Entertainment Famous People Named Glen or Glenn  

Reference
7.6k views 101 items

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

Some spell their name differently, so this list also includes famous people named Glenn. Examples include film actress Glenn Close, and musician Glenn Frey.

Glenn Close is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 71 Glenn Close is an American film, television and stage actress. Throughout her long and varied career, she has been consistently acclaimed for her versatility and is widely regarded as one of the ...more

Glen Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 33 Glen McLeod Cooper Johnson is an English footballer, who plays as a right back for Liverpool and the England national team. He began his career at West Ham United, spending time on loan at ...more

Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 50 Glen Anthony Rice, Sr. is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. A 6'8" guard/forward, Rice was a three-time NBA All-Star, and made 1,559 three-point field ...more

Glenn Ford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 90 (1916-2006) Glenn Ford was a Canadian-born American actor from Hollywood's Golden Era with a career that lasted over 50 years. Despite his versatility, Ford was best known for playing ordinary men in ...more

Glen Campbell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 81 Glen Travis Campbell is an American country music singer, guitarist, television host, and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting a ...more

Glenn Frey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 69 Glenn Lewis Frey is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer and actor, best known as a founding member of Eagles. Frey played guitar with Eagles as well as piano and keyboards and ...more

Glen Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 32 Ronald Glen Davis is an American professional basketball power forward who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of National Basketball Association. Formerly a college basketball player ...more

Glenn Miller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 40 (1904-1944) Alton Glenn Miller was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was the best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best ...more

Glenn Hall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 86 Glenn Henry "Mr. Goalie" Hall is a former professional ice hockey goaltender. During his National Hockey League career with the Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Black Hawks, and St. Louis ...more

Glenn Hughes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 66 Glenn Hughes is an English rock bassist and vocalist, best known for playing bass and performing vocals for rock pioneers Trapeze, the Mk. III and IV line-ups of Deep Purple and briefly fronting ...more

Glenn Danzig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 62 Glenn Danzig is an American singer, songwriter and musician from Lodi, New Jersey. He is a founder of bands the Misfits, Samhain, and Danzig. He owns the Evilive record label as well as Verotik, ...more

Glenn Robinson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 45 Glenn Alann Robinson, Jr. is an American former professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association from 1994 to 2005 for the Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, ...more

Glenn Gould is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 50 (1932-1982) Glenn Herbert Gould was a Canadian pianist who became one of the best-known and most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century. He was particularly renowned as an interpreter of the ...more

Glen Perkins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 35 Glen Weston Perkins is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball. He made his major league debut with the Minnesota Twins in 2006. Perkins ...more

Glenn Tipton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 70 Glenn Raymond Tipton is an English guitarist, best known as a member of heavy metal band Judas Priest.

Glenn Hoddle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 60 Glenn Hoddle is an English former footballer and manager who played as a midfielder for Tottenham Hotspur, AS Monaco, Chelsea and Swindon Town and at international level for England. He was most ...more

Glenn Shadix is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 58 (1952-2010) William Glenn Shadix was an American actor, known for his role as Otho Fenlock in Tim Burton's horror/comedy film Beetlejuice and the voice of the Mayor of Halloween Town in The Nightmare Before ...more

Glenn McGrath is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 48 Glenn Donald McGrath AM is an Australian cricket former player and a commentator for Channel Nine's cricket coverage. He was a fast-medium pace bowler and is considered one of the greatest ...more

Glenn Burke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 43 (1952-1995) Glenn Lawrence Burke was a Major League Baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics from 1976 to 1979. Burke was the first and only MLB player to come out as gay to ...more

Glenn Howerton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 41 Glenn Franklin Howerton III is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter. He is known for his role as Dennis Reynolds on the FXX comedy series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, for which he ...more

Glen Buxton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 50 (1947-1997) Glen Edward Buxton was an American musician, and guitarist for the original Alice Cooper band. In 2003, Rolling Stone ranked Buxton number 90 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all ...more

Glen Matlock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 61 Glen Matlock is an English musician best known for being the bass guitarist in the original line-up of the punk rock band the Sex Pistols. He is credited as a co-author on 10 of the 12 songs on ...more

Glenn Scarpelli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 49 Glenn Christopher Scarpelli is an American child actor and singer. Born in Staten Island, New York, he is the son of long time Archie Comics artist Henry Scarpelli. He attended a private ...more

Glenn Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 57 Glenn Earle Davis is a former Major League Baseball first baseman. While a member of the Houston Astros in the late 1980s, he finished three times in the top ten in National League MVP ...more

