Entertainment

Famous People Named Harry 

Reference
Updated June 14, 2019 40.4k views 100 items

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

If you love magic then you know that Harry Houdini is regarded as the most famous magician who ever lived. Are you a young teen girl bursting with unexplained energy and emotion? If yes then chances are you love Harry Styles, the lead member of the boy band One Direction. 
Harry S. Truman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Dec. at 88 (1884-1972)

Birthplace: Lamar, Missouri, United States of America

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as vice ...more

More Harry S. Truman 

The Best Harry S. Truman Quotes #197 of 2,835 The Most Influential People of All Time #13 of 44 US Presidents Who Are Worthy Enough To Wield Mjolnir

Harry Styles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 25

Birthplace: Redditch, United Kingdom

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

More Harry Styles 

#314 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time #8 of 258 The Hottest Men Of 2020, Ranked #12 of 193 The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 79

Birthplace: Searchlight, Nevada, United States of America

Harry Mason Reid (; born December 2, 1939) is a retired American attorney and politician who served as a United States Senator from Nevada from 1987 to 2017. He led the Senate's Democratic ...more

More Harry Reid 

#22 of 32 The Most Powerful People on Twitter #16 of 29 Politicians' Voting Record on the Environmentlisted on Mormon Politicians

Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 51

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is a Grammy and Emmy-award winning American singer, composer, actor, and television host. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. ...more

More Harry Connick, Jr. 

#351 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time #52 of 193 The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time #640 of 2,004 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Dec. at 52 (1874-1926)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Harry Houdini (; born Erik Weisz, later Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-born American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational ...more

More Harry Houdini 

15 Tales of Supremely Fearless and Totally Bizarre Houdini Exploits #897 of 2,835 The Most Influential People of All Time #844 of 1,471 The Greatest Minds of All Time

Harry Carson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 65

Birthplace: Florence, South Carolina, United States of America

Harry Donald Carson (born November 26, 1953) is a former American football inside linebacker who played his entire professional career for the New York Giants of the National Football League ...more

More Harry Carson 

#83 of 542 The Greatest Defenders in NFL History #1,033 of 1,537 The Best Football Players Everlisted on Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative

Harry Belafonte is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 92

Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

Harry Belafonte (born March 1, 1927) is an American singer, songwriter, activist, and actor. One of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars in history, he was dubbed the "King of ...more

More Harry Belafonte 

The Best Harry Belafonte Songs #127 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time #52 of 313 Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100

Harry Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 32

Birthplace: London, England

Harry Charles Salusbury Lloyd (born 17 November 1983) 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 ...more

More Harry Lloyd 

#131 of 370 340+ Uncircumcised Celebrities #40 of 52 The Best Game of Thrones Actors #26 of 26 What Happened To All The Actors Who Were Brutally Murdered On Game Of Thrones?

Harry Greb is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Dec. at 32 (1894-1926)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Edward Henry Greb (June 6, 1894 – October 22, 1926) was an American professional boxer. Nicknamed "The Pittsburgh Windmill", he was the American light heavyweight champion from 1922 to ...more

More Harry Greb 

#21 of 188 The Best Boxers of All Time #22 of 207 The Best Boxers of the 20th Century #8 of 74 The Best Middleweight Boxers of All Time

Harry Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Dec. at 53 (1941-1994)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Harry Edward Nilsson III (June 15, 1941 – January 15, 1994), usually credited as Nilsson, was an American singer-songwriter who achieved the peak of his commercial success in the early 1970s. ...more

More Harry Nilsson 

The Best Nilsson Albums of All Time #267 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time #164 of 398 The Best Frontmen in Rock

Harry Shearer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 75

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Harry Julius Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, writer, musician, radio host, director and producer. Born in Los Angeles, California, Shearer began his ...more

More Harry Shearer 

#87 of 96 The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time #72 of 112 The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors #64 of 70 The Most Successful Saturday Night Live Alumni

Harry Anderson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 66

Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America

Harry Laverne Anderson (October 14, 1952 – April 16, 2018) was an American actor, comedian, and magician. He is best known for the lead role of Judge Harry Stone on the 1984–1992 television ...more

More Harry Anderson 

#229 of 362 The Funniest People Of All Time #16 of 92 The Greatest Famous Magicians #127 of 593 Every Person Who Has Hosted 'Saturday Night Live'

Harry Chapin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Dec. at 39 (1942-1981)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter, humanitarian, and producer best known for his folk rock and pop rock songs, who achieved worldwide ...more

More Harry Chapin 

The Best Harry Chapin Songs #403 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time #143 of 415 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Harry Kane is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 25

