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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) from Smithfield, North Carolina, United States of America
Ava Lavinia Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress and singer. Gardner was signed to a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1941, and appeared mainly in small ...more
Brett Gardner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Age 35 from Holly Hill, South Carolina
Brett Michael Gardner (born August 24, 1983) is an American professional baseball outfielder in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees. He made his MLB debut with the Yankees in ...more
Janet Gardner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Age 56 from USA, Alaska, Juneau
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 23 from Sacramento, California, United States of America
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) from Malden, Massachusetts, United States of America
Erle Stanley Gardner (July 17, 1889 – March 11, 1970) was an American lawyer and author. He is best known for the Perry Mason series of detective stories, but he wrote numerous other novels and ...more
Gerald Gardner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 80 (1884-1964) from Eurasia, United Kingdom, North West England, Blundellsands, Merseyside, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories
Gerald Gardner may refer to: Gerald Gardner (Wiccan) (1884–1964), English Wiccan and author Gerald Gardner (mathematician) (1926–2009), American mathematician Gerald Gardner (scriptwriter) (born ...more
Stacey Gardner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Age 38 from Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California
Chris Gardner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Chris Gardner Age 65 from USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Christopher Paul Gardner (born February 9, 1954) is an American businessman and motivational speaker. During the early 1980s, Gardner struggled with homelessness while raising a toddler son. He ...more
Larry Gardner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 90 (1886-1976) from Enosburg Falls, Vermont
William Lawrence Gardner (May 13, 1886 – March 11, 1976) was a third baseman in Major League Baseball. From 1908 through 1924, Gardner played for the Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Athletics, and ...more
Devin Gardner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Age 24 from Detroit, Michigan
Devin Jaymes Gardner (born December 14, 1991) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New England Patriots. Gardner was ...more
Dale Gardner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 66 (1948-2014) from Fairmont, Minnesota
Dale Allan Gardner (November 8, 1948 – February 19, 2014) 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) from Batavia, New York
Not to be confused with John Gardner (British writer)John Champlin Gardner Jr. (July 21, 1933 – September 14, 1982) was an American novelist, essayist, literary critic and university professor. ...more
Herb Gardner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 69 (1934-2003) from New York City, New York
Herbert George Gardner (December 28, 1934 – September 25, 2003), 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 71 from Altavista, Virginia
Guy Spence Gardner (born January 6, 1948) 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 ...more
Martin Gardner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 96 (1914-2010) from Tulsa, Oklahoma
Martin Gardner (October 21, 1914 – May 22, 2010) was an American popular mathematics and popular science writer, with interests also encompassing scientific skepticism, micromagic, philosophy, ...more
Randy Gardner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Age 60 from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Randy Gardner (born December 2, 1958) is an American former pair skater. Together with Tai Babilonia, he won the 1979 World Figure Skating Championships and five U.S. Figure Skating ...more
Ed Gardner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 62 (1901-1963) from Astoria, Oregon, United States of America
Ed Gardner (June 29, 1901 – August 17, 1963) 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.
Davante Gardner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Age 27 from Suffolk, Virginia
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
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
Tom Gardner (born April 16, 1968) 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 ...more
Rulon Gardner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Age 47 from Afton, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America
Rulon E. Gardner (born August 16, 1971) is an American retired Greco-Roman Olympic Gold Medalist wrestler. He competed at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics and won the gold medal in 2000, defeating ...more
Lee Gardner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Age 44 from Hartland Township, Michigan
Terrence Lee Gardner (born January 16, 1975) is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher. In 2002, Gardner made his Major League Baseball debut with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays; he also ...more
James C. Gardner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Dec. at 86 (1924-2010) from Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America
For the Republican former U.S. representative and lieutenant governor of North Carolina, see James Carson Gardner.James Creswell Gardner, I, known as Jim Gardner (July 17, 1924 – August 27, ...more
Howard Gardner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Age 75 from Scranton, Pennsylvania
Howard Earl Gardner (born July 11, 1943) is an American developmental psychologist and the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Research Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate ...more
Daisy Gardner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gardner
Daisy Gardner (born September 24, 1976) is an American television writer and comedian who is best known for her work as a writer on the NBC series 30 Rock, Showtime's Californication, and Comedy ...more