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Who Is The Most Famous Barry In The World?

Updated November 12, 2020 774 votes 34 voters 33.9k 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!

  • Barack Obama1

    Barack Obama


    BirthplaceArea code 808, Honolulu County, Hawaiian Islands, United States of America, United States

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

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  • Barry Manilow2

    Barry Manilow


    BirthplaceBrooklyn, NY

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

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    #1496 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#135 of 213 The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time

  • Barry Bonds3

    Barry Bonds


    BirthplaceRiverside, California, United States of America

    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#551 of 583 The Greatest Entertainers of All Time

  • Barry Sanders4

    Barry Sanders


    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas, United States of America

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

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    #11 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#1 of 206 The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time

  • Barry White5

    Barry White


    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, USA

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

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  • Barry Gibb6

    Barry Gibb


    BirthplaceDouglas, Isle of Man

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

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    #58 of 225 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters#670 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021

  • Barry Bostwick7

    Barry Bostwick


    BirthplaceSan Mateo, California, United States of America

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

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    #111 of 126 The All-Time Best Voice Actors#240 of 432 Famous Tall Men Over 6'2

  • Barry Jenkins8

    Barry Jenkins


    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    Barry Jenkins (born November 19, 1979) is an American film director, producer, and...  more
  • Barry Goldwater9

    Barry Goldwater


    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, USA

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

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    #128 of 432 The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History#61 of 302 The Most Influential Politicians in American History

  • Barry Levinson10

    Barry Levinson


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor....  more
  • Barry Pepper11

    Barry Pepper


    BirthplaceCampbell River, Canada

    Barry Robert Pepper (born April 4, 1970) is a Canadian actor. He played Private Daniel Jackson...  more
  • Barry Watson12

    Barry Watson


    BirthplaceTraverse City, Michigan, United States of America

    Michael Barrett "Barry" Watson (born April 23, 1974) is an American actor, known for his roles...  more
  • Barry Zito13

    Barry Zito


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

    Barry William Zito (born May 13, 1978) is an American former professional baseball pitcher and...  more
  • Barry Windham14

    Barry Windham


    BirthplaceSweetwater, Texas, United States of America

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

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    #79 of 86 The Best WWE Superstars of the '80s#113 of 468 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

  • Barry Sonnenfeld15

    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Barry Sonnenfeld (born April 1, 1953) is an American filmmaker and television director. He...  more
  • Barry Newman16

    Barry Newman


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Barry Foster Newman (born November 7, 1938) is an American actor of stage, screen and ...  more
  • Barry Miller17

    Barry Miller


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Barry L. Miller (born February 6, 1958) is an American actor. He won Broadway's 1985 Tony...  more
  • Barry Darsow18

    Barry Darsow


    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Barry Allen Darsow (born October 6, 1959) is an American retired professional wrestler who...  more
  • Barry Humphries19

    Barry Humphries


    BirthplaceKew Vic, Australia

    John Barry Humphries, (born 17 February 1934) is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist,...  more
  • Barry Livingston20

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, Hollywood, California

    Barry Gordon Livingston (born December 17, 1953) is an American television and film actor,...  more
  • Barry Julien21

    Barry Julien


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Barry Julien is an actor and screenwriter....  more
  • Barry Switzer22

    Barry Switzer


    BirthplaceCrossett, Arkansas, United States of America

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

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    #26 of 133 The Best College Football Coaches of All Time#12 of 49 The Most High Strung Coaches in College Sports

  • Barry Williams23

    Barry Williams


    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA

    Barry Williams may refer to: Barry Williams (politician) (1928–2005), British boilermaker,...  more
  • Barry Larkin24

    Barry Larkin


    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio

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

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    #187 of 255 The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame#139 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time

  • Barry Foster25

    Barry Foster


    BirthplaceBeeston, United Kingdom

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