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

Unlike some names, people named Edwin are quite varied when it comes to profession. The men with the name are as varied as astronomer Edwin Hubble, after whom the telescope is named and Edwin Moses, who was unbeatable in the 400-meter hurdle between 1977 and 1987. The most infamous man named Edwin has the last name Booth; he was a celebrated 19th century actor who's brother went on to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.
 

Edwin van der Sar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin van der Sar age 47 Edwin van der Sar OON is a Dutch former footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Ajax, Juventus, Fulham and Manchester United. He is the most capped player in the Netherlands national team's ...more

Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Encarnacion age 35 Edwin Elpidio Encarnación is a Dominican professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball. He stands 6 ft 1 in and weighs 230

Edwin Hubble is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Hubble Died at 64 (1889-1953) Edwin Powell Hubble was an American astronomer who played a crucial role in establishing the field of extragalactic astronomy and is generally regarded as one of the most important observational ...more

Edwin Arlington Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Arlington Robinson Died at 66 (1869-1935) Edwin Arlington Robinson was an American poet and sonnet writer who won three Pulitzer Prizes for his work.

Edwin Moses is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Moses age 62 Edwin Corley Moses is an American former track and field athlete, who won gold medals in the 400 m hurdles at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics. Between 1977 and 1987, Moses won 107 consecutive finals ...more

Edwin Fischer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Fischer Edwin Fischer was a Swiss classical pianist and conductor. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest interpreters of traditional Germanic repertoire of the twentieth century, and one of the ...more

Edwin Newman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Newman Died at 91 (1919-2010) Edwin Harold Newman was an American newscaster, journalist, and author. After beginning his career with the wire services and serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Newman worked in radio ...more

Edwin Howard Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Howard Armstrong Died at 64 (1890-1954) Edwin Howard Armstrong was an American electrical engineer and inventor. He has been called "the most prolific and influential inventor in radio history". He invented the regenerative ...more

Edwin Rosario is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Rosario Died at 34 (1963-1997) Edwin "El Chapo" Rosario was a Puerto Rican boxer. He won the lightweight championship three times, as the WBC lightweight champion, and the WBA champion and. After moving up to the ...more

Edwin Booth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Booth Died at 60 (1833-1893) Edwin Thomas Booth was a famous 19th-century American actor who toured throughout America and the major capitals of Europe, performing Shakespearean plays. In 1869 he founded Booth's Theatre in ...more

Edwin O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin O'Connor Died at 50 (1918-1968) Edwin O'Connor was an American journalist, novelist, and radio commentator who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction during 1962 for his novel The Edge of Sadness. His ancestry was Irish, and his ...more

Edwin Starr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Starr Died at 61 (1942-2003) Edwin Starr was an American soul music singer. Starr is famous for his Norman Whitfield-produced Motown singles of the 1970s, most notably the number one hit "War". Starr was born in ...more

Edwin Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Jackson age 34 Edwin Jackson is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. Jackson has played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays, Detroit ...more

Edwin Morgan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Morgan Died at 90 (1920-2010) Edwin George Morgan OBE FRSE was a Scottish poet and translator who was associated with the Scottish Renaissance. He is widely recognised as one of the foremost Scottish poets of the 20th ...more

Edwin H. Land is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin H. Land Died at 82 (1909-1991) Edwin Herbert Land, ForMemRS, FRPS, Hon.MRI was an American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. Among other things, he invented inexpensive filters ...more

Edwin Hodge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Hodge age 33 Edwin Martel Basil Hodge is an American actor. Hodge is the older brother of actor Aldis Hodge.

Edwin Edwards is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Edwards age 90 Edwin Washington Edwards is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 7th congressional district from 1965 to 1972 and as ...more

Edwin Cameron is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Cameron age 65 Edwin Cameron is a Justice of South Africa’s highest court, the Constitutional Court. He is also well known for his HIV/AIDS and gay-rights activism.

Edwin McMillan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin McMillan Died at 84 (1907-1991) Edwin Mattison McMillan was an American physicist and Nobel laureate credited with being the first ever to produce a transuranium element. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Glenn ...more

Edwin Valero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Valero Died at 29 (1981-2010) Edwin Valero was a Venezuelan professional boxer. He was born in Bolero Alto, and raised in El Vigía. Valero was an undefeated southpaw boxer and former two weight world champion who ...more

Edwin Maher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Maher Edwin Maher is a New Zealand-born TV journalist who now works for CCTV International in Beijing. Maher established his broadcast career in Australia, working many minor roles, particularly as a ...more

Edwin Gillette is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Gillette Died at 94 (1909-2003) Edwin "Ted" Gillette was a cameraman and inventor notable for the development of the Syncro-Vox technique of limited animation, which was used in the series Clutch Cargo.

Edwin R. Fellows is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin R. Fellows Died at 80 (1865-1945) Edwin R. Fellows was an American inventor and entrepreneur from Torrington, Connecticut who designed and built a new type of gear shaper in 1896 and, with the mentoring of James Hartness, left ...more

Edwin Mulitalo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Mulitalo age 41 Edwin Moliki Mulitalo is a former American football guard. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona. Mulitalo ...more

Edwin Emmanuel Bradford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Emmanuel Bradford Died at 84 (1860-1944) The Reverend Edwin Emmanuel Bradford was an English clergyman and Uranian poet and novelist. He attended Exeter College, Oxford, received his B.A. in 1884, and was awarded a D.D. He was vicar of ...more

Edwin McCain is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin McCain age 48 Edwin McCain is an American singer-songwriter and musician. His songs "I'll Be" and "I Could Not Ask for More" were radio top-40 hits in the U.S., and five of his albums have ...more

Edwin J. Houston is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin J. Houston Died at 67 (1847-1914) Edwin J. Houston was an American businessman, professor, consulting electrical engineer, inventor and author.

