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Ever wondered how many famous people named Percy there are? This list of celebrities named Percy includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Percys on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Percy, actors named Percy, and even athletes named Percy. Well-known Percys like Percy Harvin, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Percy Sledge are just the start of this list.
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Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Percy
American football player
William Percival Harvin III is an American football wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the first round of the 2009 ...more

Percy Bysshe Shelley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Activist, Poet, Author
Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded by some critics as amongst the finest lyric poets in the English language. A radical in his poetry as well as ...more

Percy Sledge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Musician, Singer
Percy Tyrone Sledge was an American Blues and Soul singer. He is best known for the song "When a Man Loves a Woman", a No. 1 pop and soul hit in 1966. It was awarded a million-selling, ...more

Percy Grainger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Pianist, Composer
Percy Aldridge Grainger was an Australian-born composer, arranger and pianist. In the course of a long and innovative career he played a prominent role in the revival of interest in British folk ...more

Percy Spencer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Inventor, Engineer
Percy Lebaron Spencer was an American engineer and inventor. He became known as the inventor of the microwave oven.

Percy Snow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Percy
American football player
Percy Lee Snow is a retired American football linebacker who played at Michigan State University and was a first-round draft pick of the Kansas City Chiefs. Snow made the College Football ...more

Percy Lavon Julian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Chemist, Professor, Scientist
Percy Lavon Julian was an American research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants. He was the first to synthesize the natural product physostigmine, and ...more

Percy Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Coach
Percival Colin "Percy" Montgomery is a retired South African rugby union player. When he ended his international career in August 2008, he held the all-time records for both caps and ...more

Percy Faith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Film Score Composer, Bandleader, Composer
Percy Faith was a film score composer.

Percy Jocelyn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Percy Jocelyn was Anglican Bishop of Clogher in the Church of Ireland from 1820 to 1822. He was forced from his position due to claims of homosexual practices, which were outlawed under the ...more

Percy Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Lt. Colonel Percival Harrison Fawcett was a British artillery officer, archaeologist and South American explorer. Along with his eldest son, Fawcett disappeared under unknown circumstances in ...more

Percy Avery Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Percy Avery Rockefeller was a board director who founded and was vice president of Owenoke Corporation. Percy was the youngest son of William Avery Rockefeller Jr. and Almira Geraldine Goodsell. ...more

Percy Jack Clayson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Percy Jack Clayson MC, DFC was a British flying ace in the First World War credited with 29 victories.

Percy Williams Bridgman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Physicist, Scientist
Percy Williams Bridgman was an American physicist who won the 1946 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the physics of high pressures. He also wrote extensively on the scientific method and on ...more

Percy Adlon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Percy Adlon is a German film and television director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his film Bagdad Café aka Out of Rosenheim.

Percy Herbert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Soldier, Actor
Percy Herbert was an English character actor who worked predominantly during the 1950s, '60s and '70s, becoming one of the most recognisable faces in post-war British cinema. He served in the ...more

Percy W. Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Sailor
Percy Wilfred "Red" Griffiths was a Republican politician, coach and athlete.

Percy Saint is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Lawyer
Percy D. Saint was an lawyer and politician who served as the Louisiana attorney general from 1924 until 1932. He was an intraparty Democratic critic of Governor and U.S. Senator Huey Pierce

Percy Bush is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Percy Frank Bush was a Welsh rugby union player who played international rugby for Wales on eight occasions. Playing at fly-half, Bush is regarded as one of the most talented Welsh players of ...more

Percy Dearmer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Percy Dearmer
Percival "Percy" Dearmer was an English priest and liturgist best known as the author of The Parson's Handbook, a liturgical manual for Anglican clergy. A lifelong socialist, he was an ...more

Percy Kilbride is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Actor
Percy William Kilbride was an American character actor. He made a career of playing country hicks, most memorably as Pa Kettle in the Ma and Pa Kettle series of feature films.

Percy Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Professional Boxer
Rhondda's Percy Jones became the first Welshman to win a world boxing title when he took the World Flyweight Championship from Bill Ladbury in 1914. Appropriately born on Boxing Day, the ...more

Percy Spender is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Judge, Politician, Diplomat
Sir Percy Claude Spender, KCVO, KBE, QC, was an Australian politician, diplomat and jurist.

Percy French is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Percy French
Percy French was one of Ireland's foremost songwriters and entertainers in his day. In more recent times, he has become recognised for his watercolour paintings as well.

Percy Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Percy
Actor, Voice acting
Percy Rodriguez was a Canadian actor who appeared in many television shows and films from the 1950s to the 1980s. Born in the Saint-Henri neighborhood in Montreal, his birth surname was ...more