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Who knew there were so many famous people named Bela in the world? Our list of celebrities named Bela 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 Belas 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 Bela, actors named Bela, and much more. Bela Lugosi, Béla Bartók, and Béla Fleck are only a few of the well-known people named Bela on this list.

Bela Lugosi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Lugosi Actor Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó, better known as Bela Lugosi, was a Hungarian-American actor, famous for portraying Count Dracula in the original 1931 film and for his roles in various ...more

Béla Bartók is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Bartók Pianist, Ethnographer, Composer Béla Viktor János Bartók was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century; he and Liszt are regarded as ...more

Béla Fleck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Fleck Songwriter, Musician, Composer Béla Anton Leoš Fleck is an American banjo player. Widely acknowledged as one of the world's most innovative and technically proficient banjo players, he is best known for his work with ...more

Bela Shende is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Shende Bela Shende is an Indian playback singer. She performed several songs in Bollywood and regional films. "Mann Mohana" from the film Jodhaa Akbar, "Su Che" from the film What's ...more

Béla Kun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Kun Politician, Journalist Béla Kun, born Béla Kohn, was a Hungarian revolutionary who led the Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919. Following the fall of the Hungarian revolution, Kun emigrated to the Soviet ...more

Béla Kiss is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Kiss Béla Kiss was a Hungarian serial killer. He is thought to have murdered at least 24 young women and attempted to pickle them in giant metal drums that he kept on his property.

Bela Padilla is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Padilla Actor Krista Valle Sullivan, better known by her stage name Bela Padilla, is a Filipina actress and model.

Béla Tarr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Tarr Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Béla Tarr is a Hungarian film director.

Bela Fleck is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Bela

Bela Bose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Bose Actor Bela Bose was a prolific dancer and actress in Hindi films during the 1960s and 70s. She was one of the popular dancers in Hindi cinema of the period along with Helen and Aruna Irani. She was a ...more

Béla Guttmann is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Guttmann Béla Guttmann was a Jewish Hungarian footballer and coach. He played as a midfielder for MTK Hungária FC, SC Hakoah Wien, Hungary and several clubs in the United States. However he ...more

Bela Gold is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Gold Businessperson Bela Gold, also Bill Gold, was a Hungarian-born American businessman and professor.

Béla Kovács is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Kovács Béla Kovács is a famous Hungarian clarinetist.

Béla Síki is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Síki Béla Síki is a Hungarian pianist. He was born in Hungary, where he was a student in Budapest of Leo Weiner and Ernest von Dohnányi at the Franz Liszt Music Academy. He moved ...more

Bela Balazs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Balazs Screenwriter, Writer Béla Balázs, born Herbert Bauer, was a Hungarian-Jewish film critic, aesthete, writer and poet.

Bela B. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela B. Songwriter, Musician, Actor Dirk Felsenheimer, better known under his stage name Bela B., is a German musician, singer and songwriter. He is best known for being the drummer and one of the singers in the German band Die ...more

Béla I of Hungary is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla I of Hungary Béla I the Champion or the Wisent was King of Hungary from 1060 until his death. He descended from a younger branch of the Árpád dynasty. Béla's baptismal name was ...more

Béla Balassa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Balassa Economist Béla Alexander Balassa was a Hungarian economist and professor at Johns Hopkins University and a consultant for the World Bank. Balassa is best known for his work on the relationship ...more

Béla Bollobás is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Bollobás Mathematician Béla Bollobás FRS is a Hungarian-born British mathematician who has worked in various areas of mathematics, including functional analysis, combinatorics, graph theory, and ...more

Béla Gerster is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Gerster Architect, Engineer Béla Gerster was a Hungarian engineer and canal architect. He took part in an early expedition to determine the route of the Panama Canal, and was the chief engineer of the Corinth

Béla Király is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Király Politician Dr. Béla Király was a Hungarian army officer before, during, and after World War II. The Stalinists imprisoned him. After his release, he commanded the National Guard during the ...more

Béla Hamvas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Hamvas Writer, Philosopher Béla Hamvas was a Hungarian writer, philosopher, and social critic. He was the first thinker to introduce the Traditionalist School of René Guénon to Hungary.

