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

Updated November 12, 2020 930 votes 46 voters 59.8k 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! 

  • Eddie Murphy1

    Eddie Murphy


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

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

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  • Eddie Van Halen2

    Eddie Van Halen


    BirthplaceNijmegen, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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

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  • Ed Sheeran3

    Ed Sheeran


    BirthplaceHalifax, United Kingdom

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

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  • Ed Helms4

    Ed Helms


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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

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  • Eddie Vedder5

    Eddie Vedder


    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

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  • Eddie Redmayne6

    Eddie Redmayne


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

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

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  • Edward Norton7

    Edward Norton


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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  • Ed Harris8

    Ed Harris


    BirthplaceEnglewood, New Jersey, United States of America

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

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  • Edward Herrmann9

    Edward Herrmann


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

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

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  • Ed O'Neill10

    Ed O'Neill


    BirthplaceYoungstown, Ohio, United States of America

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

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  • Ed Sullivan11

    Ed Sullivan


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

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

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  • Edward Snowden12

    Edward Snowden


    BirthplaceElizabeth City, North Carolina

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

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  • Ed Asner13

    Ed Asner


    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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

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  • Eddie Izzard14

    Eddie Izzard


    BirthplaceColony of Aden

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

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  • Ed Reed15

    Ed Reed


    BirthplaceSt. Rose, Louisiana

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

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  • Ed Begley, Jr.16

    Ed Begley, Jr.


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

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

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  • Eddie Cibrian17

    Eddie Cibrian


    BirthplaceBurbank, California, USA

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

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  • Edward James Olmos18

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and...  more

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  • Eddie Guerrero19

    Eddie Guerrero

    Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005) was an American...  more

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  • Eddie Money20

    Eddie Money


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

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  • Ed Westwick21

    Ed Westwick


    BirthplaceStevenage, England

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

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  • Edward Furlong22

    Edward Furlong


    BirthplaceUSA, Glendale, California

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

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  • Eddie Cochran23

    Eddie Cochran


    BirthplaceAlbert Lea, Minnesota, United States of America

    Ray Edward Cochran (; October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was a mid-20th century American rock...  more

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  • Ed Belfour24

    Ed Belfour


    BirthplaceCarman, Canada

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

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  • Eddie Griffin25

    Eddie Griffin


    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, USA

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

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