Entertainment Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes  

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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 - Kate Noelle "Katie" Holmes is an American actress and model who first achieved fame for her role as Joey Potter on The WB television teen drama Dawson's Creek from 1998 to 2003. She ...more

Larry Holmes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 69 - Larry Holmes is a former professional boxer. He grew up in Easton, Pennsylvania, which gave birth to his boxing nickname, The Easton Assassin. Holmes, whose left jab is rated among the best in ...more

James Eagan Holmes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 31 - 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) - Herman Webster Mudgett, better known under the name of Dr. Henry Howard Holmes, was one of the first documented serial killers in the modern sense of the term. In Chicago at the time of the 1893 ...more

Santonio Holmes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 34 - Santonio Holmes Jr. is a wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft after playing college football at Ohio ...more

Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 45 - Priest Anthony Holmes is a former American football running back who played eleven seasons in the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Texas. He was signed ...more

Kelly Holmes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 48 - Dame Kelly Holmes, DBE, MBE, 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 ...more

John Holmes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Dec. at 44 (1944-1988) - John Curtis Holmes better known as John C. Holmes or Johnny Wadd, was one of the most prolific male pornographic film actors of all time, appearing in about 2,500 adult loops and pornographic ...more

Pete Holmes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 39 - Peter Benedict "Pete" Holmes is an American comedian, actor, voice actor, writer, producer, podcaster, television host, and cartoonist based in Los Angeles, California.

Jessica Holmes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 45 - Jessica Holmes 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 show, The Holmes Show in ...more

Greg Holmes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 35 - Greg Holmes is an Australian rugby union footballer. He currently plays for the Queensland Reds in the international Super Rugby competition and has played for Australia. His usual position is ...more

Ernie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Dec. at 60 (1948-2008) - Earnest Lee "Ernie" Holmes, also nicknamed "Fats", was an American football defensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots of the ...more

Eamonn Holmes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 59 - Eamonn Holmes is an Irish journalist and broadcaster, best known for presenting Sky News, Songs of Praise and This Morning. Holmes co-presented GMTV for twelve years between 1993 and 2005, ...more

Mike Holmes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 55 - Michael James Holmes is a Canadian residential home improvement contractor and television show host. Beginning with Holmes on Homes and subsequent shows, he rescues Toronto, Ontario, area ...more

Susan Holmes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes

Rupert Holmes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 72 - Rupert Holmes is a British-born American composer, singer-songwriter, musician, and author of plays, novels, and stories. He is widely known for his number one pop hit "Escape" and the ...more

Chris Holmes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 60 - Christopher John Holmes, born June 23, 1958 in Glendale, California, is a heavy metal guitarist and songwriter who grew up in La Canada, California. Holmes started his musical career in the ...more

Michelle Holmes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 52 - Michelle Holmes, is an English actress who has appeared in several television serials. Born in Rochdale, Lancashire, she performed in a pop band called the Dunky Dobbers. After changing her ...more

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes

Emily Holmes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 41 - Emily Holmes 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 Dead Zone, Stargate ...more

Tommy Holmes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Dec. at 91 (1917-2008) - Thomas Francis Holmes was an American right and center fielder and manager in Major League Baseball who played nearly his entire career for the Boston Braves. He hit over .300 lifetime and every ...more

Robert Holmes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Dec. at 60 (1926-1986) - Robert Colin Holmes was an English television scriptwriter, who for over twenty-five years contributed to some of the most popular programmes screened in the UK. He is particularly remembered ...more

Taylor Holmes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
Dec. at 81 (1878-1959) - Taylor Holmes 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, which he began in silent movies in 1917. ...more

Clint Holmes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 72 - Clint Holmes, 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 was raised in ...more

Lucy Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Holmes
age 39 - 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