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

Updated November 17, 2020 6.7k votes 1.6k voters 169.9k 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 Hanks

    Tom Hanks


    BirthplaceConcord, California, United States of America

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

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    Tom Felton

    Tom Felton


    BirthplaceEpsom, United Kingdom

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

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    Tom Holland

    Tom Holland


    BirthplaceKingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom

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

    Tom Hiddleston


    BirthplaceWestminster, London, United Kingdom

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

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    Tom Cruise

    Tom Cruise


    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, United States of America

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

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    Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison


    BirthplaceMilan, Ohio, United States of America

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

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    Thomas Jefferson

    BirthplaceShadwell, Virginia, USA

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

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    Tom Selleck

    Tom Selleck


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

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

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    Thomas Sangster

    Thomas Sangster


    BirthplaceLondon, England

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


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    Tom Hardy

    Tom Hardy


    BirthplaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom

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

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    Tom Jones

    Tom Jones


    BirthplaceTreforest, United Kingdom

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

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    Tommy Lee Jones

    Tommy Lee Jones


    BirthplaceSan Saba, Texas, United States of America

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

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    Tom Brady

    Tom Brady


    BirthplaceSan Mateo, California, United States of America

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

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    Thomas Aquinas

    Thomas Aquinas


    BirthplaceRoccasecca, Italy

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    Tom Petty

    Tom Petty


    BirthplaceGainesville, Florida metropolitan area, Florida, Contiguous United States, Alachua County

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

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    Thomas Paine

    Thomas Paine


    BirthplaceEurasia, Thetford, United Kingdom, Breckland, England

    Thomas Paine (born Thomas Pain) (February 9, 1737 [O.S. January 29, 1736] – June 8, 1809) was... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Tommy Hilfiger

    Tommy Hilfiger


    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Elmira

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    Tom Clancy

    Tom Clancy


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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

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  • 19
    Thomas Lennon

    Thomas Lennon


    BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois, United States of America

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

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    Tommy Lee

    Tommy Lee


    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

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    Tommy Chong

    Tommy Chong


    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

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    Thomas Haden Church

    BirthplaceUSA, Woodland, California

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

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  • 23
    Tom Ford

    Tom Ford


    BirthplaceAustin, Texas, United States of America

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

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    Tom Daley

    Tom Daley


    BirthplacePlymouth, United Kingdom

    Thomas Robert Daley (born 21 May 1994) is a British diver. He specialises in the 10-metre... more on Wikipedia

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    Thomas Gibson

    Thomas Gibson


    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina, United States of America

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

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