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Famous People Named Earl

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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".
 
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  • Earl Campbell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    BirthplaceTyler, Texas, United States of America

    Earl Christian Campbell (born March 29, 1955) is a former American football running back who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Monroe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Vernon Earl Monroe (born November 21, 1944) is an American retired professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Sweatshirt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Thebe Neruda Kgositsile (born February 24, 1994), known professionally as Earl Sweatshirt, is... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Cole

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceKansas City, Kansas, USA

    Earl Cole (born April 9, 1971 in Kansas City, Kansas) was the $1 million winner on the reality... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Morrall

    Age: Died at 80 (1934-2014)

    BirthplaceMuskegon, Michigan

    Earl Edwin Morrall (May 17, 1934 – April 25, 2014) was an American football player who was a... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Thomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    BirthplaceOrange, Texas

    Earl Winty Thomas III (born May 7, 1989) is an American football free safety for the Baltimore... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl Averill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Averill

    Dec. at 81 (1902-1983)

    BirthplaceSnohomish, Washington

    Howard Earl Averill (May 21, 1902 – August 16, 1983) was an American professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl Wild is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Wild

    Dec. at 95 (1915-2010)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Earl Wild (November 26, 1915 – January 23, 2010) was an American pianist known for his... more on Wikipedia

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    #17 of 158 The Best Pianists in the World#53 of 154 The Greatest Pianists Ever

  • Earl Warren is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Warren

    Dec. at 83 (1891-1974)

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 – July 9, 1974) was an American politician and jurist who served... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Weaver

    Dec. at 83 (1930-2013)

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Earl Sidney Weaver (August 14, 1930 – January 19, 2013) was an American professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Scruggs

    Dec. at 88 (1924-2012)

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina

    Earl Eugene Scruggs (January 6, 1924 – March 28, 2012) was an American musician noted for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Klugh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Klugh

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    Earl Klugh ( KLOO; born September 16, 1953) is an American jazz guitarist and composer. In... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Boykins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Boykins

    Age: 44

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

    Earl Antoine Boykins (born June 2, 1976) is a former American professional basketball player.... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl Clark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Clark

    Age: 32

    BirthplacePlainfield, New Jersey

    Earl Rashad Clark (born January 17, 1988) is an American professional basketball played for... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl King is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl King

    Dec. at 69 (1934-2003)

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    Earl Silas Johnson IV (February 7, 1934 – April 17, 2003), known as Earl King, was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Palmer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Palmer

    Dec. at 84 (1924-2008)

    BirthplaceUSA, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Earl Cyril Palmer (October 25, 1924 – September 19, 2008) was an American rock and roll and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Thomas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    BirthplaceGreenville, Texas

    Earl Lewis Thomas (born October 4, 1948 in Greenville, Texas) is a former professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl Hines is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Hines

    Dec. at 80 (1903-1983)

    BirthplaceDuquesne, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Earl Kenneth Hines, also known as Earl "Fatha" Hines (December 28, 1903 – April 22, 1983), was... more on Wikipedia

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    #3 of 164 The Greatest Jazz Pianists of All Time#3 of 78 The Best Jazz Pianists in the World

  • Earl Thomas Conley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    BirthplacePortsmouth, Ohio

    Earl Thomas Conley (October 17, 1941 – April 10, 2019) was an American country music... more on Wikipedia

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    #144 of 185 The Best Male Country Singers of All Time#4 of 50 The Best Country Singers From Ohio

  • Earl Watson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Watson

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceKansas City, Kansas

    Earl Joseph Watson Jr. (born June 12, 1979) is an American professional basketball coach and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Holliman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    BirthplaceDelhi, Louisiana, United States of America

    Henry Earl Holliman (born September 11, 1928) is an American actor, animal–rights activist and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Earl Hooker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Hooker

    Dec. at 41 (1929-1970)

    BirthplaceClarksdale, Mississippi

    Earl Zebedee Hooker (January 15, 1930 – April 21, 1970) was a Chicago blues guitarist known... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl Seibert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Seibert

    Dec. at 79 (1911-1990)

    BirthplaceKitchener, Brantford, Canada

    Walter Earl Seibert (December 7, 1911 – May 12, 1990) was a Canadian ice hockey defenceman who... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl Whitehill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl Whitehill

    Dec. at 55 (1899-1954)

    BirthplaceCedar Rapids, Iowa

    Earl Oliver Whitehill (February 7, 1899 – October 22, 1954) was a Major League Baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl W. Bascom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Earl

    Earl W. Bascom

    Dec. at 89 (1906-1995)

    BirthplaceVernal, Utah

    Earl Wesley Bascom (June 19, 1906 – August 28, 1995) was an American painter, printmaker,... more on Wikipedia
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