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If your name is Harvey, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Harvey, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Harvey can you think of? The famous Harveys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Harvey, athletes named Harvey, and even political figures named Harvey. The music industry is no stranger to the name Harvey, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Harvey are worth mentioning? This list includes Harvey Keitel, Harvey Milk, Harvey Korman and Harvey Fierstein. To read more about these notable people named Harvey, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Harvey Keitel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Film Producer, Actor

Age: 79

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Harvey Keitel ( ky-TEL; born May 13, 1939) is an American actor and producer. He has starred in films such as Mean Streets (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), The Duellists (1977), Bugsy (1991), Thelma ...more

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Harvey Milk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Businessperson, Politician

Age: Dec. at 48 (1930-1978)

Birthplace: Woodmere, New York, United States of America

Harvey Bernard Milk (May 22, 1930 – November 27, 1978) was an American politician and the first openly gay elected official in the history of California, where he was elected to the San ...more

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Harvey Korman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Television director, Comedian, Television producer

Age: Dec. at 81 (1927-2008)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Harvey Herschel Korman (February 15, 1927 – May 29, 2008) was an American actor and comedian, who performed in television and film productions. His big break was being a featured performer on ...more

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Harvey Fierstein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 64

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Harvey Forbes Fierstein ( FIRE-steen; born June 6, 1954) is an American actor, playwright, and voice actor. Fierstein has won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his own play Torch Song ...more

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Harvey Weinstein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 66

Birthplace: Flushing, New York City, New York, United States of America

Harvey Weinstein (born March 19, 1952) is an American former film producer. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced several successful ...more

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Harvey Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Harvey Martin Actor, American football player

Age: Died at 51 (1950-2001)

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Harvey Banks Martin (November 16, 1950 – December 24, 2001) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys from 1973 until 1983. He starred at ...more
Harvey Levin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Editor, Journalist, Television producer

Age: 68

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Harvey Robert Levin (born September 2, 1950) is an American television producer, legal analyst, celebrity reporter, and former lawyer. He is the founder of celebrity news website TMZ, and the ...more
Harvey Kuenn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 58 (1930-1988)

Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin

Harvey Edward Kuenn (; December 4, 1930 – February 28, 1988) was an American professional baseball player, coach, and manager in Major League Baseball (MLB). As a shortstop and outfielder, he ...more

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Harvey Mandel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Musician

Age: 73

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Harvey Mandel (born March 11, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan, United States) is an American guitarist known for his innovative approach to electric guitar playing. A professional at twenty, he ...more

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Harvey Dahl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
American football player

Age: 37

Birthplace: Fallon, Nevada

Harvey Dahl (born June 24, 1981) is a former American football guard. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Nevada-Reno. Dahl has ...more
Harvey Pekar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Cartoonist, Author, Actor

Age: Dec. at 71 (1939-2010)

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Harvey Lawrence Pekar (; October 8, 1939 – July 12, 2010) was an American underground comic book writer, music critic, and media personality, best known for his autobiographical American ...more
Harvey Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Professor, Statistician

Age: 79

Harvey Goldstein (born 30 October 1939) is a British statistician known for his contributions to multilevel modelling methodology and software, and for applying this to educational assessment ...more
Harvey Spencer Lewis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Writer

Age: Dec. at 56 (1883-1939)

Birthplace: Frenchtown, New Jersey

Harvey Spencer Lewis F.R.C., S:::I:::I:::, 33° 66° 95°, PhD (November 25, 1883 – August 2, 1939), a noted Rosicrucian author, occultist, and mystic, was the founder in the USA and ...more

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Harvey Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Physicist, Inventor

Age: Dec. at 97 (1884-1981)

Birthplace: Provo, Utah

Harvey Fletcher (September 11, 1884 – July 23, 1981) was an American physicist. Known as the "father of stereophonic sound," he is credited with the invention of the 2-A audiometer and ...more
Harvey Mason is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Film Score Composer, Drummer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey

Harvey William Mason (born February 22, 1947) is an American jazz drummer, record producer, and member of the band Fourplay. He has worked with many jazz and jazz fusion artists, including Bob ...more
Harvey Grant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Basketball player

Age: 53

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia

Harvey Grant (born July 4, 1965) is a retired American National Basketball Association basketball player. He is the identical twin brother of Horace Grant, also a former NBA player.
Harvey Glatman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Harvey

Age: Dec. at 32 (1927-1959)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Harvey Murray Glatman (December 10, 1927 – September 18, 1959) was an American serial killer active during the late 1950s. He was known in the media as "The Lonely Hearts Killer" and ...more

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Harvey Hubbell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Inventor, Electrical engineer, Engineer

Age: Dec. at 70 (1857-1927)

Harvey Hubbell II (December 20 1858 - December 17, 1927), was an American inventor, entrepreneur and industrialist. His best-known inventions are the U.S. electrical plug and the pull-chain ...more
Harvey Wippleman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Wrestler

Age: 53

Bruno Lauer (born October 27, 1965) is an American professional wrestling manager, referee, and occasional wrestler, better known by his ring names, Harvey Wippleman and Downtown Bruno. ...more
Harvey Goldsmith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Promoter

Age: 72

Birthplace: Edgware, London, United Kingdom

Harvey Goldsmith (born 4 March 1946 in Edgware, Middlesex) is an English performing arts promoter. He is best known as a promoter of rock concerts, charity concerts, television broadcasts for ...more
Harvey Bullock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Television producer, Screenwriter

Age: Dec. at 85 (1921-2006)

Birthplace: Oxford, North Carolina

Harvey Bullock (born June 4, 1921 in Oxford, North Carolina – April 24, 2006) was an American television and film writer and producer. His work with R.S. Allen included episodes for The Andy ...more
Harvey Kurtzman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Editor, Cartoonist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 69 (1924-1993)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Harvey Kurtzman (; October 3, 1924 – February 21, 1993) was an American cartoonist and editor. His best-known work includes writing and editing the parodic comic book Mad from 1952 until 1956, ...more
Harvey Stephens is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Actor

Age: Dec. at 85 (1901-1986)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Harvey Stephens was an actor.
Harvey Brooks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Bassist, Record producer

Age: 74

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York

Harvey Brooks may refer to: Harvey Brooks (bassist) (born 1944), American bassist Harvey Brooks (physicist) (1915–2004), American physicist Harvey Brooks (composer) (1899–1968), American pianist ...more
Harvey García is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Harvey
Baseball player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela

Harvey Anderson García Ibarras (born March 16, 1984 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.