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Who Is The Most Famous Fred In The World?

Updated November 10, 2020 793 votes 24 voters 38.3k 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

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    Fred Rogers
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Fred Armisen
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    Fred Armisen

    1966-12-04

    BirthplaceHattiesburg, Mississippi, USA

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

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  • 3
    Fred Savage
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    Fred Savage

    1976-07-09

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

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

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    Fred Astaire
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Fred Willard
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Fred Durst
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    Fred Durst

    1970-08-20

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, USA

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

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    Fred Williamson
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    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Fred Gwynne
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey; c. February 1818 – February 20,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Fred Thompson
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    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 on Wikipedia

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    Fred Ward
    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 on Wikipedia

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    Fred Phelps
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    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 on Wikipedia

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    Fred Sonic Smith
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    BirthplaceWest Virginia, United States of America

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

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    Freddy Rodriguez
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    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Freddy or Freddie Rodriguez may refer to: Freddy Rodriguez (actor) (born 1975), American... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Fred Biletnikoff
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    BirthplaceErie, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Frederick S. Biletnikoff (born February 23, 1943) is a former gridiron football player and... more on Wikipedia

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    Fred Jackson
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Fred McGriff
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Frederick II of Prussia

    BirthplaceKingdom of Prussia

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

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    Fred Dryer
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Freddy Stephen Fuller
    Freddy Fuller is an ex-amateur boxer from British Columbia, Canada. He was a member of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Fred Lynn
    8

    Fred Lynn

    1952-02-03

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Fredric Michael Lynn (born February 3, 1952) is an American former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Fred MacMurray
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    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 on Wikipedia

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    Freddy Fender
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Fred Clarke
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Frederick W. Smith
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    BirthplaceMarks, Mississippi, United States of America

    Frederick Wallace Smith (born August 11, 1944) is the founder and chairman of the courier... more on Wikipedia

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