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List of famous people named Brian, along with photos. How many celebrities named Bryan can you think of? The famous Brians below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Bryan, athletes named Brian, and even political figures named Bryan. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Brian? Add them to the list.

Bryan Cranston is an actor who really rose to fame with his lead role as "Walter White" in the show Breaking Bad, winning many awards. Before this he was also a lead role on the show Malcolm in the Middle, and at the start of his career, even guest starred on Angela Lansbury's Murder She Wrote. Brian May was famously the lead guitarist for the British band Queen. Some songs that he helped write included "We Will Rock You" and "The Show Must Go On". In Rolling Stone he was ranked number 26 on best lead guitarists of all time. 

Bryan Cranston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Bryan Cranston Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter, director and producer. Cranston is best known for portraying Walter White in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad, Hal in ...more

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Bryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Bryan Adams Bryan Guy Adams, OC OBC is a Canadian singer, musician, producer, actor, social activist, and photographer. Adams has been one of the most successful figures of the world of rock music during ...more

Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Wilson Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys.

Brian May is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian May Brian Harold May, CBE is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and astrophysicist who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the rock band Queen. He uses a home-built electric ...more

Brian Cox is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Cox Brian Denis Cox, CBE is a Scottish actor. He is known for his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of King Lear. He has also appeared in many ...more

Brian Urlacher is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Urlacher Brian Urlacher is a former American football linebacker who spent his entire 13-year career playing for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He played college football for the ...more

Brian Eno is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Eno Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI, professionally known as Brian Eno or simply Eno, is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, and visual artist, known ...more

Brian Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Jones Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones was the founder and original bandleader of the Rolling Stones. Jones was a multi-instrumentalist, with his main instruments being the guitar, harmonica and keyboards. ...more

Bryan Ferry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Bryan Ferry Bryan Ferry, CBE is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Ferry came to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist and principal songwriter with the art rock band Roxy Music, which ...more

Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Wilson Brian Patrick Wilson is an American professional baseball relief pitcher who is a free agent. Previously, he pitched in Major League Baseball for the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles ...more

Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Williams Brian Douglas Williams is an American journalist best known for his ten years as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program of the NBC television network. Nine ...more

Brian Dennehy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Dennehy Brian Mannion Dennehy is an American actor of film, stage, and television. He has won one Golden Globe, two Tony Awards and has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award six times.

Brian Austin Green is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Austin Green Brian Austin Green is an American actor and rapper best known for his portrayal of David Silver on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210. Green has also had series regular roles in ...more

Brian Bonsall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Bonsall Brian Eric Bonsall is an American former child actor. He played Andrew "Andy" Keaton, the youngest child on the NBC sitcom Family Ties from 1986 until 1989, and Alexander Rozhenko, the ...more

Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Heidik Brian Heidik won $1,000,000 on the reality TV competition, Survivor: Thailand. In 2004 Heidik began writing Survivor commentaries for the National Enquirer tabloid.

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Bryan Singer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Bryan Singer Bryan Jay Singer is an American film and television director, film and television producer, story writer, screenwriter, and actor. He is the founder of Bad Hat Harry Productions and he has ...more

Brian McCann is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian McCann Brian Michael McCann is an American professional baseball catcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He played for the Atlanta Braves from 2005 through 2013. McCann is a ...more

Brian Pillman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Pillman Brian William Pillman was an American football player and professional wrestler best known for his appearances in World Championship Wrestling, Extreme Championship Wrestling and the World ...more

Brian Leetch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Leetch Brian Joseph Leetch is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman who played 18 National Hockey League seasons with the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Boston Bruins. He is ...more

Brian Scalabrine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Scalabrine Brian David Scalabrine is an American former professional basketball player who is currently a television analyst for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Raised in ...more

Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Hoyer Brian Axel Hoyer is an American football quarterback for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. Hoyer played college football at Michigan State. He was signed as an undrafted free ...more

Brian Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Dawkins Brian Patrick Dawkins, nicknamed Weapon X, is a former American football safety who played in the National Football League for sixteen seasons. He played college football for Clemson University. ...more

Brian De Palma is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian De Palma Brian Russell De Palma is an American film director and screenwriter. In a career spanning over 40 years, he is probably best known for his suspense and crime thriller films. He directed ...more

