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

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Cole Porter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Cole Porter Died at 73 (1891-1964) - Cole Albert Porter was an American composer and songwriter. Born to a wealthy family in Indiana, he defied the wishes of his domineering grandfather and took up music as a profession. ...more

Jorgie Porter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Jorgie Porter age 30 - Jorgina Alexandra "Jorgie" Porter is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Theresa McQueen in Hollyoaks. She has played this role since 2008.

Terry Porter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Terry Porter age 54 - Terry Porter is an American professional basketball coach and former player in the National Basketball Association. A native of Wisconsin, he played college basketball at the University of ...more

Scott Porter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Scott Porter age 38 - Matthew Scott Porter, better known as Scott Porter, is an American actor and occasional singer known for his role as Jason Street in the NBC television drama Friday Night Lights. His character ...more

Montel Vontavious Porter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Montel Vontavious Porter age 44 - Hassan Hamin Assad is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Montel Vontavious Porter. He is signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and is also known for his tenures ...more

Gail Porter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Gail Porter age 47 - Gail Porter is a Scottish television presenter and former model. In the 1990s she became known for photos in men's magazines such as FHM, including one nude which was projected on to the Houses ...more

Darrell Porter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Darrell Porter Died at 50 (1952-2002) - Darrell Ray Porter was an American professional baseball player. He played as a catcher in Major League Baseball for the Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas ...more

Joey Porter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Joey Porter age 38 - Joseph Eugene Porter is a retired NFL linebacker who played for thirteen seasons and is the current outside linebackers coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. After ...more

Katherine Anne Porter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Katherine Anne Porter Died at 90 (1890-1980) - Katherine Anne Porter was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. Her 1962 novel Ship of Fools was the best-selling novel in ...more

Kevin Porter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Kevin Porter age 67 - Kevin Porter is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'0" point guard from Saint Francis University, Porter played 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association as a ...more

Bo Porter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Bo Porter age 45 - Marquis Donnell "Bo" Porter is the third base/outfield and base running coach for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball. Porter previously served as manager of the Houston Astros ...more

Travis Porter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Travis Porter Travis Porter is an American hip hop group from Decatur, Georgia. Ali and Quez are step brothers; the two met Strap while attending the same middle school. The three grew up together and in 2006 ...more

Alisan Porter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Alisan Porter age 36 - Alisan Porter is an American former child actress, singer and dancer.

Rodney Robert Porter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Rodney Robert Porter Died at 68 (1917-1985) - Rodney Robert Porter, CH, FRS was an English biochemist and Nobel laureate. Born in Newton-le-Willows, St Helens, Lancashire, England, Rodney Robert Porter received his Bachelors of Sciences ...more

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Tiffany Porter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Tiffany Porter age 30 - Tiffany Porter is a British-American track and field athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles. She represented the United States as a junior, but began representing Great Britain in ...more

Jody Porter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Jody Porter Jody Porter is an American musician. He is the guitarist of Grammy Award-nominated power pop band Fountains of Wayne. The band has released four major label albums, including Welcome Interstate ...more

MacKenzie Porter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
MacKenzie Porter age 28 - MacKenzie Porter is an actress.

Tracy Porter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Tracy Porter age 31 - Tracy O'Neil Porter is an American football cornerback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the second round of the 2008 NFL ...more

Rufus Porter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Rufus Porter Died at 92 (1792-1884) - Porter. Rufus M. Porter was an American painter, inventor, and founder of Scientific American magazine.

Marguerite Porter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Marguerite Porter age 69 - Marguerite Porter MBE is an English former principal ballet dancer, turned actress and choreographer. Born in Doncaster, Porter trained in Yorkshire and at the Royal Ballet School in London, ...more

George Porter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
George Porter Died at 82 (1920-2002) - George Hornidge Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham, OM, FRS was a British chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1967.

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Rufus Porter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Rufus Porter age 50 - Rufus Porter is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Seattle Seahawks, New Orleans Saints, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Tiran Porter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Tiran Porter age 69 - Tiran Porter is an American bass and guitar player, vocalist and composer, best known as a member of The Doobie Brothers from 1972 to 1980 and 1987 to 1992.

Steve Porter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Steve Porter age 40 - Steve Porter is a music video producer, remixer and DJ originally from Amherst, Massachusetts. Porter, who began producing music at the age of sixteen while attending The Williston Northampton ...more

Billy Porter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Billy Porter age 48 - Billy Porter is a Broadway performer, pop singer, film and television actor and vocal coach. He graduated from the Musical Theatre Program at Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School's ...more

Annie Porter is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Annie Porter Annie Porter, married name Fantham was an English zoologist and Honorary Parasitologist to the Zoological Society of London.

