Woolf

Alternate spellings include Wolfe, Wolff, Wulf and Wolf.

The name Woolf may refer to:

  • Arthur Woolf, English engineer, best known for invention of a compound steam engine.
  • Benjamin Edward Woolf,, British-American playwright, composer and journalist.
  • Daniel Woolf, Principal of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario
  • Edgar Allan Woolf (1881-1943), American playwright and co-author of the script for The Wizard of Oz (1939 film)
  • George Woolf, Canadian horse racing jockey
  • Harry Woolf (historian), (1923-2003), American historian of science, provost of The Johns Hopkins University and Director of the Institute for Advanced Study
  • Herbert M. Woolf, American businessman and racehorse owner
  • Jimmy Woolf (born 1916), South African footballer who played for Southampton F.C.
  • Leonard Woolf, author and husband of Virginia Woolf.
  • Lord Woolf, England and Wales Lord Chief Justice credited with making wide-ranging reforms to improve the effectiveness of the court system
  • Russell Woolf, Western Australian media personality
  • Virginia Woolf, English author and feminist

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Lloyd Woolf
... Lloyd Woolf is a British comedy actor and writer ... Woolf was born in Swansea ... with an English degree from Cambridge University, Woolf moved to London, where he began performing as both a stand-up comedian and with the popular comedy ...

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