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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.

Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Downey Jr. Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor, producer, and singer, whose career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal ...more

Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the ...more

Robert De Niro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert De Niro Robert De Niro is an American actor and film producer who has starred in over 90 films. His first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly and the Martin Scorsese-directed ...more

Robert Pattinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Pattinson Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson is an English actor, model, musician and producer. Pattinson started his film career by playing Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, a 2005 ...more

Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Marley Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley OM was a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting out in 1963 with the group the ...more

Robert Redford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Redford Charles Robert Redford Jr., better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and a founder of the Sundance Film ...more

Robert Duvall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Duvall Robert Selden Duvall is an American actor and director. He has been nominated for seven Academy Awards, six Golden Globes, and has multiple nominations and one win each of the BAFTA, Screen ...more

Bobby Ryan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bobby Ryan Bobby Shane Ryan is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently a member of the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League. He was drafted second overall by the Mighty Ducks ...more

Robert Griffin III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Griffin III Robert Lee Griffin III, nicknamed RG3, is a professional American football quarterback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He played college football for Baylor ...more

Robert Plant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Plant Robert Anthony Plant, CBE is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin. Possessing a powerful and wide vocal range he ...more

Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Hope Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS, was an English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career spanning nearly 80 years, Hope ...more

Bob Lilly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Lilly Bob Lilly was the spouse of Peggy De Castro.

Bobby Bell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bobby Bell Bobby Lee Bell, Sr is a former professional American football linebacker/defensive end. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the College Football Hall of Fame, and was a member of ...more

Bobby Jindal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bobby Jindal Piyush "Bobby" Jindal is an American politician who is the 55th and current Governor of Louisiana and the Vice Chairman of the Republican Governors Association. Jindal was born in ...more

Fictional Characters Named Bob & Robert

Robert Mitchum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Mitchum Robert Charles Durman Mitchum was an American film actor, author, composer and singer. Mitchum rose to prominence for his starring roles in several classic films noir, and is generally ...more

Robert Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Carlyle Robert Carlyle, OBE is a Scottish actor. His film work includes Trainspotting, The Full Monty, The World Is Not Enough, Angela's Ashes, The 51st State, and 28 Weeks Later. He has been in the ...more

Robert Parish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Parish Robert Lee Parish is a retired American basketball center. He was known for his strong defense and jump shooting, and was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003. In 1996, Parish was also ...more

Robert Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Johnson Robert Leroy Johnson was an American singer-songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that has ...more

Bobby Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bobby Brown Robert Barisford "Bobby" Brown is an American R&B singer-songwriter, rapper, dancer, and actor. Brown started his career as one of the frontmen of the R&B/pop group New ...more

Bob Seger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Seger Robyn Robbins is a keyboard player.

Bob Cousy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Cousy Robert Joseph "Bob" Cousy is a retired American professional basketball player. Cousy played point guard with the Boston Celtics from 1950 to 1963 and briefly with the Cincinnati ...more

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Robert F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert F. Kennedy Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, commonly known by his initials RFK, was an American politician from Massachusetts. He served as a Senator for New York from 1965 until his assassination ...more

Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Griese Robert Allen "Bob" Griese is a former American football quarterback who earned All-American honors with the Purdue Boilermakers before being drafted in 1967 by the American Football ...more

Bob Newhart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Newhart George Robert "Bob" Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album ...more

Bob Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Hoskins Robert William "Bob" Hoskins was an English actor, known for playing Cockneys and gangsters. His best known works include lead roles in The Long Good Friday, Mona Lisa, Who Framed ...more

Bobby Orr is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bobby Orr 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
Robert Mugabe Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the current President of Zimbabwe, serving since 31 December 1987. As one of the leaders of the rebel groups against white minority rule, he was elected as Prime ...more

Robert Lewandowski is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Lewandowski 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

Sandwiches Named After Famous People

Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Pettit 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
Bobby Darin 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
Robert Wagner Robert John Wagner, Jr. is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows It Takes a Thief, Switch, and Hart to Hart. He also had a recurring ...more

Bobby Charlton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bobby Charlton 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
Bob McAdoo 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
Bobby Layne 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
Bob Saget 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

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Bob Backlund is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Backlund Bob Backlund is a wrestler.

Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Smith 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 Frost is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Frost 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) 39 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Lanier 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) 40 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Gibson 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) 41 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Vaughn 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) 42 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Feller 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

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Robert Shaw is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Shaw 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) 44 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Barker 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) 45 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bobby Moore 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) 46 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bobby Hull 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) 47 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bobby Flay 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) 48 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bobby Lashley 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) 49 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Bob Odenkirk 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

Robert Palmer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Robert Palmer Robert Allen Palmer was an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was known for his soulful distinctive voice, eclectic mix of musical styles on his albums, combining soul, jazz, rock, pop, ...more