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

Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 40 (1809-1849) Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of ...more

Edgar Martínez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 55 Edgar Martínez, nicknamed "Gar" and "Papi", is a former Puerto Rican professional baseball third baseman and designated hitter. He spent his entire 18-year Major ...more

Edgar Wright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 43 Edgar Howard Wright is an English film and television director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is best known for his comedic Three Flavours Cornetto film trilogy consisting of Shaun of ...more

Edgar Rentería is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 42 Edgar Enrique Rentería Herazo, nicknamed "The Barranquilla Baby," is a Colombian former professional baseball shortstop. He threw and batted right-handed. He played for the ...more

Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 45 Edgar Steven Davids is a Surinamese-born Dutch former professional footballer. After beginning his career with Ajax, he subsequently played in Italy for Milan and Juventus before a loan spell ...more

Edgar Winter Group is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Edgar

Edgar Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 76 (1903-1979) Edgar Buchanan was an American actor with a long career in both film and television, most familiar today as Uncle Joe Carson from the Petticoat Junction, Green Acres and The Beverly Hillbillies ...more

Edgar Winter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 71 Edgar Holland Winter is an American rock and blues musician. He is known for being a multi-instrumentalist — keyboardist, guitarist, saxophonist and percussionist — as well as a singer. His ...more

Édgar Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 38 Édgar Filiberto Ramírez Arellano is a Venezuelan actor. He played Carlos in the 2010 French-German biopic series Carlos, a role for which he won the César Award for Most ...more

Edgar Rice Burroughs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 75 (1875-1950) Edgar Rice Burroughs was an American writer best known for his creations of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.

Edgar Degas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 83 (1834-1917) Edgar Degas was a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings. He is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. He ...more

Edgar Froese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Died at 71 (1944-2015) Edgar Willmar Froese was a German artist and electronic music pioneer, best known for founding the electronic music group Tangerine Dream. Although his solo and group recordings prior to 2003 ...more

Edgar Bronfman, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 84 (1929-2013) Edgar Miles Bronfman was a Canadian-American businessman and philanthropist, He was a notable member of the Bronfman family.

Edgar Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 58 (1890-1948) Edgar Kennedy is an actor.

Edgar Bronfman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 62 Edgar Bronfman Jr. is a Theater producer.

Edgar Bergen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 75 (1903-1978) Edgar John Bergen was an American actor, comedian and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his characters Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd. He is also the ...more

Edgar Graham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 29 (1954-1983) Edgar Samuel David Graham, MPA, BL, was an Ulster Unionist Party politician and academic from Northern Ireland. He was perceived as a rising star of both legal studies and Unionism until he was ...more

Edgar de Evia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 93 (1910-2003) Edgar Domingo Evia y Joutard, known professionally as Edgar de Evia, was a Mexican-born American photographer. In a career that spanned the 1940s through the 1990s, his photography appeared in ...more

Edgar Cayce is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 68 (1877-1945) Edgar Cayce was an American mystic who allegedly possessed the ability to answer questions on subjects as varied as healing, reincarnation, wars, Atlantis and future events while in a trance. ...more

Edgar Wallace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 57 (1875-1932) Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace was an English writer. Born into poverty as an illegitimate London child, Wallace left school at 12. He joined the army at 21 and was a war correspondent during the ...more

Edgar Sampson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 66 (1907-1973) Edgar Melvin Sampson was a composer, arranger, saxophonist, and violinist. Born in New York City, he started playing violin at age six and picked up the saxophone in high school. Born Edgar ...more

Edgar Johnston is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 92 (1896-1988) Edgar Charles Johnston DFC was an Australian fighter pilot in World War I, later on a leading member in civil aviation in Australia. He was born in Perth as son of Harry Frederick and Maria ...more

Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 88 (1889-1977) Edgar Douglas Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian, OM PRS was an English electrophysiologist and recipient of the 1932 Nobel Prize for Physiology, won jointly with Sir Charles Sherrington for work on the ...more

Edgar McCloughry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 76 (1896-1972) Air Vice Marshal Edgar James Kingston-McCloughry CB, CBE, DSO, DFC & Bar, born Edgar James McCloughry, was an Australian fighter pilot and flying ace of the First World War, and a senior ...more

Edgar Meyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 57 Edgar Meyer is an American bassist, multi-instrumentalist and composer. His styles include classical, bluegrass, newgrass, and jazz. Meyer has worked as a session musician in Nashville, part of ...more

Edgar Schmitt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 54 Edgar Schmitt is a German former football player. He was most recently manager of TSV Essingen.

