How many celebrities named Carl can you think of? The famous Carls and Karls below have many different professions, including notable actors named Carl, famous athletes named Carl, comedians named Carl, and even philosophers named Karl.
Carl Reiner is certainly one of the most famous Carls on this list. One of the famous actors named Carl, he starred in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and the Ocean's films. He also created The Dick Van Dyke Show.
Another of the famous people with the first name Karl is Karl Malone. He is a former NBA player with the Utah Jazz. Karl Malone is a 14-time NBA All-Star. Carl Weathers is another of the famous athletes named Carl. Meanwhile, those who love math might recognize mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss.
Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Carl? Just add them to the list!
- 1Karl Otto Lagerfeld (German: [kaɐ̯l ˈlaːɡɐˌfɛlt]; 10 September 1933 – 19 February 2019) was a... more on Wikipedia21
- 2Carlton "Carl" Reiner (March 20, 1922 – June 29, 2020) was an American comedian, actor,... more on Wikipedia20
- 3Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is an American former track and field... more on Wikipedia17
- 4Carl Weathers (born January 14, 1948) is an American actor and former professional football... more on Wikipedia17
- 5Karl Marx (German: [ˈkaɐ̯l ˈmaɐ̯ks]; 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher,... more on Wikipedia17
- 6Karl Christian Rove (born December 25, 1950) is an American Republican political consultant... more on Wikipedia18
- 7Carl Bernstein ( BURN-steen; born February 14, 1944) is an American investigative journalist... more on Wikipedia12
- 8Karl-Heinz Urban (born 7 June 1972) is a New Zealand actor. His career began with appearances... more on Wikipedia12
- 9Carl Gustav Jung ( YUUNG, German: [kaɐ̯l ˈjʊŋ]; 26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961) was a Swiss... more on Wikipedia17
- 10Carl Edward Sagan (; November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer,... more on Wikipedia11
- 11Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball... more on Wikipedia17
- 12Carl Cox (born 29 July 1962) is a British house and techno record producer and DJ. In the... more on Wikipedia15
- 13Carl Michael Yastrzemski (; nicknamed "Yaz"; born August 22, 1939) is an American former Major... more on Wikipedia15
- 14Karl Pilkington (born 1972) is an English television presenter, author, comedian, radio... more on Wikipedia15
- 15Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998) was an American singer-songwriter who... more on Wikipedia12
- 16Carl Eller (born January 25, 1942) is a former professional American football player in the... more on Wikipedia10
- 17Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American poet, biographer,... more on Wikipedia10
- 18Karl Bernard Mecklenburg (born September 1, 1960) is a former football linebacker for the... more on Wikipedia10
- 19Carl Demonte Crawford (born August 5, 1981), nicknamed "The Perfect Storm", is an American... more on Wikipedia11
- 20Carl Owen Hubbell (June 22, 1903 – November 21, 1988), nicknamed "The Meal Ticket" and "King... more on Wikipedia11
- 21Carl Dean Wilson (December 21, 1946 – February 6, 1998) was an American musician, singer, and... more on Wikipedia15
- 22Karl Malden (born Mladen George Sekulovich; March 22, 1912 – July 1, 2009) was an American... more on Wikipedia15
- 23Sir Karl Raimund Popper (28 July 1902 – 17 September 1994) was an Austrian-born British... more on Wikipedia15
- 24Carl Linnaeus (; 23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von... more on Wikipedia12
- 25Carl Johan Söderberg (born 12 October 1985) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player... more on Wikipedia10