How many celebrities named Oliver can you think of? The famous Olivers below have many different professions, including notable actors named Oliver, famous directors named Oliver, and even athletes named Oliver.
Oliver Stone is certainly one of the most famous Olivers on this list. One of the famous filmmakers named Oliver, he has directed such films as Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, and Natural Born Killers. He was also the writer of many movies including Midnight Express and Scarface.
Another of the famous people with the first name Oliver is Oliver Platt. The character actor counts A Time to Kill, Flatliners, and The Three Musketeers as among his film credits. He also began appearing on Chicago Med in 2015. Oliver Hudson, actor and brother of Kate Hudson, is another of the famous people called Oliver.
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Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 – 3 September 1658) was an English military and political leader. He served as Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland "and of the ...more
- Birthplace: Huntingdon, United Kingdom
William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American filmmaker, director, writer and conspiracy theorist.Stone won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as writer of Midnight Express ...more
- Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
Oliver Phelps (born February 25, 1986) is an English actor most known for playing George Weasley in the Harry Potter films.
- Birthplace: Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Oliver Norvell Hardy (born Norvell Hardy, January 18, 1892 – August 7, 1957) was an American comic actor and one half of Laurel and Hardy, the double act that began in the era of silent films and ...more
- Birthplace: Harlem, Georgia, USA
Oliver James (born Oliver James Hutson; 1 June 1980) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor.
- Birthplace: Ottershaw, United Kingdom
Oliver James Platt (born January 12, 1960) is a Canadian–American actor. He has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award as well as Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
- Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
George Oliver Onions (13 November 1873 – 9 April 1961), who published under the name Oliver Onions, was a British writer of short stories and over 40 novels. He wrote in a variety of genres but is ...more
- Birthplace: Bradford, United Kingdom
Oliver Evans (September 13, 1755 – April 15, 1819) was an American inventor, engineer and businessman born in rural Delaware and later rooted commercially in Philadelphia. He was one of the first ...more
- Birthplace: Newport, Delaware
Oliver Rolf Kahn (German: [ˈɔlɪvɐ ˈkaːn]; born 15 June 1969) is a German former football goalkeeper. He started his career in the Karlsruher SC Junior team in 1975. Twelve years later, Kahn made his ...more
- Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Robert Oliver Reed (13 February 1938 – 2 May 1999) was an English actor known for his upper-middle class, macho image and "hellraiser" lifestyle. Notable films include The Trap (1966), playing Bill ...more
- Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
Oliver Wendell Holmes (; August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, he was acclaimed by his peers as one of the ...more
- Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Olivier Jonathan Giroud (born 30 September 1986) is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian Serie A club Milan and the France national team. Regarded for his work-rate, ...more
- Birthplace: Chambéry, France
Olivier Assayas (born 25 January 1955) is a French film director, screenwriter and film critic.
- Birthplace: France, Paris
- Oliver Ridsdale Baldwin, 2nd Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1 March 1899 – 10 August 1958), known as Viscount Corvedale from 1937 to 1947, was a British socialist politician who had a career at political ...more
Oliver J. Miller (born April 6, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player who played 7 seasons in the NBA.
- Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
Oliver Rutledge Hudson (born September 7, 1976) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Adam Rhodes in the CBS comedy series Rules of Engagement (2007–2013), Jeff Fordham on the ABC ...more
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Oliver Wolcott Sr. (November 20, 1726 – December 1, 1797) was an American politician. He was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and also of the Articles of Confederation as a ...more
- Birthplace: Windsor, Connecticut, USA
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932, and as Acting Chief ...more
- Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Oliver Oscar Emanuel Ekman-Larsson (born 17 July 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman and alternate captain for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Known by ...more
- Birthplace: Karlskrona, Sweden
- Olivier Coipel (French: [kwapɛl]) is a French comic book artist, known for his work on books such as House of M, Legion of Super-Heroes and Thor.
Olivier Levasseur (1688, 1689, or 1690 – 7 July 1730), was a pirate, nicknamed La Buse ("The Buzzard") or La Bouche ("The Mouth") in his early days, called thus because of the speed and ruthlessness ...more
- Birthplace: Calais, France
Oliver Hudson Kelley (January 7, 1826 – January 20, 1913) is one of the key founders of the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, a fraternal organization in the United States.
- Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Oliver Kalkofe is a German satirist, columnist, book author and actor.
- Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Oliver Leonard Kirk (April 20, 1884 – March 14, 1960) was an American bantamweight and featherweight professional boxer who won two gold medals in Boxing at the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was born in ...more
- Birthplace: Beatrice, Nebraska
Oliver Bierhoff (German pronunciation: [ˈɔlɪvɐ ˈbiːɐ̯hɔf]; born 1 May 1968) is a retired German former footballer who scored the first golden goal in the history of major international football, for ...more
- Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany