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Who Is The Most Famous Bert Or Burt In The World?

Updated February 19, 2021 667 votes 32 voters 9.2k views72 items

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How many celebrities named Bert or Burt can you think of? The famous Berts and Burts below have many different professions, including notable actors named Bert, famous musicians named Burt, and even athletes named Bert.

Burt Reynolds is certainly one of the most famous Burts on this list. One of the famous actors named Burt, he started his career appearing in such shows as Gunsmoke and Hawk. He went on to star in Deliverance, Smokey and the Bandit, Boogie Nights, and other films.

Another of the famous people with the first name Bert is Bert Kreischer. He is a comedian and actor. He has released several specials including Secret Time and Hey Big Boy.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Burt or Bert? Just add them to the list! Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrity Burts and Berts you recognize. 

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  • 1
    1913-11-02
    24

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Burton Stephen Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American actor and producer. Initially known for playing "tough guys", he went on to achieve success with more complex and...  more

    #424 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#145 of 170 The All-Time Greatest Action Stars#147 of 289 The Coolest Actors Ever

  • 2
    1936-02-11
    24

    BirthplaceLansing, Michigan, United States of America

    Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor, director and producer. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as Gunsmoke (1962–1965),...  more

    Unbelievably Macho Tales Of Burt Reynolds From His Heyday#264 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#114 of 219 The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won An Oscar (For Acting)

  • 3
    1933-07-23
    23

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Bernard Whalen "Bert" Convy (July 23, 1933 – July 15, 1991) was an American actor, singer, game show host and panelist known for hosting Tattletales, Super Password and Win, Lose or Draw....  more

    #13 of 54 The Game Show Hosts With The Most#50 of 69 Sagittarius Rising Celebrities

  • 4
    1928-05-12
    23

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, United States of America

    Burt Freeman Bacharach (born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer who has composed hundreds of pop songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many...  more

    #316 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#49 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021#67 of 231 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

  • 5
    1945-07-06
    20

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Burt Ward (born Bert John Gervis Jr. , July 6, 1945) is an American actor and activist, best known for his portrayal of Robin, the sidekick of Batman (played by Adam West), in the television series...  more
  • 6
    1973-11-03
    20

    BirthplaceTampa, Florida, United States of America

    Bert Kreischer is an American stand-up comedian, reality television host and actor. In 1997 he was featured in an article in Rolling Stone while attending Florida State University. The magazine named...  more

    #286 of 391 The 100+ Funniest People Of All Time#129 of 247 The Funniest Stand-Up Comedians Of All Time#16 of 71 The Best Celebrity Podcasts, Ranked

  • 7
    1940-04-30
    14

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Richard Morea (born April 30, 1940), better known by his stage name Burt Young, is an American actor, author and painter. He is best known for his role as Rocky Balboa's brother-in-law and best...  more
  • 8
    1895-08-13
    16

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Irving Lahrheim (August 13, 1895 – December 4, 1967), known professionally as Bert Lahr, was an American actor of stage and screen, vaudevillian and comedian. Lahr is best known for his role as the...  more
  • 9
    1943-11-03
    11

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Herbert Jansch (3 November 1943 – 5 October 2011) was a Scottish folk musician and founding member of the band Pentangle. He was born in Glasgow and came to prominence in London in the 1960s, as an...  more

    #94 of 100 Rolling Stone's Top 100 Guitarists of All Time#326 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#5 of 76 The Best Acoustic Bands and Artists of All Time

  • 10
    1925-02-25
    16

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Glen Cove

    Herbert Birchell "Bert" Remsen (February 25, 1925 – April 22, 1999) was an American actor....  more
  • 11
    1923-10-16
    10

    BirthplaceHamburg, Germany

    Bert Kaempfert (born Berthold Heinrich Kämpfert, 16 October 1923 – 21 June 1980) was a German orchestra leader, multi-instrumentalist, music producer, arranger, and composer. He made easy listening...  more
  • 12
    1922-09-03
    10

    BirthplaceMuskegon, Michigan

    Burton Raphael Kennedy (September 3, 1922 – February 15, 2001) was an American screenwriter and director known mainly for directing Westerns. Budd Boetticher called him "the best Western writer ever."...  more
  • 13
    1895-02-25
    11

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    De Benneville "Bert" Bell (February 25, 1895 – October 11, 1959) was the National Football League (NFL) commissioner from 1945 until his death in 1959. As commissioner, he introduced competitive...  more
  • 14
    1938-07-23
    16

    BirthplaceFitzroy, Melbourne, Australia

    Albert Watson Newton, AM, MBE (born on 23 July 1938), is an Australian media personality. He is a Logie Hall of Fame inductee, quadruple Gold Logie award-winning entertainer and radio, theatre and...  more
  • 15
    1930-07-18
    14

    BirthplaceWarrington, Cheshire, England, UK

    Herbert Tsangtse Kwouk, OBE (; Chinese: 郭弼; 18 July 1930 – 24 May 2016) was an English actor, known for his role as Cato in the Pink Panther films. He made appearances in many television programmes,...  more
  • 16
    1885-02-24
    13

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Bert Lytell (February 24, 1885 – September 28, 1954), born Bertram Lyttel, was an actor in theater and film during the silent film era. He starred in romantic, melodrama, and adventure films. On...  more
  • 17
    1929-10-03
    13

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Bertram Stern (October 3, 1929 – June 26, 2013) was an American commercial photographer....  more
  • 18
    1895-01-01
    10

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    Bertrand Blanchard Acosta (January 1, 1895 – September 1, 1954) was a record-setting aviator. With Clarence D. Chamberlin they set an endurance record of 51 hours, 11 minutes, and 25 seconds in the...  more
  • 19
    1982-02-25
    9

    BirthplaceOrem, Utah

    Robert Edward "Bert" McCracken (born February 25, 1982) is the lead singer and songwriter of the American rock band The Used....  more
  • 20
    1916-05-31
    11

    BirthplaceHolten, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Albert 'Bert' Haanstra (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑlbərt bɛrt ˈɦaːnstraː]; 31 May 1916 – 23 October 1997) was a Dutch director of films and documentaries. His documentary Glass (1958) won the Academy...  more
  • 21
    1933-05-05
    14

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Berton "Bert" Jerome Schneider (May 5, 1933 – December 12, 2011) was an American film and television producer. He was responsible for several topical films of the late 1960s and early 1970s,...  more
  • 22
    1874-11-12
    9

    BirthplaceNassau, Bahamas

    Bert Williams (November 12, 1874 – March 4, 1922) was a Bahamian-American entertainer, one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all...  more
  • 23
    1891-08-21
    10

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    Egbert "Bert" Roach (August 21, 1891 – February 16, 1971) was an American film actor. He appeared in 327 films between 1914 and 1951. He was born in Washington, D.C., and died in Los Angeles,...  more
  • 24

    BirthplaceNetherlands, European Netherlands, Ruurlo, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Gelderland

    Bert Teunissen (born 1959 Ruurlo, Gelderland) is a Dutch photographer who, since 1996, has documented European homes built before World War II and their inhabitants in his book Domestic Landscapes: A...  more
  • 25
    1934-10-10
    11

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    Bert Kramer (October 10, 1934 – June 20, 2001) was an American actor, who was born in San Diego. He appeared in many different television shows including Kojak, The Bionic Woman, The Rockford Files,...  more
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