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

Updated November 20, 2020 931 votes 39 voters 49.5k 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!

  • Jeff Daniels1

    Jeff Daniels


    BirthplaceAthens, Georgia, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Goldblum2

    Jeff Goldblum


    BirthplaceWest Homestead, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Bridges3

    Jeff Bridges


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Bezos4

    Jeff Bezos


    BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Ross5

    Jeff Ross


    BirthplaceUSA, Springfield Township, New Jersey

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

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  • Jeffrey Wright6

    Jeffrey Wright


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

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

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  • Jeff Beck7

    Jeff Beck


    BirthplaceWallington, London, London, United Kingdom

    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 Morgan8

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

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

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  • Jeffrey Tambor9

    Jeffrey Tambor


    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Foxworthy10

    Jeff Foxworthy


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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

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    #58 of 269 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World#216 of 439 Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

  • Jeff Probst11

    Jeff Probst


    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Lynne12

    Jeff Lynne


    BirthplaceShard End, United Kingdom

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

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    #67 of 225 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters#125 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

  • Jeff Perry13

    Jeff Perry


    BirthplaceHighland Park, Illinois, United States of America

    Jeffrey Perry (born August 16, 1955) is an American actor of stage, television, and film. He...  more
  • Jeffrey Dahmer14

    Jeffrey Dahmer


    BirthplaceWest Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America

    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#3 of 61 The Scariest Serial Killers In History

  • Jeffrey Donovan15

    Jeffrey Donovan


    BirthplaceAmesbury, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Garlin16

    Jeff Garlin


    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

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


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  • Jeff Teague17

    Jeff Teague


    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

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

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  • Jeff Dunham18

    Jeff Dunham


    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Dallas

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

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  • Jeff Buckley19

    Jeff Buckley


    BirthplaceAnaheim, California, United States of America

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

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  • Jeffrey Combs20

    Jeffrey Combs


    BirthplaceOxnard, California, United States of America

    Jeffrey Alan Combs (born September 9, 1954) is an American actor known for starring in horror...  more
  • Jeffrey Osborne21

    Jeffrey Osborne


    BirthplaceProvidence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

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    #442 of 465 The Greatest Musical Artists of the '80s#3 of 75 The Best Musical Artists From Rhode Island

  • Jeff Hornacek22

    Jeff Hornacek


    BirthplaceElmhurst, Illinois

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

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  • Jeffrey Nordling23

    BirthplaceUSA, Ridgewood, New Jersey

    Jeffrey Richard Nordling (born March 11, 1962) is an American actor. He is known for his roles...  more
  • Jeff Conaway24

    Jeff Conaway


    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Jeffrey Charles William Michael Conaway (October 5, 1950 – May 27, 2011) was an American actor...  more

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  • Jeff Hardy25

    Jeff Hardy


    BirthplaceCameron, North Carolina, United States of America

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

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