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Who Is The Most Famous Gray In The World?

Updated March 18, 2021 866 votes 37 voters 20.7k views93 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Gray.

How many celebrities with the last name Gray can you think of? The famous Grays below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Gray, famous musicians named Gray, and even athletes named Gray.

Macy Gray is certainly one of the most famous Grays on this list. One of the famous singers with the last name Gray, her debut album, On How Life Is, featured the mega-hit “I Try.” She is also an actress who appeared in Training Day, The Paperboy, and other films.

Another of the famous people with the last name Gray is David Gray. He is a singer-songwriter best known for his 1998 album White Ladder. “This Year's Love,” “Babylon,” and “The One I Love” are among his most popular songs.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Gray? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Gray that you've heard of! 

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    BirthplaceSale, United Kingdom

    David Gray (born 13 June 1968) is a British singer-songwriter. Gray released his first album in 1993 and received worldwide attention after the release of White Ladder six years later. It was the...  more

    The Best David Gray Albums of All Time#685 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#589 of 656 The Best Singers Of All Time

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    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, USA

    Macy Gray (born Natalie Renée McIntyre on September 6, 1967) is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actress. She is known for her distinctive raspy voice and a...  more

    #151 of 218 The Greatest Women in Music, 1980s to Today#229 of 500 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#477 of 574 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

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    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, USA

    Erin Gray (born January 7, 1950) is an American actress, perhaps best known for her roles as Colonel Wilma Deering in the science fiction television series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and as Kate...  more

    #116 of 153 The Most Stunning Celebrity Women Over 50#27 of 50 The Most Beautiful Women From The '60s And '70s#840 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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    AgeDec. at 62 (1941-2004)

    BirthplaceUSA, Providence, Rhode Island

    Spalding Gray (June 5, 1941 – January 11, 2004) was an American actor and writer. He is best known for the autobiographical monologues that he wrote and performed for the theater in the 1980s and...  more
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    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA

    Linda Gray (born September 12, 1940) is an American film, stage and television actress, director, producer and former model, best known for her role as Sue Ellen Ewing, the long-suffering wife of...  more
  • 6

    AgeDec. at 38 (1972-2010)

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Paul Dedrick Gray (April 8, 1972 – May 24, 2010) also known as the Pig or by his number #2, was an American musician best known as the former bassist, backing vocalist, songwriter and one of the...  more
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    AgeDec. at 68 (1944-2012)


    James Nicholas Gray (born 1944; disappeared 2007) was an American computer scientist who received the Turing Award in 1998 "for seminal contributions to database and transaction processing research...  more

    #22 of 112 People Who Disappeared Mysteriously#7 of 20 20 Stories About Modern People Who Were Lost at Sea

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    BirthplaceTakoma Park, Maryland, United States of America

    Tamyra Monica Gray (born July 26, 1979) is an American actress, singer and songwriter, who finished fourth place on the first season of the musical reality competition American Idol in 2002. Post...  more
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    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Grand Rapids

    Lorna Gray (July 26, 1917 – April 30, 2017) was an American film actress known for her comic roles, and later as a villainess. She is best known for her roles in Columbia Pictures comedy shorts and...  more
  • 10

    AgeDec. at 34 (1921-1955)

    BirthplaceOklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Wardell Gray (February 13, 1921 – May 25, 1955) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist who straddled the swing and bebop periods....  more
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    BirthplaceEast Kilbride, United Kingdom

    Muriel Janet Gray FRSE (born 30 August 1958) is a Scottish author, broadcaster and journalist. She came to public notice as an interviewer on Channel 4’s alternative pop show The Tube and then...  more
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    BirthplaceJacksonville, Arkansas

    William Rocky Gray (born July 2, 1974) is a drummer and guitarist who has been part of the Arkansas metal scene since the early 1990s. He has an extensive career as a musician and is best known as...  more
  • 13

    AgeDec. at 66 (1885-1951)

    BirthplaceOklahoma, United States of America

    Bee Ho Gray (born Emberry Cannon Gray on April 7, 1885, in Leon, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory – August 3, 1951 in Pueblo, Colorado) was a Western performer who spent fifty years displaying his...  more
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    Jim Gray is an American sportscaster. He is currently with Showtime, Fox, and Westwood One Radio network, as a reporter, commentator, and interviewer, having served in the same capacity at ESPN, NBC...  more
  • 15


    BirthplaceStaplehurst, Nebraska, United States of America

    Coleen Gray (born Doris Bernice Jensen; October 23, 1922 – August 3, 2015) was an American actress. She was best known for her roles in the films Nightmare Alley (1947), Red River (1948), and Stanley...  more
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    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Angelica Gray (born 28 June 1990 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish plus-size model, actress and spokeswoman for the promotion of a healthier and more diverse selection of women within the fashion...  more
  • 17

    AgeDec. at 71 (1928-2000)

    BirthplaceBournemouth, United Kingdom

    Charles Gray (29 August 1928 – 7 March 2000) was an English actor who was well known for roles including the arch-villain Blofeld in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever, Dikko Henderson in a...  more
  • 18

    AgeDec. at 57 (1906-1963)

    BirthplaceMetamora, Illinois, United States of America

    Glenn Gray Knoblauch (June 7, 1900 – August 23, 1963), known professionally as Glen Gray, was a jazz saxophonist and leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra....  more
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    Ramona Gray is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Borneo....  more
  • 20
    April 19, 2002

    BirthplacePottstown, Pennsylvania

    Loren Gray (born April 19, 2002) is an actress, model, musician, and dancer best known for her musical.ly account as well as her YouTube and Instagram profiles. She has been featured by Teen Vogue...  more

    #31 of 46 Who Are the Best Singers Under 25 Right Now?#6 of 48 The Most Beautiful Female YouTubers#14 of 50 The Most Popular TikTok Users In The World

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    BirthplaceSan Juan, United States, with Territories

    Bruce Gray (September 7, 1936 – December 13, 2017) was a Puerto Rican-born Canadian actor....  more
  • 22

    AgeDec. at 98 (1878-1976)

    BirthplaceEnniscorthy, Republic of Ireland

    Kathleen Eileen Moray Gray was an Irish furniture designer and architect and a pioneer of the Modern Movement in architecture....  more
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    James Gray (born April 14, 1969) is an American film director and screenwriter. Since his feature debut Little Odessa in 1994, he has made five other features, four of which competed for the Palme...  more
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    David Barry Gray is an actor....  more
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    AgeDec. at 83 (1929-2013)

    BirthplaceInverness, United Kingdom

    Elspet Jean Gray, Lady Rix (née Gray; 12 April 1929 – 18 February 2013) was a Scottish actress, who first became well known for her partnership with her husband, Lord Rix, and was later familiar to...  more
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