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Who Is The Most Famous Rocky In The World?

Updated January 14, 2021 305 votes 27 voters 8.9k views36 items

List RulesVote up all of the Rockys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Rocky can you think of? The famous Rockys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Rocky, famous athletes named Rocky, and even musicians named Rocky. There are quite a few boxers named Rocky.

Rocky Marciano is certainly one of the most famous Rockys on this list. One of the famous boxers named Rocky, he held the world heavyweight title from 1952 to 1956. He finished his career undefeated.

Another of the famous people with the first name Rocky is Rocky Colavito. He was a professional baseball player. He was a nine-time all-star and he was known for hitting an impressive number of home runs.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Rocky? Just add them to the list!

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    Rocky Marciano

    1923-09-01

    BirthplaceBrockton, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Rocco Francis Marchegiano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969), best known as Rocky Marciano (), was an American professional boxer who competed from 1947 to 1955, and held the world heavyweight...  more

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    Rocky Carroll

    1963-07-08

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, USA

    Roscoe "Rocky" Carroll (born July 8, 1963) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Joey Emerson on the FOX comedy-drama Roc (1991–94) as Dr. Keith Wilkes on the CBS medical drama Chicago...  more
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    Rocky Johnson

    1944-08-24
    Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles; August 24, 1944 - January 15, 2020) was a Canadian professional wrestler. During his wrestling career, he became a National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) Georgia...  more

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    Rocky Gray

    1974-07-02

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Arkansas

    William Rocky Gray (born July 2, 1974) is a drummer and guitarist who has been part of the Arkansas metal scene since the early 1990s. He has an extensive career as a musician and is best known as...  more
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    Rocky Frisco

    1937-07-26
    Don Roscoe Joseph III (July 26, 1937 – May 26, 2015), professionally known as Rocky Frisco and Rocky Curtiss, was an American musician. He was best known as the longtime pianist for J. J. Cale, and...  more
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    Rocky Marquette

    1980-05-15

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Muskegon

    Rocky Marquette is an American film actor....  more
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    Rocky Lockridge

    1959-01-30

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington

    Rick "Rocky" Lockridge (January 10, 1959 – February 7, 2019) was an American professional boxer. He is perhaps best known for having handed Roger Mayweather his first defeat—a first-round knockout in...  more
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    Rocky Colavito

    1933-08-10

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Rocco Domenico "Rocky" Colavito Jr. (born August 10, 1933) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder, who is best known playing for the Cleveland Indians in right field. In 1959, he hit four...  more
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    Rocky Anderson

    1951-09-09

    BirthplaceLogan, Utah, USA

    Ross Carl "Rocky" Anderson (born September 9, 1951) is an American attorney and politician. He served two terms as the 33rd mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah from 2000–08. He is the Executive Director of...  more
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    Rocky Graziano

    1919-01-01

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Thomas Rocco Barbella (January 1, 1919 – May 22, 1990), better known as Rocky Graziano, was an American professional boxer who held the World Middleweight title. Graziano is considered one of the...  more

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    Rocky Calmus

    1979-08-01

    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma

    Rocky Ayres Calmus (born August 1, 1979) is an American former college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for three seasons during the early...  more
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    Rocky Votolato

    1977-03-08

    BirthplaceTexas, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    Rocky Votolato (born March 8, 1977 in Dallas, Texas, United States), is an American singer-songwriter....  more
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    Rocky Bleier

    1946-03-05

    BirthplaceAppleton, Grand Chute, Wisconsin

    Robert Patrick "Rocky" Bleier (ˈblaɪər, BLAI-yer, born March 5, 1946) is an American former professional American football player. He was a National Football League (NFL) halfback for the Pittsburgh...  more
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    Rocky Juarez

    1980-04-15

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Ricardo "Rocky" Juárez (born April 15, 1980) is an American former professional boxer. He is a former WBC Silver featherweight champion and a multiple-time world title challenger. Juarez was known...  more
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    Rocky Freitas

    1945-09-07

    BirthplaceKailua, Hawaii

    Rockne Crowningburg "Rocky" Freitas (born September 7, 1945) is a former American football offensive tackle who played for the Detroit Lions and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an eleven-year career that...  more
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    Rocky Romero

    1982-10-28
    John R. Rivera (born October 28, 1982) is a Cuban professional wrestler and mixed martial artist better known by his ring name Rocky Romero. Rivera is known for his tenure as the fourth incarnation...  more
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    Rocky Kansas

    1893-04-21

    BirthplaceItaly

    Rocky Kansas was a tough, short (5'2'' tall) former World lightweight champion. He was born Rocco Tozzo on April 21, 1893 in Italy and came to America in 1898. He died on January 10, 1954....  more
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    Rocky De Aire Williform is an American entrepreneur, software engineer, investor, and political activist. He is the founder of MixP3, the digital music streaming service, where he also serves as its...  more
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    Rocky George

    1964-01-09

    BirthplaceCulver City, Los Angeles, California

    Leonard F. George (born January 9, 1965 in Culver City, California), best known by his stage name Rocky George, is an American guitarist who has been a member of several notable musical acts,...  more
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    Rocky Bernard

    1979-04-19

    BirthplaceBaytown, Texas

    Robert "Rocky" Eugene Bernard, Jr. (born April 19, 1979) is a former American football defensive tackle who was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played...  more
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    Rocky Boiman

    1980-01-24

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio

    Rocky Michael Boiman (born January 24, 1980) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh...  more
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    Rocky Nelson

    1924-11-18

    BirthplacePortsmouth, Ohio

    Glenn Richard "Rocky" Nelson (November 18, 1924 – October 31, 2006) was an American professional baseball first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1949 through 1961 for the St....  more
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    As executive vice president and chief financial officer, Rocky Pimentel directs financial policies and functions of Glu Mobile worldwide. Pimentel joined Glu Mobile from Zone Labs where, as executive...  more
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    Rocky Gale

    1988-02-22

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon

    Rocky Gale (born February 22, 1988) is an American professional baseball catcher in the Tampa Bay Rays organization. He attended the University of Portland where he was named the West Coast...  more
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    Rocky Marshall

    1967-01-01

    BirthplaceSudbury, England

    Rocky Marshall (born c.1967) is an English television and film actor, living near Battersea Park....  more