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

Updated January 26, 2021 7.0k votes 1.7k voters 176.6k views107 items

List RulesVote up all the Toms/Thomases you have heard of.

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. 

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  • Tom Hanks1
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    Tom Hanks

    1956-07-09

    BirthplaceConcord, California, United States of America

    Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both...  more

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  • Tom Felton2
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    Tom Felton

    1987-09-22

    BirthplaceEpsom, England

    Thomas Andrew Felton (born 22 September 1987) is an English actor and musician. Felton began...  more

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    Tom Holland

    1996-06-01

    BirthplaceKingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom

    Thomas Stanley Holland (born June 1, 1996) is an English actor and dancer. A graduate of the...  more

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  • Tom Hiddleston4
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    Tom Hiddleston

    1981-02-09

    BirthplaceWestminster, London, United Kingdom

    Thomas William Hiddleston (born 9 February 1981) is an English actor, film producer, and...  more

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  • Thomas Sangster5
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    Thomas Sangster

    1990-05-16

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Thomas Brodie-Sangster (born 16 May 1990), also credited as Thomas Sangster, is an English...  more

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    Tom Cruise

    1962-07-03

    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, United States of America

    Thomas Cruise (born July 3, 1962) is an American actor and film producer. He has received...  more

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  • Thomas Edison7
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    Thomas Edison

    1847-02-11

    BirthplaceMilan, Ohio, United States of America

    Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and...  more

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  • Thomas Jefferson8
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    BirthplaceShadwell, Colony of Virginia, British America

    Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of...  more

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  • Tom Selleck9
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    Tom Selleck

    1945-01-29

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, film producer, and...  more

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  • Tom Hardy10
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    Tom Hardy

    1977-09-15

    BirthplaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom

    Edward Thomas Hardy (born 15 September 1977) is an English actor and producer. After studying...  more

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  • Tom Jones11
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    Tom Jones

    1940-06-07

    BirthplaceTreforest, United Kingdom

    Sir Thomas John Woodward (born 7 June 1940), known professionally as Tom Jones, is a Welsh...  more

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  • Tommy Lee Jones12
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    Tommy Lee Jones

    1946-09-15

    BirthplaceSan Saba, Texas, United States of America

    Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received...  more

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  • Tom Brady13
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    Tom Brady

    1977-08-03

    BirthplaceSan Mateo, California, United States of America

    Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. (born August 3, 1977) is an American football quarterback for...  more

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  • Thomas Aquinas14
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    Thomas Aquinas

    1225-01-28

    BirthplaceRoccasecca, Italy

    Thomas Aquinas (; Italian: Tommaso d'Aquino, lit. "Thomas of Aquino"; 1225 – 7 March 1274) was...  more

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  • Tom Petty15
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    Tom Petty

    1950-10-20

    BirthplaceGainesville, Florida, United States of America

    Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter,...  more

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  • Thomas Paine16
    17

    Thomas Paine

    1737-02-09

    BirthplaceEurasia, Thetford, United Kingdom, Breckland, England

    Thomas Paine (born Thomas Pain) (February 9, 1737 [O.S. January 29, 1736] – June 8, 1809) was...  more

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  • Tommy Hilfiger17
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    Tommy Hilfiger

    1951-03-24

    BirthplaceElmira, New York, United States of America

    Thomas Jacob Hilfiger is an American fashion designer and founder of the lifestyle brand Tommy...  more

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  • Tom Clancy18
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    Tom Clancy

    1947-04-12

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist best known...  more

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  • Thomas Gibson19
    18

    Thomas Gibson

    1962-07-03

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina, United States of America

    Thomas Ellis Gibson (born July 3, 1962) is an American actor and director. He portrayed...  more

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  • Thomas Lennon20
    11

    Thomas Lennon

    1970-08-09

    BirthplaceOak Park, USA, Illinois

    Thomas Patrick Lennon (born August 9, 1970) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter,...  more

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  • Tommy Lee21
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    Tommy Lee

    1962-10-03

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    Thomas Lee Bass (born October 3, 1962) is an American musician and founding member of Mötley...  more

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  • Thomas Haden Church22

    BirthplaceUSA, Woodland, California

    Thomas Haden Church (born Thomas Richard McMillen; June 17, 1960) is an American actor,...  more

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  • Tom Ford23
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    Tom Ford

    1961-08-27

    BirthplaceAustin, Texas, United States of America

    Thomas Carlyle Ford (born August 27, 1961) is an American fashion designer and filmmaker. He...  more

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  • Thomas Hearns24
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    Thomas Hearns

    1958-10-18

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

    Thomas "Tommy" Hearns (born October 18, 1958) is an American former professional boxer who...  more

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  • Tommy Chong25
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    Tommy Chong

    1938-05-24

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    Thomas Bing Kin Chong (born May 24, 1938) is a Canadian-American actor, writer, director,...  more

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