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Who knew there were so many famous people named Clarence in the world? Our list of celebrities named Clarence includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Clarences below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Clarence, actors named Clarence, and much more. Clarence Seedorf, Clarence Thomas, and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown are only a few of the well-known people named Clarence on this list.

Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Seedorf Clarence Clyde Seedorf is a Dutch former footballer and former manager of A.C. Milan regarded by many as one of the best midfielders of his generation. Seedorf is one of the most decorated Dutch ...more

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Clarence Thomas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Thomas Clarence Thomas is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Succeeding Thurgood Marshall, Thomas is the second African American to serve on the Court. Thomas grew up in ...more

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Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown was an American musician from Louisiana and Texas. He is best known for his work as a blues musician, but embraced other styles of music, having "spent ...more

Clarence Clemons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Clemons Clarence Anicholas Clemons, Jr., also known as The Big Man, was an American musician and actor. He was reported to be 6'5" tall. From 1972 until his death, he was a prominent member of ...more

Clarence Weatherspoon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Weatherspoon Clarence Weatherspoon, Sr. is a former American professional basketball player in the NBA born in Crawford, Mississippi. After a college career at the University of Southern Mississippi, ...more

Clarence White is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence White Clarence White, was an American bluegrass and country guitarist and singer. He is best known as a member of the bluegrass ensemble the Kentucky Colonels and the rock band The Byrds, as well as ...more

Clarence Darrow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Darrow Clarence Seward Darrow was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union. He was best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopold and Loeb in their trial for ...more

Clarence Carter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Carter Clarence George Carter is an American blues and soul singer, musician, songwriter and record producer. His most successful records included "Slip Away", "Back Door Santa",

Clarence Williams III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Williams III Clarence Williams III is an American actor who is perhaps best known for his role as "Linc Hayes" on the iconic "hippie" cop show The Mod Squad. He is a stage, film and ...more

Clarence Birdseye is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Birdseye Clarence Frank Birdseye II was an American inventor, entrepreneur, and naturalist, and is considered to be the founder of the modern frozen food industry.

Clarence Davis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Davis Clarence Eugene Davis is a former American football running back who played with the National Football League's Oakland Raiders from 1971 to 1978.

Clarence Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Brown Clarence Leon Brown was an American film director.

Clarence Wijewardena is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Wijewardena Clarence Wijewardena was one of the most respected Sri Lankan musicians in Sinhala music,who pioneered the use of electric guitar in Sinhala music. He is said to have revolutionized Sri Lankan ...more

Clarence Hansell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Hansell Clarence Weston Hansell was an American research engineer who pioneered investigation into the biological effects of ionized air. He was granted over 300 US patents, including, in the 1930s, a ...more

Clarence King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence King Clarence Rivers King was an American geologist, mountaineer, and author. He served as the first director of the United States Geological Survey from 1879 to 1881. King was noted for his ...more

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Clarence Verdin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Verdin Clarence Verdin is a former American football wide receiver who played for nine seasons in the National Football League from 1986 to 1994, six of those with the Indianapolis Colts. During his ...more

Clarence Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Williams Clarence William was a film score composer, screenwriter, and a film director.

Clarence Saunders is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Saunders Clarence Saunders was an American grocer who first developed the modern retail sales model of self service. His ideas have had a massive influence on the development of the modern supermarket. ...more

Clarence Zener is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Zener Clarence Melvin Zener was the American physicist who first described the property concerning the breakdown of electrical insulators. These findings were later exploited by Bell Labs in the ...more

Clarence Muse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Muse Clarence Muse was an actor, screenwriter, director, composer, and lawyer. He was inducted in the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in 1973. Muse was the first African American to "star" in ...more

Clarence John Laughlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence John Laughlin Clarence John Laughlin was an American photographer best known for his surrealist photographs of the U.S. South. Laughlin was born into a middle-class family in Lake Charles, Louisiana. His ...more

Clarence Ashley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Ashley Clarence "Tom" Ashley was an American musician and singer, who played the clawhammer banjo and the guitar. He began performing at medicine shows in the Southern Appalachian region as ...more

Clarence W. Blount is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence W. Blount Clarence W. Blount was an American politician who was the first African American to be the majority leader of the Maryland State Senate.

