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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Kurt there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Kurt to show that Kurts have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Kurts on this list might spell it as Curt, so this list also includes famous people named Curt. From actors named Kurt to athletes named Curt, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Curt. This list includes well-known Curts like the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, veteran heartthrob and actor Kurt Russell, and football star Kurt Warner.
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Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Dec. at 27 (1967-1994)

Birthplace: Aberdeen, Washington, United States of America

Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the guitarist and frontman of the rock band Nirvana. He is remembered as ...more

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Kurt Russell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 67

Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts

Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. He began acting on television at the age of 12 in the western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964). In the late ...more

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Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 44

Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa, United States of America

Kurtis Eugene Warner (born June 22, 1971) is an American former football quarterback. He played for three National Football League (NFL) teams: the St. Louis Rams, the New York Giants, and the ...more

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Kurt Angle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 50

Birthplace: Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American actor, retired professional wrestler and amateur wrestler, currently signed to WWE where he works as a backstage producer. While at ...more

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Curt Hennig is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Dec. at 45 (1958-2003)
Curtis Michael Hennig (March 28, 1958 – February 10, 2003) was an American professional wrestler, manager, and color commentator who performed under the name of Curt Hennig for the American ...more

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Curt Schilling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 52

Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America

Curtis Montague Schilling (born November 14, 1966) is an American former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher and currently a commentator for Blaze TV. He helped lead the Philadelphia ...more

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Kurt Vonnegut is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Dec. at 85 (1922-2007)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (; November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American writer. In a career spanning over 50 years, Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five ...more

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Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 61

Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States of America

Darrell Kurt Rambis (born February 25, 1958) is a Greek-American basketball coach and former player who is a senior basketball adviser for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball ...more

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Curt Warner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Warner Age: 54

Birthplace: Wyoming, West Virginia

Curtis Edward Warner (born March 18, 1961) is an American former professional football running back. A two-time All-American at Penn State University, Warner was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks ...more
Kurt Hamrin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 84

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Kurt Roland Hamrin (Swedish: [ˈkɵʈː hamˈriːn]; born 19 November 1934) is a Swedish retired footballer. He is currently the eighth highest goalscorer of all-time in Italy's Serie A, with 190 ...more

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Kurt Busch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 40

Birthplace: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area, Nevada, United States of America

Kurt Thomas Busch (born August 4, 1978) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 1 Chevrolet ...more

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Kurt Elling is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 51

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Kurt Elling (born November 2, 1967) is an American jazz singer and songwriter. Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Rockford, Elling became interested in music through his father, who was ...more
Curt Flood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Dec. at 59 (1938-1997)

Birthplace: Houston, Texas

Curtis Charles Flood (January 18, 1938 – January 20, 1997) was an American baseball player. He was a center fielder who played 15 seasons in the major leagues for the Cincinnati Redlegs, St. ...more
Kurt Gödel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Gödel Dec. at 72 (1906-1978)

Birthplace: Brno, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic

Kurt Friedrich Gödel (; German: [ˈkʊɐ̯t ˈɡøːdl̩] (listen); April 28, 1906 – January 14, 1978) was an Austro-Hungarian-born Austrian, and later American, logician, mathematician, and ...more
Kurt Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 35

Birthplace: Wailuku, Hawaii

Kurtis Kiyoshi Suzuki (born October 4, 1983) is an American professional baseball catcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Oakland ...more
Kurt Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 46

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Kurt Vincent Thomas (born October 4, 1972) is an American retired professional basketball player. Thomas is a 6'9", 230 lb. power forward-center known for his hard-nosed playing style and ...more

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Curt Simmons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 89

Birthplace: Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania

Curtis Thomas Simmons (born May 19, 1929) is an American former professional baseball left-handed pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1947 to 1950 and 1952 to 1967. Along ...more
Kurt Eisner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Dec. at 52 (1867-1919)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Kurt Eisner (German pronunciation: [kʊɐ̯t ˈʔaɪ̯snɐ]; 14 May 1867 – 21 February 1919) was a journalist and theatre critic. As a socialist journalist, he organised the Socialist Revolution that ...more
Kurt Weill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Dec. at 50 (1900-1950)

Birthplace: Dessau, Germany

Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for ...more

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Curt Gowdy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Dec. at 87 (1919-2006)

Birthplace: USA, Wyoming, Green River

Curtis Edward Gowdy (July 31, 1919 – February 20, 2006) was an American sportscaster, well known as the longtime "voice" of the Boston Red Sox and for his coverage of many nationally ...more
Kurt Vile is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 39
Kurt Samuel Vile (born January 3, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is known for his solo work and as the former lead guitarist of rock band ...more

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Kurt Loder is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 73

Birthplace: Ocean City, New Jersey, USA

Kurtis "Kurt" Loder (born May 5, 1945) is an American film critic, author, columnist, and television personality. He served in the 1980s as editor at Rolling Stone, during a tenure ...more

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Curt Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 33
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Kurt Browning is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Age: 52

Birthplace: Alberta, Canada

Kurt Browning, CM (born June 18, 1966) is a Canadian figure skater, choreographer and commentator. He is a four-time World Champion and Canadian national champion.
Curt Davis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Dec. at 62 (1903-1965)

Birthplace: Greenfield, Missouri

"Curt Davis" was also a pseudonym used by Jack Kirby. Curtis Benton Davis (September 7, 1903 – October 12, 1965) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. On October 2, 1933 he was drafted ...more