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

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Robin Wright is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Robin Wright age 51 - Robin Gayle Wright is an American actress and television director. She was previously credited as Robin Wright Penn. Wright first gained attention when starring in the NBC soap opera Santa ...more

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Bonnie Wright is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Bonnie Wright age 26 - Bonnie Francesca Wright is an English actress, model, screenwriter, director, and producer. She is best known for playing the role of Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter film series, based on the ...more

David Wright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
David Wright age 34 - David Allen Wright is an American professional baseball third baseman who serves as captain for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. He was drafted by the Mets in 2001 and made his major ...more

Jeffrey Wright is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Jeffrey Wright age 51 - Jeffrey Wright is an American film, television and stage actor. He is known for such roles as Belize in the HBO miniseries Angels in America, Muddy Waters in Cadillac Records, Jean-Michel ...more

Edgar Wright is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Edgar Wright age 41 - Edgar Howard Wright is an English film and television director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is best known for his comedic Three Flavours Cornetto film trilogy consisting of Shaun of ...more

Frank Lloyd Wright is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright Died at 92 (1867-1959) - Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed. Wright believed in designing ...more

Steven Wright is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Steven Wright age 61 - Steven Alexander Wright is an American comedian, actor and writer. He is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical ...more

Chely Wright is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Chely Wright age 46 - Richell Rene "Chely" Wright is an American country music singer and gay rights activist. On the strength of her debut album in 1994, the Academy of Country Music named her Top New ...more

Richard Wright is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Richard Wright Died at 65 (1943-2008) - Richard William "Rick" Wright was an English musician, composer, singer and songwriter, best known for his career with Pink Floyd. A multi-instrumentalist, Wright's richly textured ...more

Teresa Wright is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Teresa Wright Died at 87 (1918-2005) - Teresa Wright was an American actress. Her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination came in 1941 for her work in The Little Foxes. She received the Academy Award for Best ...more

N'Bushe Wright is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
N'Bushe Wright age 46 - N'Bushe Wright is an American actress and dancer. She is known mainly for her role as Dr. Karen Jenson in the 1998 feature film Blade.

Laura Wright is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Laura Wright age 46 - Laura Wright is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Cassie Layne Winslow on Guiding Light, and since 2005, her portrayal of Carly Corinthos on General Hospital; the ...more

Ian Wright is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Ian Wright age 52 - Ian Edward Wright, MBE is an English former professional footballer turned television and radio personality. Wright enjoyed success with London clubs Crystal Palace and Arsenal, spending six ...more

Brandan Wright is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Brandan Wright age 28 - Brandan Keith Wright is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association. Growing up in Tennessee, Wright fast became a ...more

Kendall Wright is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Kendall Wright age 26 - Kendall Wright is an American football wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He played college football at Baylor, where he is the career leader in receptions, ...more

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Mark Wright is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Mark Wright age 30 - Mark Wright is an English television presenter, television personality, radio host, and an original cast member of The Only Way Is Essex. On 23 October 2011, Wright announced that he would be ...more

Orville Wright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Orville Wright Died at 77 (1871-1948)

Dizzy Wright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Dizzy Wright age 26 - La'Reonte Wright is an American rapper better known by his stage name Dizzy Wright. In December 2011 he signed to rapper Hopsin's independent record label Funk Volume. After signing he released ...more

Billy Wright is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Billy Wright Died at 70 (1924-1994) - William Ambrose "Billy" Wright, CBE was an English footballer, who spent his whole career at Wolverhampton Wanderers. The first football player in the world to earn 100 caps, Wright ...more

Sarah Wright is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Sarah Wright age 48

Joe Wright is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Joe Wright age 43 - Joe Wright is an English film director known for the romance film Pride & Prejudice, the romantic drama war film Atonement, the action thriller Hanna, and his 2012 adaptation of the classic ...more

Dorell Wright is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Dorell Wright age 31 - Dorell Lawrence Wright is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA. Wright was drafted in the 2004 NBA draft by the Miami Heat ...more

Wilbur Wright is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Wilbur Wright Died at 45 (1867-1912) - Wilbur Wright (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912) was the older of the two Wright brothers (the other being Orville), two Americans credited with inventing and building the world's first successful ...more

Sarah Wright is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Sarah Wright age 33 - Sarah Fay Wright is an American actress and former fashion model who has appeared in several films and TV series. Wright currently appears in the NBC sitcom Marry Me. She is married to the actor ...more

Rayfield Wright is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Rayfield Wright age 70 - Larry Rayfield Wright is a former American football offensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Lorenzen Wright is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Lorenzen Wright Died at 35 (1975-2010) - Lorenzen Vern-Gagne Wright was an American professional basketball player who died mysteriously in July 2010, shortly after leaving his ex-wife's home.

