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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".
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Dec. at 93 (1911-2004)
Ronald Wilson Reagan (; February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Prior to his presidency, he was a ...more

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Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 56
Ronald Mandel Lott (born May 8, 1959) is an American former professional football player who was a cornerback, free safety, and strong safety in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen ...more

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Ron Howard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 64
Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American filmmaker and actor. Howard first came to prominence as a child actor, guest starring in several television series, most notably in an ...more

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Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 83
Ronald Ernest Paul (born August 20, 1935) is an American author, physician, and retired politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district from 1976 to 1977 ...more

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Ron Perlman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 65
Ronald Jay Perlman (born April 13, 1950) is an American actor and voice actor. He played the role of Vincent on the television series Beauty and the Beast (1987–1990), for which he won a Golden ...more

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Ronnie James Dio is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Dec. at 68 (1942-2010)
Ronald James Padavona (July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) known professionally as Ronnie James Dio or simply Dio, was an American heavy metal singer-songwriter and composer. He fronted or founded ...more

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Ron Simmons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 60
Ronald Simmons (born May 15, 1958) is an American retired professional wrestler and football player. He performed for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) ...more

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Ronnie Van Zant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Dec. at 29 (1948-1977)
Ronald Wayne Van Zant (January 15, 1948 – October 20, 1977) was an American musician, known as the lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and founding member of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. ...more

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Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 64
Ronald Vincent Jaworski (born March 23, 1951) is a former American football quarterback. He was also an NFL analyst on ESPN. He is the CEO of Ron Jaworski Golf Management, Inc., based out of ...more

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Ron Killings is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 47
Ronnie Aaron Killings (born January 19, 1972) is an American professional wrestler, rapper, and actor better known under the ring name R-Truth. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs ...more

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Ronnie Wood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 71
Ronald David Wood (born 1 June 1947) is an English rock musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, artist, author and radio personality best known as a member of The Rolling Stones since 1975, ...more

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Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 68
Ronald Ames Guidry (; born August 28, 1950), nicknamed "Louisiana Lightning" and "Gator", is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) left-handed pitcher who played his entire ...more

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#488 of 566 The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time #51 of 198 The Greatest Pitchers of All Timelisted on Famous Left Handed People

Ronald Koeman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 55
Ronald Koeman (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːnɑlt ˈkumɑn] (listen); born 21 March 1963) is a Dutch retired footballer who has been manager of the Netherlands national team since 2018. He is the ...more

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#368 of 2,198 The Best Athletes Of All Time #52 of 207 The Best Soccer Players of the '90s #383 of 1,397 The Best Soccer Players of All Time

Ron Santo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Dec. at 70 (1940-2010)
Ronald Edward Santo (February 25, 1940 – December 3, 2010) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) third baseman who played for the Chicago Cubs from 1960 through 1973 and the Chicago White ...more

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Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 55
Ronald Harper (born January 20, 1964) is an American retired professional basketball player and five-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion. He played for four teams in the NBA ...more

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Ronnie Montrose is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Dec. at 65 (1947-2012)
Ronald Douglas Montrose (November 29, 1947 – March 3, 2012) was an American rock guitarist, who led the bands Montrose (1973-77 & 1987) and Gamma (1979-83 & 2000) and also performed and ...more

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#114 of 656 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time #2,105 of 2,834 The Most Influential People of All Time #184 of 211 Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely

Ron Silver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Dec. at 63 (1946-2009)
Ronald Arthur Silver (July 2, 1946 – March 15, 2009) was an American actor, director, producer, radio host, and political activist. As an actor, he portrayed Henry Kissinger, Alan M. Dershowitz ...more

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Ron Darling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 58
Ronald Maurice Darling Jr. (born August 19, 1960) is an American former right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for the New York Mets, Montreal Expos, and Oakland ...more
Ron White is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 62
Ronald Dee White (born December 18, 1956) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and author, best known as a charter member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. Nicknamed "Tater Salad", he ...more

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Ron Livingston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 51
Ronald Joseph Livingston (born June 5, 1967) is an American actor. Livingston is known for his starring role as Peter Gibbons in the 1999 film Office Space, as well as his role as Captain Lewis ...more

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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro age 33
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro appeared in the 2012 film The Three Stooges.

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Ronnie Milsap is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 76
Ronnie Lee Milsap (born January 16, 1943) 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 ...more

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Ronnie Barker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ron
Dec. at 76 (1929-2005)
Ronald William George Barker, (25 September 1929 – 3 October 2005) was an English actor, comedian and writer. He was known for roles in British comedy television series such as Porridge, The Two ...more
Ron Hextall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 54
Ronald Jeffrey Hextall (born May 3, 1964) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played 13 National Hockey League (NHL) seasons for the Philadelphia Flyers, Quebec ...more

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Ron Francis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ron
age 55
Ronald Michael Francis Jr. (born March 1, 1963) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre. He is the general manager of the upcoming Seattle NHL team that plans to play its first ...more