Birthplace: Chingford, London, United Kingdom

Harry Edward Kane (born 28 July 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the England national team. Born and ...more

More Harry Kane 

#175 of 1,415 The Best Soccer Players of All Time #1,663 of 2,166 The Best Athletes Of All Time #14 of 358 The Best Current Soccer Players

Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Dec. at 57 (1894-1951)

Birthplace: California

Harry Edwin Heilmann (August 3, 1894 – July 9, 1951), nicknamed "Slug", was an American baseball player and radio announcer. He played professional baseball for 19 years between 1913 ...more

More Harry Heilmann 

#44 of 708 The Best Hitters in Baseball History #93 of 598 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time #115 of 320 The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Harry Wills is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Dec. at 69 (1889-1958)

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

Harry Wills (May 15, 1889 – December 21, 1958) was a heavyweight boxer who three times held the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. Many boxing historians consider Wills the most egregious ...more

More Harry Wills 

#158 of 188 The Best Boxers of All Time #58 of 102 The Best Heavyweight Boxers of All Time

Harry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Dec. at 96 (1915-2011)

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Harry Morgan (born Harry Bratsberg; April 10, 1915 – December 7, 2011) was an American actor and director whose television and film career spanned six decades. Morgan's major roles included Pete ...more

More Harry Morgan 

#102 of 165 The Greatest Western Movie Stars #74 of 542 The Best TV Actors of All Time #69 of 84 Celebrities Who Have Been Charged With Domestic Abuse

Harry Shum, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 36

Birthplace: Limón, Costa Rica

Harry Shum Jr. (born April 28, 1982) is a Costa Rican-American actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer. He is best known for his roles as Mike Chang on the Fox television series Glee ...more

More Harry Shum, Jr. 

#148 of 258 The Hottest Men Of 2020, Ranked #138 of 242 The Hottest Men Of 2019, Ranked #17 of 92 The Biggest Asian Actors In Hollywood Right Now

Harry Dean Stanton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 92

Birthplace: USA, Irvine, Kentucky

Harry Dean Stanton (July 14, 1926 – September 15, 2017) was an American actor, musician, and singer.In a career that spanned more than six decades, Stanton played supporting roles in the films ...more

More Harry Dean Stanton 

#738 of 2,004 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History #180 of 330 The Coolest Actors Ever #136 of 593 Every Person Who Has Hosted 'Saturday Night Live'

Harry Lennix is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 54

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Harry Joseph Lennix III (born November 16, 1964) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Terrence "Dresser" Williams in the Robert Townsend film The Five Heartbeats ...more

More Harry Lennix 

#58 of 97 The Best Black Actors in Film #155 of 187 The Greatest Black Actors in Film History #474 of 542 The Best TV Actors of All Time

Harry Gallatin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 91

Birthplace: Roxana, Illinois

Harry Junior "The Horse" Gallatin (April 26, 1927 – October 7, 2015) was an American professional basketball player and coach. Gallatin played nine seasons for the New York Knicks in ...more

More Harry Gallatin 

#381 of 872 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #199 of 242 The Best White Players in NBA History #158 of 175 The Greatest Power Forwards in NBA History

Harry H. Corbett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Dec. at 57 (1925-1982)

Birthplace: Myanmar, Yangon

Harry H. Corbett, OBE (28 February 1925 – 21 March 1982) was an English actor and comedian, best known for his co-starring role in the popular and long-running BBC television sitcom Steptoe and ...more

More Harry H. Corbett 

#257 of 273 The Greatest British Actors of All Time #105 of 184 The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

Harry Howell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 86

Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada

Henry Vernon Howell (December 28, 1932 – March 9, 2019) was a Canadian professional hockey player and longtime star for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League.

More Harry Howell 

#176 of 526 The Best NHL Players of All Time #49 of 119 The Best Defensemen in NHL History #53 of 75 People Who Should Be in the Hockey Hall of Fame

Harry Gregg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 86

Birthplace: Magherafelt, United Kingdom

Henry Gregg, (born 27 October 1932) is a former Northern Ireland international footballer and manager. He made 25 appearances for Northern Ireland as a goalkeeper and played for Manchester ...more

More Harry Gregg 

#681 of 1,415 The Best Soccer Players of All Time #83 of 230 The Best Soccer Goalies of All Time #84 of 126 Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

Harry Judd is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Harry
Age: 33

Birthplace: Chelmsford, England

Harry Mark Christopher Judd (born 23 December 1985) is an English musician, dancer and author. He is a member of the band Mcfly, and for the band, he plays the drums. Harry won the 2011 series ...more