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Who Is The Most Famous Eddie Or Ed In The World?

Updated November 12, 2020 896 votes 38 voters 58.5k views102 items

List RulesVote up all of the Eds and Eddies you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Eddie can you think of? The famous Edwards/Eds/Eddies below have many different professions, including notable actors named Eddie, famous musicians named Eddie, and even political figures named Eddie. This list includes stars like Ed Sheeran, Eddie Redmayne, Edward Norton, and many more.

Eddie Murphy is definitely one of the most famous Eddies on this list. Murphy is an actor, singer, and comedian who was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live! from 1980 to 1984. Murphy's career took off after that, and he starred in movies such as Dr. Dolittle, The Nutty Professor, and more recently, Dolemite Is My Name. He also lent his voice to some iconic animated movie roles, including Mushu the dragon in Disney's Mulan and Donkey in Dreamworks' Shrek. Ed Helms is another of the popular actors called Edward. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Eddie is Eddie Van Halen. He and his brother Alex Van Halen founded the band Van Halen, which would go on to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. 

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

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    Eddie Murphy

    1961-04-03

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, comedian, and singer. Murphy... more on Wikipedia

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    Eddie Van Halen

    1955-01-26

    BirthplaceNijmegen, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (January 26, 1955 - October 6, 2020) was a Dutch-American musician,... more on Wikipedia

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    Ed Sheeran

    1991-02-17

    BirthplaceHalifax, United Kingdom

    Edward Christopher Sheeran, (; born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed Helms4
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    Ed Helms

    1974-01-24

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    Edward Parker Helms (born January 24, 1974) is an American actor, comedian, and singer. He is... more on Wikipedia

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    Eddie Redmayne

    1982-01-06

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Edward John David Redmayne (; born 6 January 1982) is an English actor and model. Redmayne... more on Wikipedia

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  • Eddie Vedder6
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    Eddie Vedder

    1964-12-23

    BirthplaceEvanston, Illinois, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III; December 23, 1964) is an American musician,... more on Wikipedia

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    Edward Norton

    1969-08-18

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Edward Harrison Norton (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed Harris8
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    Ed Harris

    1950-11-28

    BirthplaceEnglewood, New Jersey, United States of America

    Edward Allen Harris (born November 28, 1950) is an American actor, producer, director, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed O'Neill9
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    Ed O'Neill

    1946-04-12

    BirthplaceYoungstown, Ohio, United States of America

    Edward Leonard O'Neill (born April 12, 1946) is an American actor and comedian. His roles... more on Wikipedia

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  • Edward Herrmann10
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    Edward Herrmann

    1943-07-21

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    Edward Kirk Herrmann (July 21, 1943 – December 31, 2014) was an American actor, director,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed Sullivan11
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    Ed Sullivan

    1901-09-28

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Edward Vincent Sullivan (September 28, 1901 – October 13, 1974) was an American television... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed Reed12
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    Ed Reed

    1978-09-11

    BirthplaceSt. Rose, Louisiana

    Edward Earl Reed Jr. (born September 11, 1978) is a former American football safety who spent... more on Wikipedia

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  • Edward Snowden13
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    Edward Snowden

    1983-06-21

    BirthplaceElizabeth City, North Carolina

    Edward Joseph "Ed" Snowden is an American computer professional who leaked classified... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed Asner14
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    Ed Asner

    1929-11-15

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, United States of America

    Yitzhak Edward Asner (; born November 15, 1929) is an American actor, voice actor and a former... more on Wikipedia

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  • Eddie Izzard15
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    Eddie Izzard

    1962-02-07

    BirthplaceColony of Aden

    Edward Izzard (born 7 February 1962) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed Begley, Jr.16
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    Ed Begley, Jr.

    1949-09-16

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Edward James Begley Jr. (born September 16, 1949) is an American actor. Begley has appeared in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Eddie Cibrian17
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    Eddie Cibrian

    1973-06-16

    BirthplaceBurbank, California, USA

    Edward Carl Cibrian ( SIB-ree-ən; born June 16, 1973) is an American actor. He played Cole... more on Wikipedia
  • Eddie Guerrero18
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    Eddie Guerrero

    1967-10-09
    Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Eddie Money19
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    Eddie Money

    1949-03-21

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States

    Edward Joseph Mahoney (born March 21, 1949), known professionally as Eddie Money, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed Westwick20
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    Ed Westwick

    1987-06-27

    BirthplaceStevenage, England

    Edward Jack Peter Westwick (born 27 June 1987) is an English actor and musician, best known... more on Wikipedia

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    Edward Furlong

    1977-08-02

    BirthplaceUSA, Glendale, California

    Edward Walter Furlong (born August 2, 1977) is an American actor and musician. Furlong won... more on Wikipedia

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  • Edward James Olmos22
    14

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Ed Belfour23
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    Ed Belfour

    1965-04-21

    BirthplaceCarman, Canada

    Edward John Belfour (born April 21, 1965) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey... more on Wikipedia

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  • Eddie Griffin24
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    Eddie Griffin

    1968-07-15

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, USA

    Edward Griffin (born July 15, 1968) is an American comedian and actor. He is best known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed Jones25
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    Ed Jones

    1951-02-23

    BirthplaceJackson, Tennessee, United States of America

    Ed Lee Jones (born October 21, 1950), commonly known as Ed "Too Tall" Jones, is a retired... more on Wikipedia

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