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Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?

Updated October 19, 2020 1.1k votes 33 voters 129.0k views125 items

List RulesVote up all of the Charlies/Charleses/Chucks you have heard of.

How many celebrities named Charlie or Charles can you think of? Well, if your name is Charles, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Charlie or Charles. This list even includes famous people named Chuck, which is a common nickname for people named Charles or Charlie.

The famous Charlies below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Charlie, athletes named Charles, comedians, painters, and even political figures named Charles. One of the celebrity Chucks you've likely heard of is actor Chuck Norris. He's a beloved martial artist and is known for being a tough guy you do not want to mess with. 

Have we included all of your favorites Charleses? If you see any missing - including stars with the nicknames Charlie or Chuck - be sure to add them to our list. 

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    Charlie Sheen

    Charlie Sheen


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Carlos Irwin Estévez (born September 3, 1965), known professionally as Charlie Sheen, is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Charlie Puth

    BirthplaceNew Jersey

    Charles Otto Puth Jr. (born December 2, 1991) is an American singer, songwriter and record... more on Wikipedia

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    Charlie Day

    Charlie Day


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Charles Peckham Day (born February 9, 1976) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Charles Barkley

    Charles Barkley


    BirthplaceLeeds, Alabama, United States of America

    Charles Wade Barkley (born February 20, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Charlie Hunnam

    Charlie Hunnam


    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    Charles Matthew Hunnam (born 10 April 1980) is an English actor and model. He is known for... more on Wikipedia
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    Charlie Chaplin

    Charlie Chaplin


    BirthplaceWalworth, United Kingdom

    Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor,... more on Wikipedia

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    Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris


    BirthplaceRyan, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Carlos Ray Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist, actor, film producer... more on Wikipedia
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    Charles Darwin

    Charles Darwin


    BirthplaceThe Mount, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

    Charles Robert Darwin, (; 12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Charlie Cox

    Charlie Cox


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Charlie Thomas Cox (born 15 December 1982) is an English actor known for his roles as Matt... more on Wikipedia

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    Chuck Berry

    Chuck Berry


    BirthplaceArea code 557, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Area code 314, United States of America

    Charles Edward Anderson Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017) was an American singer and... more on Wikipedia

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    Charles Woodson

    Charles Woodson


    BirthplaceSebring, Ohio, United States of America

    Charles Cameron Woodson (born October 7, 1976) is a former American football player. He played... more on Wikipedia

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    Charles Lindbergh

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator,... more on Wikipedia

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    Chuck Liddell

    Chuck Liddell


    BirthplaceSanta Barbara, California, United States of America

    Charles David "Chuck" Liddell (born December 17, 1969) is an American mixed martial artist and... more on Wikipedia

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    Charles Melton

    Charles Melton


    BirthplaceJuneau, Alaska

    Charles Melton (born January 4, 1991) is an American actor and model. He portrays Reggie... more on Wikipedia

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    Charlie Rose

    Charlie Rose


    BirthplaceHenderson, North Carolina, United States of America

    Charles Peete Rose Jr. (born January 5, 1942) is an American television journalist and former... more on Wikipedia


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    Charles Bronson

    Charles Bronson


    BirthplaceEhrenfeld, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Charles Bronson (born Charles Dennis Buchinsky; Lithuanian: Karolis Dionyzas Bučinskis;... more on Wikipedia
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    Charles Laughton

    BirthplaceScarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

    Charles Laughton (1 July 1899 – 15 December 1962) was an English stage and film actor.... more on Wikipedia

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    Charlie Parker

    Charlie Parker


    BirthplaceUSA, Kansas City, Kansas

    Charles Parker Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an... more on Wikipedia

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    Charles Dickens

    Charles Dickens


    BirthplacePortsmouth, United Kingdom

    Charles John Huffam Dickens (; 7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social... more on Wikipedia

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    Charles Haley

    Charles Haley


    BirthplaceGladys, Virginia, Virginia

    Charles Lewis Haley (born January 6, 1964) is a former American football linebacker and... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Charlie Carver

    Charlie Carver


    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Charles Carver Martensen (born July 31, 1988), known professionally as Charlie Carver, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Chuck Bednarik

    Chuck Bednarik


    BirthplaceBethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Charles Philip Bednarik (May 1, 1925 – March 21, 2015), nicknamed Concrete Charlie, was a... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Charles Oakley

    Charles Oakley


    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Charles Oakley (born December 18, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Charlie McDermott

    BirthplaceWest Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

    Charles Joseph McDermott Jr. (born April 6, 1990) is an American television and film actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Charles Bukowski

    BirthplaceAndernach, Germany

    Henry Charles Bukowski (born Heinrich Karl Bukowski; August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994) was a... more on Wikipedia

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