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Who knew there were so many famous people named Arne in the world? Our list of celebrities named Arne 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 Arnes 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 Arne, actors named Arne, and much more. Arne Jacobsen, Arne Borg, and Arne Duncan are only a few of the well-known people named Arne on this list.
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Arne Jacobsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Designer, Architect Arne Emil Jacobsen, Hon. FAIA was a Danish architect and designer. He is remembered for his contribution to architectural Functionalism as well as for the worldwide success he enjoyed with ...more

Arne Borg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Swimmer Claes Arne Borg was a Swedish swimmer. He is best known for breaking 32 world records and winning five Olympic medals in the 1920s. In 1926 Borg won the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal, shared with ...more

Arne Duncan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Educator Arne Duncan is an American education administrator who has been United States Secretary of Education since 2009. Duncan previously served as chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools ...more

Arne Glimcher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Film Producer, Art dealer, Film Director Arnold "Arne" Glimcher is an American art dealer, film producer and director. He is the founder of The Pace Gallery and is widely known as one of the art world's most powerful dealers. ...more

Arne Tiselius is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Chemist Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius was a Swedish biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1948 "for his research on electrophoresis and adsorption analysis, especially for his ...more

Arne Skouen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Journalist, Screenwriter, Film Director Arne Skouen was a Norwegian best known for his work as a film director and as a journalist. He was internationally famed for his 1957 film Ni Liv which also received an Academy Award nomination ...more

Arne Husveg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Husveg Arne Husveg was a Norwegian organizational leader and disability rights activist. He was born in Stavanger, and became blind at the age of 2. He took his examen artium in 1952, studied at the ...more

Arne Starr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Illustrator, Actor, Comics artist Arne Starr is an actor, a comics artist and an illustrator.

Arne Sucksdorff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Director Arne Sucksdorff was a Swedish film director, considered one of cinema's greatest documentary filmmakers. He was particularly celebrated for his visually poetic and scenic nature documentaries. ...more

Arne Nannestad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Nannestad Actor Arne Nannestad is an actor.

Arne Dankers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Speed Skater Arne Dankers is a Canadian speed skater. Dankers was a member of the Canadian team that set the team pursuit world record of 3:39.69 in Calgary, Canada on November 12, 2005. The Canadian team, ...more

Arne Arnardo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Businessperson Arne Arnardo, born Arne Otto Lorang Andersen, was a Norwegian circus performer and -owner, generally referred to as the "circus king" of Norway. He escaped with the circus at an early ...more

Arne Sultan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Television producer, Screenwriter Arne Sultan is a screenwriter.

Arne Næss is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Næss Philosopher Arne Dekke Eide Næss was a Norwegian philosopher who coined the term deep ecology and was an important intellectual and inspirational figure within the environmental movement of the late ...more

Arne Lygre is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Playwright Arne Lygre is a Norwegian novelist and playwright. Among his plays are Mamma og meg og menn from 1998, staged at Rogaland Teater, and Brått og evig from 1999, first staged at the National ...more

Arne Mattsson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Screenwriter, Film Director Arne Mattsson was a Swedish film director, born in Uppsala. His early movies were mostly comedies. His biggest success was Hon dansade en sommar, which earned him the Golden Bear at the Berlin ...more

Arne Weise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Presenter Arne Georg Fredrik Weise born 28 February 1930 in Malmö, is a Swedish television personality, one of SVT's most famous broadcasters. He is most known for his role as a continuity announcer ...more

Arne M. Sorenson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Businessperson Arne M. Sorenson was appointed as an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Marriott International Inc. in 1998 and assumed the additional title of President, Continental ...more

Arne Garborg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Writer Arne Garborg, born Aadne Eivindsson Garborg was a Norwegian writer. Garborg championed the use of Landsmål, as a literary language; he translated the Odyssey into it. He founded the weekly ...more

Arne Halse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Halse was a Norwegian athlete who specialized in the different forms of javelin throw. He represented Trondhjems IF and later SK Brage, both in Trondheim. At the 1906 Summer Olympics he ...more

Arne Nordheim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Composer Arne Nordheim was a Norwegian composer. Nordheim received numerous prizes for his compositions, and from 1982 lived in the Norwegian government's honorary residence, Grotten, next to the Royal ...more

Arne Sunde is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Military Officer Arne Toralf Sunde was a Norwegian politician, Olympic shooter and army officer. He is best known for his participation in the 1940 Norwegian Campaign, his participation in Nygaardsvold's Cabinet ...more

Arne Rustadstuen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Rustadstuen was a Norwegian Nordic skier who competed in nordic combined and cross-country skiing in the 1930s. He won a bronze medal at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York in ...more

Arne Johansen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Speed Skater Arne Johansen was a Norwegian speed skater and Olympic medalist. He received a bronze medal at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, shared with Gordon Audley from Canada.

