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Who Is The Most Famous Dean In The World?

Updated November 16, 2020 586 votes 35 voters 23.7k views68 items

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

How many celebrities named Dean can you think of? The famous Deans below have many different professions, including notable actors named Dean, famous athletes named Dean, and even musicians named Dean.

Dean Martin is certainly one of the most famous Deans on this list. One of the famous singers named Dean, he started his career performing alongside Jerry Lewis as the comedy duo, Martin & Lewis. He was also a member of the Rat Pack along with Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr.

Another of the famous people with the first name Dean is Dean Norris. He is an actor best known for playing Hank Schrader on Breaking Bad. He also starred in Under the Dome, Claws, and Better Call Saul. Dean Cain of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman is another celebrity Dean. 

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

  • Dean Cain1

    Dean Cain


    BirthplaceMount Clemens, Michigan, United States of America

    Dean George Cain (né Tanaka; born July 31, 1966) is an American actor, producer and television...  more

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  • Dean Martin2

    Dean Martin


    BirthplaceSteubenville, Ohio, United States of America

    Dino Paul Crocetti (June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995), known famously as Dean Martin, was an...  more

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  • Dean Koontz3

    BirthplaceEverett, Pennsylvania

    Dean Ray Koontz (born July 9, 1945) is an American author. His novels are billed as suspense...  more
  • Dean Norris4

    Dean Norris


    BirthplaceUSA, Indiana, South Bend

    Dean Joseph Norris (born April 8, 1963) is an American actor. He played Drug Enforcement...  more

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  • Dean Winters5

    Dean Winters


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Dean Gerard Winters (born July 20, 1964) is an American actor. He is known for his role as...  more
  • Dean Corll6

    Dean Corll


    BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana

    Dean Arnold Corll (December 24, 1939 – August 8, 1973) was an American serial killer who...  more

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  • Dean Ambrose7

    Dean Ambrose

    Jonathan David Good (born December 7, 1985) is an American professional wrestler and actor...  more

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  • Dean McDermott8

    Dean McDermott


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Dean McDermott (born November 16, 1966) is a Canadian actor best known as a reality...  more

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  • Dean Stockwell9

    Dean Stockwell


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, North Hollywood, California

    Robert Dean Stockwell (born March 5, 1936) is an American actor of film and television, with a...  more

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  • Dean Jones10

    Dean Jones


    BirthplaceDecatur, Alabama, United States of America

    Dean Carroll Jones (January 25, 1931 – September 1, 2015) was an American actor best known for...  more
  • Dean DeLeo11

    Dean DeLeo


    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey

    Dean DeLeo (born August 23, 1961 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey) is an American guitarist and...  more
  • Dean Jagger12

    Dean Jagger


    BirthplaceUSA, Columbus Grove, Ohio

    Dean Jeffries Jagger (November 7, 1903 – February 5, 1991) was an American film, stage and...  more

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  • Dean Smith13

    Dean Smith


    BirthplaceEmporia, Kansas, United States of America

    Dean Edwards Smith (February 28, 1931 – February 7, 2015) was an American men's college...  more
  • Dean Malenko14

    Dean Malenko

    Dean Simon (born August 4, 1960) is an American retired professional wrestler, better known by...  more

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  • Dean Edwards15

    Dean Edwards


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Dean Edwards (born July 30, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, singer, writer,...  more
  • Dean Parks16
    Weldon Dean Parks is an American session guitarist and record producer from Ft. Worth, Texas,...  more
  • Dean Heller17

    Dean Heller


    BirthplaceCastro Valley, California, USA

    Dean Arthur Heller (born May 10, 1960) is an American businessman and politician who served as...  more
  • Dean Cameron18

    Dean Cameron


    BirthplaceMorrison, USA, Illinois

    Dean Cameron (born Dean Eikleberry; December 25, 1962) is an American television and film...  more

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  • Dean Geyer19

    Dean Geyer


    BirthplaceJohannesburg, South Africa

    Dean Stanley Geyer (born 20 March 1986) is a South African Australian singer-songwriter and...  more
  • Dean O'Banion20

    Dean O'Banion


    BirthplaceMaroa, Illinois

    Charles Dean O'Banion (July 8, 1892 – November 10, 1924) was an Irish-American mobster who was...  more

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  • Dean Acheson21

    Dean Acheson


    BirthplaceMiddletown, Connecticut, United States of America

    Dean Gooderham Acheson (pronounced ; April 11, 1893 – October 12, 1971) was an American...  more
  • Dean Devlin22

    Dean Devlin


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Dean Devlin (born August 27, 1962) is an American screenwriter, producer, television director...  more
  • Dean Rusk23

    Dean Rusk


    BirthplaceGeorgia, United States of America

    David Dean Rusk (February 9, 1909 – December 20, 1994) was the United States Secretary of...  more
  • Dean Mumm24

    Dean Mumm


    BirthplaceAuckland, New Zealand

    Dean Mumm (born 5 March 1984) is an Australian rugby union player currently playing for...  more
  • Dean Kamen25

    Dean Kamen


    BirthplaceRockville Centre, New York, United States of America

    Dean Lawrence Kamen (born April 5, 1951) is an American engineer, inventor, and businessman....  more