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Some Famous People with the surname of Perry

Oliver Hazard PerryWiki Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 2, 1785 ? August 23, 1819) was born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, the son of Captain Christopher Raymond Perry and Sarah Wallace Alexander.
William PerryWiki William Perry (born December 16, 1962 in Aiken, South Carolina) is a former professional American football player and brother of former professional football player Michael Dean Perry.
William PerryWiki William James Perry (born October 11, 1927) is an American businessman and engineer who was the United States Secretary of Defense from February 3, 1994, to January 23, 1997, under President Bill Clinton.
Matthew C. PerryWiki Matthew Calbraith Perry (April 10, 1794 ? March 4, 1858) was the Commodore of the U.
Antoinette PerryWiki (Mary) Antoinette Perry (June 27, 1888 ? June 28, 1946), was an actress, director, and co-founder of the American Theatre Wing.
Luke PerryWiki Luke Perry (born Coy Luther Perry III; October 11, 1965) is an American actor.
Matthew PerryWiki Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is an Americo-Canadian actor who played Chandler Bing on the NBC sitcom "Friends" for ten years between 1994 and 2004, earning a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 2002.
Grayson PerryWiki Grayson Perry (born 1960) is an English artist, known mainly for his ceramic vases and cross-dressing.
Fred PerryWiki Frederick John Perry (18 May 1909 ? 2 February 1995) born in Stockport, Cheshire, was an English tennis and table tennis player and three-time Wimbledon champion.
Anne PerryWiki Anne Perry (born Juliet Marion Hulme in Blackheath, London on 28 October 1938) is an English author of historical detective fiction, as well as a convicted murderer (see also Parker-Hulme murder).
Walter PerryWiki Walter Laing MacDonald Perry, Baron Perry of Walton FRS (June 16, 1921 - July 17, 2003) was a distinguished academic.
Joe PerryWiki Anthony Joseph "Joe" Perry (born September 10, 1950) is the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the rock band Aerosmith.
David PerryWiki David Perry (born 1967) is an Irish video game developer who has created dozens of computer games, the best known of which include "Earthworm Jim", "MDK", "Messiah", Wild 9 and "Enter the Matrix".
Rick PerryWiki James Richard "Rick" Perry (born March 4, 1950) is a Republican politician and the current Governor of Texas.
Joe PerryWiki Joe Perry (born 13 August, 1974 in Wisbech) is an English professional snooker player.
Matt PerryWiki Matthew Brendan Perry (born 27 January 1977 in Bath) was an English rugby union footballer who played full back for Bath.
John PerryWiki John Perry (1850-1920) was a pioneering engineer and mathematician from Ireland.
Steve PerryWiki Steve Perry (born August 31, 1947) is an American television writer and science fiction author.
Steve PerryWiki Steve Perry (born Stephen Ray Perry'; January 22, 1949) is an American singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Journey from 1978?1987 and 1995?1998.
Nancy Ling PerryWiki Nancy Ling Perry (September 19 1947 ? May 17 1974) also known as Nancy Devote, Lynn Ledworth, and Fahizah was an American member of the Symbionese Liberation Army.
Megahn PerryWiki Megahn Perry (born March 11, 1977) is an actress.
L. Tom PerryWiki Lowell Tom Perry (born August 5, 1922) is a senior member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), having become a member of that body in 1974.
Michael PerryWiki Michael D.
Lilla Cabot PerryWiki Lilla Cabot Perry (January 13, 1848?February 28, 1933) was an American artist who worked in the Impressionist style, rendering portraits and landscapes in the free form manner of her mentor, Claude Monet.
Madison S. PerryWiki Madison Starke Perry (1814?March 1865) was the fourth governor of Florida.
Edward A. PerryWiki Edward Aylesworth Perry (March 15, 1831 October 15, 1889) was a general under Robert E.
Christopher Raymond PerryWiki Christopher Raymond Perry (4 December 1761 ? 1 June 1818) was an officer in the United States Navy.
Rachel PerryWiki Rachel Perry (born January 20, 1976 in Brockville, Ontario) is a Canadian TV personality currently working in the United States.
Frank PerryWiki Frank Perry (August 21, 1930 ? August 29, 1995) was an American stage and film director, producer and screenwriter.
