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Ever wondered how many famous people named Byron there are? This list of celebrities named Byron includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Byrons on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Byron, actors named Byron, and even athletes named Byron. Well-known Byrons like Byron Scott, Byron Leftwich, and Byron White are just the start of this list.
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Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Basketball Coach, Basketball player, Coach
Byron Antom Scott is an American former professional basketball player and current head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. As a player, he was an important ...more
Byron Leftwich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Byron
American football player
Byron Antron Leftwich is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars seventh overall in the 2003 NFL Draft. He played ...more
Byron White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Byron
American football player, Lawyer
Byron Raymond White won fame both as a football halfback and as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Born and raised in Colorado, White played in the National Football ...more
Byron Mullens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Basketball player
Byron James "B. J." Mullens is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League. He also holds British ...more
Byron Janis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Pianist
Byron Janis is an American classical pianist. He made several recordings for RCA Victor and Mercury Records, and occupies two volumes of the Philips series Great Pianists of the 20th Century. ...more
Byron Berline is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Musician, Fiddler, Violinist
Byron Berline is an American fiddle player. He is widely recognized as one of the world's premier fiddle players, known for his ability to play almost any style within the vast American ...more
Byron Mann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Tennis player, Actor
Byron Mann is an actor who has made films in both Hollywood and Asia. He is perhaps best known for his performances as Ryu in Street Fighter, Silver Lion in The Man with the Iron Fists and Yao ...more
Byron Nelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Golfer
John Byron Nelson, Jr. was an American PGA Tour golfer between 1935 and 1946. Nelson and two other well-known golfers of the time, Ben Hogan and Sam Snead, were born within seven months of each ...more
Byron Velvick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Fisherman
Byron Paul Velvick is a two-time WON Bass U.S. Open champion fisherman who previously held the BASS record for three-day limit. Velvick spent two years as a commentator for the ESPN2 show ...more
Byron Haskin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Television director, Cinematographer, Film Director
Byron Conrad Haskin was an American film and television director. He was born in Portland, Oregon.
Byron Stingily is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Singer
Byron Stingily is an African American R&B and house-music singer born in Chicago, Illinois, known for his falsetto voice. He is now a principal at a school in Chicago.
Byron Dafoe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Byron Dafoe is a Canadian former National Hockey League goaltender. He was born in Worthing, England, United Kingdom and moved to Comox, British Columbia with his mother at the age of two months ...more
Byron Beck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Byron
A. Byron Beck is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'9" forward/center from the University of Denver, Beck was one of six players who participated in all nine seasons of ...more
Byron Bradfute is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Byron
American football player
Byron Gilbert Bradfute is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at The University of Southern Mississippi ...more
Byron De La Beckwith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Byron De La Beckwith, Jr. was an American white supremacist and Klansman from Greenwood, Mississippi, who in 1994 was convicted of assassinating civil rights leader Medgar Evers June 12, 1963. ...more
Byron Roberts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Musician, Lyricist, Singer
Byron Roberts, also known as Byron A. Roberts, is the vocalist/lyricist and founder of the British symphonic extreme metal band Bal-Sagoth. Originally hailing from Yorkshire, England, and also ...more
Byron Allen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Talk show host, Television director, Businessperson
Byron Allen Folks, better known professionally as just Byron Allen, is an American comedian and television producer, who founded and is the chairman and chief executive officer of U.S. ...more
Byron York is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Commentator, Journalist, Author
Byron York is an American columnist for the Washington Examiner, Fox News contributor, and author who lives in Washington, D.C.
Byron Buxton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Baseball player
Byron Keiron Buxton is an American professional baseball player. An outfielder, he currently plays in minor league baseball within the Minnesota Twins organization. He is the top rated prospect ...more
Byron Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Record producer, Musician
Byron Lee OJ CD, born Byron Aloysius St. Elmo Lee, was a Jamaican musician, record producer, and entrepreneur, best known for his work as leader of Byron Lee and the Dragonaires.
Byron Dorgan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Politician, Author
Byron Leslie Dorgan is a former United States Senator from North Dakota and is now a senior policy advisor for a Washington, DC law firm. He is a member of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party, ...more
Byron Howard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Animator
Byron P. Howard is an American animator, film director, producer, screenwriter, story artist and occasional voice actor at Walt Disney Animation Studios, and is best known as the lead character ...more
Byron Foulger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Actor
Byron Foulger was an American film character actor.
Byron Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Politician
Byron William Brown II is the 62nd and current mayor of Buffalo, New York, elected on November 8, 2005 and is the city's first African-American mayor. He previously served Western New York as a ...more
Byron Diman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Byron Diman was an American politician, 19th Governor of Rhode Island Diman was born in Bristol, Rhode Island on August 5, 1795. He worked in a counting-house for over two decades. He was then ...more