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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Theo there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Theo to show that Theos have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Theos on this list might go by Theodore, so this list also includes famous people named Theodore. From actors named Theodore to athletes named Theo, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Theodore. This list includes well-known Theos like American president Theodore Roosevelt, English soccer player Theo Walcott, and English actor Theo James.
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Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 61 (1858-1919) Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt Jr. was an American politician, author, naturalist, soldier, explorer, and historian who served as the 26th President of the United States. He was a leader of ...more

Theo Walcott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 29 Theo James Walcott is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Arsenal and the England national team. Walcott won the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2006. ...more

Theo James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 33 Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis, better known as Theo James, is an English actor. He is known for portraying Jed Harper in Bedlam, Walter William Clark, Jr. in the crime drama Golden Boy ...more

Theodor Herzl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 44 (1860-1904) Theodor Herzl, born Benjamin Ze'ev Herzl was an Austro-Hungarian journalist, playwright, political activist, and writer. He was one of the fathers of modern political Zionism. Herzl formed the ...more

Theo Rossi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 42 John Theodore "Theo" Rossi is an actor, producer and philanthropist best known for his portrayal of Juan Carlos "Juice" Ortiz on the FX series Sons of Anarchy.

Theo Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 44 Theophalus Curtis "Theo" Ratliff is an American retired professional basketball player who last played with the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers. Primarily a center, he was an excellent ...more

Theodore Roethke is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 55 (1908-1963) Theodore Huebner Roethke was an American poet. He published several volumes of award-winning and critically acclaimed poetry. Roethke is regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential ...more

Theo van Gogh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 47 (1957-2004) Theodoor "Theo" van Gogh was a Dutch film director, film producer, columnist, author and actor. Van Gogh worked with the Somali-born writer and politician Ayaan Hirsi Ali to produce ...more

Theodore Dreiser is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 74 (1871-1945) Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. His novels often featured main characters who succeeded at their objectives despite a lack of a ...more

Theodore Bikel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 91 Theodore Meir Bikel is an Austrian-American actor, folk singer, musician, and composer. He made his film debut in The African Queen and was nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting role ...more

Theo Keating is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 46 Theo Keating, also known as Fake Blood and Touché, is a British DJ, musician and music producer who made his name as one half of The Wiseguys, a British hip hop/big beat band, together ...more

Theodor W. Adorno is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 66 (1903-1969) Theodor W. Adorno was a German sociologist, philosopher and musicologist known for his critical theory of society. He was a leading member of the Frankfurt School of critical theory, whose work ...more

Theodore Roberts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 67 (1861-1928) Theodore Roberts was an American film and stage actor. On stage in the 1890s he acted with Fanny Davenport in her play called Gismonda and later in The Bird of Paradise with actress Laurette ...more

Theo Kogan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 48 Theo Kogan is an American singer, songwriter, model, and actress. She is most well known for being the vocalist of the all girl punk band, Lunachicks. Currently, she sings in the ...more

Theo Parrish is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 46 Theo Parrish is a musician and selector based in Detroit, Michigan, often described as a 'techno/house' artist. He was born in Washington, DC. He grew up in Chicago, Illinois listening to jazz ...more

Théodore Géricault is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 33 (1791-1824) Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault was an influential French painter and lithographer, known for The Raft of the Medusa and other paintings. Although he died young, he was ...more

Theodor Storm is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 71 (1817-1888) Hans Theodor Woldsen Storm, commonly known as Theodor Storm, was a German writer.

Theodore Long is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 70 Theodore Robert Rufus "Teddy" Long is an American professional wrestling personality, having served as a manager, referee and authority figure, best known for his long tenure with WWE. ...more

Theodore Sturgeon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 67 (1918-1985) Theodore Sturgeon was an American science fiction and horror writer and critic. The Internet Speculative Fiction Database credits him with about 400 reviews and more than 200 stories. Sturgeon's ...more

Theodor Mommsen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 86 (1817-1903) Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen was a German classical scholar, historian, jurist, journalist, politician, archaeologist and writer generally regarded as one of the greatest classicists of ...more

Theodor Heuss is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 79 (1884-1963) Theodor Heuss was a liberal German politician who served as the first President of the Federal Republic of Germany after World War II from 1949 to 1959. Beside stern Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, ...more

Theodor Eicke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 51 (1892-1943) Theodor Eicke was an SS-Obergruppenführer, commander of the SS-Division Totenkopf of the Waffen-SS and one of the key figures in the establishment of concentration camps in Nazi Germany. ...more

Theo Waigel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 78 Theodor "Theo" Waigel is a German politician of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria. Waigel is a lawyer, and earned a doctorate in 1967. He was a member of the Bundestag from 1972 to ...more

Theodore Cole is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 24 (1913-1937) Theodore "Ted" Cole and Ralph Roe took part in the second documented escape attempt from Alcatraz, in 1937. Although officials were quick to conclude they perished in the attempt, ...more

Theodore F. Green is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 99 (1867-1966) Theodore Francis Green was an American politician from the U.S. state of Rhode Island. A Democrat, Green served as the 57th Governor of Rhode Island and in the United States Senate. He was the ...more

