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Who Is The Most Famous Roger In The World?

Updated November 20, 2020 835 votes 45 voters 36.9k views93 items

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

How many celebrities named Roger can you think of? The famous Rogers below have many different professions, including notable actors named Roger, famous athletes named Roger, and even musicians named Roger.

Roger Waters is certainly one of the most famous Rogers on this list. One of the famous rock stars named Roger, he is a co-founding member of Pink Floyd. He is also a successful solo artist having released such albums as The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking and Amused to Death.

Another of the famous people with the first name Roger is Roger Moore. He is an actor best known for portraying James Bond. The Saint, Maverick, and The Persuaders! are among his notable TV projects.

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

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    Roger Waters

    1943-09-06

    BirthplaceGreat Bookham, United Kingdom

    George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer. In 1965, he co-founded the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. Waters initially served solely as the...  more

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    Roger Federer

    1981-08-08

    BirthplaceBasel, Switzerland

    ← Roger Federer (German pronunciation: [ˈrɔdʒər ˈfeːdərər]; born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 3 in men's singles tennis by the Association...  more

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    BirthplaceDersingham, England

    Roger Meddows Taylor (born 26 July 1949) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the drummer for the rock band Queen. As a drummer, Taylor was recognised...  more
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    Roger Taylor

    1960-04-26

    BirthplaceNechells, United Kingdom

    Roger Andrew Taylor (born 26 April 1960) is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the new wave music band Duran Duran from their inception until 1985, and again from 2001 onwards. Duran...  more

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    Roger Moore

    1927-10-14

    BirthplaceStockwell, London, United Kingdom

    Sir Roger George Moore (14 October 1927 – 23 May 2017) was an English actor best known for playing British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films from 1973 to 1985, beginning with Live and...  more

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    Roger Miller

    1936-01-02

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    Roger Dean Miller (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, widely known for his honky-tonk-influenced novelty songs and his chart-topping country...  more

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    Roger Ebert

    1942-06-18

    BirthplaceUrbana, Illinois, United States of America

    Roger Joseph Ebert (; June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author. He was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his...  more

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    Roger Rees

    1944-05-05

    BirthplaceAberystwyth, Wales, UK

    Roger Rees (5 May 1944 – 10 July 2015) was a Welsh actor and director, widely known for his stage work. He won an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for his performance as the lead in The Life and...  more
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    Roger Bart

    1962-09-29

    BirthplaceNorwalk, Connecticut, USA

    Roger Bart (born September 29, 1962) is an American actor and singer. He won a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for his performance in the 1999 revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Bart...  more
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    Roger Ailes

    1940-05-15

    BirthplaceWarren, Ohio

    Roger Eugene Ailes (May 15, 1940 – May 18, 2017) was an American television executive and media consultant. He was the chairman and CEO of Fox News and Fox Television Stations, from which he...  more
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    Roger Daltrey

    1944-03-01

    BirthplaceHammersmith, London, England, UK

    Roger Harry Daltrey (born 1 March 1944) is an English singer and actor. He is a founder, member, and lead singer of the rock band the Who. Daltrey is known for his powerful voice and energetic stage...  more

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    BirthplaceIslington, London, United Kingdom

    Roger Lloyd-Pack (8 February 1944 – 15 January 2014) was an English actor. He was best known for the role of Trigger in Only Fools and Horses from 1981 to 2003. He had a supporting role of Owen...  more

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    Roger Craig

    1960-07-10

    BirthplaceUSA, Davenport, Iowa

    Roger Timothy Craig (born July 10, 1960) is an American former football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He played for the San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Raiders and Minnesota...  more
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    Roger Staubach

    1942-02-05

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

    Roger Thomas Staubach (born February 5, 1942), nicknamed "Roger the Dodger", "Captain America" and "Captain Comeback", is an American former football quarterback in the National Football League...  more

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    Roger Corman

    1926-04-05

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Roger William Corman (born April 5, 1926) is an American director, producer, and actor. He has been called "The Pope of Pop Cinema" and is known as a trailblazer in the world of independent film....  more

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    Roger Clemens

    1962-08-04

    BirthplaceUSA, Dayton, Ohio

    William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962), nicknamed "Rocket", is an American former baseball pitcher who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for four teams. Clemens was one of the...  more

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    Roger McGuinn

    1942-07-13

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    Roger McGuinn (James Roger McGuinn, born James Joseph McGuinn III; July 13, 1942) is an American musician. He is best known for being the frontman of the Byrds. He was inducted into the Rock and...  more
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    Roger Maris

    1934-09-10

    BirthplaceHibbing, Minnesota, United States of America

    Roger Eugene Maris (September 10, 1934 – December 14, 1985) was an American professional baseball right fielder. He is best known for setting a new major league baseball single-season home run record...  more

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    Roger Milla

    1952-05-20

    BirthplaceYaoundé, Cameroon

    Albert Roger Miller (born 20 May 1952), known as Roger Milla, is a retired Cameroonian professional footballer who played as a forward. He was one of the first African players to be major stars on...  more

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    Roger Brown

    1942-05-22

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Roger William Brown (May 22, 1942 – March 4, 1997) was an American professional basketball player. Brown was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on September 8, 2013....  more
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    Roger Wehrli

    1947-11-26

    BirthplaceNew Point, Missouri

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    Roger Byrne

    1929-02-08

    BirthplaceManchester, United Kingdom

    Roger William Byrne (8 February 1929 – 6 February 1958) was an English footballer and captain of Manchester United. He died at the age of 28 in the Munich air disaster. He was one of the eight...  more
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    Roger Glover

    1945-11-30

    BirthplaceBrecon, United Kingdom

    Roger David Glover (born 30 November 1945) is a British bassist, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known as the bassist for hard rock bands Deep Purple and Rainbow. Glover wrote the guitar...  more
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    Roger Goodell

    1959-02-19

    BirthplaceJamestown, New York, United States of America

    Roger Stokoe Goodell (born February 19, 1959) is an American businessman who is currently the Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL). On August 8, 2006, Goodell was chosen to succeed...  more
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    Roger Hodgson

    1950-03-21

    BirthplacePortsmouth, United Kingdom

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