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Earl Campbell was a formeNFL running back. He was nicked "The Tyler Rose". He's been award the Heisman Award, been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame.

Earl Monroe is another famous athlete. This former basketball player played for the New York Knicks and the Baltimore Bullets during his career in the NBA. He was also given a fancy nickname: Earl "The Pearl".
 

Earl Campbell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 63 Earl Christian Campbell, nicknamed The Tyler Rose, is a former professional American football running back. He, Paul Hornung, and O. J. Simpson are the only Heisman Trophy winners to have also ...more

Earl Monroe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 73 Vernon Earl Monroe is an American retired professional basketball player. He played for two teams, the Baltimore Bullets and the New York Knicks, during his career in the National Basketball ...more

Earl Sweatshirt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 24 Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, better known by his stage name Earl Sweatshirt, is an American rapper-producer and member of the Los Angeles-based hip hop collective Odd Future. He is signed to ...more

Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 46 Earl Cole was the $1,000,000 winner of the reality television series Survivor: Fiji. He is an entrepreneur, producer, philanthropist and former California advertising executive.

Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 80 (1934-2014) Earl Edwin Morrall was an American football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League for twenty-one seasons. Morrall, who also occasionally punted, played 21 seasons in the ...more

Earl Thomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 26 Earl Thomas III is an American football safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Texas and received consensus ...more

Earl Averill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 81 (1902-1983) Howard Earl Averill was an American player in Major League Baseball who was a center fielder from 1929 to 1941. He was a six-time All-Star and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1975.

Earl Wild is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 95 (1915-2010) Earl Wild was an American pianist, renowned as a leading virtuoso of his generation. Harold C. Schonberg called him a "super-virtuoso in the Horowitz class". He was well known for his ...more

Earl Warren is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 83 (1891-1974) Earl Warren was an American jurist and politician, who served as the 30th Governor of California and later the 14th Chief Justice of the United States. He is best known for the decisions of the ...more

Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 83 (1930-2013) Earl Sidney Weaver was an American professional baseball player, Hall of Fame Major League manager, author, and television broadcaster. After playing in minor league baseball, he retired without ...more

Earl Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 88 (1924-2012) Earl Eugene Scruggs was an American musician noted for perfecting and popularizing a three-finger banjo-picking style that is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. Although other ...more

Earl Klugh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 64 Earl Klugh is an American smooth jazz/crossover jazz/jazz fusion guitarist and composer. In 2006 Modern Guitar magazine wrote that Klugh "is considered by many to be one of the finest ...more

Earl Boykins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 41 Earl Antoine Boykins is an American former basketball player who played for twelve teams in fourteen professional seasons. Standing at 5 feet, 5 inches in height, he is the second shortest ...more

Earl Clark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 30 Earl Rashad Clark is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the University ...more

Earl King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 69 (1934-2003) Earl King was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, most active in blues music. A composer of well known standards such as "Come On" and Professor Longhair's "Big ...more

Earl Palmer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 84 (1924-2008) Earl Cyril Palmer was an American rock & roll and rhythm and blues drummer, and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Palmer played on many recording sessions, including Little Richard's ...more

Earl Thomas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 69 Earl Lewis Thomas is a former professional American football wide receiver in the National Football League. He played six seasons for the Chicago Bears, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Houston ...more

Earl Hines is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 80 (1903-1983) Earl Kenneth Hines, universally known as Earl "Fatha" Hines, was an American jazz pianist and bandleader. He was one of the most influential figures in the development of jazz piano ...more

Earl Thomas Conley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 76 Earl Thomas Conley is an American country music singer-songwriter. Between 1980 and 2003, he recorded ten studio albums, including seven for the RCA Records label. In the 1980s and into the ...more

Earl Watson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 38 Earl Joseph Watson, Jr. is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association who is currently an assistant coach with the Austin Spurs of the NBA ...more

Earl Holliman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 89 Henry Earl Holliman is an American actor. He most notably portrayed the role of Police Sergeant Bill Crowley on the television police drama Police Woman throughout its 1974 - 1978 run.

Earl Hooker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 41 (1929-1970) Earl Hooker was an American Chicago blues guitarist, perhaps best known for his slide guitar playing. Considered a "musician's musician", Hooker performed with blues artists such as ...more

Earl Seibert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 79 (1911-1990) Walter Earl Seibert was a Canadian ice hockey defenceman who played for 15 seasons for the Chicago Black Hawks, New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings.

