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Who knew there were so many famous people named Gunnar in the world? Our list of celebrities named Gunnar includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Gunnars below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Gunnar, actors named Gunnar, and much more. Gunnar Nordahl, Gunnar Gren, and Gunnar Hansen are only a few of the well-known people named Gunnar on this list.
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Gunnar Nordahl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Nordahl Gunnar Nordahl was a Swedish football player, best known for his spell at A.C. Milan from 1949 to 1956, in which he won two Scudetto titles and an unprecedented five top scorer awards, more than ...more

Gunnar Gren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Gren Gunnar Gren was a Swedish football player and coach. He is best known for playing for IFK Gothenburg and AC Milan. He was part of the famous "Gre-No-Li" trio of forwards at A.C. Milan ...more

Gunnar Hansen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Hansen Gunnar Hansen is an Icelandic-born American actor and author best known for playing the mentally impaired cannibal Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

Gunnar Björnstrand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Björnstrand Gunnar Björnstrand was a Swedish actor known for his frequent work with writer and director Ingmar Bergman. Björnstrand was born Knut Gunnar Johanson in Stockholm as son of actor Oscar ...more

Gunnar Myrdal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Myrdal Karl Gunnar Myrdal was a Swedish Nobel laureate economist, sociologist, and politician. In 1974, he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Friedrich Hayek for "their ...more

Gunnar Johansen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Johansen Gunnar Johansen was a Danish-born pianist and composer. He was one of the chief proponents of the music of Busoni, whose mature keyboard works he recorded in their entirety, as well as the ...more

Gunnar Andersson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Andersson Gunnar Andersson was a football player from Sweden. He is widely considered as one of Olympique de Marseille's best strikers, along with Josip Skoblar and Jean-Pierre Papinby whom?. He started ...more

Gunnar D. Hansson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar D. Hansson Gunnar D. Hansson, born in 1945 on the island Smögen in Sweden, is an author, poet, essayist, translator and associate professor of literature at Göteborg University. He is an ...more

Gunnar Heiberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Heiberg Gunnar Edvard Rode Heiberg was a Norwegian poet, playwright, journalist and theatre critic.

Gunnar Nelson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Nelson Gunnar Lúðvík Nelson is an Icelandic mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. Nelson is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is a ...more

Gunnar Ekelöf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Ekelöf Gunnar Ekelöf was a Swedish poet and writer. He was a member of the Swedish Academy from 1958. He was also awarded an honorary doctorate in philosophy by Uppsala University in 1958. He won ...more

Gunnar Mathias Michaeli is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Mathias Michaeli Gunnar Mathias "Mic" Michaeli is the keyboardist in the Swedish rock band Europe. Like many of the other Europe members he grew up in Stockholm suburb Upplands Väsby. He joined ...more

Gunnar Säve-Söderbergh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Säve-Söderbergh Gunnar Säve-Söderbergh was a Swedish palaeontologist and geologist. Säve-Söderbergh was born at Falun, the son of the neurologist Gotthard Söderbergh and Inga Säve. ...more

Gunnar Heckscher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Heckscher Gunnar Edvard Heckscher was a Swedish political scientist and leader of the Rightist Party, which later became the Moderate Party.

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Gunnar Sommerfeldt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Sommerfeldt Gunnar Sommerfeldt was a Danish actor and film maker. In 1919 he directed Saga Borgarættarinnar, the first feature film shot in Iceland. Sommerfeldt also wrote the script, based on Gunnar ...more

Gunnar Hellström is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Hellström Gunnar Hellstrom was a film director, an actor and a screenwriter.

Gunnar Seidenfaden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Seidenfaden Gunnar Seidenfaden was a Danish diplomat and botanist. He was Danish ambassador in Thailand 1955-1959, and in the U.S.S.R. 1959-1961. He was an expert on Southeast Asia Orchidaceae. He published ...more

Gunnar Germundson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Germundson Gunnar Germundson is a playwright.

Gunnar Fant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Fant Carl Gunnar Michael Fant was professor emeritus at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. He was a first cousin of George Fant. Gunnar Fant received a Master of Science in Electrical ...more

Gunnar Jarring is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Jarring Gunnar Valfrid Jarring was a Swedish diplomat and Turkologist. Jarring was born in Brunnby, Höganäs Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden. He earned a Ph.D. from Lund University in ...more

Gunnar Gunnarsson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Gunnarsson Influential Icelandic author who lived in Denmark for many years before building his house close to his birthplace near Egilsstadir, in Eastern Iceland.

