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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.
Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 53
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 legal troubles, and a resurgence ...more
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 77
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
age 75
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
age 32
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
Dec. at 36 (1945-1981)
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
age 81
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
age 88
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
age 31
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
age 25
Robert Lee Griffin III (born February 12, 1990), nicknamed RG3 or RGIII, is an American football quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college ...more
Robert Plant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 70
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
Dec. at 100 (1903-2003)
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
age 76
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
age 75
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
age 47
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
Robert Mitchum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Dec. at 80 (1917-1997)
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
age 54
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
age 65
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
Dec. at 27 (1911-1938)
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
age 50
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
age 73
Robert Clark Seger (/ˈsiːɡər/, born May 6, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. As a locally successful Detroit-area artist, he performed and recorded as Bob Seger and the Last ...more
Bob Cousy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 90
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
Robert F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
Dec. at 43 (1925-1968)
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 to 1968. He was ...more
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Bob or Robert
age 70
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
age 89
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
Dec. at 72 (1942-2014)
Robert William "Bob" Hoskins was an English actor. His best known works include lead roles in The Long Good Friday, Mona Lisa, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Mermaids, Super Mario Bros., and ...more