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

Updated January 26, 2021 7.1k votes 1.8k voters 179.6k 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 Hanks

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    Tom Holland

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

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    Tom Felton

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    Tom Hiddleston

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    Thomas Sangster

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    Tom Cruise

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    Thomas Edison

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    Tom Hardy

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    Tom Selleck

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

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    Tom Jones

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    Tommy Lee Jones

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    Tom Brady

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    Thomas Aquinas

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    Tom Petty

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

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    Tommy Hilfiger

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    Thomas Gibson

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    Tom Clancy

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    Thomas Paine

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    Tommy Lee

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    Tommy Chong

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    Thomas Lennon

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    Tom Ford

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

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    Thomas Hearns

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