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Who Is The Most Famous Ron In The World?

Updated December 1, 2020 812 votes 22 voters 21.2k 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. 

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  • 1
    Ronald Reagan
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    Ronald Reagan

    1911-02-06

    BirthplaceTampico, Illinois, United States of America

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

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  • 2
    Ron Howard
    20

    Ron Howard

    1954-03-01

    BirthplaceDuncan, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American filmmaker and actor. Howard first... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Ron Livingston
    18

    Ron Livingston

    1967-06-05

    BirthplaceCedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

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

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  • 4
    Ron Perlman
    18

    Ron Perlman

    1950-04-13

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Ronnie Van Zant
    17

    Ronnie Van Zant

    1948-01-15

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, United States of America

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

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  • 6
    Ronnie James Dio
    18

    BirthplacePortsmouth, New Hampshire, United States of America

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

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  • 7
    Ron Paul
    17

    Ron Paul

    1935-08-20

    BirthplaceGreen Tree, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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  • 8
    Ronnie Wood
    17

    Ronnie Wood

    1947-06-01

    BirthplaceHillingdon, United Kingdom

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

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  • 9
    Ronnie Lott
    11

    Ronnie Lott

    1959-05-08

    BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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

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  • 10
    Ronnie Spector
    11

    Ronnie Spector

    1943-08-10

    BirthplaceEast Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Ronnie Spector (born Veronica Yvette Bennett; August 10, 1943) is an American singer. Spector... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Ron White
    11

    Ron White

    1956-12-18

    BirthplaceFritch, Texas, United States of America

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

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  • 12
    Ron Guidry
    12

    Ron Guidry

    1950-08-28

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

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

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  • 13
    Ron Carey
    10

    Ron Carey

    1935-12-11

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Ronald Joseph Cicenia (December 11, 1935 – January 16, 2007), known as Ron Carey, was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Ronald Colman
    14

    Ronald Colman

    1891-02-09

    BirthplaceRichmond, London, London, United Kingdom

    Ronald Charles Colman (9 February 1891 – 19 May 1958) was an English-born actor, starting his... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Ron Simmons
    14

    Ron Simmons

    1958-05-15

    BirthplacePerry, Georgia, United States of America

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

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  • 16
    Ronald Koeman
    11

    Ronald Koeman

    1963-03-21

    BirthplaceZaandam, Netherlands

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

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  • 17
    Ron Killings
    11

    Ron Killings

    1972-01-19

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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

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  • 18
    Ron Silver
    15

    Ron Silver

    1946-07-02

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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

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  • 19
    Ron Jaworski
    14

    Ron Jaworski

    1951-03-23

    BirthplaceLackawanna, New York, United States of America

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

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  • 20
    Ron Harper
    8

    Ron Harper

    1964-01-20

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio

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

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  • 21
    Ronnie Milsap
    12

    Ronnie Milsap

    1943-01-16

    BirthplaceRobbinsville, North Carolina, United States of America

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

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  • 22
    Ron Darling
    12

    Ron Darling

    1960-08-19

    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Ronald Maurice Darling Jr. (born August 19, 1960) is an American former right-handed starting... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Ronnie Barker
    10

    Ronnie Barker

    1929-09-25

    BirthplaceBedford, United Kingdom

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

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  • 24
    Ronnie Montrose
    14

    Ronnie Montrose

    1947-11-29

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

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

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  • 25
    Ron Rifkin
    14

    Ron Rifkin

    1939-10-31

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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