Earl Whitehill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 55 (1899-1954) Earl Oliver Whitehill was a Major League Baseball pitcher. He played for the Detroit Tigers for the most significant portion of his career, and later with the Washington Senators, Cleveland ...more

Earl W. Bascom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 89 (1906-1995) Earl W. Bascom was an American painter, printmaker, rodeo performer and sculptor, raised in Canada, who portrayed his own experiences cowboying and rodeoing across the American and Canadian

Earl Paulk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 82 (1927-2009) Earl Pearly Paulk, Jr. was the founder of the Cathedral at Chapel Hill, a charismatic/Pentecostal megachurch in Decatur, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. Noted as "one of the country’s first ...more

Earl Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 86 (1917-2003) Earl Arthur Bellamy was an American film and television director, producer, writer, and set decorator.

Earl Blaik is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 92 (1897-1989) Earl Henry "Red" Blaik was an American football player, coach, college athletics administrator, and United States Army officer. He served as the head football coach at Dartmouth ...more

Earl Bostic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 53 (1912-1965) Earl Bostic was an American jazz alto saxophonist and a pioneer of the post-war American rhythm and blues style. He had a number of popular hits such as "Flamingo", "Harlem ...more

Earl Battey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 68 (1935-2003) Earl Jesse Battey, Jr. was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a catcher for the Chicago White Sox, the Washington Senators and the Minnesota Twins. ...more

Earl Levine is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Earl Levine developed streaming media and audio watermarking technologies during the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s. He worked at VXtreme until its acquisition by Microsoft. Following that he ...more

Earl Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 62 (1930-1992) Earl Van Dyke was an African American soul musician, most notable as the main keyboardist for Motown Records' in-house Funk Brothers band during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Van Dyke, who was ...more

Earl Bennett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 31 Earl Bryan Bennett is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football ...more

Earl Hindman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 61 (1942-2003) Earl John Hindman was an American actor, best known for his role as the kindly neighbor Wilson W. Wilson, Jr. on the television sitcom Home Improvement. Long before this role, however, he played ...more

Earl Caddock is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 62 (1888-1950) Earl Caddock was an American professional wrestler and World Heavyweight Champion who was active in the early portion of the twentieth century. As the first man to bill himself as "The Man ...more

Earl Thomson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 76 (1895-1971) Earl J "Tommy" Thomson was Canadian athlete, a specialist in the high hurdles. Born in Birch Hills, Saskatchewan, Thomson moved to southern California at age 8, because the warm ...more

Earl Boen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 73 Earl Boen is an American actor. He has starred in films, television series, animated series, radio programs and video games. He is perhaps best known as criminal psychologist Dr. Peter Silberman ...more

Earl Hamner, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 92 Earl Henry Hamner Jr., is an American television writer and producer, best known for his work in the 1970s and 1980s on the long-running CBS series The Waltons and Falcon Crest. As a novelist, ...more

Earl Lindo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 65 Earl "Wire" Lindo is a Jamaican reggae musician, born 7 January 1953. He is a member of The Wailers and has collaborated with numerous reggae artists including Burning Spear.

Earl Young is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 78 Earl Young is a Philadelphia-based drummer who rose to prominence in the early 1970s as part of the Philly Soul sound. Young is best known as the founder and leader of The Trammps who had a hit ...more

Earl Barron is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 36 Earl Daniel Barron, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the ...more

Earl E. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 98 General Earl Edward Anderson, the youngest active duty Marine ever promoted to the rank of General and the second active duty Marine Naval Aviator to be promoted to a 4-star rank, became ...more

Earl Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 90 Earl Francis Lloyd was an American professional basketball player. He was the first black person to play in the National Basketball Association, in the 1950–51 NBA season. Three other African ...more

Earl Browder is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 82 (1891-1973) Earl Russell Browder was an American political activist, functionary and leader of the Communist Party USA. Browder is best remembered as the General Secretary of the CPUSA during the 1930s and ...more

Earl Wilbur Sutherland, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 59 (1915-1974) Earl Wilbur Sutherland, Jr. was an American pharmacologist and biochemist born in Burlingame, Kansas. Sutherland won a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1971 "for his discoveries ...more

Earl Billings is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Earl
age 72 Earl William Billings is an American character actor who may best be known as Rob in the 1976-1977 television series What's Happening!!.

Earl Snell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 52 (1895-1947) Earl Willcox Snell was an Oregon businessman American Republican politician, serving in the Oregon House of Representatives, as the Oregon Secretary of State, and as the 23rd Governor of

Earl Audet is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 81 (1921-2002) Earle Toussaint Audet was an American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, as well as the Los Angeles Dons of the All-America Football ...more

Earl W. Renfroe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 93 (1907-2000) Earl Wiley Renfroe was a history-maker in the field of orthodontics and in breaking down the barriers of racism. Dr. Renfroe taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry ...more

Earl Wilson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Earl
Dec. at 71 (1934-2005) Robert Earl Wilson was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of eleven seasons in Major League Baseball the Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers and San Diego Padres, primarily as a ...more