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Who Is The Most Famous Holmes In The World?

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

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

Katie Holmes is certainly one of the most famous Holmeses on this list. One of the famous actresses named Holmes, she rose to fame playing Joey Potter on Dawson's Creek. She also appeared in such films as The Gift, Wonder Boys, and Mad Money.

Another of the famous people with the last name Holmes is Pete Holmes. He is an actor and comedian. He created and starred in the HBO series Crashing.

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  • 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 her...  more
  • Peter Benedict Holmes (born March 30, 1979) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and podcaster....  more
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    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, only...  more
  • 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 "The...  more
  • James Holmes is suspected of carrying out a shooting at an Aurora movie theater in which 12 people died and 59 were injured....  more
  • 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 football...  more
  • 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 University...  more
  • 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 2004...  more
  • 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 show,...  more
  • 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
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    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 Patriots of the...  more
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 (The Piña...  more
  • 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 1980s....  more
  • Michelle Holmes (born Corinne Michelle Cunliffe, 1 January 1967), is an English actress who has appeared in several television serials....  more
  • 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
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    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. He hit...  more
  • Dec. at 60 (1926-1986)
    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 is...  more
  • Dec. at 81 (1878-1959)
    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, which he...  more
  • 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 singer,...  more
  • Nicholas Charles Holmes (born 11 November 1954) is an English former professional footballer. He won the FA Cup Final with Southampton in 1976 and, from July 2002 to July 2009, was manager of...  more
  • Dec. at 65 (1946-2011)
    Edward Richard Holmes, CBE, TD, VR, JP (29 March 1946 – 30 April 2011), known as Richard Holmes, was a British military historian, known for his many television appearances. He was co-director of...  more
  • Dec. at 35 (1907-1942)
    Phillips Holmes (July 22, 1907 – August 12, 1942) was an American film actor who appeared in 44 films between 1928 and 1938....  more
  • Richaun Diante Holmes (born October 15, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the...  more
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