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.