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Who Is The Most Famous Bob Or Robert In The World?

Updated October 21, 2020 929 votes 64 voters 92.2k views102 items

List RulesVote up all of the famous Bobs and Roberts you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Bob can you think of? The famous Bobs and Roberts below have many different professions, including notable actors named Robert, famous musicians named Bob, and even politicians named Bob.

Robert Downey Jr. is certainly one of the most famous Roberts on this list. One of the famous actors named Robert, he is best known for portraying Iron Man in the movies of the Marvel Universe. He has also starred in such films as The Judge, Sherlock Holmes, and Tropic Thunder.

Another of the famous people with the first name Bob is Bob Dylan. To date, the iconic singer-songwriter has released 39 studio albums and 12 live albums.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Robert, Bob, or Bobby? Just add them to the list!

  • Bob Dylan1

    Bob Dylan


    BirthplaceDuluth, Minnesota, United States of America

    Bob Dylan (born May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and visual...  more

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  • Robert Downey Jr.2

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

    Robert John Downey Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an American actor, producer and singer. His...  more

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  • Bob Marley3

    Bob Marley


    BirthplaceNine Mile, Jamaica, Jamaica

    Robert Nesta Marley, (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer and songwriter....  more

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  • Robert Pattinson4

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson (born 13 May 1986) is an English actor, model, and musician....  more

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  • Robert De Niro5

    Robert De Niro


    BirthplaceGreenwich Village, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. (born August 17, 1943) is an American-Italian actor, producer, and...  more

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  • Robert Redford6

    Robert Redford


    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936) is an American retired actor, director,...  more

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  • Robert F. Kennedy7

    BirthplaceBrookline, Massachusetts, USA

    Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was an American politician and...  more

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  • Bob Hope8

    Bob Hope


    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Leslie Townes Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), known professionally as...  more

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  • Robert Mitchum9

    Robert Mitchum


    BirthplaceBridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

    Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 2, 1997) was an American film actor,...  more

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  • Robert Plant10

    Robert Plant


    BirthplaceWest Bromwich, United Kingdom

    Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician,...  more

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  • Bob Barker11

    Bob Barker


    BirthplaceDarrington, Washington, United States of America

    Robert William Barker (born December 12, 1923) is a retired American television game show...  more

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  • Bob Odenkirk12

    Bob Odenkirk


    BirthplaceBerwyn, Illinois, United States of America

    Robert John Odenkirk (born October 22, 1962) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director,...  more

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  • Bob Saget13

    Bob Saget


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Robert Lane Saget (; born May 17, 1956) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, television...  more

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  • Robert Duvall14

    Robert Duvall


    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Robert Selden Duvall (; born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and filmmaker whose career...  more

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  • Bob Seger15

    Bob Seger


    BirthplaceLincoln Park, Michigan, United States of America

    Robert Clark Seger (born May 6, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. As a...  more

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  • Bobby Flay16

    Bobby Flay


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Robert Carlyle17

    Robert Carlyle


    BirthplaceMaryhill, United Kingdom

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  • Robert E. Lee18

    Robert E. Lee


    BirthplaceStratford Hall, Virginia

    Robert Edward Lee was an American soldier best known for commanding the Confederate Army of...  more

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  • Bob Newhart19

    Bob Newhart


    BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois, United States of America

    George Robert Newhart (born September 5, 1929) is an American stand-up comedian and actor,...  more

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  • Robert Frost20

    Robert Frost



    Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was...  more

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  • Robert Parish21

    Robert Parish


    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana

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  • Bobby Brown22

    Bobby Brown


    BirthplaceRoxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Robert Barisford Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American singer-songwriter, occasional...  more

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  • Bob Balaban23

    Bob Balaban


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Robert Elmer Balaban (born August 16, 1945) is an American actor, author, producer, and...  more

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  • Robert Englund24

    Robert Englund


    BirthplaceGlendale, California, United States of America

    Robert Barton Englund (born June 6, 1947) is an American actor, voice actor, singer, and...  more

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  • Robert Griffin III25

    BirthplaceOkinawa Prefecture, Japan

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