1. Forbes, Gordon, 1934- a South African member of the tennis circuit in the 50s and 60s, author of the tennis classic A Handful of Summers and other books on tennis.
2. Forbes, Gordon, 1918- wrote Goodbye to Some and 1955 novel Too Near the Sun
3. Forbes, Gordon, 1930- a former NFL player and now football writer wrote Tales from the Eagles Sidelines.