Namesakes

Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
William Lyon Mackenzie King   1921-1926; 1926-1930; 1935-1948  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Felicity King   1911   The Story Girl  
Fictional Characters from Television: 7 characters
Griff King   1959   Bonanza  
Martin King   1961   The Avengers  
Tara King   1961   The Avengers  
Felicity King   1990   Road to Avonlea  
Cecily King   1990   Road to Avonlea  
Randi King   1999   Family Law  
Charlotte King   2007   Private Practice  
Grammy Award Winners: 1 record of the year/album of the year/song of the year
(record of the year/album of the year/song of the year) Carole King   1972   It's Too Late; Tapestry; You've Got a Friend  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 basketball
(basketball) Bernard King   2013  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 peace
(peace) Martin Luther King Jr.   1964  
Notable Activists and Revolutionaries: 1 activist
(activist) Martin Luther King Jr.   1929-1968  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 3 actresses, 2 actors
Archer King   1917-2012  
Cleo King   1962-  
Regina King   1971-  
Benjamin King   1971-  
Reina King   1975-  
Notable Athletes: 2 football, 1 basketball, 1 rugby, 1 soccer, 1 tennis
(tennis) Billie Jean King   1943-  
(basketball) Bernard King   1956-  
(football) Marquette King   1988-  
(soccer) Andy King   1988-  
(football) Tavarres King   1990-  
(rugby) James King   1990-  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 producer
Archer King   1917-2012  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 radio/television
(radio/television) Larry King   1933-2021  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician
Riley "B.B." King   1925-2015   blues  
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 1 politician
William R. King   1786-1853  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Stephen King   1947-  
Olympic Medalists: 7 gold, 4 silver, 1 silver/bronze
(silver) Charles King   1904   long jump - standing; triple jump - standing  
(silver) Reginald Brooks-King   1908   archery - York round  
(gold) Bob King   1928   high jump  
(silver) Ellen King   1928   swimming - 100 m backstroke; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Joyce King   1948   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Leamon King   1956   4x100 m relay  
(gold) James King   1968   basketball  
(gold) Maxine Joyce King   1972   diving - springboard  
(gold) Lillie Leatherwood (a.k.a. King)   1984   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Debra Flintoff-King   1988   400 m hurdles  
(silver/bronze) Mary King   2004; 2008; 2012   equestrian  
(gold) Dani King   2012   cycling - track  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Regina King   2018   If Beale Street Could Talk