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Famous People Named Leonard

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If your name is Leonard, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Leonard, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Leonard can you think of? The famous Leonards below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Leonard, athletes named Leonard, and even political figures named Leonard. The music industry is no stranger to the name Leonard, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Leonard are worth mentioning? This list includes Leonard Cohen, Leonard Nimoy, Leonard Bernstein and Leonard Little. To read more about these notable people named Leonard, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
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  • Leonard Nimoy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Nimoy

    Poet, Songwriter

    Age89

    BirthplaceWest End, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Leonard Simon Nimoy (March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015) was an American actor, film director,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Leonard Cohen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Cohen

    Film Score Composer, Poet

    Age86

    BirthplaceWestmount, Canada

    Leonard Norman Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer,... more on Wikipedia

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    The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time#126 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists

  • Leonard Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Bernstein

    Conductor, Film Score Composer

    AgeDec. at 72 (1918-1990)

    BirthplaceLawrence, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Leonard Bernstein ( BURN-styne; August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #86 of 368 The Best Classical Composers#159 of 525 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song?

  • Leonard Little is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Little

    American football player

    Age45

    BirthplaceAsheville, North Carolina

    Leonard Antonio Little (born October 19, 1974) is a former American football defensive end for... more on Wikipedia

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    #829 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#8 of 48 The Best University of Tennessee Football Players Ever

  • Leonard Marshall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Marshall

    American football player

    Age58

    BirthplaceFranklin, Louisiana

    Leonard Allen Marshall Jr. (born October 22, 1961) is a former American football defensive... more on Wikipedia

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    #270 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame#68 of 146 The Best LSU Football Players of All Time

  • Leonard Rossiter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Rossiter

    Actor, Writer

    AgeDec. at 58 (1926-1984)

    BirthplaceWavertree, United Kingdom

    Leonard Rossiter (21 October 1926 – 5 October 1984) was an English actor. He had a long career... more on Wikipedia
  • Chico Marx is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Chico Marx

    Comedian, Bandleader

    AgeDec. at 74 (1887-1961)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Leonard Joseph "Chico" Marx (March 22, 1887 – October 11, 1961) was an American comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Leonard Lake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
    Leonard Thomas Lake (October 29, 1945 – June 6, 1985), also known as Leonard Hill and a... more on Wikipedia

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  • Leonard Blavatnik is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Blavatnik

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur

    Age63

    BirthplaceOdessa, Ukraine

    Sir Leonard "Len" Blavatnik (Ukrainian: Леонід Валентинович Блаватнік, Russian: Леонид... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Goldberg

    Businessperson, Television producer

    Age86

    BirthplaceNew York, United States of America

    Leonard J. Goldberg (born January 24, 1934, in New York City) is an American film and... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Roberts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Age47

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Leonard Roberts (born November 17, 1972) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Lauder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
    Leonard Alan Lauder (born March 19, 1933) is an American billionaire businessman and art... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Greene is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Greene

    Inventor, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 88 (1918-2006)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Leonard Michael Greene (June 8, 1918 – November 30, 2006) was an American inventor and... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Hamilton

    Basketball Coach, Coach

    Age72

    BirthplaceGastonia, North Carolina

    James Leonard Hamilton (born August 4, 1948) is an American basketball coach and the current... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Kleinrock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Kleinrock

    Professor, Inventor

    Age86

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York

    Leonard Kleinrock (born June 13, 1934) is an American computer scientist. A professor at... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Boswell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Boswell

    Politician, Farmer

    Age86

    BirthplaceMissouri, United States of America

    Leonard Leroy Boswell (January 10, 1934 – August 17, 2018) was an American politician who... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Woolf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Woolf

    Author, Writer

    AgeDec. at 89 (1880-1969)

    BirthplaceKensington, London, United Kingdom

    Leonard Sidney Woolf (; 25 November 1880 – 14 August 1969) was a British political theorist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Frey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    AgeDec. at 50 (1938-1988)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Leonard Frey (September 4, 1938 – August 24, 1988) was an American actor. He is best... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Lipton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Lipton

    Physicist, Inventor

    Age80

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Leonard "Lenny" Lipton (born May 18, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American author,... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Peltier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Peltier

    Activist, Author

    Age76

    BirthplaceGrand Forks, North Dakota

    Leonard Peltier (born September 12, 1944) is a Native American activist and an enrolled member... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Huxley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Huxley

    Writer, Teacher

    AgeDec. at 73 (1860-1933)

    Leonard Huxley (11 December 1860 – 2 May 1933) was an English schoolteacher, writer and editor.
  • Leonard Garcia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
    Leonard Garcia (born July 14, 1979 in Plainview, Texas) is a retired American mixed martial... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Monteagle Barlow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
    Lieutenant Leonard Monteagle Barlow MC & Two Bars (5 June 1898 – 5 February 1918) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Henry Rochford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Henry Rochford

    Pilot, Military Officer

    AgeDec. at 90 (1896-1986)

    Squadron Leader Leonard Henry Rochford (10 November 1896 – 17 December 1986) was a British... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Glasser is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Leonard

    Leonard Glasser

    Screenwriter, Cartoonist
    Leonard Glasser is a screenwriter, cartoonist and animator.Glasser designed Ernie Pintoff's... more on Wikipedia
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