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Who knew there were so many famous people named Ellis in the world? Our list of celebrities named Ellis includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Elliss below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Ellis, actors named Ellis, and much more. Ellis Burks, Ellis Valentine, and Ellis Kinder are only a few of the well-known people named Ellis on this list.

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Ellis Burks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Burks Ellis Rena Burks is a former outfielder and designated hitter who played in Major League Baseball for 18 seasons. He batted and threw right-handed.

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Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Valentine Ellis Clarence Valentine 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 throw the ...more

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Ellis Kinder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Kinder Ellis Raymond Kinder, also nicknamed "Old Folks", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher who played for the St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago ...more

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Ellis Marsalis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Marsalis, Jr. Ellis Louis Marsalis, Jr. is an American jazz pianist. Active since the late 1940s, Marsalis came to greater attention in the 1980s and '90s as the patriarch of a musical family, with sons ...more

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Ellis Louis Marsalis, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Louis Marsalis, Sr. Ellis Louis Marsalis, Sr. was a businessman, farmer and hotelier.

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Ellis Amburn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Amburn Ellis Edward Amburn is an American book editor and biographer.

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Ellis Stanyon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Stanyon William Ellis Stanyon was a professional magician and magic dealer in London.

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Ellis Rabb is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Rabb Ellis Rabb was an American actor and director who in 1959 formed the Association of Producing Artists, a theatre company that brought new works and noteworthy revivals to Broadway and to ...more

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Ellis Weiner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Weiner Ellis 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, ...more

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Ellis Arnall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Arnall Ellis Gibbs Arnall was an American politician, a liberal Democrat who served as the 69th Governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1943 to 1947.

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Ellis Paul Torrance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Paul Torrance Ellis Paul Torrance was an American psychologist from Milledgeville, Georgia. After completing his undergraduate degree at Mercer University, Torrance acquired a Master's degree at the ...more

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Ellis Paul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Paul Ellis Paul 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 school of songwriting, a literate, ...more

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Ellis Larkins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Larkins Ellis Larkins was an African-American jazz pianist born in Baltimore, Maryland, perhaps best known for his two recordings with Ella Fitzgerald, the albums Ella Sings Gershwin and Songs in a ...more

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Ellis St. Joseph is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis St. Joseph Ellis St. Joseph is a writer.

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Ellis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Johnson Ellis Bernard Johnson is an American former college and professional football player who was a defensive tackle in the National Football League for ten seasons during the 1990s and 2000s. ...more

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Ellis Clarke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Clarke Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke, TC, GCMG was the second and last Governor-General of Trinidad and Tobago and the first President of Trinidad and Tobago. He was one of the main architects of ...more

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Ellis E. Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis E. Williams Ellis E. Williams is an American film and television actor/comedian who is better known for playing "Henry Hugley" on the sitcom, The Hughleys.

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Ellis Parker Butler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Parker Butler Ellis Parker Butler was an American author. He was the author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays and is most famous for his short story "Pigs Is Pigs", in ...more

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Ellis F. Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis F. Lawrence Ellis 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 ...more

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Ellis Henican is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Henican Ellis Henican is a columnist at Newsday and AM New York as well as a political analyst on the Fox News Channel. He hosts a nationally syndicated weekend show on Talk Radio Network, is author of ...more

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Ellis W. Carter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis W. Carter Ellis W. Carter was a cinematographer.

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Ellis Hollins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Hollins Ellis Hollins is a British Soap Award winning child actor. He is most famous for playing the role Tom Cunningham in the British Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, which he has played since 1999, ...more

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Ellis Jeffreys is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Jeffreys Minnie Gertrude Ellis Jeffreys was an English actress born in Colombo, in what is now Sri Lanka, the daughter of Captain Dodsworth Jeffreys. She was in more than 75 stage productions and 11 ...more

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Ellis Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Hobbs Ellis Hue Hobbs III 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 by the New ...more

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Ellis Waterhouse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Waterhouse Sir Ellis Kirkham Waterhouse was an English art historian who specialized in Roman baroque and English painting. He was Director of the National Galleries of Scotland and held the Barber chair ...more

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Ellis Coleman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Coleman Ellis Coleman is an American wrestler from Chicago who won the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials to compete for the United States team in the Greco-Roman 60 kg competition of Wrestling at the 2012 Summer ...more

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Ellis Achong is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Achong Ellis Edgar "Puss" Achong was a sportsman from Trinidad and Tobago in the West Indies. He played cricket for the West Indies and was the first person of Chinese descent to play in a ...more

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Ellis O. Knox is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis O. Knox Dr. Ellis O'Neal Knox was the first African American to be awarded a Ph.D. on the West Coast of the United States. Knox received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1922 from the University of ...more

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Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett was an American born British Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 to 1902.

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Ellis Wyms is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Wyms Ellis Rashad Wyms a former American football defensive tackle. He was originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more

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Ellis Spear is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Spear Ellis Spear was an officer in the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment who rose to the rank of general during the American Civil War.

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Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer was an American biographer and historical writer.

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Ellis Bent is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Bent Ellis Bent 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 judge advocate was the ...more

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Ellis M. Zacharias is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis M. Zacharias Ellis Mark Zacharias, Sr. 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 deputy director of US ...more

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Ellis R. Dungan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis R. Dungan Ellis R. Dungan 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 alumnus of the University of Southern ...more

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Ellis Marsalis III is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Marsalis III Ellis Marsalis III is a poet and a photographer.

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Ellis Yarnal Berry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Yarnal Berry Ellis Yarnall Berry was an attorney, newspaper publisher and politician, elected to the United States House of Representatives.

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Ellis Clary is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Clary Ellis Clary, nicknamed "Cat," was an American professional baseball player. Born in Valdosta, Georgia, he threw and batted right-handed, stood 5 ft 8 in tall, and weighed 160 pounds. ...more

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Ellis Crewe-Candy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Crewe-Candy Ellis Crewe-Candy apeeared in the 2011 film The Iron Lady.

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Ellis Robinson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Robinson Ellis Pembroke Robinson was a first-class cricketer who took over 1,000 first-class wickets for Yorkshire from 1934 to 1949, and Somerset from 1950 to 1952.

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Ellis Gardner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Gardner Ellis Peniston Gardner is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League. He played for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Indianapolis Colts. He played collegiately ...more

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Ellis Harrison is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Harrison Ellis Wade Harrison is a Welsh association footballer from Newport who plays as a striker for Bristol Rovers.

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Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett was a British war correspondent during the First World War. Through his reporting of the Battle of Gallipoli, Ashmead-Bartlett was instrumental in the birth of the Anzac ...more

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Ellis Ferreira is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Ferreira Ellis Ferreira 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 won 2 Grand Slam ...more

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Ellis H. Roberts is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis H. Roberts Ellis Henry Roberts was a United States Representative from New York and 20th Treasurer of the United States. Roberts was born in Utica, Oneida County, New York on September 30, 1827. He ...more

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Ellis Lankster is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Lankster Ellis Lankster is an American football cornerback and special teamer who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played ...more

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Ellis Irving is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Irving Ellis Irving was an Australian film actor who appeared in a number of British films. He was married to the actress Sophie Stewart.

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Ellis Wellwood Sifton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Wellwood Sifton Ellis Wellwood Sifton VC was a Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and ...more

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Ellis Dale is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Dale Ellis Dale was an actor.

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Ellis Foster is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Foster Ellis Foster was an actor.