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Who Is The Most Famous Barry In The World?

Updated November 12, 2020 750 votes 31 voters 33.2k 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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    #92 of 195 The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time#1497 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists 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#408 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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  • 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 Bostwick6

    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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  • Barry Gibb7

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

  • Barry Pepper10

    Barry Pepper


    BirthplaceCampbell River, Canada

    Barry Robert Pepper (born April 4, 1970) is a Canadian actor. He played Private Daniel Jackson...  more
  • Barry Watson11

    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 Zito12

    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 Windham13

    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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  • Barry Sonnenfeld14

    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 Levinson15

    Barry Levinson


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor....  more
  • Barry Miller16

    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 Darsow17

    Barry Darsow


    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Barry Allen Darsow (born October 6, 1959) is an American retired professional wrestler who...  more
  • Barry Humphries18

    Barry Humphries


    BirthplaceKew Vic, Australia

    John Barry Humphries, (born 17 February 1934) is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist,...  more
  • Barry Julien19

    Barry Julien


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Barry Julien is an actor and screenwriter....  more
  • Barry Switzer20

    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
  • Barry Larkin21

    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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  • Barry Foster22

    Barry Foster


    BirthplaceBeeston, United Kingdom

    John Barry Foster (21 August 1931 – 11 February 2002) was an English actor who had an...  more
  • Barry Diller23

    Barry Diller


    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Barry Charles Diller (born February 2, 1942) is an American businessman. He is Chairman and...  more
  • Barry Fitzgerald24

    BirthplacePortobello, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

    William Joseph Shields (10 March 1888 – 14 January 1961), known professionally as Barry...  more
  • Barry Livingston25

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, Hollywood, California

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