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If your name is Charles, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Charlie, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Charlie or Charles can you think of? 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, and even political figures named Charles. The music industry is no stranger to the name Chuck, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Charles or Chuck are worth mentioning? This list includes Charlie Sheen, Charles Barkley, Charlie Chaplin and Chuck Norris. To read more about these notable people named Charles, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

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Charlie Sheen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Sheen age 51 - Carlos Irwin Estévez, best known by his stage name Charlie Sheen, is an American actor. Sheen rose to fame after a series of successful films such as Platoon, Lucas, Ferris Bueller's Day ...more

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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Barkley age 54 - Charles Wade Barkley is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Nicknamed "Chuck", "Sir Charles", and ...more

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Charlie Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Chaplin Died at 88 (1889-1977) - Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE was an English comic actor and filmmaker who rose to fame in the silent film era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona ...more

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Chuck Norris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Norris age 75 - Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial ...more

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Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Berry age 90 - Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as "Maybellene", ...more

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Charlie Hunnam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Hunnam age 36 - Charles Matthew "Charlie" Hunnam is an English actor and screenwriter . He is known for his roles as Jackson "Jax" Teller in the FX series Sons of Anarchy, Nathan Maloney in ...more

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Chuck Bednarik is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Bednarik age 91 - Charles Philip "Chuck" Bednarik, or Concrete Charlie, was a professional American football player, known as one of the most devastating tacklers in the history of football and the last ...more

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Charles Darwin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Darwin Died at 73 (1809-1882) - Charles Robert Darwin, FRS was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory. He established that all species of life have descended over time from ...more

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Charles Bronson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Bronson Died at 82 (1921-2003) - Charles Bronson was an American film and television actor. He starred in films such as Once Upon a Time in the West, The Magnificent Seven, The Dirty Dozen, The Great Escape, Rider on the Rain, ...more

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Charles Manson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Manson age 82 - Charles Milles Manson is an American criminal and musician who led what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune that arose in the California desert in the late 1960s. In 1971 he was ...more

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Charles Dickens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Dickens Died at 58 (1812-1870) - Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. ...more

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Charles Woodson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Woodson age 39 - Charles Woodson is an American football free safety for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Michigan, and led the Michigan ...more

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Chuck Liddell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Liddell age 46 - Charles David "Chuck" Liddell is a retired American mixed martial artist and former Ultimate Fighting Championship Light Heavyweight Champion. Liddell has an extensive striking ...more

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Chuck D is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck D age 56 - Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, better known by his stage name Chuck D, is an American rapper, author, and producer. He helped create politically and socially conscious rap music in the mid-1980s as ...more

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Charles Laughton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Laughton Died at 63 (1899-1962) - Charles Laughton was an English stage and film actor and director. Laughton was trained in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and first appeared professionally on the stage in 1926. In ...more

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Charles Oakley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Oakley age 53 - Charles Oakley is a retired American professional basketball player. Oakley, a former power forward, was a member of the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards and ...more

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Charles Haley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Haley age 51 - Charles Lewis Haley is a retired American football linebacker and defensive end who played in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys. He was selected in ...more

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Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Lindbergh Died at 72 (1902-1974) - Charles Augustus Lindbergh, nicknamed Slim, Lucky Lindy, and The Lone Eagle, was an American aviator, author, inventor, military officer, explorer, and social activist. As a 25-year-old U.S. Air ...more

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Charlie Korsmo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Korsmo age 38 - Charles Randolph "Charlie" Korsmo is an American former child actor turned lawyer.

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Charlie Daniels is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Daniels age 79 - Charles Edward "Charlie" Daniels is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for his contributions to country, bluegrass, and Southern rock music. He is perhaps best known for ...more

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Charlie Parker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Parker Died at 35 (1920-1955) - Charles Parker, Jr., also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and a leading figure in ...more

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Charles Durning is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Durning Died at 89 (1923-2012) - Charles Edward Durning was an American actor, with appearances in over 200 movies, television shows and plays. Durning's memorable roles included the Oscar-winning The Sting and Dog Day ...more

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Charles Bukowski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Bukowski Died at 74 (1920-1994) - Henry Charles Bukowski was a German-born American poet, novelist, and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural, and beautiful economic ambience of his home city of ...more

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Charles Dance is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Dance age 70 - Walter Charles Dance, OBE is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director. Dance typically plays assertive bureaucrats or villains. Some of his most high-profile roles are Guy Perron in The ...more

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Charlie Pace is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Pace Charlie Pace is a fictional character on ABC's Lost, a television series chronicling the lives of plane crash survivors on a mysterious tropical island. Played by Dominic Monaghan, Charlie was a ...more

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Chuck Palahniuk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Palahniuk age 55 - Charles Michael "Chuck" Palahniuk is an American novelist and freelance journalist, who describes his work as transgressional fiction. He is the author of the award-winning novel Fight ...more

