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If your name is Willard, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Willard, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Willard can you think of? The famous Willards below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Willard, athletes named Willard, and even political figures named Willard. The music industry is no stranger to the name Willard, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Willard are worth mentioning? This list includes Willard Brown, Willard Libby, Willard Scott and Willard Van Orman Quine. To read more about these notable people named Willard, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Willard Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 81 (1915-1996)
Willard Jessie Brown, nicknamed "Home Run" Brown, was an American baseball player who played outfielder in the Negro leagues and in Major League Baseball. He is a member of the

Willard Libby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 72 (1908-1980)
Willard Frank Libby was an American physical chemist noted for his role in the 1949 development of radiocarbon dating, a process which revolutionized archaeology. For his contributions to the ...more

Willard Scott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Willard
age 84
Willard Herman Scott, Jr. is an American actor, author, media personality, clown, and comedian, best known for his TV work on Today and as the creator and original portrayer of Ronald McDonald.

Willard Van Orman Quine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 92 (1908-2000)
Willard Van Orman Quine was an American philosopher and logician in the analytic tradition. From 1930 until his death 70 years later, Quine was continually affiliated with Harvard University in ...more

Willard Harrison Bennett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 84 (1903-1987)
Willard Harrison Bennett was an American scientist and inventor, born in Findlay, Ohio. Bennett conducted research into plasma physics, astrophysics, geophysics, surface physics, and physical ...more

Willard L. Beaulac is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard L. Beaulac Dec. at 91 (1899-1990)
Willard Leon Beaulac was a United States Diplomat. He served as U.S. Ambassador to Paraguay, Colombia, Cuba, Chile and Argentina.

Willard Zerbe Park is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Zerbe Park Dec. at 59 (1906-1965)
Willard Zerbe Park, anthropologist. Park was a former teaching colleague of Maurice Halperin at the University of Oklahoma. Both Park and Halperin actively sought out recruitment with Soviet ...more

Willard E. Pugh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Willard
age 59
Willard Earl Pugh is an American actor with numerous film and television credits. He has appeared in notable mainstream Hollywood films such as The Color Purple and Air Force One as well as ...more

Willard Louis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 44 (1882-1926)
Willard Louis was an American stage and film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 81 films between 1911 and 1926. He was born in San Francisco, California, and died in Glendale, California ...more

Willard Grant Conspiracy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Grant Conspiracy is an alt-country band based near Palmdale, California, USA. Originally formed by Robert Fisher and Paul Austin in 1995 in Boston, Massachusetts, the band operates as a ...more

Willard Robison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Robison Dec. at 74 (1894-1968)
Willard Robison was an American vocalist, pianist, and composer of popular songs, born in Shelbina, Missouri. His songs reflect a rural, melancholy theme steeped in Americana and their warm ...more

Willard Robertson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 62 (1886-1948)
Willard Robertson was an American actor. He appeared in 147 films between 1924 and 1948. He was born in Runnels, Texas and died in Hollywood, California.

Willard Mack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 61 (1873-1934)
Willard Mack was a Canadian-born actor, director, and playwright.

Willard Dickerman Straight is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 38 (1880-1918)
Willard Dickerman Straight was an American investment banker, publisher, reporter and diplomat.

Willard Boyle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 87 (1924-2011)
Willard Sterling Boyle, CC was a Canadian-American physicist, and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device. On October 6, 2009, it was announced that he would share the 2009 Nobel Prize in ...more

Willard Carroll is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Carroll age 63
Willard F. Carroll is an American film producer, writer, and director. He was executive producer of The Brave Little Toaster series, writing the screenplays for The Brave Little Toaster to the ...more

Willard Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 67 (1858-1925)
Willard Leroy Metcalf was an American artist born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and later attended Académie Julian, Paris. After ...more

Willard Saulsbury, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 66 (1861-1927)
Willard Saulsbury, Jr. was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party who served as U.S. Senator from Delaware and ...more

Willard Waterman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 81 (1914-1995)
Willard Lewis Waterman was a character actor in films, TV and on radio, remembered best for succeeding Harold Peary as the title character of The Great Gildersleeve at the height of that show's ...more

Willard Munger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 88 (1911-1999)
Willard M. Munger, Sr. was a Minnesota politician and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from northeastern Minnesota. First elected in 1954, he was re-elected to four more terms ...more

Willard Saulsbury, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 72 (1820-1892)
Willard Saulsbury, Sr. was a lawyer and politician from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as Attorney General of Delaware, U.S. Senator ...more

Willard Warner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 80 (1826-1906)
Willard Warner was a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama after the war.

Willard Young is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Dec. at 87 (1852-1939)
Willard Young was a prominent member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who served for many years in the United States military, and later held high positions within the LDS ...more

Willard Hughes Rollings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Hughes Rollings Dec. at 60 (1948-2008)
Willard Hughes Rollings was a scholar of Native American history and of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand. Rollings was born in Farmington in northwestern New Mexico, to the late ...more

Willard Warren Scott, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Warren Scott, Jr. Dec. at 83 (1926-2009)
Willard Warren Scott Jr. was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1948. He was commissioned upon his graduation ...more