List of famous people named Brandon, along with photos. How many celebrities named Brandon can you think of? The famous Brandons below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Brandon, athletes named Brandon, and even political figures named Brandon. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Brandon? Add them to the list.Brandon Lee, son of the famous bruce Lee, makes an appearance on this list. He is best known for his role on The Crow, where he unfortunately met his untimely death on set from a misfired gunshot. Famous NHL player Brandon Prust has played for several teams, including the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadeins. But he's not the only athlete on this list. New York Jets' wide receiver Brandon Marshall and Detroit Pistons' Brandon Jennings are also here proving that Brandons really know how to play ball.