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Who Is The Most Famous Dale In The World?

Updated December 20, 2020 437 votes 30 voters 13.5k views52 items

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

How many celebrities named Dale can you think of? The famous Dales below have many different professions, including notable actors named Dale, famous athletes named Dale, and even musicians named Dale.

Dale Earnhardt is certainly one of the most famous Dales on this list. One of the famous NASCAR drivers named Dale, he won over 75 Winston Cup races before he died tragically in a crash during the Daytona 500 in 2001. He is also the father of another champion NASCAR driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Another of the famous people with the first name Dale is Dale Dickey. She is an actress best known for playing Merab in Winter's Bone. Breaking Bad, Vice Principals and Palm Springs are among her notable projects.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Dale? Just add them to the list!

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    Dale Earnhardt

    1951-04-29
    Ralph Dale Earnhardt (; April 29, 1951 – February 18, 2001) was an American professional auto...  more

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    Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Jr., (born October 10, 1974) is an American, semi-retired, professional...  more

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    #30 of 150 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative#36 of 78 The All Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers

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    Dale Hawkins

    1936-08-22
    Delmar Allen "Dale" Hawkins (August 22, 1936 – February 13, 2010) was a pioneer American rock...  more
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    Dale Dickey

    1961-09-29
    Diana Dale Dickey (born September 29, 1961), known professionally as Dale Dickey, is an...  more
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    Dale Ishimoto

    1923-04-03
    Dale Ishimoto (April 3, 1923 – March 4, 2004) was an American actor of Japanese descent. He...  more
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    Dale Warren

    1940-01-01
    Dale Ossman Warren (1940 – February 3, 1994) was an American musician, who was best known for...  more
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    Dale Robertson

    1923-07-14
    Dayle Lymoine Robertson (July 14, 1923 – February 27, 2013) was an American actor best known...  more
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    Dale Clevenger

    1940-07-02
    Dale Clevenger (born 1940 in Chattanooga, Tennessee) was the Principal Horn of the Chicago...  more
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    Dale Evans

    1912-10-31
    Dale Evans Rogers (born Lucille Wood Smith; October 31, 1912 – February 7, 2001) was an...  more

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    Dale Dye

    1944-10-08
    Dale Adam Dye Jr. (born October 8, 1944) is an American actor, technical advisor, radio...  more
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    Dale Midkiff

    1959-07-01
    Dale Alan Midkiff (born July 1, 1959) is an American actor, best known for playing Louis Creed...  more
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    Dale Bozzio

    1955-03-02
    Dale Frances Bozzio (née Consalvi; born March 2, 1955) is an American rock and pop vocalist....  more
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    Dale Winton

    1955-05-22
    Dale Jonathan Winton (22 May 1955 – 18 April 2018) was an English radio DJ and television...  more
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    Dale Begg-Smith

    1985-01-18
    Dale Begg-Smith (born 18 January 1985) is an Australian-Canadian businessman and former...  more
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    Dale Peck

    1967-06-13
    Dale Peck (born 1967) is an American novelist, critic, and columnist. His 2009 novel, Sprout,...  more
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    Dale Carter

    1969-11-28
    Dale Lavelle Carter (born November 28, 1969) is a former American football cornerback in the...  more
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    Dale Steyn

    1983-06-27
    Dale Willem Steyn (; born 27 June 1983) is a professional cricketer who plays for the South...  more
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    Dale Jarrett

    1956-11-26
    Dale Arnold Jarrett (born November 26, 1956) is a former American race car driver and current...  more
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    Dale Brown, Vice President of Research and Development at OptiMedica, has more than fifteen...  more
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    Dale Gardner

    1948-11-08
    Dale Allan Gardner (November 8, 1948 – February 19, 2014) was a NASA astronaut who flew two...  more
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    Dale Davis

    1969-03-25
    Elliott Lydell "Dale" Davis (born March 25, 1969) is an American former professional...  more
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    Dale Watson

    1962-10-07
    Dale Watson (born October 7, 1962 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American country/Texas country...  more

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    Dale Furutani

    1946-12-01
    Dale Furutani (born December 1, 1946, in Hilo, Hawaii) is the first Asian American to win...  more
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    Dale Hawerchuk

    1963-04-04
    Dale Hawerchuk (born April 4, 1963) is a Canadian ice hockey coach and former professional...  more
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    Dale Sveum

    1963-11-23
    Dale Curtis Sveum ( SWAYM; born November 23, 1963) is an American former Major League...  more