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Who Is The Most Famous Robinson In The World?

Updated March 16, 2021 710 votes 25 voters 14.0k views85 items

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

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

Jackie Robinson is certainly one of the most famous Robinsons on this list. One of the famous baseball players with the last name Robinson, he was the first African American athlete to play in Major League Baseball. He was a six-time All-Star and one-time World Series champion.

Another of the famous people with the last name Robinson is Smokey Robinson. He is a singer-songwriter best known for his work with the Miracles. His hits include “Cruisin',” “The Tears of a Clown,” and “The Tracks of My Tears.”

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    Smokey Robinson

    1940-02-19
    William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer, songwriter,...  more

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    Jackie Robinson

    1919-01-31
    Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional...  more

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    Porter Robinson

    1992-07-15
    Porter Weston Robinson (born July 15, 1992) is an American DJ, Grammy-nominated record...  more

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    Tim Robinson

    1981-05-23
    Tim Robinson is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is known for his work on Saturday...  more
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    Craig Robinson

    1971-10-25
    Craig Phillip Robinson (born October 25, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, musician and...  more

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    Sugar Ray Robinson (born Walker Smith Jr.; May 3, 1921 – April 12, 1989) was an American...  more

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    Chris Robinson

    1966-12-20
    Christopher Mark Robinson (born December 20, 1966) is an American musician. He was the singer...  more

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    Anne Robinson

    1944-09-26
    Anne Josephine Robinson (born 26 September 1944) is an English television presenter and...  more
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    Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; Yiddish: ײמאַנועל גאָלדענבערג‎; December 12, 1893...  more

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    Holly Robinson

    1964-09-18
    Holly Elizabeth Robinson Peete (née, Robinson; born September 18, 1964) is an American actress...  more

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    Wendy Raquel Robinson (born July 25, 1967) is an American actress. Robinson is best known for...  more
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    Rich Robinson

    1969-05-24
    Richard Spencer Robinson (born May 24, 1969) is an American musician and founding member of...  more
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    Andrew Robinson

    1942-02-14
    Andrew Jordt Robinson (born February 14, 1942) is an American actor and the former director of...  more
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    Keith Robinson

    1976-01-17
    Keith Robinson (born January 17, 1976) is an American actor and R&B singer....  more
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    Shaun Robinson

    1962-07-11
    Shaun Robinson (born July 11, 1962) is an American television host....  more
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    Tony Robinson

    1946-08-15
    Sir Anthony Robinson (born 15 August 1946) is an English actor, comedian, author, presenter...  more
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    Darren Robinson

    1967-06-10
    Darren Robinson (June 10, 1967 – December 10, 1995), also known as Big Buff, Buff Love, Buffy,...  more
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    Phil Alden Robinson (born March 1, 1950) is an American film director and screenwriter whose...  more
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    Frank M. Robinson (August 9, 1926 – June 30, 2014) was an American science fiction and...  more
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    David Robinson

    1949-04-02
    David Robinson (born April 2, 1949) is an American rock drummer. He has performed with many...  more
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    Tom Robinson

    1950-06-01
    Thomas Giles Robinson (born 1 June 1950) is a British singer-songwriter, bassist, radio...  more
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    Dewey Robinson

    1898-08-17
    Dewey Robinson (August 17, 1898 – December 11, 1950) was an American film character actor who...  more
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    Sylvia Robinson

    1936-03-06
    Sylvia Robinson (née Vanterpool; May 29, 1935 – September 29, 2011) was an American singer,...  more

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    Jenny Robinson is an actress....  more
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    Zuleikha Robinson (born 29 June 1977) is a British actress. She has appeared in the films...  more