Budd (given name)

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Budd is a masculine given name. Notable people with the name include:

  • Budd Boetticher (1916–2001), film director during the classical period in Hollywood
  • Budd Dwyer (1939–1987), American politician who committed suicide during a televised press conference
  • Budd Friedman (born 1932), founder and original proprietor and MC of the Improvisation Comedy Club
  • Budd Hopkins (born 1931), central figure in abduction phenomenon and related UFO research
  • Budd Johnson (1910–1984), jazz saxophonist and clarinetist
  • Budd Lynch (1917–2012), Detroit Red Wings' public address announcer at Joe Louis Arena
  • Budd Root (born 1958), American cartoonist, and creator of the independent comic book Cavewoman
  • Budd Schulberg (1914–2009), American screenwriter, novelist and sports writer

Fictional characters:

  • Budd, from the two-part film Kill Bill