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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
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.
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
age 64
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
Ellis Kinder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 54 (1914-1968)
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
Ellis Marsalis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
age 84
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
Ellis Louis Marsalis, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 96 (1908-2004)
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
Ellis Edward Amburn is 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)
William Ellis Stanyon 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)
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
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
Ellis Arnall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 85 (1907-1992)
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.
Ellis Paul Torrance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 88 (1915-2003)
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
Ellis Paul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
age 54
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
Ellis Larkins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 79 (1923-2002)
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
Ellis St. Joseph is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 82 (1911-1993)
Ellis St. Joseph is a writer.
Ellis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
age 42
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
Ellis Clarke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 93 (1917-2010)
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
Ellis E. Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
age 67
Ellis E. Williams is an American film and television actor/comedian who is better known for playing "Henry Hugley" on the sitcom, The Hughleys.
Ellis Parker Butler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Ellis Parker Butler Dec. at 68 (1869-1937)
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
Ellis F. Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 67 (1879-1946)
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
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
Ellis W. Carter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 58 (1906-1964)
Ellis W. Carter was a cinematographer.
Ellis Hollins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
age 19
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
Ellis Jeffreys is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 71 (1872-1943)
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
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
Ellis Waterhouse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ellis
Dec. at 80 (1905-1985)
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