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Who Is The Most Famous Harrison In The World?

Updated February 24, 2021 646 votes 30 voters 11.3k views70 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Harrison.

How many celebrities with the last name Harrison can you think of? The famous Harrisons below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Harrison, famous musicians named Harrison, and even athletes named Harrison.

George Harrison is certainly one of the most famous Harrisons on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters with the last name Harrison, he is most famous for his time with The Beatles. He was also a member of the Traveling Wilburys as well as a successful solo artist.

Another of the famous people with the last name Harrison is William Henry Harrison. He was a military officer and politician. He served as the ninth President of the United States beginning on March 4, 1841 until his death 31 days later.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Harrison? Just add them to the list! Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Harrison that you have heard of. 

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    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English musician, singer-songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles....  more

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    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was an American military officer and politician who served as the ninth president of the United States in 1841. He died of typhoid, pneumonia...  more

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    BirthplaceUSA, Berlin, Maryland

    Linda Melson Harrison (born July 26, 1945) is an American television and film actress, and director and producer, who is internationally known for her role as Nova, Charlton Heston's mute mate in the...  more

    #29 of 80 The Hottest Classic Actresses#28 of 50 The Most Beautiful Women From The '60s And '70s#308 of 574 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

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    BirthplaceSouth East England, Eurasia, Windsor, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom

    Dhani Harrison (born 1 August 1978) is a British multi-instrumentalist musician, composer and singer-songwriter who is the only child of George and Olivia Harrison. Harrison debuted as a...  more
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    BirthplaceHuyton, United Kingdom

    Sir Reginald Carey Harrison (5 March 1908 – 2 June 1990), known as Rex Harrison, was an English actor of stage and screen. Harrison began his career on the stage in 1924. He won his first Tony Award...  more

    #304 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#95 of 220 The Greatest British Actors of All Time#74 of 117 The Best English Actors of All Time

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    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, USA

    Christopher Bryan Harrison (born July 26, 1971) is an American television and game show host, best known for his role as host of the ABC reality television dating show The Bachelor since 2002, and...  more
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    BirthplaceHarrow, London, London, United Kingdom

    Gavin Harrison (born 28 May 1963) is an English musician. He is best known for playing with the progressive rock bands Porcupine Tree and King Crimson. Harrison's drumming has received many awards...  more

    #55 of 501 The Best Drummers Of All Time#90 of 226 Famous Jazz Drummers

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    BirthplaceNashua, New Hampshire, USA

    Randolph Clarke Harrison (born November 2, 1977) is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Justin Taylor on the Showtime drama Queer as Folk. ...  more
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    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, USA

    Bret Michael Harrison (born April 6, 1982) is an American actor and musician known predominantly for his work on comedy television series such as Grounded for Life, The Loop, Reaper, and Breaking In....  more
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    BirthplaceNorthridge, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Jenilee A. Harrison (born June 12, 1958) is an American actress possibly best known for her role as the replacement for blonde roommate Chrissy Snow on the hit sitcom Three's Company, between 1980...  more
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    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    Jeremiah Griffin Harrison (born February 21, 1949) is an American songwriter, musician, producer, and entrepreneur. He achieved fame as the keyboardist and guitarist for the New Wave band Talking...  more
  • 12

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    Donald Harrison Jr. (born June 23, 1960) is a jazz saxophonist from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is married to Mary Alicė Spears-Harrison and the father of Victoria Harrison....  more
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    BirthplaceAnaheim Hills, Anaheim, California, United States of America

    Schae Harrison (born April 27, 1962) is an American actress. She is most notable for her role on American daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful, where she played the part of Darla...  more
  • 14

    BirthplacePort Arthur, Texas

    Kree Annette Harrison is an American singer and musician, who was the runner-up on the twelfth season of American Idol....  more
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    Kim Harrison (born 1966) is a pen name of American author Dawn Cook. Kim is best known as the author of the New York Times #1 best selling Hollows series, but she has written more than urban fantasy...  more
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    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    Oscar Lloyd Harrison (born 18 April 1965 in Birmingham) is a British musician who currently plays drums with Birmingham-based Ocean Colour Scene and the British ska band The Beat. He also plays piano...  more
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    Sarah Harrison (born 2 September 1990), also known as LadyInTheTrap (LITT), is a British/Maltese DJ....  more
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    Reid Harrison is an American screenwriter and television producer. He has written for television shows such as The PJs, George and Leo, Men Behaving Badly, Brother's Keeper, Gary & Mike, George of...  more
  • 19

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Matthew Harrison is an actor, theater director, acting coach and acting teacher....  more
  • 20

    BirthplaceLondon, England, UK

    Blake Harrison (born 22 July 1985) is an English actor. He is best-known for playing Neil Sutherland in the BAFTA-winning E4 comedy The Inbetweeners....  more
  • 21

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England

    Carol Harrison (born 8 February 1955 in West Ham, Essex) is an English actress and writer. She is known mostly for her work on British television, in particular her role as Louise Raymond in BBC's...  more
  • 22

    BirthplaceDoncaster, England

    Kelly Harrison (born 1980) is a British actress, educated at Hungerhill School, Edenthorpe, Doncaster. Harrison was a model for four years but was soon cast in BBC's Saturday night programme,...  more
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    John Harrison is an American filmmaker, musician, and composer, best known for his collaborations with director George A. Romero and for writing-directing the miniseries adaptation of Dune....  more
  • 24

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Eleanor Harrison (born 17 November 1977) is an English television presenter, best known for co-presenting Countryfile since 2009....  more
  • 25

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Audley Hugh Harrison, (born 26 October 1971) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 2001 to 2013. As an amateur he represented Great Britain at the 2000 Olympics, winning a gold...  more
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