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

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Milton Friedman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Milton Friedman Died at 94 (1912-2006) - Milton Friedman was an American economist, statistician and writer who taught at the University of Chicago for more than three decades. He received the 1976 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic ...more

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Thomas L. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Thomas L. Friedman age 63 - Thomas Friedman appeared in The Revenge of the Electric Car documentary film.

Marty Friedman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Marty Friedman age 54 - Martin Adam "Marty" Friedman is an American guitarist, known for his tenure as the lead guitarist for heavy metal band Megadeth which spanned nearly the full decade of the 1990s. ...more

Kinky Friedman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Kinky Friedman age 71 - Richard Samet "Kinky" Friedman is an American Texas Country singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for Texas Monthly who styles himself in the mold of ...more

Benny Friedman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Benny Friedman Died at 77 (1905-1982) - Benjamin "Benny" Friedman was an American football quarterback who played for the University of Michigan, Cleveland Bulldogs, Detroit Wolverines, New York Giants, and Brooklyn Dodgers. ...more

Eppie Friedman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Eppie Friedman Died at 84 (1918-2002) - Esther Pauline "Eppie" Lederer, better known by the pen name Ann Landers, was an American advice columnist and eventually a nationwide media celebrity who began her career writing the ...more

Dean Friedman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Dean Friedman age 61 - Dean Friedman is an American singer-songwriter who plays piano, keyboard, guitar and other instruments, including the harmonica.

Ignaz Friedman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Ignaz Friedman Died at 66 (1882-1948) - Ignaz Friedman was a Polish pianist and composer. Critics and colleagues alike placed him among the supreme piano virtuosi of his day, alongside Leopold Godowsky, Moriz Rosenthal, Josef Hofmann ...more

Ross Boss Friedman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Ross Boss Friedman age 61 - Ross Friedman, in the Bronx, New York, also known as Ross the Boss, is a guitarist, known as a founding member of both the punk band The Dictators, and the heavy metal band Manowar.

George Friedman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
George Friedman George Friedman is an American political scientist and author. He is the founder, chief intelligence officer, financial overseer, and CEO of the private intelligence corporation STRATFOR. He has ...more

Brian Friedman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Brian Friedman age 39 - Brian L. Friedman, is an American dancer and choreographer, and has created the choreography for many popular music artists – such as Britney Spears, Cher, Beyoncé Knowles and Mariah ...more

Lennie Friedman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Lennie Friedman age 39 - Leonard Lebrecht Friedman is a former American football offensive lineman. He played college football at Duke. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 1999 NFL Draft. ...more

Glen E. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Glen E. Friedman age 55 - Glen E. Friedman is an American photographer and artist. Coming to prominence in the 1980s with his photography of skateboarders and musicians, Friedman is considered one of the most important ...more

Michel Friedman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Michel Friedman age 59 - Michel Friedman is a German lawyer, former CDU politician and talk show host. From 2000 to 2003 Friedman was vice president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, and president of the ...more

Joseph Friedman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Joseph Friedman Died at 82 (1900-1982) - Joseph B. Friedman was an independent American inventor with a broad range of interests and ideas. Friedman was a first generation American and the fifth of eight children of Jacob David ...more

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Marty Friedman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Marty Friedman Died at 97 (1889-1986) - Max "Marty" Friedman was an American pro basketball player and coach.

David Friedman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
David Friedman age 71 - David Friedman is an American jazz percussionist. His primary instruments are vibraphone and marimba. Friedman studied drums in the 1950s, then marimba and xylophone in the 1960s at Juilliard. ...more

David D. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
David D. Friedman age 72 - David Director Friedman is an American economist, physicist, legal scholar, and libertarian theorist. He is known for his writings in market anarchist theory, which is the subject of his most ...more

Bruce Jay Friedman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Bruce Jay Friedman age 86 - Bruce Jay Friedman is an American novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and actor.

Peter Friedman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Peter Friedman age 66 - Peter Friedman is an American stage, film and television actor.

Kim Friedman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Kim Friedman Kim Friedman is an American television director and producer. Friedman's TV career began by directing 70 episodes of the sitcom, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman for Norman Lear. She then moved on to ...more

Jerome Isaac Friedman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Jerome Isaac Friedman age 87 - Dr. Jerome Isaac Friedman, Ph.D is an American physicist, Institute Professor and Professor of Physics, Emeritus, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a 1990 Physics Nobel ...more

David Friedman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
David Friedman age 66 - David Alan Friedman is a film and theatre composer, songwriter, author, lyricist and conductor based in New York City. He received a 1997 Backstage Bistro Award for Composer of the Year and a ...more

Brad Friedman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Brad Friedman age 49 - Bradley Louis "Brad" Friedman is an American blogger, journalist, actor, radio broadcaster, director and software programmer, most known for his criticism of election integrity issues ...more

Julie Friedman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Julie Friedman age 38 - Julie Friedman is an American social entrepreneur, public speaker and futurist. She is currently CEO of The MetaSpace, a social enterprise platform. Julie is also the Primary Contributor to ...more

Maria Friedman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Maria Friedman age 55 - Maria Friedman is an English actress of stage and screen, best known for her work in musical theatre. She is a seven-time Olivier Award nominee, winning three. Her first win was for her 1994 ...more

Abraham Friedman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Abraham Friedman Died at 42 (1897-1939) - Abraham "Whitey" Friedman was a New York mobster and former associate of Nathan "Kid Dropper" Kaplan and later for labor racketeers Louis "Lepke" Buchalter and ...more

Jessica Friedman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Jessica Friedman age 38 - Jessica Friedman is an American actress.

