List of Famous people named Aaron
Aaron Charles Rodgers is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). Rodgers played college football for the California Golden Bears, where he set several career passing records, including lowest single-season and career interception rates. He was selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Packers.
Aaron Christopher Ramsdale is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Sheffield United and the England U21s.
Aaron Charles Carter is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, dancer and record producer. He first came to fame as a pop and hip hop singer in the late 1990s, establishing himself as a star among pre-teen and teenage audiences during the first years of the 21st century with his four studio albums.
Aaron James Judge is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Judge was unanimously selected as the American League (AL) Rookie of the Year in 2017 and finished second in voting for the AL Most Valuable Player Award.
Aaron T. Beck
Aaron Temkin Beck was an American psychiatrist who was a professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. He is regarded as the father of cognitive therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). His pioneering methods are widely used in the treatment of clinical depression and various anxiety disorders. Beck also developed self-report measures for depression and anxiety, notably the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), which became one of the most widely used instruments for measuring the severity of depression. In 1994, he and his daughter, the psychologist Judith S. Beck, founded the nonprofit Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, which provides CBT treatment and training and conducts CBT research. Beck served as President Emeritus of the organization up until his death.
Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson is an English actor. He is best known for his portrayal of the title character in Kick-Ass (2010) and its 2013 sequel, and Quicksilver in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). Taylor-Johnson began performing at age six and has appeared in films, such as Shanghai Knights (2003), playing a young Charlie Chaplin, The Illusionist (2006), The Thief Lord (2006), and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008).
Aaron LaRae Jones is an American football running back for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UTEP and was drafted by the Packers in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Aaron Paul Sturtevant is an American actor and producer. He is best known for portraying Jesse Pinkman in the AMC series Breaking Bad (2008–2013), for which he won several awards, including the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2014), Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film (2013), and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. This made him one of only two actors to win the latter category three times, since its separation into comedy and drama. He has also won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television three times, more than any other actor in that category. He reprised the role of Pinkman six years after the end of the series in the 2019 Netflix film El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, earning further critical acclaim.
Aaron Kyle Tveit is an American actor and singer. He is known for originating the musical theatre roles of Gabe in Next to Normal, Frank Abagnale Jr. in the stage version of Catch Me If You Can, and the role of Christian in Moulin Rouge! on Broadway, for which he received a 2020 Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical and a 2020 Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album, as well as for his portrayal of Enjolras in the 2012 film adaptation of Les Misérables. Tveit is also known for his work in television, including the role as Tripp van der Bilt on The CW's series Gossip Girl, Mike Warren on the USA Network series Graceland, Danny Zuko in Grease: Live, and Gareth Ritter in the CBS series BrainDead.
Aaron Yan is a Taiwanese actor and singer. He was also one of the members of Taiwanese boy band Fahrenheit.
Aaron John Boone is an American former professional baseball infielder, broadcaster, and manager. He is the current manager for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Boone played in MLB for the Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Florida Marlins, Washington Nationals, and Houston Astros from 1997 through 2009. He is the son of Bob Boone, grandson of Ray Boone, and the brother of Bret Boone.
Aaron Wolf is a Japanese judoka who won a gold medal at the 2017 World Judo Championships in Budapest. His father is an American.
Aaron James Ramsey is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Juventus and the Wales national team. Ramsey mainly plays as a box-to-box midfielder, but has also been deployed on the left and right wings. He played as a schoolboy for Cardiff City, where he spent eight years in youth football, became the club's youngest ever first team player, and made 28 appearances for the senior team – including the 2008 FA Cup Final.
Aaron Charles Donald is an American football defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Pittsburgh, where he was recognized as a unanimous All-American. He was drafted by the Rams with the thirteenth pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He has been selected to seven Pro Bowls in his seven years into the league, won the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year and has twice been named as the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year, having won it back-to-back in 2017 and 2018. Donald has been cited as one of the greatest defensive tackles of all time.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka is an English professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Premier League club Manchester United.
Aaron Richard Ashmore is a Canadian film and television actor. He is known for his roles on American television series, such as Jimmy Olsen on Smallville and Steve Jinks on Warehouse 13 and Johnny Jaqobis on the Canadian television series Killjoys. He is the identical twin brother of actor Shawn Ashmore.
Aaron Addison Gordon is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one year of college basketball for the University of Arizona before being selected by the Magic with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. Gordon has gained notoriety as one of the all-time greatest competitors in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest; In 2016, he lost a close matchup to Zach LaVine, and in 2020 he narrowly lost to Derrick Jones Jr.
Aaron Lewis is an American singer, songwriter and musician who is best known as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and founding member of the rock band Staind, with whom he released seven studio albums. Since 2010, he also pursues a successful solo career in country music with his debut EP Town Line, which was released on March 1, 2011 on Stroudavarious Records. Lewis' first full-length solo release, The Road, was released by Blaster Records on November 13, 2012.
Aaron Benjamin Sorkin is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright. Born in New York City, Sorkin developed a passion for writing at an early age. His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good Men, The Farnsworth Invention and To Kill a Mockingbird; the television series Sports Night (1998–2000), The West Wing (1999–2006), Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006–07), and The Newsroom (2012–14). He wrote the film screenplay for the legal drama A Few Good Men (1992), the comedy The American President (1995), and several biopics including Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Moneyball (2011), and Steve Jobs (2015). For writing 2010's The Social Network, he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay.
Aaron Edward Eckhart is an American actor. Born in Cupertino, California, Eckhart moved to the United Kingdom at age 13, when his father relocated the family. Several years later, he began his acting career by performing in school plays, before moving to Australia for his high school senior year. He left high school without graduating, but earned a diploma through an adult education course, and graduated from Brigham Young University (BYU) in 1994 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in film. For much of the mid-1990s, he lived in New York City as a struggling, unemployed actor.