Famous Left-Handed People

In honor of International Lefthanders Day 2020, here's a quiz about famous left-handed people.
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Last updated: February 1, 2023
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First submittedAugust 13, 2020
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Actor who famously skipped school and did an improbable number of things on his day off.
Matthew Broderick
Actor who fought with a laser sword and memorably found out who his father is.
Mark Hamill
Actor who has been part of two lengthy franchises as a boxer and a Vietnam veteran.
Sylvester Stallone
Actor who travelled through time in a phone booth, became a god in a virtual world, and killed a lot of people over a dog.
Keanu Reeves
American satirist who created Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.
Mark Twain
Ancient Greek philosopher and polymath who tutored Alexander the Great.
Assassinated Roman emperor who gave the world the calendar that we almost use today.
Julius Caesar
Author of Alice in Wonderland.
Lewis Carroll
Beatle who longed for yesterday and wondered if you'll still need him when he's 64.
Paul McCartney
Brilliant painter, amateur student of medicine and engineering, and future ninja turtle.
Leonardo da Vinci
British codebreaker and father of general-purpose computing.
Alan Turing
British queen who ruled for a really long time and was not amused.
Queen Victoria
Celebrity chef known for his temper.
Gordon Ramsay
Co-creator of a show about nothing who now takes comedians in his cars to get coffee.
Jerry Seinfeld
Co-founder of Apple and noted turtle neck enthusiast.
Steve Jobs
Co-founder of Microsoft and the largest charitable organization ever.
Bill Gates
Co-inventor of calculus and prover of gravity.
Isaac Newton
Comedian who had a show about a guy who has a tool show despite being really accident-prone.
Tim Allen
Creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, among other shows and comics.
Matt Groening
Deaf musician whose last symphony may be the greatest piece of music ever composed.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Director of two films that were the highest-grossing film of all time.
James Cameron
First person to win two Nobel Prizes and co-discoverer of radium.
Marie Curie
Founder of the world's largest social network.
Mark Zuckerberg
French emperor who conquered much of Europe and gave the world the metric system.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Inventor of AC electricity, who had a car company named after him.
Nikola Tesla
Leading man who has flown jet fighters, driven race cars, and completed impossible missions.
Tom Cruise
Made automobiles affordable by inventing the assembly line.
Henry Ford
Most famous actor of the silent era, who made a movie vilifying Hitler before it was cool.
Charlie Chaplin
Most famous puppeteer of all time.
Jim Henson
Musical prodigy who left an enormous body of work despite dying at 35.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Philosopher famous for declaring that God is dead.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Pitcher and home run king who partied hard and died young.
Babe Ruth
Possibly the greatest basketball player of all time, with "King" in his nickname.
LeBron James
Prime Minister who ushered Britain through World War II and maybe saved the world.
Winston Churchill
Sculptor who painted a famous ceiling and later became a ninja turtle.
The first man on the moon.
Neil Armstrong
The second man on the moon.
Buzz Aldrin
US Supreme Court Justice whose fiery dissents led to the nickname "the Notorious RBG".
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
US founding father who invented bifocals and performed a pretty dangerous experiment with lightning.
Benjamin Franklin
Voted the greatest guitarist of all time. Played the national anthem at Woodstock.
Jimi Hendrix
Level 95
Aug 13, 2020
Nice quiz. A couple of these are marginal: Queen Victoria wrote with her right hand (but painted with her left) as did Mozart (though he was probably ambidextrous).
Level 84
Aug 13, 2020
Lacking proper qualifications, I just went by the list on Wikipedia. A spirited debate is welcome.
Level 69
Mar 19, 2022
LeBron is definitely not left handed
Level 84
Mar 19, 2022
"LeBron James writes with his left hand, eats with his left hand and uses his dominant left hand for almost everything in his life–except his job." ~ Wall Street Journal.
Level 84
Mar 19, 2022
I'm the same way: I'm left-handed except when I play sports. Lefties have to learn to do a lot of things right-handed to live in a right-handed world.
Level 50
Mar 19, 2022
okay but some of these are right handed people. For example Lebron James
Level 58
Mar 19, 2022
I’m a leftie, and you are totally right when you say lefties have to learn to use their right hand for so many things in this right-handed world!
Level 74
Jan 31, 2023
That was a workout! I scored 37/40. Two other famous lefties I know of are Phil Michelson (golf) and Steve Carlton (baseball). Thanks for the quiz!