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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)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an ...more

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Marvin Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 60

Birthplace: McDonald, Pennsylvania

Marvin Ronald Lewis (born September 23, 1958) is an American football coach who is a special advisor at Arizona State University. Previously, Lewis was the head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals ...more
Marv Levy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marv Levy Age: 93

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Marvin Daniel Levy (born August 3, 1925) is a former American and Canadian football coach, front office executive, and author. He served as head coach in the Canadian Football League (CFL) for ...more
Marvin Hamlisch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Hamlisch Dec. at 68 (1944-2012)

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (June 2, 1944 – August 6, 2012) was an American composer and conductor. Hamlisch was one of only fifteen people to win Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards. This ...more

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Marv Albert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 77

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Marv Albert (born Marvin Philip Aufrichtig; June 12, 1941) is an American sportscaster. Honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, he is commonly referred to as "the ...more

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Marvin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 43

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Marvin Darnell Harrison (born August 25, 1972) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Syracuse University, and was ...more

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#6 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame #85 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever #9 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time

Marvin Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 57

Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States of America

Marvin "Smitty" Smith (born June 24, 1961) is an American jazz drummer and composer. Marvin Smith was born in Waukegan, Illinois, where his father, Marvin Sr., was a drummer. ...more
Marvin Winans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 60

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Marvin Lawrence Winans (born March 5, 1958) is an American pastor and gospel singer, and a member of the musical Winans family. He is also known for his recurring role in the hit show Tyler ...more
Marvin Humes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 33

Birthplace: Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

Marvin Richard James Humes (born 18 March 1985) is an English singer, disc jockey, television presenter and radio host who currently presents the Monday–Thursday late night show across the ...more
Marvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 46

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Marvin Maurice Jones (born June 28, 1972) is an American former professional football player who was a middle linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons during the 1990s ...more
Marv Cook is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 53

Birthplace: West Branch, Iowa

Marvin Eugene "Marv" Cook (born February 24, 1966) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 1989 NFL ...more
Marvin Barnes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Dec. at 62 (1952-2014)

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island

Marvin Jerome "Bad News" Barnes (July 27, 1952 – September 8, 2014) was an American professional basketball player. A forward, he was an All-American at Providence College, and played ...more

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Marvin Camel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 67

Birthplace: Montana

Marvin Camel (born December 24, 1951) is a boxer and member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation in Northwestern Montana. He was born in Ronan and ...more
Marvin Webster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Dec. at 57 (1952-2009)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Marvin Nathaniel Webster (April 13, 1952 – April 4, 2009) was an American professional basketball player. He played one season in the American Basketball Association (ABA) and nine in the ...more
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 32

Birthplace: Bremerton, Washington

Marvin Gaye Williams Jr. (born June 19, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of ...more

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Marvin Albert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Marvin Albert Dec. at 72 (1924-1996)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Marvin H. Albert, (22 January 1924 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States – 24 March 1996 Menton, France) was a writer of mystery, crime and adventure novels including ones featuring Pete ...more
Marvin Miller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Dec. at 72 (1913-1985)

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri

Marvin Elliott Miller (July 18, 1913 – February 8, 1985) was an American radio, film, and voice-over actor. Possessing a deep, baritone voice, he began his career in radio in St. Louis, ...more
Marvin Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 69

Birthplace: Salamanca, New York

Marvin Ronald Hubbard (May 7, 1946 – May 4, 2015) was a professional American football player. He played fullback for the American Football League's and later National Football League's Oakland ...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

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Marvin Lee Minsky (August 9, 1927 – January 24, 2016) was an American cognitive scientist concerned largely with research of artificial intelligence (AI), co-founder of the Massachusetts ...more
Marvin Sapp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 52

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Bishop Marvin Louis Sapp (born January 28, 1967) is an American Gospel music singer-songwriter who recorded with the group Commissioned during the 1990s before beginning a record-breaking solo ...more

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Marvin Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 92

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Marvin Wilbur Kaplan (January 24, 1927 – August 25, 2016) was an American actor, screenwriter and playwright.
Marvin Powell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 60

Birthplace: Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Marvin Powell (born August 30, 1955) is a former American football player. He played college football at the University of Southern California (USC) and professionally as an offensive tackle in ...more
Marvin Menzies is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Age: 57

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Marvin Eugene Menzies (born October 15, 1961) is an American college basketball coach who most recently served as the head men's basketball coach at UNLV. He was named to the position on April ...more
Marvin Middlemark is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Marvin
Dec. at 70 (1919-1989)

Birthplace: New York

Marvin P. Middlemark (September 16, 1919 – September 14, 1989) invented the Rabbit Ears television antenna (dipole antenna) in 1953 in Rego Park, Queens, New York. Marvin P. Middlemark ...more