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Who Is The Most Famous Louis Or Lou In The World?

Updated November 4, 2020 815 votes 61 voters 36.8k views92 items

List RulesVote up all of the Lous and Louises you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Louis can you think of? The famous Lous, Lewises and Louises below have many different professions, including notable actors named Louis, famous musicians named Lou, and even authors named Lewis.

Lou Reed is certainly one of the most famous Lous on this list. One of the famous musicians named Lou, he was a member of the Velvet Underground before launching a successful solo career. “Walk on the Wild Side,” “Perfect Day,” and “Satellite of Love” are among his hits.

Another of the famous people with the first name Louis is Lou Gehrig. He played 17 MLB seasons with the New York Yankees. He was shockingly diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosi – now known to many as Lou Gehrig's disease – in 1939. You may also recognize comedians like Lewis Black or Louie Anderson on this list. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Louis or Lou? Just add them to the list!

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