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Famous People Named Tyrone 

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List of famous people named Tyrone, along with photos. How many celebrities named Tyrone can you think of? The famous Tyrones below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Tyrone, athletes named Tyrone, and even political figures named Tyrone. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Tyrone? Add them to the list.

If you're a Dallas Cowboys fan, then the name Tyrone Crawford probably resonates with you this season. The up and coming defensive tackle is starting to make an impact for the Cowboys, and could be one of the bigger names in defense in the next few years. Classic movie buffs might recognize Tyrone Power on this list, a heartthrob actor from the 1930's and 1940s.
Tyrone Power is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Soldier, Actor

Age: Dec. at 44 (1914-1958)

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Tyrone Edmund Power III (May 5, 1914 – November 15, 1958) was an American film, stage and radio actor. From the 1930s to the 1950s, Power appeared in dozens of films, often in swashbuckler roles ...more

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Tyrone Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Basketball player, Coach

Age: 50

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio

Tyrone Hill (born March 19, 1968) is an American retired basketball player and, since 2008–09, assistant coach for the National Basketball Association's Atlanta Hawks. Hill spent four years ...more
Tyrone Willingham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
American Football coach, Coach, American football player

Age: 65

Birthplace: Kinston, North Carolina

Lionel Tyrone Willingham (born December 30, 1953) is a retired American football player and coach. He was the head coach at Stanford University (1995–2001), the University of Notre Dame ...more
Tyrone Wheatley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Coach, American football player

Age: 43

Birthplace: Inkster, Michigan

Tyrone Anthony Wheatley, Sr. (born January 19, 1972) is currently the head football coach at Morgan State University. He is also a former professional player who played 10 seasons in the ...more
Tyrone Crawford is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
American football player

Age: 29

Birthplace: Windsor, Canada

Tyrone Crawford is a Canadian, American Football defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Boise State. The Cowboys drafted him in the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL Draft, ...more
Tyrone Prothro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Bank teller, American football player

Age: 31

Birthplace: Heflin, Alabama

Tyrone Prothro (born May 24, 1984) is a former American football wide receiver who played for the University of Alabama between 2003–2005.
Tyrone Braxton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
American football player

Age: 54

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin

Tyrone Scott Braxton (born December 17, 1964) is a former American football safety who played for the Denver Broncos for most of his career from 1987 to 1999. Braxton played in four Super Bowls ...more
Tyrone Downie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Musician

Age: 62

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Tyrone Downie is a Jamaican keyboardist/pianist who is most known for his involvement as a member of Bob Marley and The Wailers. He studied at Kingston College and joined The Wailers in the ...more
Tyrone Corbin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Basketball player, Coach

Age: 56

Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina

Tyrone Kennedy Corbin (born December 31, 1962) is an American retired basketball player, and current assistant coach of the Orlando Magic in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was ...more
Tyrone Hughes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
American football player

Age: 49

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

Tyrone Christopher Hughes (born January 14, 1970) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears, and Dallas Cowboys. He ...more
Tyrone McGriff is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
American football player

Age: Dec. at 42 (1958-2000)

Birthplace: Vero Beach, Florida

Tyrone K. McGriff Sr. (January 13, 1958 – December 9, 2000) was an American football guard who played in the National Football League (NFL) with the Pittsburgh Steelers for three seasons. He ...more
Tyrone Benskin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Theatre Director, Songwriter, Politician

Age: 60

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Tyrone Benskin (born 29 December 1958) is an English-Canadian actor, theatre director and politician. He was elected Member of Parliament in the Jeanne-Le Ber riding, in Montreal, Quebec, in the ...more
Tyrone Edmond is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Tyrone Edmond Musician, Model, Supermodel

Birthplace: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

Tyrone Edmond (born Enoch Edmond in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti) is a Haitian-born model.
Tyrone Keys is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
American football player

Age: 58

Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi

Tyrone Keys (born October 24, 1960) is a former professional American football player who played defensive lineman for six seasons for the Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and San Diego ...more
Tyrone Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
American football player

Age: 46

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tyrone M. Williams Jr. (born October 22, 1972) is a former Canadian football defensive tackle. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 1997. He played college football ...more
Tyrone Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Theatre Director, Writer, Broadcaster

Age: Dec. at 71 (1900-1971)

Birthplace: Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom

Sir William Tyrone Guthrie (2 July 1900 – 15 May 1971) was an English theatrical director instrumental in the founding of the Stratford Festival of Canada, the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, ...more
Tyrone Wells is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington

Tyrone Wells is an American singer/songwriter from Spokane, Washington.
Tyrone Booze is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Professional Boxer

Age: 60

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut

Tyrone Booze (born February 12, 1959) is an American retired boxer who held the WBO cruiserweight championship from 1992 to 1993. Booze became a professional boxer in 1982 and had mixed success ...more
Tyrone Garner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone

Age: 40

Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada

Tyrone "Ty" Garner (born July 27, 1978) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was drafted by the New York Islanders in the fourth round, 83rd overall in the 1996 NHL Entry

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Tyrone Giordano is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: USA, Connecticut, Hartford

Tyrone Giordano (born 1976) is a deaf American film, television, and stage actor. He is known for his roles in the musical Big River and the movie The Family Stone.
Tyrone Brunson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone

Age: 34

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tyrone Brunson (born January 5, 1985) is an American professional boxer, notable for holding the record of the most consecutive first-round knockouts for over 6 years (8 March 2008 – 6 July
Tyrone Crawley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone

Age: 60

Tyrone Crawley (born 2 November 1958) is a former professional boxer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During his professional boxing career he was known for his hand and foot speed, and the ...more
Tyrone Mings is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Tyrone Mings Soccer Player

Age: 25

Birthplace: Bath, United Kingdom

Tyrone Mings is a soccer player.
Tyrone Yates is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Lawyer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Tyrone Keith Yates (born January 22, 1954) is a Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge. He was elected on November 8, 2011. He was unopposed to fill the unexpired term of Judge Nadine Lovelace ...more
Tyrone Davis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Tyrone
Songwriter, Musician, Singer

Age: Dec. at 67 (1938-2005)

Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States of America

Tyrone Davis (born Tyrone D. Fettson or Tyrone D. Branch, May 4, 1938 – February 9, 2005) was an American blues and soul singer with a long list of hit records over more than 20 years. Davis had ...more