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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Willis

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

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  • Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor, producer, and singer. Born to a German mother and American father in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, he moved to the United States with his...  more
  • Patrick L. Willis (born January 25, 1985) is a former American football linebacker who played his entire eight-year career with the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was...  more
  • Rumer Glenn Willis (born August 16, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is the eldest daughter of actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. Willis won season 20 of Dancing with the Stars. She went...  more
  • Kelly Willis (born October 2, 1968) is an American country music singer-songwriter, whose music has been described as alternative country and new traditionalist....  more
  • Kevin Alvin Willis (born September 6, 1962) is an American former professional basketball player mostly known for playing with the Atlanta Hawks in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was a...  more
  • Scout LaRue Willis is an actress....
  • Emma Louise Willis (née Griffiths; born 18 March 1976) is an English television presenter and former model, known for her television and radio work with Channel 5, BBC, ITV and Heart FM.Willis...  more
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    William Karnet Willis (October 5, 1921 – November 27, 2007) was an American football defensive lineman who played eight seasons for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC)...  more
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    Victor Gazaway Willis (April 12, 1876 – August 3, 1947) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher during the 1890s and 1900s. In 14 seasons in the National League (NL), he pitched for the Boston...  more
  • Dec. at 40 (1963-2003)
    Wesley Lawrence Willis (May 31, 1963 – August 21, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter and visual artist. Diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1989, Willis began a career as an underground...  more
  • Mathew James Willis (born 8 May 1983), also previously known as Mattie Jay, is an English singer-songwriter, television presenter and actor, best known as the bassist and one of the vocalists of the...  more
  • Peter Andrew Willis (born 16 February 1960 in Sheffield, England) is a retired English musician, best known as a founding member of the band Def Leppard. He co-wrote many tracks and played guitar on...  more
  • Constance Elaine Trimmer Willis (born December 31, 1945), commonly known as Connie Willis, is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. She has won eleven Hugo Awards and seven Nebula Awards...  more
  • Dontrelle Wayne Willis (born January 12, 1982), nicknamed "The D-Train", is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Florida Marlins, Detroit...  more
  • Tallulah Belle Willis is an actress....  more
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    Ellen Jane Willis (December 14, 1941 – November 9, 2006) was an American left-wing political essayist, journalist, activist, feminist, and pop music critic. She received the National Book Critics...  more
  • Dec. at 78 (1914-1992)
    Edward Henry Willis, Baron Willis (13 January 1914 - 22 December 1992) was a British playwright, novelist and screenwriter who was also politically active in support of the Labour Party....  more
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    Harold "Chuck" Willis (January 31, 1926 – April 10, 1958) was an American blues, rhythm and blues, and rock and roll singer and songwriter. His biggest hits, "C. C. Rider" (1957) and "What Am I...  more
  • Dec. at 87 (1917-2004)
    Alexander Austin Willis, (30 September 1917 – 4 April 2004) was a Canadian actor and television host.Austin was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia to parents Alexander Samuel and Emma Graham (Pushie)...  more
  • Eddie "Chank" Willis (June 3, 1936 – August 20, 2018) was an American soul musician. Willis played electric guitar and occasional electric sitar for Motown's in-house studio band, The Funk Brothers,...  more
  • Peter Tom Willis (born January 4, 1967) is a former college and professional American football quarterback. From 1998-2008 he served as the radio color commentator for the Florida State University...  more
  • Dave Willis (born May 1, 1970) is an American voice actor, writer, producer and musician. He is best known as the co-creator of the Adult Swim animated series Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Squidbillies,...  more
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    Robert George Dylan Willis MBE (born Robert George Willis on 30 May 1949) is an English former cricketer, who played for Surrey, Warwickshire, Northern Transvaal and England. A right-handed and...  more
  • Alicia Leigh Willis (born March 1, 1978) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in soap operas....  more
  • Allee Willis (November 10, 1947 - December 24, 2019) is an American songwriter, artist, set designer, multimedia artist, writer, collector, and director. Willis has won two Grammy Awards from three...  more
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