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Ever thought about how many famous people named Colin are out there? This list of celebrities named Colin will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Colins below include actors named Colin and athletes named Colin, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Colin who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Colins below include Colin Farrell, Colin Firth, and Colin Kaepernick.
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Colin Farrell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Film Producer, Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Castleknock, Republic of Ireland

Colin Farrell (born 31 May 1976) is an Irish actor. Farrell appeared in the BBC drama Ballykissangel in 1998, made his film debut in the Tim Roth-directed drama The War Zone in 1999, and was ...more

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Colin Firth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 58

Birthplace: Eurasia, South West England, Dorset, United Kingdom, Hampshire, + more

Colin Andrew Firth (born 10 September 1960) is an English actor who has received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two BAFTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as the ...more

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Colin Kaepernick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Athlete, American football player

Age: 31

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Colin Rand Kaepernick ( KAP-ər-nik; born November 3, 1987) is a former American football quarterback known for his political activism regarding police brutality and racism against ...more

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Colin Powell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Statesman, Politician, Soldier

Age: 81

Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

Colin Luther Powell (; born April 5, 1937) is an American politician and retired four-star general in the United States Army. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security ...more

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Colin Greening is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Ice Hockey Player

Age: 32

Birthplace: St. John's, Canada

Colin Peter Greening (born March 9, 1986) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger. He played for the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs in the National Hockey League ...more
Colin Miller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Ice Hockey Player

Age: 47

Birthplace: Grimsby, Canada

Colin Miller is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Miller played four years of major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with both the Niagara Falls Thunder and Sault Ste. ...more
Colin Quinn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 59

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Colin Edward Quinn (born June 6, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. On television, he is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, where he anchored Weekend Update, ...more

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Colin O'Donoghue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Guitarist, Musician, Actor

Age: 38

Birthplace: Drogheda, Republic of Ireland

Colin Arthur O'Donoghue (born 26 January 1981) is an Irish actor and musician, best known for portraying Captain Killian "Hook" Jones on the TV show Once Upon a Time. He appeared in ...more

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Colin Morgan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Actor

Age: 33

Birthplace: Armagh, United Kingdom

Colin Morgan (born 1 January 1986) is an actor from Northern Ireland, best known for playing the title character in the BBC fantasy series Merlin. Morgan made his London theatre debut in 2007 as ...more

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Colin Baker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Actor

Age: 75

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England, + more

Colin Baker (born 8 June 1943) is an English actor. He became known for playing Paul Merroney in the BBC drama series The Brothers from 1974 to 1976. He later played the sixth incarnation of the ...more
Colin Ford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Model, Actor, Disc jockey

Age: 22

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Colin Ford (born September 12, 1996) is an American actor and voice actor. He appeared as Joe McAlister in Under the Dome. He is also known as the voice of Jake on Jake and the Never Land ...more
Colin Hay is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Guitarist, Songwriter, Actor

Age: 65

Birthplace: Kilwinning, Scotland

Colin James Hay (born 29 June 1953) is a Scottish-Australian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor. He came to prominence as the lead vocalist of the band Men at Work, and later ...more

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Colin Hanks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 41

Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States of America

Colin Lewes Hanks (born Colin Lewes Dillingham; November 24, 1977) is an American actor and director. He is known for starring in films such as Orange County, King Kong, The House Bunny, The ...more

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Colin Egglesfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Entrepreneur, Model, Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States of America

Colin Egglesfield (born February 9, 1973) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Josh Madden in the long-running soap opera All My Children, Auggie Kirkpatrick on The CW's ...more

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Colin Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Coach, Actor, Athlete

Age: 52

Birthplace: Cardiff, United Kingdom

Colin Ray Jackson, CBE (born 18 February 1967) is a British former sprint and hurdling athlete who specialised in the 110 metres hurdles. During a career in which he represented Great Britain ...more
Colin Mochrie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter

Age: 61

Birthplace: Scotland, Kilmarnock

Colin Andrew Mochrie (; born November 30, 1957) is a Scottish-born Canadian actor producer and improvisational comedian, most famous for his appearances on the British and US versions of ...more

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Colin Wilson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Ice Hockey Player

Age: 29

Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut

Colin Wilson (born October 20, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL). He began his NHL career with ...more
Colin Salmon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Colin Salmon Musician, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 56

Birthplace: England, London

Colin Salmon (born 6 December 1962) is a British actor known for playing Charles Robinson in three James Bond films, and James "One" Shade in the Resident Evil film series. He has had ...more

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Colin Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Television director, Television producer, Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Colin Ferguson (born July 22, 1972) is a Canadian-born American actor, director and producer. He is known for playing Sheriff Jack Carter on the Syfy series Eureka, the Maytag Man, and Lewis on ...more

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Colin Jost is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Comedian, Screenwriter, Writer

Age: 36

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Colin Kelly Jost (, born June 29, 1982) is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He has been a writer for Saturday Night Live since 2005 and "Weekend Update" co-anchor since 2014. ...more

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Colin Cowherd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Television producer, Film Producer, Radio personality

Age: 55

Birthplace: Bay Center, Washington, United States of America

Colin Murray Cowherd (born January 6, 1964) is an American sports media personality. Cowherd began his broadcasting career as sports director of Las Vegas television station KVBC and as a sports ...more
Colin Ireland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Colin

Age: Dec. at 58 (1954-2012)

Birthplace: Dartford, United Kingdom

Colin Ireland (16 March 1954 – 21 February 2012) was a British serial killer known as the Gay Slayer because his victims were homosexual. Criminologist David Wilson believes that Ireland was a ...more

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Colin Montgomerie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Golfer, Designer

Age: 55

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Colin Stuart Montgomerie, OBE (born 23 June 1963) is a Scottish professional golfer. He has won a record eight European Tour Order of Merit titles, including a streak of seven consecutively from ...more
Colin Higgins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 47 (1941-1988)

Birthplace: Grande Terre, South Province, New Caledonia, Pacific Ocean, France, + more

Colin Higgins (28 July 1941 – 5 August 1988) was an Australian-American screenwriter, actor, director, and producer. He was best known for writing the screenplay for the 1971 film Harold and ...more

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Colin Trevorrow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Colin
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Age: 42

Birthplace: California

Colin Trevorrow is an American film director and screenwriter best known as the director of the 2012 film Safety Not Guaranteed, and the upcoming Jurassic Park sequel Jurassic World.