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Who Is The Most Famous Jimmy In The World?

Updated January 14, 2020 2.1k votes 110 voters 44.1k views100 items

List RulesVote up the Jimmy you believe to be the most popular.

How many celebrities named Jim can you think of? The famous Jimmys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jim, athletes named Jimmy, and even political figures named Jim. 

Jim Carrey is one of the comedians named Jim on this list. Other famous Jims include actors Jim Parsons and Jim Rash. Jim Gaffigan is another of the famous comedians named James. There are also famous musicians named Jim on this list, such as Jim Morrison. Jim Croce, of course, has a spot on this list, as one of the most famous singers called James.

Read on for the rest of our list of famous people named Jimmy. If we are missing any of your favorite famous people named James, simply add them to the list! Then vote up the Jimmy you think is the most famous. 

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    Jim Carrey
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    Jim Carrey

    Comedian, Film Producer

    Age58

    BirthplaceNewmarket, Canada

    James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Jimmy Fallon
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    Jimmy Fallon

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age46

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    James Thomas Fallon (born September 19, 1974) is an American comedian, actor, television host,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Jimmy Carter
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    27

    Jimmy Carter

    Statesman, Politician

    Age96

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Plains

    James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician and philanthropist who... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Jim Henson
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    25

    Jim Henson

    Television director, Television producer

    AgeDied at 54 (1936-1990)

    BirthplaceGreenville, Mississippi, USA

    James Maury Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, animator,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Jimmy Buffett
    32
    12

    Jimmy Buffett

    Film Score Composer, Businessperson

    Age73

    BirthplacePascagoula, Mississippi, United States of America

    James William Buffett (born December 25, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, musician,... more on Wikipedia

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    Jim Morrison
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    Jim Morrison

    Film Score Composer, Poet

    AgeDec. at 28 (1943-1971)

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Florida, United States of America

    James Douglas Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer, songwriter... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Jim Parsons
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    Jim Parsons

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age47

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    James Joseph Parsons (born March 24, 1973) is an American actor and producer. Parsons is known... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Jimmy Kimmel
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    27

    Jimmy Kimmel

    Talk show host, Comedian

    Age52

    BirthplaceMill Basin, New York City, New York, USA

    James Christian Kimmel (born November 13, 1967) is an American television host, comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Jimmy Page
    38
    21

    Jimmy Page

    Record producer, Guitarist

    Age76

    BirthplaceHeston, London, United Kingdom

    James Patrick Page (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician, songwriter, and record... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Jim Brown
    31
    14

    Jim Brown

    Film Producer, Actor

    Age84

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, St. Simons

    James Nathaniel Brown (born February 17, 1936) is an American former professional football... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Jimmy Stewart
    40
    25

    Jimmy Stewart

    Pilot, Television director

    AgeDec. at 89 (1908-1997)

    BirthplaceIndiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Jimmy Hoffa
    34
    20

    Jimmy Hoffa

    Trade unionist

    AgeDec. at 69 (1913-1982)

    BirthplaceBrazil, Indiana

    James Riddle Hoffa (born February 14, 1913; disappeared July 30, 1975, later declared dead... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Jim Thorpe
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    22

    Jim Thorpe

    Baseball player, Sailor

    AgeDied at 65 (1888-1953)

    BirthplaceOklahoma, United States of America

    James Francis Thorpe (May 22 or 28, 1887 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete and Olympic... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Jimmy Butler
    Jimmy Butler III (born September 14, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Jim Croce
    28
    24

    Jim Croce

    Musician, Singer-songwriter

    AgeDec. at 30 (1943-1973)

    BirthplaceSouth Philadelphia, United States of America

    James Joseph Croce (; January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973) was an American folk and rock... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Jimmy Rollins
    14
    7

    Jimmy Rollins

    Baseball player

    Age41

    BirthplaceOakland, California, United States of America

    James Calvin Rollins (born November 27, 1978), nicknamed "J-Roll", is an American former... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Jim Parker
    22
    18

    Jim Parker

    American football player

    AgeDied at 71 (1934-2005)

    BirthplaceMacon, Georgia

    James Thomas Parker (April 3, 1934 – July 18, 2005) was an American football player. He played... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Jimmy Carr
    27
    24

    Jimmy Carr

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age48

    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Hounslow, London, United Kingdom

    James Anthony Patrick Carr (born 15 September 1972) is an English stand-up comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Jimmy Smits
    18
    14

    Jimmy Smits

    Television producer, Actor

    Age60

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Jimmy Smits (born July 9, 1955) is an Emmy Award-winning, American actor best known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Jim Thome
    12
    7

    Jim Thome

    Baseball player

    Age50

    BirthplacePeoria, Illinois, United States of America

    James Howard Thome (; born August 27, 1970) is an American former professional baseball player... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Jim Broadbent
    21
    18

    Jim Broadbent

    Screenwriter, Actor

    Age66

    BirthplaceHolton cum Beckering, United Kingdom

    James Broadbent (born 24 May 1949) is an English actor. He won an Academy Award and a Golden... more on Wikipedia

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    Jim Caviezel
    24
    22

    Age47

    BirthplaceMount Vernon, Washington, United States of America

    James Patrick Caviezel (; born September 26, 1968) is an American actor. Caviezel is known... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Jim Belushi
    20
    17

    Jim Belushi

    Spokesperson, Film Score Composer

    Age66

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    James Adam Belushi (; born June 15, 1954) is an Albanian-American actor, voice actor,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Jimmy Snuka
    22
    21

    Jimmy Snuka

    Wrestler, Actor

    Age77

    BirthplaceFiji

    James Reiher Snuka (born James Wiley Smith; May 18, 1943 – January 15, 2017) was a Fijian... more on Wikipedia

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    Jim Harbaugh
    22
    21

    Jim Harbaugh

    American Football coach, Coach

    Age56

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio

    James Joseph Harbaugh (; born December 23, 1963) is an American football coach and former... more on Wikipedia

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