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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
George Clooney 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

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George W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named George
George W. Bush 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
George H. W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush is a retired American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A Republican, he had previously served as the 43rd Vice ...more

George Washington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named George
George Washington George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the ...more

George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named George
George Harrison 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
George Michael 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
George Foreman 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
George Carlin 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
George Lucas 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
George Best 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
George Takei 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
George Gervin 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
George Lopez 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
George Orwell 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
George Mikan 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

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

George Strait is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named George
George Strait 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
George C. Scott 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
George Burns 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
George Soros 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
George Jones 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
George Brett 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
George Peppard 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
George Kennedy 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
George Pataki 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

George Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named George
George Gershwin George Gershwin was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Among his best-known ...more

George R. R. Martin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named George
George R. R. Martin George Raymond Richard Martin, often referred to as GRRM, is an American novelist and short story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, a screenwriter, and television ...more

George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named George
George Blanda George Frederick Blanda was a American football quarterback and placekicker. Blanda has the distinction of having played 26 seasons of professional football, the most in the sport's history, and ...more

George Sanders is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named George
George Sanders George Henry Sanders was an English film and television actor, singer-songwriter, music composer, and author. His career as an actor spanned more than 40 years. His upper-class English accent ...more

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George Segal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named George
George Segal George Segal, Jr. is an American actor and musician. Segal became popular in the 1960s and 1970s for playing both dramatic and comedic roles. Some of his most acclaimed roles are in films such ...more

George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named George
George McGinnis George F. McGinnis is an American retired professional basketball player who played 11 seasons in the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association. He was drafted into the ...more

George Gordon Byron is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named George
George Gordon Byron George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, FRS, commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. ...more

George Hill is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named George
George Hill George Jesse Hill, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association. While playing for Indiana ...more

George Wallace is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named George
George Wallace George Corley Wallace, Jr. was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms as a Democrat: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and ...more

George Halas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named George
George Halas George Stanley Halas, Sr., nicknamed "Papa Bear" and "Mr. Everything", was a player, coach, owner and pioneer in professional American football. He was the iconic founder and ...more

George Marshall is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named George
George Marshall George Catlett Marshall, Jr. was an American soldier and statesman famous for his leadership roles during World War II and the Cold War. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army, ...more

George A. Romero is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named George
George A. Romero George Andrew Romero is an American-Canadian film director, film producer, screenwriter and editor, best known for his series of gruesome and satirical horror films about a hypothetical zombie ...more

George Chuvalo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named George
George Chuvalo George Chuvalo, CM is a retired professional heavyweight boxer. Chuvalo was ranked #4 on ESPN's greatest chin in boxing history list. Chuvalo fought in the golden era of heavyweight boxing ...more

George Benson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named George
George Benson George Benson is a ten-time Grammy Award-winning American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He began his professional career at twenty-one, as a jazz guitarist. Benson uses a ...more

George Clinton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named George
George Clinton George Clinton is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and music producer. He was the principal architect of P-Funk, the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s ...more

George Weah is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named George
George Weah George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah is a Liberian humanitarian, politician, and an ex-footballer who played as a striker. Regarded as one of the greatest African players of all time, in 1995 ...more

George Thorogood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named George
George Thorogood George Thorogood is an American blues rock musician from Wilmington, Delaware. His "high-energy boogie-blues" sound became a staple of 1980s rock radio, with hits like his original ...more

George Bernard Shaw is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named George
George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote ...more

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George Stephanopoulos is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named George
George Stephanopoulos George Robert Stephanopoulos is an American television journalist and a former U.S. Democratic Party political advisor. Stephanopoulos rose to early prominence as a communications director for ...more

George Frideric Handel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named George
George Frideric Handel George Frideric Handel was a German-born, British Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well known for his operas, oratorios, anthems and organ concertos. Born in ...more

George Washington Carver is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named George
George Washington Carver George Washington Carver, was an American botanist and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are unknown; he was born into slavery in Missouri, either in 1861, or January 1864. Carver's ...more

George McGovern is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named George
George McGovern George Stanley McGovern was an American historian, author, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election. McGovern grew up in ...more

George Parros is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named George
George Parros George James Parros is a retired American ice hockey player, who played nine seasons in the National Hockey League. He was known on the ice as an enforcer. He was part of the 2007 Stanley Cup ...more

George Lynch is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named George
George Lynch George Lynch is an American hard rock guitarist and songwriter. Lynch is best known for his work with heavy metal band Dokken and his band Lynch Mob. Lynch is considered to be one of the most ...more

George Sisler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named George
George Sisler George Harold Sisler, nicknamed "Gentleman George" and "Gorgeous George," was an American professional baseball player for 15 seasons, primarily as first baseman with the St. ...more