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List of famous people named Martin, along with photos. How many celebrities named Martin can you think of? The famous Martins below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Martin, athletes named Martin, and even political figures named Martin. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Martin? Add them to the list.

Martin Scorcese is an award winning director. He's won a Golden Globe, Academy Award, Emmy, Grammy, BAFTA's, and so much more. He's directed such films as Gangs of New York and The Wolf of Wall Street. And, of course, one of the most famous of them all, Martin Luther King Jr. He lead the Civil Rights Movement. His mantra was always protesting for your rights with nonviolence and even won a Nobel Peace Prize for it. He is still an important icon today.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Luther King, Jr. Died at 39 (1929-1968) - Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for ...more

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Martin Škrtel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Škrtel age 32 - Martin Škrtel is a Slovak footballer who plays as a centre back for English club Liverpool and captains the Slovakia national team. He previously played for Trenčín and Zenit Saint ...more

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Martin Sheen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Sheen age 76 - Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez, better known by his stage name Martin Sheen, is an American actor who first achieved fame with roles in the films Badlands and Apocalypse Now. Other ...more

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Martin Scorsese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Scorsese age 74 - Martin Charles Scorsese is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most ...more

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Martin Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Lawrence age 51 - Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He came to fame during the 1990s, establishing a Hollywood career as a leading actor, most notably in the films House ...more

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Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Garrix age 20 - Martijn Garritsen, commonly known by his stage name Martin Garrix, is a Dutch DJ and producer who is signed to Spinnin' Records. He is best known for the track Animals, which was a Top 10 hit in ...more

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Martin Van Buren is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Van Buren Died at 80 (1782-1862) - Martin Van Buren was the eighth President of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in a number of senior roles, including eighth Vice President and Secretary of State, ...more

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Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Freeman age 45 - Martin John Christopher Freeman is an English actor, best known for portraying Tim Canterbury in the UK version of the sitcom mockumentary The Office, Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama ...more

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Martin Short is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Short age 65 - Martin Hayter Short, CM is an Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, singer and producer. He is best known for his comedy work, particularly on the TV programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. ...more

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Martin O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin O'Malley age 54 - Martin Joseph O'Malley is an American politician who served as the 61st Governor of Maryland, from 2007 to 2015. First elected in 2006, he defeated incumbent Governor Robert Ehrlich, and again ...more

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Martin Landau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Landau age 88 - Martin Landau is an American film and television actor. His career started in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest. He ...more

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Martin Brodeur is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Brodeur age 44 - Martin Pierre Brodeur is a former Canadian ice hockey goaltender and current advisor to the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest all-time ...more

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Martin St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin St. Louis age 41 - Martin St. Louis is a Canadian professional ice hockey right wing and an alternate captain for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League. An undrafted player, St. Louis has played over ...more

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Martin Solveig is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Solveig age 40 - Martin Laurent Picandet, better known under his stage name Martin Solveig, is a French electro and nu disco DJ and producer. He also hosts a weekly radio show called "C'est La Vie" on ...more

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Martin Bashir is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Bashir age 54 - Martin Bashir is a British journalist, who was a political commentator for MSNBC, hosting Martin Bashir, and a correspondent for NBC's Dateline NBC. He was previously an anchor for ABC's ...more

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Martin Gore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Gore age 55 - Martin Lee Gore is an English singer songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, producer, remixer, and DJ. He is a founding member of Depeche Mode and has written the majority of their songs. His work ...more

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Martin Balsam is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Balsam Died at 77 (1919-1996) - Martin Henry Balsam was an American actor. He is known for his role as Archie Bunker's business partner Murray Klein in the sitcom Archie Bunker's Place from 1979-1982, his Oscar-winning role as ...more

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Martin Crane is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Crane Det. Martin "Marty" Crane is a fictional character on the American television show Frasier. He was played by actor John Mahoney. Martin is the father of Frasier and Niles Crane.

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Martin Marinčin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Marinčin age 23 - Martin Marinčin is a Slovak professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers in the National Hockey League. He was drafted in the second round, 46th overall, by the ...more

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Martin Yan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Yan age 68 - Martin Yan is a Chinese-born Hong Kong-American chef and food writer. He has hosted his award-winning PBS-TV cooking show Yan Can Cook since 1982.

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Martin Mull is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Mull age 72 - Martin Eugene Mull is an American actor who has appeared in many television and film roles. He is also a comedian, painter, and recording artist. As an actor, he first became known in his role ...more

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Martín Prado is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martín Prado age 32 - Martín Manuel Prado is a Venezuelan professional baseball player for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball. He has also played for the Atlanta Braves, Arizona Diamondbacks and New ...more

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Martin Havlát is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Havlát age 34 - Martin Havlát is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently playing for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League.

