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Who knew there were so many famous people named Orlando in the world? Our list of celebrities named Orlando includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Orlandos below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Orlando, actors named Orlando, and much more. Orlando Bloom, Orlando Cepeda, and Orlando Pace are only a few of the well-known people named Orlando on this list.

Orlando Bloom is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Bloom age 41 Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom is an English actor. After having his breakthrough by starring in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, he rose through fame by further appearing in epic fantasy, ...more

Orlando Cepeda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Cepeda age 80 Orlando Manuel "Peruchin" Cepeda Pennes is a Puerto Rican former Major League Baseball first baseman and a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. The ...more

Orlando Pace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Pace age 42 Orlando Lamar Pace is a former American college and professional football player who was an offensive tackle in the National Football League for thirteen seasons. He played college football for ...more

Orlando Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Jones age 49 Orlando Jones is an American comedian and film and television actor. He is notable for being one of the original cast members of the sketch comedy series MADtv and for his role as the 7 Up ...more

Orlando Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Cabrera age 43 Orlando Luis Cabrera, nicknamed "O-Cab" and "The OC", is a Colombian-American former baseball infielder. He won a World Series championship in 2004 with the Boston Red Sox. ...more

Orlando Jordan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Jordan age 43 Orlando Mason Jordan is an American professional wrestler. Jordan is best known for his tenure in World Wrestling Entertainment, where he was a one-time United States Champion. He is also known ...more

Orlando Woolridge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Woolridge Died at 53 (1959-2012) Orlando Vernada Woolridge was an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association from 1981–1994. He was known for his scoring ability, especially on slam dunks.

Orlando Letelier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Letelier Died at 44 (1932-1976) Marcos Orlando Letelier del Solar was a Chilean economist, Socialist politician and diplomat during the presidency of Socialist President Salvador Allende. As a refugee from the military ...more

Orlando Canizales is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Canizales age 52 Orlando Canizales is an American boxer who won the International Boxing Federation bantamweight title and defended it for a record sixteen consecutive times.

Orlando Hudson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Hudson age 40 Orlando Thill Hudson is a former American professional baseball second baseman. He played in Major League Baseball from 2002-2012 with the Toronto Blue Jays, Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles ...more

Orlando Hernández is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Hernández age 52 Orlando Hernández Pedroso, nicknamed "El Duque", is a Cuban right-handed former professional baseball pitcher. His greatest success came as a New York Yankees starter during ...more

Orlando Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Brown age 30 Orlando Brown is an American actor, rapper and musician. He is best known for his role as Eddie Thomas on the sitcom That's So Raven and guest starring in several Disney Channel sitcoms in the ...more

Orlando Brown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Brown Died at 41 (1970-2011) Orlando Claude "Zeus" Brown was an American football player who played offensive tackle in the NFL. He attended Howard D. Woodson High School. He was released by the Baltimore Ravens ...more

Orlando R. Marsh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando R. Marsh Died at 57 (1881-1938) Orlando R. Marsh was an electrical engineer raised in Wilmette, Illinois. In early 1920s Chicago, Illinois he pioneered electrical recording of phonograph discs with microphones when acoustic ...more

Orlando Thomas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Thomas Died at 42 (1972-2014) Orlando Thomas was an American football defensive back who played in the National Football League from 1995 until 2001. He played his entire career with the Minnesota Vikings.

Orlando Pizzolato is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Pizzolato age 59 Orlando Pizzolato is a retired long-distance runner from Italy.

Orlando Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Gibbons Died at 42 (1583-1625) Orlando Gibbons was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods. He was a leading composer in the England of his day.

Orlando S. Mercado is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando S. Mercado age 71 Orlando Sanchez Mercado, also known as Orly Mercado, is a politician from the Philippines. Mercado was a senator for two terms and the head and anchor the popular radio program Radyo Patrol of ...more

Orlando Seale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Seale age 45 Orlando Seale is an actor.

Orlando Patterson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Patterson age 77 Orlando Patterson is a Jamaican-born American historical and cultural sociologist known for his work regarding issues of race in the United States, as well as the sociology of development. His ...more

Orlando Villas Bôas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Villas Bôas Died at 88 (1914-2002) Orlando Villas Bôas was a 1972 Guggenheim Fellow in Social Sciences.

Orlando Figes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Figes age 58 Orlando Figes is a prominent British historian and writer best known for his works on Russian history. He is Professor of History at Birkbeck College, University of London. Figes is known for ...more

Orlando Zapata is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Zapata Died at 43 (1967-2010) Orlando Zapata Tamayo was a Cuban mason, plumber, and political activist and prisoner who died after fasting for more than 80 days. His death received international attention, and was viewed as ...more

Orlando Ward is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Ward Died at 81 (1891-1972) Orlando Ward was a career United States Army officer. During World War II, as a major general, he commanded the 1st Armored Division during Operation Torch and during the first five months of ...more

Orlando Wells is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Wells age 44 Orlando Wells is an English writer and actor. Wells has written five original plays: The Winter Room, Cold Enough, The Tin Horizon, The Woodcutter’s Tale, and Four Days in Hong Kong, to be ...more

Orlando Franklin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Franklin age 30 Orlando D. Franklin is a Jamaican-born Canadian-American professional football guard and tackle for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos ...more

Orlando Salido is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Salido age 37 Orlando Salido Rivera is a Mexican professional boxer. Salido is a former WBO Super Featherweight champion, a former WBO Featherweight Champion and a former IBF Featherweight Champion.

