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Famous People Named Marvin

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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

    Dec. at 45 (1939-1984)
    Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer,...  more

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  • Marv Levy

    Age: 95
    Marvin Daniel Levy (born August 3, 1925) is a former American and Canadian football coach,...  more


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  • Marvin Hamlisch

    Dec. at 68 (1944-2012)
    Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (June 2, 1944 – August 6, 2012) was an American composer and...  more


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  • Marv Albert (born Marvin Philip Aufrichtig; June 12, 1941) is an American sportscaster....  more

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  • Marvin Darnell Harrison (born August 25, 1972) is a former American football wide receiver in...  more
  • Marvin "Smitty" Smith (born June 24, 1961) is an American jazz drummer and composer. Marvin...  more
  • Marvin Lawrence Winans (born March 5, 1958) is an American pastor and gospel singer, and a...  more
  • Marvin Richard James Humes (born 18 March 1985) is an English singer, disc jockey, television...  more
  • Marvin Maurice Jones (born June 28, 1972) is an American former professional football player...  more
  • Marv Cook

    Age: 54
    Marvin Eugene "Marv" Cook (born February 24, 1966) is a former professional American football...  more
  • Marvin Barnes

    Dec. at 62 (1952-2014)
    Marvin Jerome "Bad News" Barnes (July 27, 1952 – September 8, 2014) was an American...  more
  • Marvin Camel (born December 24, 1951) is a boxer and member of the Confederated Salish and...  more
  • Marvin Webster

    Dec. at 57 (1952-2009)
    Marvin Nathaniel Webster (April 13, 1952 – April 4, 2009) was an American professional...  more
  • Marvin Gaye Williams Jr. (born June 19, 1986) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • Marvin Albert

    Dec. at 72 (1924-1996)
    Marvin H. Albert, (22 January 1924 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States – 24 March 1996...  more
  • Marvin Miller

    Dec. at 72 (1913-1985)
    Marvin Elliott Miller (July 18, 1913 – February 8, 1985) was an American radio, film, and...  more
  • Marvin Ronald Hubbard (May 7, 1946 – May 4, 2015) was a professional American football player....  more
  • Marvin Lee Minsky (August 9, 1927 – January 24, 2016) was an American cognitive scientist...  more
  • Bishop Marvin Louis Sapp (born January 28, 1967) is an American Gospel music singer-songwriter...  more
  • Marvin Wilbur Kaplan (January 24, 1927 – August 25, 2016) was an American actor, screenwriter...  more
  • Marvin Powell (born August 30, 1955) is a former American football player. He played college...  more
  • Marvin Eugene Menzies (born October 15, 1961) is an American college basketball coach who most...  more
  • Marvin Middlemark

    Dec. at 70 (1919-1989)
    Marvin P. Middlemark (September 16, 1919 – September 14, 1989) invented the Rabbit Ears...  more