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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
age 62
Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter, director and producer. Cranston is best known for portraying Walter White in the AMC drama series Breaking Bad, Hal in the Fox ...more
Bryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Brian
age 59
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
age 76
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
age 71
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
age 72
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
age 40
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
age 70
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
Dec. at 27 (1942-1969)
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
age 73
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
age 36
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
age 59
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
age 80
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
age 45
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
age 37
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
age 50
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.
Bryan Singer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Brian
age 53
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
age 35
Brian Michael McCann (born February 20, 1984) is an American professional baseball catcher for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has played in MLB for the Braves, the New ...more
Brian Pillman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Brian
Dec. at 35 (1962-1997)
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
age 50
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
age 40
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
age 30
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
age 42
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
age 78
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 thriller films. He directed successful ...more
Brian Bosworth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Brian
age 50
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
age 49
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