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

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Howard Hughes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Howard Hughes Died at 71 (1905-1976) - Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. was an American business tycoon, investor, aviator, aerospace engineer, inventor, filmmaker and philanthropist. During his lifetime, he was one of the wealthiest people ...more

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Langston Hughes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Langston Hughes Died at 65 (1902-1967) - James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz ...more

John Hughes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
John Hughes Died at 59 (1950-2009) - John Wilden Hughes, Jr. was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He directed or scripted some of the most successful comedy films of the 1980s and early 1990s, including the ...more

Mark Hughes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Mark Hughes age 53 - Leslie Mark Hughes, OBE, is a Welsh former footballer and current manager of Stoke City. During his playing career he was most noted for two spells at Manchester United, but he also played for ...more

Matt Hughes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Matt Hughes age 43 - Matthew Allen Hughes is a retired American mixed martial artist, former two-time UFC Welterweight Champion, UFC Hall of Fame inductee, and NJCAA Hall of Fame inductee. During his tenures in the ...more

Sarah Hughes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Sarah Hughes age 31 - Sarah Elizabeth Hughes is an American figure skater. She is the 2002 Olympic Champion and 2001 World bronze medalist in ladies' singles.

Glenn Hughes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Glenn Hughes age 65 - Glenn Hughes is an English rock bassist and vocalist, best known for playing bass and performing vocals for rock pioneers Trapeze, the Mk. III and IV line-ups of Deep Purple and briefly fronting ...more

Finola Hughes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Finola Hughes age 57 - Finola Hughes is an English actress, television host, entrepreneur, author, former dancer, director and producer, best known for role as Anna Devane on the ABC soap opera General Hospital, ...more

Ted Hughes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Ted Hughes Died at 68 (1930-1998) - Edward James "Ted" Hughes, OM was an English poet and children's writer. Critics routinely rank him as one of the best poets of his generation. Hughes was British Poet Laureate from ...more

Jerry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Jerry Hughes age 27 - Jerry Ray Hughes, Jr. is an American football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He played college football for Texas Christian University, and was recognized ...more

Jesse Hughes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Jesse Hughes age 44 - Jesse "The Devil" Hughes is an American musician from Greenville, South Carolina. He is known as the frontman of the California-based rock band, Eagles of Death Metal. He cites Little ...more

Beverley Hughes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Beverley Hughes age 67 - Beverley June Hughes, Baroness Hughes of Stretford PC is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Stretford and Urmston from 1997 to 2010. In 2004, she was ...more

Phil Hughes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Phil Hughes age 29 - Philip Joseph "Phil" Hughes is an American right-handed professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He played in MLB for the New York Yankees from ...more

Charles Evans Hughes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Charles Evans Hughes Died at 86 (1862-1948) - Charles Evans Hughes Sr. was an American statesman, lawyer and Republican politician from New York. He served as the 36th Governor of New York, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the ...more

Emlyn Hughes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Emlyn Hughes Died at 57 (1947-2004) - 8 Emlyn Walter Hughes, OBE was an English footballer who captained both the England national team and the much-decorated Liverpool team of the 1970s.

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Wendy Hughes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Wendy Hughes Died at 62 (1952-2014) - Wendy Hughes was an Australian actress known for her work in theatre, film and television. Born of English parents, she made her film debut in 1974. Her biggest role was in Lonely Hearts, played ...more

Luke Hughes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Luke Hughes age 32 - Luke Trevor Hughes is an Australian professional baseball infielder. He played in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins and Oakland Athletics and also played in international competition ...more

Barnard Hughes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Barnard Hughes Died at 91 (1915-2006) - Bernard Aloysius Kiernan "Barnard" Hughes was an American actor of television, theater and film. Hughes became famous for a variety of roles; his most-notable roles came after middle ...more

Geoffrey Hughes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Geoffrey Hughes Died at 68 (1944-2012) - Geoffrey Hughes DL was an English television, film and stage actor. Hughes rose to fame for portraying much-loved binman Eddie Yeats in the popular long-running British soap opera Coronation ...more

Phillip Hughes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Phillip Hughes age 27 - Phillip Joel Hughes was an Australian Test and One Day International cricketer who played domestic cricket for South Australia and Worcestershire. He was a left-handed opening batsman who played ...more

Robert Hughes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Robert Hughes Died at 74 (1938-2012) - Robert Studley Forrest Hughes AO was an Australian-born art critic, writer, and producer of television documentaries. His best seller The Fatal Shore is a study of the British penal colonies and ...more

Mary Beth Hughes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Mary Beth Hughes Died at 76 (1919-1995) - Mary Beth Hughes was an American film, television, and stage actress best known for her roles in B movies.

