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.