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Who Is The Most Famous Don Or Donald In The World?

Updated November 5, 2020 21 votes 14 voters 35.2k views97 items

List RulesVote up all of the Dons and Donalds you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Don or Donald can you think of? The famous Dons and Donalds below have many different professions, including notable actors named Don, famous athletes named Don, and even political figures named Donald.

Donald Trump is certainly one of the most famous Dons on this list. One of the politicians named Donald, he served as the 45th president of the United States. He is also a businessman and TV personality.

Another of the famous people with the first name Don is Don Cheadle. He is best known for playing War Machine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. He also appeared in such films as Boogie Nights, Hotel Rwanda, and Traffic.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Don or Donald? Just add them to the list!

  • Don Weis1

    Don Weis


    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Don Weis (May 13, 1922 – July 26, 2000) was an American film and television director....  more
  • Donald Bellisario2

    BirthplacePennsylvania, USA

    Donald Paul Bellisario (born August 8, 1935) is an American television producer and...  more
  • Donald Bradman3

    Donald Bradman


    BirthplaceCootamundra, Australia

    Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The...  more

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  • Donald Bren4

    Donald Bren


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Donald Leroy Bren (born May 11, 1932) is an American businessman who is chairman and sole...  more
  • Donald Byrd5

    Donald Byrd


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) was an American...  more

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  • Donald Carcieri6

    Donald Carcieri


    BirthplaceEast Greenwich, Rhode Island, United States of America

    Donald Louis Carcieri ( kər-CHEER-ee; Italian: [karˈtʃɛːri]; born December 16, 1942) is an...  more
  • Donald Crisp7

    Donald Crisp


    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Donald Crisp (born George William Crisp, 27 July 1882 – 25 May 1974) was an English film...  more
  • Donald Davidson8

    Donald Davidson


    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts

    Donald Herbert Davidson (March 6, 1917 – August 30, 2003) was an American philosopher. He...  more
  • Donald Driver9

    Donald Driver


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Donald Jerome Driver (born February 2, 1975) is a former American football wide receiver....  more
  • Donald Fagen10

    Donald Fagen


    BirthplacePassaic, New Jersey, United States of America

    Donald Jay Fagen (born January 10, 1948) is an American musician best known as the co-founder,...  more

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  • Donald Faison11

    Donald Faison


    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York, USA

    Donald Adeosun Faison (; born June 22, 1974) is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor,...  more


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  • Donald Glaude12
    Donald Glaude is an American house music artist, DJ and remixer, and is consistently ranked...  more
  • Donald Glover13

    Donald Glover


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, comedian, writer,...  more

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  • Donald Hall14

    Donald Hall


    BirthplaceHamden, Connecticut

    Donald Andrew Hall Jr. (September 20, 1928 – June 23, 2018) was an American poet, writer,...  more
  • Donald Harvey15

    Donald Harvey



    Donald Harvey (April 15, 1952 – March 30, 2017) was an American serial killer and orderly who...  more

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  • Donald Henry Gaskins16

    BirthplaceFlorence, South Carolina

    Donald Henry "Pee Wee" Gaskins Jr. (né Parrott; March 13, 1933 – September 6, 1991) was an...  more

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    #48 of 130 Famous American Serial Killers#56 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History

  • Donald Knuth17

    Donald Knuth


    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin

    Donald Ervin Knuth ( kə-NOOTH; born January 10, 1938) is an American computer scientist,...  more
  • Donald Moffat18

    Donald Moffat


    BirthplacePlymouth, United Kingdom

    Donald Moffat (26 December 1930 – 20 December 2018) was an English actor with a decades-long...  more
  • Donald O'Connor19

    Donald O'Connor


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Donald David Dixon Ronald O'Connor (August 28, 1925 – September 27, 2003) was an American...  more
  • Donald Olding Hebb20

    BirthplaceChester, Chester Municipal District, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Donald Olding Hebb FRS (July 22, 1904 – August 20, 1985) was a Canadian psychologist who was...  more
  • Donald Penn21

    Donald Penn


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Donald Ward Penn (born April 27, 1983) is an American football offensive tackle for the...  more
  • Donald Pleasence22

    BirthplaceWorksop, United Kingdom

    Donald Henry Pleasence (; 5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) was an English actor. His best...  more

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  • Donald Rumsfeld23

    Donald Rumsfeld


    BirthplaceEvanston, Illinois, United States of America

    Donald Henry Rumsfeld (born July 9, 1932) is an American former politician. Rumsfeld served as...  more

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  • Donald Sinden24

    Donald Sinden


    BirthplacePlymouth, England

    Sir Donald Alfred Sinden (9 October 1923 – 12 September 2014) was an English actor in...  more
  • Donald Sterling25

    Donald Sterling


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Donald T. Sterling (born Donald Tokowitz, April 26, 1934) is an American businessman who was...  more