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Ever wondered how many famous people named Lionel there are? This list of celebrities named Lionel includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Lionels on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Lionel, actors named Lionel, and even athletes named Lionel. Well-known Lionels like Lionel Messi, Lionel Richie, and Lionel Barrymore are just the start of this list.
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Lionel Messi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Footballer
Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi Cuccittini is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He is a forward and serves ...more

Lionel Richie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor. Beginning in 1968, he was a member of the musical group Commodores signed to Motown Records. ...more

Lionel Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author
Lionel Barrymore was an American actor of stage, screen and radio as well as a film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in A Free Soul, and remains perhaps best ...more

Lionel Hampton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Musician, Bandleader, Actor
Lionel Leo Hampton was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor. Hampton worked with jazz musicians from Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, and Buddy Rich to ...more

Lionel Hollins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Basketball player, Coach
Lionel Eugene Hollins is an American retired professional basketball player and a National Basketball Association coach for the Brooklyn Nets.

Lionel Stander is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Actor, Voice acting
Lionel Jay Stander was an American actor in films, radio, theater and television.

Lionel Taylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
American football player
Lionel Thomas Taylor is a former American football wide receiver who led the American Football League in receptions each year for the first six years of the league's existence.

Lionel Bart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Film Score Composer, Lyricist, Composer
Lionel Bart was a writer and composer of British pop music and musicals, best known for creating the book, music and lyrics for Oliver!

Lionel Simmons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Basketball player
Lionel James "L-Train" Simmons is a retired American professional basketball player.

Lionel Blue is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Rabbi, Actor
Lionel Blue is a British Reform rabbi, journalist and broadcaster. He was the first British rabbi publicly to declare his homosexuality. He is best known for his longstanding work with the ...more

Lionel Hitchman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Ice Hockey Player
Frederick Lionel Hitchman was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played twelve seasons in the National Hockey League for the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins. Forming one of the ...more

Lionel Atwill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Actor
Lionel Alfred William Atwill was an English stage and film actor.

Lionel Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
American football player
Lionel Aldridge was an American professional football player. Aldridge was an All-Skyline tackle & co-captain of the Utah State Aggies. He was drafted in 1963 after a standout college career ...more

Lionel Jeffries is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting
Lionel Charles Jeffries was an English actor, screenwriter and film director.

Lionel Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Writer
Lionel Pigot Johnson was an English poet, essayist and critic. He was born at Broadstairs, and educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford, graduating in 1890. He became a Catholic ...more

Lionel Manuel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
American football player
Lionel Manuel, Jr. is a former American college and professional football player who was a wide receiver. He was drafted in the 7th round of the 1984 NFL Draft by the New York Giants, and played ...more

Lionel Chetwynd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director
Lionel Chetwynd is an English-born Canadian–American screenwriter, motion picture and television film director and producer.

Lionel Nathan de Rothschild is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Banker
Lionel Nathan de Rothschild, OBE was an English banker and Conservative politician best remembered as the creator of Exbury Gardens by the New Forest in Hampshire. He was the eldest of the three ...more

Lionel Pries is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Architect, Artist
Lionel H. Pries, was a leading architect, artist, and educator in the Pacific Northwest. Pries was born in San Francisco and raised in Oakland. He graduated with a B.A. in Architecture from the ...more

Lionel Crabb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Spy
Lionel Kenneth Phillip Crabb, OBE, GM, known as Buster Crabb was a British Royal Navy frogman and MI6 diver who vanished during a reconnaissance mission around a Soviet cruiser berthed at ...more

Lionel Wafer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Pirate
Lionel Wafer was a Welsh explorer, buccaneer and privateer. A ship's surgeon, Wafer made several voyages to the South Seas and visited Maritime Southeast Asia in 1676. The following year he ...more

Lionel Blair is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Actor, Presenter
Lionel Blair is a British actor, choreographer, tap dancer and television presenter.

Lionel Conacher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Baseball player
Lionel Pretoria Conacher, MP, nicknamed "The Big Train", was a Canadian athlete and politician. Voted the country's top athlete of the first half of the 20th century, he won ...more

Lionel Jospin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Politician, Social activist
Lionel Jospin is a French politician, who served as Prime Minister of France from 1997 to 2002. Jospin was the Socialist Party candidate for President of France in the elections of 1995 and ...more

Lionel Shriver is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Lionel
Journalist, Novelist, Author
Lionel Shriver is an American journalist and author. She is best known for her novel We Need to Talk About Kevin which won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2005.