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

Updated November 20, 2020 920 votes 33 voters 48.3k 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 Daniels1
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    Jeff Daniels

    1955-02-19

    BirthplaceAthens, Georgia, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Goldblum2
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    Jeff Goldblum

    1952-10-22

    BirthplaceWest Homestead, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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    Jeff Bridges

    1949-12-04

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Ross4
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    Jeff Ross

    1965-09-13

    BirthplaceUSA, Springfield Township, New Jersey

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

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  • Jeff Bezos5
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    Jeff Bezos

    1964-01-12

    BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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

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  • Jeffrey Wright6
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    Jeffrey Wright

    1965-12-07

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

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

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  • Jeff Beck7
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    Jeff Beck

    1944-06-24

    BirthplaceWallington, London, London, United Kingdom

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

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  • Jeffrey Tambor8
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    Jeffrey Tambor

    1944-07-08

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Foxworthy9
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    Jeff Foxworthy

    1958-09-06

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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

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  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan10

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Probst11
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    Jeff Probst

    1961-11-04

    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Perry12
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    Jeff Perry

    1955-08-16

    BirthplaceHighland Park, Illinois, United States of America

    Jeffrey Perry (born August 16, 1955) is an American actor of stage, television, and film. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Jeffrey Dahmer13
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    Jeffrey Dahmer

    1960-05-21

    BirthplaceWest Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America

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

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  • Jeffrey Donovan14
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    Jeffrey Donovan

    1968-05-11

    BirthplaceAmesbury, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Garlin15
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    Jeff Garlin

    1962-06-05

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

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

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  • Jeff Teague16
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    Jeff Teague

    1988-06-10

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

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

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  • Jeff Dunham17
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    Jeff Dunham

    1962-04-18

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Dallas

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

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  • Jeff Buckley18
    11

    Jeff Buckley

    1966-11-17

    BirthplaceAnaheim, California, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Lynne19
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    Jeff Lynne

    1947-12-30

    BirthplaceShard End, United Kingdom

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

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  • Jeffrey Combs20
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    Jeffrey Combs

    1954-09-09

    BirthplaceOxnard, California, United States of America

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

    1948-03-09

    BirthplaceProvidence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

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  • Jeff Hornacek22
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    Jeff Hornacek

    1963-05-03

    BirthplaceElmhurst, Illinois

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

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  • Jeffrey Nordling23
    15

    BirthplaceUSA, Ridgewood, New Jersey

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

    1950-10-05

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

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

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  • Jeff Hardy25
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    Jeff Hardy

    1977-08-31

    BirthplaceCameron, North Carolina, United States of America

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

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