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

You may not think you know Sean Combs, but it's only because he goes by a different name: P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, and a few other names. He's an award winning rapper, producer, and even starred in the comedy Get Him to the Greek alongside Jonah Hill and Russell Brand. Sean Connery is an Scottish actor, best known for his role as James Bond. He has won an Academy award, BAFTA, amongst many others.

Sean Penn, a well known method actor, is considered one of the greatest actors of all time. He's won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Harvey Milk in the film Milk. He's also known for speaking his mind on issues, including gay marriage and the government.
Sean Penn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 58

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an American actor, director and filmmaker. He has won two Academy Awards, for his roles in the mystery drama Mystic River (2003) and the biopic Milk ...more

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Sean Connery is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 88

Birthplace: Fountainbridge, United Kingdom

Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is a retired Scottish actor and producer, who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, one being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award, and three ...more

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Sean Combs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 49

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by the stage names Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Puffy or Diddy, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, actor ...more

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Sean Bean is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 59

Birthplace: Handsworth, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Shaun Mark Bean (born 17 April 1959), credited professionally as Sean Bean (), is an English actor. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Bean made his professional debut in a ...more

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Sean Hannity is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 57

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Sean Patrick Hannity (born December 30, 1961) is an American talk show host and conservative political commentator. Hannity is the host of The Sean Hannity Show, a nationally syndicated talk ...more

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Sean Astin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 47

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Sean Patrick Astin (born February 25, 1971) is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer. His acting roles include Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–2003), Mikey ...more

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Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 40

Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States of America

Shawn Dwayne Marion (born May 7, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player who played 16 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Marion finished his career as a ...more

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Shawn Kemp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 49

Birthplace: Elkhart, Indiana

Shawn Travis Kemp (born November 26, 1969) is an American retired professional basketball player, who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for 14 seasons. He was a six-time NBA ...more

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Shawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 27

Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America

Shawn Machel Johnson East (born January 19, 1992) is an American former artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team, all-around and floor exercise silver ...more

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Sean Young is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 59

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Mary Sean Young (born November 20, 1959) is an American actress. She is best known for her performances in the films Stripes (1981), Blade Runner (1982), Dune (1984), No Way Out (1987), Wall ...more

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Sean Hayes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 48

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Sean Patrick Hayes (born June 26, 1970) is an American actor, comedian, singer and producer. He is best known for his role as Jack McFarland on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace, for which he won ...more

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Shawn Bradley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 46

Birthplace: Landstuhl, Germany

Shawn Paul Bradley (born March 22, 1972) is a German-American former basketball player who played center for the Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Nets, and Dallas Mavericks of the National ...more

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Shaun White is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 32

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Shaun Roger White (born September 3, 1986) is an American professional snowboarder, skateboarder and musician. He is a three-time Olympic gold medalist. He holds the record for the most X-Games ...more

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Sean Kingston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 29

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

KiSean Paul Anderson (born February 3, 1990), known professionally as Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer whose first album, Sean Kingston, was ...more

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Shaun Alexander is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 38

Birthplace: Florence, Kentucky, United States of America

Shaun Edward Alexander (born August 30, 1977) is a former American football running back who played for the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He ...more

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Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Sean
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Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Sean Michael Maurice Taylor (April 1, 1983 – November 27, 2007) was an American football free safety for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the ...more

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Sean Paul is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 46

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Sean Paul Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973) is a Jamaican rapper, singer and record producer. His singles "Get Busy" and "Temperature" topped the charts in the United ...more

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Shawn Green is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 46

Birthplace: Des Plaines, Illinois, United States of America

Shawn David Green (born November 10, 1972) is an American former Major League Baseball right-fielder. Green was a 1st round draft pick and a two-time major league All-Star. He drove in 100 runs ...more
Shawn Wayans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 44

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Shawn Mathis Wayans (born January 19, 1971) is an American actor, DJ, producer, writer and comedian who starred in In Living Color, The Wayans Bros., and White Chicks. He is the brother of ...more

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Sean Murray is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 41

Birthplace: USA, Bethesda, Maryland

Sean Harland Murray (born November 15, 1977) is an American actor known for his role as Special Agent Timothy McGee on the American TV drama NCIS. He also played Thackery Binx in Disney's ...more

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Sean Lennon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 43

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Sean Taro Ono Lennon (Japanese: 小野 太郎, Hepburn: Ono Tarō, born October 9, 1975) is a British American musician, songwriter, producer and guitarist. He is the son of Yoko Ono and John Lennon. ...more

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Sean Faris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Sean Faris Age: 36

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

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Sean Waltman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 46
Sean Michael Waltman (born July 13, 1972) is an American podcaster and retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name X-Pac. He wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, ...more

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Sean Avery is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 38

Birthplace: North York, Toronto, Canada

Sean Christopher Avery (born April 10, 1980) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. During his career in the National Hockey League (NHL), he played left wing for the Detroit Red ...more
Sean Elliott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Sean
Age: 51

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Sean Michael Elliott (born February 2, 1968) is an American former professional basketball player who starred at small forward in both the college and professional ranks. He attended the ...more

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