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Who Is The Most Famous Ron In The World?

Updated December 1, 2020 820 votes 28 voters 22.3k views99 items

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

How many celebrities named Ron can you think of? The famous Rons and Ronalds below have many different professions, including notable actors named Ron, famous athletes named Ronald, and even musicians named Ronnie.

Ronald Reagan is certainly one of the most famous Ronalds on this list. One of the famous politicians named Ronald, he served as the 40th President of the United States. He was also an actor as well as the Governor of California.

Another of the famous people with the first name Ron is Ron Perlman. He is an actor best known for playing the title character in Hellboy and Clay Morrow on Sons of Anarchy. Drive, Blade II, and Pacific Rim are among his notable films. Ron Jeremy is another famous Ron you may recognize. 

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

  • Ronald Reagan1

    Ronald Reagan


    BirthplaceTampico, Illinois, USA

    Ronald Wilson Reagan (; February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician who served...  more

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  • Ron Howard2

    Ron Howard


    BirthplaceDuncan, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American filmmaker and actor. Howard first...  more

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  • Ronnie Van Zant3

    Ronnie Van Zant


    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, United States of America

    Ronald Wayne Van Zant (January 15, 1948 – October 20, 1977) was an American musician, known as...  more

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  • Ron Livingston4

    Ron Livingston


    BirthplaceCedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

    Ronald Joseph Livingston (born June 5, 1967) is an American actor. Livingston is known for...  more

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  • Ron Perlman5

    Ron Perlman


    BirthplaceWashington Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Ronald Jay Perlman (born April 13, 1950) is an American actor and voice actor. He played the...  more

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  • Ronnie James Dio6

    BirthplacePortsmouth, New Hampshire, United States of America

    Ronald James Padavona (July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) known professionally as Ronnie James Dio...  more

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  • Ron Paul7

    Ron Paul


    BirthplaceGreen Tree, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Ronald Ernest Paul (born August 20, 1935) is an American author, physician, and retired...  more

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  • Ronnie Wood8

    Ronnie Wood


    BirthplaceHillingdon, United Kingdom

    Ronald David Wood (born 1 June 1947) is an English rock musician, songwriter,...  more

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  • Ronnie Lott9

    Ronnie Lott


    BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

    Ronald Mandel Lott (born May 8, 1959) is an American former professional football player who...  more

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  • Ronnie Spector10

    Ronnie Spector


    BirthplaceEast Harlem, New York City, USA, New York

    Ronnie Spector (born Veronica Yvette Bennett; August 10, 1943) is an American singer. Spector...  more

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  • Ron White11

    Ron White


    BirthplaceFritch, Texas, USA

    Ronald Dee White (born December 18, 1956) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and author,...  more

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  • Ronald Koeman12

    Ronald Koeman


    BirthplaceZaandam, Netherlands

    Ronald Koeman (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːnɑlt ˈkumɑn] (listen); born 21 March 1963) is a Dutch...  more

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  • Ron Guidry13

    Ron Guidry


    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

    Ronald Ames Guidry (; born August 28, 1950), nicknamed "Louisiana Lightning" and "Gator", is a...  more

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  • Ron Carey14

    Ron Carey


    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Ronald Joseph Cicenia (December 11, 1935 – January 16, 2007), known as Ron Carey, was an...  more
  • Ronald Colman15

    Ronald Colman


    BirthplaceLondon, Richmond, London, United Kingdom

    Ronald Charles Colman (9 February 1891 – 19 May 1958) was an English-born actor, starting his...  more
  • Ron Darling16

    Ron Darling


    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Ronald Maurice Darling Jr. (born August 19, 1960) is an American former right-handed starting...  more
  • Ron Simmons17

    Ron Simmons


    BirthplacePerry, Georgia, United States of America

    Ronald Simmons (born May 15, 1958) is an American retired professional wrestler and football...  more

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  • Ron Killings18

    Ron Killings


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    Ronnie Aaron Killings (born January 19, 1972) is an American professional wrestler, rapper,...  more

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  • Ron Silver19

    Ron Silver


    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Ronald Arthur Silver (July 2, 1946 – March 15, 2009) was an American actor, director,...  more

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  • Ron Jaworski20

    Ron Jaworski


    BirthplaceLackawanna, New York, United States of America

    Ronald Vincent Jaworski (born March 23, 1951) is a former American football quarterback. He...  more

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  • Ron Harper21

    Ron Harper


    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, United States of America

    Ronald Harper (born January 20, 1964) is an American retired professional basketball player...  more

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  • Ronnie Milsap22

    Ronnie Milsap


    BirthplaceRobbinsville, North Carolina, United States of America

    Ronnie Lee Milsap (born January 16, 1943) is an American country music singer and pianist. He...  more

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  • Ronnie Barker23

    Ronnie Barker


    BirthplaceBedford, United Kingdom

    Ronald William George Barker, (25 September 1929 – 3 October 2005) was an English actor,...  more

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  • Ronnie Montrose24

    Ronnie Montrose


    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Ronald Douglas Montrose (November 29, 1947 – March 3, 2012) was an American rock guitarist,...  more

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  • Ron Rifkin25

    Ron Rifkin


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Ron Rifkin (born Saul M. Rifkin; October 31, 1939) is an American actor. He is best known for...  more