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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
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 58
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 78
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 69
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 59
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 64
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 71
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 67
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 (/ˈdɒnən/ DON-ən; April 13, 1924 – February 21, 2019) was an American film director and choreographer whose most celebrated works are Singin' in the Rain and On the Town, both of ...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 89
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 59
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 92
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 50
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