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 35 - 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 23 - 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 65 - 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 27 - 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 71 - 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 60 - 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 27 - 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 85 - 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 50 - 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 47 - 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 44 - 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 75 - 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 42 - 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