Entertainment Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson  

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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
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
age 28
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
age 67
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
age 47
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
age 49
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
Dec. 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
age 41
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
age 54
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
age 57
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
age 61
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
Dec. 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
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
Carla Peterson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
age 44
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
age 46
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
age 72
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
age 59
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
Dec. 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
age 84
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
age 74
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
Indira Viswanathan Peterson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Peterson
age 69
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
age 38
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
age 39
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
age 40
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