Celebrities Famous People Named Gordon  

Reference
8.1k views 99 items

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.

Gordon Hayward is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Hayward Gordon Daniel Hayward is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball at Butler University for two ...more

Gordon Lightfoot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Lightfoot Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter Gordon Meredith Lightfoot, Jr. CC OOnt is a Canadian singer-songwriter who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music, and has been credited for helping define the ...more

Gordon Banks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Banks Soccer Player Gordon Banks, OBE is a former England international football goalkeeper. He made 628 appearances during a 15-year career in the Football League, and won 73 caps for his country. The IFFHS named ...more

Gordon Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Brown Politician, Journalist, Lecturer James Gordon Brown is a British Labour Party politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 until 2010. He previously served as Chancellor ...more

Gordon Ramsay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Ramsay Cook, Television director, Television producer Gordon James Ramsay, Jr, OBE is a Scottish born British chef and restaurateur.His restaurants have been awarded 15 Michelin stars in total and currently hold 14. His signature restaurant, ...more

Gordon Parks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Parks Film Score Composer, Poet, Journalist Gordon Parks was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is best remembered for his photographic essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film Shaft.

Gordon Strachan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Strachan Coach, Footballer Gordon David Strachan OBE is a Scottish football manager and former player. Strachan is the manager of the Scotland national team. Strachan played for Dundee, Aberdeen, Manchester United, Leeds ...more

Gordon Beckham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Beckham Baseball player James Gordon Beckham III is an American professional baseball infielder for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball. He has also played for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Gordon Hodgson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Hodgson Gordon Hodgson was a South African-born sportsman, best known as a striker for Liverpool and as a fast bowler for Lancashire. Hodgson signed for Liverpool on 14 December 1925, going on to score ...more

Gordon Jump is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Jump Actor Alexander Gordon Jump was an American actor best known as the clueless radio station manager Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson in the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati and the incompetent ...more

Gordon Moore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Moore Businessperson, Chemist, Entrepreneur Gordon Earle Moore is an American businessman and co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Intel Corporation and the author of Moore's law. As of January 2015, his net worth is $6.7 billion.

Gordon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Cooper Astronaut Leroy Gordon "Gordo" Cooper, Jr., better known as Gordon Cooper, was an American aerospace engineer, test pilot, United States Air Force pilot, and one of the seven original astronauts ...more

Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gordon

Gordon Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Jackson Actor Gordon Cameron Jackson, OBE was a Scottish Emmy Award-winning actor best remembered for his roles as the butler Angus Hudson in Upstairs, Downstairs and as George Cowley, the head of CI5, in The ...more

Gordon Campbell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Campbell Politician, Real estate development, Teacher Gordon Muir Campbell OBC, is a Canadian diplomat and politician who was the 35th Mayor of Vancouver from 1986 to 1993 and the 34th Premier of British Columbia from 2001 to 2011. He was the ...more

Gordon Mackenzie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Mackenzie Ontologist He is a person who lives amongst the many!

Gordon Gould is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Gould Inventor Gordon Gould was an American physicist who is widely, but not universally, credited with the invention of the laser.. Gould is best known for his thirty-year fight with the United States Patent ...more

Gordon Stewart Northcott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Gordon

The Most Beautiful Women of All Time

Gordon Bunshaft is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Bunshaft Architect Gordon Bunshaft, FAIA, was an American architect, a leading proponent of modern design in the mid-twentieth century. A partner in the architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Bunshaft ...more

Gordon Greenidge is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Greenidge Cricketer Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge MBE is a former member of the West Indies cricket team. Greenidge was an opening batsman for the West Indies. He began his Test career against India at M. Chinnaswamy ...more

Gordon Fox is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Fox Politician, Lawyer Gordon Dennis Fox is an American politician from Providence, Rhode Island and formerly the Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. A Democrat, he was first elected to the ...more

Gordon Solie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Solie Announcer Gordon T. Solie, was a Florida-based professional wrestling play-by-play announcer working for World Championship Wrestling. Solie was also the regular announcer for Georgia Championship ...more

Gordon Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Jones Actor, Footballer Gordon Jones was an American character actor, a member of John Wayne's informal acting company best known for playing Lou Costello's TV nemesis "Mike the Cop" and appearing as The ...more

Famous People Named Danielle or Dani

Gordon Scott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Scott Actor Gordon Scott was an American film and television actor known for his portrayal of the fictional character Tarzan in five films of the Tarzan film series from 1955 to 1960. Gordon Scott was the ...more

Gordon Waller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Waller Guitarist Gordon Trueman Riviere Waller was a British singer–songwriter–guitarist, best known as Gordon of the international 1960s Pop music duo Peter and Gordon, whose biggest hit was the No. 1 ...more

Gordon Giltrap is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Giltrap Guitarist, Singer Gordon Giltrap is an English acoustic and electric guitarist and composer, whose musical styles cross several genres, including folk, blues, folk rock, pop, classical and rock.

