How many celebrities named Neil can you think of? The famous Neils and Neals below have many different professions, including notable actors named Neil, famous athletes named Neil, and even musicians named Neil.
Neil Young is certainly one of the most famous Neils on this list. One of the famous musicians named Neil, he was a member of Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young before launching his solo career. “Heart of Gold,” “Rockin' in the Free World,” and “Southern Man” are among his most popular songs.
Another of the famous people with the first name Neil is Neil Patrick Harris. He played the title character on Doogie Howser, M.D. As well as Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother. He is also a Tony Award-winner taking home the best leading actor in a musical prize for his role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
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Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of AmericaNeil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer,... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaNeil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and... more
Birthplace: Toronto, CanadaNeil Percival Young (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. After embarking... more
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of AmericaNeil deGrasse Tyson (; born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist, author, and... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaMarvin Neil Simon (July 4, 1927 – August 26, 2018) was an American playwright, screenwriter... more
Birthplace: Tinker Air Force Base, United States of AmericaNeal Joseph Schon (born February 27, 1954) is an American rock guitarist, songwriter, and... more
Birthplace: Eurasia, United Kingdom, PortchesterNeil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman (born November 10, 1960) is an English author of short fiction,... more
Birthplace: Ohio, United States of AmericaNeil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012) was an American astronaut and... more
Birthplace: Hamilton, CanadaNeil Ellwood Peart (September 12, 1952 – January 7, 2020) was a Canadian musician and writer... more
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New YorkNeil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939) is an American pop singer, pianist, composer and record... more
Birthplace: North East England, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and WearNeil Marshall (born 25 May 1970) is an English film director, editor and screenwriter.... more
Birthplace: Chillicothe, OhioDonald Neil Johnston (February 4, 1929 – September 28, 1978) was an American basketball player... more
Birthplace: Roseau, MinnesotaNeal LaMoy Broten (born November 29, 1959) is an American former professional ice hockey... more
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of AmericaNeal P. McDonough (born February 13, 1966) is an American actor and voice actor, known for his... more
Birthplace: New Orleans, LouisianaNeil Smith (born April 10, 1966) is a former American football defensive end in the National... more
Birthplace: Graceville, FloridaCharles Neal Anderson (born August 14, 1964) is an American former college and professional... more
Birthplace: Fort Meade, Maryland, United States of AmericaNeal Town Stephenson (born October 31, 1959) is an American writer known for his works of... more
- Neal Brennan (born October 19, 1973) is an American comedian, writer, producer, and... more
Birthplace: Verona, Wisconsin, United States of AmericaNeil Scott Walker (born June 25, 1976) is an American former competition swimmer, four-time... more
Birthplace: New Zealand, Te AwamutuNeil Mullane Finn (born 27 May 1958) is a New Zealand singer-songwriter and musician who is... more
Birthplace: Portland, OregonNeil Vincent Lomax (born February 17, 1959) is a former American football quarterback.... more
Birthplace: North Shields, United KingdomNeil Francis Tennant (born 10 July 1954) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, music... more
Birthplace: Morristown, New JerseyNeil Kennedy O'Donnell (born July 3, 1966) is a former American football quarterback who... more
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaNeil Martin Andrew Walker (born September 10, 1985) is an American professional baseball... more
Birthplace: Eurasia, Tredegar, United KingdomNeil Gordon Kinnock, Baron Kinnock, (born 28 March 1942) is a British Labour Party... more