List of Famous people with last name Sr
Marcus Thomas Morris Sr. is an American professional basketball player for Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The forward played college basketball at Kansas before being drafted 14th overall by the Houston Rockets in the 2011 NBA draft. He has also played for the Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics and New York Knicks.
James Raymond Jordan Sr. was the father of Hall-of-Fame basketball player Michael Jordan, and the paternal grandfather of basketball players Jeffrey Jordan and Marcus Jordan.
Curtis Joseph Marsh Sr. is a former gridiron football wide receiver who played for three seasons in the National Football League and two seasons in the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round of the 1995 NFL Draft, and played for the team for two seasons. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1997. He played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 2000−2001, and was named a CFL All-Star following the 2000 season. He played college football at Utah. He attended Royal High School in Simi Valley, California.
Joseph Patrick Kennedy Sr. was a prominent American businessman, investor and politician. He is known for his own political prominence as well as that of his children. He was the patriarch of the Irish American Kennedy Political Family.
Barack Hussein Obama Sr. was a Kenyan senior governmental economist and the father of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States. He is a central figure of his son's memoir, Dreams from My Father (1995). Obama married in 1954 and had two children with his first wife, Kezia. He was selected for a special program to attend college in the United States and studied at the University of Hawaii where he met Stanley Ann Dunham, whom he married in 1961. They had a son, Barack II. Dunham divorced Obama three years later. The elder Obama later went to Harvard University for graduate school, where he earned an M.A. in economics, and returned to Kenya in 1964. He saw his son Barack once more, when he was about 10.
Robert John Downey Sr. is a retired American actor, director, producer, writer, cinematographer, and the father and namesake of actor Robert Downey Jr. He is known for writing and directing the underground film Putney Swope, a satire on the New York Madison Avenue advertising world. According to film scholar Wheeler Winston Dixon, Downey Sr.'s films during the 1960s were "strictly take-no-prisoners affairs, with minimal budgets and outrageous satire, effectively pushing forward the countercultural agenda of the day."
Stevonne Latrall Smith Sr. is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver for 16 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), primarily with the Carolina Panthers, also playing for the Baltimore Ravens. He played college football for the Utah Utes, and was drafted by the Panthers in the third round of the 2001 NFL Draft.
Alexander Mikhailovich Zverev is a former professional tennis player from Russia who competed for the Soviet Union.
William Henry Gates II, better known as Bill Gates Sr., was an American attorney, philanthropist, and civic leader. He was the founder of the law firm Shidler McBroom & Gates, and also served as president of both the Seattle King County and Washington State Bar associations. He was the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
Floyd Mayweather, Sr. is an American boxing trainer and former professional boxer who competed from 1974 to 1990. Fighting at welterweight during the 1970s and 1980s, Mayweather Sr. was known for his defensive abilities and overall knowledge of boxing strategy. He is the father and former trainer of undefeated five-division boxing champion Floyd Mayweather.