Doug Friedman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Doug Friedman age 44 - Frederick Douglas Friedman is an American former professional ice hockey forward. Friedman was selected in the eleventh round of the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, 222nd overall, by the Quebec Nordiques. ...more

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Lawrence M. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Lawrence M. Friedman age 87 - Lawrence M. Friedman is an American law professor and expert in American legal history. He has been a member of the faculty at Stanford Law School since 1968. Friedman received his Bachelor of ...more

David F. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
David F. Friedman Died at 88 (1923-2011) - David Frank Friedman was an American filmmaker and film producer best known for his B-movies, exploitation film, as well as nudie cutie, sexploitation, gore and other low quality. He never ...more

Elliotte Friedman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Elliotte Friedman age 46 - Elliotte Friedman is a Canadian sports journalist. He currently serves as a hockey reporter for Sportsnet.

Isadore Friedman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Isadore Friedman Isadore or Irving Friedman, also known under the alias Danny Field, was a New York mobster and an associate of labor racketeer Louis "Lepke" Buchalter. He later agreed to testify ...more

Don Friedman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Don Friedman age 81 - Donald Ernest Friedman, better known as Don Friedman, is a jazz pianist. On the West Coast, he performed with Dexter Gordon, Chet Baker, Buddy DeFranco and Ornette Coleman, among others, before ...more

Patri Friedman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Patri Friedman age 40 - Patri Friedman is an American libertarian activist and theorist of political economy. He founded the nonprofit Seasteading Institute, which explores the creation of sovereign ocean colonies.

Aimee Friedman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Aimee Friedman age 38 - Aimee Friedman is the author of several young adult novels published by Scholastic Inc., Point and S&S. Her novels South Beach, French Kiss, and Hollywood Hills and also The Year My Sister ...more

Herbert Friedman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Herbert Friedman Died at 84 (1916-2000) - Herbert Friedman was an American pioneer in the application of sounding rockets to solar physics, aeronomy, and astronomy. He was also a statesman and public advocate for science. During his ...more

Harry Friedman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Harry Friedman Harry Friedman is a television producer and screenwriter.

Stanton T. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Stanton T. Friedman age 82 - Stanton Friedman is a professional Ufologist who resides in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He is the original civilian investigator of the Roswell incident. He worked as a nuclear physicist ...more

Michael Jan Friedman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Michael Jan Friedman age 60 - Michael Jan Friedman is a New York City born American author of nearly sixty books of fiction and nonfiction, more than half of which are in the Star Trek universe. Ten of his titles have ...more

Rose Friedman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Rose Friedman Died at 99 (1910-2009) - Rose Director Friedman, also known as Rose D. Friedman and Rose Director, was a professor at the University of Chicago Law School. She was the wife of Milton Friedman, who won the 1976 Nobel ...more

Jeffrey Friedman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Jeffrey Friedman age 58 - Jeffrey Friedman is a political scientist. He is the founder and editor of Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society. Friedman majored in history and philosophy at Brown University. He ...more

Liz Friedman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Liz Friedman Liz Friedman is a television writer and television producer.

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Burnt Friedman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Burnt Friedman age 52 - Bernd Friedmann is a German musician and producer who works under a variety of project names in the fields of Electronica, Dub and Jazz. Friedmann was raised in Kassel where he studied painting, ...more

Jeffrey M. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Jeffrey M. Friedman age 62 - Jeffrey Friedman, MD, PhD is a molecular geneticist at New York City's Rockefeller University and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His discovery of the hormone leptin and ...more

Stephen J. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Stephen J. Friedman Died at 59 (1937-1996) - Stephen J. Friedman was an American film producer known for The Last Picture Show and The Big Easy. In 1980 he formed Kings Road Entertainment—named after the West Hollywood street where he ...more

Mike Friedman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Mike Friedman age 33 - Michael "Mike" Friedman is an American professional racing cyclist for Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies. Friedman retired in 2014.

Benjamin M. Friedman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Benjamin M. Friedman Benjamin Morton Friedman is a leading American political economist. Friedman is the William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University. He is a member of the Council on ...more

Ze'ev Friedman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Ze'ev Friedman Died at 28 (1944-1972) - Ze'ev Friedman, was an Israeli flyweight weightlifter. A member of the Israeli Olympic team, he was murdered by terrorists in the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre.

Shraga Friedman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Friedman
Shraga Friedman Died at 47 (1923-1970) - Shraga Friedman is an actor.