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Who Is The Most Famous Leonard In The World?

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How many celebrities named Leonard can you think of? The famous Leonards below have many different professions, including notable actors named Leonard, famous athletes named Leonard, and even musicians named Leonard.

Leonard Nimoy is certainly one of the most famous Leonards on this list. One of the actors named Leonard, he is best known for playing Spock in the Star Trek franchise. Following his death in 2015, an asteroid was named after him.

Another of the famous people with the first name Leonard is Leonard Cohen. He is a singer-songwriter and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His song “Hallelujah” has been covered over 70 times.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Leonard? Just add them to the list!

  • Leonard Nimoy

    Leonard Nimoy

    Poet, Songwriter


    BirthplaceWest End, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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    #268 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#96 of 310 The Coolest Actors Ever

  • Leonard Cohen

    Leonard Cohen

    Film Score Composer, Poet


    BirthplaceWestmount, Canada

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

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    The Best Leonard Cohen Songs of All Time#133 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists

  • Leonard Bernstein

    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

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    #83 of 368 The Best Classical Composers#130 of 816 These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time

  • Chico Marx

    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

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    #177 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time#203 of 583 The Greatest Entertainers of All Time

  • Leonard Chess

    Leonard Chess

    Record producer, Music executive

    AgeDec. at 52 (1917-1969)


    Leonard Chess (March 12, 1917 – October 16, 1969) was an American record company executive and...  more
  • Leonard Maltin

    Leonard Maltin

    Film critic, Historian


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Leonard Michael Maltin (born December 18, 1950) is an American film critic and film historian,...  more
  • Leonard Rossiter

    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
  • Leonard Frey

    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
  • Leonard Lake
    Leonard Thomas Lake (October 29, 1945 – June 6, 1985), also known as Leonard Hill and a...  more

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    #76 of 130 Famous American Serial Killers#21 of 41 The Most Prolific American Serial Killers

  • Leonard Blavatnik

    Leonard Blavatnik

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceOdessa, Ukraine

    Sir Leonard "Len" Blavatnik (Ukrainian: Леонід Валентинович Блаватнік, Russian: Леонид...  more
  • Leonard Goldberg

    Leonard Goldberg

    Businessperson, Television producer


    BirthplaceNew York, United States of America

    Leonard J. Goldberg (born January 24, 1934, in New York City) is an American film and...  more
  • Leonard Roberts


    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
  • Leonard Greene

    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
  • Leonard Hamilton

    Leonard Hamilton

    Basketball Coach, Coach


    BirthplaceGastonia, North Carolina

    James Leonard Hamilton (born August 4, 1948) is an American basketball coach and the current...  more
  • Leonard Kleinrock

    Leonard Kleinrock

    Professor, Inventor


    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York

    Leonard Kleinrock (born June 13, 1934) is an American computer scientist. A professor at...  more
  • Leonard Little

    Leonard Little

    American football player


    BirthplaceAsheville, North Carolina

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

    Leonard Marshall

    American football player


    BirthplaceFranklin, Louisiana

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

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  • Leonard Boswell

    Leonard Boswell

    Politician, Farmer


    BirthplaceMissouri, United States of America

    Leonard Leroy Boswell (January 10, 1934 – August 17, 2018) was an American politician who...  more
  • Leonard Woolf

    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
  • Leonard Lipton

    Leonard Lipton

    Physicist, Inventor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Leonard "Lenny" Lipton (born May 18, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American author,...  more
  • Leonard Peltier

    Leonard Peltier

    Activist, Author


    BirthplaceGrand Forks, North Dakota

    Leonard Peltier (born September 12, 1944) is a Native American activist and an enrolled member...  more
  • Leonard Garcia
    Leonard Garcia (born July 14, 1979 in Plainview, Texas) is a retired American mixed martial...  more
  • Leonard Pope

    Leonard Pope

    American football player


    BirthplaceAmericus, Georgia

    Leonard Pope (born September 9, 1983) is a former American football tight end. He was drafted...  more
  • Leonard Dick

    Leonard Dick

    Television producer, Screenwriter

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Leonard Dick is a television writer and producer who writes for The Good Wife. Leonard was...  more
  • Leonard Patrick
    Leonard "Lenny" Patrick (October 6, 1913 – March 1, 2006) was an American mobster, a member of...  more