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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

    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

    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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    #3 of 275 The Hottest Men Of 2020, Ranked#38 of 178 The Best Solo Artists Who Used to Front a Band

  • Harry Reid

    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#20 of 32 The Most Powerful People on Twitter

  • Harold Ramis

    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

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    #114 of 742 The Greatest Directors In Movie History#130 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive

  • Harry Connick, Jr.

    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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    #36 of 146 The Best Hallmark Channel Actors#31 of 66 The Greatest Crooners of All Time

  • Harry Houdini

    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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    A History Of Harry Houdini’s Lifelong Battle To Debunk Mediums15 Tales of Supremely Fearless and Totally Bizarre Houdini Exploits

  • Harry Carson

    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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    #68 of 150 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative#993 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • Harry Belafonte

    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

    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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    #131 of 370 340+ Uncircumcised Celebrities#5 of 11 11 Celebrities Whose Ancestors Made History

  • Harold Baines

    BirthplaceEaston, Maryland

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

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    #29 of 109 The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time#47 of 142 The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time

  • Harry Greb

    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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    #6 of 72 The Best Middleweight Boxers of All Time#22 of 207 The Best Boxers of the 20th Century

  • Harry Nilsson

    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

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

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

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    #85 of 94 The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time#63 of 69 The Most Successful Saturday Night Live Alumni

  • Harold Lloyd

    Harold Lloyd

    Dec. at 78 (1893-1971)

    BirthplaceBurchard, Nebraska, United States of America

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

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    #440 of 1,030 The Best Actors in Film History#143 of 173 The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

  • Harold Shipman

    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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    #4 of 12 The Ghosts Of These Notorious Killers Apparently Still Haunt This Earthly Plane#79 of 211 200+ Celebrities Who Went to Rehab

  • Harry Anderson

    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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    #233 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time#19 of 87 The Greatest Famous Magicians

  • Harry Chapin

    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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    The Best Harry Chapin Songs#119 of 363 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

  • Harry Kane

    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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    #121 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time#1454 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Harold Hamm

    BirthplaceLexington, Oklahoma

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

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    #8 of 40 The Most Successful Obese Americans#11 of 40 The Largest Mitt Romney Campaign Contributors

  • Harry Heilmann

    Harry Heilmann

    Dec. at 57 (1894-1951)


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

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    #117 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time#177 of 255 The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

  • Harry Wills

    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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    #146 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time#59 of 100 The Best Heavyweight Boxers of All Time

  • Harold Pinter

    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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    #1277 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#221 of 1,172 The Best Writers of All Time

  • Harry Morgan

    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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    #91 of 163 The Greatest Western Movie Stars#54 of 461 The Best TV Actors of All Time

  • Harry Shum, Jr.

    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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    #10 of 60 The Best Asian American Actors And Actresses In Hollywood#17 of 91 The Biggest Asian Actors In Hollywood Right Now

  • Harold Camping

    Harold Camping

    Dec. at 92 (1921-2013)


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