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Famous People Named Paul  

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List of famous people named Paul, along with photos. How many celebrities named Paul can you think of? The famous Pauls below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Paul, athletes named Paul, and even political figures named Paul. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Paul? Add them to the list.

Unfortunately, the famous Paul Walker died in 2013 when he was fatally injured in a car accident. Other Pauls you know include Beatles legend Paul McCartney, basketball sensation Paul Pierce, and famous DJ Paul Oakenfold.

Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Score Composer, Poet, Businessperson
Sir James Paul McCartney MBE is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the ...more
Paul Newman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Activist, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner, environmentalist, social activist and philanthropist. He won numerous ...more
Paul Pierce is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Basketball player
Paul Anthony Pierce is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. Pierce was a high school McDonald's ...more
Paul Walker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Producer, Model, Actor
Paul William Walker IV was an American actor. He began his career guest-starring in several television shows such as The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel. Walker gained prominence ...more
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti is an American actor. Giamatti began his career as a supporting actor in several films produced during the 1990s including The Truman Show, The Negotiator, and Man ...more
Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter
Paul Frederic Simon is an American musician, actor and singer-songwriter. Simon's fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with ...more
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer
Paul Stephen Rudd is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He has primarily appeared in comedies, and is known for his roles in the films Clueless, Wet Hot American Summer, ...more
Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Politician
Paul Davis Ryan Jr. (born January 29, 1970) is an American politician serving as the 54th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives since 2015. He was the Republican Party nominee ...more
Paul George is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Basketball player
Paul Cliftonantho George (born May 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a six-time NBA All-Star ...more
Paul Warfield is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Paul
American football player
Paul Dryden Warfield is a former professional American football wide receiver in the 1960s and 1970s known for his speed, fluid moves, grace, jumping ability and hands.
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Guitarist, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Paul Bettany is an English actor. He has gone on to appear in a wide variety of films, including A Beautiful Mind, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Dogville, and the adaptation ...more
Paul Reubens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Television director, Comedian, Television producer
Paul Reubens is an American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian, best known for his character Pee-wee Herman. Reubens joined the Los Angeles troupe The Groundlings in the ...more
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Actor
Paul Mark Oakenfold is an English record producer and trance DJ. He was voted the No1 DJ in the World twice in 1998 and 1999 by DJ Magazine.
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Record producer, Musician, Disc jockey
Matthias Paul, better known by his stage name Paul van Dyk is a German Grammy Award-winning electronic dance music DJ, musician and record producer. One of the first true superstar DJs, Paul van ...more
Paul Wesley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Model, Actor
Paul Wesley is an American actor, director, and producer.
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Footballer
Paul Scholes is a retired English footballer who played his entire professional career for Manchester United and is currently co-owner of Salford City. Born in Salford, but later moving to ...more
Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Painter, Record producer, Guitarist
Stanley Bert Eisen, better known by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American hard rock guitarist, singer, and painter, best known for being the frontman of the rock band Kiss. He is the ...more
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Basketball player
Paul Millsap (born February 10, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. As a 6'8", 253 pound ...more
Paul Thomas Anderson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
Paul Thomas Anderson is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Interested in film-making at a young age, Anderson was encouraged by his father Ernie Anderson to become a ...more
Paul Molitor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Baseball player
Paul Leo Molitor, nicknamed "Molly" and "The Ignitor", is an American former Major League Baseball player and current manager of the Minnesota Twins, who is in the Baseball ...more
Paul Konerko is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Baseball player
Paul Henry Konerko is an American former professional baseball first baseman who played in Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox. Konerko ...more
Paul Coffey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Ice Hockey Player
Paul Douglas Coffey is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman in the National Hockey League. Known for his speed and scoring prowess, Coffey ranks second all-time among NHL ...more
Paul Krause is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Paul
American football player
Paul James Krause is a former American football safety who played in the National Football League. He set the NFL record for interceptions with 81, which he picked off from 45 different ...more
Paul the Apostle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Missionary, Prophet, Tentmaker
Paul the Apostle, originally known as Saul of Tarsus, was an apostle who taught the gospel of Christ to the first-century world. He is generally considered one of the most important figures of ...more
Paul Gascoigne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Footballer
Paul John Gascoigne is a former England international footballer and football manager. He is also known by his nickname, Gazza. He earned 57 caps during his England career and has been described ...more