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Who Is The Most Famous Ted In The World?

Updated November 16, 2020 824 votes 41 voters 28.8k 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!

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    Ted Danson

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    Ted Cruz

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    Ted Kaczynski

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

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    Ted Turner

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    Ted Koppel

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    Ted Nugent

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

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    Ted Knight

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    Ted Bundy

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    Ted Williams

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    Ted Kennedy

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    Ted Allen

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    Ted McGinley

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

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

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    Ted Haggard

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    Ted Alexandro

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

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

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    Ted Lyons

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

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    Ted Hughes

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

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

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