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Famous People Named Ned 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Ned are out there? This list of celebrities named Ned will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Neds below include actors named Ned and athletes named Ned, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Ned who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Neds below include Ned Beatty, Ned Sherrin, and Ned Rorem.
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Ned Beatty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 81

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Ned Thomas Beatty (born July 6, 1937) is an American retired actor. He has appeared in more than 160 films and has been nominated for an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, an MTV Movie Award for ...more

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Ned Sherrin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Television director, Television producer, Raconteur

Age: Dec. at 76 (1931-2007)

Birthplace: Low Ham, United Kingdom

Edward 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 ...more
Ned Rorem is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Diarist, Author, Composer

Age: 95

Birthplace: Richmond, Wayne Township, Indiana

Ned 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.

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Ned Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Race car driver

Age: 86

Birthplace: Conover, North Carolina, United States of America

Ned 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
Ned Hanlon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 80 (1857-1937)

Birthplace: Montville, Connecticut

Edward Hugh Hanlon (August 22, 1857 – April 14, 1937), also known as "Foxy Ned", and sometimes referred to as "The Father of Modern Baseball," was an American professional ...more
Ned Yost is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Baseball player, Coach

Age: 64

Birthplace: Eureka, California

Edgar 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 ...more
Ned Williamson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 37 (1857-1894)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Edward Nagle "Ned" Williamson (October 24, 1857 – March 3, 1894) was a professional baseball infielder in Major League Baseball. He played for three teams: the Indianapolis Blues of ...more
Ned Rothenberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ned

Age: 62

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Ned Rothenberg (b. Boston, Massachusetts, September 15, 1956) is an American multi-instrumentalist and composer. He specializes in woodwind instruments, including the alto saxophone, clarinet, ...more
Ned Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Actor

Age: 61

Birthplace: USA, Dayton, Ohio

Ned 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 ...more
Ned Garver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Baseball player

Age: 93

Birthplace: Ney, Ohio

Ned Franklin Garver (December 25, 1925 – February 26, 2017) was an American professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1948 to 1961. Most of his career was spent ...more
Ned Glass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Carpenter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 78 (1906-1984)

Birthplace: Poland

Nusyn "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, ...more
Ned Washington is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Songwriter, Lyricist

Age: Dec. at 75 (1901-1976)

Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania

Ned Washington (born Edward Michael Washington, August 15, 1901 – December 20, 1976) was an American lyricist born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Ned Kelly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Bushranger

Age: Dec. at 26 (1854-1880)

Birthplace: Beveridge, Australia

Edward "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 ...more
Ned Brower is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Model, Actor, Drummer

Age: 40

Birthplace: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Edward Andrew "Ned" Brower (born December 15, 1978) is the drummer/vocalist in the Los Angeles rock quintet Rooney and is also a model and actor. Brower was born in Chapel Hill, North ...more
Ned Collette is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Guitarist

Age: 39

Birthplace: Victoria, Australasia, Melbourne, Carlton, Australia

Ned Collette is a Melbourne-born singer, instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer now based in Berlin. He was a member of Melbourne instrumental band City City City and has since then recorded ...more
Ned Wertimer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Actor

Age: Dec. at 90 (1923-2013)

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Ned Wertimer is an actor.
Ned Vizzini is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Novelist, Author

Age: Dec. at 32 (1981-2013)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Ned 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 ...more
Ned Harkness is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Ice Hockey Player, Coach

Age: Dec. at 89 (1919-2008)

Nevin D. "Ned" Harkness (September 19, 1919 – September 19, 2008) was an NCAA head coach of ice hockey and lacrosse at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Cornell University and of ...more
Ned Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Actor

Age: 54

Birthplace: USA, Alabama, Huntsville

Ned 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
Ned Cuthbert is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Ned Cuthbert Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 60 (1845-1905)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Edgar Edward "Ned" Cuthbert (June 20, 1845 – February 6, 1905) was an American professional baseball outfielder. Cuthbert's baseball career began in 1865 with the Keystone Club of ...more
Ned Lagin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Musician

Age: 69

Ned Lagin (born March 17, 1948) is an American artist, photographer, scientist, composer, and keyboardist.Lagin is considered a pioneer in the development and use of minicomputers and personal ...more
Ned Touchstone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Publisher, Politician, Journalist

Age: Dec. at 62 (1926-1988)

Birthplace: Florien, Louisiana

Ned O'Neal Touchstone (September 27, 1926 – July 26, 1988) was a newspaper publisher who was a figure in the "Radical Right" in Louisiana politics during the 1960s. He was born in the ...more
Ned Eisenberg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Actor

Age: 62

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Ned Eisenberg (born January 13, 1957) is an American actor known for his recurring role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Roger Kressler.
Ned Romero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Opera Singer, Actor

Age: 92

Birthplace: USA, Franklin, Louisiana

Ned Romero (December 4, 1926 - November 4, 2017) was an American actor and opera singer who appeared in television and film.
Ned Sparks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ned
Actor, Singer

Age: Dec. at 74 (1883-1957)

Birthplace: Guelph, Canada

Ned Sparks (born Edward Arthur Sparkman, November 19, 1883 – April 3, 1957) was a Canadian-born character actor of the American stage and screen. Sparks was known for his deadpan expression and ...more