Arne Carlson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Politician Arne Helge Carlson, Sr. is an American politician who served as the 37th Governor of the state of Minnesota.

Arne MacPherson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Actor Arne MacPherson is an actor.

Arne Fjellbu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Priest Arne Fjellbu was a Norwegian bishop. During World War II, he played a central role in the Church's resistance against the Nazi authorities. He was bishop of the Diocese of Nidaros from 1945 to

Arne Friedrich is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Soccer Player Arne Friedrich is a retired German football defender. He played 82 times for the German national team. He is a very versatile player, playing full back, center back, and occasionally a midfield ...more

Arne Åhman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Per Arne Åhman is a former Swedish triple jumper. He was born in Nordingrå. Åhman won the triple jump gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics. His first jump measured 15.40 ...more

Arne Somersalo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Sakari Somersalo was a Finnish officer and anti-communist activist. Somersalo was educated at the University of Helsinki before studying natural sciences at the University of Jena. Based in ...more

Arne Beurling is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Beurling Mathematician Arne Carl-August Beurling was a Swedish mathematician and professor of mathematics at Uppsala University and later at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Beurling worked ...more

Arne Dagfin Dahl is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Dagfin Dahl Arne Dagfin Dahl, CBE was a Norwegian military officer most renowned as the commander of the Alta Battalion during the fighting at Narvik in Northern Norway in 1940.

Arne Gabius is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Gabius Physician, Track and field athlete Arne Gabius is a German long distance runner.

Arne Weel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Actor, Film Director Arne Weel was a Danish actor and film director. He appeared in 17 films between 1910 and 1967. He also directed films between 1935 and 1950. He was born in Århus, Denmark and died in

Arne Kjelsrud Mathisen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Backing vocalist, Drummer Arne Kjelsrud Mathisen plays the drums, percussion, and keys for the Norwegian rock band Heroes & Zeros. He also sings the backing vocals for the band.

Arne Van Dongen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Van Dongen Film Score Composer, Musician Arne Van Dongen is a musician and a film score composer.

Arne Maasik is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Maasik Architect

Arne Scheie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Scheie Journalist Arne Scheie is a sports commentator, with football and ski jumping as his specialities. He started working in the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation in 1972, and started commenting the Four ...more

Arne Birkenstock is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Birkenstock Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Arne Birkenstock is a German film director and screenwriter.

Arne Lindtner Næss is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Lindtner Næss Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter Arne Lindtner Næss is a Norwegian actor, director, television producer, and writer. He has had many film and television roles. The best known may be Frode Birkeland in the television ...more

Arne Carlsson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Carlsson Cinematographer Arne Carlsson is a cinematographer.

Arne Stephan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Actor Arne Stephan is a film actor.

Arne Larsen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Kjell Larsen is a retired Norwegian Nordic combined skier who competed internationally in the early 1960s. He was born in Heggedal, and represented Heggedal IL. He was a baker by ...more

Arne Zank is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Zank Musician, Drummer, Keyboard player Arne Zank is a musician.

Arne Treholt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Treholt Politician, Diplomat Arne Treholt is a former Norwegian Labour Party politician and diplomat convicted of high treason and espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union and Iraq during the Cold War. Treholt's espionage is ...more

Arne Bjerhammar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Bjerhammar Scientist Arne Bjerhammar was a Swedish geodesist. He was professor at Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. He was born in Båstad, Scania in the south of Sweden. He developed a method used to ...more

Arne Ragneborn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Arne Ragneborn was a Swedish actor, film director and screenwriter. He appeared in 23 films between 1944 and 1976.

Arne Johan Vetlesen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Johan Vetlesen Arne Johan Vetlesen is a Norwegian professor of philosophy at the University of Oslo, who concentrates on the topic of ethics and social philosophy. He took the cand.mag. degree in sociology and ...more

Arne Torp is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Torp Professor Arne Torp is a Norwegian professor of North Germanic languages in the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Oslo. Torp has published widely, both for the higher ...more

Arne Bang-Hansen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Arne
Arne Bang-Hansen Actor Arne Bang-Hansen was an actor.