Celebrity Names with the Letter L: Part 2by christophershobris | created - 14 Mar 2016 | updated - 06 Apr 2016 | Public
First names of celebrities who's names start with L. Check out part 1. Click on a name to learn more. Enjoy!
1. Leslie Mann
Actress | Knocked Up
Leslie Jean Mann was born in San Francisco, California. She was raised in Newport Beach, California by her mother, Janet Ann Ayres. At the age of 17 she launched her career, appearing in various TV commercials.
Her screen break came when she was cast as Nurse Mary in the short-lived Birdland (1994)....
Actor | Airplane!
Leslie William Nielsen was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and raised in Tulita (formerly Fort Norman), Northwest Territories. His mother, Mabel Elizabeth (Davies), was Welsh. His father, Ingvard Eversen Nielsen, was a Danish-born Mountie and a strict disciplinarian. Leslie studied at the Academy of ...
Actress | The Manchurian Candidate
She started as a model, and in 1955 became an actress. She acted under her birth name, Marjorie Hellen, until 1959. Afterwards she was known as Leslie Parrish. She appeared in more than 100 TV shows. She is known as one of the first women producers. She's always had a passion for music. She was ...
Actor | Venus
A much-loved comic actor who has specialized in playing plummy, quintessentially English stereotypes, Leslie Phillips' heart was in acting from a very young age. He received elocution lessons as a child in order to lose his natural cockney accent (at that time a regional British accent was a major ...
6. Leslie Silva
Actress | Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Born in Schenectady, New York, Leslie Silva was raised primarily in Saratoga, New York, but also lived in Connecticut, Iowa and Georgia, moving frequently because her father worked as a nuclear engineer. She attended the University of Connecticut at Storrs, and received a BFA from the School of ...
Actress | Beowulf
Leslie Zemeckis was born on February 5, 1969 in the USA as Leslie Elizabeth Harter. She is an actress and producer, known for Beowulf (2007), A Christmas Carol (2009) and Mabel, Mabel, Tiger Trainer (2018). She has been married to Robert Zemeckis since December 4, 2001. They have two children.
10. Lesley Manville
Actress | Phantom Thread
Lesley Manville was born on March 12, 1956 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is a multi award winning stage and screen actress and has worked extensively with the director Mike Leigh. She is known for Another Year (2010), All or Nothing (2002), Topsy-Turvy (1999), Secrets & Lies (1996). Lesley...
11. Leslye Headland
Writer | Bachelorette
Leslye Headland was born on November 26, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Leslye Ann Headland. She is a writer and director, known for Bachelorette (2012), Sleeping with Other People (2015) and Russian Doll (2018). She has been married to Rebecca Henderson since September 18, 2016.
12. Lester Holt
Actor | The Fugitive
Lester Holt was born on March 8, 1959 in Marin County, California, USA as Lester Don Holt Jr. He is known for his work on The Fugitive (1993), Primal Fear (1996) and Warehouse 13 (2009). He has been married to Carol Hagen since May 8, 1982. They have two children.
13. Lester Speight
Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Lester Speight is a film and television actor best known for his portrayal of Terry Tate: Office Linebacker in a series of Reebok commercials that first aired during Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003. The spots feature Speight, a former All-American Football player himself, as a linebacker charged with the...
14. Leticia Dolera
Actress | [Rec]³: Génesis
Leticia Dolera was born on October 23, 1981 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. She is an actress and writer, known for [REC] 3: Genesis (2012), Requisitos para ser una persona normal (2015) and De tu ventana a la mía (2011). She is married to Paco Plaza.
15. Leticia Jimenez
Actress | Jake's Road
Internationally recognized Flamenco artist and master teacher Leticia 'La Canela' Jimenez started her studies in ballet, classical Spanish dance, and flamenco in La Academia Arte Espanol, Texas at the young age 4.
It didn't take her long to find her true calling as a skilled choreographer, producer ...
16. Letoya Luckett
Actress | Killers
LeToya Nicole Luckett, professionally known as LeToya, is a two-time Grammy Award-winning American R&B singer, songwriter and entrepreneur. She is an original member of the R&B group, Destiny's Child, and has since pursued a successful solo career, topped the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart and has...
