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Famous People Named Eugene 

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If your name is Eugene, then it turns out your are in great company. Below is our list of the most famous people named Eugene, including pictures when available. How many celebrities named Eugene can you think of? The famous Eugenes below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Eugene, athletes named Eugene, and even political figures named Eugene. The music industry is no stranger to the name Eugene, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Eugene are worth mentioning? This list includes American Pie actor Eugene Levy, as well as Eugene O'Neill, Eugene Robinson, and many others. To read more about these notable people named Eugene, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Eugene Levy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Age: 72

Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada

Eugene Levy, (born December 17, 1946) is a Canadian actor, comedian, producer, director, and writer. He is the only actor to have appeared in all eight of the American Pie films, in his role as ...more

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Eugene is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Age: 37

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Kim Yoo-jin (born March 3, 1981), known professionally as Eugene, is a South Korean actress and singer. She is best known as a member of South Korean girl group S.E.S.. She has released two solo ...more
Eugene O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 65 (1888-1953)

Birthplace: Times Square, New York City, New York, United States of America

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill (October 16, 1888 – November 27, 1953) was an American playwright and Nobel laureate in Literature. His poetically titled plays were among the first to introduce into ...more

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Eugene Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Age: 55

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut

Eugene Keefe Robinson (born May 28, 1963) is a former professional American football player who played free safety. He played collegiately at Colgate University. In his 16-year NFL career, ...more
Eugene V. Debs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Eugene V. Debs Dec. at 71 (1855-1926)

Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States of America

Eugene Victor Debs (November 5, 1855 – October 20, 1926) was an American socialist, political activist, trade unionist, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) ...more

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Eugene Mirman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Age: 44

Birthplace: Soviet Union

Eugene Boris Mirman (born as Evgeniy Borisovich Mirman (Евгений Борисович Мирман) July 24, 1974) is a Russian-American comedian and writer known for playing Yvgeny Mirminsky on Delocated and ...more
Eugene McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 89 (1916-2005)

Birthplace: Watkins, Minnesota, United States of America

Eugene Joseph McCarthy (March 29, 1916 – December 10, 2005) was an American politician and poet from Minnesota. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1949 to 1959 and the ...more
Eugene Lipscomb is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 32 (1931-1963)

Birthplace: Uniontown, Alabama

Eugene Allen "Gene" Lipscomb (August 9, 1931 – May 10, 1963) was an American football defensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) and a professional wrestler. He was known ...more
Eugène Ionesco is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 85 (1909-1994)

Birthplace: Slatina, Sud-Vest, Romania

Eugène Ionesco (born Eugen Ionescu, Romanian: [e.uˈd͡ʒen i.oˈnesku] (listen); 26 November 1909 – 28 March 1994) was a Romanian-French playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the ...more
Eugene Roche is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 76 (1928-2004)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Eugene Harrison Roche (September 22, 1928 – July 28, 2004) was an American actor. He was the original "Ajax Man" in 1970s television commercials.
Eugene Wigner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 93 (1902-1995)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner (Hungarian: Wigner Jenő Pál; November 17, 1902 – January 1, 1995) was a Hungarian-American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He received the ...more
Eugène Delacroix ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 65 (1798-1863)

Birthplace: Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon, France

Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix ( DEL-ə-krwah, DEL-ə-KRWAH, French: [øʒɛn dəlakʁwa]; 26 April 1798 – 13 August 1863) was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his ...more
Eugène Deloncle ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 54 (1890-1944)

Birthplace: Brest, France

Eugène Deloncle (20 June 1890 – 17 January 1944) was a French engineer and Fascist leader. A graduate of the École Polytechnique, Deloncle worked for the French Navy, and served as ...more
Eugene Hütz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Age: 46

Birthplace: Boyarka, Ukraine

Eugene Hütz (pronounced [ˈjʊəɡeːnə hyts] Ukrainian: Євген Гудзь Ukrainian pronunciation: [jɛw'ɦɛn ɦudzʲ], Yevhen Hudz′; born Yevheniy Aleksandrovich Nikolayev-Simonov, Russian: Евгений ...more
Eugene Pallette is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 65 (1889-1954)

Birthplace: Winfield, Kansas, United States of America

Eugene William Pallette (July 8, 1889 – September 3, 1954) was an American actor. He appeared in over 240 silent era and sound era motion pictures between 1913 and 1946. After an early career as ...more

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Eugène Ysaÿe... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 73 (1858-1931)

Birthplace: Liège, Belgium

Eugène-Auguste Ysaÿe (French: [øʒɛn iza.i]; 16 July 1858 – 12 May 1931) was a Belgian violinist, composer and conductor. He was regarded as "The King of the Violin", ...more
Eugene Domingo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Age: 47

Birthplace: Tondo, Philippines

Eugena Roxas Domingo (born July 23, 1971) is a Filipino film and stage actress, comedienne and host. She has performed in lead and supporting roles and in various genres of the Philippine film ...more
Eugene Ormandy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 86 (1899-1985)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Eugene Ormandy (born Jenő Blau; November 18, 1899 – March 12, 1985) was a Hungarian-American conductor and violinist, best known for his association with the Philadelphia Orchestra, as its music ...more
Eugene Merle Shoemaker ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 69 (1928-1997)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Eugene Merle Shoemaker (April 28, 1928 – July 18, 1997), also known as Gene Shoemaker, was an American geologist and one of the founders of the field of planetary science. He is best known for ...more
Eugène Viollet-le... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 65 (1814-1879)

Birthplace: Paris, France

Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc was a French architect and theorist, famous for his interpretive "restorations" of medieval buildings. Born in Paris, he was a major Gothic ...more
Eugene Chadbourne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Age: 65

Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States of America

Eugene Chadbourne (born January 4, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist and music critic.
Eugène Criqui is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 84 (1893-1977)

Birthplace: Paris, France

Eugène Criqui (August 15, 1893 – July 7, 1977) was a French boxer who held the World Featherweight title in 1923. After his death, he was added to the International Boxing Hall of Fame. ...more
Eugene Daniel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Age: 57

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Eugene Daniel Jr. (born May 4, 1961) is a former professional American football cornerback who played 14 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore ...more
Eugene Izotov is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Age: 46

Birthplace: Russia

Eugene Izotov (born 1973) is a Russian-born oboist and recording artist. He is currently the Principal Oboist of the San Francisco Symphony appointed by Michael Tilson Thomas in 2014. He is the ...more
Eugene Schmitz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Eugene
Dec. at 64 (1864-1928)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Eugene Edward "Handsome Gene" Schmitz (August 22, 1864 – November 20, 1928) was an American musician and politician, the 26th mayor of San Francisco (1902-7), who was in office during ...more