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List of famous people named Earl, along with photos. How many celebrities named Earl can you think of? The famous Earls below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Earl, athletes named Earl, and even political figures named Earl. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Earl? Add them to the list.

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 60
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 74
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 47
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
Died 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 65
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 42
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 31
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 70
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 77
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 39
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 90
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