18. LeVar Burton
Actor | Star Trek: First Contact
LeVar Burton was born on February 16, 1957 in Landstuhl, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. He is an actor and director, known for Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Generations (1994) and Star Trek: Insurrection (1998). He has been married to Stephanie ...
22. Levon Helm
Actor | Shooter
Levon Helm was in the right place at the right time. He saw the birth of rock and roll and, though he was too much of a gentleman to say it, his role in helping to keep that rebellious child healthy was more than just instrumental.
On May 26, 1940, Mark Lavon Helm was the second of four children born...
24. Lew Ayres
Actor | Holiday
Lew Ayres was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and raised in San Diego, California. A college dropout, he was found by a talent scout in the Coconut Grove nightclub in Los Angeles and entered Hollywood as a bit player. He was leading man to Greta Garbo in The Kiss (1929), but it was the role of Paul ...
25. Lew Temple
Actor | The Devil's Rejects
Lew Temple was born October 2, 1967 and is an American film actor, perhaps best known for his roles as Axel on "The Walking Dead," the character of Ned Oldham in the action adventure thriller, "Unstoppable" which also starred Denzel Washington, Chris Pine and Rosario Dawson; directed by Tony Scott,...
26. Lewis Arquette
Actor | Akira
Lewis Arquette was born on December 14, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Lewis Michael Arquette. He was an actor and writer, known for Akira (1988), Little Nicky (2000) and Tango & Cash (1989). He was married to Brenda Denaut. He died on February 10, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
28. Lewis Collins
Actor | Jack the Ripper
Underated British leading man predominantly of the Seventies and Eighties, Collins made his mark in the 1970s action drama The Professionals (1977). As hard man "William Bodie", Collins became a household name, worldwide. Unfortunately, since the show ended in 1983, Lewis Collins has been miscast ...
29. Lewis Milestone
Director | All Quiet on the Western Front
Lewis Milestone, a clothing manufacturer's son, was born in Bessarabia (now Moldova), raised in Odessa (Ukraine) and educated in Belgium and Berlin (where he studied engineering). He was fluent in both German and Russian and an avid reader. Milestone had an affinity for the theatre from an early ...
30. Lewis Smith
Lewis Smith was born on August 1, 1956 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Lewis Collie Smith. He is an actor and director, known for The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984), Wyatt Earp (1994) and The Man Who Fell to Earth (1987).
31. Lewis Stone
Actor | The Sin of Madelon Claudet
By the time that he was 20, Lewis Stone had turned prematurely grey. He enlisted to fight in the Spanish American War and when he returned, he returned to be a writer. This turned to acting and he began to appear in films during the middle teens. His career was again interrupted by war as he served...
33. Lewis Teague
Director | Cujo
Extremely efficient and underrated director Lewis Teague was born on March 8th, 1938, in Brooklyn, NY. He apprenticed with director Sydney Pollack at Universal Television, and was a production manager on the landmark rock concert documentary Woodstock (1970).
Teague found gainful employment working ...
34. Lex Barker
Actor | Winnetou - 3. Teil
Barker was a direct descendant of the founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, and of Sir 'William Henry Crichlow', historical governor general of Barbados. He excelled in football and track at Fessenden School and Phillips-Exeter Academy. He went to Princeton but left to become an actor. A year ...
35. Lex Scott Davis
Actress | Superfly
Alexis "Lex Scott" Davis is a 26 year old actress from Baltimore, Maryland and has been dancing and acting since she was 3 years old. Davis attended Drexel University as a Dance Physical Therapy major before she moved to New York City in 2013. She continued her studies at the New York Film Academy ...
37. Lex Montgomery
Actress | The Next Great Burger
Lex Montgomery was born to Louisiana Creole parents, in the suburbs of Saint Louis, MO. Lex dabbled in entrepreneurship, entertainment, and culture throughout her youth, taking a keen interest in the Laws of the Universe. After high school, she attended several universities, one being Schmalkalden ...
38. Lexa Doig
Actress | Andromeda
Toronto native Alexandra Doig was born on June 8th, 1973, to Filipina mother Gloria and Irish-Scottish father David. Her parents held season tickets to their local theater, and Lexa was inspired to begin acting after seeing a production of "Porgy and Bess" at the age of nine. She dropped out of ...
