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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!

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  • Bob Dylan1
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    Bob Dylan

    1941-05-24

    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
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    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
    24

    Bob Marley

    1945-02-06

    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
    22

    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
    21

    Robert De Niro

    1943-08-17

    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
    21

    Robert Redford

    1937-08-18

    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
    18

    BirthplaceBrookline, Massachusetts, USA

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

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  • Bob Hope8
    14

    Bob Hope

    1903-05-29

    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
    14

    Robert Mitchum

    1917-08-06

    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
    12

    Robert Plant

    1948-08-20

    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
    17

    Bob Barker

    1923-12-12

    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
    17

    Bob Odenkirk

    1962-10-22

    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
    17

    Bob Saget

    1956-05-17

    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
    17

    Robert Duvall

    1931-01-05

    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
    14

    Bob Seger

    1945-05-06

    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
    17

    Bobby Flay

    1964-12-10

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Robert William Flay (born December 10, 1964) is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and...  more

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  • Robert Carlyle17
    17

    Robert Carlyle

    1961-04-14

    BirthplaceMaryhill, United Kingdom

    Robert Carlyle (born 14 April 1961) is a Scottish actor. His film work includes Trainspotting...  more

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  • Robert E. Lee18
    17

    Robert E. Lee

    1807-01-19

    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
    10

    Bob Newhart

    1929-09-05

    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
    11

    Robert Frost

    1874-03-26

    BirthplaceCalifornia

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

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  • Robert Parish21
    11

    Robert Parish

    1953-08-30

    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana

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  • Bobby Brown22
    15

    Bobby Brown

    1969-02-05

    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
    8

    Bob Balaban

    1945-08-16

    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
    8

    Robert Englund

    1947-06-06

    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

    Robert Lee Griffin III (born February 12, 1990), nicknamed RG3 or RGIII, is an American...  more

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