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Famous People Named Lionel

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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.
  • Lionel Messi

    Lionel Messi



    BirthplaceRosario, Argentina

    Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini (Spanish pronunciation: [ljoˈnel anˈdɾez ˈmesi] (listen); born... more on Wikipedia

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    #636 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#14 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Lionel Richie

    Lionel Richie

    Record producer, Musician


    BirthplaceTuskegee, USA, Alabama

    Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lionel Barrymore

    Lionel Barrymore

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 76 (1878-1954)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Lionel Barrymore (born Lionel Herbert Blythe; April 28, 1878 – November 15, 1954) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Hampton

    Lionel Hampton

    Musician, Bandleader

    AgeDec. at 94 (1908-2002)

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist,... more on Wikipedia

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    #557 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#151 of 532 The Best Drummers Of All Time

  • Lionel Hollins

    Lionel Hollins

    Basketball player, Coach


    BirthplaceArkansas City, Kansas

    Lionel Eugene Hollins (born October 19, 1953) is an American professional basketball coach and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Stander

    Lionel Stander

    Actor, Voice acting

    AgeDec. at 86 (1908-1994)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Lionel Jay Stander (January 11, 1908 – November 30, 1994) was an American actor in films,... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Taylor

    Lionel Taylor

    American football player


    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri

    Lionel Thomas Taylor (born August 15, 1935) is a former American football wide receiver who... more on Wikipedia

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    #126 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame#112 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time

  • Lionel Bart

    Lionel Bart

    Film Score Composer, Lyricist

    AgeDec. at 69 (1930-1999)

    BirthplaceStepney, East London, United Kingdom

    Lionel Bart (1 August 1930 – 3 April 1999) was a British writer and composer of pop music and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Simmons

    Lionel Simmons

    Basketball player


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Lionel James "L-Train" Simmons (born November 14, 1968) is an American former professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Blue

    Lionel Blue

    Rabbi, Actor


    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom

    Lionel Blue, (6 February 1930 – 19 December 2016) was a British Reform rabbi, journalist and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Hitchman

    Lionel Hitchman

    Ice Hockey Player

    AgeDec. at 68 (1901-1969)

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Frederick Lionel Hitchman (November 3, 1901 – January 12, 1969) was a Canadian professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Atwill

    AgeDec. at 61 (1885-1946)

    BirthplaceCroydon, England, London

    Lionel Alfred William Atwill (1 March 1885 – 22 April 1946) was an English-American stage and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Aldridge

    Lionel Aldridge

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 57 (1941-1998)

    BirthplaceEvergreen, Louisiana

    Lionel Aldridge (February 14, 1941 – February 12, 1998) was an American professional football... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lionel Jeffries

    Lionel Jeffries

    Screenwriter, Actor

    AgeDec. at 84 (1926-2010)

    BirthplaceForest Hill, London, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London

    Lionel Charles Jeffries (10 June 1926 – 19 February 2010) was an English actor, director and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Johnson

    AgeDec. at 35 (1867-1902)

    BirthplaceBroadstairs, United Kingdom

    Lionel Pigot Johnson (15 March 1867 – 4 October 1902) was an English poet, essayist, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Manuel

    Lionel Manuel

    American football player


    BirthplaceRancho Cucamonga, California

    Lionel Manuel, Jr. (born April 13, 1962) is a former American college and professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Chetwynd

    Lionel Chetwynd

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceEast End of London, Eurasia, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, United Kingdom

    Lionel Chetwynd (born January 29, 1940) is an English-born Canadian–American screenwriter,... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Nathan de Rothschild

    AgeDec. at 60 (1882-1942)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Lionel Nathan de Rothschild, OBE (25 January 1882 – 28 January 1942), also Major Lionel de... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Pries

    Lionel Pries

    Architect, Artist

    AgeDec. at 71 (1897-1968)


    Lionel H. Pries, was a leading architect, artist, and educator in the Pacific Northwest. Pries... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Crabb

    AgeDec. at 47 (1909-1956)

    BirthplaceStreatham, London, United Kingdom

    Lionel Kenneth Phillip Crabb, (28 January 1909 – presumed dead 19 April 1956), known as... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Wafer

    AgeDec. at 65 (1640-1705)

    Lionel Wafer (1640–1705) was a Welsh explorer, buccaneer and privateer. A ship's surgeon,... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Blair

    Lionel Blair

    Actor, Presenter


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Lionel Blair (born Henry Lionel Ogus; 12 December 1928) is a British actor, choreographer, tap... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Conacher

    Lionel Conacher

    Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 52 (1902-1954)

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Lionel Pretoria Conacher, MP (; May 24, 1901 – May 26, 1954), nicknamed "The Big Train", was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Jospin

    Lionel Jospin

    Politician, Social activist


    BirthplaceMeudon, France

    Lionel Jospin (French: [ljɔnɛl ʒɔspɛ̃]; born 12 July 1937) is a French politician. He served... more on Wikipedia
  • Lionel Shriver

    Lionel Shriver

    Journalist, Novelist


    BirthplaceGastonia, North Carolina

    Lionel Shriver (born May 18, 1957) is an American journalist and author who lives in the... more on Wikipedia