List of Famous people with last name Vernon
Anne Vernon is a French actress. She appeared in 40 films between 1948 and 1970, including three films that were entered into the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival. She is perhaps best known today for her role as Madame Emery, the umbrella-shop owner, in Jacques Demy's 1964 musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg starring Catherine Deneuve. She was born in Saint-Denis, near Paris.
Justin DeYarmond Edison Vernon is an American singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known as the primary songwriter and frontman of indie folk band Bon Iver. Known for his distinct falsetto voice, he is also a member of the bands Volcano Choir, Big Red Machine, The Shouting Matches, and Gayngs. He was previously a member of the now-defunct band DeYarmond Edison.
Olivier Alexander Vernon is an American football defensive end for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft and has also played for the New York Giants. He played college football at the University of Miami.
John Keith Vernon was a Canadian actor. He made a career in Hollywood after achieving initial television stardom in Canada. He was best known for playing Dean Wormer in Animal House, the Mayor in Dirty Harry and Fletcher in The Outlaw Josey Wales.
Konstanze Vernon was a German ballet dancer, academic teacher and director of a ballet academy and a ballet company. She was from 1963 to 1981 prima ballerina of the ballet at the Bayerische Staatsoper. She taught at the Hochschule für Musik München and founded the ballet academy Heinz-Bosl-Stiftung in memory of her partner on stage Heinz Bosl. After retiring from the stage, she was founding director of the now independent ballet company Bayerisches Staatsballett.
Katherine Elizabeth Vernon is a Canadian-born film and television actress. She is known for her roles as Lorraine Prescott on the CBS soap opera Falcon Crest, the stuck-up and popular Benny Hanson in the comedy film Pretty in Pink (1986), and Sophia in the 1992 Spike Lee film, Malcolm X.
Greville Richard Vernon was a Liberal Unionist politician in Scotland. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for South Ayrshire from 1886 to 1892. He was the youngest son of Robert Vernon, 1st Baron Lyveden.