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Famous People Named Harold  

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List of famous people named Harold, along with photos. How many celebrities named Harry can you think of? The famous Harolds below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Harry, athletes named Harold, and even political figures named Harry. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Harold? Add them to the list.

The list of famous people named Harry is long and distinguished. There are a lot of cool old-timers like crooner Belafonte and the world's most famous magician Houdini, and Ramis, performer and writer of beloved film comedies like "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes." Then there are famous young people named Harry like Styles, heartthrob member of One Direction, who is singlehandedly helping to making the name cool again.
Harry S. Truman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 88 (1884-1972)
Harry S. Truman was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States, taking the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. A WWI veteran. He is known for ...more
Harry Styles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 25
Harry Edward Styles (born 1 February 1994) is an English singer, songwriter, and actor. He rose to stardom as a member of the boy band One Direction after a 2010 audition as a solo artist for ...more
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 79
Harry Mason Reid is an American politician and the senior United States Senator from Nevada, in office since 1987. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as the Senate Minority Leader ...more
Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 70 (1944-2014)
Harold Allen Ramis was an American actor, director, and writer specializing in comedy. His best-known film acting roles are as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters and Russell Ziskey in Stripes; he ...more
Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 51
Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. is an American singer, musician and actor. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. Connick is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the ...more
Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 52 (1874-1926)
Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts. He first attracted notice in vaudeville in the US and then as "Harry Handcuff ...more
Harry Carson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 65
Harold Donald Carson is a former American football inside linebacker who played his entire professional career for the NFL's New York Giants. Carson was inducted into the College Football Hall ...more
Harry Belafonte is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 92
Harry Belafonte is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and social activist. One of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars in history, he was dubbed the "King of Calypso" ...more
Harry Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 32
Harry Charles Salusbury Lloyd is an English actor. He is known for his roles as Will Scarlet in the 2006 BBC drama Robin Hood, Jeremy Baines in the 2007 Doctor Who episodes "Human ...more
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 59
Harold Douglas Baines is a former right fielder and designated hitter in Major League Baseball who played for five American League teams from 1980 to 2001. He is best known for his three stints ...more
Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 32 (1894-1926)
Edward Henry "Harry" Greb was an American professional boxer. Nicknamed "The Pittsburgh Windmill", he was the American Light Heavyweight Champion from 1922 to 1923 and World ...more
Harry Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 53 (1941-1994)
Harry Edward Nilsson III, usually credited as Nilsson, was an American singer-songwriter who achieved the peak of his commercial success in the early 1970s. He is known for the hit singles ...more
Harry Shearer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 75
Harry Julius Shearer is an American actor, comedian, writer, voice artist, musician, author, radio host and director. He is known for his long-running roles on The Simpsons, his work on Saturday ...more
Harold Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 78 (1893-1971)
Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr. was an American actor, comedian, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is most famous for his silent comedy films. Harold Lloyd ranks ...more
Harold Shipman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 58 (1946-2004)
Harold Frederick Shipman was a British doctor and one of the most prolific serial killers in recorded history. On 31 January 2000, a jury found Shipman guilty of 15 murders. He was sentenced to ...more
Harry Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 66
Harry Laverne Anderson is an American actor, writer, director and magician. He is best known for the role of Judge Harry Stone on the 1984-1992 television series Night Court. In addition to ...more
Harry Chapin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 39 (1942-1981)
Harry Forster Chapin was an American singer-songwriter best known for his folk rock songs including "Taxi," "W*O*L*D," "Sniper", "Flowers Are Red," and ...more
Harry Kane is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 25
Harry Edward Kane is an English professional footballer who plays for Tottenham Hotspur and the England national team as a forward. He made his senior debut for Tottenham on 25 August 2011 in a ...more
Harold Hamm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 73
Harold Glenn Hamm is an American entrepreneur primarily involved in the oil and gas business who is best known for pioneering the development of the large shale oil resources of the Bakken ...more
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 57 (1894-1951)
Harry Edwin Heilmann, nicknamed "Slug," was a Major League Baseball player who played 17 seasons with the Detroit Tigers and Cincinnati Reds. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of ...more
Harry Wills is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 69 (1889-1958)
Harry "The Black Panther" Wills was a heavyweight boxer who three times held the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. Many boxing historians consider Wills the most egregious victim ...more
Harold Pinter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 78 (1930-2008)
Harold Pinter, CH, CBE was a Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. One of the most influential modern British dramatists, his writing career spanned more than ...more
Harry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 96 (1915-2011)
Harry Morgan was a prolific American actor and director whose television and film career spanned six decades. Morgan's major roles included Pete Porter in both December Bride and Pete and ...more
Harry Shum, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Harold
age 36
Harry Shum, Jr. is an American dancer, actor, choreographer and singer. He is best known for his role as Mike Chang on the Fox television show Glee. He has appeared in dance films such as Stomp ...more
Harold Camping is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Harold
Dec. at 92 (1921-2013)
Harold Egbert Camping was an American Christian radio broadcaster, author and evangelist. Beginning in 1958, he served as president of Family Radio, a California-based radio station group that ...more