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Famous People Named Jerome 

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Jerome in the world? Our list of celebrities named Jerome includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Jeromes below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Jerome, actors named Jerome, and much more. Jerome Bettis, Jérôme Boateng, and Jerome Brown are only a few of the well-known people named Jerome on this list.
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Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Athlete, Football Analyst, Presenter

Age: 47

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Jerome Abram Bettis Sr. (born February 16, 1972), nicknamed The Bus, is a former American football halfback who played for the Los Angeles Rams/St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers of the ...more

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Jérôme Boat... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Footballer

Age: 30

Birthplace: West Berlin

Jérôme Agyenim Boateng (German pronunciation: [ʒeˈʁoːm bo.aˈtɛŋ]; born 3 September 1988) is a German professional footballer who plays as a defender for Bayern Munich and the ...more

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Jerome Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Jerome Brown American football player

Age: Died at 27 (1965-1992)

Birthplace: Brooksville, Florida

Willie Jerome Brown III (February 4, 1965 – June 25, 1992) was an American football defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played his entire ...more

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Jerome Kersey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Basketball player

Age: 56

Birthplace: Clarksville, Virginia

Jerome Kersey (June 26, 1962 – February 18, 2015) was an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for the Portland Trail Blazers ...more

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Jerome Isma-Ae is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jerome

Birthplace: Munich, Germany

Jerome Robbins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Theatre Director, Theatrical producer, Screenwriter

Age: Dec. at 80 (1918-1998)

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

Jerome Robbins (October 11, 1918 – July 29, 1998) was an American choreographer, director, dancer, and theater producer who worked in classical ballet, on stage, film, and television. Among his ...more

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Jerome Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Soccer Player

Age: 22

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Jerome Terence Sinclair is an English footballer who plays for Wigan Athletic on loan from Liverpool as a striker. He is the youngest ever player to have played for the club, making his senior ...more
Jerome Flynn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Actor

Age: 52

Birthplace: Bromley, England

Jerome Patrick Flynn (born 16 March 1963) is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his roles as Paddy Garvey of the King's Fusiliers in the ITV series Soldier Soldier, Fireman Kenny ...more
Jerome Kern is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Film Score Composer, Composer

Age: Dec. at 60 (1885-1945)

Birthplace: Sutton Place, New York City, New York

Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American composer of musical theatre and popular music. One of the most important American theatre composers of the early 20th ...more

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Jerome Harrison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan

Jerome Harrison (born February 26, 1983) is a former American football running back who played six seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Washington State ...more
Jerome Apt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Astronaut, Scientist

Age: 69

Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts

Jerome "Jay" Apt III, Ph.D. (born April 28, 1949 in Massachusetts) is an American astronaut and professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Before he became an astronaut, Apt was a ...more
Jerome Cowan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Soldier, Actor

Age: Dec. at 75 (1897-1972)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Jerome Palmer Cowan (October 6, 1897 – January 24, 1972) was an American stage, film, and television actor.
Jerome Louis "J.J.&... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Arranger, Songwriter, Singer

Age: 76

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Jerome Louis Jackson (born November 8, 1942, Bronx, New York) known as J.J. Jackson, is an American soul/R&B singer, songwriter, and arranger. His singing style is as a belter. Jackson best ...more
Jerome Clarke Hunsaker ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Pilot, Inventor, Aerospace Engineer

Age: Dec. at 98 (1886-1984)

Birthplace: Creston, Iowa

Jerome Clarke Hunsaker (August 26, 1886 – September 10, 1984) was an American airman born in Creston, Iowa, and educated at the Naval Academy and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Jérôme Le B... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Jérôme Le Banner Actor, Professional Boxer

Age: 46

Birthplace: Le Havre, France

Jérôme Philippe Le Banner (French pronunciation: ​[ʒeʁom filip lə banɛʁ]; born December 26, 1972) is a French kickboxer. Le Banner fought for most of his career in K-1 and became ...more
Jerome H. Lemelson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Inventor

Age: Dec. at 74 (1923-1997)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Jerome "Jerry" Hal Lemelson (July 18, 1923 – October 1, 1997) was an American engineer, inventor, and patent holder. Several of his inventions and works in the fields in which he ...more
Jerome Benton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Musician, Promoter, Actor

Age: 56

Jerome Benton (born September 19, 1962) is an American musical performer, backup dancer and comedic actor. He can be seen in music videos by Janet Jackson and Prince, but he is known for his ...more
Jerome Woods is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
American football player

Age: 45

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee

Jerome Harlan Woods (born March 17, 1973) is a retired American football safety who played his entire ten-year career with the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL).With ...more
Jerome Barkum is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
American football player

Age: 65

Birthplace: Gulfport, Mississippi

Jerome Barkum (born July 18, 1950) is a former wide receiver and tight end in the National Football League. He played 12 years with New York Jets. He was drafted by the Jets out of Jackson State ...more
Jerome Rose is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Pianist

Age: 81

Jerome Rose (born 1938) is an American pianist.
Jerome Mathis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
American football player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Virginia

Jerome Alvon Mathis (born July 26, 1983 ) is a former American and Canadian football wide receiver and kick returner who played in both the National Football League (NFL) and the Canadian ...more
Jerome Travers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Golfer

Age: Dec. at 64 (1887-1951)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Jerome Dunstan "Jerry" Travers (May 19, 1887 – March 29, 1951) was one of the leading amateur golfers of the early 20th century. He won the U.S. Amateur in 1907, 1908, 1912 and 1913, ...more
Jerome Rothenberg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jerome
Poet, Translator

Age: 87

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Jerome Rothenberg (born December 11, 1931) is an American poet, translator and anthologist, noted for his work in the fields of ethnopoetics and performance poetry.
Jerome Coffee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jerome

Age: 60

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee

Jerome "Kid" Coffee (born March 16, 1948) is an American former boxer in the bantamweight division.
Jerome Opeña is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jerome

Birthplace: Philippines

Jerome Opeña is a Filipino comic book artist best known for his numerous collaborations with writer Rick Remender.