Edgar Ié is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 23 Edgar Miguel lé is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona B. Mainly a central defender, he can also play as a right back.

Edgar Blazona is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 46 Edgar Blazona is a modernist American furniture designer. He founded the prefab backyard structure company Modular Dwellings and modern furniture brand TrueModern. At age 22 in San Francisco, ...more

Edgar Bowers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 76 (1924-2000) Edgar Bowers was an American poet who won the Bollingen Prize in Poetry in 1989. Bowers was born in Rome, Georgia in 1924. During World War II he joined the military and served in ...more

Edgar G. Ulmer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 68 (1904-1972) Edgar Georg Ulmer was a Jewish-Moravian, Austrian-American film director. He is best remembered for the movies The Black Cat and Detour. These stylish and eccentric works have achieved cult ...more

Edgar Dean Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 87 Edgar Dean "Ed" Mitchell, Sc.D., is an American former naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and NASA astronaut. As the Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo 14, he ...more

Edgar Lee Masters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 82 (1868-1950) Edgar Lee Masters was an American poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The ...more

Edgar Guest is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 78 (1881-1959) Edgar Albert Guest was a prolific English-born American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People's Poet.

Edgar Dearing is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 81 (1893-1974) Edgar Dearing was an American actor who became heavily type cast as a motorcycle cop in Hollywood films. He started in silent comedy shorts for Hal Roach, including several with Laurel and ...more

Edgar F. Shannon, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 79 (1918-1997) Edgar F. Shannon, Jr. was a professor of English and president of the University of Virginia from 1959 to 1974.

Edgar Scherick is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 78 (1924-2002) Edgar J. Scherick was one of the most prolific producers of television miniseries, made-for-television films, and theatrical motion pictures.

Edgar Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 39 Edgar Gonzalez is a professional baseball player.

Edgar the Peaceful of England is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 32 (943-975) Edgar I usually known as Edgar the Peaceful or the Peaceable was King of England from 959 to 975. He was the younger son of King Edmund I and his Queen Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury.

Edgar F. Codd is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 80 (1923-2003) Edgar Frank "Ted" Codd was an English computer scientist who, while working for IBM, invented the relational model for database management, the theoretical basis for relational ...more

Edgar Laprade is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 95 (1919-2014) Edgar Louis "Beaver" Laprade was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League. The son of Thomas and Edith Laprade, he ...more

Edgar Prado is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 50 Edgar S. Prado is a Peruvian-born American jockey, a U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey in thoroughbred horse racing. His big break came in 1997 when he won 536 races, making him the fourth rider ...more

Edgar Schein is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 90 Edgar Henry Schein, a former professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, has made a notable mark on the field of organizational development in many areas, including career development, ...more

Edgar Salli is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Edgar Salli age 25 Edgar Nicaise Constant Salli, commonly known as Edgar Salli, is a Cameroonian footballer who currently plays for Académica on loan from Monaco and is a winger, having previously played ...more

Edgar Smith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Edgar Smith Dec. at 30 (1862-1892) Edgar Eugene Smith was an American professional baseball player who played in the outfield and was a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1883 to 1885 and then again in 1890. He began his ...more

Edgar Morin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 96 Edgar Morin is a French philosopher and sociologist. He is of Judeo-Spanish origin. He is known for the transdisciplinarity of his works.

Edgar W. Hiestand is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Edgar W. Hiestand Dec. at 82 (1888-1970) Edgar Willard Hiestand was an American businessman and politician. A staunch anti-communist, he served ten years in the United States Congress.

Edgar Savisaar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 67 Edgar Savisaar, is an Estonian politician, one of the founding members of Popular Front of Estonia and the leader of the Centre Party. He has served as the acting Prime Minister of Estonia, ...more

Edgar Lustgarten is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 71 (1907-1978) Edgar Marcus Lustgarten was a British broadcaster and noted crime writer. Born in the Broughton Park area of Manchester, he was the son of Joseph and Sara Lustgarten. His father was a ...more

Edgar Allan Guzman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
age 27 Edgar Allan Guzman is a Filipino actor. He gained his popularity after he became the Mr. Pogi 2006 of Eat Bulaga aired on GMA Network. After establishing his career on TV5, on 2015 he ...more

Edgar Neville is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Edgar
Dec. at 68 (1899-1967) Edgar Neville Romrée, Count of Berlanga de Duero was a Spanish playwright and film director, a member of the "other" Generation of '27.