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Who Is The Most Famous Jerry In The World?

Updated November 23, 2020 782 votes 23 voters 22.7k 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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  • 1
    Jerry Lewis
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Jerry Seinfeld
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Jerry Stiller
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    Jerry Stiller

    1927-06-08

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

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

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    #38 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time#529 of 1,030 The Best Actors in Film History

  • 4
    Jerry Garcia
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Jerry Rice
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    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Jerry Lee Lewis
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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 on Wikipedia

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    #510 of 739 The Best Singers of All Time#149 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists

  • 7
    Jerry Springer
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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 on Wikipedia

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

  • 8
    Jerry Cantrell
    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 on Wikipedia

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    #114 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#176 of 225 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

  • 9
    Jerry O'Connell
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    Jerry O'Connell

    1974-02-17

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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

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  • 10
    Jerry Lawler
    11

    Jerry Lawler

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

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  • 11
    Jerry Orbach
    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 on Wikipedia

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    #240 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#39 of 125 The Greatest Broadway Stars of All Time

  • 12
    Jerry Bruckheimer
    15

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    Jerome Leon Bruckheimer (born September 21, 1943) is an American film and television producer.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Jerry Sandusky
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    Jerry Sandusky

    1944-01-26

    BirthplaceWashington, Pennsylvania

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

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  • 14
    Jerry Weintraub
    10

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Jerry Van Dyke
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    Jerry Van Dyke

    1931-07-27

    BirthplaceDanville, USA, Illinois

    Jerry McCord Van Dyke (July 27, 1931 – January 5, 2018) was an American actor, musician and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Jerry Trainor
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    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 on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Jerry Herman
    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Jerry Hall
    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.

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  • 19
    Jerry Jones
    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 on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Jerry Zaks
    10

    Jerry Zaks

    1946-09-07

    BirthplaceStuttgart, Germany

    Jerry Zaks (born September 7, 1946) is an American stage and television director, and actor.... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Jerry Stackhouse
    14

    BirthplaceKinston, North Carolina, United States of America

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

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    #101 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#8 of 51 The Greatest UNC Tar Heels Basketball Players of All Time

  • 22
    Jerry West
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    Jerry West

    1938-05-28

    BirthplaceChelyan, West Virginia, West Virginia

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

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    #10 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History#4 of 213 The Best White Players in NBA History

  • 23
    Jerry Zucker
    14

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Jerry Ferrara
    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 on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Jerry Koosman
    11

    Jerry Koosman

    1942-12-23

    BirthplaceAppleton, Minnesota, United States of America

    Jerome Martin Koosman (born December 23, 1942) is an American former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia