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Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy 

Chris Abraham
Updated October 13, 2018 5.3k views 99 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name McCarthy. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is McCarthy on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with McCarthy as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous McCarthy along with information about their lives. If your surname is also McCarthy, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous McCarthys include Jenny McCarthy, Melissa McCarthy, and Joseph McCarthy, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Jenny McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 46 from USA, Evergreen Park, Illinois
Melissa McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 48 from Plainfield, Illinois, United States of America
Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and fashion designer. She is the recipient of several accolades, including two Primetime Emmy ...more
Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Dec. at 49 (1908-1957) from Grand Chute, Wisconsin, United States of America
Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. ...more
Andrew McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 56 from USA, Westfield, New Jersey
Andrew Thomas McCarthy (born November 29, 1962) is an American actor, travel writer and television director. He is most known as a member of the Brat Pack, with roles in 1980s films such as St. ...more
Cormac McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 85 from Providence, Rhode Island
Cormac McCarthy (born Charles McCarthy; July 20, 1933) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He has written ten novels, spanning the Southern Gothic, Western, and ...more
Mike McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 55 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Michael John McCarthy (born November 10, 1963) is an American football coach. He was the head coach of the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) from 2006 to 2018, leading them ...more
Eugene McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Dec. at 89 (1916-2005) from Watkins, Minnesota, United States of America
Eugene Joseph McCarthy (March 29, 1916 – December 10, 2005) was an American politician and poet from Minnesota. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1949 to 1959 and the ...more
Nobu McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Dec. at 68 (1934-2002) from Ottawa, Canada
Nobu McCarthy (née Atsumi; November 13, 1934 – April 6, 2002) was a Japanese Canadian actress, fashion model, and stage director.
Joe McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Dec. at 56 (1881-1937) from Syracuse, New York
Joseph Nicodemus McCarthy (December 25, 1881 – January 12, 1937) was a Major League Baseball catcher. McCarthy played for the New York Highlanders in 1905 and the St. Louis Cardinals in 1906. In ...more
Kevin McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Dec. at 96 (1914-2010) from USA, Washington, Seattle
Kevin McCarthy (February 15, 1914 – September 11, 2010) was an American actor who gave over 200 television and film performances. He is best remembered for portraying the male lead in the horror ...more
Amy McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 42 from Los Angeles, California
Amy McCarthy is an actress, model and sister of Jenny McCarthy, Lynette McCarthy and Joanne McCarthy.
Thomas McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 52 from New Jersey, United States of America
Thomas Joseph McCarthy (born June 7, 1966) is an American film director, screenwriter, and actor who has appeared in several films, including Meet the Parents and Good Night, and Good Luck, and ...more
Amanda McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Amanda McCarthy is the wife of Brandon McCarthy.
Joe McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Dec. at 91 (1887-1978) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Joseph Vincent McCarthy (April 21, 1887 – January 13, 1978) was a manager in Major League Baseball, most renowned for his leadership of the "Bronx Bombers" teams of the New York ...more
Brandon McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 35 from Glendale, California
Brandon Patrick McCarthy (born July 7, 1983) is an American former professional baseball pitcher and current front office executive for the Texas Rangers. His title is Special Assistant to the ...more
James McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 28 from Glasgow, United Kingdom
James Patrick McCarthy (born 12 November 1990) is a professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Irish national team. McCarthy made ...more
John McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Dec. at 84 (1927-2011) from Boston, Massachusetts
John McCarthy (September 4, 1927 – October 24, 2011) was an American computer scientist and cognitive scientist. McCarthy was one of the founders of the discipline of artificial intelligence. He ...more
Karen McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Dec. at 63 (1947-2010) from Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States of America
Karen McCarthy (March 18, 1947 – October 5, 2010) was an American politician. She served as the U.S. Representative for the fifth district of Missouri from 1995 to 2005.
Kerry McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 53 from Luton, United Kingdom
Kerry Gillian McCarthy (born 26 March 1965) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bristol East since 2005 and was the Shadow Secretary of State for ...more
Erin McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Nicholas McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 44 from Blackpool, United Kingdom
Nicholas McCarthy may refer to: Nicholas McCarthy (director), director and writer Nicholas McCarthy (pianist), British pianist Nick McCarthy (born 1974), musician
Tommy McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Dec. at 59 (1863-1922) from Boston, Massachusetts
Thomas Francis Michael McCarthy (July 24, 1863 – August 5, 1922) was an American Major League Baseball player. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946.
Tom McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 58 from Toronto, Canada
Thomas Joseph McCarthy (born July 31, 1960) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. He played 460 games in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars and Boston ...more
Mary McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Dec. at 77 (1912-1989) from Seattle, Washington
Mary Therese McCarthy (June 21, 1912 – October 25, 1989) was an American novelist, critic and political activist.
Johnny McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is McCarthy
Age 84 from Buffalo, New York
John Joseph McCarthy (born April 25, 1934) is an American former basketball player and coach. A 6'1" guard, he played college basketball and was an All-American at Canisius College. He was ...more