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List of famous people named Leo and Leonardo, along with photos. How many celebrities named Leonardo can you think of? The famous Leos below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Leo, athletes named Leo, and even political figures named Leo. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Leo? Add them to the list.

If you want an old school, literate Leo, this russian novelist might be the one for you. Leo Tolstoy has been considered to be the greatest novelist of all time. He's written classics like War and Peace and Anna Karenina. But maybe you want an artsy Leo, Leonardo Da Vinci was a painter during the Renaissance Era. His most famous painting is the "Mona Lisa".

And if you want a heartthrob, contemporary Leo, this actor will definitely pull on your heartstrings. Leonardo DiCaprio has been nominated for several Academy Awards and has been in classic films such as Titanic and Aviator.

Leonardo DiCaprio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He has been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards, winning two, and five Academy Awards. DiCaprio began his career by appearing ...more

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Leo Tolstoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Tolstoy Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, commonly referred to as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright and philosopher who primarily wrote novels and short ...more

Leo Nomellini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Nomellini Leo Joseph Nomellini was a Hall of Fame American football player with the San Francisco 49ers. He was born at Lucca in Italy and immigrated to the United States as an infant. However Nomellini ...more

Leonardo Bonucci is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leonardo Bonucci Leonardo Bonucci is an Italian footballer who plays as a defender for Serie A club Juventus and the Italian national team. A former midfielder who is usually deployed as ball-playing centre ...more

Leo Sayer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Sayer Leo Sayer is a British-born singer-songwriter musician, and entertainer whose singing career has spanned four decades. Sayer launched his career in the UK in the early 1970s and became a top ...more

Leo McCarey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo McCarey Thomas Leo McCarey was a three-time Academy Award winning American film director, screenwriter and producer. He was involved in nearly 200 movies, the most well known today being Duck Soup, Make ...more

Leo Komarov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Komarov Leonid Aleksandrovitš Komarov is a Finnish-Russian professional ice hockey player. He is currently a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League, where he returned after ...more

Leo G. Carroll is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo G. Carroll Leo Gratten Carroll was an English actor. He was best known for his roles in several Hitchcock films, and in three television series, Topper, Going My Way, and The Man from U.N.C.L.E..

Leo Gordon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Gordon Leo Vincent Gordon was an American film and television character actor as well as a screenplay writer and novelist. During more than 40 years in film and television, he was frequently cast as a ...more

Leo Durocher is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Durocher Leo Ernest Durocher, nicknamed Leo the Lip, was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played in Major League Baseball as an infielder. Upon his retirement, he ranked fifth ...more

Leo McKern is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo McKern Reginald "Leo" McKern, AO was an Australian actor who appeared in numerous British and Australian television programmes and films, and in more than 200 stage roles. Notable roles he ...more

Leo Baekeland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Baekeland Leo Henricus Arthur Baekeland FRSE was a Belgian-born American chemist. He invented Velox photographic paper in 1893 and Bakelite in 1907. His invention of Bakelite, an inexpensive, ...more

Leo Ornstein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Ornstein Leo Ornstein was an American composer and pianist of the early twentieth century. His performances of works by avant-garde composers and his own innovative and even shocking pieces made him a ...more

Leo Ryan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Ryan Leo Joseph Ryan, Jr. was an American teacher and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative as a member of the Democratic Party. He represented California's 11th congressional district from ...more

Leo Kottke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Kottke Leo Kottke is an acoustic guitarist. He is known for a fingerpicking style that draws on influences from blues, jazz, and folk music, and for syncopated, polyphonic melodies. He overcame a ...more

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Leo Strauss is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Strauss Leo Strauss was a German-American political philosopher and classicist who specialized in classical political philosophy. He was born in Germany to Jewish parents and later emigrated from ...more

Leo Carrillo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Carrillo Leopoldo Antonio Carrillo, was an American actor, vaudevillian, political cartoonist, and conservationist.

Leo Kruger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Kruger Raymond Leppan is a South African professional wrestler. He is signed to WWE, where he performs under the ring name Adam Rose. He is a former two-time FCW Florida Heavyweight Champion under the ...more

Leo Penn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Penn Leo Z. Penn was an American actor and director and the father of musician Michael Penn and actors Sean Penn and Chris Penn.

Leonardo Del Vecchio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leonardo Del Vecchio Leonardo Del Vecchio is the founder and chairman of Luxottica. The firm owns the Sunglass Hut and Lenscrafters chains with a total of over 6000 stores and 73.400 employees. According to Forbes ...more

Leo Brouwer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Brouwer Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida is a Cuban composer, conductor, and guitarist. He is the grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona y Casado, and the great-nephew of composer Ernesto Lecuona,

Léo Delibes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Léo Delibes Clément Philibert Léo Delibes was a French composer of ballets, operas, and other works for the stage. His most notable works include ballets Coppélia and Sylvia as well as ...more

Leo Giamani is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Giamani Leo Giamani is an US predominantly gay pornographic film industry actor who started in the industry in the spring of 2008 at age 29. He identifies as bisexual and did one heterosexual scene with ...more

Leo Howard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Howard Leo Howard is an American actor, model and martial artist. He began his acting career at the age of seven, Howard is known for incorporating his karate skills into his feature film and ...more