Edwin Perkins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Perkins Died at 72 (1889-1961) Edwin Elijah Perkins, born in Lewis, Iowa, U.S., invented the powdered drink mix Kool-Aid in 1927 in Hastings, Nebraska after his family had moved there from Iowa in 1893. As a young man he ...more

Edwin G. Krebs is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin G. Krebs Died at 91 (1918-2009) Edwin Gerhard Krebs was an American biochemist. He received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research and the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize of Columbia University in 1989 together with ...more

Edwin Drake is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Drake Died at 61 (1819-1880) Edwin Laurentine Drake, also known as Colonel Drake, was an American oil driller, popularly credited with being the first to drill for oil in the United States.

Edwin Sherin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Sherin age 88 Edwin Sherin is a theater director.

Edwin Lutyens is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Lutyens Died at 75 (1869-1944) Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, OM KCIE PRA FRIBA, was a British architect who is known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era. He designed many ...more

Edwin A. Fleishman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin A. Fleishman age 91 Edwin A. Fleishman is an American psychologist best known for his work in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. Among his notable achievements was a taxonomy for describing ...more

Edwin Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Maxwell Died at 62 (1886-1948) Edwin Maxwell was an Irish character actor in Hollywood movies of the 1930s and 1940s, frequently cast as shady businessmen and shysters, though often ones with a dignified bearing. From 1939 to ...more

Edwin Smith is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Smith Died at 59 (1912-1971) Edwin George Herbert Smith was an English photographer. He is best known for his distinctive vignettes of English gardens, landscapes, and architecture. On his own or in partnership with his ...more

Edwin Wijeyeratne is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Wijeyeratne Died at 79 (1889-1968) Sir Edwin Aloysius Perera Wijeyeratne, KBE was a Sri Lankan politician, diplomat, and one of the founding members of United National Party. He was a Senator and Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs ...more

Edwin McArthur is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin McArthur Died at 80 (1907-1987) Edwin McArthur was a celebrated American classical music conductor, pianist and accompanist. From 1935 until his retirement in 1955 he was the usual accompanist of the Norwegian soprano Kirsten ...more

Edwin Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Mansfield Died at 67 (1930-1997) Edwin Mansfield was a professor of economics at University of Pennsylvania from 1964 and until his death. From 1985 he was also a director of the Center for Economics and Technology. Edwin ...more

Edwin M. Yamauchi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin M. Yamauchi age 81 Dr. Edwin Masao Yamauchi is a Japanese American historian, Christian apologist, editor and academic. He is Professor Emeritus of History at Miami University, where he taught from 1969 until ...more

Edwin Bramall, Baron Bramall is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Bramall, Baron Bramall age 94 Field Marshal Edwin Noel Westby Bramall, Baron Bramall KG, GCB, OBE, MC, JP, DL is a British Army officer who served as Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, ...more

Edwin Myers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Myers Died at 82 (1896-1978) Edwin Earle Myers was an American athlete who competed in the men's pole vault. He competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics and won bronze, behind Danish pole vaulter Henry Petersen who won silver. ...more

Edwin Brant Frost is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Brant Frost Died at 69 (1866-1935) Edwin Brant Frost II was an American astronomer.

Edwin M. Lee is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin M. Lee age 65 Edwin Mah Lee is the 43rd and current Mayor of San Francisco, California. He was appointed by the Board of Supervisors on January 11, 2011 to serve out the remainder of former mayor Gavin ...more

Edwin Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Greenwood Died at 44 (1895-1939) Edwin Greenwood was a British screenwriter and film director.

Edwin H. Colpitts is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin H. Colpitts Died at 77 (1872-1949) Edwin Henry Colpitts was a communications pioneer best known for his invention of the Colpitts oscillator. As research branch chief for Western Electric in the early 1900s, he and scientists ...more

Edwin Reinecke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Reinecke age 94 Edwin "Ed" Reinecke is a retired California politician. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives, and as the 39th Lieutenant Governor of California.

Edwin Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Hawkins age 74 Edwin Reuben Hawkins is an American gospel musician, pianist, choir master, composer, and arranger. He is one of the originators of the urban contemporary gospel sound. He is probably best known ...more

Edwin Kagin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Kagin Died at 74 (1940-2014) Edwin Frederick Kagin was an attorney at law in Union, Kentucky, and a founder of Camp Quest, the first secular summer camp in the United States for the children of secularists, atheists, ...more

Edwin Roxburgh is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Roxburgh age 81 Edwin Roxburgh is an English composer, conductor and oboist. Roxburgh was born in Liverpool. After playing oboe in the National Youth Orchestra, he won a double scholarship to study composition ...more

Edwin Ernest Salpeter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Edwin
Edwin Ernest Salpeter Died at 84 (1924-2008) Edwin Ernest Salpeter ForMemRS was an Austrian–Australian–American astrophysicist. Born to a Jewish family, he emigrated from Austria to Australia while in his teens to escape the Nazis. He ...more