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Who Is The Most Famous Martin In The World?

Updated October 30, 2020 35.9k views94 items

List RulesVote up all of the Martins you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Martin can you think of? The famous Martins below have many different professions, including notable actors named Martin, famous directors named Martin, and even athletes named Martin.

Martin Luther King, Jr. is certainly one of the most famous Martins on this list. One of the famous civil rights leaders named Martin, he led the Montgomery bus boycott among other peaceful protests. He also won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.

Another of the famous people with the first name Martin is Martin Scorsese. He is an American director best known for Goodfellas, Taxi Driver, and The Departed. He also directed the family friendly film Hugo in 2011. Martin Sheen is another famous actor named Martin, as is Martin Lawrence, who is also a comedian, known for funny movies like Big Momma's House. There are plenty of musicians named Martin as well, such as Martin Johnson. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Martin? Just add them to the list!