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Ever thought about how many famous people named Cecil are out there? This list of celebrities named Cecil will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Cecils below include actors named Cecil and athletes named Cecil, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Cecil who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Cecils below include Cecil B. DeMille, Cecil Fielder, and Cecil Cooper.

Cecil B. DeMille is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil B. DeMille Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor Cecil Blount DeMille was an American film director and film producer in both silent and sound films. DeMille began his career as a stage actor in 1900. He later moved on to writing and directing ...more

Cecil Fielder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Fielder Baseball player Cecil Grant Fielder is a former professional baseball player who was a noted power hitter in the 1980s and 1990s. He attended college at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He played with the ...more

Cecil Cooper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Cooper Manager, Baseball player, Coach Cecil Celester Cooper, nicknamed "Coop," is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball and the former manager of the Houston Astros. From 1971 through 1987, Cooper played for the ...more

Cecil Beaton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Beaton Scenic Designer, Painter, Interior designer Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton CBE was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award–winning stage and costume designer for films and ...more

Cecil Shorts III is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Shorts III American football player Cecil Carlon Shorts III is an American football wide receiver for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He attended Collinwood High School in Cleveland, Ohio, and later the ...more

Cecil Taylor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Taylor Jazz Pianist, Poet, Pianist Cecil Percival Taylor is an American pianist and poet. Classically trained, Taylor is generally acknowledged as one of the pioneers of free jazz. His music is characterized by an extremely ...more

Cecil Travis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Travis Baseball player Cecil Howell Travis was an American shortstop and third baseman in Major League Baseball from 1933 to 1947 who spent his entire career with the Washington Senators. He led the American League in ...more

Cecil Parker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Parker Actor Cecil Schwabe who performed under the stage name Cecil Parker was an English character and comedy actor with a distinctive husky voice, who usually played supporting roles in his 91 films made ...more

Cecil Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Rhodes Businessperson, Politician The Rt Hon Cecil John Rhodes DCL was a British businessman, mining magnate, and politician in South Africa. An ardent believer in British colonialism, Rhodes was the founder of the southern ...more

Cecil Isbell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Isbell American football player Cecil Frank Isbell was an American football player and coach. He played college football as a halfback at Purdue University from 1935 to 1937. The Green Bay Packers selected Isbell in the first ...more

Cecil Kellaway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Kellaway Comedian, Author, Actor Cecil Lauriston Kellaway was a South African-born character actor.

Cecil Payne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Payne Flautist Cecil Payne was a jazz baritone saxophonist born in Brooklyn, NY. Payne also played the alto saxophone and flute. He played with other prominent jazz musicians, in particular Dizzy Gillespie and ...more

Cecil Hart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Hart Cecil Hart was a head coach of the Montreal Canadiens. Hart was Jewish, a direct descendant of Aaron Hart who was Canada's first Jewish settler, and was born in Bedford, Quebec. Hart helped lead ...more

Cecil Brown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Brown Author Cecil Brown was a war correspondent who worked closely with Edward R. Murrow during World War II. He was the author of the book Suez to Singapore, which describes the sinking of HMS Repulse in ...more

Cecil Day-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Day-Lewis Editor, Poet, Novelist Cecil Day-Lewis, CBE was a British poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972. He also wrote mystery stories under the pseudonym of Nicholas Blake. He is ...more

Cecil Gant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Gant Singer Cecil Gant was an American blues singer and pianist.

Cecil Beresford Ramage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Beresford Ramage Barrister, Actor Cecil Beresford Ramage, MC was a British barrister, actor and Liberal politician.

Cecil Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Johnson American football player Cecil Johnson is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for nine seasons for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Cecil was the brother of Robert Johnson, a drummer for KC and ...more

Cecil Collins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Collins American football player Cecil J. P. "The Diesel" Collins is a former American football running back for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.

Cecil Castellucci is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Castellucci Novelist, Screenwriter, Actor Cecil C. Castellucci, also known as Cecil Seaskull, is an American-born Canadian young adult novelist, indie rocker, and director. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California Castellucci grew ...more

Cecil Souders is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Souders Cecil B. Souders is a former American football player in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions. He was born in Bucyrus, Ohio. He played college football at Ohio State University ...more

Cecil Price is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Price Sheriff Cecil Ray Price was linked to the murders of three civil rights workers in 1964. At the time of the murders, he was 26 years old and a deputy sheriff in Neshoba County, Mississippi. He was also ...more

Cecil Abercrombie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Abercrombie Cecil Halliday Abercrombie was a Scottish rugby union player and an English first-class cricketer.

Cecil R. Blair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil R. Blair Businessperson, Politician, Farmer Cecil Ray Blair was a Rapides Parish farmer and businessman who was a Democratic member of both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He served in the ...more

Cecil H. Underwood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil H. Underwood Politician, Educator Cecil Harland Underwood was an American Republican Party politician from West Virginia, known for the length of his career. He was the 25th and 32nd Governor of West Virginia from 1957 until ...more

Cecil Afrika is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Afrika Cecil Afrika is a South African rugby union player. He is currently part of the South African sevens team where he plays at Flyhalf.

