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Who Is The Most Famous Barry In The World?

Updated November 12, 2020 782 votes 40 voters 34.6k views88 items

List RulesVote up all of the Barrys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Barry can you think of? The famous Barrys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Barry, famous athletes named Barry, and even musicians named Barry.

Barry Manilow is certainly one of the most famous Barrys on this list. One of the famous singers named Barry, he is behind such hits as “Mandy,” “I Write the Songs,” and “Copacabana (At the Copa).” As a producer, he has worked with everyone from Bette Midler to Dionne Warwick to Nancy Wilson. Barry White is another popular singer named Barry. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Barry is Barry Bostwick. He is best known for playing Brad Majors in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. He also starred as Mayor Randall Winston in the TV series Spin City.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Barry? Just add them to the list!

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    Barack Obama

    1961-08-04

    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barack Hussein Obama born August 4, 1961is an American attorney and politician who served as...  more

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    Barry Manilow

    1943-06-17

    BirthplaceBrooklyn, NY

    Barry Manilow (born June 17, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician,...  more

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    #1497 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#87 of 196 The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Barry Bonds

    1964-07-24

    BirthplaceRiverside, California, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964) is an American former professional baseball left...  more

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    #27 of 39 Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball#19 of 329 The Most Obnoxious Athletes

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    Barry Sanders

    1968-07-16

    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Sanders (born July 16, 1968) is a former American football running back. He played...  more
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    Barry White

    1944-09-12

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Eugene Carter (September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003), better known by his stage name Barry...  more

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    Barry Gibb

    1946-09-01

    BirthplaceDouglas, Isle of Man

    GenderMale

    Sir Barry Alan Crompton Gibb, (born 1 September 1946) is a British-American singer,...  more

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    #60 of 225 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters#44 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists

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    Barry Bostwick

    1945-02-24

    BirthplaceSan Mateo, California, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Knapp Bostwick (born February 24, 1945) is an American stage and screen actor and...  more

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    #110 of 127 The All-Time Best Voice Actors#240 of 432 Famous Tall Men Over 6'2

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    Barry Pepper

    1970-04-04

    BirthplaceCampbell River, Canada

    GenderMale

    Barry Robert Pepper (born April 4, 1970) is a Canadian actor. He played Private Daniel Jackson...  more
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    Barry Jenkins

    1944-12-22

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Barry Jenkins (born November 19, 1979) is an American film director, producer, and...  more
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    Barry Goldwater

    1909-01-02

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Morris Goldwater (January 2, 1909 – May 29, 1998) was an American politician,...  more

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    #59 of 302 The Most Influential Politicians in American History#128 of 432 The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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    Barry Levinson

    1942-04-06

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor....  more
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    Barry Newman

    1938-11-07

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Foster Newman (born November 7, 1938) is an American actor of stage, screen and ...  more
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    Barry Watson

    1974-04-23

    BirthplaceTraverse City, Michigan, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Michael Barrett "Barry" Watson (born April 23, 1974) is an American actor, known for his roles...  more
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    Barry Zito

    1978-05-13

    BirthplaceLas Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area, Nevada, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry William Zito (born May 13, 1978) is an American former professional baseball pitcher and...  more

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    Barry Windham

    1960-07-04

    BirthplaceSweetwater, Texas, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Clinton Windham (born July 4, 1960) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler...  more

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    #108 of 448 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time#79 of 86 The Best WWE Superstars of the '80s

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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Sonnenfeld (born April 1, 1953) is an American filmmaker and television director. He...  more

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    #200 of 745 The Greatest Directors In Movie History#53 of 77 Celebrities Born On April Fools' Day

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    Barry Miller

    1958-02-06

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry L. Miller (born February 6, 1958) is an American actor. He won Broadway's 1985 Tony...  more
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    Barry Williams

    1954-09-30

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Williams may refer to: Barry Williams (politician) (1928–2005), British boilermaker,...  more
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    Barry Darsow

    1959-10-06

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Allen Darsow (born October 6, 1959) is an American retired professional wrestler who...  more
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    Barry Humphries

    1934-02-17

    BirthplaceKew Vic, Australia

    GenderMale

    John Barry Humphries, (born 17 February 1934) is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist,...  more
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    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Gordon Livingston (born December 17, 1953) is an American television and film actor,...  more
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    Barry Julien

    1971-09-29

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    GenderMale

    Barry Julien is an actor and screenwriter....  more
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    Barry Switzer

    1937-10-05

    BirthplaceCrossett, Arkansas, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Barry Layne Switzer (born October 5, 1937) is a former American football coach and player. He...  more

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    #27 of 133 The Best College Football Coaches of All Time#32 of 63 The Best NFL Head Coaches to Have a Beer With

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    Barry Larkin

    1964-04-28

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio

    GenderMale

    Barry Louis Larkin (born April 28, 1964) is a retired Major League Baseball (MLB) player who...  more

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    #1425 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time#190 of 255 The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

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    Barry Foster

    1927-08-21

    BirthplaceBeeston, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    John Barry Foster (21 August 1931 – 11 February 2002) was an English actor who had an...  more