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Who Is The Most Famous Oscar In The World?

Updated November 9, 2020 664 votes 33 voters 34.5k views78 items

List RulesVote up all of the Oscars you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Oscar can you think of? The famous Oscars below have many different professions, including notable musicians and actors named Oscar, famous athletes named Oscar, and even literary icons named Oscar.

Oscar Isaac is certainly one of the most famous Oscars on this list. One of the actors named Oscar, he is best known for portraying Poe Dameron in the Star Wars franchise. He has also appeared in such films as Inside Llewyn Davis, Ex Machina, and A Most Violent Year.

Another of the famous people with the first name Oscar is Oscar Wilde. He was the author of The Picture of Dorian Gray and other works. He was a big proponent of the Aesthetic Movement.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Oscar? Just add them to the list!

  • Oscar Wilde1

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet... more on Wikipedia

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  • Oscar Isaac2

    Oscar Isaac



    Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada (born March 9, 1979) is a Guatemalan-American actor. He has... more on Wikipedia

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  • Oscar Pistorius3

    Oscar Pistorius


    BirthplaceSandton, South Africa

    Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (; Afrikaans: [pisˈtɔrjus]; born 22 November 1986) is a South... more on Wikipedia

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    #2 of 329 The Most Obnoxious Athletes#5 of 11 The All-Time Most Surprising Acquittals

  • Oscar de la Hoya4

    BirthplaceEast Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Oscar De La Hoya (; born February 4, 1973) is a Mexican-American former professional boxer... more on Wikipedia

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    #48 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time#5 of 65 The Best Boxers of the 1990s

  • Oscar de la Renta5

    BirthplaceDominican Republic, Santo Domingo

    Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo (22 July 1932 – 20 October 2014), known professionally as Oscar... more on Wikipedia

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    #14 of 69 The Most Influential Fashion Designers Of All Time#22 of 154 The Most Influential People in Fashion

  • Oscar Nunez6

    Oscar Nunez



    Oscar Nunez (born November 18, 1958), sometimes credited as Oscar Núñez, is a Cuban-American... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Robertson7

    Oscar Robertson


    BirthplaceCharlotte, Tennessee, United States of America

    Oscar Palmer Robertson (born November 24, 1938), nicknamed "The Big O", is an American retired... more on Wikipedia

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    #625 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time#88 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time

  • Oscar8



    BirthplaceAmericana, Brazil

    Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Júnior, better known as simply Oscar, is a Brazilian professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Gutierrez9

    Oscar Gutierrez


    BirthplaceChula Vista, California, United States of America

    Óscar Gutiérrez (born December 11, 1974), better known by his ring name Rey Mysterio, is an... more on Wikipedia

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    #143 of 468 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time#22 of 176 The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

  • Oscar Peterson10

    Oscar Peterson


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, (August 15, 1925 – December 23, 2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist... more on Wikipedia

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    #355 of 525 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song?#351 of 816 These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time

  • Oscar Wendt11

    Oscar Wendt


    BirthplaceSkövde, Sweden

    Oscar Wendt (born 24 October 1985) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a left... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Niemeyer12

    Oscar Niemeyer


    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho, known as Oscar Niemeyer, was a Brazilian... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Hammerstein II13

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Oscar Greeley Clendenning Ritter von Hammerstein II (; July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Micheaux14

    Oscar Micheaux


    BirthplaceMetropolis, Illinois

    Oscar Devereaux Micheaux (US: (listen); January 2, 1884 – March 25, 1951) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Ruggeri15

    Oscar Ruggeri


    BirthplaceCórdoba Province, Argentina, Argentina

    Oscar Alfredo Ruggeri (born 26 January 1962) is an Argentinian former professional footballer... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Levant16

    Oscar Levant


    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 – August 14, 1972) was an American concert pianist, composer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Oscar Bonavena17

    Oscar Bonavena


    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Oscar Natalio "Ringo" Bonavena (September 25, 1942 – May 22, 1976) was an Argentine... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar "Happy" Felsch18

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin

    Oscar Emil "Happy" Felsch (August 22, 1891 – August 17, 1964) was an American center fielder... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Charleston19

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    Oscar McKinley Charleston (October 14, 1896 – October 5, 1954) was an American center fielder... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Dronjak20

    Oscar Dronjak


    BirthplaceMölndal, Sweden

    Oscar Fredrick Dronjak (born January 20, 1972) is a Swedish guitarist and founder of the heavy... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Gamble21

    Oscar Gamble


    BirthplaceRamer, Tennessee

    Oscar Charles Gamble (December 20, 1949 – January 31, 2018) was an American professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Óscar Romero22

    Óscar Romero


    BirthplaceCiudad Barrios, El Salvador

    Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a prelate of the... more on Wikipedia
  • Óscar Cardozo23

    Óscar Cardozo


    BirthplaceJuan Eulogio Estigarribia, Paraguay

    Óscar René Cardozo Marín (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈoskaɾ reˈne kaɾˈðoso maˈɾin]; born 20 May... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Brown Jr.24

    Oscar Brown Jr.


    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Oscar Brown Jr. (October 10, 1926 – May 29, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia
  • Oscar Albarado25

    Oscar Albarado

    Oscar Albarado (born September 15, 1948 in Pecos, Texas) is an American former professional... more on Wikipedia