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Who Is The Most Famous Dennis In The World?

Updated November 23, 2020 750 votes 25 voters 20.0k 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.

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    Dennis Hopper
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    Dennis Hopper

    1936-05-17

    BirthplaceDodge City, USA, Kansas

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

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    Dennis Rodman
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    Dennis Rodman

    1961-05-13

    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey, United States of America

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

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  • 3
    Dennis Quaid
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    Dennis Quaid

    1954-04-09

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

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

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  • 4
    Dennis Wilson
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    Dennis Wilson

    1944-12-04

    BirthplaceHawthorne, California, United States of America

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

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  • 5
     Denis O'Hare
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    Denis O'Hare

    1962-01-17

    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...

  • 6
    Dennis DeYoung
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    Dennis DeYoung

    1947-02-18

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

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

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  • 7
    Dennis Farina
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    Dennis Farina

    1944-02-29

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

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

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  • 8
    Dennis Dugan
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    Dennis Dugan

    1946-09-05

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Dennis Haskins
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    Dennis Haskins

    1950-11-18

    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee, USA

    Dennis Haskins (born November 18, 1950) is an American actor known for his role as principal... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Dennis Miller

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

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  • 11
    Dennis Weaver
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    Dennis Weaver

    1924-06-04

    BirthplaceJoplin, Missouri, United States of America

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

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  • 12
    Dennis Eckersley
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    BirthplaceOakland, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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  • 13
    Dennis Haysbert
    21

    Dennis Haysbert

    1954-06-02

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Dennis Rader
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    Dennis Rader

    1945-03-09

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Dennis Franz
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    Dennis Franz

    1944-10-28

    BirthplaceProviso Township, Maywood, Illinois, United States of America

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

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  • 16
    Dennis Kucinich
    12

    Dennis Kucinich

    1946-10-08

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Dennis John Kucinich (; born October 8, 1946) is an American politician. A former U.S.... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Dennis Nilsen
    12

    Dennis Nilsen

    1945-11-23

    BirthplaceFraserburgh, United Kingdom

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

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  • 18
    Dennis Price
    12

    Dennis Price

    1915-06-23

    BirthplaceTwyford, England

    Dennis Price (born Dennistoun Franklyn John Rose-Price) (23 June 1915 – 6 October 1973) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Dennis Chambers
    21

    Dennis Chambers

    1959-05-09

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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

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  • 20
    Dennis Trillo
    21

    Dennis Trillo

    1981-05-12

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    Abelardo Dennis Florencio Ho (born 12 May 1981), more widely known as Dennis Trillo, is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Denny Dillon
    21

    Denny Dillon

    1951-05-18

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Denise "Denny" Dillon (born May 18, 1951) is an American actress and comedian. First known as... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Dennis Lehane

    BirthplaceDorchester, Boston, Massachusetts

    Dennis Lehane (born August 4, 1965) is an American author. He has published more than a dozen... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Dennis Martínez
    17

    BirthplaceGranada, Nicaragua

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

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  • 24
    Dennis Prager
    17

    Dennis Prager

    1948-08-02

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Dennis Seidenberg
    12

    BirthplaceVillingen-Schwenningen, Germany

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