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Who Is The Most Famous Sean In The World?

Updated October 30, 2020 852 votes 43 voters 38.7k views97 items

List RulesVote up all of the Seans you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Sean can you think of? The famous Seans and Shawns below have many different professions, including notable actors named Sean, comedians named Sean, famous musicians named Shawn, and even athletes named Sean. Now there are different ways to spell Sean, so famous Shawns will also be on this list. 

Sean Penn is certainly one of the most famous Seans on this list. One of the famous actors named Sean, he won Academy Awards for his roles in Milk and Mystic River. He also starred in Fast Times At Ridgemont High, I Am Sam, and Dead Man Walking. Another of the famous actors named Sean is Sean Bean, of Game of Thrones and Sean Patrick Thomas of Save the Last Dance.

Another of the famous people with the first name Sean is Sean Combs. Whether you call him Puffy, Diddy, or Puff Daddy, Sean Combs is one of the most successful record producers in the world. Along with his own successful solo career, Combs also worked with Mary J. Blige, The Notorious B.I.G., and more artists.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Sean or Shawn? Just add them to the list!

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  • Sean Connery1
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    Sean Connery

    1930-08-25
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  • Sean Penn2
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    Sean Penn

    1960-08-17
    Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, director and filmmaker. He has...  more

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  • Sean Combs3
    21

    Sean Combs

    1969-11-04
    Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by the stage names Puff Daddy, P. Diddy,...  more

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  • Sean Astin4
    20

    Sean Astin

    1971-02-25
    Sean Patrick Astin (born February 25, 1971) is an American actor, voice actor, director, and...  more

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  • Shawn Mendes5
    20

    Shawn Mendes

    1998-08-08
    Shawn Peter Raul Mendes (born August 8, 1998) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. He gained a...  more

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  • Shaun White6
    14

    Shaun White

    1986-09-03
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  • Sean Bean7
    18

    Sean Bean

    1959-04-17
    Shaun Mark Bean (born 17 April 1959), credited professionally as Sean Bean (), is an English...  more

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  • Sean Hannity8
    18

    Sean Hannity

    1961-12-30
    Sean Patrick Hannity (born December 30, 1961) is an American talk show host and conservative...  more

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  • Sean Young9
    12

    Sean Young

    1959-11-20
    Mary Sean Young (born November 20, 1959) is an American actress. She is best known for her...  more

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  • Shawn Johnson10
    12

    Shawn Johnson

    1992-01-19
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  • Sean Hayes11
    17

    Sean Hayes

    1970-06-26
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  • Sean Paul12
    17

    Sean Paul

    1973-01-09
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  • Sean Lennon13
    14

    Sean Lennon

    1975-10-09
    Sean Taro Ono Lennon (Japanese: 小野 太郎, Hepburn: Ono Tarō, born October 9, 1975) is a British...  more

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  • Shawn Wayans14
    15

    Shawn Wayans

    1971-01-19
    Shawn Mathis Wayans (born January 19, 1971) is an American actor, DJ, producer, writer and...  more

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  • Shawn Marion15
    12

    Shawn Marion

    1978-05-07
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  • Shawn Michaels16
    17

    Shawn Michaels

    1965-07-22
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  • Sean Patrick Flanery17
    Sean Patrick Flanery (born October 11, 1965) is an American actor, author and martial artist....  more
  • Shawn Green18
    14

    Shawn Green

    1972-11-10
    Shawn David Green (born November 10, 1972) is an American former Major League Baseball...  more
  • Shawn Kemp19
    14

    Shawn Kemp

    1969-11-26
    Shawn Travis Kemp (born November 26, 1969) is an American retired professional basketball...  more

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  • Shawn Colvin20
    11

    Shawn Colvin

    1956-01-10
    Shawn Colvin (born January 10, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. While...  more
  • Sean Taylor21
    15

    Sean Taylor

    1983-04-01
    Sean Michael Maurice Taylor (April 1, 1983 – November 27, 2007) was an American football free...  more

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  • Shawn Bradley22
    10

    Shawn Bradley

    1972-03-22
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  • Sean Avery23
    8

    Sean Avery

    1980-04-10
    Sean Christopher Avery (born April 10, 1980) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey...  more
  • Sean Kingston24
    8

    Sean Kingston

    1990-02-03
    KiSean Paul Anderson (born February 3, 1990), known professionally as Sean Kingston, is a...  more

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  • Sean Faris25
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    Sean Faris

    1982-03-25
    Sean Hardy Faris (born March 25, 1982) is an American actor, model, and producer. He is known...  more