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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.

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Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Nixon Died at 81 (1913-1994) - 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 age 67 - 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

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Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Cheney age 76 - 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

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Dick Butkus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Butkus age 73 - 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

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Ricky Gervais is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Gervais age 55 - 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

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Ricky Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Martin age 45 - 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

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Richard Pryor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Pryor Died at 65 (1940-2005) - 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

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Dick Lane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Lane Died at 75 (1927-2002) - 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

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Richard Burton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Burton Died at 59 (1925-1984) - 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

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Dick Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Van Dyke age 91 - 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

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Richard Dreyfuss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Dreyfuss age 69 - 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

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Richard Harris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Harris Died at 72 (1930-2002) - 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

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Richard Attenborough is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Attenborough Died at 91 (1923-2014) - 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

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Ricky Steamboat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Steamboat age 64 - 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

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Ricky Rubio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Rubio age 26 - 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 age 27 - 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

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Richard Armitage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Armitage age 45 - Richard Armitage is a voice actor.

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Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Hatch age 56 - 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

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Richard Madden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Madden age 30 - Richard Madden is an actor.

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Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Williams age 38 - 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

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Richard Branson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Branson age 66 - 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

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Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Rich Gannon age 50 - 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

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Richard Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Chamberlain age 83 - 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

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Richard Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Hamilton age 39 - 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

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Richard Marx is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Marx age 53 - 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

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Richard Thompson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Thompson age 68 - 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

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Richard Wagner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Wagner Died at 70 (1813-1883) - Richard Wagner is a film score composer.

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Dick Dale is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Dale age 79 - 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

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Richard Seymour is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Seymour age 36 - 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 Died at 45 (1940-1985) - 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

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Richard Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Jenkins age 69 - 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

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Dick Van Patten is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Van Patten age 88 - 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

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Richard Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Jefferson age 36 - 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

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Dick Clark is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Clark Died at 83 (1929-2012) - 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

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Richard Dent is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Dent age 56 - 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

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Richard Ayoade is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Ayoade age 39 - 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

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Richard E. Grant is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard E. Grant age 59 - 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

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Dick Allen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Allen age 75 - 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

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Richard Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Ramirez Died at 53 (1960-2013) - 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

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Richard Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Dawkins age 76 - 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

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Richard Widmark is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Widmark Died at 94 (1914-2008) - 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

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Ricky Skaggs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Skaggs age 62 - 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.

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Ricky Ponting is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Ponting age 42 - 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 Died at 85 (1864-1949) - 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

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Dick Wolf is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Wolf age 69 - 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

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Ricky Schroder is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Ricky Schroder age 45 - 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

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Dick Anderson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Dick Anderson age 69 - 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

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Rich Franklin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Rich Franklin age 42 - 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

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Richard Linklater is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Linklater age 55 - 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

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Richard Wright is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Rick
Richard Wright Died at 65 (1943-2008) - 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