Ian

Ian is a boy name and means God is gracious. It is a Scottish name and its pronunciation is \ian\. Other similar names and variants include: Davian, Ean, Eann, Eion, Eoin, Eon, Evian, Iain, Ion. Ian is a very popular first name for men (#263 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Famous people named Ian

Here’s a list of VIPs named Ian:

  • Ian Somerhalder (actor) born on December 8, 1978.
  • Ian Curtis born on July 15, 1956.
  • Ian McKellen (actor) born on May 25, 1939.
  • Ian Thorpe born on October 13, 1982.
  • Ian Anderson (musician) born on August 10, 1947.
  • Ian Fleming born on May 28, 1908.
  • Ian Fleming (actor) born on May 28, 1908.
  • Ian McShane (actor) born on September 29, 1942.
  • Ian MacNaughton (director) born on December 30, 1925.
  • Ian Whitcomb (musician) born on July 10, 1941.

Famous actors named Ian and their movies

Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen

Born on May 25, 1939

  • Age: 83
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • No. of movies: 37

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett

Country: United States of America

The Good Liar

Directed by: Bill Condon

Starring: Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen, Jim Carter, Russell Tovey

Asylum

Directed by: David Mackenzie

Starring: Natasha Richardson, Sean Harris, Marton Csokas, Ian McKellen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Flushed Away

Directed by: David Bowers, Sam Fell

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno

Ian McShane
Ian McShane

Born on September 29, 1942

  • Age: 80
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • No. of movies: 35
Hot Rod

Hot Rod

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer

Starring: Andy Samberg, Isla Fisher, Ian McShane, Jorma Taccone

Young and Willing

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Virginia Maskell, Paul Rogers, Ian McShane, Samantha Eggar

If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium

Directed by: Mel Stuart

Starring: Suzanne Pleshette, Ian McShane, Vittorio De Sica, Murray Hamilton

Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda

Directed by: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson

Starring: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States of America

Ian Somerhalder
Ian Somerhalder

Born on December 8, 1978

  • Age: 43
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • No. of movies: 9
The Anomaly

The Anomaly

Directed by: Noel Clarke

Starring: Noel Clarke, Ian Somerhalder, Brian Cox, Alexis Knapp

The Sensation of Sight

The Sensation of Sight

Directed by: Aaron J. Wiederspahn

Starring: David Strathairn, Ian Somerhalder, Daniel Gillies, Jane Adams

Pulse

Directed by: Jim Sonzero

Starring: Kristen Bell, Rick Gonzalez, Christina Milian, Ian Somerhalder

The Rules of Attraction

The Rules of Attraction

Directed by: Roger Avary

Starring: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon, Jessica Biel

Country: United States of America

Ian Fleming
Ian Fleming

Born on May 28, 1908

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • No. of movies: 5
Murder at the Baskervilles

Murder at the Baskervilles

Directed by: Thomas Bentley

Starring: Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Lyn Harding, John Turnbull

George in Civvy Street

Directed by: Marcel Varnel

Starring: George Formby, Rosalyn Boulter, Ronald Shiner, Ian Fleming

Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour

Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour

Directed by: Leslie S. Hiscott

Starring: Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Minnie Rayner, Leslie Perrins

School for Scandal

Directed by: Maurice Elvey

Starring: Basil Gill, Madeleine Carroll, Ian Fleming, Henry Hewitt

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Famous directors named Ian and their movies

Ian MacNaughton
Ian MacNaughton

Born on December 30, 1925

  • Age: 96
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • No. of movies: 6

Whither Canada?

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

Dinsdale!

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

And Now For Something Completely Different

And Now For Something Completely Different

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

Ian Fitzgibbon
Ian Fitzgibbon
  • No. of movies: 5
Episode 1

Episode 1

Directed by: Ian Fitzgibbon

Breakfast Wine

Breakfast Wine

Directed by: Ian Fitzgibbon

Death of a Superhero

Death of a Superhero

Directed by: Ian Fitzgibbon

Starring: Andy Serkis, Thomas Sangster

Country: Germany

Death of a Superhero Extra

Death of a Superhero Extra

Directed by: Ian Fitzgibbon

Ian Mune
Ian Mune
  • No. of movies: 4
The End of the Golden Weather

The End of the Golden Weather

Directed by: Ian Mune

Bridge to Nowhere

Bridge to Nowhere

Directed by: Ian Mune

Came a Hot Friday

Came a Hot Friday

Directed by: Ian Mune

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

Directed by: Ian Mune

Starring: Temuera Morrison, Rudolph Alford, Julian Arahanga, Tony Billy

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Famous writers named Ian and their books

Ian McEwan
Ian McEwan

Born on June 21, 1948

  • Age: 74
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • No. of books: 12
Atonement: A Novel

Atonement: A Novel

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Amsterdam: A Novel

Amsterdam: A Novel

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The Cockroach

The Cockroach

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Ian Rankin
Ian Rankin

Born on April 28, 1960

  • Age: 62
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • No. of books: 7
Westwind

Westwind

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Ian Frazier
Ian Frazier
  • No. of books: 6
Travels in Siberia

Travels in Siberia

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Great Plains

Great Plains

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On the Rez

On the Rez

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Coyote V. Acme

Coyote V. Acme

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Ian Caldwell
Ian Caldwell

Born on March 18, 1976

  • Age: 46
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • No. of books: 5
The Fifth Gospel

The Fifth Gospel

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Instant New York Times Bestseller: "Masterful...The Fifth Gospel" is a rare story that's both erudite, a page-turner and literary. It's also compulsively readable. It will transform your perception of organized religion and humanity.

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