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List of famous people named Ben, along with photos. How many celebrities named Benjamin can you think of? The famous Bens below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Benjamin, athletes named Ben, and even political figures named Benjamin. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Ben? Add them to the list.

There are quite a few actors on this list. Ben Affleck helped write and starred in the Academy Award winning Good Will Hunting. Since then he has also started a directing career with movies such as Argo and The Town. Ben Stiller is a comedic actor who starred in many films and guest starred on many t.v. shows, such as Friends. He's even hosted Saturday Night Live.

Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was also a famous inventor. Some of his inventions include, bifocals and the lightning rod. 

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Ben Affleck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Affleck age 44 - Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt, better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor and filmmaker. Throughout his career, he has won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Affleck ...more

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Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Stiller age 51 - Benjamin Edward Meara "Ben" Stiller is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his ...more

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Ben Roethlisberger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Roethlisberger age 35 - Ben Roethlisberger appeared in the 2012 film The Dark Knight Rises.

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Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Kingsley age 73 - Sir Ben Kingsley is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards. He is known for his starring role ...more

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Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin Franklin Died at 84 (1706-1790) - Benjamin Franklin FRS was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, ...more

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Ben Wallace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Wallace age 41 - Ben Camey Wallace is a retired American professional basketball player. A native of Alabama, Wallace attended Cuyahoga Community College and Virginia Union University and signed with the ...more

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Benjamin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin Harrison Died at 68 (1833-1901) - Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States; he was the grandson of the ninth President, William Henry Harrison. Harrison had become a prominent local attorney, Presbyterian ...more

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Ben Alexander is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Alexander Died at 21 (1971-1992) - Ben Alexander was an Australian rugby league player for the Penrith Panthers in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership. He was the younger brother of Australian Rugby League international ...more

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Ben Stein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Stein age 72 - Benjamin Jeremy "Ben" Stein is an American writer, lawyer, actor, and commentator on political and economic issues. He attained early success as a speechwriter for American presidents ...more

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Ben Mowen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Mowen age 32 - Ben Mowen is an Australian professional rugby union player. He was the captain of the ACT Brumbies rugby union club in the Super Rugby competition and the Australia national rugby union team. He ...more

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Ben Harper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Harper age 47 - Benjamin Chase "Ben" Harper is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Harper plays an eclectic mix of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock music and is known for his ...more

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Ben Bernanke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Bernanke age 63 - Ben Shalom Bernanke is an American economist at the Brookings Institution who served two terms as chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States from 2006 to 2014. During ...more

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Ben Foster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Foster age 36 - Benjamin A. "Ben" Foster is an American actor. He has had roles in films including The Laramie Project, Liberty Heights, Get Over It, Hostage, X-Men: The Last Stand, Alpha Dog, 30 Days ...more

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Ben Folds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Folds age 50 - Benjamin Scott "Ben" Folds is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. From 1995 to 2000, Folds was the frontman and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. ...more

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Benjamin Netanyahu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin Netanyahu age 67 - Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu is the current Prime Minister of Israel. He also currently serves as a member of the Knesset, Chairman of the Likud party and Minister of Public Diplomacy and ...more

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Ben Whishaw is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Whishaw age 36 - Benjamin John "Ben" Whishaw is an English actor. He is known for his stage role as Hamlet; his roles in the television series Nathan Barley, Criminal Justice, and The Hour; and film ...more

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Ben Barnes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Barnes age 35 - Benjamin Thomas "Ben" Barnes is an English actor. He is known for his portrayal of Caspian X in The Chronicles of Narnia films Prince Caspian and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, for ...more

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Ben Gordon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Gordon age 34 - Benjamin Ashenafi "Ben" Gordon is a British-American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association. Gordon played ...more

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Ben Tapuai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Tapuai age 26 - Ben Tapuai is a professional rugby player for the Queensland Reds. Tapuai grew up in Melbourne and is of Samoan heritage.

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Benjamin Wade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin Wade age 45 - Benjamin "Coach" Wade is an American reality television personality best known for being a contestant on Survivor: Tocantins, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, and Survivor: South ...more

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Ben Zobrist is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Zobrist age 35 - Benjamin Thomas Zobrist, is an American baseball player for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball. He has played in MLB for the Tampa Bay Rays. He is also known by the nickname Zorilla, ...more

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Benjamin Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin Salisbury age 36 - Benjamin David Salisbury is an American actor best known for playing the role of Brighton Sheffield on the CBS television sitcom The Nanny from 1993 to 1999.

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Ben Savage is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Savage age 35 - Bennett Joseph "Ben" Savage is an American actor. He is best known for his lead role as Cory Matthews on the ABC sitcom Boy Meets World and its Disney Channel sequel Girl Meets World.

