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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.
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Desmond Howard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
American football player
Desmond Kevin Howard is a former NFL wide receiver, punt returner and kickoff returner and currently a college football analyst for ESPN. He played football for the University of Michigan from ...more
Desmond Tutu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Priest
Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. He was the first black ...more
Desmond Jennings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Baseball player
Desmond Delane Jennings is an outfielder for the Tampa Bay Rays.
Desmond Bryant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
American football player
Desmond J. Bryant is an American football defensive end for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He ...more
Desmond Llewelyn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Actor
Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn was a Welsh actor. He played Q in 17 of the James Bond films between 1963 and 1999.
Desmond Dekker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Desmond Dekker was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. Together with his backing group the Aces, he had one of the earliest international reggae hits with ...more
Desmond Mason is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Basketball player
Desmond Tremaine Mason is a retired American professional basketball player. He was designated as a shooting guard and small forward. Mason has also found success as an artist, working in a ...more
Desmond Child is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician
Desmond Child is an American musician, professional songwriter, and producer. He is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. His hits as a songwriter include "I Hate Myself for Loving ...more
Desmond Harrington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Actor
Desmond Harrington is an American actor. He is known for movies such as The Hole, Wrong Turn and Ghost Ship. He joined the cast of the Showtime series Dexter in its third season as Det. Joseph ...more
Desmond Swayne is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Desmond Angus Swayne TD MP, is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He is Member of Parliament for the constituency of New Forest West in Hampshire, and was formerly also ...more
Desmond Donnelly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Politician
Desmond Louis Donnelly was a British politician, author and journalist who was a member of four different political parties during the course of his career, and moved between parties on five ...more
Desmond Morton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Historian, Professor
Desmond Dillon Paul Morton, OC, FRSC, CD is a Canadian historian who specializes in the history of the Canadian military, as well as the history of Canadian political and industrial relations. ...more
Desmond Morris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Author, Zoologist, Artist
Desmond John Morris is an English zoologist, ethologist and surrealist painter, as well as a popular author in human sociobiology.
Desmond Trufant is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
American football player
Desmond Trufant is an American football cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Falcons in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played ...more
Desmond Davis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Television director, Television producer, Film Director
Desmond Davis is a film director, television director and television producer.
Desmond Barrit is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Actor
Desmond Barrit is a Laurence Olivier Award winning, Welsh actor, best known for his stage work.
Desmond Askew is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Actor, Voice acting
Desmond Askew is an English actor of film and television. In 1983 he had the lead role of 'naughty schoolboy' in the promo video of the Wham! single "Bad Boys". He has appeared in ...more
Desmond Haynes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Cricketer, Coach
Desmond Leo Haynes 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 for the West Indies ...more
Desmond Davis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Television director, Screenwriter, Film Director
Desmond Davis is a television and film director.
Desmond Heeley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Scenic Designer, Production Designer, Costume Designer
Desmond Heeley is a costume designer.
Desmond Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Record producer, Musician, Engineer
Desmond Williams is an American electronica musician, as well as a record producer and was the chief sound engineer for the Eighteenth Street Lounge Music record label. Born in Jamaica and ...more
Desmond Marquette is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Film Editor, Television Editor
Desmond Marquette was a film and television editor.
Desmond Bagley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Desmond Bagley Journalist, Novelist, Author
Desmond Bagley was a British journalist and novelist principally known for a series of best-selling thrillers. Along with fellow British writers such as Hammond Innes and Alistair MacLean, ...more
Desmond Kelly is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Actor, Singer
Desmond Kelly is a Ceylonese musician who has entertained in Sri Lanka and in Australia. He was born in Colombo in 1936.
Desmond Saunders is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Desmond
Television director, Television producer, Film Editor
Desmond Saunders is a British television director and film editor. He has a long association with producer Gerry Anderson, having served as a director for the series Supercar, Stingray, ...more