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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)
Edwin Donald "Duke" Snider, nicknamed "The Silver Fox" and "The Duke of Flatbush", was a Major League Baseball center fielder who played for the Brooklyn and Los ...more
Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 75 (1899-1974)
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist and bandleader of jazz orchestras. He led his orchestra from 1923, his career spanning over 50 years. Born in ...more
Duke Dumont is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Duke
age 36
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
Duke Kahanamoku is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 78 (1890-1968)
Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku was a Hawaiian-American competition swimmer who was also known as an actor, lawman, early beach volleyball player and businessman credited with ...more
Duke Robillard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Duke
age 70
Michael John "Duke" Robillard is an American blues musician. After playing in various bands and working for the Guild Guitar Company, he co-founded the band Roomful of Blues with ...more
Duke Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Duke
age 77
Randall Harold Cunningham, usually known as Randy or Duke, is a United States Navy veteran and former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from California's 50th ...more
Duke Droese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Duke
age 48
Michael David "Mike" Droese is an American retired professional wrestler and special education teacher. He is best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation between ...more
Duke Levine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Duke
age 57
Duke Levine is an American guitarist known primarily for his rock and country music playing as a session musician. Levine was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has recorded and performed with ...more
Duke Tumatoe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Duke
age 72
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)
Columbus Calvin "Duke" Pearson, Jr was an American jazz pianist and composer. Allmusic notes him as being a "big part in shaping the Blue Note label's hard bop direction in the
Duke York is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 44 (1908-1952)
Duke York was an American film actor. Born in Danby, New York, York was born Charles Everest Sinsabaugh. He appeared in nearly 160 films between 1932 and 1952.
Duke Fishman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 71 (1906-1977)
Duke Fishman was an actor.
Duke Preston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Duke
age 33
Raymond Newton "Duke" Preston, III is a former American football center. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more
Duke Welker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Duke Welker age 33
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
Douglas Elwin "Duke" Erikson, is an American songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, best known as the guitarist of the alternative rock band Garbage, which has sold more than ...more
Duke DuVall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Duke
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)
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 is a songwriter and performer based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. A piano-based songwriter with a romantic style and a warm, distinctly accented voice, he has distinctive long ...more
Duke Keats is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 77 (1895-1972)
Gordon Blanchard "Duke, Iron Duke" Keats was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played for the Toronto Blueshirts of the National Hockey Association, Edmonton Eskimos of the ...more
Duke Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 63 (1913-1976)
Duke Moore, was an American actor who has the distinction of spending his entire on-screen career in productions by Ed Wood. Between 1953 and 1970, Moore appeared in the following for Wood: ...more
Duke McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Duke
age 55
Duke McKenzie MBE is a British former professional boxer, now a boxing commentator for broadcaster ITV.
Duke Stroud is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Duke
age 80
Duke Summer Stroud is an American actor who has appeared on screen since the 1970s. He is the brother of actor Don Stroud. His first credited role came in 1973 when he appeared in as Jameson in ...more
Duke Jordan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Duke
Dec. at 84 (1922-2006)
Irving Sidney "Duke" Jordan 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)
Francis Joseph "Frank, Duke" McCurry was a professional ice hockey left winger who played 145 games in the National Hockey League, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Born in Toronto, ...more