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Who Is The Most Famous Jerry In The World?

Updated November 23, 2020 805 votes 33 voters 23.9k 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 Seinfeld1
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    Jerry Seinfeld

    1954-04-29

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Jerome Allen Seinfeld ( SYNE-feld; born April 29, 1954) is an American stand-up comedian,...  more

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    15 Things You Never Knew About Seinfeld#84 of 568 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

  • Jerry Lewis2
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    Jerry Lewis

    1926-03-16

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA

    Joseph Levitch (March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017), better known by his stage name Jerry Lewis,...  more

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    'The Day The Clown Cried' And Why Jerry Lewis Wanted To Bury It#203 of 269 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

  • Jerry Stiller3
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    Jerry Stiller

    1927-06-08

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Gerald Isaac Stiller (June 8, 1927 – May 11, 2020) was an American comedian and actor. He...  more

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    #534 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#28 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time

  • Jerry Garcia4
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    Jerry Garcia

    1942-08-01

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American singer-songwriter...  more

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    The Best Jerry Garcia and JGB Albums of All Time#195 of 355 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

  • Jerry Springer5
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    Jerry Springer

    1944-02-13

    BirthplaceHighgate, London, United Kingdom

    Gerald Norman Springer (born February 13, 1944) is an English-born American television...  more

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    #300 of 309 Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100#26 of 131 The Most Annoying TV Hosts

  • Jerry Rice6
    17

    Jerry Rice

    1962-10-13

    BirthplaceCrawford, Mississippi, United States of America

    Jerry Lee Rice Sr. (born October 13, 1962) is a former American football wide receiver who...  more

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    #524 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time#303 of 583 The Greatest Entertainers of All Time

  • Jerry Lee Lewis7
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    Jerry Lee Lewis

    1935-09-29

    BirthplaceFerriday, Louisiana, United States of America

    Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and...  more

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    #484 of 739 The Best Singers of All Time#208 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

  • Jerry Cantrell8
    12

    Jerry Cantrell

    1966-03-18

    BirthplaceUSA, Tacoma, Washington

    Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. (born March 18, 1966) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and...  more

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    #175 of 225 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters#114 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

  • Jerry Lawler9
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    Jerry Lawler

    1949-11-29
    Jerry O'Neil Lawler (born November 29, 1949), better known as Jerry "The King" Lawler, is an...  more

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    #63 of 468 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time#45 of 69 The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s

  • Jerry O'Connell10
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    Jerry O'Connell

    1974-02-17

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Jeremiah O'Connell (born February 17, 1974) is an American actor, voice actor and director,...  more

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    #68 of 110 The Greatest '80s Teen Stars#93 of 191 The Greatest Child Stars Who Are Still Acting

  • Jerry Van Dyke11
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    Jerry Van Dyke

    1931-07-27

    BirthplaceDanville, Illinois, USA

    Jerry McCord Van Dyke (July 27, 1931 – January 5, 2018) was an American actor, musician and...  more
  • Jerry Orbach12
    11

    Jerry Orbach

    1935-10-20

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Jerome Bernard Orbach (October 20, 1935 – December 28, 2004) was an American actor and singer,...  more

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    #240 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#38 of 126 The Greatest Broadway Stars of All Time

  • Jerry Weintraub13
    11

    Jerry Weintraub

    1937-09-26

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Jerome Charles Weintraub (September 26, 1937 – July 6, 2015) was an American film producer,...  more
  • Jerry Bruckheimer14
    15

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Jerome Leon Bruckheimer (born September 21, 1943) is an American film and television producer....  more
  • Jerry Sandusky15
    12

    Jerry Sandusky

    1944-01-26

    BirthplaceWashington, Pennsylvania

    Gerald Arthur Sandusky (born January 26, 1944) is an American retired college football coach...  more

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    #180 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021#1 of 59 The Worst College Football Coaches of All Time

  • Jerry Trainor16
    11

    Jerry Trainor

    1977-01-21

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Gerald William Trainor (born January 21, 1977) is an American actor, comedian and musician. He...  more
  • Jerry Herman17
    15

    Jerry Herman

    1931-07-10

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Jerry Herman (born July 10, 1931) is an American composer and lyricist, known for his work in...  more

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    The Best Musicals by Jerry Herman#8 of 303 The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

  • Jerry Hall18
    14

    Jerry Hall

    1956-07-02

    BirthplaceGonzales, Texas, United States of America

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

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    #10 of 19 The All Time Greatest Muses in the Music World#138 of 600 Every Person Who Has Hosted 'Saturday Night Live'

  • Jerry Jones19
    8

    Jerry Jones

    1942-10-13

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Jerral Wayne Jones (born October 13, 1942) is an American billionaire businessman and has been...  more
  • Jerry Zaks20
    10

    Jerry Zaks

    1946-09-07

    BirthplaceStuttgart, Germany

    Jerry Zaks (born September 7, 1946) is an American stage and television director, and actor....  more
  • Jerry Reed21
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    Jerry Reed

    1937-03-20

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    Jerry Reed Hubbard (March 20, 1937 – September 1, 2008) was an American country music singer,...  more

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    #386 of 1,728 The Best Rock Bands of All Time#153 of 291 The Top Country Artists of All Time

  • Jerry Stackhouse22
    14

    BirthplaceKinston, North Carolina, United States of America

    Jerry Darnell Stackhouse (born November 5, 1974) is an American basketball coach and retired...  more

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    #118 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#74 of 161 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings

  • Jerry West23
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    Jerry West

    1938-05-28

    BirthplaceChelyan, West Virginia

    Jerome Alan West (born May 28, 1938) is an American basketball executive and former player....  more

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    #5 of 232 The Best White Players in NBA History#5 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

  • Jerry Zucker24
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    Jerry Zucker

    1950-03-11

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Jerry G. Zucker (born March 11, 1950) is an American film producer, director, and writer known...  more
  • Jerry Ferrara25
    8

    Jerry Ferrara

    1979-11-25

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Jerry Charles Ferrara (born November 25, 1979) is an American actor, known for his work as...  more