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Famous People Named Ron

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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

    Dec. at 93 (1911-2004)

    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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  • Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    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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  • Ron Howard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ron Howard

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceDuncan, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American filmmaker and actor. Howard first... more on Wikipedia
  • Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ron Paul

    Age: 85

    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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  • Ron Perlman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    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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  • Ronnie James Dio is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ronnie James Dio

    Dec. at 68 (1942-2010)

    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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  • Ron Simmons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    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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  • Ronnie Van Zant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ronnie Van Zant

    Dec. at 29 (1948-1977)

    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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  • Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    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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  • Ron Killings is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    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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  • Ronnie Wood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    BirthplaceHillingdon, United Kingdom

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

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  • Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ron Guidry

    Age: 70

    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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  • Ronald Koeman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    BirthplaceZaandam, Netherlands

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

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  • Ron Santo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ron Santo

    Dec. at 70 (1940-2010)

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington

    Ronald Edward Santo (February 25, 1940 – December 3, 2010) was an American Major League... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ron Harper

    Age: 56

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio

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

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  • Ronnie Montrose is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ronnie Montrose

    Dec. at 65 (1947-2012)

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Ronald Douglas Montrose (November 29, 1947 – March 3, 2012) was an American rock guitarist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Ron Silver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ron Silver

    Dec. at 63 (1946-2009)

    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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  • Ron Darling is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Ronald Maurice Darling Jr. (born August 19, 1960) is an American former right-handed starting... more on Wikipedia
  • Ron White is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ron White

    Age: 63

    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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  • Ron Livingston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    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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  • Ronnie Ortiz-Magro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ronnie Ortiz-Magro

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    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

    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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    #718 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#50 of 291 The Top Country Artists of All Time

  • Ronnie Barker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    Ronnie Barker

    Dec. at 76 (1929-2005)

    BirthplaceBedford, United Kingdom

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

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  • Ron Hextall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    BirthplaceBrandon, Canada

    Ronald Jeffrey Hextall (born May 3, 1964) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey... more on Wikipedia
  • Ron Francis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ron

    BirthplaceSault Ste. Marie, Canada

    Ronald Michael Francis Jr. (born March 1, 1963) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey... more on Wikipedia
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