Celebrities Famous People Named Ralph  

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If your name is Ralph, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Ralph, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Ralph can you think of? The famous Ralphs below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ralph, athletes named Ralph, and even political figures named Ralph. The music industry is no stranger to the name Ralph, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Ralph are worth mentioning? This list includes Ralph Fiennes, Ralph Lauren, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Ralph Kiner. To read more about these notable people named Ralph, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Ralph Fiennes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 56
Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, is an English actor. A noted Shakespeare interpreter, he first achieved success onstage at the Royal National Theatre. Fiennes' portrayal of Nazi Amon ...more

Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 79
Ralph Lauren, pronounced Loor-en is an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and business executive, best known for the Ralph Lauren Corporation clothing company, a global ...more

Ralph Waldo Emerson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Dec. at 79 (1803-1882)
Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient ...more

Ralph Kiner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Dec. at 92 (1922-2014)
Ralph McPherran Kiner was an American Major League Baseball player. An outfielder, Kiner played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, and Cleveland Indians from 1946 through 1955. He also ...more

Ralph Macchio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 57
Ralph George Macchio, Jr. is an American actor, best known for his roles as Daniel LaRusso in the Karate Kid series, Eugene Martone in Crossroads, Billy Gambini in My Cousin Vinny, and Johnny ...more

Ralph Nader is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 85
Ralph Nader is an American political activist of Lebanese origin, as well as an author, lecturer, and attorney. Areas of particular concern to Nader include consumer protection, humanitarianism, ...more

Ralph Sampson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 58
Ralph Lee Sampson, Jr. is a retired American basketball player. A 7-foot-4 phenom, three-time College Player of the Year, and No. 1 pick in the 1983 NBA draft, Sampson brought heavy expectations ...more

Ralph Stanley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 92
Ralph Edmund Stanley, also known as Dr. Ralph Stanley, is an American bluegrass artist, known for his distinctive singing and banjo playing.

Ralph Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Dec. at 87 (1904-1991)
Ralph Bellamy was an American actor whose career spanned 62 years on stage, screen and television. During his career, he played leading roles as well as supporting roles, garnering acclaim and

Ralph Vaughan Williams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Dec. at 86 (1872-1958)
Ralph Vaughan Williams OM was an English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, choral music, and film scores. He was also a collector of English folk music and song; this collecting ...more

Ralph Richardson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Dec. at 81 (1902-1983)
Sir Ralph David Richardson was an English actor who, along with his contemporaries John Gielgud and Laurence Olivier, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century. He worked in films ...more

Ralph Ellison is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Dec. at 81 (1913-1994)
Ralph Waldo Ellison was an American novelist, literary critic, scholar and writer. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ellison is best known for his novel Invisible Man, which won the ...more

Ralph Wilson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Dec. at 96 (1918-2014)
Ralph Cookerly Wilson, Jr. was the founder and owner of the Buffalo Bills, a team in America's National Football League. He was one of the founding owners of the American Football League, the ...more

Ralph Bunche is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Dec. at 68 (1903-1971)
Ralph Johnson Bunche was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s mediation in Israel. He was the first African American ...more

Ralph Waite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Died at 86 (1928-2014)
Ralph Waite was an American actor, voice artist, and political activist, best known for his role as John Walton, Sr. on The Waltons, which he occasionally directed. In addition, Waite appeared ...more

Ralph Branca is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 93
Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca is a retired starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. From 1944 through 1956, Branca played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Detroit Tigers, and New York Yankees. He ...more

Ralph Bakshi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 80
Ralph Bakshi is an American director of animated and live-action films. In the 1970s, he established an alternative to mainstream animation through independent and adult-oriented productions. ...more

Ralph Backstrom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 81
Ralph Gerald Backstrom is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre.

Ralph Towner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 79
Ralph Towner is an American multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and bandleader. He plays the twelve-string guitar, classical guitar, piano, synthesizer, percussion and trumpet.

Ralph Wilson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Ralph Charles Wilson was an American gymnast who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics. In 1904 he won the bronze medal in the club swinging event.

Ralph Guglielmi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 85
Ralph Vincent Guglielmi is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles. ...more

Ralph Metcalfe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Dec. at 68 (1910-1978)
Ralph Harold Metcalfe, Sr. was an American track and field sprinter and politician. He jointly held the world record in the 100-meter dash and placed second in that event in two Olympics, the ...more

Ralph Houk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
Dec. at 91 (1919-2010)
Ralph Houk is an actor.

Ralph Cirella is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 53

Ralph Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ralph
age 61
Ralph William John Brown is an English actor and writer, known for playing Danny the drug dealer in Withnail and I, the security guard Aaron in Alien 3, DJ Bob Silver in The Boat That ...more