List of famous people named Willie, along with photos. How many celebrities named Willie can you think of? The famous Willies below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Willie, athletes named Willie, and even political figures named Willie. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Willie? Add them to the list.
Willie Nelson, for example, is a famous musician and activist. In the 60's, he was known for his country music. Some of his hits were "On the Road Again" and Pancho and Lefty". He's also a huge advocate and participator in the "National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws". Willie Mays, on the other hand, wasn't so into music as he was into sports. He was a center fielder for the San Francisco Giants and the New York Mets. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979.