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List of famous people named Richard, along with photos. How many celebrities named Dick can you think of? The famous Richards below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ricky, athletes named Rich and even political figures named Richard. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Richard? Add them to the list.

Richard Nixon was the 37th President of the United States and known for the controversial Watergate scandal. He most famously outed himself during his interview with Robert Frost. Richard Pryor was one of the most famous comedian's of all time. He was known for his topical jokes on race and other contemporary issues. He's also won several awards, including an Emmy and a Grammy.

Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Nixon Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. The only U.S. president to resign the office, Nixon had previously served as a U.S. representative ...more

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Richard Gere is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Gere Richard Tiffany Gere is an American actor and activist. He began acting in the 1970s, playing a supporting role in Looking for Mr. Goodbar and a starring role in Days of Heaven. He came to ...more

Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Cheney Richard Bruce Cheney (born January 30, 1941) served as the 46th Vice President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 in the administration of George W. Bush. Cheney was born in Lincoln, ...more

Dick Butkus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Butkus Richard Marvin "Dick" Butkus is a former American football linebacker who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted in 1965 and he is also widely ...more

Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Gervais Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, film director, producer, musician, screenwriter, and radio presenter. Gervais worked initially in the music industry, attempting a ...more

Ricky Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Martin Enrique Martín Morales, commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author. Martin began his career at age twelve with the all-boy pop group Menudo. After five ...more

Richard Pryor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Pryor Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American comedian, actor, film director, social critic, satirist, writer, and MC. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and ...more

Dick Lane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Lane Richard "Dick" Lane nicknamed "Night Train", was an American football player, best known as a defensive back for the Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals and Detroit Lions. ...more

Richard Burton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Burton Richard Burton, CBE (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, six of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role (without ever ...more

Dick Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Van Dyke Richard Wayne "Dick" Van Dyke is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning almost seven decades. He is the older brother of Jerry Van ...more

Richard Dreyfuss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Dreyfuss Richard Stephen Dreyfuss is an American actor best known for starring in a number of film, television, and theater roles since the late 1960s, including the films American Graffiti, Jaws, Close ...more

Richard Harris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Harris Richard St John Harris was an Irish actor, singer, theatrical producer, film director and writer. He appeared on stage and in many films, appearing as Frank Machin in This Sporting Life, and ...more

Richard Attenborough is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Attenborough Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE was an English actor, film director, film producer, entrepreneur and politician. He was the President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art ...more

Ricky Steamboat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Steamboat Richard Henry Blood Sr., better known by his ring name Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat, is an American professional wrestler. He is best known for his work with the American Wrestling ...more

Ricky Rubio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Rubio Ricard "Ricky" Rubio i Vives is a Spanish professional basketball player who currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. Rubio became the ...more

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Richard Sherman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Sherman Richard Kevin Sherman is an American football cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He ...more

Richard Armitage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Armitage Richard Armitage is a voice actor.

Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Hatch Richard Hatch is an American former reality television contestant. He won the first season of the CBS reality series Survivor. He was a contestant on a subsequent All-Stars season of Survivor, ...more

Richard Madden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Madden Richard Madden is an actor.

Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Williams Errick Lynne "Ricky" Williams, Jr. is a retired American football running back who played eleven seasons in the National Football League and one season in the Canadian Football League. ...more

Richard Branson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Branson Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English businessman and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies. At the age of sixteen his ...more

Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Rich Gannon Richard Joseph "Rich" Gannon is a former American football quarterback who played eighteen seasons in the National Football League. He is currently a sports commentator with the CBS ...more

Richard Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Chamberlain George Richard Chamberlain is an American stage and screen actor and singer, who became a teen idol in the title role of the television show Dr. Kildare. Since then, he has appeared in several ...more

Richard Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Hamilton Richard Clay "Rip" Hamilton is a retired American professional basketball player who played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association. Playing for the Detroit Pistons for most ...more

Richard Marx is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Marx Richard Noel Marx is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock singer, songwriter, musician and record producer who sold over 30 million records. He had a stream of hit singles in the late ...more

Richard Thompson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Thompson Richard John Thompson OBE is a British songwriter, guitarist and recording and performing musician. Thompson was awarded the Orville H. Gibson award for best acoustic guitar player in 1991. ...more

Richard Wagner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Wagner Richard Wagner is a film score composer.

