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Famous People Named Gerry

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Gerry are out there? This list of celebrities named Gerry will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Gerrys below include actors named Gerry and athletes named Gerry, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Gerry who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Gerrys below include Gerry & the Pacemakers, Gerry Cooney, and Gerry Cheevers.
  • Gerald Howard "Gerry" Ashworth (born May 1, 1942 in Haverhill, Massachusetts) an American former athlete and Olympic gold medalist....  more
  • Race car driver

    AgeDec. at 28 (1944-1973)

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Gerald Hussey Buchanan Birrell (30 July 1944 – 23 June 1973) was a British racing driver from Scotland, who was killed in an accident during practice for a Formula Two race at Rouen-Les-Essarts. Born...  more
  • American football player


    BirthplaceBallston Spa, New York

    Gerry Perry (born July 17, 1930) was a defensive lineman and placekicker in the National Football League....  more
  • Professional Boxer


    BirthplaceSan Carlos City, Philippines

    Gerónimo "Gerry" Peñalosa (born August 7, 1972) is a Filipino former professional boxer who competed from 1989 to 2010. He is a two-weight world champion, having held the WBC and lineal super...  more
  • Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 87 (1920-2008)

    BirthplaceBrush Prairie, Washington, United States of America

    Gerald Lee Staley (August 21, 1920 – January 2, 2008) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball . He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1942 Minor League draft. He...  more
  • Gerry Gratton was a Canadian weightlifter who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics....  more
  • Gerard "Gerry" Gray (born 20 January 1961 in Possilpark, Glasgow, Scotland) is a former Canadian national soccer team player and head coach....  more
  • Coach, American football player


    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio

    Gerard Anthony Faust (born May 21, 1935) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Notre Dame from 1981 to 1985 and at the University...  more
  • Age71

    BirthplaceCanada, North Bay

    Gennaro "Gerry" Mendicino (born May 18, 1950) is a Canadian actor. Mendicino was born in North Bay, Ontario and graduated from the University of Windsor Drama School in 1973. Throughout his career he...  more
  • Politician


    BirthplaceLondon, Canada

    Gerry Phillips (born September 11, 1940) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who represented the eastern Toronto riding of...  more
  • Age68

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Gerard Paul DiNardo (born November 10, 1952) is a former American football player and coach. He played college football as a guard for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish where he was selected as an...  more
  • Journalist, Radio personality

    AgeDec. at 53 (1956-2010)

    BirthplaceClontarf, Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

    Gerard Ryan (4 June 1956 – 30 April 2010) was an Irish presenter of radio and television employed by Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ). He presented The Gerry Ryan Show on radio station RTÉ 2fm each...  more
  • Television director, Animator

    AgeDec. at 77 (1912-1989)


    Germain Adolph "Gerry" Chiniquy (pronounced "chin-a-KEE") (June 23, 1912 – November 22, 1989) was an American animator. He is best known for his work with Friz Freleng, at both Warner Bros. and...  more
  • Gerald William Hart (born January 1, 1948 in Flin Flon, Manitoba) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player who played 730 games in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the...  more
  • Gerald Forrest (born 21 January 1957) is an English retired footballer who played at full-back for Rotherham United and Southampton....  more
  • Television director, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceBoston, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

    Gerry O'Hara (born October 1924, Boston, Lincolnshire) is an English film and television director. O'Hara was an assistant director on Laurence Olivier's film, Richard III; the Carol Reed film, Our...  more
  • Journalist, Surfboard shaper


    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Gerry Lopez (born November 7, 1948), aka Mr. Pipeline, is an American surfer, shaper, journalist, and film actor....  more
  • AgeDec. at 37 (1955-1993)

    BirthplaceManchester, United Kingdom

    Gerry Sundquist (6 October 1955 – 1 August 1993) was an English actor....  more
  • Comedian, Pianist



    Gerald William Connolly (born 15 November 1957) is an Australian comedian, actor, impressionist and pianist. He is best known for his satirical caricatures of public figures such as Queen Elizabeth...  more
  • BirthplaceCanada, Amherst

    Gerry Quigley is an actor....  more
  • Age63

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Geraldine "Gerry" Cowper (born 23 June 1958) is an English actress who is best known for playing Rowan Morrison in the 1973 British Lion classic horror film, The Wicker Man and later as Rosie Miller...  more
  • Novelist, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 61 (1930-1991)

    Gerry Davis (23 February 1930 – 31 August 1991) was a British television writer, best known for his contributions to the science-fiction genre. He also wrote for the soap operas Coronation Street and...  more
  • Businessperson, Farmer


    BirthplaceDelisle, Canada

    Gerry Ritz (born August 19, 1951) is a former Canadian politician. He served as member of the House of Commons of Canada for Battlefords—Lloydminster from 1997 until his resignation in 2017. He...  more
  • Audio Engineer

    AgeDec. at 75 (1931-2006)

    BirthplaceLlandrindod Wells, United Kingdom

    Gerry Humphreys was a Welsh sound engineer. He was nominated for two Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He worked on 250 films between 1952 and 2002....  more
  • Civil rights activist, Politician

    AgeDec. at 79 (1926-2005)

    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    Gerard Fitt, Baron Fitt (9 April 1926 – 26 August 2005) was a politician in Northern Ireland. He was a founder and the first leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), a social...  more
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