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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.
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  • Maurice Christopher Jones-Drew (born March 23, 1985), often called "M.J.D", is a former...  more
  • Maurice Edward Cheeks (born September 8, 1956) is an American former professional basketball...  more

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    #106 of 269 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#35 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

  • Maurice Richard

    Dec. at 79 (1921-2000)
    Joseph Henri Maurice "Rocket" Richard (; French: [ʁiʃaʁ]; August 4, 1921 – May 27, 2000) was...  more
  • Maurice Gibb

    Dec. at 54 (1949-2003)
    Maurice Ernest Gibb (; 22 December 1949 – 12 January 2003) was a British musician, singer,...  more

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    #8 of 36 Twin Musicians#241 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive

  • Maurice Ravel

    Dec. at 62 (1875-1937)
    Joseph Maurice Ravel (; French: [ʒozɛf mɔʁis ʁavɛl]; 7 March 1875 – 28 December 1937) was a...  more

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    #727 of 1,355 The Greatest Minds of All Time#386 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

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

    Dec. at 85 (1924-2009)
    Maurice-Alexis Jarre (French: [ʒaʁ]; 13 September 1924 – 28 March 2009) was a French composer...  more
  • Maurice Sendak

    Dec. at 84 (1928-2012)
    Maurice Bernard Sendak (; June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American illustrator and writer...  more
  • Maurice Lucas

    Dec. at 58 (1952-2010)
    Maurice Lucas (February 18, 1952 – October 31, 2010) was an American professional basketball...  more
  • Maurice White (December 19, 1941 – February 4, 2016) was an American musician, singer,...  more

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

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

    Dec. at 87 (1862-1949)
    Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck (29 August 1862 – 6 May 1949), also known as Count...  more
  • Maurice Stokes

    Dec. at 37 (1933-1970)
    Maurice Stokes (June 17, 1933 – April 6, 1970) was an American professional basketball player...  more

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    #55 of 69 All NBA Rookie Of The Year Award Winners, Ranked#83 of 143 Athletes Whose Careers Ended Too Soon

  • Maurice Chevalier

    Dec. at 84 (1888-1972)
    Maurice Auguste Chevalier (September 12, 1888 – January 1, 1972) was a French actor, cabaret...  more
  • Maurice Evans

    Dec. at 88 (1901-1989)
    Maurice Herbert Evans (3 June 1901 – 12 March 1989) was a British actor, noted for his...  more
  • Maurice Bishop

    Dec. at 39 (1944-1983)
    Maurice Rupert Bishop (29 May 1944 – 19 October 1983) was a Grenadian revolutionary and the...  more
  • Maurice José Harkless (born May 11, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • Maurice Merleau-Ponty

    Dec. at 53 (1908-1961)
    Maurice Jean Jacques Merleau-Ponty (French: [mɔʁis mɛʁlo pɔ̃ti]; 14 March 1908 – 3 May 1961)...  more
  • Maurice Vachon

    Dec. at 84 (1929-2013)
    Joseph Maurice Régis Vachon (September 1, 1929 − November 21, 2013) was a Canadian...  more
  • Maurice Benard (born on March 1, 1963) is an American actor. In 1993, he was cast as Sonny...  more
  • Maurice Costello

    Dec. at 73 (1877-1950)
    Maurice George Costello (February 22, 1877 – October 29, 1950) was a prominent American...  more
  • Maurice Ronet

    Dec. at 56 (1927-1983)
    Maurice Ronet (13 April 1927 – 14 March 1983) was a French film actor, director, and writer....  more
  • Maurice Norman (born 8 May 1934) is an English former footballer who played nearly 400 times...  more
  • Maurice Roeves

    Age: 83
    Maurice Roëves (; born March 19, 1937) is an English film and television actor, born in...  more
  • Maurice Tourneur

    Dec. at 85 (1876-1961)
    Maurice Tourneur (2 February 1876 – 4 August 1961) was a French film director and screenwriter....  more