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Ever thought about how many famous people named Red are out there? This list of celebrities named Red will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Reds below include actors named Red and athletes named Red, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Red who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Reds below include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Red Grange, and Red Buttons.
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Red Grange is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 88 (1903-1991) Harold Edward "Red" Grange, nicknamed "The Galloping Ghost", was a college and professional American football halfback for the University of Illinois, the Chicago Bears, and ...more

Red Buttons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 87 (1919-2006) Red Buttons was an American comedian and Academy Award winning actor.

Red is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Red
Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong. They are ...more

Red Kelly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 90 Leonard Patrick "Red" Kelly, CM is a retired Canadian ice hockey player in the NHL. He played on more Stanley Cup winning teams than any player who never played for the Montreal ...more

Red Skelton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 84 (1913-1997) Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton was an American entertainer best known for his national radio and television acts between 1937 and 1971 and as host of the television program The Red ...more

Red Schoendienst is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 95 Albert Fred "Red" Schoendienst is an American Major League Baseball coach, and former player and manager. An outstanding second baseman, he played for 19 years with the St. Louis ...more

Red Auerbach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 89 (1917-2006) Arnold Jacob "Red" Auerbach was an American basketball coach of the Washington Capitols, the Tri-Cities Blackhawks and the Boston Celtics. After he retired from coaching, he served as ...more

Red Ruffing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 81 (1905-1986) Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing was an American professional baseball player. A pitcher, he played in Major League Baseball from 1924 through 1947. He played for the Boston Red Sox, New ...more

Red Holzman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 78 (1920-1998) William "Red" Holzman was an NBA basketball player and coach probably best known as the head coach of the New York Knicks from 1967 to 1982. Holzman helped lead the Knicks to two NBA ...more

Red Faber is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 88 (1888-1976) Urban Clarence "Red" Faber was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1914 through 1933, playing his entire career for the Chicago White Sox. He was a member of ...more

Red Barber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 84 (1908-1992) Walter Lanier "Red" Barber was an American sports commentator. Barber, nicknamed "The Ol' Redhead", was primarily identified with radio broadcasts of Major League Baseball, ...more

Red Sovine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 63 (1917-1980) Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine was an American country music singer and songwriter associated with truck driving songs, particularly those recited as narratives but set to music. The most ...more

Red Rolfe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 61 (1908-1969) Robert Abial "Red" Rolfe was an American third baseman, manager and front-office executive in Major League Baseball. The native of Penacook, New Hampshire, is one of the most prominent ...more

Red Kerr is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Red

Red Foley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 58 (1910-1968) Clyde Julian Foley, known professionally as Red Foley, was an American singer, musician, and radio and TV personality who made a major contribution to the growth of country music after World War ...more

Red Nichols is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 60 (1905-1965) Ernest Loring "Red" Nichols was an American jazz cornettist, composer, and jazz bandleader. Over his long career, Nichols recorded in a wide variety of musical styles, and critic Steve ...more

Red Horner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 96 (1909-2005) George Reginald "Red" Horner was an ice hockey defenceman for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League from 1928 to 1940. He was the Leafs captain from 1938 until his ...more

Red West is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 82 Robert Gene "Red" West is an American actor, film stuntman and songwriter. He was a close high school friend of rock and roll singer Elvis Presley. He is probably best known to ...more

Red Symons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 68 Red Symons is an actor and a film score composer.

Red Pollard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 72 (1909-1981) John M. "Red" Pollard was a Canadian thoroughbred horse racing jockey. A founding member of the Jockeys' Guild in 1940, Pollard rode at racetracks in the United States and is best ...more

Red Berenson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 78 Gordon Arthur "Red, The Red Baron" Berenson is a former Canadian professional ice hockey centre and is currently in his 30th year as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines men's ice

Red Peters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 67 Douglas Stevens is an actor.

Red Grant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Red
Red Grant is an actor, screenwriter and television producer.

