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

Robin van Persie comes to mind for this list as a top Dutch soccer (or football) player. And who could forget Robin Wright's unforgettable performance in the class The Princess Bride as Buttercup. ("As you wish") Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines hit has risen him up to the top of this list as well. But you can't have this list without mentioning the late Robin Williams. With several Oscar wins and brilliant comedy specials, he was a connoisseur of both comedy and drama.
Robin van Persie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Footballer

Age: 35

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Robin van Persie (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɔbɪn vɑn ˈpɛrsi] (listen); born 6 August 1983) is a Dutch former professional footballer who played as a forward. He is regarded as one of the best ...more

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Robin Wright is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Spokesperson, Businessperson, Film Producer

Age: 52

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Robin Gayle Wright (born April 8, 1966) is an American actress. She is the recipient of eight Primetime Emmy Award nominations and has earned a Golden Globe Award and a Satellite Award for her ...more

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Robin Thicke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 41

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Robin Alan Thicke (born March 10, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and record producer.He has collaborated with numerous artists, such as Christina Aguilera, 3T, T.I., Nicki Minaj, K. ...more

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Robin Tunney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Robin Tunney (born June 19, 1972) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Teresa Lisbon on the television series The Mentalist (2008–2015), and her portrayal of Veronica Donovan on ...more

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Robin Lehner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Robin

Age: 27

Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

Robin Lehner (born 24 July 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the ...more

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Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature and film. According to legend, he was a highly skilled archer and ...more

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Robin Gibb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician

Age: Dec. at 63 (1949-2012)

Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man

Robin Hugh Gibb (22 December 1949 – 20 May 2012) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, who gained worldwide fame as a member of the pop group the Bee Gees with older brother ...more

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Robin Yount is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Baseball player

Age: 63

Birthplace: Danville, Illinois

Robin R. Yount (; nicknamed,"The Kid", and "Rockin' Robin", born September 16, 1955) is an American former professional baseball player. He spent his entire 20-year career in ...more
Robin Trower is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 73

Birthplace: Eurasia, Catford, United Kingdom, London, England

Robin Leonard Trower (born 9 March 1945) is an English rock guitarist and vocalist who achieved success with Procol Harum during the 1960s, and then again as the bandleader of his own power trio ...more

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Robin Ventura is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Baseball player

Age: 51

Birthplace: Santa Maria, California

Robin Mark Ventura (born July 14, 1967) is an American former professional baseball third baseman and manager. Ventura played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago White Sox, ...more
Robin Meade is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Talk show host, Journalist, Newsreader

Age: 49

Birthplace: New London, Ohio, United States of America

Robin Michelle Meade (born April 21, 1969) is an American journalist and television news anchor. She is the lead news anchor for HLN's morning show Morning Express with Robin Meade. Meade is a ...more

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Robin Quivers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Nurse, Author, Radio personality

Age: 66

Birthplace: Pikesville, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Robin Ophelia Quivers (born August 8, 1952) is an American radio personality, author, and actress, best known for being the long-running news anchor and co-host of The Howard Stern Show.

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Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Journalist, Television producer

Age: 62

Birthplace: Alabama, United States of America

Robin René Roberts (born November 23, 1960) is an American television broadcaster. Roberts is the anchor of ABC's Good Morning America.After growing up in Mississippi and attending ...more

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Robin Givens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Model, Actor

Age: 54

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Robin Simone Givens (born November 27, 1964) is an American model, stage, film, and television actress. She began her acting career after graduating from Sarah Lawrence College in 1984. In 1986, ...more

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Robin Lopez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Basketball player

Age: 30

Birthplace: North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

Robin Byron Lopez (born April 1, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected with the 15th pick in ...more

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Robin Zander is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Guitarist, Musician, Singer

Age: 66

Birthplace: Beloit, Wisconsin, United States of America

Robin Zander (born January 23, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist. He is best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the rock band Cheap Trick, but is also a ...more

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Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 84 (1926-2010)

Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois

Robin Evan Roberts (September 30, 1926 – May 6, 2010) was a Major League Baseball starting pitcher who pitched primarily for the Philadelphia Phillies (1948–61). He spent the latter part of his ...more

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Robin Duke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 64

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Robin Duke (born March 13, 1954) is a Canadian actress, comedian, and voice actress. Duke may be best known for her work on the television comedy series SCTV and, later, Saturday Night Live. She ...more
Robin Shou is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Actor, Martial artist

Age: 58

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Shou Wan Por (Chinese: 仇雲波, born July 17, 1960), known professionally as Robin Shou, is a Hong Kong Chinese-American actor, martial artist and stuntman. Known for his role as Liu Kang in the ...more
Robin Söderling is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Tennis player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Tibro, Sweden

Robin Bo Carl Söderling (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈrɔbːɪn ˈsøːdɛɭɪŋ]; born 14 August 1984) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden. He reached a career-high Association of ...more
Robin Weigert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Waiting staff, Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Robin Weigert (born July 7, 1969) is an American television and film actress. She is best known for portraying Calamity Jane on the HBO series Deadwood (2004–06, 2019), for which she was ...more
Robin Leach is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Television producer, Actor

Age: 77

Birthplace: London Borough of Harrow, London, United Kingdom

Robin Douglas Leach (29 August 1941 – 24 August 2018) was an English entertainment reporter and writer from London. Beginning his career as a print journalist, first in England and then in the ...more
Robin Cousins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Figure Skater

Age: 61

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Robin Cousins (born 17 August 1957) is a British former competitive figure skater. He is the 1980 Olympic champion, the 1980 European champion, a three-time World medalist (1978–1980) and ...more
Robin Uthappa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Cricketer

Age: 33

Birthplace: Kodagu district, Karnataka, Eurasia, India

Robin Venu Uthappa (pronunciation ; born 11 November 1985) is an Indian cricketer. He plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket and Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. Uthappa made his One Day ...more
Robin Li is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Robin
Businessperson, Entrepreneur

Age: 50

Birthplace: Yangquan, China

Robin Li Yanhong (Chinese: 李彦宏; pinyin: Lǐ Yànhóng; born 17 November 1968) is a Chinese computer scientist, and internet entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of the search engine ...more