Theodore Miller Edison is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 94 (1898-1992) Theodore Miller Edison was an American businessman, inventor, and environmentalist. He was the fourth son of inventor Thomas Edison, and founder of Calibron Industries, Inc.. He was the third ...more

Theodore Hall is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 74 (1925-1999) Theodore Alvin Hall was an American physicist and an atomic spy for the Soviet Union, who, during his work on US efforts to develop the first and second atomic bombs during World War II, gave a ...more

Theodore Burr is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 51 (1771-1822) Theodore Burr was an inventor from Torrington, Connecticut, who was credited with the Burr Arch Truss bridge design and was cousin of vice president Aaron Burr. Theodore Burr came to Oxford, New ...more

Theodore Stevens is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 87 (1923-2010) Theodore Fulton "Ted" Stevens, Sr. was a United States Senator from Alaska, whose tenure extended from December 24, 1968, until January 3, 2009. He was thus the longest-serving ...more

Theodore Case is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 56 (1888-1944) Theodore Willard "Theo" Case was an American chemist, physicist and inventor known for the invention of the Movietone sound-on-film sound film system.

Theo Albrecht is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 88 (1922-2010) Theodor Paul "Theo" Albrecht was a German entrepreneur, who in 2010 was ranked by Forbes as the 31st richest person in the world, with a net worth of $16.7 billion. He owned and was ...more

Theodore Durrant is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 27 (1871-1898) Theodore Henry Durrant, known as "The Demon of the Belfry", was hanged for two murders committed at the San Francisco Emanuel Baptist Church, where he was assistant superintendent. He ...more

Theodore N. Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 75 (1911-1986) Theodore Newman Kaufman, sometimes given incorrectly as Theodore Nathan Kaufmann, was an American Jewish businessman and writer known for his eliminationist views on Germans. In 1939, he ...more

Theodore Olson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 77 Theodore Bevry Olson is an American lawyer, practicing at the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Olson served as United States Solicitor General from June 2001 to July 2004 ...more

Theodor Reuss is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 68 (1855-1923) Theodor Reuss was an Anglo-German tantric occultist, freemason, police spy, journalist, singer, and head of Ordo Templi Orientis.

Theodore Schultz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 96 (1902-1998) Theodore William "Ted" Schultz was an American economist, who was the 1979 winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

Theodore G. Bilbo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 70 (1877-1947) Theodore Gilmore Bilbo was an American politician. Bilbo, a Democrat, twice served as governor of Mississippi and later was elected a U.S. Senator. A master of filibuster and scathing rhetoric, ...more

Theodor W. Hänsch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Theo
age 76 Theodor Wolfgang Hänsch is a German physicist. He received one fourth of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics for "contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, ...more

Theodore Roszak is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 78 (1933-2011) Theodore Roszak was Professor Emeritus of history at California State University, East Bay. He is best known for his 1969 text, The Making of a Counter Culture.

Theodore J. Forstmann is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 71 (1940-2011) Theodore Joseph "Ted" Forstmann was one of the founding partners of Forstmann Little & Company, a private equity firm, and chairman and CEO of IMG, a global sports and media ...more

Theodore William Richards is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 60 (1868-1928) Theodore William Richards was the first American scientist to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, earning the award "in recognition of his exact determinations of the atomic weights of a ...more

Theodore Parker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 50 (1810-1860) Theodore Parker was an American Transcendentalist and reforming minister of the Unitarian church. A reformer and abolitionist, his words and quotations which he popularized would later inspire ...more

Theodore von Kármán is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 82 (1881-1963) Theodore von Kármán was a Hungarian-American mathematician, aerospace engineer and physicist who was active primarily in the fields of aeronautics and astronautics. He is ...more

Theodore E. Burton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 78 (1851-1929) Theodore Elijah Burton was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served in the United States House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.

Theodor Svedberg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 87 (1884-1971) Theodor Svedberg was a Swedish chemist and Nobel laureate, active at Uppsala University.

Theodore Levitt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 81 (1925-2006) Theodore Levitt was an American economist and professor at Harvard Business School. He was also editor of the Harvard Business Review and an editor who was especially noted for increasing the ...more

Theodore White is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 71 (1915-1986) Theodore Harold White was an American political journalist and historian, known for his wartime reporting from China and accounts of the 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 and 1980 presidential elections.

Theo van Gogh is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Died at 34 (1857-1891) Theodorus "Theo" van Gogh was a Dutch art dealer. He was the younger brother of Vincent van Gogh, and Theo's unfailing financial and emotional support allowed his brother to devote ...more

Theodore R. Sarbin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Theodore R. Sarbin Died at 94 (1911-2005) Theodore Roy Sarbin, known as "Ted Sarbin", was an American psychologist and professor of psychology and criminology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He was known as ...more

Theodore W. Jennings is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Theo
Theodore W. Jennings is an American scholar, theologian and author. He is Professor of Biblical and Constructive Theology at the United Church of Christ's Chicago Theological Seminary, where he ...more