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Who Is The Most Famous Morrison In The World?

Updated March 9, 2021 715 votes 33 voters 6.9k views64 items

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

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

Jim Morrison is certainly one of the most famous Morrisons on this list. One of the famous singers with the last name Morrison, he is best known as the frontman for The Doors. “Light My Fire,” “Riders On The Storm,” and “Hello, I Love You” are among the group's biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the last name Morrison is Toni Morrison. She is a novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. She wrote such books as The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, and Beloved.

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    Jim Morrison


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Florida, United States of America

    James Douglas Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer, songwriter and poet, who served as the lead vocalist of the rock band the Doors. Due to his poetic lyrics, distinctive...  more

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    BirthplaceChicago, IL

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    Toni Morrison


    BirthplaceLorain, Ohio, USA

    Chloe Anthony Wofford "Toni" Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford; February 18, 1931 – August 5, 2019) was an American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher, and professor emeritus at Princeton...  more

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    Van Morrison



    Sir George Ivan "Van" Morrison OBE (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer. His professional career began as a teenager in the late 1950s...  more

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    BirthplaceFort Ord, California, United States of America

    Alternative NameMatthew J. Morrison

    Matthew James Morrison (born October 30, 1978) is an American actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter. Morrison is known for starring in multiple Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including his...  more

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    BirthplaceBronx, New York, USA

    Alternative NameRachel Dominguez

    Shelley Morrison (born Rachel Mitrani; October 26, 1936) is an American actress. Early in her career, she was sometimes credited as Rachel Domínguez. Morrison has been a theater and television...  more
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    BirthplaceEast Meadow, New York, United States of America

    Holmes Sterling Morrison, Jr. (August 29, 1942 – August 30, 1995) was an American guitarist, best known as one of the founding members of the rock group the Velvet Underground, usually playing...  more

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    James Morrison


    BirthplaceBoorowa, Australia

    James Lloyd Morrison AM (born 11 November 1962) is an Australian jazz musician. Although his main instrument is trumpet, he has also performed on trombone, tuba, euphonium, flugelhorn, saxophone,...  more
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    Billy Morrison


    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Billy Morrison is a British guitarist, singer and actor who plays guitar with Billy Idol and performs with the Los Angeles-based cover band Royal Machines. Morrison previously played with Camp Freddy...  more
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    James Morrison


    BirthplaceBountiful, Utah, USA

    James Paige Morrison (born April 21, 1954) is an American actor best known for his portrayal of CTU Director Bill Buchanan on 24....  more
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    BirthplaceRotorua, New Zealand

    Alternative NameTemuera Morrison

    Temuera Derek Morrison (born 26 December 1960) is a New Zealand actor who first gained recognition for his role as Dr. Hone Ropata on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. He gained critical...  more
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    Bill Morrison


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    Bill Morrison (born November 17, 1965) is an American, New York–based filmmaker and artist. His films often combine rare archival material set to contemporary music, and have been screened in...  more
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    Phil Morrison


    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Winston-Salem

    Phil Morrison is an American film director best known for the Academy Award-nominated feature film, Junebug (2005), which was also his debut. In 2006, Morrison directed the "Get a Mac" advertising...  more
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    John Morrison

    John Randall Hennigan (born October 3, 1979) is an American professional wrestler, actor and traceur. He is best known for his tenure in WWE, where he used the ring names John Morrison and Johnny...  more

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    James Morrison


    BirthplaceRugby, United Kingdom

    James Morrison Catchpole (born 13 August 1984) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist from Rugby, Warwickshire. In 2006, his debut single "You Give Me Something" became a hit in Europe,...  more

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    Junie Morrison


    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio

    Walter "Junie" Morrison (1954 – January 21, 2017) was an American musician and record producer. He was a member of the Ohio Players in the early 1970s, and later became the musical director of ...  more
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    Barb Morrison


    BirthplaceSchenectady, New York

    Barb Morrison (born Barbara Jean Morrison on May 22, 1967) is an American recording artist, Top 5 Billboard dance chart songwriter, and Platinum record producer, best known as producer for numerous...  more
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    Carla Morrison


    BirthplaceTecate, Mexico

    Carla Patricia Morrison Flores (Tecate, Baja California, 19 July 1986), known professionally as Carla Morrison, is a Mexican indie-pop singer and composer. She has won two Latin Grammys for her...  more
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    Greg Morrison

    Greg Morrison is a Canadian composer and writer best known for his work on the Tony Award winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone, written with songwriting partner, Lisa Lambert. The Drowsy Chaperone...  more
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    Michelle Morrison

    Michelle Morrison is an actress....
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    Chick Morrison


    BirthplaceMorrison, Colorado, United States of America

    Not to be confused with Atlas Shrugged character, Chick Morrison. Charles Pacific Morrison (1878–1924), an American silent film actor, was born April 3, 1878 in Morrison, Colorado. The grandson of...  more
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    Ernie Morrison


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Ernest Fredric Morrison (December 20, 1912 – July 24, 1989) was an American child actor and vaudevillian who also performed under the stage name "Sunshine Sammy" Morrison was the only black member of...  more
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    Mark Morrison


    BirthplaceHanover, Germany

    Mark Morrison (born 3 May 1972) is a British R&B singer. His single, "Return of the Mack", became a No. 1 or Top 10 hit in several European countries in 1996. The song peaked at No. 2 in the United...  more
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    BirthplaceWeston-super-Mare, United Kingdom

    Barbara Morrison was an actress....  more
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    BirthplacePennsylvania, United States of America

    Herbert Oglevee "Herb" Morrison ((1905-05-14)May 14, 1905 – (1989-01-10)January 10, 1989) was an American radio journalist best known for his dramatic report of the Hindenburg disaster, a...  more
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