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Chuck Connors is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Connors Died at 71 (1921-1992) - Kevin Joseph "Chuck" Connors was an American actor, writer and professional basketball and baseball player. He is one of only 12 athletes in the history of American professional sports ...more

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Chuck Schuldiner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Schuldiner Died at 34 (1967-2001) - Charles Michael "Chuck" Schuldiner was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He created the band Death, which he founded in 1983 under the name Mantas. He also recorded as ...more

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Charles Grodin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Grodin age 80 - Charles Grodin is an American actor, comedian, author, and former cable talk show host. Grodin began his acting career in the 1960s appearing in TV serials including The Virginian. He had a ...more

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Charlie Joiner is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Joiner age 68 - Charles B. Joiner Jr. is a former American football player who starred in professional football for eighteen seasons, virtually exclusively at the position of wide receiver. He retired with the ...more

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Charles Tillman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Tillman age 34 - Charles "Peanut" Tillman is an American football cornerback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Louisiana at ...more

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Chuck Lorre is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Lorre age 65 - Chuck Lorre is an American television writer, director, producer and composer. Lorre has created many popular and successful sitcoms including Grace Under Fire, Cybill, Dharma & Greg, Two ...more

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Charles Koch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Koch age 81 - Charles de Ganahl Koch is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is co-owner, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries, while his brother David H. Koch ...more

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Charlie Gehringer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Gehringer Died at 90 (1903-1993) - Charles Leonard Gehringer, nicknamed "The Mechanical Man," was a German-American Major League Baseball second baseman who played 19 seasons for the Detroit Tigers. He was elected to ...more

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Charlie Watts is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Watts age 75 - Charles Robert "Charlie" Watts is an English drummer, best known as a member of The Rolling Stones. He is also the leader of an eponymous jazz band, a record producer, commercial ...more

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Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Klein Died at 54 (1904-1958) - Charles Herbert "Chuck" Klein, nicknamed the "Hoosier Hammer", was a Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh ...more

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Charles S. Dutton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles S. Dutton age 66 - Charles Stanley Dutton is an American stage, film, and television actor and director, best known for his roles as "Fortune" in the film Rudy, "Dillon" in Alien 3, and the ...more

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Charlie Brown is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Brown Charlie Brown is the central protagonist of the long-running comic strip Peanuts, syndicated in daily and Sunday newspapers in numerous countries all over the world. One of the great American ...more

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Charles Boyer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Boyer Died at 79 (1899-1978) - Charles Boyer was a French actor who appeared in more than 80 films between 1920 and 1976. After receiving an education in drama, Boyer started on the stage, but he found his success in American ...more

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Charles Martel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Martel Died at 55 (686-741) - Charles Martel was a Frankish statesman and military leader who, as Duke and Prince of the Franks and Mayor of the Palace, was de facto ruler of Francia from 718 until his death. The ...more

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Chuck Schumer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Schumer age 66 - Charles Ellis "Chuck" Schumer is the senior United States Senator from New York and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected in 1998, he defeated three-term Republican incumbent ...more

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Charles Busch is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Busch age 62 - Charles Louis Busch is an American actor, screenwriter, playwright and female impersonator, known for his appearances on stage in his own camp style plays and in film and television. He wrote ...more

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Chuck Noll is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Noll Died at 82 (1932-2014) - Charles Henry "Chuck" Noll was a professional American football player, assistant coach and head coach. His sole head coaching position was for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National ...more

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Chuck Knoblauch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Knoblauch age 47 - Edward Charles "Chuck" Knoblauch is a retired Major League Baseball player. He played all or part of twelve seasons in the majors, from 1991 until 2002, for the Minnesota Twins, New ...more

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Charles Baudelaire is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Baudelaire Died at 46 (1821-1867) - Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe. His most famous work, Les Fleurs du mal, ...more

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Charles de Gaulle is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles de Gaulle age 68 - Charles de Gaulle is a French politician. He is the eldest child of Admiral Philippe de Gaulle and grandson of General Charles de Gaulle, and served as a member of the European Parliament, from ...more

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Charles Mingus is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Mingus Died at 57 (1922-1979) - Charles Mingus Jr. was a highly influential American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader. Mingus's compositions retained the hot and soulful feel of hard bop and drew heavily from black ...more

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Chuck Howley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Chuck Howley age 79 - Charles Louis "Chuck" Howley is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He spent his career with the Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys.

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Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charles Aznavour age 92 - Charles Aznavour is a Franco-Armenian singer, songwriter, actor, public activist and diplomat. Aznavour is known for his unique tenor voice: clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly ...more

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Charlie Laine is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Charlie Laine age 33 - Charlie Laine is an American pornographic actress and adult model originally from Marion, Wisconsin.