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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.

Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Cobain Died at 27 (1967-1994) Kurt Donald Cobain was an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the grunge band Nirvana. Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in ...more

Kurt Russell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Russell age 67 Kurt Vogel Russell is an American actor. His first roles were as a child in television series, including a lead role in the Western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters. In the late 1960s, he ...more

Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Warner age 46 Kurtis Eugene "Kurt" Warner is a former American football quarterback, a current part-time TV football analyst, and a philanthropist. He played for three National Football League ...more

Kurt Angle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Angle age 49 Kurt Steven Angle is an American professional wrestler, amateur wrestler and actor currently signed with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he is the current TNA World Heavyweight Champion in ...more

Curt Hennig is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Hennig Died at 45 (1958-2003) Curtis Michael "Curt" Hennig was an American professional wrestler, manager, and color commentator who performed under his real name for the American Wrestling Association, the World ...more

Curt Schilling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Schilling age 51 Curtis Montague Schilling is a former American Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher and former video game developer. He helped lead the Philadelphia Phillies to the World Series in 1993 ...more

Kurt Vonnegut is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Vonnegut Died at 85 (1922-2007) Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was an American writer. His works, such as Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, and Breakfast of Champions, blend satire, gallows humor, and science fiction. As a citizen, he ...more

Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Rambis age 57 Darrell Kurt Rambis is an American basketball coach and former professional basketball player. He currently works as an assistant coach for the New York Knicks. He previously served as a head ...more

Curt Warner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Warner age 57 Curtis Edward Warner is a former professional American football running back. A two-time All-American at Penn State University, Warner was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the first round of ...more

Kurt Hamrin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Hamrin age 83 Kurt Roland Hamrin is a Swedish retired footballer. He is currently the eighth highest goalscorer of all-time in Italy's Serie A, with 190 goals. Hamrin was a fast, creative, and technically ...more

Kurt Busch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Busch age 39 Kurt Thomas Busch is an American stock car racing driver. He currently competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, driving the No. 41 Haas Automation / State Water Heaters-sponsored Chevrolet SS ...more

Kurt Elling is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Elling age 50 Kurt Elling is an American jazz vocalist, composer, lyricist and vocalese performer. Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Rockford, Elling first became interested in music through his ...more

Curt Flood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Flood Died at 59 (1938-1997) Curtis Charles Flood was a Major League Baseball player who spent most of his career as a center fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals. A defensive standout, he led the National League in putouts ...more

Kurt Gödel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Gödel Died at 72 (1906-1978) Kurt Friedrich Gödel was an Austrian, and later American, logician, mathematician, and philosopher. Considered with Aristotle and Gottlob Frege to be one of the most significant logicians ...more

Kurt Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Suzuki age 34 Kurtis Kiyoshi "Kurt" Suzuki, is an American professional baseball catcher for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Washington Nationals and ...more

Kurt Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Thomas age 45 Kurt Vincent Thomas is a retired American professional basketball player. Thomas is a 6'9", 230 lb. power forward-center known for his hard-nosed playing style and tough defense. Drafted by ...more

Curt Simmons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Simmons age 88 Curtis Thomas "Curt" Simmons is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1947 to 1950 and 1952 to 1967. With right-hander Robin Roberts, a member of the Baseball Hall ...more

Kurt Eisner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Eisner Died at 52 (1867-1919) Kurt Eisner was a German politician and journalist. As a socialist journalist and statesman, he organized the Socialist Revolution that overthrew the Wittelsbach monarchy in Bavaria in November ...more

Kurt Weill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Weill Died at 50 (1900-1950) Kurt Julian Weill 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 the stage who was best known for ...more

Curt Gowdy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Gowdy Died at 87 (1919-2006) Curtis Edward "Curt" Gowdy was an American sportscaster, well known as the longtime "voice" of the Boston Red Sox and for his coverage of many nationally televised sporting ...more

Kurt Vile is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Vile age 38 Kurt Samuel Vile is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is best known for his solo career and as a former member of indie rock band The War on Drugs, with whom ...more

Kurt Loder is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Loder age 72 Kurt Loder is an American film critic, author, columnist, and television personality. He served in the 1980s as editor at Rolling Stone, during a tenure that Reason later called ...more

Curt Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Hawkins age 32 Brian Joseph Myers is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Curt Hawkins. He is best known for his time signed with WWE, and is competing on the independent circuit. ...more

Kurt Browning is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Browning age 51 Kurt Browning, CM is a Canadian figure skater, choreographer and commentator. He is a four-time World Champion and four-time Canadian national champion.

Curt Davis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Davis Died at 62 (1903-1965) Curtis Benton Davis was a Major League Baseball pitcher. On October 2, 1933 he was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Pacific Coast League San Francisco Seals in the 1933 rule V ...more

Kurt Rosenwinkel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Rosenwinkel age 47 Kurt Rosenwinkel is an American jazz guitarist. He is considered one of the most influential guitarists of his generation.

