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List of famous people named Keith, along with photos. How many celebrities named Keith can you think of? The famous Keiths below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Keith, athletes named Keith, and even political figures named Keith. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Keith? Add them to the list.

There are quite a few musical legends on this list of celebrity Keiths. Keith Urban, country singer heartthrob, has won several Grammys and CMT awards. The Who's drummer Keith Moon has been considered the best drummer of all rock and roll history. And you can't talk about musical Keith's without mentioning Keith Richards. leader of The Rolling Stones.

But musical talent isn't the only thing these Keith's possess. Originally a first baseman for the Cardinals and the Mets, Keith Hernandez now broadcasts for the Mets. Keith Olbermann, another sports broadcaster, even had his own show Countdown with Olbermann, until 2011; he briefly returned to MSNBC for his show Olbermann until 2015.
Keith Richards is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 75

Birthplace: Dartford, United Kingdom

Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter, best known as the co-founder, guitarist, secondary vocalist, and co-principal songwriter of the Rolling ...more

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Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Dec. at 32 (1946-1978)

Birthplace: Wembley, London, United Kingdom

Keith John Moon (23 August 1946 – 7 September 1978) was an English drummer for the rock band the Who. He was noted for his unique style and his eccentric, often self-destructive behaviour. His ...more

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Keith Urban is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 51

Birthplace: Whangarei, New Zealand

Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand singer, songwriter and record producer well known for his work in country music. In 1991, he released a self-titled debut album and ...more

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Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 60

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

Keith Theodore Olbermann (; born January 27, 1959) is an American sports and political commentator and writer. He currently works for ESPN. Olbermann spent the first 20 years of his career in ...more

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Keith Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 65

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Keith Hernandez (born October 20, 1953) is an American former Major League Baseball first baseman who played the majority of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets. Hernandez ...more

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Keith David is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 62

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Harlem

Keith David Williams (born June 4, 1956) is an American actor and voice actor. He is well known for his work as King in Platoon and Childs in The Thing. He has acted in mainstream films, such as ...more

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Keith Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 73

Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Keith Jarrett (born May 8, 1945) is an American jazz and classical music pianist and composer. Jarrett started his career with Art Blakey, moving on to play with Charles Lloyd and Miles Davis. ...more

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Keith Tkachuk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Keith Tkachuk Age: 46

Birthplace: Melrose, Massachusetts, United States of America

Keith Matthew Tkachuk (; born March 28, 1972) is an American former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) in a 19-year career with the Winnipeg Jets, ...more
Keith Carradine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Keith Carradine Age: 66

Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States of America

Keith Ian Carradine (born August 8, 1949) is an American actor, singer and songwriter who has had success on stage, film and television. He is known for his roles as Tom Frank in Robert Altman's ...more

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Keith Yandle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 32

Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts

Keith Michael Yandle (born September 9, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman and alternate captain for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously ...more

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Keith Emerson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 74

Birthplace: Todmorden, United Kingdom

Keith Noel Emerson (2 November 1944 – 11 March 2016) was an English keyboardist, songwriter, and film composer. He played keyboards in a number of bands before finding his first commercial ...more

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Keith Byars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 52

Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio

Keith Alan Byars (born October 14, 1963) is an American sports broadcaster and former American football fullback in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins, New ...more

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Keith Price is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 24
Keith Price is an American and Canadian football quarterback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at Washington, where he was the starting ...more
Keith Magnuson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Dec. at 56 (1947-2003)

Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada

Keith Arlen Magnuson (April 27, 1947 – December 15, 2003) was a professional ice hockey defenceman from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) between 1969 and ...more
Keith Foulke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 46

Birthplace: Ellsworth Air Force Base

Keith Charles Foulke (; born October 19, 1972) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. A graduate of Hargrave High School in Huffman, Texas, Foulke attended Galveston College and ...more

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Keith Allen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 62

Birthplace: Gorseinon, United Kingdom

Keith Howell Charles Allen (born 2 September 1953) is a Welsh actor and television presenter. He is the father of singer Lily Allen and actor Alfie Allen, and brother of actor and director Kevin ...more

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Keith Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 50

Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas

Keith Jerome Jackson (born April 19, 1965) is a former professional American football tight end who played for the Philadelphia Eagles (1988–1991), Miami Dolphins (1992–1994), and Green Bay ...more
Keith Haring is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Dec. at 32 (1958-1990)

Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania

Keith Allen Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was an American artist whose pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s.Haring's work grew to ...more

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Keith Millard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Keith Millard Age: 53

Birthplace: Pleasanton, California

Keith Millard (born March 18, 1962) is a former American football defensive tackle who played nine seasons for the Minnesota Vikings, the Green Bay Packers, the Seattle Seahawks and the ...more

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Keith Green is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Dec. at 29 (1953-1982)

Birthplace: Sheepshead Bay, New York City, New York, United States of America

Keith Gordon Green (October 21, 1953 – July 28, 1982) was an American contemporary Christian music pianist, singer, and songwriter originally from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York. Beyond his ...more

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Keith Whitley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Dec. at 34 (1955-1989)

Birthplace: Ashland, Kentucky

Jackie Keith Whitley (July 1, 1954 – May 9, 1989) was an American country music singer. During his career, Whitley only recorded two albums but charted 12 singles on the Billboard country ...more

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Keith Jardine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 43

Birthplace: Butte, Montana, United States of America

Keith Hector Jardine (born October 31, 1975) is an American actor and retired mixed martial artist who most notably competed in the UFC and Strikeforce. Jardine was known for upset victories in ...more

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Keith Murray is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 44

Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States of America

Keith Omar Murray (born September 13, 1974) is an American rapper from Long Island, New York and a member of the hip hop trio Def Squad, which includes fellow rappers Redman and Erick Sermon. ...more

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Keith Chegwin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 62

Birthplace: Bootle, United Kingdom

Keith Chegwin (17 January 1957 – 11 December 2017) was an English television presenter and actor, appearing in several children's entertainment shows in the 1970s and 1980s, including ...more
Keith Primeau is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Keith
Age: 47

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Keith David Primeau (born November 24, 1971) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Detroit Red Wings, Hartford ...more