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

Updated October 21, 2020 898 votes 52 voters 90.0k 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


    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Duluth

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

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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 on Wikipedia

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  • Robert Pattinson3

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

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

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  • Bob Marley4

    Bob Marley


    BirthplaceNine Mile, Jamaica, Jamaica

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

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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 on Wikipedia

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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 on Wikipedia

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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 on Wikipedia
  • Bob Hope8

    Bob Hope


    BirthplaceEltham, London, United Kingdom

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

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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 on Wikipedia

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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 on Wikipedia

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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 on Wikipedia

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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 on Wikipedia

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  • Bob Seger13

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • Bobby Flay14

    Bobby Flay


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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

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  • Bob Saget15

    Bob Saget


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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

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  • Robert Duvall16

    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 on Wikipedia
  • Robert E. Lee17

    Robert E. Lee


    BirthplaceStratford Hall, Virginia

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  • Bob Newhart18

    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 on Wikipedia
  • Robert Frost19

    Robert Frost



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  • Robert Parish20

    Robert Parish


    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana

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  • Bobby Brown21

    Bobby Brown


    BirthplaceRoxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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  • Robert Carlyle22

    Robert Carlyle


    BirthplaceMaryhill, United Kingdom

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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 on Wikipedia

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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 on Wikipedia

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  • Bob Cousy25

    Bob Cousy


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

    Robert Joseph Cousy (, born August 9, 1928) is an American retired professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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