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List of famous people named Ron, along with photos. How many celebrities named Ronald can you think of? The famous Rons below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ron, athletes named Ronnie, and even political figures named Ronald. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Ron? Add them to the list.
 
Ron Howard first started acting at the age of 6 in the show The Andy Griffith Show and as a teen was in the hit show Happy Days. He now directs and produces films, such as A Beautiful Mind, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Director. He also directed and narrated the hit t.v. show Arrested Development. Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States. Known as an actor and a union leader first, he is definitely an interesting President. He became the 33rd Governor of California and is known for his "Reagonomics".

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Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronald Reagan Died at 93 (1911-2004) - Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States. Before his presidency he served as the 33rd Governor of California and was also an actor from 1937–1964. Born and raised in ...more

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Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Lott age 57 - Ronald Mandel "Ronnie" Lott is a former American college and professional football player who was a cornerback, free safety, and strong safety in the National Football League for ...more

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Ron Howard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Howard age 63 - Ronald William "Ron" Howard is an American film director, producer and actor. He came to prominence playing Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show for eight years, and later ...more

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Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Paul age 81 - Ronald Ernest "Ron" Paul is an American physician, author, and former Republican congressman, two-time Republican presidential candidate, and the presidential nominee of the ...more

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Ron Perlman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Perlman age 67 - Ronald N. "Ron" Perlman is an American television, film, and voice actor. He is best known for his roles as Vincent in the television series Beauty and the Beast, as the comic book ...more

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Ronnie James Dio is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie James Dio Died at 68 (1942-2010) - Ronnie James Dio was an American heavy metal vocalist and songwriter. He founded/fronted numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with ...more

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Ron Jeremy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Jeremy age 64 - Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, known by the stage name Ron Jeremy, is an American pornographic actor and filmmaker. Nicknamed "The Hedgehog", he was ranked by AVN at number one in their ...more

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Ron Simmons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Simmons age 57 - Ronald "Ron" Simmons is a retired American professional wrestler and football player. He performed for World Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling under his real ...more

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Ronnie Van Zant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Van Zant Died at 29 (1948-1977) - Ronald Wayne "Ronnie" Van Zant was an American lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and a founding member of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. He was the older brother of current lead ...more

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Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Jaworski age 64 - Ronald Vincent "Ron" Jaworski is a former American football quarterback and currently an NFL analyst on ESPN. He is also CEO of Ron Jaworski Golf Management, Inc., based out of ...more

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Ron Killings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Killings age 45 - Ronald Aaron "Ron" Killings, better known by the ring name R-Truth, is an American professional wrestler and rapper. He is currently signed to WWE. Since working for WWE, he has been a ...more

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Ronnie Wood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Wood age 69 - Ronald David "Ronnie" Wood is an English rock musician, songwriter, singer, artist and radio personality best known as a member of the Rolling Stones since 1975, as well as a member of ...more

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Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Guidry age 65 - Ronald Ames Guidry, nicknamed "Louisiana Lightning" and "Gator", is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He played his entire 14-year baseball career for the ...more

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Ronald Koeman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronald Koeman age 52 - Ronald Koeman is a former Dutch footballer and current manager of Southampton. He is the younger brother of former Feyenoord coach Erwin Koeman and the son of former Dutch international Martin ...more

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Ron Santo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Santo Died at 70 (1940-2010) - Ronald Edward Santo was an American third baseman in Major League Baseball who played from 1960 to 1974, all but the last year with the Chicago Cubs. A nine-time National League All-Star, he led ...more

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Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Harper age 51 - Ronald "Ron" Harper is a retired American professional basketball player whose career spanned from 1986 to 2001 with four teams in the NBA. At 6-foot-6-inches, his position was ...more

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Ronnie Montrose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Montrose Died at 65 (1947-2012) - Ronald Douglas "Ronnie" Montrose was an American rock guitarist, who led the bands Montrose and Gamma and also performed and did session work with a variety of musicians, including ...more

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Ron Silver is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Silver Died at 63 (1946-2009) - Ronald Arthur "Ron" Silver was an American actor, director, producer, radio host and political activist.

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Ron Darling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Darling age 55 - Ronald Maurice Darling, Jr. is an American former right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Mets, Oakland Athletics and Montreal Expos. Darling currently ...more

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Ron White is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron White age 60 - Ronald Dee "Ron" White is an American stand up comedian and actor, best known as a charter member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. Nicknamed "Tater Salad," he is the author of ...more

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Ron Livingston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Livingston age 48 - Ronald Joseph "Ron" Livingston is an American actor. His early roles in Office Space and the miniseries Band of Brothers have been noted as two of his best-known.

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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro age 31 - Ronnie Ortiz-Magro appeared in the 2012 film The Three Stooges.

