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Who Is The Most Famous Dale In The World?

Updated December 20, 2020 422 votes 23 voters 12.7k 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.

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  • Dale Earnhardt1
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    Dale Earnhardt

    1951-04-29

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Kannapolis

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

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  • Dale Earnhardt, Jr.2

    BirthplaceKannapolis, North Carolina, United States of America

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

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  • Dale Dickey3
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    Dale Dickey

    1961-09-29

    BirthplaceTennessee, USA, Knoxville

    Diana Dale Dickey (born September 29, 1961), known professionally as Dale Dickey, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Ishimoto4
    18

    Dale Ishimoto

    1923-04-03

    BirthplaceDelta, Colorado, United States of America

    Dale Ishimoto (April 3, 1923 – March 4, 2004) was an American actor of Japanese descent. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Hawkins5
    12

    Dale Hawkins

    1936-08-22

    BirthplaceLouisiana, United States of America

    Delmar Allen "Dale" Hawkins (August 22, 1936 – February 13, 2010) was a pioneer American rock... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Warren6
    12

    Dale Warren

    1940-01-01

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Dale Ossman Warren (1940 – February 3, 1994) was an American musician, who was best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Clevenger7
    15

    Dale Clevenger

    1940-07-02

    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee

    Dale Clevenger (born 1940 in Chattanooga, Tennessee) was the Principal Horn of the Chicago... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Dye8
    11

    Dale Dye

    1944-10-08

    BirthplaceUSA, Missouri, Cape Girardeau

    Dale Adam Dye Jr. (born October 8, 1944) is an American actor, technical advisor, radio... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Robertson9
    11

    Dale Robertson

    1923-07-14

    BirthplaceHarrah, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Dayle Lymoine Robertson (July 14, 1923 – February 27, 2013) was an American actor best known... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Evans10
    8

    Dale Evans

    1912-10-31

    BirthplaceUvalde, Texas, United States of America

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

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  • Dale Midkiff11
    10

    Dale Midkiff

    1959-07-01

    BirthplaceUSA, Maryland, Chance

    Dale Alan Midkiff (born July 1, 1959) is an American actor, best known for playing Louis Creed... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Bozzio12
    14

    Dale Bozzio

    1955-03-02

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    Dale Frances Bozzio (née Consalvi; born March 2, 1955) is an American rock and pop vocalist.... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Winton13
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    Dale Winton

    1955-05-22

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Dale Jonathan Winton (22 May 1955 – 18 April 2018) was an English radio DJ and television... more on Wikipedia

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    #76 of 140 Celebrities Who Died In 2018#23 of 40 Actors and Actresses Who Died in 2018

  • Dale Begg-Smith14
    11

    Dale Begg-Smith

    1985-01-18

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Dale Begg-Smith (born 18 January 1985) is an Australian-Canadian businessman and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Peck15
    11

    Dale Peck

    1967

    BirthplaceLong Island, New York

    Dale Peck (born 1967) is an American novelist, critic, and columnist. His 2009 novel, Sprout,... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Carter16
    12

    Dale Carter

    1969-11-28

    BirthplaceCovington, Georgia

    Dale Lavelle Carter (born November 28, 1969) is a former American football cornerback in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Steyn17

    BirthplacePhalaborwa, Africa, South Africa

    Dale Willem Steyn (; born 27 June 1983) is a professional cricketer who plays for the South... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Jarrett18
    11

    Dale Jarrett

    1956-11-26

    BirthplaceConover, North Carolina, United States of America

    Dale Arnold Jarrett (born November 26, 1956) is a former American race car driver and current... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Brown19
    Dale Brown, Vice President of Research and Development at OptiMedica, has more than fifteen...

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  • Dale Gardner20
    7

    Dale Gardner

    1948-11-08

    BirthplaceFairmont, Minnesota

    Dale Allan Gardner (November 8, 1948 – February 19, 2014) was a NASA astronaut who flew two... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Davis21
    8

    Dale Davis

    1969-03-25

    BirthplaceToccoa, Georgia

    Elliott Lydell "Dale" Davis (born March 25, 1969) is an American former professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Watson22
    5

    Dale Watson

    1962-10-07

    BirthplaceJefferson County, Birmingham, Area code 205, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    Dale Watson (born October 7, 1962 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American country/Texas country... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Furutani23
    5

    Dale Furutani

    1946-12-01

    BirthplaceHilo, Hawaii

    Dale Furutani (born December 1, 1946, in Hilo, Hawaii) is the first Asian American to win... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Hawerchuk24
    5

    Dale Hawerchuk

    1963-04-04

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Dale Hawerchuk (born April 4, 1963) is a Canadian ice hockey coach and former professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Dale Sveum25
    5

    Dale Sveum

    1963-11-23

    BirthplaceRichmond, California

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