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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.

Leonard Nimoy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Nimoy Leonard Simon Nimoy was an American actor, film director, photographer, author, poet, singer and songwriter. He was known for his role as Mr. Spock of the Star Trek franchise. Nimoy began his ...more

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Leonard Cohen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Cohen Leonard Norman Cohen, CC GOQ is a Canadian singer–songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist. His work has explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships. Cohen has ...more

Leonard Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Bernstein Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the United States of America to receive ...more

Leonard Little is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Little Leonard Antonio Little is a former American football defensive end for the St Louis Rams of the National Football League. Little played college football for the University of Tennessee, and was ...more

Leonard Marshall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Marshall Leonard Allen Marshall Jr. is a former American football defensive lineman who played twelve seasons in the National Football League. Marshall played defensive end for the New York Giants for ...more

Leonard Rossiter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Rossiter Leonard Rossiter was an English actor with a long career in the theatre. His enduring popularity and fame came in particular from playing Rupert Rigsby in the British comedy television series ...more

Leonard Marx is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Marx Leonard "Chico" Marx was an American comedian, bandleader, actor and film star as part of the Marx Brothers. His persona in the act was that of a charming, dim-witted albeit crafty con ...more

Leonard Lake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Lake Leonard Thomas Lake was an American serial killer. He often used the alias Leonard Hill. The crimes he committed with Charles Ng became known after Lake committed suicide by taking a cyanide ...more

Leonard Blavatnik is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Blavatnik Leonard "Len" Blavatnik is a Ukrainian-born American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He made his fortune through business via diversified investments in myriad companies ...more

Leonard Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Goldberg Leonard J. Goldberg is an American film producer and television producer. He has his own production company, Mandy Films. He served as head of programming for ABC, and was president of 20th ...more

Leonard Roberts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Roberts Leonard Roberts is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Sean Taylor in Drumline and for playing Forrest Gates in the fourth season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and DL Hawkins in ...more

Leonard Lauder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Lauder Leonard A. Lauder is an American businessman. He is the chairman emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. He was chief executive until 1999. Today Estée Lauder operates several ...more

Leonard Greene is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Greene Leonard Michael Greene was an American inventor and aerodynamics engineer who held more than 200 patents, many of which are aviation-related. He is most well known for his contributions to ...more

Leonard Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Hamilton Leonard Hamilton is an American basketball coach and the current men's basketball head coach at Florida State University. He is a former head coach at Oklahoma State University, the University ...more

Leonard Kleinrock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Kleinrock Leonard Kleinrock is an American engineer and computer scientist. A computer science professor at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, he made several important ...more

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Leonard Boswell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Boswell Leonard L. Boswell is a former U.S. Representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district, serving from 1997 to 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is based in Des Moines. ...more

Leonard Woolf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Woolf Leonard Sidney Woolf was an English political theorist, author, publisher and civil servant, and husband of author Virginia Woolf.

Leonard Frey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Frey Leonard Frey was an American actor.

Leonard Lipton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Lipton Leonard "Lenny" Lipton is a well-known author, filmmaker and stereoscopic vision system inventor. Lipton wrote the lyrics to the song "Puff the Magic Dragon" as a 19-year-old ...more

Leonard Peltier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Peltier Leonard Peltier is a Native American activist and member of the American Indian Movement. In 1977 he was convicted and sentenced to two consecutive terms of life imprisonment for first degree ...more

Leonard Huxley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Huxley Leonard Huxley was an English schoolteacher, writer and editor.

Leonard Garcia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Garcia Leonard Garcia is a retired American mixed martial artist who most recently competed in the Featherweight division of the Legacy Fighting Championship, and is the former Legacy FC Featherweight ...more

Leonard Monteagle Barlow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Monteagle Barlow Lieutenant Leonard Monteagle Barlow, MC and 2 Bars, was a British World War I flying ace. He was born in Islington, London and studied electrical engineering prior to joining the Royal Flying ...more

Leonard Henry Rochford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Henry Rochford Leonard Henry Rochford DSC & Bar, DFC was a British World War I Flying Ace with twenty-nine credited victories.

