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

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Karen Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Karen Carpenter Died at 33 (1950-1983) - Karen Anne Carpenter was an American singer and drummer. She and her brother, Richard, formed the 1970s duo Carpenters. Although her skills as a drummer earned admiration from drumming ...more

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Charisma Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Charisma Carpenter age 46 - Charisma Lee Carpenter is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Cordelia Chase in the popular TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off series Angel. She has also ...more

Jennifer Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Jennifer Carpenter age 37 - Jennifer Leann Carpenter is an American actress best known for playing Debra Morgan on the Showtime drama series Dexter, for which she won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on ...more

John Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
John Carpenter age 67 - John Howard Carpenter is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, editor and composer. Although Carpenter has worked in numerous film genres, he is most commonly associated with horror ...more

Chris Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Chris Carpenter age 41 - Christopher John Carpenter is an American special assistant to the St. Louis Cardinals general manager and a retired professional baseball starting pitcher. He played 15 seasons in Major League ...more

Mary Chapin Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Mary Chapin Carpenter age 57 - Mary Chapin Carpenter is an American singer, songwriter and musician. Carpenter spent several years singing in Washington, D.C., clubs before signing in the late 1980s with Columbia Records, who ...more

Sabrina Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Sabrina Carpenter age 17 - Sabrina Ann Lynn Carpenter is an American singer and actress, who stars as rebellious Maya Hart, the best friend of Riley Matthews in the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World which debuted on ...more

Richard Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Richard Carpenter age 70 - Richard Lynn Carpenter is an American pop musician, best known as one half of the brother/sister duo the Carpenters, along with his sister Karen Carpenter. He was a record producer, arranger, ...more

Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Matt Carpenter age 31 - Matthew Martin Carpenter is an American professional baseball third baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. The Cardinals selected him in the 13th round of the 2009 MLB ...more

Scott Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Scott Carpenter Died at 88 (1925-2013) - Malcolm Scott Carpenter was an American test pilot, astronaut, and aquanaut. He was one of the original seven astronauts selected for NASA's Project Mercury in April 1959. Carpenter was the ...more

Stephen Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Stephen Carpenter age 45 - Stephen "Stef" Carpenter is an American musician, known as the co-founder and lead guitarist of the rock band Deftones. His guitar technique makes use of both ringing open strings and ...more

Edward Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Edward Carpenter Died at 85 (1844-1929) - Edward Carpenter was an English socialist poet, philosopher, anthologist, and early LGBT activist. A leading figure in late 19th- and early 20th-century Britain, he was instrumental in the ...more

Dan Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Dan Carpenter age 30 - Daniel Roy Carpenter is an American football placekicker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2008 after ...more

David Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
David Carpenter age 30 - Darrell David Carpenter is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He has also played in MLB for the Houston Astros, Toronto Blue Jays, and ...more

Bobby Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Bobby Carpenter age 53 - Robert E. Carpenter, Jr. is an American former professional ice hockey center who played in the National Hockey League for 18 seasons from 1981–82 until 1998–99. In his NHL career that spanned ...more

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Tim Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Tim Carpenter age 57 - Timothy W. "Tim" Carpenter is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 3rd District since 2003. He earlier served in the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the ...more

Andrew Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Andrew Carpenter age 30 - Andrew James Rudolph "Drew" Carpenter is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. A graduate of Long Beach State University, Carpenter has played in Major League ...more

Ron Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Ron Carpenter age 67 - Ronald Nelson Carpenter is a retired defensive tackle who played seven seasons in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Bengals. He attended North Carolina State University.

Amanda Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Amanda Carpenter age 35 - Amanda B. Carpenter is an American author, political advisor, and speechwriter. She previously worked as a columnist for The Washington Times, and is the author of The Vast Right-Wing ...more

David Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
David Carpenter age 86 - David Joseph Carpenter, aka the Trailside Killer, is an American serial killer known for stalking and murdering women on hiking trails near San Francisco, California.

Peter Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Peter Carpenter Died at 80 (1891-1971) - Captain Peter Carpenter DSO, MC* was a Welsh fighter ace in World War I credited with 24 victories.

Sharon Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Sharon Carpenter age 33 - Sharon Carpenter is a British broadcast journalist, television host, and producer. She currently works as a journalist and host for REVOLT TV, an innovative new cable network by Sean 'Diddy' ...more

Ted Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter

Humphrey Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Humphrey Carpenter Died at 59 (1946-2005) - Humphrey William Bouverie Carpenter was an English biographer, writer, and radio broadcaster.

