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Who Is The Most Famous Wilson In The World?

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List RulesVote up all of the Wilsons you've heard of.

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

Owen Wilson is certainly one of the most famous Wilsons on this list. One of the famous actors with the last name Wilson, he is best known for his performances in such films as Midnight in Paris, Wedding Crashers, and Marley and Me. He also co-wrote several films with Wes Anderson including Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, and The Royal Tenenbaums.

Another of the famous people with the last name Wilson is Brian Wilson. He is the legendary singer-songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys. “Wouldn't It Be Nice,” “I Get Around,” and “God Only Knows” are among the band's biggest hits.

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  • Owen Wilson
    Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor and screenwriter. He has...  more
  • Brian Wilson
    Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and...  more
  • Luke Wilson
    Luke Cunningham Wilson (born September 21, 1971) is an American actor known for his roles in...  more
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson

    Dec. at 68 (1856-1924)
    Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American statesman,...  more
  • Rainn Wilson
    Rainn Dietrich Wilson (born January 20, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, writer,...  more
  • Rita Wilson
    Margarita Ibrahimoff (born October 26, 1956), better known as Rita Wilson, is an American...  more
  • Torrie Wilson
    Torrie Anne Wilson (born July 24, 1975) is an American professional wrestler, model, fitness...  more
  • Russell Wilson
    Russell Carrington Wilson (born November 29, 1988) is an American football quarterback for the...  more
  • Ruth Wilson
    Ruth Wilson (born 13 January 1982) is an English actress. She is known for her performances in...  more
  • Patrick Wilson
    Patrick Joseph Wilson (born July 3, 1973) is an American actor and singer. He spent his early...  more
  • Chandra Wilson
    Chandra Danette Wilson (born August 27, 1969) is an American actress and director, known for...  more
  • Rebel Wilson
    Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson (born 2 March 1980) is an Australian actress, writer, and...  more
  • Ann Wilson

    Ann Wilson

    Age: 70
    Ann Dustin Wilson (born June 19, 1950) is an American musician, best known as the lead singer...  more
  • Nancy Wilson
    Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter,...  more
  • Mara Wilson
    Mara Elizabeth Wilson (born July 24, 1987) is an American actress, voice actress, stage...  more
  • Bridgette Wilson
    Bridgette Leann Wilson-Sampras (born September 25, 1973) is an American former actress,...  more
  • Brian Wilson
    Brian Patrick Wilson (born March 16, 1982) is an American former professional baseball relief...  more
  • Dennis Wilson

    Dennis Wilson

    Dec. at 39 (1944-1983)
    Dennis Carl Wilson (December 4, 1944 – December 28, 1983) was an American musician, singer,...  more
  • Jackie Wilson

    Jackie Wilson

    Dec. at 50 (1934-1984)
    Jack Leroy Wilson Jr. (June 9, 1934 – January 21, 1984) was an American soul singer and...  more
  • Larry Wilson
    Larry Wilson may refer to: Larry Wilson (American football) (born 1938), American football...  more
  • Peta Wilson
    Peta Gia Wilson (born 18 November 1970) is an Australian actress, lingerie designer and model....  more
  • C.J. Wilson
    Christopher John Wilson (born November 18, 1980) is an American auto racing team owner and...  more
  • Carnie Wilson
    Carnie Wilson (born April 29, 1968) is an American singer and television host, perhaps best...  more
  • Nancy Wilson
    Nancy Sue Wilson (February 20, 1937 – December 13, 2018) was an American singer whose career...  more
  • Steven Wilson
    Steven John Wilson (born 3 November 1967) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and...  more