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!
- 44Ricky Dene Gervais (; born 25 June 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, director,... more
- 24Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served... more
- 24Richard Tiffany Gere (IPA: geer; born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. He began in... more
- 21Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American... more
- 17Richard Marvin Butkus (born December 9, 1942) is an American former football player, sports... more
- 17George Richard Chamberlain (born March 31, 1934) is an American stage and screen actor and... more
- 18Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (; né Dreyfus; born October 29, 1947) is an American actor best known... more
- 17Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, singer, and... more
- 20Enrique Martín Morales (born December 24, 1971), better known as Ricky Martin is a Puerto... more
- 17Richard Bruce Cheney (; born January 30, 1941) is an American politician and businessman who... more
- 17Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, (; 29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014) was an... more
- 17Richard Burton, (; born Richard Walter Jenkins Jr.; 10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a... more
- 17Richard Henry Blood Sr. (born February 28, 1953), better known by his ring name Ricky "The... more
- 11Richard Lane (April 16, 1928 – January 29, 2002), commonly known as Dick "Night Train" Lane,... more
- 17Richard St. John Harris (1 October 1930 – 25 October 2002) was an Irish actor and singer. He... more
- 11Richard Madden (born 18 June 1986) is a Scottish actor and producer. Born and raised near... more
- 12Richard Crispin Armitage (born 22 August 1971) is an English film, television, theatre and... more
- 12Richard Kevin Sherman (born March 30, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the San... more
- 11Ricard Rubio i Vives (born October 21, 1990) is a Spanish professional basketball player for... more
- 15Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is a British business magnate,... more
- 15Richard Clay "Rip" Hamilton (born February 14, 1978) is an American retired professional... more
- 12Richard Anthony Monsour (Arabic: ريتشارد أنتوني منصور; May 4, 1937 – March 16, 2019), known... more
- 12Richard Noel Marx (born September 16, 1963) is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock... more
- 10Richard Vincent Van Patten (December 9, 1928 – June 23, 2015) was an American actor,... more
- 10Richard Vershaun Seymour (born October 6, 1979) is a former American football defensive tackle... more