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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson  

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

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David Robinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 53
David Maurice Robinson (born August 6, 1965) is an American former professional basketball player, who played center for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for ...more
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
Dec. at 53 (1919-1972)
Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the ...more
Sugar Ray Robinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
Dec. at 68 (1921-1989)
Sugar Ray Robinson (born Walker Smith Jr.; May 3, 1921 – April 12, 1989) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1940 to 1965. Robinson's performances in the welterweight and ...more
Porter Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 26
Porter Weston Robinson (born July 15, 1992) is an American DJ, Grammy-nominated record producer and musician from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His debut full-length studio album, Worlds, was ...more
Smokey Robinson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 79
William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. Robinson was the founder and frontman of the ...more
Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 34
Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson (born May 31, 1984) is an American professional basketball player. Born in Seattle, Robinson played college basketball for the University of Washington in Seattle ...more
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 83
Frank Robinson (August 31, 1935 – February 7, 2019) was an American professional baseball outfielder and manager in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for five teams, from 1956 to 1976. The ...more
Benn Robinson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 34
Benn Robinson (born 19 July 1984, in Sydney) is a former Australian professional rugby union footballer. He plays as a loosehead prop for the New South Wales Waratahs in the Super Rugby ...more
Edward G. Robinson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
Dec. at 80 (1893-1973)
Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; Yiddish: ײמאַנועל גאָלדענבערג‎; December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Romanian American actor of stage and screen during Hollywood's Golden ...more
Cliff Robinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 52
Clifford Ralph Robinson (born December 16, 1966) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Selected 36th overall ...more
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 81
Brooks Calbert Robinson Jr. (born May 18, 1937) is an American former professional baseball player. He played his entire 23-year major league career for the Baltimore Orioles (1955–1977), which ...more
Craig Robinson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 47
Craig Phillip Robinson (born October 25, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, and singer. He is best known for his roles as Darryl Philbin on The Office (2005–2013) and Doug Judy (the ...more
Dave Robinson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 77
Richard David Robinson (born May 3, 1941) is a former American football player. He played college football at Pennsylvania State University and professionally in the National Football League for ...more
Larry Robinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 67
Larry Clark Robinson (born June 2, 1951) is a Canadian former ice hockey coach, executive and player. His coaching career includes head coaching positions with the New Jersey Devils (on which he ...more
Eugene Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 52
Eugene Keefe Robinson (born May 28, 1963) is a former professional American football player who played free safety. He played collegiately at Colgate University. In his 16-year NFL career, ...more
Anne Robinson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 74
Anne Josephine Robinson (born 26 September 1944) is an English television presenter and journalist, known for her acerbic style of presenting. She was one of the presenters on the long-running ...more
Chris Robinson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 52
Christopher Mark Robinson (born December 20, 1966) is an American musician. He was the singer of the rock and roll band The Black Crowes, is the brother of its guitarist Rich Robinson, and is ...more
Denard Robinson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
Denard Robinson age 28
Denard Xavier Robinson (born September 22, 1990) is an American football coach and former running back who currently serves as an offensive analyst for the Jacksonville Dolphins football team of ...more
Glenn Robinson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 46
Glenn Alan Robinson Jr. (born January 10, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player. Nicknamed Big Dog, he played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1994 to 2005 ...more
Thomas Robinson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 27
Thomas Earl Robinson is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. A consensus All-American at the University of ...more
Michael Robinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 32
Burton Michael Robinson (born February 6, 1983) is a former American football fullback. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He is currently an ...more
Marilynne Robinson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 75
Marilynne Summers Robinson (born November 26, 1943) is an American novelist and essayist. Across her writing career, Robinson has received numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for ...more
Holly Robinson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 54
Holly Elizabeth Robinson Peete (née, Robinson; born September 18, 1964) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Judy Hoffs on the Fox TV police drama 21 Jump ...more
Andrew Robinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
age 77
Andrew Jordt Robinson (born February 14, 1942) is an American actor and the former director of the Master of Fine Arts acting program at the University of Southern California. Originally a stage ...more
Eddie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Robinson
Dec. at 88 (1919-2007)
Eddie Gay Robinson Sr. (February 13, 1919 – April 3, 2007) was an American football coach. For 56 years, from 1941 to 1942 and again from 1945 to 1997, he was the head coach at Grambling State ...more