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Who Is The Most Famous Oscar In The World?

Updated November 9, 2020 667 votes 35 voters 35.1k 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!

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  • Oscar Wilde1

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

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

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  • Oscar Isaac2
    21

    Oscar Isaac

    1979-03-09

    BirthplaceGuatemala

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

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  • Oscar Pistorius3
    20

    Oscar Pistorius

    1986-11-22

    BirthplaceSandton, South Africa

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

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

  • Oscar de la Hoya4
    18

    BirthplaceEast Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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

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  • Oscar de la Renta5
    18

    BirthplaceDominican Republic, Santo Domingo

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

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  • Oscar Nunez6
    17

    Oscar Nunez

    1958-11-18

    BirthplaceCuba

    Oscar Nunez (born November 18, 1958), sometimes credited as Oscar Núñez, is a Cuban-American...  more
  • Oscar Robertson7
    17

    Oscar Robertson

    1938-11-24

    BirthplaceCharlotte, Tennessee, United States of America

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

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  • Oscar8
    17

    Oscar

    1991-09-09

    BirthplaceAmericana, Brazil

    Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Júnior, better known as simply Oscar, is a Brazilian professional...  more
  • Oscar Gutierrez9
    11

    Oscar Gutierrez

    1974-12-11

    BirthplaceChula Vista, California, United States of America

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

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    #137 of 468 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time#21 of 175 The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

  • Oscar Peterson10
    11

    Oscar Peterson

    1925-08-15

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

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

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  • Oscar Wendt11
    15

    Oscar Wendt

    1985-10-24

    BirthplaceSkövde, Sweden

    Oscar Wendt (born 24 October 1985) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a left...  more
  • Oscar Niemeyer12
    12

    Oscar Niemeyer

    1907-12-15

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho, known as Oscar Niemeyer, was a Brazilian...  more
  • 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
  • Oscar Micheaux14
    10

    Oscar Micheaux

    1884-01-02

    BirthplaceMetropolis, Illinois

    Oscar Devereaux Micheaux (US: (listen); January 2, 1884 – March 25, 1951) was an...  more
  • Oscar Ruggeri15
    11

    Oscar Ruggeri

    1962-01-26

    BirthplaceCórdoba Province, Argentina, Argentina

    Oscar Alfredo Ruggeri (born 26 January 1962) is an Argentinian former professional footballer...  more
  • Oscar Levant16
    15

    Oscar Levant

    1906-12-27

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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  • Oscar Bonavena17
    8

    Oscar Bonavena

    1942-09-25

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

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

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin

    Oscar Emil "Happy" Felsch (August 22, 1891 – August 17, 1964) was an American center fielder...  more
  • Oscar Charleston19
    11

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    Oscar McKinley Charleston (October 14, 1896 – October 5, 1954) was an American center fielder...  more
  • Oscar Dronjak20
    10

    Oscar Dronjak

    1972-01-20

    BirthplaceMölndal, Sweden

    Oscar Fredrick Dronjak (born January 20, 1972) is a Swedish guitarist and founder of the heavy...  more
  • Oscar Gamble21
    10

    Oscar Gamble

    1949-12-20

    BirthplaceRamer, Tennessee

    Oscar Charles Gamble (December 20, 1949 – January 31, 2018) was an American professional...  more
  • Oscar Klefbom22
    10

    Oscar Klefbom

    1993-07-20

    BirthplaceKarlstad, Sweden

    Oscar Erik Anders Klefbom (born 20 July 1993) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman...  more
  • Óscar Romero23
    14

    Óscar Romero

    1917-08-15

    BirthplaceCiudad Barrios, El Salvador

    Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a prelate of the...  more
  • Óscar Cardozo24
    11

    Óscar Cardozo

    1983-05-20

    BirthplaceJuan Eulogio Estigarribia, Paraguay

    Óscar René Cardozo Marín (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈoskaɾ reˈne kaɾˈðoso maˈɾin]; born 20 May...  more
  • Oscar Brown Jr.25
    12

    Oscar Brown Jr.

    1926-10-10

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

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