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!
Birthplace: Reading, United KingdomRicky Dene Gervais (; born 25 June 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, director,... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of AmericaRichard Tiffany Gere (IPA: geer; born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. He began in... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Yorba Linda, California, United States of AmericaRichard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, United States of AmericaRichard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USARichard Marvin Butkus (born December 9, 1942) is an American former football player, sports... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaRichard Stephen Dreyfuss (; né Dreyfus; born October 29, 1947) is an American actor best known... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: West Plains, Missouri, United States of AmericaRichard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, singer, and... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, California, USAGeorge Richard Chamberlain (born March 31, 1934) is an American stage and screen actor and... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto RicoEnrique Martín Morales (born December 24, 1971), better known as Ricky Martin is a Puerto... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of AmericaRichard Bruce Cheney (; born January 30, 1941) is an American politician and businessman who... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: England, CambridgeRichard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, (; 29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014) was an... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Pontrhydyfen, United KingdomRichard Burton, (; born Richard Walter Jenkins Jr.; 10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: West Point, New York, USARichard Henry Blood Sr. (born February 28, 1953), better known by his ring name Ricky "The... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Austin, TexasRichard Lane (April 16, 1928 – January 29, 2002), commonly known as Dick "Night Train" Lane,... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Elderslie, United KingdomRichard Madden (born 18 June 1986) is a Scottish actor and producer. Born and raised near... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Compton, CaliforniaRichard Kevin Sherman (born March 30, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the San... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Huncote, United KingdomRichard Crispin Armitage (born 22 August 1971) is an English film, television, theatre and... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: El Masnou, SpainRicard Rubio i Vives (born October 21, 1990) is a Spanish professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: England, LondonSir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is a British business magnate,... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Limerick, Republic of IrelandRichard St. John Harris (1 October 1930 – 25 October 2002) was an Irish actor and singer. He... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USARichard Anthony Monsour (Arabic: ريتشارد أنتوني منصور; May 4, 1937 – March 16, 2019), known... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of AmericaRichard Noel Marx (born September 16, 1963) is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Gadsden, South CarolinaRichard Vershaun Seymour (born October 6, 1979) is a former American football defensive tackle... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Coatesville, PennsylvaniaRichard Clay "Rip" Hamilton (born February 14, 1978) is an American retired professional... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: DeKalb, Illinois, USARichard Dale Jenkins (born May 4, 1947) is an American actor. Jenkins began his acting career... more on Wikipedia