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Famous People Named Henry  

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

There's a Nobel Peace Prize winner on this list; Henry Kissinger, political scientist and advisor to several U.S. Presidents. Old spaghetti westerns could be more your kind of Henry with Henry Fondas unforgettable performance in Once Upon a Time in the West. Henry Rollins also graces his presence with this list as a singer turned actor on Sons of Anarchy.. And, last but not least, who could forget Henry Winkler's Fonzie?
 
Henry Cavill is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Actor
Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill is a British actor. Cavill began his acting career starring as Albert Mondego in the 2002 film adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. He would later star in ...more
Henry Fonda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Soldier, Television producer, Actor
Henry Jaynes Fonda was an American film and stage actor with a career spanning five decades. He made his Hollywood debut in 1935, and his career gained momentum after his Academy Award-nominated ...more
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Statesman, Businessperson, Politician
Henry Alfred Kissinger is an American diplomat and political scientist. He served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents ...more
Henry Rollins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Journalist, Comedian, Musician
Henry Rollins is an American musician, writer, journalist, publisher, actor, television and radio host, spoken word artist, comedian, and activist. Rollins hosts a weekly radio show on KCRW. He ...more
Henry Winkler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
Henry Franklin Winkler, OBE is an American actor, director, comedian, producer and author. Winkler is best known for his role as Arthur Fonzarelli in the 1970s American sitcom Happy Days. ...more
Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Although Ford did not invent ...more
Henry Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Professional Boxer
Henry Jackson Jr. was an American professional boxer and a world boxing champion who fought under the name Henry Armstrong. He is regarded as one of the greatest fighters of all time by many ...more
Henry David Thoreau is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Poet, Writer, Philosopher
Henry David Thoreau was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, sage writer and philosopher. He is best known for his book Walden, a ...more
Henry VIII of England is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord, and later assumed the Kingship, of Ireland, and continued the nominal claim by English monarchs to the Kingdom of ...more
Henry Clay is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Statesman, Politician, Lawyer
Henry Clay, Sr. was an American lawyer, politician, and skilled orator who represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives. He served three different terms as ...more
Henry Mancini is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Arranger
Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini was an American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores. Often cited as one of the greatest composers ...more
Henry James is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Novelist, Author, Writer
Henry James, OM was an American-British writer who spent most of his writing career in Britain. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry ...more
Henry Jordan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Henry
American football player
Henry Wendell Jordan was an American football defensive tackle who played for two teams, the Green Bay Packers and the Cleveland Browns, during his thirteen-year National Football League career. ...more
Henry Gibson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Poet, Songwriter, Soldier
Henry Gibson was an American actor, singer and songwriter, best known as a cast member of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, for his portrayal of diminutive country star Haven Hamilton in Nashville, ...more
Henry Miller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Painter, Novelist, Author
Henry Valentine Miller was an American writer. He was known for breaking with existing literary forms, developing a new sort of semi-autobiographical novel that blended character study, social ...more
Henry Cooper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Professional Boxer
Sir Henry Cooper OBE KSG was an English heavyweight boxer known for the sheer power of his left hook, "Enry's 'Ammer", and his knockdown of the young Muhammad Ali. Cooper held the ...more
Henry Lee Lucas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Henry Lee Lucas was an American serial killer. Lucas was arrested in Texas and, on the basis of his confessions, hundreds of unsolved murders attributed to him were officially classified as ...more
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Poet, Professor, Writer
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate ...more
Henry Purcell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Composer
Henry Purcell, was an English composer. Although incorporating Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, Purcell's legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music. He is ...more
Henry Thomas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Musician, Actor
Henry Jackson Thomas, Jr. is an American actor and musician. He has appeared in over 40 films and is best known for his role as Elliott Taylor in Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, ...more
Henry Ian Cusick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Actor
Henry Ian Cusick is a Scottish-Peruvian stage, television, and film actor. He is well known for his role as Desmond Hume on the U.S. television series Lost, for which he received a Primetime ...more
Henry VII of England is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Henry VII was King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizing the crown on 22 August 1485 until his death on 21 April 1509, as the first monarch of the House of Tudor. Henry won the throne ...more
Henry A. Wallace is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Politician
Henry Agard Wallace was the 33rd Vice President of the United States, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of Commerce. In the 1948 presidential election, Wallace was the nominee of ...more
Henry Czerny is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Actor
Henry Czerny is a Canadian film, stage and television actor, best known for his role as Conrad Grayson on the ABC primetime soap opera Revenge. He has received Theatre World Award and two Gemini ...more
Henry V of England is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Henry
Henry V was King of England from 1413 until his death at the age of either 34 or 35 in 1422. He was the second English monarch who came from the House of Lancaster. After military experience ...more