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Who knew there were so many famous people named Dirk in the world? Our list of celebrities named Dirk includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Dirks below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Dirk, actors named Dirk, and much more. Dirk Nowitzki, Dirk Bogarde, and Dirk Kuyt are only a few of the well-known people named Dirk on this list.
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Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Basketball player Dirk Werner Nowitzki is a German professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. An alumnus of Röntgen Gymnasium and the ...more

Dirk Bogarde is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Novelist, Screenwriter, Actor Sir Dirk Bogarde was an English actor and writer. Initially a matinée idol in such films as Doctor in the House and other Rank Organisation pictures, Bogarde later acted in art-house ...more

Dirk Kuyt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Footballer Dirk Kuyt is a Dutch footballer who plays for Fenerbahçe as a winger. Originally starting his career as a striker, he has played much of his career as a winger, and has also been deployed ...more

Dirk Graham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Dirk Milton Graham is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota North Stars in the National Hockey League. He was honored in 1991 as ...more

Dirk Benedict is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Actor Dirk Benedict is an American movie, television and stage actor who played the characters Lieutenant Templeton "Faceman" Peck in The A-Team television series and Lieutenant Starbuck in ...more

Dirk Frimout is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Astrophysicist, Astronomer, Engineer Dirk Dries David Damiaan, Viscount Frimout is an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency. He flew aboard NASA Space Shuttle mision STS-45 as a payload specialist, making him the first ...more

Dirk Chivers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Pirate Dirk Chivers was a Dutch pirate active in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean during the 1690s.

Dirk Shafer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Model, Screenwriter Dirk Alan Shafer was an American model, actor, screenwriter and director. Born in Carbondale, Illinois, he was most noted in the modeling world for having been in Playgirl magazine's 1992 ...more

Dirk Been is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Actor, Teacher Dirk Been is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Borneo.

Dirk Meyer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Businessperson Dirk Meyer is president and chief operating officer of AMD. In this role, he shares leadership and management of AMD with Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Hector Ruiz. Meyer ...more

Dirk Dirksen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Dirk Dirksen was a music promoter and emcee of the San Francisco punk rock clubs Mabuhay Gardens and On Broadway in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Dirksen was nicknamed the "Pope of ...more

Dirk Blocker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Actor Dennis Dirk Blocker is an American actor and the son of late actor Dan Blocker, of the popular TV series, Bonanza and Dolphia Blocker. Dirk Blocker began appearing in American television in ...more

Dirk Verbeuren is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Drummer Dirk Verbeuren is a Belgian heavy metal drummer. He plays in Swedish melodic death metal band Soilwork, French technical death metal band Scarve, French melodic death metal band Phaze I, Dutch ...more

Dirk Bikkembergs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Fashion designer Dirk Bikkembergs is a Belgian fashion designer.

Dirk Bach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Comedian, Television producer, Actor Dirk Bach was a German television comedy actor, best known as co-host of Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!

Dirk Brouwer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Astronomer Dirk Brouwer was a Dutch-American astronomer. He received his Ph.D. in 1927 at Leiden University under Willem de Sitter and then went to Yale University. From 1941 until 1966 he was editor of ...more

Dirk Willems is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Pacifist Dirk Willems was a Dutch martyred Anabaptist who is most famous for escaping from prison, turning around to rescue his pursuer—who had fallen through thin ice while chasing Willems—to then be ...more

Dirk Crabeth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Dirk Crabeth Dirk Pietersz Crabeth was a Dutch Renaissance glass painter, tapestry designer, and mapmaker. He was employed by the Janskerk during the 16th century, where he created eight of the stained glass ...more

Dirk Sauer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Dirk Sauer Musician

Dirk Jan Struik is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Mathematician Dirk Jan Struik was a Dutch mathematician and Marxian theoretician who spent most of his life in the United States.

Dirk Coetzee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Dirk Coetzee Dirk Coetzee was co-founder and commander of the covert South African Security Police unit based at Vlakplaas. He and his colleagues were involved in a number of murders including Sizwe Khondile ...more

Dirk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
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Dirk Edward Ziff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Dirk Edward Ziff

Dirk Langendijk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Painter, Artist, Drafter Dirk Langendijk (1748-1805) was a Dutch draftsman and painter.

