If your name is Roland, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Roland, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Roland can you think of? The famous Rolands below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Roland, athletes named Roland, and even political figures named Roland. The music industry is no stranger to the name Roland, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.Which famous people named Roland are worth mentioning? This list includes film legend Roland Emmerich, whose films have grossed over 3 billion lifetime. Other famous Rolands include Roland Barthes, Roland Orzabal, and Roland Young. To read more about these notable people named Roland, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.