List of famous people named Kirk, along with photos. How many celebrities named Kirk can you think of? The famous Kirks below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Kirk, athletes named Kirk, and even political figures named Kirk. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Kirk? Add them to the list.The list of famous people named Kirk starts with two notable actors named Kirk, Cameron, known for his role on "Growing Pains" and lately for acting in Christian-themed films, and Douglas, a smoldering silver screen legend who also sired a famous son, Michael. You'll also find many famous people named Kirk in sports across the board.