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Who Is The Most Famous Gerald In The World?

Updated May 17, 2021 825 votes 26 voters 10.3k views66 items

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How many celebrities named Gerald can you think of? The famous Geralds below have many different professions, including notable actors named Gerald, famous athletes named Gerald, and even musicians named Gerald.

Gerald Ford is certainly one of the most famous Geralds on this list. One of the famous political figures named Gerald, he served as President of the United States from 1974 until 1977. He previously served as Vice President under Richard Nixon.

Another of the famous people with the first name Gerald is Gerald McRaney. He is an actor best known for his roles in Major Dad and House of Cards. He received an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Dr. Nathan Katowski in This Is Us.

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    Gerald Ford

    1913-07-14
    30

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, USA

    Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th president of the United States from August 1974 to January...  more

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    Gerald McRaney

    1947-08-19
    25

    BirthplaceCollins, Mississippi, USA

    Gerald Lee McRaney (born August 19, 1947) is an American television and movie actor. McRaney is best known as one of the stars of the television shows Simon & Simon, Major Dad, and Promised Land. He...  more

    #280 of 349 The Best TV Actors And Actresses Of All Time#14 of 15 Famous Survivors of Lung Cancer

  • 3

    Gerald Carr

    1932-08-22
    25

    BirthplaceDenver, CO

    Colonel Gerald Paul Carr (August 22, 1932 – August 26, 2020) was an American mechanical and aeronautical engineer, United States Marine Corps officer, naval aviator, and NASA astronaut. He was...  more
  • 4

    Gerald Okamura

    1940-01-01
    25

    BirthplaceHilo, Hawaii, United States of America

    Gerald Okamura (born 1940) is an American theatrical martial artist. Gerald started martial arts with judo in 1953. He has practiced kendo, aikido, taekwondo, and he is currently a 5th degree black...  more
  • 5

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Gerald Stuart O'Loughlin Jr. (December 23, 1921 – July 31, 2015), was an American television, stage, and film actor and director who was primarily known for playing tough-talking and rough-looking...  more
  • 6

    Gerald Anderson

    1989-03-07
    17

    BirthplaceSubic Bay, Philippines

    Gerald Randolph Anderson Jr. aka Gerald Anderson (born March 7, 1989) is a Filipino-American actor. He is best known for his lead roles in TV series such as Sana Maulit Muli (2007), My Girl (2008),...  more
  • 7

    Gerald L'Ecuyer

    1959-07-02
    17

    BirthplaceCanada

    Gerald L’Ecuyer (born 1959) is a Canadian film and television director.L’Ecuyer was born in Montreal. He studied at Marianopolis College in Montreal, before going to New York City, where he studied...  more
  • 8

    Gerald Albright

    1957-08-30
    21

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Gerald Albright (born August 30, 1957) is an American jazz saxophonist....  more
  • 9

    Gerald Levert

    1966-07-13
    21

    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, United States of America

    Gerald Edward Levert (July 13, 1966 – November 10, 2006) was an American singer-songwriter, producer and actor. Levert is best known for singing with his brother, Sean Levert, and friend Marc Gordon...  more
  • 10
    17

    BirthplaceHuntsville, Alabama, United States of America

    Gerald McCullouch (born March 30, 1967) is an award-winning American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for playing Bobby Dawson on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation....  more
  • 11

    Gerald Finley

    1960-01-30
    17

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Gerald Hunter Finley, (born January 30, 1960) is a Canadian baritone opera singer....  more
  • 12

    Gerald Campion

    1921-04-23
    12

    BirthplaceBloomsbury, London, England

    Gerald Theron Campion (23 April 1921 – 9 July 2002) was an English actor best remembered for his role as Billy Bunter in a 1950s television adaptation (Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School) of books by...  more
  • 13

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Gerald Oliver Smith was an actor....  more
  • 14

    Gerald Harper

    1929-02-15
    21

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Gerald Harper (born 15 February 1929) is an English actor, best known for his work on television, having played the title roles in Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–67) and Hadleigh (1969–76). He then...  more
  • 15
    21

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Gerald McDermott (January 31, 1941 – December 26, 2012) was an American filmmaker, creator of children's picture books, and an expert on mythology. His creative works typically combine bright colors...  more
  • 16

    Gerald Wilson

    1918-09-04
    21

    BirthplaceShelby, Mississippi

    Gerald Stanley Wilson (September 4, 1918 – September 8, 2014) was an American jazz trumpeter, big band bandleader, composer/arranger, and educator. Born in Mississippi, he was based in Los Angeles...  more
  • 17

    Gerald Fried

    1928-02-13
    17

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Gerald Fried (born February 13, 1928) is an American musician, composer, and oboist known for his film and television compositions....  more
  • 18

    BirthplaceBridgnorth, United Kingdom

    Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Berners (18 September 1883 – 19 April 1950), also known as Gerald Tyrwhitt, was a British composer, novelist, painter and aesthete. He is usually referred to...  more
  • 19

    Gerald Anthony

    1951-07-31
    12

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Gerald Anthony (July 31, 1951 – May 28, 2004) was an American actor....  more
  • 20

    Gerald Cleaver

    1963-05-04
    12

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Gerald Cleaver (born May 4, 1963) is a jazz drummer from Detroit, Michigan....  more
  • 21

    Gerald Flood

    1927-04-21
    8

    BirthplacePortsmouth, United Kingdom

    Gerald Robert Flood (21 April 1927 – 12 April 1989) was a British actor of stage and television....  more
  • 22

    Gerald Caiafa

    1959-04-21
    8

    BirthplaceLodi, New Jersey

    Jerry Only (born Gerald Caiafa Jr. on April 21, 1959) is an American musician, well known as the bassist for the Misfits and later the vocalist as well. He is the only member to appear in every...  more
  • 23

    Gerald Moore

    1899-07-30
    17

    BirthplaceWatford, United Kingdom

    Gerald Moore CBE (30 July 1899 – 13 March 1987) was an English classical pianist best known for his career as an accompanist for many famous musicians. Among those with whom he was closely associated...  more
  • 24

    Gerald Casale

    1948-07-28
    17

    BirthplaceRavenna, Ohio, United States of America

    Gerald Vincent "Jerry" Casale (born Gerald Vincent Pizzute; July 28, 1948) is an American musician, composer, music video director, and vintner. Casale's music career spans more than 40 years. He...  more
  • 25

    Gerald Green

    1986-01-26
    12

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Gerald Green (born January 26, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted by the Boston Celtics with the...  more
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