39. Lexi Ainsworth
Actress | Wild Child
Born Alexandra Ainsworth in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to a dentist father and an art teacher mother, Lexi began her career dancing on stage at an early age with Ballet Oklahoma. This later lead to her acquiring the lead role of Scout in an Actors Equity production of To Kill a Mockingbird. But it was...
40. Lexi Alexander
Director | Hooligans
A former World Karate and Kickboxing Champion, Lexi Alexander found her calling to become a filmmaker while traveling around the world competing and teaching martial arts seminars. Born in Mannheim, Germany, Lexi dreamed of eventually moving to Hollywood and made it a point to attend every karate ...
42. Lexi DiBenedetto
Actress | Knight Squad
Lexi DiBenedetto was born and raised in Carolina Beach, on the Cape Fear coast of North Carolina. She has already appeared in many television shows and movies, including Grey's Anatomy (2005)--for which she won the 2014 Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress, Guest Starring Performance in a TV ...
46. Lexie Galante
Actress | Airplane vs. Volcano
Lexie is an Actress, Singer and Producer/Writer from Toronto Canada, now living in Los Angeles and NYC.
She has performed on stages throughout Canada, the United States and in Europe. Lexie has been doing professional theatre since the age of 8. She attended the George Brown Theatre Schools acting ...
47. Lexie Roth
Actress | Chappaquiddick
Roth is an actress, musician and trained chef raised in Northern Westchester, New York. She is the daughter of Arlen Roth (born October 30, 1952 in New York, USA), an American guitarist, recording artist, performer, tutor and author. He has performed and recorded with artists such as Bob Dylan, ...
48. Li Gong
Actress | Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia
Born in Shenyang, grew up in Jinan, the daughter of an economics professor. Loved music from childhood, and dreamed of a singing career. After failing to gain entrance to China's top music school in 1985, applied for and was admitted to the Central Drama Academy in Beijing, from which she graduated...
49. Li Jun Li
Actress | The Exorcist
Li Jun Li was born in Shanghai and spent a number of years learning Spanish in Bogotá, Colombia before eventually settling in New York City. She attended Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts as a Dance major and then discovered her true passion when she switched to ...
Actress | American Wrestler: The Wizard
Lia was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. She is part of a military family and has lived all over the United States including Florida and California. She has four younger sisters and a younger brother. Now that she is permanently located in Southern California she is excited to continue pursuing her acting ...
51. Liam Aiken
Actor | A Series of Unfortunate Events
Liam Pádraic Aiken was born January 7, 1990 in New York City, to Moya and Bill Aiken, an MTV producer. His mother was born in Ireland, while his father was an American of Irish descent. It was apparent from the beginning that Liam was a natural actor. After securing a small part on Broadway in the ...
52. Liam Carroll
Actor | The Detour
Liam Carroll was born in Manhattan Beach, California after his grandparents immigrated to the United States from Ireland. He currently resides there with his parents Siobhan and Timothy Carroll and younger siblings, sister Norah and brother Ronan.
Liam Carroll began performing on stage at Family ...
53. Liam Cunningham
Actor | Hunger
Irish actor Liam Cunningham was an electrician in the mid 80's. He saw an ad for an acting school and he decided to give acting a try. His first film role was as a policeman in "Into the West." Since then, he has been involved in many films and theater productions on both sides of the Atlantic.
54. Liam Garrigan
Actor | Transformers: The Last Knight
Liam Garrigan was born in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. He developed an interest in theatre at an early age taking part in amateur theatre around the age of five and also attended youth classes at Hull's Northern Stage Company. Later he attended Hull's Wyke College and then...
55. Liam Hemsworth
Actor | The Hunger Games
Liam Hemsworth was born on January 13, 1990, in Melbourne, Australia, and is the younger brother of actors Chris Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is the son of Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal ...
58. Liam McIntyre
Actor | Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Liam McIntyre is an Australian actor best known for playing the lead role in the Starz television series Spartacus: Vengeance and Spartacus: War of the Damned. McIntyre began his career acting mainly in short films, before performing guest roles in Australia's popular television series Rush and ...
59. Liam Neeson
Actor | Kinsey
Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by ...
