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Ever thought about how many famous people named Olaf are out there? This list of celebrities named Olaf will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Olafs below include actors named Olaf and athletes named Olaf, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Olaf who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Olafs below include Olaf Kölzig, Olaf Ludwig, and Olaf Stapledon.
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Olaf Kölzig is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Ice Hockey Player
Olaf Kölzig, known as Olie the Goalie or Godzilla, is a South African-born German former professional ice hockey goaltender, subsequently the goaltender coach and now player development ...more

Olaf Ludwig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Ludwig is a former German racing cyclist. His career began at the SG Dynamo Gera/ Sportvereinigung Dynamo. As an East German, he raced as an amateur until reunification of Germany allowed ...more

Olaf Stapledon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Novelist, Writer, Philosopher
William Olaf Stapledon – known as Olaf Stapledon – was a British philosopher and author of influential works of science fiction.

Olaf Hytten is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Actor
Olaf Hytten was a Scottish film actor. He appeared in more than 280 films between 1921 and 1955. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and died in Los Angeles, California from a heart attack. His ...more

Olaf Tufte is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Firefighter, Rower, Farmer
Olaf Karl Tufte is a Norwegian competition rower. At the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics he won the gold medal in the men's single sculls. He won silver in the men's double sculls ...more

Olaf Lubaszenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Film Producer, Actor, Singer
Olaf Lubaszenko is an actor and film director.

Olaf Bull is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Poet, Writer
Olaf Jacob Martin Luther Breda Bull or Olaf Bull was a Norwegian poet. He was born on 10 November 1883 in Kristiania, Norway, and died on 29 June 1933.

Olaf Hagerup is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Scientist, Botanist
Olaf Hagerup was a Danish botanist. He studied botany at the University of Copenhagen from 1911 under the professors Eugenius Warming, Christen C. Raunkiær, L. Kolderup Rosenvinge og W. ...more

Olaf Bjorkman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Sculptor, Painter, Artist
Olaf Bjorkman (1887, Stockholm - 1946, New York City) was a Swedish-born American painter and sculptor.

Olaf Zinke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Speed Skater
Olaf Zinke is a former speed skater. Olaf Zinke specialised in the 1,000 metres and 1,500 metres distances. In 1990, at a World Cup race in Helsinki he proved his skill at top level for the ...more

Olaf von Ramm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Educator, Inventor
Olaf von Ramm is the Thomas Lord Professor of Engineering at Duke University. He is best known for his work in the development of medical instruments, particularly ultrasound systems. He holds ...more

Olaf de Fleur Johannesson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor
Olaf de Fleur is an Icelandic film director, scriptwriter and producer. Born in 1975 in Búðardalur, Iceland, Olaf has been a dedicated filmmaker for over a decade. He founded his own ...more

Olaf Krätke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Screenwriter, Author, Actor
Olaf Krätke is an actor, film director and screenwriter.

Olaf Pooley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Screenwriter, Actor
Olaf Pooley is an English actor and writer. Pooley was born of an English father and Danish mother in Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, England. He studied architecture and then painting in London. In ...more

Olaf Heukrodt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Heukrodt is an East German-German canoer who from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, Heukrodt won five medals with one gold, two silvers, and two ...more

Olaf Fønss is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author
Olaf Fønss was a Danish actor, director, producer, film censor and one of Denmark and Germany's biggest stars of the silent film era.

Olaf Ussing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Ussing Actor
Olaf Ussing was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 64 films between 1937 and 1988. He was born and died in Denmark.

Olaf Thon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Coach
Olaf Thon is a German retired footballer, and a current coach. Mainly a central midfielder, his 19-year professional career was solely associated to Schalke 04 and Bayern Munich, having amassed ...more

Olaf Thörsen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Thörsen
Carlo Andrea Magnani is a member of the musical group Labyrinth.

Olaf Janßen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Janßen
Olaf Janßen is a retired German footballer who played in midfield and manager.

Olaf Breuning is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Breuning Artist
Olaf Breuning is a Swiss-born artist who lives in New York.

Olaf Scholz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Politician, Lawyer
Olaf Scholz is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany and Mayor of Hamburg since 7 March 2011.

Olaf Hoffsbakken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Hoffsbakken
Olaf Hoffsbakken was a Norwegian Nordic skier who competed in the 1930s. He won two silver medals at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in both the Nordic combined and the 4 x 10 ...more

Olaf Henriksen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Henriksen Baseball player
Olaf Henriksen was a Major League Baseball outfielder who remains to date the only Danish-born person ever to play in the major leagues. He played seven seasons for the Boston Red Sox as a ...more

Olaf Wijnants is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Actor
Olaf Wijnants is an actor.