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Who Is The Most Famous Theo In The World?

Updated November 10, 2020 693 votes 29 voters 25.1k views83 items

List RulesVote up all of the famous Theos you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Theo can you think of? The famous Theos and Theodores below have many different professions, including notable actors named Theo, famous athletes named Theo, and even political figures named Theodore.

Theodore Roosevelt is certainly one of the most famous Theodores on this list. One of the politicians named Theo, he served as the 26th president of the United States. He was a champion for conservation during his eight years in the White House.

Another of the famous people with the first name Theo is Teddy Pendergrass. He was a singer with Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes before launching a successful solo career. “Close the Door” and “Only You” are among his most popular songs.

There are also actors named Theo on this list, such as Theo James. He is perhaps best known for starring as Four in the Divergent series, or for playing Kemal Pamuk in a fairly unforgettable episode of Downton Abbey

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

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  • Theodore Roosevelt1
    25

    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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  • Theo James2
    22

    Theo James

    1984-12-16

    BirthplaceEngland, Oxford

    Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis (born 16 December 1984), better known as Theo James,...  more

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  • Theo Walcott3
    20

    Theo Walcott

    1989-03-16

    BirthplaceStanmore, United Kingdom

    Theo James Walcott (born 16 March 1989) is an English professional footballer who plays as a...  more
  • Teddy Pendergrass4
    17

    BirthplaceUSA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

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  • Ted Bundy5
    18

    Ted Bundy

    1946-11-24

    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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  • Theo Von6
    17

    Theo Von

    1980-03-19

    BirthplaceCovington, Louisiana, United States of America

    Theodor Capitani von Kurnatowski (born March 19, 1980), known professionally as Theo Von, is...  more
  • Theodore Roethke7
    12

    BirthplaceSaginaw, Michigan

    Theodore Huebner Roethke ( RET-kee; May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was an American poet....  more
  • Theodor Herzl8
    17

    Theodor Herzl

    1860-05-02

    BirthplacePest, Hungary, Budapest, Hungary

    Theodor Herzl (; German: [ˈhɛɐtsl̩]; Hebrew: תֵּאוֹדוֹר הֶרְצְל Te'odor Hertsel; Hungarian:...  more
  • Theo Rossi9
    17

    Theo Rossi

    1975-06-04

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    John Theodore "Theo" Rossi (born June 4, 1975) is an American actor and producer best known...  more
  • Theodore Dreiser10
    15

    BirthplaceTerre Haute, Indiana

    Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (; August 27, 1871 – December 28, 1945) was an American...  more
  • Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.11

    BirthplaceCove Neck, New York, United States of America

    Theodore Roosevelt III (September 13, 1887 – July 12, 1944), known as Theodore Roosevelt Jr.,...  more
  • Theo Ratliff12
    11

    Theo Ratliff

    1973-04-17

    BirthplaceDemopolis, Alabama

    Theophalus Curtis Ratliff (born April 17, 1973) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • Theodore Roberts13
    10

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Theodore Roberts the actor is not to be confused with author Theodore Goodridge Roberts,...  more
  • Theodor W. Adorno14
    10

    BirthplaceFrankfurt, Germany

    Theodor W. Adorno (; German: [ʔaˈdɔɐ̯no]; born Theodor Ludwig Wiesengrund; September 11, 1903...  more

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  • Theo van Gogh15
    14

    Theo van Gogh

    1957-07-23

    BirthplaceThe Hague, Netherlands

    Theodoor "Theo" van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈteːjoː vɑŋ ˈɣɔx]; 23 July 1957 – 2 November 2004) was a...  more

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  • Theodore J. Forstmann16

    BirthplaceGreenwich, Connecticut

    Theodore Joseph Forstmann (February 13, 1940 – November 20, 2011) was one of the founding...  more
  • Theo Kogan17
    15

    Theo Kogan

    1969-12-23

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Theo Kogan (born December 23, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, model, and actress. She...  more
  • Theodore Shapiro18
    14

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Theodore Michael Shapiro (born September 29, 1971) is an American composer best known for his...  more
  • Theo Parrish19
    14

    Theo Parrish

    1972-01-01

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Theo Parrish (born 1972) is an American DJ and record producer based in Detroit, Michigan. He...  more
  • Theodore Bikel20
    8

    Theodore Bikel

    1924-05-02

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Theodore Meir Bikel ( bih-KEL; May 2, 1924 – July 21, 2015) was an Austrian-American actor,...  more
  • Théodore Géricault21

    BirthplaceRouen, France

    Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault (French: [ʒɑ̃ lwi ɑ̃dʁe teodoʁ ʒeʁiko]; 26 September 1791...  more
  • Theodor Storm22
    11

    Theodor Storm

    1817-09-14

    BirthplaceHusum, Germany

    Hans Theodor Woldsen Storm (14 September 1817 – 4 July 1888), commonly known as Theodor Storm,...  more
  • Theo Riddick23
    11

    Theo Riddick

    1991-05-04

    BirthplaceSomerville, New Jersey

    Theo Riddick (born May 4, 1991) is an American football running back for the Denver Broncos of...  more
  • Theodore Sturgeon24

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Theodore Sturgeon (; born Edward Hamilton Waldo, February 26, 1918 – May 8, 1985) was an...  more
  • Theodore Hall25
    10

    Theodore Hall

    1925-10-20

    BirthplaceFar Rockaway, New York City, New York

    Theodore Alvin Hall (October 20, 1925 – November 1, 1999) was an American physicist and an...  more