Celebrity Names with the Letter D: Part 2by christophershobris | created - 18 Feb 2016 | updated - 23 Feb 2016 | Public
Part 2 of my list of first names from celebrities who's names begin with D. Click on a name to learn more of a particular celebrity. Enjoy!
2. Daran Norris
Actor | Team America: World Police
Daran Norris has been voicing characters in animation, film, tv, radio, and games for over three decades. He is also a busy on-camera actor and has appeared in over 100 television shows and films. He can be currently be seen as news anchor Johnny Frost on "iZombie" for the CW. Other recent ...
3. Darby Hinton
Actor | Daniel Boone
Darby Hinton was born in Santa Monica California August 19th, 1957 to actor Ed Hinton, from Wilmington NC, and his school teacher wife, Marilynn Hinton from Chicago. The Hinton name goes back through early American history even crossing through Daniel Boone's family tree, while Marilynn's parents ...
Actress | Scandal
Darby was born and raised in Alaska where her father owned a successful commercial fishing business. She received a Masters in Fine Arts from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Darby is best known for her role as Abby Whelan on ABC's hit show Scandal, created by Shonda Rhimes.
6. Darcy DeMoss
Actress | Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
Darcy DeMoss was born on August 19, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Darcy L. DeMoss. She is known for her work on Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986), Can't Buy Me Love (1987) and Labor Pains (2009). She has been married to Jack Lippman since 2000.
Actress | Modern Family
Darcy Donavan is an American born actress and recording artist with a German, Italian and Brazilian ancestry. Born in Miami, Florida and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Darcy began her career in the entertainment industry as a child actor and starred in number of national television commercials at ...
Actor | Ouija
Daren Kagasoff is an award-winning actor best known for his five seasons as the male lead on the acclaimed ABC Family series, "The Secret Life of The American Teenager," created by Brenda Hampton. After the series ended on a high by reaching the coveted 100th episode mark and securing its place in ...
9. Darian Caine
Actress | Gladiator Eroticvs: The Lesbian Warriors
Gorgeous and voluptuous brunette knockout Darian Caine was born on October 24, 1973 in Amherst, Massachusetts. She was a varsity cheerleader in high school. Darian began her modeling career after a scout for a company gave her his card after spotting her in a New York City diner. Caine not only ...
10. Darin Brooks
Actor | Blue Mountain State
Darin Brooks was born on May 27, 1984 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Darin Lee Brooks. He is an actor and writer, known for Blue Mountain State (2010), Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland (2016) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987). He has been married to Kelly Kruger since March 21, 2016. They...
12. Dario Argento
Writer | Profondo rosso
Dario Argento was born on September 7, 1940, in Rome, Italy, the first-born son of famed Italian producer Salvatore Argento and Brazilian fashion model Elda Luxardo. Argento recalls getting his ideas for filmmaking from his close-knit family from Italian folk tales told by his parents and other ...
13. Darius McCrary
Actor | Family Matters
Darius McCrary is best known for his role as Eddie Winslow on the long-running television series "Family Matters." He began his career in Hollywood at the age of ten. McCrary, who is also a songwriter and music producer, is the son of Grammy-nominated gospel/jazz musician Howard McCrary and older ...
16. Darla Hood
Actress | The Bat
Darla Hood was born in a small rural Oklahoma town on Sunday, November 8th, 1931, she grew up as dark-banged cute girl, Darla Hood began her association with the motley "Our Gang" group at the tender age of 2 1/2, as she stated on the The Jack Benny Program (1950). Her father, James Claude Hood, Jr...
17. Darla Taylor
Actress | The Flash
The youngest of three, Darla Taylor was born on January 31st, 1987 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where she grew up performing for her church. After high school she made the move to Vancouver, BC and attended the Vancouver Acting School. Her first book role was on an episode of Tower Prep.
18. Darlanne Fluegel
Actress | To Live and Die in L.A.
American leading lady, briefly prominent on screen during the 80s and 90's. Blond, gray-eyed Darlanne (whose not very Hollywood-sounding birth name literally translates to 'wing' in German) began her career in 1974 as a model with the Eileen Ford and Zoli Agencies in New York. Seven year later, ...
19. Darlene Cates
Actress | What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Cates' acting career ignited after she appeared on an episode of Sally Jessy Raphael (1983), titled "Too Heavy to Leave Their House". Shortly after, author and screenwriter Peter Hedges proposed to her that she play Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio's morbidly obese and housebound mother in What's ...
20. Darlene Tejeiro
Actress | Star Trek
Born and raised in Union City, New Jersey. Darlene studied at City University Of New York, The Lee Strasberg Institute and she's a lifetime member of the The Actor's Studio.
Her acting career began on the small screen with the contract role of "Anita Santos" on All My Children. From there her work ...
21. Darlene Vogel
Actress | Back to the Future Part II
Darlene Vogel was born on October 25, 1962 in Modesto, California, USA as Darlene K. Vogel. She is an actress, known for Back to the Future Part II (1989), Pacific Blue (1996) and Angel 4: Undercover (1994). She is married to Mark Howard. They have two children.
23. Darrell Hammond
Actor | Blues Brothers 2000
Comedian Darrell Hammond was born in Melbourne, Florida, to Margaret Evelyn (Helms) and Max Carey Hammond. A Saturday Night Live (1975) cast member from 1995 to 2009 - the longest tenure of any SNL cast member - Hammond was one of the sketch TV show's strongest and funniest performers. As well as ...
24. Darren Aronofsky
Director | Pi
Darren Aronofsky was born February 12, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up, Darren was always artistic: he loved classic movies and, as a teenager, he even spent time doing graffiti art. After high school, Darren went to Harvard University to study film (both live-action and animation). He won ...
29. Darren Le Gallo
Art_department | The Matrix Reloaded
Darren Le Gallo was born on July 21, 1974 in Landstuhl, Germany. He is known for his work on The Matrix Reloaded (2003), Date Night (2010) and Trouble with the Curve (2012). He has been married to Amy Adams since May 2, 2015. They have one child.
31. Darren McGavin
Actor | A Christmas Story
A remarkably seasoned actor of stage, screen and television, Darren McGavin has notched in excess of 200 performances; however, he is most fondly remembered by cult TV fans as heroic newspaper reporter Carl Kolchak in the classic but short-lived horror TV series Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974). ...
32. Darren Shahlavi
Actor | I Spy
Darren Shahlavi was seven years old when he started training in martial arts in an old drama theatre in Manchester, England. Inspired by Bruce Lees films and other action movies such as Star Wars, he dreamed of being a movie actor and would show up to his Judo class at the drama hall early to watch...
Actor | Tekken
Biography April 2019
Darrin Henson is a three - time award nominated actor , one time award nominated author and MTV choreography award Winner. Henson won the coveted MTV choreography award for NSYNC's "Bye Bye Bye."
Henson can be seen in such films as "THE EXPRESS" in the role of "Jim Brown" TEKKEN ...
36. Darryl M. Bell
Actor | A Different World
Darryl M. Bell was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 10, 1963. It wasn't long after graduating from Syracuse University that he was cast as smooth-talking schemer Ron Johnson on A Different World (1987). Bell had a supporting role in Spike Lee's School Daze (1988) alongside Jasmine Guy and Kadeem ...
37. Darryl Hickman
Actor | Network
Although younger brother Dwayne Hickman is probably the better-remembered sibling today with his still-huge cult following as TV's Dobie Gillis, Darryl Hickman was certainly the more popular actor and deemed more talented when they were children. During his years at MGM in the wartime 40s, Darryl ...
40. Dartanian Sloan
Actor | Sinister 2
Dartanian was born in Los Angeles, USA. He is the second of oldest of triplets. Dartanian began his career in commercials and online short videos. He loves Hockey and has his own team with his triplet brother, Robert Daniel Sloan, and triplet sister, Anastasia Sloan. He played small characters in ...
42. Darya Charusha
Actress | Hardcore Henry
Dasha was born on 25th of August 1988 in Norilsk, Soviet Union. She grew up with the passion for music and theatre which she dedicated most of her early years to. She attended Moscow Conservatory at the age of 18 and studied as a composer. She began composing her own songs at a young age.
43. Daryl Hannah
Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Daryl Christine Hannah was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of Susan Jeanne (Metzger), a schoolteacher and later a producer, and Donald Christian Hannah, who owned a tugboat/barge company. Her stepfather was music journalist/promoter Jerrold Wexler. Her siblings are Page ...
44. Daryl Mitchell
Actor | Galaxy Quest
Daryl Mitchell was born on July 16, 1965 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Daryl Maurice Mitchell. He is known for his work on Galaxy Quest (1999), Inside Man (2006) and 10 Things I Hate About You (1999). He has been married to Carol since 1998. They have four children.
45. Daryl Sabara
Actor | The Polar Express
Daryl Sabara was born on June 14, 1992 in Torrance, California, USA as Daryl Christopher Sabara. He is known for his work on The Polar Express (2004), Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) and Spy Kids (2001). He has been married to Meghan Trainor since December 22, 2018.
Actor | Chaos Theory
A native of Vancouver, BC, Daryl got bit by the acting bug at an early age. He attended the University of Victoria and graduated from the National Theatre School of Canada (Montreal).
Stage appearances across Canada include leading roles at Neptune Theatre (Halifax), Theatre New Brunswick, Centaur ...
47. Dascha Polanco
Actress | Orange Is the New Black
Dascha Polanco is a Dominican American actress known for playing the character Dayanara "Daya" Diaz on Orange Is the New Black (2013). As of January 2018, she has a recurring role on The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2016) as Detective Lori Weider. Polanco was born in Santo...
48. Dash Mihok
Actor | Silver Linings Playbook
Dashiell Raymond Mihok was born on May 24, 1974 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, to Andrea Mihok (née Cloak) and Raymond Thorne (born Raymond Mihok), both actors, with ties to the New York stage. He is of Czech and British descent. Dash was raised in a trendy artist building. He ...
51. Dave Annable
Actor | What's Your Number?
David Rodman Annable was born on September 15, 1979, in Suffern, New York, to Tammi and Rodman John Annable. He has one sister named Rebecca and a half-sister named Stacy. His mother is Jewish and his father has English, German, Irish and French ancestry. Dave grew up in Walden, a small town in ...
53. Dave Bautista
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. His father is Filipino, and his mother has Greek ancestry.
When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself ...
54. Dave Chappelle
Writer | Chappelle's Show
Dave Chappelle's career started while he was in high school at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC where he studied theatre arts. At the age of 14, he began performing stand-up comedy in nightclubs. Shortly after graduation, he moved to New York City where he quickly established ...
55. Dave Coulier
Actor | Fuller House
Dave Coulier was born on September 21, 1959 in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, USA as David Alan Coulier. He is an actor, known for Fuller House (2016), Full House (1987) and America's Funniest People (1990). He has been married to Melissa Bring since July 2, 2014. He was previously married to Jayne ...
56. Dave Davis
Actor | The Walking Dead
Dave Davis is known for his work on "True Detective", "The Walking Dead", "The Big Short", "Logan" and more. Davis began his career in Shakespeare, later deciding to focus on film. Recently Davis was awarded the Best Actor award at the Nashville Film Festival, and again at the Louisville Int. Film ...
57. Dave Fennoy
Dave Fennoy was born on January 20, 1952 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA as David Henderson Fennoy II. He is known for his work on The Walking Dead (2012), Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (2008) and Batman: The Telltale Series (2016). He is married to Ilene Fennoy. They have one child.
58. Dave Filoni
Writer | Star Wars: Rebels
Dave grew up in Mt. Lebanon, a suburb southwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was in the marching band, and was the starting goaltender for half of his senior year on the hockey team. He graduated from high school in 1992 and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 1996, where he played club ...
59. Dave Foley
Actor | The Kids in the Hall
Dave Foley dropped out of an alternative high school to do stand-up comedy. He met Kevin McDonald at an improv class and, while employed as movie ushers, they began working as a comedy team. In 1984 they merged with another team to form "The Kids in the Hall". Foley made his film debut at 22 as the...
