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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.
Gordon Hayward is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Gordon Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
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
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
Ontologist
He is a person who lives amongst the many!
Gordon Gould is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
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
Gordon Bunshaft is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
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
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
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
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
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
Gordon Scott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Gordon
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
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
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.