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Famous People Named Stan & Stanley 

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If your name is Stanley, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Stan & Stanley, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Stan can you think of? The famous Stans below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Stanley, athletes named Stanley, and even political figures named Stanley. The music industry is no stranger to the name Stanley, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Stanley are worth mentioning? This list includes Stan Lee, Stanley Kubrick, Stanley Tucci and Stan Musial. To read more about these notable people named Stanley, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: 96

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

Stan 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 ...more

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Stanley Kubrick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 71 (1928-1999)

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

Stanley 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 ...more

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Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: 58

Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States of America

Stanley 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 ...more

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Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 93 (1920-2013)

Birthplace: Donora, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Stanley 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 ...more

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Stan Laurel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 75 (1890-1965)

Birthplace: England, Ulverston

Stan 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 ...more

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Stan Mikita is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: 78

Birthplace: Sokolče

Stanley 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, ...more
Stanley Baker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: Died at 48 (1928-1976)

Birthplace: Ferndale, United Kingdom

Sir William Stanley Baker (28 February 1928 – 28 June 1976) was a Welsh actor and film producer.
Stan Hansen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Stan Hansen Age: 69
John 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 ...more

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Stanley Jordan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: 59

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Stanley 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.

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Stan Coveleski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 95 (1889-1984)

Birthplace: Shamokin, Pennsylvania

Stanley 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) ...more

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Stanley Morgan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Stanley Morgan Age: 60

Birthplace: Easley, South Carolina

Stanley 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

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Stan Kroenke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: 71

Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri

Enos Stanley Kroenke (; born July 29, 1947) is an American businessman and entrepreneur. He is the owner of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, which is the holding company of English Premier ...more

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Stanley Clarke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Stanley Clarke Age: 67

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stanley 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 ...more

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Stanley Ketchel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 24 (1886-1910)

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Stanisław 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 ...more

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Stan Getz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 64 (1927-1991)

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stan 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 ...more

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Stanley Donen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: 94

Birthplace: United States of America, United States, with Territories, Columbia, South Carolina, + more

Stanley Donen ( DON-ən; April 13, 1924 – February 21, 2019) was an American film director and choreographer whose most celebrated works are On the Town (1949) and Singin' in the Rain (1952), ...more

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Stan Hack is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 70 (1909-1979)

Birthplace: Sacramento, California

Stanley Camfield Hack (December 6, 1909 – December 15, 1979), nicknamed "Smiling Stan", was an American third baseman and manager in Major League Baseball who played his entire career ...more

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Stan Stasiak is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 60 (1937-1997)
George Emile Stipich (April 13, 1937 – June 19, 1997) was a Canadian professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Stan Stasiak. He is best known for his appearances with the World Wide ...more
Stanley Kramer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 88 (1913-2001)

Birthplace: New York City, West Side, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, + more

Stanley Earl Kramer (September 29, 1913 – February 19, 2001) was an American film director and producer, responsible for making many of Hollywood's most famous "message films". As an ...more
Stanley Baxter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: 92

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Stanley Baxter (born 24 May 1926) is an award-winning Scottish actor and impressionist, known for his popular British television comedy shows The Stanley Baxter Show, Baxter On..., Time For ...more

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Stan Van Gundy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: 59

Birthplace: Indio, California

Stanley Alan Van Gundy (born August 26, 1959) is an American professional basketball coach and NBA analyst who most recently served as the head coach and president of basketball operations for ...more
Stan Freberg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: 92

Birthplace: USA, Pasadena, California

Stan Freberg (born Stanley Friberg; August 7, 1926 – April 7, 2015) was an American author, actor, recording artist, voice artist, comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and advertising creative ...more

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Stan Humphries is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: 53

Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana

William Stanley Humphries (born April 14, 1965) is a former professional American football quarterback. He played for the Washington Redskins and San Diego Chargers of the National Football ...more

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Stan Winston is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 62 (1946-2008)

Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Stanley "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 ...more
Stan Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Age: Died at 79 (1931-2010)

Birthplace: Altoona, Pennsylvania

Stanley Paul Jones (November 24, 1931 – May 21, 2010) was an American football guard and tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for the Chicago Bears and the Washington Redskins. He was ...more