How many celebrities named Ian can you think of? The famous Ians below have many different professions, including notable actors named Ian, famous rock stars and musicians named Ian, and even athletes named Ian.
Sir Ian McKellen is certainly one of the most famous Ians on this list. One of the famous actors named Ian, he is best known for portraying Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings films. He also appeared in such movies as Gods and Monsters and X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Another of the famous people with the first name Ian is Ian Curtis. The Joy Division lead singer tragically died by suicide in 1980. Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister was actually born Ian Fraser Kilmister. Ian Hunter is another British singer named Ian.
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Birthplace: Burnley, United KingdomSir Ian Murray McKellen (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor. His career spans genres... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Covington, Louisiana, United States of AmericaIan Joseph Somerhalder (born December 8, 1978) is an American actor, model, activist and... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Stretford, United KingdomIan Kevin Curtis (15 July 1956 – 18 May 1980) was an English singer-songwriter and musician.... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Blackburn, United KingdomIan David McShane (born 29 September 1942) is an English actor. He is known for his television... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Goodmayes, London, United KingdomSir Ian Holm Cuthbert (September 12, 1931 - June 19th, 2020), known as Ian Holm, was an... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Dunfermline, United KingdomIan Scott Anderson (born 10 August 1947) is a Scottish-born musician, singer, songwriter and... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Eurasia, Burslem, United KingdomIan Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister (24 December 1945 – 28 December 2015), was an English singer,... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Hounslow, London, EnglandIan Gillan (born 19 August 1945) is an English singer and songwriter. He is the lead singer... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Woolwich, London, United KingdomIan Edward Wright, (born 3 November 1963) is an English former professional footballer and... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USAIan Andrew Ziering (; born March 30, 1964) is an American actor and voice actor best known for... more on Wikipedia
- Ian Michael Harding (born September 16, 1986) is an American actor. He is known for his role... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaIan Gomez (born December 27, 1964) is an American actor known for his comedic TV work, which... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Oswestry, EnglandIan Hunter Patterson (born 3 June 1939), known as Ian Hunter, is a British singer-songwriter... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Carnoustie, United KingdomIan McDiarmid (; born 11 August 1944) is a Scottish actor and director best known for... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Nottingham, United KingdomIan Anderson Paice (born 29 June 1948) is an English musician, best known as the drummer and... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Warrington, United KingdomIan George Brown (born 20 February 1963) is an English singer and multi-instrumentalist. He... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Glasgow, United KingdomIan Brady (born Ian Duncan Stewart on January 2, 1938 in the Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland) is a... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sacramento, CaliforniaIan Hecox is the co-founder of the online comedy enterprise Smosh. Together with his childhood... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Edinburgh, United KingdomIan William Richardson, (7 April 1934 – 9 February 2007) was a Scottish actor of film, stage... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Tucson, ArizonaIan Michael Kinsler (born June 22, 1982) is an American professional baseball second baseman... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: St Asaph, United KingdomIan James Rush, (born 20 October 1961) is a Welsh former professional footballer who played... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Armagh, United KingdomIan Richard Kyle Paisley, Baron Bannside (6 April 1926 – 12 September 2014), was a loyalist... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Eurasia, Humberside, United Kingdom, Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of YorkshireIan Gillett Carmichael, OBE (18 June 1920 – 5 February 2010) was an English actor. He had... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, London, EnglandIan Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was an English author, journalist and... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, CaliforniaIan Patrick Kennedy (born December 19, 1984) is an American professional baseball pitcher for... more on Wikipedia