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Ever wondered how many famous people named Vernon there are? This list of celebrities named Vernon includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Vernons on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Vernon, actors named Vernon, and even athletes named Vernon. Well-known Vernons like Vernon Davis, Vernon Wells, and Vernon Reid are just the start of this list.
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Vernon Davis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
American football player
Vernon Leonard Davis is an American football tight end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was drafted in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the 49ers. Upon ...more
Vernon Wells is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Baseball player
Vernon Michael Wells III is an American professional baseball center fielder who is a free agent. He played in MLB for the Toronto Blue Jays, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and the New York ...more
Vernon Reid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist
Vernon Alphonsus Reid is an English American guitarist, songwriter, composer, and bandleader. Best known as the founder and primary songwriter of the rock band Living Colour, Reid was named No. ...more
Vernon Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Basketball player
Vernon Maxwell is an American retired professional basketball player who was a shooting guard in the National Basketball Association for thirteen seasons during the late 1980s, 1990s, and early ...more
Vernon Forrest is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Professional Boxer
Vernon Forrest, nicknamed "The Viper", was an American professional boxer who became a world champion in the welterweight and light middleweight divisions. In his career, he achieved ...more
Vernon Gholston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
American football player
Vernon Gholston is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League. He played college football at Ohio State and was drafted sixth overall by the New York Jets in the ...more
Vernon Chatman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Television director, Comedian, Television producer
Vernon Chatman is a television producer, writer, voice actor, stand-up comedian, musician and a member of PFFR, an art collective based in Brooklyn, NYC.
Vernon Kay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Disc jockey, Presenter
Vernon Charles Kay is an English television presenter, radio DJ and former model best known for his television roles with ITV, presenting shows such as All Star Family Fortunes, Beat the Star ...more
Vernon L. Smith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Professor, Economist
Vernon Lomax Smith is professor of economics at Chapman University's Argyros School of Business and Economics and School of Law in Orange, California, a research scholar at George Mason ...more
Vernon Lee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Novelist
Vernon Lee was the pseudonym of the British writer Violet Paget. She is remembered today primarily for her supernatural fiction and her work on aesthetics. An early follower of Walter Pater, she ...more
Vernon Dobtcheff is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Actor
Vernon Dobtcheff is a Franco-British actor. Dobtcheff was born in Nîmes, France, to a family of Russian descent. He attended Ascham Preparatory School in Eastbourne, Sussex, England, in ...more
Vernon Duke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Composer
Vernon Duke was an American composer/songwriter, who also wrote under his original name, Vladimir Dukelsky. He is best known for "Taking a Chance on Love" with lyrics by Ted Fetter and ...more
Vernon Wells is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Actor
Vernon George Wells is an Australian actor. He began appearing on Australian television shows in the mid-1970s, such as Homicide and Matlock Police and All The Rivers Run. He is best known to ...more
Vernon Dent is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Screenwriter, Actor, Singer
Vernon Bruce Dent was a comic actor who appeared in over 400 films in his career. He co-starred in many short films for Columbia Pictures, frequently as the foil to The Three Stooges.
Vernon Story is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Vernon Ford Story was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
Vernon Handley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Vernon Handley Conductor
Vernon George "Tod" Handley CBE was a British conductor, known in particular for his support of British composers. He was born of a Welsh father and an Irish mother into a musical ...more
Vernon Coaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Politician
Vernon Rodney Coaker is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Gedling since 1997. He served as the Minister of State for Schools from 2009 to 2010 and he ...more
Vernon Carey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
American football player
Vernon A. Carey is a former American football offensive tackle who played for eight seasons in the National Football League for the Miami Dolphins. He was drafted by the Dolphins 19th overall in ...more
Vernon Fiddler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Vernon Fiddler Ice Hockey Player
Vernon Fiddler is a professional ice hockey centre and an alternate captain for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League.
Vernon C. Gibson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Vernon C. Gibson
Vernon Charles Gibson FRS is a British chemist, and Visiting Professor at Imperial College London. He took up the appointment of Chief Scientific Adviser at the Ministry of Defence on 2 July
Vernon Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Vernon Smith
Vernon "Catfish" Smith was an American football, basketball, and baseball player, coach, and military officer in the United States. A three-sport athlete at the University of Georgia, ...more
Vernon Biever is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Vernon Biever
Vernon Joseph Biever was an American photographer, most notably with the Green Bay Packers. Biever covered his first Packers game in 1941 for The Milwaukee Sentinel while a student at St. ...more
Vernon Robinson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Politician
Vernon Lucius Robinson is a former US Air Force Captain, conservative political activist, a former candidate for U.S. Congress, and a former City Council member of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, ...more
Vernon Shaw is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Vernon Shaw
Vernon Lorden Shaw was the fifth President of Dominica, in office from 1998 to 2003. Shaw was an alumnus of the Dominica Grammar School and Trinity College, Oxford. He was a career civil ...more
Vernon Elliot is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Vernon
Vernon Elliot