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

Updated October 19, 2020 1.0k votes 22 voters 127.2k 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charlie Sheen

    1965-09-03

    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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    Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charles Barkley

    1963-02-20

    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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    Charlie Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charlie Day

    1976-02-09

    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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    Charlie Hunnam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charlie Hunnam

    1980-04-10

    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 Puth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?

    BirthplaceNew Jersey

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

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    Chuck Norris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Chuck Norris

    1940-03-10

    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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    Charlie Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charlie Chaplin

    1889-04-16

    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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    Charlie Cox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charlie Cox

    1982-12-15

    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 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Chuck Berry

    1926-10-18

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, 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 Darwin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charles Darwin

    1809-02-12

    BirthplaceThe Mount, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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

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    Chuck Liddell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Chuck Liddell

    1969-12-17

    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 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charles Melton

    1991-01-04

    BirthplaceJuneau, Alaska

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

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    Charles Woodson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charles Woodson

    1976-10-07

    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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    Charlie Rose is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charlie Rose

    1942-01-05

    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 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charles Bronson

    1921-11-03

    BirthplaceEhrenfeld, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Charles Bronson (born Charles Dennis Buchinsky; Lithuanian: Karolis Dionyzas Bučinskis;... more on Wikipedia
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    Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

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

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    Charles Laughton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    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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    Charles Haley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charles Haley

    1964-01-06

    BirthplaceGladys, Virginia, Virginia

    Charles Lewis Haley (born January 6, 1964) is a former American football linebacker and... more on Wikipedia
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    Charlie Carver is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charlie Carver

    1988-07-31

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Charles Carver Martensen (born July 31, 1988), known professionally as Charlie Carver, is an... more on Wikipedia
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    Chuck Bednarik is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Chuck Bednarik

    1925-05-01

    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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    Charles Oakley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charles Oakley

    1963-12-18

    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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    Charlie McDermott is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    BirthplaceWest Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Charles Joseph McDermott Jr. (born April 6, 1990) is an American television and film actor,... more on Wikipedia
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    Charles Bukowski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    BirthplaceAndernach, Germany

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

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    Charlie Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charlie Parker

    1920-08-29

    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 Trippy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Charlie/Charles/Chuck In The World?
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    Charles Trippy

    1984-09-02

    BirthplaceSarasota, Florida, United States of America

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