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List of famous people named Daniel, along with photos. How many celebrities named Dan can you think of? The famous Daniels below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Danny, athletes named Daniel, and even political figures named Dan. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Daniel? Add them to the list.

Daniel Craig is known for his memorable role as James Bond. Daniel Radcliffe is best known for his portrayal of Harry Potter. Daniel Day Lewis is known for a plethora of roles, but is best known for his method acting. When he played Abraham Lincoln, he continued to "be" Lincoln even off-camera until shooting was officially over.

But if you're not into those award winning actors, maybe football is more your speed. Dan Marino was a former player for the Miami Dolphins. He is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. In 2005, he was inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. 
Daniel Craig is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 50

Birthplace: Chester, England

Daniel Wroughton Craig (born 2 March 1968) is an English actor. He trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, before beginning his ...more

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Daniel Radcliffe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 29

Birthplace: Fulham, London, England

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe (born 23 July 1989) is an English actor and producer. He is known for playing the titular protagonist in the Harry Potter film series, based on the novels by J. K. ...more

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Daniel Day-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 61

Birthplace: Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is a retired English actor who holds both British and Irish citizenship. He has been hailed by many as one of the greatest and most widely ...more

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Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 54

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Daniel Constantine Marino Jr. (born September 15, 1961) is an American former football quarterback who played seventeen seasons for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). ...more

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Danny DeVito is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 74

Birthplace: Neptune City, New Jersey, United States of America

Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, director, producer, and filmmaker. He gained prominence for his portrayal of the taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma in the ...more

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Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 66

Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Daniel Edward Aykroyd, ( AK-royd; born July 1, 1952) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, musician and filmmaker who was an original member of the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players" ...more

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Danny Bonaduce is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 59

Birthplace: Broomall, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Dante Daniel Bonaduce (born August 13, 1959) is an American radio/television personality, comedian, professional wrestler, and former child actor. Bonaduce is the son of veteran TV ...more

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Daniel Bryan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 37
Bryan Lloyd Danielson (born May 22, 1981) is an American professional wrestler. He is signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Daniel Bryan. In WWE, Bryan held ...more

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Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 67

Birthplace: California

Daniel Francis Fouts (born June 10, 1951) is an American former football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL). Fouts played his entire professional career with the San ...more

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Daniel Paille is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 34

Birthplace: Welland, Canada

For the politician, see Daniel Paillé.Daniel Joseph Paille (born April 15, 1984) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger. He was originally drafted 20th overall by the ...more
Danny Glover is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 72

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Danny Lebern Glover (; born July 22, 1946) is an American actor, film director, and political activist. He is known for his lead role as Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon film series. He also ...more

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Daniel Sturridge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 29

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Daniel Andre Sturridge (; born 1 September 1989) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish Süper Lig club Trabzonspor. He has played in the Premier League for ...more

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Daniel Alves is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 35

Birthplace: Juazeiro, Brazil

Daniel Alves da Silva (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈdɐ̃ni ˈawvis]; born 6 May 1983) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a right-back for São Paulo FC and captains the Brazil ...more

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Danny Trejo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 74

Birthplace: Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Daniel Trejo (; Spanish: [ˈtɾexo]; born May 16, 1944) is an American actor and voice actor who has appeared in numerous Hollywood films, often as a villain or an antihero. His films include Heat ...more

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Danny Granger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 35

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

Danny Granger Jr. (born April 20, 1983) is an American former professional basketball player who played 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted by the Indiana ...more

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Daniel Tosh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 43

Birthplace: Boppard, Germany

Daniel Dwight Tosh (born May 29, 1975) is an American comedian, television host, actor, writer, and executive producer. He is known for his deliberately offensive and controversial style of ...more

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Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 59

Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon, United States of America

Daniel Ray Ainge (born March 17, 1959) is an American basketball executive and former professional basketball and baseball player. Ainge is currently the general manager and President of ...more

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Dan Tamberelli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 37

Birthplace: Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA

Daniel Paul Tamberelli (born February 8, 1982) is an American actor, comedian and musician. He is best known for his roles as Little Pete in The Adventures of Pete and Pete from 1989 to 1996, ...more

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Danny Cooksey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 43

Birthplace: USA, Oklahoma, Moore

Daniel Cooksey Jr. (born November 2, 1975) is an American actor, voice actor, and singer. He is best known for his roles in television shows, such as Diff'rent Strokes during the final three ...more
Daniel Agger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 34

Birthplace: Hvidovre, Denmark

Daniel Munthe Agger (Danish: [tænjəl ˈakɐ]; born 12 December 1984) is a Danish retired professional footballer and tattoo artist who played as a central defender for Brøndby and ...more

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Danny Kaye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
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Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsky; Yiddish: דאַװיד דאַניעל קאַמינסקי‎; January 18, 1911 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian, musician, and philanthropist. His ...more

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Dan Dierdorf is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 69

Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States of America

Daniel Lee Dierdorf (born June 29, 1949) is an American sportscaster and former football offensive lineman. A native of Canton, Ohio, Dierdorf played college football for the University of ...more

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Dan Henderson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 48

Birthplace: Downey, California, United States of America

Daniel Jeffery Henderson (born August 24, 1970) is an American former mixed martial artist and Olympic wrestler, who last competed as a middleweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was ...more

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Dan Hampton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 61

Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Daniel Oliver Hampton also known as "Danimal" (born September 19, 1957) is a retired Hall of Fame American football defensive tackle who played twelve seasons for the Chicago Bears ...more

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Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Age: 53

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Traverse City

Daniel Lewis Majerle (; born September 9, 1965), also known by the nickname "Thunder Dan", is an American retired professional basketball player and current coach of the Grand Canyon ...more

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