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List of famous accountants, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top accountants in the world? This includes the most prominent accountants, living and not, both in America and abroad. You might recognize these popular accountants because some are celebrities who majored in accounting or studied at one of the best accounting colleges. This list of notable accountants is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic accountants 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 accountants of now and in history.

This list features some of the best accountants in the world, including big names (at least to those in the know) like Vito Fossella, Donna Edmondson, Nikki Haley, and more. To be a successful accountant you need an unwavering attention to detail, solid math skills, and determination. Celebrity accountants, like Bob Newhart, might be few and far between, but accountants don't need all that glitz and glamor anyway.

From reputable, prominent, and well known accountants these are some of the best professionals in the accountant field - great accountants crunching numbers day in and day out. Who are the most famous accountants ever? What are the names of famous accountants? Take a look below!

Bob Newhart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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George Robert "Bob" Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album of comedic monologues The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart was a worldwide bestseller and reached number one on the Billboard pop album chart—it remains the 20th best-selling comedy album in history. The follow-up album, The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back! was also a massive success, and the two albums held the Billboard number one and number two spots simultaneously. Newhart later went into acting, starring in two long-running and award-winning situation comedies, first as psychologist Dr. Robert "Bob" Hartley on ...more

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Julia Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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Julia Anne Sweeney is an American actress, comedian and author. She is known for her role as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for her autobiographical solo shows. She played Mrs. Keeper in the film Stuart Little and voiced Brittany in Father of the Pride. ...more

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Lee Van Cleef is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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Clarence Leroy "Lee" Van Cleef, Jr., was an American film actor who appeared mostly in Westerns and action pictures. His sharp features and piercing eyes led to his being cast as a villain in scores of films, such as Kansas City Confidential, High Noon, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. ...more

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