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Who Is The Most Famous Theo In The World?

Updated November 10, 2020 681 votes 23 voters 24.2k 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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  • 1
    Theo James
    21

    Theo James

    1984-12-16

    BirthplaceOxford, United Kingdom

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

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  • 2
    Theodore Roosevelt
    20

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, USA

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

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  • 3
    Teddy Pendergrass
    17

    BirthplaceUSA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

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  • 4
    Theo Walcott
    18

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Theo Von
    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 on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Theodore Roethke
    12

    BirthplaceSaginaw, Michigan

    Theodore Huebner Roethke ( RET-kee; May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was an American poet.... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Theodor Herzl
    17

    Theodor Herzl

    1860-05-02

    BirthplacePest, Hungary, Budapest, Hungary

    Theodor Herzl (; German: [ˈhɛɐtsl̩]; Hebrew: תֵּאוֹדוֹר הֶרְצְל Te'odor Hertsel; Hungarian:... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Theo Rossi
    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 on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Ted Bundy
    15

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Theodore Dreiser
    15

    BirthplaceTerre Haute, Indiana

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

    BirthplaceCove Neck, New York, United States of America

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

    Theo Ratliff

    1973-04-17

    BirthplaceDemopolis, Alabama

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  • 13
    Theodore Roberts
    10

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    Theodore Roberts the actor is not to be confused with author Theodore Goodridge Roberts,... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Theodor W. Adorno
    10

    BirthplaceFrankfurt, Germany

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

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  • 15
    Theo van Gogh
    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Theodore J. Forstmann

    BirthplaceGreenwich, Connecticut

    Theodore Joseph Forstmann (February 13, 1940 – November 20, 2011) was one of the founding... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Theo Kogan
    15

    Theo Kogan

    1969-12-23

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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  • 18
    Theodore Shapiro
    14

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

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  • 19
    Theo Parrish
    14

    Theo Parrish

    1972-01-01

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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  • 20
    Theodore Bikel
    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 on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Théodore Géricault

    BirthplaceRouen, France

    Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault (French: [ʒɑ̃ lwi ɑ̃dʁe teodoʁ ʒeʁiko]; 26 September 1791... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Theodor Storm
    11

    Theodor Storm

    1817-09-14

    BirthplaceHusum, Germany

    Hans Theodor Woldsen Storm (14 September 1817 – 4 July 1888), commonly known as Theodor Storm,... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Theo Riddick
    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 on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Theodore Sturgeon

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Theodore Sturgeon (; born Edward Hamilton Waldo, February 26, 1918 – May 8, 1985) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Theodore Hall
    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 on Wikipedia