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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.

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    Jeff Daniels

    1955-02-19
    Jeffrey Warren Daniels (born February 19, 1955) is an American actor, musician, and playwright...  more

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    Jeff Goldblum

    1952-10-22
    Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum (; born October 22, 1952) is an American actor and musician. He has...  more

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    Jeff Bezos

    1964-01-12
    Jeffrey Preston Bezos (; né Jorgensen; January 12, 1964) is an American technology...  more

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    Jeff Bridges

    1949-12-04
    Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor, singer, and producer. He...  more

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    The Best Jeff Bridges Movies#31 of 264 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

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    Jeff Ross

    1965-09-13
    Jeffrey Ross Lifschultz (born September 13, 1965), known professionally as Jeff Ross, is an...  more

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    Jeffrey Wright

    1965-12-07
    Jeffrey Wright (born December 7, 1965) is an American actor. He is best known for his Tony-...  more

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    Jeff Beck

    1944-06-24
    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

    1944-07-08
    Jeffrey Michael Tambor (born July 8, 1944) is an American actor and voice artist. He is known...  more

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    Jeff Foxworthy

    1958-09-06
    Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy (born September 6, 1958) is an American stand-up comedian, actor,...  more

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    #56 of 269 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities In The World#104 of 131 The Most Annoying TV Hosts

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    Jeff Probst

    1961-11-04
    Jeff Probst (born November 4, 1962) is an American game show host and an executive producer....  more
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    Jeff Lynne

    1947-12-30
    Jeffrey Lynne (born 30 December 1947) is an English songwriter, singer, record producer, and...  more

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    #66 of 227 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters#122 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

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    Jeff Garlin

    1962-06-05
    Jeffrey Todd Garlin (born June 5, 1962) is an American comedian, actor, producer, director,...  more

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    Jeffrey Dahmer

    1960-05-21
    Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (; May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee...  more

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    #32 of 130 Famous American Serial Killers#10 of 10 How 10 Notorious Criminals From History Actually Got Caught

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    Jeff Hardy

    1977-08-31
    Jeffrey Nero Hardy (born August 31, 1977) is an American professional wrestler,...  more

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    #23 of 69 The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s#20 of 448 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

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    Jeff Perry

    1955-08-16
    Jeffrey Perry (born August 16, 1955) is an American actor of stage, television, and film. He...  more
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    Jeffrey Donovan

    1968-05-11
    Jeffrey Thomas Donovan is an American actor. He played Michael Westen in the television...  more
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    Jeff Teague

    1988-06-10
    Jeffrey Demarco Teague (born June 10, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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    Jeff Dunham

    1962-04-18
    Jeffrey Dunham (born April 18, 1962) is an American ventriloquist, stand-up comedian and actor...  more

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    Jeff Buckley

    1966-11-17
    Jeffrey Scott Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), raised as Scott Moorhead, was an...  more

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    #558 of 739 The Best Singers Of All Time#232 of 489 The Best Rock Vocalists

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    Jeff Gordon

    1971-08-04
    Jeffery Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is an American former professional stock car...  more

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    Jeffrey Combs

    1954-09-09
    Jeffrey Alan Combs (born September 9, 1954) is an American actor known for starring in horror...  more
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    Jeffrey Osborne

    1948-03-09
    Jeffrey Linton Osborne (born March 9, 1948) is an American Grammy–nominated singer–songwriter,...  more
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    Jeff Hornacek

    1963-05-03
    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