User comments for Michael (Famous Bearer Only)

A notable bearer of this name is basketball star Michael Jordan (b. 1963).
AndrewJKD  3/25/2005
Famous bearer: actor Michael J Fox (Back to the Future trilogy, Spin City), now an active campaigner to raise awareness of Parkinson's disease.
reservoirdoll1987  6/1/2005
This is Mike Shinoda's (Linkin Park's emcee) full name.
katchich  7/10/2005
Singer Michael W. Smith bears this name. :)
Tbird  8/5/2005
A famous bearer of this name is the German World Champion F1 racing driver Michael Schumacher, who is the most successful motor racing driver of all time.
― Anonymous User  8/8/2005
Michael Learned (a woman) played Olivia Walton on the show The Waltons from 1972-1979.
― Anonymous User  8/27/2005
Mechanical mastermind/pianist/musician/lead singer of Nine Inch Nails' real name is 'Michael Trent Reznor'.
PlatinumSpade  10/21/2005
Michael is the real name of Mikey Way, bassist for My Chemical Romance!
VeryGorgeous  12/18/2005
Michael Spears bears the name.
― Anonymous User  1/24/2006
Michael Buble is an amazing singer who bears this name.
beautyofwords9  3/3/2006
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelo's eldest son is named Michael Joesph.
― Anonymous User  3/5/2006
Olympic medalist Michael Phelps bears the name.
― Anonymous User  3/5/2006
Michael Rosenbaum, the actor who plays Lex Luthor on Smallville and the Flash on Justice League.
HarpieSiren  3/6/2006
This is also the name of the little boy in Disney's Peter Pan. Michael cute. :)
Milene  3/10/2006
Famous bearers are Michael Jackson, an American singer and Michael Moore, an American film director.
― Anonymous User  3/24/2006
Famous bearer is Michael Douglas, an Academy Award-winning American actor.
― Anonymous User  3/25/2006
Michael Corleone, the main character of the film: "THE GODFATHER" bears this name.
― Anonymous User  4/8/2006
A famous bearer of this name is Michael Balzary aka Flea, bassist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
AshJ  4/19/2006
One famous bearer is Michael Tolcher, the man who sings "Mission Responsible".
claraelizabethann  4/19/2006
Michael Crawford was one of the first men to play the role of the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera.
Melusine  5/2/2006
Michael was the name of the elder brother in Steven Spielberg's film 'ET'.
― Anonymous User  5/3/2006
There was also a Michael in Disney's Mary Poppins.
― Anonymous User  5/3/2006
Some famous Michaels: Michael Douglas, Michael Caine, Michael Moore, Michael "Mike" Meyers, Michael Savage, Chad Michael Murray, Michael Clarke Duncan, Michael Keaton, and Michael Gambon.

All are actors except Michael Moore, who is a movie director, and Michael Savage, who is an author and talk radio host.
breakofday  5/15/2006
Michael W. Smith is an amazing Christian artist.
― Anonymous User  6/19/2006
Another famous Michael is England cricket captain Michael Vaughan.
arienette  6/20/2006
Famous bearer: Michael 'Mikey' Walsh, the character played by Sean Astin in Richard Donner's 1985 film 'The Goonies'. In the film, Mikey leads the gang in their plan to find the treasure of the pirate One-Eyed Willie in order to prevent the Goon Docks from becoming a golf course.
reservoirdoll1987  6/27/2006
Famous bearer: Michael James Owen (born December 14 1979), England and Newcastle football player, formerly of Liverpool and Real Madrid.
reservoirdoll1987  7/11/2006
Famous bearers: Michael Shaks (Canadian actor), Michael Beran (Czech actor)
Maggie_Simpson  7/24/2006
The 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson.
― Anonymous User  7/31/2006
Michael Palin, of Monty Python, is a famous bearer. Gone around the world, in many different ways.
― Anonymous User  9/13/2006
Michael Card, Michael English, Michael W Smith are Christian music artists.
― Anonymous User  11/11/2006
There are authors named Michael Connelly, Michael Kimball, and Michael Prescott.
― Anonymous User  11/28/2006
In Meg Cabot's series of books 'The Princess Diaries', Michael is the main girl Mia's long-time crush and eventual boyfriend.
Surreal  12/15/2006
"Michael" is a song by British band 'Franz Ferdinand', great song by the way.
FyreHydenGirth  12/24/2006
Michael Myers is the psychotic killer in the movie Halloween.
tigerlilly  1/6/2007
Michael Ballack is captain of the German football (soccer) team.
― Anonymous User  2/3/2007
Michael Scofield is the name of the lead character of the television show Prison Break.
― Anonymous User  5/12/2007
Michael is the middle name of Tom Fletcher, one of the lead singers/guitarist in the British band McFly.
jmacsgurl1991  5/16/2007
There is a movie called Michael where John Travolta plays an angel called Michael. Best movie ever.
