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Who Is The Most Famous Kerry In The World?

Updated January 29, 2021 421 votes 23 voters 8.0k views54 items

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

How many celebrities named Kerry can you think of? The famous Kerrys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Kerry, footballers named Kerry, famous musicians named Kerry, and other athletes named Kerry.

Kerry Washington is certainly one of the most famous Kerrys on this list. One of the famous actresses named Kerry, she is best known for portraying Olivia Pope in Scandal. She has also appeared in many films including Ray, The Last King of Scotland, and Django Unchained.

Another of the famous people with the first name Kerry is Kerry King. He is the guitarist for the band Slayer. He is also featured on the Beastie Boys' song “Fight for Your Right (To Party).

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

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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Kerry Marisa Washington (born January 31, 1977) is an American actress, producer, and director. She gained wide public recognition for starring as crisis management expert Olivia Pope in the ABC...  more

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    Kerry King


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Kerry Ray King (born June 3, 1964) is an American musician, best known as a guitarist and songwriter for the American thrash metal band Slayer. He co-founded the band with Jeff Hanneman in 1981 and...  more
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    Kerry Bishé


    BirthplaceNew Jersey, USA

    Kerry Lynne Bishé (born May 1, 1984) is a New Zealand-born American actress, known for her lead role as Donna Clark in the AMC television series Halt and Catch Fire. Bishé played the lead/narrator...  more
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    Kerry Katona


    BirthplaceWarrington, United Kingdom

    Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona (formerly McFadden, Croft and Kay; born 6 September 1980) is an English singer and media personality. She was a member of girl group Atomic Kitten from 1998 until her...  more
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    Kerry Livgren


    BirthplaceTopeka, Kansas, United States of America

    Kerry Allen Livgren (born September 18, 1949) is an American musician and songwriter, best known as one of the founding members and primary songwriters for the 1970s progressive rock band Kansas....  more

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    Kerry Fox


    BirthplaceWellington, New Zealand

    Kerry Lauren Fox (born 30 July 1966) is a New Zealand actress. She came to prominence playing author Janet Frame in the movie An Angel at My Table directed by Jane Campion, which gained her a Best...  more
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    Kerry Condon


    BirthplaceThurles, County Tipperary, Ireland

    Kerry Condon (born 4 January 1983) is an Irish television and film actress, best known for her role as Octavia of the Julii in the HBO/BBC series Rome, as Stacey Ehrmantraut in AMC's Better Call...  more
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    Kerry Ellis


    BirthplaceHaughley, United Kingdom

    Kerry Jane Ellis (born 6 May 1979) is an English actress and singer who is best known for her work in musical theatre and subsequent crossover into music. Born and raised in Suffolk, Ellis began...  more
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    Kerry Armstrong


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Kerry Michelle Armstrong (born 12 September 1958) is an Australian film, television and stage actress. She is one of only two actresses to win two Australian Film Institute Awards in the same year,...  more
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    Kerry Vera

    Kerry Cathleen Kasik (born 1975) is a former American female professional mixed martial artist. She competed in two professional fights, once for Strikeforce and once for Bellator Fighting...  more
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    Kerry Boyne



    Kerry Boyne (born October 9, 1987) is an actress, known for Dixi (2014), Murder Ballads: How to make it in rock 'n' roll (2021) and Doctors (2000).

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    Kerry Shale


    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

    Kerry Shale is a Canadian actor, voice actor, singer and writer based in London, England....  more
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    Kerry Ingram


    BirthplaceSlough, United Kingdom

    Kerry Danielle Ingram is a British child actress best known for her role as Shireen Baratheon in the HBO series Game of Thrones and Matilda Wormwood in Matilda the Musical...  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceWestern Australia, Australia

    Kerry Anne Wells (born September 25, 1951) is an Australian fashion designer, writer, commentator, news anchor and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Universe 1972. The 1972 pageant was the first to...  more
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    Kerry Von Erich


    BirthplaceNiagara Falls, New York, USA

    Kerry Gene Adkisson (February 3, 1960 – February 18, 1993) was an American professional wrestler under the ring names Kerry Von Erich, The Modern Day Warrior and The Texas Tornado. He was part of the...  more

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    Kerry Collins


    BirthplaceLebanon, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Kerry Michael Collins (born December 30, 1972) is a former American football quarterback who played 17 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Penn State...  more

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    Kerry Norton


    BirthplaceSunbury-on-Thames, United Kingdom

    Kerry Norton (born 1974 in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, England) is an English actress and singer....  more
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    Kerry Dixon


    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Kerry Michael Dixon (born 24 July 1961, in Luton) is an English retired professional footballer who played as a forward. His club career was spent most notably at Chelsea, where he won the Second...  more
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    Kerry Anna Godliman (born 17 November 1973 in Perivale, London) is an English comedian and actor. She played Hannah in Derek , Nicky Rawlings in Bad Move and Lisa in After Life....  more
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    Kerry Kittles


    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio

    Kerry Kittles (born June 12, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player who last played with the Los Angeles Clippers in the National Basketball Association in 2004–05. He was raised...  more
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    Kerry Wood


    BirthplaceIrving, Texas

    Kerry Lee Wood (born June 16, 1977) is an American former baseball pitcher who played 14 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, and New York Yankees. Wood...  more
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    Kerry Kohansky Roberts


    BirthplaceLong Island, New York

    Kerry Kohansky Roberts (born 1975) is an American film producer best known for her work on the 2008 film Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist. ...  more
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    Kerry Rhodes


    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, United States of America

    Kerry Rhodes (born August 2, 1982) is an American actor and former American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL...  more
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    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama

    Kerry James Marshall (born October 17, 1955) is an American artist born in Birmingham, Alabama. He grew up in South Central Los Angeles and now lives in Chicago, Illinois, where he previously taught...  more
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    Kerry Minnear


    BirthplaceSalisbury, United Kingdom

    Kerry Churchill Minnear (born 2 January 1948, in Shaftesbury, Dorset, England) is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist who played in the progressive rock band Gentle Giant during the...  more