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Who Is The Most Famous Leslie In The World?

Updated February 18, 2021 611 votes 39 voters 19.6k views71 items

List RulesVote up all of the Leslies you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Leslie can you think of? The famous Leslies below have many different professions, including notable actors named Leslie, famous athletes named Leslie, and even musicians named Leslie. There are both male and female stars named Leslie on this list. 

Leslie Jones is certainly one of the most famous Leslies on this list. One of the famous comedians named Leslie, she was a writer and cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2014 to 2019. Ghostbusters, Top Five, and Supermarket Sweep are among her notable projects. Leslie Mann is another popular actress named Leslie. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Leslie is Leslie Nielsen. One of the male actors named Leslie, he started his career as a serious actor before becoming a comedy legend. He generated laughs in such films as Airplane! and The Naked Gun series.

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    Leslie Nielsen

    1926-02-11
    Leslie William Nielsen (11 February 1926 – 28 November 2010) was a Canadian actor, comedian,...  more

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    Leslie Jones

    1967-09-07
    Annette Jones (born September 7, 1967), better known as Leslie Jones, is an American comedian...  more

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    #208 of 233 The Funniest Stand Up Comedians Of All Time#127 of 223 The Greatest Black Actresses Of All Time

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    Leslie Mann

    1972-03-26
    Leslie Mann (born March 26, 1972) is an American actress. She has appeared in numerous films...  more

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    Leslie Caron

    1931-07-01
    Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (French: [lɛsli kaʁɔ̃]; born 1 July 1931) is a French-American...  more

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    Leslie Odom Jr.

    1981-08-06
    Leslie Odom Jr. (born August 6, 1981) is an American actor and singer. He has performed on...  more
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    Leslie Bibb

    1974-11-17
    Leslie Louise Bibb (born November 17, 1974) is an American actress and model. Bibb...  more

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    Leslie West

    1945-10-22
    Leslie West (born Leslie Weinstein; October 22, 1945 – December 23, 2020) was an American rock...  more

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    #119 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#117 of 639 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time

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    Leslie Moonves

    1949-10-06
    Leslie Roy Moonves (; born October 6, 1949) is an American media executive who served as the...  more
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    Leslie Howard

    1893-04-03
    Leslie Howard Steiner (3 April 1893 – 1 June 1943) was an English stage and film actor,...  more

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    Leslie Cheung

    1956-09-12
    Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing (born Cheung Fat-chung; 12 September 1956 – 1 April 2003) was a Hong...  more
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    Leslie Grossman

    1971-10-25
    Leslie Erin Grossman (born October 25, 1971) is an American actress. She is known for her...  more
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    Lesli Linka Glatter (born July 26, 1953) is an American film and television director. She is...  more
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    Leslie Hope

    1965-05-06
    Leslie Ann Hope (born May 6, 1965) is a Canadian actress and director, best known for her role...  more
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    Lesley Stahl

    1941-12-16
    Lesley Rene Stahl (born December 16, 1941) is an American television journalist. She has spent...  more

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    Leslie Carter

    1986-06-06
    Leslie Barbara Ashton (née Carter) (June 6, 1986 – January 31, 2012) was an American pop...  more
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    Leslie O'Neal

    1964-05-07
    Leslie Claudis O'Neal (born May 7, 1964) is an American former football player who was a...  more
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    Leslie Shaw

    1989-02-27
    Leslie Ann Shaw Thays (b. Lima, 27 February 1989) musically known as Shaw is a Peruvian model,...  more
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    Leslie Frazier

    1959-04-03
    Leslie Antonio Frazier (born April 3, 1959) is an American football coach and former...  more
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    Leslie McFarlane

    1902-10-25
    Charles Leslie McFarlane (October 25, 1902 in Carleton Place, Ontario – September 6, 1977 in...  more
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    Leslie Bega

    1967-04-17
    Leslie Rae Bega (born April 17, 1967) is an American theater, film and television actress,...  more
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    Leslie Harvey

    1944-09-13
    Leslie Cameron Harvey (13 September 1944 – 3 May 1972) was a guitarist in several Scottish...  more
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    Leslie Jordan

    1955-04-29
    Leslie Allen Jordan (born April 29, 1955) is an American actor and playwright. He is best...  more

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    Leslie Phillips

    1924-04-20
    Leslie Samuel Phillips (born 20 April 1924) is an English actor known for his work in the...  more
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    Leslie Eileen Easterbrook (born July 29, 1949) is an American actress. She played...  more
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    Leslie Uggams

    1943-05-25
    Leslie Marian Uggams (born May 25, 1943) is an American actress and singer. Beginning her...  more