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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes 

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 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
Dec. at 71 (1905-1976) from Texas, USA, Humble
Howard Robard Hughes Jr. (December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976) was an American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot, engineer, film director, and philanthropist, known during his ...more
Langston Hughes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dec. at 65 (1902-1967) from Joplin, Missouri, United States of America
James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. He moved to New York City as a ...more
John Hughes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dec. at 59 (1950-2009) from Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
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
Age 55 from Ruabon, United Kingdom
Leslie Mark Hughes, OBE (born 1 November 1963) is a Welsh football manager and former player, who was most recently manager of Premier League club Southampton. During his playing career he was ...more
Matt Hughes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Age 45 from Hillsboro, Illinois, United States of America
Matthew Allen Hughes (born October 13, 1973) is an American retired mixed martial artist with a background in wrestling. Widely considered among the greatest fighters in the history of MMA, he ...more
Sarah Hughes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Age 33 from New York City, Great Neck, New York, United States of America
Sarah Elizabeth Hughes (born May 2, 1985) is a former American competitive figure skater. She is the 2002 Olympic Champion and the 2001 World bronze medalist in ladies' singles.
Glenn Hughes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Age 67 from Cannock, England
Glenn Hughes is an English rock bassist and vocalist, best known for playing bass and performing vocals for funk rock pioneers Trapeze, the Mk. III and IV line-ups of Deep Purple, as well as ...more
Finola Hughes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Age 59 from Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Finola Hughes (born 29 October 1959) is an English actress, television host, entrepreneur, author, and dancer, best known for role as Anna Devane on the ABC soap operas General Hospital and All ...more
Ted Hughes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dec. at 68 (1930-1998) from Mytholmroyd, United Kingdom
Edward James Hughes (17 August 1930 – 28 October 1998) was an English poet, translator, and children's writer. Critics frequently rank him as one of the best poets of his generation, and one of ...more
Jerry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Age 30 from Sugar Land, Texas
Jerry Ray Hughes Jr. (born August 13, 1988) is an American football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Texas Christian ...more
Jesse Hughes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Age 46 from Greenville, South Carolina
Jesse Everett Hughes (born September 24, 1972) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is best known as the frontman of the rock band Eagles of Death Metal, with whom he has recorded ...more
Beverley Hughes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Age 68 from Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Beverley June Hughes, Baroness Hughes of Stretford (born 30 March 1950) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Stretford and Urmston from 1997 to 2010. In ...more
Phil Hughes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Age 32 from Mission Viejo, California
Philip Joseph Hughes (born June 24, 1986) is an American right-handed professional baseball pitcher. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, Minnesota ...more
Charles Evans Hughes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dec. at 86 (1862-1948) from Glens Falls, New York, United States of America
Charles Evans Hughes Sr. (April 11, 1862 – August 27, 1948) was an American statesman, Republican Party politician, and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States. He was also the 36th Governor ...more
Emlyn Hughes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dec. at 57 (1947-2004) from Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Emlyn Walter Hughes (28 August 1947 – 9 November 2004) was an English footballer. Hughes started his career in 1964 at Blackpool before moving to Liverpool in 1967. He would eventually turn out ...more
Wendy Hughes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dec. at 62 (1952-2014) from Melbourne, Australia
Wendy Hughes (29 July 1952 – 8 March 2014) was an Australian actress known for her work in theatre, film and television. Hughes was an award-winning actress. Her career spanned more than forty ...more
Luke Hughes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Age 34 from Perth, Australia
Luke Trevor Hughes (born 2 August 1984) is an Australian professional baseball infielder who is currently a free agent. He has played Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Minnesota Twins and ...more
Barnard Hughes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dec. at 91 (1915-2006) from USA, Bedford Hills, New York
Bernard Aloysius Kiernan "Barnard" Hughes (July 16, 1915 – July 11, 2006) was an American actor of television, theater and film. Hughes became famous for a variety of roles; his ...more
Geoffrey Hughes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dec. at 68 (1944-2012) from Wallasey, England
Geoffrey Hughes DL (2 February 1944 – 27 July 2012) was an English actor. Hughes provided the voice of Paul McCartney in the animated film Yellow Submarine (1968), and rose to fame for ...more
Phillip Hughes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Age 30 from Macksville, Australia
Phillip Joel Hughes (30 November 1988 – 27 November 2014) was an Australian Test and One Day International (ODI) cricketer who played domestic cricket for South Australia and Worcestershire. He ...more
Robert Hughes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dec. at 74 (1938-2012) from Sydney, Australia
Robert Studley Forrest Hughes AO (28 July 1938 – 6 August 2012) was an Australian-born art critic, writer, and producer of television documentaries. His best seller The Fatal Shore (1986) is a ...more
Mary Beth Hughes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Dec. at 76 (1919-1995) from Alton, Illinois, United States of America
Mary Elizabeth Hughes (November 13, 1919 – August 27, 1995) 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
Age 46 from Winnipeg, Canada
Clara Hughes, (born September 27, 1972) is a Canadian cyclist and speed skater who has won multiple Olympic medals in both sports. Hughes won two bronze in the 1996 Summer Olympics and four ...more
Terry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Terry Hughes is a British television director. He won the 1976 BAFTA Award for Best Entertainment Programme for The Two Ronnies, the 1985 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a ...more
Jeff Hughes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Hughes
Jeff Hughes
Jeff Hughes may refer to: Jeff Hughes (musician), American traditional jazz cornet player Jeff Hughes (footballer) (born 1985), Northern Irish footballer Jeff Hughes (soccer) (born 1984), ...more