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Who Is The Most Famous Art In The World?

Updated February 2, 2021 588 votes 31 voters 11.7k views70 items

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

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

Art Garfunkel is certainly one of the most famous Arts on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters named Art, he is best known for his work with Paul Simon as the duo Simon & Garfunkel. He is also an actor, having appeared in Carnal Knowledge, Catch-22, and other films.

Another of the famous people with the first name Art is Art Carney. He was an actor and comedian. He famously played Ed Norton on The Honeymooners.

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

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    Art Garfunkel

    1941-11-05

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, Forest Hills, New York

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, Forest Hills, New York

    Arthur Ira Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is an American singer, poet, and actor. He is best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel. Highlights of his...  more

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    Art Tatum

    1909-10-13

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, United States of America

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, United States of America

    Arthur Tatum Jr. (, October 13, 1909 – November 5, 1956) was an American jazz pianist. Tatum grew up in Toledo, Ohio, where he began playing professionally and had his own radio program, rebroadcast...  more

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    Art Carney

    1918-11-04

    BirthplaceMount Vernon, New York, United States of America

    BirthplaceMount Vernon, New York, United States of America

    Arthur William Matthew "Art" Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an American actor in film, stage, television and radio. He is best known for playing sewer worker Ed Norton opposite...  more

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    Art Linkletter

    1912-07-17

    BirthplaceMoose Jaw, Canada

    BirthplaceMoose Jaw, Canada

    Arthur Gordon Linkletter (born Arthur Gordon Kelly or Gordon Arthur Kelley (sources differ), July 17, 1912 – May 26, 2010) was a Canadian-born American radio and television personality. He was the...  more

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    Art Alexakis

    1962-04-12

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Arthur Paul Alexakis (born April 12, 1962) is an American musician best known as the singer-songwriter and guitarist of the rock band Everclear. He has been a member of several notable bands, in...  more
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    Art Blakey

    1919-10-11

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    Arthur "Art" Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He was briefly known as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina after he became a Muslim in the late 1940s.Blakey...  more

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    Art Shell

    1946-11-26

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    Arthur Lee Shell Jr. (born November 26, 1946) is an American former professional football player in the American Football League (AFL) and later in the National Football League (NFL), a Hall of Fame...  more
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    Art Donovan

    1924-06-05

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Arthur James Donovan Jr. (June 5, 1924 – August 4, 2013), nicknamed the Bulldog, was an American football defensive tackle who played for three National Football League (NFL) teams, most notably the...  more
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    Art Buchwald

    1925-10-20

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Arthur Buchwald (October 20, 1925 – January 17, 2007) was an American humorist best known for his column in The Washington Post. At the height of his popularity, it was published nationwide as a...  more
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    Art Briles

    1955-12-03

    BirthplaceRule, Texas

    BirthplaceRule, Texas

    Arthur Ray Briles (born December 3, 1955) is an American football coach, currently with Mount Vernon High School (Texas). Briles was the head coach of the Houston Cougars from 2002 to 2007 and the...  more
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    Art Evans

    1942-03-27

    BirthplaceBerkeley, California, United States of America

    BirthplaceBerkeley, California, United States of America

    Arthur Evans (1851–1941) was an English archaeologist. Arthur Evans may also refer to:...  more
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    Art Farmer

    1928-08-21

    BirthplaceCouncil Bluffs, Iowa, United States of America

    BirthplaceCouncil Bluffs, Iowa, United States of America

    Arthur Stewart Farmer (August 21, 1928 – October 4, 1999) was an American jazz trumpeter and flugelhorn player. He also played flumpet, a trumpet–flugelhorn combination especially designed for him....  more
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    Art Monk

    1957-12-05

    BirthplaceWhite Plains, New York, United States of America

    BirthplaceWhite Plains, New York, United States of America

    James Arthur Monk (born December 5, 1957) is an American former football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, New York Jets, and the Philadelphia Eagles. Monk...  more
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    Art Adams

    1963-04-05

    BirthplaceHolyoke, Massachusetts

    BirthplaceHolyoke, Massachusetts

    For other people named Arthur Adams, see the Arthur Adams disambiguation pageArthur "Art" Adams (born April 5, 1963) is an American comic book artist and writer. He first broke into the American...  more
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    Art Schlichter

    1960-04-25

    BirthplaceWashington Court House, Ohio

    BirthplaceWashington Court House, Ohio

    Arthur Ernest Schlichter (, born April 25, 1960) is an American former professional football quarterback, known for his four-decade compulsive gambling habit and the legal problems that arose from...  more
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    Art Barr

    1966-10-08
    Arthur Leon Barr (October 8, 1966 – November 23, 1994) was an American professional wrestler. While he wrestled briefly for World Championship Wrestling, he found his greatest success in Mexico's...  more
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    Art Fletcher

    1885-01-05

    BirthplaceCollinsville, Illinois

    BirthplaceCollinsville, Illinois

    Arthur Fletcher (January 5, 1885 – February 6, 1950) was an American shortstop, manager and coach in Major League Baseball. Fletcher was associated with two New York City baseball dynasties: the...  more
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    Art Simone

    1992-09-09

    BirthplaceAustralia

    BirthplaceAustralia

    Art Simone (born September 9, 1992) is a stage actor who is best known as a drag artist and entertainer. He was named 2018 Melbourne Drag Performer of the Year. He has over 120,000 followers on his rtist_ Instagram account. 

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    Art Hindle

    1948-07-21

    BirthplaceCanada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Americas, Halifax Regional Municipality

    BirthplaceCanada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Americas, Halifax Regional Municipality

    Alternative NameArt Hindle

    Alternative NameArt Hindle

    Arthur Hindle (born July 21, 1948) is a Canadian actor and director. ...  more
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    Art Pepper

    1925-09-01

    BirthplaceGardena, California, United States of America

    BirthplaceGardena, California, United States of America

    Arthur Edward Pepper Jr. (September 1, 1925 – June 15, 1982) was an American alto saxophonist and very occasional tenor saxophonist and clarinetist. A longtime figure in West Coast jazz, Pepper came...  more

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    Art Malik

    1952-11-13

    BirthplaceBahawalpur, Pakistan

    BirthplaceBahawalpur, Pakistan

    Athar ul-Haque Malik (born 13 November 1952), better known by his stage name Art Malik, is a Pakistani-English actor who achieved international fame in the 1980s through his starring and subsidiary...  more
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    Art Neville

    1937-12-17

    BirthplaceUSA, New Orleans, Louisiana

    BirthplaceUSA, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Arthur Lanon Neville (December 17, 1937 – July 22, 2019) was an American singer, songwriter and keyboardist from New Orleans. Neville was a staple of the New Orleans music scene for over five...  more
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    Art Powell

    1937-02-25

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    Art or Arthur Powell may refer to: Art Powell (wide receiver) (1937–2015), former American football wide receiver Art Powell (coach) (1884–1969), head coach of the Buffalo Bulls college basketball...  more
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    Art Heyman

    1941-06-24

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Arthur Bruce Heyman (June 24, 1941 – August 27, 2012) was an American professional basketball player. Playing for Duke University in college, in 1963 he was USBWA Player of the Year, AP Player of the...  more
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    Art Lewis

    1911-02-09

    BirthplaceSalisbury Township, Pomeroy, Ohio

    BirthplaceSalisbury Township, Pomeroy, Ohio

    Arthur Everett "Pappy" Lewis (February 9, 1911 – June 13, 1962) was an American football player and coach. He played college football as a lineman at Ohio University from 1932 to 1935 and then in...  more