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Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?  

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List Rules Vote up the Thomas you believe to be the most famous.

How many celebrities named Tom can you think of? The famous Tommys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Tom, athletes named Tom, and even political figures named Tom. 

Of course, Tom Hanks is one of the most famous actors with the first name Tom. He’s an Oscar winner who happens to claim the number one spot on many of our lists. Tom Cruise is yet another of the famous people with the name Tom. He's starred in the Mission Impossible Series, Top Gun and Jerry Maguire. Tom Holland is another of the actors named Thomas. He made a big splash of late as Spider-Man, part of the massive Marvel Cinematic Universe.  

Tom Brady is one of the famous athletes named Thomas. There are, however, quite a few famous footballers called Thomas - such as Tom Landry. A few singers called Tom include Tom Petty and Tom Waits. Tom Jones is another of the popular musicians named Tom.  

Did we miss anyone on our famous Toms list? If so, feel free to add them. Then vote up the Tom you believe to be the most famous.

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Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. Hanks is known for his comedic and dramatic roles in such films as Splash (1984), Big (1988), Turner & Hooch ...more

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Tom Cruise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV; July 3, 1962) is an American actor and film producer. He has received several accolades for his work, including three Golden Globe Awards and ...more

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Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Stanley Holland (born June 1, 1996) is an English actor and dancer. A graduate of the BRIT School in London, he is known for playing Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), so ...more

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Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas William Hiddleston (born 9 February 1981) is an English actor, film producer, and musician. He is the recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, a Laurence Olivier ...more

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Tommy Chong is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Bing Kin Chong (born May 24, 1938) is a Canadian-American actor, writer, director, musician, cannabis rights activist and comedian. He is known for his marijuana-themed Cheech & Chong ...more

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Tommy Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received four Academy Award nominations, winning Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marshal ...more

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Tom Brady is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. (born August 3, 1977) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). Brady has played in nine Super ...more

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Tom Hardy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Edward Thomas Hardy (born 15 September 1977) is an English actor and producer. After studying acting at the Drama Centre London, he made his film debut in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001) ...more

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Tom Petty is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He was the lead singer of Tom Petty and the ...more

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Tom Daley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Robert Daley (born 21 May 1994) is a British diver. He specialises in the 10-metre platform event and is a double World champion in the event; he won the 2009 FINA World Championship in ...more

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Tommy Haas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Mario Haas (German pronunciation: [ˈtɔmi ˈhaːs]; born 3 April 1978) is a German former professional tennis player. He competed on the ATP Tour from 1996 to 2017. After breaking into the ...more

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Tommy Lee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Lee Bass (born October 3, 1962) is an American musician and founding member of Mötley Crüe. As well as being the band's long-term drummer, Lee founded rap-metal band Methods of ...more

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Tom Felton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Andrew Felton (born 22 September 1987) is an English actor and musician. Felton began appearing in commercials when he was eight years old for companies such as Commercial Union and ...more

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Tom Green is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Michael Thomas Green (born July 30, 1971) is a Canadian comedian, actor, filmmaker, and talk show host. Known for his own unique brand of shock comedy, he found mainstream prominence via his MTV ...more

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Tom Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Sir Thomas John Woodward (born 7 June 1940), known professionally as Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. His career began with a string of top-ten hits in the mid-1960s. He has toured regularly, with ...more

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Tom Selleck is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, film producer, and California Army National Guard veteran. He is most known for starring as private investigator Thomas ...more

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Thomas Edison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices in fields such ...more

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Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Tommy Hilfiger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Jacob Hilfiger is an American fashion designer and founder of the lifestyle brand Tommy Hilfiger Corporation.

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Tommy Lasorda is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Charles Lasorda (born September 22, 1927) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, coach, and manager, who is best known for his two decades at the helm of the Los Angeles Dodgers. In ...more

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Tom Arnold is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Duane Arnold (born March 6, 1959) is an American actor and comedian. He has appeared in several films, including Nine Months (1995), The Stupids (1996), McHale's Navy (1997), Animal ...more

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Tom Baker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Tom Berenger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Tom Berenger (born Thomas Michael Moore; May 31, 1949) is an American television and motion picture actor. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of ...more

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Thomas DeLonge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Tom DeLonge (; born December 13, 1975) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, author, record producer, actor and filmmaker. He is the lead vocalist and guitarist of the rock band Angels ...more

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Tom Waits is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Tom/Thomas In The World?
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Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and actor. His music is characterized by his distinctive deep, gravelly voice and lyrics focusing ...more

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