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Who knew there were so many famous people named Horace in the world? Our list of celebrities named Horace includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Horaces below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Horace, actors named Horace, and much more. Horace Grant, Horace Greeley, and Horace are only a few of the well-known people named Horace on this list.

Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Grant Horace Junior Grant is a retired American basketball player. He attended and played college basketball at Clemson University, before playing professionally in the National Basketball ...more

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Horace Greeley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Greeley Horace Greeley was editor of the New-York Tribune, among the great newspapers of its time. Long active in politics, he served briefly as a congressman from New York, and was the candidate of the ...more

Horace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Quintus Horatius Flaccus, known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. The rhetorician Quintillian regarded his Odes as just about ...more

Horace Mann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Mann Horace Mann was an American politician and educational reformer. A Whig devoted to promoting speedy modernization, he served in the Massachusetts State Legislature. In 1848, after serving as ...more

Horace Heidt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Heidt Horace Heidt was an American pianist, big band leader, and radio and television personality. His band, Horace Heidt and his Musical Knights, toured vaudeville and performed on radio and ...more

Horace Silver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Silver Horace Silver was an American jazz pianist and composer. Silver is known for his distinctive playing style and pioneering compositional contributions to hard bop. He was influenced by a wide ...more

Horace Gwynne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Gwynne Horace "Lefty" Gwynne was a bantamweight professional boxer from Canada, who competed in the 1930s and won the gold medal at the 1932 Summer Olympics. He was still an amateur when he ...more

Horace Walpole is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Walpole Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, also known as Horace Walpole, was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician. He is now largely remembered for Strawberry ...more

Horace Barnes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Barnes Horace Barnes was an English footballer, who played for Derby County, Manchester City, Preston North End and Oldham Athletic.

Horace Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Smith Horace Smith was an American gunsmith, inventor, and businessman. He and his business partner Daniel B. Wesson formed two companies named Smith & Wesson, the first of which was financed in ...more

Horace Panter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Panter Horace Panter also known as Sir Horace Gentleman, is the bassist for the British 2 Tone ska band The Specials. Born in Croydon, Surrey he spent most of his formative years in Kettering, ...more

Horace Percy Lale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Percy Lale Captain Horace Percy Lale, Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Flying Cross with Bar, was a British World War I flying ace credited with 23 victories.

Horace Andy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Andy Horace Andy is a roots reggae songwriter and singer, known for his distinctive vocals and hit songs such as "Government Land", as well as "Angel" and "Five Man ...more

Horace B. Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace B. Carpenter Horace B. Carpenter was an American actor, film director and, screenwriter. He appeared in 334 films between 1914 and 1946. He also directed 15 films between 1925 and 1934. Born in Grand Rapids, ...more

Horace Gray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Gray Horace Gray was an American jurist who ultimately served on the United States Supreme Court. He was active in public service and a great philanthropist to the City of Boston.

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Horace Hogan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Hogan Michael Bollea is an American professional wrestler. In wrestling, he is best known by his ring name, Horace Hogan. He is the nephew of professional wrestler Hulk Hogan and cousin of the late ...more

Horace Austin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Austin Horace Austin was an American politician. He served as the sixth Governor of Minnesota from January 9, 1870 to January 7, 1874. He was a Republican. A reputation for clearheaded objectivity and ...more

Horace Goldin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Goldin Horace Goldin was a stage magician who was noted for his lightning fast presentation style and who achieved international fame with his versions of the Sawing a woman in half illusion.

Horace McMahon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace McMahon Horace McMahon was an American actor.

Horace Ivory is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Ivory Horace Orlando Ivory is a former American football running back in the NFL from 1977 through 1982. He attended Nolan Catholic High School from 1968 to 1972 where he was a TCIL All-State Running ...more

Horace Gregory is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Gregory Horace Gregory was a prize-winning American poet, translator of classic poetry, literary critic and college professor.

Horace Mann Bond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Mann Bond Horace Mann Bond was an American historian, college administrator, social science researcher, and the father of civil-rights leader Julian Bond. He earned a master's and doctorate from ...more

Horace Henderson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Henderson Horace W. Henderson, the younger brother of Fletcher Henderson, was an American jazz pianist, organist, arranger, and bandleader. Born in Cuthbert, Georgia, while later attending Wilberforce ...more

Horace Jackson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Jackson Horace Jackson was a screenwriter.

