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Famous People Named Anton

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Anton are out there? This list of celebrities named Anton will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Antons below include actors named Anton and athletes named Anton, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Anton who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Antons below include Anton Yelchin, Anton Chekhov, and Anton LaVey.
  • Anton Yelchin

    Anton Yelchin

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceSaint Petersburg, Russia

    Anton Viktorovich Yelchin (Russian: Анто́н Ви́кторович Е́льчин, IPA: [ɐnˈton ˈjelʲtɕɪn]};...  more

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    #585 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#192 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive

  • Anton Chekhov

    Anton Chekhov

    Author, Physician

    AgeDec. at 44 (1860-1904)

    BirthplaceTaganrog, Russia

    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Russian: Антон Павлович Чехов, tr. Antón Pávlovič Čéhov, IPA: [ɐnˈton...  more

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    The Best Anton Chekhov Short Stories#14 of 1,172 The Best Writers of All Time

  • Anton LaVey

    Anton LaVey

    Writer, Organist

    AgeDec. at 67 (1930-1997)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Anton Szandor LaVey (born Howard Stanton Levey; April 11, 1930 – October 29, 1997) was an...  more

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    #162 of 213 Famous Supernatural Writers#24 of 303 The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

  • Anton Lander

    Anton Lander

    Ice Hockey Player, Athlete


    BirthplaceSundsvall, Sweden

    Sven Anton Lander (born April 24, 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey centre currently...  more
  • Anton Bruckner

    Anton Bruckner

    Composer, Organist

    AgeDec. at 72 (1824-1896)

    BirthplaceAnsfelden, Austria

    Josef Anton Bruckner (German: [ˈantɔn ˈbʁʊknɐ] (listen); (1824-09-04)4 September 1824 –...  more
  • Anton Rubinstein

    Anton Rubinstein

    Conductor, Pianist

    AgeDec. at 65 (1829-1894)


    Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein (Russian: Антон Григорьевич Рубинштейн, tr. Anton Grigor'evič...  more
  • Anton Walbrook

    AgeDec. at 71 (1896-1967)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Adolf Anton Wilhelm Wohlbrück (19 November 1896 – 9 August 1967) was an Austrian actor who...  more
  • Anton Corbijn

    Anton Corbijn

    Music video director, Film Director


    BirthplaceNetherlands, South Holland, European Netherlands, Strijen, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Anton Johannes Gerrit Corbijn van Willenswaard (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑntɔn joːˈɦɑnəs ˈɣɛrɪt...  more

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    #46 of 52 The Best Lifestyle Photographers#7 of 12 Famous Film Directors Who Got Their Start in Music Videos

  • Anton Volchenkov

    Anton Volchenkov

    Ice Hockey Player, Athlete


    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Anton Alexeyevich Volchenkov (Russian: Анто́н Алексе́евич Волченко́в; born 25 February 1982)...  more
  • Anton Webern

    Anton Webern

    Conductor, Composer

    AgeDec. at 62 (1883-1945)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Anton Friedrich Wilhelm von Webern (German: [ˈantɔn ˈveːbɐn] (listen); 3 December 1883 – 15...  more
  • Anton Fig

    Actor, Drummer


    BirthplaceCape Town, South Africa

    Anton Fig (born 8 August 1952 in Cape Town, South Africa), known as "The Thunder from Down...  more
  • Anton Cermak

    Anton Cermak


    AgeDec. at 60 (1873-1933)

    BirthplaceKladno, Czech Republic

    Anton Joseph Cermak (Czech: Antonín Josef Čermák, pronounced [ˈantoɲiːn ˈjozɛf ˈtʃɛrmaːk]; May...  more
  • Anton  Kushnir

    Anton Kushnir

    Athlete, Freestyle skier


    BirthplaceRivne Oblast, Ukraine

    Anton Kushnir is a freestyle skier....  more
  • Anton Rodgers

    AgeDec. at 74 (1933-2007)

    BirthplaceWisbech, England

    Anthony "Anton" Rodgers (10 January 1933 – 1 December 2007) was an English actor and...  more
  • Anton Enus

    Anton Enus

    Journalist, Presenter

    BirthplaceSouth Africa

    Anton Enus is a South African-born Australian news presenter. He is currently co-host of SBS...  more
  • Anton van Leeuwenhoek

    AgeDec. at 91 (1632-1723)

    BirthplaceDelft, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek ( AHN-tə-nee vahn LAY-vən-hook, -⁠huuk, Dutch: [ɑnˈtoːni vɑn...  more

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    #134 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#600 of 1,355 The Greatest Minds of All Time

  • Anton Diffring

    AgeDec. at 71 (1918-1989)

    BirthplaceKoblenz, Germany

    Anton Diffring (20 October 1916 – 19 May 1989) was a German character actor, who had an...  more
  • Anton Wilhelm Amo

    Anton Wilhelm Amo

    Writer, Philosopher

    AgeDec. at 56 (1703-1759)

    BirthplaceAxim, Ghana

    Anton Wilhelm Amo or Anthony William Amo (c. 1703 – c. 1759) was a Ghanaian philosopher from...  more
  • Anton Shipulin

    Anton Shipulin

    Athlete, Biathlete


    BirthplaceTyumen, Russia

    Anton Vladimirovich Shipulin is a Russian biathlete....  more
  • AgeDec. at 37 (1952-1989)

    BirthplaceLüderitz, Namibia

    Anton Theodor Eberhard August Lubowski (3 February 1952 – 12 September 1989) was a Namibian...  more
  • Anton Strålman

    Anton Strålman

    Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceTibro, Sweden

    Anton Strålman (born 1 August 1986) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman who is...  more
  • Anton Hysén
    Glenn Anton Hysén (born December 13, 1990) is a Swedish footballer who plays in the Swedish...  more
  • Anton Joseph Hampel
    Anton Joseph (A. J.) Hampel (1710 – 30 March 1771) was a horn player who is generally credited...  more
  • Anton Arensky

    Anton Arensky

    Pianist, Music pedagogue

    AgeDec. at 45 (1861-1906)

    BirthplaceNizhny Novgorod, Russia

    Anton Stepanovich Arensky (Russian: Анто́н Степа́нович Аре́нский; 12 July [O.S. 30 June] 1861...  more
  • Anton Schwartz

    Anton Schwartz

    Record producer, Saxophonist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Anton Schwartz (born July 16, 1967) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer based in...  more