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Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

Updated October 13, 2018 14.3k views109 items

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

Which famous people named Derrick are worth mentioning? This list includes Derek Jeter, Derek Fisher, Derek Jacobi and Derek Carr. To read more about these notable people named Derek, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
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  • Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Derrick Martell Rose (born October 4, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplacePequannock, New Jersey

    Derek Sanderson Jeter ( JEE-tər; born June 26, 1974) is an American former professional... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

    Derek Lamar Fisher (born August 9, 1974) is an American basketball coach and former player who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Jacobi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Sir Derek George Jacobi (; born 22 October 1938) is an English actor and stage director. A... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Carr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    Derek Carr

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceBakersfield, California

    Derek Dallas Carr (born March 28, 1991) is an American football quarterback for the Oakland... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derrick Mason is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    Derrick Mason

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Derrick James Mason (born January 17, 1974) is a former American football wide receiver who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Pretty Lights is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceFort Collins, Colorado

    Derek Vincent Smith (born November 25, 1981), known by his stage name Pretty Lights, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derrick Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceWaco, Texas

    Derrick O’Hara Johnson (born November 22, 1982) is a former American football linebacker. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Trucks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida

    Derek Trucks (born June 8, 1979) is an American guitarist, songwriter, and founder of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Luke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    Derek Luke

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, United States of America

    Derek Luke (born April 24, 1974) is an American actor. He won the Independent Spirit Award for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derrick Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    Derrick Thomas

    Dec. at 33 (1967-2000)

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Derrick Vincent Thomas (January 1, 1967 – February 8, 2000), nicknamed D.T., was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Holland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceNewark, Ohio

    Derek Lane Holland (born October 9, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Harper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceRoyston, Georgia, United States of America

    Derek Ricardo Harper (born October 13, 1961) is a retired American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derek Mears is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceBakersfield, California, United States of America

    Derek Mears (born April 29, 1972) is an American actor and stuntman, best known for his role... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Walcott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceCastries, Saint Lucia

    Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL, OBE, OCC (23 January 1930 – 17 March 2017) was a Saint Lucian... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derrick Favors is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Derrick Bernard Favors (born July 15, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Hough is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceSalt Lake City, Utah, USA

    Derek Hough (born May 17, 1985) is an American professional Latin and ballroom dancer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derrick Brooks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplacePensacola, Florida

    Derrick Dewan Brooks (born April 18, 1973) is a former American football linebacker who played... more on Wikipedia

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  • Derrick Williams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
  • Derek Cianfrance is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceColorado, United States of America

    Derek M. Cianfrance (; born January 1974) is an American film director, cinematographer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Jarman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    Derek Jarman

    Dec. at 52 (1942-1994)

    BirthplaceNorthwood, London, England, London

    Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman (31 January 1942 – 19 February 1994) was an English film... more on Wikipedia
  • Derrick Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Derrick Williams may refer to: Derrick Williams (American football) (born 1986), American... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Norris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceGoddard, Kansas

    Derek Ryan Norris is an American professional baseball catcher for the San Diego Padres of... more on Wikipedia
  • Derek Lowe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    Derek Lowe

    Age: 47

    BirthplaceDearborn, Michigan

    Derek Christopher Lowe (born June 1, 1973) is an American former Major League Baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • Derrick McKey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick

    BirthplaceMeridian, Mississippi, United States of America

    Derrick Wayne McKey (born October 10, 1966) is an American retired basketball player who... more on Wikipedia
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