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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 30
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 86
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 34
Maxwell M. Scherzer (born July 27, 1984) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut as a member of the ...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 45
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
Dec. 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 35
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 174
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 47
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 30
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
Dec. 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 32
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
Dec. 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 59
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
Dec. 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 30
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 33
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
Dec. 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 42
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