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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson 

Chris Abraham
Updated August 10, 2018 3.2k views 97 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Dawson. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Dawson on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Dawson as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Dawson along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Dawson, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Dawsons include Rosario Dawson, Len Dawson, and Andre Dawson, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Rosario Dawson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 39 from New York City, New York, United States of America
Rosario Isabel Dawson (born May 9, 1979) is an American actress, producer, singer, comic book writer, and political activist. She made her feature film debut in the 1995 independent drama Kids. ...more
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 83 from Alliance, Ohio, United States of America
Leonard Ray Dawson (born June 20, 1935) is a former American football quarterback and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He played 19 seasons for three professional teams, the last 14 ...more
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 64 from Miami, Florida, United States of America
Andre Nolan Dawson (born July 10, 1954), nicknamed "The Hawk" and "Awesome Dawson", is an American former professional baseball player and inductee into the Baseball Hall of ...more
Shane Dawson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 30 from Long Beach, California
Shane Lee Yaw (born July 19, 1988), known professionally as Shane Dawson, is an American YouTuber, writer, comedian, actor, director, musician, and media personality. He was one of the first ...more
Richard Dawson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Richard Dawson Dec. at 80 (1932-2012) from Gosport, England
Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; November 20, 1932 – June 2, 2012) was a British-American actor, comedian, game show host and panelist in the United States. Dawson was well known for ...more
Roxann Dawson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 60 from Los Angeles, USA, California
Roxann Dawson (née Caballero), also credited as Roxann Biggs and Roxann Biggs-Dawson, is an American actress, producer, director, and writer best known for playing B'Elanna Torres on the ...more
Charlotte Dawson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Dec. at 48 (1966-2014) from Auckland, New Zealand
Charlotte Dawson (8 April 1966 – 22 February 2014) was a New Zealand–Australian television personality. She was known in New Zealand for her roles as host of Getaway, and in Australia as a host ...more
Chad Dawson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 36 from Hartsville, South Carolina
Chad Dawson (born July 13, 1982) is an American professional boxer. He has held multiple light heavyweight world championships, and was one of the most highly regarded boxers in that division ...more
Les Dawson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Dec. at 62 (1931-1993) from Collyhurst, United Kingdom
Leslie Dawson Jr. (2 February 1931 – 10 June 1993) was an English comedian, actor, writer, and presenter, who is best remembered for his deadpan style, curmudgeonly persona and jokes about his ...more
Craig Dawson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 28 from Rochdale, United Kingdom
Craig Dawson (born 6 May 1990) is an English professional footballer who plays for Watford as a defender. He has previously played for Radcliffe Borough, Bolton Wanderers, Rochdale and West ...more
Dermontti Dawson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Dermontti Dawson Age 53 from Lexington, Kentucky
Dermontti Farra Dawson (born June 17, 1965) is a former American football center. He played his entire career with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL), and was elected ...more
Phil Dawson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 44 from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Philip Drury "Phil" Dawson (born January 23, 1975) is a former American football placekicker. He played for the Cleveland Browns from 1999 to 2012 and holds their franchise record for ...more
Michael Dawson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 35 from Northallerton, United Kingdom
Michael Richard Dawson (born 18 November 1983) is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Championship club Nottingham Forest. Dawson started his career at Nottingham ...more
Jinx Dawson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Kimya Dawson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Kimya Dawson (born November 17, 1972) is an American folk singer-songwriter, best known as one half of the anti-folk duo The Moldy Peaches. Dawson's work with The Moldy Peaches earned her a cult ...more
Matt Dawson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 46 from Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Matthew James Sutherland Dawson, MBE (born 31 October 1972) is an English retired rugby union player who played scrum half for Northampton Saints and then London Wasps. During his international ...more
Jen Dawson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 39 from Sheffield, United Kingdom
Jen Dawson (born 15 October 1979) is a TV presenter and former fashion model from Sheffield.
Alan Dawson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Dec. at 67 (1929-1996) from Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Alan Dawson (July 14, 1929 – February 23, 1996) was a respected jazz drummer and widely influential percussion teacher based in Boston.
Rian Dawson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Scott Dawson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
David Michael Harwood (born June 30, 1984) is an American professional wrestler. He is signed to WWE, performing on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Scott Dawson.
Ashley Taylor Dawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 37 from Manchester, England
Philip Ashley Taylor Dawson (born 11 January 1982), known as Ashley Taylor Dawson, is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his role as Darren Osborne in the British Channel 4 soap ...more
Anthony Dawson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Dec. at 76 (1916-1992) from Edinburgh, Scotland
Anthony Douglas Gillon Dawson (18 October 1916 – 8 January 1992) was a Scottish actor, best known for his supporting roles as villains in British films such as Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for ...more
John Dawson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
John Dawson Dec. at 52 (1762-1814) from Virginia, United States of America
John Dawson (1762 – March 31, 1814) was a Virginia lawyer, soldier and politician who served in the War of 1812 and a term in the Continental Congress as well as several terms in the U.S. House ...more
Christopher Dawson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Christopher Dawson Dec. at 81 (1889-1970) from United Kingdom
Christopher Henry Dawson (12 October 1889, Hay Castle – 25 May 1970, Budleigh Salterton) was a British independent scholar, who wrote many books on cultural history and Christendom. Dawson has ...more
Keyunta Dawson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Dawson
Age 30 from Shreveport, Louisiana
Keyunta Dawson (born September 13, 1985) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. ...more