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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
Lawrence Taylor 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

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Lawrence Kasdan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Kasdan 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
Lawrence Phillips 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
Lawrence Welk 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
Lawrence Ferlinghetti 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
Lawrence Doherty 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
Lawrence Block 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
Lawrence O'Donnell 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
Lawrence Tynes 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
Lawrence Gowan 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
Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes 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
Lawrence Guterman 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
Lawrence Timmons 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
Lawrence Brown 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
Lawrence Gilliard Jr. 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

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Lawrence Lessig is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Lessig 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
Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris 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
Lawrence M. Krauss Lawrence Krauss is a screenwriter and film producer.

Lawrence O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence O'Donnell 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
Lawrence Thomas 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
Lawrence Dobkin 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
Lawrence Eagleburger 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
Lawrence Kudlow 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
Lawrence A. Hyland 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

Lawrence Summers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Summers Lawrence Henry "Larry" Summers is an American economist who is President Emeritus and Charles W. Eliot University Professor of Harvard University. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, ...more

Lawrence J. DeLucas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence J. DeLucas James "Larry" DeLucas is an American biochemist who flew aboard NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-50 as a Payload Specialist. He was born on July 11, 1950 in Syracuse, New York, and is ...more

Lawrence Bender is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Bender Lawrence Bender is an American film producer. He rose to fame by producing Reservoir Dogs in 1992 and has since produced all of Quentin Tarantino's films with the exception of Death Proof and ...more

Lawrence Schiller is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Schiller Lawrence Julian Schiller is a noted American film producer, director and screenwriter.

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Lawrence Prince is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Prince Laurens Prins known in English as Lawrence Prince was a 17th-century Dutch buccaneer and an officer under Captain Sir Henry Morgan. He and Major John Morris led one of the columns against Panama ...more

Lawrence Kohlberg is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Kohlberg Lawrence Kohlberg was an American psychologist best known for his theory of stages of moral development. He served as a professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Chicago and at ...more

Lawrence McCutcheon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence McCutcheon Lawrence McCutcheon is a former American football running back who played in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams from 1972 to 1980, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks in ...more

Lawrence Tierney is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Tierney Lawrence Tierney, born Lawrence James Tierney, was an American actor known for his many screen portrayals of mobsters and tough guys, roles that mirrored his own frequent brushes with the law. ...more

Lawrence Klein is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Klein Lawrence Robert Klein was an American economist. For his work in creating computer models to forecast economic trends in the field of econometrics in the Department of Economics at the ...more

Lawrence Grant is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Grant Percy Reginald Lawrence-Grant was an English actor known for his supporting roles in films such as The Living Ghost, I'll Tell the World, Shanghai Express, The Mask of Fu Manchu and Son of ...more

Lawrence Pressman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Pressman David M. Pressman is an American actor, probably best known for roles on Doogie Howser, M.D., Ladies Man, a recurring role on Profiler, the titular character on Mulligan's Stew and as a ...more

Lawrence Monoson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Monoson Lawrence Monoson is an American film and television actor. His first film was the 1982 comedy The Last American Virgin, in which he starred as Gary. His other well-known film roles are in the ...more

Lawrence Leritz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Leritz Lawrence Leritz is an American dancer, singer, actor, producer, director, fitness expert and choreographer.

Lawrence Gray is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Gray Lawrence Gray was an American actor of the 1920s and 1930s. During World War I he served in the U. S. Navy and gained a commission. After the war he began in the technical side of films at the ...more

Lawrence J. Harrington is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence J. Harrington Lawrence J. Harrington is vice president of Internal Audit for Raytheon Company. Harrington has spent most of his career in finance and internal audit.

Lawrence Halprin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Halprin Lawrence Halprin was an influential American landscape architect, designer and teacher. Beginning his career in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, in 1949, Halprin often collaborated with a ...more

Lawrence Peel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Peel Sir Lawrence Peel was a judge in India, chief justice of Calcutta. Lawrence Peel was third son of Joseph Peel of Bowes Farm, Middlesex, who died in 1821, and Anne, second daughter of Jonathan ...more

Lawrence Dane is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Dane Lawrence Dane is an actor.

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Lawrence Lemieux is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Lemieux Lawrence Lemieux is a Canadian sailor, who competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in the Star Class and at the 1988 Summer Olympics in the Finn class. He is famous for his actions in the latter ...more

Lawrence Paulson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Paulson Lawrence Charles Paulson is a professor at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory and a fellow of Clare College, Cambridge.

Lawrence Eric Taylor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Eric Taylor Lawrence Eric Taylor is an American attorney and author. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and UCLA School of Law, Taylor was a public defender and criminal prosecutor in Los ...more

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in a number of films and television programs, including Claudine, Cooley High, Roots, Welcome Back, Kotter, Bangers and ...more

Lawrence Moss is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Moss Lawrence Kenneth Moss is an American composer of contemporary classical music. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.A. from the Eastman School of Music, ...more

Lawrence Weschler is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Weschler Lawrence Weschler is an author of works of creative nonfiction. A graduate of Cowell College of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Weschler was for over twenty years a staff writer at The ...more

Lawrence Wright is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Lawrence
Lawrence Wright Lawrence D. Wright, III is an American former college and professional football player who was a safety in the National Football League for two seasons during the 1990s. Wright played college ...more