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Who knew there were so many famous people named Boris in the world? Our list of celebrities named Boris includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Boriss below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Boris, actors named Boris, and much more. Boris Karloff, Boris Becker, and Boris Diaw are only a few of the well-known people named Boris on this list.

Boris Karloff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Karloff William Henry Pratt, better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor. Karloff is best remembered for his roles in horror films and especially for his portrayal of ...more

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Boris Diaw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Diaw Boris Babacar Diaw-Riffiod, better known as Boris Diaw, is a French professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. Diaw ...more

Boris Kodjoe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Kodjoe Boris Kodjoe is a German actor.

Boris Yeltsin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Yeltsin Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin was a Russian politician and the first President of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999. Originally a supporter of Mikhail Gorbachev, Yeltsin emerged ...more

Boris Pasternak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Pasternak Boris Leonidovich Pasternak was a Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator. In his native Russian, Pasternak's first book of poems, My Sister, Life, is one of the most influential ...more

Boris Shakhlin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Shakhlin Boris Anfiyanovich Shakhlin was a Soviet gymnast who was the 1960 Olympic all-around champion and the 1958 all-around World Champion. He won total of 13 medals including seven gold medals at the ...more

Boris Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Johnson Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, popular historian, and former journalist who has served as Mayor of London since 2008. He previously served as the Member of ...more

Boris Malenko is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Malenko Lawrence J. Simon better known by his ring name Boris Malenko, was an American professional wrestler who wrestled for the American Wrestling Association and National Wrestling Alliance in the ...more

Boris Vian is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Vian Boris Vian was a French polymath: writer, poet, musician, singer, translator, critic, actor, inventor and engineer. He is best remembered today for his novels. Those published under the ...more

Boris Izaguirre is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Izaguirre Boris Rodolfo Izaguirre Lobo is a Venezuelan-Spanish screenwriter, journalist, writer, TV host and showman. Izaguirre wrote the scripts of some of the Venezuelan telenovelas: Rubí and La ...more

Boris Sagal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Sagal Boris Sagal was a Ukrainian-born American television and film director.

Boris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Boris is a Japanese experimental metal band. Currently, the band's personnel consists of drummer-vocalist Atsuo, bassist-guitarist-vocalist Takeshi, and guitarist-vocalist Wata. Boris takes its ...more

Boris Lagutin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Lagutin Boris Nikolayevich Lagutin was possibly the most celebrated of Soviet boxers. During his career as a boxer, he has won 241 fights and lost only 11. He won medals in three Olympic Games, ...more

Boris Yegorov is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Yegorov Boris Borisovich Yegorov was a Soviet physician-cosmonaut who became the first physician to make a space flight. Yegorov came from a medical background, with his father a prominent heart ...more

Boris Volynov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Volynov Boris Valentinovich Volynov is a Soviet cosmonaut who flew two space missions of the Soyuz programme: Soyuz 5, and Soyuz 21. He was the first halakhic Jewish cosmonaut.

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Boris Berezovsky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Berezovsky Boris Vadimovich Berezovsky is a Russian virtuoso pianist.

Boris Dittrich is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Dittrich Boris Ottokar Dittrich is a human rights activist and a former Dutch politician and writer. Dittrich's father came to the Netherlands as a political asylum seeker from Czechoslovakia in 1948, he ...more

Boris Weisfeiler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Weisfeiler Boris Weisfeiler is a Russian-born mathematician who lived in the United States before going missing in Chile in 1985, aged 43. The Chilean military dictatorship claimed that he drowned, but his ...more

Boris Mikhailov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Mikhailov Boris Petrovich Mikhailov is a former Soviet ice hockey player.

Boris Zubry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Boris

Boris Morukov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Morukov Boris Vladimirovich Morukov was a Russian physician at the State Research Center RF-Institute for Biomedical Problems. He trained with the Russian Federal Space Agency as a research-cosmonaut ...more

Boris Kustodiev is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Kustodiev Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev was a Russian painter and stage designer.

Boris Said is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Said Boris Said III is an American race car driver from Carlsbad, California but considers his hometown to be Stamford, Connecticut and was born in New York City. His father, Bob Said, was a Formula ...more

Boris Gardiner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Gardiner Boris Gardiner is a Jamaican singer, songwriter and bass guitarist.

Boris Grebenshchikov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Grebenshchikov Boris Borisovich Grebenshchikov also known as Boris Purushottama Grebenshikov, is one of the most prominent members of the generation which is widely considered the "founding fathers" ...more

Boris Pergamenschikow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Pergamenschikow Boris Piergamienszczikow, Борис Миронович Пергаменщиков, Boris Mironowitsch Pergamenschtschikow, was a Russian-born cellist. In 1974, Boris Piergamienszczikow won a gold medal at the Tchaikovsky ...more

Boris Mironov is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Mironov Boris Olegovich Mironov is a Russian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He is the younger brother of Dmitri Mironov.

