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Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald 

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 MacDonald. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is MacDonald on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with MacDonald as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous MacDonald along with information about their lives. If your surname is also MacDonald, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous MacDonalds include Norm Macdonald, Kelly Macdonald, and Amy Macdonald, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Norm Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 55 from Quebec City, Canada
Norman Gene Macdonald (born October 17, 1959) is a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He was a cast member for five seasons on Saturday Night Live, which included anchoring Weekend ...more
Kelly Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 43 from Glasgow, Scotland
Kelly Macdonald (born 23 February 1976) is a Scottish actress best known for her roles in Trainspotting (1996), Gosford Park (2001), Intermission (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Boardwalk Empire ...more
Amy Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 31 from Bishopbriggs, United Kingdom
Amy Elizabeth Macdonald (born 25 August 1987) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and musician. She has sold over 12 million records worldwide. Macdonald released her debut album This Is ...more
Jeanette MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Dec. at 62 (1903-1965) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Jeanette Anna MacDonald (June 18, 1903 – January 14, 1965) was an American singer and actress best remembered for her musical films of the 1930s with Maurice Chevalier (The Love Parade, Love Me ...more
Shauna Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 38 from Malaysia
Shauna Macdonald (born 21 February 1981) is a Malaysian-born Scottish actress, who is known for portraying Sarah in the horror film The Descent and its sequel..
Jason MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 43 from New Glasgow, Canada
Jason Anthony MacDonald (born June 3, 1975) is a Canadian former mixed martial artist who is perhaps best known for his two stints with the Ultimate Fighting Championship as a middleweight. He ...more
Rory MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Rory Joseph MacDonald (born July 22, 1989) is a Canadian mixed martial artist currently competing in Bellator MMA, where he is the current Bellator Welterweight World Champion. Having been a ...more
Colin MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 40 from Antigonish, Canada
Colin MacDonald (born May 31, 1978 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian musician who is best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the rock group The Trews. His brother, ...more
John D. MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Dec. at 70 (1916-1986) from Sharon, Pennsylvania
John Dann MacDonald (July 24, 1916 – December 28, 1986) was an American writer of novels and short stories, known for his thrillers. MacDonald was a prolific author of crime and suspense novels, ...more
Ramsay MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Dec. at 71 (1866-1937) from Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
James Ramsay MacDonald (né James McDonald Ramsay; 12 October 1866 – 9 November 1937) was a British statesman who was the first Labour Party politician to become Prime Minister of the ...more
George MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Dec. at 81 (1824-1905) from Huntly, United Kingdom
George MacDonald (10 December 1824 – 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow ...more
Mike MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 63 from Metz, France
Michael MacDonald may refer to: J. Michael MacDonald, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia Michael James MacDonald (1909–1997), union leader, coal miner, volunteer firefighter and politician in Nova ...more
Michael Patrick MacDonal... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 52 from South Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
Michael Patrick MacDonald (born March 9, 1966) is an Irish-American activist against crime and violence and author of his memoir, All Souls: A Family Story From Southie. He helped to start ...more
Ross Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Dec. at 68 (1915-1983) from Los Gatos, California
Ross Macdonald is the main pseudonym that was used by the American-Canadian writer of crime fiction Kenneth Millar (; December 13, 1915 – July 11, 1983). He is best known for his series of ...more
Malcolm Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 69 from Fulham, London, England
Malcolm Ian Macdonald (born 7 January 1950) is an English former professional footballer, manager and media figure. Nicknamed 'Supermac', Macdonald was a quick, powerfully built prolific ...more
John MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
John Roy MacDonald is a musician who plays the French horn and has won several major competitions. He was born on July 13, 1948 in Gimli, Manitoba, Canada. His family moved to Ottawa three years ...more
Jeffrey Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Julien Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 47 from Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
Julien Macdonald OBE (born 19 March 1971 in Merthyr Tydfil) is a Welsh fashion designer who has appeared as judge on the television programme, Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model. In 2001, he ...more
Kenneth MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Dec. at 71 (1901-1972) from Portland, USA, Indiana
Kenneth MacDonald (born Kenneth Dollins, September 8, 1901 – May 5, 1972) was an American film actor. Born in Portland, Indiana, MacDonald made more than 220 film and television appearances ...more
Charles B. Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Dec. at 84 (1855-1939) from Niagara Falls, Canada
Charles Blair Macdonald was a major figure in early American golf. He built the first 18-hole course in the United States, was a driving force in the founding of the United States Golf ...more
John-Angus MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
The Trews are a Canadian hard rock band from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, consisting of vocalist Colin MacDonald, guitarist John-Angus MacDonald, bassist Jack Syperek, and drummer Chris Gormley. The ...more
Bette MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Bette MacDonald is a Canadian comedian, actress, and writer, best known for her comedic television series Rideau Hall. A premier Atlantic Canadian comedian, she has been compared to Carol ...more
Kevin MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 58 from Inverness, United Kingdom
Kevin Duncan MacDonald (born 22 November 1960 in Inverness, Scotland) is a Scottish former footballer who is the former manager of Swindon Town and caretaker manager of Aston Villa on three ...more
Kevin Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 51 from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Kevin Macdonald (born 28 October 1967) is a Scottish director. His films include One Day in September (1999), a documentary about the 1972 murder of 11 Israeli athletes, the climbing documentary ...more
William MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is MacDonald
Age 95 from Liverpool, United Kingdom
William MacDonald, (17 June 1924 – 12 May 2015), known as "the (Sydney) Mutilator", was classed as Australia's first true serial killer. MacDonald was born in Liverpool, England in ...more