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Who Is The Most Famous Terry In The World?

Updated November 30, 2020 734 votes 33 voters 23.5k views85 items

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

How many celebrities named Terry can you think of? The famous Terrys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Terry, famous athletes named Terry, and even musicians named Terry. There are both male and female Terrys on this list. 

Terry Bradshaw is certainly one of the most famous Terrys on this list. One of the famous football players named Terry, he played quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1970 to 1983. He went on to become a TV sports analyst and co-host of Fox NFL Sunday.

Another of the famous people with the first name Terry is Terry Crews. He is an athlete turned actor famous for playing Lieutenant Terry Jeffords in Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Idiocracy, White Chicks, and The Family Crews are among his other notable projects. Terri Garr is one of the actresses named Terry. She is known for starring in Young FrankensteinTootsie, and Mr. Mom, to name a few. 

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  • Terry Bradshaw1
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    Terry Bradshaw

    1948-09-02

    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

    Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948) is an American former football quarterback who...  more

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    Terry Crews

    1968-07-30

    BirthplaceFlint, Michigan, United States of America

    Terry Alan Crews (born July 30, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, activist, artist, and...  more

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    #694 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#97 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time

  • Terry O'Quinn3
    20

    Terry O'Quinn

    1952-07-15

    BirthplaceSault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States of America

    Terrance Quinn (born July 15, 1952), known professionally as Terry O'Quinn, is an American...  more
  • Terry Richardson4
    18

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Terrence Richardson (born August 14, 1965) is an American fashion and portrait photographer....  more
  • Terri Garr5
    Teri Ann Garr (born December 11, 1944) is a retired American actress, comedian, dancer and...  more
  • Terry Pratchett6
    20

    Terry Pratchett

    1948-04-28

    BirthplaceBeaconsfield, United Kingdom

    Sir Terence David John Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English author of...  more
  • Terry Farrell7
    12

    Terry Farrell

    1963-11-19

    BirthplaceCedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

    Theresa Lee "Terry" Farrell (born November 19, 1963) is an American actress and fashion model....  more
  • Terry Deitz8
    17

    Terry Deitz

    1959-10-10

    BirthplaceMatawan, New Jersey, United States of America

    Terry Deitz (born October 10, 1959) is a retired U.S. Navy pilot, television host, and...  more

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    #29 of 170 The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played#9 of 10 The Top 10 People Who Impressed Me the Most on Survivor

  • Terry Gilliam9
    17

    Terry Gilliam

    1940-11-22

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, USA, Minnesota

    Terrence Vance Gilliam (; born 22 November 1940) is an American-born British screenwriter,...  more

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    #184 of 187 The Best Living American Actors#486 of 1,355 The Greatest Minds of All Time

  • Terry Funk10
    11

    Terry Funk

    1944-06-30
    Terrence Funk (born June 30, 1944) is an American professional wrestler and actor. Funk is...  more
  • Terri Walker11
    11

    Terri Walker

    1979-04-14

    BirthplaceWimbledon, London, United Kingdom

    Terri Walker (born Chanelle Gstettenbauer, 14 April 1979) is an English R&B and soul...  more
  • Terry Rossio12
    14

    Terry Rossio

    1960-07-02

    BirthplaceKalamazoo, Michigan

    Terry Rossio (born July 2, 1960) is an American screenwriter. He wrote the films Aladdin,...  more
  • Terry Jones13
    11

    Terry Jones

    1942-02-01

    BirthplaceColwyn Bay, United Kingdom

    Terence Graham Parry Jones (February 1, 1942 - January 21, 2020) is a Welsh actor, writer,...  more

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    #278 of 743 The Greatest Directors In Movie History#43 of 173 The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

  • Terry Sawchuk14
    11

    Terry Sawchuk

    1929-12-28

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    Terrance Gordon Sawchuk (December 28, 1929 – May 31, 1970) was a Canadian professional ice...  more
  • Terri Runnels15
    15

    Terri Runnels

    1966-10-05

    BirthplaceLive Oak, Florida, United States of America

    Terri Lynne Boatright Runnels (born October 5, 1966) is an American retired professional...  more
  • Terri Nunn16
    8

    Terri Nunn

    1961-06-26

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Terri Kathleen Nunn (born June 26, 1961) is an American singer and actress. She is best known...  more

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    #393 of 602 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#184 of 188 The Greatest Women in Music, 1980s to Today

  • Terry Cummings17
    8

    Terry Cummings

    1961-03-15

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Robert Terrell Cummings (born March 15, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball...  more

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    #126 of 258 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#114 of 161 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings

  • Terry Gordy18
    12

    Terry Gordy

    1961-04-23

    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America

    Terry Ray Gordy (April 23, 1961 – July 16, 2001) was an American professional wrestler. Gordy...  more

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    #176 of 468 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time#148 of 157 Ranking The Greatest WWE Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Terry O'Reilly19
    12

    Terry O'Reilly

    1951-06-07

    BirthplaceNiagara Falls, Canada

    Terence Joseph James O'Reilly (born June 7, 1951) is a retired ice hockey right winger, who...  more

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    #14 of 105 The Greatest Boston Bruins of All Time#9 of 28 The Best Boston Bruins Coaches of All Time

  • Terry Porter20
    11

    Terry Porter

    1963-04-08

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Terry Porter (born April 8, 1963) is an American college basketball coach and former player in...  more

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    #64 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History#20 of 27 The Best '90s Point Guards

  • Terry Glenn21
    10

    Terry Glenn

    1974-07-23

    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio

    Terry Tyree Glenn (July 23, 1974 – November 20, 2017) was an American football player who was...  more
  • Terry Wogan22
    10

    Terry Wogan

    1938-08-03

    BirthplaceLimerick, Republic of Ireland

    Sir Michael Terence Wogan (; 3 August 1938 – 31 January 2016), better known as Terry Wogan,...  more
  • Terry Kath23
    14

    Terry Kath

    1946-01-31

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Terry Alan Kath (January 31, 1946 – January 23, 1978) was an American musician and songwriter,...  more

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  • Terry Moore24
    14

    Terry Moore

    1929-01-07

    BirthplaceGlendale, California, United States of America

    Helen Luella Koford (born January 7, 1929), better known as Terry Moore, is an American film...  more
  • Terry Steinbach25
    7

    Terry Steinbach

    1962-03-02

    BirthplaceNew Ulm, Minnesota

    Terry Lee Steinbach (born March 2, 1962) is an American professional baseball catcher and...  more