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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
Dec. at 45 (1939-1984)
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
Marvin Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
age 60
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
age 93
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
Dec. at 68 (1944-2012)
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
age 77
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
age 43
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
age 57
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
age 60
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
age 33
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
age 46
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
age 53
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
Dec. at 62 (1952-2014)
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
age 67
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
Dec. at 57 (1952-2009)
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
age 32
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
Marvin Albert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Albert Dec. at 72 (1924-1996)
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
Dec. at 72 (1913-1985)
Marvin Miller was an actor.
Marvin Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
age 72
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
age 91
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
age 52
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
age 92
Marvin Kaplan is an American character actor and voice artist.
Marvin Powell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
age 60
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
age 57
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
Dec. at 70 (1919-1989)
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