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Who Is The Most Famous David Or Dave In The World?

Updated November 19, 2020 1.2k votes 159 voters 86.3k views101 items

List RulesVote up all of the Daves and Davids you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Dave can you think of? The famous Daves and Davids below have many different professions, including notable actors named Dave, famous musicians named David, and even comedians named Dave.

David Bowie is certainly one of the most famous Davids on this list. One of the famous musicians named David, he started his career in the late-1960s and influenced countless musicians throughout his 50-year career. His final album, Blackstar, won five Grammy Awards including Best Rock Performance.

Another of the famous people with the first name Dave is Dave Chappelle. He is considered one of the funniest comedians of all time and was honored with the Mark Twain Prize in 2019.

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

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    David Bowie

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    David Beckham

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    Dave Grohl

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    David Tennant

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    David Lynch

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    David Schwimmer

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    David Letterman

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    Dave Chappelle

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    David Duchovny

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    David Spade

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    Dave Matthews

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    Dave Bautista

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    Dave Franco

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    David Garrett

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    David Carradine

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    David Caruso

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    David Lee Roth

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    Davy Jones

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    David Boreanaz

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    David Guetta

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    David Fincher

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    David Cross

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