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Who Is The Most Famous Wilson In The World?

Updated March 16, 2021 816 votes 29 voters 27.0k views98 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Wilson.

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.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Wilson? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Wilson that you've heard of! 

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    Brian Wilson

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    Rainn Wilson

    Rainn Dietrich Wilson (born January 20, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, writer,...  more

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    Luke Wilson

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    Rita Wilson

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    Russell Wilson

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    Ruth Wilson

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    Patrick Wilson

    Patrick Joseph Wilson (born July 3, 1973) is an American actor and singer. He spent his early...  more

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    Rebel Wilson

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    Bridgette Leann Wilson-Sampras (born September 25, 1973) is an American former actress,...  more

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    Woodrow Wilson

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    Torrie Wilson

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    Chandra Wilson

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    Dennis Wilson

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    Jackie Wilson

    Jack Leroy Wilson Jr. (June 9, 1934 – January 21, 1984) was an American soul singer and...  more

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    Ann Wilson

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    Nancy Wilson

    Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter,...  more

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    Casey Wilson

    Cathryn Rose "Casey" Wilson (born October 24, 1980) is an American actress, comedian, and...  more

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    Mara Wilson

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    Peta Wilson

    Peta Gia Wilson (born 18 November 1970) is an Australian actress, lingerie designer and model....  more
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    Gretchen Wilson

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    Carl Wilson

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    Debra Wilson

    Debra Renee Wilson (born April 26, 1962), also known as Debra Wilson Skelton or Debra Skelton,...  more
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    Sheree Julienne Wilson (born December 12, 1958) is an American actress, producer,...  more
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    Richard Wilson

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