Celebrities 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 95 Stan Lee was an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor, and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. In collaboration with several artists, ...more

Stanley Kubrick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 71 (1928-1999) Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and editor who did much of his work in the United Kingdom. Part of the New Hollywood film-making wave, he ...more

Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 57 Stanley "Stan" Tucci is an American actor, writer, film producer and film director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Lovely ...more

Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 93 (1920-2013) Stanley Frank Musial, nicknamed "Stan the Man", was an American Major League Baseball outfielder and first baseman. He spent 22 seasons playing for the St. Louis Cardinals, from ...more

Stan Laurel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 75 (1890-1965) Arthur Stanley Jefferson, better known by his stage name Stan Laurel, was an English comic actor, writer and film director, most famous as Laurel of comedic duo Laurel and Hardy – Hardy being ...more

Stan Mikita is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 77 Stanislav Mikita, is a Slovak-born Canadian retired professional ice hockey player for the Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League, generally regarded as the best centre of the 1960s.

Stanley Baker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 48 (1928-1976) Sir William Stanley Baker was a Welsh actor and film producer.

Stan Hansen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 68 John Stanley Hansen II is an American former professional wrestler, best known under his ring name Stan Hansen. Hansen is renown for his stiff wrestling style, which he attributes to his poor ...more

Stanley Jordan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 58 Stanley Jordan is an American jazz/jazz fusion guitarist and pianist.

Stan Coveleski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 95 (1889-1984) Stanley Anthony Coveleski was an American Major League Baseball pitcher during the 1910s and 1920s who primarily threw the spitball. In 14 seasons in the American League, Coveleski pitched for ...more

Stanley Morgan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 63 Stanley Douglas Morgan is a former NFL wide receiver who played for the New England Patriots. After a stellar career at Easley High School, including a state championship in 1972. Morgan went on ...more

Stan Kroenke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 70 Enos Stanley "Stan" Kroenke is an American business entrepreneur . He is the owner of Kroenke Sports Enterprises, which includes the Denver Nuggets of the NBA, Colorado Avalanche of ...more

Stanley Clarke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 66 Stanley Clarke is an American jazz musician and composer known for his innovative and influential work on double bass and electric bass as well as for his numerous film and television scores. He ...more

Stanley Ketchel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 24 (1886-1910) Stanisław Kiecal, better known in the boxing world as Stanley Ketchel, was a Polish American professional boxer who became one of the greatest World Middleweight Champions in history. He was ...more

Stan Getz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 64 (1927-1991) Stanley Getz was an American jazz saxophonist. Playing primarily the tenor saxophone, Getz was known as "The Sound" because of his warm, lyrical tone, his prime influence being the ...more

Stanley Donen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 94 Stanley Donen is an American film director and choreographer whose most celebrated works are Singin' in the Rain and On the Town, both of which he co-directed with actor and dancer Gene Kelly. ...more

Stan Hack is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 70 (1909-1979) Stanley Camfield Hack, nicknamed "Smiling Stan," was an American third baseman and manager in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Chicago Cubs and was the ...more

Stan Stasiak is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 60 (1937-1997) George Emile Stipich, better known by his ring name Stan "The Man" Stasiak, was a Canadian professional wrestler and the fifth WWWF Champion. He is the father of former professional ...more

Stanley Kramer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 88 (1913-2001) Stanley Earl Kramer was an American film director and producer, responsible for making many of Hollywood's most famous "message movies". As an independent producer and director, he ...more

Stanley Baxter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 91 Stanley Baxter is an award winning Scottish actor and impressionist, known for his highly popular British television comedy shows The Stanley Baxter show, Baxter On..., Time For Baxter, The ...more

Stan Van Gundy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 58 Stanley Alan "Stan" Van Gundy is an American professional basketball coach, currently serving as the head coach and president of basketball operations of the National Basketball ...more

Stan Freberg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 91 Stan Freberg was an American author, recording artist, animation voice actor, comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and advertising creative director, whose career began in 1944. He remained ...more

Stan Humphries is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 52 William Stanley "Stan" Humphries is a former professional American football quarterback. He played for the Washington Redskins and San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. ...more

Stan Winston is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 62 (1946-2008) Stanley "Stan" Winston was an American television and film special make-up effects creator. He was best known for his work in The Thing, the Terminator series, the first three Jurassic ...more

Stan Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 79 (1931-2010) Stanley Paul "Stan" Jones was an American football guard and defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears and the Washington Redskins. He was inducted into ...more

Stan Lane is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 64 Wallace Stanfield "Stan" Lane is an American retired professional wrestler, trained by Ric Flair, who started wrestling in 1974 in Championship Wrestling from Florida. For a brief time ...more

Stan Ovshinsky is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 90 (1922-2012) Stanford Robert Ovshinsky was a prolific American inventor and scientist who had been granted well over 400 patents over fifty years, mostly in the areas of energy and information. Many of his ...more

Stan Levey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 79 (1926-2005) Stan Levey was an American jazz drummer.

