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Who Is The Most Famous Leo Or Leonardo In The World?

Updated November 19, 2020 745 votes 48 voters 29.8k views87 items

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How many celebrities named Leo can you think of? The famous Leos and Leonardos below have many different professions, including notable actors named Leonardo, famous authors named Leo, and even great artists named Leonardo.

Leonardo DiCaprio is certainly one of the most famous Leos on this list. One of the famous actors named Leonardo, he had his first major film role in 1993's This Boy's Life. He has appeared in many notable films including Titanic, The Revenant, and Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood.

Another of the famous people with the first name Leo is Leo Tolstoy. The Russian author is considered to be the greatest novelist of all time. He has written such classics as War and Peace and Anna Karenina.

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

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    Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (, Italian: [diˈkaːprjo]; born November 11, 1974) is an American...  more

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    Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was an Italian polymath, painter, sculptor, architect,...  more

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    Leo Tolstoy

    1828-09-09
    Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (; Russian: Лев Николаевич Толстой, tr. Lev Nikoláyevich...  more

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    Leo McCarey

    1898-10-03
    Thomas Leo McCarey (October 3, 1898 – July 5, 1969) was an American film director,...  more

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    Leonardo Favio

    1938-05-28
    Fuad Jorge Jury (28 May 1938 – 5 November 2012), commonly known as Leonardo Favio (Spanish...  more
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    Leo Gregory

    1978-11-22
    Leo Gregory (born 22 November 1978) is an English film television actor....  more
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    Leo G. Carroll

    1882-10-25
    Leo Gratten Carroll (25 October 1886 – 16 October 1972) was an English actor. He was best...  more
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    Leo Howard

    1997-07-13
    Leo Howard (born July 13, 1997) is an American actor and martial artist. He began his acting...  more
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    Leo Rossi

    1946-06-26
    Leo Rossi (born June 26, 1946) is an American actor, writer and producer. A character actor...  more
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    Leo Gorcey

    1917-06-03
    Leo Bernard Gorcey (June 3, 1917– June 2, 1969) was an American stage and movie actor who...  more
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    Leo McKern

    1920-03-16
    Reginald McKern, AO (16 March 1920 – 23 July 2002), known professionally as Leo McKern, was an...  more
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    Leonardo Bonucci (Italian pronunciation: [leoˈnardo boˈnuttʃi]; born 1 May 1987) is an Italian...  more
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    Leo Strauss

    1899-09-20
    Leo Strauss (; German: [ˈleːo ˈʃtʁaʊs]; September 20, 1899 – October 18, 1973) was a...  more
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    Leo Komarov

    1987-01-23
    Leonid Aleksandrovich Komarov (Russian: Леонид Александрович Комаров, Leonid Aleksandrovich...  more
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    Leo Sayer

    1948-05-21
    Leo Sayer (born Gerard Hugh Sayer, 21 May 1948) is an English-Australian singer-songwriter...  more

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    Leo Kruger

    1979-07-20
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    Leo Durocher

    1905-07-27
    Leo Ernest Durocher (; July 27, 1905 – October 7, 1991), nicknamed Leo the Lip and Lippy, was...  more
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    Leo Kottke

    1945-09-11
    Leo Kottke (born September 11, 1945) is an acoustic guitarist. He is known for a fingerpicking...  more

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    Leo Gordon

    1922-12-02
    Leo Vincent Gordon (December 2, 1922 – December 26, 2000) was an American film and television...  more
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    Leo Baekeland

    1863-11-14
    Leo Henricus Arthur Baekeland FRSE(Hon) (November 14, 1863 – February 23, 1944) was a Belgian...  more
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    Leo Ornstein

    1893-12-02
    Leo Ornstein (born Лев Орнштейн, Lev Ornshteyn) (c. December 11, 1895 – February 24, 2002) was...  more
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    Leo Ryan

    1925-05-05
    Leo Joseph Ryan Jr. (May 5, 1925 – November 18, 1978) was an American teacher and politician....  more
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    Fibonacci (, also US: , Italian: [fiboˈnattʃi]; c. 1170 – c. 1240–50) was an Italian...  more
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    Leonardo Del Vecchio (born 22 May 1935) is an Italian billionaire businessman, the founder and...  more
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    Leo Carrillo

    1881-08-06
    Leopoldo Antonio Carrillo Spanish pronunciation: [Cay-reel-yo] (August 6, 1880 – September 10,...  more