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Who Is The Most Famous Harry In The World?

Updated November 12, 2020 848 votes 29 voters 47.1k 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.

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    Harry Styles
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    Harry Styles

    1994-02-01

    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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    Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

    BirthplaceSt Mary's Hospital, London, London, United Kingdom

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

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  • 3
    Harry S. Truman
    20

    Harry S. Truman

    1884-05-08

    BirthplaceLamar, Missouri, USA

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

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  • 4
    Harry Houdini
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    Harry Houdini

    1874-03-24

    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 Connick, Jr.
    18

    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 Hamlin
    17

    Harry Hamlin

    1951-10-30

    BirthplacePasadena, California, United States of America

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

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    Harry Shum, Jr.
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    Harry Shum, Jr.

    1982-04-28

    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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  • 8
    Harry Carson
    17

    Harry Carson

    1953-11-26

    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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  • 9
    Harry Dean Stanton
    17

    BirthplaceIrvine, Kentucky, United States of America

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

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  • 10
    Harry Shearer
    17

    Harry Shearer

    1943-12-23

    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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  • 11
    Harry Treadaway
    17

    Harry Treadaway

    1984-09-10

    BirthplaceExeter, United Kingdom

    Harry John Newman Treadaway (born 10 September 1984) is an English actor known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Harry Reid
    11

    Harry Reid

    1939-12-02

    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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  • 13
    Harry Lloyd
    15

    Harry Lloyd

    1983-11-17

    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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  • 14
    Harry Anderson
    12

    Harry Anderson

    1952-10-14

    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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  • 15
    Harry Chapin
    12

    Harry Chapin

    1942-12-07

    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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  • 16
    Harry Nilsson
    12

    Harry Nilsson

    1941-06-15

    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 Belafonte
    11

    Harry Belafonte

    1927-03-01

    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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  • 18
    Harry Heilmann
    10

    Harry Heilmann

    1894-08-03

    BirthplaceCalifornia

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

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  • 19
    Harry Greb
    14

    Harry Greb

    1894-06-06

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

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  • 20
    Harry Gallatin
    15

    Harry Gallatin

    1927-04-26

    BirthplaceRoxana, Illinois

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

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  • 21
    Harry Lennix
    15

    Harry Lennix

    1964-11-16

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

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

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  • 22
    Harry Wills
    8

    Harry Wills

    1889-05-15

    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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  • 23
    Harry Kane
    8

    Harry Kane

    1993-07-28

    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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  • 24
    Harry Gregg
    12

    Harry Gregg

    1932-10-27

    BirthplaceMagherafelt, United Kingdom

    Henry Gregg, (born 27 October 1932) is a former Northern Ireland international footballer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Harry Howell
    12

    Harry Howell

    1932-12-28

    BirthplaceHamilton, Canada

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

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