Stanley Holloway is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 92 (1890-1982) Stanley Augustus Holloway, OBE was an English stage and film actor, comedian, singer, poet and monologist. He was famous for his comic and character roles on stage and screen, especially that of ...more

Stan Ridgway is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 64 Stanard "Stan" Ridgway is an American multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter and film and television composer known for his distinctive voice, dramatic lyrical narratives, and ...more

Stan Brakhage is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 70 (1933-2003) James Stanley Brakhage, better known as Stan Brakhage, was an American non-narrative filmmaker. He is considered to be one of the most important figures in 20th-century experimental film. Over ...more

Stanley Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 80 (1867-1947) Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, KG PC FRS was a British Conservative politician, who dominated the government in his country between the two world wars. Three times Prime Minister, ...more

Stanley Turrentine is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 66 (1934-2000) Stanley William Turrentine, also known as "Mr. T" or "The Sugar Man", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

Stanley Kunitz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 101 (1905-2006) Stanley Jasspon Kunitz was an American poet. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress twice, first in 1974 and then again in 2000.

Stan Smith is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 71 Stanley Roger "Stan" Smith is a former world No. 1 American tennis player and two-time Grand Slam singles champion who also, with his partner Bob Lutz, formed one of the most ...more

Stan Lopata is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 88 (1925-2013) Stanley Edward Lopata was an American professional baseball player. A catcher, Lopata played in Major League Baseball for 13 seasons in the National League with the Philadelphia Phillies and ...more

Stanley Matthews is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 72 Stanley John Matthews is an English former professional tennis player. He became Wimbledon Boys' Champion in 1962 and reached the second round of the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. He ...more

Stanley G. Love is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 52 Dr. Stanley G. Love, Ph.D. is an American scientist and a NASA astronaut.

Stanley Fischer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 74 Stanley "Stan" Fischer is an economist and the vice chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve System. Born in Northern Rhodesia, he holds dual citizenship in Israel and the United States. He ...more

Stanley Ralph Ross is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 65 (1935-2000) Stanley Ralph Ross was a writer and actor. He was raised in Brooklyn New York, starting his career in advertising With Chudacoff and Margulis Advertising in West Los Angeles, then soon going to ...more

Stanley Williams is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 52 (1953-2005) Stanley Tookie Williams III was a leader of the Crips, a violent American street gang which has its roots in South Central Los Angeles in 1969. Once incarcerated, he authored several books, ...more

Stanley Livingston is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 67 Stanley Bernard Livingston is an American actor, best known for playing Richard "Chip" Douglas, the third son of Steve Douglas on the long-running television series My Three Sons. He ...more

Stanley Kwan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 60 Stanley Kwan is a Hong Kong Second Wave Hong Kong film director and producer. Kwan landed a job at the TVB after receiving a mass communications degree at Hong Kong Baptist College. Kwan's first ...more

Stan Persky is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 77 Stan Persky is a Canadian writer, media commentator and philosophy instructor.

Stan Webb is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 72 Stan Webb is a member of the musical group, Chicken Shack.

Stan Walker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 27 Stan Walker is an Australian-New Zealand recording artist, actor and television personality. In 2009, Walker was the winner of the seventh and last season of Australian Idol. He subsequently ...more

Stan Shaw is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
age 65 Stan Shaw is an American actor. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he is the son of Bertha Shaw and saxophonist Eddie Shaw, and cousin of the late soul singers Sam Cooke and Tyrone Davis Brother of Vaan ...more

Stanley Foster Reed is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 90 (1917-2007) Stanley Foster Reed was an entrepreneur, inventor, and publisher who founded Reed Research Inc. in 1940, “Mergers & Acquisitions” journal in 1965, and “Campaigns & Elections” magazine in

Stan Pearson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 78 (1919-1997) Stanley Clare Pearson was an English football player. He was born in Salford. Pearson was signed by Manchester United as an amateur in December 1935 and turned professional in May 1937. His ...more

Stan McCabe is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Stan & Stanley
Dec. at 58 (1910-1968) Stanley Joseph "Stan" McCabe was an Australian cricketer who played 39 Test matches for Australia from 1930 to 1938. A short, stocky right-hander, McCabe was described by Wisden as ...more