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If your name is Francis, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Francis, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Francis can you think of? The famous Francis' below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Francis, athletes named Francis, and even political figures named Francis. The music industry is no stranger to the name Francis, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Francis are worth mentioning? This list includes famed director Francis Ford Coppola, as well as Francis Bacon, Francis Drake, and more. To read more about these notable people named Francis, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Francis Ford Coppola is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Ford Coppola Francis Ford Coppola is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He was part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. In 1970, he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay ...more

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Francis Bacon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Bacon Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban, QC, was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, essayist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of ...more

Francis Bacon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Bacon Francis Bacon was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, emotionally charged and raw imagery. His painterly abstracted figures are typically isolated in glass or steel ...more

Francis Drake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Drake Sir Francis Drake, vice admiral was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era. Drake carried out the second circumnavigation of the world in a ...more

Francis Poulenc is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Poulenc Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc was a French composer and pianist. His compositions include mélodies, solo piano works, chamber music, choral pieces, operas, ballets, and orchestral concert ...more

Francis Crick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Crick Francis Harry Compton Crick, OM, FRS was a British molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist, most noted for being a co-discoverer of the structure of the DNA molecule in 1953 with ...more

Francis of Assisi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis of Assisi Saint Francis of Assisi was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and ...more

Francis Thompson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Thompson Francis Thompson was an English poet and ascetic. After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but, in menial work, became addicted to opium, and was a street vagrant for ...more

Francis Galton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Galton Sir Francis Galton, FRS was an English Victorian progressive, polymath, sociologist, psychologist, anthropologist, eugenicist, tropical explorer, geographer, inventor, meteorologist, ...more

Francis Rossi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Rossi Francis Rossi, OBE is a British musician best known for being a co-founder of the English rock band Status Quo, in which he sings lead vocals and plays lead guitar.

Francis Scott Key is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Scott Key Francis Scott Key was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".

Francis Pope is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Pope Francis Pope is an actor and screenwriter.

Francis Collins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Collins Francis Sellers Collins is an American physician-geneticist noted for his discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the Human Genome Project. He is director of the National Institutes ...more

Francis Magalona is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Magalona Francis Durango Magalona, also known as FrancisM, Master Rapper, The Mouth and The Man From Manila, was a Filipino rapper, entrepreneur, songwriter, producer, actor, director, and photographer. ...more

Francis Lee Bailey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Lee Bailey Francis Lee Bailey Jr., commonly referred to as F. Lee Bailey, is an American former attorney. For most of his career, he was licensed in Massachusetts and Florida. He was a criminal defense ...more

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Francis Hopkinson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Hopkinson Francis Hopkinson was an American author and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey. He later served as a federal judge in Pennsylvania. He played a ...more

Francis Lederer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Lederer Francis Lederer was a film and stage actor with a successful career, first in Europe, then in the United States.

Francis Capra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Capra Francis Capra is an American actor. Some of his best known roles are a young Calogero Anello in A Bronx Tale, Max Connor in Kazaam, and Eli "Weevil" Navarro in the TV series Veronica

Francis Urquhart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Urquhart Francis Ewan Urquhart is a fictional character created by Michael Dobbs. Known by his initials FU, Urquhart appeared in a trilogy of novels: House of Cards, To Play the King and The Final Cut. ...more

Francis Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Lawrence Francis Lawrence is a film director and producer.

Francis Lightfoot Lee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Lightfoot Lee Francis Lightfoot Lee was a member of the House of Burgesses in the Colony of Virginia. As an active protester of issues such as the Stamp Act, Lee helped move the colony in the direction of ...more

Francis Benali is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Benali Francis Vincent Benali is an English professional footballer and coach who spent most of his playing career at Southampton.

Francis Robbins Upton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Robbins Upton Francis Robbins Upton was an American physicist and mathematician.

Francis Goya is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Goya Francis Goya is a Belgian classical guitar player and producer. He has recorded fifty albums, many of which have reached gold or platinum status. Francis went solo in 1975, changing his name to ...more

Francis Lewis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Lewis Francis Lewis was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New York. Born in Llangurig, Powys, Wales, he was the child of Morgan Lewis and Anne ...more

Francis Ouimet is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Ouimet Francis DeSales Ouimet was an American amateur golfer who is frequently referred to as the "father of amateur golf" in the United States. He won the U.S. Open in 1913 and was the first ...more

Francis X. Bushman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis X. Bushman Francis Xavier Bushman was an American actor, film director, and screenwriter. His matinee idol career started in 1911 in the silent film His Friend's Wife, but it did not survive the silent ...more

Francis I of France is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis I of France Francis I was the first King of France from the Angoulême branch of House of Valois, from 1515 until his death. He was the son of Charles, Count of Angoulême, and Louise of Savoy. He ...more

Francis Ng is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Ng Francis Ng Chun-yu is a Hong Kong actor and director. He is known for the TVB series Triumph in the Skies. He has a helicopter licence to be used in Mainland China.

