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

Updated February 19, 2021 667 votes 32 voters 9.1k 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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    Burt Lancaster

    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

    #147 of 168 The All-Time Greatest Action Stars#149 of 289 The Coolest Actors Ever#417 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive

  • 2

    Burt Reynolds

    1936-02-11
    24

    BirthplaceLansing, Michigan, United States

    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#211 of 391 The 100+ Funniest People Of All Time#264 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History

  • 3

    Bert Convy

    1933-07-23
    22

    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
  • 4

    Burt Bacharach

    1928-05-12
    22

    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

    #98 of 220 The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time#304 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#69 of 231 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

  • 5

    Burt Ward

    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

    Bert Kreischer

    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
  • 7

    Burt Young

    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

    Bert Lahr

    1895-08-13
    15

    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

    Bert Jansch

    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#334 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#5 of 76 The Best Acoustic Bands and Artists of All Time

  • 10

    Bert Remsen

    1925-02-25
    15

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Glen Cove

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

    Bert Kaempfert

    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

    Burt Kennedy

    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

    Bert Bell

    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

    Bert Newton

    1938-07-23
    15

    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

    Burt Kwouk

    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

    Bert Lytell

    1885-02-24
    12

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    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

    Bert Stern

    1929-10-03
    12

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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

    Bert Acosta

    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

    Bert McCracken

    1982-02-25
    8

    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

    Bert Haanstra

    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

    Bert Schneider

    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

    Bert Williams

    1874-11-12
    8

    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

    Bert Roach

    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

    Bert Kramer

    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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