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Who Is The Most Famous Ron In The World?

Updated December 1, 2020 828 votes 33 voters 23.1k 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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    Ronald Reagan

    1911-02-06
    Ronald Wilson Reagan (; February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician who served...  more

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    Ron Howard

    1954-03-01
    Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American filmmaker and actor. Howard first...  more

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    Ronnie Van Zant

    1948-01-15
    Ronald Wayne Van Zant (January 15, 1948 – October 20, 1977) was an American musician, known as...  more

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    #45 of 227 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters#58 of 489 The Best Rock Vocalists

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    Ron Livingston

    1967-06-05
    Ronald Joseph Livingston (born June 5, 1967) is an American actor. Livingston is known for...  more

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    Ron Perlman

    1950-04-13
    Ronald Jay Perlman (born April 13, 1950) is an American actor and voice actor. He played the...  more

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

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    Ron Paul

    1935-08-20
    Ronald Ernest Paul (born August 20, 1935) is an American author, physician, and retired...  more

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    Ronnie Wood

    1947-06-01
    Ronald David Wood (born 1 June 1947) is an English rock musician, songwriter,...  more

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    Ronnie Lott

    1959-05-08
    Ronald Mandel Lott (born May 8, 1959) is an American former professional football player who...  more

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    Ronnie Spector

    1943-08-10
    Ronnie Spector (born Veronica Yvette Bennett; August 10, 1943) is an American singer. Spector...  more

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    Ron White

    1956-12-18
    Ronald Dee White (born December 18, 1956) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and author,...  more

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    Ronald Koeman

    1963-03-21
    Ronald Koeman (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːnɑlt ˈkumɑn] (listen); born 21 March 1963) is a Dutch...  more

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    Ron Guidry

    1950-08-28
    Ronald Ames Guidry (; born August 28, 1950), nicknamed "Louisiana Lightning" and "Gator", is a...  more

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    #11 of 149 The Greatest New York Yankees Of All Time#303 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time

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    Ron Carey

    1935-12-11
    Ronald Joseph Cicenia (December 11, 1935 – January 16, 2007), known as Ron Carey, was an...  more
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    Ronald Colman

    1891-02-09
    Ronald Charles Colman (9 February 1891 – 19 May 1958) was an English-born actor, starting his...  more

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    Ron Darling

    1960-08-19
    Ronald Maurice Darling Jr. (born August 19, 1960) is an American former right-handed starting...  more

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    Ron Simmons

    1958-05-15
    Ronald Simmons (born May 15, 1958) is an American retired professional wrestler and football...  more

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    Ron Killings

    1972-01-19
    Ronnie Aaron Killings (born January 19, 1972) is an American professional wrestler, rapper,...  more

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    Ron Silver

    1946-07-02
    Ronald Arthur Silver (July 2, 1946 – March 15, 2009) was an American actor, director,...  more
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    Ron Jaworski

    1951-03-23
    Ronald Vincent Jaworski (born March 23, 1951) is a former American football quarterback. He...  more

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    Ron Harper

    1964-01-20
    Ronald Harper (born January 20, 1964) is an American retired professional basketball player...  more

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    Ronnie Milsap

    1943-01-16
    Ronnie Lee Milsap (born January 16, 1943) is an American country music singer and pianist. He...  more

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    #47 of 291 The Top Country Artists of All Time#44 of 215 The Greatest Classic Country & Western Artists Of All-Time

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    Ron Leibman

    1937-10-11
    Ronald Leibman (October 11, 1937 - December 6, 2019) was an American actor. He won both the...  more
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    Ronnie Barker

    1929-09-25
    Ronald William George Barker, (25 September 1929 – 3 October 2005) was an English actor,...  more

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    #174 of 220 The Greatest British Actors of All Time#3 of 173 The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

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    Ronnie Montrose

    1947-11-29
    Ronald Douglas Montrose (November 29, 1947 – March 3, 2012) was an American rock guitarist,...  more

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