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Famous People Named Derek & Derrick 

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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.
Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 30

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Derrick Martell Rose (born October 4, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one year of college ...more

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Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 44

Birthplace: Pequannock, New Jersey

Derek Sanderson Jeter ( JEE-tər; born June 26, 1974) is an American former professional baseball shortstop, businessman, and baseball executive. He has been the chief executive officer (CEO) and ...more

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Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 44

Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

Derek Lamar Fisher (born August 9, 1974) is an American basketball coach and former player who is the head coach for the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). ...more

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Derek Jacobi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 80

Birthplace: Eurasia, Leytonstone, United Kingdom, London, England

Sir Derek George Jacobi (; born 22 October 1938) is an English actor and stage director. A "forceful, commanding stage presence", Jacobi has enjoyed a successful stage career, ...more

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

Birthplace: Bakersfield, California

Derek Dallas Carr (born March 28, 1991) is an American football quarterback for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Raiders in the second round of ...more
Derrick Mason is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Derrick Mason Age: 41

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Derrick James Mason (born January 17, 1974) is a former American football wide receiver who played for fifteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Tennessee ...more
Pretty Lights is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 37

Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado

Derek Vincent Smith (born November 25, 1981), known by his stage name Pretty Lights, is an American electronic music producer. Pretty Lights was originally a music project consisting of him and ...more

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Derrick Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 36

Birthplace: Waco, Texas

Derrick O’Hara Johnson (born November 22, 1982) is a former American football linebacker. He played college football at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned consensus All-American ...more
Derek Trucks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 39

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida

Derek Trucks (born June 8, 1979) is an American guitarist, songwriter, and founder of the Grammy Award-winningThe Derek Trucks Band. He became an official member of The Allman Brothers Band in ...more

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Derek Luke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 44

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

Derek Luke (born April 24, 1974) is an American actor. He won the Independent Spirit Award for his big-screen debut performance in the 2002 film Antwone Fisher, directed and produced by Denzel ...more

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Derrick Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Dec. at 33 (1967-2000)

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Derrick Vincent Thomas (January 1, 1967 – February 8, 2000), nicknamed D.T., was an American football linebacker and defensive end who played for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football ...more

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Derek Holland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 32

Birthplace: Newark, Ohio

Derek Lane Holland (born October 9, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Texas Rangers, ...more
Derek Harper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 57

Birthplace: Royston, Georgia, United States of America

Derek Ricardo Harper (born October 13, 1961) is a retired American professional basketball player. A Second-Team All-American at the University of Illinois, he was the 11th overall pick of the ...more
Derek Mears is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 46

Birthplace: Bakersfield, USA, California

Derek Mears (born April 29, 1972) is an American actor and stuntman, best known for his role as Jason Voorhees in the reboot of Friday the 13th and Hawes in Hatchet III.
Derek Walcott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 89

Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia

Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL, OBE, OCC (23 January 1930 – 17 March 2017) was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature. He was the University of ...more

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Derrick Favors is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 27

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Derrick Bernard Favors (born July 15, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Favors played college ...more

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Derek Hough is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 33

Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Derek Hough (born May 17, 1985) is an American professional Latin and ballroom dancer, choreographer, actor and singer.Since September 2007, Hough has become known for his work on the ABC ...more

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Derrick Brooks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 42

Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida

Derrick Dewan Brooks (born April 18, 1973) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons. He played college football for Florida ...more

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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
Age: 45

Birthplace: Colorado, United States of America

Derek M. Cianfrance (; born January 1974) is an American film director, cinematographer, screenwriter, and editor.
Derek Jarman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Dec. at 52 (1942-1994)

Birthplace: Northwood, London, England, London

Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman (31 January 1942 – 19 February 1994) was an English film director, stage designer, diarist, artist, gardener, and author.
Derrick Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 29

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Derrick Williams may refer to: Derrick Williams (American football) (born 1986), American football wide receiver Derrick Williams (basketball) (born 1991), American basketball forward Derrick ...more
Derek Norris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 30

Birthplace: Goddard, Kansas

Derek Ryan Norris is an American professional baseball catcher for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Oakland Athletics.
Derek Lowe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 45

Birthplace: Dearborn, Michigan

Derek Christopher Lowe (born June 1, 1973) is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher. During his career, he played for the Seattle Mariners, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, ...more

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Derrick McKey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Derek & Derrick
Age: 52

Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States of America

Derrick Wayne McKey (born October 10, 1966) is an American retired basketball player who played most of his National Basketball Association (NBA) career at the small forward and the power ...more