Horace Harmon Lurton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Harmon Lurton Horace Harmon Lurton was an American jurist who served for four years as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Appointed at the age of 65, Lurton was the oldest justice appointed ...more

Horace Freeland Judson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Freeland Judson Horace Freeland Judson was a historian of molecular biology and the author of several books, including The Eighth Day of Creation, a history of molecular biology, and The Great Betrayal: Fraud ...more

Horace Lamb is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Lamb Sir Horace Lamb FRS was an English applied mathematician and author of several influential texts on classical physics, among them Hydrodynamics and Dynamical Theory of Sound. Both of these books ...more

Horace Maynard is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Maynard Horace Maynard was an American educator, attorney, politician and diplomat active primarily in the second half of the 19th century. Initially elected to the House of Representatives from ...more

Horace Murphy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Murphy Horace Murphy was an actor.

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Horace W. Babcock is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace W. Babcock Horace Welcome Babcock was an American astronomer. He was the son of Harold D. Babcock. He invented and built a number of astronomical instruments, and in 1953 was the first to propose the idea ...more

Horace Woodard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Woodard Horace Woodard was an American film producer and cinematographer of short films. He won at the 7th Academy Awards along with his brother Stacy Woodard for the category of Best Live Action ...more

Horace King is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace King Horace King was an American architect, engineer, and bridge builder. King is considered the most respected bridge builder of the 19th century Deep South, constructing dozens of bridges in ...more

Horace M. Albright is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace M. Albright Horace Marden Albright was an American conservationist. Horace Albright was born 1890 in Bishop, California, the son of George Albright, a miner. He graduated from University of California, ...more

Horace Fairbanks is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Fairbanks Horace Fairbanks was an American politician and the 36th Governor of Vermont from 1876 to 1878.

Horace Annesley Vachell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Annesley Vachell Horace Annesley Vachell was a prolific English writer of novels, plays, short stories, essays and autobiographical works. Born in Sydenham, Kent on 30 October 1861, he was educated at Harrow and ...more

Horace Wells is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Wells Horace Wells was an American dentist who pioneered the use of anesthesia in dentistry, specifically nitrous oxide.

Horace F. Graham is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace F. Graham Horace French Graham was an American politician who served as the 56th Governor of the U.S. state of Vermont from 1917 to 1919.

Horace Darwin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Darwin Sir Horace Darwin, KBE, FRS, a son of the English naturalist Charles Darwin, was a civil engineer. Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Darwin was born in Down House in 1851, the fifth son and ...more

Horace R. Kornegay is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace R. Kornegay Horace Robinson Kornegay was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina. Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Kornegay was educated in the public schools of Greensboro, North Carolina, graduating ...more

Horace F. Bartine is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace F. Bartine Horace Franklin Bartine was a United States Representative from Nevada.

Horace Ward is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Ward Horace Taliaferro Ward was the first African American to challenge the racially discriminatory practices at the University of Georgia School of Law. Ward was born in LaGrange, Georgia. After ...more

Horace White is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace White Horace White was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He was the 37th Governor of New York in 1910.

Horace Phillips is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Phillips Sir Horace Phillips KCMG was a British diplomat. Phillips was born in Glasgow, Scotland. After seven years in the Army in the second World War, he served in a number of postings in East Africa, ...more

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Horace Hildreth is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Hildreth Horace Augustus Hildreth was born on December 2, 1902 in Gardiner, Maine, the son of an attorney. Hildreth attended local schools before graduating from Bowdoin College in the class of 1925 and ...more

Horace Kallen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Kallen Horace Meyer Kallen was an American philosopher.

Horace Gillom is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Gillom Horace Albert "Big Horse" Gillom was an American football punter and end in the All-America Football Conference and National Football League. He played ten seasons for the Cleveland ...more

Horace Elgin Dodge is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Elgin Dodge Horace Elgin Dodge, Sr. was an American automobile manufacturing pioneer and co-founder of Dodge Brothers Company.

Horace Eaton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Eaton Horace Eaton was an American Whig politician, a medical doctor, the twelfth lieutenant governor of Vermont, and the eighteenth governor of Vermont.

Horace Bristol is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Bristol Horace Bristol was a twentieth-century American photographer, best known for his work in Life. His photos appeared in Time, Fortune, Sunset, and National Geographic magazines.

Horace Rackham is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Horace
Horace Rackham Horace H. Rackham was one of the original stockholders in the Ford Motor Company and a noted philanthropist.