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Who Is The Most Famous Wilson In The World?

Updated January 25, 2021 347 votes 22 voters 5.0k views42 items

List RulesVote up all of the Wilsons you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Wilson can you think of? The famous Wilsons below have many different professions, including notable actors named Wilson, famous musicians named Wilson, and even athletes named Wilson.

Wilson Pickett is certainly one of the most famous Wilsons on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters named Wilson, he is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “In the Midnight Hour,” “Land of 1,000 Dances,” and “Mustang Sally” are among his biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the first name Wilson is Wilson Cruz. He is best known for playing Rickie on My So-Called Life. He also was in the cast of the Broadway tour production of Rent.

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    Wilson Pickett

    1941-03-18
    Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American singer and songwriter. A...  more

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    Wilson Cruz

    1973-12-27
    Wilson Cruz (born Wilson Echevarría; December 27, 1973) is an American actor known for playing...  more
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    Wilson Jermaine Heredia (born December 2, 1971) is an American actor best known for his...  more
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    Wilson Milam

    1955-01-01
    Wilson Milam is an American theatre director from Bellevue, Washington who works in the United...  more
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    Wilson Bethel

    1984-02-24
    Wilson Bethel is a film actor....  more
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    Wilson Rodrigues Fonseca

    1985-03-21
    Wilson Rodrigues Fonseca (born 21 March 1985), or simply Wilson, is a Brazilian striker,...  more
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    Wilson Tong is an actor, film director and a stunt coordinator....  more
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    Wilson Chandler

    1987-05-10
    Wilson Chandler (born May 10, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
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    Wilson Ramos

    1987-08-10
    Wilson Abraham Ramos Campos (born August 10, 1987), nicknamed "The Buffalo", is a Venezuelan...  more
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    Wilson Reis

    1985-01-06
    Wilson Reis Monte Alto Gonçalves (born January 6, 1985, in Januária) is a Brazilian mixed...  more
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    Wilson Harris

    1921-03-24
    Sir Theodore Wilson Harris (24 March 1921 – 8 March 2018) was a Guyanese writer. He initially...  more
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    Wilson Kipketer

    1972-12-12
    Wilson Kosgei Kipketer (born 12 December 1972) is a Danish former middle distance runner. He...  more
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    Wilson Palacios

    1984-07-29
    Wilson Roberto Palacios Suazo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈwilsom paˈlasjos]; born 29 July 1984)...  more
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    Wilson Eyre

    1858-10-30
    Wilson Eyre, Jr. was an American architect, teacher and writer who practiced in the...  more
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    Wilson Whitley

    1955-05-28
    Wilson Whitley (May 28, 1955 – October 27, 1992) was a consensus All-American defensive tackle...  more
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    Wilson Dallam Wallis (March 7, 1886 – March 15, 1970) was an American anthropologist. He is...  more
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    Wilson Yip

    1963-10-23
    Wilson Yip or Yip Wai-Shun (Chinese: 葉偉信; born 1964) is a Hong Kong actor, filmmaker and...  more
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    Wilson Betemit

    1981-11-02
    Wilson Betemit (pronounced BAY-ta-mee) (born November 2, 1981) is a Dominican former...  more
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    Wilson Turbinton, (February 6, 1944 – September 11, 2007) professionally known as Willie Tee, ...  more
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    Wilson Valdez

    1978-05-20
    Wilson Antonio Valdez (born May 20, 1978) is a Dominican former professional baseball...  more
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    Wilson da Silva

    Wilson da Silva is a screenwriter and film producer....  more
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    Wilson Shannon

    1802-02-24
    Wilson Shannon (February 24, 1802 – August 30, 1877) was a Democratic politician from Ohio and...  more
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    Wilson Barrett

    1846-02-18
    Wilson Barrett (born William Henry Barrett; 18 February 1846 – 22 July 1904) was an English...  more
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    Wilson D. Watson

    1922-02-16
    Wilson Douglas Watson (February 16, 1922 – December 19, 1994) was a United States Marine Corps...  more
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    Wilson Lumpkin

    1783-01-14
    Wilson Lumpkin (January 14, 1783 – December 28, 1870) was an American planter, attorney, and...  more