Larry Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Larry Carpenter age 67 - Larry Carpenter is an American theatre and television director, and producer. In the theatre, he has worked as an Artistic Director, Associate Artistic Director, a Managing Director and General ...more

Horace B. Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Horace B. Carpenter Died at 70 (1875-1945) - Horace B. Carpenter was an American actor, film director and, screenwriter. He appeared in 334 films between 1914 and 1946. He also directed 15 films between 1925 and 1934. Born in Grand Rapids, ...more

Liz Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Liz Carpenter Died at 90 (1920-2010) - Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Sutherland Carpenter was a writer, feminist, former reporter, media advisor, speechwriter, political humorist, and public relations expert. Carpenter was born in ...more

Bobby Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Bobby Carpenter age 33 - Robert Joseph Carpenter, III is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft after playing college football at Ohio State. ...more

Cameron Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Cameron Carpenter age 35 - Taylor Cameron Carpenter is an American organist known for his virtuosity, showmanship, technique and arrangements for the organ.

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David Aaron Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
David Aaron Carpenter age 29 - David Aaron Carpenter is a US-American violist and was the first Prize Winner of the 2006 Walter W. Naumburg Viola Competition.

Alan Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Alan Carpenter age 60 - Alan John Carpenter is a former Australian politician who served as the 28th Premier of Western Australia, from 2006 to 2008. From Albany, Carpenter graduated from the University of Western ...more

Carleton Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Carleton Carpenter age 90 - Carleton Carpenter is an American film, television and stage actor, magician, author and songwriter.

Flavius Josephus Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Flavius Josephus Carpenter Died at 82 (1851-1933) - Flavius Josephus Carpenter, born March 24, 1851 in Franklin County, Georgia, died August 2, 1933, at home in Arkadelphia, Clark County, Arkansas, was an American Civil War veteran, steamboat ...more

William Benjamin Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
William Benjamin Carpenter Died at 72 (1813-1885) - William Benjamin Carpenter CB FRS was an English physician, invertebrate zoologist and physiologist. He was instrumental in the early stages of the unified University of London.

Richard Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Richard Carpenter Died at 83 (1929-2012) - Richard Michael "Kip" Carpenter was an English television screenwriter, author and actor who created a number of British television series, including Robin of Sherwood and Catweazle. ...more

French Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
French Carpenter Died at 66 (1899-1965) - David French Carpenter, born June 7, 1899 in Clay County, West Virginia died May 22, 1965, was a noted West Virginia mountaineer Old time fiddle player. He is listed by the Library of Congress ...more

Brian Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Brian Carpenter age 44 - Brian Carpenter is an American musician, songwriter, composer, and arranger. He is the lead singer and songwriter for the Boston, Massachusetts band Beat Circus. His primary instrument is the ...more

Isaac Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Isaac Carpenter age 37 - Isaac Carpenter is an American drummer, percussionist, producer, audio engineer and session musician. Carpenter is best known as the former drummer for the alternative rock group Gosling as well ...more

Margaret Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Margaret Carpenter Died at 52 (1950-2002) - Margaret Mary Carpenter, born August 3, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, was a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives from the fifty-second district for one term. Carpenter, ...more

Rhys Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Rhys Carpenter Died at 91 (1889-1980) - Rhys Carpenter was an American classical art historian and professor at Bryn Mawr College. Carpenter was unconventional as a scholar. He analyzed Greek art from the standpoint of artistic ...more

Jeanne Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Jeanne Carpenter Died at 78 (1916-1994) - Jeanne Carpenter was an American child actress of the silent era.

Edmund Snow Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Edmund Snow Carpenter Died at 89 (1922-2011) - Edmund "Ted" Snow Carpenter was an anthropologist best known for his work on tribal art and visual media.

David Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
David Carpenter age 74 - David C. Carpenter, born October 28, 1941 in Edmonton, Alberta, is a Canadian writer who lives in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. His oeuvre, which includes poetry, essays, short stories, novellas, and ...more

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Thelma Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Thelma Carpenter Died at 75 (1922-1997) - Thelma Carpenter was a jazz singer and actress, best known as "Miss One", the Good Witch of the North in the movie The Wiz.

Harry Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Harry Carpenter Died at 85 (1925-2010) - Harry Leonard Carpenter OBE was a British BBC sports commentator broadcasting from the early 1950s until his retirement in 1994. His speciality was boxing. He was presenter of programmes such as ...more

Allan Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Allan Carpenter age 98 - John Allan Carpenter “is one of the most respected non-fiction authors in American publishing history”. He was a prolific writer with more than 225 books to his credit. By 1990, his four ...more

Pete Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Pete Carpenter Died at 73 (1914-1987) - Clarence E. "Pete" Carpenter, was an American jazz trombonist, musical arranger, and a veteran of television theme song scoring. After a long career playing the trombone in bands and ...more

Kip Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Kip Carpenter age 36 - Kip Carpenter is an American speedskater who competed in the 2002 Winter Olympics, as well as the 2006 Winter Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the 500 meter race at the 2002 games, while also ...more

Russell Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Russell Carpenter age 65 - Russell Paul Carpenter, ASC is an American cinematographer. He is most widely known for his collaborations with director James Cameron. Carpenter was born in Van Nuys, California, a grandson of ...more

Paul Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carpenter
Paul Carpenter Died at 43 (1921-1964) - Paul Carpenter was a Canadian actor and singer. Carpenter originally attended medical school in Montreal, but left aged 17 to join the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a war correspondent. ...more