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Who Is The Most Famous Paul In The World?

Updated November 10, 2020 921 votes 30 voters 74.9k views109 items

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

How many celebrities named Paul can you think of? The famous Pauls below have many different professions, including notable actors named Paul, musicians named Paul, singers named Paul, and even politicians named Paul. This list includes Paul Giamatti, Paul Walker, Paul Rudd, and more.

Paul McCartney is certainly one of the most famous Pauls on this list. Bassist of the revolutionary rock group The Beatles, Paul McCartney has left his mark on the music industry. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Paul is Paul Newman. A man of many talents, Newman is best remembered as an actor, director, producer, race car driver, and entrepreneur. He starred in movies such as The Sting and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. In addition, he co-founded a food company called Newman's Own, donating all the post-tax profits and royalties to charity.

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  • 1
    Paul McCartney
    22

    Paul McCartney

    1942-06-18

    BirthplaceWalton, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer, songwriter, musician,... more on Wikipedia

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    Paul Rudd
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    Paul Rudd

    1969-04-06

    BirthplacePassaic, New Jersey, USA

    Paul Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and film producer. Rudd... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Paul Giamatti
    21

    Paul Giamatti

    1967-06-06

    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti (; born June 6, 1967) is an American actor and producer. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Paul Newman
    21

    Paul Newman

    1925-01-26

    BirthplaceShaker Heights, Ohio, USA

    Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Paul Walker
    21

    Paul Walker

    1973-09-12

    BirthplaceGlendale, California, United States of America

    Paul William Walker IV (September 12, 1973 – November 30, 2013) was an American actor, social... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Paul Simon
    17

    Paul Simon

    1941-10-13

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Paul Bettany
    18

    Paul Bettany

    1971-05-27

    BirthplaceShepherd's Bush, London, United Kingdom

    Paul Bettany (born 27 May 1971) is an English-American actor. He is known for his voice role... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Paul Stanley
    18

    Paul Stanley

    1952-01-20

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Paul Stanley (born Stanley Bert Eisen; January 20, 1952) is an American musician, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Paul Feig
    12

    Paul Feig

    1962-09-17

    BirthplaceMount Clemens, Michigan, United States of America

    Paul Samuel Feig (; born September 17, 1962) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Paul Reubens
    12

    Paul Reubens

    1952-08-27

    BirthplacePeekskill, New York, United States of America

    Paul Reubens (; né Rubenfeld; born August 27, 1952) is an American actor, writer, film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Paul George
    17

    Paul George

    1990-05-02

    BirthplacePalmdale, California

    Paul Cliftonantho George (born May 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Paul Lieberstein
    14

    BirthplaceWestport, Connecticut, United States of America

    Paul Lieberstein (born February 22, 1967) is an American actor, screenwriter, and television... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Paul Revere
    12

    Paul Revere

    1735-01-01

    BirthplaceNorth End, Boston, Massachusetts

    Paul Revere (; December 21, 1734 O.S. (January 1, 1735 N.S.) – May 10, 1818) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Paul Thomas Anderson

    BirthplaceUSA, California, Studio City

    Paul Thomas Anderson (born June 26, 1970) is an American film director, producer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Paul Wesley
    15

    Paul Wesley

    1982-07-23

    BirthplaceNew Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

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  • 16
    Paul Pierce
    12

    Paul Pierce

    1977-10-13

    BirthplaceOakland, California, United States of America

    Paul Anthony Pierce (born October 13, 1977) is an American former professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Paul Oakenfold
    10

    Paul Oakenfold

    1963-08-30

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Paul Mark Oakenfold (born 30 August 1963), formerly known mononymously as Oakenfold, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Paul Warfield
    10

    Paul Warfield

    1942-11-28

    BirthplaceWarren, Ohio

    Paul Dryden Warfield (born November 28, 1942) is an American former professional football wide... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Paul Anka
    14

    Paul Anka

    1941-07-30

    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    Paul Albert Anka, (born July 30, 1941) is a Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actor.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Paul Greengrass
    11

    Paul Greengrass

    1955-08-13

    BirthplaceCheam, United Kingdom

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  • 21
    Paul Millsap
    15

    Paul Millsap

    1985-02-10

    BirthplaceMonroe, Louisiana

    Paul Millsap (born February 10, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Paul Molitor
    15

    Paul Molitor

    1956-08-22

    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

    Paul Leo Molitor (born August 22, 1956), nicknamed "Molly" and "The Ignitor", is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Paul Ryan
    8

    Paul Ryan

    1970-01-29

    BirthplaceJanesville, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Paul Davis Ryan (born January 29, 1970) is an American politician who served as the 54th... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Paul Krause
    12

    Paul Krause

    1942-02-19

    BirthplaceFlint, Michigan, United States of America

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  • 25
    Paul Gascoigne
    10

    Paul Gascoigne

    1967-05-27

    BirthplaceDunston, United Kingdom

    Paul John Gascoigne (, born 27 May 1967) is an English former professional football player and... more on Wikipedia

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