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Who Is The Most Famous Douglas in The World?

Updated November 20, 2020 712 votes 35 voters 23.2k views86 items

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How many celebrities named Douglas can you think of? The famous Dougs and Douglases below have many different professions, including notable actors named Douglas, famous athletes named Doug, and even musicians named Douglas.

Douglas Fairbanks is certainly one of the most famous Douglases on this list. One of the famous actors named Douglas, he is best known for starring in The Mask of Zorro. Fun Fact: he hosted the inaugural Academy Awards in 1929.

Another of the famous people with the first name Doug is Doug Benson. He is a comedian and marijuana rights advocate. Super High Me and Getting Doug with High are among his notable projects.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Doug or Douglas? Just add them to the list!

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    Douglas Booth


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Douglas John Booth (born 9 July 1992) is an English actor. He first came to public attention following his performance as Boy George in the BBC Two film Worried About the Boy (2010). He also starred...  more

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    Doug Jones


    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, USA

    Alternative NameDougie Jones, Doug A. Jones

    Doug Jones (born May 24, 1960) is an American actor, contortionist, and mime. He is best known for portraying inhuman creatures, usually via heavy make-up and/or visual effects. He most notably...  more

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    Doug Benson


    BirthplaceCalifornia, USA

    Alternative NameDouglas Benson

    Douglas Steven "Doug" Benson is an American stand-up comedian and actor who has appeared on Comedy Central Presents, Best Week Ever and was a contestant on Last Comic Standing in the show's fifth...  more

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    BirthplaceArea code 720, Colorado, Area code 303, Denver, Area codes 303 and 720

    Douglas Fairbanks (born Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman; May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. He was best known for his swashbuckling roles in...  more

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    Doug Savant


    BirthplaceBurbank, California, United States of America

    Douglas Peter Savant (born June 21, 1964) is an American actor. He played Matt Fielding in Melrose Place (1992–97) and Tom Scavo in the ABC's Desperate Housewives (2004–12)....  more
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    Douglas Adams


    BirthplaceCambridge, United Kingdom

    Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, screenwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist. Adams was author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which...  more

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    Doug McClure


    BirthplaceGlendale, California, USA

    Douglas Osborne McClure (May 11, 1935 – February 5, 1995) was an American actor whose career in film and television extended from the 1950s to the 1990s. He is best known for his role as the cowboy...  more


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    Douglas Hodge


    BirthplacePlymouth, United Kingdom

    Douglas Hodge (born 25 February 1960) is an English actor, director, and musician who trained for the stage at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Hodge is a council member of the National Youth...  more
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    Doug Liman


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Douglas Eric Liman (born July 24, 1965) is an American film director and producer. He is known for directing the films Swingers (1996), Go (1999), The Bourne Identity (2002), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005),...  more
  • 10

    Douglas Fowley


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Alternative NameDoug Fowley, Douglas Fowley

    Douglas Fowley (born Daniel Vincent Fowley, May 30, 1911 – May 21, 1998) was an American movie and television actor in more than 240 films and dozens of television programs, He is probably best...  more
  • 11

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

    General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army...  more

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    Doug E. Doug


    BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

    Alternative NameDouglas Bourne

    Doug E. Doug (born Douglas Bourne) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and film director. He started his career at age 17 as a stand-up comedian. He played the role of Griffin...  more
  • 13

    Doug Williams


    BirthplaceZachary, Louisiana

    Douglas Lee Williams (born August 9, 1955) is a former American football quarterback and former head coach of the Grambling State Tigers football team. Williams is known for his remarkable...  more

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  • 14

    Doug Stanhope


    BirthplaceWorcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Douglas Stanhope (born March 25, 1967) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, political activist, and podcast host....  more

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    Doug Fister


    BirthplaceMerced, California

    Douglas Wildes Fister (born February 4, 1984) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Seattle Mariners, Detroit Tigers, Washington...  more
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    Doug Bradley


    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    Douglas William Bradley (born 7 September 1954) is an English actor, best known for his role as the lead Cenobite "Pinhead" in the Hellraiser film series. ...  more
  • 17

    Doug Flutie


    BirthplaceManchester, Maryland, USA

    Douglas Richard Flutie (born October 23, 1962) is an American former quarterback in the National Football League (NFL), Canadian Football League (CFL), and United States Football League...  more

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  • 18

    Doug Gilmour


    BirthplaceKingston, Canada

    Douglas Robert Gilmour (born June 25, 1963) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and current President of Hockey Operations for the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League...  more
  • 19

    Doug Martin


    BirthplaceFairfield, California

    Doug Martin (born May 22, 1957) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1980 NFL Draft. A 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m),...  more
  • 20

    Douglas Heyes


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Douglas Heyes (May 22, 1919 – February 8, 1993) was an American film and television writer, director, producer, actor, composer, and author with a long list of accomplishments. He was sometimes...  more
  • 21

    Doug Wilson


    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    Douglas Frederick Wilson (born July 5, 1957) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman and the current General Manager of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League....  more
  • 22

    Doug Atkins


    BirthplaceHumboldt, Tennessee, United States of America

    Douglas Leon Atkins (May 8, 1930 – December 30, 2015) was an American football defensive end who played for the Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears, and New Orleans Saints in the National Football League...  more
  • 23

    Doug Harvey


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Douglas Norman Harvey (December 19, 1924 – December 26, 1989) was a Canadian professional hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1947 until 1964, and from 1966 until 1969....  more
  • 24

    Doug Weight


    BirthplaceWarren, Michigan

    Douglas Daniel Weight (born January 21, 1971) is an American professional ice hockey coach, executive and former player. He is also the former head coach and assistant general manager for the New...  more
  • 25

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Douglas Elton Fairbanks Jr., (December 9, 1909 – May 7, 2000), was an American actor and producer, and a decorated naval officer of World War II. He is best known for starring in such films as The...  more
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