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Who Is The Most Famous Emmanuel In The World?

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How many celebrities named Emmanuel can you think of? The famous Emmanuels below have many different professions, including notable actors named Emmanuel, famous athletes named Emmanuel, and even musicians named Emmanuel.

Emmanuel Lewis is certainly one of the most famous Emmanuels on this list. One of the famous actors named Emmanuel, he is best known for playing the title character on Webster. He also appeared in episodes of Family Matters and In the House.

Another of the famous people with the first name Emmanuel is Emmanuel Lubezki. He is a cinematographer. He has worked with everyone from Terrence Malick to Alfonso Cuaron to Tim Burton.

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  • BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

    Emmanuel Lewis (born March 9, 1971) is an American actor, best known for playing the title character in the 1980s television sitcom Webster....  more
  • BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    Emmanuel Lubezki Morgenstern, A.S.C., A.M.C. (Spanish pronunciation: [emaˈnwel luˈβeski]; born 30 November 1964) is a Mexican cinematographer. He sometimes goes by the nickname Chivo, which means...  more
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Dec. at 53 (1841-1894)

    BirthplaceAmbert, France

    Alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier (French: [ɛmanɥɛl ʃabʁie]; 18 January 1841 – 13 September 1894) was a Romantic composer and pianist, born in Ambert, central France. His bourgeois family did not approve of a...  more
  • Emmanuel Lévinas

    Dec. at 89 (1906-1995)

    BirthplaceKaunas, Lithuania

    Emmanuel Levinas (; French: [ɛmanɥɛl ləvinas]; 12 January 1906 – 25 December 1995) was a French philosopher of Lithuanian Jewish ancestry who is known for his work related to Jewish philosophy,...  more
  • Emmanuel Moire

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceLe Mans, France

    Emmanuel Moire (born 16 June 1979 in Le Mans) is a French singer-songwriter, best known for portraying the role of Louis XIV in the French stage musical Le Roi Soleil. Moire has released four albums...  more
  • BirthplaceGeneva, Switzerland

    Emmanuel Pahud (born 27 January 1970) is a Franco-Swiss flute player. He was born in Geneva, Switzerland. His father is of French and Swiss background and his mother is French. The Berlin-based...  more
  • BirthplaceLomé, Togo

    Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor (French pronunciation: ​[ɛmanɥɛl adəbɛjɔʁ]; born 26 February 1984) is a Togolese professional footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish club Kayserispor. He previously...  more

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  • BirthplaceBellville, Texas

    Emmanuel Niamiah Sanders (born March 17, 1987) is an American football wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at SMU, and was drafted...  more
  • BirthplaceDieppe, France

    Emmanuel Laurent Petit (French pronunciation: ​[ɛmanɥɛl pəti]; born 22 September 1970) is a French former footballer who played at club level for Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona and Chelsea as a...  more

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  • BirthplaceOtuocha

    Emmanuel Chinenye Emenike (born 10 May 1987) is a Nigerian international footballer who last played as a striker for Greek club Olympiacos....  more
  • BirthplaceAbidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

    Emmanuel Eboué (born 4 June 1983) is an Ivorian former professional footballer who played as a right back. Formed at ASEC Mimosas, he moved to Europe to play for Belgium's Beveren in 2002. He spent...  more
  • BirthplaceRahway, New Jersey, United States of America

    Emanuel Yarbrough (September 5, 1964 – December 21, 2015) was an American amateur sumo wrestler, mixed martial arts (MMA) competitor and actor. He also competed in judo, wrestling and American...  more
  • BirthplaceWarri, Nigeria

    Emmanuel Olisadebe (Polish pronunciation: [ɛmaˈnuɛl olisaˈdɛbɛ]; born 22 December 1978) is a retired Polish footballer who played as a striker. He began his career with Jasper United, going on to...  more
  • BirthplaceDijon, France

    Emmanuel "Manu" Jonnier (born Dijon, May 31, 1975) is a French cross country skier and non-commissioned officer who has been competing since 1998. His best finish at the Winter Olympics was fourth in...  more
  • Emmanuel Sanon

    Dec. at 56 (1951-2008)

    BirthplacePort-au-Prince, Haiti

    Emmanuel "Manno" Sanon (25 June 1951 – 21 February 2008) was a Haitian footballer who played as a striker. He starred in the Haiti national football team winning the 1973 CONCACAF Championship and...  more
  • BirthplaceSpain

    Emmanuel Saez (born November 26, 1972) is a French and American economist who is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. His work, done with Thomas Piketty and Gabriel...  more
  • BirthplaceSavoie, France

    Emmanuel Chedal (born 15 January 1983) is a French former ski jumper who competed from 1998 to 2013. He participated at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and at the 2010 Winter Olympics in...  more
  • BirthplaceObodo

    Emmanuel Amuneke (for long misspelled Amunike;) born 25 December 1970 is a Nigerian football coach and former player. A former winger, his professional playing career was blighted by injury. He...  more
  • Emmanuel Mounier

    Dec. at 44 (1905-1950)

    BirthplaceGrenoble, France

    Emmanuel Mounier (; French: [munje]; 1 April 1905 – 22 March 1950) was a French philosopher, theologian, teacher and essayist....  more
  • Emmanuel

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceMexico, Mexico City

    Emmanuel (born Jesús Emmanuel Arturo Acha Martinez, April 16, 1955, in Mexico City) is a Mexican singer who debuted in the 1970s. He is the son of the late Argentinian-born bullfighter Raúl Acha, ...  more
  • BirthplaceParis, France

    Emmanuel Jean Candès (born 27 April 1970) is a professor of mathematics, statistics, and electrical engineering (by courtesy) at Stanford University, where he is also the Barnum-Simons Chair in...  more
  • BirthplaceEurope, Metropolitan France, France, Bouches-du-Rhône, Marseille

    Emmanuel Mouret (born 30 June 1970) is a French actor, director and screenwriter....  more
  • Emmanuel Dongala

    Age: 80

    BirthplaceBrazzaville, Congo

    Emmanuel Boundzéki Dongala (born 1941) is a Congolese chemist and novelist. He was Richard B. Fisher Chair in Natural Sciences at Bard College at Simon's Rock until 2014.In 1997, he was dean of...  more
  • BirthplaceAccra, Ghana

    Sir Emmanuel Charles Quist, also known as Paa Quist (21 May 1880, Christiansborg, Accra – 30 March 1959) was a barrister, educator and judge who served as the first Speaker of the Gold Coast...  more
  • Emmanuel Carrère

    Age: 63

    BirthplaceÎle-de-France, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Paris

    Emmanuel Carrère (born 9 December 1957) is a French author, screenwriter and film director. ...  more
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