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Francis Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Brown The Rev. Francis Brown served as the president of Dartmouth College. He graduated from the college in 1805 and from 1806–1809 held a tutorship there. He also served as a pastor in a ...more

Francis Jehl is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Jehl Francis Jehl was a laboratory assistant of Thomas Edison. Jehl studied chemistry at Cooper Union at night. After finishing school at the age of 18, he went to work for Edison at Menlo Park. In ...more

Francis Schaeffer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Schaeffer Francis August Schaeffer was an American Evangelical Christian theologian, philosopher, and Presbyterian pastor. He is most famous for his writings and his establishment of the L'Abri community ...more

Francis A. Pratt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis A. Pratt Francis Ashbury Pratt was a Connecticut mechanical engineer, inventor, and co-founder of Pratt & Whitney.

Francis Spriggs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Spriggs Francis Spriggs was a British pirate who, associated with George Lowther and Edward Low, was active in the Caribbean and the Bay of Honduras during the early 1720s.

Francis de Wolff is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis de Wolff Francis de Wolff was an English character actor. Large, bearded, and beetle-browed, he was often cast as villains in both film and television. Born in Essex, he made his film debut in Flame in ...more

Francis Matthews is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Matthews Francis Matthews was an English film and television actor, best known for playing Paul Temple in the BBC TV series and Captain Scarlet from Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons.

Francis William Aston is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis William Aston Francis William Aston FRS was a British chemist and physicist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of ...more

Francis Lai is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Lai Francis Lai is a French accordionist, and composer noted for his film scores. While in his twenties, Francis Lai left home and went to Paris where he became part of the lively Montmartre music ...more

Francis C. Osborn, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis C. Osborn, Sr. Francis Conrad Osborn, Sr. was a teacher, businessman and inventor. He held about 50 patents for cash register designs, springless scales, and other devices. Son of Ozias and Mary C. Osborn, he ...more

Francis Grasso is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Grasso Francis Grasso was an American soul music disc jockey from New York City, best known for inventing the technique of beatmatching which is the foundation of the modern club DJ's technique. ...more

Francis Cubbon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Cubbon Captain Francis Richard Cubbon MC* was an aerial observer and flying ace in the First World War. In conjunction with his pilots, he was credited with 21 aerial victories.

Francis Picabia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Picabia Francis Picabia was a French avant-garde painter, poet and typographist. After experimenting with Impressionism and Pointillism, Picabia became associated with Cubism. His highly abstract planar ...more

Francis Edwin Dorn is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Edwin Dorn Francis Edwin Dorn was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

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Francis Robert Japp is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Robert Japp Francis Robert Japp was a British chemist who discovered the Japp-Klingemann reaction in 1887. He was born in Dundee, Scotland, the son of James Japp, a minister of the Catholic Apostolic ...more

Francis Jammes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Jammes Francis Jammes was a French poet. Coming from an ancient family, he spent most of his life in his native region of Béarn and the Basque Country and his poems are known for their lyricism ...more

Francis Gary Powers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Francis

Francis Dunnery is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Dunnery Francis "Frank" Dunnery is an English musician, singer-songwriter, record producer and record label owner. Dunnery was originally the frontman for British prog-pop band It Bites, ...more

Francis Escudero is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Escudero Francis Joseph "Chiz" Guevara Escudero is a member of the Philippine Senate since 2007. He previously served as a member of the Philippine House of Representatives from the 1st ...more

Francis Atterbury is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis Atterbury Francis Atterbury was an English man of letters, politician and bishop. A High Church Tory and Jacobite, he gained patronage under Queen Anne, but was mistrusted by the Hanoverian Whig ...more

Francis L. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Francis
Francis L. Sullivan Francis Loftus Sullivan was an English film and stage actor. He attended Stonyhurst, the Jesuit public school in Lancashire, England, whose alumni include Charles Laughton and Sir Arthur Conan ...more