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Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

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List RulesVote up all of the 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 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.

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. After his passing in October of 2020, Eddie Van Halen will be remembered as one of rock's great guitarists.

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  • Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    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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  • Ed Sheeran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Ed Sheeran

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceHalifax, United Kingdom

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

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  • Eddie Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    BirthplaceNijmegen, Netherlands

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

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  • Eddie Redmayne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Edward John David Redmayne (; born 6 January 1982) is an English actor and model. Redmayne... more on Wikipedia
  • Eddie Vedder is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    BirthplaceEvanston, Illinois, United States of America

    Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III; December 23, 1964) is an American musician,... more on Wikipedia
  • Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    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 Harris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Ed Harris

    Age: 69

    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 Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Ed Sullivan

    Dec. at 73 (1901-1974)

    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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  • Edward Furlong is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    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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  • Ed Asner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Ed Asner

    Age: 90

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, USA

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

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  • Ed Reed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Ed Reed

    Age: 42

    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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  • Ed Begley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    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 Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Eddie Guerrero

    Dec. at 38 (1967-2005)
    Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Eddie Money is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    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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  • Eddie Izzard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    BirthplaceColony of Aden

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

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  • Eddie Lacy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Eddie Lacy

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceGretna, Louisiana

    Edward Darwin Lacy Jr. (born June 2, 1990) is an American football running back who is... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed Westwick is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    BirthplaceStevenage, United Kingdom

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

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  • Ed O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Ed O'Neill

    Age: 74

    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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  • Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Eddie Clarence Murray (born February 24, 1956), nicknamed "Steady Eddie", is a former Major... more on Wikipedia

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  • Edward Snowden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    BirthplaceElizabeth City, North Carolina

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

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  • Edward G. Robinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Edward G. Robinson

    Dec. at 80 (1893-1973)

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; Yiddish: ײמאַנועל גאָלדענבערג‎; December 12, 1893... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ed Helms is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Ed Helms

    Age: 46

    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 Collins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Eddie Collins

    Dec. at 64 (1887-1951)

    BirthplaceMillerton, New York

    Edward Trowbridge Collins Sr. (May 2, 1887 – March 25, 1951), nicknamed "Cocky", was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Eddie Cochran is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Eddie Cochran

    Dec. at 22 (1938-1960)

    BirthplaceAlbert Lea, Minnesota, United States of America

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

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  • Ed Belfour is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Eddie In The World?

    Ed Belfour

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceCarman, Canada

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