Béla Julesz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Julesz Psychologist, Scientist Béla Julesz was a visual neuroscientist and experimental psychologist in the fields of visual and auditory perception. Julesz was the originator of random dot stereograms which led to the ...more

Béla Schick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Schick Pediatrician Béla Schick was a Hungarian-born American pediatrician. He is the founder of the Schick test. Bela Schick was born in Balatonboglár, Hungary, and brought up in Graz, Austria, where ...more

Bela Szepes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Szepes Béla Szepes was a Hungarian skier, athlete, graphic designer and journalist. He competed at the 1924 Winter Olympics and won the silver medal in the javelin throw in the 1928 Summer ...more

Béla Kondor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Kondor Photographer Béla Kondor was a Hungarian painter, prose writer, poet, photographer, and avant-garde graphic artist.

Béla Magyari is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Magyari Astronaut, Aerospace Engineer, Engineer Béla Magyari was Colonel of the Hungarian Air Force. He graduated from the Hungarian Airforce Academy "György Kilián" in 1969. He was selected as backup for Bertalan ...more

Béla Szabados is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Szabados Swimmer Béla Szabados is a former freestyle swimmer from Hungary, who competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1992. He studied at the University of ...more

Béla Miklós is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Miklós Politician, Soldier Béla Miklós de Dálnok, Vitéz of Dálnok was a Hungarian military officer and politician who served as acting Prime Minister of Hungary, at first in opposition,

Béla Réthy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Réthy Journalist Béla Andreas Réthy is a German sports reporter of Hungarian ancestry. When Réthy was born, his parents had to leave their home country because of the 1956 Hungarian ...more

Bela Horská is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Horská Actor Bela Horská was an actress.

Bela Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Hubbard Geologist Bela Hubbard was a 19th-century naturalist, geologist, writer, historian, surveyor, explorer, lawyer, real estate dealer, lumberman and civic leader of early Detroit, Michigan. Hubbard is noted ...more

Béla Szőkefalvi-Nagy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Szőkefalvi-Nagy Mathematician Béla Szőkefalvi-Nagy was a Hungarian mathematician. His father, Gyula Szőkefalvi-Nagy was also a famed mathematician. Szőkefalvi-Nagy collaborated with Alfréd Haar and Frigyes ...more

Bela Simon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Simon Rower Bela Simon is a Hungary rowing player.

Bela Drahos is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Drahos Conductor Béla Drahos is a Hungarian conductor and flautist.

Béla Both is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Both Actor Béla Both was an actor.

Béla Bátori is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Bátori Actor Béla Bátori was an actor.

Béla Czóbel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Czóbel Béla Czóbel was a Hungarian painter, known for his association with The Eight in the early 20th century in Budapest. They were known for introducing Post-Impressionist styles into ...more

Béla Gados is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Gados Actor Béla Gados is an actor.

Béla Pavletits is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Pavletits Actor Béla Pavletits is an actor.

Béla von Kehrling is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla von Kehrling Tennis player Béla von Kehrling was a Hungarian tennis, table tennis, and football player but eventually a winter sportsman familiar with ice-hockey and occasionally competing in bobsleigh. He competed ...more

Béla Barsi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Barsi Film Editor, Television Editor Béla Barsi is a film and television editor.

Béla Károlyi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Károlyi Coach Béla Károlyi is a Romanian gymnastics coach of Hungarian ethnicity. He was born in Kolozsvár, Hungary. Károlyi and his wife, Márta, also of Hungarian origin, ...more

Béla Varga is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Varga Béla Varga was a Hungarian wrestler who competed at the 1912 and 1924 Summer Olympics. He won the bronze medal in the light heavyweight class in 1912.

Béla Fesztbaum is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Fesztbaum Actor, Voice acting Béla Fesztbaum is an actor and voice actor.

Béla Zulawszky is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Zulawszky Béla Zulawszky was a Hungarian fencer. He won a silver medal in the individual sabre event at the 1908 Summer Olympics.

Béla Békessy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Békessy Béla Békessy was an Hungarian fencer. He won a silver medal in the individual sabre event at the 1912 Summer Olympics.

Bela Heyman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Heyman Architect Eva Heyman's father, an architect. Divorced from Agi when Eva was still quite small. Also referred to as Papa.

Béla Imrédy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Béla Imrédy Politician, Economist Béla vitéz Imrédy de Ómoravicza was Prime Minister of Hungary from 1938 to 1939. Born in Budapest to a Catholic family, Imrédy studied law as a young man ...more

Bela Segal is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Bela
Bela Segal Editor, Film Editor, Film Director Bela Segal is a film editor.