Celebrities with first name: Adolph

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  1. A Martinez

    A Martinez


    Adolfo Larrue Martinez III (born September 27, 1948), better known as A Martinez, is an American actor and singer with roles in the daytime soap operas Santa Barbara and General Hospital and the primetime dramas L.A. Law and Profiler.

  2. Adolph Caesar

    Adolph Caesar


    Adolph Caesar (December 5, 1933 – March 6, 1986) was an American actor.

  3. Adolph Green

    Adolph Green


    Adolph Green (December 2, 1914  – October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright who, with long-time collaborator Betty Comden, penned the screenplays and songs for some of the most beloved movie musicals, particularly as part of Arthur Freed's production unit at Metro Goldwyn Mayer, during the genre's heyday. Many people thought the pair were married; they were not, but they shared a unique comic genius and sophisticated wit that enabled them to forge a six-decade-long partnership that produced some of Hollywood and Broadway's greatest hits.

  4. Adolph Zukor

    Adolph Zukor


    Adolph Zukor (January 7, 1873 – June 10, 1976) was an American film mogul and founder of Paramount Pictures.

  5. Adolph Murie

    Adolph Murie


    Adolph Murie (September 6, 1899 – August 16, 1974), the first scientist to study wolves in their natural habitat, was a naturalist, author, and Wildlife biologist who pioneered field research on wolves, bears, and other mammals and birds in Arctic and sub-Arctic Alaska. He was also instrumental in protecting wolves from eradication and in preserving the biological integrity of the Denali National Park and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

  6. Adolph Wolgast

    Adolph Wolgast


    Adolphus Wolgast (8 February 1888 – 14 April 1955), nicknamed Michigan Wildcat, was a world lightweight boxing champion.

  7. Adolph Rickenbacker

    Adolph Rickenbacker


    Adolph Rickenbacker (April 3, 1886 – March 21, 1976) was a Swiss-American who co-founded the Rickenbacker guitar company along with George Beauchamp and Paul Barth.

  8. Adolph Proskauer

    Adolph Proskauer


    Adolph Proskauer was one of the comparatively few Jewish officers in the army of the Confederate States of America during the United States Civil War. He rose to the rank of major.

  9. Adolph Deutsch

    Adolph Deutsch


  10. Adolph Coors

    Adolph Coors


    Adolph Herman Joseph Coors, Sr. (born Adolph Hermann Josef Kuhrs or some variant thereof) (February 4, 1847 – June 5, 1929) was a German American brewer who founded the Adolph Coors Company in Golden, Colorado in 1873.

  11. Adolph B. Spreckels

    Adolph B. Spreckels


    Adolph Bernard Spreckels (January 5, 1857 – June 28, 1924) was a California businessman who ran Spreckels Sugar Company and who donated the California Palace of the Legion of Honor art museum to the city of San Francisco in 1924. His wife Alma was called the "great grandmother of San Francisco".

  12. Dolph Schayes

    Dolph Schayes


    Adolph "Dolph" Schayes (May 19, 1928 – December 10, 2015) was an American professional basketball player and coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A top scorer and rebounder, he was a 12-time NBA All-Star and a 12-time All-NBA selection. Schayes won an NBA championship with the Syracuse Nationals in 1955. He was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History and inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

  13. Adolph Malan

    Adolph Malan


    Adolph Gysbert Malan DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar (24 March 1910 – 17 September 1963), better known as Sailor Malan, was a South African fighter pilot in the Royal Air Force (RAF), who led No. 74 Squadron RAF during the height of the Battle of Britain. Malan was known for sending German bomber pilots home with dead crews as a warning to other Luftwaffe crews. Under his leadership No. 74 Squadron became one of the RAF's best units. Malan scored 27 kills, seven shared destroyed, three probably destroyed and 16 damaged.

