List of famous people named Brent, along with photos. How many celebrities named Brent can you think of? The famous Brents below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Brent, athletes named Brent, and even political figures named Brent. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Brent? Add them to the list.If you are named Brent and you play sports, it's very likely, at least according to our list, that you'll end up playing professional sports. Famous Brents include Seabrook and Burns from the NHL, Grimes and Celek from the NFL, and Barry from the NBA. On top of that, one of the most well-known sportscasters is also named Barry, Musburger.