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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.
Leonard Nimoy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Poet, Songwriter, Actor
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
Leonard Cohen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Film Score Composer, Poet, Musician
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
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist
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
American football player
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
American football player
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
Actor, Writer
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
Chico Marx is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Comedian, Bandleader, Actor
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 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
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Film Producer
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
Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer
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
Actor
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 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
Inventor, Engineer
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
Basketball Coach, Coach
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
Professor, Inventor, Computer scientist
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
Leonard Boswell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Politician, Farmer
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
Author, Writer
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
Actor
Leonard Frey was an American actor.
Leonard Lipton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Leonard
Physicist, Inventor
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
Activist, Author, Artist
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
Writer, Teacher
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 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
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
Pilot, Military Officer
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
Screenwriter, Cartoonist, Animator
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