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Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

Updated November 30, 2020 824 votes 44 voters 30.4k views95 items

List RulesVote up all of the Lees you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Lee can you think of? The famous Lees below have many different professions, including notable actors named Lee, famous musicians named Lee, entrepreneurs named Lee, and comedians named Lee. 

Lee Marvin is certainly one of the most famous Lees on this list. He started his career by serving as a marine in World War II before becoming an actor. He is best known for his roles in M Squad, The Dirty Dozen, and Point Blank. Lee Pace and Lee Majors are also famous actors named Lee. 

This list isn't only men though, as there are famous women with the name Lee as well. Another of the famous people with the first name Lee is Barnaby Jones actress Lee Meriwether. Lee Greenwood and Lee Van Cleef are also on this list of famous Lees.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men or women named Lee? Just add them to the list!

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    Lee Iacocca

    1924-10-15

    BirthplaceAllentown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca ( EYE-ə-KOH-kə; October 15, 1924 – July 2, 2019) was an American...  more
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    Lee Majors

    1939-04-23

    BirthplaceWyandotte, Michigan, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Lee Majors (born Harvey Lee Yeary; April 23, 1939) is an American film, television and voice...  more

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    Lee Greenwood

    1942-10-27

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Melvin Lee Greenwood (born October 27, 1942) is an American country music artist. Active...  more

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    Lee Meriwether

    1935-05-27

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Lee Ann Meriwether (born May 27, 1935) is an American actress, former model, and the winner of...  more

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    Lee Marvin

    1924-02-19

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987) was an American film and television...  more

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    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Lee Harvey Oswald (October 18, 1939 – November 24, 1963) was an American Marxist and former...  more

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    Lee Grant

    1926-10-31

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, USA

    GenderFemale

    Lee Grant (born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal; October 31, during the mid-1920s) is an American...  more

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    Lee Pace

    1979-03-25

    BirthplaceChickasha, Oklahoma, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Lee Grinner Pace (March 25, 1979) is an American actor. He starred as Thranduil the Elvenking...  more

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    Lee Mack

    1968-08-04

    BirthplaceSouthport, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Lee Gordon McKillop (born 4 August 1968), known by his stage name Lee Mack, is an English...  more
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    Lee Ann Womack

    1966-08-19

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Texas, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Lee Ann Womack (born August 19, 1966) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Her...  more

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    #58 of 291 The Top Country Artists of All Time#24 of 160 The Top Female Country Singers

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    Lee J. Cobb

    1911-12-08

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Lee J. Cobb (born Leo Jacoby, December 8, 1911 – February 11, 1976) was an American actor. He...  more
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    Lee Van Cleef

    1925-01-09

    BirthplaceSomerville, New Jersey, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Clarence Leroy Van Cleef Jr. (January 9, 1925 – December 16, 1989), was an American actor best...  more

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    Lee Da-hae

    1984-04-19

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    GenderFemale

    Lee Da-hae, or Lee Da-hey (born Byun Da-hae on April 19, 1984) is a South Korean actress. She...  more

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    #57 of 80 The Best Korean Actresses Of All Time#60 of 74 The Best K-Drama Actresses Of All Time

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    Lee Smith

    1957-12-04

    BirthplaceJamestown, Louisiana

    GenderMale

    Lee Arthur Smith (born December 4, 1957) is an American former baseball pitcher who played 18...  more
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    Lee Tergesen

    1965-07-08

    BirthplaceIvoryton, Connecticut, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Lee Allen Tergesen (born July 8, 1965) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in...  more
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    Lee Remick

    1935-12-14

    BirthplaceQuincy, Massachusetts, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Lee Ann Remick (December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991) was an American actress. She was nominated...  more
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    Lee Joon

    1988-02-07

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Lee Chang-seon (born February 7, 1988), better known by his stage name Lee Joon, is a South...  more

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    Lee Evans

    1964-02-25

    BirthplaceAvonmouth, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Lee John Martin Evans (born 25 February 1964) is a British stand-up comedian and actor from...  more

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    Lee Hyori

    1979-05-10

    BirthplaceCheongwon County

    GenderFemale

    Lee Hyo-ri (born May 10, 1979) is a South Korean singer, record producer, activist, actress...  more

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    Taemin

    1993-07-18

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Lee Tae-min (born July 18, 1993), better known by the mononym Taemin, is a South Korean...  more

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    Lee Byung-hun

    1970-07-12

    BirthplaceSeongnam, South Korea

    GenderMale

    Lee Byung-hun (Korean: 이병헌; born July 12, 1970) is a South Korean actor, singer and model. He...  more

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    Gikwang

    1990-03-30

    GenderMale

    Lee Gi-kwang (born March 30, 1990), known professionally as Gikwang or Kikwang, is a South...  more

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    Lee Donghae

    1986-10-15

    GenderMale

    Lee Dong-hae (born October 15, 1986), referred to as Donghae, is a South Korean singer,...  more

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    BirthplaceColumbia, South Carolina, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Lee Thompson Young (February 1, 1984 – August 19, 2013) was an American actor. He is best...  more
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    Lee Young-ae

    1971-01-31

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    GenderFemale

    Lee Young-ae (born January 31, 1971) is a South Korean actress. She is known for her...  more