List of famous people named Ted, along with photos. How many celebrities named Theodore can you think of? The famous Teds below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Theodore, athletes named Ted, and even political figures named Theodore. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Ted? Add them to the list.You may not know why, but everyone knows the name Ted Bundy. He had admitted to about 30 homicides and was possibly involved in many others. Luckily he was caught, and was executed. But not to fear, there are some Ted's who have done much good in the world. Ted Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States. Known for his hunting, he even had the Teddy Bear named after him. He was also a leader of the Progressive Era.