United States Army officer who served in both the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, in which he was mortally wounded. In 1804, Stoddard was the ...more

Amos Beebe Eaton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 71 (1806-1877) Amos Beebe Eaton was a career officer in the United States Army, serving as a general for the Union during the American Civil War.

Amos Booth is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 73 (1848-1921) Amos Smith Booth, nicknamed "Darling", was a professional baseball player in the 1870s and 1880s. Booth's primary playing years were in 1876 and 1877 with the Cincinnati Reds. He had a ...more

Amos Bar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 80 (1931-2011) Amos Bar, also known as "Possa", was an Israeli author, teacher, and editor. Most of his books are for children and young adults.

Amos Nur is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos M Nur is Wayne Loel Professor of Earth Sciences, Emeritus at Stanford University.

Amos Lavi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 57 (1953-2010) Amos Lavie was an actor.

Amos Luzzatto is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 89 Amos Luzzatto is an Italian writer and essayist of Jewish descent, born in a family of ancient tradition.

Amos Smith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos Smith age 73 Amos B. Smith III is an American chemist. He is most notable for his research in the total synthesis of complex natural product, as well as the chemistry of mammalian pheromones and chemical ...more

Amos N. Guiora is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos N. Guiora is an Israeli-American professor of law at The S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, and an expert on drone attacks.

Amos J. Cummings is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos J. Cummings Died at 64 (1838-1902) Amos Jay Cummings was a United States Representative from New York and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor.

Amos Wilder is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos Wilder Died at 98 (1895-1993) Amos Niven Wilder was an American poet, minister, and theology professor.

Amos Tamam is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Amos
age 40 Amos Tamam is an actor.

Amos Ellmaker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 64 (1787-1851) Amos Ellmaker was a U.S. political figure from Pennsylvania. He was the Anti-Masonic vice-presidential candidate in the 1832 presidential elections.

Amos Biwott is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Amos Biwott age 70 Amos Biwott is a former Kenyan long-distance runner, winner of the 3000 m steeplechase at the 1968 Summer Olympics. Born in Nandi, Kenya, Amos Biwott was the first of long line of Kenyan runners ...more

Amos Griswold Warner is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Amos
Died at 39 (1861-1900) Amos Griswold Warner, was an influential American social worker. While a graduate student of economics at Johns Hopkins University, he became a general agent of the Charity Society of Baltimore ...more