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Who knew there were so many famous people named Erich in the world? Our list of celebrities named Erich 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 Erichs 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 Erich, actors named Erich, and much more. Erich von Stroheim, Erich Ludendorff, and Erich Honecker are only a few of the well-known people named Erich on this list.
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Erich von Stroheim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Erich von Stroheim is a an actor, screenwriter. film director and film producer.

Erich Ludendorff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Friedrich Wilhelm Ludendorff was a German general, victor of Liège and of the Battle of Tannenberg. From August 1916, his appointment as Quartermaster general made him joint head, ...more

Erich Honecker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Politician Erich Honecker was a German politician who, as the General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party, led the German Democratic Republic from 1971 until the weeks preceding the fall of the Berlin ...more

Erich Segal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Professor, Novelist, Screenwriter Erich Wolf Segal was an American author, screenwriter, and educator. He was best known for writing the novel Love Story, a best-seller, and writing the motion picture of the same name, which was ...more

Erich Hartmann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Alfred Hartmann, nicknamed "Bubi" by his comrades and "The Black Devil" by his Soviet adversaries, was a German fighter pilot during World War II and is the most ...more

Erich Fromm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Psychoanalyst, Psychologist, Scientist Erich Seligmann Fromm was a German social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist. He was associated with the Frankfurt School of critical

Erich Wolfgang Korngold is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Conductor, Composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold was an Austro-Hungarian composer who adopted US nationality. While his late Romantic compositional style was considered well out of vogue at the time he died, his music ...more

Erich von Manstein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Fritz Erich Georg Eduard von Lewinski, known as Erich von Manstein, was one of the most prominent commanders of the Wehrmacht, Nazi Germany's armed forces during the Second World War. Attaining ...more

Erich Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Model, Actor, Presenter Erika Chryselle Gonzales Gancayco, more commonly known as Erich Gonzales, is a Filipina actress, host, and model and is a contract artist of ABS-CBN's Star Magic. She started her showbiz career ...more

Erich Barnes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Erich
American football player Erich Theodore Barnes was an American football defensive back in the National Football League. He was a six-time Pro Bowler. Before the NFL, he was an outstanding all-around athlete at Purdue ...more

Erich Maria Remarque is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Novelist, Author, Writer Erich Maria Remarque, born Erich Paul Remark, was a German author who created many works, with his best-known novel being All Quiet on the Western Front.

Erich Mendelsohn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Architect Erich Mendelsohn was a Jewish German architect, known for his expressionist architecture in the 1920s, as well as for developing a dynamic functionalism in his projects for department stores and ...more

Erich Mielke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Politician, Police officer, Executioner Erich Fritz Emil Mielke was a German secret police official in the service of the Soviet Union and East Germany. A member of the Communist Party of Germany, Mielke was one of two triggermen in ...more

Erich Kästner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Poet, Screenwriter, Author Emil Erich Kästner was a German author, poet, screenwriter and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poems and for children's books including Emil and the Detectives. ...more

Erich Mühsam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Journalist, Playwright Erich Mühsam was a German-Jewish antimilitarist anarchist essayist, poet and playwright. He emerged at the end of World War I as one of the leading agitators for a federated Bavarian Soviet ...more

Erich Kunzel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Conductor Erich Kunzel, Jr. was an American orchestra conductor. Called the "Prince of Pops" by the Chicago Tribune, he performed with a number of leading pops and symphony orchestras, ...more

Erich Topp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Topp was the third most successful of German U-Boot Experten commanders of World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. The ...more

Erich Raeder is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Großadmiral Erich Johann Albert Raeder was a naval leader in Germany who played a major role in the naval history of World War II. Raeder attained the highest possible naval rank—that of ...more

Erich Kleiber is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Conductor Erich Kleiber was an Austrian conductor.

Erich von Däniken is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Author, Writer Erich Anton Paul von Däniken is a Swiss author of several books which make controversial claims about extraterrestrial influences on early human culture, including the best-selling Chariots ...more

Erich Leinsdorf is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Conductor Erich Leinsdorf was an Austrian-born American conductor. He performed and recorded with leading orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States and Europe, earning a reputation for ...more

Erich Ponto is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Actor Erich Johannes Bruno Ponto was a German film and stage actor.

Erich Goldmann is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich "Rick" Goldmann is a retired German ice hockey defenceman. He has played one game in the National Hockey League for the Ottawa Senators. Goldmann was drafted by the Senators in ...more

Erich Gliebe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Gliebe is a white supremacist, who was the Chairman of the now-defunct National Alliance. In his youth, Gliebe had been a professional boxer who boxed under the moniker of "The Aryan ...more

Erich Koch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Koch was a Gauleiter of the Nazi Party in East Prussia from 1928 until 1945. Between 1941 and 1945 he was the Chief of Civil Administration of Bezirk Bialystok. During this period, he was ...more

Erich Priebke is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Priebke Erich Priebke was a German Hauptsturmführer in the SS police force. In 1996 he was convicted of war crimes in Italy, for participating in the massacre at the Ardeatine caves in Rome on 24 ...more

Erich Hilgenfeldt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Hilgenfeldt Georg Paul Erich Hilgenfeldt was a German official and a high NSDAP government official.

