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Who Is The Most Famous Leslie In The World?

Updated February 18, 2021 611 votes 38 voters 19.2k 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.

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

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    Leslie Nielsen

    1926-02-11

    BirthplaceRegina, Canada

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

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    #204 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#26 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time

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    Leslie Jones

    1967-09-07

    BirthplaceMemphis, TN

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

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    #202 of 233 The Funniest Stand Up Comedians Of All Time#213 of 568 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

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    Leslie Mann

    1972-03-26

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

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

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    #131 of 199 Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With#168 of 287 The Most Beautiful Women Of 2021, Ranked

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    Leslie Caron

    1931-07-01

    BirthplaceBoulogne-Billancourt, France

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

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    #532 of 843 The Best Actresses in Film History#266 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021

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    Leslie Odom Jr.

    1981-08-06

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    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

    BirthplaceUSA, Bismarck, North Dakota

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

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    #274 of 282 The Funniest Female Comedians of All Time#376 of 416 Celebrities Whose Deaths Will Be the Biggest Deal

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    Leslie West

    1945-10-22

    BirthplaceNew York City, Forest Hills, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York

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

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    #121 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#115 of 639 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time

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    Leslie Moonves

    1949-10-06

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    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

    BirthplaceForest Hill, London, London, United Kingdom

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

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    #124 of 239 The Greatest British Actors of All Time#411 of 743 The Greatest Directors In Movie History

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    Leslie Cheung

    1956-09-12

    BirthplaceKowloon, Hong Kong

    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

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Leslie Erin Grossman (born October 25, 1971) is an American actress. She is known for her...  more
  • Leslie Linka Glatter12
    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

    BirthplaceCanada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Americas, Halifax Regional Municipality

    Leslie Ann Hope (born May 6, 1965) is a Canadian actress and director, best known for her role...  more
  • Lesley Stahl14
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    Lesley Stahl

    1941-12-16

    BirthplaceLynn, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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    #11 of 65 The Most Influential News Anchors of All Time#1 of 49 The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

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    Leslie Carter

    1986-06-06

    BirthplaceTampa, Florida, United States of America

    Leslie Barbara Ashton (née Carter) (June 6, 1986 – January 31, 2012) was an American pop...  more
  • Leslie O'Neal16
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    Leslie O'Neal

    1964-05-07

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas

    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

    BirthplacePeru

    Leslie Ann Shaw Thays (b. Lima, 27 February 1989) musically known as Shaw is a Peruvian model,...  more
  • Leslie Frazier18
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    Leslie Frazier

    1959-04-03

    BirthplaceColumbus, Mississippi

    Leslie Antonio Frazier (born April 3, 1959) is an American football coach and former...  more
  • Leslie McFarlane19
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    Leslie McFarlane

    1902-10-25

    BirthplaceCanada, Carleton Place, Ontario, Lanark County, Americas

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

    1967-04-17

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    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

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Leslie Cameron Harvey (13 September 1944 – 3 May 1972) was a guitarist in several Scottish...  more
  • Leslie Jordan22
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    Leslie Jordan

    1955-04-29

    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America

    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

    BirthplaceTottenham, London, United Kingdom

    Leslie Samuel Phillips (born 20 April 1924) is an English actor known for his work in the...  more
  • Leslie Easterbrook24
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    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Leslie Eileen Easterbrook (born July 29, 1949) is an American actress. She played...  more
  • Leslie Uggams25
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    Leslie Uggams

    1943-05-25

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

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