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Who Is The Most Famous Jeff Or Jeffrey In The World?

Updated November 20, 2020 950 votes 48 voters 50.9k views109 items

List RulesVote up all of the Jeffs and Jeffreys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Jeff can you think of? The famous Jeffs and Jeffreys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Jeff, famous musicians named Jeff, and even comedians named Jeffrey.

Jeff Bridges is certainly one of the most famous Jeffs on this list. One of the famous actors named Jeff, he began his career in 1951's The Company She Keeps when he was less than two years old. He went on to star in such classics as The Last Picture Show, Iron Man, and, of course, The Big Lebowski. Jeff Goldblum, Jeff Daniels, and Jeffrey Wright are all famous American actors named Jeff. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Jeff is Jeff Beck. He famously joined Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page in The Yardbirds in the mid-sixties and went on to have a successful solo career. He also recorded with such legends as Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, and Jon Bon Jovi.

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

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    Jeff Daniels

    Jeffrey Warren Daniels (born February 19, 1955) is an American actor, musician, and playwright...  more

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    Jeff Goldblum

    Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum (; born October 22, 1952) is an American actor and musician. He has...  more

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    Jeff Bezos

    Jeffrey Preston Bezos (; né Jorgensen; January 12, 1964) is an American technology...  more

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    Jeff Bridges

    Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor, singer, and producer. He...  more

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    Jeff Ross

    Jeffrey Ross Lifschultz (born September 13, 1965), known professionally as Jeff Ross, is an...  more

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    Jeffrey Wright

    Jeffrey Wright (born December 7, 1965) is an American actor. He is best known for his Tony-...  more

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    Jeff Beck

    Geoffrey Arnold Beck (born 24 June 1944) is an English rock guitarist. He is one of the three...  more

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    Jeffrey Dean Morgan (born April 22, 1966) is an American actor of film and television. He is...  more

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    Jeffrey Tambor

    Jeffrey Michael Tambor (born July 8, 1944) is an American actor and voice artist. He is known...  more

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    Jeff Foxworthy

    Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy (born September 6, 1958) is an American stand-up comedian, actor,...  more

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    Jeff Probst

    Jeff Probst (born November 4, 1962) is an American game show host and an executive producer....  more
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    Jeff Lynne

    Jeffrey Lynne (born 30 December 1947) is an English songwriter, singer, record producer, and...  more

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    Jeff Garlin

    Jeffrey Todd Garlin (born June 5, 1962) is an American comedian, actor, producer, director,...  more


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    Jeffrey Dahmer

    Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (; May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee...  more

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    Jeff Hardy

    Jeffrey Nero Hardy (born August 31, 1977) is an American professional wrestler,...  more

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    Jeff Perry

    Jeffrey Perry (born August 16, 1955) is an American actor of stage, television, and film. He...  more
  • 17

    Jeffrey Donovan

    Jeffrey Thomas Donovan is an American actor. He played Michael Westen in the television...  more
  • 18

    Jeff Teague

    Jeffrey Demarco Teague (born June 10, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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    Jeff Dunham

    Jeffrey Dunham (born April 18, 1962) is an American ventriloquist, stand-up comedian and actor...  more

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    Jeff Buckley

    Jeffrey Scott Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), raised as Scott Moorhead, was an...  more

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    Jeff Gordon

    Jeffery Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is an American former professional stock car...  more

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    Jeffrey Combs

    Jeffrey Alan Combs (born September 9, 1954) is an American actor known for starring in horror...  more
  • 23

    Jeffrey Osborne

    Jeffrey Linton Osborne (born March 9, 1948) is an American Grammy–nominated singer–songwriter,...  more
  • 24

    Jeff Hornacek

    Jeffrey John Hornacek (; born May 3, 1963) is an American professional basketball coach and...  more

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    Jeffrey Richard Nordling (born March 11, 1962) is an American actor. He is known for his roles...  more