Celebrities Famous People Named Rodney  

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If your name is Rodney, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Rodney, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Rodney can you think of? The famous Rodneys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Rodney, athletes named Rodney, and even political figures named Rodney. The music industry is no stranger to the name Rodney, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Rodney are worth mentioning? This list includes Rod Stewart, Rod Woodson, Rodney Dangerfield and Rod Carew. To read more about these notable people named Rodney, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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 Rodney
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
Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
Dec. at 83 (1921-2004)
Rodney Dangerfield was an American comedian and actor, known for the catchphrase "I don't get no respect!" and his monologues on that theme. He is also remembered for his 1980s film ...more
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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
Rodney Harrison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
age 43
Rodney Scott Harrison is a retired professional football player of the National Football League. Harrison played safety for the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots. He was a two-time Pro ...more
Rod Steiger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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) 7 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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) 8 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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) 9 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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) 10 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
age 48
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
Rodney Stuckey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
age 32
Rodney Norvell Stuckey is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association. He previously played 7 seasons for the ...more
Rod Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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 Blagojevich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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 Beck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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 Serling is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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
Rodney King is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
Dec. at 47 (1965-2012)
Rodney Glen King III was an American taxi driver who became nationally known after being beaten by Los Angeles Police Department officers following a high-speed car chase on March 3, 1991. A ...more
Rod Brind'Amour is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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) 18 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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
Rodney Crowell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
age 68
Rodney Crowell is an American musician, known primarily for his work as a singer and songwriter in country music. Crowell has had five number one singles on Hot Country Songs, all from his 1988 ...more
Rodney Carrington is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
age 50
Rodney Scott Carrington is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and country music artist. He has released six major-label studio albums and a greatest-hits package, on Mercury Records and ...more
Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
age 49
Rodney Craig Hampton is a former professional American football player who was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 1990 NFL Draft. He was a starting running back for the ...more
Rodney Alcala is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
age 75
Rodney James Alcala is a convicted rapist and serial killer. He was sentenced to death in California in 2010 for five murders committed in that state between 1977 and 1979. In 2013 he received ...more
Rod Argent is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
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.
Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
age 49
Rodney Peete is a former American football quarterback from the University of Southern California who played in the National Football League for 16 years. He retired in 2004 and is now in ...more
Rodney McCray is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Rodney
age 57
Rodney Earl McCray is a retired American basketball player. A 6'7" small forward, he spent ten seasons in the National Basketball Association, tallying 9,014 career points and 5,087 career ...more