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Famous People Named Rod  

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Rod there are? This list of celebrities named Rod includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Rods on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Rod, actors named Rod, and even athletes named Rod. Well-known Rods like Rod Stewart, Rod Woodson, and Rod Carew are just the start of this list.
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Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 74
Roderick David "Rod" Stewart, CBE is a British rock singer-songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of English and Scottish ancestry. Stewart is one of the best-selling music ...more
Rod Woodson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 50
Roderick Kevin Woodson is a former American football cornerback and safety who played in the National Football League for seventeen seasons. He had a 10-year stint with the Pittsburgh Steelers ...more
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 73
Rodney Cline "Rod" Carew is a former Major League Baseball first baseman, second baseman and coach of Panamanian descent. He played from 1967 to 1985 for the Minnesota Twins and the ...more
Rod Steiger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Rod
Dec. at 77 (1925-2002)
Rodney Stephen "Rod" Steiger was an American actor known for his performances in such films as On the Waterfront, The Big Knife, Oklahoma!, The Harder They Fall, Across the Bridge, The ...more
Rod Laver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 80
Rodney George "Rod" Laver MBE is an Australian former tennis player widely regarded as one of the greatest in tennis history. He was the No. 1 ranked professional from 1964–70, ...more
Rod Taylor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 89
Rodney Sturt "Rod" Taylor was an Australian actor of film and television. He appeared in over 50 films, including leading roles in The Time Machine, Seven Seas to Calais, The Birds, ...more
Rod Strickland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 52
Rodney "Rod" Strickland is a retired American NBA player. Strickland played college basketball at DePaul University, where he was awarded All-American honors. He then enjoyed a long ...more
Rod Smith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 45
Roderick Duane Smith is a former American football wide receiver who played thirteen seasons for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He played college football at Missouri ...more
Rod Serling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Rod
Dec. at 51 (1924-1975)
Rodman Edward "Rod" Serling was an American screenwriter, playwright, television producer, and narrator known for his live television dramas of the 1950s and his science fiction ...more
Rod Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 77
Rodrigue Gabriel Gilbert is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League. He played right wing on the GAG line that also ...more
Rod Beck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Rod
Dec. at 39 (1968-2007)
Rodney Roy "Rod" Beck, nicknamed "Shooter", was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and San Diego ...more
Rod Blagojevich is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 62
Rod Blagojevich is a former politician who served as the 40th Governor of Illinois from 2003 to 2009. A Democrat, Blagojevich was a State Representative before being elected to the United States ...more
Rod Brind'Amour is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 48
Roderic Jean Brind'Amour (born August 9, 1970) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is the head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes. Brind'Amour played 20 seasons in ...more
Rod Langway is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 61
Rod Cory Langway is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman who played for the Montreal Canadiens and Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League and Birmingham Bulls of the ...more
Rod Argent is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 73
Rodney Terence Argent is an English rock musician and a founding member of the 1960s English rock group the Zombies and the 1970s band Argent.
Rod Morgenstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 65
Rod Morgenstein is an American drummer and music educator. He is best known for his work with the late 1980s rock band Winger and with the jazz fusion band Dixie Dregs. He also played with ...more
Rod Martin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 64
Rod Martin is a retired National Football League linebacker who played for the Los Angeles and Oakland Raiders from 1977 to 1988.
Rod Tidwell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Rod
Rod Marinelli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 69
Rodney Marinelli is an American football coach who is currently the defensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys. Marinelli has been a defensive coach for several college and professional teams, ...more
Rod Barajas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 43
Rodrigo "Rod" Richard Barajas is a Mexican American former professional baseball catcher. He played in Major League Baseball for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Texas Rangers, Philadelphia ...more
Rod McKuen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 85
Rodney Marvin "Rod" McKuen was an American singer-songwriter, musician and poet. He was one of the best-selling poets in the United States during the late 1960s. Throughout his career, ...more
Rod Hundley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 84
Rodney Clark "Hot Rod" Hundley was an American professional basketball player and television broadcaster. Hundley's life revolved around the game of basketball. His love and talent for ...more
Rod Rust is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 90
Rodney A. Rust is a former American football player and coach. He is best known in the United States as the head coach of the New England Patriots of the National Football League during the 1990 ...more
Rod Temperton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Rod
age 71
Rodney Lynn "Rod" Temperton is a British songwriter, record producer and musician from Cleethorpes, England, United Kingdom, significant for being keyboardist and producer in funk band ...more
Rod Shoate is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Rod
Dec. at 46 (1953-1999)
Roderick Shoate is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was a four-time All-Big 8 Conference Player and a three-time All-American at the University of ...more