Celebrities Famous People Named Roy  

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If your name is Roy, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Roy, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Roy can you think of? The famous Roys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Roy, athletes named Roy, and even political figures named Roy. The music industry is no stranger to the name Roy, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Roy are worth mentioning? This list includes Roy Orbison, Roy Jones Jr., Roy Halladay and Roy Hibbert. To read more about these notable people named Roy, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Roy Orbison is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician
Roy Kelton Orbison, also known by his nickname The Big O, was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his trademark sunglasses, distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark ...more

Roy Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Rapper, Promoter, Actor
Roy Jones, Jr. is an American professional boxer, rapper and actor. As a professional, he has captured numerous world titles in the middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight and ...more

Roy Halladay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Baseball player, Athlete
Harry Leroy "Roy" Halladay III, nicknamed "Doc", is an American former professional baseball player who pitched in Major League Baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays and ...more

Roy Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Basketball player
Roy Denzil Hibbert is a Jamaican-American retired professional basketball player. He is a two-time NBA All-Star, and earned NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors in 2014. Hibbert played college ...more

Roy Keane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Footballer
Roy Maurice Keane is an Irish football manager and former professional football player. He is the assistant manager of the Republic of Ireland national football team. In his 18-year-long playing ...more

Roy Scheider is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Actor
Roy Richard Scheider was an American actor and amateur boxer. He was best known for his leading roles as Police Chief Martin C. Brody in the first two Jaws movies, choreographer and film ...more

Roy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Television producer, Actor, Singer
Roy Rogers was an American singer and actor. Known as the "King of the Cowboys", he appeared in over 100 films and numerous radio and television episodes of The Roy Rogers Show. His ...more

Roy Campanella is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Baseball player
Roy Campanella, nicknamed "Campy", was an American baseball player, primarily as a catcher. The Philadelphia native played for the Negro leagues and Mexican League for several seasons ...more

Roy Nelson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Roy "Big Country" Nelson is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, there holding a record of 7-5. He won ...more

Roy Clark is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Performer, Television Show Host, Guitarist
Roy Linwood Clark (April 15, 1933 – November 15, 2018) was an American singer and musician. He is best known for having hosted Hee Haw, a nationally televised country variety show, from 1969 to ...more

Roy Miller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Footballer
Roy Miller Hernández is a Costa Rican footballer who currently plays for New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer and the Costa Rica national football team.

Roy Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician
Roy Buchanan was an American guitarist and blues musician. A pioneer of the Telecaster sound, Buchanan worked as both a sideman and solo artist, with two gold albums early in his career, and two ...more

Roy Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Baseball player
Roy Edward Oswalt is an American former professional baseball pitcher who played for the majority of his career with the Houston Astros. He also played for the Philadelphia Phillies, the Texas ...more

Roy Blunt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Politician
Roy Dean Blunt is the junior United States Senator from Missouri, in office since 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party. Blunt served as the United States Representative from Missouri's ...more

Roy Emerson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Tennis player
Roy Stanley Emerson is an Australian former number one tennis player who won 12 Major singles titles and 16 Grand Slam tournament men's doubles titles. He is the only male player to have ...more

Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Roy
American football player
Roy Lee Williams is a former American college and professional football player who was a safety in the National Football League for nine seasons. He played college football for the University of ...more

Roy Green is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Roy
American football player
Roy Calvin Green is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League. He played professionally for the St. Louis Cardinals, Phoenix Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles.

Roy White is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Baseball player, Coach, Actor
Roy White is an actor.

Roy Makaay is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Soccer Player
Rudolphus "Roy" Antonius Makaay is a football coach and retired Dutch footballer who played as a centre-forward. He was known for his goal-scoring ability as a result of his ...more

Roy Face is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Baseball player
Elroy Leon Face is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher. During a 17-year baseball career, he pitched from 1953–1969, primarily for the Pittsburgh Pirates. A pioneer of ...more

Bianca Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Actor
Roy Haylock, better known by his stage name Bianca Del Rio, is an American actor, comedian, costume designer, and drag queen. He is a fixture in the New Orleans and New York City club scenes, ...more

Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Basketball Coach, Actor
Roy Allen Williams is a college basketball coach, who is currently the head coach of the men's North Carolina Tar Heel Men's Basketball at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North ...more

Roy Haynes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Musician, Bandleader, Actor
Ron Haynes is a musical artist.

Roy Ashburn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Politician
Roy Arthur Ashburn is an American politician from Kern County, California. A Republican, he served as a California State Senator from 2002 to 2010 representing the 18th district. He previously ...more

Roy Acuff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Roy
Businessperson, Baseball player, Promoter
Roy Claxton Acuff was an American country music singer, fiddler, and promoter. Known as the "King of Country Music," Acuff is often credited with moving the genre from its early string ...more