Eric Porter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Eric Porter Died at 67 (1928-1995) - Eric Richard Porter was an English actor of stage, film and television.

Dorothy Porter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Dorothy Porter Died at 54 (1954-2008) - Dorothy Featherstone Porter was an Australian poet.

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James Porter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
James Porter Died at 70 (1935-2005) - James Porter was a Roman Catholic priest who was convicted of molesting 28 children; he admitted to sexually abusing at least 100 children of both sexes over a period of 30 years, starting in ...more

Susie Porter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Susie Porter age 47 - Susie Porter is an Australian television and film actress.

James Porter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
James Porter Died at 29 (1847-1876) - James Ezekiel Porter was one of General Custer's eleven officers killed at the Battle of Little Bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, and Porter was among the first verified casualties of ...more

Art Porter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Art Porter Died at 35 (1961-1996) - Arthur Lee "Art" Porter, Jr. was an American jazz saxophonist. He was the son of jazz musician Art Porter, Sr., as well as the namesake of "The Art Porter Bill".

Adina Porter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Adina Porter age 47 - Adina Porter is an Obie Award-winning American actress, known for her recurring role as Lettie Mae Thornton on HBO's True Blood and as Kendra on HBO'sThe Newsroom. She also Stars on The 100 as

William A. Porter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
William A. Porter age 89 - In 1982, William A. Porter and Bernie Newcomb founded the first ever electronic stock brokerage, E*TRADE; heralding both the demise of the ticker tape and the advent of the electronic trading ...more

Jane Porter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Jane Porter Died at 74 (1776-1850) - Jane Porter was a British historical novelist, dramatist and literary figure.

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David Dixon Porter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
David Dixon Porter Died at 67 (1877-1944) - Major General David Dixon Porter, a Medal of Honor recipient, was a United States Marine Corps officer who served in the Philippine-American War and in World War I.

Patrick Porter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Patrick Porter age 40 - Patrick Porter is an American singer/songwriter, novelist, poet, and painter. Born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and raised in the isolated mountain town of Bailey, Colorado, Porter began playing ...more

Joel Porter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Joel Porter age 39 - Gleeson Head coach Joel William Porter is an Australian football player.

Hal Porter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Hal Porter Died at 73 (1911-1984) - Harold Edward Porter was an Australian novelist, playwright, poet and short-story writer. Porter was born in Albert Park, Victoria, grew up in Bairnsdale, Victoria and worked as a journalist, ...more

B. J. Porter is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
B. J. Porter age 47 - B. J. Porter is an actor, writer and comedian. Porter began his career writing and performing on the HBO sketch comedy program, Mr. Show. Porter, along with the rest of the Mr. Show writing ...more

Don Porter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Don Porter Died at 85 (1912-1997) - Donald Porter was an American actor who appeared in a number of films in the 1940s, including Top Sergeant and Eagle Squadron, but is perhaps best known for his role as Russell Lawrence, the ...more

James Porter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
James Porter James Porter is the president of Wesley Biblical Seminary.

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William Porter is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
William Porter Died at 74 (1926-2000) - William Franklin Porter II was an American track and field athlete, winner of 110-meter hurdles at the 1948 Summer Olympics. Born in Essex Township, Michigan, William Porter attended The Hill ...more

Michael Porter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Michael Porter age 70

John Clinton Porter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
John Clinton Porter Died at 87 (1872-1959) - John Clinton Porter, born in Leon, Iowa was a U.S. political figure. He served as the 33rd Mayor of Los Angeles between 1929 and 1933, and ran for re-election twice more but was defeated in 1933 ...more

Nyree Dawn Porter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Nyree Dawn Porter Died at 65 (1936-2001) - Nyree Dawn Porter OBE, born Ngaire Dawn Porter, was a New Zealand-born stage, film and television actress.

Howard Porter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Howard Porter Died at 59 (1948-2007) - Howard Porter was an American professional basketball player. At 6'8" and 220 pounds, he played as a forward and a center. Porter was born in Stuart, Florida, and attended Booker High ...more

Christian Porter is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Christian Porter age 47 - Charles Christian Porter is an Australian politician who is the current Liberal Party member for the federal Division of Pearce since the 2013 federal election. Porter has been a Parliamentary ...more

Alexander Porter is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Alexander Porter Died at 59 (1785-1844) - Alexander Porter was an attorney, politician and planter in the United States, who served as United States Senator from Louisiana, serving 1833 to 1837. Born in County Donegal, Ireland, he had ...more

Pamela Porter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Porter
Pamela Porter age 61 - Pamela Porter is an award-winning author.