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

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Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Adrian Peterson age 33 - Adrian Lewis Peterson is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Vikings seventh overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. He ...more

Patrick Peterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Patrick Peterson age 25 - Patrick De'mon Peterson is an American football cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football for Louisiana State University, earned ...more

Cassandra Peterson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Cassandra Peterson age 66 - Cassandra Peterson is an American actress best known for her portrayal of the horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. She gained fame on Los Angeles television station KHJ wearing ...more

Amanda Peterson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Amanda Peterson age 46 - Amanda Peterson is a former American actress. Peterson gained fame for her role as Cindy Mancini in the 1987 comedy film Can't Buy Me Love.

Gervase Peterson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Gervase Peterson age 48 - Gervase Peterson was a contestant on Survivor: Borneo, the first edition of the popular CBS reality television series Survivor, which premiered in May 2000, and was the highest rated American ...more

Oscar Peterson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Oscar Peterson Died at 82 (1925-2007) - Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC, CQ, OOnt was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer. He was called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, but simply "O.P." by his ...more

Morris Peterson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Morris Peterson age 40 - Morris Peterson is a professional basketball player and an actor.

Debra Peterson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson

Julie Peterson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Julie Peterson age 53 - Julie Peterson is an American model and actress. From 2001-2005 she hosted a CNN syndicated show called Health Watch. As of 2010, she is a chiropractor in Charleston SC and host of The Wellness ...more

Debbi Peterson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Debbi Peterson age 56 - Deborah Mary "Debbi" Peterson, is an American musician and the drummer of the all-girl band, The Bangles. She sang lead vocals on two of the band's released singles, "Going Down ...more

Vicki Peterson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Vicki Peterson age 60 - Victoria Anne Theresa "Vicki" Peterson Cowsill is an American rock musician. She described herself as a solo artist in her early years – "I was a kid who brought her guitar to ...more

Ronnie Peterson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Ronnie Peterson Died at 34 (1944-1978) - Bengt Ronnie Peterson was a Swedish racing driver. Known by the nickname 'SuperSwede', he was a two-time runner-up in the FIA Formula One World Drivers' Championship. Peterson began his motor ...more

Julian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Julian Peterson age 37 - Julian Thomas Peterson is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League for eleven seasons. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the ...more

Ricky Peterson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson

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Carla Peterson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Carla Peterson age 43 - Carla Constanza Peterson is an Argentine actress. She was born in Cordoba. She began her career in stage plays. Among others she appeared in Quien es Janet? with Claudia Fontan and Mariana ...more

Scott Peterson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Scott Peterson age 45 - Scott Lee Peterson is an American prisoner currently on death row in California convicted of murdering his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn son in Modesto, California in 2002. He was ...more

Eric Peterson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Eric Peterson age 71 - Eric Neal Peterson, C.M. is a Canadian stage and television actor, known for his roles in three major Canadian series – Street Legal, Corner Gas and This is Wonderland.

Teri Peterson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Teri Peterson age 58 - Teri Peterson is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its July 1980 issue.

Bill Peterson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Bill Peterson Died at 73 (1920-1993) - William E. "Bill" Peterson was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. His career included head coaching stops at Florida State University, Rice ...more

Sondra Peterson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Sondra Peterson age 83 - Sondra Peterson is an American model. She is best known for her work in the 1950s and 1960s appearing in major magazines beside other icons of the age like Veruschka von Lehndorff and Jean

Collin Peterson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Collin Peterson age 73 - Collin Clark Peterson is an American politician, member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party and the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 7th congressional district, serving since 1991. ...more

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Indira Viswanathan Peterson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Indira Viswanathan Peterson age 68 - Indira Viswanathan Peterson is a literary critic and the David B. Truman Professor of Asian Studies at Mount Holyoke College. She is a specialist in South Asian Studies.

Paige Peterson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Paige Peterson age 37 - Paige Ellen Peterson is an American actress and veteran cheerleader, best known for being typecast as pompon captain Amy Wright in the American television sitcom Hang Time between 1996 and 1997. ...more

Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Adrian Peterson age 38 - Adrian Nicholas Peterson is a former American football running back who played in the National Football League and United Football League. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the sixth round ...more

Kenny Peterson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Kenny Peterson age 39 - James Kenneth Peterson is an American football defensive end who is a Free Agent. He was originally drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

Lamont Peterson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Lamont Peterson age 34 - Lamont Peterson is an American professional boxer in the Premier Boxing Champions series. Lamont competes in the light welterweight division and is the former IBF Light Welterweight Champion.

