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List of famous people named Frank, along with photos. How many celebrities named Franklin can you think of? The famous Franks below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Frank, athletes named Frank, and even political figures named Franklin. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Frank? Add them to the list.

One of the most famous musician and actors of all time was Frank Sinatra. He starred in many movie musicals, including Guys and Dolls, and has been one of the top selling artists of all time. He was also honored at the Kennedy Center Honors. Another famous musician graces this list. Frank Zappa was a self taught composer and performer. He composed rock, jazz, and other forms of music. "Rolling Stone" ranked him no. 71 on a list of greatest artists of all time.
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Dec. at 63 (1882-1945)

Birthplace: Hyde Park, New York, United States of America

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (, ; January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd president of the ...more

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Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Dec. at 83 (1915-1998)

Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America

Francis Albert Sinatra (; December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is ...more

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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Dec. at 53 (1940-1993)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and bandleader. His work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form ...more

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Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 32

Birthplace: Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida, United States of America

Franklin Delano "Frank" Gore (born May 14, 1983) is an American football running back for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the ...more

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Frank Lampard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 40

Birthplace: Romford, London, United Kingdom

Frank James Lampard (born 20 June 1978) is an English professional football manager and former player who is the head coach of Premier League club Chelsea. As a player, he is widely considered ...more

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Franklin Pierce is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Dec. at 65 (1804-1869)

Birthplace: Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States of America

Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869) was the 14th president of the United States (1853–1857), a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to ...more

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Frank Langella is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 81

Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States of America

Frank A. Langella Jr. (; born January 1, 1938) is an American stage and film actor. He has won four Tony Awards, two for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his performances as Richard Nixon in the ...more

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Frank Thomas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 50

Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States of America

Frank Edward Thomas Jr. (born May 27, 1968), nicknamed "The Big Hurt", is an American former first baseman and designated hitter in Major League Baseball who played for three American ...more

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Frank Ocean is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 31

Birthplace: Long Beach, California

Frank Ocean (born Christopher Edwin Cooksey on October 28, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and photographer. Ocean began his musical career as a ghostwriter, ...more

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Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 83

Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas

Frank Robinson (August 31, 1935 – February 7, 2019) was an American professional baseball outfielder and manager in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for five teams, from 1956 to 1976. The ...more

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Frank Capra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Dec. at 94 (1897-1991)

Birthplace: Bisacquino, Italy

Frank Russell Capra (born Francesco Rosario Capra; May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an Italian-American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the ...more

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Frank Welker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 72

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States of America

Franklin Wendell Welker (born March 12, 1946) is an American actor and voice actor, best known as the voice of both Fred Jones and Scooby-Doo from the Scooby-Doo franchise (the former since the ...more

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Frank Mir is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 39

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Francisco Santos "Frank" Mir III (born May 24, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler who competes for Bellator MMA in the Heavyweight division. He ...more

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Frank Oz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 74

Birthplace: City of Winchester, Eurasia, Hereford, South West England, Dorset, + more

Frank Oz (born Frank Richard Oznowicz; May 25, 1944) is an American actor, puppeteer, director, and producer. He began his career as a puppeteer, performing the Muppet characters of Miss Piggy, ...more

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Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 56

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Franklin Edmundo Rijkaard (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfrɑŋk ˈrɛi̯kaːrt] (listen); born 30 September 1962) is a Dutch former footballer and former manager who played as a midfielder or defender. ...more

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Frank Lloyd Wright is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Dec. at 92 (1867-1959)

Birthplace: Richland Center, Wisconsin

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed. Wright believed in designing ...more

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Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 88

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Francis Newton Gifford (August 16, 1930 – August 9, 2015) was an American football player, actor, and television sports commentator. After a 12-year playing career as a halfback and flanker for ...more

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Frank Bruno is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 57

Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

Franklin Roy Bruno, (born 16 November 1961) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1982 to 1996. He had a highly publicised and eventful career, both in and out of the ring. ...more

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Frank de Boer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 45

Birthplace: Hoorn, Netherlands

Franciscus "Frank" de Boer (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfrɑŋg də ˈbuːr]; born 15 May 1970) is a Dutch football manager who is currently the head coach of Atlanta United. A former defender, ...more

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Frank Gehry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 90

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Frank Owen Gehry, CC is a Canadian architect born in Canada, currently a United States resident based in Los Angeles. A number of his buildings, including his private residence, have become ...more
Frank Viola is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 58

Birthplace: East Meadow, New York

Frank John Viola Jr. (born April 19, 1960) is an American former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Minnesota Twins (1982–1989), New York Mets (1989–1991), Boston Red ...more

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Frank McCourt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Dec. at 79 (1930-2009)

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

Francis McCourt (August 19, 1930 – July 19, 2009) was an Irish-American teacher and writer. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his book Angela's Ashes, a tragicomic memoir of the misery and squalor of ...more

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Frank Grillo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 55

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

Frank Anthony Grillo (born June 8, 1965) is an American actor known for his roles in films such as Warrior (2011), The Grey (2012), End of Watch (2012), and Zero Dark Thirty (2012). He had his ...more

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Frank Darabont is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 60

Birthplace: Montbéliard, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Franche-Comté, + more

Frank Árpád Darabont (born Ferenc Árpád Darabont, January 28, 1959) is a French-born Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has been ...more

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Frank Beamer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Frank
Age: 72

Birthplace: Mount Airy, North Carolina

Franklin Mitchell Beamer (born October 18, 1946) is a retired American college football coach, most notably for the Virginia Tech Hokies, and former college football player. Beamer was a ...more

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