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Ever thought about how many famous people named Wallace are out there? This list of celebrities named Wallace will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Wallaces below include actors named Wallace and athletes named Wallace, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Wallace who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Wallaces below include Wallace Shawn, Wallace Stevens, and Wallace Wade.
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Wallace Shawn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Screenwriter, Essayist, Actor Wallace Michael "Wally" Shawn is an American stand-up comedian, actor, singer, dancer, playwright, essayist, and voice artist, best known for appearing in films, such as Wally Shawn in ...more

Wallace Stevens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Poet, Essayist, Writer Wallace Stevens was an American Modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and he spent most of his life working as an executive for ...more

Wallace Wade is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Coach, American football player William Wallace Wade was an American football player and coach of football, basketball and baseball. He served as the head football coach at the University of Alabama from 1923 to 1930 and at ...more

Wallace Thurman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Editor, Publisher, Novelist Wallace Henry Thurman was an American novelist active during the Harlem Renaissance. He also wrote essays, worked as an editor, and was a publisher of short-lived newspapers and literary ...more

Wallace Beery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Actor, Singer, Film Director Wallace Fitzgerald Beery was an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill opposite Marie Dressler, as Long John Silver in Treasure Island, as Pancho Villa in ...more

Wallace Stegner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Environmentalist, Historian, Novelist Wallace Earle Stegner was an American historian, novelist, short story writer, and environmentalist, often called "The Dean of Western Writers". He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1972 and ...more

Wallace Reid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Wallace Reid was an American actor in silent film referred to as "the screen's most perfect lover".

Wallace Langham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Actor James Wallace Langham II is an American actor. He currently plays the role of David Hodges in the American crime drama television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Wallace Fard Muhammad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Wallace D. Fard was the founder of the Nation of Islam. He arrived in Detroit in 1930 with an obscure background and several aliases, where he taught a distinctive form of Islam to members of ...more

Wallace Potts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Film Director Wallace Bean Potts was an American film director, screenwriter, and archivist. Potts graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta with a degree in physics before ...more

Wallace Carothers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Chemist, Inventor, Scientist Wallace Hume Carothers was an American chemist, inventor and the leader of organic chemistry at DuPont, credited with the invention of nylon. Carothers was a group leader at the DuPont ...more

Wallace H. Coulter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Inventor Wallace H. Coulter was an American electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. The best known of his 85 patents is the Coulter principle, which provides a method for counting and sizing ...more

Wallace Ford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Usher, Actor Wallace Ford was an English born stage television and film actor, usually playing wise cracking supporting characters with his friendly appearance and with his stocky build later in life, ...more

Wallace Nutting is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Wallace Nutting was a U.S. minister, photographer, artist, and antiquarian, who is most famous for his pictures. He also was an accomplished author, lecturer, furniture maker —some of whose ...more

Wallace Wolodarsky is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor Wallace Wolodarsky, also billed as Wally Wolodarsky, is an American screenwriter, television producer and film director known for being one of the screenwriters for The Simpsons during the first ...more

Wallace M. Greene is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Military Officer General Wallace Martin Greene, Jr. was a four-star United States Marine Corps general who served as the 23rd Commandant of the Marine Corps from January 1, 1964 to December 31, 1967. At the end ...more

Wallace Harrison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Businessperson, Architect Wallace Kirkman Harrison was an American architect. Harrison started his professional career with the firm of Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray, participating in the construction of Rockefeller ...more

Wallace Roney is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Musician, Trumpeter Wallace Roney is an American jazz trumpeter. Roney took lessons from Clark Terry and Dizzy Gillespie and studied with Miles Davis from 1985 until the latter's death in 1991. Wallace credits ...more

Wallace Spearmon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Track and field athlete Wallace Spearmon Jr. is a sprint athlete, who specializes in the 200 meters. He is a two-time NCAA outdoor champion in the 200 m and won the silver medal in the event at the 2005 World ...more

Wallace Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Professional Boxer Wallace "Bud" Smith was a world lightweight boxing champion.

Wallace Grissell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Wallace Grissell Film Editor, Film Director Wallace Grissell was a British director and editor.

Wallace Davenport is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Trumpeter Wallace Foster Davenport was a United States jazz trumpeter. Davenport has been one of the few traditional jazz musicians of the 1930s who later branched out into swing and bop styles, as well ...more

Wallace Francis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Wallace Francis American football player Wallace Doroin Francis, is a former professional American football wide receiver who played 9 years in the National Football League for the Buffalo Bills and the Atlanta Falcons from 1973 to ...more

Wallace Triplett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Wallace Triplett American football player Wallace Triplett is a former professional American football player, the first African-American to be drafted by and play for a National Football League team. For that reason, his portrait hangs ...more

Wallace D. Hayes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Wallace
Wallace D. Hayes Wallace D. Hayes was a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Princeton University and one of the world's leading theoretical aerodynamicists, whose numerous and fundamental ...more