Merrill D. Peterson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Merrill D. Peterson Died at 88 (1921-2009) - Merrill Daniel Peterson was a history professor at the University of Virginia and the editor of the prestigious Library of America edition of the selected writings of Thomas Jefferson. Peterson ...more

Patrick Peterson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson

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Peter George Peterson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Peter George Peterson age 91 - Peter George "Pete" Peterson is an American businessman, investment banker, fiscal conservative, philanthropist, and author, who served as United States Secretary of Commerce from ...more

Matt Peterson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Matt Peterson age 50 - Matt Peterson is an American professional golfer. Peterson was born in Chicago, Illinois. He played college golf at the University of Georgia where he won one event and was a three-time ...more

Donald Peterson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson

Bob Peterson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Bob Peterson age 57 - Robert "Bob" Peterson is an American animator, screenwriter, director and voice actor who works at Pixar Animation Studios. He was hired at Pixar by Roger Gould in 1994 as an animator ...more

Seth Peterson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Seth Peterson age 47 - Seth Peterson is an American actor, best known for his roles as Robbie Hansen from 1999 until 2002 on the television series Providence and Nate Westen on Burn Notice from 2007 through 2012.

Michael Peterson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Michael Peterson age 58 - Michael James Peterson is an American country music artist. He made his debut on the country music scene in 1997 with his self-titled debut album, which produced five Top 40 hits on the ...more

Jim Peterson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Jim Peterson age 76 - James Scott "Jim" Peterson, PC is a retired Canadian politician and former Minister of International Trade. Born in Ottawa, Ontario, he has a DCL from McGill University, a Master of ...more

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Daniel Peterson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Daniel Peterson Daniel C. Peterson is a prominent Mormon apologist and professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages at Brigham Young University. He also ...more

Tracie Peterson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Tracie Peterson age 59 - Tracie Peterson is an author of Christian fiction. She writes many historical novels, with romantic threads in them, as well as writing with other Christian authors on joint novels. Many of her ...more

Eric Peterson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Eric Peterson age 53 - Eric Peterson is an American guitarist. He is best known as the only constant member of the US thrash metal band Testament. Peterson has also formed a side-project black metal band called ...more

Gary Peterson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Gary Peterson age 72 - Garry Denis Peterson is a Canadian drummer who has been a long-term member of the Canadian rock band The Guess Who. Along with Randy Bachman, he has also recorded and toured with another ...more

Bruce Peterson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Bruce Peterson Died at 73 (1933-2006) - Bruce Peterson was an American aeronautical engineer, and test pilot for NASA.

Christopher Peterson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Christopher Peterson Died at 62 (1950-2012) - Christopher Peterson was the Arthur F. Thurnau professor of psychology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan and the former chair of the clinical psychology area. He was science ...more

Amy Peterson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Amy Peterson age 46 - Amy Peterson is an American short track speed skater. Peterson competed in five consecutive Olympic games from when short track speed skating was exhibition sport in 1988 to 2002. Peterson ...more

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Anthony Peterson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Anthony Peterson age 33 - Anthony Peterson is a professional boxer. He is the younger brother of Lamont Peterson

Gordon Peterson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Gordon Peterson Gordon Peterson is an American broadcast journalist and Washington, D.C.-based television news anchor. He was most recently the 6 p.m. co-anchor for ABC affiliate WJLA-TV and from 1988 to 2013 ...more

Jeret Peterson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Jeret Peterson Died at 30 (1981-2011) - Jeret "Speedy" Peterson was an American World Cup aerial skier from Boise, Idaho, skiing out of Bogus Basin. A three-time Olympian, he won the silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics ...more

Alan C. Peterson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Alan C. Peterson Alan C. Peterson is an actor.

Lenka Peterson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Lenka Peterson age 92 - Lenka Peterson is an actor.

Shane Peterson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Shane Peterson age 30 - Shane Aaron Peterson is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Oakland Athletics. Peterson was traded from ...more

Amber Peterson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Amber Peterson age 35 - Amber Peterson is a freestyle skier.

Fritz Peterson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
Fritz Peterson age 76 - Fritz Fred Peterson is a former Major League Baseball player who played for the New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, and Texas Rangers from 1966 to 1976. Peterson was a southpaw starting pitcher ...more