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Who Is The Most Famous Bruce In The World?

Updated November 20, 2020 738 votes 22 voters 42.1k 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!

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    Bruce Springsteen
    21

    BirthplaceLong Branch, New Jersey, United States of America

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

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  • 2
    Bruce Willis
    20

    Bruce Willis

    1955-03-19

    BirthplaceIdar-Oberstein, West Germany

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

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  • 3
    Bruce Hornsby
    18

    Bruce Hornsby

    1954-11-23

    BirthplaceWilliamsburg, Virginia, United States of America

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

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  • 4
    Bruce Dickinson
    17

    Bruce Dickinson

    1958-08-07

    BirthplaceWorksop, United Kingdom

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

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  • 5
    Bruce Lee
    17

    Bruce Lee

    1940-11-27

    BirthplaceChinatown, California, United States of America

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

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  • 6
    Bruce Campbell
    18

    Bruce Campbell

    1958-06-22

    BirthplaceRoyal Oak, Michigan, United States of America

    Bruce Lorne Campbell (born June 22, 1958) is an American actor, producer, writer and director.... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Bruce Greenwood
    18

    Bruce Greenwood

    1956-08-12

    BirthplaceRouyn-Noranda, Canada

    Stuart Bruce Greenwood (born August 12, 1956) is a Canadian actor and producer. He is known... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Bruce Dern
    11

    Bruce Dern

    1936-06-04

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

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

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  • 9
    Bruce McCulloch
    11

    Bruce McCulloch

    1961-05-12

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

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

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  • 10
    Bruce Forsyth
    15

    Bruce Forsyth

    1928-02-22

    BirthplaceEdmonton, London, London, England

    Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson (22 February 1928 – 18 August 2017) was a British presenter... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Bruce Cockburn
    12

    Bruce Cockburn

    1945-05-27

    BirthplaceCanada, Ontario, Ottawa Valley, Ottawa, Americas

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

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  • 12
    Bruce Kulick
    12

    Bruce Kulick

    1953-12-12

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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

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  • 13
    Bruce Davison
    11

    Bruce Davison

    1946-06-28

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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

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  • 14
    Bruce Matthews
    10

    Bruce Matthews

    1961-08-08

    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina

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

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  • 15
    Bruce Sutter
    14

    Bruce Sutter

    1953-01-08

    BirthplaceLancaster, Pennsylvania

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

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  • 16
    Bruce Bowen
    15

    Bruce Bowen

    1971-06-14

    BirthplaceMerced, California, United States of America

    Bruce Eric Bowen Jr. (born June 14, 1971) is an American former professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Bruce McGill
    15

    Bruce McGill

    1950-07-11

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Bruce Smith
    14

    Bruce Smith

    1963-06-18

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

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

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  • 19
    Bruce Bochy
    8

    Bruce Bochy

    1955-04-16

    BirthplaceFrance

    Bruce Douglas Bochy (; born April 16, 1955) is an American professional baseball player and... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Bruce Vilanch
    8

    Bruce Vilanch

    1948-11-23

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Bruce Gerald Vilanch (born November 23, 1948) is an American comedy writer, songwriter and... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Bruce Hurst
    12

    Bruce Hurst

    1958-03-24

    BirthplaceSt. George, Utah, United States of America

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

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  • 22
    Bruce Beresford
    10

    Bruce Beresford

    1940-08-16

    BirthplaceAustralasia, Sydney, Paddington, Australia

    Bruce Beresford (; born 16 August 1940) is an Australian film director who has made more than... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Bruce Grobbelaar
    14

    Bruce Grobbelaar

    1957-10-06

    BirthplaceDurban, South Africa

    Bruce David Grobbelaar (born 6 October 1957) is a Zimbabwean former footballer who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Bruce Arians
    11

    Bruce Arians

    1952-10-03

    BirthplacePaterson, New Jersey

    Bruce Charles Arians (born October 3, 1952) is an American football coach for the Tampa Bay... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Bruce Boxleitner
    11

    BirthplaceUSA, Illinois, Elgin

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