Photo: via Wikimedia

celebrities Famous People Named Marvin  

Reference
2.5k views 100 items

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

The most famous people named Marvin largely hail from sports and music. There is soul-God Gaye, who cranked out hit after hit in the 60's and 70's like "I Heard it Through the Grapevine." Another famous Marvin in music is Hamlisch, who is only one of ten to win an EGOT: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards. In sports, who couldn't know and love the famous voice of Marv Albert, sports commentator and called by many "the voice of basketball."

Marvin Gaye is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter and musician. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown Records, first as an in house session player in the 1960s and later as a solo artist with a ...more

Sandwiches Named After Famous People Celebrities Nobody Cares About Anymore

Marvin Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Lewis Marvin Ronald Lewis is the head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League, a position he has held since January 14, 2003, making him the 2nd longest tenured head coach in ...more

Marv Levy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marv Levy Marvin Daniel Levy is a former American and Canadian football coach, front office executive, and author. He served as head coach in the Canadian Football League for the Montreal Alouettes and in ...more

Marvin Hamlisch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Hamlisch Marvin Frederick Hamlisch was an American composer and conductor. He is one of only twelve people to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. He is one of ten people to win three or more Oscars in ...more

Marv Albert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marv Albert Marv Albert is an American sportscaster. Honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, he is commonly referred to as "the voice of basketball." From 1967–2004, he ...more

Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Harrison Marvin Daniel Harrison is a former American football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League for 13 seasons. He played college football for Syracuse University, and was ...more

Marvin Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Smith Marvin "Smitty" Smith is an American jazz drummer and composer. Marvin Smith was born in Waukegan, Illinois, where his father, Marvin Sr., was a drummer. As a result, ...more

Marvin Winans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Winans Marvin Lawrence Winans is an American gospel singer and member of the musical Winans family. He is also known for his recurring role in the hit show Tyler Perry's House of Payne.

Marvin Humes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Humes Marvin Richard James Humes is an English singer, actor, television presenter, radio DJ, best known as a former member of the boyband JLS, the runner-up boyband to Alexandra Burke in the fifth ...more

Marvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Jones Marvin Maurice Jones is a former American college and professional football player who was a middle linebacker in the National Football League for eleven seasons during the 1990s and early ...more

Marv Cook is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marv Cook Marvin Eugene Cook is a former professional American football player who was selected by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 1989 NFL Draft. A 6'4", 234-lb. tight end from ...more

Marvin Barnes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Barnes Marvin Jerome Barnes was an American professional basketball player. As a 6'8" forward, Barnes played at Providence College. In 1973, he was the first player to score 10 times on 10 field ...more

Marvin Camel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Camel Marvin Camel is a boxer and member of the Salish Kootenai Nation of the Flathead Indian Reservation in Northwestern Montana. He was born in Ronan and fought out of Missoula. He holds the ...more

Marvin Webster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Webster Marvin Nathaniel Webster was an American professional basketball player. He played one season in the American Basketball Association and nine in the National Basketball Association with the ...more

Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Williams Marvin Gaye Williams, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball under ...more

Famous People Named Amelia 50+ Celebrities Who Have Almost Died

Marvin Albert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Albert Marvin H. Albert, was a writer of mystery, crime and adventure novels including ones featuring Pete Sawyer, a French-American private investigator living and working in France. During World War ...more

Marvin Miller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Miller Marvin Miller was an actor.

Marvin Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Hubbard Marvin "Marvelous Marv" Hubbard is a retired American college and professional American football player. He played for the American Football League's and later National Football ...more

Marvin Berry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Marvin

Marvin Minsky is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Minsky Marvin Lee Minsky is an American cognitive scientist in the field of artificial intelligence, co-founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's AI laboratory, and author of several texts ...more

Marvin Sapp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Sapp Pastor Marvin Louis Sapp is an American Gospel music singer-songwriter who recorded with the group Commissioned during the 1990s before beginning a record-breaking solo career. Sapp is also the ...more

Marvin Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Kaplan Marvin Kaplan is an American character actor and voice artist.

