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List of famous people named Leslie, along with photos. How many celebrities named Leslie can you think of? The famous Leslies below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Leslie, athletes named Leslie, and even political figures named Leslie. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Leslie? Add them to the list.

If you are a fan of comedy, you are going to love all the people named Leslie on this list. Famous Leslies include Mann and Bibb, two actresses with titles like Knocked Up and Talladega Nights to their names, and Nielsen famous for his iconic movies like Airplane and The Naked Gun.
Leslie Mann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 46

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Leslie Mann (born March 26, 1972) is an American actress. She has appeared in numerous films including The Cable Guy (1996), George of the Jungle (1997), Big Daddy (1999), Timecode (2000), ...more

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Leslie Bibb is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 44

Birthplace: Bismarck, North Dakota, United States of America

Leslie Louise Bibb (born November 17, 1974) is an American actress and model. Bibb transitioned into film and television during the late 1990s, first appearing on television in 1996 with minor ...more

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Leslie Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Dec. at 84 (1926-2010)

Birthplace: Regina, Canada

Leslie William Nielsen (11 February 1926 – 28 November 2010) was a Canadian actor, comedian, and producer. He appeared in more than 100 films and 150 television programs, portraying more than ...more

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Leslie Caron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 87

Birthplace: France, Boulogne-Billancourt

Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (French: [lɛsli kaʁɔ̃]; born 1 July 1931) is a French-American actress and dancer who appeared in 45 films between 1951 and 2003. Her autobiography, Thank Heaven, ...more
Leslie West is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 73

Birthplace: New York City, Forest Hills, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, + more

Leslie West (born Leslie Weinstein; October 22, 1945) is an American rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. He is best known as a founding member of the hard rock band Mountain.

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Leslie Howard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Dec. at 50 (1893-1943)

Birthplace: Forest Hill, London, London, United Kingdom

Leslie Howard Steiner (3 April 1893 – 1 June 1943) was an English stage and film actor, director, and producer. He also wrote many stories and articles for The New York Times, The New Yorker, ...more

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Leslie Phillips is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 94

Birthplace: Tottenham, London, United Kingdom

Leslie Samuel Phillips (born 20 April 1924) is an English actor known for his work in the Carry On, Doctor in the House, and Harry Potter film series.
Leslie Frazier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 56

Birthplace: Columbus, Mississippi

Leslie Antonio Frazier (born April 3, 1959) is an American football coach and former cornerback who is the defensive coordinator of the Buffalo Bills. He served as the head coach of the ...more

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Leslie Cheung is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Dec. at 47 (1956-2003)

Birthplace: China, Hong Kong, Eurasia, Kowloon

Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing (born Cheung Fat-chung; 12 September 1956 – 1 April 2003) was a Hong Kong-Canadian singer and actor. He is considered "one of the founding fathers of Cantopop" ...more

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Leslie Jordan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Leslie Jordan Age: 63

Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America

Leslie Allen Jordan (born April 29, 1955) is an American actor and playwright. He is best known for his roles as Lonnie Garr in Hearts Afire, Beverly Leslie in Will & Grace and several ...more

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Leslie Harvey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Dec. at 28 (1944-1972)

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Leslie Cameron Harvey (13 September 1944 – 3 May 1972) was a guitarist in several Scottish bands of the late 1960s and early 1970s, most notably Stone the Crows. He was the brother of Alex
Leslie Moonves is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 69

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Leslie Roy Moonves (; born October 6, 1949) is an American media executive who served as the Chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation from 2003 until his resignation in September 2018 following ...more
Leslie Hope is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 53

Birthplace: Canada, 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 as Teri Bauer on the Fox television series 24.
Leslie O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Leslie O'Neal Age: 51

Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas

Leslie Claudis O'Neal (born May 7, 1964) is an American former football player who was a defensive end for 13 years in the National Football League (NFL). He spent the majority of his career ...more
Leslie Bailey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Leslie Linka Glatter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 66
Lesli Linka Glatter (born July 26, 1953) is an American film and television director. She is best known for her work on the American drama series Homeland.
Leslie Shaw is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 29

Birthplace: Peru

Leslie Ann Shaw Thays (b. Lima, 27 February 1989) musically known as Shaw is a Peruvian model, singer, dancer and actress. She is best known for representing Peru in the Viña del Mar ...more
Leslie Bega is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 51

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Leslie Rae Bega (born April 17, 1967) is an American theater, film and television actress, known for performances in Head of the Class as Maria Borges, David Lynch's Lost Highway, and as a ...more
Leslie McFarlane is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Leslie McFarlane Dec. at 75 (1902-1977)

Birthplace: Canada, Carleton Place, Ontario, Lanark County, Americas

Charles Leslie McFarlane (October 25, 1902 in Carleton Place, Ontario – September 6, 1977 in Oshawa, Ontario) was a Canadian journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and filmmaker, who is most famous ...more
Leslie Alexander is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 75
Leslie Alexander may refer to: Leslie Alexander (businessman) (born 1944), former stock trader, owner of the Houston Rockets Leslie Alexander (rabbi), American rabbi Leslie Alexander (actress) ...more
Leslie A Blodgett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Leslie Bricusse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 88

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Leslie Bricusse (born 29 January 1931) is an English composer, lyricist, and playwright, most prominently working in musicals and also cinema theme music.
Leslie Carter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Dec. at 26 (1986-2012)

Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States of America

Leslie Barbara Ashton (née Carter) (June 6, 1986 – January 31, 2012) was an American pop singer best known as the sister of Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter and singer Aaron Carter.
Leslie Goodwins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Dec. at 70 (1899-1969)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Leslie Goodwins (17 September 1899 – 8 January 1969) was an English film director and screenwriter. He directed nearly 100 films between 1926 and 1967. His 1936 film Dummy Ache was nominated for ...more
Leslie Uggams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Leslie
Age: 75

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Leslie Marian Uggams (born May 25, 1943) is an American actress and singer. Beginning her career as a child in the early 1950s, Uggams is recognized for portraying Kizzy Reynolds in the ...more