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Who Is The Most Famous Owen In The World?

Updated November 16, 2020 487 votes 37 voters 21.5k views55 items

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

How many celebrities named Owen can you think of? The famous Owens below have many different professions, including notable actors named Owen, famous athletes named Owen, and even musicians named Owen. This list features Hollywood stars named Owen as well as famous Owens in history. 

Owen Wilson is certainly one of the most famous Owens on this list. One of the famous actors named Owen, he made his film debut in 1996's Bottle Rocket which was directed by his frequent collaborator Wes Anderson. Midnight in Paris, The Royal Tenenbaums, and Wedding Crashers are among his other notable roles.

Another of the famous people with the first name Owen is Owen Hart. He was a professional wrestler and WWF King of the Ring. He died in 1999 following a tragic accident during the WWF Over the Edge event.

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    Owen Wilson

    1968-11-18
    Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor and screenwriter. He has...  more

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    Owen Moore

    1886-12-12
    Owen Moore (12 December 1886 – 9 June 1939) was an Irish-born American actor, appearing in...  more
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    Owen Teale

    1961-05-20
    Owen Teale (born 20 May 1961) is a Welsh actor known for his role as Ser Alliser Thorne in the...  more
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    Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 – July 21, 1938) was an American writer and historian, considered...  more
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    Owen Paterson is an Australian production designer, who was chiefly responsible for the design...  more
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    Owen Gray

    1939-07-05
    Owen Gray, also known as Owen Grey (born 5 July 1939, Jamaica), is one of Jamaica's...  more
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    Owen Moran

    1884-10-04
    Owen Moran (born 4 October 1884 in Birmingham, England – died 17 March 1949) was an English...  more
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    Owen Nolan

    1972-02-12
    Owen Liam Nolan (born 12 February 1972) is an Irish-Canadian former professional ice hockey...  more
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    Owen D. Young

    1874-10-27
    Owen D. Young (October 27, 1874 – July 11, 1962) was an American industrialist, businessman,...  more
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    Owen Robert Spencer-Thomas MBE (born 3 March 1940) is a television and radio news journalist,...  more
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    Owen Wells

    1950-12-09
    Owen Wells (December 9, 1950–April 27, 1993) was an American basketball player. A 6'7"...  more
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    Owen Hart

    1965-05-07
    Owen James Hart (May 7, 1965 – May 23, 1999) was a Canadian–American professional and amateur...  more

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    Owen Hargreaves

    1981-01-20
    Owen Lee Hargreaves (born 20 January 1981) is a former footballer and current television...  more

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    Owen Roizman

    1936-09-22
    Owen Roizman, ASC (born September 22, 1936) is an American cinematographer. He has received...  more
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    Owen Chamberlain (July 10, 1920 – February 28, 2006) was an American physicist, and Nobel...  more
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    Owen Farrell

    1991-09-24
    Owen Andrew Farrell (born 24 September 1991) is an English professional rugby union player,...  more
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    Sir Owen Willans Richardson, FRS (26 April 1879 – 15 February 1959) was a British physicist...  more
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    Owen Daniels

    1982-11-09
    Owen Daniels (born November 9, 1982) is a former American football tight end. He played...  more
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    Owen Dodson

    1914-11-28
    Owen Vincent Dodson (November 28, 1914 – June 21, 1983) was an American poet, novelist, and...  more
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    Owen Kline

    1991-10-14
    Owen Kline is an actor....  more
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    Owen Pallett

    1979-09-07
    Michael James Owen Pallett (born September 7, 1979) is a Canadian composer, violinist,...  more

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    Owen 'Alik Shahadah is a director, writer, and Pan-Africanist scholar. He specializes in...  more
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    Owen Franks

    1987-12-23
    Owen Thomas Franks (born 23 December 1987) is a New Zealand rugby player who currently plays...  more
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    Owen Benjamin

    1980-05-24
    Owen Benjamin (born May 24, 1980) is an American comedian, actor, and alt-right political...  more

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    Owen Kay Garriott (November 22, 1930 – April 15, 2019) was an American electrical engineer and...  more