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

George Clooney is among the most popular actors in the world, and George Lucas holds the same status as a filmmaker. We've had several presidents named George, including George Washington, and more recently both George Bush and his son George W. You also can't forget the most famous comedian who ever lived, George Carlin! If your name is George, you are definitely in great company.

George Clooney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named George
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, writer, producer, director, and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting ...more

George W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named George
Pilot, Public speaker, Businessperson George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest ...more

George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named George
Businessperson, Politician, Soldier George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 - November 30, 2018) was an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the ...more

George Washington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named George
Surveyor, Politician, Soldier George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the ...more

George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named George
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist George Harrison, MBE was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. ...more

George Michael is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named George
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, widely known by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Michael rose to superstardom during the ...more

George Foreman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named George
Entrepreneur, Author, Actor George Edward Foreman (nicknamed "Big George"[2]) (born January 10, 1949) is a retired American professional boxer, former two-time World Heavyweight Champion, Olympic gold medalist, ...more

George Carlin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named George
Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American comedian, social critic, actor, and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, ...more

George Lucas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named George
Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer George Walton Lucas, Jr. is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and entrepreneur. He founded Lucasfilm and led the company as chairman and chief executive before selling it to The ...more

George Best is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named George
Footballer George Best was a Northern Irish footballer who played as a winger for Manchester United and the Northern Ireland national team. In 1968 he won the European Cup with United, and was named the ...more

George Takei is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named George
Author, Actor, Voice acting George Hosato Takei is an American actor, director, author, and activist, probably most widely known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television series Star ...more

George Gervin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named George
Basketball player George "The Iceman" Gervin is an American retired professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association for the ...more

George Lopez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named George
Talk show host, Television director, Comedian George Lopez is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host. He is mostly known for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom George Lopez. His stand-up comedy examines race and ethnic ...more

George Orwell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named George
Journalist, Novelist, Essayist Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 21 January 1950), better known by his psuedonymGeorge Orwell, was an English author. His work is marked by a profound conscientiousness of social injustice, an ...more

George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named George
Basketball player George Lawrence Mikan, Jr., nicknamed Mr. Basketball, was an American professional basketball player for the Chicago American Gears of the National Basketball League and the Minneapolis Lakers ...more

George S. Patton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named George
George Smith Patton, Jr. was a United States Army general, who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of WWII, but is best known for his leadership ...more

George Strait is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named George
Record producer, Musician, Actor George Harvey Strait is an American singer, actor, and music producer known as the "King of Country" and one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time. He is ...more

George C. Scott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named George
Theatre Director, Soldier, Theatrical producer George Campbell Scott was an American stage and film actor, director, and producer. He was best known for his stage work, as well as his portrayal of General George S. Patton in the film Patton, ...more

George Burns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named George
Comedian, Television producer, Radio personality George Burns, born Nathan Birnbaum, was an American comedian, award-winning actor and best-selling writer. George Burns was one of the few entertainers whose career successfully spanned ...more

George Soros is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named George
Analyst, Business magnate, Trader George Soros is a Hungarian-born American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Soros Fund Management. He is known as "The Man Who Broke the Bank of ...more

George Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named George
Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter George Glenn Jones was an American musician, singer and songwriter who achieved international fame for his long list of hit records, including "White Lightning", as well as his ...more

George Brett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named George
Baseball player George Howard Brett, is a retired American baseball third baseman and designated hitter who played 21 years in Major League Baseball for the Kansas City Royals. Brett's 3,154 career hits are the ...more

George Peppard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named George
Film Producer, Actor George Peppard, Jr. was an American film and television actor. Peppard secured a major role when he starred alongside Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's, portrayed a character based on ...more

George Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named George
Soldier, Actor, Voice acting George Harris Kennedy, Jr. is an American actor who has appeared in more than two hundred film and television productions. His wide variety of roles include "Dragline" in Cool Hand ...more

George Pataki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named George
Politician, Lawyer George Elmer Pataki is an American politician who was the 53rd Governor of New York. A member of the Republican Party, Pataki served three consecutive four-year terms from January 1, 1995, until ...more