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List of famous construction workers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top construction workers in the world? This includes the most prominent construction workers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable construction workers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic construction workers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned construction workers.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known construction workers to the lesser known construction workers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the construction worker field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous construction workers ever?" and "What are the names of famous construction workers?" then you're in the right place. (79 items)
Javier Bardem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
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Rodney King is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Rodney Glen King (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an American construction worker turned writer and activist after surviving an act of police brutality by the Los Angeles Police Department. ...more

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Erik Reichenbach is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
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Roscoe Holcomb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
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John Kenney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
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Larry Fortensky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Larry Fortensky
Larry Fortensky (January 17, 1952 – July 7, 2016) was a construction worker best known as the seventh and last husband (but eighth marriage) of actress Elizabeth Taylor. Fortensky and Taylor ...more
Chief Dan George is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
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Keith Donohue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
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Kelly L. Moran is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Kelly L. Moran (born 1960) is an American actress, artist, author and builder. The Washington Times newspaper wrote "she is also one heck of a designer." She has a degree in Fine Arts ...more
Dachhiri Sherpa is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Dawa Dachhiri Sherpa (Nepali: दाछिरी शेर्पा) (born November 3, 1969) is a Nepali cross-country skier and runner who has competed since 2003. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he earned his ...more
Gregg Palmer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Gregg Palmer (born Palmer Edvind Lee; January 25, 1927 – October 31, 2015) was an American actor, known primarily for his work in television westerns. He appeared from 1960-1975 in varying roles ...more
Danny Lopez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
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Richard Wunder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
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Lance Brooks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Lance Brooks
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Joseph Gimse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
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Nicholas Turturro, Sr. ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Nicholas Turturro, Sr. is a shoemaker, carpenter, soldier, construction worker, and the husband of Katherine Turturro.
Aleksei Svirin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Aleksei Svirin
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Dave Cruser is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
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Tommy Walsh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Tommy Walsh (born 18 December 1956), is an English TV personality, presenter and celebrity builder best known for his DIY Television shows such as Ground Force (1997–2005) and Challenge Tommy ...more
Karl Champley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Karl Champley is an Australian master builder, television personality and sometime actor. He is currently appearing on Ellen's Design Challenge. He has hosted Wasted Spaces on the American ...more
Odell Barnes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Odell Barnes
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William Bundy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
William Bundy
Vincent Maguire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Vincent Maguire
Vincent Maguire is a construction worker and cook.
Eric Stromer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Eric Antony Stromer (born April 28, 1961) was a co-host for the canceled motoring television series, Top Gear, on NBC. He was raised in Evanston, Illinois.
Joseph Wagner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Construction workers
Joseph Wagner
Joseph Wagner was an American politician from New York.