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Who Is The Most Famous Owen In The World?

Updated November 16, 2020 448 votes 22 voters 20.0k 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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  • 1
    Owen Wilson
    20

    Owen Wilson

    1968-11-18

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, United States of America

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

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  • 2
    Owen Moore
    18

    Owen Moore

    1886-12-12

    BirthplaceCounty Meath, Republic of Ireland

    Owen Moore (12 December 1886 – 9 June 1939) was an Irish-born American actor, appearing in... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Owen Teale
    17

    Owen Teale

    1961-05-20

    BirthplaceSwansea, United Kingdom

    Owen Teale (born 20 May 1961) is a Welsh actor known for his role as Ser Alliser Thorne in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Owen Paterson
    Owen Paterson is an Australian production designer, who was chiefly responsible for the design... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Owen Gray
    17

    Owen Gray

    1939-07-05

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    Owen Gray, also known as Owen Grey (born 5 July 1939, Jamaica), is one of Jamaica's... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Owen Wister
    11

    Owen Wister

    1860-07-14

    BirthplaceGermantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 – July 21, 1938) was an American writer and historian, considered... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Owen Nolan
    15

    Owen Nolan

    1972-02-12

    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    Owen Liam Nolan (born 12 February 1972) is an Irish-Canadian former professional ice hockey... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Owen D. Young
    10

    Owen D. Young

    1874-10-27

    BirthplaceStark, New York

    Owen D. Young (October 27, 1874 – July 11, 1962) was an American industrialist, businessman,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Owen Moran
    14

    Owen Moran

    1884-10-04

    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    Owen Moran (born 4 October 1884 in Birmingham, England – died 17 March 1949) was an English... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Owen Spencer-Thomas

    BirthplaceBraughing, United Kingdom

    Owen Robert Spencer-Thomas MBE (born 3 March 1940) is a television and radio news journalist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Owen Wells
    12

    Owen Wells

    1950-12-09

    BirthplaceProvidence, Rhode Island

    Owen Wells (December 9, 1950–April 27, 1993) was an American basketball player. A 6'7"... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Owen Hart
    11

    Owen Hart

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

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  • 13
    Owen Hargreaves
    14

    Owen Hargreaves

    1981-01-20

    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

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

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  • 14
    Owen Roizman
    14

    Owen Roizman

    1936-09-22

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Owen Roizman, ASC (born September 22, 1936) is an American cinematographer. He has received... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Owen Chamberlain
    11

    BirthplaceCalifornia

    Owen Chamberlain (July 10, 1920 – February 28, 2006) was an American physicist, and Nobel... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Owen Willans Richardson

    BirthplaceDewsbury, United Kingdom

    Sir Owen Willans Richardson, FRS (26 April 1879 – 15 February 1959) was a British physicist... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Owen Daniels
    8

    Owen Daniels

    1982-11-09

    BirthplaceBerwyn, Illinois

    Owen Daniels (born November 9, 1982) is a former American football tight end. He played... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Owen Dodson
    8

    Owen Dodson

    1914-11-28

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Owen Vincent Dodson (November 28, 1914 – June 21, 1983) was an American poet, novelist, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Owen Kline
    10

    Owen Kline

    1991-10-14

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Owen Kline is an actor.
  • 20
    Owen Pallett
    11

    Owen Pallett

    1979-09-07

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Michael James Owen Pallett (born September 7, 1979) is a Canadian composer, violinist,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Owen 'Alik Shahadah

    BirthplaceEurope, Hanover, Eurasia, Lower Saxony, West Germany

    Owen 'Alik Shahadah is a director, writer, and Pan-Africanist scholar. He specializes in... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Owen Franks
    7

    Owen Franks

    1987-12-23

    BirthplaceMotueka, New Zealand

    Owen Thomas Franks (born 23 December 1987) is a New Zealand rugby player who currently plays... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Owen Benjamin
    5

    Owen Benjamin

    1980-05-24

    BirthplaceOswego, New York, United States of America

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

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  • 24
    Owen K. Garriott
    5

    BirthplaceEnid, Oklahoma

    Owen Kay Garriott (November 22, 1930 – April 15, 2019) was an American electrical engineer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Owen Roe
    7

    Owen Roe

    1959-05-30
    Owen Roe is an actor.