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Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?

Updated October 21, 2020 1.9k votes 23 voters 61.2k views232 items

List RulesVote up all of the Daniels you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Daniel can you think of? The famous Dans and Daniels below have many different professions, including notable actors named Daniel, famous athletes named Daniel, and even comedians named Daniel.

Daniel Craig is certainly one of the most famous Daniels on this list. One of the famous actors named Daniel, he is best known for portraying secret agent James Bond. Daniel Craig also appeared in such films as Knives Out, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and Road to Perdition.

Another of the famous people with the first name Daniel is Daniel Bryan. He is a professional wrestler with WWE. He's held the WWE Championship four times and he is also a WWE Tag Team Champion as a member of Team Hell.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Daniel? Just add them to the list!

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    Daniel Craig is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Daniel Craig

    1968-03-02

    BirthplaceChester, England

    Daniel Wroughton Craig (born 2 March 1968) is an English actor. He trained at the National... more on Wikipedia

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    Daniel Kaluuya is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Daniel Kaluuya

    1989-05-08

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Daniel Kaluuya (born 24 February 1989) is a British actor and writer who was nominated for the... more on Wikipedia

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    Danny DeVito is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Danny DeVito

    1944-11-17

    BirthplaceNeptune City, New Jersey, United States of America

    Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, director, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Dan Marino

    1961-09-15

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Daniel Constantine Marino Jr. (born September 15, 1961) is an American former football... more on Wikipedia

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    Daniel Radcliffe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    BirthplaceFulham, London, England

    Daniel Jacob Radcliffe (born 23 July 1989) is an English actor and producer. He is known for... more on Wikipedia

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    Daniel Day-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    BirthplaceGreenwich, London, United Kingdom

    Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is a retired English actor who holds... more on Wikipedia

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    Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Dan Aykroyd

    1952-07-01

    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    Daniel Edward Aykroyd, ( AK-royd; born July 1, 1952) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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    Daniel Bryan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Daniel Bryan

    1981-05-22
    Bryan Lloyd Danielson (born May 22, 1981) is an American professional wrestler. He is signed... more on Wikipedia

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    Danny Glover is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Danny Glover

    1946-07-22

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Danny Lebern Glover (; born July 22, 1946) is an American actor, film director, and political... more on Wikipedia
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    Danny McBride is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Danny McBride

    1976-12-29

    BirthplaceStatesboro, Georgia, United States of America

    Daniel Richard McBride (born December 29, 1976) is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He... more on Wikipedia

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    Danny Trejo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Danny Trejo

    1944-05-16

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, Echo Park, California

    Daniel Trejo (; Spanish: [ˈtɾexo]; born May 16, 1944) is an American actor and voice actor who... more on Wikipedia

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    Dan Stevens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Dan Stevens

    1982-10-10

    BirthplaceCroydon, England, London

    Daniel Jonathan Stevens (born 10 October 1982) is an English actor. He first drew... more on Wikipedia
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    Daniel Paille is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Daniel Paille

    1984-04-15

    BirthplaceWelland, Canada

    For the politician, see Daniel Paillé.Daniel Joseph Paille (born April 15, 1984) is a Canadian... more on Wikipedia
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    Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Dan Fouts

    1951-06-10

    BirthplaceCalifornia

    Daniel Francis Fouts (born June 10, 1951) is an American former football quarterback who... more on Wikipedia

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    Dan Rather is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Dan Rather

    1931-10-31

    BirthplaceWharton, Texas, United States of America

    Dan Irvin Rather Jr. (; born October 31, 1931) is an American journalist. Rather began his... more on Wikipedia

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    Danny Bonaduce is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Danny Bonaduce

    1959-08-13

    BirthplaceBroomall, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Dante Daniel Bonaduce (born August 13, 1959) is an American radio/television personality,... more on Wikipedia

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    Daniel Agger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Daniel Agger

    1984-12-12

    BirthplaceHvidovre, Denmark

    Daniel Munthe Agger (Danish: [tænjəl ˈakɐ]; born 12 December 1984) is a Danish retired... more on Wikipedia
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    Daniel Tosh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Daniel Tosh

    1975-05-29

    BirthplaceBoppard, Germany

    Daniel Dwight Tosh (born May 29, 1975) is an American comedian, television host, actor,... more on Wikipedia

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    Danny Cooksey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Danny Cooksey

    1975-11-02

    BirthplaceUSA, Oklahoma, Moore

    Daniel Cooksey Jr. (born November 2, 1975) is an American actor, voice actor, and singer. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Dan Harmon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Dan Harmon

    1973-01-03

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    Daniel James Harmon (born January 3, 1973) is an American writer, producer, and actor. Harmon... more on Wikipedia

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    Daniel Alves is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Daniel Alves

    1983-05-06

    BirthplaceJuazeiro, Brazil

    Daniel Alves da Silva (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈdɐ̃ni ˈawvis]; born 6 May 1983) is a Brazilian... more on Wikipedia

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    Danny Boyle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Danny Boyle

    1956-10-20

    BirthplaceRadcliffe, United Kingdom

    Daniel Francis Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is an English director of film and stage,... more on Wikipedia

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    Danny Elfman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Danny Elfman

    1953-05-29

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Daniel Robert Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, singer, songwriter, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Daniel Sturridge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    Daniel Andre Sturridge (; born 1 September 1989) is an English professional footballer who... more on Wikipedia

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    Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Daniel In The World?
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    Danny Ainge

    1959-03-17

    BirthplaceEugene, Oregon, United States of America

    Daniel Ray Ainge (born March 17, 1959) is an American basketball executive and former... more on Wikipedia

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