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Famous People Named Bob or Robert  

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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.
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Bobby Orr is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 70
Robert Gordon Orr, OC is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Orr played in the National Hockey League for ten seasons with the Boston Bruins, joining the Chicago Black Hawks for ...more
Robert Mugabe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 95
Robert Gabriel Mugabe (21 February 1924 – 6 September 2019) was a Zimbabwean dictator who served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017. He ...more
Robert Lewandowski is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 30
Robert Lewandowski is a Polish footballer who plays as striker for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and captains the Polish national team. After being the top scorer in the third and second tiers ...more
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 86
Robert Lee "Bob" Pettit Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player. He played 11 seasons in the NBA, all with the Milwaukee/St. Louis Hawks. He was the first recipient of ...more
Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Dec. at 37 (1936-1973)
Bobby Darin was an American singer, songwriter, and actor of film and television. He performed in a range of music genres, including pop, rock'n'roll, folk, and country. He started as a ...more
Robert Wagner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 89
Robert John Wagner, Jr. is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows Switch and Hart to Hart. He also had a recurring role as Teddy ...more
Bobby Charlton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 81
Sir Robert "Bobby" Charlton CBE is an English former football player, regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and an essential member of the England team who won the ...more
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 67
Robert Allen "Bob" McAdoo is a retired American professional basketball player who spent a 14-year career playing the center and power forward positions in the National Basketball ...more
Bobby Layne is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Died at 60 (1926-1986)
Robert Lawrence "Bobby" Layne, Sr. was an American football quarterback who played for 15 seasons in the National Football League. He played for the Chicago Bears in 1948, the New York ...more
Bob Saget is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 62
Robert Lane "Bob" Saget is an American stand-up comedian, actor and television host. Although he is best known for his family-friendly roles as Danny Tanner on Full House and the ...more
Bob Backlund is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 69
Robert Louis Backlund (born August 14, 1949)[3][4] is an American retired professional wrestler with an in-ring career spanning over 30 years, best known for his tenures in the World Wide ...more
Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 59
Robert James Smith is an English musician. He is the lead singer, guitarist, lyricist and principal songwriter of the rock band The Cure, and its only constant member since its formation in ...more
Robert Mueller is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Mueller age 74
Robert Swan Mueller III (born August 7, 1944) is an American lawyer, government official, and Marine who served as the sixth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), from 2001 to ...more
Robert Frost is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Dec. at 89 (1874-1963)
Robert Lee Frost was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his ...more
Bob Lanier is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 70
Robert Jerry "Bob" Lanier, Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player who played for the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA. Lanier was inducted into the ...more
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 83
Robert "Bob" Gibson is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals. Nicknamed "Gibby" and "Hoot", ...more
Robert Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 86
Robert Francis Vaughn is an American actor noted for his stage, film and television work. His best-known TV roles include suave spy Napoleon Solo in the 1960s series The Man from U.N.C.L.E.; ...more
Bob Feller is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Dec. at 92 (1918-2010)
Robert William Andrew Feller, nicknamed "The Heater from Van Meter", "Bullet Bob", and "Rapid Robert", was an American baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in ...more
Robert Shaw is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Dec. at 51 (1927-1978)
Robert Archibald Shaw was an English actor and novelist. With his menacing mutter and intimidating demeanor, he was often cast as a villain. He is best remembered for his performances in From ...more
Bob Barker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 95
Robert William "Bob" Barker is an American former television game show host. He is best known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running ...more
Bobby Moore is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Dec. at 52 (1941-1993)
Robert Frederick Chelsea "Bobby" Moore OBE was an English professional footballer. He captained West Ham United for more than ten years and was captain of the England team that won the ...more
Bobby Hull is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 80
Robert Marvin Hull, OC is a Canadian former ice hockey player and is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. His blonde hair, end to end rushes, his incredible speed on skates, and ...more
Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 54
Robert William "Bobby" Flay is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and reality television personality. He is the owner and executive chef of several restaurants: Mesa Grill in ...more
Bobby Lashley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 42
Franklin Roberto "Bobby" Lashley is an American mixed martial artist, former collegiate amateur wrestler, and professional wrestler, currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling ...more
Bob Odenkirk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 56
Robert John "Bob" Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer. He co-created and co-starred in the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show with Bob and David and ...more