[Certain entertainers whose first and last names are also common nouns, taking into account an admittedly promiscuous definition of “entertainer.” Asterisks denote complete sentences.]


Pearl Buck
June Carter Cash
Hart Crane
Buddy Holly
Bob Hope
Heath Ledger
Dean Martin
Victor Mature
Carry Nation*
River Phoenix
Babe Ruth
Dash Snow*
Mark Twain
Gene Wilder
Grant Wood*

Not yet deceased

Lance Bass*
Frank Black
Beau Bridges*
Don Cannon*
Nick Cannon*
Chuck Close*
Bob Dole
Sally Field
Skip Gates*
Faith Hill
bell hooks*
Tab Hunter
Don King*
Spike Lee*
Lee Majors*
Frank Rich
Randy Savage
Will Self
Martin Short
Wells Tower*