Red Badgro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 96 (1902-1998) Morris Hiram "Red" Badgro was a multi-sport athlete, best known as a professional American football end in the National Football League for the New York Yankees, New York Giants, and ...more

Red Murff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 87 (1921-2008) John Robert Murff was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1956 through 1957 for the Milwaukee Braves. Listed at 6 ft 3 in, 195 lb., Murff batted and threw right-handed. He ...more

Red Café is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 41 Jermaine Denny, better known as his stage name Red Café, is an American rapper. He is signed to Fabolous' Street Family Records, Diddy's Bad Boy Records and is managed by Diddy's Ciroc

Red Fox is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Red

Red Garland is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 61 (1923-1984) William "Red" Garland was an American modern jazz pianist whose block chord style, in part originated by Milt Buckner, influenced many forthcoming pianists in the jazz idiom.

Red Madrell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Red
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Red Miller is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 90 Robert "Red" Miller is a former professional football coach with the Denver Broncos.

Red Mack is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 80 William Richard "Red" Mack was an American football wide receiver and halfback in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Atlanta ...more

Red Legs Greaves is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Red
"Red Legs" Greaves was a Scottish buccaneer active in the Caribbean and the West Indies during the 1670s. His nickname came from the term Redlegs used to refer to the class of poor ...more

Red Roundtree is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 85 (1905-1990) Luther 'Red' Roundtree, was an American plectrum banjo player and co-founder of The Banjo Kings in 1951, an American banjo band.

Red Pill is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Red

Red Allen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 61 (1906-1967) Henry James "Red" Allen was a jazz trumpeter and vocalist whose style has been claimed to be the first to fully incorporate the innovations of Louis Armstrong.

Red Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 65 (1930-1995) Orville J. Rhodes, better known as Red Rhodes or O. J. Rhodes, was an American pedal steel guitarist. His mother taught him to play the Dobro at the age of five, but at the age of fifteen he ...more

Red Cloud is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 87 (1822-1909) Red Cloud was a war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota. He led as a chief from 1868 to 1909. One of the most capable Native American opponents the United States Army faced, he led a ...more

Red Dooin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Red
Red Dooin Died at 73 (1879-1952) Charles Sebastian "Red" Dooin was an American catcher and manager in Major League Baseball during the first two decades of the 20th century. He played 1,219 of his 1,290 games as a ...more

Red Smith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Red
Red Smith Died at 76 (1890-1966) James Carlisle "Red" Smith was a Major League Baseball third baseman for the Brooklyn teams of the early 1910s and the Braves teams of the late 1910s. He was an interesting player for ...more

Red McCombs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 90 Billy Joe "Red" McCombs is the billionaire founder of the Red McCombs Automotive Group in San Antonio, Texas, a co-founder of Clear Channel Communications, Chairman of Constellis ...more

Red Berry is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 67 (1906-1973) Ralph L. Berry was an American professional wrestler known by his ring name "Wild" Red Berry. He was a multiple time World Light-Heavyweight Champion and an important smaller wrestler ...more

Red Adair is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 89 (1915-2004) Paul Neal "Red" Adair was an American oil well firefighter. He became notable as an innovator in the highly specialized and extremely hazardous profession of extinguishing and capping ...more

Red Byron is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 45 (1915-1960) Robert "Red" Byron was an American stock car racing driver, who was successful in NASCAR competition in the sanctioning body's first years. He was NASCAR's first Modified champion in ...more

Red Bryant is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Red
age 31 Joseph Anthony "Red" Bryant is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Texas A&M, and was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks ...more

Red Lucas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 84 (1902-1986) Charles Fred Lucas was a pitcher for the New York Giants, Boston Braves, Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates. He helped the Giants win the 1923 National League Pennant. Lucas finished 11th in ...more

Red Rodney is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 67 (1927-1994) Robert Roland Chudnick, who performed under the stage name Red Rodney, was an American bop and hard bop trumpeter.

Red Klotz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Red
Died at 93 (1921-2014) Louis Herman "Red" Klotz was a former NBA point guard with the original Baltimore Bullets, who is best known for forming the teams that play against and tour with the Harlem ...more

Red Harvest is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Red
Red Harvest was a Norwegian extreme industrial metal band from Oslo. Their 2002 album Sick Transit Gloria Mundi was nominated for a Norwegian Grammy and an alternative Grammy in the "Best ...more

Red Hickey is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Red
Red Hickey Died at 89 (1917-2006) Howard Wayne "Red" Hickey was an American football player and coach who played for two teams and served as head coach for the San Francisco 49ers, where he was most famous for creating ...more

Red Holloway is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Red
Red Holloway Died at 85 (1927-2012) Red Holloway appeared in the 2012 documentary film Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp.