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.