Namesakes

Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Brian Mulroney   1984-1993  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 hero
Albus Dumbledore (a.k.a. Brian)   1997   Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone  
Fictional Characters from Television: 3 characters
Patrick Lockhart (a.k.a. Brian)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Brian Griffin   1999   Family Guy  
Brian Fuller   2000   Gilmore Girls  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Brian Leetch   2009  
Harry Potter Characters: 1 character
Albus Dumbledore (a.k.a. Brian)  
Irish High Kings: 1 king
King Brian Bórú   1002-1014  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 physics, 1 chemistry, 1 medicine
(medicine) Peter Medawar (a.k.a. Brian)   1960  
(physics) Brian David Josephson   1973  
(physics) Brian Schmidt   2011  
(chemistry) Brian Kobilka   2012  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 9 actors
Brian Cox   1946-  
Brian Kerwin   1949-  
Brian Benben   1956-  
Brian McNamara   1960-  
Brian Krause   1969-  
Brian Austin Green   1973-  
Brian Klugman   1975-  
Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges (a.k.a. Brian)   1977-  
Brian Dietzen   1977-  
Notable Athletes: 2 football, 1 driving, 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Brian Leetch   1968-  
(driving) Brian Vickers   1983-  
(football) Brian Orakpo   1986-  
(football) Brian Quick   1989-  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Brian Klugman   1975-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Brian Williams   1959-  
Notable Musicians: 2 musicians, 1 singer
Brian Wilson   1942-     
Brian Eno   1948-     
Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges (a.k.a. Brian)   1977-   hip hop  
Olympic Medalists: 7 bronze, 2 gold, 1 gold/silver
(bronze) Brian Eric Phelps   1960   diving - platform  
(bronze) Brian Job   1968   swimming - 200 m breaststroke  
(bronze) Brian Brinkley   1976   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Brian Goodell   1976   swimming - 1500 m freestyle; swimming - 400 m freestyle  
(bronze) Brian Diemer   1984   3000 m steeplechase  
(bronze) Brian Loyd   1996   baseball  
(gold) Brian Lewis   2000   4x100 m relay  
(gold/silver) Brian Price   2008; 2012   rowing  
(bronze) Brian Barden   2008   baseball  
(bronze) Brian Duensing   2008   baseball  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Brian Cowen   2008-2011   Ireland  
Saints: 1 blessed
Blessed Brian Lacey   ?-1591  
Title Characters: 1 song
(song) Brian Eno   2010   Brian Eno