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Who Is The Most Famous Francis In The World?

Updated February 12, 2021 538 votes 23 voters 9.0k views65 items

List RulesVote up all of the Francises you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Francis can you think of? The famous Francises below have many different professions, including notable actors named Francis, famous athletes named Francis, and even musicians named Francis. There are both male and female Francises on this list. 

Francis Ford Coppola is certainly one of the most famous Francises on this list. One of the filmmakers named Francis, he is best known as the director of The Godfather trilogy. Apocalypse Now, The Conversation, and Bram Stoker's Dracula are among his notable films.

Another of the famous people with the first name Francis is Francis Scott Key. He wrote the lyrics for “The Star-Spangled Banner.” He went on to work as a lawyer before serving as District Attorney for the District of Columbia from 1833 to 1841.

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    Francis Ford Coppola (, Italian: [ˈkɔppola]; born April 7, 1939) is an American film director,...  more

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    Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and...  more
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    Francis Rossi

    1949-05-29
    Francis Dominic Nicholas Michael Rossi, OBE (born 29 May 1949) is an English singer,...  more
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    Francis Capra

    1983-04-27
    Francis Capra (born April 27, 1983) is an American actor. He has portrayed Calogero Anello in...  more
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    Francis Bacon

    1909-10-28
    Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992) was an Irish-born British figurative painter...  more

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    Francis Lederer

    1899-11-06
    Francis Lederer (November 6, 1899 – May 25, 2000) was an Austrian-born American film and stage...  more
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    Francis Matthews (2 September 1927 – 14 June 2014) was an English actor, best known for...  more
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    Francis Dunnery

    1962-12-25
    Francis "Frank" Dunnery (born 25 December 1962) is an English musician, singer-songwriter,...  more
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    Francis Xavier Bushman (January 10, 1883 – August 23, 1966) was an American film actor and...  more
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    Francis Lee Bailey Jr. (born June 10, 1933) is an American former criminal defense attorney...  more
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    Francis August Schaeffer (January 30, 1912 – May 15, 1984) was an American Evangelical...  more
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    Francis McDonald (August 22, 1891 – September 18, 1968) was an American actor whose career...  more
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    Francis Lawrence (born March 26, 1971) is an American filmmaker and producer. After...  more
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    Francis Grasso

    1949-03-25
    Francis Grasso (March 25, 1949 - March 20, 2001)) was an American soul music disc jockey from...  more

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    Francis Browne

    1880-01-03
    Francis Patrick Mary Browne, (3 January 1880 – 7 July 1960) was a distinguished Irish Jesuit...  more
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    Francis Ford

    1881-08-14
    Francis Ford (born Francis Feeney, August 14, 1881 – September 5, 1953) was an American film...  more
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    Francis Ewan Urquhart is a fictional character created by Michael Dobbs. Urquhart is the main...  more
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    Francis Reyes

    1967-06-20
    Francis Florentino Saludo Reyes (born June 20, 1967 in Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines) is a...  more
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    Francis V. Guinan Jr. is an American film, television and stage actor who is perhaps best...  more
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    Francis Bacon

    1561-01-22
    Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, (; 22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English...  more

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    Francis Poulenc

    1899-01-07
    Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (French: [fʁɑ̃sis ʒɑ̃ maʁsɛl pulɛ̃k]; 7 January 1899 – 30 January...  more

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    Francis Benali

    1968-12-30
    Francis Vincent Benali (born 30 December 1968) is an English former professional footballer...  more
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    Francis Robbins Upton (1852 in Peabody, Massachusetts – March 10, 1921 in Orange, New Jersey)...  more
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    Francis Michael Durango Magalona (October 4, 1964 – March 6, 2009), also known as FrancisM,...  more

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    Francis Ouimet

    1893-05-08
    Francis DeSales Ouimet (May 8, 1893 – September 2, 1967) was an American amateur golfer who is...  more