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Who Is The Most Famous Henry In The World?

Updated November 12, 2020 1.1k votes 54 voters 63.7k views120 items

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

How many celebrities named Henry can you think of? The famous Henrys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Henry, famous athletes named Henry, political figures named Henry, and even famous Henrys in history. This list includes Henry Cavill, Henry Winkler, Henry Kissinger, and many more.

Henry Fonda is without a doubt one of the most famous Henrys on this list. Considered to be one of the greatest actors of his time, Fonda began his five decade-long career performing on Broadway. He then transitioned into film, appearing in iconic movies such as The Grapes of Wrath, 12 Angry Men, and Once Upon A Time in the West.

Another of the famous people with the first name Henry is Henry Ford. An industrialist and an entrepreneur, Ford founded the Ford Motor Company. He was also a sponsor of the assembly line factory technique, which made production much more efficient. His legacy remains influential to this day.

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    Henry Hill

    1943-06-11
    Henry Hill Jr. (June 11, 1943 – June 12, 2012) was an American criminal. Between 1955 and...  more

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    Henry Cooper

    1934-05-03
    Sir Henry Cooper (3 May 1934 – 1 May 2011) was a British heavyweight boxer. Cooper held the...  more

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    Henry Miller

    1891-12-26
    Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was an American writer. He was known...  more

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    Henry Dunant

    1828-05-08
    Henry Dunant (born Jean-Henri Dunant; 8 May 1828 – 30 October 1910), also known as Henri...  more
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    Henry Samueli

    1954-09-20
    Henry Samueli (born September 20, 1954) is an American businessman, engineer, and...  more
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    Henry Thomas

    1965-01-12
    Henry Lee Thomas Jr. (born January 12, 1965) is a former professional American football player...  more

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    Henry Cejudo

    1987-02-09
    Henry Carlos Cejudo (born February 9, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist and former...  more

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    Henry Czerny

    1959-02-08
    Henry Czerny ( CHAIR-nee; born February 8, 1959) is a Canadian film, stage and television...  more
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    Henry Liu

    1936-01-01
    Henry Liu (1936 – December 1, 2009 ) was a retired American civil engineer and the president...  more
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    Henry Maske

    1964-01-06
    Henry Maske (born 6 January 1964 in Treuenbrietzen, Bezirk Potsdam) is a German former...  more

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    Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from...  more

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    Henry Speight

    1988-03-24
    Henry Speight is an Fijian rugby union player who has played for Hamilton Boys' High School...  more
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    Henry Lewis Stimson (September 21, 1867 – October 20, 1950) was an American statesman, lawyer...  more

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    Henry Vaughan

    1621-04-17
    Henry Vaughan (17 April 1621 – 23 April 1695) was a Welsh metaphysical poet, author,...  more

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    Henry Silva

    1928-09-15
    Henry Silva (born September 15, 1928) is an American film and television actor. A prolific...  more
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    Henry Waxman

    1939-09-12
    Henry Arnold Waxman (born September 12, 1939) is an American politician who served as the U.S....  more
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    Henry Vestine

    1944-12-25
    Henry Charles Vestine (December 25, 1944 – October 20, 1997) a.k.a. "The Sunflower", was an...  more
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    Henry Cabot Lodge (May 12, 1850 – November 9, 1924) was an American Republican Senator and...  more
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    Henry Kravis

    1944-01-06
    Henry R. Kravis (born January 6, 1944) is an American businessman, investor, and...  more
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    Henry Paulson

    1946-03-28
    Henry Merritt "Hank" Paulson Jr. (born March 28, 1946) is an American banker who served as the...  more
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    Henry Cavendish

    1731-10-10
    Henry Cavendish FRS (; 10 October 1731 – 24 February 1810) was an English natural philosopher,...  more

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    Henry I (c. 1068 – 1 December 1135), also known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from...  more
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    Henry III (1 October 1207 – 16 November 1272), also known as Henry of Winchester, was King of...  more

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    Henry Adams

    1838-02-16
    Henry Brooks Adams (February 16, 1838 – March 27, 1918) was an American historian and member...  more
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    Henry Burris

    1975-06-04
    Henry Armand Burris Jr. (born June 4, 1975) is an American former professional football...  more

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