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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.

Martin Luther King, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Dec. 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

Martin Škrtel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 34
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

Martin Sheen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 78
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

Martin Scorsese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 76
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

Martin Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 53
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

Martin Garrix is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 22
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

Martin Van Buren is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Dec. 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

Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 47
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 drama ...more

Martin Short is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 68
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

Martin O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 56
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

Martin Landau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 90
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

Martin Brodeur is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 46
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

Martin St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 43
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

Martin Solveig is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 42
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

Martin Bashir is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 56
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

Martin Gore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 57
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

Martin Balsam is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Martin
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

Martin Crane is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Martin
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.

Martin Marinčin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 27
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

Martin Yan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 70
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.

Martin Mull is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 75
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

Martín Prado is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 35
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

Martin Havlát is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 37
Martin Havlát is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently playing for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League.

Martín Cáceres is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Martin
age 31
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

Martin Heidegger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Martin
Dec. 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