33 voters

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. 

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

  • Terry Bradshaw1

    Terry Bradshaw


    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

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

    More Terry Bradshaw 

    #18 of 252 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#69 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • Terry Crews2

    Terry Crews


    BirthplaceFlint, Michigan, United States of America

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

    More Terry Crews 

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

  • Terry O'Quinn3

    Terry O'Quinn


    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

    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

    Terry Pratchett


    BirthplaceBeaconsfield, United Kingdom

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

    Terry Farrell


    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

    Terry Deitz


    BirthplaceMatawan, New Jersey, United States of America

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

    More Terry Deitz 

    #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

    Terry Gilliam


    BirthplaceMinneapolis, USA, Minnesota

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

    More Terry Gilliam 

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

  • Terry Funk10

    Terry Funk

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

    Terri Walker


    BirthplaceWimbledon, London, United Kingdom

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

    Terry Rossio


    BirthplaceKalamazoo, Michigan

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

    Terry Jones


    BirthplaceColwyn Bay, United Kingdom

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

    More Terry Jones 

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

  • Terry Sawchuk14

    Terry Sawchuk


    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

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

    Terri Runnels


    BirthplaceLive Oak, Florida, United States of America

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

    Terri Nunn


    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

    More Terri Nunn 

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

  • Terry Cummings17

    Terry Cummings


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

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

    More Terry Cummings 

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

  • Terry Gordy18

    Terry Gordy


    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America

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


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

  • Terry O'Reilly19

    Terry O'Reilly


    BirthplaceNiagara Falls, Canada

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

    More Terry O'Reilly 

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

  • Terry Porter20

    Terry Porter


    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

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

    More Terry Porter 

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

  • Terry Glenn21

    Terry Glenn


    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio

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

    Terry Wogan


    BirthplaceLimerick, Republic of Ireland

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

    Terry Kath


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

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

    More Terry Kath 

    #95 of 639 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time#129 of 193 Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely

  • Terry Moore24

    Terry Moore


    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

    Terry Steinbach


    BirthplaceNew Ulm, Minnesota

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