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Martín Cáceres is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martín Cáceres age 28 - José Martín Cáceres Silva is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Juventus F.C. in Italy. His primary position is central defender, but he can also operate as a ...more

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Martin Heidegger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Heidegger Died at 87 (1889-1976) - Martin Heidegger was a German philosopher and a seminal thinker in the Continental tradition, particularly within the fields of existential phenomenology and philosophical hermeneutics. From his ...more

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Martin McDonagh is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin McDonagh age 47 - Martin McDonagh is a playwright, screenwriter and film director, born in London with both British and Irish citizenship. He has been described as one of the most important living Irish

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Martin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Johnson age 47 - Martin Osborne Johnson CBE is an English former rugby union player who represented and captained England and Leicester. He is mostly known for captaining England to victory in the World Cup in ...more

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Martin Keown is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Keown age 49 - Martin Raymond Keown is an English former professional footballer who played as a defender from 1984 to 2005 notably in the Premier League for Arsenal where he made over 300 appearances for the ...more

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Martin Buchan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Buchan age 66 - Martin McLean Buchan is a Scottish former footballer. Buchan was a central defender for Manchester United in 1972–1983, and captained the late 1970s teams for six years. He was signed from ...more

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Martin Amis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Amis age 67 - Martin Louis Amis is an English novelist. His best-known novels are Money and London Fields. He has received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his memoir Experience and has been listed for ...more

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Martin Kemp is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Kemp age 55 - Martin John Kemp is an English actor, musician, and occasional television presenter, best known as the bassist in the new wave band Spandau Ballet, as well as for his portrayal as Steve Owen ...more

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Martin Buber is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Buber Died at 87 (1878-1965) - Martin Buber was an Austrian-born Israeli Jewish philosopher best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of existentialism centered on the distinction between the I–Thou relationship and ...more

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Martín Palermo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martín Palermo age 42 - Martín Palermo is an Argentine retired footballer, who played as a striker. Nicknamed Loco or Titán, today he works as coach of the Argentine side Arsenal. Palermo played for Boca ...more

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Martin Taylor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Taylor age 60 - Dr Martin Taylor, MBE is a British jazz guitarist who has performed in groups, guitar ensembles and as an accompanist. He is best known for his solo fingerstyle performances, in which he ...more

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Martin Clunes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Clunes age 55 - Alexander Martin Clunes is an English actor known for portraying Martin Ellingham in the hit ITV comedy drama series Doc Martin and Gary Strang in Men Behaving Badly. Clunes has narrated a ...more

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Martin Sexton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Sexton age 51 - Martin Sexton is an American singer-songwriter and producer originally from Syracuse, New York.

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Martin Starr is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Starr age 33 - Martin Starr is an American actor, known for his television roles as Bill Haverchuck on the short-lived NBC comedy-drama Freaks and Geeks, Roman DeBeers on the Starz comedy series Party Down, ...more

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Martín Montoya is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martín Montoya age 24 - Martín Montoya i Torralbo is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona as a right back.

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Martin Kaymer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Kaymer age 31 - Martin Kaymer is a German professional golfer. A winner of two major championships, he was also the No. 1 ranked golfer in the Official World Golf Ranking for eight weeks in 2011. Born in ...more

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Martin Gélinas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Gélinas age 45 - Martin Gélinas is a Canadian former ice hockey forward who played 1,273 games in the National Hockey League for the Edmonton Oilers, Quebec Nordiques, Vancouver Canucks, Carolina ...more

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Martín Dihigo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martín Dihigo Died at 65 (1906-1971) - Martín Magdaleno Dihigo Llanos was a Cuban player in baseball's Negro leagues and Latin American leagues who excelled at several positions, primarily as a pitcher and second baseman. He ...more

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Martin Klebba is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Klebba age 46 - Martin Klebba is an American actor and stunt performer. Klebba has a form of dwarfism called acromicric dysplasia; he is 4'1" tall.

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Martin Crowe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Crowe age 54 - Martin David Crowe, MBE is a former New Zealand cricketer, commentator and author. He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1985, and was credited as one of the "best young batsmen in the ...more

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Martin Compston is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Compston age 31 - Martin Compston is a Scottish actor and former professional footballer. He is perhaps most notable for his role as Liam in Sweet Sixteen, for his role as Ewan Brodie in Monarch of the Glen, and ...more

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Martin Chambers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Chambers age 64 - Martin Dale Chambers is the drummer in the rock band, the Pretenders. In addition to playing the drums with the group Chambers sings backing vocals and plays percussion. He was part of the ...more

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Martin Butler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Butler age 55 - Martin Butler is a musician and composer of classical music. He studied at the University of Manchester and the Royal Northern College of Music. In 1983 he received a Fulbright Award for study ...more

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Martin Brest is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Brest age 64 - Martin Brest is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Martin Petrov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Petrov age 38 - Martin Petyov Petrov is a former Bulgarian footballer who played as a winger.

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Martin Dahlin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Dahlin age 47 - Dan Martin Nataniel Dahlin is a former Swedish footballer.

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Martin Barre is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Martin Barre age 70 - Martin Lancelot Barre is an English rock musician. Barre was the guitarist for rock band Jethro Tull, starting with the band's second album in 1969. Barre once said that he tried not to listen ...more