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Gunnar Larsson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Larsson Karl Gunnar Larsson is a former swimmer from Sweden. He won the 400 metre individual medley event at the 1972 Summer Olympics by two one-thousandths of a second over American Tim McKee, breaking ...more

Gunnar Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Nilsson Gunnar Nilsson was a Swedish racing driver, born in Helsingborg. Before entering Formula One, he won the 1975 British Formula Three Championship. Nilsson entered 32 Formula One Grand Prix races, ...more

Gunnar Lindström is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Lindström Nils Gunnar Lindström was a Swedish athlete who competed mainly in the 1920 Summer Olympics, in the 1924 Summer Olympics, and in the 1928 Summer Olympics in javelin throw. He was born and ...more

Gunnar Nordström is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Nordström Gunnar Nordström was a Finnish theoretical physicist best remembered for his theory of gravitation, which was an early competitor of general relativity. Nordström is often designated ...more

Gunnar Birkerts is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Birkerts Gunnar Birkerts is a Latvian-American architect who, for most of his career, was based in the metropolitan area of Detroit, Michigan. Some of his designs include the Corning Museum of Glass in ...more

Gunnar Shogren is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar

Gunnar Nelson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Nelson Gunnar Eric Nelson is an American musician, singer, and songwriter and international multi-platinum recording artist.

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Gunnar Skirbekk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Skirbekk Gunnar Skirbekk is a Norwegian philosopher. He is professor emeritus at the Department of Philosophy and the Center for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities, University of Bergen. He is ...more

Gunnar Svensson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Svensson Gunnar Svensson is a film score composer and actor.

Gunnar Lauring is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Lauring Gunnar Lauring was a Danish stage and film actor.

Gunnar Höckert is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Höckert Gunnar Mikael Höckert was a Finnish athlete, winner of 5000 m at the 1936 Summer Olympics.

Gunnar Bakke is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Bakke Gunnar Bakke is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party, and the mayor of Bergen between 2007-2011.

Gunnar Viken is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Viken Gunnar Johannes Viken is a Norwegian dairy farmer and politician for the Conservative Party. Since 2007 he has been county mayor of Nord-Trøndelag County Municipality. Viken has been a ...more

Gunnar Lund is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Lund Nils Gunnar Wiggo Lund, born 26 July 1947. Swedish diplomat and politician. Married to Kari Lotsberg. Three children: Gustav Harald and Ingrid. Gunnar Lund did his military service as an ...more

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Gunnar Tolnæs is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Tolnæs Gunnar Tolnæs was a Norwegian-born film actor who worked for most of his career in Denmark.

Gunnar Eriksson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Eriksson Gunnar Eriksson was a Swedish cross-country skier who competed in the 1940s. He won the 4 x 10 km gold and the 18 km bronze at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz Eriksson also won the 50 km ...more

Gunnar Høst Sjøwall is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Høst Sjøwall Gunnar Høst Sjøwall is a Norwegian portrait photographer and former competitive tennis player. Sjøwall was a son of photographer Gunnar Theodor Sjøwall. As a child, ...more

Gunnar Olsson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Olsson Gunnar Olsson was a Swedish film actor and director. He was born in Oxelösund, Sweden.

Gunnar Andersen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Andersen Gunnar Andersen was a Norwegian footballer and ski jumper. In 1918 he became the first to receive the Egebergs Ærespris, an award presented to Norwegian athletes who excel at two different

Gunnar Sauer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Sauer Gunnar Sauer is a German retired footballer who played as a central defender, most notably with Werder Bremen. Over the course of 13 seasons, he amassed Bundesliga totals of 134 games and eight ...more

Gunnar Gundersen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Gundersen Gunnar Gundersen is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Hedmark in 2005. On the local level he was a deputy member of Åsnes ...more

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Gunnar Larsen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Larsen Gunnar Otterbech Larsen was a Norwegian journalist, writer, and translator. He worked in the newspaper Dagbladet from 1923 to 1958, where he was news editor from 1930 and became editor-in-chief ...more

Gunnar Berggren is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Berggren Gunnar A. E. Berggren was a Swedish boxer who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics. In 1928 he won the bronze medal in the lightweight class after winning the third place fight against Hans ...more

Gunnar Sønstevold is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Sønstevold Gunnar Sønstevold was a Norwegian composer. He was born in Elverum, and married composer Maj Sønstevold in 1941. He composed orchestral works, vocal music, chamber music, and music ...more

Gunnar Heiðar Þorvaldsson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Heiðar Þorvaldsson Gunnar Heiðar Þorvaldsson, commonly anglicised as Gunnar Heidar Thorvaldsson, is an Icelandic footballer who currently plays as a striker for BK Häcken and the Icelandic national ...more

Gunnar Ernblad is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Ernblad Gunnar Ernblad is an actor and voice actor.

Gunnar Thoroddsen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Thoroddsen Gunnar Thoroddsen was the Prime Minister of Iceland from 8 February 1980 to 26 May 1983. Gunnar was the youngest man ever elected to the Althing, Iceland's Parliament. He was 23 years old when ...more

Gunnar Carlsson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Carlsson Gunnar Carlsson is a film and television producer.

Gunnar Erik Carlsson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Erik Carlsson Gunnar E. Carlsson is the Ann and Bill Swindells Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University