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Who Is The Most Famous Terry In The World?

Updated November 30, 2020 741 votes 38 voters 24.3k 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 Bradshaw

    1948-09-02
    Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948) is an American former football quarterback who...  more

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    Terry Crews

    1968-07-30
    Terry Alan Crews (born July 30, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, activist, artist, and...  more

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    #678 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#95 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time

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    Terry O'Quinn

    1952-07-15
    Terrance Quinn (born July 15, 1952), known professionally as Terry O'Quinn, is an American...  more

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

    1948-04-28
    Sir Terence David John Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English author of...  more
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    Terry Farrell

    1963-11-19
    Theresa Lee "Terry" Farrell (born November 19, 1963) is an American actress and fashion model....  more
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    Terry Deitz

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

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    Terry Gilliam

    1940-11-22
    Terrence Vance Gilliam (; born 22 November 1940) is an American-born British screenwriter,...  more

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    Terry Funk

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

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    Terri Walker

    1979-04-14
    Terri Walker (born Chanelle Gstettenbauer, 14 April 1979) is an English R&B and soul...  more
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    Terry Rossio

    1960-07-02
    Terry Rossio (born July 2, 1960) is an American screenwriter. He wrote the films Aladdin,...  more
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    Terry Jones

    1942-02-01
    Terence Graham Parry Jones (February 1, 1942 - January 21, 2020) is a Welsh actor, writer,...  more

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    Terry Sawchuk

    1929-12-28
    Terrance Gordon Sawchuk (December 28, 1929 – May 31, 1970) was a Canadian professional ice...  more
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    Terri Runnels

    1966-10-05
    Terri Lynne Boatright Runnels (born October 5, 1966) is an American retired professional...  more
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    Terri Nunn

    1961-06-26
    Terri Kathleen Nunn (born June 26, 1961) is an American singer and actress. She is best known...  more

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    Terry Cummings

    1961-03-15
    Robert Terrell Cummings (born March 15, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball...  more

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    Terry Gordy

    1961-04-23
    Terry Ray Gordy (April 23, 1961 – July 16, 2001) was an American professional wrestler. Gordy...  more

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    Terry O'Reilly

    1951-06-07
    Terence Joseph James O'Reilly (born June 7, 1951) is a retired ice hockey right winger, who...  more

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    Terry Porter

    1963-04-08
    Terry Porter (born April 8, 1963) is an American college basketball coach and former player in...  more

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    Terry Glenn

    1974-07-23
    Terry Tyree Glenn (July 23, 1974 – November 20, 2017) was an American football player who was...  more
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    Terry Wogan

    1938-08-03
    Sir Michael Terence Wogan (; 3 August 1938 – 31 January 2016), better known as Terry Wogan,...  more
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    Terry Kath

    1946-01-31
    Terry Alan Kath (January 31, 1946 – January 23, 1978) was an American musician and songwriter,...  more

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    Terry Moore

    1929-01-07
    Helen Luella Koford (born January 7, 1929), better known as Terry Moore, is an American film...  more

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    Terry Steinbach

    1962-03-02
    Terry Lee Steinbach (born March 2, 1962) is an American professional baseball catcher and...  more