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Famous People Named Elias

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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.

  • Elias Koteas


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Elias Koteas (born March 11, 1961) is a Canadian film and television actor. He appeared in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Elías Figueroa
    Elías Ricardo Figueroa Brander (born 25 October 1946 in Valparaíso) is a Chilean former... more on Wikipedia

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    #146 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time#1696 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Elias Canetti

    AgeDec. at 89 (1905-1994)

    BirthplaceRuse, Bulgaria, Severen tsentralen, Bulgaria

    Elias Canetti (; Bulgarian: Елиас Канети; 25 July 1905 – 14 August 1994) was a German-language... more on Wikipedia

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  • Elias Ashmole

    Elias Ashmole

    Antiquarian, Politician

    AgeDec. at 75 (1617-1692)

    BirthplaceLichfield, United Kingdom

    Elias Ashmole (; 23 May 1617 – 18 May 1692) was an English antiquary, politician, officer of... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Viljanen
    Elias "E.Vil" Einari Johannes Viljanen (born July 8, 1975) is a Finnish musician from Tampere,... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Howe

    Elias Howe


    AgeDec. at 48 (1819-1867)

    BirthplaceSpencer, Massachusetts

    Elias Howe Jr. (; July 9, 1819 – October 3, 1867) was an American inventor best known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias James Corey


    BirthplaceMethuen, Massachusetts

    Elias James "E.J." Corey (Arabic: إلياس جيمس خوري‎; born July 12, 1928) is an American organic... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Boudinot

    Elias Boudinot


    AgeDec. at 81 (1740-1821)

    BirthplacePennsylvania, Area code 215, Contiguous United States, Philadelphia, United States of America

    Elias Boudinot ( i-LY-əs boo-DIN-ot; May 2, 1740 – October 24, 1821) was a lawyer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Xitavhudzi
    Elias Xitavhudzi was a serial killer who murdered 16 men and women in Atteridgeville, South... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Lönnrot

    Elias Lönnrot

    Philologist, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 82 (1802-1884)

    BirthplaceSammatti, Finland

    Elias Lönnrot (Finnish: [ˈɑs ˈløn.ruːt] (listen); 9 April 1802 – 19 March 1884) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Salupeto Pena (died 2 November 1992) served as the representative of UNITA, an... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Disney

    Elias Disney

    Businessperson, Carpenter

    AgeDec. at 82 (1859-1941)

    BirthplaceBluevale, Ontario

    Elias Charles Disney (February 6, 1859 – September 13, 1941) was the father of Roy and Walt... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Abu Shabaki

    Elias Abu Shabaki

    Elias Abu Shabaki (also spelled Ilyas Abu Shabaka; Arabic: الياس أبو شبكة‎, May 3, 1903 –... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Parish Alvars

    Elias Parish Alvars

    Elias Parish Alvars (surname sometimes given as Parish-Alvars), (28 February 1808 – 25 January... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Katz
    Elias Katz (June 22, 1901 – December 24, 1947) was a Finnish track and field athlete, who... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Davis

    Television producer, Screenwriter
    Elias Davis is a TV producer and screenwriter.
  • Elias Abuelazam
    Elias Abuelazam (Arabic: الياس أبو عزام‎, Hebrew: אליאס אבו אל עזאם‎, born August 29, 1976) is... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Breeskin

    Elias Breeskin

    Conductor, Film Score Composer

    AgeDec. at 73 (1896-1969)

    BirthplaceDnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

    Elias Breeskin (Russian: Элиас Бреескин; Ukrainian: Еліас Бреескін; 1896 – May 9, 1969) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Loomis

    Elias Loomis

    Science writer

    AgeDec. at 78 (1811-1889)

    BirthplaceWillington, Connecticut

    Elias Loomis (August 7, 1811 – August 15, 1889) was an American mathematician.
  • Elías Querejeta

    Soccer Player, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 79 (1934-2013)

    BirthplaceHernani, Spain

    Elías Querejeta Gárate (Spanish pronunciation: [eˈ keɾeˈxeta]); (27 October 1934 – 9 June... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias M. Stein

    Elias M. Stein



    BirthplaceAntwerp, Belgium

    Elias Menachem Stein (January 13, 1931 – December 23, 2018) was an American mathematician, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Elías Larry Ayuso

    Elías Larry Ayuso

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Elías "Larry" Ayuso (born March 27, 1977) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player who... more on Wikipedia
  • AgeDec. at 80 (1926-2006)

    BirthplaceZahlé, Zahlé District, Lebanon

    Elias Hrawi (Arabic: الياس الهراوي‎, 4 September 1926 – 7 July 2006) was President of... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Toufexis

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Elias Toufexis (born October 27, 1975 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is an actor in television,... more on Wikipedia
  • Elias Zerhouni

    Elias Zerhouni

    Professor, Physician


    BirthplaceNedroma, Algeria

    Elias Zerhouni born April 12, 1951) is an Algerian scientist, radiologist and biomedical... more on Wikipedia