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Famous People Named Cecil

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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

    Cecil B. DeMille

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 78 (1881-1959)

    BirthplaceAshfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Cecil Blount DeMille (; August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American filmmaker. Between... more on Wikipedia

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    #591 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#53 of 745 The Greatest Directors In Movie History

  • Cecil Fielder

    Cecil Fielder

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Cecil Grant Fielder (; born September 21, 1963) is a former professional baseball player in... more on Wikipedia

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    #116 of 149 The Greatest New York Yankees Of All Time#305 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time

  • Cecil Cooper

    Cecil Cooper

    Manager, Baseball player


    BirthplaceBrenham, Texas

    Cecil Celester Cooper (born December 20, 1949) is a former first baseman in Major League... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Beaton

    Cecil Beaton

    Scenic Designer, Painter

    AgeDec. at 76 (1904-1980)

    BirthplaceHampstead, London, United Kingdom

    Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton CBE (14 January 1904 – 18 January 1980) was an English fashion,... more on Wikipedia

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    #9 of 55 The Best Portrait Photographers#27 of 46 The Best Photographers of All Time

  • Cecil Shorts III

    Cecil Shorts III

    American football player


    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

    Cecil Carlon Shorts III (born December 22, 1987) is a former American football wide receiver.... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Taylor

    Cecil Taylor

    Jazz Pianist, Poet


    BirthplaceLong Island, New York, United States of America

    Cecil Percival Taylor (March 25, 1929 – April 5, 2018) was an American pianist and poet.Taylor... more on Wikipedia

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    #33 of 164 The Greatest Jazz Pianists of All Time#8 of 154 The Best Free Jazz Bands/Artists

  • Cecil Travis

    Cecil Travis

    Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 93 (1913-2006)

    BirthplaceRiverdale, Georgia

    Cecil Howell Travis (August 8, 1913 – December 16, 2006) was an American shortstop and third... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Parker

    AgeDec. at 74 (1897-1971)

    BirthplaceHastings, England

    Cecil Parker (born Cecil Schwabe, 3 September 1897 – 20 April 1971) was an English character... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Rhodes

    Cecil Rhodes

    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 49 (1853-1902)

    BirthplaceBishop's Stortford, United Kingdom

    Cecil John Rhodes (5 July 1853 – 26 March 1902) was a British businessman, mining magnate and... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Isbell

    Cecil Isbell

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 70 (1915-1985)

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Cecil Frank Isbell (July 11, 1915 – June 23, 1985) was an American football Quarterback and... more on Wikipedia

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    #14 of 61 The Best Green Bay Packers Quarterbacks of All Time#36 of 40 The Best Arizona Cardinals Coaches of All Time

  • Cecil Kellaway

    Cecil Kellaway

    Comedian, Author

    AgeDec. at 83 (1890-1973)

    BirthplaceCape Town, South Africa

    Cecil Lauriston Kellaway (22 August 1890 – 28 February 1973) was a British/South African... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Payne

    Cecil Payne


    AgeDec. at 85 (1922-2007)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Cecil Payne (December 14, 1922 – November 27, 2007) was an American jazz baritone saxophonist... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Hart
    Cecil Hart (November 28, 1883 – July 16, 1940) was a head coach of the Montreal Canadiens.... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Brown

    AgeDec. at 80 (1907-1987)

    BirthplaceNew Brighton, Pennsylvania

    Cecil Brown may refer to: Cecil Brown (journalist) (1907–1987), American war... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Day-Lewis

    Cecil Day-Lewis

    Editor, Poet

    AgeDec. at 68 (1904-1972)

    BirthplaceBallintubber, Republic of Ireland

    Cecil Day-Lewis (or Day Lewis) (27 April 1904 – 22 May 1972), often writing as C. Day-Lewis,... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Gant

    AgeDec. at 38 (1913-1951)

    BirthplaceNashville, Tennessee

    Cecil Gant (April 4, 1913 – February 4, 1951) was an American blues singer, songwriter and... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Beresford Ramage

    Barrister, Actor

    AgeDec. at 93 (1895-1988)

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, Scotland

    Cecil Beresford Ramage, MC (17 January 1895 – 22 February 1988) was a Scottish barrister,... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Johnson

    Cecil Johnson

    American football player


    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Cecil Johnson (born August 19, 1955 in Miami, Florida) is a former professional American... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Collins

    Cecil Collins

    American football player


    BirthplaceFort Knox, Kentucky

    Cecil J. P. Collins (born November 19, 1976) is a former American football running back for... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Castellucci

    Cecil Castellucci

    Novelist, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Cecil C. Castellucci (born October 25, 1969 in New York City), also known as Cecil Seaskull,... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil B. Souders (born January 3, 1921) is a former American football player. He played... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil Price


    AgeDec. at 63 (1938-2001)

    Cecil Ray Price (April 15, 1938 – May 6, 2001) committed the murders of Chaney, Goodman, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lieutenant Cecil Halliday Abercrombie (12 April 1886 – 31 May 1916) was a rugby player, who... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil R. Blair

    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 85 (1916-2001)

    BirthplaceMississippi, United States of America

    Cecil Ray Blair (April 2, 1916 – July 6, 2001) was a Rapides Parish farmer and business who... more on Wikipedia
  • Cecil H. Underwood

    Cecil H. Underwood

    Politician, Educator

    AgeDec. at 86 (1922-2008)

    BirthplaceWest Virginia, United States of America

    Cecil Harland Underwood (November 5, 1922 – November 24, 2008) was an American Republican... more on Wikipedia