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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis  

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

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Monta Ellis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 33
Monta Ellis ( MON-tay; born October 26, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He attended Lanier High School in Jackson, Mississippi, where he was a ...more
Bret Easton Ellis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 54
Bret Easton Ellis (born March 7, 1964) is an American author, screenwriter, and short story writer. Ellis was first regarded as one of the so-called literary Brat Pack, which also included Tama ...more
Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 58
Dale Ellis (born August 6, 1960) is a retired American professional basketball player, who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Nelsan Ellis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 37
Nelsan Ellis (November 30, 1977 – July 8, 2017) was an American actor and playwright. He achieved critical acclaim for his portrayal of Lafayette Reynolds in the HBO television series True Blood ...more
Ryan Ellis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 28
Ryan James Ellis (born January 3, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing and serving as alternate captain for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey ...more
Hunter Ellis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Hunter Ellis age 50
Hunter Ellis (born July 5, 1968, Alexandria, Virginia) is an American military veteran and television personality.A former naval aviator, he was first noted for his participation on Survivor ...more
Dock Ellis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Dec. at 63 (1945-2008)
Dock Phillip Ellis, Jr. (March 11, 1945 – December 19, 2008) was an American professional baseball player. A pitcher, Ellis played in Major League Baseball from 1968 through 1979 for the ...more
Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Perry Ellis Dec. at 46 (1940-1986)
Perry Edwin Ellis was an American fashion designer who founded his eponymous sportswear house, in the mid-1970s. Ellis' influence on the fashion industry has been called "a huge turning ...more
Mark Ellis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 41
Mark William Ellis (born June 6, 1977) is an American former professional baseball second baseman. He played the majority of his Major League Baseball (MLB) career for the Oakland Athletics, and ...more
Ron Ellis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 74
Ronald John Edward "Ron" Ellis (born January 8, 1945) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Ellis played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple ...more
Kerry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 39
Kerry Jane Ellis (born 6 May 1979) is an English actress and singer who is best known for her work in musical theatre and subsequent crossover into music. Born and raised in Suffolk, Ellis began ...more
A. J. Ellis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 37
Andrew James Ellis (born April 9, 1981), is an American former professional baseball catcher who is currently a Special Assistant to the General Manager in the front office of the San Diego ...more
Jimmy Ellis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Dec. at 74 (1940-2014)
Jimmy Ellis may refer to: Jimmy Ellis (boxer) (1940–2014), American boxer James Ellis (actor) (1931–2014), Northern Irish actor Jimmy "Orion" Ellis (1945–1998), American singer Jimmy ...more
Herb Ellis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Dec. at 89 (1921-2010)
Mitchell Herbert Ellis (August 4, 1921 – March 28, 2010), known professionally as Herb Ellis, was an American jazz guitarist. During the 1950s, he was in a trio with pianist Oscar Peterson.
Alice Thomas Ellis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Dec. at 73 (1932-2005)
Alice Thomas Ellis (born Ann Margaret Lindholm, 9 September 1932 – 8 March 2005) was a British writer and essayist. She was the author of numerous novels and of some non-fiction, including ...more
Aunjanue Ellis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 50
Aunjanue L. Ellis (born February 21, 1969) is an American film, stage, and television actress, and producer. She began her acting career in theater, and made her film debut in Girls Town. She ...more
Lisa Ellis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Lisa Ellis is a costume designer.
Alton Ellis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Dec. at 70 (1938-2008)
Alton Nehemiah Ellis OD (1 September 1938 – 10 October 2008) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter. One of the innovators of rocksteady who was given the informal title "Godfather of ...more
Tinsley Ellis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 61
Tinsley Ellis (born June 4, 1957) is an American blues and rock musician, who was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, and grew up in South Florida. According to Billboard, "nobody has ...more
Rob Ellis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 39
Rob Ellis, better known as Pinch, is a dubstep artist from Bristol, United Kingdom noted for his fusion of styles such as Reggae, World Music, and Dancehall with dubstep. He released his first ...more
Chris Ellis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 62
Chris Ellis (born April 14, 1956) is an American film and television actor.
Shaun Ellis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 41
MeShaunda "Shaun" Pizarrur Ellis (born June 24, 1977), nicknamed Big Katt, is a former American football defensive end who played twelve seasons in the National Football League (NFL). ...more
David R. Ellis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Dec. at 61 (1952-2013)
David Richard Ellis (September 8, 1952 – January 7, 2013) was an American film director and stunt performer born in Santa Monica, California in 1952. His credits included dozens of films and ...more
Nadine Ellis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Nadine Ellis is an actress and dancer.
Albert Ellis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Dec. at 94 (1913-2007)
Albert Ellis (September 27, 1913 – July 24, 2007) was an American psychologist who in 1955 developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). He held MA and PhD degrees in clinical psychology ...more