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If your name is Dennis, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Dennis or Denny, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Dennis can you think of? The famous Dennises below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Dennis, athletes named Dennis, and even political figures named Dennis. The music industry is no stranger to the name Denny, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

There sure are a lot of famous people named Dennis. This list includes NBA legend Dennis Rodman, who made his fame with the Chicago Bulls alongside Michael Jordan. Others include famous actors like Dennis Quaid, Dennis Hopper and Dennis Miller. To read more about these notable people named Dennis, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Rodman age 56 Dennis Keith Rodman is a retired American professional basketball player, who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the ...more

Dennis Quaid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Quaid age 63 Dennis William Quaid is an American actor known for his comedic and dramatic roles. First gaining widespread attention in the 1980s, his career rebounded in the 1990s after he overcame an ...more

Dennis Hopper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Hopper Died at 74 (1936-2010) Dennis Lee Hopper was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer, and artist. He attended the Actors Studio, making his first television appearance in 1954, and soon after appeared in two films ...more

Dennis Miller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Miller age 65 Dennis Miller is an American stand-up comedian, talk show host, political commentator, sports commentator, actor, television personality, and radio personality. He is known for his critical ...more

Dennis Seidenberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Seidenberg age 36 Dennis Marvin Seidenberg is a German professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.

Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Bergkamp age 48 Dennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp is a Dutch former professional footballer, who is the assistant manager to Frank de Boer at Ajax. Originally a wide midfielder, Bergkamp was moved to main striker ...more

Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Johnson Died at 53 (1954-2007) Dennis Wayne Johnson, nicknamed "DJ", was an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns and Boston Celtics and ...more

Dennis Eckersley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Eckersley age 63 Dennis Lee Eckersley, nicknamed "Eck", is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher. Between 1975 and 1998, he pitched for the Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, ...more

Dennis Wilson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Wilson Died at 39 (1944-1983) Dennis Carl Wilson was an American drummer, singer and songwriter. He is best known as a founding member of the rock band The Beach Boys, alongside his brothers, Brian and Carl, cousin, Mike ...more

Dennis Rader is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Rader age 73 Dennis Lynn Rader is an American serial killer who murdered ten people in Sedgwick County, between 1974 and 1991. He is known as the BTK killer. "BTK" stands for "Bind, Torture, ...more

Dennis Haysbert is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Haysbert age 63 Dennis Dexter Haysbert is an American film and television actor. He is known for portraying baseball player Pedro Cerrano in the Major League film trilogy, Secret Service Agent Tim Collin in the ...more

Dennis Franz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Franz age 73 Dennis Franz is an American actor best known for his role as Detective Andy Sipowicz in the ABC television series NYPD Blue.

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Dennis Nilsen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Nilsen age 72 Dennis Andrew Nilsen is a British serial killer and necrophiliac, also known as the Muswell Hill Murderer and the Kindly Killer, who committed the murders of a minimum of 12 young men in a ...more

Dennis Kucinich is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Kucinich age 71 Dennis John Kucinich is a former U.S. Representative from Ohio, serving from 1997 to 2013. He was also a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2004 ...more

Denny McLain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Denny McLain age 74 Dennis Dale "Denny" McLain is an American former professional baseball player. He played as a pitcher in Major League Baseball for ten seasons, most notably for the Detroit Tigers. In ...more

Dennis DeYoung is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis DeYoung age 71 Dennis DeYoung is an American singer, songwriter, musician and producer best known for being a founding member of the rock band Styx as lead vocalist and keyboardist, a tenure that lasted from ...more

Dennis Weaver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Weaver Died at 82 (1924-2006) William Dennis Weaver was an American actor who was best known for his work in television. Weaver's two most notable roles were as Marshal Matt Dillon's trusty helper Chester Goode on the ...more

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Dennis Martínez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Martínez age 62 José Dennis Martínez Emilia, nicknamed "El Presidente", is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He was the first Nicaraguan baseball player to play in the majors.

Dennis Price is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Price Died at 58 (1915-1973) Dennis Price was an English actor, best remembered for his role as Louis Mazzini in the film Kind Hearts and Coronets and for his portrayal of the omniscient valet Jeeves in 1960s television ...more

Dennis Scott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Scott age 49 Dennis Eugene Scott is an American retired professional basketball player. A 6'8" small forward from Georgia Tech, and the 1989–1990 ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year, Scott was ...more

Dennis Pitta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Pitta age 32 Dennis Gregory Pitta II, nicknamed American Express is an American football tight end for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He played college football for Brigham Young ...more

Dennis Farina is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Farina Died at 69 (1944-2013) Dennis Farina was an American actor of film and television and former Chicago police officer. He was a character actor, often typecast as a mobster or police officer. His most known film roles ...more

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Dennis Chambers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Chambers age 58 Dennis Chambers is an American drummer who has recorded and performed with John Scofield, George Duke, Brecker Brothers, Santana, Parliament/Funkadelic, John McLaughlin, Niacin, Mike Stern, CAB, ...more

Dennis Lehane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Lehane age 52 Dennis Lehane is an American author. He has written several novels; the first several were a series of mysteries featuring a couple of protagonists and other recurring characters, including A ...more

Dennis Prager is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Prager age 69 Dennis Prager is an American politically conservative nationally syndicated radio talk show host, columnist, author, and public speaker.

