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Who Is The Most Famous Greg In The World?

Updated November 17, 2020 2.7k votes 84 voters 37.4k views93 items

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

Gregory Peck is certainly one of the most famous Gregs on this list. One of the famous actors named Greg, he won an Academy Award for best actor for portraying Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird. The Keys of the Kingdom, The Yearling, and Gentleman's Agreement are among his other popular films. Greg Kinnear and Greg Grunberg are also famous actors named Greg.

Another of the famous people with the first name Greg is Greg Graffin. He is the vocalist for the punk rock band Bad Religion. He also holds a PhD in zoology from Cornell University.

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    Greg Kinnear

    1963-06-17

    BirthplaceLogansport, Indiana, United States of America

    Gregory Buck Kinnear (born June 17, 1963) is an American actor and television personality. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in As Good as It Gets...  more

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    Gregory Hines

    1946-02-14

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Gregory Oliver Hines (February 14, 1946 – August 9, 2003) was an American dancer, actor, singer, and choreographer....  more

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    #51 of 178 The Greatest Black Actors In Film History#80 of 140 The Greatest Broadway Stars of All Time

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    Greg Norman

    1955

    BirthplaceMount Isa, Australasia, Australia, Queensland

    Gregory John Norman AO (born 10 February 1955) is an Australian professional golfer and entrepreneur who spent 331 weeks as the world's Number 1 Official World Golf Rankings ranked golfer in the...  more

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    Greg Louganis

    1960-01-29

    BirthplaceEl Cajon, California, United States of America

    Gregory Efthimios Louganis (;born January 29, 1960) is an American Olympic diver, LGBT activist, and author who won gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics, on both the springboard and...  more

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    Greg Abbott

    1957-11-13

    BirthplaceTexas, Wichita Falls, Area code 940, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    Gregory Wayne Abbott (born November 13, 1957) is an American attorney and politician who has served as the 48th Governor of Texas since January 20, 2015. A Republican, Abbott previously served as the...  more
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    Greg Maddux

    1966-04-14

    BirthplaceSan Angelo, Texas, USA

    Gregory Alan Maddux (born April 14, 1966) is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. Maddux is best known for his accomplishments while playing for the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago...  more

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    Greg Graffin

    1964-11-06

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Racine

    Gregory Walter Graffin, Ph.D (born November 6, 1964) is an American punk rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, college lecturer, and author. He is most recognized as the lead vocalist,...  more

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    Greg Olsen

    1985-03-11

    BirthplaceWayne, New Jersey

    Gregory Walter Olsen (born March 11, 1985) is a retired American football tight end. During his career he played for the Chicago Bears, Carolina Panthers, and Seattle Seahawks of the National...  more
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    Greg Oden

    1988-01-22

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York

    Gregory Wayne Oden Jr. (born January 22, 1988) is an American former professional basketball player. Oden, a 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m), 250-pound (110 kg) center, played college basketball at the Ohio State...  more
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    Greg Vaughn

    1965-07-03

    BirthplaceSacramento, California

    Gregory Lamont Vaughn (born July 3, 1965) is a former Major League Baseball left fielder who played for the Milwaukee Brewers (1989–96), San Diego Padres (1996–98), Cincinnati Reds (1999), Tampa Bay...  more
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    Greg Hardy

    1988-07-28

    BirthplaceMillington, Tennessee

    Gregory McKarl Hardy (born July 28, 1988) is an American mixed martial artist and former American football defensive end. He played college football at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), and...  more

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    Greg LeMond

    1961-06-26

    BirthplaceLakewood, California

    Gregory James "Greg" LeMond (born June 26, 1961) is an American former professional road racing cyclist who won the Road Race World Championship twice (1983 and 1989) and the Tour de France three...  more
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    Greg Jennings

    1983-09-21

    BirthplaceKalamazoo, Michigan

    Gregory Jennings Jr. (born September 21, 1983) is a former American football wide receiver who played ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers out of...  more
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    Greg Holland

    1985-11-20

    BirthplaceMorganton, North Carolina

    Gregory Scott Holland (born November 20, 1985) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has also played in MLB for the Colorado...  more
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    Greg Grunberg

    1966-07-11

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Gregory Phillip Grunberg (born July 11, 1966) is an American television and film actor. He is best known for starring as Eric Weiss in the ABC series Alias, Matt Parkman in the NBC series Heroes,...  more

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    Greg Monroe

    1990-06-04

    BirthplaceGretna, Louisiana

    Gregory Keith Monroe Jr. (born June 4, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for Bayern Munich of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) and the EuroLeague. In his freshman season at...  more
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    Greg Germann

    1958-02-26

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Gregory Andrew Germann ( GUR-mən; born February 26, 1958) is an American actor who is known for playing Richard Fish on the television series Ally McBeal, which earned him a Screen Actors Guild...  more
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    Greg Valentine

    1951-09-20
    Jonathan Anthony Wisniski (born September 20, 1951) is an American professional wrestler, better known as Greg "The Hammer" Valentine. He is the son of wrestler Johnny Valentine. In the course of his...  more

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    Greg Berlanti

    1972-05-24

    BirthplaceRye, New York

    Gregory Berlanti (born May 24, 1972) is an American writer, producer, and film director. He is known for his work on the television series Dawson's Creek, Brothers & Sisters, Everwood, Political...  more
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    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    Gregory Nicotero (born March 15, 1963) is an American special make-up effects creator, television producer, and director. His first major job in special effects makeup was on the George A. Romero...  more
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    Greg Daniels

    1963-06-13

    BirthplaceWest Hollywood, California

    Gregory Martin Daniels (born June 13, 1963) is an American television comedy writer, producer, and director. He is known for his work on several television series, including Saturday Night Live, The...  more
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    Greg Davies

    1968-05-14

    BirthplaceSt Asaph, United Kingdom

    Gregory Daniel Davies (born 14 May 1968) is a British stand-up comedian and actor. He is best known for his roles as Greg in We Are Klang, Mr. Gilbert in The Inbetweeners, Ken Thompson in Cuckoo, as...  more
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    Greg Swindell

    1965-01-02

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas

    Forest Gregory "Greg" Swindell (born January 2, 1965) is an American former Major League Baseball player, who had a 17-year career as a left-handed pitcher from 1986 to 2002. He played for the...  more
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    Gregory Helms

    1974-07-12
    Gregory Shane Helms (born July 12, 1974) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE as a producer. He is best known for his time with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), where he...  more
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    Greg Buis

    1975-12-31

    BirthplacePlano, Texas, United States of America

    Greg Buis is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Borneo....
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