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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.
  • Duke Snider

    Duke Snider

    Dec. at 85 (1926-2011)

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Edwin Donald "Duke" Snider (September 19, 1926 – February 27, 2011), nicknamed "The Silver...  more

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    #55 of 255 The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame#42 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time

  • Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington

    Dec. at 75 (1899-1974)

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer,...  more

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    The Best Duke Ellington Albums of All Time#156 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

  • Duke Dumont

    BirthplaceRayners Lane, United Kingdom

    Adam George Dyment, better known by his stage name Duke Dumont, is a British DJ and deep house...  more

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  • Duke Kahanamoku

    Duke Kahanamoku

    Dec. at 78 (1890-1968)

    BirthplaceWaikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku (August 24, 1890 – January 22, 1968) was a Native...  more

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  • Duke Robillard

    BirthplaceWoonsocket, Rhode Island, United States of America

    Michael John "Duke" Robillard (born October 4, 1948) is an American guitarist and singer. He...  more
  • Duke Cunningham

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Randall Harold "Duke" Cunningham (born December 8, 1941) is an American politician, jet...  more
  • Duke Droese

    BirthplaceLodi, California

    Michael David Droese (born August 20, 1968) is an American retired professional wrestler and...  more
  • Duke Levine
    Duke Levine (born November 29, 1961) is an American guitarist, known primarily for his rock...  more
  • BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Bill Fiorio, a.k.a. Duke Tumatoe, is an American blues guitarist and singer, who was an early...  more
  • Duke Pearson

    Duke Pearson

    Dec. at 48 (1932-1980)

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Columbus Calvin "Duke" Pearson Jr. (August 17, 1932 – August 4, 1980) was an American jazz...  more
  • Duke York

    Duke York

    Dec. at 44 (1908-1952)

    BirthplaceDanby, New York, United States of America

    Duke York (born Charles Everest Sinsabaugh, October 17, 1908 – January 24, 1952), known...  more
  • Duke Fishman

    Dec. at 71 (1906-1977)


    Duke Fishman was an actor....  more
  • BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    Raymond Newton Preston III (born June 12, 1982 in San Diego, California) is a former American...  more
  • Duke Welker

    Duke Welker

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceKirkland, Washington

    Matthew Scott "Duke" Welker is a professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent....  more
  • Duke Garwood

    Duke Garwood

    Duke Garwood is a London based, English multi-instrumentalist....  more
  • Duke Erikson

    BirthplaceLyons, Nebraska, United States of America

    Douglas Elwin "Duke" Erikson (born January 15, 1951, in Nebraska) is an American musician,...  more
  • Duke DuVall
    Born in Clarksville, Missouri Duke DuVall is a Television host for the program "Conquering...  more
  • Duke Goldstone

    Duke Goldstone

    Dec. at 84 (1914-1998)

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska

    Duke Goldstone is a film and television director, film producer and television editor....  more
  • Duke Special
    Duke Special (born Peter Wilson; 4 January 1971) is a songwriter and performer based in...  more
  • Duke Keats

    Duke Keats

    Dec. at 77 (1895-1972)

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Gordon Blanchard "Duke, Iron Duke" Keats (March 1, 1895 – January 16, 1972) was a Canadian...  more
  • Duke Moore

    Duke Moore

    Dec. at 63 (1913-1976)
  • Duke McKenzie

    BirthplaceCroydon, London, United Kingdom

    Duke McKenzie, (born 5 May 1963) is a British former professional boxer who competed from...  more
  • Duke Stroud

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Duke Summer Stroud (born April 14, 1938) is an American actor who has appeared on screen since...  more
  • Duke Jordan

    Dec. at 84 (1922-2006)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Irving Sidney "Duke" Jordan (April 1, 1922 – August 8, 2006) was an American jazz pianist....  more
  • Duke McCurry

    Dec. at 65 (1900-1965)

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Francis Joseph "Frank, Duke" McCurry (June 13, 1900 – November 8, 1965) was a professional ice...  more