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Famous People Named Lance

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

Most know Lance Bass from the hit band N'Sync. And, of course, you can't talk about Lance's without mentioning Lance Armstrong. He is a famous cyclist who unfortunately had testicular cancer during the 1995 Tour de France. He also founded the Lance Armstrong Foundation to help other cancer survivors. Unfortunately, in 2012, he was caught in a scandal with the discovery of his steroid usage.
  • Lance Alworth

    Lance Alworth

    American football player


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Lance Dwight Alworth (born August 3, 1940) is a former American football player who was a wide...  more

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    #26 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time#139 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • Lance Briggs

    Lance Briggs

    American football player



    Lance Marell Briggs (born November 12, 1980) is a former American football linebacker in the...  more
  • Lance Bass

    Lance Bass

    Activist, Television producer


    BirthplaceUSA, Laurel, Mississippi

    James Lance Bass (; born May 4, 1979) is an American singer, dancer, actor, film and...  more

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    The Story Of The Time Lance Bass Tried To Go To Space#92 of 289 The Best 'Dancing With The Stars' Contestants, Ranked

  • Lance Stephenson

    Lance Stephenson

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lance Stephenson Jr. (born September 5, 1990) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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    #467 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#70 of 107 The Greatest Lakers of All Time

  • Lance Storm
    Lance Timothy Evers (born April 3, 1969), known professionally by his ring name Lance Storm,...  more

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    #272 of 468 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time#70 of 99 The Best WCW Wrestlers of All Time

  • Lance Berkman

    Lance Berkman

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceWaco, Texas, United States of America

    William Lance Berkman (born February 10, 1976), nicknamed "Big Puma", is an American former...  more
  • Lance Henriksen

    Lance Henriksen

    Author, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Lance James Henriksen (born May 5, 1940) is an American actor, voice actor and artist, best...  more

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    #424 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#222 of 310 The Coolest Actors Ever

  • Lance Reddick

    Lance Reddick

    Musician, Film Producer


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, USA

    Lance Reddick (born December 31, 1962) is an American actor and musician. He is best known for...  more

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    #92 of 191 The Greatest Black Actors in Film History#50 of 103 The Best African-American Film Actors

  • Lance Gross

    Lance Gross

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceOakland, California, United States of America

    Lance Darnell Gross (born July 8, 1981) is an American actor, model and photographer of...  more
  • Lance Lynn

    Lance Lynn

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceBrownsburg, Indiana

    Michael Lance Lynn (born May 12, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the...  more
  • Lance Parrish

    Lance Parrish

    Manager, Baseball player


    BirthplaceClairton, Pennsylvania

    Lance Michael Parrish (born June 15, 1956), nicknamed "Big Wheel", is an American former...  more
  • Lance Moore

    Lance Moore

    American football player


    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio

    Lance Andrew Moore (born August 31, 1983) is a former American football wide receiver who...  more
  • Lance Cade

    Lance Cade


    AgeDec. at 29 (1981-2010)

    BirthplaceCarroll, Iowa, USA

    Lance Kurtis McNaught (March 2, 1981 – August 13, 2010) was an American professional wrestler....  more

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    #596 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#42 of 69 Professional Wrestlers Who Died Young

  • Lance Burton

    Lance Burton



    BirthplaceColumbia, Kentucky, United States of America

    William Lance Burton (born March 10, 1960 in Columbia, Kentucky) is an American stage...  more
  • Lance Johnson

    Lance Johnson

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio

    Kenneth Lance Johnson (born July 6, 1963) is a retired Major League Baseball center...  more
  • Lance Kerwin

    Lance Kerwin

    Actor, Minister of religion


    BirthplaceNewport Beach, California, USA

    Lance Kerwin (born November 6, 1960) is a former American actor, known primarily for roles in...  more
  • Lance Mehl

    Lance Mehl

    American football player


    BirthplaceBellaire, Ohio

    Lance Alan Mehl (born February 14, 1958) is a former professional American football player. He...  more
  • Lance Dunbar

    Lance Dunbar

    American football player


    BirthplaceHaltom City, Texas

    Lance Dunbar, Jr. is an American football running back for the Dallas Cowboys. He played...  more
  • Lance Ito

    Lance Ito

    Judge, Jurist


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Lance Almond Ito (born August 2, 1950) is a retired American judge best known for presiding...  more
  • Lance LeGault

    Lance LeGault

    Actor, Voice acting

    AgeDec. at 75 (1937-2012)

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    William Lance LeGault (May 2, 1935 – September 10, 2012), sometimes credited as W. L. LeGault,...  more
  • Lance Loud

    Lance Loud

    Musician, Writer

    AgeDec. at 50 (1951-2001)

    BirthplaceLa Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America

    Alanson Russell "Lance" Loud (June 26, 1951 – December 22, 2001) was an American television...  more
  • Lance E. Nichols

    Lance E. Nichols

    Actor, Teacher


    BirthplaceUSA, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Lance E. Nichols is an American actor from New Orleans, Louisiana, best known for playing...  more
  • Lance Percival

    Lance Percival

    Public speaker, Comedian


    BirthplaceSevenoaks, United Kingdom

    John Lancelot Blades Percival (26 July 1933 – 6 January 2015), known as Lance Percival, was an...  more
  • Lance Franklin

    Lance Franklin

    Australian rules football player


    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Lance Franklin (born 30 January 1987), also known as Buddy Franklin, is a professional...  more
  • Lance Kinsey

    Lance Kinsey

    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

    Lance Kinsey (born June 13, 1954) is a Canadian actor and screenwriter, best known for his...  more