Brian Bosworth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Bosworth Brian Keith Bosworth, nicknamed "The Boz," is an American former professional football player who played as a linebacker for the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks. He played ...more

Brian Lara is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Lara Brian Charles Lara, TC, OCC, AM is a former West Indian international cricket player. He is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest cricketers of all-time. He topped the Test batting rankings ...more

Bryan Robson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Bryan Robson Bryan Robson OBE is an English football manager and a former player. He began his career with West Bromwich Albion in 1972 before moving to Manchester United in 1981 where he became the longest ...more

Brian Johnson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Johnson Brian Johnson is an English singer and songwriter. Since 1980, he has been the lead singer of Australian rock band AC/DC, with whom he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. ...more

Brian Keith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Keith Brian Keith was an American film, television, and stage actor who in his six decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the 1961 Disney family film The Parent Trap, the ...more

Brian Posehn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Posehn Brian Edmund Posehn is an American actor, voice actor, musician, writer, and comedian, known for his roles as Jim Kuback on The WB's Mission Hill and Brian Spukowski on Comedy Central's The ...more

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Brian McKnight is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian McKnight Brian McKnight is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer and musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano, guitar, bass guitar, ...more

Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Cushing Brian Cushing is an American football inside linebacker for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Southern California. Cushing was ...more

Brian Doyle-Murray is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Doyle-Murray Brian Doyle-Murray is an American comedian, screenwriter, actor and voice artist. He is the older brother of actor/comedian Bill Murray and the two have acted together in several films, ...more

Brian Setzer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Setzer Brian Robert Setzer is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He first found widespread success in the early 1980s with the 1950s-style rockabilly revival group Stray Cats, and ...more

Bryan Trottier is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Bryan Trottier Bryan John Trottier is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League for the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins. He won four ...more

Brian Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Laudrup Brian Laudrup is a Danish former football player and current football commentator, pundit and analyst on TV3+. Along with former international goalkeeper Lars Høgh, Laudrup manages a ...more

Brian Giles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Giles Brian Stephen Giles is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. During his career he played for the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates and San Diego Padres. The left-handed Giles was a ...more

Brian Molko is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Molko Brian Molko is a Scottish-American musician, songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist of the band Placebo. He is known in particular for his nasal, high-pitched vocals, androgynous appearance, ...more

Brian Blessed is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Blessed Brian Blessed is an English actor. He is known for his sonorous voice and "hearty, king-sized portrayals".

Brian Rafalski is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Rafalski Brian Christopher Rafalski is an American retired professional ice hockey defenseman. He previously played in the National Hockey League for the New Jersey Devils and Detroit Red Wings, in the ...more

Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Dozier Brian Dozier is an American baseball player.

Brian Kendrick is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Kendrick Brian David Kendrick is an American professional wrestler. He is currently working for the professional wrestling promotion WWE in its developmental territory, NXT, under the ring name The Brian ...more

Brian Bloom is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Bloom Brian Keith Bloom is an American actor, voice actor, and screenwriter.

Brian Littrell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Littrell Brian Thomas Littrell is an American singer-songwriter and occasional actor, best known as a member of the Backstreet Boys. He is also a contemporary Christian recording artist and released a ...more

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Brian Piccolo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Piccolo Louis Brian Piccolo was a professional football player, a running back for the Chicago Bears for four years. He died from embryonal cell carcinoma, an aggressive form of germ cell testicular ...more

Brian Griese is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Griese Brian David Griese is a former American football quarterback and former radio color commentator for the Denver Broncos. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 1998 NFL ...more

Brian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Roberts Brian Michael Roberts is an American former professional baseball second baseman. He made his Major League Baseball debut with the Baltimore Orioles in 2001 and played for the team until 2013. ...more

Brian Orakpo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Orakpo Brian Ndubisi Orakpo is an American football outside linebacker for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Texas, and was ...more

Brian J. White is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian J. White Brian Joseph White is an American actor, producer, model, dancer, and stockbroker.

Brian O'Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian O'Driscoll Brian Gerald O'Driscoll is an Irish former professional rugby union player. Registered at University College Dublin R.F.C., he played at outside centre for the Irish provincial team Leinster and ...more

Brian Kelly is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Brian Kelly Brian Keith Kelly is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head football coach for the University of Notre Dame, a position he has held since December 2009. Kelly was ...more