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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Byrne

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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Byrne. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Byrne on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Byrne as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Byrne along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Byrne, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Byrnes include Rose Byrne, David Byrne, and Gabriel Byrne, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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  • Rose Byrne

    Age: 41
    Mary Rose Byrne (born 24 July 1979) is an Australian actress. She made her screen debut in the film Dallas Doll (1994), and continued to act in Australian film and television throughout the 1990s....  more
  • Gabriel James Byrne (born 12 May 1950) is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator. His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he...  more
  • Roger Byrne

    Dec. at 29 (1929-1958)
    Roger William Byrne (8 February 1929 – 6 February 1958) was an English footballer and captain of Manchester United. He died at the age of 28 in the Munich air disaster. He was one of the eight...  more
  • Steve Byrne (born July 21, 1974) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He is best known for creating and starring in Sullivan & Son....  more
  • John Byrne

    Age: 70
    John Lindley Byrne (; born July 6, 1950) is a British-born American writer and artist of superhero comics. Since the mid-1970s, Byrne has worked on many major superheroes, with noted work on Marvel...  more
  • Ed Byrne

    Age: 48
    Edward Byrne may refer to: Edward Byrne (police officer) (1966–1988), murdered police officer in the New York City Police Department Edward Abraham Byrne (1864–1938), Irish-American civil...  more
  • Liam Byrne

    Age: 49
    Liam Dominic Byrne (born 2 October 1970) is a British Labour Party politician who has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Birmingham Hodge Hill since 2004. He served as Chief Secretary to the...  more
  • Gerry Byrne may refer to: Gerry Byrne (politician) (born 1966), Canadian politician Gerry Byrne (footballer, born 1938) (1938–2015), English footballer with Liverpool Gerry Byrne (footballer, born...  more
  • Teri Byrne

    Age: 48
    Teri Byrne (born April 11, 1972) is a former member of WCW's Nitro Girls and is a former fitness competitor....  more
  • Sarah Byrne

  • Andrea Byrne (née Benfield; born c.1978) is an English journalist and presenter, currently working for ITV Cymru Wales, where she presents Wales at Six and Wales This Week....  more
  • Emma Byrne

    Age: 41
    Emma Anne Byrne (born 14 June 1979) is an Irish football goalkeeper who played for the Republic of Ireland women's national football team on a record 134 occasions and served as captain of the team....  more
  • Nicholas Bernard James Adam Byrne, Jr. (born 9 October 1978) is an Irish singer, songwriter, radio presenter, dancer, television presenter and former professional footballer, best known for being a...  more
  • Michael Byrne (born 7 November 1943) is an English actor noted for his roles in the National Theatre, Hollywood films, and television shows....  more
  • Brendan Thomas Byrne (April 1, 1924 – January 4, 2018) was an American politician, statesman, and prosecutor, serving as the 47th Governor of New Jersey from 1974 to 1982. A member of the Democratic...  more
  • John Byrne

    Age: 80
    John Patrick Byrne (born 6 January 1940) is a Scottish playwright and artist. He wrote The Slab Boys Trilogy, plays which explore working-class life in Scotland, and the TV dramas "Tutti Frutti" and...  more
  • Johnny Byrne

    Dec. at 60 (1939-1999)
    John Joseph Byrne (13 May 1939 – 27 October 1999) was an English professional footballer who played as a striker. He was nicknamed "Budgie" due to his constant chattering.He played non-league...  more
  • Eddie Byrne

    Dec. at 70 (1911-1981)
    Eddie Byrne (31 January 1911 – 21 August 1981) was an Irish actor....  more
  • Paul Jeffrey Byrne (born December 15, 1974) is an American film and television actor. Byrne is best known for his roles as Nicky "Rugrat" Koskoff in the Martin Scorsese film The Wolf of Wall Street...  more
  • Jason Byrne (born 25 February 1972) is an Irish comedian and radio host. He is well known for improvisation and his typically unscripted live shows, which often involve audience participation. In...  more
  • Tommy Byrne

    Dec. at 88 (1919-2007)
    For other people named Thomas Byrne, see Thomas Byrne (disambiguation)Thomas Joseph Byrne (December 31, 1919 – December 20, 2007) was an American left-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball...  more
  • Scarlett Hannah Byrne is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Pansy Parkinson in the Harry Potter series and as Lexi in the TV series Falling Skies....  more
  • Bobby Byrne

    Dec. at 80 (1884-1964)
    Robert Matthew Byrne (December 31, 1884 – December 31, 1964) was a third baseman in Major League Baseball. From 1907 through 1917, he played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1907–1909), Pittsburgh...  more
  • Donald Byrne

    Dec. at 46 (1930-1976)
    Donald Byrne (June 12, 1930 – April 8, 1976) was one of the strongest American chess players during the 1950s and 1960s. ...  more
  • Jane Byrne

    Age: 87
    Jane Margaret Byrne (née Burke; May 24, 1933 – November 14, 2014) was an American politician who was the first woman to be elected mayor of a major city in the United States. She served as the 50th...  more