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Who Is The Most Famous Brendan In The World?

Updated January 31, 2021 549 votes 24 voters 7.9k views66 items

List RulesVote up all of the Brendans you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Brendan can you think of? The famous Brendans below have many different professions, including notable actors named Brendan, famous musicians named Brendan, and even athletes named Brendan.

Brendan Fraser is certainly one of the most famous Brendans on this list. One of the famous actors named Brendan, he is best known for playing Rick O'Connell in The Mummy franchise. He also appeared in such movies as Encino Man, Gods and Monsters, and School Ties.

Another of the famous people with the first name Brendan is Brendan Gleeson. He won an Emmy Award for playing Winston Churchill in Into the Storm. Cold Mountain, Gangs of New York, and Michael Collins are also among his notable projects.

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    Brendan Fraser

    1968-12-03
    Brendan James Fraser ( FRAY-zər; born December 3, 1968) is an American-Canadian actor. He is...  more

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    Brendan Gleeson

    1955-03-29
    Brendan Gleeson (born 29 March 1955) is an Irish actor and film director. He is the recipient...  more

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    Brendan Behan

    1923-02-09
    Brendan Francis Aidan Behan (christened Francis Behan) ( BEE-ən; Irish: Breandán Ó Beacháin; 9...  more

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    Brendan Beiser

    1970-04-17
    Brendan Joseph Beiser (born April 17, 1970) is a Canadian actor best known for his performance...  more
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    Brendan Benson

    1970-11-14
    Brendan Benson (born November 14, 1970) is an American musician and singer-songwriter. He...  more
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    Brendan Canning

    1969-01-01
    Brendan Canning (born 1969 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian indie rock performer. He is a...  more
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    Brendan Hansen

    1981-08-15
    Brendan Joseph Hansen (born August 15, 1981) is an American former competition swimmer who...  more
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    Brendan Canty

    1966-03-09
    Brendan John Canty (born March 9, 1966 in Teaneck, New Jersey) is an American musician,...  more
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    Brendan Hines

    1976-12-28
    Brendan Patrick Hines (born December 28, 1976) is an American actor and singer-songwriter. He...  more
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    Brendan Croskerry (born July 24, 1985) is a Canadian singer songwriter and...  more
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    Brendan Kelly

    1976-09-08
    Brendan Kelly (born September 8, 1976) is the bassist/vocalist of Chicago-based punk band The...  more
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    Brendan Robinson is an American actor known for playing Lucas Gottesman on the ABC Family...  more
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    Brendan Courtney (born 24 June 1973 in Dublin) is an Irish TV presenter, broadcaster &...  more
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    Brendan Penny

    1978-11-08
    Brendan James Penny (born November 9, 1978) is a Canadian film and television actor who first...  more
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    Brendan Synnott

    1978-09-28
    Brendan Synnott is scheduled to appear on Survivor: Tocantins, the eighteenth season of...  more
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    Brendan Dempsey is an actor....  more
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    Brendan Bayliss

    1976-08-11
    Brendan Bayliss (born August 11, 1976 in Annapolis, MD) is an American musician, the founder,...  more
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    Brendan Perry

    1959-06-30
    Brendan Michael Perry (born 30 June 1959) is a British singer and multi-instrumentalist best...  more
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    Brendan Meyer

    1994-10-02
    Brendan Meyer (born October 2, 1994) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his role as...  more
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    Brendan Fehr

    1977-10-29
    Brendan Jacob Joel Fehr (born October 29, 1977) is a Canadian film and television actor,...  more

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    Brendan Kelly

    1964-09-28
    Brendan Kelly is an Irish-born actor and artist who has appeared mostly in TV series. Kelly...  more
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    Brendan Heard

    2001-11-29
    Brendan Heard is an actor....
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    Brendan McCarthy

    Brendan McCarthy is a British artist and designer who has worked for comic books, film and...  more
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    Brendan Dooling

    1990-01-27
    Brendan Dooling is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Walt Reynolds on...  more
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    Brendan Cowell

    1976-08-16
    Brendan Cowell (born 16 August 1976) is an Australian actor, screenwriter, comedian and...  more