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Famous People Named Hank 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Hank are out there? This list of celebrities named Hank will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Hanks below include actors named Hank and athletes named Hank, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Hank who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Hanks below include Hank Azaria, Hank Williams, and Hank Aaron.
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Hank Azaria is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Age: 51

Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York City, New York, USA

Henry Albert Azaria ( ə-ZAIR-ee-ə; born April 25, 1964) is an American actor, voice actor, singer, comedian and producer. He is known for his voice characterizations as a variety of characters ...more

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Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Age: 85

Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States of America

Henry Louis Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed "Hammer" or "Hammerin' Hank," is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder who serves as the senior ...more

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Hank Williams, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Age: 69

Birthplace: USA, Shreveport, Louisiana

Randall Hank Williams (born May 26, 1949), known professionally as Hank Williams Jr., or alternatively as "Bocephus", is an American southern rock singer-songwriter and musician. His ...more

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Hank Moody is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Henry James "Hank The Spank Tank" Moody, portrayed by David Duchovny, is a fictional character who served as the protagonist of the Showtime television series Californication. Moody is ...more
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 75 (1911-1986)

Birthplace: Greenwich Village, New York City, New York

Henry Benjamin Greenberg (born Hyman Greenberg; January 1, 1911 – September 4, 1986), nicknamed "Hammerin' Hank", "Hankus Pankus", or "The Hebrew Hammer", was an ...more

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Hank Williams III is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Age: 46

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Shelton Hank Williams (born December 12, 1972), known as Hank Williams III and Hank 3, is an American musician, singer and multi-instrumentalist, known for his dark style of country music. ...more

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Hank Gathers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 23 (1967-1990)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Eric "Hank" Gathers (February 11, 1967 – March 4, 1990) was an American college basketball player at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) who collapsed and died during a game. He was the ...more

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Hank Stram is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Hank Stram Age: Died at 82 (1923-2005)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Henry Louis "Hank" Stram (; January 3, 1923 – July 4, 2005) was an American football coach. He is best known for his 15-year tenure with the Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs of the ...more
Hank Marvin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Age: 77

Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Hank Brian Marvin (born Brian Robson Rankin, 28 October 1941) is an English multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter. He is best known as the lead guitarist for the Shadows, a group which ...more

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Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 85 (1922-2007)

Birthplace: East St. Louis, Illinois

Henry Albert Bauer (July 31, 1922 – February 9, 2007) was an American right fielder and manager in Major League Baseball. He played with the New York Yankees (from 1948 to 1959) and Kansas City ...more

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Hank the Angry Drunken D... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 39 (1962-2001)

Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts, United States of America

Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf (born Henry Joseph Nasiff Jr.; April 20, 1962 – September 4, 2001) was an American entertainer. Hank appeared numerous times on The Howard Stern Show and on the ...more
Hank Ballard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Hank Ballard (born John Henry Kendricks; November 18, 1927 – March 2, 2003) was a rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, the lead vocalist of The Midnighters and one of the first rock and roll ...more

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Hank Sauer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 84 (1917-2001)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Henry John Sauer (March 17, 1917 – August 24, 2001) was a left fielder in Major League Baseball. From 1941 through 1959, Sauer played for the Cincinnati Reds (1941–42, 1945, 1948–49), Chicago ...more

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Hank Jones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 92 (1918-2010)

Birthplace: Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States of America

Henry Jones Jr. (July 31, 1918 – May 16, 2010), best known as Hank Jones, was an American jazz pianist, bandleader, arranger, and composer. Critics and musicians described Jones as eloquent, ...more
Hank Mobley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 56 (1930-1986)

Birthplace: Eastman, Georgia

Henry "Hank" Mobley (July 7, 1930 – May 30, 1986) was an American hard bop and soul jazz tenor saxophonist and composer. Mobley was described by Leonard Feather as the ...more
Hank Snow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 85 (1914-1999)

Birthplace: Canada

Clarence Eugene "Hank" Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999) was a Canadian-American country music artist. In a career that spanned more than 50 years, he recorded 140 albums and ...more

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#52 of 332 The Top Country Artists of All Time #49 of 214 The Best Male Country Singers of All Time #43 of 210 The Greatest Classic Country & Western Artists Of All-Time

Hank Garland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 74 (1930-2004)

Birthplace: Spartanburg County, United States, with Territories, South Carolina, Cowpens

Walter Louis Garland (11 November 1930 – 27 December 2004) professionally Hank Garland, was an American guitarist and songwriter. He started as a country musician, played rock and roll as it ...more

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Hank Baskett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Age: 36

Birthplace: Clovis, New Mexico, United States of America

Henry Randall Baskett III (born September 4, 1982) is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League for the Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and ...more
Hank Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Age: 79

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA

George Hanks "Hank" Brown (born February 12, 1940) is a former Republican politician and U.S. Senator from Colorado. He served as president of the University of Colorado system from ...more
Hank Thompson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 44 (1925-1969)

Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Henry Curtis Thompson (December 8, 1925 – September 30, 1969), best known as Hank Thompson, was an American player in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball who played primarily as a third ...more
Hank Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Age: 38

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama

William Henry "Hank" Green II (born May 5, 1980) is an American video blogger, internet producer, musician, author, and entrepreneur. He is known for producing the YouTube channel ...more
Hank Lauricella is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Age: Died at 84 (1930-2014)

Birthplace: Harahan, Louisiana

Francis Edward Lauricella, known as Hank Lauricella (October 9, 1930 – March 25, 2014), was a real estate developer from suburban New Orleans, Louisiana, a college football legend, and a member ...more
Hank Kuhlmann is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Age: 81

Birthplace: St. Louis, Webster Groves, Missouri

Henry N. "Hank" Kuhlmann (born October 6, 1937) is a former American football coach, and was the interim head coach for the National Football League's Phoenix Cardinals for part of the ...more
Hank Worden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 91 (1901-1992)

Birthplace: USA, Rolfe, Iowa

Hank Worden (born Norton Earl Worden July 23, 1901 – December 6, 1992) was an American cowboy-turned-character actor who appeared in many Westerns, including many John Ford films such as The ...more
Hank Aguirre is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Hank
Dec. at 63 (1931-1994)

Birthplace: Azusa, California

Henry John Aguirre (January 31, 1931 – September 5, 1994), commonly known as Hank Aguirre, was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who played with the Cleveland Indians (1955–57), ...more