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Ever wondered how many famous people named Elias there are? This list of celebrities named Elias includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Elias' on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Elias, actors named Elias, and even athletes named Elias. Well-known Elias' like Elias Koteas, Elías Figueroa, and Elias Canetti are just the start of this list.

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Elias Koteas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Actor Elias Koteas is a Canadian actor of film and television, best known for his roles in Fallen, The Killing, and as Casey Jones in the live-action first and third Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ...more

Elías Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elías Ricardo Figueroa Brander is a former football player from Chile. He is considered the best Chilean footballer of all time, as well as one of the greatest defenders ever to play the ...more

Elias Canetti is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Writer Elias Canetti was a German language author, born in Bulgaria, and later a British citizen. He was a modernist novelist, playwright, memoirist, and non-fiction writer. He won the Nobel Prize in ...more

Elias Ashmole is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Antiquarian, Politician, Chemist Elias Ashmole was a celebrated English antiquary, politician, officer of arms, astrologer and student of alchemy. Ashmole supported the royalist side during the English Civil War, and at the ...more

Elias Viljanen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias 'E.Vil' Viljanen is a Finnish musician, known for being the guitarist for Sonata Arctica since 2007. Viljanen joined Sonata Arctica in spring 2007 in order to replace Jani Liimatainen, who ...more

Elias Howe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Inventor Elias Howe, Jr. was an American inventor and sewing machine pioneer.

Elias James Corey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Chemist Elias James "E.J." Corey is an American organic chemist. In 1990, he won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his development of the theory and methodology of organic ...more

Elias Boudinot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Politician Elias Boudinot was a lawyer and statesman from Elizabeth, New Jersey who was a delegate to the Continental Congress and served as President of Congress from 1782 to 1783. He was elected as a ...more

Elias Xitavhudzi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Xitavhudzi was a serial killer who murdered 16 men and women in Atteridgeville, South Africa in the 1950s. Targeting only white males and females in a strictly-segregated community, his ...more

Elias Lönnrot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Philologist, Scientist, Botanist Elias Lönnrot was a Finnish physician, philologist and collector of traditional Finnish oral poetry. He is best known for compiling Kalevala, the national epic of Finland, from national ...more

Elias Salupeto Pena is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Politician Elias Salupeto Pena served as the representative of UNITA, an anti-Communist rebel group that fought against the MPLA in the Angolan Civil War, to the Joint Military and Political Commission. ...more

Elias Disney is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Businessperson, Carpenter, Farmer Elias Charles Disney was the father of Roy Disney and Walt Disney. His death at age 82, occurred when Walt was age 39.

Elias Abu Shabaki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Abu Shabaki Elias Abu Shabaki was a Lebanese writer, poet, editor, translator and literary critic, he was one of the founders of the literary League of Ten and is considered as one of the leading figures of ...more

Elias Parish Alvars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Parish Alvars Elias Parish Alvars, also known by the nom de plume Albert Alvars, was an English harpist and composer.

Elias Katz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Katz was a Finnish track and field athlete, who competed mainly in the 3000 metres steeplechase. Born in Turku, Katz was Jewish. He competed for Finland in the 1924 Summer Olympics held in ...more

Elias Davis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Television producer, Screenwriter Elias Davis is a TV producer and screenwriter.

Elias Abuelazam is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Abuelazam is an Israeli-Arab convicted murderer, and suspect of racial serial killing and multiple stabbings. He is suspected in a string of 18 stabbing attacks in the spring and summer of ...more

Elias Breeskin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Composer Elias Breeskin was a violinist, composer and conductor. Elias was born sometime in 1896 in Yekaterinoslav, a small village in the Yekaterinoslav Governorate of the Russian Empire, now part of ...more

Elias Loomis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Science writer Elias Loomis was an American mathematician.

Elías Querejeta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Soccer Player, Film Producer, Screenwriter Elías Querejeta; was a Spanish screenwriter and film producer. He is the father of Gracia Querejeta.

Elias M. Stein is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Mathematician Elias Menachem Stein is a mathematician and a leading figure in the field of harmonic analysis. He is a professor emeritus of Mathematics at Princeton University.

Elías Larry Ayuso is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Basketball player Elías "Larry" Ayuso is a Puerto Rican-American professional basketball player. Ayuso has played in the NCAA and the Baloncesto Superior Nacional with the Capitanes de Arecibo, ...more

Elias Hrawi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Lawyer Elias Hrawi was a President of Lebanon, whose term of office ran from 1989 to 1998.

