Little Ukulele Boy (cute) playing ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’. This went viral a few years ago. He had a few other videos, but this was the most well known.

Zooey Deschanel & Joseph Gordon-Levitt, playing Nancy Wilson’s ‘What Are You Doing New Years Eve’.

Steve Martin, playing ‘Tonight You Belong To Me’ in the film The Jerk

Ukuleles on the Silver Screen

Ukuleles Around the World

‘The Cowboy Song’ from ‘Joe Vs The Volcano’

Julia Nunes performs ‘Build me up Buttercup’

Marilyn Monroe performs ‘Runnin’ Wild’ in the classic film ‘Some Like it Hot’

Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwoʻole’s Platinum selling hit ‘Over the Rainbow’

Ryan Gosling serenades Michelle Williams in ‘Blue Valentine’

Julien Dore, playing ‘Kiss Me Forever’

Jason Robards in A Thousand Clowns, playing ‘That’s My Baby’

Benito Cabrera playing a Canarian Tiple – the Spanish equivalent of a ukulele, with 5 strings.

George Formby, playing ‘When I’m Cleaning Windows’

Meet the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra

The Hall of Fame

Al Wood, author of Ukulele for Dummies and Ukulele Hunt, playing Bjork’s ‘It’s Oh So Quiet’

Florence Welsh’s vocals with ukulele accompaniment, singing ‘I’m not calling you a liar’

Amy Winehouse, with Huey Morgan from the Fun Lovin’ Criminals, messing around with a ukulele at the BRITS.

Noah and the Whale, playing ‘5 Years Time’

Eddie Vedder, playing ‘Longing to Belong’

UK punk band the King Blues, playing ‘I Got Love’

Neil Armstrong, US Astronaut and the first man on the moon, playing his ukulele.

JJ from Channel 4 show Skins (massively helped by the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain!), playing ‘True’

Glee’s Will/Mr Schuester Matthew Morrison, playing ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’

Little Cute Ukulele Boy, playing Jason Mraz’s ‘I’m Yours’

Joe Brown played the traditional ukulele song ‘I’ll See you in My Dreams’

Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr playing the traditional ukulele song ‘Aint She Sweet’

Peter Sellers, also playing ‘When I’m Cleaning Windows’

Frank Skinner, playing ‘Oh Oh Oh Oh Osama Bin Laden’

French band Dionysos, playing ‘la flamme à lunettes’

5 People playing Gotye’s ‘Somebody that I used to know’ on ukulele

Kermit and Miss Piggy playing ‘Ukulele Lady’

Gary Oldman, for a dare on Capital Breakfast.

This is our ukulele hall of fame!  Click through for the ones you want to see the moving pictures of, and have fun watching these fantastic videos of some famous and infamous ukulele players, and great people who we love to watch playing their ukuleles! Please let us know if we missed anyone out!

Jake Shimabukuro

James Hill

Ryan Gosling

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Bon Jovi & Warren Buffet

Hunter S. Thompson & Private Eye Cartoonist Ralph Steadman

Seriously… Have we missed anyone? We would love to see more photos or videos of great ukes, ukulele players (famous or just great and worth watching), to add into this hall of fame. They can be dead or alive. Drop us a line with a link!