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Famous People Named King

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Ever wondered how many famous people named King there are? This list of celebrities named King includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Kings on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named King, actors named King, and even athletes named King. Well-known Kings like King Crimson, King Kong Bundy, and King Arthur are just the start of this list.
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  • King Crimson are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968, that now is more...  more

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  • Christopher Alan Pallies (November 7, 1955 – March 4, 2019) was an American professional...  more

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  • King Arthur was a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances,...  more

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  • King Leonidas is a fictional character from the films 300 and the 2008 film Meet the Spartans...  more

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  • King Clancy

    Dec. at 83 (1903-1986)
    Francis Michael "King" Clancy (February 25, 1902 – November 10, 1986) was a Canadian...  more
  • King Kelly

    Dec. at 37 (1857-1894)
    Michael Joseph "King" Kelly (December 31, 1857 – November 8, 1894), also commonly known as...  more

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  • King Diamond are a Danish heavy metal band formed in 1985 by vocalist King Diamond, guitarists...  more
  • King Curtis

    Dec. at 37 (1934-1971)
    Curtis Ousley (born Curtis Montgomery; February 7, 1934 – August 13, 1971), who performed...  more

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  • King Gordy

    Age: 43
    Waverly Walter Alford III (born August 18, 1977), known professionally by his stage name King...  more

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  • King Bailey Parsons Jr. (born June 11, 1950) is a former professional wrestler better known by...  more
  • King Vidor

    Dec. at 88 (1894-1982)
    King Wallis Vidor (; February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) was an American film director, film...  more

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  • King Solomon boxed professionally for five years in the super featherweight division out of...  more
  • King Baggot

    Dec. at 69 (1879-1948)
    William King Baggot (November 7, 1879 – July 11, 1948) was an American actor, film director...  more
  • King Tee

    Age: 51
    Roger McBride (born December 14, 1968), better known by his stage name King T (formerly known...  more

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  • King Tubby

    Dec. at 48 (1941-1989)
    Osbourne Ruddock (28 January 1941 – 6 February 1989), better known as King Tubby, was a...  more

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  • King Benny Nawahi

    Dec. at 86 (1899-1985)
    "King" Bennie Nawahi was an American steel guitar master from Hawaii, well known throughout...  more
  • King Coffey (b. Jeffrey Coffey) is an American drummer, known for being the drummer of the...  more
  • King Chip

    Age: 33
    King Chip is a rapper....  more
  • King Zhou (; Chinese: 紂王; pinyin: Zhòu Wáng) was the pejorative posthumous name given to Di...  more
  • King C. Gillette

    Dec. at 77 (1855-1932)
    King Camp Gillette (January 5, 1855 – July 9, 1932) was an American businessman. He invented a...  more

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  • Elah (Hebrew: אֵלָה ’Êlāh; Greek: Ἠλά; Latin: Ela) was the fourth king of Israel, the son and...  more
  • King Oliver

    Dec. at 57 (1881-1938)
    Joseph Nathan "King" Oliver (December 19, 1881 – April 10, 1938) was an American jazz cornet...  more
  • King Orgasmus One

    Age: 40
  • King Curtis Iaukea

    Dec. at 73 (1937-2010)
    Curtis Piehau Iaukea III (September 15, 1937 – December 4, 2010) was an American professional...  more