60. Liam O'Brien
Liam O'Brien was born on May 28, 1976 and was raised in Weehawken, New Jersey, USA. He worked in the theater during his early career, before branching out into work in animation, video games, and film. He has been married to Amy Kincaid since July 6, 2002. They have two children.
61. Liam Payne
Soundtrack | Fifty Shades Freed
Liam was born in Wolverhampton, West Midland, England, UK to, parents, Geoff and Karen Payne. He has two older sisters, Nicola and Ruth. Liam was born three weeks early, and as a result he had a lot of health problems.Since age 6 Liam showed signs of musical talent but he had his heart set on ...
62. Liana Liberato
Actress | If I Stay
Liana Liberato is an actress born in Galveston, Texas. She's been working professionally since she was 9 years old. Most notably known for her roles in Trust, Best of Me, If I Stay, and To the Bone. At 14 she won the Silver Hugo Award Best Actress at the Chicago International Film Festival for her ...
63. Liana Mendoza
Actress | Unsolved
Liana Mendoza, born in Los Angeles, CA was raised by a single mother in East Los Angeles which gave her that gritty edge that is so palatable. Woman of Influence and honored by SAG-AFTRA as a Diversity Performer, she graduated from Pace University with a Masters in Fine Arts. Native American, ...
64. Liane Balaban
Actress | New Waterford Girl
Born in Toronto in 1980, Liane Balaban is the daughter of a Catholic mother, a medical secretary, and a Jewish father from the former Soviet republic (now an independent country) of Uzbekistan, who works in a real estate. Balaban made her debut as the 15-year-old Mooney Pottie, a '70s misfit ...
65. Liane Curtis
Actress | Sixteen Candles
Daughter of Jack Curtis and Paulette Rubinstein was born in NYC on July 11, 1965. She made her debut on the pilot of Sesame Street (1969) at the ripe age of 4. Liane went to the Lycee Francais de New York and then to the Rudolf Steiner School. She studied acting with Anthony Mannino and Bill ...
67. Liev Schreiber
Actor | X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Liev (pronounced Lee-ev) Schreiber was born in San Francisco. His mother, Heather (Milgram), is a painter, and his father, Tell Schreiber (Tell Carroll Schreiber III), is a theatrical actor who had a small role in The Keeper (1976). His mother is from a working-class Jewish family from Poland and ...
68. Lil' Kim
Soundtrack | Moulin Rouge!
Kimberly Denise Jones, was born on July 11, 1974, to parents Linwood Jones and Ruby Mae. She is of Native American and African American descent. Standing just 4 feet 11 inches tall Kimberly Jones seems much less than being just your average girl in the hood, but when "Lil' Kim" was introduced to ...
70. Lili Bordán
Actress | Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome
Lili Bordán stars as Warner Bros. story editor Irene Lee in director Tamas Yvan Topolanszky's Curtiz, an upcoming biographical film she helped to produce about Casablanca director Michael Curtiz, set to premiere in competition at the Montreal World Film Festival. She also stars as Marta in the much...
71. Lili Mirojnick
Actress | Friends with Benefits
Lili Mirojnick was born in New York City, to Ellen Mirojnick, a costume designer and actress , and Barry Carson. Her maternal grandparents were Abraham "Abe" Schneid and Sunny (née Schneider). Her parents divorced in 1987. She is of Eastern European and Mediterranean descent. Lili attended The ...
72. Lili Reinhart
Actress | Riverdale
Lili Reinhart was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and at an early age, developed a passion for the performing arts. Lili took dance classes for 10 years and also performed in many local musicals before she signed with her first agency in Cleveland when she was 11. She traveled from Ohio to New ...
74. Lili Simmons
Actress | Banshee
Lili Simmons is an American actress who was born in San Diego, California, USA as Lili Marie Simmons. At the age of fifteen she was discovered by a talent manager. She would begin her career as a Ford Model and continue her work for Bebe Stores, Roxy, J.C. Penny, and Saturn. In 2010 she began her ...
75. Lili Taylor
Actress | American Crime
Lili Taylor is a well-known and successful American actress. She acts in film, TV and stage. She was born in Glencoe, Illinois, to Marie (Lecour) and George Park Taylor, an artist and hardware store operator. Lili graduated from New Trier High School in 1985. Then, she attended the Theatre School ...
