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.
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Desmond Tutu1931-10-07Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931) is a South African Anglican cleric and theologian... more
- 18Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn (; 12 September 1914 – 19 December 1999) was a Welsh actor, best... more
- 11Desmond Dekker (16 July 1941 – 25 May 2006) was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae... more
Desmond FitzGerald1888-02-13Thomas Joseph FitzGerald (13 February 1888 – 9 April 1947) was an Irish revolutionary, poet,... more
- 15Desmond Davis (born 24 May 1926 in London, England) is a British film and television director.... more
- 10Desmond Harrington (born October 19, 1976) is an American actor. He has appeared in The Hole... more
- 14Desmond Child (born John Charles Barrett; October 28, 1953) is an American songwriter and... more
Desmond Carrington1926-05-23Desmond Herbert Carrington (23 May 1926 – 1 February 2017) was a British actor and broadcaster... more
Desmond Trufant1990-09-10Desmond Trufant is an American football cornerback for the Chicago Bears of the National... more
- 5Desmond Tester (17 February 1919 – 31 December 2002) was an English film and television actor,... more
- 5Desmond Delane Jennings (born October 30, 1986) is an American professional baseball player... more
- 7Desmond Dillon Paul Morton (born 1937) is a Canadian historian who specializes in the history... more
- 5Desmond Tremaine Mason (born October 11, 1977) is an American former professional basketball... more
- 4Sir Desmond Angus Swayne (born 20 August 1956) is a Conservative Party politician and a... more
- 2Desmond Kevin Howard (born May 15, 1970) is an American former professional football player in... more
Desmond Doss1919-02-07Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, 1919 – March 23, 2006) was a United States Army corporal who... more
Desmond Fennell1929-01-01Desmond Carolan Fennell (born 1929) is an Irish writer, cultural philosopher and linguist,... more
Desmond Lorenz de Silva1939-12-13Sir George Desmond Lorenz de Silva, (13 December 1939 – 2 June 2018) was a British lawyer... more
- 1Desmond Dube is a South African singer, actor, mime artist and entertainer. He is known for... more
- 0Desmond Lamont Bishop (born July 24, 1984) is a former American football linebacker that is... more
- 0Desmond Darice Clark (born April 20, 1977 in Bartow, Florida) is a former American football... more
- 0Desmond John Morris FLS honoris causa (born 24 January 1928) is an English zoologist,... more
- Desmond Williams is an American electronica musician, as well as a record producer and was the... more
Desmond McKenzie1952-12-01Desmond A. McKenzie, JP (born 1 December 1952) is a Jamaican politician, former mayor of the... more
Desmond Ackner, Baron Ackner1920-09-18Desmond James Conrad Ackner, Baron Ackner, PC (18 September 1920 – 21 March 2006) was a... more