Léo Ferré is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Léo Ferré Léo Ferré was a Monegasque French poet and composer, and a dynamic and controversial live performer, whose career in France dominated the years after the Second World War until his ...more

Leonardo Cimino is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leonardo Cimino Leonardo Cimino was an American film, television and stage actor who in 1937 appeared in the original stage production of Marc Blitzstein's The Cradle Will Rock. Leonardo's most well known roles ...more

Leo Frank is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Frank Leo Max Frank was a Jewish-American factory superintendent whose widely publicized trial in 1913, appeals and extrajudicial hanging in 1915 by a lynch mob planned and led by prominent citizens ...more

Leó Szilárd is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leó Szilárd Leó Szilárd was a Hungarian-American physicist and inventor. He conceived the nuclear chain reaction in 1933, patented the idea of a nuclear reactor with Enrico Fermi, and in late ...more

Leo Laporte is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Laporte Leo Gordon Laporte is an American technology broadcaster, author, and entrepreneur.

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Leonardo Sbaraglia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leonardo Sbaraglia Leonardo Máximo Sbaraglia is a prominent Argentine actor, with extensive credits in both Argentina and Spain. He has also worked in Mexico, and was cast in his first English-language role ...more

Leo Genn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Genn Leo John Genn was a British stage and film actor and barrister.

Leo Burnett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Burnett Leo Burnett was an American advertising executive and the founder of the Leo Burnett Company, Inc., also known as Leo Burnett Worldwide. He was responsible for creating some of advertising's ...more

Leo Wisniewski is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Wisniewski Leo Joseph Wisniewski is a former American football nose tackle who played professionally in the National Football League.

Leo Lyons is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Lyons Leo Lyons is an English musician, who was also the bassist of the blues rock band Ten Years After.

Leo Lerman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Lerman Leo Lerman was an American writer and editor who worked for Condé Nast Publications for more than 50 years. Lerman also wrote for the New York Herald Tribune, Harper's Bazaar, Dance ...more

Leonardo Boff is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leonardo Boff Leonardo Boff is a Brazilian theologian and writer, known for his active support for the rights of the poor and excluded. He currently serves as Professor Emeritus of Ethics, Philosophy of ...more

Leonardo Fibonacci is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leonardo Fibonacci Leonardo Bonacci —known as Fibonacci, and also Leonardo of Pisa, Leonardo Pisano Bigollo, Leonardo Fibonacci—was an Italian mathematician, considered to be "the most talented Western ...more

Leo Rossi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Rossi Leo Rossi is an American actor, writer and producer. He is known for his role as Budd in the 1981 horror film Halloween II, as Turkell from the 1990 horror sequel Maniac Cop 2, and as Detective ...more

Leo Brewer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Brewer Leo Brewer 1919-2005 was an American physical chemist, considered by many to be the founder of modern high-temperature chemistry. He was born 13 June 1919 in St. Louis, Missouri and died 22 ...more

Leonardo Pisculichi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leonardo Pisculichi Leonardo Nicolás Pisculichi is an Argentine footballer who currently plays for River Plate in the Argentine Primera División, as an attacking midfielder.

Leo Gerstenzang is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Gerstenzang Leo Gerstenzang was a Polish-born American who in 1923 invented the cotton swab or Q-Tips. His product, which he named "Baby Gays", went on to become one of the most widely-sold brand ...more

Leo Sugar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Sugar Leo Tateusz Sugar is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Chicago/St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles, and the Detroit Lions. He went to two Pro ...more

Leo Diegel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Diegel Leo Harvey Diegel was a prominent American professional golfer of the 1920s and early 1930s. He captured consecutive PGA Championships, played on the first four Ryder Cup teams, and is a member ...more

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Leo Gorcey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Gorcey Leo Bernard Gorcey was an American stage and movie actor who became famous for portraying on film the leader of the group of young hooligans known variously as the Dead End Kids, The East Side ...more

Leo Marks is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Marks Leopold Samuel Marks, MBE, was an English cryptographer during the Second World War. He headed the codes office supporting resistance agents in occupied Europe for the secret Special Operations ...more

Leo J. O'Donovan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo J. O'Donovan Rev. Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J. was the 47th President of Georgetown University, Washington, DC, United States. A 1952 graduate of Iona Preparatory School, and a 1956 graduate of Georgetown, he ...more

Leo Sanford is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Sanford Leo Sanford is a former professional American Football player for the Chicago Cardinals.

Leo Burmester is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Burmester Leo Burmester was an American actor. Burmester worked for director John Sayles several times, including in Passion Fish and Lone Star, and also for directors such as John Schlesinger and Sidney ...more

Leo Lionni is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Lionni Leo Lionni was an author and illustrator of children's books. Born in the Netherlands, he moved to Italy and lived there before moving to the United States in 1939, where he worked as an art ...more

Leo Fuchs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Leo Fuchs Leo Fuchs was a Polish-born Jewish American actor. According to YIVO, born Avrum Leib Fuchs in Warsaw; according to Schechter, born in Lwów, Galicia, then Poland, now Lviv, Ukraine. Fuchs ...more