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Famous People Named Marcel

February 9, 2017 3.3k views99 items
Ever wondered how many famous people named Marcel there are? This list of celebrities named Marcel includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Marcels 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 Marcel, actors named Marcel, and even athletes named Marcel. Well-known Marcels like Marcel Proust, Marcel Desailly, and Marcel Cerdan are just the start of this list.
  • Marcel Proust

    Marcel Proust

    Librarian, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 51 (1871-1922)


    Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (; French: [maʁsɛl pʁust]; 10 July 1871 – 18... more on Wikipedia

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  • Marcel Desailly

    Marcel Desailly



    BirthplaceAccra, Ghana

    Marcel Desailly (born Odenke Abbey, French pronunciation: ​[maʁsɛl dəsɑji]; born 7 September... more on Wikipedia

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    #114 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time#61 of 164 The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

  • Marcel Cerdan

    Marcel Cerdan

    Professional Boxer

    AgeDec. at 33 (1916-1949)

    BirthplaceSidi Bel Abbès, Algeria

    Marcellin "Marcel" Cerdan (French pronunciation: ​[maʁsɛl sɛʁdɑ̃]; 22 July 1916 – 28 October... more on Wikipedia

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    #99 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time#68 of 207 The Best Boxers of the 20th Century

  • Marcel Dionne

    Marcel Dionne

    Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceDrummondville, Canada

    Marcel Elphège "Little Beaver" Dionne (born August 3, 1951) is a Canadian retired professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Granollers

    Marcel Granollers

    Tennis player


    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Marcel Granollers Pujol (born 12 April 1986) is a tennis player from Spain who turned... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Pronovost
    Joseph René Marcel Pronovost (June 15, 1930 – April 26, 2015) was a Canadian professional ice... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Petiot

    Marcel Petiot

    Politician, Physician

    AgeDec. at 49 (1897-1946)

    BirthplaceAuxerre, France

    Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot (17 January 1897 – 25 May 1946) was a French doctor and serial... more on Wikipedia


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  • Marcel Duchamp

    Marcel Duchamp

    Sculptor, Painter

    AgeDec. at 81 (1887-1968)

    BirthplaceBlainville-Crevon, France

    Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (; French: [maʁsɛl dyʃɑ̃]; 28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Breuer

    Marcel Breuer


    AgeDec. at 79 (1902-1981)

    BirthplacePécs, Hungary

    Marcel Lajos Breuer, was a Hungarian-born modernist, architect and furniture designer. One of... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Hirscher

    Marcel Hirscher

    Alpine skier, Athlete


    BirthplaceAnnaberg-Lungötz, Austria

    Marcel Hirscher (born 2 March 1989) is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer. Hirscher made... more on Wikipedia

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  • Marcel Jacob

    Marcel Jacob

    Songwriter, Musician

    AgeDec. at 45 (1964-2009)

    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    Marcel Jacob (30 January 1964 – 21 July 2009) was a Swedish musician, best known as the... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Marceau

    Marcel Marceau

    Mime artist, Actor

    AgeDec. at 84 (1923-2007)

    BirthplaceFrance, Strasbourg

    Marcel Marceau (French pronunciation: ​[maʁsɛl maʁso]; born Marcel Mangel; 22 March 1923 – 22... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Janco

    Marcel Janco


    AgeDec. at 89 (1895-1984)

    BirthplaceSoutheast Europe, Bucharest, Romania

    Marcel Janco was a Romanian and Israeli visual artist, architect and art theorist. He was the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Marcel Dalio

    AgeDec. at 84 (1899-1983)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Marcel Dalio (born Israel Moshe Blauschild; 23 November 1899 in Paris – 18 November 1983) was... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Kittel
    Marcel Kittel (born 11 May 1988) is a German former racing cyclist, who last rode for UCI... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Jouhandeau

    Marcel Jouhandeau

    Novelist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 91 (1888-1979)

    BirthplaceGuéret, France

    Marcel Jouhandeau (July 26, 1888 Guéret – April 7, 1979) was a French writer.
  • Marcel Vogel

    Chemist, Inventor

    AgeDec. at 74 (1917-1991)


    Marcel Joseph Vogel (April 14, 1917 – February 12, 1991) was a research scientist working at... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Thil

    Marcel Thil

    Professional Boxer

    AgeDec. at 64 (1904-1968)

    BirthplaceSaint-Dizier, France

    Marcel Thil (25 May 1904 – 14 August 1968) was a French boxer and middleweight world champion.... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Junod

    Marcel Junod


    AgeDec. at 57 (1904-1961)

    BirthplaceNeuchâtel, Switzerland

    Marcel Junod (May 14, 1904 – June 16, 1961) was a Swiss doctor and one of the most... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Schmelzer


    BirthplaceMagdeburg, Germany

    Marcel Schmelzer (German pronunciation: [maʁˈsɛl ˈʃmɛltsɐ]; born 22 January 1988) is a German... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Khalife

    Marcel Khalife

    Film Score Composer, Musician



    Marcel Khalife (Arabic: مرسيل خليفة‎; b. June 10, 1950, Amchit, Mount Lebanon Governorate,... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Reece

    Marcel Reece

    American football player


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, Inglewood, California

    Marcel Antoine Wayne Reece (born June 23, 1985) is an American football fullback who is... more on Wikipedia
  • Colonel Marcel Émile Haegelen (13 September 1896 – 24 May 1950), Légion d'honneur, Médaille... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Ophüls

    Marcel Ophüls

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceHesse, Eurasia, Germany, Frankfurt

    Marcel Ophuls (German: [ˈɔfʏls]; born 1 November 1927) is a documentary film maker and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcel Woods
    Marcel Woods is a retired Dutch DJ and producer from Eindhoven.