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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
Actor
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
Leo Tolstoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Novelist, Author, Essayist
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
Wrestler, American football player
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
Footballer
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
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer
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
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director
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
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete
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
Actor
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
Character actor, Novelist, Screenwriter
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
Baseball player, Actor
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
Screenwriter, Actor
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
Chemist, Inventor, Engineer
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
Pianist, Composer
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
Politician
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
Guitarist
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
Leo Strauss is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Leo & Leonardo
Professor, Political scientist, Scientist
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
Conservationist, Cartoonist, Actor
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
Wrestler
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
Television director, Soldier, Screenwriter
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
Businessperson
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
Conductor, Guitarist, Classical guitarists
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
Composer
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
Pornographic actor
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
Model, Actor, Martial artist
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
Conductor, Singer-songwriter, Printer
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