List of famous private investigators, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top private investigators in the world? This includes the most prominent private investigators, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable private investigators is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic private investigators 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 private investigators.
These people, like Anthony Pellicano and John Walsh include images when available.From reputable, prominent, and well known private investigators to the lesser known private investigators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the private investigator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous private investigators ever?" and "What are the names of famous private investigators?" then you're in the right place.
Paul Barresi is an American actor, movie director, media personality and a private investigator. ...more
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, USAsee more on Paul Barresi
Anthony Pellicano is a former high-profile Los Angeles private investigator. He has served a term of thirty months in a federal prison for illegal possession of explosives, firearms and homemade grenades, and is currently serving time in prison for subsequent convictions for crimes including racketeering and wiretapping. ...more
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USAsee more on Anthony Pellicano
John Edward Walsh, Jr. is an American television personality, criminal investigator, human and victim rights advocate and the host, as well as creator, of America's Most Wanted. Walsh is known for his anti-crime activism and his extreme hatred of criminals, with which he became involved following the murder of his son, Adam, in 1981; in 2008, the late serial killer Ottis Toole was named as the killer of Walsh's son. Walsh is part owner of the Museum of Crime & Punishment in Washington, D.C. ...more
Birthplace: Auburn, USA, New Yorksee more on John Walsh