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Famous People Named Duke 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Duke are out there? This list of celebrities named Duke will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Dukes below include actors named Duke and athletes named Duke, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Duke who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Dukes below include Duke Snider, Duke Ellington, and Duke Dumont.
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Duke Snider is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 85 (1926-2011)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Edwin Donald "Duke" Snider (September 19, 1926 – February 27, 2011), nicknamed "The Silver Fox" and "The Duke of Flatbush", was an American professional baseball ...more

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Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 75 (1899-1974)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death over a career ...more

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Duke Dumont is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 36

Birthplace: Rayners Lane, United Kingdom

Adam George Dyment, better known by his stage name Duke Dumont, is a British DJ and deep house producer. He is best known for the singles "Need U", "I Got U" and "Won't ...more

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Duke Kahanamoku is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 78 (1890-1968)

Birthplace: Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku (August 24, 1890 – January 22, 1968) was a Native Hawaiian competition swimmer who popularized the ancient Hawaiian sport of surfing. He was born ...more

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Duke Robillard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 70

Birthplace: Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States of America

Michael John "Duke" Robillard (born October 4, 1948) is an American guitarist and singer. He founded the band Roomful of Blues and was a member of the Fabulous Thunderbirds. Although ...more
Duke Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 77

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Randall Harold "Duke" Cunningham (born December 8, 1941) is an American politician, jet fighter ace, and convicted felon. A Republican, he served as member of the U.S. House of ...more
Duke Droese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 48

Birthplace: Lodi, California

Michael David Droese (born August 20, 1968) is an American retired professional wrestler and special education teacher. He is best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation ...more
Duke Levine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 57
Duke Levine (born November 29, 1961) is an American guitarist, known primarily for his rock and country music playing as a session musician. Levine was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, United ...more
Duke Tumatoe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 72

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Bill Fiorio, a.k.a. Duke Tumatoe, is an American blues guitarist and singer, who was an early member of the band REO Speedwagon. He has developed a presence as a blues performer and entertainer ...more
Duke Pearson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 48 (1932-1980)

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Columbus Calvin "Duke" Pearson Jr. (August 17, 1932 – August 4, 1980) was an American jazz pianist and composer. Allmusic describes him as having a "big part in shaping the Blue ...more
Duke York is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 44 (1908-1952)

Birthplace: Danby, New York, United States of America

Duke York (born Charles Everest Sinsabaugh, October 17, 1908 – January 24, 1952), known professionally as Duke York, was an American film actor and stuntman who appeared in nearly 160 films ...more
Duke Fishman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 71 (1906-1977)

Birthplace: China

Duke Fishman was an actor.
Duke Preston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 36

Birthplace: San Diego, California

Raymond Newton Preston III (born June 12, 1982 in San Diego, California) is a former American football center in the center for the Buffalo Bills and Dallas Cowboys. He was drafted by the ...more
Duke Welker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Duke Welker Age: 33

Birthplace: Kirkland, Washington

Matthew Scott "Duke" Welker is a professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent.
Duke Garwood is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Duke Garwood
Duke Garwood is a London based, English multi-instrumentalist.
Duke Erikson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 68

Birthplace: Lyons, Nebraska, United States of America

Douglas Elwin "Duke" Erikson (born January 15, 1951, in Nebraska) is an American musician, songwriter, screenwriter, film producer and record producer, best known as a co-founder and ...more
Duke DuVall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Duke

Birthplace: Clarksville, Missouri, United States of America

Born in Clarksville, Missouri Duke DuVall is a Television host for the program "Conquering Your Giants" on The Christian Television Network affiliate in Quincy,IL. He is also an ...more
Duke Goldstone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 84 (1914-1998)

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska

Duke Goldstone is a film and television director, film producer and television editor.
Duke Special is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 48
Duke Special (born Peter Wilson; 4 January 1971) is a songwriter and performer based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. A piano-based songwriter with a romantic style and a warm, distinctly accented ...more
Duke Keats is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 77 (1895-1972)

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Gordon Blanchard "Duke, Iron Duke" Keats (March 1, 1895 – January 16, 1972) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played for the Toronto Blueshirts of the National Hockey ...more
Duke Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 63 (1913-1976)
Duke McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 55

Birthplace: Croydon, London, United Kingdom

Duke McKenzie, (born 5 May 1963) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1982 to 1998. He is a three-weight world champion, having held the IBF flyweight title from 1988 to ...more
Duke Stroud is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Age: 80

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Duke Summer Stroud (born April 14, 1938) is an American actor who has appeared on screen since the 1970s. His first credited role came in 1973 when he appeared in as Jameson in an episode of ...more
Duke Jordan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 84 (1922-2006)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Irving Sidney "Duke" Jordan (April 1, 1922 – August 8, 2006) was an American jazz pianist.
Duke McCurry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Duke McCurry Dec. at 65 (1900-1965)

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Francis Joseph "Frank, Duke" McCurry (June 13, 1900 – November 8, 1965) was a professional ice hockey left winger who played 145 games in the National Hockey League, with the ...more