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List of famous people named Sam or Samuel, along with photos. How many celebrities named Sam can you think of? The famous Samuels below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Sam, athletes named Sam, and even political figures named Sam. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Samuel or Sammy? Add them to the list.

Sam Huff was a former linebacker for the New York Giants. In 1982, he was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame. Or maybe you're in a more musical mood. Sam Cooke was a famous soul singer-songwriter. Some of his major hits include "Wonderful World" and "Cupid". And of course, Samuel L. Jackson is a sure fire hit on this list. He's starred in movies such as Pulp Fiction and Snakes on a Plane. His career has lasted for over 4 decades and is still going strong.

Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, ...more

Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Baseball player Samuel Kelvin "Sammy" Peralta Sosa is a Dominican retired professional baseball right fielder. Sosa played with four Major League Baseball teams over his career, which spanned from ...more

Sammy Davis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Television producer, Musician, Film Producer Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr., was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, and impressionist, noted for his ...more

Sammy Hagar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Businessperson, Guitarist, Songwriter Samuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and musician. Hagar came to prominence in the 1970s with the hard rock band ...more

Sam Huff is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
American football player Robert Lee "Sam" Huff is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins. He was inducted into the Pro ...more

Sam Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Actor Sam Rockwell is an American actor known for his leading roles in Lawn Dogs, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Matchstick Men, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Choke, Moon and Seven ...more

Sam Worthington is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Film Producer, Actor Samuel Henry John "Sam" Worthington is an English-born Australian actor, best known for the portrayals of Jake Sully in Avatar, Marcus Wright in Terminator Salvation, Perseus in Clash ...more

Sam Elliott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting Samuel Pack "Sam" Elliott is an American actor. His rangy physique, thick horseshoe moustache, deep, resonant voice, and Western drawl lend to frequent casting as cowboys and ranchers. ...more

Sam Bradford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Athlete, American football player Samuel Jacob Bradford is an American football quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). Bradford attended Putnam City North High School in Oklahoma City, where ...more

Samuel Eto'o is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Footballer Samuel Eto'o Fils is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a striker for Sampdoria and formerly for the Cameroon national team. He is the most decorated African player of all time having won the ...more

Sam Neill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Businessperson, Screenwriter, Actor Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill, DCNZM, OBE is a British-born New Zealand actor who first achieved leading roles in films such as Omen III: The Final Conflict and on television in ...more

Sam Raimi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Samuel M "Sam" Raimi is an American film director, producer, writer and actor, famous for directing the cult horror comedy Evil Dead series, the superhero film Darkman, and the ...more

Sam Cassell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Basketball player, Coach Samuel James "Sam" Cassell is a retired American professional basketball player and current assistant coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. The 6 ft 3 in, 185 lb point guard was selected ...more

Sam Kinison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor Samuel Burl "Sam" Kinison was an American stand-up comedian and actor. He was known for his intense, harsh and politically incorrect humor. A former Pentecostal preacher, he performed ...more

Sam Waterston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Samuel Atkinson "Sam" Waterston is an American actor, producer and director. Among other roles, he is noted for his Academy Award-nominated portrayal of Sydney Schanberg in The Killing ...more

Samuel Adams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Politician Samuel Adams was an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. As a politician in colonial Massachusetts, Adams was a leader of the movement ...more

Sam Shepard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Television director, Musician, Screenwriter Sam Shepard is an American playwright, actor, and television and film director. He is the author of several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs, and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama ...more

Sam Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Basketball player Samuel "Sam" Jones is a retired American professional basketball player at shooting guard and a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He was known for his quickness ...more

Sam Claflin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Film Producer, Actor Samuel George "Sam" Claflin is an English actor. He is best known for portraying Philip Swift in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, William in Snow White and the Huntsman, ...more

Samuel Beckett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Theatre Director, Poet, Cricketer Samuel Barclay Beckett was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. His work ...more

Samuel Witwer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Musician, Actor Samuel Stewart "Sam" Witwer is an American actor and musician. He has portrayed Lt. Crashdown in Battlestar Galactica, Davis Bloome in Smallville, and vampire Aidan Waite of the ...more

Sam Phillips is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Composer Sam Phillips is an American singer-songwriter and composer. She began her career in the contemporary Christian music industry but, uncomfortable with that image and industry, she re-branded ...more

Sam Heughan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Actor Sam Heughan is a Scottish actor. He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Performer in 2003 for his performance in the play Outlying Islands, performed at the Royal Court ...more

Sam Mendes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Television director, Theatre Director, Television producer Samuel Alexander "Sam" Mendes, CBE is an English stage and film director. He is best known for directing the comedy-drama film American Beauty, which earned him the Academy Award and ...more

Sam Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Sam & Samuel
Singer-songwriter Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which ...more