Marvin Powell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Powell Marvin Powell is a former Offensive Tackle for the New York Jets and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Marvin Menzies is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Menzies Marvin Eugene Menzies is the head men's basketball coach at New Mexico State University. He was named to the position on June 29, 2007 as the successor to Reggie Theus, who the previous week had ...more

Marvin Middlemark is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Middlemark Marvin P. Middlemark invented the Rabbit Ears television antenna in 1953 in Rego Park, Queens, New York. Marvin P. Middlemark revolutionized how television was watched in the United States, as ...more

Marvin White is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin White Marvin L. White is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more

Marvin Rainwater is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Rainwater Marvin Karlton Rainwater, was an American country and rockabilly singer and songwriter who had several hits during the late 1950s, including "Gonna Find Me a Bluebird" and "Whole ...more

Marvin Isley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Isley Marvin Isley was the youngest member of the family music group the Isley Brothers and its bass guitarist. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Isley and his family moved to a home in Englewood, New ...more

Marvin Hart is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Hart Marvin Hart was the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion from July 3, 1905 to February 23, 1906. Hart died the day after his 55th birthday of an enlarged liver and high blood pressure. He was ...more

Famous People Named Sabrina Which of These Incredibly Annoying Pet Peeves Is the Worst?

Marvin Olasky is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Olasky Marvin Olasky is editor-in-chief of WORLD Magazine, the author of more than 20 books, including Turning Point: A Christian Worldview Declaration and The Tragedy of American Compassion, and is a ...more

Marv Wolfman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marv Wolfman Marvin Arthur "Marv" Wolfman is an American comic book writer. He is best known for lengthy runs on Marvel Comics The Tomb of Dracula, for which he and artist Gene Colan created the ...more

Marvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Jones Marvin Lewis Jones, Jr. is an American football wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Bengals in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. ...more

Marvin Breckinridge Patterson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Breckinridge Patterson Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson, was an American photojournalist, cinematographer, and philanthropist. She used her middle name, Marvin, both professionally and personally to distinguish ...more

Marvin Ogunjimi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Ogunjimi Marvin Ogunjimi is a Belgian football forward of Nigerian descent, who currently plays for Strømsgodset in Norwegian Premier League. Until 2011, he played for the Belgian national team ...more

Marvin Miller is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Miller Marvin Julian Miller was the Executive Director of the Major League Baseball Players Association from 1966 to 1982. Under Miller's direction, the players' union was transformed into one of the ...more

Marvin J. Chomsky is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin J. Chomsky Marvin J. Chomsky is an American television and film director. He has also worked as a producer.

Marvin Agustin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Agustin Marvin Jay Cuyugan Agustin, better known by his stage name, Marvin Agustin, is a Filipino actor and entrepreneur.

Marvin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Johnson Marvin Johnson is an American former boxer who was a 3-time light-heavyweight champion of the world. As an amateur, Johnson fought in the 1972 Olympics in Munich, winning a bronze medal, and ...more

Marvin J Herb is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin J Herb

Marvin Goldhar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Goldhar Marvin Goldhar was a Canadian actor, best known for his voice work in animated programs and in made-for-TV movies. Among his voice credits include Cedric Sneer on The Raccoons, Mr. Weatherbee on ...more

Marvin Stamm is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Stamm Marvin Stamm is an American bebop trumpeter. Stamm began on trumpet at age 12. He first attended college at, then known as, Memphis State University and then attended college at North Texas ...more

Marvin Terrell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Terrell Marvin Terrell, Jr. is a former American college and professional football guard who played four seasons in the American Football League from 1960-1963 for the Dallas Texans and Kansas City ...more

Marvin V. Rush is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin V. Rush Marvin V. Rush A.S.C. is a director of photography, cinematographer, television director and a camera operator. Most of his work is related to the Star Trek franchise.

Famous People Named Carmen The Best Athletes of All Time

Marvin Harper is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Harper Marvin Harper is a South African field hockey player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Marvin Minoff is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Minoff Marvin Minoff is a producer.

Marv Luster is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marv Luster Marvin Luster was a football player in the CFL for fourteen years. He was selected originally by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1960 NFL Draft. He starred as a defensive back for the Toronto ...more

Marvin Oliver is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Oliver Marvin Oliver is a Trinidad and Tobago association football player who played professionally in the United States and Trinidad. On August 5, 1997, Oliver signed with the Staten Island Vipers of ...more

Marvin Chávez is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Chávez Marvin Antonio Chávez is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for San Antonio Scorpions in the North American Soccer League.

Marvin Panch is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Panch Marvin Panch in Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a former NASCAR driver.

Marvin Opler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Opler Marvin Kaufmann Opler was an American anthropologist and social psychiatrist. His brother Morris Edward Opler was also an anthropologist who studied the Southern Athabaskan peoples of North ...more