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Who Is The Most Famous Norm Or Norman In The World?

Updated November 3, 2020 691 votes 37 voters 19.9k views81 items

List RulesVote up all of the Norms and Normans you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Norm or Norman can you think of? The famous Norms and Norman below have many different professions, including notable actors named Norm, famous musicians named Norman, and even artists named Norman. There are also comedians named Norman, like Norman Mitchell. 

Norm MacDonald is certainly one of the most famous Norms on this list. He rose to stardom after appearing on Saturday Night Live between 1993-1998. He is often listed as one of the best stand-up comedians of all time. Norman Burton and Norman Alden are a few more of the actors named Norman. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Norman is Norman Cook. Better known as Fatboy Slim, Cook produced such popular singles as “Praise You,” “The Rockafeller Skank,” and “Weapon of Choice.” He is also a frequent collaborator of David Byrne. Norman Vincent is another of the musicians named Norman. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Norm or Norman? Just add them to the list! 

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    Norman Reedus

    1969-01-06

    BirthplaceHollywood, Florida, USA

    GenderMale

    Norman Mark Reedus (born January 6, 1969) is an American actor, voice actor, television host, and model. He is known for starring in the popular AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead as Daryl...  more

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    Norm Macdonald

    1963-10-17

    BirthplaceQuebec City, Quebec, Canada

    GenderMale

    Alternative NameNorm Macdonald

    Norman Gene Macdonald (born October 17, 1959) is a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He was a cast member for five seasons on Saturday Night Live, which included anchoring Weekend Update...  more

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    Norman Rockwell

    1894-02-03

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York

    GenderMale

    Norman Percevel Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was an American author, painter and illustrator. His works have a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of...  more
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    Fatboy Slim

    1963-07-31

    BirthplaceBromley, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Norman Quentin Cook (born Quentin Leo Cook; 31 July 1963), known by his stage name Fatboy Slim, is an English DJ, musician, and record producer who helped to popularise the big beat genre in the...  more

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    Norman Fell

    1924-03-24

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    GenderMale

    Alternative NameNorman Fell

    Norman Fell (born Norman Noah Feld, March 24, 1924 – December 14, 1998), was an American actor of film and television, most famous for his role as landlord Mr. Roper on the sitcom Three's Company and...  more
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    BirthplaceParade, South Dakota

    GenderMale

    Norman Mack Van Brocklin (March 15, 1926 – May 2, 1983), nicknamed "The Dutchman" was an American football quarterback, punter, and coach in the National Football League. He was inducted into the Pro...  more

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    Norman Lear

    1922-07-27

    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Norman Milton Lear (born July 27, 1922) is an American television writer and producer who produced many 1970s sitcoms such as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons,...  more

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    Norman Mailer

    1923-01-31

    BirthplaceLong Branch, New Jersey, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker, actor, and liberal political activist. His novel The Naked and...  more
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    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (; August 22, 1934 – December 27, 2012) was a United States Army General. While serving as the commander of United States Central Command, he led all coalition forces...  more

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    Norman Foster

    1935-06-01

    BirthplaceReddish, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, OM, HonFREng is an English architect whose company, Foster + Partners, maintains an international design practice famous for high-tech...  more
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    Norm Nixon

    1955-10-11

    BirthplaceMacon, Georgia

    GenderMale

    Norman Ellard Nixon (born October 11, 1955) is an American retired professional basketball player who spent twelve seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Diego/Los Angeles Clippers in the...  more
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    BirthplaceMalden, Massachusetts, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Norman Joel Greenbaum (born November 20, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter. He is best known for writing and performing the 1969 song "Spirit in the Sky"....  more
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    Norman Haworth

    1883-03-19

    BirthplaceChorley, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Sir Walter Norman Haworth FRS (19 March 1883 – 19 March 1950) was a British chemist best known for his groundbreaking work on ascorbic acid (vitamin C) while working at the University of Birmingham....  more
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    Norman Wisdom

    1915-02-04

    BirthplaceMarylebone, London, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom, (4 February 1915 – 4 October 2010) was an English actor, comedian and singer-songwriter best known for a series of comedy films produced between 1953 and 1966 featuring his...  more

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    Norm Van Lier

    1947-04-01

    BirthplaceEast Liverpool, Ohio, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Norman Allen Van Lier III (April 1, 1947 – February 26, 2009) was an NBA basketball player and television broadcaster who spent the majority of his career with the Chicago Bulls....  more
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    Norman Jewison

    1926-07-21

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    GenderMale

    Norman Frederick Jewison (born July 21, 1926) is a Canadian film director, producer, actor, and founder of the Canadian Film Centre. He has directed numerous feature films and has been nominated for...  more

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    Norm Cash

    1934-11-10

    BirthplaceJusticeburg, Texas

    GenderMale

    Norman Dalton Cash (November 10, 1934 – October 11, 1986) was an American Major League Baseball first baseman who spent almost his entire career with the Detroit Tigers. An outstanding power hitter,...  more
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    Norman Brown

    1970-12-18

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri

    GenderMale

    Norman Brown (born December 18, 1970) is an American smooth jazz guitarist and singer....  more
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    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Norman Whiteside (born 7 May 1965) is a former Northern Ireland international footballer who played in two World Cups. He played both as a midfielder and as a striker. Whiteside began his career at...  more
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    Norman Lloyd

    1914-11-08

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, USA

    GenderMale

    Norman Lloyd (November 8, 1914 – May 11, 2021) was an American actor, producer and director, with a career that started in 1923 and his last film to date Trainwreck in 2015. Lloyd's long professional...  more

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    Norm Snead

    1939-07-31

    BirthplaceVirginia

    GenderMale

    Norman Bailey Snead (born July 31, 1939) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, New York...  more

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    Norm Ullman

    1935-12-26

    BirthplaceProvost, Canada

    GenderMale

    Norman Victor Alexander Ullman (born December 26, 1935) is a former ice hockey forward....  more
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    Norm Coleman

    1949-08-17

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Norman Bertram Coleman Jr. (born August 17, 1949) is an American lobbyist, attorney, and politician. From 2003 to 2009 he served as a U.S. Senator for Minnesota. From 1994 to 2002 he was mayor of...  more
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    BirthplaceBowersville, Ohio

    GenderMale

    Norman Vincent Peale (May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993) was an American minister and author known for his work in popularizing the concept of positive thinking, especially through his best-selling...  more
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    Norm Johnson

    1960-05-31

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, Inglewood, California

    GenderMale

    Norman Douglas "Norm" Johnson (born May 31, 1960, Inglewood, California) is a former professional American football placekicker who played for 18 seasons in the National Football League. During that...  more