Orlando Metcalfe Poe is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Metcalfe Poe Died at 63 (1832-1895) Orlando Metcalfe Poe was an United States Army officer and engineer in the American Civil War. After helping General William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea, he was responsible for much of ...more

Orlando B. Willcox is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando B. Willcox Died at 84 (1823-1907) Orlando Bolivar Willcox was an American soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Orlando Bridgeman, 3rd Earl of... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Bridgeman, 3rd Earl of Bradford Died at 79 (1819-1898) Orlando George Charles Bridgeman, 3rd Earl of Bradford PC DL, styled Viscount Newport between 1825 and 1865, was a British courtier and Conservative politician. In a ministerial career spanning ...more

Orlando Martins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Martins Died at 86 (1899-1985) Orlando Martins was a pioneering black actor in film and on stage. In the late 1940s, he was one of England's most prominent and leading black actors, and in a poll conducted in 1947, he was ...more

Orlando Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Figueroa age 62 Orlando Figueroa, previously the NASA Mars Czar Director for Mars Exploration and the Director for the Solar System Division in the Office of Space Science at NASA Headquarters and the Deputy ...more

Orlando Bobo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Bobo Died at 33 (1974-2007) Orlando Bobo was an American football player who played the position of guard for three National Football League teams from 1997 to 2001 and in the Canadian Football League for the Winnipeg Blue ...more

Orlando Aloysius Battista is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Aloysius Battista Died at 78 (1917-1995) Orlando Aloysius Battista, also frequently referred to as O.A. Battista, was a Canadian-American chemist and author. A devout Catholic, he was notable in his writing for not shying away from ...more

Orlando Baker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Baker age 38 Orlando M Baker is a Jamaican-born American cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler, he made his debut for the United States national cricket team in 2008, having ...more

Orlando Winfield Wilson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Winfield Wilson Died at 72 (1900-1972) Orlando Winfield Wilson, also known as O.W. Wilson, was an influential leader in policing, having served as Superintendent of Police of the Chicago Police Department, chief of police in ...more

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Orlando "Cachaito" López Died at 76 (1933-2009) Candelario Orlando López Vergara, better known as Cachaíto, was a Cuban bassist and composer, who gained international fame after his involvement in the Buena Vista Social Club ...more

Orlando Parga is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Parga age 79 Orlando Parga Figueroa is a Puerto Rican politician and former member of the Senate of Puerto Rico. He served as President pro tempore of the Senate from 2005 to 2009.

Orlando DiGirolamo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando DiGirolamo Died at 74 (1924-1998) Orlando DiGirolamo was an American jazz accordionist, pianist, composer, and teacher. He is sometimes credited as "Lanny DiJay" on jazz recordings. DiGirolamo collaborated frequently ...more

Orlando Scandrick is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Scandrick age 28 Orlando Lee Scandrick is an American football cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cowboys in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played ...more

Orlando Bassi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Bassi Orlando Bassi is a film art director.

Orlando Fals Borda is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Fals Borda Died at 83 (1925-2008) Orlando Fals Borda was a Colombian researcher and sociologist, one of the most important Latin American thinkers, and one of the founders of participatory action research. Together with Father ...more

Orlando Johnson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Johnson age 29 Orlando Vincent Johnson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League.

Orlando Cruz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Cruz age 36 Orlando Cruz is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur, Cruz represented Puerto Rico at the 2000 Olympic Games in Australia. Cruz made his professional debut on December 15, 2000, ...more

Orlando Phillips is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Phillips age 57 Orlando Darryl Phillips is a retired American basketball player. He was a strong rebounding Center or Power Forward who also played in Australia and Europe during his career.

Orlando Antigua is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Antigua age 45 Orlando Antigua a.k.a. "Hurricane" is an American basketball player and current South Florida coach. He is widely known as becoming the first Hispanic and the first non-black to play ...more

Orlando Sandoval is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Sandoval Orlando Sandoval is a Latin Grammy nominee for best children's album.

Orlando Carrió is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Carrió Died at 47 (1955-2002) Orlando Carrió was an Argentine actor. He died from lung cancer on 26 May 2002.

Orlando Ortega is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Ortega age 26 Orlando Ortega is a Cuban track and field athlete who competes in the 110 metres hurdles. His personal best for the event is 13.09 seconds and he was the bronze medallist at the 2011 Pan ...more

Orlando Estrada is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Orlando
Orlando Estrada Orlando Estrada is an actor and a stunt performer.