Cecil Gold is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Gold Actor Cecil Gold is an actor.

Cecil Arthur Lewis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Arthur Lewis Pilot, Film Director Cecil Arthur Lewis MC was a British fighter pilot who flew in World War I. He went on to co-found the British Broadcasting Company and enjoy a long career as a writer, notably of the aviation ...more

Cecil Balmond is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Balmond Designer, Structural engineer, Engineer Cecil Balmond OBE is a Sri Lankan – British designer, artist, architect, and writer. In 1968 Balmond joined Ove Arup & Partners, leading him to become deputy chairman. In 2000 he founded ...more

Cecil Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Cunningham Actor Cecil Cunningham was an American film and stage actress. She started her working life as a switchboard operator in a commerce bank and did some sittings as a photographer's model. Her first show ...more

Cecil Hepworth is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Hepworth Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer Cecil Milton Hepworth was a British film director, producer and screenwriter. He was among the founders of the British film industry and continued making films into the 1920s at his Walton ...more

Cecil Gray is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Gray Music critic, Author, Composer Cecil Gray was a Scottish music critic and composer. He published books on the composers Jean Sibelius, Peter Warlock and Carlo Gesualdo, the last of these co-authored by the same Warlock; also ...more

Cecil Heftel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Heftel Politician Cecil Landau Heftel, popularly known as Cec Heftel, was an American politician and businessman from Hawai'i. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1976 to 1986 for the ...more

Cecil Adams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Adams Cecil Adams is a name, possibly a pseudonym, designating the American author of The Straight Dope, a popular question and answer column published in The Chicago Reader since 1973. The Chicago ...more

Cecil McBee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil McBee Bassist, Musician Cecil McBee is an American post-bop jazz bassist, one of the most influential in the history of jazz. McBee has recorded as a leader only a handful of times since the 1970s, but has contributed ...more

Cecil Bødker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Bødker Poet, Novelist, Writer Cecil Bødker is a Danish writer and poet, most famous for young-adult fiction books about the character "Silas". For her "lasting contribution to children's ...more

Cecil J. Picard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil J. Picard Politician Cecil J. Picard was the appointed Louisiana state superintendent of education from 1996 until his death in 2007, which followed a 21-month fight against Lou Gehrig's disease. Picard also served ...more

Cecil Williams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Williams Author, Pastor A. Cecil Williams is the pastor emeritus of Glide Memorial United Methodist Church and a community leader and author.

Cecil Parkinson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Parkinson Cecil Parkinson, Baron Parkinson, PC, is a British Conservative politician and former Cabinet Minister. A Chartered Accountant by training, he entered Parliament in 1970 and was appointed a ...more

Cecil Morgan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Morgan Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer Cecil Morgan, Sr. was a leader of the legislative forces that in 1929 attempted to impeach Louisiana Governor Huey Pierce Long, Jr. Later, Morgan was an executive of Long's nemesis, the former ...more

Cecil Thiré is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Thiré Television director, Screenwriter, Actor Cecil Thiré is an actor, screenwriter and television director.

Cecil O. Samuelson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil O. Samuelson Physician Cecil Osborn Samuelson, Jr. was the 12th president of Brigham Young University and is an emeritus general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Prior to holding these ...more

Cecil Brower is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Brower Bandleader, Session musician Cecil Lee Brower was a classically trained American jazz violinist who became an architect of Western swing in the 1930s. Perhaps the greatest swing fiddler, he could improvise as well as double ...more

Cecil Dillon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Dillon Ice Hockey Player Cecil Graham “Ceece” Dillon was an American-Canadian professional ice hockey right winger who played 10 seasons in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings. ...more

Cecil Walker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Walker Politician Sir Alfred Cecil Walker was an Ulster Unionist Member of Parliament for North Belfast from 1983 to 2001. Walker was born in Belfast. His father was a police constable. He was educated at Everton ...more

Cecil Foster is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Foster Novelist, Writer Cecil Foster is a Canadian novelist, essayist, journalist, and scholar.

Cecil W. Stoughton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil W. Stoughton Photographer Cecil William Stoughton was an American photographer. Born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, Stoughton is best known for being President John F. Kennedy's photographer during his White House years. During ...more

Cecil Roth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Roth Cecil Roth, was a British Jewish historian. He was educated at Merton College, Oxford and later returned to Oxford as Reader in Post-Biblical Jewish Studies from 1939 to 1964. Thereafter he was ...more

Cecil R. King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil R. King Cecil Rhodes King was an American businessman and politician. King, a Democrat, served as the first member of the United States House of Representatives from California's 17th congressional ...more

Cecil Purdy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
Cecil Purdy Journalist Cecil John Seddon Purdy was an Australian chess International Master, writer, and inaugural World Correspondence Chess champion. Purdy earned the Grandmaster of Correspondence Chess title in ...more