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Famous People Named Hector 

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

Which famous people named Hector are worth mentioning? This list includes Héctor Camacho, Héctor Scarone, Hector Berlioz and Héctor Chumpitaz. To read more about these notable people named Hector, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Héctor Camacho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Dec. at 50 (1962-2012)

Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Héctor Luís Camacho Matías (May 24, 1962 – November 24, 2012), commonly known by his nickname "Macho" Camacho, was a Puerto Rican professional boxer and ...more

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Héctor Scarone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Dec. at 69 (1898-1967)

Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Héctor Pedro Scarone Beretta (26 November 1898 – 4 April 1967) was a Uruguayan footballer who was considered as one of the best players in the world during his time.
Hector Berlioz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Dec. at 66 (1803-1869)

Birthplace: La Côte-Saint-André, France

Louis-Hector Berlioz (, French: [ɛktɔʁ bɛʁljoz]; 11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer. His output includes orchestral works such as the Symphonie fantastique and ...more

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Héctor Chumpitaz ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 75

Birthplace: San Vicente de Cañete, Peru

Héctor Eduardo Chumpitaz Gonzáles (American Spanish: [ˈektoɾ ˈtʃumpitas]; born April 12, 1943 in Cañete) is a former footballer from Peru. He, Teófilo Cubillas and ...more
Héctor Elizondo ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Héctor Elizondo Age: 82

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Héctor Elizondo (born December 22, 1936) is an American actor. Elizondo is best known for his television roles playing Dr. Phillip Watters on Chicago Hope and Ed Alzate on Last Man ...more
Héctor Guerrero ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 64

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Héctor Manuel Guerrero Llanes (born October 1, 1954) is a Mexican-born American professional wrestler. He is known by his paternal name Héctor Guerrero. He is a part of ...more
Hector Lombard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 41

Birthplace: Matanzas, Cuba

Héctor Miguel Lombard Pedrosa (born 2 February 1978) is a Cuban-Australian professional mixed martial artist, bodybuilder, and former Olympic judoka who competes as a middleweight in the ...more
Héctor Moreno is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 31

Birthplace: Culiacán, Mexico

Héctor Alfredo Moreno Herrera (born 17 January 1988) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Qatari club Al-Gharafa and the Mexico national team as a central defender. Moreno ...more
Hector Bellerin Moruno ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 23

Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Héctor Bellerín Moruno is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Arsenal. He also had a loan stint at Watford during the 2013–14 season. Internationally, ...more
Héctor Carrasco ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 49

Birthplace: San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

Héctor Pacheco Carrasco (born October 22, 1969) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He bats and throws right handed. In a twelve-season career, Carrasco has posted a 44–50 ...more
Héctor José... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Dec. at 71 (1909-1980)

Birthplace: Mercedes, Argentina

Héctor José Cámpora (26 March 1909 – 18 December 1980) was a dentist and Peronist politician. A major figure of left-wing Peronism Cámpora served briefly as the 38th ...more
Héctor Guti&eacut... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Dec. at 42 (1934-1976)

Birthplace: Uruguay

Héctor Gutiérrez Ruiz (1934, Montevideo – May 20, 1976, Buenos Aires) was a Uruguayan political figure, who died by assassination in the framework of Operation Condor. He was ...more
Héctor Alterio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 86

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Chacarita, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Héctor Benjamín Alterio Onorato (born 21 September 1929) is an Argentine theatre, film and television actor, well known both in Argentina and Spain.
Hector Guimard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Dec. at 75 (1867-1942)

Birthplace: Lyon, France

Hector Guimard was a French architect, who is now the best-known representative of the Art Nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Guimard's critical reputation has ...more
Héctor Sán... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 29

Birthplace: Maracay, Venezuela

Héctor E. Sánchez is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. In 2011, after hitting .302 with 11 HRs and 58 RBI in 52 ...more
Héctor Garza is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Dec. at 44 (1969-2013)

Birthplace: Monterrey, Mexico

Héctor Solano Segura (June 12, 1969 – May 26, 2013) was a Mexican professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Héctor Garza. During his career he worked for various major ...more
Héctor Scotta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 68

Birthplace: San Justo, Argentina

Héctor Horacio Leonel Scotta Guigo (born 27 September 1950) is a retired Argentine football striker. He was born in the city of San Justo in the Santa Fe Province of Argentina. Scotta is ...more
Héctor Veira is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 72

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Héctor "Bambino" Veira (born May 29, 1946) is a former Argentine footballer. Since retiring as a player he has gone on to win several major titles as a manager.
Héctor Miguel Her... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 28

Birthplace: Rosarito Beach, Mexico

Héctor Miguel Herrera López is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as central midfielder for Porto and the Mexico national team. He is an Olympic Gold Medalist. He is known ...more
Héctor Noes&iacut... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 32

Birthplace: Esperanza, Dominican Republic

Héctor Noesí (; born January 26, 1987) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the New ...more
Hector Rondon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 30

Birthplace: Guatire, Venezuela

Héctor Luis Rondón (born February 26, 1988) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the
Héctor Fajardo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 48

Birthplace: Sahuayo, Mexico

Héctor Fajardo Navarrete (born November 16, 1970) is a former Mexican major league baseball player. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Texas Rangers in a career that spanned 4 ...more
Hector Jimenez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 45

Birthplace: Tijuana, Mexico

Héctor Jiménez (born December 14, 1973) is a Mexican actor. He played Esqueleto in Nacho Libre, Mr. Tumnus in Epic Movie and the cashier in Wild Hogs. He worked in a theater ...more
Hector Avalos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 60

Birthplace: Nogales, Mexico

Hector Avalos (born October 8, 1958) is a professor of Religious Studies at Iowa State University, a secular biblical scholar, cultural anthropologist and the author of several books about ...more
Héctor Delgado is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Hector
Age: 36

Birthplace: Carolina, United States, with Territories

Héctor Luis Delgado Román is a Puerto Rican rapper, singer and record producer, formerly known by his stage names Héctor "El Father" and Hector "El ...more