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Who knew there were so many famous people named Gavin in the world? Our list of celebrities named Gavin includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Gavins below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Gavin, actors named Gavin, and much more. Gavin Rossdale, Gavin Newsom, and Gavin DeGraw are only a few of the well-known people named Gavin on this list.
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Gavin Rossdale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 53

Birthplace: Kilburn, London, London, United Kingdom

Gavin McGregor Rossdale is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and actor, and is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Bush. Rossdale helped form Bush in 1992; upon the ...more

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Gavin Newsom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Gavin Newsom Age: 51

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Gavin Christopher Newsom (born October 10, 1967) is an American politician and businessman who is the 40th governor of California, serving since January 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, ...more

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Gavin DeGraw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 42

Birthplace: South Fallsburg, Fallsburg, New York, United States of America

Gavin Shane DeGraw (born February 4, 1977) is an American musician, singer and songwriter. He rose to fame with the single "I Don't Want to Be" from his debut album Chariot which ...more

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Gavin MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 88

Birthplace: USA, New York, Mount Kisco

Gavin MacLeod (born Allan George See; February 28, 1931) is an American film and television character actor, ship's ambassador, and Christian activist and author, whose career spans six decades. ...more
Gavin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 55

Birthplace: Harrow, London, London, United Kingdom

Gavin Harrison (born 28 May 1963) is an English musician. He is best known for playing with the progressive rock bands Porcupine Tree and King Crimson. Harrison's drumming has received many ...more

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Gavin Hood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 55

Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Gavin Hood (born 12 May 1963) is a South African filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, and actor, best known for writing and directing Tsotsi (2005), which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign ...more
Gavin Henson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 33

Birthplace: Pencoed, United Kingdom

Gavin Lloyd Henson (born 1 February 1982) is a Welsh rugby union player who currently plays for Dragons in the Pro14. He attracted much media attention as part of a Wales national team which ...more
Gavin Lambert is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Dec. at 81 (1924-2005)

Birthplace: East Grinstead, United Kingdom

Gavin Lambert (23 July 1924 – 17 July 2005) was a British-born screenwriter, novelist and biographer who lived for part of his life in Hollywood. His writing was mainly fiction and nonfiction ...more
Gavin Esler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 66

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Scotland, Glasgow, + more

Gavin William James Esler (born 27 February 1953) is a Scottish journalist, television presenter and author. He was a main presenter on BBC Two's flagship political analysis programme, ...more
Gavin O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 55

Birthplace: USA, New York, Long Island

Gavin O'Connor (born October 30, 1964) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, playwright, and actor. He is best known for directing the films Miracle, Warrior and The Accountant.
Gavin Crawford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 47

Birthplace: Lethbridge, Canada

Gavin Crawford (born 2 April 1971) is a Canadian comedian and actor, best known for The Gavin Crawford Show and This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
Gavin Creel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 42

Birthplace: Findlay, Ohio, United States of America

Gavin James Creel (born April 18, 1976) is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. Creel is best known for his work in musical theatre, for which he has received a Tony Award for his ...more
Gavin Friday is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 59

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Dublin

Gavin Friday (born Fionán Martin Hanvey, 8 October 1959) is an Irish singer and songwriter, composer, actor and painter.
Gavin Douglas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Dec. at 48 (1474-1522)

Birthplace: Tantallon Castle, United Kingdom

Gavin Douglas (c. 1474 – September 1522) was a Scottish bishop, makar and translator. Although he had an important political career, he is chiefly remembered for his poetry. His main pioneering ...more
Gavin Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Gavin Dunbar (died 1532) was a 16th-century bishop of Aberdeen. He was the son of Sir Alexander Dunbar of Westfield, near Elgin and Elizabeth Sutherland, apparently a daughter of Alexander ...more
Gavin Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Dec. at 51 (1561-1612)

Birthplace: Scotland

Gavin Hamilton (1561 – 1612), bishop of Galloway, was the second son of John Hamilton of Orbiston, Lanarkshire. The father, descended from Sir James Hamilton of Cadzow, fell at the battle of ...more
Gavin Floyd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 36

Birthplace: Annapolis, Maryland

Gavin Christopher Floyd (born January 27, 1983), is an American former professional baseball pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox, ...more
Gavin Fingleson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 42

Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Gavin Fingleson (born 5 August 1976, in Johannesburg, South Africa) is an Australian switch-hitting former professional baseball player. Primarily a second baseman, he has also played designated ...more
Gavin Russom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 44

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island

Gavin Rayna Russom (born May 1, 1974) is an American electronic music producer, musician, and DJ. Best known as the lead synthesist for the band LCD Soundsystem, Russom has also released music ...more
Gavin Ewart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Gavin Ewart Dec. at 79 (1916-1995)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Gavin Buchanan Ewart (4 February 1916 – 25 October 1995) was a British poet who contributed to Geoffrey Grigson's New Verse at the age of seventeen.
Gavin Harvey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Gavin Harvey is President of Stamford, CT-based VERSUS. In this capacity, he oversees the networks day-to-day programming, production, marketing, finance and sales operations, while directing ...more
Gavin Peacock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 51

Birthplace: Eltham, London, United Kingdom

Gavin Keith Peacock (born 18 November 1967) is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder and striker from 1984 until 2002 notably in the Premier League for Newcastle ...more
Gavin O'Herlihy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 64

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Dublin

Gavan O'Herlihy (born July 29, 1951) is an Irish-American actor. He is best known for his role as the first Chuck Cunningham on Happy Days.
Gavin Morgan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Gavin Morgan Age: 42

Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Morgan Gavin (born July 9, 1976) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey forward. He played six games in the National Hockey League for the Dallas Stars, however most notably played over ...more
Gavin Skinner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Gavin
Age: 50

Birthplace: Scotland

Film Television composer, once drummer of various bands artists including; Primal Scream, Marianne Faithful, Etienne Daho, Tiger, Nick Heyward, Slingbacks etc. Also song-writer, producer, ...more