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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!

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  • Barack Obama1
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    Barack Obama

    1961-08-04

    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 Manilow

    1943-06-17

    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
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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

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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

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    Barry White

    1944-09-12

    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 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

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  • Barry Gibb7
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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

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    #38 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists#741 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021

  • Barry Jenkins8
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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
  • Barry Goldwater9
    11

    Barry Goldwater

    1909-01-02

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, USA

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

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  • Barry Pepper10
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    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
  • Barry Watson11
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    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
  • Barry Zito12
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    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
  • Barry Windham13
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    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

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  • Barry Sonnenfeld14
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    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
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    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
  • Barry Miller16
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    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
  • Barry Darsow17
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    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
  • Barry Humphries18
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    Barry Humphries

    1934-02-17

    BirthplaceKew Vic, Australia

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

    1971-09-29

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Barry Julien is an actor and screenwriter....  more
  • Barry Switzer20
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    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
  • Barry Larkin21
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    Barry Larkin

    1964-04-28

    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
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    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
  • Barry Diller23
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    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
  • Barry Fitzgerald24
    14

    BirthplacePortobello, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

    William Joseph Shields (10 March 1888 – 14 January 1961), known professionally as Barry...  more
  • Barry Livingston25
    7

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, Hollywood, California

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