― Anonymous User  5/25/2007
Actor/Writer/Former host of Mystery Science Theater 3000, Michael J. Nelson shares this name.
Junee  6/10/2007
Michael is the season 1 winner of Hells Kitchen. He owns his own resturant in Los Angeles, California.
80226_hottie  8/9/2007
A famous bearer would be Michael Kelso, the dumb but loveable goofus from That 70's Show.
gracielou16  8/24/2007
A famous bearer is Michael Varten (on Alias he played Vaughn). I love the name Michael though.
― Anonymous User  9/4/2007
A famous bearer is actor Michael Demskiy, he was born on 25 September 1944, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.
Maggie_Simpson  10/4/2007
Another famous bearer is the English author, Michael Morpurgo. He is my favourite author.
RayleighOriana  10/21/2007
I'm surprised no one has mentioned Michael Landon yet. Born Eugene Orowitz, he changed his name when going into acting (to get a name that suited his career better), and was well known on such TV shoes as 'Bonanza' as Little Joe Cartwright, 'Highway to Heaven' as Jonathan Smith, and, most notably, Charles 'Pa' Ingalls, on Little House on the Prairie, for a decade. Little House was his "baby" as often said, as he also produced the show. He was very close with his "Television Family". He was married 3 times, adopted 3 children, and had 6 biological children.

Michael was born on October 31, 1936 and died in July 1991 from inoperable pancreatic cancer.
Sarah Elizabeth  10/31/2007
Michael Madsen is an American actor; he played Mr. Blonde in Quentin Tarantino's 'Reservoir Dogs'.
Miss Natla  11/1/2007
Michael Voss, former Lions captain and 'Ten' commentator is a famous bearer of this name. He was one of the most successful players in Brisbane Lion history and made the All Australian team several times.
Miracle1980Olympics  11/3/2007
Michael "Mike" Symon recently won the Food Network's "The Next Iron Chef." He now is one of the four Iron Chefs of America.

Symon also owns two acclaimed restaurants (Lola and Lolita) and has won quite a few cooking related awards.
Firestorm  11/21/2007
Michael Cera is an actor who was in "Arrested Development", "Superbad" and "Juno".
pandasayscynical  12/23/2007
A famous bearer is American author Michael Cunningham (born November 6, 1952). He is best known for his 1998 novel "The Hours", which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was turned into an Academy Award-winning 2002 film. He also co-wrote the screenplay for the film "Evening" (2007).
AndrewJKD  3/15/2008
This name is borne by American-Canadian actor Michael Moriarty (born April 5, 1941). He has won 3 Emmy Awards for his television roles, which notably include Ben Stone, the original Executive Assistant District Attorney on the long-running TV series "Law & Order", from 1990 to 1994, receiving Emmy nominations (but no wins) for each year. He has appeared on Broadway, winning a Tony Award for "Find Your Way Home" in 1974, and is also an accomplished jazz musician.
AndrewJKD  4/3/2008
Rolling Stone Mick Jagger was born Michael Phillip Jagger.
ars musica  4/12/2008
And another famous bearer: Michael Emerson. Actor plays Benjamin Linus in 'Lost'.
Faithy  4/23/2008
Has anyone mentioned Michael Alig? Definately not a role model, but a very interesting person.
susiejean  6/11/2008
Mike Herrera from the band MxPx, his full name is Michael Arthur Herrera. :)
LauraJune  6/25/2008
Singer Michael Jackson and Debbie Rowe have a son Michael Joseph, born 13 February 1997 in Los Angeles. Michael Jackson has second son Prince Michael, yet. He was born in February, 2002, USA.
Emilie007  7/2/2008
A not so well known bearer is the Irish-German actor Michael Fassbender. He played Burton Christenson in the HBO-program "Band of Brothers".
EllyKash  11/1/2008
In the 1987 film, Lost Boys, Michael Emerson is a main character.
lizard  11/9/2008
Mike Carden, guitarist for The Academy Is..., and Michael Guy Chislett, also guitarist for The Academy Is...
Mitsukai  12/7/2008
What about this Famous Bearer: Michel de Montaigne?
chriskardos  1/21/2009
Princess Michael of Kent is a member of the British Royal Family. She is married to Prince Michael of Kent, who is the grandson of King George V. She has written several books on the royal families of Europe. Princess Michael of Kent (1945 - ).
walesgal92  2/17/2009
I can't believe no one's mentioned Michael Scott, the regional manager for Dunder Mifflin on NBC's The Office.
MtotheK  2/21/2009
Michael C. Hall is an American television and stage actor, best known for the titular role on Showtimes' 'Dexter' and for his lead role on HBO's 'Six Feet Under.' He has been nominated for numerous Emmy awards for both roles, but has yet to win. He also has an amazing singing voice, and has appeared in a number of on-stage musicals in the past.
