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Who knew there were so many famous people named Laurence in the world? Our list of celebrities named Laurence includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Laurences below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Laurence, actors named Laurence, and much more. Laurence Olivier, Laurence Fishburne, and Laurence Harvey are only a few of the well-known people named Laurence on this list.
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Laurence Olivier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, (; 22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and director who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson, Peggy Ashcroft and John Gielgud, ...more

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Laurence Fishburne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter, and film director. He is known for playing Morpheus in The Matrix trilogy, Jason ...more

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Laurence Harvey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Actor, Film Director
Laurence Harvey (born Laruschka Mischa Skikne; 1 October 1928 – 25 November 1973) was a Lithuanian-born British Jewish actor. In a career that spanned a quarter of a century, Harvey appeared in ...more

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Laurence Fox is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Actor
Laurence Paul Fox (born 26 May 1978) is an English actor, singer-songwriter and guitarist, best known for his leading role as DS James Hathaway in the British TV drama series Lewis from 2006 to ...more
Laurence Cummings is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Conductor, Harpsichordist
Laurence Cummings (born 1968, Birmingham), MA (Oxon), ARCM, FRCO, HonRAM is a British harpsichordist, organist, and conductor. He is noted as a conductor of the music of Handel.
Laurence Sterne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Novelist, Screenwriter, Author
Laurence Sterne (24 November 1713 – 18 March 1768) was an Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He wrote the novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental ...more
Laurence Leboeuf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Actor
Laurence Charlotte Leboeuf (born December 13, 1985) is a Canadian actress.
Laurence Housman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Writer, Playwright
Laurence Housman (; 18 July 1865 – 20 February 1959) was an English playwright, writer and illustrator.
Laurence Foley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Diplomat
Laurence Michael Foley, Sr. (October 5, 1942 – October 28, 2002) was an American diplomat who was assassinated outside his home in Amman, Jordan.
Laurence Luckinbill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Actor
Laurence George Luckinbill (born November 21, 1934) is an American actor, playwright and director. He has worked in television, film, and theatre, doing triple duty in the theatre by writing, ...more
Laurence Maroney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
American football player
Laurence Maroney (born February 5, 1985) is a former American football running back who played five seasons in the National Football League. He played college football at Minnesota and was ...more
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Interior designer, Designer, Presenter
Laurence Roderick Llewelyn-Bowen (born 11 March 1965) is a British self-styled "homestyle consultant" and television personality best known for his appearances on the BBC programme ...more
Laurence Marks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Television producer, Screenwriter
Laurence Marks (born 8 December 1948) is a British screenwriter and one half of writing duo Marks & Gran, his collaborator being Maurice Gran.
Laurence Naismith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Soldier, Entrepreneur, Instructor
Laurence Naismith (born Lawrence Johnson; 14 December 1908 – 5 June 1992) was an English actor. He made numerous film and television appearances, including starring roles in the musical films ...more
Laurence Perkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Laurence Perkins (born 1954) is a British classical bassoonist. He studied under Charles Cracknell at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Since 1974, Perkins has been principal ...more
Laurence Silberman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Judge, Banker, Lawyer
Laurence Hirsch Silberman (born October 12, 1935) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He was appointed in October ...more
Laurence Belcher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Actor
Laurence Belcher is an English actor, best known for his roles as Young Kazran in Doctor Who and as Young Charles Xavier in X-Men: First Class. He also starred as Maurice Dumont in The Shadow ...more
Laurence Lerner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Laurence (David) Lerner (12 December 1925 – 19 January 2016), often called Larry, was a South African-born British literary critic and poet and novelist. Also a lecturer, he taught in many ...more
Laurence Sickman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Laurence Sickman Art Historian, Sinologist, Curator
Laurence Chalfant Stevens Sickman (1907–1988) was an American academic, art historian, sinologist and Director of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.
Laurence J. Peter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Laurence J. Peter
Laurence Johnston Peter (September 16, 1919 – January 12, 1990) was a Canadian educator and "hierarchiologist" best known to the general public for the formulation of the Peter
Laurence Stallings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Literary critic, Journalist, Novelist
Laurence Tucker Stallings (November 25, 1894 - February 28, 1968) was an American playwright, screenwriter, lyricist, literary critic, journalist, novelist, and photographer. Best known for his ...more
Laurence D. Fink is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Businessperson
Laurence Douglas Fink (born November 2, 1952) is an American financial executive. He is the chairman and CEO of BlackRock, an American multinational investment management corporation. BlackRock ...more
Laurence Trimble is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Screenwriter, Actor, Writer
Laurence Norwood Trimble (February 15, 1885 – February 8, 1954) was an American silent film director, writer and actor. Trimble began his film career directing Jean, the Vitagraph Dog, the first ...more
Laurence Juber is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Film Score Composer, Arranger, Guitarist
Laurence Juber (born 12 November 1952) is an English musician who played guitar in the rock band Paul McCartney and Wings from 1978 to 1981. He has also worked as a fingerstyle guitarist and ...more
Laurence Duggan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Laurence
Laurence Duggan
Laurence Duggan (1905–1948), also known as Larry Duggan, was a 20th-century American economist who headed the South American desk at the United States Department of State during World War II, ...more