Entertainment Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner  

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

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Ava Gardner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 68 (1922-1990) - Ava Lavinia Gardner was an American actress. She was signed to a contract by MGM Studios in 1941 and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers. ...more

Brett Gardner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 34 - Brett Gardner is an American professional baseball outfielder in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees. He made his MLB debut with the Yankees in 2008. Gardner, who is 5 feet 10 inches, ...more

Janet Gardner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 56 - Janet Gardner is an American rock singer.

Ginny Gardner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 22 - Ginny Gardner is an actor.

Erle Stanley Gardner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 81 (1889-1970) - Erle Stanley Gardner was an American lawyer and author. Though best known for the Perry Mason series of detective stories, he wrote numerous other novels and shorter pieces, as well as a series ...more

Gerald Gardner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 80 (1884-1964) - Gerald Brosseau Gardner, also known by the craft name Scire, was an English Wiccan, as well as an author and an amateur anthropologist and archaeologist. He was instrumental in bringing the ...more

Stacey Gardner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
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Chris Gardner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 64 - Chris Gardner is an actor.

Larry Gardner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 90 (1886-1976) - William Lawrence "Larry" Gardner was a third baseman in Major League Baseball. From 1908 through 1924, Gardner played for the Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Athletics, and Cleveland

Devin Gardner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 24 - Devin Gardner is an American football quarterback. He was the starting quarterback for the Michigan Wolverines football team from 2012 to 2014. Early in the 2013 season, Gardner was awarded Tom ...more

Dale Gardner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 66 (1948-2014) - Dale Allan Gardner was a NASA astronaut who flew two Space Shuttle missions during the early 1980s.

John Gardner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 49 (1933-1982) - John Champlin Gardner Jr. was an American novelist, essayist, literary critic and university professor. He is perhaps most noted for his novel Grendel, a retelling of the Beowulf myth from the ...more

Herb Gardner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 69 (1934-2003) - Herbert George Gardner, better known as Herb Gardner, was an American commercial artist, cartoonist, playwright and screenwriter.

Guy Gardner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 70 - Guy Spence Gardner is a United States Air Force officer and a former astronaut. He holds the rank of Colonel. He flew as pilot on two Space Shuttle missions, STS-27 and STS-35. Gardner was also ...more

Martin Gardner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 96 (1914-2010) - Martin Gardner was an American popular mathematics and popular science writer, with interests also encompassing micromagic, scientific skepticism, philosophy, religion, and literature—especially ...more

Randy Gardner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 59 - Randy Gardner is an American former pair skater. Together with Tai Babilonia, he won the 1979 World Figure Skating Championships and five U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The pair qualified ...more

Ed Gardner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 62 (1901-1963) - Edward Francis 'Ed' Gardner was an American comic actor, writer and director, best remembered as the creator and star of the radio's popular Duffy's Tavern comedy series. Born in Astoria, New ...more

Davante Gardner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 26 - Davante Gardner is a basketball player at Marquette Golden Eagles.

Bunk Gardner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 84 - Bunk Gardner was a member of the musical group, The Mothers of Invention.

Tom Gardner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 49 - Tom Gardner is one of the three founders of The Motley Fool. He is currently CEO of The Motley Fool. He is the author of The Motley Fool Hidden Gems newsletter, which aims to find the most ...more

Rulon Gardner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 46 - Rulon Gardner is an American Olympian who competed in the 2000 Olympic games, winning the gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling upon defeating Russian Aleksandr Karelin, who was previously ...more

Lee Gardner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 43 - Terrence Lee Gardner was an American Major League Baseball pitcher, who last appeared in the majors in 2008. In 2002, Gardner made his Major League Baseball debut with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays; ...more

James C. Gardner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 86 (1924-2010) - James Creswell Gardner, I, known as Jim Gardner, was a power company executive best known as the mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana, who served a single term from 1954 to 1958. Sometimes called ...more

Howard Gardner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 74 - written works listing for Howard Gardner /en/howard_gardner

Daisy Gardner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 41 - Daisy Gardner is an American television writer and comedienne who is best known for her work as a writer on the NBC series 30 Rock and Californication and South Park. She also appears on TruTV ...more

Frank Gardner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 56 - Francis Rolleston "Frank" Gardner, OBE, FRGS, is a British journalist and correspondent. He is currently the BBC's Security Correspondent. He was appointed an OBE in 2005 for his ...more

Obadiah Gardner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 86 (1852-1938) - Obadiah Gardner was an American politician from the U.S. state of Maine. Gardner was a businessman and member of the Democratic Party who served in several minor state executive positions before ...more

David Gardner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 89 - David Gardner is an actor.

