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!
Birthplace: Doncaster, EnglandLouis William Tomlinson (24 December 1991) is an English singer, songwriter and television... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United StatesLewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer,... more
Birthplace: Yorkville, New York City, New York, United States of AmericaHenry Louis Gehrig (born Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig; June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941) was an American... more
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of AmericaLouis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops,... more
Birthplace: U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, PhilippinesLouis Diamond Phillips (born February 17, 1962) is an American actor and director. His... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaLouis Jude Ferrigno (; born November 9, 1951) is an American actor, fitness trainer, fitness... more
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALouis Perry "Louie" Anderson (born March 24, 1953) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and... more
Birthplace: Sheepshead Bay, New York City, New York, USALouis Cameron Gossett Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor. He is best known for his... more
Birthplace: Daresbury, Widnes, United KingdomCharles Lutwidge Dodgson (; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name... more
Birthplace: Stevenage, United KingdomLewis Carl Davidson Hamilton (born 7 January 1985) is a British racing driver who races in... more
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of AmericaLouis Székely () (born September 12, 1967), better known by his stage name Louis C.K. (), is... more
Birthplace: USA, Chicago, IllinoisLouis Allen Rawls (December 1, 1933 – January 6, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter,... more
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of AmericaLouis Leo Prima (December 7, 1910 – August 24, 1978) was an American singer, actor,... more
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of AmericaLewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is an American stand-up comedian, author, playwright,... more
Birthplace: El Dorado, Arkansas, United States of AmericaLouis Clark Brock (born June 18, 1939) is an American former professional baseball player. He... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaLouis Farrakhan Sr. (; born Louis Eugene Walcott; May 11, 1933), formerly known as Louis X, is... more
Birthplace: Memphis, TennesseeLouis Williams may refer to: Louis Williams (American football) (born 1979), American... more
Birthplace: Rochester, New YorkLou Gramm (born Louis Andrew Grammatico; May 2, 1950) is an American rock singer-songwriter,... more
Birthplace: New York City, New YorkLouis Rodman Whitaker Jr. (born May 12, 1957), nicknamed "Sweet Lou", is an American... more
Birthplace: Jamestown, North DakotaLouis Dearborn L'Amour (; March 22, 1908 – June 10, 1988) was an American novelist and... more
Birthplace: Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, FranceLouis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715), known as Louis the Great... more
Birthplace: Banat, MichiganAloysius Martin "Lou" Thesz (April 24, 1916 – April 28, 2002) was an American professional... more
Birthplace: France, MarseilleLouis Jourdan (born Louis Robert Gendre; 19 June 1921 – 14 February 2015) was a French film... more
Birthplace: Harvey, IllinoisLouis Boudreau (nicknamed "Old Shufflefoot," "Handsome Lou" or "The Good Kid"; July 17, 1917 –... more
Birthplace: Munich, GermanyDavid Lubega (born 13 April 1975), better known by his stage name Lou Bega, is a German... more