Dick Dale is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Dale Dick Dale is an American surf rock guitarist, known as The King of the Surf Guitar. He pioneered the surf music style, drawing on Eastern musical scales and experimenting with reverberation. He ...more

Richard Seymour is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Seymour Richard Vershaun Seymour is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Georgia, and was drafted by the New ...more

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Ricky Nelson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Nelson Eric Hilliard Nelson – known as Ricky Nelson, later also as Rick Nelson – was an American actor, musician and singer-songwriter. He starred alongside his family in the television series, The ...more

Richard Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Jenkins Richard Dale Jenkins is an American actor. Jenkins began his acting career in theatre at the Trinity Repertory Company and later made his film debut in 1974. He has appeared in supporting roles ...more

Dick Van Patten is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Van Patten Richard Vincent "Dick" Van Patten is an American actor, businessman, and animal welfare advocate, best known for his role as patriarch Tom Bradford on the television sitcom Eight is ...more

Richard Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Jefferson Richard Allen Jefferson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. He was also a member of the USA men's ...more

Dick Clark is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Clark Richard Augustus Wagstaff "Dick" Clark, Jr. was an American radio and television personality, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 ...more

Richard Dent is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Dent Richard Lamar Dent is a former American football defensive end, who played primarily for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was the MVP of Super Bowl XX. He was elected to the ...more

Richard Ayoade is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Ayoade Richard Ellef Ayoade is an English comedian, actor, writer, TV presenter and director, best known for his roles as Dean Learner in Garth Marenghi's Darkplace and Maurice Moss in The IT Crowd. He ...more

Richard E. Grant is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard E. Grant Richard E. Grant is an English actor, screenwriter, and director. He came to public attention in 1987 for playing Withnail in the film Withnail and I, and achieved international recognition as ...more

Dick Allen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Allen Richard Anthony Allen is a former American Major League Baseball player and Rhythm and Blues singer. He played 15 seasons in the major leagues as a first baseman, third baseman, and outfielder ...more

Richard Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Ramirez Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramírez, known as Richard Ramirez, was an American serial killer, rapist, and burglar. His highly publicized home invasion crime spree terrorized the residents ...more

Richard Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Dawkins Clinton Richard Dawkins, FRS, FRSL is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and writer. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxford's Professor for ...more

Richard Widmark is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Widmark Richard Weedt Widmark was an American film, stage and television actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as the villainous Tommy Udo in his debut film, Kiss of Death, for which ...more

Ricky Skaggs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Skaggs Ricky Lee Skaggs is an American country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer. He primarily plays mandolin; however, he also plays fiddle, guitar, mandocaster and banjo.

Ricky Ponting is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Ponting Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO, nicknamed Punter, is an Australian former cricketer who was captain of the Australia national cricket team during its 'golden era'; between 2004 and 2011 in Test ...more

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Richard Strauss is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Strauss Richard Georg Strauss was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known for his operas, which include Der Rosenkavalier and Salome; his lieder, especially his ...more

Dick Wolf is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Wolf Richard Anthony "Dick" Wolf is an American television producer, specializing in crime dramas such as Miami Vice and the Law & Order franchise. He has won several awards including ...more

Ricky Schroder is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Schroder Richard Bartlett "Ricky" Schroder, Jr. is an American actor and film director. He debuted in the 1979 hit film The Champ, going on to become a child star on the sitcom Silver Spoons. ...more

Dick Anderson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Anderson Richard Paul Anderson is a former American college and professional football player who was a safety for the Miami Dolphins of the American Football League and National Football League for nine ...more

Rich Franklin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Rich Franklin Richard Jay "Rich" Franklin II is an American mixed martial artist currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is a former UFC Middleweight Champion. As of June 2014, ...more

Richard Linklater is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Linklater Richard Stuart Linklater is an American film director and screenwriter. He is known for the coming of age comedy Dazed and Confused, the romantic drama film trilogy Before Sunrise, Before Sunset ...more

Richard Wright is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Wright Richard William "Rick" Wright was an English musician, composer, singer and songwriter, best known for his career with Pink Floyd. A multi-instrumentalist, Wright's richly textured ...more