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Benjamin Bratt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin Bratt age 53 - Benjamin Bratt is an American actor. He is best known for his role as NYPD Detective Rey Curtis on the legal/crime drama series Law & Order and his appearances in the movies Miss ...more

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Benjamin McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin McKenzie age 38 - Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan, known professionally as Benjamin McKenzie or Ben McKenzie, is an American actor and producer. He is known for playing Ryan Atwood in the television series The O.C. ...more

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Benji Madden is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benji Madden age 38 - Benjamin Levi "Benji" Madden is an American guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer. He is the guitarist for the band Good Charlotte, as well as pop rock collaboration The Madden ...more

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Ben E. King is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben E. King age 77 - Benjamin Earl King, known as Ben E. King, is an American soul and R&B singer. He is perhaps best known as the singer and co-composer of "Stand by Me"—a US Top 10 hit in both 1961 ...more

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Ben McCalman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben McCalman age 27 - Ben McCalman is an Australian rugby union footballer. He currently plays for the Western Force in the international Super Rugby competition, and Australia. McCalman attended the Kinross Wolaroi ...more

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Ben Sherman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Sherman Ben Sherman is an international clothing company with British roots, selling shirts, sweaters, suits, outerwear, shoes and accessories predominantly for men. Ben Sherman designs sometimes ...more

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Ben Tate is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Tate age 27 - Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Tate is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Ben Hogan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Hogan Died at 85 (1912-1997) - William Ben Hogan was an American professional golfer, generally considered one of the greatest players in the history of the game. Born within six months of two other acknowledged golf greats ...more

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Ben McLemore is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben McLemore age 22 - Ben McLemore III is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. McLemore played college basketball for the ...more

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Benjamin Britten is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin Britten Died at 63 (1913-1976) - Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM CH was an English composer, conductor and pianist. He was a central figure of 20th-century British classical music, with a range of works including ...more

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Ben Gazzara is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Gazzara Died at 82 (1930-2012) - Biagio Anthony Gazzarra, known as Ben Gazzara, was an American film, stage, and Emmy Award winning television actor and director.

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Ben Elton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Elton age 57 - Benjamin Charles "Ben" Elton is an English comedian, author, playwright, actor and director. He was a part of London's alternative comedy movement of the 1980s and became a writer on ...more

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Benjamin Orr is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin Orr Died at 53 (1947-2000) - Benjamin "Ben" Orr was an American rock musician best known as the bassist, vocalist and co-founder of the rock band The Cars. He sang several of their best known songs, including ...more

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Ben Johnson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Johnson Died at 78 (1918-1996) - Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. was an American stuntman, world champion rodeo cowboy and actor. The son of a rancher, Johnson arrived in Hollywood to deliver a consignment of horses for a ...more

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Ben Jonson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Jonson Died at 65 (1572-1637) - Ben Jonson was an English playwright, poet, and literary critic of the seventeenth century, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage comedy. He popularised the ...more

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Ben Revere is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Revere age 27 - Benjamin Daniel Revere is an American professional baseball outfielder with the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. Revere was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in LaGrange, ...more

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Ben Davidson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Davidson Died at 72 (1940-2012) - Benjamin Earl Franklin "Ben" Davidson, Jr. was an American collegiate and professional football player who was active between 1961 and 1972.

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Ben Scrivens is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Scrivens age 29 - Benjamin John Scrivens is a Canadian ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League. He has also played in the NHL for the Toronto Maple Leafs and ...more

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Ben Howard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Howard age 29 - Benjamin John "Ben" Howard is an English singer-songwriter. He self-released his debut EP Games in the Dark followed by two more EPs, These Waters and Old Pine. He is currently signed ...more

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Ben Coates is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Coates age 46 - Ben Terrence Coates is a former American football tight end in the National Football League and former CIAA football coach and former NFL tight ends coach. Coates didn't play football until his ...more

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Ben Vereen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Vereen age 70 - Ben Vereen is an American actor, dancer, and singer who has appeared in numerous Broadway theatre shows. Vereen graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts.

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Benjamin Spock is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin Spock Died at 95 (1903-1998) - Benjamin McLane Spock was an American pediatrician whose book Baby and Child Care, published in 1946, is one of the best-sellers of all time. Its message to mothers is that "you know more ...more

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Ben Bass is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Bass age 48 - Benjamin Langer Bass is an American-Canadian television and stage actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as 16th century Spanish vampire Javier Vachon in the series Forever Knight, and for ...more

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Ben Cohen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Cohen age 38 - Benjamin Christopher "Ben" Cohen, MBE is a former England rugby union player and activist. He began his professional career with Northampton Saints in 1996; in 2007 he moved to France ...more

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Ben Browder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Browder age 54 - Robert Benedict "Ben" Browder is an American actor and writer, known for his roles as John Crichton in Farscape and Cameron Mitchell in Stargate SG-1.

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Benjamin Disraeli is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Benjamin Disraeli Died at 77 (1804-1881) - Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, was a British Conservative politician and writer, who twice served as Prime Minister. He played a central role in the creation of the ...more

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Ben Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Ben Schwartz age 35 - Ben Schwartz is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is perhaps best known for portraying Tom Haverford's friend Jean-Ralphio Saperstein on the sitcom Parks and Recreation. In 2012, he ...more