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Who Is The Most Famous Rod, Rodney, Or Roderick In The World?

Updated February 19, 2021 626 votes 23 voters 8.9k views76 items

List RulesVote up all of the Rodneys or Rodericks you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Rod, Rodney, or Roderick can you think of? The famous Rodneys and Rodericks below have many different professions, including notable actors named Rod, famous musicians named Roderick, and even athletes named Rodney.

Rod Stewart is certainly one of the most famous Rods on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters named Roderick, he started his career performing with The Dimensions, The Jeff Beck Group, and Faces, before becoming a successful solo artist. “Maggie May,” “You Wear It Well,” and “Da Ya Think I'm Sexy” are among his biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the first name Rodney is Rodney Dangerfield. He was a comedian and actor. He starred in such films as Caddyshack and Back to School. Rod Sterling, Rod Steiger, and Rod Taylor are also famous actors named Rod.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Rodney or Roderick? Just add them to the list! Then vote up all of the Rods and Rodneys you recognize.

  • Rodney Dangerfield1

    BirthplaceDeer Park, New York, United States of America

    Jack Roy (born Jacob Rodney Cohen, November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004), popularly known by...  more

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  • Rod Stewart2

    Rod Stewart


    BirthplaceHighgate, London, United Kingdom

    Sir Roderick David Stewart, (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer and songwriter....  more

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  • Rod Steiger3

    Rod Steiger


    BirthplaceWesthampton, New York, United States of America

    Rodney Stephen Steiger (April 14, 1925 – July 9, 2002) was an American actor, noted for his...  more

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  • Rod Serling4

    Rod Serling


    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, USA

    Rodman Edward Serling (December 25, 1924 – June 28, 1975) was an American screenwriter,...  more
  • Rod Argent5

    Rod Argent


    BirthplaceSt Albans, United Kingdom

    Rodney Terence "Rod" Argent (born 14 June 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter,...  more
  • Rod Taylor6

    Rod Taylor


    BirthplaceLidcombe, Australia

    Rodney Sturt Taylor (11 January 1930 – 7 January 2015) was an Australian-born actor. He...  more

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  • Rodney Carrington7

    BirthplaceLongview, Texas, USA

    Rodney Scott Carrington (born October 19, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and...  more
  • Rodney Crowell8

    Rodney Crowell


    BirthplaceCrosby, Texas, USA

    Rodney Crowell (born August 7, 1950) is an American musician, known primarily for his work as...  more
  • Rodney King9

    Rodney King


    BirthplaceSacramento, California, United States of America

    Rodney Glen King (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an American construction worker turned...  more

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  • Rodney Alcala10

    Rodney Alcala


    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    Rodney James Alcala (born Rodrigo Jacques Alcala Buquor; August 23, 1943) is an American...  more

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  • Rod Brind'Amour11

    Rod Brind'Amour


    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    Roderic Jean Brind'Amour (born August 9, 1970) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and...  more
  • Rod Morgenstein12

    Rod Morgenstein


    BirthplaceNew York, United States of America

    Rod Morgenstein (born April 19, 1953) is an American drummer and music educator. He is best...  more

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  • Rodney Atkins13

    Rodney Atkins


    BirthplaceKnoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

    Rodney Allan Atkins (born March 28, 1969) is an American country music singer and songwriter....  more

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  • Rod Woodson14

    Rod Woodson


    BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana, United States of America

    Roderick Kevin Woodson (born March 10, 1965) is a former American football player who played...  more

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  • Rod Blagojevich15

    Rod Blagojevich


    BirthplaceChicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States

    Rod Blagojevich (, born December 10, 1956) is an American former politician who served as the...  more

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  • Rodney P16

    Rodney P

    Rodney P (born Rodney Panton in Balham, London, 12 December 1969) is an English MC, as well as...  more
  • Rod Lurie17

    Rod Lurie



    Rod Lurie (born May 15, 1962) is an Israeli-American director, screenwriter and former film...  more
  • Rod Roddy18

    Rod Roddy


    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    Robert Ray "Rod" Roddy (September 28, 1937 – October 27, 2003) was an American radio and...  more
  • Rod Temperton19

    Rod Temperton


    BirthplaceCleethorpes, United Kingdom

    Rodney Lynn Temperton (9 October 1949 – 25 September 2016) was an English songwriter, record...  more
  • Rodney Jerkins20

    Rodney Jerkins


    BirthplaceUSA, Pleasantville, New Jersey

    Rodney Roy Jerkins (born July 29, 1977), also known by his stage name Darkchild, is an...  more
  • Rodney Harvey21

    Rodney Harvey


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Rodney Michael Harvey (July 31, 1967 – April 11, 1998) was an American actor and dancer....  more
  • Rodney Saulsberry22

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    Rodney Jerome Saulsberry (born July 11, 1956) is an American voice-over performer, actor,...  more
  • Rod Wave23

    Rod Wave

    Rodarius Marcell Green (born August 27, 1999), better known as Rod Wave, is an American rapper...  more

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  • Rodney Eastman24

    Rodney Eastman


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Rodney Eastman (born July 20, 1967) is a Canadian actor. He is also a musician in a band...  more
  • Rodney Sheppard25

    Rodney Sheppard


    BirthplaceTrinidad, Trinidad and Tobago

    Rodney Sheppard (born November 25, 1967) is an American musician who is the guitarist of the...  more