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Who Is The Most Famous Jerry In The World?

Updated November 23, 2020 876 votes 45 voters 25.0k views94 items

List RulesVote up all of the Jerrys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Jerry can you think of? The famous Jerrys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Jerry, famous athletes named Jerry, and even musicians named Jerry.

Jerry Seinfeld is certainly one of the most famous Jerrys on this list. One of the famous comedians named Jerry, he is best known as the co-creator and star of Seinfeld. He is also the host of the series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

Another of the famous people with the first name Jerry is Jerry Garcia. He was a musician and founding member of the Grateful Dead. He also performed in such side projects as the Jerry Garcia Band and New Riders of the Purple Sage.

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

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    Jerry Garcia

    1942-08-01

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, best known for his work as the lead guitarist and as a vocalist with the band the...  more

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    Jerry Seinfeld

    1954-04-29

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    GenderMale

    Jerome Allen Seinfeld ( SYNE-feld; born April 29, 1954) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. He is known for playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself in the...  more

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    Jerry Stiller

    1927-06-08

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    GenderMale

    Gerald Isaac Stiller (June 8, 1927 – May 11, 2020) was an American comedian and actor. He spent many years in the comedy team Stiller and Meara with his wife, Anne Meara. He later played Frank...  more

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    Jerry Lewis

    1926-03-16

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA

    GenderMale

    Joseph Levitch (March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017), better known by his stage name Jerry Lewis, was an American comedian, actor, singer, filmmaker and humanitarian and dubbed as "The King of Comedy"...  more

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    Jerry Springer

    1944-02-13

    BirthplaceLondon, England, UK

    GenderMale

    Gerald Norman Springer (born February 13, 1944) is an English-born American television presenter, former lawyer, politician, news presenter, actor, producer, and musician. He hosted The Jerry...  more

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    Jerry Rice

    1962-10-13

    BirthplaceCrawford, Mississippi, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry Lee Rice Sr. (born October 13, 1962) is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL), primarily with the San Francisco 49ers. Due to his numerous...  more

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    Jerry Lee Lewis

    1935-09-29

    BirthplaceFerriday, Louisiana, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, often known by his nickname, The Killer. He has been described as "rock & roll's first great wild...  more

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    Jerry Orbach

    1935-10-20

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerome Bernard Orbach (October 20, 1935 – December 28, 2004) was an American actor and singer, described at the time of his death as "one of the last bona fide leading men of the Broadway musical and...  more

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    Jerry O'Connell

    1974-02-17

    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    GenderMale

    Jeremiah O'Connell (born February 17, 1974) is an American actor, voice actor and director, known for his roles as Quinn Mallory in the television series Sliders, Andrew Clements in My Secret...  more

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    Jerry Van Dyke

    1931-07-27

    BirthplaceDanville, Illinois, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry McCord Van Dyke (July 27, 1931 – January 5, 2018) was an American actor, musician and comedian. He was the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke.Van Dyke made his television acting debut on The Dick...  more
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    Jerry Sandusky

    1944-01-26

    BirthplaceWashington, Pennsylvania

    GenderMale

    Gerald Arthur Sandusky (born January 26, 1944) is an American retired college football coach who was convicted of rape and child sexual abuse. Sandusky served as an assistant coach for his entire...  more

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    Jerry Cantrell

    1966-03-18

    BirthplaceTacoma, Washington, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. (born March 18, 1966) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist best known as the founder, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and main songwriter of the rock...  more

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    Jerry Lawler

    1949-11-29

    GenderMale

    Jerry O'Neil Lawler (born November 29, 1949), better known as Jerry "The King" Lawler, is an American professional wrestler and color commentator signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under...  more

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    Jerry Weintraub

    1937-09-26

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerome Charles Weintraub (September 26, 1937 – July 6, 2015) was an American film producer, talent manager and actor whose television films won him three Emmys.He began his career as a talent agent,...  more
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    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerome Leon Bruckheimer (born September 21, 1943) is an American film and television producer. He has been active in the genres of action, drama, fantasy, and science fiction. His best known...  more
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    Jerry Trainor

    1977-01-21

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    GenderMale

    Gerald William Trainor (born January 21, 1977) is an American actor, comedian and musician. He is known for his roles in the Nickelodeon shows Drake & Josh (as "Crazy" Steve), iCarly (as Spencer...  more
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    BirthplaceKinston, North Carolina, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry Darnell Stackhouse (born November 5, 1974) is an American basketball coach and retired professional basketball player. He is currently the head coach of the Vanderbilt Commodores, and he played...  more
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    Jerry Hall

    1956-07-02

    BirthplaceGonzales, Texas, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Jerry Faye Hall (born July 2, 1956) is an American model and actress....  more

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    Jerry Jones

    1942-10-13

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerral Wayne Jones (born October 13, 1942) is an American billionaire businessman and has been the owner of the National Football League (NFL)'s Dallas Cowboys since 1989....  more
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    Jerry Herman

    1931-07-10

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry Herman (born July 10, 1931) is an American composer and lyricist, known for his work in Broadway musical theater. He composed the scores for the hit Broadway musicals Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and...  more

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    Jerry Reed

    1937-03-20

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry Reed Hubbard (March 20, 1937 – September 1, 2008) was an American country music singer, guitarist, composer, and songwriter, as well as an actor who appeared in more than a dozen films. His...  more

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    Jerry West

    1938-05-28

    BirthplaceChelyan, West Virginia, West Virginia

    GenderMale

    Jerome Alan West (born May 28, 1938) is an American basketball executive and former player. During his active career West played professionally for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball...  more

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    Jerry Koosman

    1942-12-23

    BirthplaceAppleton, Minnesota, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerome Martin Koosman (born December 23, 1942) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Mets, Minnesota Twins, Chicago White Sox,...  more
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    Jerry Lucas

    1940-03-30

    BirthplaceMiddletown, Ohio

    GenderMale

    Jerry Ray Lucas (born March 30, 1940) is an American former basketball player. He was a nationally awarded high school player, national college star at Ohio State, and 1960 gold medal Olympian and...  more

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    Jerry Sloan

    1942-03-28

    BirthplaceMcLeansboro, Illinois

    GenderMale

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