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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson 

Chris Abraham
Updated April 26, 2019 9.9k views 99 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Watson. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Watson on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Watson as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Watson along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Watson, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Watsons include Emma Watson, Emily Watson, and James D. Watson, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Emily Watson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 52

Birthplace: Islington, London, United Kingdom

Emily Margaret Watson (born 14 January 1967) is an English actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her debut film role as Bess McNeil in Lars von Trier's Breaking ...more

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Emma Watson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 28

Birthplace: Paris, France

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress, model and activist. Born in Paris and brought up in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School and trained as an ...more

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James D. Watson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 90

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

James Dewey Watson (born April 6, 1928) is an American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist. In 1953, he co-authored with Francis Crick the academic paper proposing the double helix ...more

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Bubba Watson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 40

Birthplace: Bagdad, Florida

Gerry Lester "Bubba" Watson Jr. (born November 5, 1978) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. One of the few left-handed golfers on tour, he is a multiple major ...more

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Lucy Watson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

Birthplace: Manchester, United Kingdom

Lucy Watson is a British journalist and newsreader, who is currently employed by ITN for ITV News. She formerly work as a news correspondent for ITV Breakfast programmes Daybreak and Lorraine ...more
Shane Watson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 37

Birthplace: Ipswich, Australia

Shane Robert Watson (born 17 June 1981) is an Australian international cricketer who has played for Australia’s national cricket team and currently plays for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian ...more
Heather Watson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 26

Birthplace: Saint Peter Port, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories

Heather Miriam Watson (born 19 May 1992) is a British professional tennis player. The former British No. 1 and current British No. 2 won the mixed-doubles title at the 2016 Wimbledon ...more
C. J. Watson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
C. J. Watson Age: 34

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

Charles "C. J." Akeem Watson Jr. (born April 17, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for Uşak Sportif of the Turkish Basketball Super League. He played college ...more

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Lucy Watson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Doc Watson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Dec. at 89 (1923-2012)

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina, Deep Gap, North Carolina

Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (March 3, 1923 – May 29, 2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel music. Watson won seven Grammy ...more

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Barry Watson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 44

Birthplace: Traverse City, Michigan, United States of America

Michael Barrett "Barry" Watson (born April 23, 1974) is an American actor, known for his roles of Matthew "Matt" Camden on 7th Heaven, Brian Davis in What About Brian and ...more

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Alberta Watson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 63

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Faith Susan Alberta Watson (March 6, 1955 – March 21, 2015), better known as Alberta Watson, was a Canadian film and television actress.
Tom Watson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 69

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri

Thomas Sturges Watson (born September 4, 1949) is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour Champions, formerly on the PGA Tour. In the 1970s and 1980s, Watson was one of the leading ...more

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Whipper Billy Watson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Dec. at 75 (1915-1990)

Birthplace: East York, Toronto, Canada

William John Potts, (June 25, 1915 – February 4, 1990) was a Canadian professional wrestler best known by his ring name "Whipper" Billy Watson, and was a two-time world heavyweight ...more
Earl Watson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Earl Watson Age: 39

Birthplace: Kansas City, Kansas

Earl Joseph Watson Jr. (born June 12, 1979) is an American professional basketball coach and former player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the UCLA ...more
Paul Watson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 68

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Paul Franklin Watson (born December 2, 1950) is a Canadian-American marine wildlife conservation and environmental activist, who founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, an anti-poaching ...more
Bob Watson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 72

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Robert José Watson (born April 10, 1946) is an American former professional baseball player and sports executive. Watson was a first baseman and left fielder who played in Major League ...more
Johnny "Guitar"... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Dec. at 61 (1935-1996)

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

John Watson Jr. (February 3, 1935 – May 17, 1996), known professionally as Johnny "Guitar" Watson, was an American blues, soul, and funk musician and singer-songwriter. A flamboyant ...more

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Kenny Watson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 40

Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Kenneth Dwight Watson (born March 13, 1978) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent ...more
Austin Watson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 27

Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Austin Watson (born January 13, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected ...more
Diane Watson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 85

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Diane Edith Watson (born November 12, 1933) is a former US Representative for California's 33rd congressional district, serving from 2003 until 2011. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The ...more
Mark Watson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 39

Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom

Mark Andrew Watson (born 13 February 1980) is a British comedian and novelist.
Donald Watson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Dec. at 95 (1910-2005)

Birthplace: Mexborough, United Kingdom

Donald Watson (2 September 1910 – 16 November 2005) was an English animal rights advocate who founded the Vegan Society.
Allen Watson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 48

Birthplace: Jamaica, New York City, New York

Allen Kenneth Watson (born November 18, 1970) is a high school baseball coach and former left-handed starting pitcher in professional baseball.
Michael Watson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
Age: 53

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Michael Watson, (born 15 March 1965) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 1991. He held the Commonwealth middleweight title from 1989 to 1991, and challenged three ...more

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