List of Famous people named Oliver
Oliver J. Marmol is an American professional baseball player and manager. As of 2021, he is the manager of the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB) and, at 35, the youngest manager in the league.
Oliver Luke Cheshire is an English fashion model and writer.
Oliver Wnuk is a German actor. He is best known for his performance as Ulf Steinke in the TV series Stromberg.
Oliver Rutledge Hudson is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Adam Rhodes in the CBS comedy series Rules of Engagement (2007–2013), Jeff Fordham on the ABC musical drama series Nashville (2013–2015) and Wes Gardner in the Fox horror comedy Scream Queens. He appeared as one of the main cast members of the ABC sitcom Splitting Up Together, produced by Ellen DeGeneres.
Oliver Rolf Kahn is a German former football goalkeeper. He started his career in the Karlsruher SC Junior team in 1975. Twelve years later, Kahn made his debut match in the professional squad. In 1994, he was transferred to Bayern Munich for the fee of DM4.6 million, where he played until the end of his career in 2008. His commanding presence in goal and aggressive style earned him nicknames such as Der Titan from the press and Vol-kahn-o ("volcano") from fans.
Oliver Pocher is a German actor, stand-up comedian, television host and former football manager who managed Zanzibar national team from 2005 to 2006.
William Oliver Stone is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. Stone won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as writer of Midnight Express (1978), and wrote the gangster movie Scarface (1983). Stone achieved prominence as writer and director of the war drama Platoon (1986), which won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture. Platoon was the first in a trilogy of films based on the Vietnam War, in which Stone served as an infantry soldier. He continued the series with Born on the Fourth of July (1989)—for which Stone won his second Best Director Oscar—and Heaven & Earth (1993). Stone's other works include the Salvadoran Civil War-based drama Salvador (1986); the financial drama Wall Street (1987) and its sequel Money Never Sleeps (2010); the Jim Morrison biographical film The Doors (1991); the satirical black comedy crime film Natural Born Killers (1994); a trilogy of films based on the American Presidency: JFK (1991), Nixon (1995), and W. (2008); and Snowden (2016).
Oliver Masucci is a German actor. He is best known for the role of Adolf Hitler in the 2015 film adaptation of the satirical novel Er Ist Wieder Da and for portraying Ulrich Nielsen in the 2017 Netflix original series Dark.
Oliver Laurence North is an American political commentator, television host, military historian, author, and retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant colonel.
Oliver Korittke is a German actor. He appeared in more than one hundred films since 1972. In Wilsberg he plays the role of Ekkehard Talkötter, an official tax inspector.
Oliver Alexander Reinhard Petszokat, better known by his stage name Oli.P, is a German singer, actor and television presenter.
Oliver Welke is a German television presenter, actor, comedian, voice actor and sports journalist.
Oliver Tress is a British businessman, and the founder and head of the UK retail chain Oliver Bonas.
Oliver Bierhoff is a German football official and former player who played as a striker. He currently serves as the national team director of the German Football Association.
Oliver Tree Nickell is an American singer-songwriter, producer, rapper, comedian, and filmmaker from Santa Cruz, California. He signed to Atlantic Records in 2017, after his song "When I'm Down" became popular.
Sir Oliver Letwin is a British politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for West Dorset from 1997 to 2019. Letwin was elected as a member of the Conservative Party, but sat as an independent after having the whip removed in September 2019. He served as Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer under Michael Howard and Shadow Home Secretary under Iain Duncan Smith. He was Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 2014 to 2016.
Oliver James Dowden, is a British politician who has served as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport since 2020. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Hertsmere since 2015.
Oliver Jasen Burke is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a right winger for Premier League club Sheffield United, and the Scotland national team.
Oliver Geissen is a German television presenter.
Oliver Francis Luck is an American business executive and former football quarterback. He was the CEO and Commissioner of the XFL until it suspended operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to that, he was Director of Intercollegiate Athletes at West Virginia University (WVU), his alma mater, and an executive with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in charge of the organization's regulatory functions. Luck is a retired American football player who spent five seasons in the National Football League (NFL) as a quarterback for the Houston Oilers (1982–1986). He was also the first president and general manager of the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer (MLS). Under his watch, the Dynamo won the MLS Cup in 2006 and 2007.