Charles Wright is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Charles Wright age 54 - Charles Wright is an American professional wrestler. He is best known for his tenure with the World Wrestling Federation throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, where he performed the ring names ...more

Eric Wright is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Eric Wright age 57 - Eric Cortez Wright is a former American professional football player who was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2nd round of the 1981 NFL Draft. Before that, the 6'1", 183 lbs. ...more

Priscilla Wright is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright

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Dare Wright is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Dare Wright Died at 87 (1914-2001) - Dare Wright was a Canadian–American children's author, model and photographer.

Steve Wright is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Steve Wright age 58 - Steven Gerald James Wright is an English serial killer, also known as The Suffolk Strangler. He is currently serving life imprisonment for the murder of five women who worked as prostitutes in ...more

Tyler Wright is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Tyler Wright age 44 - Tyler Wright is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in 613 NHL games with the Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. ...more

Michelle Wright is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Michelle Wright age 54 - Michelle Wright is a Canadian country music artist. She is one of the country's most widely recognized and awarded female country singers of the 1990s, winning the Canadian Country Music ...more

Deanna Wright is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Deanna Wright age 37 - Deanna Wright is an American actress and former fashion model.

Syreeta Wright is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Syreeta Wright Died at 58 (1946-2004) - Syreeta Wright, who recorded professionally under the single name Syreeta, was a Grammy-nominated American singer-songwriter, best known for her work with her ex-husband, Stevie Wonder, and ...more

George Wright is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
George Wright Died at 90 (1847-1937) - George Wright was an American pioneer in the sport of baseball. He played shortstop for the original Cincinnati Red Stockings, the first fully professional team, when he was the game's best ...more

Chalky Wright is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Chalky Wright Died at 45 (1912-1957) - Albert "Chalky" Wright was an American featherweight boxer who fought from 1928 to 1948. His career record was 161 wins, 44 losses and 19 draws. In 2003, Wright ranked #95 on The Ring ...more

Jeremiah Wright is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Jeremiah Wright age 75 - Jeremiah Alvesta Wright, Jr., is Pastor Emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ, in Chicago with a congregation exceeding 6,000. In early 2008, Wright retired after 36 years as the Senior ...more

Jessica Wright is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Jessica Wright age 31 - Jessica "Jess" Wright is an English glamour model, singer, entrepreneur and reality star. She is probably best known for her self-role in the ITV2 reality TV series, The Only Way Is ...more

Gary Wright is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Gary Wright age 73 - Gary Malcolm Wright is an American singer, songwriter and musician, best known for his 1976 hit songs "Dream Weaver" and "Love Is Alive", and for his role in helping ...more

Richard Wright is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Richard Wright Died at 52 (1908-1960) - Richard Nathaniel Wright was an American author of sometimes controversial novels, short stories, poems, and non-fiction. Much of his literature concerns racial themes, especially those ...more

James Wright is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
James Wright Died at 53 (1927-1980) - James Arlington Wright was an American poet.

Clarissa Dickson Wright is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Clarissa Dickson Wright Died at 67 (1947-2014) - Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmeralda Dickson Wright was an English celebrity chef, television personality, writer, businesswoman, and former ...more

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Lizz Wright is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Lizz Wright age 37 - Lizz Wright is an American jazz/R&B singer and composer.

Alex Wright is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Alex Wright age 41 - Alexander "Alex" Wright is a German-British former professional wrestler and professional wrestling promoter. He wrestled professionally in Germany and Japan before signing with World ...more

Steve Wright is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Steve Wright age 56 - Stephen Hough Wright is a former American football offensive tackle and offensive guard. A 1977 graduate of Wayzata High School, he played college football at Northern Iowa and then played ten ...more

Glenn Wright is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Glenn Wright Died at 83 (1901-1984) - Forest Glenn Wright, nicknamed "Buckshot", was a professional baseball player. He played all or part of eleven seasons in Major League Baseball between 1924 and 1935, primarily as a ...more

Clyde Wright is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Clyde Wright age 74 - Clyde Wright, nicknamed "Skeeter", is a former professional baseball player. A left-handed pitcher, he played all or part of ten seasons in Major League Baseball for the California ...more

Keith Wright is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
Keith Wright age 35 - Keith Wright is a former American football defensive tackle. Wright graduated at 17 and went to Arizona Western college, where he stayed for 2 years before moving on to Sacramento City College ...more

William Wright is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Wright
William Wright Died at 72 (1794-1866) - William Wright was an American politician who served as Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, represented New Jersey's 5th congressional district as a Whig in the United States House of Representatives ...more