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Famous People Named Norbert

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Norbert there are? This list of celebrities named Norbert includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Norberts on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Norbert, actors named Norbert, and even athletes named Norbert. Well-known Norberts like Norbert Leo Butz, Norbert Blüm, and Norbert Rillieux are just the start of this list.
  • Norbert Leo Butz

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America


    Norbert Leo Butz (born January 30, 1967) is an American actor and singer, best known for his work in Broadway theatre. He is a two-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, and is...  more
  • Norbert Blüm



    BirthplaceRüsselsheim, Germany


    Norbert Blüm (born 21 July 1935) is a German politician who was a federal legislator from North Rhine-Westphalia, Chairman of the CDU there (1987–1999), and a minister for labor and social...  more
  • Norbert Rillieux

    Inventor, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 88 (1806-1894)

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana


    Norbert Rillieux (March 17, 1806 – October 8, 1894) was an American inventor who was widely considered one of the earliest chemical engineers and noted for his pioneering invention of the...  more
  • Norbert Zongo

    Editor, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 49 (1949-1998)

    BirthplaceKoudougou, Koudougou Department, Burkina Faso


    Norbert Zongo, also known under the pen name of Henri Segbo or H.S., (31 July 1949 – 13 December 1998) was a Burkinabé investigative journalist who managed the newspaper L'Indépendant in Ouagadougou,...  more
  • Norbert Wiener

    Mathematician, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 70 (1894-1964)

    BirthplaceColumbia, Missouri


    Norbert Wiener (November 26, 1894 – March 18, 1964) was an American mathematician and philosopher. He was a professor of mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). A child...  more
  • Norbert Ozimek

    Norbert Wojciech Ozimek is a Polish former weightlifter who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics and in the 1972 Summer Olympics....  more
  • Norbert Poehlke

    Police officer

    AgeDec. at 34 (1951-1985)



    Norbert Hans Poehlke (born September 15, 1951 in Stuttgart, West Germany – October 22, 1985 in Torre Canne, Brindisi, Italy), the Hammer-Killer (Der Hammermörder), was a German police officer who...  more
  • Norbert Lohfink SJ

    Theologian, Professor


    BirthplaceFrankfurt, Germany


  • Norbert Schwarz

    Professor, Psychologist




    Norbert Schwarz is Provost Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a co-director of the USC Dornsife Mind and...  more
  • Age74

    BirthplaceNeu-Isenburg, Germany


    Norbert Weisser (born July 9, 1946) is a German-American actor, playwright, theatre director, and producer.Based in Venice, California, he is a founding member of Odyssey Theater Ensemble, the...  more
  • Norbert Krief




    Norbert Krief (born 17 July 1956), often known as Nono, is a French rock guitarist. Krief was the guitarist of hard-rock bands like Shakin' Street and Trust. He later worked as lead guitarist for...  more
  • Norbert Hahn

    Norbert Hahn (born 6 January 1954 in Elbingerode, Saxony-Anhalt) is an East German former luger who competed from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. He won two medals at the Winter Olympics in the...  more
  • Norbert Pohlmann

    Norbert Pohlmann is a computer scientist and a professor at the Westphalia University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen....  more
  • Norbert "Norb" Schemansky (May 30, 1924 – September 7, 2016) was an American weightlifter. He was the first weightlifter to win four Olympic medals, despite missing the 1956 Summer Olympics due to...  more
  • Age48

    BirthplaceDombóvár, Tolna, Hungary, Hungary


    Norbert Rózsa (born 9 February 1972 in Dombóvár) is a former breaststroker from Hungary, who competed at three consecutive Olympics, beginning with the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. He won two...  more
  • Norbert Meisel

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Norbert Meisel is an actor, film director, film producer and screenwriter....  more
  • Norbert Brodine


    AgeDec. at 74 (1896-1970)

    BirthplaceSaint Joseph, Missouri


    Nobert Brodine (December 16, 1896 – February 28, 1970), also credited as Norbert F. Brodin and Norbert Brodin, was a film cinematographer. The Saint Joseph, Missouri-born cameraman worked on over 100...  more
  • Norbert Pfaffenbichler

    Screenwriter, Cinematographer


    BirthplaceSteyr, Austria


    Norbert Pfaffenbichler is a film director, screenwriter and film producer....  more
  • Norbert Terry

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceAzzaba, Algeria


    Norbert Terry is a film director, film producer, actor and screenwriter....  more
  • Norbert Elias

    Norbert Elias (German: [eˈliːas]; 22 June 1897 – 1 August 1990) was a German sociologist who later became a British citizen. He is especially famous for his theory of civilizing/decivilizing...  more
  • Norbert Callens

    Professional Road Racing Cyclist

    AgeDec. at 81 (1924-2005)

    BirthplaceWakken, Belgium


    Norbert Callens (22 June 1924 in Wakken, West Flanders – 12 March 2005) was a former Belgian professional road bicycle racer. He was a professional from 1945 to 1952. His victories include one stage...  more
  • Norbert Mao

    Politician, Lawyer




    Norbert Mao is a Ugandan politician and lawyer. He has been president of the Democratic Party since 2010, and he served as the Local Council 5 chairman for Gulu District....  more
  • AgeDec. at 89 (1899-1988)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Norbert Schiller was an actor....  more
  • Norbert Glanzberg

    Film Score Composer, Songwriter

    AgeDec. at 91 (1910-2001)

    BirthplaceRohatyn, Ukraine


    Norbert Glanzberg was a film score composer....  more