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Famous People Named Gordon

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If your name is Gordon, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Gordon, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Gordon can you think of? The famous Gordons below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Gordon, athletes named Gordon, and even political figures named Gordon. The music industry is no stranger to the name Gordon, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Gordon are worth mentioning? This list includes Gordon Ramsay, Gordon Hayward, Gordon Lightfoot and Gordon Banks. To read more about these notable people named Gordon, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
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  • Gordon Hayward is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
    Gordon Daniel Hayward (born March 23, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Gordon Lightfoot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Lightfoot

    Guitarist, Musician

    Age81

    BirthplaceOrillia, Canada

    Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. (born November 17, 1938) is a Canadian singer-songwriter who... more on Wikipedia

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    The Best Gordon Lightfoot Albums of All Time#349 of 739 The Best Singers of All Time

  • Gordon Banks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Banks

    Soccer Player

    Age82

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    Gordon Banks (30 December 1937 – 12 February 2019) was an English professional footballer who... more on Wikipedia

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    #99 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time#11 of 180 The Best Soccer Goalies of All Time

  • Gordon Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Brown

    Politician, Journalist

    Age69

    BirthplaceGiffnock, United Kingdom

    James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British politician who was Prime Minister of... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Ramsay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Ramsay

    Cook, Television director

    Age53

    BirthplaceJohnstone, United Kingdom

    Gordon James Ramsay (born 8 November 1966) is a British chef, restaurateur, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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    People Are Asking Gordon Ramsay To Review Their Meals On Twitter And His Responses Are Savage#1 of 38 Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You

  • Gordon Parks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Parks

    Film Score Composer, Poet

    AgeDec. at 94 (1912-2006)

    BirthplaceFort Scott, Kansas, United States of America

    Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Strachan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Strachan

    Coach, Footballer

    Age63

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    Gordon David Strachan ( or ; born 9 February 1957) is a Scottish football coach and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Beckham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Beckham

    Baseball player

    Age34

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    James Gordon Beckham III (born September 16, 1986) is an American professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Hodgson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
    Gordon Hodgson (16 April 1904 – 14 June 1951) was an English sportsman, born in South Africa,... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Jump is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    AgeDec. at 71 (1932-2003)

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, United States of America

    Alexander Gordon Jump (April 1, 1932 – September 22, 2003) was an American actor best known as... more on Wikipedia

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  • Gordon Moore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Moore

    Businessperson, Chemist

    Age91

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Gordon Earle Moore (born January 3, 1929) is an American businessman, engineer, and the... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Cooper

    Astronaut

    AgeDec. at 77 (1927-2004)

    BirthplaceShawnee, Oklahoma

    Leroy Gordon "Gordo" Cooper Jr. (March 6, 1927 – October 4, 2004) was an American aerospace... more on Wikipedia

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    #13 of 140 Famous Shriners Members#67 of 331 Male Space Travelers: A Complete List

  • Gordon Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    AgeDec. at 67 (1923-1990)

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Gordon Cameron Jackson, (19 December 1923 – 15 January 1990) was a Scottish actor best... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Campbell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Campbell

    Politician, Real estate development

    Age72

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Gordon Muir Campbell, (born January 12, 1948) is a retired Canadian diplomat and politician... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Mackenzie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Age56

    BirthplaceEast Bay, California

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  • Gordon Gould is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Gould

    Inventor

    AgeDec. at 85 (1920-2005)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Gordon Gould (July 17, 1920 – September 16, 2005) was an American physicist who is widely, but... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Stewart Northcott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

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  • Gordon Bunshaft is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    AgeDec. at 81 (1909-1990)

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York

    Gordon Bunshaft, FAIA, was an American architect, a leading proponent of modern design in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Greenidge is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Age69

    BirthplaceBarbados, British West Indies, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, North America

    Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge (born 1 May 1951) is a Barbadian former first-class cricketer, who... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Fox is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Fox

    Politician, Lawyer

    Age58

    Gordon Dennis Fox (born December 21, 1961) is an American attorney and politician from... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Solie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Solie

    Announcer

    AgeDec. at 71 (1929-2000)

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, USA

    Gordon Solie (born Francis Jonard Labiak, later Jonard Pierre Sjoblom, January 26, 1929 – July... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Jones

    Actor, Footballer

    AgeDec. at 52 (1911-1963)

    BirthplaceUSA, Alden, Iowa

    Gordon Wynnivo Jones (April 5, 1912 – June 20, 1963) was an American character actor, a member... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Scott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    AgeDec. at 81 (1926-2007)

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, Portland

    Gordon Scott (August 3, 1926 – April 30, 2007) was an American film and television actor known... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Waller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Waller

    Guitarist

    AgeDec. at 64 (1945-2009)

    BirthplaceBraemar, United Kingdom

    Gordon Trueman Riviere Waller (4 June 1945 – 17 July 2009) was a Scottish singer-songwriter... more on Wikipedia
  • Gordon Giltrap is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

    Gordon Giltrap

    Guitarist, Singer

    Age72

    BirthplaceEngland, Brenchley

    Gordon Giltrap, MBE (born 6 April 1948 in Brenchley, Kent) is an English acoustic and electric... more on Wikipedia
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