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Famous People Named Daniel  

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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. 
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Daniel Gillies is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 42
Daniel J. Gillies is a Canadian-born New Zealand actor. He is best known for his role as Elijah Mikaelson on the television series The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off The Originals, as well as ...more
Danny Elfman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 65
Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman is an American composer, record producer, and actor. He is known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo, from 1976 to 1995 and ...more
Danny Green is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 31
Daniel Richard "Danny" Green, Jr. (born June 22, 1987) is a n American professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball ...more
Danny Aiello is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 85
Daniel Louis "Danny" Aiello, Jr. is an American actor who has appeared in numerous motion pictures, including Once Upon a Time in America, Ruby, The Godfather: Part II, Hudson Hawk, ...more
Daniel Sedin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 38
Daniel Hans Sedin is a Swedish former professional ice hockey winger who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Vancouver Canucks, from 2000–2018. Born and raised in ...more
Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 70
Daniel Paul "Dan" Issel is a retired American Hall of Fame professional basketball player and coach. An outstanding collegian at the University of Kentucky, he was twice named an All ...more
Dan Brown is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 54
Daniel "Dan" Brown is an American author of thriller fiction who is best known for the 2003 bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code. Brown's novels are treasure hunts set in a 24-hour ...more
Dan Uggla is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 38
Daniel Cooley Uggla is an American professional baseball second baseman for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball. He has played for the Florida Marlins, the Atlanta Braves, and the ...more
Danny Masterson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 42
Masterson was born in Garden City, Long Island, New York, to Carol, who was his manager, and Peter Masterson, a State Farm Insurance agent.Was a child model at the tender age of four before ...more
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 67
Wilford Daniel "Danny" White is a former quarterback and punter for the Dallas Cowboys and an American football coach in the Arena Football League. He has been the color commentator ...more
Daniel Dae Kim is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 50
Daniel Dae Kim is an American actor, producer, and director. Kim is best known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in Lost, Chin Ho Kelly in Hawaii Five-0, and Johnny Gat in the Saints Row series of ...more
Dan Fogelberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Dec. at 56 (1951-2007)
Daniel Grayling "Dan" Fogelberg was an American musician, songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist whose music was inspired by sources as diverse as folk, pop, rock, classical, ...more
Danny Boyle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 62
Daniel "Danny" Boyle is an English film director, producer, screenwriter and theatre director, known for his work on films such as Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days ...more
Dan Quisenberry is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Dec. at 45 (1953-1998)
Dan Raymond "Quiz" Quisenberry was an American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played primarily for the Kansas City Royals. Notable for his submarine-style ...more
Daniel Alfredsson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 46
Daniel Alfredsson is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey player. He spent 17 seasons with the Ottawa Senators and played his final year with the Detroit Red Wings. He signed a one-day ...more
Dan Severn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 60
Daniel "Dan" DeWayne Severn is a retired American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler, notable for his success in the early years of Ultimate Fighting Championship ...more
Dan Boyle is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 42
Daniel Denis Boyle is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League. He has previously played for the Florida ...more
Daniel Johns is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 39
Daniel Paul Johns is an Australian musician, singer, and songwriter. Best known as the former front man of the rock band Silverchair, Johns is also one half of The Dissociatives with Paul Mac ...more
Daniel Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
Daniel Baldwin age 58
Daniel Leroy Baldwin is an American actor, producer and director. He is the second eldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all of whom are actors, as well as part of the Baldwin family. Daniel ...more
Dan Castellaneta is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 61
Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter. Noted for his long-running role as Homer Simpson on the animated television series The ...more
Danny Woodhead is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 34
Daniel Jacob Henry Woodhead is a former American football running back. He played college football at Chadron State and was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He ...more
Dan Rather is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 87
Daniel Irvin "Dan" Rather, Jr. is an American journalist and the former news anchor for the CBS Evening News. He is now managing editor and anchor of the television news magazine Dan ...more
Dan Gable is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 70
Danny Mack "Dan" Gable is a retired American Olympic wrestler and head coach. He is best known for his tenure as head coach at the University of Iowa where he won 15 NCAA team titles ...more
Daniel Sunjata is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 47
Daniel Sunjata is an American actor who performs in film, television and theater. He is best known for his role as Franco Rivera in the FX television series Rescue Me. Sunjata currently stars as ...more
Daniel Johnston is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Daniel
age 58
Daniel Dale Johnston (January 22, 1961 – September 10, 2019) was an American singer-songwriter and visual artist regarded as a significant figure in outsider, lo-fi, and alternative music ...more