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Ever thought about how many famous people named Lester are out there? This list of celebrities named Lester will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Lesters below include actors named Lester and athletes named Lester, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Lester who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Lesters below include Lester Hayes, Lester Young, and Lester Flatt.

Lester Hayes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Hayes Lester Craig Hayes is a former professional American football player for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders of the National Football League. Hayes was commonly referred to as "the Judge" ...more

Lester Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Young Lester Willis Young, nicknamed "Pres" or "Prez", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist and occasional clarinetist. Coming to prominence while a member of Count Basie's ...more

Lester Flatt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Flatt Lester Raymond Flatt was a bluegrass guitarist and mandolinist, best known for his collaboration with banjo picker Earl Scruggs in the The Foggy Mountain Boys. Flatt's career spanned multiple ...more

Lester B. Pearson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester B. Pearson Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson, PC, OM, CC, OBE was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier and diplomat, who won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1957 for organizing the United Nations ...more

Lester Piggott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Piggott Lester Keith Piggott is a retired English professional jockey, popularly known as "The Long Fellow". With 4,493 career wins, including nine Epsom Derby victories, he is widely regarded ...more

Lester Hudson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Hudson Lester Hudson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. In the 2007–08 season, Hudson recorded the ...more

Lester Crawford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Crawford Lester Mills Crawford is an American veterinarian and Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration who was appointed by George W. Bush. He served from July 18, 2005 until resigning two ...more

Lester James Peries is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester James Peries Sri Lankabhimanya Lester James Peries is an internationally acclaimed Sri Lankan film director, screenwriter, and film producer. An active filmmaker since 1949, Peries has been involved in over ...more

Lester Hogan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Hogan Clarence Lester "Les" Hogan was an American physicist and a pioneer in microwave and semiconductor technology. He grew up as a brother to three sisters in Great Falls, Montana, where ...more

Lester Holt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Holt Lester Don Holt, Jr. is an American news journalist who anchors the weekend editions of NBC's Today Show and NBC Nightly News. He is also the anchor for Dateline NBC. As of February 9, 2015, he ...more

Lester Allan Pelton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Allan Pelton Lester Allan Pelton was an American inventor who contributed significantly to the development of hydro-power and hydroelectric power in the old West and world-wide. In the late 1870s, he ...more

Lester Oliveros is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Oliveros Lester Jesus Oliveros Blanco is a Venezuelan professional baseball relief pitcher in the Minnesota Twins organization. He is 6 feet 0 inches tall and he weighs 225 pounds.

Lester Bowie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Bowie Lester Bowie was an American jazz trumpet player and composer. He was a member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians and cofounded the Art Ensemble of Chicago.

Lester C. Hunt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester C. Hunt Lester Callaway Hunt, Sr., was a Democratic politician and dentist from the state of Wyoming. He served as the 19th Governor of Wyoming from January 4, 1943 to January 3, 1949 and as United ...more

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Lester Maddox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Maddox Lester Garfield Maddox, Sr., was an American politician who was the 75th Governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1967 to 1971. A populist Democrat, Maddox came to prominence as a staunch ...more

Lester Bangs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Bangs Leslie Conway "Lester" Bangs was an American music journalist, author, and musician. Often cited during his lifetime as "America's Greatest Rock Critic", he wrote for Creem ...more

Lester Speight is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Speight Lester Speight, also known as Rasta, is a former American football player who has had subsequent careers as a professional wrestler and then actor. He achieved significant recognition for his ...more

Lester Allen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Allen Lester Allen was a screen, stage, vaudeville, circus actor, and film director. In vaudeville, he appeared in a double act with Nellie Breen and also emceed at the Palace Theatre.

Lester Patrick is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Patrick Curtis Lester "Les, The Silver Fox" Patrick was a professional ice hockey player and coach associated with the Victoria Aristocrats/Cougars of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association, and ...more

Lester Germer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Germer Lester Halbert Germer was an American physicist. With Clinton Davisson, he proved the wave-particle duality of matter in the Davisson–Germer experiment, which was important to the development of ...more

Lester Matthews is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Matthews Arthur Lester Matthews was an English actor born in Nottingham. In his career, the handsome British actor made more than 180 appearances in film and on television. He was on occasion erroneously ...more

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Lester Dorr is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Dorr Lester Dorr was an actor.

