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Who Is The Most Famous Darrell Or Daryl In The World?

Updated February 19, 2021 794 votes 24 voters 8.3k views96 items

List RulesVote up all of the Darrells and Daryls you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Darrell or Darryl can you think of? The famous Darrels and Darryls below have many different professions, including notable actors named Darrell, famous musicians named Daryl, and even athletes named Darryl. There are both men and women named Darrel on this list. There are also many different spellings for Darryl, such as Darrel, Daryl, and Darrell. 

Daryl Hall is certainly one of the most famous Daryls on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters named Daryl, he is best known for his work with John Oates as the duo Hall & Oates. “She's Gone,” “Rich Girl,” and “ Kiss on My List” are among the group's biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the first name Darrell is Darrell Hammond. He was a Saturday Night Live cast member from 1995 to 2009. He has served as the late-night sketch show's announcer since 2014.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Darrell or Darryl? Just add them to the list! Then be sure to vote up all of the Daryls you recognize. 

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    Daryl Hall


    BirthplacePottstown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Daryl Franklin Hohl (born October 11, 1946), better known by his stage name Daryl Hall, is an American rock, R&B, and soul singer; keyboardist, guitarist, songwriter, and producer, best known as the...  more

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    Daryl Hannah


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Daryl Christine Hannah (born December 3, 1960) is an American actress and environmental activist. She made her screen debut in Brian De Palma's supernatural horror film The Fury (1978). She is known...  more

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    Daryl Sabara


    BirthplaceTorrance, California, USA

    Daryl Christopher Sabara (born June 14, 1992) is an American actor and voice actor, known for playing Juni Cortez in the Spy Kids film series, as well as for a variety of television and film...  more
  • 4

    Dimebag Darrell


    BirthplaceTexas, Arlington, Tarrant County, Contiguous United States, Area code 972

    Darrell Lance Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004), best known by his stage name Dimebag Darrell, was an American musician and songwriter. He was the guitarist of the heavy metal bands Pantera...  more

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    Darrell Hammond


    BirthplaceMelbourne, USA, Florida

    Darrell Clayton Hammond (born October 8, 1955) is an American actor, stand-up comedian and impressionist. He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2009. Upon his departure,...  more

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    BirthplaceHarlem, New York, USA

    Alternative NameD.M.C., Daryll McDaniels, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, DMC

    Darryl Matthews McDaniels (born May 31, 1964), better known by his stage name DMC, is an American musician and rapper. He is a founding member of the hip hop group Run–D.M.C., and is considered one...  more

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    Darryl Stingley


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Darryl Floyd Stingley (September 18, 1951 – April 5, 2007) was an American professional football player, a wide receiver whose career was ended at age 26 by an on-field spinal cord injury. He played...  more
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    Darrell Mansfield is an American vocalist, harmonica player, songwriter, recording artist, and performer of various genres including gospel, contemporary Christian music, blues, blues rock, rock,...  more
  • 9

    BirthplaceWahoo, Nebraska, United States of America

    Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902 – December 22, 1979) was an American film producer and studio executive; he earlier contributed stories for films starting in the silent era. He played a...  more
  • 10

    Darryl Jones


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Darryl Jones (born December 11, 1961) is an American bass player. He has been touring and recording with The Rolling Stones since 1993. He has also played in bands with Miles Davis and Sting, among...  more
  • 11

    Darryl Worley


    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

    Darryl Wade Worley (born October 31, 1964) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Signed to DreamWorks Records Nashville in 1999, Worley released four albums for the label: Hard Rain...  more


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    Darrell Issa


    BirthplaceCleveland, Area code 216, Ohio, United States of America, United States

    Darrell Edward Issa (; born November 1, 1953) is an American businessman and Republican politician. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2019, representing districts...  more
  • 13

    Darrell Roberts

    Darrell Roberts is an American guitar player best known as a former member of the American heavy metal band W.A.S.P.....  more
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    Darrell Foster is an actor and stunt coordinator....  more
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    Darrell Roodt


    BirthplaceJohannesburg, South Africa

    Darrell James Roodt (born in Johannesburg, April 28, 1962) is a South African film director, screenwriter and producer. He is probably most well known for his 1992 film Sarafina! which starred...  more
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    Darryl M. Bell


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    Alternative NameDarryl Bell, Daryl Bell

    Darryl M. Bell (sometimes credited as Daryl Bell; born May 10, 1963) is an American actor best known for his role as Big Brother X-Ray Vision in the 1988 Spike Lee film School Daze and as Ron Johnson...  more
  • 17
    Darrell Fetty is an American actor, screenwriter and Emmy-nominated producer for his work on the History miniseries Hatfields & McCoys which has received a total of 16 nominations. He resided in Los...  more
  • 18

    BirthplaceWoodbury, New Jersey

    Darrell Charles Schweitzer (born August 27, 1952) is an American writer, editor, and critic in the field of speculative fiction. Much of his focus has been on dark fantasy and horror, although he...  more
  • 19

    Darrell Larson


    BirthplaceUSA, California, Tracy

    Darrell Larson is an American film and television actor perhaps best known for his work as a dead local politician on the 1990 action/comedy film Men at Work. He had a prominent role in the 1984 film...  more
  • 20

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Daryl Braithwaite (born 11 January 1949) is an Australian singer. He was the lead vocalist of Sherbet (1970–1984), and returned for various reunions. Braithwaite also has a solo career, placing 15...  more
  • 21

    Darrell Scott


    BirthplaceLondon, Kentucky

    James Darrell Scott, known as Darrell Scott (born August 6, 1959), is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. The son of musician Wayne Scott, he moved as a child to East Gary,...  more
  • 22

    Darryl Roberts


    BirthplaceSaint Joseph, Trinidad and Tobago

    Darryl Bevon Roberts (born 26 September 1983 in Saint Joseph) is a Trinidadian footballer who currently plays for Kaya F.C–Iloilo in the Philippine Premier League and for the Trinidad and Tobago...  more
  • 23

    Darryl Dawkins


    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    Darryl Dawkins (January 11, 1957 – August 27, 2015) was an American professional basketball player, most noted for his days with the National Basketball Association's Philadelphia 76ers and New...  more

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    Daryl Duke


    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Daryl Duke (8 March 1929 – 21 October 2006) was a Canadian film and TV director. Duke was born at Vancouver, British Columbia, where he became one of CBC Television's earliest regional producers. His...  more
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    Darryl Stephens


    BirthplacePasadena, California, USA

    Darryl Joseph Stephens (born March 7, 1974) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Noah Nicholson on the television dramedy Noah's Arc....  more