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Who Is The Most Famous Arnold In The World?

Updated May 12, 2021 694 votes 25 voters 12.4k views58 items

List RulesVote up all of the Arnolds you've heard of.

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger is certainly one of the most famous Arnolds on this list. One of the famous actors named Arnold, he earned the title of Mr. Universe before starring in such films as Terminator and Predator. He went on to become the Governor of California from 2003 until 2011.

Another of the famous people with the first name Arnold is Arnold Palmer. He is a PGA champion. He was one of the original inductees to the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Arnold? Just add them to the list!

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    BirthplaceThal, Austria

    Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (; German: [ˈaɐ̯nɔlt ˈʃvaɐ̯tsn̩ˌʔɛɡɐ]; born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American politician, actor, filmmaker, and former professional bodybuilder. He served as the 38th...  more

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    Arnold Palmer

    1929-09-10

    BirthplaceLatrobe, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Arnold Daniel Palmer (September 10, 1929 – September 25, 2016) was an American professional golfer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest and most charismatic players in the sport's...  more

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    Arnold Vosloo

    1962-06-16

    BirthplacePretoria, South Africa

    Arnold Vosloo (born 16 June 1962) is a South African actor. He is known for his roles as Imhotep in The Mummy and The Mummy Returns, Colonel Coetzee in Blood Diamond, Pik van Cleef in Hard Target,...  more
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    Arnold Bax

    1883-11-08

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax (8 November 1883 – 3 October 1953) was an English composer, poet, and author. His prolific output includes songs, choral music, chamber pieces, and solo piano works, but...  more
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    Arnold Pinnock

    1967-12-10

    BirthplaceBirmingham, England, UK

    Arnold Pinnock (born in Birmingham, England) is a Canadian actor who is perhaps best known for his appearance as Paul Greebie, Casey's guidance counselor, in Life with Derek. Pinnock's career began...  more
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    BirthplaceCullom, Illinois

    Arnold Orville Beckman (April 10, 1900 – May 18, 2004) was an American chemist, inventor, investor, and philanthropist. While a professor at California Institute of Technology, he founded Beckman...  more
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    BirthplaceRhein, Canada

    Arnold George Weinmeister (March 23, 1923 – June 29, 2000) was a Canadian-born American and Canadian football defensive tackle. He went to four Pro Bowls, but with only a six-year tenure in the...  more
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    Arnold Henry Savage Landor

    1865-01-01

    BirthplaceFlorence, Italy

    Arnold Henry Savage Landor (2 June 1865 – 26 December 1924) was an English painter, explorer, writer, and anthropologist. Landor wrote in an often witty style. He was born to Charles Savage Landor...  more
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    Arnold Stang

    1918-09-28

    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Arnold Stang (September 28, 1918 – December 20, 2009) was an American comic actor and voice actor, whose comic persona was a small and bespectacled, yet brash and knowing big-city type....  more
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    Arnie Roth

    1953-04-28
    Arnold Roth (born April 28, 1953) is an American conductor, composer, and record producer. His work includes conducting concerts for video game music. He is also a classically trained violinist and...  more
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    Arnold Diamond

    1915-04-18

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Arnold Diamond was an actor....  more
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    Arnold Scaasi

    1930-05-08

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Arnold Isaacs (May 8, 1930 – August 3, 2015), known as Arnold Scaasi, was a Canadian fashion designer who has created gowns for First Ladies Mamie Eisenhower, Barbara Bush, Hillary Clinton, and Laura...  more
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    Arnold McCuller

    1950-08-26

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Arnold Rufus McCuller is an American vocalist, songwriter, and record producer, born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He is active as a solo artist and session musician, but is perhaps best known for...  more
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    Arnold Peters

    1925-01-01

    BirthplaceHendon, London, United Kingdom

    For the Canadian politician with the same name see Arnold Peters Peter Reginald Gadd (3 June 1925 – 11 May 2013), known professionally as Arnold Peters, was an English actor, who played Jack Woolley...  more
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    Arnold Ridley

    1896-01-07

    BirthplaceBath, United Kingdom

    William Arnold Ridley, OBE (7 January 1896 – 12 March 1984) was an English playwright and actor, earlier in his career known for writing the play The Ghost Train and later in life for portraying the...  more
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    Arnold Díaz

    1949-07-04

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Arnold Diaz (born July 4, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American television consumer watchdog journalist, of Puerto Rican descent, who is currently employed by WPIX-TV in New York. Diaz is famous...  more
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    Arnold Jacobs

    1915-06-11

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Arnold Maurice Jacobs (June 11, 1915 – October 7, 1998) was an American tubist who was most known as the principal tubist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1944 until his retirement in...  more
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    Arnie Morton

    1922-01-01

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Arnold "Arnie" Morton (1922 – May 28, 2005) was a restaurateur who founded Morton's Restaurant Group/Morton's Steakhouse....  more
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    Arnold Wesker

    1932-05-24

    BirthplaceStepney, East London, United Kingdom

    Sir Arnold Wesker (24 May 1932 – 12 April 2016) was a widely known English dramatist. He was the author of 50 plays, four volumes of short stories, two volumes of essays, much journalism and a book...  more
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    Arnold Clavio

    1965-11-02

    BirthplaceTondo, Philippines

    Arnold Clavio (born November 2, 1965 in Tondo, Manila), also called Igan, is a radio and television newscaster, journalist, and television host in the Philippines. He currently co-anchors GMA...  more
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    BirthplaceLeopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria

    Arnold Schoenberg or Schönberg (, US also ; German: [ˈʃøːnbɛɐ̯k] (listen); 13 September 1874 – 13 July 1951) was an Austrian, and later American, composer, music theorist, teacher, writer, and...  more
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    Arnie Herber

    1910-04-02

    BirthplaceGreen Bay, Wisconsin

    Arnold Charles Herber (April 2, 1910 – October 14, 1969) was a professional quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants. He was inducted to the...  more
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    Arnold Lobel

    1933-05-22

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Arnold Stark Lobel (May 22, 1933 – December 4, 1987) was an American author of children's books, including the Frog and Toad series and Mouse Soup. He both wrote and illustrated those picture books,...  more
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    Arnold Rüütel

    1928-05-10

    BirthplaceLaimjala Parish, Estonia

    Arnold Rüütel OIH (Estonian pronunciation: [ˈɑrnold ˈryːtel]) (born 10 May 1928) served as the last Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR from April 8, 1983, to March...  more
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    Arnold Skaaland

    1925-01-21

    BirthplaceWhite Plains, New York

    Arnold Skaaland (January 21, 1925 – March 13, 2007) was an American professional wrestler and professional wrestling manager....  more