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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 Zaks

    1946-09-07

    BirthplaceStuttgart, Germany

    GenderMale

    Jerry Zaks (born September 7, 1946) is an American stage and television director, and actor. He won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play and Drama Desk Award for directing The House of Blue...  more
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    Jerry Grote

    1942-10-06

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    GenderMale

    Gerald Wayne Grote (born October 6, 1942) is an American former professional baseball player. He played the majority of his Major League Baseball career as a catcher for the New York Mets, catching...  more
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    Jerry Zucker

    1950-03-11

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry G. Zucker (born March 11, 1950) is an American film producer, director, and writer known for his role in directing comedy spoof films such as Airplane! and Top Secret!, and the Best...  more
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    Jerry Ferrara

    1979-11-25

    BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

    GenderMale

    Alternative NameJerry Ferrara

    Jerry Charles Ferrara (born November 25, 1979) is an American actor, known for his work as Turtle on the HBO comedy series Entourage, and currently starring on the STARZ drama series Power as Joe...  more

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    Jerry Brown

    1938-04-07

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Edmund Gerald Brown Jr. (born April 7, 1938) is an American politician who served as the 34th and 39th governor of California from 1975 to 1983 and from 2011 to 2019. A member of the Democratic...  more
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    Jerry Levine

    1957-03-12

    BirthplaceNew Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

    GenderMale

    Jerry Levine (born March 12, 1957) is an American actor and director of television and theatre. As an actor, he is best known for his role as Stiles in the 1985 feature film Teen Wolf and Jamie in...  more
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    Jerry Lynn

    1963-06-12

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jeremy Lynn (born June 12, 1963) is an American retired professional wrestler. He has worked for promotions such as World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), the World...  more
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    Jerry Falwell

    1933-08-11

    BirthplaceLynchburg, Virginia, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry Lamon Falwell Sr. (; August 11, 1933 – May 15, 2007) was an American Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist, and conservative activist. He was the founding pastor of the Thomas Road Baptist...  more

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    Jerry Kramer

    1936-01-23

    BirthplaceJordan, Montana

    GenderMale

    Gerald Louis Kramer (born January 23, 1936) is a former professional American football player, author and sports commentator, best remembered for his 11-year National Football League (NFL) career...  more
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    Jerry Mathers

    1948-06-02

    BirthplaceSioux City, Iowa, USA

    GenderMale

    Gerald Patrick Mathers (born June 2, 1948) is an American actor. Mathers is best known for his role in the television sitcom Leave It to Beaver, originally broadcast from 1957 to 1963, in which he...  more

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    Jerry Minor

    1969-10-04

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, USA

    GenderMale

    Jerry Charles Minor Jr. (born October 4, 1969) is an American actor, comedian and writer known for his comedic roles in numerous television programs such as Mr. Show, Saturday Night Live, Trigger...  more
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    Jerry Coleman

    1924-09-14

    BirthplaceSan Jose, California

    GenderMale

    Gerald Francis Coleman (September 14, 1924 – January 5, 2014) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) second baseman for the New York Yankees and manager of the San Diego Padres for one year. Coleman was...  more
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    Jerry Goldsmith

    1929-02-10

    BirthplacePasadena, California, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerrald King Goldsmith (February 10, 1929 – July 21, 2004) was an American composer and conductor most known for his work in film and television scoring. He composed scores for such films as Star...  more

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    BirthplaceOneonta, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry Jeff Walker (born Ronald Clyde Crosby; March 16, 1942, Oneonta, New York) is an American country music singer and songwriter. He is best known for writing "Mr. Bojangles"....  more
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    Jerry Foley is a television producer and director....  more
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    5

    Jerry Hughes

    1988-08-13

    BirthplaceSugar Land, Texas

    GenderMale

    Jerry Ray Hughes Jr. (born August 13, 1988) is an American football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Texas Christian...  more
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    Jerry Clower

    1926-09-28

    BirthplaceLiberty, Mississippi, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Howard Gerald "Jerry" Clower (September 28, 1926 – August 24, 1998) was an American stand-up comedian. Born and raised in the Southern United States, Clower was best known for his stories of the...  more
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    Jerry Horton

    1975-03-10

    BirthplaceDixon, California

    GenderMale

    Jerry Allan Horton is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of Californian alternative rock band Papa Roach...  more
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    Jerry Quarry

    1945-05-15

    BirthplaceBakersfield, California

    GenderMale

    Jerry Quarry (May 15, 1945 – January 3, 1999), nicknamed "Irish" or "The Bellflower Bomber", was an American heavyweight boxer. Quarry was rated by Ring magazine as the most popular fighter in the...  more
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    Jerry Vale

    1930-07-08

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry Vale (born Genaro Louis Vitaliano; July 8, 1930 – May 18, 2014) was an American singer and actor. During the 1950s and 1960s, he reached the top of the pop charts with his interpretations of...  more
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    Jerry Reuss

    1949-06-19

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    GenderMale

    Jerry Reuss (born June 19, 1949)—pronounced "royce"—is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, best known for his years with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who had a 22-year career from 1969...  more
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    Jerry Smith

    1943-07-19

    BirthplaceEugene, Oregon

    GenderMale

    Gerald Thomas Smith (July 19, 1943 – October 15, 1986) was a professional American football tight end for the National Football League's Washington Redskins from 1965 to 1977. By the time he retired...  more

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    Jerry Glanville

    1941-10-14

    BirthplacePerrysburg, Ohio, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Jerry Michael Glanville (born October 14, 1941) is an American football coach who is currently the defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Vipers of the new XFL (2020), slated to begin play in...  more
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    BirthplaceSpring Hope, North Carolina

    GenderMale

    Jerome Johnson Richardson Sr. (born July 18, 1936) is an American businessman, former NFL player and former owner in the National Football League (NFL). He established the Carolina Panthers...  more
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    Jerry Reinsdorf

    1936-02-25

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    GenderMale

    Jerry M. Reinsdorf (born February 25, 1936) is a CPA, lawyer and an owner of the NBA's Chicago Bulls and the MLB's Chicago White Sox. He started his professional life as a tax attorney with the...  more