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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. 

Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Nelson Willie Hugh Nelson is an American singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, author, poet, actor, and activist. The critical success of the album Shotgun Willie, combined with the critical and ...more

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Willie Davis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Davis Willie D. Davis is a former American football defensive end for the Cleveland Browns and the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. Davis grew up in rural Louisiana and graduated ...more

Willie Lanier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Lanier Willie Edward Lanier is a former American football middle-linebacker who played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1967 through 1977. He won postseason honors for eight consecutive years, making ...more

Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Mays Willie Howard Mays, Jr., nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid" is a retired American Major League Baseball center fielder who spent almost all of his 22 season career playing for the New York ...more

Willie Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Brown William Ferdie Brown is an American football executive and former player and coach. He played as a cornerback for the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders. Following his playing career, Brown ...more

Willie Wood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Wood William Vernell Wood Sr. is a former American football safety for the Green Bay Packers in the National Football League.

Willie Pep is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Pep Guglielmo Papaleo was an American professional boxer, better known as Willie Pep. Pep boxed a total of 1,956 rounds in the 241 bouts during his 26-year career, a considerable number of rounds ...more

Willie McCovey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie McCovey Willie Lee McCovey, nicknamed "Mac", "Big Mac", and "Stretch", is a former Major League Baseball first baseman. He played nineteen seasons for the San Francisco ...more

Willie Stargell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Stargell Wilver Dornell "Willie" Stargell, nicknamed "Pops" in the later years of his career, was an American professional baseball player. He played his entire Major League Baseball ...more

Willie McGee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie McGee Willie Dean McGee is a retired professional baseball player who won two batting titles and was named Major League Baseball's 1985 National League MVP. McGee primarily played center and right ...more

Willie Aames is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Aames Willie Aames is an American actor, film and television director, television producer, and screenwriter. Aames is well known for playing Tommy Bradford on the 1970s television series Eight Is ...more

Willie Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Dixon William James "Willie" Dixon was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer. A Grammy Award winner who was proficient on both the upright bass and ...more

Willie Gault is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Gault Willie James Gault is a former American football wide receiver and Olympic athlete. He played in the National Football League for 11 seasons for the Chicago Bears and Los Angeles Raiders. ...more

Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie McGinest William Lee McGinest, Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played fifteen seasons in the National Football League.

Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Randolph Willie Larry Randolph is an American former Major League Baseball second baseman and manager. During an 18-year baseball career, he played from 1975 to 1992 for six different teams, most notably ...more

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Willie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Wilson Willie James Wilson is a former professional baseball player. He played nineteen seasons in Major League Baseball for the Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics, and Chicago Cubs. He was an ...more

Willie Roaf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Roaf William Layton Roaf, nicknamed "Nasty," is a former American college and professional football player who was an offensive tackle in National Football League for thirteen seasons. He ...more

Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Keeler William Henry Keeler, nicknamed "Wee Willie", was a right fielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1892 to 1910, primarily for the Baltimore Orioles and Brooklyn Superbas in ...more

Willie Green is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Green Willie J. Green is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Orlando Magic of the NBA. He was selected in the second round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Seattle ...more

Willie Horton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Horton Willie Wattison Horton is a former left fielder and designated hitter in Major League Baseball who played for six American League teams, primarily the Detroit Tigers. He hit 20 or more home runs ...more

Willie Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Davis William Henry Davis was a center fielder in Major League Baseball who played most of his career for the Los Angeles Dodgers. At the end of his career he ranked seventh in major league history in ...more

Willie Wells is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Wells Willie James Wells, nicknamed "The Devil", was an American baseball player. He was a shortstop who played from 1924-48 for various teams in the Negro leagues and in Latin America. He ...more

Willie Hernández is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Hernández Guillermo "Willie" Hernández Villanueva is a former relief pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and the Detroit Tigers. He threw and batted left-handed. ...more

Willie Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Brown Willie Lewis Brown, Jr. is an American politician of the Democratic Party. He served over 30 years in the California State Assembly, spending 15 years as its speaker, and later served as the ...more

Willie O'Ree is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie O'Ree Willie Eldon O'Ree, CM, ONB is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, known best for being the first black player in the National Hockey League. O'Ree played as a winger for the ...more

