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Who Is The Most Famous Barry In The World?

Updated November 12, 2020 741 votes 24 voters 32.3k 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.

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  • 1
    Barry Manilow
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Barack Obama
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    Barack Obama

    1961-08-04

    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, USA

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

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    Barry Bonds
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    Barry Bonds

    1964-07-24

    BirthplaceRiverside, California, United States of America

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

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    Barry Sanders
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    Barry Sanders

    1968-07-16

    BirthplaceWichita, Kansas, United States of America

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

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    Barry White
    17

    Barry White

    1944-09-12

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

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

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    Barry Gibb
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    Barry Gibb

    1946-09-01

    BirthplaceDouglas, Isle of Man

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

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    Barry Bostwick
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    Barry Bostwick

    1945-02-24

    BirthplaceSan Mateo, California, United States of America

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

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    Barry Jenkins
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    Barry Jenkins

    1944-12-22

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    Barry Jenkins (born November 19, 1979) is an American film director, producer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Barry Goldwater
    11

    Barry Goldwater

    1909-01-02

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, USA

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

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  • 10
    Barry Pepper
    11

    Barry Pepper

    1970-04-04

    BirthplaceCampbell River, Canada

    Barry Robert Pepper (born April 4, 1970) is a Canadian actor. He played Private Daniel Jackson... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Barry Watson
    15

    Barry Watson

    1974-04-23

    BirthplaceTraverse City, Michigan, United States of America

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

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  • 12
    Barry Zito
    15

    Barry Zito

    1978-05-13

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Barry Windham
    12

    Barry Windham

    1960-07-04

    BirthplaceSweetwater, Texas, United States of America

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

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  • 14
    Barry Miller
    14

    Barry Miller

    1958-02-06

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Barry Sonnenfeld
    15

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Barry Sonnenfeld (born April 1, 1953) is an American filmmaker and television director. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Barry Darsow
    8

    Barry Darsow

    1959-10-06

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Barry Allen Darsow (born October 6, 1959) is an American retired professional wrestler who... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Barry Humphries
    8

    Barry Humphries

    1934-02-17

    BirthplaceKew Vic, Australia

    John Barry Humphries, (born 17 February 1934) is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Barry Levinson
    8

    Barry Levinson

    1942-04-06

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor.... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Barry Julien
    12

    Barry Julien

    1971-09-29

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Barry Julien is an actor and screenwriter.
  • 20
    Barry Switzer
    12

    Barry Switzer

    1937-10-05

    BirthplaceCrossett, Arkansas, United States of America

    Barry Layne Switzer (born October 5, 1937) is a former American football coach and player. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Barry Larkin
    11

    Barry Larkin

    1964-04-28

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio

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

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  • 22
    Barry Foster
    10

    Barry Foster

    1927-08-21

    BirthplaceBeeston, United Kingdom

    John Barry Foster (21 August 1931 – 11 February 2002) was an English actor who had an... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Barry Diller
    14

    Barry Diller

    1942-02-02

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Barry Charles Diller (born February 2, 1942) is an American businessman. He is Chairman and... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Barry Fitzgerald
    14

    BirthplacePortobello, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

    William Joseph Shields (10 March 1888 – 14 January 1961), known professionally as Barry... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Barry Livingston
    7

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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