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Who Is The Most Famous Ralph In The World?

Updated December 10, 2020 574 votes 30 voters 14.7k views68 items

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

How many celebrities named Ralph can you think of? The famous Ralphs below have many different professions, including notable actors named Ralph, famous athletes named Ralph, and even musicians named Ralph.

Ralph Fiennes is certainly one of the most famous Ralphs on this list. One of the famous actors named Ralph, he is best known for playing Amon Goth in Schindler's List and Count Almasy in The English Patient. He also starred in such films as Quiz Show, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and the Harry Potter series.

Another of the famous people with the first name Ralph is Ralph Lauren. He is a fashion designer and businessman who founded the Ralph Lauren Corporation in 1967. His clothes have been featured in such films as The Great Gatsby and Annie Hall.

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

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    Ralph Fiennes

    1962-12-22

    BirthplaceEngland, Ipswich

    Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (; born 22 December 1962) is an English actor, film...  more

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    Ralph Lauren

    1939-10-14

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Ralph Lauren, KBE (né Lifshitz; born October 14, 1939) is an American fashion designer,...  more

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  • Ralph Macchio3
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    Ralph Macchio

    1961-11-04

    BirthplaceHuntington, Huntington, New York, United States of America

    Ralph George Macchio Jr. (, Italian: [ˈmakkjɔ]; born November 4, 1961) is an American actor,...  more

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson4

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer,...  more

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  • Ralph Tresvant5
    14

    Ralph Tresvant

    1968-05-16

    BirthplaceBoston, USA, Massachusetts, Roxbury, Boston

    Ralph Edward Tresvant Sr. (born May 16, 1968), also known as Rizz and Rizzo, is an American...  more
  • Ralph Ineson6
    17

    Ralph Ineson

    1969-12-15

    BirthplaceLeeds, United Kingdom

    Ralph Michael Ineson (born 15 December 1969) is an English actor, best known as Dagmer...  more
  • Ralph Nader7
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    Ralph Nader

    1934-02-27

    BirthplaceWinsted, Connecticut, United States of America

    Ralph Nader (; born February 27, 1934) is an American political activist, author, lecturer,...  more

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  • Ralph Kiner8
    11

    Ralph Kiner

    1922-10-27

    BirthplaceSanta Rita, New Mexico

    Ralph McPherran Kiner (October 27, 1922 – February 6, 2014) was an American Major League...  more

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    #105 of 255 The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame#75 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time

  • Ralph Waite9
    15

    Ralph Waite

    1928-06-22

    BirthplaceWhite Plains, New York, USA

    Ralph Waite (June 22, 1928 – February 13, 2014) was an American actor and political activist,...  more
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams10
    11

    Ralph Vaughan Williams

    1872-10-12

    BirthplaceDown Ampney, United Kingdom

    Ralph Vaughan Williams ( (listen); 12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958) was an English composer....  more
  • Ralph Bunche11
    14

    Ralph Bunche

    1903-08-07

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Ralph Johnson Bunche (; August 7, 1904 – December 9, 1971) was an American political...  more
  • Ralph Bakshi12
    11

    Ralph Bakshi

    1938-10-29

    BirthplaceHaifa, Israel

    Ralph Bakshi (born October 29, 1938) is an American director of animated and live-action...  more
  • Ralph Ellison13
    11

    Ralph Ellison

    1913-03-01

    BirthplaceOklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Ralph Waldo Ellison (March 1, 1914 – April 16, 1994) was an American novelist, literary...  more
  • Ralph Backstrom14
    12

    Ralph Backstrom

    1937-09-18

    BirthplaceKirkland Lake, Canada

    Ralph Gerald Backstrom (born September 18, 1937) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey...  more
  • Ralph Wilson15
    10

    Ralph Wilson

    1880-06-24
    Ralph Charles Wilson (born June 24, 1880, date of death unknown) was an American gymnast who...  more
  • Ralph Stanley16
    14

    Ralph Stanley

    1927-02-25

    BirthplaceBig Spraddle Creek, Virginia

    Ralph Edmund Stanley (February 25, 1927 – June 23, 2016), also known as Dr. Ralph Stanley, was...  more

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  • Ralph Richardson17
    8

    BirthplaceEngland, Cheltenham

    Sir Ralph David Richardson (19 December 1902 – 10 October 1983) was an English actor who,...  more

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  • Ralph Wilson18
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    Ralph Wilson

    1918-10-17

    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio

    Ralph Cookerly Wilson Jr. (October 17, 1918 – March 25, 2014) was an American businessman and...  more
  • Ralph Bellamy19
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    Ralph Bellamy

    1904-06-17

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Ralph Rexford Bellamy (June 17, 1904 – November 29, 1991) was an American actor whose career...  more
  • Ralph Houk20
    12

    Ralph Houk

    1919-08-09

    BirthplaceLawrence, Kansas, United States of America

    Ralph George Houk (; August 9, 1919 – July 21, 2010), nicknamed The Major, was an American...  more
  • Ralph Branca21
    11

    Ralph Branca

    1926-01-06

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Mount Vernon

    Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca (January 6, 1926 – November 23, 2016) was an American...  more
  • Ralph Molina22
    10

    Ralph Molina

    1943-06-22

    BirthplacePuerto Rico

    Ralph Molina (born June 22, 1943) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for Neil...  more
  • Ralph Neely23
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    Ralph Neely

    1943-09-12

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas

    Ralph Eugene Neely (born September 12, 1943) is a former American football offensive tackle...  more
  • Ralph Towner24
    8

    Ralph Towner

    1940-03-01

    BirthplaceChehalis, Washington

    Ralph Towner (born March 1, 1940, Chehalis, Washington) is an American multi-instrumentalist,...  more
  • Ralph Brown25
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    Ralph Brown

    1957-06-18

    BirthplaceEngland, Cambridge

    Ralph William John Brown (born 18 June 1957) is an English actor and writer, known for playing...  more