Gordon MacRae is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon MacRae Actor, Singer Gordon MacRae was an American actor and singer, best known for his appearances in the film versions of two Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals, Oklahoma! and Carousel, and playing Bill Sherman in ...more

Gordon Stewart Anderson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Stewart Anderson Novelist, Writer Gordon Stewart Anderson was a Canadian writer, whose novel The Toronto You Are Leaving was published by his mother 15 years after his death. Anderson was born in Hamilton, raised in Sault Ste. ...more

Celebrities Who Were Once Roommates

Gordon Pinsent is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Pinsent Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting Gordon Edward Pinsent, CC, FRSC is an iconic and award-winning Canadian actor, screenwriter, director and playwright. In a successful and prolific career spanning over 60 years in theatre, ...more

Gordon Shedden is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Shedden Race car driver Gordon Shedden is a British auto racing driver, who currently competes in the British Touring Car Championship for the Honda Yuasa Racing Team. Shedden was the 2012 BTCC champion, joining John ...more

Gordon Hollingshead is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Hollingshead Film Producer, Actor, Film Director Gordon Hollingshead was an American movie producer, associate producer and assistant director. Hollingshead began his career as an assistant director, with his first work being the 1916 film The ...more

Gordon Jackson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Jackson Politician Gordon Jackson is a Scottish Labour Party politician and lawyer. He was the MSP for Glasgow Govan from 1999 to 2007.

Gordon Tootoosis is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Tootoosis Actor, Voice acting Gordon Tootoosis CM was a First Nations actor. He was of Cree and Stoney descent. Tootoosis was a descendant of Yellow Mud Blanket, brother of the famous Cree leader Pitikwahanapiwiyin. He was ...more

Famous People Named Maria

Gordon Elliott is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Elliott Television producer Gordon Elliott is a British-born Australian journalist and producer. He is the executive producer of ABC's daytime program The Chew, but is probably better known for his 1990s TV talk show ...more

Gordon Honeycombe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Honeycombe Journalist, Screenwriter, Author Ronald Gordon Honeycombe is an author, playwright and stage actor, well known in the United Kingdom as a national television newscaster. Gordon Honeycombe was born in Karachi, in British Raj, ...more

Gordon Hessler is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Hessler Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter Gordon Hessler was a British film and television director, screenwriter, and producer. Born in Berlin, Germany, he was raised in England and studied at the University of Reading. While a ...more

Gordon Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Goodwin Conductor, Film Score Composer, Arranger Gordon L. Goodwin is a Grammy-award winning American studio pianist, saxophonist, composer, arranger and conductor. He now lives in Southern California with his wife Lisa, daughter Madison and ...more

Gordon Burns is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Burns Journalist, Television producer, Actor Gordon Henry Burns is a Northern Irish born British journalist and broadcaster, best known as the host of Granada Television's popular game show The Krypton Factor for its original 18-year run. ...more

Fun Jobs That Pay Well

Gordon Douglas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Douglas Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Gordon Douglas was an American film director, who directed many different genres of films over the course of a five-decade career in motion pictures. He was a native of New York City.

Gordon Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Mitchell Bodybuilder, Actor Gordon Mitchell was an American actor and bodybuilder.

Gordon R. Dickson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon R. Dickson Novelist, Author, Writer Gordon Rupert Dickson was a Canadian-American science fiction writer. He was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2000.

Gordon Hunt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Hunt Television director, Theatre Director, Television producer Gordon E. Hunt is an American actor, voice actor, director of stage, film, and voiceover and casting director. He has directed such animated productions such as The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, Super ...more

Gordon H. Sato is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon H. Sato Chemist Dr. Gordon Hisashi Sato, Ph.D. is an American cell biologist who first attained prominence for his discovery that polypeptide factors required for the culture of mammalian cells outside the body ...more

Famous People Named Lisa

Gordon H. Smith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon H. Smith Politician Gordon Harold Smith is a former United States Senator and businessman from the state of Oregon. A Republican, he served two terms in the Senate. On September 18, 2009, he was appointed President ...more

Gordon Bressack is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Bressack Screenwriter Gordon Bressack is a screenwriter.

Gordon B. Hinckley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon B. Hinckley Writer, Minister of religion Gordon Hinckley appeared in the 2010 documentary film 8: The Mormon Proposition.

Gordon Nixon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Nixon Banker Gordon M. "Gord" Nixon, CM, O.Ont is a Canadian business executive and investment banker. He was the President, CEO and Director of Royal Bank of Canada, from 2001 to 2014.

Gordon R. England is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon R. England Businessperson, Engineer Gordon Richard England is an American businessman who served as the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense and twice as U.S. Secretary of the Navy in the administration of U.S. President George W.

Gordon James is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon James Actor Gordon James was an English actor who became known as the "heavy" in the Aldwych farces, between 1923 and 1933. He also appeared in some twenty films between 1929 and 1942. Born in ...more

Gordon Reid is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Reid Gordon Stanley Reid AC was an Australian academic who served as the 28th Governor of Western Australia. Born in Hurstville, a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, he was educated at Hurstville ...more

Gordon Smiley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
Gordon Smiley Race car driver Gordon Eugene Smiley was an American race car driver from Omaha, Nebraska who was killed in a single-car crash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He was inducted into the Nebraska Auto Racing ...more