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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.
Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Dec. at 61 (1858-1919)

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. ( ROH-zə-velt; October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer who served as the 26th president of the ...more

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Ted Nugent is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 70

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Redford

Theodore Anthony Nugent (; born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and political activist. Nugent initially gained fame as the lead guitarist of the Amboy Dukes, a ...more

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Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 48

Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Rafael Edward Cruz (born December 22, 1970) is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator for Texas since 2013. He was the runner-up for the Republican ...more

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Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 71

Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala

Theodore Paul Hendricks (born November 1, 1947) is a Guatemalan-born former American football player who was a linebacker for 15 seasons with the Baltimore Colts, Green Bay Packers, and the ...more

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Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Dec. at 84 (1918-2002)

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams was an American Major League Baseball left fielder, and later manager. Williams played his entire 19-year major league career for the Boston Red Sox from ...more

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Ted Bundy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Dec. at 43 (1946-1989)

Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States of America

Theodore Robert Bundy (born Theodore Robert Cowell; November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was an American serial killer and necrophile who kidnapped, raped, and murdered numerous young women and ...more

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Ted Danson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 71

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Edward Bridge Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor and producer who played the lead character Sam Malone on the NBC sitcom Cheers, Jack Holden in the films Three Men and a ...more

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Ted DiBiase is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 65
Theodore Marvin DiBiase Sr. (born January 18, 1954) is an American former professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister and color commentator. He is signed with WWE working in their Legends ...more

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Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Dec. at 77 (1932-2009)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts for almost 47 years, from 1962 until his ...more

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Ted Turner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 80

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Robert Edward Turner III (born November 19, 1938) is an American media proprietor, producer, and philanthropist. As a businessman, he is known as founder of the Cable News Network (CNN), the ...more

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Ted Simmons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 69

Birthplace: Detroit, Highland Park, Michigan

Ted Lyle Simmons (born August 9, 1949) is an American former professional baseball player and coach. A switch-hitter, Simmons was a catcher for most of his Major League Baseball career with the ...more

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Ted "Kid" Lewi... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Dec. at 77 (1893-1970)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Ted "Kid" Lewis (born Gershon Mendeloff; 28 October 1893 – 20 October 1970) was an English professional boxer who twice won the World Welterweight Championship (147 lb). Lewis is often ...more

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Ted DiBiase, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Ted DiBiase, Jr. Age: 36

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Theodore Marvin DiBiase Jr. (born November 8, 1982) is an American businessman, actor, and former professional wrestler, best known for his time with WWE. Part of the DiBiase wrestling family, ...more

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Ted Lyons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Dec. at 86 (1900-1986)

Birthplace: Lake Charles, Louisiana

Theodore Amar Lyons (December 28, 1900 – July 25, 1986) was an American professional baseball starting pitcher, manager and coach in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played in 21 MLB seasons, all ...more

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Ted Haggard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 62

Birthplace: Yorktown, Mount Pleasant Township, Indiana, United States of America

Ted Arthur Haggard (; born June 27, 1956) is an American evangelical pastor. Haggard is the founder and former pastor of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado and is a founder of the ...more

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Ted Knight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Dec. at 63 (1923-1986)

Birthplace: USA, Connecticut, Terryville, Connecticut

Ted Knight (December 7, 1923 – August 26, 1986) was an American actor and voice artist well known for playing the comedic roles of Ted Baxter in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Henry Rush in Too ...more

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Ted Kluszewski is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Dec. at 64 (1924-1988)

Birthplace: Summit, Illinois, United States of America

Theodore Bernard "Big Klu" Kluszewski (September 10, 1924 – March 29, 1988) was an American professional baseball player from 1947 through 1961. He spent most of his 15-year Major ...more
Ted Levine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Ted Levine Age: 61

Birthplace: Bellaire, Ohio, USA

Frank Theodore Levine (born May 29, 1957) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Buffalo Bill in the film The Silence of the Lambs (1991) and as Leland Stottlemeyer in the ...more

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Ted Hughes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Dec. at 68 (1930-1998)

Birthplace: Mytholmroyd, United Kingdom

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Ted Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 93

Birthplace: Renfrew, Canada

Ted Lindsay (born Robert Blake Theodore Lindsay; July 29, 1925 – March 4, 2019) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played as a forward for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black ...more
Ted Kaczynski is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 76

Birthplace: Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States of America

Theodore John Kaczynski (; born May 22, 1942), also known as the Unabomber (), is an American domestic terrorist, former mathematics professor, and anarchist author. He was a mathematics ...more

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Ted Kwalick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 71

Birthplace: McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania

Thaddeus John Kwalick (born April 15, 1947) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League and World Football League. He played for the San Francisco 49ers from ...more
Ted Washington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Ted Washington Age: 47

Birthplace: Tampa, Florida

Theodore Washington Jr. (born April 13, 1968) is a former American football nose tackle. He was originally drafted out of Louisville by the San Francisco 49ers, 25th overall in the 1991 NFL ...more
Ted McGinley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Age: 60

Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, USA

Theodore Martin McGinley (born May 30, 1958) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Jefferson D'Arcy on the television sitcom Married... with Children and as Charley Shanowski on the ...more

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Ted Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ted
Dec. at 47 (1932-1979)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Theodore Crawford Cassidy (July 31, 1932 – January 16, 1979) was an American actor of radio, television and film and voice artist. Noted for his tall stature at 6 ft 9 in (206 cm) and his deep ...more