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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.

Olaf Kölzig is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Kölzig 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 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
Olaf Stapledon 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
Olaf Hytten 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
Olaf Tufte 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
Olaf Lubaszenko 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
Olaf Bull 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
Olaf Hagerup 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
Olaf Bjorkman 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
Olaf Zinke 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
Olaf von Ramm 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
Olaf de Fleur Johannesson 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

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Olaf Krätke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Krätke 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
Olaf Pooley 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 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
Olaf Fønss 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.

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Olaf Thon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Thon 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
Olaf Scholz Politician, Lawyer Olaf Scholz is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany and Mayor of Hamburg since 7 March 2011.

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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
Olaf Wijnants Actor Olaf Wijnants is an actor.

Olaf Marschall is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Marschall Olaf Marschall is a retired German footballer and a football sports manager.

Olaf Bodden is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Bodden Olaf Bodden is a former German football striker.

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Olaf Drauschke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Drauschke Actor Olaf Drauschke is a singer.

Olaf Frederick Nelson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Frederick Nelson Statesman, Businessperson, Farmer Ta'isi Olaf Frederick Nelson, also known as Ta'isi O. F. Nelson, was a successful businessman and one of the founding leaders of the Mau movement for Samoan independence from colonial rule. He ...more

Olaf Holtedahl is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Holtedahl Science writer, Geologist Olaf Holtedahl ForMemRS born in Oslo, Norway was a Norwegian geologist, Dr.philos. in 1913, senior lecturer at the University of Oslo in 1914, and Professor of geology there from 1920 to 1956.

Olaf Keil is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Keil Musician, Talent manager Olaf Keil was the founder and lead guitarist of New Zealand rock and roll group The Keil Isles, playing on their pre-1963 recordings on the TANZA and Viking record labels. He was also a custom ...more

Olaf Wieghorst is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Wieghorst Painter, Soldier, Actor Olaf Wieghorst was a painter of the American West in the vein of Frederic Remington and Charles Russell. Wieghorst emigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1918 and lived the rest of his ...more

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Olaf Henning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Henning Salesman, Singer-songwriter, Disc jockey Olaf Henning is a German singer and former husband of Andrea Berg.

Olaf Encke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Encke Screenwriter, Film Director Olaf Encke is a film director and a screenwriter.

Olaf Ittenbach is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Ittenbach Film Producer, Screenwriter, Special Effects Artist Olaf Ittenbach is a German horror movie director, actor and special effects artist.

Olaf Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Nielsen Actor Olaf Nielsen is an actor.

Olaf Dufseth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Dufseth Olav Dufseth was a Norwegian nordic combined and cross-country skier who competed in the 1940s. Dufseth finished eighth in the Nordic combined event at the 1948 Winter Olympics at St. Moritz. In ...more

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Olaf Wildeboer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Wildeboer Swimmer Olaf Wildeboer Faber is a freestyle swimmer. He is of Dutch origin. His parents, both born and raised in Netherlands, moved to Spain in 1978, and settled in Sabadell.

Olaf Nicolai is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Nicolai Artist, Film Director Olaf Nicolai is an artist and film director.

Olaf II of Denmark is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf II of Denmark Olaf II Haakonsson was king of Denmark as Olaf II and king of Norway as Olaf IV. Olaf was son of King Haakon VI of Norway and the grandson of King Magnus IV of Sweden. His mother was Queen ...more

Olaf Olsen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Olsen Olaf Olsen is a Norwegian musician, known as the drummer of BigBang with whom he has remained the longest after frontman Øystein Greni. He is renowned for his tall posture rising high ...more

Olaf Hovdenak is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Hovdenak Olaf Sigvart Hovdenak was a Norwegian long-distance runner. He represented SK Freidig in Trondheim. At the 1912 Summer Olympics he participated in the individual cross country competition and ...more

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Olaf Dreyer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Dreyer Physicist Olaf Dreyer is a German theoretical physicist whose research interests include quantum gravity and the quantum measurement problem. Dreyer received his Ph.D. in quantum gravity in 2001 from the ...more

Olaf L. Olsen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf L. Olsen Olaf L. Olsen was a Republican member of the Washington House of Representatives who represented the 4th District from 1917 until his resignation in May 1925.

Olaf Sunde is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Sunde Lawyer Olaf Sunde was a Norwegian lawyer and workers' rights activist.

Olaf Sporns is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Sporns Olaf Sporns is Provost Professor in Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University. Dr. Sporns received his degree from Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen in Tübingen, West ...more

Olaf Olsen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Olsen Actor Olaf Olsen was an actor.

Olaf Böök Malmström is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Böök Malmström Film Producer Olaf Böök Malmström was a film producer.

Olaf Storm is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Storm Actor Olaf Storm was an actor.

Olaf Strecker is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Olaf
Olaf Strecker Film Editor, Television Editor Olaf Strecker is a film and television editor.