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Famous People Named Jimmy  

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List of famous people named Jimmy, along with photos. 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. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Jimmy? Add them to the list.

This Jimmy has done it all. He rose to fame as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. After, he starred in many films, such as Fever Pitch co-starring Drew Barrymore. Since then, he hosts The Tonight Show and has won many awards for his show. He's also famous for his  friendship with Justin Timberlake. Jim Carrey is also another famous actor. Known for his silly characters, such as Ace Ventura Pet Detective and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. He's also known for some serious roles as well, such as the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind costarring Kate Winslet and The Truman Show, which he won his first Golden Globe.

If actors aren't your thing, maybe this President is. President Jimmy Carter also graces his presence on this list. This 39th President even won a Nodel Peace Prize for his work on the Carter Center.

 
James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Pilot, Television director, Military Officer
James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive drawl voice and down-to-earth persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many ...more
Jim Carrey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter
James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and film producer. Carrey has received two Golden Globe Awards. Known for his highly ...more
Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Statesman, Politician, Novelist
James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician, author, and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He was ...more
Jim Morrison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Film Score Composer, Poet, Songwriter
James Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, poet and songwriter best remembered as the lead vocalist of the Doors. Due to his songwriting, baritone voice, wild personality and ...more
Jim Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Film Producer, Actor, Athlete
James Nathaniel "Jim" Brown is an American former professional football player and actor. He is best known for his exceptional and record-setting nine year career as a running back for ...more
Jimmy Fallon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Comedian, Television producer, Musician
James Thomas "Jimmy" Fallon is an American television host, comedian, actor, singer, writer, and producer. He currently hosts The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, a late-night talk ...more
Jim Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Baseball player, Sailor, Actor
James Francis "Jim" Thorpe was a Sac and Fox athlete of Native American and European ancestry. Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold ...more
Jim Caviezel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Actor
James Patrick "Jim" Caviezel is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for portraying Jesus Christ in the 2004 film The Passion of the Christ. Other notable roles include the ...more
Jimmy Page is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter
James Patrick "Jimmy" Page, OBE is an English musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and leader of the ...more
Jimmy Kimmel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer
James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel is an American television host, producer, writer, comedian, voice actor, musician and radio personality. He is the host and executive producer of Jimmy ...more
Jim Parsons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Actor, Voice acting
James Joseph "Jim" Parsons is an American actor. He is best known for playing Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, with his performance often cited as a significant ...more
Jim Otto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
American football player
James Edwin Otto is a former Professional Football center for the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League.
Jim Parker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
American football player
James Thomas "Jim" Parker was an American football player. He played college football at Ohio State University from 1954 to 1956 and in the National Football League with the Baltimore ...more
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Actor, American football player
James Edward Kelly is a retired American football player, a quarterback in the National Football League for the Buffalo Bills and in the United States Football League for the Houston Gamblers. ...more
Jimmy Snuka is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Wrestler, Actor
James William Reiher, better known by the ring name Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, is a Fijian semi-retired professional wrestler and actor. He is signed with WWE, working in their Legends ...more
Jimmy Graham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
American football player
Jimmy Graham (born November 24, 1986) is an American football tight end for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played only one year of college football at the ...more
Jimmy Buffett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Guitarist
James William "Jimmy" Buffett is an American singer–songwriter, author, actor, and businessman. He is best known for his music, which often portrays an "island escapism" ...more
Jim Croce is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor
James Joseph "Jim" Croce was an American singer-songwriter. Between 1966 and 1973, Croce released five studio albums and 11 singles. His singles "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" and ...more
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Footballer, American football player
Jim Plunkett is a football player.
Jim Belushi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Spokesperson, Film Score Composer, Television director
James Adam "Jim" Belushi is an American actor, comedian and musician. He is best known for playing the role of James "Jim" Orenthal on the long-running sitcom According to ...more
Jim Harbaugh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
American Football coach, Coach, American football player
James Joseph "Jim" Harbaugh is the head football coach at the University of Michigan and a former quarterback. He played college football at Michigan and played in the National ...more
Jim Broadbent is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting
Jim Broadbent is an actor.
Jim Nabors is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Businessperson, Comedian, Actor
James Thurston "Jim" Nabors (June 12, 1930 – November 30) was an American actor and singer. Born and raised in Sylacauga, Alabama, Nabors moved to southern California because of his ...more
Jim Henson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
James Maury "Jim" Henson was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, actor, film director, and producer. Born in Greenville, Mississippi, and raised in ...more
Jim Taylor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jimmy
American football player
James Charles "Jim" Taylor is a former professional American football fullback in the National Football League. Taylor played for ten seasons, from 1958-67. He is a member of the Pro ...more