List of famous people named Bob, along with photos. How many celebrities named Robert can you think of? The famous Bobs below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Robert, athletes named Bob, and even political figures named Robert. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Bob? Add them to the list.You may know Bob Saget from his famous role as Danny Tanner on the hit 90's sitcom, Full House. But, ironically enough, he's a stand up comic who's most famous for his extremely dirty and cuss jokes. There are some musical Bob's on this list as well. Bob Marley, known for his Jamaican reggae music, and has been known as one of the world's best selling artists of all time. Bob Dylan was a folk-rock singer/song-writer who had won countless awards and was extremely influential during anti-war and civil rights movements.