Leonard Glasser is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Glasser Leonard Glasser is a screenwriter, cartoonist and animator. Glasser designed Ernie Pintoff's The Interview and The Old Man And The Flower. He cited André François and Saul ...more

Leonard Pope is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Pope Leonard Pope is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more

Leonard Petrosyan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Petrosyan Leonard Petrosyan was the second President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic for almost 6 months. He also served as Prime Minister of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic from December 1994 to June ...more

Leonard Dick is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Dick Leonard Dick is a television writer and producer

Leonard Patrick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Patrick Leonard "Lenny" Patrick was an American mobster, a member of the Chicago Outfit involved in bookmaking and extortion and later a government informant. Emigrating with his family from ...more

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Leonard Bailey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Bailey Leonard Bailey was a toolmaker/inventor from Massachusetts, USA, who in the mid-to-late nineteenth century patented several features of woodworking equipment. Most prominent of those patents ...more

Leonard Cheshire is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Cheshire Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire VC, OM, DSO & Two Bars, DFC was a highly decorated British RAF pilot during the Second World War and later philanthropist. Among the ...more

Leonard Peikoff is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Peikoff Leonard S. Peikoff is a Canadian-American philosopher. A former professor of philosophy, he was designated by the philosopher Ayn Rand as heir to her estate. He is an author, a leading advocate ...more

Leonard Whiting is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Whiting Leonard Whiting is an English actor who is best known for his role as Romeo in the 1968 Zeffirelli film version of Romeo and Juliet opposite Olivia Hussey's Juliet, a role which earned him the ...more

Leonard Pennario is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Pennario Leonard Pennario was an American classical pianist and composer. He was born in Buffalo, New York, and grew up in Los Angeles, attending Los Angeles High School remaining in L.A. for his entire ...more

Leonard Wood is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Wood Leonard Wood was the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Military Governor of Cuba, and Governor General of the Philippines. Early in his military career, he received the Medal of Honor. ...more

Leonard Maltin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Maltin Leonard Michael Maltin is an American film critic and historian, author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory narratives. He is known as a "go-to" ...more

Leonard Asper is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Asper Leonard Asper is a Canadian businessperson, entrepreneur and lawyer. He is a graduate of Brandeis University and the University of Toronto Law School, and is a member of the Ontario Bar ...more

Leonard Dembo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Dembo Leonard Tazvivinga Dembo, also Musoro We Nyoka, was a Zimbabwean guitar-band musician who became extremely popular in Zimbabwe in the 1990s with his band the Barura Express. Incorporating ...more

Leonard Davis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Davis Leonard Barnett Davis is an American former college and professional football player who was an offensive lineman for twelve seasons in the National Football League. He played college football ...more

Leonard Herzenberg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Herzenberg Leonard Arthur "Len" Herzenberg was an immunologist, geneticist and professor at Stanford University. His contributions to the development of cell biology made it possible to sort ...more

Leonard Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Wilcox Leonard Wilcox was an American lawyer, judge and politician. He served as a United States Senator from New Hampshire, as judge of the New Hampshire Superior Court, and as a member of the New ...more

Leonard Smith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Smith Leonard Phillip Smith was an American football defensive back who played for the Buffalo Bills and St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football at ...more

Leonard F. Chapman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard F. Chapman, Jr. Leonard Fielding Chapman, Jr. was the 24th Commandant of the Marine Corps and served in that capacity from 1968 to 1972. He was a World War II combat veteran, and was decorated for his actions ...more

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Leonard Fraser is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Fraser Leonard John Fraser, also known as "The Rockhampton Rapist", was an Australian convicted serial killer.

Leonard Katzman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Katzman Leonard Katzman was an American film and television producer, writer and director, most notable for being the showrunner of prime time soap opera Dallas.

Leonard Adleman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Adleman Leonard Max Adleman is an American theoretical computer scientist and professor of computer science and molecular biology at the University of Southern California. He is known for being a ...more

Leonard R. Garner, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard R. Garner, Jr. Leonard R. Garner, Jr. is an American television director and actor. Garner began his career as actor guest starring on Cheers, Moonlighting, Beauty and the Beast and the 1980s sitcom Brothers. ...more

Leonard Borisoff is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Borisoff Len Barry is a retired American vocalist, songwriter and record producer.

Leonard Baskin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Baskin Leonard Baskin is a writer and illustrator.

Leonard Harris is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Leonard Harris Leonard Harris was an American critic, author, and actor. He played Senator Charles Palantine in the Martin Scorsese film Taxi Driver and the mayor in Hero at Large. Leonard Jerome Harris was ...more