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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hansen

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

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  • Beck Hansen (born July 8, 1970), known mononymously as Beck, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. He rose to fame in the early 1990s with his experimental and lo-fi style,...  more
  • Stan Hansen

    Age: 71
    John Stanley Hansen II (born August 29, 1949) is a retired professional wrestler. Hansen is known for his stiff wrestling style, which he attributes to his poor eyesight. He is also known for his...  more
  • Alan David Hansen (born 13 June 1955) is a Scottish former football player and BBC television football pundit. He played as a central defender for Partick Thistle, for the successful Liverpool team...  more
  • Andrew Hansen

    Age: 46
    Andrew John Hansen (born 18 September 1974) is an Australian comedian, musician and author, best known for being a member of satirical team The Chaser. As a member of The Chaser, Hansen's television...  more
  • Courtney Hansen is an American television host/personality, syndicated columnist, published author, and former fashion model....  more
  • Robert Hansen

    Dec. at 75 (1939-2014)
    Robert Christian Hansen (February 15, 1939 – August 21, 2014), known in the media as the "Butcher Baker", was an American serial killer. Between 1971 and 1983, Hansen abducted, raped, and murdered at...  more
  • Brendan Joseph Hansen (born August 15, 1981) is an American former competition swimmer who specialized in breaststroke events. Hansen is a six-time Olympic medalist, and is also a former world...  more
  • Kai Hansen

    Age: 57
    Kai Michael Hansen (born January 17, 1963) is a heavy metal guitarist and vocalist. Hansen is the founder, lead guitarist, and vocalist of power metal band Gamma Ray. He is also the co-founder and...  more
  • Monica Hansen is a Norwegian model and the 1997 Miss Norway....  more
  • Patricia "Patti" Hansen (born March 17, 1956) is an American model and actress....  more
  • Craig Robert Hansen (born November 15, 1983) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He previously played for the Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates. A closer out of St. John's...  more
  • Christopher Edward Hansen (born September 13, 1959) is an American television journalist. He is known for his work on Dateline NBC, in particular the former segment To Catch a Predator, which...  more
  • Chris Hansen is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy and Footscray in the Victorian Football League. Hansen was originally from Old Trinity Grammarians and won the Woodrow...  more
  • Gunnar Milton Hansen (March 4, 1947 – November 7, 2015) was an Icelandic-born American actor and author best known for playing the mentally impaired cannibal Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw...  more
  • Ryan Albert Hansen (born July 5, 1981) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for starring as Dick Casablancas on the noir drama series Veronica Mars (2004–2019), as Kyle Bradway on the...  more
  • George V. Hansen

    Dec. at 84 (1930-2014)
    George Vernon Hansen (September 14, 1930 – August 14, 2014) was a Republican politician from the state of Idaho. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 14 years, representing Idaho's 2nd...  more
  • Sig Hansen

    Age: 54
    Sigurd Jonny "Sig" Hansen (born April 28, 1966) is an American captain of the fishing vessel Northwestern. Since 2006, Hansen has been featured in each season of the documentary television series...  more
  • Joseph Hansen

    Dec. at 81 (1923-2004)
    Joseph Hansen (July 19, 1923 – November 24, 2004) was an American crime writer and poet, best known for a series of novels featuring private eye Dave Brandstetter....  more
  • Peter Franklin Hansen (December 5, 1921 – April 9, 2017) was an American actor, best known for his role as a lawyer Lee Baldwin, on the soap opera General Hospital, playing the role from 1965 to...  more
  • Mikkel Hansen (born 22 October 1987) is a Danish handball player for Paris Saint-Germain and the Danish national team.Hansen has been named the IHF World Player of the Year for a record-tying three...  more
  • Gus Hansen

    Age: 46
    Gustav "Gus" Hansen (born Gustav Jacobsen on 13 February 1974 outside Copenhagen, Denmark) is a professional Danish poker player who has lived in Monaco since 2003. In his poker career, Hansen has...  more
  • Phillip Allen Hansen (born May 20, 1968) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Buffalo Bills, drafted in the second round, making the 1991 all-rookie...  more
  • Richard Marvin "Rick" Hansen (born August 26, 1957) is a Canadian athlete (Paralympic Games), activist, and philanthropist for people with disabilities. Following a pickup truck accident at the age...  more
  • Kelly Hansen (born April 18, 1961) is an American singer, best known as the current lead singer of the rock band Foreigner. He started his career as an independent studio singer. He later met...  more
  • Dagmar Hansen

    Dec. at 88 (1871-1959)
    Dagmar Julie Augusta Hansen (12 November 1871 – 13 April 1959), a Danish cabaret-singer and stage-performer, became a national sensation as Denmark's first "pin-up girl"....  more