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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 (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and record and film producer who gained worldwide fame as bass player for the Beatles. His ...more
Paul Newman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Activist, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, producer, race car driver, IndyCar owner, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He won and was ...more
Paul Pierce is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Basketball player
Paul Anthony Pierce (born October 13, 1977) is an American former professional basketball player who played 19 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is currently an analyst on ...more
Paul Walker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Producer, Model, Actor
Paul William Walker IV (September 12, 1973 – November 30, 2013) was an American actor, social activist and philanthropist. He was best known for his role as Brian O'Conner in The Fast and the ...more
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti (; born June 6, 1967) is an American actor and producer. He first garnered attention for his breakout role in Private Parts (1997) as Kenny "Pig Vomit" ...more
Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Simon's musical career has spanned seven decades with his fame and commercial success beginning as half of ...more
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer
Paul Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and film producer. Rudd studied theater at the University of Kansas and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, before ...more
Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Politician
Paul Davis Ryan (born January 29, 1970) is an American politician who served as the 54th speaker of the United States House of Representatives from October 2015 to January 2019. He was also the ...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 (born November 28, 1942) is an American former professional football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) from 1964 to 1977 for the Cleveland ...more
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Guitarist, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Paul Bettany (born 27 May 1971) is an English-American actor. He is known for his voice role as J.A.R.V.I.S. and Vision in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, specifically the films Iron Man (2008), ...more
Paul Reubens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Television director, Comedian, Television producer
Paul Reubens (; né Rubenfeld; born August 27, 1952) is an American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian, best known for his character Pee-wee Herman. Reubens joined ...more
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Actor
Paul Mark Oakenfold (born 30 August 1963), formerly known mononymously as Oakenfold, is an English record producer and trance DJ. He is a three-time Grammy Award and two-time World Music Awards ...more
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Record producer, Musician, Disc jockey
Matthias Paul (German: [maˈtiːas ˈpaʊ̯l]; born 16 December 1971), known professionally as Paul van Dyk (; German: [fan ˈdʏk]) is a German DJ, record producer and musician. One of the first true ...more
Paul Wesley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Model, Actor
Paweł Tomasz Wasilewski (Polish: ['pavɛw vaɕi'lɛfskʲi]; born July 23, 1982), known professionally as Paul Wesley and formerly as Paul Wasilewski, is an American actor, director, and producer. He ...more
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Footballer
Paul Scholes ( SKOHLZ; born 16 November 1974) is a co-owner of Salford City, an English football coach and former player. He spent his entire professional playing career with Manchester United, ...more
Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Painter, Record producer, Guitarist
Paul Stanley (born Stanley Bert Eisen; January 20, 1952) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and painter, best known for being the rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the rock band ...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 for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A power forward from Louisiana Tech ...more
Paul Thomas Anderson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
Paul Thomas Anderson (born June 26, 1970) is an American filmmaker. His films have been nominated for 25 Academy Awards, winning three for cast and crew. An alumnus of the Sundance Institute, ...more
Paul Molitor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Baseball player
Paul Leo Molitor (born August 22, 1956), nicknamed "Molly" and "The Ignitor", is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) player and former manager of the Minnesota ...more
Paul Konerko is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Baseball player
Paul Henry Konerko (; born March 5, 1976) is an American former professional baseball first baseman who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds and, ...more
Paul Coffey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Ice Hockey Player
Paul Douglas Coffey (born June 1, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played for nine teams in the National Hockey League. Known for his speed and scoring prowess, ...more
Paul Krause is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Paul
American football player
Paul James Krause (born February 19, 1942) is a former American football safety who played in the National Football League (NFL). Gifted with a great frame, speed and range, Krause established ...more
Paul the Apostle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Missionary, Prophet, Tentmaker
Paul the Apostle (Latin: Paulus; Greek: Παῦλος, romanized: Paulos; Coptic: ⲡⲁⲩⲗⲟⲥ; c. 5 – c. 64 or 67), commonly known as Saint Paul and also known by his Jewish name Saul of Tarsus (Hebrew: ...more
Paul Gascoigne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Paul
Footballer
Paul John Gascoigne (, born 27 May 1967) is an English former professional football player and manager. He is also known by his nickname, Gazza. He earned 57 caps during his England career. The ...more