Boris Williams is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Williams Boris Peter Bransby-Williams is an English drummer best known for his extensive work with The Cure.

Boris Morros is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Morros Boris Morros was an American Communist Party member, Soviet agent, and FBI double agent. He also worked at Paramount Pictures, where he produced films as well as supervising their music ...more

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Boris Vallejo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Vallejo Boris Vallejo is a Peruvian painter. He immigrated to the United States in 1964, and he currently resides in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He frequently works with Julie Bell, his wife, painter, and ...more

Boris Akunin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Akunin Boris Akunin is the pen name of Grigory Shalvovich Chkhartishvili, a Russian writer of Georgian origin. He is best known as writer of detective and historical fiction, but he's also an essayist ...more

Boris Barnet is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Barnet Boris Vasilyevich Barnet was a Soviet film director, actor and screenwriter of British origin. His grandfather was a printmaker who came to the Russian Empire from Great Britain. He directed 27 ...more

Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov Major General Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov was a Soviet Russian composer, and, from 1946 to 1986, the second head of the Alexandrov Ensemble which was founded by his father, Alexander ...more

Boris Malagurski is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Malagurski Boris Malagurski is a Serbian-Canadian film director, producer, writer, television host and activist.

Boris Berman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Berman Boris Berman is a Russian pianist and pedagogue. He was a student of Lev Oborin at the Moscow Conservatory. He made his debut in Moscow in 1965. He joined an early music ensemble, at the time ...more

Boris Chirkov is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Chirkov Boris Petrovich Chirkov was a Soviet actor. He appeared in 50 films between 1928 and 1975. In 1941, he was awarded the Stalin Prize; in 1975, he was awarded the Hero of Socialist Labour.

Boris Gaganelov is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Gaganelov Boris Atanasov Gaganelov is a former Bulgarian football player and later coach. Gaganelov made 51 appearances for the Bulgaria national football team. He represented Bulgaria at the FIFA World ...more

Boris Cepeda is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Cepeda Boris Cepeda is a German-Ecuadorian Pianist and Diplomat.

Boris Trajkovski is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Trajkovski Boris Trajkovski GCMG was the president and Supreme Commander of the Republic of Macedonia from 1999 to 2004. Trajkovski was born into a Methodist family. His father, Kiro, who died in September ...more

Boris Leven is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Leven Boris Leven was a Russian-born Academy Award-winning art director and production designer whose Hollywood career spanned fifty-three years. Born in Moscow in the family of Israel Levin and ...more

Boris Chertok is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Chertok Boris Evseyevich Chertok was a prominent Soviet and Russian rocket designer, responsible for control systems of a number of ballistic missiles and spacecraft. He was the author of a four-volume ...more

Boris Nemtsov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Nemtsov Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov was a Russian physicist, statesman and liberal politician. Nemtsov was one of the most important figures in the introduction of capitalism into the Russian post-Soviet ...more

Boris Korolev is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Korolev Borís Danílovich Korolyóv, was a Soviet sculptor-monumentalist, teacher and public figure.

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Boris Strugatsky is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Strugatsky Boris Strugatsky was an author.

Boris Podolsky is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Podolsky Boris Yakovlevich Podolsky was an American physicist of Russian Jewish descent, noted on his work with Albert Einstein and Nathan Rosen on entangled wave functions and the EPR paradox.

Boris Brott is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Brott Boris Brott, OC OOnt is a Canadian conductor and motivational speaker. Born in Montreal, the son of violinist and composer Alexander Brott and cellist Lotte Brott, and brother of cellist Denis ...more

Boris Dragojević is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Dragojević Boris Dragojević graduated at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade. He studied painting in the class of Professor Mirjana Mihac and got his Masters degree at the Department of Painting in 1986. ...more

Boris Becker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Becker Boris Franz Becker is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from Germany. He is a six-time Grand Slam singles champion, including the distinction of being the youngest ever Wimbledon ...more

Boris Lehman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Lehman Boris Lehman, is a Belgian author-filmmaker of experimental cinema. Lehman initially studied piano, but in the early 1960s became interested in photography and cinema. In 1966, after graduating ...more

Boris Sidis is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Boris
Boris Sidis Boris Sidis was a Russian American psychologist, physician, psychiatrist, and philosopher of education. Sidis founded the New York State Psychopathic Institute and the Journal of Abnormal ...more