Dirk Campbell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Film Score Composer, Actor, Composer Hugo Martin Montgomery Campbell, formerly known as Mont Campbell, now Dirk Campbell is a British progressive rock musician, best known as a member of progressive rock band Egg. In his own words, ...more

Dirk Kempthorne is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Lobbyist Dirk Arthur Kempthorne is an American politician who was the United States Secretary of the Interior from 2006 to 2009, serving under President George W. Bush. A Republican, Kempthorne ...more

Dirk Schäfer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Film Score Composer, Film Director Dirk Schäfer was a Dutch concert pianist and composer of pianoforte pieces and chamber music, such as his distinctly Brahmsian piano quintet in D flat and his sonatas for violin and piano, ...more

Dirk Van Tichelt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Coach, Athlete, Motivational speaker Dirk Van Tichelt is a Belgian judoka. His biggest achievement was his European title in Lisbon. In the same year at the Beijing Olympics he became fifth after losing in the first round to ...more

Dirk Koetter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
American Football coach, Coach, American football player Dirk Jeffrey Koetter is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the offensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. Koetter was the head ...more

Dirk Sanders is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Television director, Actor, Film Director Dirk Sanders was an actor, film and television director.

Dirk Stikker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Politician, Diplomat Dirk Uipko Stikker, GBE, GCVO was a Dutch banker, industrialist, politician, and diplomat. Born in Winschoten, he studied law at the University of Groningen. After his studies he began a career ...more

Dirk Coster is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Physicist Dirk Coster, was a Dutch physicist. He was a Professor of Physics and Meteorology at the University of Groningen. Coster was born in Amsterdam. On February 26, 1919, he married Lina Maria ...more

Dirk Wellham is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Cricketer Dirk MacDonald Wellham is a former Australian cricketer who played in 6 Tests and 17 ODIs from 1981 to 1987. Dirk Wellham is one of two players to score a century in both his first class and ...more

Dirk Brossé is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Composer Dirk Brossé is a Flemish Belgian composer and conductor. Since 1999 Brossé is Musical Host of the International Flanders Film Festival in Ghent and he held also the title of Music ...more

Dirk Rauin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Dirk Rauin is a former West German handball player who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics. He was a member of the West German handball team which won the silver medal. He played all six ...more

Dirk Tuypens is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Actor Dirk Tuypens is an actor.

Dirk Jenter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Professor Jenter's work focuses on the interaction of managers and firms with (possibly inefficient) capital markets. Recent research projects have examined the capital structure decisions of ...more

Dirk Polder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Physicist Dirk Polder was a Dutch physicist who, together with Hendrik Casimir, first predicted the existence of what today is known as the Casimir-Polder force, sometimes also referred to as the Casimir ...more

Dirk Schrade is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Dirk Schrade Athlete, Horse trainer Dirk Schrade is a German equestrian. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the Individual eventing and team eventing, where Germany won the gold medal.

Dirk de Graeff van Polsbroek is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Diplomat Dirk de Graeff van Polsbroek was a successful Dutch diplomat in Japan. From July 1863, he held the post of Consul General and Political Agent in Japan. He played a major part in the many ...more

Dirk Schulze-Makuch is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Professor, Geologist Dirk Schulze-Makuch is a professor at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Washington State University. He is best known for his publications on extraterrestrial life, being ...more

Dirk Richter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Swimmer Dirk Richter is a former swimmer from East Germany, who won the bronze medal in the 4×100 freestyle medley twice during the Summer Olympics. He did so in 1988 with the East German team, ...more

Dirk Nannes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Cricketer Dirk Peter Nannes is a professional cricketer who has played internationally for both Australia and the Netherlands, one of the few players to represent multiple international teams. From ...more

Dirk Jan de Geer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Statesman, Politician, Nobleman Jonkheer Dirk Jan de Geer was a Dutch nobleman, lawyer, conservative statesman and prime minister of the Netherlands. He was disgraced for advocating a peace settlement between the Kingdom and ...more

Dirk Johnson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
American football player Dirk Johnson is a former American football punter. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 1998. He played college football at Northern Colorado. Johnson was also a ...more

Dirk Borchardt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Stunt Coordinator, Actor Dirk Borchardt is an actor. He also works as a stunt coordinator and fight choreograph.

Dirk Jager is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Pornographic actor

Dirk Bruinenberg is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Dirk Bruinenberg Musician, Drummer Dirk Bruinenberg is a Dutch musician known as the former drummer of several European progressive metal and power metal bands, including: Elegy, Ian Parry's Consortium Project and Adagio. He is ...more

Dirk Grau is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor Dirk Grau is a film and TV editor.

Dirk Meyer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Dirk
Voice acting Dirk Meyer is an voice actor.