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Who Is The Most Famous Timothy In The World?

Updated November 10, 2020 1.2k votes 44 voters 44.8k views98 items

List RulesVote up all of the Timothys and Tims you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Timothy can you think of? The famous Tims below have many different professions, including notable actors named Tim, famous musicians named Timothy, and even great directors named Tim.

Tim McGraw is certainly one of the most famous Tims on this list. One of the famous musicians named Tim, he is one of the biggest names in country music with ten albums topping the Top Country album chart. To date, he has won three Grammy Awards and was nominated 20 times.

Another of the famous people with the first name Tim is Tim Curry. The character actor is best known for portraying Dr. Frank N. Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. He has also appeared in such films as It and Clue. Tim Meadows and Timothy Olyphant are two other popular actors named Tim. 

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    Tim Allen

    1953-06-13

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    Timothy Alan Dick (born June 13, 1953), known professionally as Tim Allen, is an American... more on Wikipedia

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    Tim McGraw

    1967-05-01

    BirthplaceDelhi, Louisiana, United States of America

    Samuel Timothy McGraw (born May 1, 1967) is an American country singer and actor. McGraw has... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Curry3
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    Tim Curry

    1946-04-19

    BirthplaceGrappenhall, United Kingdom

    Timothy James Curry (born 19 April 1946) is an English actor, voice artist, comedian and... more on Wikipedia
  • Timothée Chalamet4
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    Timothée Hal Chalamet (born December 27, 1995) is an American actor. Chalamet started his... more on Wikipedia

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    Tim Robbins

    1958-10-16

    BirthplaceWest Covina, California, United States of America

    Timothy Francis Robbins (born October 16, 1958) is an American actor, screenwriter, director,... more on Wikipedia
  • Tim Meadows6
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    Tim Meadows

    1961-02-05

    BirthplaceHighland Park, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Timothy Meadows (born February 5, 1961) is an American actor and comedian and one of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Timothy Olyphant7
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    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Timothy David Olyphant (; AHL-ə-fint; born May 20, 1968) is an American actor and producer. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Tim Tebow8
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    Tim Tebow

    1987-08-14

    BirthplaceMakati, Philippines

    Timothy Richard Tebow (; born August 14, 1987) is an American professional baseball player,... more on Wikipedia

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    Tim Burton

    1958-08-25

    BirthplaceBurbank, California, United States of America

    Timothy Walter Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American filmmaker, artist, writer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Gunn10
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    Tim Gunn

    1953-07-29

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    Timothy MacKenzie Gunn (born July 29, 1953) is an American fashion consultant, television... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Roth11
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    Tim Roth

    1961-05-14

    BirthplaceDulwich, London, United Kingdom

    Timothy Simon Roth (born 14 May 1961) is an English actor and director. He made his debut in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Duncan12
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    Tim Duncan

    1976-04-25

    BirthplaceChristiansted, United States Virgin Islands

    Timothy Theodore Duncan (born April 25, 1976) is an American professional basketball coach and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Conway13
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    Tim Conway

    1933-12-15

    BirthplaceWilloughby, Ohio, USA

    Thomas Daniel "Tim" Conway (December 15, 1933 – May 14, 2019) was an American actor, comedian,... more on Wikipedia
  • Timothy Hutton14
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    Timothy Hutton

    1960-08-16

    BirthplaceMalibu, California, United States of America

    Timothy Tarquin Hutton (born August 16, 1960) is an American actor and director. He is the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Cook15
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    Tim Cook

    1960-11-01

    BirthplaceRobertsdale, Alabama

    Timothy Donald "Tim" Cook is an American business executive, and is the CEO of Apple Inc. Cook... more on Wikipedia

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  • Timothy Leary16
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    Timothy Leary

    1920-10-22

    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Timothy Francis Leary (October 22, 1920 – May 31, 1996) was an American psychologist and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Timothy Spall17
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    Timothy Spall

    1957-02-27

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Timothy Leonard Spall (born 27 February 1957) is an English character actor and occasional... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Heidecker18
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    Tim Heidecker

    1976-02-03

    BirthplaceUSA, Pennsylvania, Allentown

    Timothy Richard Heidecker (; born February 3, 1976) is an American comedian, writer, director,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Matheson19
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    Tim Matheson

    1947-12-31

    BirthplaceUSA, Glendale, California

    Tim Matheson (born Timothy Lewis Matthieson; December 31, 1947) is an American actor and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Timothy Geithner20
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States

    Timothy Franz Geithner (; born August 18, 1961) is a former American central banker who served... more on Wikipedia
  • Tim Armstrong21
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    Tim Armstrong

    1965-11-25

    BirthplaceBerkeley, California, United States of America

    Timothy Ross Armstrong (born November 25, 1965) is an American musician, singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Timothy McVeigh22
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    Timothy McVeigh

    1968-04-23

    BirthplaceLockport, New York, United States of America

    Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001) was an American domestic terrorist who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Buckley23
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    Tim Buckley

    1947-02-14

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Timothy Charles Buckley III (February 14, 1947 – June 29, 1975) was an American vocalist,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Minchin24
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    Tim Minchin

    1975-10-07

    BirthplaceNorthampton, England

    Timothy David Minchin (born 7 October 1975) is an Australian comedian, actor, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tim Scott25
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    Tim Scott

    1965-09-19

    BirthplaceNorth Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

    Timothy Eugene Scott (born September 19, 1965) is an American politician and businessman... more on Wikipedia

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