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Famous People Named Donald or Don  

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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.
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Don McLean is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
age 73
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
age 44
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
age 73
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
age 66
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
Donald Bradman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Dec. at 93 (1908-2001)
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
age 44
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
Dec. at 78 (1925-2003)
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 age 75
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
age 69
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
age 63
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
Dec. at 82 (1923-2005)
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
age 76
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
age 82
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
Dec. at 96 (1918-2014)
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
Dec. at 71 (1926-1997)
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
age 85
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
age 90
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
age 71
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.
Donald Cerrone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
age 35
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
age 79
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
age 53
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
age 65
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
Dec. at 76 (1936-2012)
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
age 31
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
Dec. at 79 (1912-1991)
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