Dexter is a boy name and means right-handed, fortunate; one who dyes. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \dex-ter\. Other similar names and variants include: Dex, Dexton, Dexy, Dyer. Dexter is a very popular first name for men (#466 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3025 out of 88799).
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  • Dexter Holland born on December 29, 1965.
  • Dexter Fletcher (actor) born on January 31, 1966.
  • Dexter Gordon (actor) born on February 27, 1923.
  • Dexter Boney born on April 27, 1970.
  • Dexter Romweber born on June 18, 1966.
  • Dexter Fletcher (director)
  • Dexter Filkins (writer) born on May 25, 1961.
  • Dexter Coakley born on October 20, 1972.
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Famous actors named Dexter and their movies

Dexter Fletcher
Dexter Fletcher

Born on January 31, 1966

  • Age: 57
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • No. of movies: 12
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Gabriel Byrne, Nicola Cowper, Dexter Fletcher

The Rachel Papers

The Rachel Papers

Directed by: Damian Harris

Starring: Dexter Fletcher, Ione Skye, Jonathan Pryce, James Spader



Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher, Sukie Smith

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Famous writers named Dexter and their books

Dexter Filkins
Dexter Filkins

Born on May 25, 1961

  • Age: 61
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • No. of books: 6
The Forever War

The Forever War


La guerra eterna

La guerra eterna


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