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

Which famous people named Max are worth mentioning? This list includes Max Pacioretty, Max von Sydow, Max Scherzer and Max Schmeling. To read more about these notable people named Max, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Max Pacioretty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 29 Maximillian Kolenda Pacioretty is an American professional ice hockey forward and an alternate captain for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League. He was drafted 22nd overall in ...more

Max von Sydow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 89 Carl Adolf "Max" von Sydow is a Swedish actor. He has starred in many films and had supporting roles in dozens more in many languages, including Swedish, Norwegian, English, Italian, ...more

Max Scherzer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 33 Maxwell M. "Max" Scherzer is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball. Scherzer has also played in MLB for the Arizona ...more

Max Schmeling is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 100 (1905-2005) Maximillian Adolph Otto Siegfried "Max" Schmeling was a German boxer who was heavyweight champion of the world between 1930 and 1932. His two fights with Joe Louis in 1936 and 1938 ...more

Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 44 Gerald Maxwell Rivera, better known by his stage name Maxwell, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor. Along with fellow musicians D'Angelo and Erykah Badu, Maxwell has ...more

Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 50 (1909-1959) Max Baer was an American boxer of the 1930s as well as a referee, and had an occasional role on film or television. He was the brother of heavyweight boxing contender Buddy Baer and father of ...more

Max Greenfield is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 37 Max Greenfield is an American actor. He appeared in recurring roles in Veronica Mars and Ugly Betty, and co-starred in the short-lived WB series Modern Men. He is a co-star in the Fox sitcom New ...more

Max Planck is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 89 (1858-1947) Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck, FRS was a German theoretical physicist who originated quantum theory, which won him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918. Planck made many contributions to ...more

Max Carey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 86 (1890-1976) Maximillian George Carnarius, known as Max George Carey, was an American professional baseball center fielder and manager. Carey played in Major League Baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates from ...more

Max Weinberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 173 Max Weinberg is an American drummer and television personality, most widely known as the longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and as the bandleader for Conan O'Brien on Late ...more

Max Weber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 56 (1864-1920) Karl Emil Maximilian "Max" Weber was a German sociologist, philosopher, and political economist whose ideas profoundly influenced social theory and social research. Weber is often ...more

Max Roach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 83 (1924-2007) Maxwell Lemuel "Max" Roach was an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer. A pioneer of bebop, Roach went on to work in many other styles of music, and is generally ...more

Max Graham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 46 Max Graham is a Canadian DJ, composer and producer of dance music . He is most famous for his Cycles CD Series/Radio show as well as his remix of the classic song “Owner of a Lonely Heart” by ...more

Max Thieriot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 27 Maximillion Drake "Max" Thieriot is an American actor who is best known for his role as Dylan Massett on the thriller television drama series Bates Motel. He has appeared in many ...more

Max Steiner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 83 (1888-1971) Maximilian Raoul "Max" Steiner was an Austrian-born American composer of music for theatre and films. He was a child prodigy who conducted his first operetta when he was twelve and ...more

Max Unger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 29 Maxwell McCandless "Max" Unger is an American football center for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round of ...more

Max Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 89 (1883-1972) Max Fleischer was an Polish Jewish American animator, inventor, film director and producer. Fleischer was a pioneer in the development of the animated cartoon and served as the head of Fleischer ...more

Max Montoya is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 61 Max Montoya is a former professional American football guard who played 16 seasons in the National Football League.

Max Zaslofsky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 60 (1925-1985) Max "Slats" Zaslofsky was an American professional basketball player and coach.

Max George is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 29 Maximillian Alberto "Max" George is a British singer, songwriter, television personality, producer and actor known for being a former member of boy band, The Wanted. In 2013, George ...more

Max Stirner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 50 (1806-1856) Johann Kaspar Schmidt, better known as Max Stirner, was a German philosopher. He is often seen as one of the forerunners of nihilism, existentialism, postmodernism, and anarchism, especially of ...more

Max Ernst is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 85 (1891-1976) Max Ernst was a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and poet. A prolific artist, Ernst was a primary pioneer of the Dada movement and Surrealism.

