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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.

Charlie Sheen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 53
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

Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 56
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

Charlie Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Dec. 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

Chuck Norris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 78
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

Chuck Berry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 92
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

Charlie Hunnam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 38
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

Chuck Bednarik is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 93
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

Charles Darwin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Dec. 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

Charles Bronson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Dec. 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

Charles Manson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 84
Charles Milles Manson is an American 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 found guilty of ...more

Charles Dickens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Dec. 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

Charles Woodson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 42
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

Chuck Liddell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 49
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

Chuck D is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 58
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

Charles Laughton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Dec. 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

Charles Oakley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 55
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

Charles Haley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 55
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

Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Dec. 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

Charlie Korsmo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 40
Charles Randolph "Charlie" Korsmo is an American former child actor turned lawyer.

Charlie Daniels is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 82
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

Charlie Parker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Dec. 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

Charles Durning is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Dec. 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

Charles Bukowski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
Dec. 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

Charles Dance is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
age 69
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

Charlie Pace is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Charlie or Charles
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