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Who Is The Most Famous Rick In The World?

Updated October 16, 2020 926 votes 65 voters 77.0k views101 items

List RulesVote up all of the Ricks you have heard of.

How many celebrities named Richard can you think of? The famous Ricks and Richards below have many different professions, including notable actors named Richard, actors named Dick, famous athletes named Richard, and even political figures named Richard, like Richard Nixon. 

Richard Gere is certainly one of the most famous Richards on this list. He's known for acting in films such as Pretty Woman and Looking for Mr. Goodbar. Another of the famous people with the first name Richard is actor/comedian Ricky Gervais. He is responsible for creating the British version of the TV show The Office, which went on to inspire the popular American version. 

Richard Pryor was one of the famous comedians named Richard. This list also features famous athletes named Richard - like Richard Gomez - and movie stars named Richard or Dick, like the beloved Dick Van Dyke. There are also football players named Richard or Dick, like Dick Lane. 

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

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    Ricky Gervais

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    Richard Nixon

    Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served...  more

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    Richard Gere

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    Richard Pryor

    Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American...  more

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    Dick Butkus

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    Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (; né Dreyfus; born October 29, 1947) is an American actor best known...  more

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    Dick Van Dyke

    Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, singer, and...  more

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    Ricky Martin

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    Dick Cheney

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    Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, (; 29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014) was an...  more

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    Richard Burton

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    Ricky Steamboat

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    Dick Lane

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    Richard Harris

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    Richard Madden

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    Richard Crispin Armitage (born 22 August 1971) is an English film, television, theatre and...  more

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    Richard Sherman

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    Ricky Rubio

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    Richard Branson

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    Dick Dale

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    Richard Marx

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    Dick Van Patten

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    Richard Seymour

    Richard Vershaun Seymour (born October 6, 1979) is a former American football defensive tackle...  more

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