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Famous left-handers

Left-handers have achieved greatness in many walks of life, but particularly in creative, sporting and artistic fields, where their natural talent for lateral thinking and ingenuity have made a huge contribution to all our lives.

If you are left-handed then you are in very good company. Throughout history left-handers have excelled as leaders, sportsmen, artists, musicians and in many other fields. This is our list of famous left-handers – with over 1,000 people we think it is the most comprehensive on the Web.

The list is based on our research and reports from Club members, but we know we are not perfect. If you spot any errors in our list, can provide any further information or have any famous left-handers we should add to our list, please add your information as comments to these pages.

The list contains well over 1,000 left-handers and is divided into 4 sections as below.

Entertainment History Professions Sport Sport
Artists
Actors
Actresses
Authors
Cartoons
Comedians
Fashion
Film
Journalists
Music
Other
Poets
Radio
TV
Biblical
Criminals
Leaders
Philosophers
Royalty
Politics – UK
Politics – US
Politics – Other
Saints
Miscellaneous
Astronaut
Business
Doctor
Explorer
Inventor
Lawyer
Scientist
American Football
Athletics
Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Billiards
Bowling
Boxing
Broadcasting
Cricket
Diving
Fencing
Football (soccer)
Golf
Hockey
Motor Racing
Miscellaneous
Snooker
Swimming
Table Tennis
Tennis
Wrestling

If you spot famous left-handers we've missed, please add them as a comment at the bottom of this page.

We have also produced a list of famous “left-handers” who are really right handed and are often shown in error on lists of famous lefthanders on the web – click here for our list of left-hander mistakes

Links to our other pages on famous left handers

Developing our famous lefthander pages

We are working on a major redevelopment of our content on famous lefthanders to allow us to show better profiles and links to their sites, twitter feeds etc and also to allow better searching by name, sport, profession etc. and allow you to add comments to individual profiles.

We are also going to expand out activites on encouraging famous lefties to become members of the Left Handers C lub.

In the meantime, we are going to add new famous lefties we are told about below and if you see any please add them as comments to this page and we will add them to our list.

  • Sebastien Loeb, WRC Rally driver extraordinaire is currently well on his way to his NINTH World Championship. He is most definitely a left hander as any photo of him signing autographs – and regularly holding champagne bottles – will prove.

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319 comments on “Famous left-handers
  1. Wayman says:

    George Peppard wears his watch on his right hand in breakfast at Tiffany’s..

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