Elias Toufexis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Actor, Voice acting Elias Toufexis is a Canadian theater, voice-over, motion capture and television and film actor. Toufexis is best known for his appearances on the TV series Smallville and Supernatural and for ...more

Elias Zerhouni is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Professor, Physician Elias A. Zerhouni is an Algerian-born American radiologist and medical researcher. He was the 15th director of the National Institutes of Health, appointed by George W. Bush in May 2002. He ...more

Elias Sunny is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Cricketer Elias Sunny is a Bangladeshi cricketer. Sunny made his Test debut in 2011 and played his One Day International the following year. He is a Slow left-arm orthodox bowler.

Elias Khoury is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Khoury Novelist, Author, Writer Elias Khoury is a Lebanese novelist, playwright, critic and a prominent public intellectual. He has published ten novels, which have been translated into several foreign languages, as well as ...more

Elias Carr is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Carr was the 48th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1893 to 1897. He was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. A building on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill is named ...more

Elias Chacour is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Chacour Writer Elias Chacour was the Archbishop of Akko, Haifa, Nazareth and All Galilee of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church from 2006 to 2014. Noted for his efforts to promote reconciliation between Arabs ...more

Elías Viñoles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Actor Raúl Elías Viñoles is a Clarin Awarded Argentine actor. Is a young well-known movie and TV actor. His idols are Marlon Brando, James Dean and Montgomery Clift.

Elias Ferkin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Actor Elias Ferkin is an actor.

Elias W. Leavenworth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias W. Leavenworth Politician, Lawyer Elias Warner Leavenworth was an American lawyer and politician.

Elias P. Seeley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias P. Seeley Lawyer Elias Petty Seeley was an American Whig Party politician who served as the 11th Governor of New Jersey in 1833. Seeley was named to serve as governor after Samuel L. Southard stepped down from ...more

Elias M. Ammons is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias M. Ammons Elias Milton Ammons served as the 19th Governor of Colorado from 1913 to 1915. Born in 1860 in Macon County, North Carolina, he is perhaps best remembered for ordering National Guard troops into ...more

Elias Magnus Fries is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Botanist Elias Magnus Fries was a Swedish mycologist and botanist.

Elias Hasket Derby is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Hasket Derby Businessperson, Entrepreneur Elias Hasket Derby was among the wealthiest and most celebrated of post-Revolutionary merchants in Salem, Massachusetts, and owner of the Grand Turk, the first New England vessel to trade ...more

Elias Vattis is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Vattis Elias Vattis is a Cypriot midfielder who plays for Enosis Neon Paralimniou. He started his career in AEL FC.

Elias Gallegos is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Actor Elias Gallegos is an actor.

Elias Kudrow is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Elias
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Elias Kane is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Kane Politician Elias Kent Kane was the first Illinois Secretary of State and one of the first U.S. Senators from Illinois.

Elias Harris is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Harris Elias Harris is a German-American professional basketball player who currently plays for Brose Baskets of the Basketball Bundesliga. He played college basketball at Gonzaga University and plays ...more

Elias Mudzuri is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Mudzuri Politician, Engineer Elias Mudzuri is a Zimbabwean engineer and politician. Mudzuri was elected to a four-year term as Mayor of Harare, a city of 1.8 million, in March 2002. Trained in Sierre Leone as a civil ...more

Elias David Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias David Sassoon Elias David Sassoon Indian Merchant and Banker born in India, was the second son of David Sasson an Iraqi-Indian philanthropist Jewish businessman involved in trade in India and the Far East. He ...more

Elias Porter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Porter Elias Hull Porter was an American psychologist. While at the University of Chicago Porter was a peer of other notable American psychologists, including Carl Rogers, Thomas Gordon, Abraham Maslow ...more

Elias van Praag is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias van Praag Actor Elias van Praag is an actor.

Elias Nelson Conway is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Nelson Conway Elias Nelson Conway was an American politician and fifth governor of Arkansas.

Elias Vasquez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Vasquez Soccer Player Elias Vasquez is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for CSD Comunicaciones.

Elias Solomon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Solomon Elias Solomon was an Australian politician based in Fremantle. He was Mayor of Fremantle, MLA of South Fremantle, and the first Member for Fremantle in the Australian House of Representatives.

Elias Simojoki is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elias Simojoki Politician Lauri Elias Simojoki was a Finnish clergyman who became a leading figure in the country's far right movement. The son of a clergyman, Simojoki was born on 28 January 1899 in Rautio. As a youth ...more

Elías Ricardo Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Elias
Elías Ricardo Figueroa Elías Ricardo Figueroa Silva is an Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Apollon Kalamarias in the Greek Football League.