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Who Is The Most Famous Owen In The World?

Updated November 16, 2020 471 votes 28 voters 20.8k 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.

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

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  • Owen Wilson1
    24

    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

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  • Owen Moore2
    20

    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
  • Owen Teale3
    18

    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
  • Owen Paterson4
    Owen Paterson is an Australian production designer, who was chiefly responsible for the design...  more
  • Owen Gray5
    18

    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
  • Owen Wister6
    12

    Owen Wister

    1860-07-14

    BirthplaceGermantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 – July 21, 1938) was an American writer and historian, considered...  more
  • Owen Nolan7
    17

    Owen Nolan

    1972-02-12

    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    Owen Liam Nolan (born 12 February 1972) is an Irish-Canadian former professional ice hockey...  more
  • Owen D. Young8
    11

    Owen D. Young

    1874-10-27

    BirthplaceStark, New York

    Owen D. Young (October 27, 1874 – July 11, 1962) was an American industrialist, businessman,...  more
  • Owen Moran9
    17

    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
  • Owen Spencer-Thomas10

    BirthplaceBraughing, United Kingdom

    Owen Robert Spencer-Thomas MBE (born 3 March 1940) is a television and radio news journalist,...  more
  • Owen Wells11
    14

    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
  • Owen Hart12
    12

    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 Roizman13
    15

    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
  • Owen Hargreaves14
    14

    Owen Hargreaves

    1981-01-20

    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

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

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  • Owen Chamberlain15
    11

    BirthplaceCalifornia

    Owen Chamberlain (July 10, 1920 – February 28, 2006) was an American physicist, and Nobel...  more
  • Owen Willans Richardson16

    BirthplaceDewsbury, United Kingdom

    Sir Owen Willans Richardson, FRS (26 April 1879 – 15 February 1959) was a British physicist...  more
  • Owen Daniels17
    8

    Owen Daniels

    1982-11-09

    BirthplaceBerwyn, Illinois

    Owen Daniels (born November 9, 1982) is a former American football tight end. He played...  more
  • Owen Dodson18
    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
  • Owen Kline19
    10

    Owen Kline

    1991-10-14

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Owen Kline is an actor....  more
  • Owen Pallett20
    11

    Owen Pallett

    1979-09-07

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

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

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  • Owen 'Alik Shahadah21

    BirthplaceEurope, Hanover, Eurasia, Lower Saxony, West Germany

    Owen 'Alik Shahadah is a director, writer, and Pan-Africanist scholar. He specializes in...  more
  • Owen Franks22
    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
  • Owen Benjamin23
    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
  • Owen K. Garriott24
    5

    BirthplaceEnid, Oklahoma

    Owen Kay Garriott (November 22, 1930 – April 15, 2019) was an American electrical engineer and...  more
  • Owen Roe25
    7

    Owen Roe

    1959-05-30
    Owen Roe is an actor....  more