Actress | Bella and the Bulldogs
Lilimar was born on June 2nd, 2000 in Venezuela. She has always been a creative and fun little girl. Since a very young age she was inclined towards the artistic world. At the age of 4, her artistic talent began as a model where she competed in the "Queen of the carnival" beauty pageant in her ...
Actress | 101 Reykjavík
She grew up a hour away from Reykjavik in rural Iceland. She moved away from home at a young age to go to a new school in the city. Her grandfather was the stage manager for the national theater of Iceland and she spent a lot of time there as a child. Lilja graduated with a B.f.A degree in acting ...
79. Lilla Crawford
Actress | Into the Woods
Lilla Crawford is a Brazilian-American actress. At age 9, she made her principal role Broadway debut in the Tony Award-Winning musical "Billy Elliot." At age 11, She booked the title role in the Broadway revival of "Annie" against 5,000 actresses who auditioned in a nationwide search. Lilla made ...
80. Lillete Dubey
Actress | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Lillete Dubey was born on September 7, 1953 in Pune, State of Bombay, India as Lillete Kiswani. She is an actress and assistant director, known for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015).
82. Lilli Palmer
Actress | Anastasia - Die letzte Zarentochter
A charming, elegant, and exceedingly popular international film star with a gentle, understated beauty, actress Lilli Palmer was born as Lilli Marie Peiser on May 24, 1914, in Posen, Prussia. She was the daughter of Rose Lissman, an Austrian Jewish actress, and Alfred Peiser, a German Jewish ...
83. Lillian Gish
Actress | The Night of the Hunter
Lillian Diana Gish was born on October 14, 1893 in Springfield, Ohio. Her father James Lee Gish was an alcoholic who caroused around, was rarely at home and left the family to more or less to fend for themselves. To help make ends meet, Lillian, her sister Dorothy Gish and their mother Mary Gish ...
86. Lilly Singh
Actress | Bad Moms
Lilly Singh is a successful, famous Canadian YouTuber, known as Superwoman. She is also known for her role in the movie "Dr. Cabbie" (2014) and the YouTube series "Giving Back Glam" (2014) ; "The Tube's Hautest" (2014) and "Lana Steele : Make Up Spy" (2015). She is also known for her rapping skills...
87. Lilly Wachowski
Writer | The Matrix
Director, writer and producer Lilly Wachowski was born in 1967 in Chicago as Andrew Wachowski, the son of Lynne, a nurse and painter and Ron, a businessman. Lilly was educated at Kellogg Elementary School in Chicago, before moving on to Whitney Young High School. After graduating from high school, ...
88. Lily Aldridge
Actress | Taylor Swift: Bad Blood
Lily Aldridge is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in seven Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2009 through 2015 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2010. Aldridge appeared in the 50th Anniversary edition of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in ...
91. Lily Cole
Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman
Lily began working as an actress when she was 6 years old, then returned to film when she was 16 in Marilyn Manson's adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. In 2009 she played the female lead in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus. Since then she has made over fifteen films with esteemed ...
92. Lily Collins
Actress | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Lily Jane Collins was born in Guildford, Surrey, England. Her father is English musician Phil Collins, while her mother, Jill Tavelman, who is from Los Angeles, California, was president of the Beverly Hills Women's Club for three terms. Lily moved with her mother to LA at the age of five, after ...
94. Lily James
Actress | Cinderella
Lily James was born Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson in Esher, Surrey, to Ninette (Mantle), an actress, and Jamie Thomson, an actor and musician. Her grandmother, Helen Horton, was an American actress. She began her education at Arts Educational School in Tring and subsequently went on to study acting at...
99. Lily Tomlin
Actress | Nashville
Lily Tomlin was born September 1, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, to Lillie Mae (Ford) and Guy Tomlin, who moved to Michigan from Paducah, Kentucky, during the Great Depression. Her mother was a nurse's aide and her father was a factory worker. She graduated from Cass Technical High School in 1957, and ...
100. Lin Shaye
Actress | Insidious
Lin attended the University of Michigan, where she was an Art History major, although acting in as many University productions as possible, including "Bye Bye Birdie" and "On The Town". After U of M, she attended Columbia University School of the Arts, and acquired a Master of Fine Arts degree in ...