List of Famous people named Troy
Troy Kenneth Aikman is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 12 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. After playing college football at UCLA, where he won the Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year, he was selected first overall by the Cowboys in the 1989 NFL Draft. Aikman was named to six Pro Bowls during his career while helping lead Dallas to a period of dominance in the 1990s. The longest-tenured quarterback in Cowboys franchise history, Aikman won three Super Bowl titles with the team and was the MVP of Super Bowl XXVII. He was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 2008.
Troy Michael Snitker is an American professional baseball coach for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Troy Roberts is an American television news reporter and correspondent for 48 Hours Mystery.
Troy Aumua Polamalu is a former American football strong safety who played his entire twelve-year career for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Southern California (USC) and earned consensus All-American honors. He was chosen by the Steelers in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He was a member of two of the Steelers' Super Bowl championship teams and was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2010. Polamalu is an eight time Pro-Bowler and a six time All-Pro selection. He was also the Head of Player Relations of the Alliance of American Football. Polamalu was inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame in 2020, his first year of eligibility.
Troy Matthew Deeney is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for and captains Championship club Watford.
Troy O'Donovan Garity is an American film actor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Barry Winchell in the television movie Soldier's Girl (2003).
Troy Trevor Tulowitzki, nicknamed "Tulo", is an American retired professional baseball shortstop, who played 13 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), primarily with the Colorado Rockies. He also played for the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees.
Troy Edward Baker is an American voice actor and musician. He is best known for his video game roles as Kanji Tatsumi in Persona 4, Vincent Brooks in Catherine, the Boss in the Saints Row series, Booker DeWitt in BioShock Infinite, Joel in The Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II, the Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins, Delsin Rowe in Infamous Second Son, James Sunderland in Silent Hill 2 HD, Pagan Min in Far Cry 4, Rhys in Tales from the Borderlands, Revolver Ocelot in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Samuel "Sam" Drake in Uncharted 4: A Thief's End and The Lost Legacy and Higgs Monaghan in Death Stranding. He voices Batman, Hawkeye and Loki in various media. He has also voiced in a number of English versions of anime, including Bleach, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Naruto: Shippuden, One Piece and Soul Eater.
Roland Collins, better known by the stage name Troy Ave, is an American rapper from the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. His moniker derives from Troy Avenue, a street near his childhood home. In November 2013, his first studio album, New York City: The Album, was released. It debuted at number 47 on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. He was named in XXL magazine's 2014 Freshmen Class.
Troy Carter is an American music manager who is the founder, chairman and CEO of Atom Factory, a talent management and full-service film and television production company. He was the global head of creator services at Spotify.
Troy Daniels is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), where in 2013, he set the Atlantic 10 Conference record for made three-point field goals in a single game.
Troy Merritt is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Web.com Tour.
Troy James Smith is an American former gridiron football quarterback. He played college football at Ohio State, was recognized as an All-American, and won the Heisman Trophy in 2006. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft, and also played for the NFL's San Francisco 49ers, the UFL's Omaha Nighthawks, and the CFL's Montreal Alouettes. Despite winning the Heisman Trophy, Smith never found success on the professional level, never appearing in more than six games a season during his four-year NFL career. He played in the CFL for two seasons following his NFL career before retiring from football in 2014.
Troy Matthew Dumais is an American competitive diver from California. Dumais has competed for the United States at the 2000 Summer Olympics, 2004 Athens Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics, and 2012 Summer Olympics, the last which he won a bronze team medal in the synchronized 3m. He attended the University of Texas at Austin.
William Troy Balderson is an American politician currently serving as the U.S. Representative from Ohio's 12th congressional district, in office since September 2018. He previously served as an Ohio State Senator representing the 20th district from 2011 until his election as a U.S. Representative. A member of the Republican Party, he previously was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives from 2009 to 2011.
Troy Daniel Parrott is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ipswich Town, on loan from Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, and the Republic of Ireland national team.
Troy Davis is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football for Iowa State University where he was a Heisman finalist. Davis twice earned All-American honors and was the first and one of only two NCAA Division I-A running backs to rush for over 2,000 yards in back-to-back seasons. In 2016, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. He played professionally for the New Orleans Saints of the NFL, and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Edmonton Eskimos and Toronto Argonauts of the CFL, and was a member of the Eskimos' Grey Cup championship team in 2005.
Troy Anthony Carter is an American politician serving as a member of the Louisiana State Senate for the 7th district. A member of the Democratic Party, Carter previously served on the New Orleans City Council and as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. On April 24, 2021, Carter became the U.S. Representative-elect for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district.
Troy Brown Jr.
Troy Randall Brown Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In his senior year of high school, Brown was named a 2017 McDonald's All-American. He played college basketball for the Oregon Ducks.
Troy Steven Apke is an American football cornerback and special teamer for the Washington Football Team of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Penn State and was drafted by Washington in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Apke played free safety in college and his first three years in the NFL before transitioning to cornerback in 2021.