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Who Is The Most Famous Dylan In The World?

Updated December 7, 2020 516 votes 70 voters 25.9k views51 items

List RulesVote up all of the Dylans you've heard of.

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

Dylan O'Brien is certainly one of the most famous Dylans on this list. One of the famous actors named Dylan, he started his career by starring in the MTV series Teen Wolf. Bumblebee, American Assassin, and the Maze Runner franchise are among his notable projects. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Dylan is Dylan McDermott. He is an actor best known for portraying Bobby Donnell and The Practice. He has also starred in multiple seasons of American Horror Story. Dylan Minnette of 13 Reasons Why and Goosebumps is another actor named Dylan. 

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

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    Dylan O'Brien

    1991-08-26

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dylan O'Brien is an American actor, musician, and director. He co-stars as "Stiles" Stilinski in the MTV series Teen Wolf. He also co-starred in the film High Road, and starred in the films The First...  more

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    Dylan Sprouse

    1992-08-04

    BirthplaceArezzo, Tuscany, Italy

    GenderMale

    Dylan Thomas Sprouse (born August 4, 1992) is an American actor and entrepreneur. He is the twin brother of Cole Sprouse and is known for his role as Zack Martin on the Disney Channel series The...  more

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    Dylan Minnette

    1996-12-29

    BirthplaceEvansville, Indiana, USA

    GenderMale

    Dylan Christopher Minnette (born December 29, 1996) is an American actor and musician. He is known for his role as Clay Jensen in the Netflix drama series 13 Reasons Why. He has also appeared in the...  more

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    Dylan McDermott

    1961-10-26

    BirthplaceWaterbury, Connecticut, USA

    GenderMale

    Dylan McDermott (born Mark Anthony McDermott; October 26, 1961) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as lawyer and law firm head Bobby Donnell on the legal drama series The Practice,...  more

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    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    GenderMale

    Dylan Muse Sprayberry (born July 7, 1998) is an American actor known for portraying the young Clark Kent in the 2013 film Man of Steel and Liam Dunbar on the MTV series Teen Wolf from 2014 to 2017....  more
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    GenderFemale

    Dylan Frances Penn is the daughter of Sean Penn and Robin Wright....  more
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    Dylan Moran

    1971-11-03

    BirthplaceNavan, Republic of Ireland

    GenderMale

    Dylan William Moran (; born 3 November 1971) is an Irish comedian, writer, actor, filmmaker and artist. He is best known for his observational comedy, the television sitcom Black Books (which he...  more

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    Dylan Thomas

    1914-10-27

    BirthplaceSwansea, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer whose works include the poems "Do not go gentle into that good night" and "And death shall have no dominion"; the...  more

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    Dylan Lauren

    1974-05-09

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    GenderFemale

    Dylan Lauren (born May 9, 1974) is an American entrepreneur. She is the daughter of American fashion designer Ralph Lauren, and the owner of New York City's Dylan's Candy Bar, which claims to be the...  more
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    Dylan Baker

    1959-10-07

    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, USA

    GenderMale

    Dylan Baker (born October 7, 1959) is an American actor. He gained recognition for his roles in the film Happiness and on the television series The Good Wife, the latter of which earned him three...  more
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    Dylan Klebold

    1981-09-11

    BirthplaceLakewood, Colorado

    GenderMale

    Dylan Klebold is one of the high school seniors who committed the Columbine High School Massacre....  more
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    Dylan Walsh

    1963-11-17

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    GenderMale

    Alternative NameDylan Walsh

    Dylan Walsh (born Charles Hunter Walsh: November 17, 1963) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Dr. Sean McNamara in the FX television series Nip/Tuck....  more
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    Dylan Fergus

    1980-01-04

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dylan John Fergus (born January 4, 1980 in San Francisco, California), is an American actor, producer and director. Fergus is currently a producer at Casual Films. He is best known for his role as...  more
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    Dylan Walker

    1994-09-27

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    GenderMale

    Dylan Walker is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the South Sydney Rabbitohs of the National Rugby League. An Australian international representative centre,...  more
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    Dylan Bruce

    1980-04-21

    BirthplaceVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    GenderMale

    Alternative NameDylan Bruce

    Dylan Bruce (born April 21, 1980) is a Canadian actor known for his roles as Chris Hughes on the CBS daytime soap opera As the World Turns and Paul Dierden on BBC America and Space's Orphan Black....  more

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    BirthplaceTuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

    GenderMale

    Alternative NameDylan Riley Snyder

    Dylan Riley Snyder is a film actor....  more
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    Dylan Bruno

    1972-09-06

    BirthplaceMilford, Connecticut, USA

    GenderMale

    Dylan Bruno (born September 6, 1972) is an American actor and former model. His first major film role was a supporting part in Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan (1998), followed by a lead role...  more

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    Dylan Cash

    1994-11-30

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dylan Joseph Cash (born November 30, 1994) is an American child actor known for his contract role as Michael Corinthos on ABC's daytime drama General Hospital. He began the role on a recurring basis...  more
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    Dylan Evans

    1966-09-29

    BirthplaceBristol, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Dylan Evans (born August 18th, 1966) is a British former academic and author who has written books on emotion and the placebo effect as well as the theories of Jacques Lacan....  more
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    Dylan Larkin

    1996-07-30

    BirthplaceWaterford Township, Michigan

    GenderMale

    Dylan Larkin is an American ice hockey player, who currently plays college ice hockey for the Michigan Wolverines of the Big Ten Conference. Larkin was drafted 15th overall by the Detroit Red Wings...  more
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    Dylan Howe

    1969-08-04

    BirthplaceEngland

    GenderMale

    Dylan Lee Howe (born 4 August 1969 in England) is an English drummer, bandleader, session musician and composer. The son of guitarist Steve Howe with whom he has sometimes collaborated, Dylan is also...  more
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    Dylan Rice

    1976-01-01

    GenderMale

    Dylan Rice (born 1976) is a San Francisco-based singer-songwriter and guitarist, who grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. In May 2007 his song "The Lie" was included in the Columbia Records CD...  more
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    Dylan Patton

    1992-07-13

    BirthplaceDenton, Texas, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dylan Michael Patton (born July 13, 1992) is an American former actor and former model. He is best known for portraying the role of Will Horton on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives from February...  more
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    Dylan Ratigan

    1972-04-19

    BirthplaceSaranac Lake, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dylan Jason Ratigan (born April 19, 1972) is an American businessman, author, film producer, former host of MSNBC's The Dylan Ratigan Show and political commentator for The Young Turks. He was a...  more
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    Dylan Everett

    1995-01-24

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    GenderMale

    Dylan Everett (born January 24, 1995) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his roles in How To Be Indie (2009–2011), Wingin' It (2010–2013), Degrassi (2012–2013), and Open Heart (2015)....  more