List of famous people named Barry, along with photos. How many celebrities named Barry can you think of? The famous Barrys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Barry, athletes named Barry, and even political figures named Barry. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Barry? Add them to the list.What is it about the name Barry that inspires such athletic greatness? Barry Sanders is one of the greatest running backs in NFL history, while Barry Bonds was a baseball slugger that just couldn't be matched. Barrys seem to also be very musically gifted, with names like Barry White, Barry Manilow and Barry Gibb all making this list.