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Who Is The Most Famous Desmond In The World?

Updated January 21, 2021 217 votes 24 voters 6.9k views27 items

List RulesVote up all of the Desmonds you've heard of.

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

Desmond Tutu is certainly one of the most famous Desmonds on this list. One of the famous activists named Desmond, he served as the Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996. He dedicated his life to opposing and ending apartheid and promoting non-violent protest.

Another of the famous people with the first name Desmond is Desmond Llewelyn. He was an actor best known for playing Q in the James Bond films. He is also featured in Cleopatra and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

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

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    Desmond Haynes


    BirthplaceSaint James Parish, Barbados


    Desmond Leo Haynes (born 15 February 1956) is a West Indian cricketer and cricket coach. He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1991. Haynes formed a formidable partnership with Gordon Greenidge...  more
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    Desmond Lardner-Burke


    BirthplaceKimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa


    Desmond William Lardner-Burke ID (17 October 1909 – 1984) was a politician in Rhodesia....  more