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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 (born June 19, 1978) is a German retired professional basketball player. An alumnus of Röntgen Gymnasium and the DJK Würzburg basketball club, Nowitzki was chosen ...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. In a second career, Bogarde wrote ...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
Dirk
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