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Who Is The Most Famous James In The World?

Updated October 16, 2020 1.1k votes 101 voters 122.5k views100 items

List RulesVote up all of the James that you have heard of.

How many celebrities named James can you think of? The famous Jameses below have many different professions, including notable actresses named James, famous comedians named James, and even political figures named James. 

James Marsden, of Enchanted, X-Men, and 27 Dresses, is certainly one of the most famous Jameses on this list. Another of the famous people with the first name James is director James Cameron, known for iconic films such as Avatar and Titanic.

James Brown is one of the famous singers named James. This list also features famous movie stars named James, like James Earl Jones. There are also more singers named James, former models named James, and athletes named James. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named James? Just add them to the list!

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    James Franco

    1978-04-19
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    James McAvoy

    1979-04-21
    James McAvoy (; born 21 April 1979) is a Scottish actor. He made his acting debut as a teen in...  more

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    James Dean

    1931-02-08
    James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955) was an American actor from Indiana....  more

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    James Corden

    1978-08-22
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    James Marsden

    1973-09-18
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    James Cameron

    1954-08-16
    James Francis Cameron (born August 16, 1954) is a Canadian filmmaker and environmentalist who...  more

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    James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor. His career has spanned more...  more

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    James Harden

    1989-08-26
    James Edward Harden Jr. (born August 26, 1989) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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    James Brown

    1933-05-03
    James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter,...  more

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    James Joseph Gandolfini Jr. (Italian: [ɡandolˈfiːni]; September 18, 1961 – June 19, 2013) was...  more

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    James Stewart

    1908-05-20
    James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military...  more

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    James Caan

    1940-03-26
    James Edmund Caan (born March 26, 1940) is an American actor. After early roles in The Glory...  more

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    James Spader

    1960-02-07
    James Todd Spader (born February 7, 1960) is an American actor. He is best known for...  more

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    James Taylor

    1948-03-12
    James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A...  more

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    James Cromwell

    1940-01-27
    James Oliver Cromwell (born January 27, 1940) is an American actor. Some of his more notable...  more

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    James Garner

    1928-04-07
    James Garner (born April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014) was an American actor, producer, and voice...  more

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    James May

    1963-01-16
    James Daniel May (born 16 January 1963) is an English television presenter and journalist. He...  more
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    James Coburn

    1928-08-31
    James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American actor. He...  more

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    James Patterson

    1947-03-22
    James Brendan Patterson (born March 22, 1947) is an American author and philanthropist. Among...  more

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    James Woods

    1947-04-18
    James Howard Woods (born April 18, 1947) is an American actor, voice actor, and producer. His...  more

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    James Monroe

    1758-04-28
    James Monroe (; April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was an American statesman, lawyer, diplomat and...  more

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    James Milner

    1986-01-04
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    James David Van Der Beek (born March 8, 1977) is an American actor best known for his...  more

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    James Blunt

    1974-02-22
    James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known by his stage name James Blunt, is...  more

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    James Brolin

    1940-07-18
    James Brolin (born July 18, 1940) is an American actor, producer, and director. He is the...  more

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