Clara Hughes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Clara Hughes age 44 - Clara Hughes, OC OM MSC is a Canadian cyclist and speed skater, who has won multiple Olympic medals in both sports. Hughes won two bronze in the Summer Olympics in 1996 and four medals over the ...more

Terry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Terry Hughes Terry Hughes is a British television director. He has won a BAFTA Award and two Emmy Awards. Hughes has produced or directed BBC TV variety shows such as Val Doonican, Harry Secombe and Kenneth ...more

Jeff Hughes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Jeff Hughes Jeff Hughes is an American traditional jazz cornet player. Hughes plays and records with several bands including The Wolverine Jazz Band, The Paramount Jazz Band, The Brahmin Bellhops and has ...more

Michael Anthony Hughes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Michael Anthony Hughes Died at 51 (1943-1994) - Franklin Delano Floyd is an American death row inmate. He was convicted of the 1989 murder of Cheryl Ann Commesso, an exotic dancer from Florida, as well as the kidnapping of his 6-year-old ...more

Harold Hughes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Harold Hughes Died at 74 (1922-1996) - Harold Everett Hughes was the 36th Governor of Iowa from 1963 until 1969; he had been a Republican earlier in his life. He also served as a Democratic United States Senator from 1969 until

Simon Hughes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Simon Hughes age 65 - Simon Henry Ward Hughes, PC MP is a British politician, was Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2010 to 2014, and since 2013 has been Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice. He has ...more

Sean Hughes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Sean Hughes age 51 - Sean Hughes is an Anglo-Irish stand-up comedian, writer and actor.

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Larry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Larry Hughes age 38 - Larry Darnell Hughes is an American former professional basketball player. He is a 6 ft 5 in and 184 lb shooting guard. Hughes attended Saint Louis University and was the eighth pick in the 1998 ...more

Brian Hughes is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Brian Hughes age 62 - Brian Hughes is a Canadian guitarist whose work draws from both the smooth jazz and world music genres. Not restricted entirely to conventional guitars, Hughes has also been known to employ the ...more

Gareth Hughes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Gareth Hughes Died at 71 (1894-1965) - Gareth Hughes was a Welsh stage and silent screen actor. Usually cast as a callow, sensitive hero in Hollywood silent films, Hughes got his start on stage during childhood and continued to play ...more

Allen Hughes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Allen Hughes age 45 - Allen Hughes is a film producer, screenwriter and film director.

Matt Hughes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Matt Hughes age 66 - Matthew Hughes is a British-born Canadian author who now lives wherever his secondary career as a housesitter takes him, while continuing to write science fiction under the name Matthew Hughes, ...more

Tyrone Hughes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Tyrone Hughes age 45 - Tyrone Christopher Hughes is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears, and the Dallas Cowboys. He attended and ...more

Frank John Hughes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Frank John Hughes age 49 - Frank John Hughes is an American film and television actor best known for his portrayal of "Wild Bill" Guarnere in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, Tom Fox in Catch Me If You Can, ...more

Declan Hughes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Declan Hughes age 52 - Declan Hughes is an Irish novelist, playwright and screenwriter. He has been Writer-in-Association with the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. He has written a series of crime novels featuring the ...more

Albert Hughes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Albert Hughes age 45 - Albert Hughes is a film writer, director and producer.

Miko Hughes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Miko Hughes age 29 - Miko John Hughes is an American actor known for his film roles as a child actor as Gage Creed in Pet Sematary, as astronaut Jim Lovell's son, Jeffrey Lovell, in Apollo 13, as an autistic boy ...more

Steve Hughes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Steve Hughes age 49 - Steve Hughes is an Australian musician and stand-up comedian.

Chris Hughes is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Chris Hughes age 33 - Chris Hughes is an American entrepreneur who co-founded and served as spokesman for the online social directory and networking site Facebook, with Harvard roommates Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin ...more

Curtis Hughes is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Curtis Hughes age 51 - Curtis Hughes is an American professional wrestler, better known under the ring name Mr. Hughes. He is best known for his stints in World Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling ...more

Jedd Hughes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Jedd Hughes age 35 - Jedd Hughes is a singer, songwriter, session guitar player, and record producer.

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Dorothy B. Hughes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dorothy B. Hughes Died at 89 (1904-1993) - Dorothy B. Hughes was an American crime writer and literary critic. Hughes wrote fourteen crime and detective novels, primarily in the hardboiled and noir styles, and is best known for the ...more

Richard Hughes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Richard Hughes age 40 - Richard David Hughes is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the British piano rock band Keane.

Bradley Wayne Hughes is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Bradley Wayne Hughes age 82 - B. Wayne Hughes is an actor.

William J. Hughes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
William J. Hughes age 83 - William John "Bill" Hughes served as a Democratic Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1975 to 1995, representing New Jersey’s Second Congressional District which includes ...more

Monica Hughes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Monica Hughes Died at 78 (1925-2003) - Monica Hughes, OC was an English-Canadian author of books for children and young adults, especially science fiction. She also wrote adventure and historical novels set in Canada, and the text ...more

Richard N. Hughes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Richard N. Hughes Died at 77 (1927-2004) - Richard Hughes is an author.

Owain Arwel Hughes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Owain Arwel Hughes age 75 - Owain Arwel Hughes CBE is a Welsh orchestral conductor. Hughes was born in Ton Pentre, Rhondda, the son of another successful musician, composer Arwel Hughes. He studied at Howardian High ...more