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Famous People Named Barry

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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. 
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  • Barry Sanders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Sanders

    Actor, Athlete

    Age52

    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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    #1 of 83 The Best Heisman Trophy Winners of All Time#3 of 206 The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time

  • Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Bonds

    Baseball player, Actor

    Age56

    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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    #27 of 39 Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball#419 of 580 The Greatest Entertainers of All Time

  • Barry White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry White

    Arranger, Record producer

    AgeDec. at 59 (1944-2003)

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

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

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    The Best Barry White Albums of All Time#320 of 739 The Best Singers of All Time

  • Barry Gibb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Gibb

    Record producer, Guitarist

    Age74

    BirthplaceEurope, Douglas, Isle of Man, World Ocean, Atlantic Ocean

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

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    #37 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists#301 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

  • Barry Zito is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Zito

    Baseball player

    Age42

    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

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    #46 of 150 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative#480 of 511 The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

  • Barry Larkin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Larkin

    Baseball player

    Age56

    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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    #177 of 255 The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame#1806 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Barry Windham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Age60

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

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

  • Barry Levinson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Levinson

    Television director, Television producer

    Age78

    BirthplaceArea code 443, Baltimore, Area code 667, United States of America, United States

    Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor.... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Humphries

    Comedian, Film Producer

    Age86

    BirthplaceKew Vic, Australia

    John Barry Humphries, (born 17 February 1934) is an Australian comedian, actor, satirist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Bostwick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Bostwick

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age75

    BirthplaceSan Mateo, California, USA

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

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    #105 of 125 The All-Time Best Voice Actors#117 of 595 Every Person Who Has Hosted 'Saturday Night Live'

  • Barry Darsow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Darsow

    Wrestler

    Age60

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Barry Allen Darsow (born October 6, 1959) is an American retired professional wrestler who... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Goldwater is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Goldwater

    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 89 (1909-1998)

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, United States of America

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

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    #126 of 433 The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History#60 of 269 The Most Influential Politicians in American History

  • Barry Diller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Diller

    Businessperson

    Age78

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Barry Charles Diller (born February 2, 1942) is an American businessman. He is Chairman and... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Sonnenfeld is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Sonnenfeld

    Television director, Television producer

    Age67

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Barry Sonnenfeld (born April 1, 1953) is an American filmmaker and television director. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    AgeDec. at 73 (1888-1961)

    BirthplacePortobello, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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

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    #29 of 48 The Best Irish Actors of All Time#16 of 23 Male Celebrities Who Are 5’3"

  • Barry Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Williams

    Actor, Writer

    Age66

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    Barry Williams may refer to: Barry Williams (politician) (1928–2005), British boilermaker,... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Pepper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Age50

    BirthplaceCampbell River, Canada

    Barry Robert Pepper (born April 4, 1970) is a Canadian actor. He played Private Daniel Jackson... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Switzer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Switzer

    Businessperson, Coach

    Age83

    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

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    #26 of 119 The Best College Football Coaches of All Time#17 of 49 The Most High Strung Coaches in College Sports

  • Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Foster

    Actor, Voice acting

    AgeDec. at 75 (1927-2002)

    BirthplaceEngland, Beeston

    John Barry Foster (21 August 1931 – 11 February 2002) was an English actor who had an... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Harris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Harris

    Jazz Pianist, Teacher

    Age90

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Barry Doyle Harris (born December 15, 1929) is an American jazz pianist, bandleader, composer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #15 of 164 The Greatest Jazz Pianists of All Time#8 of 78 The Best Jazz Pianists in the World

  • Barry Corbin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Corbin

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age79

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Lamesa

    Leonard Barrie "Barry" Corbin (born October 16, 1940) is an American actor. His most... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Newman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Age81

    BirthplaceBoston, USA, Massachusetts

    Barry Foster Newman (born November 7, 1938) is an American actor of stage, screen and ... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Livingston is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Age66

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, Hollywood, California

    Barry Gordon Livingston (born December 17, 1953) is an American television and film actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • Barry Watson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Watson

    Television director, Actor

    Age46

    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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  • Barry Dennen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Barry

    Barry Dennen

    Screenwriter, Actor

    Age82

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Barry Dennen (February 22, 1938 – September 26, 2017) was an American actor, singer and... more on Wikipedia
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