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."