Dennis Green is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Green age 69 Dennis "Denny" Green is an American football coach, most recently head coach for the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League. During his National Football League ...more

Dennis Wise is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Wise age 51 Dennis Frank Wise is an English former football player and manager, and former Executive Director of Football at Newcastle United. Wise played as a central midfielder and was noted for his ...more

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Dennis Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Smith age 59 Dennis Smith is a retired American football safety who wore number 49 for the National Football League's Denver Broncos between 1981 and 1994.

Dennis Viollet is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Viollet Died at 66 (1933-1999) Dennis Sydney Viollet was an English footballer who played for Manchester United and Stoke City as well as the England national team.

Dennis Dugan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Dugan age 71 Dennis Dugan is an American actor, director, and comedian. He is famous for his partnership with comedic actor Adam Sandler, with whom he directed the films Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy, I Now ...more

Dennis Trillo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Trillo age 36 Abelardo Dennis Florencio Trillo Ho, more widely known as Dennis Trillo, is a Filipino award-winning actor, singer and fashion model. His film debut was in Aishite Imasu 1941. He is currently an ...more

Denny Hamlin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Denny Hamlin age 37 James Dennis Alan "Denny" Hamlin, Jr. is an American NASCAR race car driver. He currently drives the No. 11 FedEx / Sports Clips / Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing in the Sprint Cup Series. ...more

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Dennis Dunaway is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Dunaway age 71 Dennis Dunaway is an American musician, best known as the original bass guitarist for Alice Cooper from 1969–1974. He co-wrote some of the band's most notable songs, including "I'm ...more

Denny Dillon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Denny Dillon age 66 Denise "Denny" Dillon is an American actress and comedian. First known as a stage actress, who was nominated for a Tony Award on Broadway, Dillon appeared for a season on Saturday ...more

Dennis Edwards is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Edwards age 75 Dennis Edwards is an American soul and R&B singer, notably a lead singer in The Temptations, on Motown Records. Edwards joined the Temptations in 1968, replacing David Ruffin and sang with ...more

Dennis Erickson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Erickson age 71 Dennis Brian Erickson is an American football coach and the running back coach at the University of Utah. Previously, Erickson was the head coach at the University of Idaho, the University of ...more

Dennis Day is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Day Died at 72 (1916-1988) Dennis Day born Owen Patrick Eugene McNulty, was an American singer and radio, television and film personality of Irish descent.

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Denny Neagle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Denny Neagle age 49 Dennis Edward Neagle Jr. is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He was last under contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays during the 2005 season, but he did not play due to injury. During the ...more

Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Schröder age 24 Dennis Schröder is a German professional basketball player who plays for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association. Standing at 6 ft 1 in, he plays at the point guard ...more

Dennis Cooper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Cooper age 65 Dennis Cooper is an American novelist, poet, critic, editor and performance artist.

Dennis Maruk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Maruk age 62 Dennis John Maruk is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League from 1975 to 1989, scoring a career high 60 goals for the Washington Capitals in ...more

Dennis Wideman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Wideman age 35 Dennis Earl Wideman is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and an alternate captain for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League. Wideman was drafted from the London Knights of ...more

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Dennis Dixon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Dixon age 30 Dennis Lee Dixon, Jr. is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

Dennis Onkotz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Onkotz age 70 Dennis Henry Onkotz was one of the many outstanding linebackers to come out of the Penn State University football program.

Dennis Haskins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Haskins age 67 Dennis Haskins is an American actor known for his role as principal Richard Belding in the teen sitcom Saved by the Bell, which ran from 1989 to 1993 on NBC. He then went on to star in Saved by ...more

Dennis Hallman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Hallman age 42 Dennis Lloyd Hallman is an American mixed martial artist from the U.S. state of Washington. A former state champion wrestler, Hallman is known best for his expertise as a grappler. He has ...more

Dennis Brown is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Brown Died at 42 (1957-1999) Dennis Emmanuel Brown CD was a Jamaican reggae singer. During his prolific career, which began in the late 1960s when he was aged eleven, he recorded more than 75 albums and was one of the major ...more

Dennis Crowley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Crowley age 41 Dennis Crowley is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for co-founding the popular social networking sites Dodgeball and Foursquare.

Dennis Gabor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Dennis Gabor Died at 79 (1900-1979) Dennis Gabor CBE, FRS was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing holography, for which he later received the 1971 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Denny Crum is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Dennis
Denny Crum age 81 Denzil E. "Denny" Crum is a former American men's college basketball coach at the University of Louisville in Kentucky from 1971 to 2001, compiling a 675–295 record. He guided the ...more