Linus is a boy name and means flax. It is a Greek name and its pronunciation is \l(i)-nus\. Other similar names and variants include: Linn, Lino, Linos. Linus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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  • Linus Pauling (Nobel Prize laureate)
  • Linus Pauling (Nobel Prize laureate)
  • Linus Pauling born on February 28, 1901.
  • Linus Torvalds born on December 28, 1969.
  • Linus Roache (actor) born on February 1, 1964.
  • Linus Huffman (actor)
  • Linus Torvalds born on December 29, 1969.
  • Linus Aaberg (actor)
  • Linus Omark born on February 5, 1987.
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Famous actors named Linus and their movies

Linus Roache
Linus Roache

Born on February 1, 1964

  • Age: 59
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • No. of movies: 12
The Wings of the Dove

The Wings of the Dove

Directed by: Iain Softley

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alex Jennings, Charlotte Rampling



Directed by: Antonia Bird

Starring: Linus Roache, Tom Wilkinson, Robert Carlyle, Cathy Tyson


Starring: Linus Roache, Lia Williams, Raymond Pickard, Gary Lydon


Directed by: Hilary Brougher

Starring: Sophie Lane Curtis, Kelly Reilly, Graham Phillips, Linus Roache

Linus Aaberg
Linus Aaberg
  • No. of movies: 1
Kristin Lavransdatter

Kristin Lavransdatter

Directed by: Liv Ullmann

Starring: Linus Aaberg, Gisken Armand, Berard Arnø, Bernhard Arnø

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