  14. Dolph Camilli

    Dolph Camilli


    Adolph Louis Camilli (April 23, 1907 – October 21, 1997) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who spent most of his career with the Philadelphia Phillies and Brooklyn Dodgers. He was named the National League's Most Valuable Player in 1941 after leading the league in home runs and runs batted in as the Dodgers won the pennant for the first time since 1920. He was the ninth NL player to hit 200 career home runs, and held the Dodgers franchise record for career home runs from 1942 to 1953. His son Doug was a major leaguer catcher in the 1960s. His brother, who boxed under the name Frankie Campbell, died of cerebral hemorrhaging following a 1930 match with Max Baer.

  15. Adolph Jentsch

    Adolph Jentsch


    Adolph Stephan Friedrich Jentsch was a German-born Namibian artist, born in Dresden in 1888, and died in Windhoek, Namibia (formerly South West Africa) in 1977. He studied at the Dresden Staatsakademie für Bildende Kunste (Dresden Art Academy, today's College of Fine Arts) for six years, and used a travel grant award to visit France, Italy, UK and the Netherlands. Jentsch moved to Namibia in 1938 to escape the approaching war and lived there until his death. He travelled extensively in Namibia and eventually settled down near Dordabis, about 60 km from the capital Windhoek.

  16. Adolph Dubs

    Adolph Dubs


    Adolph Dubs (August 4, 1920 – February 14, 1979) was the United States Ambassador to Afghanistan from May 13, 1978 until his death in 1979. He was killed in an exchange of gunfire after a kidnapping attempt.

  17. Adolph Bolm

    Adolph Bolm


    Adolph Rudolphovitch Bolm (September 25, 1884 in Saint Petersburg – April 16, 1951 in Los Angeles) was a Russian-born American ballet dancer and choreographer, of Scandinavian descent.

  18. Adolph Althoff

    Adolph Althoff


    Adolph Althoff (1913–1998) was a German circus owner, animal tamer and performer who saved several people from the Holocaust by having them work and travel in his circus. A member of a 300-year-old circus family, Althoff and his story are featured in a book about Germans who saved Jews from the Holocaust (Other Germans Under Hitler by Herbert Straeten). The events of his rescue during World War II are also dramatized in a 1998 Showtime TV-movie entitled Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Families.

  19. Adolph Coors III

    Adolph Coors III


    Adolph Coors III (January 12, 1916 – February 9, 1960) was the grandson of Adolph Coors and heir to the Coors beer empire.

  20. Adolph Bieberstein

    Adolph Bieberstein


    Adolph Joseph Bieberstein (December 17, 1902 – December 1981) was an American football guard who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Green Bay Packers and the Racine Tornadoes. Bieberstein played college football at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He played one season in the NFL before retiring after the 1926 season.

  21. Adolph Eckstein

    Adolph Eckstein


  22. Adolph Northen

    Adolph Northen


    Adolph Northen (also credited as Adolf Northen, Adolf Northern or Adolph Northern) (6 November 1828 – 28 May 1876) was a German painter.

  23. Ad Wenke

    Ad Wenke


    Adolph Eilert "Ad" Wenke (January 22, 1898 - March 3, 1961) was a player in the National Football League and a state supreme court justice in the state of Nebraska. Of German ancestry, Wenke played college football for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. He played with the Milwaukee Badgers during the 1923 NFL season.

  24. Adolph Diesterweg

    Adolph Diesterweg


    Friedrich Adolph Wilhelm Diesterweg (born October 29, 1790 in Siegen, died July 7, 1866 in Berlin) was a German educator and thinker who, also a progressive liberal politician, campaigned for the secularization of schools, and is said to be precursory to the reform of pedagogy.

  25. Adolph Coors II

    Adolph Coors II


    Adolph Herman Joseph Coors, Jr. (January 12, 1884 – June 28, 1970) was an American businessman. He was the son of Louisa (Webber) and brewer Adolph Coors, and the second President of Coors Brewing Company.

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