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Who Is The Most Famous Anthony or Tony In The World?

Updated November 12, 2020 1.1k votes 37 voters 60.0k views108 items

List RulesVote up all of the Anthonys and Tonys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Anthony can you think of? The famous Anthonys and Tonys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Anthony, famous athletes named Anthony, and directors named Anthony. You'll find Anthony Bourdain, Tony Romo, and several other well-known Anthonys on this list. 

Sir Anthony Hopkins is certainly one of the most famous Anthonys on this list. Hopkins is an incredibly decorated actor, having won an Academy Award, three BAFTAs, two Emmys, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. One of his most iconic film roles is that of Hannibal Lecter in the 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs.

Another of the famous people with the first name Anthony is Anthony Michael Hall. He is best known for his teenage roles in the John Hughes movies of the 1980s: The Breakfast Club, Weird Science, and Sixteen Candles. After that, Hall decided to diversify his acting jobs to avoid being typecast as the nerd. More recently, he appeared in ABC's The Goldbergs in 2020.

There are also famous singers named Tony, such as Tony Bennett, and football players named Anthony, such as Anthony Barr. Another of the famous people called Tony is skateboarder Tony Hawk. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Anthony or Tony? Just add them to the list! 

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    Anthony Hopkins

    1937-12-31

    BirthplaceMargam, United Kingdom

    Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor, director, and producer....  more

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  • Anthony Bourdain2
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Anthony Michael Bourdain (; June 25, 1956 – June 8, 2018) was an American celebrity chef,...  more

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    Tony Hawk

    1968-05-12

    BirthplaceCarlsbad, California, United States of America

    Anthony Frank Hawk (born May 12, 1968) is an American professional skateboarder, actor and...  more

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    Anthony Mackie

    1978-09-23

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Anthony Dwane Mackie (born September 23, 1978) is an American actor. He has been featured in...  more

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  • Tony Danza5
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    Tony Danza

    1951-04-21

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Tony Danza (born April 21, 1951) is an American actor, comedian, singer, television...  more

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  • Tony Hale6
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    Tony Hale

    1970-09-30

    BirthplaceWest Point, New York, United States of America

    Anthony Hale (born September 30, 1970) is an American actor and comedian. He is known for his...  more

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  • Anthony Anderson7
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    BirthplaceCompton, USA, California

    Anthony Anderson (born August 15, 1970) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and game show...  more

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  • Tony Randall8
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    Tony Randall

    1920-02-26

    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Anthony Leonard Randall (born Aryeh Leonard Rosenberg; February 26, 1920 – May 17, 2004) was...  more
  • Anthony Michael Hall9

    BirthplaceWest Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Michael Anthony Hall (born April 14, 1968), known professionally as Anthony Michael Hall, is...  more

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    Tony Bennett

    1926-08-03

    BirthplaceAstoria, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an...  more

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  • Tony Parker11
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    Tony Parker

    1982-05-17

    BirthplaceBruges, Belgium

    William Anthony Parker Jr. (born 17 May 1982) is a French-American former professional...  more

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    #70 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#4 of 146 The Best European NBA Players of All Time

  • Tony Romo12
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    Tony Romo

    1980-04-21

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Antonio Ramiro Romo (born April 21, 1980) is an American football television analyst and...  more

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  • Tony Shalhoub13
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    Tony Shalhoub

    1953-10-09

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Green Bay

    Anthony Marcus Shalhoub ( shəL-HOOB; born October 9, 1953) is an American actor. He is widely...  more
  • Anthony Edwards14
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    Anthony Edwards

    1962-07-19

    BirthplaceSanta Barbara, California, USA

    Anthony Charles Edwards (born July 19, 1962) is an American actor and director. He is most...  more

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  • Tony Goldwyn15
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    Tony Goldwyn

    1960-05-20

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Anthony Howard Goldwyn (born May 20, 1960) is an American actor, singer, producer, director...  more

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  • Tony Gonzalez16
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    Tony Gonzalez

    1976-02-27

    BirthplaceTorrance, California, United States of America

    Anthony David Gonzalez (born February 27, 1976) is a former American football tight end. He...  more

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  • Anthony Perkins17
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    Anthony Perkins

    1932-04-04

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an American actor and singer. He was...  more

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  • Anthony Stewart Head18

    BirthplaceCamden Town, England, London

    Anthony Stewart Head (born 20 February 1954) is an English actor and musician. He rose to fame...  more
  • Anthony D. Weiner19
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States

    Anthony David Weiner (; born September 4, 1964) is an American former Democratic congressman ...  more

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  • Anthony Kiedis20
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    Anthony Kiedis

    1962-11-01

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

    Anthony Kiedis ( KEE-dis; born November 1, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter,...  more

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  • Tony Curtis21
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    Tony Curtis

    1925-06-03

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Tony Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz; June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010) was an American film...  more

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    Tony Iommi

    1948-02-19

    BirthplaceHandsworth, West Midlands, United Kingdom

    Anthony Frank Iommi (; born 19 February 1948) is an English guitarist, songwriter and...  more

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  • Tony Dorsett23
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    Tony Dorsett

    1954-04-07

    BirthplaceRochester, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Anthony Drew "Tony" Dorsett (born April 7, 1954) is a former American football running back...  more

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  • Tony Todd24
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    Tony Todd

    1954-12-04

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Anthony Tiran "Tony" Todd (born December 4, 1954) is an American actor, voice artist, and film...  more

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  • Anthony Jeselnik25
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    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Anthony Jeselnik ( JES-əl-nik; born December 22, 1978) is an American comedian, writer, actor,...  more