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Who Is The Most Famous Bruce In The World?

Updated November 20, 2020 771 votes 38 voters 44.4k views88 items

List RulesVote up all of the famous Bruces you've heard of.

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

Bruce Springsteen is certainly one of the most famous Bruces on this list. One of the famous rock stars named Bruce, he is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. He has won 20 Grammy Awards including Best Rock Album for The Rising.

Another of the famous people with the first name Bruce is Bruce Willis. He is an actor best known for playing John McClane in the Die Hard franchise. Pulp Fiction, The Sixth Sense, and 12 Monkeys are among his other notable films.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Bruce? Just add them to the list!

  • Bruce Springsteen1

    BirthplaceLong Branch, New Jersey, United States of America

    Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed "The Boss", is an...  more

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  • Bruce Dickinson2

    Bruce Dickinson


    BirthplaceWorksop, United Kingdom

    Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, airline...  more

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  • Bruce Lee3

    Bruce Lee


    BirthplaceChinatown, California, United States of America

    Lee Jun-fan (Chinese: 李振藩; November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce...  more

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  • Bruce Willis4

    Bruce Willis


    BirthplaceIdar-Oberstein, West Germany

    Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor, producer, and singer. Born to...  more

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  • Bruce Hornsby5

    Bruce Hornsby


    BirthplaceWilliamsburg, Virginia, United States of America

    Bruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist....  more

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  • Bruce Campbell6

    Bruce Campbell


    BirthplaceRoyal Oak, Michigan, United States of America

    Bruce Lorne Campbell (born June 22, 1958) is an American actor, producer, writer and director....  more

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  • Bruce Greenwood7

    Bruce Greenwood


    BirthplaceRouyn-Noranda, Canada

    Stuart Bruce Greenwood (born August 12, 1956) is a Canadian actor and producer. He is known...  more
  • Bruce McCulloch8

    Bruce McCulloch


    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    Bruce Ian McCulloch (born May 12, 1961) is a Canadian actor, comedian, writer, musician and...  more

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  • Bruce Forsyth9

    Bruce Forsyth


    BirthplaceEdmonton, London, London, England

    Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson (22 February 1928 – 18 August 2017) was a British presenter...  more
  • Bruce Dern10

    Bruce Dern


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Bruce MacLeish Dern (born June 4, 1936) is an American actor, often playing supporting...  more

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  • Bruce Cockburn11

    Bruce Cockburn


    BirthplaceCanada, Ontario, Ottawa Valley, Ottawa, Americas

    Bruce Douglas Cockburn (; born May 27, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist....  more

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  • Bruce Kulick12

    Bruce Kulick


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Bruce Howard Kulick (born December 12, 1953) is an American guitarist, musician and since 2000...  more
  • Bruce Davison13

    Bruce Davison


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Bruce Davison (born June 28, 1946) is an American actor and director of television, film, and...  more

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  • Bruce Matthews14

    Bruce Matthews


    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina

    Bruce Rankin Matthews (born August 8, 1961) is a former American football offensive lineman...  more

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  • Bruce Boxleitner15

    BirthplaceUSA, Illinois, Elgin

    Bruce William Boxleitner (born May 12, 1950) is an American actor, and science fiction and...  more
  • Bruce Sutter16

    Bruce Sutter


    BirthplaceLancaster, Pennsylvania

    Howard Bruce Sutter (; born January 8, 1953) is an American former professional baseball...  more

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  • Bruce Bowen17

    Bruce Bowen


    BirthplaceMerced, California, United States of America

    Bruce Eric Bowen Jr. (born June 14, 1971) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • Bruce McGill18

    Bruce McGill


    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Bruce Travis McGill (born July 11, 1950) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for...  more
  • Bruce Smith19

    Bruce Smith


    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    Bruce Bernard Smith (born June 18, 1963) is a former American football defensive end for the...  more

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  • Bruce Bochy20

    Bruce Bochy



    Bruce Douglas Bochy (; born April 16, 1955) is an American professional baseball player and...  more
  • Bruce Vilanch21

    Bruce Vilanch


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Bruce Gerald Vilanch (born November 23, 1948) is an American comedy writer, songwriter and...  more
  • Bruce Hurst22

    Bruce Hurst


    BirthplaceSt. George, Utah, United States of America

    Bruce Vee Hurst (born March 24, 1958) is a former Major League Baseball left-handed starting...  more

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  • Bruce Beresford23

    Bruce Beresford


    BirthplacePaddington, Sydney, Australia

    Bruce Beresford (; born 16 August 1940) is an Australian film director who has made more than...  more
  • Bruce Grobbelaar24

    Bruce Grobbelaar


    BirthplaceDurban, South Africa

    Bruce David Grobbelaar (born 6 October 1957) is a Zimbabwean former footballer who played as a...  more
  • Bruce Arians25

    Bruce Arians


    BirthplacePaterson, New Jersey

    Bruce Charles Arians (born October 3, 1952) is an American football coach for the Tampa Bay...  more