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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.
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  • Harry S. Truman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harry S. Truman

    Dec. at 88 (1884-1972)

    BirthplaceLamar, Missouri, United States of America

    Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Styles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    BirthplaceRedditch, United Kingdom

    Harry Edward Styles (born 1 February 1994) is an English singer, songwriter, and actor. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harry Reid

    Age: 80

    BirthplaceSearchlight, Nevada, United States of America

    Harry Mason Reid (; born December 2, 1939) is a retired American attorney and politician who... more on Wikipedia

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    #2 of 71 Mormon Politicians#18 of 32 The Most Powerful People on Twitter

  • Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harold Ramis

    Dec. at 70 (1944-2014)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Harold Allen Ramis (; November 21, 1944 – February 24, 2014) was an American actor, director,... more on Wikipedia
  • Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is a Grammy and Emmy-award winning... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harry Houdini

    Dec. at 52 (1874-1926)

    BirthplaceBudapest, Hungary

    Harry Houdini (; born Erik Weisz, later Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss; March 24, 1874 – October... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Carson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    BirthplaceFlorence, South Carolina, United States of America

    Harry Donald Carson (born November 26, 1953) is a former American football inside linebacker... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Belafonte is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Harry Belafonte (born March 1, 1927) is an American singer, songwriter, activist, and actor.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Harry Charles Salusbury Lloyd (born 17 November 1983) is an English actor. He is known for his... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    BirthplaceEaston, Maryland

    Harold Douglas Baines (born March 15, 1959) is an American former professional baseball player... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harry Greb

    Dec. at 32 (1894-1926)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Edward Henry Greb (June 6, 1894 – October 22, 1926) was an American professional boxer.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harry Nilsson

    Dec. at 53 (1941-1994)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Harry Edward Nilsson III (June 15, 1941 – January 15, 1994), usually credited as Nilsson, was... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Shearer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Harry Julius Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harold Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harold Lloyd

    Dec. at 78 (1893-1971)

    BirthplaceUSA, Burchard, Nebraska

    Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harold Shipman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harold Shipman

    Dec. at 58 (1946-2004)

    BirthplaceNottingham, United Kingdom

    Harold Frederick Shipman (14 January 1946 – 13 January 2004) was an English general... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    BirthplaceNewport, Rhode Island, United States of America

    Harry Laverne Anderson (October 14, 1952 – April 16, 2018) was an American actor, comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Chapin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harry Chapin

    Dec. at 39 (1942-1981)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Kane is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harry Kane

    Age: 27

    BirthplaceChingford, London, United Kingdom

    Harry Edward Kane (born 28 July 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays as a... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harold Hamm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    BirthplaceLexington, Oklahoma

    Harold Glenn Hamm (born December 11, 1945) is an American entrepreneur primarily involved in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harry Heilmann

    Dec. at 57 (1894-1951)

    BirthplaceCalifornia

    Harry Edwin Heilmann (August 3, 1894 – July 9, 1951), nicknamed "Slug", was an American... more on Wikipedia

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    #119 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time#182 of 255 The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

  • Harry Wills is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harry Wills

    Dec. at 69 (1889-1958)

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    Harry Wills (May 15, 1889 – December 21, 1958) was a heavyweight boxer who three times held... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harold Pinter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harold Pinter

    Dec. at 78 (1930-2008)

    BirthplaceMetropolitan Borough of Hackney

    Harold Pinter (; 10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a British playwright, screenwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harry Morgan

    Dec. at 96 (1915-2011)

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Harry Morgan (born Harry Bratsberg; April 10, 1915 – December 7, 2011) was an American actor... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harry Shum, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    BirthplacePuerto Limón, Costa Rica

    Harry Shum Jr. (born April 28, 1982) is a Costa Rican-American actor, singer, dancer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harold Camping is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Harold

    Harold Camping

    Dec. at 92 (1921-2013)

    BirthplaceColorado

    Harold Egbert Camping (July 19, 1921 – December 15, 2013) was an American Christian radio... more on Wikipedia
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