Lester Square is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Square Lester Square is the Canadian lead guitarist for The Monochrome Set. He also sings backing vocals, designed some of the band's record sleeves, and co-wrote some of their music. He had previously ...more

Lester Granger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Granger Lester Blackwell Granger was an African American civic leader who organized the Los Angeles, California, chapter of the National Urban League. Granger was born Newport News, Virginia, one of six ...more

Léster Blanco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Léster Blanco Mark Léster Blanco Pineda is a Salvadoran footballer.

Lester Brown is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Brown Lester Brown was a Canadian Football League running back who played for five different teams from 1980 through 1987.

Lester Moré is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Moré Lester Moré is a Cuban soccer player who currently plays for Los Angeles Azul Legends in the USL Premier Development League.

Lester Crown is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Crown Lester Crown is an American businessman and is the son of Chicago financier Henry Crown, who created Material Service with two brothers in 1919, which merged with General Dynamics in 1959. He ...more

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Lester R. Brown is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester R. Brown Lester Russel Brown is a United States environmental analyst, founder of the Worldwatch Institute, and founder and president of the Earth Policy Institute, a nonprofit research organization ...more

Lester Rawlins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Rawlins Lester Rawlins was an American stage, screen, and television actor. Born in Sharon, Pennsylvania, Rawlins appeared in off-Broadway productions of Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, ...more

Lester Dent is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Dent Lester Dent was an American pulp-fiction author, best known as the creator and main author of the series of novels about the superhuman scientist and adventurer, Doc Savage. The 159 novels ...more

Lester Asheim is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Asheim Lester Eugene Asheim was a librarian and scholar of library science. He was included among the "100 most important leaders we had in the 20th century" by the American Library

Lester Persky is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Persky Lester Persky was an American film, television, and theatre producer.

Lester Osterman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Osterman Lester Osterman was a theatrical producer.

Lester Quitzau is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Quitzau Lester Quitzau is a Canadian folk and blues guitarist. In addition to his own albums, he also collaborates in the roots trio Tri-Continental with Bill Bourne and Madagascar Slim, and in a ...more

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Lester Lefton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Lefton Lester A. Lefton is an American academic and higher education administrator. He was the President of Kent State University. He has 35 years of experience in higher education, having served for ...more

Lester Johnson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Johnson Lester Roland Johnson was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.

Lester Frank Ward is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Frank Ward Lester F. Ward was an American botanist, paleontologist, and sociologist. He served as the first president of the American Sociological Association. Ward was a pioneer who promoted the ...more

Lester del Rey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester del Rey Lester del Rey was an American science fiction author and editor. He was the author of many books in the juvenile Winston Science Fiction series, and the editor at Del Rey Books, the fantasy and ...more

Lester Cuneo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Cuneo Lester H. Cuneo was an American stage and silent film actor. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he began acting in live theatre while still in his teens.

Lester Wilson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Wilson Lester Wilson was an African-American dancer, choreographer, and actor. Wilson attended the Juilliard School. Bob Fosse cast him in a 1963 revival of Pal Joey at the New York City Center. Wilson ...more

Lester Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Fletcher Lester Fletcher was an actor.

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Lester W. Sharp is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester W. Sharp Lester Whyland Sharp was an American botanist, a pioneer in cytogenetics. He received a BS from Alma College in 1908. After two years at The Johns Hopkins University, he transferred to the ...more

Lester D. Volk is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester D. Volk Lester David Volk was an American physician, lawyer and politician from New York.

Lester Roloff is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Roloff Lester Leo Roloff was an American fundamental Independent Baptist preacher and the founder of teen homes across the American South. It would be the controversial operation of those teen homes ...more

Lester Ellis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Ellis Lester Ellis is an Australian boxer and former two-time Australian, two-time Commonwealth and five-time World Champion. At the age of 19, Ellis fought and beat current Super Featherweight ...more

Lester Sharpe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Sharpe Lester Sharpe was an actor.

Lester Grinspoon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Grinspoon Dr. Lester Grinspoon is Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Grinspoon was senior psychiatrist at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center in Boston for 40 years. ...more

Lester J. Maitland is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester J. Maitland Lester James Maitland was an aviation pioneer and career officer in the United States Army Air Forces and its predecessors. Maitland began his career as a Reserve pilot in the U.S. Army Air ...more

Lester Sumrall is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Lester
Lester Sumrall Lester Frank Sumrall was an American Pentecostal pastor and evangelist. He founded the Lester Sumrall Evangelistic Association and its humanitarian arm LeSEA Global Feed the Hungry, World ...more