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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes 

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

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Katie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 40 from Toledo, Ohio, United States of America
Kate Noelle Holmes (born December 18, 1978) is an American actress, producer, and director. She first achieved fame as Joey Potter on the television series Dawson's Creek (1998–2003). She made ...more
Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 69 from Cuthbert, Georgia, United States of America
Larry Holmes (born November 3, 1949) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1973 to 2002. He grew up in Easton, Pennsylvania, which gave birth to his boxing nickname of ...more
James Eagan Holmes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 31 from San Diego, California
James Holmes is suspected of carrying out a shooting at an Aurora movie theater in which 12 people died and 59 were injured.
H. H. Holmes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Dec. at 35 (1861-1896) from Gilmanton, New Hampshire, United States of America
Herman Webster Mudgett (May 16, 1861 – May 7, 1896), better known as Dr. Henry Howard Holmes, or more commonly, as H. H. Holmes, was an American serial killer. While he confessed to 27 murders, ...more
Santonio Holmes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 34 from Belle Glade, Florida, United States of America
Santonio Holmes Jr. (born March 3, 1984) is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft after playing college ...more
Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Priest Holmes Age 45 from Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States of America
Priest Anthony Holmes (born October 7, 1973) is a former American football running back who played eleven seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the ...more
Kelly Holmes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Kelly Holmes Age 48 from Pembury, United Kingdom
Dame Kelly Holmes, (born 19 April 1970) is a retired British middle distance athlete. Holmes specialised in the 800 metres and 1500 metres events and won a gold medal for both distances at the ...more
Pete Holmes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 39 from Lexington, Massachusetts, United States of America
Peter Benedict Holmes (born March 30, 1979) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and podcaster.
Jessica Holmes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 45 from Ottawa, Canada
Jessica Holmes (born August 29, 1973) is a Canadian comedian and actress. She is best known for her work with the Royal Canadian Air Farce, which she joined in 2003, after starring in her own ...more
Greg Holmes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 35 from Warwick, Australia
Greg Holmes may refer to: Greg Holmes (rugby union) (born 1983), Australian rugby union footballer Greg Holmes (tennis) (born 1963), American tennis player Greg Holmes (cricketer) (born 1993), ...more
Ernie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Dec. at 60 (1948-2008) from Texas, USA
Earnest Lee Holmes (July 11, 1948 – January 17, 2008), also nicknamed "Fats", was an American football defensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England ...more
Eamonn Holmes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 59 from Belfast, United Kingdom
Eamonn Holmes (born 3 December 1959) is a British journalist and broadcaster, best known for presenting Sky News Sunrise and This Morning. Holmes currently presents his show (4–7pm) weekdays on ...more
Mike Holmes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 55 from Halton Hills, Canada
Michael James Holmes (born August 3, 1963) is a Canadian builder/contractor, businessman, investor, television host, and philanthropist. Beginning with Holmes on Homes and subsequent shows, he ...more
Susan Holmes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Rupert Holmes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 72 from Northwich, United Kingdom
Rupert Holmes (born David Goldstein on February 24, 1947) is a British-American composer, singer-songwriter, musician, dramatist and author. He is widely known for the hit singles "Escape ...more
Chris Holmes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 60 from Glendale, California
Christopher John Holmes (born June 23, 1958) is an American heavy metal guitarist and songwriter. Holmes started his musical career in the Pasadena, California area in the late 1970s and early ...more
Michelle Holmes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 52 from Rochdale, United Kingdom
Michelle Holmes (born Corinne Michelle Cunliffe, 1 January 1967), is an English actress who has appeared in several television serials.
Tom Cruise and Katie Hol... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Emily Holmes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 41 from Ottawa, Canada
Emily Holmes (born March 1, 1977) is a Canadian television and film actress. Holmes was born in Ottawa, Ontario. She has appeared in such television series as Night Visions, Mysterious Ways, The ...more
Tommy Holmes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Dec. at 91 (1917-2008) from New York City, New York
Thomas Francis Holmes (March 29, 1917 – April 14, 2008) was an American right and center fielder and manager in Major League Baseball who played nearly his entire career for the Boston Braves. ...more
Robert Holmes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Dec. at 60 (1926-1986) from Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Robert Colin Holmes (2 April 1926 – 24 May 1986) was a British television scriptwriter, who for over twenty-five years contributed to some of the most popular programmes screened in the UK. He ...more
Taylor Holmes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Dec. at 81 (1878-1959) from Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
Taylor Holmes (May 16, 1878 – September 30, 1959) was an actor who appeared in over 100 Broadway plays in his five-decade career. However, he is probably best remembered for his film roles, ...more
Clint Holmes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 72 from Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Clint Holmes (born 9 May 1946) is a singer-songwriter and Las Vegas entertainer. He was born in Bournemouth, England, the son of an African-American jazz musician and an English opera singer. He ...more
Lucy Holmes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Lucy Holmes is a British-born Australian performer, TV presenter, radio host, screenplay writer and director. She has studied a degree in Music Theatre and has since worked as a professional ...more
Jonathan Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Age 26 from San Antonio, Texas
Jonathan Holmes is a basketball player.