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List of famous people named Donald, along with photos. How many celebrities named Don can you think of? The famous Donalds below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Donnie, athletes named Don, and even political figures named Donald. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Don? Add them to the list.

Don Hutson was the first modern receiver in the National Football League in history. He played for the Green Bay Packers and, up until 2012, had held many football records since the 1940's. Don Cheadle is an award winning actor. Some of his credits include Ocean's Eleven and Hotel Rwanda, which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He most recently received a Golden Globe win for House of Lies, as well. 

One Don that's been all over the news is Donald Trump. He is currently running as a republican candidate for presidency. He is known for his outrageous and controversial comments. He's also known for his reality show The Apprentice and for his billionaire company, The Trump Organization.

Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Trump Donald John Trump Sr. is an American business magnate, investor, television personality and author. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump ...more

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Don Cheadle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Cheadle Donald Frank "Don" Cheadle, Jr. is an American actor. Cheadle had an early role in Picket Fences and followed it with performances in Devil in a Blue Dress, Rosewood and Boogie Nights. ...more

Don Hutson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Hutson Donald Montgomery Hutson was the first star split end in National Football League history. He is considered by many to have been the first modern receiver. In his senior season at the University ...more

Donald Sutherland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Sutherland Donald McNichol Sutherland, OC is a Canadian actor whose film career spans 50 years. Sutherland is well known for playing a diverse range of characters, both leading and supporting, in acclaimed ...more

Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Glover Donald McKinley Glover, also known by his stage name Childish Gambino, is an American actor, writer, comedian, rapper, singer, and producer. He first came to attention for his work with Derrick ...more

Don Henley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Henley Don Henley is an actor.

Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Rickles Donald Jay "Don" Rickles is an American stand-up comedian and actor. A frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, he has acted in comedic and dramatic roles, but is ...more

Don Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Johnson Donnie Wayne "Don" Johnson is an American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his role as James "Sonny" Crockett in the 1980s television ...more

Don Knotts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Knotts Jesse Donald "Don" Knotts was an American comedic actor best known for a 1968 film The Shakiest Gun in the West as Jesse W. Haywood and for his portrayal of Barney Fife on the 1960s ...more

Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Rumsfeld Donald Henry Rumsfeld is an American politician and businessman. Rumsfeld served as the 13th Secretary of Defense from 1975 to 1977 under President Gerald Ford, and as the 21st Secretary of ...more

Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Mattingly Donald Arthur Mattingly is an American professional baseball first baseman, coach and manager. Mattingly is currently the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball. Nicknamed ...more

Don Diablo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Diablo Don Pepijn Schipper, also known as Don Diablo, is a Dutch DJ and producer of electronic dance music. He is known for his eclectic style of production and vocalizing in most of his songs.

Donnie Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donnie Wahlberg Donald Edmond "Donnie" Wahlberg, Jr. is an American singer, actor, and film producer. He is a founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block. Outside of music, Wahlberg has had ...more

Don King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don King Donald "Don" King is an American boxing promoter whose career highlights include promoting "The Rumble in the Jungle" and the "Thrilla in Manila". King has promoted ...more

Don Maynard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Maynard Donald Rogers Maynard is a former American football player who played professionally with the National Football League's New York Giants and St. Louis Cardinals and the American Football ...more

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Donald Fagen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Fagen Donald Jay Fagen is an American musician and songwriter, best known as the co-founder and lead singer of the rock band Steely Dan. Following the initial breakup of Steely Dan in 1981, he ...more

Donald Pleasence is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Pleasence Donald Henry Pleasence, OBE was an English film, television, and stage actor. His most notable film roles include psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis in most of the Halloween series, the villain Ernst ...more

Don Shula is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Shula Donald Francis "Don" Shula is a former American football cornerback and coach. He is best known as coach of the Miami Dolphins, the team he led to two Super Bowl victories, and to the ...more

Donnie Yen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donnie Yen Donnie Yen, also known as Yen Ji-dan, is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director and producer, action choreographer, and world wushu tournament medalist. Yen is credited by many for ...more

Don Meredith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Meredith Joseph Don "Dandy Don" Meredith was an American football quarterback, sports commentator and actor. He spent all nine seasons of his professional playing career with the Dallas Cowboys ...more

Donald Sterling is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Sterling Donald T. Sterling is an American businessman and attorney. He was the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers professional basketball franchise of the National Basketball Association from 1981 to ...more

Don Ameche is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Ameche Don Ameche was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian, with a career spanning almost 60 years. After touring in vaudeville, he featured in many biographical films, including The Story of ...more

Don Drysdale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Drysdale Donald Scott "Don" Drysdale was a Major League Baseball player and Hall of Fame right-handed pitcher with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Drysdale was one of the most dominant pitchers of the ...more

