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.