How many celebrities named Ned can you think of? The famous Neds below have many different professions, including notable actors named Ned, famous athletes named Ned, and even musicians named Ned.
Ned Beatty is certainly one of the most famous Neds on this list. One of the famous actors named Ned, he is best known for his roles in Network and Deliverance. He also voiced characters in Toy Story 3 and Rango.
Another of the famous people with the first name Ned is Ned Rorem. He is a composer and diarist. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for his composition Air Music: Ten Etudes for Orchestra.
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Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USANed Thomas Beatty (July 6, 1937 – June 13, 2021) was an American actor. He was one of the top character actors in film, particularly during the 1970s, and appeared in more than 160 films, including... more
Birthplace: Richmond, Wayne Township, IndianaNed Rorem (born October 23, 1923) is an American composer and diarist. He won a Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1976 for his Air Music: Ten Etudes for Orchestra.... more
Birthplace: Low Ham, United KingdomEdward George Sherrin (18 February 1931 – 1 October 2007) was an English broadcaster, author and stage director. He qualified as a barrister and then worked in independent television before joining... more
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States of AmericaNed Bellamy (born May 7, 1957) is an American actor. Bellamy was born in Dayton, Ohio. After graduating UCLA, he founded the Los Angeles-based theater company The Actors' Gang with fellow actor Tim... more
Birthplace: Scranton, PennsylvaniaNed Washington (born Edward Michael Washington, August 15, 1901 – December 20, 1976) was an American lyricist born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.... more
Birthplace: Radom, PolandNusyn "Ned" Glass (April 1, 1906 – June 15, 1984) was a Polish-born American character actor who appeared in more than eighty films and on television more than one hundred times, frequently playing... more
Birthplace: Beveridge, AustraliaEdward "Ned" Kelly (December 1854 – 11 November 1880) was an Australian bushranger, outlaw, gang leader and convicted police murderer. One of the last bushrangers, and by far the most famous, he is... more
Birthplace: New York, New York, USANed Eisenberg (born January 13, 1957) is an American actor known for his recurring role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Roger Kressler.... more
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, USANed Vaughn (born November 20, 1964) is an American film and television actor who served as vice president of the Screen Actors Guild prior to becoming the founding executive vice president of... more
Birthplace: Boston, MassachusettsNed Rothenberg (b. Boston, Massachusetts, September 15, 1956) is an American multi-instrumentalist and composer. He specializes in woodwind instruments, including the alto saxophone, clarinet, bass... more
Birthplace: Franklin, Louisiana, USANed Romero (December 4, 1926 - November 4, 2017) was an American actor and opera singer who appeared in television and film.... more
Ned FarrNed Farr is a film director, screenwriter, editor, cinematographer, film score composer....
Birthplace: Boston, USA, MassachusettsNed Dowd (born May 26, 1950 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American film producer and former actor.... more
Birthplace: UtahHenry Ned Miller is an American former country music artist. Active as a recording artist from 1956 to 1970, he is known primarily for his hit single, "From a Jack to a King", a crossover hit in 1962... more
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaNed McGowan (born 1970) is an American composer and flutist based in Amsterdam. Ned holds degrees in composition from the Royal Conservatory Den Haag and in flute from the Cleveland Institute of... more
- Ned Van Zandt is a film actor.... more
- 7Ned Schmidtke (born June 19, 1942) is an American film and television actor. He played Greg Barnard on the U.S. TV show Another World.... more
Birthplace: Lubbock, TexasNed Sublette (born 1951 in Lubbock, Texas) is an American composer, musician, record producer, musicologist, and author. Sublette studied Spanish Classical Guitar with Hector Garcia at the... more
Ned GoldreyerNed Goldreyer (born April 1, 1974) is a television writer, television producer and comedian who lives in Los Angeles. ... more
Birthplace: USA, North Carolina, ConoverNed Jarrett (born October 12, 1932) is an American retired race car driver and two-time NASCAR Grand National Series champion. He was best known for his calm demeanor and he became known as... more
Birthplace: New York City, New YorkNed Vizzini (born Edison Price Vizzini, April 4, 1981 – December 19, 2013) was an American writer. He was the author of four books for young adults including It's Kind of a Funny Story, which NPR... more
Birthplace: USA, Buffalo, New YorkNed Wertimer is an actor.... more
Birthplace: Arbroath, United KingdomJohn Edward Doig (29 October 1866 – 7 November 1919) was a Scottish footballer, who played as a goalkeeper. He played the peak of his career for Sunderland, in a period of time in the club's history... more
Birthplace: Weakley County, Tennessee, Palmersville, United States, with TerritoriesNed Ray McWherter (October 15, 1930 – April 4, 2011) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 46th Governor of Tennessee, from 1987 to 1995. Prior to that, he served as Speaker... more
Birthplace: Eureka, CaliforniaEdgar Frederick Yost III (; born August 19, 1954) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and current manager of the Kansas City Royals. He previously managed the Milwaukee Brewers, and played for... more