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Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

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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, and even entrepreneurs 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.

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 Marvin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Marvin

    Dec. at 63 (1924-1987)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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

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  • Lee Majors is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Majors

    Age: 81

    BirthplaceWyandotte, Michigan, United States of America

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

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  • Lee Meriwether is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

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

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  • Lee Harvey Oswald is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Harvey Oswald

    Dec. at 24 (1939-1963)

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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

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  • Lee Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

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

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  • Lee Ann Womack is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Texas, United States of America

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

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  • Lee Tergesen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    BirthplaceUSA, Connecticut, Ivoryton

    Lee Allen Tergesen (born July 8, 1965) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in... more on Wikipedia
  • Lee Van Cleef is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Van Cleef

    Dec. at 64 (1925-1989)

    BirthplaceSomerville, New Jersey, United States of America

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

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  • Lee Pace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Pace

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceChickasha, Oklahoma, United States of America

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

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  • Lee Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Smith

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceJamestown, Louisiana

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

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  • Lee Remick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Remick

    Dec. at 56 (1935-1991)

    BirthplaceQuincy, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Lee Ann Remick (December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991) was an American actress. She was nominated... more on Wikipedia
  • Lee Hyori is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Hyori

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceCheongwon County

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

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  • Lee Joon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Joon

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

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

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  • Taemin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Taemin

    Age: 27

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

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

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  • Lee J. Cobb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee J. Cobb

    Dec. at 65 (1911-1976)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lee J. Cobb (born Leo Jacoby, December 8, 1911 – February 11, 1976) was an American actor. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Lee Grant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Grant

    Age: 93

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lee Grant (born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal; October 31, during the mid-1920s) is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Lee Evans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Evans

    Age: 56

    BirthplaceAvonmouth, United Kingdom

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

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  • Lee Da-hae is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Da-hae

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

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

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  • Lee Donghae is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?
    Lee Dong-hae (born October 15, 1986), referred to as Donghae, is a South Korean singer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Lee Thompson Young is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    Lee Thompson Young

    Dec. at 29 (1984-2013)

    BirthplaceColumbia, South Carolina, United States of America

    Lee Thompson Young (February 1, 1984 – August 19, 2013) was an American actor. He is best... more on Wikipedia
  • Lee Young-ae is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Lee Young-ae (born January 31, 1971) is a South Korean actress. She is known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • Lee Daniels is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Lee Louis Daniels (born December 24, 1959) is an American film and television writer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lee Byung-hun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    BirthplaceSeongnam, South Korea

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

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  • Lee Ritenour is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, Southern California, Contiguous United States, 90731

    Lee Mack Ritenour (born January 11, 1952) is an American jazz guitarist who has been active... more on Wikipedia
  • Lee “Scratch” Perry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Lee In The World?

    BirthplaceKendal, Jamaica

    Lee "Scratch" Perry OD (born Rainford Hugh Perry; 20 March 1936) is a Jamaican music producer,... more on Wikipedia

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