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Who Is The Most Famous Ted In The World?

Updated November 16, 2020 787 votes 33 voters 28.1k views90 items

List RulesVote up all of the Teds and Theodores you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Ted can you think of? The famous Teds and Theodores below have many different professions, including notable actors named Ted, famous athletes named Theodore, and even musicians named Ted. Unfortunately, some are even murderers named Ted, like Ted Bundy and Ted Kaczynski.

Theodore Roosevelt is certainly one of the most famous Theodores on this list. One of the famous politicians named Theodore, he served as the 26th president of the United States of America. His face is among those depicted on Mount Rushmore.

Another of the famous people with the first name Ted is Ted Nugent. He is a musician best known for songs like “Stranglehold” and “Wango Tango.” He is also well-known for his outspoken political views.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Ted or Theodore? Just add them to the list!

  • Theodore Roosevelt1

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York

    Theodore Roosevelt Jr. ( ROH-zə-velt; October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American...  more

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  • Ted Danson2

    Ted Danson


    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    Edward Bridge Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor and producer who played...  more

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  • Ted Cruz3

    Ted Cruz


    BirthplaceCanada, Alberta, Division No. 6, Alberta, Rocky View No. 44

    Rafael Edward Cruz (born December 22, 1970) is an American politician and attorney serving as...  more

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  • Teddy Pendergrass4

    BirthplaceUSA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass (March 26th, 1950 – January 13th, 2010) was an American...  more

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  • Ted Koppel5

    Ted Koppel


    BirthplaceNelson, United Kingdom

    Edward James Martin Koppel (born February 8, 1940) is a British-born American broadcast...  more

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  • Ted Turner6

    Ted Turner


    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

    Robert Edward Turner III (born November 19, 1938) is an American media proprietor, producer,...  more

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  • Ted Nugent7

    Ted Nugent


    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Redford

    Theodore Anthony Nugent (; born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist...  more

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  • Ted Knight8

    Ted Knight


    BirthplaceUSA, Connecticut, Terryville, Connecticut

    Ted Knight (December 7, 1923 – August 26, 1986) was an American actor and voice artist well...  more

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  • Ted Kaczynski9

    Ted Kaczynski


    BirthplaceEvergreen Park, Illinois, United States of America

    Theodore John Kaczynski (; born May 22, 1942), also known as the Unabomber (), is an American...  more

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  • Ted Bundy10

    Ted Bundy


    BirthplaceBurlington, Vermont, United States of America

    Theodore Robert Bundy (born Theodore Robert Cowell; November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was...  more

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  • Ted Kennedy11

    Ted Kennedy


    BirthplaceEastern United States, Boston, New England, United States of America, Dorchester

    Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician...  more

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  • Ted Allen12

    Ted Allen


    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio, United States of America

    Edward Allen (born May 20, 1965) is an American author and television personality. He was the...  more
  • Ted McGinley13

    Ted McGinley


    BirthplaceNewport Beach, California, USA

    Theodore Martin McGinley (born May 30, 1958) is an American actor. He is known for his roles...  more
  • Ted Hendricks14

    Ted Hendricks


    BirthplaceGuatemala City, Guatemala

    Theodore Paul Hendricks (born November 1, 1947) is a Guatemalan-born former American football...  more

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  • Theodore Roethke15

    BirthplaceSaginaw, Michigan

    Theodore Huebner Roethke ( RET-kee; May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was an American poet....  more
  • Ted Williams16

    Ted Williams


    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams was an American Major League Baseball left fielder, and later...  more

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  • Ted Haggard17

    Ted Haggard


    BirthplaceYorktown, Mount Pleasant Township, Indiana, United States of America

    Ted Arthur Haggard (; born June 27, 1956) is an American evangelical pastor. Haggard is the...  more

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  • Ted Alexandro18

    Ted Alexandro


    BirthplaceBellerose, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Edward "Ted" Alexandro (born January 26, 1969) is a stand-up comedian from New York City. He...  more
  • Ted DiBiase19

    Ted DiBiase

    Theodore Marvin DiBiase Sr. (born January 18, 1954) is an American former professional...  more

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  • Ted "Kid" Lewis20

    Ted "Kid" Lewis


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Ted "Kid" Lewis (born Gershon Mendeloff; 28 October 1893 – 20 October 1970) was an English...  more

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  • Ted Lyons21

    Ted Lyons


    BirthplaceLake Charles, Louisiana

    Theodore Amar Lyons (December 28, 1900 – July 25, 1986) was an American professional baseball...  more
  • Ted DiBiase, Jr.22

    Ted DiBiase, Jr.


    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Theodore Marvin DiBiase Jr. (born November 8, 1982) is an American businessman, actor, and...  more


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  • Ted Hughes23

    Ted Hughes


    BirthplaceMytholmroyd, United Kingdom

    Edward James Hughes (17 August 1930 – 28 October 1998) was an English poet, translator, and...  more
  • Ted Levine24

    Ted Levine


    BirthplaceUSA, Bellaire, Ohio

    Frank Theodore Levine (born May 29, 1957) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles...  more
  • Ted Simmons25

    Ted Simmons


    BirthplaceDetroit, Highland Park, Michigan

    Ted Lyle Simmons (born August 9, 1949) is an American former professional baseball player and...  more

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