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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


    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


    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


    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

  • Leslie Caron4

    Leslie Caron


    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

  • Leslie Odom Jr.5

    Leslie Odom Jr.


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Leslie Odom Jr. (born August 6, 1981) is an American actor and singer. He has performed on...  more
  • Leslie Bibb6

    Leslie Bibb


    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

  • Leslie West7

    Leslie West


    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

  • Leslie Moonves8

    Leslie Moonves


    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
  • Leslie Howard9

    Leslie Howard


    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

  • Leslie Cheung10

    Leslie Cheung


    BirthplaceKowloon, Hong Kong

    Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing (born Cheung Fat-chung; 12 September 1956 – 1 April 2003) was a Hong...  more
  • Leslie Grossman11

    Leslie Grossman


    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
  • Leslie Hope13

    Leslie Hope


    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

    Lesley Stahl


    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

  • Leslie Carter15

    Leslie Carter


    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

    Leslie O'Neal


    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas

    Leslie Claudis O'Neal (born May 7, 1964) is an American former football player who was a...  more
  • Leslie Shaw17

    Leslie Shaw



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

    Leslie Frazier


    BirthplaceColumbus, Mississippi

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

    Leslie McFarlane


    BirthplaceCanada, Carleton Place, Ontario, Lanark County, Americas

    Charles Leslie McFarlane (October 25, 1902 in Carleton Place, Ontario – September 6, 1977 in...  more
  • Leslie Bega20

    Leslie Bega


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Leslie Rae Bega (born April 17, 1967) is an American theater, film and television actress,...  more
  • Leslie Harvey21

    Leslie Harvey


    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

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

    Leslie Jordan


    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 Phillips23

    Leslie Phillips


    BirthplaceTottenham, London, United Kingdom

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

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

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

    Leslie Uggams


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

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