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Famous People Named Desmond

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Desmond there are? This list of celebrities named Desmond includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Desmonds on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Desmond, actors named Desmond, and even athletes named Desmond. Well-known Desmonds like Desmond Howard, Desmond Tutu, and Desmond Jennings are just the start of this list.
  • Desmond Howard

    Desmond Howard

    American football player


    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Desmond Kevin Howard (born May 15, 1970) is an American former professional football player in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Desmond Tutu

    Desmond Tutu



    BirthplaceKlerksdorp, South Africa

    Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931) is a South African Anglican cleric and theologian... more on Wikipedia


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  • Desmond Jennings

    Desmond Jennings

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama

    Desmond Delane Jennings (born October 30, 1986) is an American professional baseball player... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Bryant

    Desmond Bryant

    American football player


    BirthplaceShorewood, Illinois

    Desmond J. Bryant (born December 15, 1985) is an American football defensive tackle who is... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Llewelyn

    AgeDied at 85 (1914-1999)

    BirthplaceNewport, Wales, United Kingdom

    Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn (; 12 September 1914 – 19 December 1999) was a Welsh actor, best... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Dekker

    Desmond Dekker

    Songwriter, Musician

    AgeDec. at 65 (1941-2006)

    BirthplaceSaint Andrew Parish, Jamaica

    Desmond Dekker (16 July 1941 – 25 May 2006) was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae... more on Wikipedia

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  • Desmond Mason

    Desmond Mason

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceWaxahachie, Texas

    Desmond Tremaine Mason (born October 11, 1977) is an American former professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Child

    Desmond Child

    Record producer, Songwriter


    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Gainesville

    Desmond Child (born John Charles Barrett; October 28, 1953) is an American songwriter and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Desmond Harrington


    BirthplaceSavannah, Georgia, USA

    Desmond Harrington (born October 19, 1976) is an American actor. He has appeared in The Hole... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Swayne
    Sir Desmond Angus Swayne (born 20 August 1956) is a Conservative Party politician and a... more on Wikipedia
  • AgeDec. at 54 (1920-1974)

    BirthplaceSivasagar, India

    Desmond Louis Donnelly (16 October 1920 – 3 April 1974) was a British politician, author and... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Morton

    Desmond Morton

    Historian, Professor


    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

    Desmond Dillon Paul Morton (born 1937) is a Canadian historian who specializes in the history... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Morris

    Desmond Morris

    Author, Zoologist


    BirthplacePurton, United Kingdom

    Desmond John Morris FLS honoris causa (born 24 January 1928) is an English zoologist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Trufant

    Desmond Trufant

    American football player


    BirthplaceTacoma, Washington

    Desmond Trufant is an American football cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Davis

    Television director, Television producer

    AgeDec. at 52 (1907-1959)

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Desmond Davis is a film director, television director and television producer.
  • Age75

    BirthplaceMorriston, United Kingdom

    Desmond Barrit is a Welsh actor, best known for his stage work.
  • Desmond Askew

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Desmond Askew (born 17 December 1972) is an English actor of film and television. In 1983 he... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Haynes

    Desmond Haynes

    Cricketer, Coach


    BirthplaceBarbados, Saint James Parish, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles

    Desmond Leo Haynes (born 15 February 1956) is a West Indian cricketer and cricket coach. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Davis

    Desmond Davis

    Television director, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Desmond Davis (born 24 May 1926 in London, England) is a British film and television director.
  • Desmond Heeley

    Scenic Designer, Production Designer
    Desmond Heeley is a costume designer.
  • Desmond Williams

    Desmond Williams

    Record producer, Musician


    Desmond Williams is an American electronica musician, as well as a record producer and was the... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Marquette

    Film Editor, Television Editor

    AgeDec. at 91 (1908-1999)

    BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico

    Desmond Marquette was a film and television editor.
  • Desmond Bagley

    Journalist, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 60 (1923-1983)

    BirthplaceKendal, United Kingdom

    Desmond Bagley (29 October 1923 – 12 April 1983) was a British journalist and novelist... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Kelly

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceSri Lanka, Colombo

    Desmond Kelly is a Ceylonese musician who has entertained in Sri Lanka and in Australia. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Desmond Saunders

    Television director, Television producer
    Desmond "Des" Saunders (24 June 1926 – 21 April 2018) was a British television director and... more on Wikipedia