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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Jones-Drew age 33 Maurice Christopher Jones-Drew is a retired American football running back who played in the National Football League. He played college football at UCLA and received consensus All-American ...more

Maurice Cheeks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Cheeks age 61 Maurice Edward "Mo" Cheeks is an American retired professional basketball player. He was previously an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was the head coach of the ...more

Maurice Richard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Richard Died at 79 (1921-2000) Joseph Henri Maurice "Rocket" Richard, PC CC OQ was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Canadiens. He was the ...more

Maurice Gibb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Gibb Died at 54 (1949-2003) Maurice Ernest Gibb, CBE was a British musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international fame in the Bee Gees. Although his brothers Barry and Robin Gibb were the ...more

Maurice Ravel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Ravel Died at 62 (1875-1937) Joseph-Maurice Ravel was a French composer, pianist and conductor. He is often associated with impressionism along with his elder contemporary Claude Debussy, although both composers rejected ...more

Maurice Clarett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Clarett age 34 Maurice Edward Clarett is a former American football running back who played for the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League. During his freshman year at Ohio State University in 2002, he ...more

Maurice Jarre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Jarre Died at 85 (1924-2009) Maurice-Alexis Jarre was a French composer and conductor, "one of the giants of 20th century film music" who was "among the most sought-after composers in the movie industry" ...more

Maurice Sendak is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Sendak Died at 84 (1928-2012) Maurice Sendak was a writer, illustrator, TV and film producer.

Maurice Lucas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Lucas Died at 58 (1952-2010) Maurice Lucas was an American professional basketball player. The first two years of his postcollegiate career were spent in the American Basketball Association with the Spirits of St. Louis and ...more

Maurice White is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice White age 76 Maurice White is an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, arranger and bandleader. He is the founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. He is also the older brother of current ...more

Maurice LaMarche is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice LaMarche age 60 Maurice LaMarche is a Canadian voice actor and former stand-up comedian. He is best known for voicing The Brain in Animaniacs and its spin-off as well as Inspector Gadget in the franchise of the ...more

Maurice Maeterlinck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Maeterlinck Died at 87 (1862-1949) Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck was a Belgian playwright, poet, and essayist who was a Fleming, but wrote in French. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1911 "in ...more

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Maurice Stokes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Stokes Died at 37 (1933-1970) Maurice Stokes was an American professional basketball player in the 1950s for the Cincinnati/Rochester Royals of the National Basketball Association until his career — and later his life — was ...more

Maurice Chevalier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Chevalier Died at 84 (1888-1972) Maurice Auguste Chevalier was a French actor, Cabaret singer and entertainer. He is perhaps best known for his signature songs, including "Louise", "Mimi", ...more

Maurice Evans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Evans Died at 88 (1901-1989) Maurice Herbert Evans was an English actor noted for his interpretations of Shakespearean characters. In terms of his screen roles, he is probably best known as Dr. Zaius in Planet of the Apes ...more

Maurice Bishop is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Bishop Died at 39 (1944-1983) Maurice Rupert Bishop was a Grenadian politician and revolutionary who seized power in a coup in 1979 from Eric Gairy and served as Prime Minister of the People's Revolutionary Government of ...more

Maurice Harkless is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Harkless age 24 Maurice José "Moe" Harkless is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association. He played college ...more

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Maurice Merleau-Ponty is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Merleau-Ponty Died at 53 (1908-1961) Maurice Merleau-Ponty was a French phenomenological philosopher, strongly influenced by Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger. The constitution of meaning in human experience was his main interest ...more

Maurice Vachon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Vachon Died at 84 (1929-2013) Joseph Maurice Régis Vachon was a Canadian professional wrestler, best known by his ring name "Mad Dog" Vachon. He was the brother of wrestlers Paul and Vivian Vachon, and the ...more

Maurice Benard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Benard age 55 Maurice Benard is an American actor. He is known primarily for his portrayal of romantic mobster Michael "Sonny" Corinthos, Jr. on the ABC soap opera, General Hospital, a role he has ...more

Maurice Costello is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Costello Died at 73 (1877-1950) Maurice George Costello was an American prominent vaudeville actor of the late 1890s and early 1900s, who later played a principal role in early American films, as both a leading man, supporting ...more

Maurice Ronet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Ronet Died at 56 (1927-1983) Maurice Ronet was a French film actor, director and writer.

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Maurice Norman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Norman age 83 Maurice Norman is an English former footballer who played nearly 400 times in the Football League as a centre half for Norwich City and Tottenham Hotspur. At international level, Norman won 23 ...more

Maurice Roeves is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Roeves age 81 John Maurice Roëves is an English-born Scottish actor, born in Sunderland, County Durham on 19 March 1937, who moved to Scotland in 1945. His television roles include Danger UXB, The ...more

Maurice Tourneur is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Tourneur Died at 85 (1876-1961) Maurice Tourneur was a French film director and screenwriter.

