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Who Is The Most Famous Fred In The World?

Updated November 10, 2020 831 votes 33 voters 40.3k views95 items

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

How many celebrities named Fred can you think of? The famous Freds and Fredericks below have many different professions, including notable actors named Fred, famous musicians named Fred, and even athletes named Fred.

Fred Rogers is certainly one of the most famous Freds on this list. One of the famous TV personalities named Fred, he was best known for hosting Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood. Mr. Rogers was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2002.

Another of the famous people with the first name Fred is Fred Armisen. The famous comedian was a musician before starting on Saturday Night Live in 2002. He also co-created and starred in Portlandia

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Fred? Just add them to the list!

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    Fred Armisen

    1966-12-04

    BirthplaceUSA, Mississippi, Hattiesburg

    Fereydun Robert "Fred" Armisen (born December 4, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, writer,...  more

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    Fred Rogers

    1928-03-20

    BirthplaceLatrobe, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American television...  more

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  • Fred Astaire3
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    Fred Astaire

    1899-05-10

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, United States of America

    Fred Astaire (born May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, singer, actor,...  more

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  • Fred Savage4
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    Fred Savage

    1976-07-09

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Fred Aaron Savage (born July 9, 1976) is an American actor, director, and producer. He is best...  more

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  • Fred Willard5
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    Fred Willard

    1939-09-18

    BirthplaceShaker Heights, Ohio, USA

    Frederick Charles Willard (September 8, 1933 – May 15, 2020) was an American actor, comedian,...  more

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  • Frederick Douglass6
    Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey; c. February 1818 – February 20,...  more

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  • Fred Durst7
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    Fred Durst

    1970-08-20

    BirthplaceJacksonville, USA, Florida

    William Frederick Durst (born August 20, 1970) is an American vocalist, actor and film...  more

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  • Fred Gwynne8
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    Fred Gwynne

    1926-07-10

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Frederick Hubbard Gwynne (July 10, 1926 – July 2, 1993) was an American actor, artist and...  more

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  • Fred Williamson9
    12

    Fred Williamson

    1938-03-05

    BirthplaceGary, Indiana, United States of America

    Frederick Robert Williamson (born March 5, 1938), also known as The Hammer, is an American...  more
  • Fred Dryer10
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    Fred Dryer

    1946-07-06

    BirthplaceHawthorne, California, United States of America

    John Frederick Dryer (born July 6, 1946) is an American actor, radio host, and former American...  more
  • Fred Thompson11
    11

    Fred Thompson

    1942-08-19

    BirthplaceSheffield, Alabama, United States of America

    Freddie Dalton Thompson (August 19, 1942 – November 1, 2015) was an American politician,...  more

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  • Fred Ward12
    11

    Fred Ward

    1942-12-30

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    Freddie Joe "Fred" Ward (born December 30, 1942) is an American character actor, producer and...  more
  • Fred Phelps13
    15

    Fred Phelps

    1929-11-13

    BirthplaceMeridian, Mississippi, United States of America

    Fred Waldron Phelps Sr. (November 13, 1929 – March 19, 2014) was an American minister and...  more

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  • Fred Sonic Smith14
    15

    BirthplaceWest Virginia, United States of America

    Frederick Dewey Smith (September 14, 1948 – November 4, 1994), known professionally as Fred...  more
  • Fred MacMurray15
    10

    Fred MacMurray

    1908-08-30

    BirthplaceKankakee, Illinois, United States of America

    Frederick Martin MacMurray (August 30, 1908 – November 5, 1991) was an American actor and...  more

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  • Freddy Rodriguez16
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    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Freddy or Freddie Rodriguez may refer to: Freddy Rodriguez (actor) (born 1975), American...  more
  • Fred Biletnikoff17
    11

    BirthplaceErie, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Frederick S. Biletnikoff (born February 23, 1943) is a former gridiron football player and...  more
  • Fred Jackson18
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    Fred Jackson

    1981-02-20

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas

    Frederick George Jackson (born February 20, 1981) is a former American football running back....  more

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  • Fred McGriff19
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    Fred McGriff

    1963-10-31

    BirthplaceTampa, Florida

    Frederick Stanley McGriff (born October 31, 1963) is an American former professional baseball...  more

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  • Frederick II of Prussia20

    BirthplaceKingdom of Prussia

    Frederick II (German: Friedrich II.; 24 January 1712 – 17 August 1786) ruled the Kingdom of...  more

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  • Freddy Stephen Fuller21
    Freddy Fuller is an ex-amateur boxer from British Columbia, Canada. He was a member of the...  more
  • Fred Grandy22
    8

    Fred Grandy

    1948-06-29

    BirthplaceSioux City, Iowa, USA

    Fredrick Lawrence Grandy (born June 29, 1948) is an American actor who played "Gopher" on the...  more

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  • Fred Lynn23
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    Fred Lynn

    1952-02-03

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Fredric Michael Lynn (born February 3, 1952) is an American former professional baseball...  more

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  • Freddy Fender24
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    Freddy Fender

    1937-06-04

    BirthplaceSan Benito, Texas, United States of America

    Freddy Fender (born Baldemar Garza Huerta; June 4, 1937 – October 14, 2006) was an American...  more

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  • Fred Clarke25
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    Fred Clarke

    1872-10-03

    BirthplaceWinterset, Iowa

    Fred Clifford Clarke (October 3, 1872 – August 14, 1960) was an American Major League Baseball...  more

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