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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
Age: 54

Birthplace: Vicksburg, Mississippi

Ellis 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.

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Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Age: 64

Birthplace: Helena, Arkansas

Ellis 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 ...more
Ellis Kinder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 54 (1914-1968)

Birthplace: Atkins, Arkansas

Ellis 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 ...more

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Ellis Marsalis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Age: 84

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Ellis 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 ...more
Ellis Louis Marsalis, Sr... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 96 (1908-2004)

Birthplace: Summit, Mississippi

Ellis Louis Marsalis, Sr. was a businessman, farmer and hotelier.
Ellis Amburn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Age: 85

Birthplace: Texas

Ellis Edward Amburn (born August 2, 1933 in Jack County, Texas) was an American book editor and biographer.
Ellis Stanyon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Stanyon Dec. at 81 (1870-1951)

Birthplace: Husbands Bosworth, United Kingdom

William Ellis Stanyon (January 1870 – September 1951) was a professional magician and magic dealer in London.
Ellis Rabb is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 68 (1930-1998)

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee

Ellis W. Rabb (June 20, 1930 – January 11, 1998) was an American actor and director who in 1959 formed the Association of Producing Artists, a theatre company that brought new works and ...more
Ellis Weiner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
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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
Ellis Arnall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 85 (1907-1992)

Birthplace: Newnan, Georgia, United States of America

Ellis Gibbs Arnall (March 20, 1907 – December 13, 1992) was an American politician who served as the 69th Governor of Georgia from 1943 to 1947. A liberal Democrat, he is considered one of ...more
Ellis Paul Torrance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 88 (1915-2003)

Birthplace: Milledgeville, Georgia

Ellis Paul Torrance (October 8, 1915 – July 12, 2003) was an American psychologist from Milledgeville, Georgia. After completing his undergraduate degree at Mercer University, Torrance acquired ...more
Ellis Paul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Age: 54

Birthplace: Fort Kent, Maine

Ellis 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
Ellis Larkins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 79 (1923-2002)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Ellis 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
Ellis St. Joseph is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 82 (1911-1993)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Ellis St. Joseph is a writer.
Ellis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Age: 45

Birthplace: Wildwood, Florida

Ellis 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 ...more
Ellis Clarke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 93 (1917-2010)

Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Sir 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 ...more
Ellis E. Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Age: 67

Birthplace: Georgia, Brunswick, USA

Ellis 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 ...more
Ellis Parker Butler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Parker Butler Dec. at 68 (1869-1937)

Birthplace: Muscatine, Iowa

Ellis Parker Butler (December 5, 1869 – September 13, 1937) 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 ...more
Ellis F. Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 67 (1879-1946)

Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts

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
Ellis Henican is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Age: 60

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Ellis Henican (born October 9, 1958) is an American 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 ...more
Ellis W. Carter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 58 (1906-1964)

Birthplace: Ashland, Oregon

Ellis W. Carter was a cinematographer.
Ellis Hollins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Age: 19

Birthplace: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States of America

Ellis Hollins (born 14 November 1999) is a British Soap Award-winning actor. He is best known for playing the role of Tom Cunningham in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, which he has played ...more
Ellis Jeffreys is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 71 (1872-1943)

Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka

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
Ellis Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Age: 32

Birthplace: USA, Niagara Falls, New York

Ellis 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 ...more
Ellis Waterhouse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 80 (1905-1985)
Sir Ellis Kirkham Waterhouse (16 February 1905 – 7 September 1985) was an English art historian who specialized in Roman baroque and English painting. He was Director of the National Galleries ...more