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Who Is The Most Famous Winston In The World?

Updated December 10, 2020 359 votes 36 voters 12.5k views39 items

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

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

Winston Churchill is certainly one of the most famous Winstons on this list. One of the famous political figures named Winston, he served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and 1951 to 1955. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953.

Another of the famous people with the first name Winston is Winston Duke. He is an actor best known for playing M'Baku in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Us and Person of Interest are among his other notable projects.

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    BirthplaceBlenheim Palace, United Kingdom

    Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer. He was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, when he...  more

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    Winston Grennan

    1944-09-16

    BirthplaceDuckenfield, Jamaica

    Winston Grennan (16 September 1944 – 27 October 2000) was a Jamaican drummer, famous for session work from 1962 to 1973 in Jamaica as well as later in New York City through the 1970s and 1980s....  more
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    Winston Duke

    1986-11-15

    BirthplaceArgyle, Trinidad and Tobago

    Winston Duke (born November 15, 1986) is a Tobagonian-American actor. He is best known for his role of M'Baku in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War...  more
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    Winston Aubrey Aladar Marshall (born 20 December 1987) is a British musician, best known as the banjoist and the lead guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning British folk rock band Mumford & Sons. He...  more
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    Winston Ntshona

    1941-10-06

    BirthplacePort Elizabeth, South Africa

    Winston Ntshona (6 October 1941 – 2 August 2018) was a South African playwright and actor. He won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1975....  more
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    Winston Miller

    1910-06-22

    BirthplaceUSA, St. Louis, Missouri

    Winston Miller (June 22, 1910 – June 21, 1994) was an American screenwriter, film producer, and actor. He wrote for 62 films and television shows between 1936 and 1976. He began as an actor in silent...  more
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    Winston Rekert

    1949-07-10

    BirthplaceVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Winston Houghton Rekert (June 10, 1949 – September 14, 2012) was a Gemini Award-winning Canadian actor. He was best known for starring in the television series Adderly and Neon Rider....  more
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    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Winston Elliott Scott (born August 6, 1950) is a retired United States Navy Captain and former NASA astronaut. He served as a mission specialist on STS-72 in 1996 and STS-87 in 1997 logged a total of...  more
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    Winston Hill

    1941-10-23

    BirthplaceJoaquin, Texas

    Winston Hill (October 23, 1941 – April 26, 2016) was an American college and professional American football player....  more
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    Winston Spear

    1965-01-01

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Winston Spear is a Canadian stand-up comedian and actor from Toronto, Ontario. He is the winner of the 2003 Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Stand-up and was a member of the cast of CTV sketch...  more
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    Winston Chao

    1960-06-09

    BirthplaceTaiwan

    Winston Chao Wen-hsuan (born 9 June 1960) is a Taiwanese actor. He came to international attention for his performance in the 1993 film The Wedding Banquet and Kabali. He is also known for his roles...  more
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    Winston Justice

    1984-09-14

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California

    Winston Frederick Justice (born September 14, 1984) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round (39th overall...  more
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    Winston Abreu

    1977-04-05

    BirthplaceCotuí, Dominican Republic

    Winston Leonardo Abreu Soler (born April 5, 1977) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization. At age 16, he was signed by the Atlanta Braves as a minor league...  more
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    Winston Jarrett

    1940-09-14

    BirthplaceSaint Ann Parish, Jamaica

    Winston Jarrett (born 14 September 1940) is a Jamaican reggae singer who was part of Alton Ellis's group The Flames in the 1960s before recording with The Righteous Flames and as a solo artist....  more
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    Winston Lord

    1937-08-14

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Winston Lord (born (1937-08-14) August 14, 1937) is a United States diplomat and leader of non-governmental foreign policy organizations. He has served as Special Assistant to the National Security...  more
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    Winston Reid

    1988-07-03

    BirthplaceNorth Shore, New Zealand

    Winston Wiremu Reid (born 3 July 1988) is a New Zealand professional footballer who plays as a defender for English Premier League club West Ham United and also captains the New Zealand national team....  more
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    Winston McKenzie

    1953-10-23

    BirthplaceJamaica

    Winston Truman McKenzie (born 23 October 1953) is a British political activist and perennial candidate for public office. He is a founder and leader of Unity in Action. A British Jamaican, McKenzie...  more
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    Winston Bennett

    1965-02-09

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky

    Winston George Bennett III (born February 9, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player and former men's basketball coach....  more
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    Winston Bogarde

    1970-10-22

    BirthplaceRotterdam, Netherlands

    Winston Lloyd Bogarde (born 22 October 1970) is a Dutch retired professional footballer, and is the assistant manager of Jong Ajax. He was known for his immense physical strength, and played mostly...  more
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    Winston Crite

    1965-06-20

    BirthplaceBakersfield, California

    Winston Arnel Crite (born June 20, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player who currently trains young players. After a very successful career at Texas A&M University, Crite was...  more
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    Winston Dookeran

    1943-06-24

    BirthplaceRio Claro, Trinidad and Tobago

    Winston Chandarbhan Dookeran (born 24 June 1943) is a Trinidadian politician and economist. He previously served as Political Leader of the Congress of the People. His term ended on 3 July 2011...  more
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    Winston Fu is a General Partner at U.S. Venture Partners, and he enjoys helping entrepreneurs build teams that are passionate, fun-loving and fanatical about their pursuit to build great...  more
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    Winston Garland

    1964-12-19

    BirthplaceGary, Indiana

    Winston Kinnard Garland (born December 19, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player at the point guard position. He played collegiately at the Southeastern Community College (Iowa)...  more
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    Winston Giles

    1974-01-26

    BirthplaceDVD Region 4, Oceania, Australasia, Indo-Australian Plate, Australia

    Winston Giles (born 26 January 1974) is an Australian musician (singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer). He has released many albums under different monikers including Atari Baby, Floor 13,...  more
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    Winston Hibler

    1910-10-08

    BirthplaceHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Winston Murray Hunt Hibler (October 8, 1910 – August 8, 1976) was an American screenwriter, film producer, director and narrator associated with Walt Disney Studios....  more
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