Kurt von Schleicher is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt von Schleicher Died at 52 (1882-1934) Kurt Ferdinand Friedrich Hermann von Schleicher was a German general and the second to last Chancellor of Germany during the era of the Weimar Republic. An important player in the German Army's ...more

Kurt Wimmer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Wimmer age 54 Kurt Wimmer is an American screenwriter, film producer and film director.

Kurt Fuller is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Fuller age 64 Kurt Fuller is an American character actor. He has appeared in a number of television, film, and stage projects. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Stockton, California in 1971, and U.C. ...more

Kurt Waldheim is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Waldheim Died at 89 (1918-2007) Kurt Josef Waldheim was an Austrian diplomat and politician. Waldheim was the fourth Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981, and the ninth President of Austria from 1986 to ...more

Kurt Knispel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Knispel Died at 24 (1921-1945) Kurt Knispel was a Sudeten German Heer panzer loader, gunner and later commander, and was the highest scoring tank ace of World War II with a total of 168 confirmed tank kills; the actual ...more

Kurt Nilsen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Nilsen age 39 Kurt Erik Kleppe Nilsen is a Norwegian pop/country singer. He won the first season of the Norwegian version of the reality television show Pop Idol, which aired on TV 2 in May 2003. He then won ...more

Curt Bennett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Bennett age 70 Curt Alexander Bennett is a former Canadian-born American ice hockey forward, who played in the National Hockey League as well as for the United States national ice hockey team in the 1970s.

Kurt Georg Kiesinger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Georg Kiesinger Died at 84 (1904-1988) Kurt Georg Kiesinger was a German lawyer, Catholic politician and member of the Christian Democratic Union. His role in the Foreign Ministry's radio propaganda department during World War II has ...more

Kurt Hugo Schneider is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Hugo Schneider age 29 Kurt Hugo Schneider (born September 7, 1988) is an American video editor, producer, musician, singer and songwriter, whose primary medium is YouTube music videos. He produces music videos for ...more

Kurt von Ruffin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt von Ruffin Died at 95 (1901-1996) Kurtis von Reidffin was a German actor and opera singer who was imprisoned by the Nazis for the crime of homosexuality.

Kurt Burris is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Burris Died at 67 (1932-1999) Kurt Burris was an American gridiron football center. He played college football at Oklahoma, where he was an All-American and finished second in the 1954 Heisman Trophy balloting. In 2000 he ...more

Kurt Kreuger is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Kreuger Died at 90 (1916-2006) Kurt Kreuger was a Swiss-reared German actor. Kreuger once was the third most requested male actor at 20th Century Fox. He starred with, among others, Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart.

Kurt Gidley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Gidley age 35 Kurt Gidley is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who captains the Newcastle Knights of the NRL. An Australian international and New South Wales State of Origin representative he ...more

Kurt Lewin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Lewin Died at 57 (1890-1947) Kurt Zadek Lewin was a German-American psychologist, known as one of the modern pioneers of social, organizational, and applied psychology in the United States. Kurt Lewin, exiled from the land ...more

Kurt Coleman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Coleman age 27 Kurt Coleman is an American football safety for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He ...more

Curt Michel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Michel age 83 Frank Curtis "Curt" Michel was an American astrophysicist, a former professor of astrophysics at Rice University in Houston, Texas, and a former NASA astronaut.

Kurt Brugger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Brugger age 49 Kurt Brugger is an Italian luger who competed from 1987 to 2003. Together with Wilfried Huber, he won the men's doubles event at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. Brugger also won three ...more

Curt Boettcher is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Boettcher Died at 43 (1944-1987) Curt Boettcher, sometimes credited as Curt Boetcher or Curt Becher, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer from Wisconsin. He was a pivotal figure in the mid-1960s ...more

Curt Swan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Curt Swan Died at 76 (1920-1996) Douglas Curtis "Curt" Swan was an American comic book artist. The artist most associated with Superman during the period fans call the Silver Age of comic books, Swan produced hundreds ...more

Kurt Maloo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Maloo age 64 Kurt Maloo is a Swiss singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer. He first achieved international success in 1986, as the singer and front man of the pop-jazz duo Double with the hit ...more

Kurt Wolff is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Wolff Died at 22 (1895-1917) Oberleutnant Kurt Wolff was one of Imperial Germany's highest scoring fighter aces during World War I. After claiming 33 victories, he was killed in action at the age of 22.

Kurt Wüsthoff is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Wüsthoff Died at 29 (1897-1926) Leutnant Kurt Wüsthoff was a German fighter pilot credited with 27 victories during World War I. He was the second youngest winner of Germany's highest decoration for valor, the Pour le ...more

Kurt Zouma is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Zouma age 23 Kurt Happy Zouma is a French professional footballer who plays as a centre back for English club Chelsea. He began his career at Saint-Étienne, making his professional debut aged 16. ...more

Kurt Schuschnigg is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Kurt or Curt
Kurt Schuschnigg Died at 80 (1897-1977) Kurt Alois Josef Johann Schuschnigg was Chancellor of the Federal State of Austria, following the assassination of his predecessor, Engelbert Dollfuss, in July 1934, until Nazi Germany's ...more