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Famous People Named Herb & Herbert 

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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Herbert there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Herb to show that Herbs have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Herbs on this list might go by Herbert, so this list also includes famous people named Herbert. From actors named Herbert to athletes named Herb, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Herb. This list includes well-known Herbs and Herberts like American president Herbert Hoover, American pro football player Herb Adderley, and Czech-born British actor Herbert Lom.
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Herbert Hoover is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 90 (1874-1964)

Birthplace: West Branch, Iowa, United States of America

Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933. A member ...more

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Herb Adderley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Age: 76

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Herbert Anthony Adderley (born June 8, 1939) is a former American football cornerback who played for the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL), and is a ...more

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Herbert Lom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 95 (1917-2012)

Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Herbert Lom (Czech pronunciation: [ɦɛrbɛrt lom]; 11 September 1917 – 27 September 2012) was a Czech-born British film and television actor who moved to the United Kingdom in 1939. In a career ...more
Herb Pennock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 54 (1894-1948)

Birthplace: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Herbert Jefferis Pennock (February 10, 1894 – January 30, 1948) was an American professional baseball pitcher and front-office executive. He played in Major League Baseball from 1912 through ...more

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Herb Kohl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Age: 84

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Herbert H. Kohl (born February 7, 1935) is an American businessman, philanthropist, and politician. Alongside the help of his brother and father, the Kohl family created the Kohl's Department ...more
Herb Alpert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Age: 83

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935) is an American jazz musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, or TJB. Alpert ...more

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Herbert Simon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 85 (1916-2001)

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Herb Pedersen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Age: 74

Birthplace: Berkeley, California

Herbert Joseph Pedersen (born April 27, 1944 in Berkeley, California) is an American musician, guitarist, banjo player, and singer-songwriter who has played a variety of musical styles over the ...more

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Herbert Marshall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 76 (1890-1966)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Herbert Brough Falcon Marshall (23 May 1890 – 22 January 1966) was an English stage, screen and radio actor who, despite losing a leg during the First World War, starred in many popular and ...more
Herb Ritts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 50 (1952-2002)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Herbert "Herb" Ritts Jr. (August 13, 1952 – December 26, 2002) was an American fashion photographer and director prolific for his photographs of celebrities, models, and other cultural ...more
Herbert Spencer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 83 (1820-1903)

Birthplace: Derby, United Kingdom

Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820 – 8 December 1903) was an English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era. ...more

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Herb Ellis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 89 (1921-2010)

Birthplace: Farmersville, Texas, United States of America

Mitchell Herbert Ellis (August 4, 1921 – March 28, 2010), known professionally as Herb Ellis, was an American jazz guitarist. During the 1950s, he was in a trio with pianist Oscar Peterson.
Herb Baumeister is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 49 (1947-1996)

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana

Herbert Richard Baumeister (April 7, 1947 – July 3, 1996) was an American suspected serial killer. A resident of Westfield, Indiana, Baumeister was under investigation for murdering over a dozen ...more

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Herb Score is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 75 (1933-2008)

Birthplace: Rosedale, New York City, New York

Herbert Jude Score (June 7, 1933 – November 11, 2008) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) player and announcer. Score pitched for the Cleveland Indians from 1955 through 1959 and the ...more

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Herbert Kitchener, 1st E... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 66 (1850-1916)

Birthplace: Ballylongford, Republic of Ireland

Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, (; 24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916) was a senior British Army officer and colonial administrator who won notoriety for his imperial ...more
Herbert L. Becker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Age: 62

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

Herbert Lawrence Becker is a former magician who also wrote a computer program described by him as "broadcasting analog signals over the internet in real time" in 2000. He is also the ...more
Herb Brooks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 66 (1937-2003)

Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Herbert Paul Brooks Jr. (August 5, 1937 – August 11, 2003) was an American ice hockey player and coach. His most notable achievement came in 1980 as head coach of the gold medal-winning U.S. ...more

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Herb Thomas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 77 (1923-2000)

Birthplace: Olivia, North Carolina

Herbert Watson Thomas (April 6, 1923 – August 9, 2000) was a stock car racer who was one of NASCAR's most successful drivers in the 1950s.
Herb Edelman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 63 (1933-1996)

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

Herbert Edelman (November 5, 1933 – July 21, 1996) was an American actor of stage, film and television. He was twice nominated for an Emmy Award for his television work. One of his best-known ...more
Herbert Muschamp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 60 (1947-2007)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Herbert Mitchell Muschamp (November 28, 1947 – October 2, 2007) was an American architecture critic.
Herbert Mullin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Age: 71

Birthplace: Salinas, California

Herbert William Mullin (born April 18, 1947) is an American serial killer who killed thirteen people in California in the early 1970s. He confessed to the killings, which he claimed prevented ...more

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Herbert Marcuse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 81 (1898-1979)

Birthplace: West Berlin

Herbert Marcuse (; German: [maɐ̯ˈkuːzə]; July 19, 1898 – July 29, 1979) was a German-American philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of Critical ...more
Herbert Henry Dow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 64 (1866-1930)

Birthplace: Belleville, Canada

Herbert Henry Dow (February 26, 1866 – October 15, 1930) was a Canadian-born American chemical industrialist, best known as the founder of the American multinational conglomerate Dow Chemical. ...more
Herb Gardner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 69 (1934-2003)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Herbert George Gardner (December 28, 1934 – September 25, 2003), better known as Herb Gardner, was an American commercial artist, cartoonist, playwright and screenwriter.
Herbert Jeffreys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Herb & Herbert
Dec. at 101 (1913-2014)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Herb Jeffries (born Umberto Alexander Valentino; September 24, 1913 – May 25, 2014) was an American actor of film and television and popular music and jazz singer-songwriter, known for his ...more