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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Oliver there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Oliver to show that Olivers have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Olivers on this list might go by Olivier, so this list also includes famous people named Olivier. From actors named Oliver to athletes named Oliver, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Oliver. This list includes well-known Olivers like American director and military veteran Oliver Stone, English upper class-style actor Oliver Reed, and American actor Oliver Platt.
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Oliver Stone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 72

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

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 ...more

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Oliver Reed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Dec. at 61 (1938-1999)

Birthplace: England, London

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), ...more

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Oliver Platt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 59

Birthplace: Windsor, Canada

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.

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Oliver Kahn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 49

Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany

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 ...more

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Oliver Heldens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 24

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Olivier J. L. Heldens (born February 1, 1995) better known by his stage name Oliver Heldens is a Dutch DJ and electronic music producer from Rotterdam. His 2013 song "Gecko" caught the ...more

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Oliver Cromwell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Dec. at 59 (1599-1658)

Birthplace: Huntingdon, United Kingdom

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 ...more

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Olivier Giroud is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 32

Birthplace: Chambéry, France

Olivier Jonathan Giroud (French pronunciation: ​[ɔlivje ʒiʁu]; born 30 September 1986) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Chelsea and the France ...more

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Oliver North is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 75

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) is an American political commentator, television host, military historian, author, and retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant colonel. He was ...more

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Oliver Jackson-Cohen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 32

Birthplace: England, London

Oliver Mansour Jackson-Cohen (born 24 October 1986) is an English actor and model.
Oliver Bierhoff is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 50

Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany

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, ...more

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Oliver Ekman-Larsson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 27

Birthplace: Karlskrona, Sweden

Oliver Oscar Emanuel Ekman-Larsson (pronounced [ˈɔlɪvɛr ˈeːkman ˈlɑːʂɔn]; born 17 July 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman currently serving as the captain of the Arizona ...more

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Oliver Sacks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 85

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Oliver Wolf Sacks, (9 July 1933 – 30 August 2015) was a British neurologist, naturalist, historian of science, and author. Born in Britain, and mostly educated there, he spent his career in the ...more

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Oliver McCall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 53

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Oliver McCall (born April 21, 1965) is an American professional boxer. A veteran of the sport for over three decades, he is best known for winning the WBC heavyweight title in 1994 by scoring an ...more

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Oliver Welke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 52

Birthplace: Bielefeld, Germany

Oliver Welke is a German television presenter, actor, comedian and sports journalist.
Oliver Phelps is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 32

Birthplace: The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, England

Oliver Phelps (born February 25, 1986) is an English actor most known for playing George Weasley in the Harry Potter films.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, S... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Dec. at 85 (1809-1894)

Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts

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 ...more

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Óliver Pér... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 37

Birthplace: Culiacán, Mexico

Óliver Pérez Martínez (born August 15, 1981) is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for ...more

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Olivier Messiaen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Dec. at 84 (1908-1992)

Birthplace: Avignon, France

Olivier Eugène Prosper Charles Messiaen (UK: , US: , French: [ɔlivje mɛsjɑ̃]; December 10, 1908 – April 27, 1992) was a French composer, organist, and ornithologist, one of the major ...more

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Oliver Hudson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 42

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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

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Oliver Evans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Dec. at 64 (1755-1819)

Birthplace: Newport, Delaware

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 ...more
Oliver Goldsmith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Dec. at 44 (1730-1774)

Birthplace: Ballymahon, Republic of Ireland

Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 – 4 April 1774) was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted ...more
Oliver Ford Davies is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 79

Birthplace: Ealing, London, United Kingdom

Oliver Robert Ford Davies (born 12 August 1939) is an English actor and writer, best known for his role as Sio Bibble in Star Wars Episodes I to III. He is also known for his role as Cressen in ...more
Olivier Rouyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 63

Birthplace: Nancy, France

Olivier Rouyer (born 1 December 1955 in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle) is a retired football striker from France. He earned seventeen international caps (two goals) for the French national team ...more

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Oliver James is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Age: 38

Birthplace: Ottershaw, United Kingdom

Oliver James (born Oliver James Hutson; 1 June 1980) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor.
Oliver Wolcott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Oliver
Dec. at 71 (1726-1797)

Birthplace: Windsor, Connecticut, 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 ...more

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