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Isaac Hayes definitely was a jack of all trades. He was the third African American to ever win an Academy Award, was recognized by the Grammy Hall of Fame, and was the voice of "Chef" in the popular show South Park. What is it that this man couldn't do?

Isaac Asimov's Galactic Empire series has been considered a class on its own amongst science fiction fans. He worked as a faculty member at Boston University's School of Medicine and has also invented words that are now in the Oxford Dictionary, such as "robotics".

And, of course, who can forget Isaac Newton? His discovery of gravity and laws of motion changed the way we look at the world.

Isaac Newton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Mathematician, Physicist, Chemist
Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific ...more

Isaac Hayes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter
Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and producer. Hayes was one of the creative forces behind the southern soul music label Stax Records, where he served both as an ...more

Isaac Asimov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Biochemist, Historian, Novelist
Isaac Asimov was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was prolific and ...more

Isaac Bruce is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
American football player
Isaac Isidore Bruce is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played ...more

Isaac Mizrahi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Television producer, Actor, Costume Designer
Isaac Mizrahi is a film director.

Isaac Hanson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Score Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Clarke Isaac Hanson is an American musician best known as a member of the pop rock trio Hanson, which includes his two younger brothers Taylor and Zac. He sings both back-up and lead vocals, and ...more

Isaac Curtis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
American football player
Isaac Fisher Curtis is a former professional American football wide receiver who played his entire National Football League career with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Isaac Brock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Isaac K. Brock is the lead singer, guitarist, banjoist, and songwriter for the American indie rock band Modest Mouse, as well as his side project band, Ugly Casanova. As a songwriter he is noted ...more

Isaac Stern is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Conductor, Violinist
Isaac Stern was an American violinist and conductor.

Isaac Albéniz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Score Composer, Pianist, Composer
Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascual was a Spanish pianist and composer best known for his piano works based on folk music idioms. Transcriptions of many of his pieces, such as ...more

Isaac Bashevis Singer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter
Isaac Bashevis Singer was a Polish-born Jewish-American author. The Polish form of his birth name was Izaak Zynger and he used his mother's first name in an initial pseudonym, Izaak Baszewis, ...more

Isaac Julien is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Filmmaker
Isaac Julien is an installation artist and filmmaker.

Isaac Babel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Journalist, Writer
Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel was a Russian language journalist, playwright, literary translator, and short story writer. He is best known as the author of Red Cavalry, Story of My Dovecote, and ...more

Isaac Levitan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Ilyich Levitan was a classical Russian landscape painter who advanced the genre of the "mood landscape."

Isaac Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Poet
Isaac Rosenberg was an English poet of the First World War. His Poems from the Trenches are recognised as some of the most outstanding written during the First World War.

Isaac Redman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
American football player
Isaac Redman is a former American football running back. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Bowie State University in ...more

Isaac Hempstead-Wright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Actor
Isaac Hempstead-Wright is an English child actor. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of eleven, Hempstead-Wright is perhaps best known for his role as Bran Stark on the HBO ...more

Isaac Dorislaus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Diplomat, Lawyer
Isaac Dorislaus was an Anglo-Dutch lawyer, historian and diplomat. He was the son of a minister of the Dutch Reformed Church. He was educated at Leiden, removed to England about 1627, where he ...more

Isaac Babbitt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Inventor
Isaac Babbitt was goldsmith, in 1839 he invented of a low-friction tin-based metal alloy, Babbitt metal, that is used extensively in engine bearings today.

Isaac Newton Lewis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Inventor
Isaac Newton Lewis was a United States Army officer and the inventor of the Lewis Gun. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1884 and was commissioned second lieutenant in the ...more

Isaac Adams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Inventor
Isaac Adams was an American inventor and politician. He served in the Massachusetts Senate and invented the Adams Power Press, which revolutionized the printing industry.

Isaac Singer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor
Isaac Merritt Singer was an American inventor, actor, and entrepreneur. He made important improvements in the design of the sewing machine and was the founder of the Singer Sewing Machine ...more

Isaac Rochussen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Pirate
Isaac Rochussen or Isaac Rockesen was a 17th-century Dutch corsair and privateer during the Second and Third Anglo-Dutch War. His capture of the The Falcon, a merchantman belonging to the East ...more

Isaac L. Ellwood is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Inventor
Isaac Leonard Ellwood was an American rancher, businessman and barbed wire entrepreneur.

Isaac Ashmead is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Inventor
Isaac Ashmead was a printer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born in Germantown to Jacob and Mary Ashmead, part of a family which settled in Philadelphia at the start of the Pennsylvania ...more