If your name is Ernest, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Ernest or Ernie, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Ernest can you think of? The famous Ernests below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ernest, athletes named Ernie, and even political figures named Ernest. The music industry is no stranger to the name Ernest, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.Which famous people named Ernie are worth mentioning? This list includes Ernest Hemingway, Ernest Borgnine, Ernest Rutherford and Ernest R. Dickerson. To read more about these notable people named Ernest, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Ernest Chausson Dec. at 44 (1855-1899)
-Ernest Chausson was a French romantic composer who died just as his career was beginning to flourish.
Ernest Gruening Dec. at 87 (1887-1974)
Ernest Henry Gruening was an American journalist and Democrat who was the Governor of the Alaska Territory from 1939 until 1953, and a United States Senator from Alaska from 1959 until 1969.
Ernest Bloch Dec. at 79 (1880-1959)
Ernest Bloch was a 20th-century Swiss-born American composer.
Ernest Thesiger Dec. at 82 (1879-1961)
Ernest Frederic Graham Thesiger, CBE was an English stage and film actor. He is remembered for his performance as Doctor Septimus Pretorius in James Whale's film Bride of Frankenstein.
Ernest Truex Dec. at 84 (1889-1973)
Ernest Truex was an American actor of stage, film, and television.
Ernest Clark Dec. at 82 (1912-1994)
Ernest Clark was an actor.
Ernest Mandel Dec. at 72 (1923-1995)
Ernest Ezra Mandel, was a revolutionary Marxist theorist.