KillYourEgo  6/22/2009
I'm kind of surprised no one has mentioned Michael Weatherly yet on the list of famous bearers. He plays Anthony DiNozzo on NCIS.
slinkyobsession  7/29/2009
Michael HAYDN famous Austrian composer.
Anton  3/11/2010
The boy in the video for The GazettE's "Burial Applicant" is called Michael.
shotgun_wedding  4/9/2010
American actor Michael Madsen.
jennyferj99  4/15/2010
A famous bearer is American stage actor Michael Arden (born October 6, 1982). He made his Broadway debut as Tom Sawyer in the 2003 revival of "Big River". His additional stage credits include "bare: a pop opera" and the revue "Sondheim on Sondheim". In television, he was a cast member of the quickly-cancelled "The Return of Jezebel James".
AndrewJKD  6/30/2010
Current (2009-) leader of the Liberal Party of Canada is Michael Grant Ignatieff.
K.G Valentina  4/12/2011
Mikey Martinez- the drummer of the band Allstar Weekend.
HalfBloodPrincess  6/24/2011
Michael Ancher (1849-1927) was a Danish painter who worked with his wife Anna. Their daughter, Helga, was also a painter.
― Anonymous User  8/10/2011
Michael Andrews (1928-1995) was a British painter.
― Anonymous User  8/10/2011
1. Mike Shinoda of rock/rap band Linkin Park, born Michael Kenji Shinoda.

2. Michael Poulsen, front man for rock band Volbeat.
GibsonGirl  8/18/2011
Michael Ayrton (1921-1975) was a British painter, sculptor, theatre designer, book illustrator, writer on art, and broadcaster.
― Anonymous User  8/31/2011
Michael Jan Josef Brokof (1686-1721) was a Bohemian sculptor.
― Anonymous User  10/12/2011
Michael Kors (born 1959 in Long Island, New York) is an American fashion designer.
― Anonymous User  6/1/2012
Michael Kirk Douglas (born 1944 in New Brunswick, New Jersey) is an American actor and producer.
― Anonymous User  6/1/2012
Michael Ealy (born 1973 in Silver Spring, Maryland) is an American actor.
― Anonymous User  6/1/2012
Michael Landon (born 1936 in Queens, New York) was an American actor, director, and producer.
― Anonymous User  6/1/2012
Michael John Nelson (born 1964 in St. Charles, Illinois) is an American comedian and writer.
― Anonymous User  6/1/2012
Michael Dwayne Vick (born 1980 in Newport News, Virginia) is an American NFL football quarterback.
― Anonymous User  6/1/2012
Michael Carlyle Hall (born 1971 in Raleigh, North Carolina) is an American actor.
― Anonymous User  6/1/2012
Michael Emerson (born 1954 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is an American actor.
― Anonymous User  6/1/2012
A famous bearer was German fantasy and children's book author Michael Ende (1929–1995), who wrote The Neverending Story, Momo and the Jim Button books.
Vellidragon  5/17/2013
Michael Craze played the First and Second Doctor's companion Ben Jackson.
VoraLundar  6/17/2014
Michael Heart, a Syrian American singer-songwriter, recording artist and guitarist best known for his song "We Will Not Go Down (Song for Gaza)".
― Anonymous User  8/25/2014
Michael Amott, (Born July 28, 1969 in London, United Kingdom) guitarist of Swedish metal band Arch Enemy.
UoleviH  3/18/2015
Todd Haberkorn's middle name is Michael. That said, his full name is Todd Michael Haberkorn.
― Anonymous User  8/30/2015
I can't believe that no one has mentioned Michael Hutchence (b.1960, d. 1997). He was an Australian musician and actor most known for being the lead singer of INXS.
Cynthiana  9/17/2015
Michael Glass is a character in The Morganville Vampires, a book series by Rachel Caine.
― Anonymous User  11/7/2015
And MJ has two sons, Prince Michael Jackson II and Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr.
Ian Costa  11/16/2015
Michael Jordan is a famous basketball player.
― Anonymous User  1/2/2016
Michael Elecks James is a famous apostle and preacher of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus, who had served many churches and now presides over LIFERS WORSHIP CENTER.
Michael ELECKS  3/3/2016
Michael Clifford, guitarist from 5 Seconds of Summer.
Eileen1209864  6/18/2016
Michael Schumacher is a German retired racing driver. He is a seven-time Formula One World Champion and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He was named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year twice. He won two titles with Benetton in 1994 and 1995 before moving to Ferrari where he drove for eleven years. His time with Ferrari yielded five consecutive titles between 2000 and 2004.
cutenose  1/15/2017
Michael Bolton. A famous singer-songwriter.