Billy Gardner is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 90 - William Frederick Gardner is an American former professional baseball player, coach and manager. During his ten-season active career in the Major Leagues, Gardner was a scrappy, light-hitting ...more

Lisa Gardner is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Lisa Gardner Lisa Gardner is an American author of fiction. She is the author of several thrillers including The Killing Hour and The Next Accident. She also wrote romance novels using the pseudonym Alicia ...more

Rob Gardner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Rob Gardner is an American musician best known as the drummer for the original lineups of L.A. Guns and Guns N' Roses, and was also briefly the drummer for Hollywood Rose.

Ricardo Gardner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 39 - Ricardo Wayne Gardner, commonly known as Bibi, is a Jamaican footballer. He is naturally a left winger but can also play in the centre of midfield or at left wingback. He is a free agent after ...more

John Gardner is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
John Gardner Dec. at 67 (1697-1764) - John Gardner served for more than eight years as the deputy governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, and was also a Chief Justice of the colony's Superior Court.

Elizabeth Gardner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 37 - Elizabeth Gardner is a freestyle skier.

Craig Gardner is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 31 - Craig Gardner is an English footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club West Bromwich Albion. A versatile midfielder, Gardner can play in many different positions, ...more

Adam Gardner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 44 - Adam Seth Gardner is an American guitarist and vocalist of the band Guster and a member of the Tufts University Beelzebubs. Adam does a weekly radio show in Portland, Maine where he discusses ...more

Ian Gardner is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Ian Gardner, nicknamed The Cobra because of his slithering movements on the boxing ring, is a junior-middleweight boxer who was born and raised in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, but now ...more

Jessica Gardner is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Jessica Gardner Jessica Gardner is an actress.

Ronnie Lee Gardner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 49 (1961-2010) - Ronnie Lee Gardner was an American criminal who received the death penalty for murder in 1985, and was executed by a firing squad by the state of Utah in 2010. Gardner's case spent nearly 25 ...more

Washington Gardner is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Washington Gardner Dec. at 83 (1845-1928) - Washington Gardner was a lawyer, minister, politician and Civil War veteran from the U.S. state of Michigan.

Roy Gardner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Roy Gardner Dec. at 56 (1884-1940) - Roy G. Gardner was once America's most infamous prison escapee and the most celebrated outlaw and escaped convict during the Roaring Twenties. During his criminal career, he stole over $350,000 ...more

Cedric Gardner is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Cedric Gardner Cedric Gardner is an actor.

Georgie Gardner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 46 - Georgie Gardner is an Australian journalist and television personality.

Tony Gardner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 53 - Tony Gardner is an American makeup and special effects designer. He has designed and created effects for many feature films, including the films Zombieland, 127 Hours, Hairspray, Jackass ...more

Jimmy Gardner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 86 (1924-2010) - Edward Charles James Gardner, DFM was a British actor. During World War II, Gardner served in the Royal Air Force as an air gunner with No. 10 Squadron. He completed 30 sorties as a Halifax rear ...more

Ashley Gardner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner

Frederick Leigh Gardner is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Frederick Leigh Gardner Frederick Leigh Gardner was a British occultist and member of various initiatory orders, among them the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.

Tom Gardner is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Tom Gardner

Dede Gardner is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 50 - Dede Gardner is an American film producer and the president of Plan B Entertainment, a production company founded by Brad Pitt.

Mark Gardner is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
age 56 - Mark Allan Gardner is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball and current bullpen coach for the San Francisco Giants.