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Famous People Named Sheldon 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Sheldon are out there? This list of celebrities named Sheldon will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Sheldons below include actors named Sheldon and athletes named Sheldon, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Sheldon who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Sheldons below include Sheldon Adelson, Sheldon Richardson, and Sheldon Leonard.
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Sheldon Adelson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Businessperson, Real estate development, Entrepreneur

Age: 85

Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts

Sheldon Gary Adelson (pronounced ; born August 4, 1933) is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and political donor. He is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of ...more
Sheldon Richardson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Sheldon Richardson American football player

Age: 25

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Sheldon Adam Richardson is an American football defensive end for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jets in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He ...more
Sheldon Leonard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: Dec. at 90 (1907-1997)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Sheldon Leonard Bershad (February 22, 1907 – January 11, 1997) was an American film and television actor, producer, director, and writer.
Sheldon Souray is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Ice Hockey Player

Age: 42

Birthplace: Elk Point, Canada

Sheldon Souray (born July 13, 1976) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New Jersey Devils, Montreal ...more
Sheldon Lee Glashow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Physicist, Scientist

Age: 86

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Sheldon Lee Glashow (US: , UK: ; born December 5, 1932) is a Nobel Prize winning American theoretical physicist. He is the Metcalf Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Boston University and ...more
Sheldon Whitehouse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 63

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

Sheldon Whitehouse (born October 20, 1955) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Rhode Island since 2007. He is a member of the Democratic Party ...more
Sheldon Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Sheldon Brown American football player

Age: 36

Birthplace: Lancaster, South Carolina

Sheldon Dion Brown (born March 19, 1979) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 2002 ...more
Sheldon Andelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Politician

Age: Dec. at 57 (1931-1988)

Birthplace: Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California

Sheldon Andelson (March 5, 1931 – December 29, 1987) was a higher education administrator and a political fund-raiser.
Sheldon Epps is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Television director, Theatre Director

Age: 66

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, Southern California, Contiguous United States, 90731, + more

Sheldon Epps (born November 15, 1952) is an American television and theatre director.
Sheldon Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Webmaster, Writer, Bicycle mechanic

Age: Dec. at 64 (1944-2008)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Sheldon Brown (July 14, 1944 – February 4, 2008) was an American bicycle mechanic, technical expert and author. He contributed to print and online sources related to bicycling and bicycle ...more
Sheldon Silver is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 75

Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York City, New York, United States of America

Sheldon Silver (born February 13, 1944) is former lawyer, Democratic Party politician from New York City and convicted felon who served as Speaker of the New York State Assembly from 1994 until ...more
Sheldon Richman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Sheldon Richman Editor
Sheldon Richman is an American writer. Sheldon Richman is vice president of The Future of Freedom Foundation and editor of FFF's monthly journal, Future of Freedom. and was formerly the editor ...more
Sheldon Pollock is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Sheldon I. Pollock is a scholar of Sanskrit, the intellectual and literary history of India, and comparative intellectual history. He is currently the Arvind Raghunathan Professor of South Asian ...more
Sheldon Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Sheldon Jackson

Age: Dec. at 75 (1834-1909)

Birthplace: Florida, New York

Sheldon Jackson (May 18, 1834 – May 2, 1909) was a Presbyterian minister, missionary, and political leader. During this career he travelled about one million miles (1.6 million km) and ...more
Sheldon Whitehouse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Sheldon Whitehouse Diplomat

Age: Dec. at 82 (1883-1965)

Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America

Sheldon Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon

Age: 34

Sheldon Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 59

Birthplace: Ohio, United States of America

Sheldon Reynolds (born September 13, 1959) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Reynolds is a former member of bands Sun, The Commodores and Earth, Wind & Fire.
Sheldon White is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Sheldon White American football player

Age: 53

Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio

Sheldon Darnell White (born March 1, 1965) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the New York Giants, Detroit Lions, and the Cincinnati Bengals. He played ...more
Sheldon Allman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 78 (1924-2002)

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Sheldon Allman (June 8, 1924 – January 22, 2002) was an American-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter.
Sheldon Keefe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Sheldon Keefe Coach

Age: 38

Birthplace: Brampton, Canada

Sheldon Keefe (born September 17, 1980), is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He is currently the ...more
Sheldon Harnick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Lyricist

Age: 94

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Sheldon Mayer Harnick (born April 30, 1924) is an American lyricist and songwriter best known for his collaborations with composer Jerry Bock on musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. Harnick ...more
Sheldon Patinkin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Sheldon Patinkin

Age: Dec. at 79 (1935-2014)

Sheldon Arthur Patinkin (August 27, 1935 – September 21, 2014) was a chair of the Theater Department of Columbia College Chicago, Artistic Director of the Getz Theater of Columbia College, ...more
Sheldon Henry Solow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Sheldon Henry Solow
Sheldon Keller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Film Score Composer, Television producer, Screenwriter

Age: Dec. at 85 (1923-2008)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Sheldon Bernard "Shelly" Keller (August 20, 1923 – September 1, 2008) was an American screenwriter and composer.
Sheldon Larry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Sheldon
Television director, Film Producer, Film Director

Age: 69

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Sheldon Larry is a film and television director and film producer.