― Anonymous User  1/24/2017
Michael Herck is a retired Belgian-Romanian racing driver. Herck was adopted at the age of one and a half years by millionaire André Herck, a Belgian citizen born in Bucharest. Herck grew up in Monaco, and began his racing career in Karting in France.
lilolaf  2/3/2017
Michael Floyd is an American football wide receiver for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame. With the Patriots, he won Super Bowl LI over the Atlanta Falcons.
lilolaf  2/17/2017
Michael William "Mike" Comrie is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey center. During his 13-year National Hockey League career he played with the Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes, Ottawa Senators, New York Islanders, and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He retired in early 2012 after undergoing hip surgery for the third time. He married actress and singer Hilary Duff in 2010 and they have one child together. In February 2015, Duff filed for divorce from Comrie, citing irreconcilable differences, and requesting primary physical and legal joint custody of their son.
cutenose  2/25/2017
Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone is an American actor, filmmaker, and screenwriter. He is well known for his Hollywood action roles, including boxer Rocky Balboa, the title character of the Rocky series' seven films from 1976 to 2015; soldier John Rambo from the four Rambo films, released between 1982 and 2008; and Barney Ross in the three The Expendables films from 2010 to 2014. He wrote or co-wrote most of the 14 films in all three franchises, and directed many of the films.
cutenose  2/27/2017
Michael Fassbender is a German-born Irish actor. His feature film debut was in the fantasy war epic 300 as a Spartan warrior; his earlier roles included various stage productions, as well as starring roles on television such as in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers and the Sky One fantasy drama Hex. He first came to prominence for his role as IRA activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, for which he won a British Independent Film Award. Subsequent roles include in the independent film Fish Tank, as a Royal Marines lieutenant in Inglourious Basterds, as Edward Rochester in the 2011 film adaptation of Jane Eyre, as Carl Jung in A Dangerous Method, as a sentient android in Prometheus, and in the musical comedy-drama Frank as an eccentric musician loosely inspired by Frank Sidebottom.
cutenose  3/11/2017
Michael Flynn, the Russian collaborator.
Cedar  3/30/2017
Michael Te-Pei Chang is an American former professional tennis player. He became the youngest male player to win a Grand Slam singles title when he won the French Open in 1989 at the age of 17 years and 4 months.
cutenose  4/14/2017
Michael Saul Dell is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. He is the founder and CEO of Dell Technologies, one of the world’s leading providers of information technology infrastructure solutions. He is ranked as the 37th richest person in the world by Forbes, with a net worth of US $20.8 billion as of February 2017.
cutenose  4/18/2017
Michael Kirk Douglas is an American actor and producer. Douglas's career includes a diverse range of films in independent and blockbuster genres, for which he has received a number of accolades, both competitive and honorary. These awards include the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award for "outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment" and the AFI Life Achievement Award, which "honor[s] an individual whose career in motion pictures or television has greatly contributed to the enrichment of American culture".
cutenose  5/31/2017
Michael Gerard Tyson is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title at 20 years, 4 months and 22 days old. Tyson won his first 19 professional fights by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. He won the WBC title in 1986 after stopping Trevor Berbick in two rounds, and added the WBA and IBF titles after defeating James Smith and Tony Tucker in 1987. This made Tyson the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, and the only heavyweight to successively unify them.
cutenose  6/10/2017
Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone is an American actor, filmmaker, and screenwriter. He is well known for his Hollywood action roles, including boxer Rocky Balboa, the title character of the Rocky series' seven films from 1976 to 2015; soldier John Rambo from the four Rambo films, released between 1982 and 2008; and Barney Ross in the three The Expendables films from 2010 to 2014. He wrote or co-wrote most of the 14 films in all three franchises, and directed many of the films.
cutenose  6/28/2017
Michael Ryan Pritchard, known professionally as Mike Dirnt, is an American musician, songwriter and composer. He is best known as the co-founder, bassist, backing vocalist and occasional lead vocalist of American punk rock band Green Day. He has also played in several other bands, including The Frustrators. His stage name was originally a nickname that his friends from grade school had given him, as he would constantly play "air bass" and make a "dirnt, dirnt, dirnt" noise while pretending to pluck the strings.
cutenose  7/15/2017
Michael Ilitch Sr. Was an American entrepreneur, founder and owner of the international fast food franchise Little Caesars Pizza. He owned the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League and Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball.
cutenose  7/21/2017
Michael Kenji Shinoda is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and graphic designer. He co-founded Linkin Park in 1996 and is the band's rhythm guitarist, primary songwriter, keyboardist, producer, and lead vocalist, mostly providing the rap-style vocals. Shinoda later created a hip-hop-driven side project, Fort Minor, in 2004. He served as a producer for tracks and albums by Lupe Fiasco, Styles of Beyond, and The X-Ecutioners.
cutenose  7/28/2017
Who is the most famous Michael? Michael Jackson or Michael Jordan.
― Anonymous User  3/30/2018

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