Famous People Named Sheldon

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.
  • 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 Las ...more
  • 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 played ...more
  • Sheldon Leonard Bershad (February 22, 1907 – January 11, 1997) was an American film and television actor, producer, director, and writer.
  • 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 Canadiens, ...more
  • 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 Eugene ...more
  • 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 and ...more
  • 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 NFL ...more
  • Sheldon Andelson (March 5, 1931 – December 29, 1987) was a higher education administrator and a political fund-raiser.
  • Sheldon Epps (born November 15, 1952) is an American television and theatre director.
  • 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 mechanics, ...more
  • 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 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 of The ...more
  • 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 (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 established ...more
  • 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 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 from ...more
  • Sheldon Allman (June 8, 1924 – January 22, 2002) was an American-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter.
  • Sheldon Keefe (born September 17, 1980) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is the current head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League. His ...more
  • 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 began ...more
  • 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, Artistic ...more
  • Sheldon Bernard "Shelly" Keller (August 20, 1923 – September 1, 2008) was an American screenwriter and composer.
  • Sheldon Larry is a film and television director and film producer.