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Who knew there were so many famous people named Walt in the world? Our list of celebrities named Walt includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Walts below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Walt, actors named Walt, and much more. Walt Disney, Walt Frazier, and Walt Whitman are only a few of the well-known people named Walt on this list.
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Walt Disney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer
Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was an American entrepreneur, cartoonist, animator, voice actor, and film producer. As a prominent figure within the American animation industry and ...more
Walt Frazier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Basketball player, Actor
Walter "Clyde" Frazier is an American former basketball player in the National Basketball Association. As their floor general, he led the New York Knicks to the franchise's only two ...more
Walt Whitman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Poet, Nurse, Journalist
Walter "Walt" Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his ...more
Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Basketball player
Walter Jones Bellamy was an American professional basketball player.
Walt Tkaczuk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Ice Hockey Player
Walter Robert Bogdan Tkaczuk is a Canadian retired ice hockey centre who played fourteen seasons in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers between 1967 and 1981. Tkaczuk's family ...more
Walt Weiss is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Baseball player, Coach
Walter William "Walt" Weiss is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball and current manager of the Colorado Rockies. Weiss was a member of the 1998 National League All-Star Team. He ...more
Walt Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Walter "Walt" Lloyd is a fictional character portrayed by Malcolm David Kelley in the American ABC television series Lost. The series follows the lives of over forty survivors of the ...more
Walt Mossberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Journalist, Writer
Walter S. Mossberg is an American journalist who was, until January 2014, the principal technology columnist for The Wall Street Journal. Dow Jones announced on September 19, 2013, that Mossberg ...more
Walt Hazzard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Basketball player
Walter Raphael "Walt" Hazzard Jr., later Mahdi Abdul-Rahman was an American college, Olympic and professional basketball player and college basketball coach. He was best known for his ...more
Walt Disney Pictures is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Walt Disney Pictures, Inc. is an American film production company and division of The Walt Disney Studios, owned by The Walt Disney Company. The division is based at the Walt Disney Studios and ...more
Walt Kiesling is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Walt
American football player
Walter Andrew Kiesling was an American football player and coach.
Walt Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Walter Francis "Walt" Sweeney was an American football offensive lineman and end, who played college football at Syracuse University, where he made the school's all-century team. He ...more
Walt Minnick is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer
Walter Clifford "Walt" Minnick is a former Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district, serving from 2009 until 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is ...more
Walt Levinsky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Musician, Bandleader, Composer
Walt Levinsky was an American big band and orchestral player, composer, arranger and band leader. While many of his big band assignments were as lead alto sax player, his favorite instrument was ...more
Walt Becker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Television director, Television producer, Novelist
Walter William Becker is an American director, writer and actor best known for directing the films Van Wilder, Wild Hogs and Old Dogs. Becker graduated from USC School of Cinema-Television in ...more
Walt Kelly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Cartoonist, Animator
Walter Crawford Kelly, Jr. or Walt Kelly, was an American animator and cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Pogo. He began his animation career in 1936 at Walt Disney Studios, contributing ...more
Walt Garrison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Walt
American football player
Walter Benton "Walt" Garrison is a former professional football player, a fullback for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. He was selected in the fifth round of the ...more
Walt Michaels is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Walt
American football player
Walt Michaels is a former professional football player and coach who is best remembered for his six-year tenure as head coach of the NFL's New York Jets from 1977 to 1982. In 1977, Michaels was ...more
Walt Simonson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Cartoonist, Artist, Comics artist
Walter "Walt" Simonson is an American comic book writer and artist, best known for a run on Marvel Comics' Thor from 1983 to 1987, during which he created the character Beta Ray Bill. ...more
Walt Dropo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Walt Dropo Baseball player
Walter Dropo, nicknamed "Moose", was an American college basketball standout and a professional baseball first baseman. During a 13-year career in Major League Baseball, he played for ...more
Walt Streuli is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Walt Streuli Baseball player
Walter Herbert Streuli is an American former professional baseball player, a catcher who appeared in six Major League Baseball games over parts of three seasons with the 1954–1956 Detroit ...more
Walt Harris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Walt
American football player
Walter Lee "Walt" Harris is a former American football cornerback who played in the National Football League for thirteen seasons. He played college football for Mississippi State ...more
Walt Kowalczyk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Walt
American football player
Walter Joseph Kowalczyk is a former American football defensive back and fullback in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys. He also played in the ...more
Walt Whitman Rostow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Author, Economist, Writer
Walt Whitman Rostow was a United States economist and political theorist who served as Special Assistant for National Security Affairs to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1966–69. Prominent ...more
Walt Cudzik is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Walt
Walt Cudzik American football player
Walter Jacob Cudzik was an American football center in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He also played in the American Football League for the Boston Patriots and the ...more