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Who Is The Most Famous Dennis In The World?

Updated November 23, 2020 1.0k votes 33 voters 21.3k views87 items

List RulesVote up all of the Dennises/Denises you've heard of.

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

Dennis Rodman is certainly one of the most famous Dennises on this list. One of the famous athletes named Dennis, he is best known for playing with the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s. He is a five-time NBA champion and two-time NBA all-star.

Another of the famous people with the first name Dennis is Dennis Hopper. He is an actor who appeared in such films as Cool Hand Luke, Blue Velvet, and Rebel Without a Cause. He made his directorial debut in 1969 with Easy Rider. Dennis Quaid is another actor Dennis.

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

  • Dennis Hopper1

    Dennis Hopper


    BirthplaceDodge City, USA, Kansas

    Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor, filmmaker,...  more

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  • Dennis Rodman2

    Dennis Rodman


    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey, United States of America

    Dennis Keith Rodman (born May 13, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball player...  more

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  • Dennis Quaid3

    Dennis Quaid


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor known for a wide variety of...  more

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    The Best Dennis Quaid Movies#181 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History

  • Dennis Wilson4

    Dennis Wilson


    BirthplaceHawthorne, California, United States of America

    Dennis Carl Wilson (December 4, 1944 – December 28, 1983) was an American musician, singer,...  more

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  •  Denis O'Hare5

    Denis O'Hare


    BirthplaceKansas City, MO

    Denis Patrick Seamus O'Hare (born January 17, 1962) is an American actor, singer, and author noted for his award-winning performances in the plays Take Me Out and Sweet Charity, as well as portraying vampire king Russell Edgington on HBO's fantasy series True Blood. He is also known for his supporting roles...

  • Dennis DeYoung6

    Dennis DeYoung


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Dennis DeYoung (born February 18, 1947) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and...  more


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  • Dennis Farina7

    Dennis Farina


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    Dennis Farina (February 29, 1944 – July 22, 2013) was an American film and television actor,...  more


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  • Dennis Dugan8

    Dennis Dugan


    BirthplaceIllinois, Wheaton, United States of America, DuPage County, United States

    Dennis Barton Dugan (born September 5, 1946) is an American director, actor, writer, artist...  more
  • Dennis Haskins9

    Dennis Haskins


    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee, USA

    Dennis Haskins (born November 18, 1950) is an American actor known for his role as principal...  more
  • Dennis Miller10

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Dennis Michael Miller (born November 3, 1953) is an American talk show host, political...  more

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  • Dennis Haysbert11

    Dennis Haysbert


    BirthplaceSan Mateo, California, United States of America

    Dennis Dexter Haysbert (born June 2, 1954) is an American actor. In the U.S. he is known for...  more

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  • Dennis Franz12

    Dennis Franz


    BirthplaceProviso Township, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America

    Dennis Franz Schlachta (; born October 28, 1944), known professionally as Dennis Franz, is an...  more

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  • Dennis Weaver13

    Dennis Weaver


    BirthplaceJoplin, Missouri, United States of America

    William Dennis Weaver (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor best known for...  more
  • Dennis Eckersley14

    BirthplaceOakland, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954), nicknamed "Eck", is an American former...  more

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  • Dennis Rader15

    Dennis Rader


    BirthplacePittsburg, Kansas, United States of America

    Dennis Lynn Rader (born March 9, 1945) is an American serial killer known as BTK or the BTK...  more

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    #94 of 130 Famous American Serial Killers#19 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History

  • Dennis Kucinich16

    Dennis Kucinich


    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Dennis John Kucinich (; born October 8, 1946) is an American politician. A former U.S....  more
  • Dennis Nilsen17

    Dennis Nilsen


    BirthplaceFraserburgh, United Kingdom

    Dennis Andrew Nilsen (23 November 1945 – 12 May 2018) was a Scottish serial killer and...  more

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  • Dennis Price18

    Dennis Price


    BirthplaceTwyford, England

    Dennis Price (born Dennistoun Franklyn John Rose-Price) (23 June 1915 – 6 October 1973) was an...  more
  • Dennis Chambers19

    Dennis Chambers


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Dennis Milton Chambers (born May 9, 1959) is an American drummer. He was inducted into the...  more

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  • Dennis Trillo20

    Dennis Trillo


    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    Abelardo Dennis Florencio Ho (born 12 May 1981), more widely known as Dennis Trillo, is a...  more
  • Denny Dillon21

    Denny Dillon


    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Denise "Denny" Dillon (born May 18, 1951) is an American actress and comedian. First known as...  more
  • Dennis Lehane22

    BirthplaceDorchester, Boston, Massachusetts

    Dennis Lehane (born August 4, 1965) is an American author. He has published more than a dozen...  more
  • Dennis Martínez23

    BirthplaceGranada, Nicaragua

    José Dennis Martínez Ortiz (born May 14, 1955), nicknamed "El Presidente" (The President), is...  more

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  • Dennis Prager24

    Dennis Prager


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Dennis Mark Prager () (born August 2, 1948) is an American conservative radio talk show host...  more
  • Dennis Seidenberg25

    BirthplaceVillingen-Schwenningen, Germany

    Dennis Marvin Seidenberg (born 18 July 1981) is a German professional ice hockey defenceman...  more