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Ronnie Milsap is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Milsap age 72 - Ronnie Lee Milsap is an American country music singer and pianist. He was one of country music's most popular and influential performers of the 1970s and 1980s. He became country music's first ...more

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Ronnie Barker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Barker Died at 76 (1929-2005) - Ronald William George "Ronnie" Barker, OBE was an English actor, comedian and writer. He was known for roles in British comedy television series such as Porridge, The Two Ronnies and ...more

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Ron Hextall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Hextall age 51 - Ronald Jeffrey Hextall is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played 13 National Hockey League seasons for the Philadelphia Flyers, Quebec Nordiques, and New York Islanders. ...more

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Ron Francis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Francis age 54 - Ronald Michael Francis, Jr. is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre and the current general manager of the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. Drafted fourth overall ...more

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Ron "Pigpen" McKernan Died at 28 (1945-1973) - Ronald Charles McKernan, nicknamed "Pigpen", was a founding member of the Grateful Dead. McKernan sang, and played organ and harmonica. He contributed a blues element to the group, ...more

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Ronnie Corbett is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Corbett age 86 - Ronald Balfour "Ronnie" Corbett, CBE is a Scottish actor and comedian who had a long association with Ronnie Barker in the television comedy series The Two Ronnies. He achieved ...more

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Ronnie Spector is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Spector age 72 - Ronnie Spector is an American rock and roll and popular music vocalist. She was lead singer of the 1960s hit-making girl group, the Ronettes. She has been called the original "bad girl of ...more

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Ronald Colman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronald Colman Died at 67 (1891-1958) - Ronald Charles Colman was an English actor, popular during the 1930s and 1940s. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for A Double Life, and received nominations for Random Harvest and Bulldog ...more

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Ronnie Brown is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Brown age 34 - Ronnie G. Brown, Jr. is an American football running back for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. After graduating from Cartersville High School in Georgia, Brown attended ...more

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Ron Gant is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Gant age 50 - Ronald Edwin "Ron" Gant is the current co-host of Good Day Atlanta on WAGA-TV from 4:30–10 A.M. and a former American Major League outfielder and second baseman earlier on who played ...more

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Ronald Perelman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronald Perelman age 74 - Mr. Perelman is the founder of MacAndrews Forbes Holdings Inc. and its sole owner. He began his career as an investor and financier in 1978 with the purchase of a stake in retail jewelry store ...more

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Ron Rivera is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Rivera age 53 - Ronald Eugene Rivera is an American football coach and former player, and is currently the head coach of the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League where he won the 2013 AP NFL Coach ...more

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Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Yary age 70 - Anthony Ronald "Ron" Yary is a former professional American football offensive tackle, playing primarily for the Minnesota Vikings and also for the Los Angeles Rams. He was elected to ...more

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Ronnie Lane is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Lane Died at 51 (1946-1997) - Ronald Frederick "Ronnie" Lane was an English musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known as the bass guitarist and founding member of two prominent English rock and roll ...more

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Ron Asheton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Asheton Died at 61 (1948-2009) - Ronald Franklin Asheton was an American guitarist and co-songwriter with Iggy Pop for the rock band the Stooges. He formed the Stooges along with Pop and his brother, drummer Scott Asheton, and ...more

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Ron Cey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Cey age 67 - Ronald Charles Cey is an American former professional baseball player, a third baseman in the major leagues. He played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, and Oakland Athletics. Cey ...more

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Ron Lyle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Lyle Died at 70 (1941-2011) - Ron Lyle was an American professional boxer. Lyle was known for his power punching, and for pleasing crowds with his courage and determination inside the ring.

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Ron Harris is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Harris age 71 - Ronald Edward "Ron" Harris, known by the nickname "Chopper", is a former English footballer who played for Chelsea in the 1960s and 1970s. Harris is widely regarded as one of ...more

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Ronnie Dunn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Dunn age 63 - Ronnie Gene Dunn is an American country music singer-songwriter and record executive. He is best known for being one-half of Brooks & Dunn. In 2011, Dunn began working as a solo artist ...more

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Ron Washington is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Washington age 64 - Ronald Washington is a former Major League Baseball shortstop and current volunteer assistant for the University of New Orleans. He is also the former manager of the Texas Rangers. Prior to ...more

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Ron Mix is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Mix age 77 - Ronald Jack Mix is a retired American football player. The offensive tackle is a member of the American Football League All-Time Team and was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Mix ...more

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Ron Rifkin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Rifkin age 76 - Ron Rifkin is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Arvin Sloane on the spy drama Alias and as Saul Holden on the American family drama Brothers & Sisters.

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Ronald de Boer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronald de Boer age 45 - Ronaldus "Ronald" de Boer is a former Dutch football midfielder who has played for the Dutch national team as well as a host of professional clubs in Europe. He is the twin brother of ...more

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Ronnie Whelan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Whelan age 54 - Ronald Andrew "Ronnie" Whelan is a former Irish association football midfielder, and sometimes defender, who was an integral part of the dominant Liverpool side of the 1980s. He was at ...more

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Ronald Isley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronald Isley age 75 - Ronald Isley is an American recording artist, songwriter, record producer, and occasional actor. Isley is better known as the lead singer and founding member of the family music group the Isley ...more

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Ron Garvin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Garvin age 72 - Ron Garvin is a wrestler, professional wrestling referee, actor and aviator.

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Ron Glass is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ron Glass age 71 - Ronald E. "Ron" Glass is an American actor. He is known for his roles as the witty Det. Ron Harris in the television sitcom Barney Miller, and as the spiritual Shepherd Derrial Book in ...more

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Ronald McNair is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronald McNair Died at 36 (1950-1986) - Ronald Ervin McNair, Ph.D. was a physicist and NASA astronaut. McNair died during the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger on mission STS-51-L.