How many celebrities named Stan or Stanley can you think of? The famous Stans and Stanleys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Stanley, famous athletes named Stan, and even musicians named Stanley.
Stan Lee is certainly one of the most famous Stans on this list. One of the famous writers named Stan, he spent much of his career with Marvel Comics. He created or co-created such characters as Spider-Man, the X-Men, Black Panther, and many more.
Another of the famous people with the first name Stanley is Stanley Tucci. He is an actor best known for films including The Devil Wears Prada, Spotlight, and Road to Perdition. He played another famous Stanley, Stanley Kubrick, in the TV movie The Life and Death of Peter Sellers.
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Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
Alternative Name: Peter ParkerStan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber ; December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) was an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and producer. He rose through the ranks of a family-run business to... more
Birthplace: Ulverston, England, UKStan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson; 16 June 1890 – 23 February 1965) was an English comic actor, writer, and film director who was part of the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. He appeared with... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaStanley Kubrick (; July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is frequently cited as one of the most influential filmmakers in cinematic history. His... more
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States of AmericaStanley Tucci (born November 11, 1960) is an American actor, writer, producer, and film director. Involved in acting from a young age, he made his film debut in 1985's Prizzi's Honor, and played a... more
Birthplace: Ferndale, United KingdomSir William Stanley Baker (28 February 1928 – 28 June 1976) was a Welsh actor and film producer.... more
Birthplace: Donora, Pennsylvania, United States of AmericaStanley Frank Musial (; born Stanisław Franciszek Musiał; November 21, 1920 – January 19, 2013), nicknamed Stan the Man, was an American baseball outfielder and first baseman. He spent 22 seasons in... more
- Stan Berkowitz is a screenwriter and television producer.... more
Birthplace: Barstow, California, United States of AmericaStanard "Stan" Ridgway (born April 5, 1954) is an American multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter and film and television composer known for his distinctive voice, dramatic lyrical narratives, and... more
Birthplace: USA, Chicago, IllinoisStanley Jordan (born July 31, 1959) is an American jazz guitarist whose technique involves tapping his fingers on the fretboard of the guitar with both hands.... more
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAStan Getz (born Stanley Gayetski; February 2, 1927 – June 6, 1991) was an American jazz saxophonist. Playing primarily the tenor saxophone, Getz was known as "The Sound" because of his warm, lyrical... more
Birthplace: USA, Atchison, KansasStanley Price (December 31, 1892 – July 13, 1955) was an American film supporting actor who appeared in over 200 films between 1922 and 1956. He was born in Kansas, United States.... more
Birthplace: Shamokin, PennsylvaniaStanley Anthony Coveleski (born Stanislaus Kowalewski, July 13, 1889 – March 20, 1984) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for four American League (AL) teams... more
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of AmericaStanley Holroyd "Stan" Chambers (August 11, 1923 – February 13, 2015) was an American television reporter who worked for KTLA in Los Angeles from 1947 to 2010.Chambers was born in Los Angeles. His... more
Stan Hansen1949-08-29John Stanley Hansen II (born August 29, 1949) is a retired professional wrestler. Hansen is known for his stiff wrestling style, which he attributes to his poor eyesight. He is also known for his... more
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of AmericaJames Stanley Brakhage ( BRAK-ij; January 14, 1933 – March 9, 2003), better known as Stan Brakhage, was an American non-narrative filmmaker. He is considered to be one of the most important figures... more
Birthplace: SokolčeStanley Mikita (born Stanislav Guoth; May 20, 1940 – August 7, 2018) was a Slovak-born Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League, generally... more
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CaliforniaStanley Lawrence Crouch (born December 14, 1945) is an American poet, music and cultural critic, syndicated columnist, novelist and biographer, perhaps best known for his jazz criticism and his 2000... more
Birthplace: Manor Park, London, England, UKStanley Augustus Holloway, OBE (1 October 1890 – 30 January 1982) was an English stage and film actor, humourist, singer, poet and monologist. He was famous for his comic and character roles on stage... more
Birthplace: Easley, South CarolinaStanley Douglas Morgan (born February 17, 1955) is an American former football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts.... more
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of AmericaStan Levey (April 5, 1926 – April 19, 2005) was an American jazz drummer.... more
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of AmericaStanley Clarke (born June 30, 1951) is an American bassist, film composer and founding member of Return to Forever, one of the first jazz fusion bands. Clarke gave the bass guitar a prominence it... more
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USAStanley Bernard Livingston (born November 24, 1950) is an American actor, best known for playing Richard "Chip" Douglas, the third son of Steve Douglas (Fred MacMurray) on the television series My... more
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States of AmericaStanley "Stan" Winston (April 7, 1946 – June 15, 2008) was an American television and film special make-up effects creator. He was best known for his work in the Terminator series, the first three... more
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, MichiganStanisław Kiecal (September 14, 1886 – October 15, 1910), better known in the boxing world as Stanley Ketchel, was an American professional boxer who became one of the greatest World Middleweight... more
Birthplace: Dallas, TexasStan Rice (November 7, 1942 – December 9, 2002) was an American poet and artist. He was the husband of author Anne Rice.... more