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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, like Steve Buscemi and Brian Williams.

From reputable, prominent, and well known firefighters to the lesser known firefighters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the firefighter field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous firefighters ever?" and "What are the names of famous firefighters?" then you're in the right place. 
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Tom Westman is a reality TV personality and was the winner of the tenth season of the U.S. reality show Survivor, Survivor: Palau. ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Firefighter, TV Personality

Credits: Survivor

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#8 on The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played

#6 on The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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Steve Buscemi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Steven Vincent "Steve" Buscemi is an American actor, director and writer. Buscemi has starred and supported in successful Hollywood and indie films, including Parting Glances, New York Stories, Mystery Train, Reservoir Dogs, Desperado, Con Air, Armageddon, The Grey Zone, Ghost World, and Big Fish; ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Firefighter, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Fargo, Reservoir Dogs, The Big Lebowski, Monsters, Inc.

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#16 on The Best American Actors Working Today

#68 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#30 on The Best Living American Actors

#22 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Brian Douglas Williams is an American journalist best known for his ten years as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program of the NBC television network. Nine months after taking the position in December 2004, Williams anchored NBC coverage from New Orleans of ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Editor, Firefighter, Journalist, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, NBC News Decision 2010, Education Nation: Teacher Town Hall, Late Show with David Letterman

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#20 on Who Should Replace Jon Stewart as Host of The Daily Show?

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Dan James White is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Daniel James "Dan" White was a San Francisco supervisor who assassinated San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, on Monday, November 27, 1978, at City Hall. In a controversial verdict that led to the coining of the legal slang "Twinkie defense," White was convicted of ...more

Age: Died at 39 (1946-1985)

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA

Profession: Firefighter, Politician, Police officer

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