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Famous People Named Walt

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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.
  • Walt Disney

    Walt Disney

    Businessperson, Television producer

    AgeDec. at 65 (1901-1966)

    BirthplaceHermosa, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Walter Elias Disney (; December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur,...  more

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    #33 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#21 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive

  • Walt Frazier

    Walt Frazier

    Basketball player, Actor


    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    Walter "Clyde" Frazier (born March 29, 1945) is an American former basketball player in the...  more

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    #23 of 258 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#139 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Walt Whitman

    Walt Whitman

    Poet, Nurse

    AgeDec. at 73 (1819-1892)

    BirthplaceWest Hills, New York

    Walt Whitman (; May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist....  more

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    13 Bizarre Facts About Walt Whitman They Didn't Teach In History Class#50 of 1,172 The Best Writers of All Time

  • Walt Bellamy

    Walt Bellamy

    Basketball player

    AgeDec. at 74 (1939-2013)

    BirthplaceNew Bern, North Carolina

    Walter Jones Bellamy (July 24, 1939 – November 2, 2013) was an American professional...  more
  • Walt Tkaczuk

    Walt Tkaczuk

    Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceEmsdetten, Germany

    Walter Robert Bogdan Tkaczuk (born September 29, 1947) is a German-Canadian former ice hockey...  more
  • Walt Weiss

    Walt Weiss

    Baseball player, Coach


    BirthplaceTuxedo, New York

    Walter William Weiss (born November 28, 1963) is an American former professional baseball...  more
  • Walt Lloyd
    Walter "Walt" Lloyd is a fictional character portrayed by Malcolm David Kelley in the American...  more
  • Walt Mossberg

    Walt Mossberg

    Journalist, Writer


    BirthplaceWarwick, Rhode Island

    Walter S. Mossberg (born March 27, 1947) is an American journalist. He is widely credited with...  more
  • Walt Hazzard

    Walt Hazzard

    Basketball player

    AgeDec. at 69 (1942-2011)

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware, USA

    Mahdi Abdul-Rahman (born Walter Raphael Hazzard Jr.; April 15, 1942 – November 18, 2011) was...  more
  • Walt Disney Pictures
    Walt Disney Pictures, Inc. is an American film production company and division of The Walt...  more
  • Walt Kiesling

    Walt Kiesling

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 59 (1903-1962)

    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota

    Walter Andrew Kiesling (May 27, 1903 – March 2, 1962) was an American football guard and...  more
  • Walt Sweeney
    Walter Francis "Walt" Sweeney (April 18, 1941 – February 2, 2013) was an American football...  more
  • Walt Minnick

    Walt Minnick

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceWalla Walla, Washington, United States of America

    Walter Clifford Minnick (born September 20, 1942) is an American politician who served as a...  more
  • Walt Levinsky

    Walt Levinsky

    Musician, Bandleader

    AgeDec. at 70 (1929-1999)

    BirthplacePaterson, New Jersey

    Walt Levinsky was an American big band and orchestral player, composer, arranger and band...  more
  • Walt Becker

    Walt Becker

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, Hollywood, California

    Walter William Becker is an American film director, writer and actor best known for directing...  more
  • Walt Kelly

    Walt Kelly

    Cartoonist, Animator

    AgeDec. at 60 (1913-1973)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Walter Crawford Kelly, Jr. (August 25, 1913 – October 18, 1973), commonly known as Walt Kelly,...  more
  • Walt Garrison

    Walt Garrison

    American football player


    BirthplaceDenton, Texas

    Walter Benton "Walt" Garrison (born July 23, 1944) is a former American football fullback in...  more
  • Walt Michaels

    Walt Michaels

    American football player


    BirthplaceSwoyersville, Pennsylvania

    Walter Edward Michaels (October 16, 1929 – July 10, 2019) was a professional American football...  more
  • Walt Simonson

    Walt Simonson

    Cartoonist, Artist


    Walter "Walt" Simonson (born September 2, 1946) is an American comic book writer and artist,...  more
  • Walt Dropo

    Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 87 (1923-2010)

    BirthplaceMoosup, Plainfield, Connecticut

    Walter Dropo (Serbian: Валтер Дропо, Valter Dropo; January 30, 1923 – December 17, 2010),...  more
  • Walt Streuli

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee

    Walter Herbert Streuli is an American former professional baseball player, a catcher who...  more
  • Walt Harris

    Walt Harris

    American football player


    BirthplaceLaGrange, Georgia

    Walter Harris may refer to: Walter Edward Harris (1904–1999), Canadian politician Walter...  more
  • Walt Kowalczyk

    American football player


    BirthplaceWestfield, Massachusetts

    Walter Joseph Kowalczyk (April 17, 1935 – November 7, 2018) was an American football defensive...  more
  • Walt Whitman Rostow

    Walt Whitman Rostow

    Author, Economist

    AgeDec. at 87 (1916-2003)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Walt Whitman Rostow (also known as Walt Rostow or W.W. Rostow) (October 7, 1916 – February...  more
  • Walt Cudzik

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 73 (1932-2005)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Walter Jacob Cudzik (February 21, 1932 – December 11, 2005) was an American football center in...  more