List of Famous Security Guards

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List of famous security guards, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top security guards in the world? This includes the most prominent security guards, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable security guards is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic security guards 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 security guards.

List below includes Nelson Mandela, Timothy McVeigh and more people.

From reputable, prominent, and well known security guards to the lesser known security guards of today, these are some of the best professionals in the security guard field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous security guards ever?" and "What are the names of famous security guards?" then you're in the right place. (18 items)
Nelson Mandela is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Security Guards
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (; Xhosa: [xolíɬaɬa mandɛ̂ːla]; 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism and fostering racial reconciliation. Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997. A Xhosa, Mandela was born to the Thembu royal family in Mvezo, British ...more on Wikipedia

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Timothy McVeigh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Security Guards
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Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001) was an American domestic terrorist who perpetrated the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people and injured over 680 others. The bombing was the deadliest act of terrorism in the United States prior to the September 11 attacks, and remains the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in United States history. A Gulf War veteran, McVeigh sought revenge against the federal government for the 1993 Waco siege that ended in the deaths of 86 people, many of whom were children, exactly two years before the bombing, as well as the 1992 Ruby Ridge incident and American foreign policy. He hoped to inspire a revolution against the federal ...more on Wikipedia

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Víctor Manuel Ger... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Security Guards
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Víctor Manuel Gerena is an American fugitive wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the September 1983 White Eagle armed robbery, as a member of a Los Macheteros gang, of a Wells Fargo armored car facility. The $7 million in cash was the largest cash robbery in U.S. history at that time. On May 14, 1984, Gerena became the 386th fugitive to be placed on the FBI's Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. He remains at large, and on April 11, 2010, became the fugitive to have spent the most time on the list, surpassing Donald Eugene Webb, who was removed from the list on March 31, 2007, after 25 years, 10 months, and 27 days. On the list for over 30 years, Gerena is believed to be living ...more on Wikipedia

Veatrice Rice (October 1, 1949 – January 21, 2009) was a nurse turned security guard turned television personality, best known for her appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where she served as a sidekick for comedian Jimmy Kimmel. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Rice worked as a parking lot security guard in the building where Jimmy Kimmel Live! is taped. With the two other security guards on staff at the program, she performed in a variety of skits and the recurring segment "Worst Team on Television". Veatrice was characterized by her wry, sarcastic demeanor, with quiet moments punctuated by outbursts of obscene language.Rice died of cancer on January 21, ...more on Wikipedia