How many celebrities named Ellis can you think of? The famous Ellises below have many different professions, including notable actors named Ellis, famous athletes named Ellis, and even musicians named Ellis.
Ellis Valentine is certainly one of the most famous Ellises on this list. One of the famous baseball players named Ellis, he was named an MLB All-Star in 1977. He started his career with the Montreal Expos and later played for the Mets, Angels, and Rangers.
Another of the famous people with the first name Ellis is Ellis Weiner. He is a writer and humorist. He was the editor of National Lampoon and his work has appeared in The New Yorker and Spy Magazine.
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Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of AmericaEllis Louis Marsalis Jr. (November 14, 1934 - April 1, 2020) was an American jazz pianist and educator. He had been active since the late 1940s. Marsalis came to greater attention in the 1980s and... more
Birthplace: Fort Kent, MaineEllis Paul (born Paul Plissey; January 14, 1965) is an American singer-songwriter and folk musician. Born in Aroostook County, Maine, Paul is a key figure in what has become known as the Boston... more
Birthplace: Petersfield, United KingdomEllis Jonesis a British director and actor. In recent years he has been involved in training and directing student actors, for sixteen years as a resident director at the Royal Academy of Dramatic... more
Birthplace: Brunswick, Georgia, United States of AmericaEllis E. Williams (born June 28, 1951) is an American film and television actor/comedian who is better known for playing "Henry Hugley" (father of Darryl Hughley, played by comedian D.L. Hughley) on... more
Ellis WeinerEllis Weiner is an author and humorist who has previously worked as an editor of National Lampoon and a columnist for Spy Magazine. His humor has also appeared in The New Yorker , Paris Review, and... more
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of AmericaEllis Larkins (May 15, 1923 – September 30, 2002) was an American jazz pianist born in Baltimore, Maryland, perhaps best known for his two recordings with Ella Fitzgerald: the albums Ella Sings... more
Birthplace: Helena, ArkansasEllis Clarence Valentine (born July 30, 1954) is a former Major League Baseball right fielder. He is remembered for having one of the all-time great throwing arms. "There's a plateau where you can't... more
Ellis R. Dungan1909-05-11
Birthplace: Barton, OhioEllis Roderick Dungan (May 11, 1909 – December 1, 2001) was an American film director, who was well known for working in Indian films, predominantly in Tamil cinema, from 1936 to 1950. He was an... more
Birthplace: TexasEllis Edward Amburn (born August 2, 1933 in Jack County, Texas) was an American book editor and biographer.... more
Birthplace: Wildwood, FloridaEllis Bernard Johnson (born October 30, 1973) is an American former college and professional football player who was a defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for ten seasons during... more
Birthplace: Vicksburg, MississippiEllis Rena Burks (born September 11, 1964) is a former outfielder who played in Major League Baseball for 18 seasons. He batted and threw right-handed.... more
Birthplace: Atkins, ArkansasEllis Raymond "Old Folks" Kinder (July 26, 1914 – October 16, 1968) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher with the St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago White... more
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and TobagoSir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke (28 December 1917 – 30 December 2010) was the second and last Governor-General of Trinidad and Tobago and the first President of Trinidad and Tobago. He was one of... more
Birthplace: USA, Niagara Falls, New YorkEllis Hue Hobbs III (born May 16, 1983) is a former American football cornerback who played for six seasons in the National Football League. He played college football for Iowa State. He was drafted... more
Birthplace: Malden, MassachusettsEllis Fuller Lawrence was an American architect who worked primarily in the U.S. state of Oregon. In 1914, he helped found and was the first dean of the University of Oregon's School of Architecture... more
Ellis H. Roberts1827-09-30
Birthplace: Utica, New York, United States of AmericaEllis Henry Roberts (September 30, 1827 – January 8, 1918) was a United States Representative from New York and 20th Treasurer of the United States. Roberts was born in Utica, Oneida County, New York... more
Birthplace: Godfrey, IllinoisEllis Wainwright (August 3, 1850 – November 6, 1924) was an American capitalist, brewer, art collector and socialite from St. Louis, Missouri. He was President of the St. Louis Brewing Company and... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaSir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett (24 August 1849 – 18 January 1902) was an American-born British Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 to 1902.... more
- 0Ellis Bent (1783 – 10 November 1815) was the Deputy Judge Advocate between 1810 and 1815 of the Australian colony of New South Wales, which was eventually to become an Australian state. The Deputy... more
Birthplace: Pretoria, South AfricaEllis Ferreira (born 19 February 1970) is a former professional male tennis player from South Africa. He played collegiately at the University of Alabama, earning all-SEC and all-American honors. He... more
Birthplace: Warren, MaineEllis Spear (October 15, 1834 – April 3, 1917) was an officer in the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment of the Union Army during the American Civil War. On April 10, 1866, the United States... more
Ellis Wellwood Sifton1891-10-12
Birthplace: Dutton/DunwichEllis Wellwood Sifton (12 October 1891 – 9 April 1917) was a Canadian soldier. Sifton was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the... more
Ellis M. Zacharias1890-01-01
Birthplace: Jacksonville, FloridaEllis Mark Zacharias, Sr. (January 1, 1890 – June 27, 1961) was a Rear admiral and naval attaché to Japan, who served in World War I and World War II. After World War II, he was appointed as the... more
Birthplace: Townsville, AustraliaAir Vice Marshal Ellis Charles Wackett, CB, CBE (13 August 1901 – 3 August 1984) was a senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Its chief engineer from 1935 to 1959, he served on... more
Ellis GaraiEllis Garai was a Fellow in the Biodesign program at Stanford University....