How many celebrities named Willie can you think of? The famous Willies below have many different professions, including notable actors named Willie, famous athletes named Willie, and even musicians named Willie.
Willie Nelson is certainly one of the most famous Willies on this list. One of the famous country music stars named Willie, he started his career writing songs for other artists before releasing his debut album ...And Then I Wrote in 1962. “On the Road Again” and “Always on My Mind” are two of his biggest hits.
Another of the famous people with the first name Willie is Willie Mays. He is a Baseball Hall of Fame member who played with the Giants. He is a 24-time all star and a World Series champion. TV personality Willie Geist is another of the celebrity Willies.
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- 22Willie Howard Mays, Jr. (born May 6, 1931), nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid", is an American former... more
- 21Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 29, 1933) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor,... more
- 18Willie D. Davis (born July 24, 1934) is a former American football defensive end for the... more
- 17William Garson Paszamant (born February 20, 1964) is an American actor. He has appeared in... more
- 17William Russell Geist (born May 3, 1975) is an American television personality, journalist,... more
- 12William Ferdie Brown (born December 2, 1940) is an American football executive and former... more
- 12Guglielmo Papaleo (September 19, 1922 – November 23, 2006) was an American professional boxer,... more
- 17Willie Edward Lanier (born August 21, 1945) is a former American football middle-linebacker... more
- 17Wilver Dornell Stargell (March 6, 1940 – April 9, 2001), nicknamed "Pops" later in his career,... more
- 14Willie Dean McGee (born November 2, 1958) is an American retired professional baseball player... more
- 17Willie Jess Robertson is an American TV personality, businessman, outdoorsman, hunter, and... more
- 15Willie Lee McCovey (January 10, 1938 – October 31, 2018) was an American Major League Baseball... more
Willie Dixon1915-07-01William James Dixon (July 1, 1915 – January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician,... more
- 11William Vernell Wood Sr. (born December 23, 1936) is a former American football safety for the... more
Willie McGinest1971-12-11William Lee McGinest, Jr. (born December 11, 1971) is a former American football linebacker... more
- 15Willie Weeks (born August 5, 1947) is an American bass guitarist. He has gained fame... more
Willie Gault1960-09-05Willie James Gault (born September 5, 1960) is a former American football wide receiver and... more
- 8Willie Lee "Big Eyes" Smith (January 19, 1936 – September 16, 2011) was a Grammy Award-winning... more
- 11Willie Aames (born Albert William Upton on July 15, 1960) is an American actor, film and... more
- 10William Henry Davis (April 15, 1940 – March 9, 2010) was a center fielder in Major League... more
- 10Willie Wattison Horton (born October 18, 1942) is a former left fielder and designated hitter... more
- 14Willie Larry Randolph (born July 6, 1954) is an American former Major League Baseball second... more
- 14Willie James Wilson (born July 9, 1955) is a former professional baseball player. He played 19... more
- 7Willie Lewis Brown Jr. (born March 20, 1934) is an American politician of the Democratic... more
- 11Willie Julius Green (born July 28, 1981) is an American former professional basketball player... more