Don Imus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Imus John Donald "Don" Imus, Jr. is an American radio host, humorist, landscape photographer, philanthropist and writer. His nationally syndicated talk show, Imus in the Morning, is ...more

Don Muraco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Muraco Donald "Don" Muraco, is a retired American professional wrestler. He wrestled under both his real name as well as The Magnificent Muraco and other ring names. He was later nicknamed ...more

Don McLean is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don McLean Donald "Don" McLean is an American singer-songwriter. He is most famous for the 1971 album American Pie, containing the songs "American Pie" and "Vincent". "At ...more

Donald Faison is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Faison Donald Adeosun Faison is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor best known for his leading role as Dr. Chris Turk in the ABC comedy-drama Scrubs, and a minor role as Murray in the film ...more

Don Sutton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Sutton Donald Howard Sutton is a former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. In the majors, he played 23 years for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, ...more

Donald Harvey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Harvey Donald Harvey is an American serial killer who claims to have murdered 87 people. The official estimates of the number of people he murdered range anywhere from at least 37 to 57 deaths. Harvey ...more

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Donald Bradman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Bradman Sir Donald George Bradman, AC, often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest Test batsman of all time. Bradman's career Test batting ...more

Donald Driver is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Driver Donald Jerome Driver is a retired American football wide receiver, New York Times bestselling author and season 14 Dancing with the Stars champion. After playing college football for Alcorn ...more

Donald O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald O'Connor Donald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor was an American dancer, singer, and actor who came to fame in a series of movies in which he co-starred alternately with Gloria Jean, Peggy Ryan, and Francis ...more

Don Nelson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Nelson Donald Arvid "Don" Nelson is a former NBA player and head coach. He coached the Milwaukee Bucks, the New York Knicks, the Dallas Mavericks, and the Golden State Warriors. An innovator, ...more

Don Baylor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Baylor Donald Edward Baylor is a Major League Baseball coach and a former MLB player and manager. He is the hitting coach for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. During his 19 seasons in the major ...more

Donnie Shell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donnie Shell Donnie Shell is a former American Football strong safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League between 1974 and 1987. Shell was a member of the Steelers famed Steel Curtain ...more

Don Adams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Adams Don Adams was an American actor, comedian and director. In his five decades on television, he was best known as Maxwell Smart in the television situation comedy Get Smart, which he also ...more

Don Novello is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Novello Don Novello (born January 1, 1943) is an American writer, film director, producer, actor, singer, and comedian. Novello is best known for his work on NBC's Saturday Night Live, from 1977 until ...more

Don DeLillo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don DeLillo Donald Richard "Don" DeLillo is an American novelist, playwright and essayist. His works have covered subjects as diverse as television, nuclear war, sports, the complexities of ...more

Don Pardo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Pardo Dominick George "Don" Pardo was an American radio and television announcer whose career spanned more than seven decades. A member of the Television Hall of Fame, Pardo was noted for ...more

Don Messick is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Messick Donald Earl "Don" Messick was an American actor, best known for his voice over roles for Hanna-Barbera. His best-remembered vocal creations include Scooby-Doo, Bamm-Bamm Rubble and ...more

Don Cherry is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Cherry Don Cherry is the cohost of hockey night in canada.

Don Mossi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Mossi Donald Lewis "Don" Mossi was an American major league pitcher from 1954 to 1965. He was a left-handed control pitcher whose strikeout-to-walk ratio was regularly among the league ...more

Don Felder is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Felder Donald William "Don" Felder is an American musician and songwriter, best known for his work as lead guitarist for the Eagles from 1974 to 2001.

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Donald Cerrone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Cerrone Donald Anthony Cerrone is an American mixed martial artist and kickboxer currently competing in the UFC's Lightweight division. As of January 6, 2015, he is #3 in official UFC Lightweight ...more

Don Williams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Williams Don Williams is an American country singer, songwriter and a 2010 inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame. He grew up in Portland, Texas, and graduated in 1958 from Gregory-Portland High ...more

Don Frye is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Frye Donald "Don" Frye is an American former mixed martial artist, amateur, professional wrestler, and actor. In MMA he was one of the sport's earliest well-rounded fighters and he had ...more

Don Most is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Most Don Most is an American actor best known for his role as Ralph Malph on the television series Happy Days.

Don Cornelius is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Cornelius Donald Cortez "Don" Cornelius was an American television show host and producer who was best known as the creator of the nationally syndicated dance and music franchise Soul Train, ...more

Donald Brown is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Brown Donald Eugene Brown II is an American football running back for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the 2009 ...more

Don Siegel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Siegel Donald Siegel was an American film director and producer. His name variously appeared in the credits of his films as both Don Siegel and Donald Siegel. He is best known for the original sci-fi ...more