Erich Auerbach is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Literary critic, Scientist Erich Auerbach was a philologist and comparative scholar and critic of literature. His best-known work is Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature, a history of ...more

Erich Rudorffer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Rudorffer Major Erich Rudorffer is a German former Luftwaffe fighter ace, one of a handful who served with the Luftwaffe through the whole of World War II. He is the 7th most successful fighter pilot in ...more

Erich Neumann is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Psychologist, Writer Erich Neumann, was a psychologist, philosopher, writer, and student of Carl Jung.

Erich Salomon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Journalist, Photographer Erich Salomon was a German-born news photographer known for his pictures in the diplomatic and legal professions and the innovative methods he used to acquire them. Born in Berlin, Salomon ...more

Erich S. Gruen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Historian, Author Erich Stephen Gruen is an American classicist and ancient historian. He was the Gladys Rehard Wood Professor of History and Classics at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught ...more

Erich Redman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Actor Erich Redman is a Russian-born German actor working primarily in English-language feature films. He played the controversial part of the German passenger in United 93 and the character 'Gasman' ...more

Erich Hückel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Physicist, Chemist Erich Armand Arthur Joseph Hückel ForMemRS was a German physicist and physical chemist. He is known for two major contributions: The Debye–Hückel theory of electrolytic solutions The ...more

Erich Zeisl is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Film Score Composer Erich Zeisl was an Austrian-born Jewish American composer.

Erich Kunz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Opera Singer, Actor Erich Kunz was an Austrian operatic light bass-baritone, particularly associated with the roles of Papageno and Beckmesser. He studied in Vienna with Lierhammer and Duhan, and made his stage ...more

Erich Gamma is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Software Engineer, Writer Erich Gamma is a Swiss computer scientist and co-author of the influential software engineering textbook, Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software. He co-wrote the JUnit ...more

Erich Kahler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Literary Scholar, Essayist Erich von Kahler was a mid-twentieth-century European-American literary scholar, essayist, and teacher known for works such as The Tower and the Abyss: An Inquiry into the Transformation of Man. ...more

Erich Fried is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Fried Writer Erich Fried was an Austrian-born poet, writer and translator. He initially became known to a broader public in both Germany and Austria for his political poetry, and later for his love poems. As ...more

Erich Schumann is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Physicist Erich Schumann was a German physicist who specialized in acoustics and explosives, and had a penchant for music, as he was a grandson of the classical composer Robert Schumann. He was a general ...more

Erich Pommer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Pommer Film Producer Erich Pommer was a German-born film producer and executive. Pommer was the most important person in the German and European Film Industries in the 1920s and 1930s. He was involved in the German ...more

Erich Rademacher is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Swimmer Erich Rademacher was a German swimmer and water polo player and breaststroke swimmer who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics and in the 1932 Summer Olympics. In 1928 he was a member of the ...more

Erich Heller is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Heller Writer, Philosopher Erich Heller was a British essayist, known particularly for his critical studies in German-language philosophy and literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Erich Vogt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Physicist Erich Wolfgang Vogt, OC OBC FRSC was a Canadian physicist. He died on February 19, 2014. Born in Steinbach, Manitoba, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1951 and a Master of Science ...more

Erich Maechler is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Professional Road Racing Cyclist Erich Mächler is a former professional Swiss cyclist. In the 1987 Tour de France, he wore the yellow jersey for 6 days. He was the Swiss National Road Race champion in 1984.

Erich Loest is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Erich Loest Writer Erich Loest was a German writer born in Mittweida, Saxony. He also wrote under the pseudonyms Hans Walldorf, Bernd Diksen and Waldemar Naß.

Erich von Drygalski is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Geophysicist, Geographer Erich Dagobert von Drygalski was a German geographer, geophysicist and polar scientist, born in Königsberg, Province of Prussia. Between 1882 and 1887, Drygalski studied mathematics and ...more

Erich Anderson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Actor Erich Anderson is an actor, sometimes credited as E. Erich Anderson, who has starred in film and on television. He is best known for his first film role in the 1984 horror film Friday the 13th: ...more

Erich Regener is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Physicist, Physician Erich Rudolf Alexander Regener was a German physicist known primarily for the design and construction of instruments to measure cosmic ray intensity at various altitudes. Regener was born in ...more

Erich Leo Lehmann is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Erich
Statistician Erich Leo Lehmann was an American statistician, who made a major contribution to nonparametric hypothesis testing. He is one of the eponyms of the Lehmann–Scheffé theorem and of the ...more