Clarence Pinkston is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Pinkston Clarence Elmer "Bud" Pinkston was an American diver. Born in Wichita, Kansas, he attended San Diego High where he won a Gymnastics title at age 15. He is the first San Diegan to win an ...more

Clarence Gilyard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Gilyard Clarence Alfred Gilyard, Jr. is an American actor and a current college professor who has been featured in movies and television since 1980. He is sometimes credited as Clarence A. Gilyard. He ...more

Clarence Nash is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Nash Clarence Charles "Ducky" Nash was an American voice actor. He is best known for the Disney cartoon character Donald Duck, whose distinctive voice he provided for 50 years. He was born ...more

Clarence Edwards is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Edwards Clarence Edwards was an American blues musician from Louisiana, best known for his recordings of "Lonesome Bedroom Blues" and "I Want Somebody". It was not until the late ...more

Clarence Black is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Clarence

Clarence Ransom Edwards is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Ransom Edwards Clarence Ransom Edwards was an American general, known as the first Chief of the Bureau of Insular Affairs, and commander of the 26th Division in World War I.

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Clarence Morley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Morley Clarence Joseph Morley was the 24th Governor of Colorado from 1925 to 1927, serving one two-year term. He was a Republican. Before becoming governor he was a judge in Denver, Colorado. He was a ...more

Clarence Chant is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Chant Clarence Augustus Chant was a Canadian astronomer and physicist. He was born in Hagermans Corners, Ontario to Christopher Chant and Elizabeth Croft. In 1882 he attended Markham High School, ...more

Clarence Scott is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Scott Clarence Scott is a former American football safety who played thirteen seasons in the NFL from 1971 to 1983 for the Cleveland Browns. Scott played college football at Kansas State University, ...more

Clarence Ray Allen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Ray Allen Clarence Ray Allen was an American murderer who was executed by lethal injection at San Quentin State Prison in California for the murders of three people. At age 76 in 2006, he became the ...more

Clarence Carnes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Carnes Clarence Victor Carnes known as The Choctaw Kid was an American Choctaw Indian best known as the youngest inmate sentenced to Alcatraz, and for his participation in the bloody escape attempt ...more

Clarence Spears is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Spears Clarence Wiley "Doc" Spears was an American football player, coach, and doctor. He was an All-American guard at Dartmouth College and served as the head football coach at Dartmouth, ...more

Clarence Huber is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Huber Clarence Bill Huber was a third baseman in Major League Baseball. He played for the Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies.

Clarence Vinson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Vinson Clarence Adam Vinson is an American boxer. Nicknamed "Untouchable", Vinson won the bantamweight bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Clarence Gray is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Gray Clarence Gray was an American comic strip artist, best known for his long run drawing the science fiction adventure strip Brick Bradford for more than two decades. He also worked as a freelance ...more

Clarence DeMar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence DeMar Clarence Harrison DeMar was a U.S. marathoner, winner of seven Boston Marathons, and Bronze medalist at the 1924 Paris Olympics. He was known by the nickname "Mr. DeMarathon." DeMar ...more

Clarence Anglin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Anglin Clarence Anglin was an American criminal who took part in the June 1962 Alcatraz escape and was never seen or heard from again.

Clarence E. Macartney is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence E. Macartney Clarence Edward Noble Macartney was a prominent conservative Presbyterian pastor and author. With J. Gresham Machen, he was one of the main leaders of the conservatives during the ...more

Clarence Raymond Adams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Raymond Adams Clarence Raymond Adams was an American mathematician who worked on partial difference equations. He entered Brown University in the fall of 1915 and graduated in 1918. Adams received his PhD in ...more

Clarence Burke, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
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Clarence Kolb is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Kolb Clarence William Kolb was an American vaudeville performer and actor. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the only child of second generation Austrian parents who owned a local meat company. Kolb ...more

Clarence Kingsbury is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Kingsbury Clarence Brickwood Kingsbury was a British track cyclist who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics. He belonged to the Paddington and North End cycling clubs.

Clarence Avant is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Avant Clarence Avant is an American music executive, entrepreneur, and film producer. He was also known as the Godfather of Black Music. Avant's 75th birthday was celebrated by Billboard magazine, on ...more

Clarence Otis Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Otis Jr. Clarence Otis, Jr. is an American businessman and former CEO of Darden Restaurants. Otis was named the 11th most powerful person in Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel in 2010.

Clarence M. Kelley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence M. Kelley Clarence M. Kelley was an American law enforcement officer who served as the second Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Clarence Seignoret is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Seignoret Sir Clarence Henry Augustus Seignoret, GCB, COL, KtM, OSJ, OBE was the third President of Dominica.

Clarence Dennis Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Clarence
Clarence Dennis Coughlin Clarence Dennis Coughlin was a Republican U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania.