List of Famous people with last name Duke
David Ernest Duke is an American neo-Nazi, antisemitic conspiracy theorist, far-right politician, convicted felon, and former grand wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. From 1989 to 1992, he was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. His publications and politics are largely devoted to promoting conspiracy theories about Jews, such as Holocaust denial and Jewish control of academia, the press, and the financial system. The Anti-Defamation League has described Duke as "perhaps America’s most well-known racist and anti-Semite."
Winston Duke is a Tobagonian-American actor. He is best known for his role as M'Baku in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). He also starred in Jordan Peele's horror film Us (2019).
Charles Moss Duke Jr. is an American former astronaut, U.S. Air Force (USAF) officer and test pilot. As lunar module pilot of Apollo 16 in 1972, he became the tenth and youngest person to walk on the Moon, at age 36 years and 201 days.
Kenneth Wootson Duke is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour Champions.
Mitchell Thomas Duke is an Australian international footballer (soccer) who plays for Fagiano Okayama in the J2 League.
Jessamyn Laurel Duke is an American professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist, signed to WWE as part of their NXT brand. She formerly competed for Ultimate Fighting Championship and Invicta Fighting Championships in the women's bantamweight division.
William Henry Duke Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. Known for his physically imposing frame, Duke works primarily in the action and crime drama genres, but occasionally appears in comedy. Frequently a character actor, he has starred opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in Commando and Predator, and has appeared in films like American Gigolo, No Man's Land, Bird on a Wire, Menace II Society, Exit Wounds, Payback, X-Men: The Last Stand, and Mandy. In television, he is best known as Agent Percy Odell in Black Lightning. He often plays characters related to law enforcement.
Clark Bailey Duke is an American actor, comedian, and director known for his roles in the films Kick-Ass, Sex Drive, and Hot Tub Time Machine, as well as playing Clark Green in the TV series The Office, Dale Kettlewell in Greek, and Barry in Two and a Half Men. Clark is also known for his role in I’m Dying Up Here as Ron Shack.
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Michael Terry Duke is an American businessman. He served as the fourth chief executive officer of Walmart from 2009 to 2013.
Robin Duke is a Canadian actress, comedian, and voice actress. Duke may be best known for her work on the television comedy series SCTV and, later, Saturday Night Live. She co-founded Women Fully Clothed, a sketch comedy troupe which toured Canada. She teaches writing as a faculty member at Humber College in Toronto and has a recurring role playing Wendy Kurtz in the sitcom Schitt's Creek.
Vernon Duke was an American composer/songwriter, who also wrote under his original name, Vladimir Dukelsky. He is best known for "Taking a Chance on Love" with lyrics by Ted Fetter and John Latouche (1940), "I Can't Get Started" with lyrics by Ira Gershwin (1936), "April in Paris" with lyrics by E. Y. ("Yip") Harburg (1932), and "What Is There To Say" for the Ziegfeld Follies of 1934, also with Harburg. He wrote the words and music for "Autumn in New York" (1934) for the revue Thumbs Up! Vernon collaborated with lyricists such as Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, Ogden Nash and Sammy Cahn.