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Famous People Named Art 

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Art there are? This list of celebrities named Art includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Arts on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Art, actors named Art, and even athletes named Art. Well-known Arts like Art Shell, Art Garfunkel, and Art Donovan are just the start of this list.
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Art Shell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 72

Birthplace: Charleston, 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 ...more

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Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 77

Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York City, New York, United States of America

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 ...more

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Art Donovan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: Died at 89 (1924-2013)

Birthplace: New 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 ...more
Art Monk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 58

Birthplace: White 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. ...more

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Art Carney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Art
Dec. at 85 (1918-2003)

Birthplace: USA, New York, Mount Vernon

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 ...more

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Art Schlichter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 58

Birthplace: Washington 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 ...more

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Art Briles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 63

Birthplace: Rule, 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 ...more
Art Blakey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Art
Dec. at 71 (1919-1990)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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 ...more

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Art Tatum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Art
Art Tatum Dec. at 47 (1909-1956)

Birthplace: Toledo, 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, ...more

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Art Linkletter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Art
Dec. at 98 (1912-2010)

Birthplace: Moose 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 ...more

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Art Alexakis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 56

Birthplace: Los 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 Evans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 76

Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

Arthur Evans (1851–1941) was an English archaeologist. Arthur Evans may also refer to:
Art of Noise is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Art
Art of Noise (also The Art of Noise) were an English avant-garde synth-pop group formed in early 1983 by engineer/producer Gary Langan and programmer J. J. Jeczalik, along with arranger Anne ...more

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Art Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Art
Dec. at 65 (1885-1950)

Birthplace: Collinsville, 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
Art Buchwald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Art
Dec. at 82 (1925-2007)

Birthplace: New 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
Art Barr is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Art
Dec. at 28 (1966-1994)

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America

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 ...more
Art Pepper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Art
Dec. at 57 (1925-1982)

Birthplace: Gardena, 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 ...more

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Art Adams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 55

Birthplace: Holyoke, 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 ...more

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Art Powell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 82

Birthplace: Dallas, 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 ...more

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Art Farmer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Art
Dec. at 71 (1928-1999)

Birthplace: Council 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 ...more
Art Neville is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 81

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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
Art Clokey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Art
Dec. at 89 (1921-2010)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Arthur "Art" Clokey (born Arthur Charles Farrington; October 12, 1921 – January 8, 2010) was an American pioneer in the popularization of stop motion clay animation, best known as the ...more
Art Brut is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Art
Art Brut are a Berlin-based English and German indie rock band. Their debut album, Bang Bang Rock & Roll, was released on 30 May 2005, with its follow up, It's a Bit Complicated, released on ...more
Art Hindle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 70

Birthplace: Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada

Arthur Hindle (born July 21, 1948) is a Canadian actor and director.
Art Malik is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Art
Age: 66

Birthplace: Bahawalpur, 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 ...more