Glen Taylor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 76 Glen A. Taylor is an American businessman who is the majority owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association team, owner of the Minnesota Lynx WNBA basketball team and a ...more

Glenn Anderson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 57 Glenn Chris Anderson is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues and ...more

Glen A. Larson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 81 Glen Albert Larson was an American television producer and writer best known as the creator of the television series Battlestar Galactica, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Quincy, M.E., The ...more

Glen Wesley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 49 Glen Edwin Wesley is a retired Canadian ice hockey defenceman who played 13 seasons for the Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. He began his career with the ...more

Glenn Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 30 Glenn Jamon Dorsey is an American football nose tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He played college football for Louisiana State University, received ...more

Glenn Plummer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 56 Glenn E. Plummer is an American film and television actor. Plummer was born in Richmond, California. He has appeared in numerous films and television series, primarily in supporting roles or ...more

Glenn Quinn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 32 (1970-2002) Glenn Martin Christopher Francis Quinn was an Irish actor in television and film, known for playing Mark Healy in the American sitcom Roseanne, and Doyle, a half-demon, on the 1999–2004 ...more

Glenn Strange is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 74 (1899-1973) Glenn Strange was an American actor who mostly appeared in Western films. He is best remembered for playing Frankenstein's monster in three Universal films during the 1940s and for his role as ...more

Glenn Greenwald is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 51 Glenn Edward Greenwald is an American lawyer, journalist and author. He was a columnist for Guardian US from August 2012 to October 2013. He was a columnist for Salon.com from 2007 to 2012, and ...more

Glenn Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 60 Glenn Dee Hubbard is a former first base coach for the Atlanta Braves and second baseman in Major League Baseball who played from 1978 to 1989. Hubbard played his first ten seasons with the ...more

Glenn Davis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 81 (1924-2005) Glenn Woodward "Mr. Outside" Davis was an American college football player, famous in the 1940s. He played for the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1943 to 1946. He ...more

Glenn Healy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 55 Glenn Healy is a former ice hockey goaltender who played for 15 years in the National Hockey League. Prior to that, he was a member of the Western Michigan University hockey team, and 1985 ...more

Glenn Murphy Jr. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn

Glenn Stewart is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 34 Glenn Stewart is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the South Sydney Rabbitohs of the National Rugby League. An Australian international and New South Wales State of Origin ...more

Glenn Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 29 Glenn James Maxwell is an Australian cricketer, who plays for Victoria in Sheffield Shield, limited overs and Twenty20 matches. He also plays for the Fitzroy Doncaster club in Melbourne. He is ...more

Glen Hansard is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 47 Glen Hansard is an Irish songwriter, actor, vocalist and guitarist for Irish group The Frames, and one half of folk rock duo The Swell Season. He is also known for his acting, having appeared in ...more

Glen Sather is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 74 Glen Cameron "Slats" Sather, currently president and general manager of the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League, is best known in the world of hockey for coaching the ...more

Glenn Wright is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 83 (1901-1984) Forest Glenn Wright, nicknamed "Buckshot", was a professional baseball player. He played all or part of eleven seasons in Major League Baseball between 1924 and 1935, primarily as a ...more

Glenn Lazarus is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 52 Glenn Patrick Lazarus is an Australian senator and former professional rugby league footballer. An Australian international and New South Wales State of Origin representative prop forward, ...more

Glen Drover is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 48 Glen Drover is a heavy metal guitarist from Missisauga, Ontario, Canada, where he currently resides. Drover is best known as the former lead guitarist in Megadeth and King Diamond, as well as ...more

Glenn Curtiss is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 52 (1878-1930) Glenn Hammond Curtiss was an American aviation pioneer and a founder of the U.S. aircraft industry. He began his career as a bicycle racer and builder before moving on to motorcycles. As early ...more

Glenn Cornick is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 67 (1947-2014) Glenn Douglas Barnard Cornick was a British bass player, best known as a founding member of the British band Jethro Tull. Rolling Stone has called his playing with Tull as "stout, nimble ...more

Glenn Foley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 45 Glenn Foley is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League with the New York Jets from 1994–1998 and the Seattle Seahawks in 1999, and the Arena Football League with ...more

Glenn T. Seaborg is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 87 (1912-1999) Glenn Theodore Seaborg was an American chemist whose involvement in the synthesis, discovery and investigation of ten transuranium elements earned him a share of the 1951 Nobel Prize in ...more

Glen Gray is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
Dec. at 57 (1906-1963) Glen Gray was a jazz saxophonist and leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra.

Glenn Robinson III is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Glen or Glenn
age 24 Glenn Alan Robinson III is an American basketball player who currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. Robinson played college basketball for the ...more