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Famous People Named Maurice

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If your name is Maurice, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Maurice, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Maurice can you think of? The famous Maurices below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Maurice, athletes named Maurice, and even political figures named Maurice. The music industry is no stranger to the name Maurice, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Maurice are worth mentioning? This list includes Maurice Jones-Drew, Maurice Cheeks, Maurice Richard and Maurice Gibb. To read more about these notable people named Maurice, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
  • Maurice Jones-Drew

    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Maurice Christopher Jones-Drew (born March 23, 1985), often called "M.J.D", is a former... more on Wikipedia

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    #67 of 206 The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time#411 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • Maurice Cheeks

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Maurice Edward Cheeks (born September 8, 1956) is an American former professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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    #7 of 78 The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time#37 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

  • Maurice Richard

    Maurice Richard

    Dec. at 79 (1921-2000)

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Joseph Henri Maurice "Rocket" Richard (; French: [ʁiʃaʁ]; August 4, 1921 – May 27, 2000) was... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Gibb

    Maurice Gibb

    Dec. at 54 (1949-2003)

    BirthplaceDouglas, Isle of Man

    Maurice Ernest Gibb (; 22 December 1949 – 12 January 2003) was a British musician, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #8 of 36 Twin Musicians#136 of 186 The All-Time Best Rock Bassists

  • Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel

    Dec. at 62 (1875-1937)

    BirthplaceCiboure, France

    Joseph Maurice Ravel (; French: [ʒozɛf mɔʁis ʁavɛl]; 7 March 1875 – 28 December 1937) was a... more on Wikipedia

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    #381 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#639 of 1,357 The Greatest Minds of All Time

  • Maurice Clarett

    BirthplaceYoungstown, Ohio

    Maurice Edward Clarett (born October 29, 1983) is a former American football running back who... more on Wikipedia

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    #44 of 83 The Best Ohio State Buckeyes of All Time#17 of 142 The Biggest First Round NFL Draft Pick Busts

  • Maurice Jarre

    Maurice Jarre

    Dec. at 85 (1924-2009)

    BirthplaceLyon, France

    Maurice-Alexis Jarre (French: [ʒaʁ]; 13 September 1924 – 28 March 2009) was a French composer... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Sendak

    Maurice Sendak

    Dec. at 84 (1928-2012)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Maurice Bernard Sendak (; June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American illustrator and writer... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Lucas

    Maurice Lucas

    Dec. at 58 (1952-2010)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Maurice Lucas (February 18, 1952 – October 31, 2010) was an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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    #759 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#1212 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Maurice White

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

    Maurice White (December 19, 1941 – February 4, 2016) was an American musician, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #6 of 17 Musicians Who Died in 2016#24 of 38 Famous People With Parkinson's Disease

  • Maurice LaMarche

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Maurice LaMarche (born March 30, 1958) is a Canadian voice actor and former stand-up comedian.... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Maeterlinck

    Maurice Maeterlinck

    Dec. at 87 (1862-1949)

    BirthplaceGhent, Belgium

    Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck (29 August 1862 – 6 May 1949), also known as Count... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Stokes

    Maurice Stokes

    Dec. at 37 (1933-1970)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Maurice Stokes (June 17, 1933 – April 6, 1970) was an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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    #75 of 143 Athletes Whose Careers Ended Too Soon#54 of 69 All NBA Rookie Of The Year Award Winners, Ranked

  • Maurice Chevalier

    Maurice Chevalier

    Dec. at 84 (1888-1972)

    BirthplaceMénilmontant, Paris, France

    Maurice Auguste Chevalier (September 12, 1888 – January 1, 1972) was a French actor, cabaret... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Evans

    Maurice Evans

    Dec. at 88 (1901-1989)

    BirthplaceDorchester, Dorset, England

    Maurice Herbert Evans (3 June 1901 – 12 March 1989) was a British actor, noted for his... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Bishop

    Maurice Bishop

    Dec. at 39 (1944-1983)


    Maurice Rupert Bishop (29 May 1944 – 19 October 1983) was a Grenadian revolutionary and the... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Harkless

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Maurice José Harkless (born May 11, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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    #40 of 82 The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time#47 of 347 The Best NBA Players from New York

  • Maurice Merleau-Ponty

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty

    Dec. at 53 (1908-1961)

    BirthplaceRochefort, France

    Maurice Jean Jacques Merleau-Ponty (French: [mɔʁis mɛʁlo pɔ̃ti]; 14 March 1908 – 3 May 1961)... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Vachon

    Maurice Vachon

    Dec. at 84 (1929-2013)

    BirthplaceMontreal, Ville-Émard, Canada

    Joseph Maurice Régis Vachon (September 1, 1929 − November 21, 2013) was a Canadian... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Benard

    BirthplaceMartinez, California, USA

    Maurice Benard (born on March 1, 1963) is an American actor. In 1993, he was cast as Sonny... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Costello

    Maurice Costello

    Dec. at 73 (1877-1950)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Maurice George Costello (February 22, 1877 – October 29, 1950) was a prominent American... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Ronet

    Maurice Ronet

    Dec. at 56 (1927-1983)

    BirthplaceNice, France

    Maurice Ronet (13 April 1927 – 14 March 1983) was a French film actor, director, and writer.
  • Maurice Norman

    BirthplaceMulbarton, Norfolk, England

    Maurice Norman (born 8 May 1934) is an English former footballer who played nearly 400 times... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Roeves

    Maurice Roeves

    Age: 83

    BirthplaceSunderland, England

    Maurice Roëves (; born March 19, 1937) is an English film and television actor, born in... more on Wikipedia
  • Maurice Tourneur

    Maurice Tourneur

    Dec. at 85 (1876-1961)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Maurice Tourneur (2 February 1876 – 4 August 1961) was a French film director and screenwriter.