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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!

  • Fred Armisen1

    Fred Armisen


    BirthplaceUSA, Mississippi, Hattiesburg

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

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  • Fred Rogers2

    Fred Rogers


    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

    Fred Astaire


    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

    Fred Savage


    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

    Fred Willard


    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

    Fred Durst


    BirthplaceJacksonville, USA, Florida

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

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  • Fred Gwynne8

    Fred Gwynne


    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

    Fred Williamson


    BirthplaceGary, Indiana, United States of America

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

    Fred Dryer


    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

    Fred Thompson


    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

    Fred Ward


    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

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

    Fred Phelps


    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

    BirthplaceWest Virginia, United States of America

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

    Fred MacMurray


    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

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

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

    BirthplaceErie, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

    Fred Jackson


    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas

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

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  • Fred McGriff19

    Fred McGriff


    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

    Fred Grandy


    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

    Fred Lynn


    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

    Freddy Fender


    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

    Fred Clarke


    BirthplaceWinterset, Iowa

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

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