60. Dave Franco
Actor | Neighbors
David John Franco was born in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, an author, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. He has two older brothers, actor James Franco and Tom Franco. His father was of Portuguese and Swedish descent, and his mother is Jewish. Dave made ...
61. Dave Grohl
Soundtrack | Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters front-man, will always be remembered as the drummer for Nirvana. But, drumming for a great band such as Nirvana is not Dave's only claim in the world of music. Dave's musical career began at age 15 as the guitarist and later as the drummer for a punk band called "Freak Baby...
62. Dave Legeno
A twin fisted existentialist, whose post-Nietzschian sensibilities reject the lantern of the cynic in a quest for a sun that leaves no shadow. He attended Dr Challoners Grammar School where he achieved 8 'o' levels, he then elected to work on demolition sites rather than continue his education to ...
64. Dave Mirra
Actor | Rally On
Dave Mirra was born on April 4, 1974 in Syracuse, New York, USA as David Michael Mirra. He is known for his work on Rally On (2011), Las Vegas (2003) and Global Rallycross Championship (2011). He was married to Lauren Blackwell. He died on February 4, 2016 in Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
65. Dave Navarro
Soundtrack | Twister
Born June 7, 1967 to James Raul 'Mike' Navarro and Constance Colleen Hopkins. His paternal grandparents immigrated from Mexico; his mother, Constance, was a model and worked on Let's Make a Deal (1963). After his parents divorced when he was seven, Dave moved with his mother to Bel Air, and lived ...
66. Dave Sheridan
Actor | Scary Movie
In addition to his film roles, Dave Sheridan is credited with introducing the reality series to the MTV audience with Buzzkill (1996), a show that featured three slacker buddies staging elaborate pranks and catching it all on video.
Sheridan began his career interning at Saturday Night Live (1975). ...
67. Dave Thomas
Born in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, Dave was the eldest son of John and Moreen Thomas. John Thomas (deceased) was a PHD in Philosophy (Duke), noted medical ethicist, head of Philosophy Department at McMaster University, and author of several books including: "Matters of Life and Death," "Well ...
68. Dave Willis
Writer | Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Dave Willis was born on May 1, 1970 in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000), Squidbillies (2005) and Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (2007).
69. Daveigh Chase
Actress | Lilo & Stitch
Daveigh Chase was born on July 24, 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was raised in the small town of Albany, Oregon; where she continues to spend much of her time. She began singing and dancing in her hometown and other local areas at community events and shows starting at age 3. After visiting Los ...
73. David Anders
Actor | The Revenant
David Anders Holt, known professionally as David Anders, is an American television and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Julian Sark on Alias, as Adam Monroe on Heroes, as John Gilbert in the TV series The Vampire Diaries, Dr. Whale on ABC's Once Upon a Time, and as Blaine "DeBeers" ...
74. David Andrews
David Andrews, born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, graduated summa cum-laude from Louisiana State University, before going on to study law at Duke University and earning his degree from Stanford Law School. After becoming a member of the California bar and practicing law for a short time, he...
75. David Arquette
Actor | Scream 3
The youngest of five, David Arquette was born in Winchester, Virginia and is part of the illustrious Arquette family, whose work has spread over several generations. His parents, Lewis Arquette, an actor, and Brenda Denaut (née Nowak), an acting teacher and therapist, had 4 other children: Rosanna ...
Self | Blue Planet II
Born 8 May 1926, the younger brother of actor Lord Richard Attenborough. He never expressed a wish to act and, instead, studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, graduating in 1947, the year he began his two years National Service in the Royal Navy. In 1952, he joined BBC Television at ...
77. David Ayer
Writer | End of Watch
David Ayer is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. David Ayer was born in Champaign, Illinois and grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Bethesda, Maryland, where he was kicked out of his house by his parents as a teenager. Ayer then lived with his cousin in Los Angeles, ...
79. David Bamber
Actor | Valkyrie
David Bamber was born on September 19, 1954 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as David James Bamber. He is an actor, known for Valkyrie (2008), Miss Potter (2006) and The Bourne Identity (2002). He has been married to Julia Swift since July 1982. They have two children.
