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

Fred Savage definitely came into the limelight with his starring role in The Wonder Years. He continued his acting work with films such as The Princess Bride. He transitioned into guest starring directorial roles for television. Some of those credits include Working and Boy Meets World, which starred his younger brother. Fred Astaire was a famous actor, singer and dancer. He was mostly known for his tap dancing routines in movie musicals such as Guys and Dolls. He was also famously partnered with Ginger Rogers.
Fred Savage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 42
Fredrick Aaron "Fred" Savage is an American actor, director, and producer. He is best known for his role as Kevin Arnold in the American television series The Wonder Years. He has ...more
Fred Astaire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Dec. at 88 (1899-1987)
Fred Astaire was an American dancer, choreographer, singer, musician and actor. His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years, during which he made 31 musical ...more
Fred Durst is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 48
William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director from Jacksonville, Florida. He spent his formative years playing in a number of local bands in Jacksonville, ...more
Fred Phelps is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Dec. at 85 (1929-2014)
Fred Waldron Phelps, Sr. was an American pastor who headed the Westboro Baptist Church, an independent Baptist church based in Topeka, Kansas. Phelps attained notoriety primarily from his ...more
Fred Armisen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 52
Fred Robert Armisen is an American actor, voice actor, writer, producer, director, singer, musician, and comedian. Widely known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2002 until 2013, ...more
Fred McGriff is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 55
Frederick Stanley McGriff is a former Major League Baseball player who played for six teams from 1986 through 2004. A power-hitting first baseman, he became a five-time All-Star and led both ...more
Fred Biletnikoff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 72
Frederick S. "Fred" Biletnikoff is a former professional football player and a member of both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame. He was a wide receiver ...more
Fred Gwynne is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Dec. at 67 (1926-1993)
Frederick Hubbard "Fred" Gwynne was an American actor. Gwynne was best known for his roles in the 1960s sitcoms Car 54, Where Are You? and The Munsters, as well as his later roles in ...more
Fred Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 34
Frederick George Jackson is a former American football running back. He played college football at Coe College. After going undrafted in 2003 and playing three seasons in NFL Europe, Jackson ...more
Fred Lynn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 67
Fredric Michael "Fred" Lynn is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers and San Diego ...more
Frederick Douglass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, orator, abolitionist, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining ...more
Fred MacMurray is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Dec. at 83 (1908-1991)
Frederick Martin "Fred" MacMurray was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 movies and a successful television series during a career that spanned nearly a half-century, from ...more
Fred Willard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 79
Frederic Willard is an American actor, comedian, voice actor, and writer, best known for his improvisational comedy. He is known for his roles in the Rob Reiner mockumentary film This Is Spinal ...more
Fred Thompson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 76
Freddie Dalton "Fred" Thompson is an American politician, actor, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, and radio host. Thompson, a Republican, served in the United States Senate representing ...more
Fred Dean is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 63
Frederick Rudolph "Fred" Dean is a former American football player in the National Football League, and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. His career started with the San Diego ...more
Fred Dryer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Fred Dryer age 72
John Frederick "Fred" Dryer is an American actor and former American football defensive end in the National Football League. He played 13 years in the NFL, having played in 176 games, ...more
Frederick II of Prussia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Dec. at 74 (1712-1786)
Frederick II was the third Hohenzollern king, reigning over the Kingdom of Prussia from 1740 until 1786. Frederick's achievements during his reign included his military victories, his ...more
Freddy Stephen Fuller is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Freddy Fuller is an ex-amateur boxer from British Columbia, Canada. He was a member of the 1967 Canadian Pan Am Games boxing team, a several times Canadian Amateur Boxing Champion in the 1960s ...more
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 39
Frederick Antwon Taylor is an American former college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for thirteen seasons during the 1990s and 2000s. He ...more
Fred Clarke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Dec. at 88 (1872-1960)
Fred Clifford Clarke was a Major League Baseball player from 1894 to 1915 and manager from 1897 to 1915. A Hall of Famer, Clarke played for and managed both the Louisville Colonels and ...more
Freddy Fender is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Dec. at 69 (1937-2006)
Freddy Fender, born Baldemar Garza Huerta in San Benito, Texas, United States, was a Mexican American Tejano, country and rock and roll musician, known for his work as a solo artist and in the ...more
Fred West is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Dec. at 54 (1941-1995)
Frederick Walter Stephen "Fred" West was an English serial killer. Between 1967 and 1987, West – alone and later with his second wife, serial killer Rosemary West – tortured and raped ...more
Frederick W. Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Fred
age 74
Frederick Wallace "Fred" Smith, is the founder, chairman, president, and CEO of FedEx, originally known as Federal Express, the first overnight express delivery company in the world, ...more
Fred Williamson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Fred Williamson age 77
Frederick Robert "Fred" Williamson, nicknamed "The Hammer" is an American actor and former professional American football defensive back who played mainly in the American ...more
Fred Perry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Fred
Dec. at 86 (1909-1995)
Frederick John "Fred" Perry was a championship-winning English tennis and table tennis player who won 10 Majors including eight Grand Slams and two Pro Slams. Perry won three ...more