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Who Is The Most Famous Angus In The World?

Updated May 28, 2021 370 votes 25 voters 6.3k views41 items

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How many celebrities named Angus can you think of? The famous Anguses below have many different professions, including notable actors named Angus, famous athletes named Angus, and even musicians named Angus.

Angus Young is certainly one of the most famous Anguses on this list. One of the famous rock stars named Angus, he is the guitarist for AC/DC. The group's hits include “Highway to Hell,” “You Shook Me All Night Long,” and “It's a Long Way to the Top.”

Another of the famous people with the first name Angus is Angus T. Jones. He is an actor. He played Jake Harper in Two and a Half Men. Angus Macfadyen and Angus Sampson are also famous actors named Angus.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Angus? Just add them to the list! Then be sure to vote up all of the famous Anguses that you recognize.

  • 1

    BirthplaceGlasgow, Scotland

    NationalityScotland, Australia

    Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is an Australian guitarist, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and only constant member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. He is...  more

    #96 of 100 Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time#32 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#1267 of 1,355 The Greatest Minds of All Time

  • 2

    BirthplaceGlasgow, Scotland, UK

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Angus Macfadyen (born 21 September 1963) is a Scottish actor. His roles include Robert the Bruce, both in Braveheart and again in the nonsequel Robert the Bruce, Vice-Counsel Dupont in Equilibrium,...  more
  • 3

    BirthplaceAustin, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Angus Turner Jones (born October 8, 1993) is an American actor. Jones is best known for playing Jake Harper in the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, for which he won two Young Artist Awards and a TV...  more

    #28 of 41 Celebrities Who Are Born-Again Christians#24 of 27 27 Celebrities Who Hate Being Famous#5 of 25 Famous People You Didn't Know Were Seventh-Day Adventists

  • 4

    BirthplaceSurrey, England


    Gordon Angus Deayton (; born 6 January 1956) is an English actor, writer, musician, comedian, and broadcaster. He was the original presenter of the satirical panel game Have I Got News for You, a job...  more
  • 5
    Angus Clark is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer. He has toured with the internationally renowned and Grammy-winning New Age artist Kitaro, as well as with the hard rock acts Drill and...  more
  • 6

    BirthplaceMonmouthshire, United Kingdom

    Angus McBean (8 June 1904 – 9 June 1990) was a Welsh photographer, set designer and cult figure associated with surrealism....  more
  • 7

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia


    Angus Sampson (born 1978 or 1979) is an Australian actor, director, producer, writer, and voice-over artist. He stars in the Insidious film series, the comedy crime drama film The Mule (2014), the...  more
  • 8

    BirthplaceRuddington, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Angus Barnett is an English actor known for his repeated roles in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series and the British ITV series Dead Man Weds. He was born and brought up in Ruddington,...  more
  • 9

    BirthplaceWonthaggi, Australia


    Angus McLaren (born 3 November 1988) is an Australian actor who is best known for his roles in the television series Packed to the Rafters as Nathan Rafter and H2O: Just Add Water as Lewis...  more
  • 10

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Angus Alan Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke of Hamilton and 12th Duke of Brandon (13 September 1938 – 5 June 2010), styled Earl of Angus until 1940 and Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale between...  more
  • 11

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Angus MacLachlan is a playwright and screenwriter most famous for writing the screenplays for the 2005 film Junebug as well as the cult short film Tater Tomater. He graduated from the North Carolina...  more
  • 12

    BirthplaceSouth London, England, London


    Angus Dunican is an actor....  more
  • 13

    BirthplacePembury, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Angus Fairhurst (4 October 1966 – 29 March 2008) was an English artist working in installation, photography and video. He was one of the Young British Artists (YBAs)....  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceLanarkshire, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Angus Purden (born circa 1974) is a Scottish television presenter. A former Mr. Scotland and model, he wrote for a Scottish newspaper and is now best known for presenting do-it-yourself and Scottish...  more
  • 15

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia


    Angus Stone is an Australian folk-blues singer-songwriter and record producer-engineer. He is the brother half of duo Angus & Julia Stone. His debut solo album, Smoking Gun, was issued in April 2009...  more
  • 16

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Angus Wilson Lennie (18 April 1930 – 14 September 2014) was a Scottish film and theatre character actor with a 50-year career span. His numerous credits include the character of Flying Officer...  more
  • 17

    BirthplaceWindsor, Canada


    Angus MacInnes (born 27 October 1947) is a Canadian actor. He is most famous for his role as Jon "Dutch" Vander in Star Wars, and as former hockey great Jean "Rosey" LaRose in the comedy Strange...  more
  • 18

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom


    Angus Lindsay Ritchie Calder (5 February 1942 – 5 June 2008) was a Scottish writer, historian, and poet. Initially studying English literature, he became increasingly interested in political history...  more
  • 19

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Angus Claude Macdonell (June 23, 1861 – April 18, 1924) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. Born in Toronto, Canada West, Macdonell received a Bachelor of Civil Law degree in 1886 from Trinity...  more
  • 20

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited States of America, United Kingdom

    Sir Angus Stewart Deaton (born 19 October 1945) is a British-American economist and academic. Deaton is currently a Senior Scholar and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and...  more
  • 21

    BirthplaceAyrshire, United Kingdom

    Air Chief Marshal Sir Allan Grant "Angus" Houston, (born 9 June 1947) is a retired senior officer of the Royal Australian Air Force. He served as Chief of Air Force from 20 June 2001 and then as the...  more
  • 22

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Angus Stanley King Jr. (born March 31, 1944) is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator from Maine since 2013. A political independent since 1993, he was the...  more
  • 23

    BirthplaceNova Scotia, Canada


    Angus Lewis Macdonald (August 10, 1890 – April 13, 1954), popularly known as 'Angus L.', was a Canadian lawyer, law professor and politician from Nova Scotia. He served as the Liberal premier of...  more
  • 24

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Angus L. Bowmer (September 25, 1904 – May 26, 1979) was the founder of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon, United States. During his tenure as artistic director, he produced all 37...  more
  • 25

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    Angus MacKay (born 1964, Edinburgh) is a Scottish Labour politician, and was Member of the Scottish Parliament for Edinburgh South constituency from 1999 to 2003.He was made a deputy minister in the...  more
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