Willie Bloomquist is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Bloomquist William Paul "Effing" Bloomquist is a professional baseball utility player for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. He has played every position, aside from catcher and ...more

Willie Galimore is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Galimore Willie “The Wisp” Galimore was an American football running back for the Chicago Bears from 1957–1963. He attended Florida A&M University, working with the legendary coach Jake Gaither. ...more

Willie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Anderson Willie Aaron Anderson is a former American football player who was an offensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He played college football ...more

Willie Parker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Parker Willie Everette Parker, Jr. is a retired American football running back who played for six seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. After playing college football for ...more

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Willie Upshaw is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Upshaw Willie Clay Upshaw is a retired Major League Baseball player who played first base for the Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians, both of the American League. Following his Major League ...more

Willie Montañez is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Montañez Guillermo Montañez Naranjo is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball who played with the California Angels, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Atlanta Braves, New York ...more

Willie Crawford is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Crawford Willie Murphy Crawford was a Major League Baseball outfielder who played with Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics. Crawford was born in Los Angeles, ...more

Willie Weeks is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Weeks Willie Weeks is an American bass guitarist. He has gained fame performing with famous musicians in a wide variety of genres. He has been one of the most in-demand session musicians throughout ...more

Willie Revillame is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Revillame Wilfredo Buendia Revillame is a television host, actor, comedian and a recording artist in the Philippines. Revillame once was a host of GMA Network's noontime variety show Lunch Date, ABS-CBN's ...more

Willie Mason is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Mason Willie Mason is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles of the National Rugby League. A Tonga and Australia national, and New South Wales State of ...more

Willie Thrower is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Thrower Willie Lee Thrower was an American football quarterback. Born near Pittsburgh in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, Thrower was known as "Mitts" for his large hands and arm strength ...more

Willie le Roux is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie le Roux Willem Jacobus le Roux is a South African rugby union footballer. He is an extremely versatile back-line player who generally plays as a fullback or wing, though earlier in his career he played ...more

Willie Dennis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Dennis Willie Dennis was an American jazz trombonist known as a big band musician but who was also an influential bebop soloist. He died in an automobile accident in New York in 1965.

Willie Naulls is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Naulls William Dean "Willie" Naulls is a retired American basketball player. A 6'6" power forward/center, he played professionally in the National Basketball Association from 1956 to ...more

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Willie "Big Eyes" Smith Willie "Big Eyes" Smith was a Grammy Award-winning American electric blues vocalist, harmonica player, and multi-award winning drummer. He was best known for several stints with the ...more

Willie Garson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Garson Willie Garson is an American character actor. He has appeared in over fifty movies, usually playing minor roles. He is known for playing Stanford Blatch on the HBO series Sex and the City and in ...more

Willie Young is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Young Willie Young is an American football outside linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He ...more

Willie Johnston is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Johnston William McClure "Willie" Johnston is a Scottish former professional football player, best remembered for his time at Rangers and West Brom.

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Willie Cauley-Stein is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Cauley-Stein Willie Cauley-Stein is an American college basketball player for the Kentucky Wildcats.

Willie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Anderson Willie Lloyd Anderson, Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player. After attending the University of Georgia, he was selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the 10th pick of the ...more

Willie Geist is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Geist William Russell "Willie" Geist is an American television personality. He is co-anchor of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, and co-anchor of NBC's Today's Take the third hour of The Today Show. ...more

Willie Harris is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Harris William Charles Harris is an American former professional baseball outfielder. Harris played for he Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals and ...more

Willie Jorrín is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Jorrín Guillermo Jaime Jorrín, known as Willie Jorrín, is a retired Mexican American professional boxer and former WBC Super Bantamweight Champion. Jorrín was trained by five-time ...more

Willie Nile is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Nile Willie Nile is an American singer-songwriter. In 1980 Nile released his self-titled debut album which according to one critic remains “one of the most thrilling post-Byrds folk-rock albums of ...more

Willie Jones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Willie
Willie Jones Willie Edward Jones, nicknamed "Puddin' Head", was a Major League Baseball third baseman who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. He batted and ...more