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Who Is The Most Famous Wood In The World?

Updated March 5, 2021 608 votes 34 voters 16.7k views72 items

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

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

Evan Rachel Wood is certainly one of the most famous Woods on this list. One of the famous actresses with the last name Wood, she is best known for portraying Dolores on West World. The Wrestler, Mildred Pierce, and Thirteen are among her notable projects.

Another of the famous people with the last name Wood is Elijah Wood. He is the actor who played Frodo in the Lord of the Rings films. In 2010, he founded SpectreVision, a production company specializing in horror films.

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

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    Elijah Wood

    1981-01-28

    BirthplaceCedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

    Elijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor, film producer, and DJ. He portrayed Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and in The Hobbit: An Unexpected...  more

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    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

    Alternative NameEvan Wood, Evan Rachel Woods

    Evan Rachel Wood (born September 7, 1987) is an American actress, model, and musician. She is the recipient of a Critics' Choice Television Award as well as three Primetime Emmy Award nominations and...  more

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    Chris Wood

    1988-04-14
    Christopher Charles Wood (born April 14, 1988) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Malachai Parker in the sixth season of The CW's television series The Vampire Diaries in 2014, after...  more
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    Ronnie Wood

    1947-06-01

    BirthplaceHillingdon, United Kingdom

    Ronald David Wood (born 1 June 1947) is an English rock musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, artist, author and radio personality best known as a member of The Rolling Stones since 1975, as...  more

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    Natalie Wood

    1938-07-20

    BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, USA

    Alternative NameNatalie, Natasha Gurdin

    Natalie Wood (born Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko; July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was an American actress who began her career in film as a child and became a Hollywood star as a young adult. Wood...  more

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    Victoria Wood

    1953-05-19

    BirthplacePrestwich, United Kingdom

    Victoria Wood, (19 May 1953 – 20 April 2016) was an English comedian, actress, singer, composer, screenwriter, producer and director. Wood wrote and starred in dozens of sketches, plays, musicals,...  more

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    Anna Wood

    1985-12-30

    BirthplaceMount Airy, NC

    Anna Wood is an actress....  more
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    Danny Wood

    1969-05-14

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    Daniel William Wood (born May 14, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and occasional actor. He is also a member of the American boy band New Kids on the Block and also serves as...  more
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    Andrew Wood

    1966-01-08

    BirthplaceColumbus, Mississippi, United States of America

    Andrew Patrick Wood (January 8, 1966 – March 19, 1990) was an American musician best known as the lead singer for alternative rock bands Malfunkshun and Mother Love Bone. Wood formed Malfunkshun in...  more

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    Ed Wood

    1924-10-10

    BirthplacePoughkeepsie, New York, United States of America

    Edward Davis Wood Jr. (October 10, 1924 – December 10, 1978) was an American filmmaker, actor, and author. In the 1950s, Wood directed several low-budget science fiction, crime and horror films,...  more
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    Sam Wood

    1884-07-10

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Samuel Grosvenor Wood (July 10, 1883 – September 22, 1949) was an American film director and producer, who was best known for directing such Hollywood hits as A Night at the Opera, A Day at the...  more

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    Lana Wood

    1946-03-01

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA

    Lana Wood (born Svetlana Gurdin; March 1, 1946) is an American actress and film producer. She is best known for her role as Plenty O'Toole in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever (1971). Her...  more
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    BirthplaceWindsor, Canada

    Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (born 17 April 1987) is a Canadian actress, disc jockey, singer and television host. She is best known for starring as Olivia Castle in the horror film Final Destination 5...  more
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    John Wood

    1930-07-05

    BirthplaceDerbyshire, United Kingdom

    John Wood, (5 July 1930 – 6 August 2011) was an English actor noted for his performances in Shakespeare and for his long association with Tom Stoppard. In 1976, he won a Tony Award for Best Actor in...  more
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    Roy Wood

    1946-11-08

    BirthplaceKitts Green, United Kingdom

    Roy Wood (born 8 November 1946) is an English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He was particularly successful in the 1960s and 1970s as member and co-founder of The Move, Electric Light...  more

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    Jake Wood

    1972-07-12

    BirthplaceWestminster, London, United Kingdom

    Jake Dylan Wood (born 12 July 1972) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Max Branning in EastEnders, as Rodney Trotter's assistant in Only Fools and Horses, and as Kill Crazy in Red...  more
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    Chris Wood

    1944-06-24

    BirthplaceBirmingham, England

    Christopher Gordon Blandford Wood (24 June 1944 – 12 July 1983) was a British rock musician, most known as a founding member of the British rock band Traffic, along with Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi,...  more
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    Chris Wood

    1969-11-25

    BirthplacePasadena, California

    Christopher Barry Wood is an American bassist with the jazz trio Medeski Martin & Wood....  more
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    Gene Wood

    1925-10-20

    BirthplaceQuincy, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Eugene Edward Wood (October 20, 1925 – May 21, 2004) was an American television personality, known primarily for his work as an announcer on various game shows. From the 1960s to the 1990s, he...  more
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    Annie Wood

    1971-02-10

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Annie Wood (born February 10, 1971) is an American film, television and voice-over actress, host and writer, who was born in Los Angeles and is best known as the bubbly host of the nationally...  more
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    Jo Wood

    1955-03-15

    BirthplaceBasildon, United Kingdom

    Josephine Wood (née Karslake; born 15 March 1955) is an English model, television personality, and entrepreneur. She is the former wife of The Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood. She accompanied...  more
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    Lauren Wood (born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American singer-songwriter, voice-over artist and producer. She is most notable for the 1989 single, "Fallen", which was used in the 1990 movie...  more
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    Rachelle Wood

    1984-09-11

    BirthplaceUSA, Glendale, California

    Rachelle Wood is an actress....  more
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    Jesse Wood

    1976-10-30

    BirthplaceMalibu, California

    Jesse James Wood (born 30 October 1976) is a British musician. He plays guitar and bass guitar. Wood is the son of The Rolling Stones musician Ronnie Wood and Krissy Findlay, who died of an...  more
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    Dominic Wood

    1978-01-03

    BirthplaceExeter, England

    Dominic Simon Wood (born 3 January 1978 in Exeter, Devon) is an English entertainer, magician and presenter of radio and television, best known as one half of the double act Dick and Dom, with the...  more
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