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Who Is The Most Famous Henry In The World?

Updated June 2, 2021 6.2k views59 items

List RulesVote up everyone you've heard of with the last name Henry.

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

Buck Henry is certainly one of the most famous Henrys on this list. One of the famous actors, writers, and directors named Henry, he co-created Get Smart. He also co-wrote such notable films as The Graduate and What's Up, Doc?.

Another of the famous people with the last name Henry is O. Henry. He was a short story writer. His notable works include “The Gift of the Magi” and “The Ransom of Red Chief.”

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Henry? Just add them to the list!

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  • Age: 90
    Henry Zuckerman (December 9, 1930 – January 8, 2020), credited as Buck Henry, was an American actor, writer, film director, and television director. He was nominated for an Academy Award twice, in...  more
  • Dec. at 47 (1862-1910)
    William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910), better known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. His stories are known for their surprise endings....  more
  • Dec. at 63 (1736-1799)
    Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799) was an American attorney, planter, and orator best known for his declaration to the Second Virginia Convention (1775): "Give me liberty, or give me death!"...  more
  • Thierry Daniel Henry (French pronunciation: ​[tjɛʁi ɑ̃ʁi]; born 17 August 1977) is a French professional football coach and former player who was most recently the manager of Ligue 1 club...  more
  • Diane Nicole Henry (born March 1, 1982 in Euless, Texas) is an American model most known for coming in third on Big Brother 5, a reality TV show broadcast by CBS in 2004. At the time of the show,...  more
  • Sir Lenworth George Henry (born 29 August 1958) is a British stand-up comedian, actor, singer, writer and television presenter, known for co-founding the charity Comic Relief, and appearing in TV...  more
  • Justin Henry (born May 25, 1971) is an American actor, known for playing the object of the titular custody battle in the 1979 film Kramer vs. Kramer, a debut role that earned him a nomination for the...  more
  • Age: 50
    Mark Jerrold Henry (born June 12, 1971) is an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter, strongman, and retired professional wrestler, who is currently signed to WWE under a Legends contract. He...  more
  • Travis Deion Henry (born October 29, 1978) is a former American football running back who played seven seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of...  more
  • Amandine Chantal Henry (born 28 September 1989) is a French football player who plays as a defensive midfielder for Olympique Lyon and the French senior team. A former women's youth international...  more
  • Age: 85
    Michael Dennis Henry (born August 15, 1936) is an American retired actor and former NFL football linebacker. He is most well known for his role as Tarzan in the 1960s trilogy....  more
  • Heather Renee French Henry (born December 29, 1974) is a Miss America title holder, personality, fashion designer and veterans advocate. She is married to former Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Steve...  more
  • Age: 87
    Ronald Patrick Henry (17 August 1934 – 27 December 2014) was a footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur, and won one cap for England. His grandson, Ronnie, is also a professional footballer....  more
  • Age: 61
    Guy Henry (born 17 October 1960) is an English stage and screen actor, whose roles include Henrik Hanssen in Holby City, Pius Thicknesse in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Part 2,...  more
  • Gregg Lee Henry (born May 6, 1952) is an American character actor and rock, blues and country musician.He is best known for his performance as serial killer Dennis Rader in the made-for-television...  more
  • Xavier Henry (; born March 15, 1991) is an American professional basketball player. He played one year of college basketball with the Kansas Jayhawks before he was drafted in the 2010 NBA draft by...  more
  • Jodie Clare Henry, OAM (born 17 November 1983) is an Australian competitive swimmer, Olympic gold medallist and former world-record holder....  more
  • Linda Valiris (born 1 January 1963), known professionally as Linda Henry is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Yvonne Atkins in the ITV drama Bad Girls and Shirley Carter in the BBC...  more
  • Henry (Finnish: Heikki; Swedish: Henrik; Latin: Henricus; died c. 20 January 1156) was a medieval English clergyman. He came to Sweden with Cardinal Nicholas Breakspeare in 1153 and was probably...  more
  • Age: 57
    Michael "Mike" Henry (born November 7, 1965) is an American voice actor, writer, producer, and comedian. He is known for his work on the animated TV series Family Guy (1999–present), where he writes...  more
  • Dec. at 26 (1983-2009)
    Chris Henry (May 17, 1983 – December 17, 2009) was an American football wide receiver who played five seasons in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Bengals. He played college football at...  more
  • Age: 52
  • Dec. at 61 (1774-1836)
    William Henry (12 December 1774 – 2 September 1836) was an English chemist. He was the son of Thomas Henry and was born in Manchester England. He developed what is known today as Henry's Law....  more
  • Age: 61
    Paul Henry Hopes (born 4 August 1960), known professionally as Paul Henry, is a New Zealand radio and television broadcaster who was the host of the late night show The Paul Henry Show on New...  more
  • Sonita Henry is an actress....  more
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