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Famous People Named Dean 

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

Famous Rat Pack member Dean Martin is nothing short of legend in music business. His fun duo show "Martin and Lewis" was a hit, bringing Jerry Lewis' funny antics and Dean Martin's beautiful music abilities together.

And who can forget Dean Norris' amazing portrayal of Hank Shrader in Breaking Bad? His amazing work on this show has had him nominated for several Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Dean Martin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Businessperson, Songwriter, Comedian

Age: Dec. at 78 (1917-1995)

Birthplace: USA, Steubenville, Ohio

Dino Paul Crocetti (June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995), known famously as Dean Martin, was an American singer, actor and comedian. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of ...more

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Dean Ambrose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Dean

Age: 33

Jonathan David Good (born December 7, 1985) is an American professional wrestler and actor currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW), where he performs under the ring name Jon Moxley. He ...more

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Dean Cain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 52

Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States of America

Dean George Cain (né Tanaka; born July 31, 1966) is an American actor, producer and television show host, best known for playing the role of Clark Kent/Superman in the TV series Lois ...more

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Dean Koontz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Poet, Novelist, Film Producer

Age: 73

Birthplace: Everett, Pennsylvania

Dean Ray Koontz (born July 9, 1945) is an American author. His novels are billed as suspense thrillers, but frequently incorporate elements of horror, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and ...more
Dean Malenko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Wrestler

Age: 58

Dean Simon (born August 4, 1960) is an American retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Dean Malenko. He is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling as a senior producer. He ...more

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Dean Corll is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Dean

Age: Dec. at 34 (1939-1973)

Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Dean Arnold Corll (December 24, 1939 – August 8, 1973) was an American serial killer who abducted, raped, tortured, and murdered at least 28 teenage boys and young men between 1970 and 1973 in ...more

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Dean Stockwell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Child Actor, Actor

Age: 82

Birthplace: North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Robert Dean Stockwell (born March 5, 1936) is an American actor of film and television, with a career spanning over 70 years. As a child actor under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he first ...more
Dean Norris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Actor

Age: 55

Birthplace: USA, Indiana, South Bend

Dean Joseph Norris (born April 8, 1963) is an American actor. He played Drug Enforcement Administration agent Hank Schrader on the AMC series Breaking Bad (2008–2013). He also portrayed town ...more

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Dean Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Actor, Voice acting, Singer

Age: 88

Birthplace: USA, Alabama, Decatur

Dean Carroll Jones (January 25, 1931 – September 1, 2015) was an American actor best known for his roles as Agent Zeke Kelso in That Darn Cat! (1965), Jim Douglas in The Love Bug (1968) and Dr. ...more
Dean Jagger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Character actor, Actor, Teacher

Age: Dec. at 88 (1903-1991)

Birthplace: USA, Columbus Grove, Ohio

Dean Jeffries Jagger (November 7, 1903 – February 5, 1991) was an American film, stage and television actor who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Henry King's ...more

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Dean McDermott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Television producer, Actor

Age: 52

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Dean McDermott (born November 16, 1966) is a Canadian actor best known as a reality television personality with his wife, actress Tori Spelling, and as the host of the cooking competition ...more

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Dean DeLeo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Guitarist, Musician

Age: 57

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

Dean DeLeo (born August 23, 1961 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey) is an American guitarist and songwriter known for his work with rock band Stone Temple Pilots. Dean is also known for his role in the ...more
Dean Edwards is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Comedian, Musician, Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Dean Edwards (born July 30, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, singer, writer, musician and voice artist. His work as a voice actor includes Scottie Pippen and Spike Lee in Celebrity ...more
Dean Geyer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer

Age: 32

Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Dean Stanley Geyer (born 20 March 1986) is a South African Australian singer-songwriter and actor who finished third in the 2006 season of the talent show television series Australian Idol, and ...more
Dean Kamen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor

Age: 67

Birthplace: Rockville Centre, New York, United States of America

Dean Lawrence Kamen (born April 5, 1951) is an American engineer, inventor, and businessman. He is known for his invention of the Segway, as well as founding the non-profit organization FIRST ...more
Dean Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Coach

Age: 88

Birthplace: Emporia, Kansas, United States of America

Dean Edwards Smith (February 28, 1931 – February 7, 2015) was an American men's college basketball head coach. Called a "coaching legend" by the Basketball Hall of Fame, he coached for ...more
Dean Heller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Politician

Age: 58

Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, USA

Dean Arthur Heller (born May 10, 1960) is an American businessman and politician who served as a United States Senator from Nevada from 2011 to 2019. A member of the Republican Party, he ...more
Dean Rusk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Politician, Soldier, Diplomat

Age: Dec. at 85 (1909-1994)

Birthplace: Georgia, United States of America

David Dean Rusk (February 9, 1909 – December 20, 1994) was the United States Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969 under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Rusk is one of the ...more
Dean Mumm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Rugby Player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Dean Mumm (born 5 March 1984) is an Australian rugby union player currently playing for Australia.
Dean Parks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Record producer, Guitarist, Musician
Weldon Dean Parks is an American session guitarist and record producer from Ft. Worth, Texas, United States.
Dean Cameron is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Actor

Age: 56

Birthplace: Morrison, USA, Illinois

Dean Cameron (born Dean Eikleberry; December 25, 1962) is an American television and film actor. He is known for his role as Francis "Chainsaw" Gremp in the 1987 Mark Harmon comedy ...more

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Dean O'Banion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Gangster, Racketeering, Rum-running

Age: Dec. at 32 (1892-1924)

Birthplace: Maroa, Illinois

Charles Dean O'Banion (July 8, 1892 – November 10, 1924) was an Irish-American mobster who was the main rival of Johnny Torrio and Al Capone during the brutal Chicago bootlegging wars of the ...more

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#3 of 14 The Most Infamous Irish Mobsters of All Time #36 of 249 Famous Irish Americans

Dean Devlin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Television director, Businessperson, Television producer

Age: 53

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Dean Devlin (born August 27, 1962) is an American screenwriter, producer, television director and former actor. He is the founder of the production company Electric Entertainment.
Dean Acheson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Statesman, Author, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 78 (1893-1971)

Birthplace: Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America

Dean Gooderham Acheson (pronounced ; April 11, 1893 – October 12, 1971) was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S ...more
Dean Winters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Dean
Actor

Age: 54

Birthplace: New 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 Ryan O'Reily on the HBO prison drama Oz, and has also appeared on such television series as Rescue Me, ...more