Maurice Smith is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Smith age 56 Maurice L. Smith is an American mixed martial artist and former kickboxer who most recently competed in the Heavyweight division. A professional competitor since 1980, Smith has formerly ...more

Maurice Kanbar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Kanbar age 88 Maurice Kanbar is an American entrepreneur and inventor who lives in San Francisco, California. He is particularly well known for his creation of SKYY vodka, and is also noted for his extensive ...more

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Maurice André is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice André Died at 79 (1933-2012) Maurice André was a French trumpeter, active in the classical music field. He is frequently regarded as having been one of the greatest classical trumpet players in history.

Maurice Oldfield is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Oldfield Died at 66 (1915-1981) Sir Maurice Oldfield GCMG CBE was a British intelligence officer and espionage administrator. He was the seventh director of the Secret Intelligence Service from 1973 to 1978. Oldfield was ...more

Maurice Sachs is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Sachs Died at 39 (1906-1945) Maurice Sachs was a French writer. He was the son of a Jewish family of jewelers.

Maurice Vellekoop is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Vellekoop age 54 Maurice Vellekoop is a Canadian artist and illustrator. His work has appeared in publications such as Drawn and Quarterly, Time, GQ, Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Wallpaper, as well as in the books ...more

Maurice Greene is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Greene age 43 Maurice Greene is a retired American track and field sprinter who specialized in the 100 meters and 200 meters. He is a former 100 m world record holder with a time of 9.79 seconds. During the ...more

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Maurice Morris is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Morris age 36 Maurice Autora Morris is a former American football running back. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft and also played for the Detroit Lions. He ...more

Maurice Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Wilkins Died at 88 (1916-2004) Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins CBE FRS was a New Zealand-born English physicist and molecular biologist, and Nobel Laureate whose research contributed to the scientific understanding of ...more

Maurice Druon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Druon Died at 91 (1918-2009) Maurice Druon was a French novelist and a member of the Académie française, of which he served as “Perpetual Secretary” between 1985 and 1999.

Maurice Joly is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Joly Died at 49 (1829-1878) Maurice Joly was a French satirist and lawyer known for his work titled The Dialogue in Hell Between Machiavelli and Montesquieu, later used as a basis for The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.

Maurice Douglass is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Douglass age 54 Maurice Gerrard "Mo" Douglass is a high school football head coach at Springfield High School and former American football safety who played eleven seasons in the National Football ...more

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Maurice Level is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Level Died at 51 (1875-1926) Maurice Level, was a French writer of fiction and drama who specialized in short stories of the macabre which were printed regularly in the columns of Paris newspapers and sometimes staged by le ...more

Maurice Boyau is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Boyau Died at 30 (1888-1918) Maurice Jean-Paul Boyau was a French rugby union player and a leading French ace of the First World War with 35 victories, and one of the most successful balloon busters. Balloon busting was the ...more

Maurice Denham is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Denham Died at 93 (1909-2002) William Maurice Denham, OBE was an English character actor who appeared in over 100 television programmes and films throughout his long career.

Maurice Baring is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Baring Died at 71 (1874-1945) Maurice Baring was an English man of letters, known as a dramatist, poet, novelist, translator and essayist, and also as a travel writer and war correspondent. During World War I Baring served ...more

Maurice Brown is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Brown Maurice Brown is a member of the musical group, Tedeschi Trucks Band.

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Maurice Allard is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Maurice

Maurice Allais is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Allais Died at 99 (1911-2010) Maurice Félix Charles Allais was a French economist, and was the 1988 winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics "for his pioneering contributions to the theory of markets and ...more

Maurice Blanchot is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Blanchot Died at 96 (1907-2003) Maurice C. Blanchot was a French writer, philosopher, and literary theorist. His work had a strong influence on post-structuralist philosophers such as Jacques Derrida.

Maurice Taylor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Taylor age 41 Maurice De Shawn Taylor is an American former professional basketball player who played the power forward and center positions. Originally from Detroit, Taylor played college basketball at ...more

Maurice Dean Wint is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Dean Wint age 53 Maurice Dean Wint is a British-born, Canada-based actor who has starred in several films and television shows. One of his most famous roles was Quentin in the cult favorite science fiction ...more

Maurice Berger is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Berger age 62 Maurice Berger is an American cultural historian, curator, and art critic.

Maurice Manificat is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Manificat age 31 Maurice Manificat is a cross-country skier.

Maurice Halperin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Maurice
Maurice Halperin Died at 89 (1906-1995) Maurice Hyman Halperin was an American writer, professor, diplomat, and Soviet spy.