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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis  

Chris Abraham
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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 is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. Ellis entered the 2005 NBA draft directly after ...more
Bret Easton Ellis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 54
Bret Easton Ellis is an American novelist, screenwriter, and short story writer. His works have been translated into 27 languages. He was at first regarded as one of the so-called literary Brat ...more
Dale Ellis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 58
Dale Ellis is a retired American professional basketball player, who played in the National Basketball Association. After his time at the University of Tennessee, Ellis was selected ninth ...more
Nelsan Ellis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 40
Nelsan Ellis is an American film and television actor and playwright. He is well known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in the HBO series True Blood, which he played from 2008 until the ...more
Ryan Ellis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 28
Ryan Ellis is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League. After his second OHL season, he was selected 11th ...more
Hunter Ellis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 50
Hunter Ellis is an American television personality. A former naval aviator, he was first noted for his participation in the Survivor Television series before going on to host several television ...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. was an American professional baseball player. A pitcher, Ellis played in Major League Baseball from 1968 through 1979 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, ...more
Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is 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 is an American former professional baseball second baseman. He played the majority of his Major League Baseball career for the Oakland Athletics, and also appeared for the ...more
Ron Ellis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 74
Ronald John Edward Ellis is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Ellis played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs. After playing, Ellis went into ...more
Kerry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 39
Kerry Ellis is an actor.
A. J. Ellis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 37
Andrew James "A.J." Ellis is a catcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Jimmy Ellis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
Dec. at 74 (1940-2014)
James "Jimmy" Ellis was an American professional boxer. Ellis is a former WBA world heavyweight champion, which he won for his victory over Jerry Quarry in 1968. He made one successful ...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 "Herb" Ellis was an American jazz guitarist. Perhaps best known for his 1950s membership in the trio of pianist Oscar Peterson, Ellis was also a staple of west-coast ...more
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 was a British writer and essayist. She was the author of numerous novels, and also of some non-fiction, including cookery books. Although her married name was Anna Haycraft, ...more
Aunjanue Ellis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 50
Aunjanue L. Ellis 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 later had leading roles in ...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 was a Jamaican vocalist. One of the innovators of rocksteady who was given the informal title "Godfather of Rocksteady". In 2006, he was inducted into the ...more
Tinsley Ellis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ellis
age 61
Tinsley Ellis is an American blues and rock musician, who grew up in southern Florida.
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 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 38
MeShaunda "Shaun" Pizarrur Ellis, nicknamed Big Katt, is a former American football defensive end who played twelve seasons in the National Football League. He played college football ...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 was an American film director and stuntman born in Santa Monica, California in 1952.
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 was an American psychologist who in 1955 developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. He held M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology from Columbia University and American ...more