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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

Age: 57

Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States of America

Byron Anton Scott (born March 28, 1961) is an American professional basketball former head coach and player. He last coached the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...more

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Byron Leftwich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Byron Leftwich American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Byron Antron Leftwich (born January 14, 1980) is an American football coach and former quarterback who is the current offensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football ...more
Byron White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Byron
American football player, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 85 (1917-2002)

Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Byron Raymond "Whizzer" White (June 8, 1917 – April 15, 2002) was an American lawyer and professional football player who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the ...more
Byron Mullens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Basketball player

Age: 30

Birthplace: Canal Winchester, Ohio

Byron James "B. J." Mullens (born February 14, 1989) is a British-American professional basketball player for Levanga Hokkaido of the B.League. He also holds British nationality due to ...more
Byron Janis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Pianist

Age: 90

Birthplace: McKeesport, Pennsylvania

Byron Janis (born March 24, 1928) 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 ...more

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Byron Berline is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Musician, Fiddler, Violinist

Age: 74

Birthplace: Caldwell, Kansas, United States of America

Byron Berline (born July 6, 1944) 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 ...more

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Byron Mann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Tennis player, Actor

Age: 51

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Byron Mann (Chinese: 文峰; pinyin: Wén Fēng; Jyutping: Man4 Fung1;) is a Hong Kong American actor of film and television. His roles include Wing Chau in The Big Short, Chang in Hell on ...more
Byron Nelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Golfer

Age: Dec. at 94 (1912-2006)

Birthplace: Waxahachie, Texas, United States of America

John Byron Nelson Jr. (February 4, 1912 – September 26, 2006) was an American professional golfer between 1935 and 1946, widely considered one of the greatest golfers of all time. Nelson and two ...more

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#11 of 151 The Best Golfers Of All Time #306 of 475 Athletes Who Have Appeared On Wheaties Boxes

Byron Velvick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Fisherman

Age: 54

Birthplace: Downey, California, United States of America

Byron Paul Velvicm (born June 24, 1964) is a two-time WON Bass U.S. Open champion fisherman who previously held the BASS record for three-day limit (April 13-15, 2000 in Clear Lake California). ...more
Byron Haskin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Television director, Cinematographer, Film Director

Age: Dec. at 85 (1899-1984)

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon

Byron Conrad Haskin (April 22, 1899 – April 16, 1984) 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

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Byron Stingily is an 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.

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Byron Dafoe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Byron

Age: 47

Birthplace: Worthing, United Kingdom

Byron Jaromir Dafoe (born February 25, 1971) is a Canadian former National Hockey League goaltender. He was born in Worthing, England, United Kingdom and moved to Comox, British Columbia with ...more
Byron Beck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Byron

Age: 74

Birthplace: Ellensburg, Washington

A. Byron Beck (born January 25, 1945) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'9" forward/center from the University of Denver, Beck was one of six players (along with ...more
Byron Bradfute is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Byron
American football player

Age: 81

Birthplace: Beeville, Texas

Byron Gilbert Bradfute (born December 12, 1937 in Beeville, Texas) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college ...more
Byron De La Beckwith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Byron

Age: Dec. at 81 (1920-2001)

Birthplace: Colusa, California

Byron De La Beckwith Jr. (November 9, 1920 – January 21, 2001) was an American white supremacist and Klansman from Greenwood, Mississippi, who assassinated civil rights leader Medgar Evers on ...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. He is also an author, having had several short stories ...more
Byron Allen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Talk show host, Television director, Businessperson

Age: 57

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Byron Allen Folks, known professionally as Byron Allen, is an American businessman, former comedian, television producer, philanthropist, and the founder, owner, chairman, and chief executive ...more

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#99 of 155 The Best Talk Show Hosts Of Daytime, Late Night, and All Time #9 of 23 The Best Black Male Talk Show Hosts In TV History

Byron York is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Commentator, Journalist, Author

Age: 61

Byron York (born December 5, 1955) is an American conservative columnist.
Byron Buxton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Baseball player

Age: 25

Birthplace: Baxley, Georgia

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

Age: Dec. at 73 (1935-2008)

Birthplace: Christiana, Jamaica

Byron Lee, OJ, CD, born Byron Aloysius St. Elmo Lee (27 June 1935 – 4 November 2008), was a Jamaican musician, record producer, and entrepreneur, best known for his work as leader of Byron Lee ...more
Byron Dorgan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Politician, Author

Age: 76

Birthplace: Dickinson, North Dakota, United States of America

Byron Leslie Dorgan (born May 14, 1942) is an American author, businessman, attorney and former United States Senator and United States Congressman from North Dakota and currently serves as a ...more
Byron Howard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Animator

Age: 51

Byron P. Howard (born December 26, 1968) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, story artist and occasional voice actor at Walt Disney Animation Studios. He is best ...more
Byron Foulger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Actor

Age: Dec. at 71 (1899-1970)

Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States of America

Byron Kay Foulger (August 27, 1899–April 4, 1970) was an American film character actor.
Byron Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Byron
Politician

Age: 60

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Byron William Brown II (born September 24, 1958) 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 ...more
Byron Diman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Byron

Age: Dec. at 70 (1795-1865)

Birthplace: Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

Byron Diman (August 5, 1795 – August 1, 1865) was an American politician who served as 19th Governor of Rhode Island. Diman was born in Bristol, Rhode Island on August 5, 1795. He worked in a ...more