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Who Is The Most Famous Harry In The World?

Updated November 12, 2020 934 votes 77 voters 50.8k views102 items

List RulesVote up all of the famous Harrys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Harry can you think of? The famous Harrys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Harry, athletes named Harry, famous singers named Harry, and even one of America's presidents, Harry S. Truman. Also included on this list is illusionist and magician Harry Houdini.

Harry Styles is of course one of the most famous Harrys on this list. He was originally a member of the extremely popular boy band One Direction, before breaking off to pursue his solo career. He has also dabbled in acting, showing off his chops in Christopher Nolan's war epic Dunkirk.

Another of the famous people with the first name Harry is voice actor Harry Shearer. If you've watched The Simpsons, you'll recognize his voice, as he portrays multiple Springfield residents including Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Principal Skinner, Ned Flanders, Reverend Lovejoy, and Kent Brockman.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Harry? Just add them to the list! 

  • Harry Styles1

    Harry Styles


    BirthplaceRedditch, United Kingdom

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

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  • Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex2
    Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, (born Henry Charles Albert David; 15 September 1984) is a...  more

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  • Harry Connick, Jr.3

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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

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  • Harry Hamlin4

    Harry Hamlin


    BirthplaceUSA, Pasadena, California

    Harry Robinson Hamlin (born October 30, 1951) is an American actor, author, and entrepreneur....  more

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  • Harry Shum, Jr.5

    Harry Shum, Jr.


    BirthplacePuerto Limón, Costa Rica

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

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  • Harry S. Truman6

    Harry S. Truman


    BirthplaceLamar, Missouri, United States of America

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

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  • Harry Houdini7

    Harry Houdini


    BirthplaceBudapest, Hungary

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

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  • Harry Kane8

    Harry Kane


    BirthplaceChingford, London, United Kingdom

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

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  • Harry Shearer9

    Harry Shearer


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

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

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  • Harry Chapin10

    Harry Chapin


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Harry Carson11

    Harry Carson


    BirthplaceFlorence, South Carolina, United States of America

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

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  • Harry Dean Stanton12

    BirthplaceIrvine, Kentucky, United States of America

    Harry Dean Stanton (July 14, 1926 – September 15, 2017) was an American actor, musician, and...  more

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  • Harry Treadaway13

    Harry Treadaway


    BirthplaceExeter, United Kingdom

    Harry John Newman Treadaway (born 10 September 1984) is an English actor known for his...  more
  • Harry Anderson14

    Harry Anderson


    BirthplaceNewport, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

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  • Harry Reid15

    Harry Reid


    BirthplaceSearchlight, Nevada, United States of America

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

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  • Harry Lloyd16

    Harry Lloyd


    BirthplaceLondon, England

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  • Harry Nilsson17

    Harry Nilsson


    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

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  • Harry Belafonte18

    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

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  • Harry Heilmann19

    Harry Heilmann



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

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  • Harry Greb20

    Harry Greb


    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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  • Harry Gallatin21

    Harry Gallatin


    BirthplaceRoxana, Illinois

    Harry Junior "The Horse" Gallatin (April 26, 1927 – October 7, 2015) was an American...  more

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  • Harry Lennix22

    Harry Lennix


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Harry Joseph Lennix III (born November 16, 1964) is an American actor. He is best known for...  more

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  • Harry Wills23

    Harry Wills


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

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

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  • Harry Gregg24

    Harry Gregg


    BirthplaceMagherafelt, United Kingdom

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  • Harry Howell25

    Harry Howell


    BirthplaceHamilton, Canada

    Henry Vernon Howell (December 28, 1932 – March 9, 2019) was a Canadian professional hockey...  more

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