80. David Banner
Actor | Black Snake Moan
Lavell William Crump (born April 11, 1974), better known by his stage name David Banner, is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. Banner's music career first began as a member of the rap duo, Crooked Lettaz. He became a solo artist in 2000, releasing his first title "Them Firewater Boyz, ...
81. David Beckham
Actor | The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
David Beckham is one of Britain's most iconic athletes whose name is also an elite global advertising brand. He was captain of the English national team from 2000 to 2009, scored in three different FIFA World Cups, and played midfield for clubs in Manchester, England, Madrid, Spain, and Milan, ...
82. David Belle
Actor | Banlieue 13
David Belle is an international actor, but also the founder of Parkour. Belle was introduced to his acting career in a meeting with Hubert Koundé (La Haine) and then in the play Pygmalion. He began his acting career guest-starring in the television show Louis Page (1997). Belle gained prominence ...
83. David Benioff
Writer | Game of Thrones
David Benioff was born on September 25, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA as David Friedman. He is a writer and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), The Kite Runner (2007) and 25th Hour (2002). He has been married to Amanda Peet since September 30, 2006. They have three children.
84. David Bennent
Actor | Legend
David Bennent is the son of actor Heinz Bennent and former dancer Diane Mansart. His sister Anne is also an actress. David was born September 9, 1966 in Lausanne, Switzerland and has lived in Germany and France as well. He has worked throughout the world. At the age of 11, he portrayed Oskar ...
85. David Berman
Actor | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
David is best known for his role as assistant coroner, David "Super Dave" Philips on the hit drama, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He has also appeared on a number of shows including Heroes, Desperate Housewives, Drop Dead Diva and assumed the role as Host and Narrator for National Geographic's ...
88. David Blue
Actor | SGU Stargate Universe
The youngest of three boys, David Blue grew up as the comedian of the family. A lifelong actor, singer and dancer, Blue spent years performing onstage. He eventually graduated from the conservatory at the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Acting and Musical Theatre ...
89. David Boreanaz
Actor | Angel
David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Patti, a travel agent, and weatherman Dave Roberts (Boreanaz). His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of half Slovak ancestry. At the age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually ...
90. David Bowie
Soundtrack | Labyrinth
David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...
91. David Bradley
Actor | The World's End
David Bradley was born on April 17, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as David John Bradley. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Hot Fuzz (2007). He has been married to Rosanna Bradley since 1978. They have one child.
95. David Burtka
David Burtka was born on May 29, 1975 in Dearborn, Michigan, USA as David M. Burtka. He is an actor and writer, known for A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011), Neil's Puppet Dreams (2012) and CSI: NY (2004). He has been married to Neil Patrick Harris since September 6, 2014. They have two ...
96. David Calder
Classically-trained veteran actor David Calder was born on 1 August 1946 in Portsmouth, England. His impressive career in acting began as early as 1968 around the age of 22. Easily known to British audiences for his work in film and television, Calder perhaps is better known to American audiences ...
98. David Canary
Actor | All My Children
David Canary was born on August 25, 1938 in Elwood, Indiana, USA as David Hoyt Canary. He was an actor, known for All My Children (1970), One Life to Live (1968) and Hombre (1967). He was married to Maureen Maloney and Julie M. Anderson. He died on November 16, 2015 in Wilton, Connecticut, USA.
99. David Carradine
Actor | Kill Bill: Vol. 2
David Carradine was born in Hollywood, California, the eldest son of legendary character actor John Carradine, and his wife, Ardanelle Abigail (McCool). He presided over an acting family that included brothers Keith Carradine and Robert Carradine as well as his daughters Calista Carradine and ...
100. David Caruso
Actor | First Blood
His low-keyed intensity, deep-voiced somberness, pale skin, puffy-eyed baby face and crop of carrot-red hair are all obvious and intriguing trademarks of TV star David Caruso. A hugely popular item in the 1990s as a result of a smash crime series, he got way too caught up in all the hoopla ...