Celebrities Famous People Named Lawrence  

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If your name is Lawrence, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Lawrence, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Lawrence can you think of? The famous Lawrences below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Lawrence, athletes named Lawrence, and even political figures named Lawrence. The music industry is no stranger to the name Lawrence, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Lawrence are worth mentioning? This list includes Lawrence Taylor, Lawrence Kasdan, Lawrence Phillips and Lawrence Welk. To read more about these notable people named Lawrence, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Lawrence Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 60
Lawrence Julius Taylor, nicknamed "L.T.", is a Hall of Fame former American football player. Taylor played his entire professional career as a linebacker for the New York Giants in the ...more

Lawrence Kasdan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 70
Lawrence Edward Kasdan is an American screenwriter, director and producer. He is best known as co-writer of the films The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi. ...more

Lawrence Phillips is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 43
Lawrence Lamond Phillips is a former professional American football and Canadian football running back. After his career in football, in December 2009, Lawrence Phillips was sentenced to a total ...more

Lawrence Welk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Dec. at 89 (1903-1992)
Lawrence Welk was an American musician, accordionist, bandleader, and television impresario, who hosted The Lawrence Welk Show from 1951 to 1982. His style came to be known to his large number ...more

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 99
Lawrence Ferlinghetti is an American poet, painter, liberal activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art ...more

Lawrence Doherty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Dec. at 44 (1875-1919)
Hugh Laurence "Laurie" Doherty was a former World No. 1 English tennis player and younger brother of Reggie Doherty. He was a six-time slam champion and a double Olympic Gold medalist ...more

Lawrence Block is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 80
Lawrence Block is an American crime writer best known for two long-running New York–set series about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew Scudder and the gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr. ...more

Lawrence O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 86
Lieutenant General Lawrence George O'Donnell AC was a senior officer in the Australian Army who served as Chief of the General Staff.

Lawrence Tynes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 40
Lawrence James Henry Tynes is a Scottish-born former American football placekicker. He played college football at Troy and was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in ...more

Lawrence Gowan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 62
Lawrence Henry Gowan is a Scottish-born Canadian musician. Gowan has been both a solo artist and the current lead vocalist and keyboardist of the band Styx, since May 1999. His musical style is ...more

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 50
Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes is a gay Puerto Rican author, scholar, and performer. He is better known as Larry La Fountain. He has received several awards for his creative writing and scholarship ...more

Lawrence Guterman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 52
Lawrence "Larry" Guterman is a Canadian film director known for his work in companies like DreamWorks, Warner Bros. and Universal. He directed Cats & Dogs, Son of the Mask, and ...more

Lawrence Timmons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 32
Lawrence Olajuwon Timmons is an American football linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He played college football for Florida State University. He was drafted ...more

Lawrence Brown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Dec. at 81 (1907-1988)
Lawrence Brown was an acclaimed jazz trombonist from California who achieved recognition with the Duke Ellington orchestra. Brown worked throughout his career as a session musician, as well as ...more

Lawrence Gilliard Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 47
Lawrence "Larry" Gilliard, Jr. is an American character actor who has appeared in films, television series and theatre. He portrayed D'Angelo Barksdale on the HBO drama series The ...more

Lawrence Lessig is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 57
Lawrence "Larry" Lessig is an American academic and political activist. He is a proponent of reduced legal restrictions on copyright, trademark, and radio frequency spectrum, ...more

Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norr... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 78
Lawrence Sigmund Bittaker and Roy Lewis Norris are two American serial killers and rapists known as the Tool Box Killers, who together committed the kidnap, rape, torture and murder of five ...more

Lawrence M. Krauss is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 64
Lawrence Krauss is a screenwriter and film producer.

Lawrence O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 67
Lawrence Francis O'Donnell, Jr. is an American political analyst, journalist, actor, producer, writer, and host of The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, a Monday through Thursday evening MSNBC ...more

Lawrence Thomas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 26
Lawrence Andrew Kingsley Thomas is an Australian football goalkeeper who plays for Melbourne Victory in the A-League.. Thomas has represented Australia through the Australia U-17s and Australia

Lawrence Dobkin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Dec. at 83 (1919-2002)
Lawrence Dobkin was an American television director, actor and screenwriter whose career spanned seven decades. Dobkin was a prolific performer during the Golden Age of Radio. His voice was used ...more

Lawrence R. Brewer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence

Lawrence Eagleburger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Dec. at 81 (1930-2011)
Lawrence Sidney Eagleburger, also known as Lawrence of Macedonia, was an American statesman and career diplomat, who served briefly as the Secretary of State under President George H. W. Bush. ...more

Lawrence Kudlow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
age 71
Lawrence Alan "Larry" Kudlow is an American conservative economist, television personality, and newspaper columnist. He was the host of CNBC's The Kudlow Report. As a syndicated ...more

Lawrence A. Hyland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Dec. at 92 (1897-1989)
Lawrence A. "Pat" Hyland was an American electrical engineer. He is one of several people credited with major contributions to the invention of radar, but is probably best known as the ...more