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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.
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Cecil B. DeMille is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
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
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
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
Scenic Designer, Painter, Interior designer
Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton CBE was an English fashion, portrait photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award–winning stage and costume designer for films and the ...more

Cecil Shorts III is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Cecil
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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