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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

Updated April 26, 2019 10.6k views99 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

    BirthplaceIslington, London, United Kingdom

    Emily Margaret Watson (born 14 January 1967) is an English actress. She was nominated for the... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress, model and activist.... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    James Dewey Watson (born April 6, 1928) is an American molecular biologist, geneticist and... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceBagdad, Florida

    Gerry Lester "Bubba" Watson Jr. (born November 5, 1978) is an American professional golfer who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lucy Watson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson
    Lucy Watson is a British journalist and newsreader, who is currently employed by ITN for ITV... more on Wikipedia
  • Shane Watson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    BirthplaceIpswich, Australia

    Shane Robert Watson (born 17 June 1981) is an Australian international cricketer who has... more on Wikipedia
  • Heather Watson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    BirthplaceSaint Peter Port, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories

    Heather Miriam Watson (born 19 May 1992) is a British professional tennis player. The former... more on Wikipedia
  • C. J. Watson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    C. J. Watson

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

    Charles "C. J." Akeem Watson Jr. (born April 17, 1984) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • 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

    Doc Watson

    Dec. at 89 (1923-2012)

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Deep Gap, North Carolina

    Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (March 3, 1923 – May 29, 2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceTraverse City, Michigan, United States of America

    Michael Barrett "Barry" Watson (born April 23, 1974) is an American actor, known for his roles... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Faith Susan Alberta Watson (March 6, 1955 – March 21, 2015), better known as Alberta Watson,... more on Wikipedia
  • Tom Watson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    Tom Watson

    Age: 71

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri

    Thomas Sturges Watson (born September 4, 1949) is an American professional golfer on the PGA... more on Wikipedia

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  • Whipper Billy Watson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    Whipper Billy Watson

    Dec. at 75 (1915-1990)

    BirthplaceEast York, Toronto, Canada

    William John Potts, (June 25, 1915 – February 4, 1990) was a Canadian professional wrestler... more on Wikipedia
  • Earl Watson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    Earl Watson

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceKansas City, Kansas

    Earl Joseph Watson Jr. (born June 12, 1979) is an American professional basketball coach and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Paul Watson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Paul Franklin Watson (born December 2, 1950) is a Canadian-American marine wildlife... more on Wikipedia
  • Bob Watson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    Bob Watson

    Age: 74

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Robert José Watson (born April 10, 1946) is an American former professional baseball player... more on Wikipedia
  • Johnny "Guitar" Watson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    Johnny "Guitar" Watson

    Dec. at 61 (1935-1996)

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    John Watson Jr. (February 3, 1935 – May 17, 1996), known professionally as Johnny "Guitar"... more on Wikipedia

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

    BirthplaceHarrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Kenneth Dwight Watson (born March 13, 1978) is a former American football running back in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Austin Watson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    BirthplaceAnn Arbor, Michigan

    Austin Watson (born January 13, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey forward who is... more on Wikipedia
  • Diane Watson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Diane Edith Watson (born November 12, 1933) is a former US Representative for California's... more on Wikipedia
  • Mark Watson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    BirthplaceBristol, 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

    Donald Watson

    Dec. at 95 (1910-2005)

    BirthplaceMexborough, United Kingdom

    Donald Watson (2 September 1910 – 16 November 2005) was an English animal rights advocate who... more on Wikipedia
  • Allen Watson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    BirthplaceJamaica, New York City, New York

    Allen Kenneth Watson (born November 18, 1970) is a high school baseball coach and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Michael Watson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Watson

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Michael Watson, (born 15 March 1965) is a British former professional boxer who competed from... more on Wikipedia
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