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Famous People Named Terry 

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If your name is Terry, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Terry, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Terry can you think of? The famous Terrys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Terry, athletes named Terry, and even political figures named Terry. The music industry is no stranger to the name Terry, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Terry are worth mentioning? This list includes Terry Bradshaw, Terry Funk, Terry Crews and Terry Gilliam. To read more about these notable people named Terry, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 70

Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948) is an American former football quarterback who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL). Since 1994, he has been a television ...more

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Terry Funk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 74
Terrence Funk (born June 30, 1944) is an American professional wrestler and actor. Funk is known for the longevity of his career – which has spanned more than 50 years and includes multiple ...more

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#33 of 556 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time #70 of 211 The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time #15 of 108 The Best Pro Wrestling Champions

Terry Crews is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 50

Birthplace: Flint, Michigan

Terry Alan Crews (born July 30, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, activist, artist, and former American football player. Crews played Julius Rock on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris. ...more

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Terry Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 78

Birthplace: Minneapolis, USA, Minnesota

Terrence Vance Gilliam (; born 22 November 1940) is an American-born British screenwriter, film director, animator, actor, comedian and former member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. Gilliam ...more

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#189 of 362 The Funniest People Of All Time #27 of 226 The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked #168 of 181 The Best Living American Actors

Terry Farrell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 55

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Theresa Lee "Terry" Farrell (born November 19, 1963) is an American actress and fashion model. She is best known for her role as Jadzia Dax in the television series Star Trek: Deep ...more
Terry Deitz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 59

Birthplace: Matawan, New Jersey, USA

Terry Deitz (born October 10, 1959) is a retired U.S. Navy pilot, television host, and two-time contestant on the American reality television show Survivor, where he placed third in the 12th ...more
Terry Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 73

Birthplace: Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom

Terence Graham Parry Jones (February 1, 1942 - January 21, 2020) is a Welsh actor, writer, comedian, film director and historian was a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. After graduating ...more

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Terry Sawchuk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Dec. at 41 (1929-1970)

Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Terrance Gordon Sawchuk (December 28, 1929 – May 31, 1970) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Detroit Red Wings, ...more

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#24 of 526 The Best NHL Players of All Time #4 of 104 The Top Hockey Goaltenders of All Time #84 of 119 The Greatest Left-Handed Athletes of All Time

Terry Pratchett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 70

Birthplace: Beaconsfield, United Kingdom

Sir Terence David John Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for his Discworld series of 41 novels. ...more
Terry Porter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 55

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Terry Porter (born April 8, 1963) is an American college basketball coach and former player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is currently the head men's basketball coach at the ...more

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#289 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #77 of 151 The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings #58 of 160 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

Terry Cummings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 57

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Robert Terrell Cummings (born March 15, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association for 18 seasons as a power forward and ...more

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#152 of 869 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #116 of 151 The Best NBA Players with No Championship Rings #55 of 175 The Greatest Power Forwards in NBA History

Terri Nunn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 57

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Terri Kathleen Nunn (born June 26, 1961) is an American singer and actress. She is best known as the lead vocalist of the new wave/synthpop band Berlin.

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#398 of 935 The Best Female Vocalists Ever #190 of 198 The Greatest Women in Music, 1980s to Today #126 of 158 The Best Female Rock Singers

Terry Kath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Dec. at 32 (1946-1978)

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Terry Alan Kath (January 31, 1946 – January 23, 1978) was an American musician and songwriter, best known as a founding member of the rock band Chicago. He played guitar and sang lead vocals on ...more

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Terri Runnels is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Terri Runnels Age: 52

Birthplace: Live Oak, Florida, United States of America

Terri Lynne Boatright Runnels (born October 5, 1966) is an American retired professional wrestling manager, television host, and occasional professional wrestler. Runnels began her professional ...more

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#195 of 251 WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century #26 of 50 Female Celebrities Who Are 5’0"

Terry O'Quinn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 66

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Sault Ste. Marie

Terrance Quinn (born July 15, 1952), known professionally as Terry O'Quinn, is an American actor. He played John Locke on the TV series Lost, the title role in The Stepfather and Stepfather II, ...more

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#166 of 542 The Best TV Actors of All Time #19 of 50 50+ Actors You Forgot Were In Comic Book Movies #28 of 30 30 Amazing Actors Who Could Play Cable

Terry O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 67

Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Canada

Terence Joseph James O'Reilly (born June 7, 1951) is a retired ice hockey right winger, who played for the NHL's Boston Bruins, and one of the most effective enforcers in NHL history. O'Reilly ...more

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Terry Gordy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Terry Gordy Dec. at 40 (1961-2001)
Terry Ray Gordy (April 23, 1961 – July 16, 2001) was an American professional wrestler. Gordy is best known for his appearances in the United States with promotions such as World Class ...more

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Terry Glenn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Terry Glenn Age: 41

Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio

Terry Tyree Glenn (July 23, 1974 – November 20, 2017) was an American football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for the New England Patriots, Green Bay ...more

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#566 of 1,537 The Best Football Players Ever #114 of 248 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time #24 of 87 The Best Ohio State Buckeyes of All Time

Terry Bozzio is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 68

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Terry John Bozzio (born December 27, 1950) is an American drummer best known for his work with Missing Persons and Frank Zappa.He has been featured on nine solo or collaborative albums, 26 ...more

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#26 of 575 The Best Drummers Of All Time #86 of 195 The Best Jazz Fusion Bands/Artists

Terry Richardson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 53

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Terrence Richardson (born August 14, 1965) is an American fashion and portrait photographer. He has shot advertising campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Aldo, Supreme, Sisley, Tom Ford, and Yves Saint ...more
Terry Wogan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 80

Birthplace: Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Sir Michael Terence Wogan (; 3 August 1938 – 31 January 2016), better known as Terry Wogan, was an Irish radio and television broadcaster who worked for the BBC in the UK for most of his career. ...more
Terry Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Terry Sweeney is an American artist, actor, and writer. He was a writer and cast member of Saturday Night Live in the 1980s, co-wrote the 1989 film Shag, and has written for the television ...more
Terry Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 90

Birthplace: USA, Glendale, California

Helen Luella Koford (born January 7, 1929), better known as Terry Moore, is an American film and television actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her ...more
Terry Steinbach is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 56

Birthplace: New Ulm, Minnesota

Terry Lee Steinbach (born March 2, 1962) is an American professional baseball catcher and coach. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 14 seasons, from 1986 through 1999, for the Oakland ...more
Terry Labonte is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Terry
Age: 62

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Corpus Christi

Terrance Lee Labonte (born November 16, 1956) is an American former stock car racing driver, and current racing commentator. A two-time NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series (then Winston Cup Series) ...more