Max Irons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 32 Maximilian Paul Diarmuid "Max" Irons is an English-Irish film actor and model. He is known for his roles in The Riot Club, Red Riding Hood, The White Queen and The Host. He is the son ...more

Max Lanier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 92 (1915-2007) Hubert Max Lanier was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who spent most of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals. He led the National League in earned run average in ...more

Max von Schlebrügge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 41 Max von Schlebrügge is a Swedish footballer. He plays centre back. He was signed by Brøndby in January 2008 from Anderlecht from Belgium. His last name comes from his paternal ...more

Max Carver is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 29 Max Carver is an American actor best known for his role as Preston Scavo in the ABC television series Desperate Housewives and was one of the stars of Teen Wolf on MTV along with his twin ...more

Max Heindel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 54 (1865-1919) Max Heindel, born Carl Louis von Grasshoff in Aarhus, Denmark on July 23, 1865, was a Danish-American Christian occultist, astrologer, and mystic. He died on January 6, 1919 at Oceanside, ...more

Max Martini is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 46 Maximilian Carlo "Max" Martini is an American film, theater and television actor known for his roles as Corporal Fred Henderson in Saving Private Ryan, Wiley in Level 9, First Sergeant ...more

Max Brown is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 37 Max Brown is an English actor.

Max Azria is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 69 Max Azria is a Tunisian fashion designer who founded the contemporary women's clothing brand BCBG Max Azria. Azria is also the designer, chairman and CEO of the BCBG Max Azria Group, a global ...more

Max Gail is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 75 Max Gail is an actor.

Max Casella is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 50 Max Casella is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the television series The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire and Doogie Howser, M.D., and as the voice of Daxter in the Jak and Daxter ...more

Max Ophüls is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 55 (1902-1957) Maximillian Oppenheimer, known as Max Ophüls, was a German-born film director who worked in Germany, France, the United States, and France again. He made nearly 30 films, with those from ...more

Max Bentley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 64 (1920-1984) Maxwell Herbert Lloyd Bentley was a Canadian ice hockey forward who played for the Chicago Black Hawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, and New York Rangers in the National Hockey League as part of a ...more

Max Mutchnick is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 52 Jason Nidorf "Max" Mutchnick is an American television producer. He has received an Emmy Award, a People's Choice Award, and several Golden Globe Award nominations.

Max Collins is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 39 James Maxwell Stuart "Max" Collins III is an American musician, best known as the bassist and lead vocalist of Eve 6. He authored most of the band's songs and has also launched a solo

Max Baer, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 80 Max Baer is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director. He is best known for playing Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies and in January 2015, after the death of Donna Douglas, ...more

Max Mirnyi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 40 Maxim "Max" Mirnyi is a professional tennis player. Mirnyi became a doubles specialist following his singles career, in which he reached a career-high of World No. 18 and finishing in ...more

Max Born is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 88 (1882-1970) Max Born was a German physicist and mathematician who was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics. He also made contributions to solid-state physics and optics and supervised the ...more

Max Schreck is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 57 (1879-1936) Friedrich Gustav Maximilian "Max" Schreck was a German actor. He is most often remembered for his lead role as Count Orlok in the film Nosferatu.

Max Romeo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 70 Max Romeo is a reggae and roots reggae recording artist who has achieved chart success in his home country and in the United Kingdom. Romeo had several hits with the vocal group the Emotions. ...more

Max McGee is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 75 (1932-2007) William Max McGee was a professional football wide receiver in the NFL. He played professionally for the Green Bay Packers from 1954 to 1967.

Max Woosnam is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 73 (1892-1965) Maxwell "Max" Woosnam was an English sportsman who is sometimes referred to as the 'Greatest British sportsman' in recognition of his achievements. Among his achievements were winning ...more

Max Perlich is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 50 Max Perlich is an American film and television actor.

Max Records is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 20 Maxwell Records is an American actor.

Max Gradel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 30 Max-Alain Gradel is an Ivorian footballer who plays for Saint-Étienne. Max received his first call up to the Côte d'Ivoire national team in November 2010. He made his debut for the ...more

Max Jacob is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 68 (1876-1944) Max Jacob was a French poet, painter, writer, and critic.

Max Wright is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Max
age 74 George Edward Maxwell Wright credited professionally as Max Wright, is an American actor, best known for his role as Willie Tanner on the sitcom ALF.

Max Reger is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 43 (1873-1916) Johann Baptist Joseph Maximilian Reger was a German composer, conductor, pianist, organist, and academic teacher.

Max Amann is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Max
Died at 66 (1891-1957) Max Amann was a German Nazi official with the honorary rank of SS-Obergruppenführer, politician and journalist.