Famous People Named Gustavo 

Updated November 4, 2019 2.9k views 99 items
Have you ever realized how many famous people named Gustavo there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Gustavo to show that Gustavos have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Gustavos on this list might go by Gus, so this list also includes famous people named Gus. From actors named Gustavo to athletes named Gustavo, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Gustavo. This list includes well-known Gustavos like American director, writer, musician and painter Gus Van Sant, basketball player Gus Johnson, and Brazilian former tennis player Gustavo Kuerten.
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Gus Van Sant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Painter, Television producer, Musician

Age: 66

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Gus Green Van Sant Jr. (born July 24, 1952) is an American film director, screenwriter, painter, photographer, musician, and author who has earned acclaim as both an independent and mainstream ...more

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Gus Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Basketball player

Age: Dec. at 49 (1938-1987)

Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States of America

Gus Johnson Jr. (December 13, 1938 – April 29, 1987) was an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m), 235-pound (107 kg) ...more
Gustavo Kuerten is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Tennis player

Age: 42

Birthplace: Florianópolis, Brazil

Gustavo Kuerten (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡusˈtavu ˈkiɾtẽ]; born 10 September 1976), nicknamed Guga, is a retired World No. 1 tennis player from Brazil. He won the French Open singles title ...more

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Gus Grissom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Astronaut, Military aviator

Age: Dec. at 41 (1926-1967)

Birthplace: Mitchell, Indiana, United States of America

Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom (April 3, 1926 – January 27, 1967) was one of the seven original National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Project Mercury astronauts, and the first of ...more

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Gus Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Basketball player

Age: 65

Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York

Gus Williams may refer to: Gus Williams (vaudeville) (1848–1915), American comedian and songwriter Gus Williams (outfielder) (1888–1964), German-American baseball player Gus Williams (pitcher) ...more

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Gus Malzahn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Coach, American football player

Age: 53

Birthplace: Irving, Texas

Arthur Gustavo Malzahn III (born October 28, 1965) is the head football coach for the Auburn Tigers. He spent the 2012 season as the head football coach at Arkansas State University. From 2009 ...more
Gustavo Cerati is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Age: Dec. at 55 (1959-2014)

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, South America, Greater Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, + more

Gustavo Adrián Cerati (11 August 1959 – 4 September 2014) was an Argentine singer-songwriter, composer and producer, considered one of the most important and influential figures of ...more
Gus Sorola is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Technician, Voice acting

Age: 41

Birthplace: Texas, United States of America

Gustavo Raul "Gus" Sorola III (born February 22, 1978) is an American actor and podcast host. He is best known for his work with Rooster Teeth.
Gus Frerotte is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
American football player

Age: 47

Birthplace: Kittanning, Pennsylvania

Gustave Joseph Frerotte (; born July 31, 1971) is a former American football quarterback. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college ...more
Gustavo Boccoli is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo

Age: 41

Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

Gustavo Boccoli (Hebrew: גוסטבו בוקולי‎; born 16 February 1978) is a retired Brazilian-born Israeli footballer. He was a versatile midfielder/forward who played most of his career for Maccabi
Gustavo Santaolalla is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician

Age: 67

Birthplace: El Palomar, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Gustavo Alfredo Santaolalla (born 19 August 1951) is an Argentine musician, film composer and producer. He has won Academy Awards for Best Original Score in two consecutive years, for Brokeback ...more
Gus Poyet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Manager, Coach, Footballer

Age: 51

Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Gustavo Augusto "Gus" Poyet Domínguez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɡus poˈʝet]; born 15 November 1967) is a Uruguayan former footballer. He was most recently the manager of Ligue 1 ...more
Gustavo Adolfo Bé... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Poet, Writer

Age: Dec. at 34 (1836-1870)

Birthplace: Seville, Spain

Gustavo Adolfo Claudio Domínguez Bastida, better known as Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (February 17, 1836, Seville – December 22, 1870, Madrid), was a Spanish Romanticist poet and writer ...more
Gus Sonnenberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Wrestler, Soldier, Actor

Age: Dec. at 46 (1898-1944)

Birthplace: Ewen, Michigan

Gustave Adolph Sonnenberg (March 6, 1898 – September 9, 1944) was an American football player and professional wrestler of German descent and World Heavyweight Champion. As a wrestler, he was ...more

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Gus Cannon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Laborer, Musician

Age: Dec. at 96 (1883-1979)

Birthplace: Mississippi

Gustavus "Gus" Cannon (September 12, 1883 or 1884 – October 15, 1979) was an American blues musician who helped to popularize jug bands (such as his own Cannon's Jug Stompers) in the ...more

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Gus Mercurio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Actor, Professional Boxer

Age: Dec. at 82 (1928-2010)

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Augustino Eugenio Mercurio (10 August 1928 – 7 December 2010) better known as Gus Mercurio, was an American-born Australian character actor who appeared in radio, television and film.
Gus Hall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Lumberjack, Miner, Writer

Age: Dec. at 90 (1910-2000)

Birthplace: Cherry Township, Minnesota, United States of America

Gus Hall (born Arvo Kustaa Halberg; October 8, 1910 – October 13, 2000) was a leader and chairman of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and its four-time U.S. presidential candidate. As a labor ...more
Gustavo Díaz Orda... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo

Age: Dec. at 68 (1911-1979)

Birthplace: Puebla, Mexico

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Bolaños (Spanish pronunciation: [gusˈtaβo ˈðias oɾˈðas]; 12 March 1911 – 15 July 1979) was a Mexican politician and member of the Institutional ...more
Gustavo Dudamel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Conductor, Musician, Composer

Age: 38

Birthplace: Barquisimeto, Venezuela

Gustavo Adolfo Dudamel Ramírez (born 26 January 1981) is a Venezuelan conductor and violinist. He is the music director of the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar and
Gus Bradley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo

Age: 52

Birthplace: Zumbrota, Minnesota

Paul Casey "Gus" Bradley (born July 5, 1966) is an American football coach who is the current defensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). ...more
Gustavo Rojas Pinilla is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Politician, Military Officer

Age: Dec. at 75 (1900-1975)

Birthplace: Tunja, Colombia

Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (12 March 1900 – 17 January 1975) was the 19th President of Colombia from June 1953 to May 1957. An Army General, he mounted a successful coup d'état against the ...more
Gustavo Gutiérrez... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo

Age: 90

Birthplace: Lima, Peru

Gustavo Gutiérrez Merino (born 8 June 1928) is a Peruvian philosopher, theologian, and Dominican priest regarded as one of the founders of liberation theology. He currently holds the John ...more
Gus Hansen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo

Age: 45

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Gustav "Gus" Hansen (born Gustav Jacobsen on 13 February 1974 outside Copenhagen, Denmark) is a professional Danish poker player who has lived in Monaco since 2003. In his poker ...more
Gus Mancuso is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo
Manager, Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 79 (1905-1984)

Birthplace: Galveston, Texas

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Gus Lesnevich is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Gustavo

Age: Dec. at 49 (1915-1964)

Birthplace: Cliffside Park, New Jersey

Gustav George "Gus" Lesnevich (February 22, 1915 – February 28, 1964) was an American boxer who held the World Light Heavyweight Championship.