Kenny PerryWiki James Kenneth Perry (born August 10, 1960) is an American professional golfer.
Suzi PerryWiki Suzi Perry (born 3 May 1970) is an English television presenter.
Alf PerryWiki Alfred Perry (1904 ? 1974) was an English professional golfer.
Joe PerryWiki Fletcher Joseph Perry (born January 22, 1927, in Stephens, Arkansas) is a former professional American football fullback for the San Francisco 49ers from 1948 to 1950 (while the 49ers were a member of the NFL's rival league, the AAFC), then 1950 to 1960 when the 49ers were absorbed into the NFL, the Baltimore Colts from 1961-1962, and finally back to the 49ers for his final year in football, 1963.
Tyler PerryWiki Tyler Perry (born August 24, 1969) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and author.
Charles PerryWiki Charles Perry (1924-1969) was an African American author whose only published novel was "Portrait of a Young Man Drowning".
Chris PerryWiki Raymond Christopher Perry (born December 27, 1981 in) is an American football running back who plays for the Florida Tuskers.
Alfred PerryWiki Alfred Perry was a prominent Montrealer and fire marshal who, with a group of Protestant clergy and Montr?al citizens, founded the Douglas Hospital (originally named the ?Protestant Hospital for the Insane.
Corey PerryWiki Corey Perry (born May 16, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Jimmy PerryWiki Jimmy Perry OBE (born 9 September 1923 in Barnes, London) is an English writer and actor, most famous for devising and co-writing the BBC sitcom "Dad's Army" with David Croft.
Tab PerryWiki Tab Wilson Perry (born January 20, 1982 in) is an American football wide receiver for the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League.
Anita Thigpen PerryWiki Anita Thigpen Perry is the current First Lady of Texas, and the wife of Governor Rick Perry.
Jeff PerryWiki Jeffrey Davis Perry is a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the 5th Barnstable District.
Donna PerryWiki Donna Perry (born March 2, 1971) is an American model and actress.
William PerryWiki William Perry (21 March 1819 ? 18 January 1881), known as the Tipton Slasher, was an English boxer of the bare-knuckle era.
Chris PerryWiki Christopher John "Chris" Perry (born 26 April 1973 in Carshalton, Greater London) is an English footballer.
Ralph Barton PerryWiki Ralph Barton Perry (3 July 1876 in Poultney, Vermont - 22 January 1957 in Boston, Massachusetts) was an American philosopher.
Emily PerryWiki Emily Perry (born 6 January 1981, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian actress.
Felton PerryWiki Felton Perry (born September 11, 1945) is an American actor.
Ed PerryWiki Edward Lewis Perry, Jr.
Anthony PerryWiki Anthony Perry (c.
Tim PerryWiki Timothy D.
S. D. PerryWiki Stephani Danelle Perry (credited as S.
Bruce PerryWiki Bruce Perry (born March 22, 1981 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a former American football running back in the National Football League who was released by the Philadelphia Eagles (on January 2, 2007) to make room for veteran quarterback Koy Detmer's return to the team.
Jonathan PerryWiki Jonathan Perry (born November 22, 1976 in Hamilton, New Zealand) is a New Zealand soccer player who plays as a Defender.
Elliot PerryWiki Elliot Lamonte Perry (born March 28 1969 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a retired American professional basketball player in the NBA.
Malcolm PerryWiki Malcolm Oliver Perry (born 1929 in Allen, Texas) is an American physician and surgeon.
Fred PerryWiki Fred Perry (born January 5, 1975 in Fort Smith, Arkansas) is a Canadian Football League defensive player for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
John Bennett PerryWiki John Bennett Perry (born January 4, 1941) is an American actor and former model.
Dayn PerryWiki Dayn Perry (born 1972) is an Internet baseball writer and sabermetrician.
Darren PerryWiki Darren Perry (born December 29, 1968 in Chesapeake, Virginia) is an NFL assistant coach and former professional American football player.
Philip PerryWiki Philip J.
Steve PerryWiki Stephen Henry Perry (born October 8, 1963) is an American musician, best known for being the lead singer-songwriter and occasional rhythm guitarist for the Oregon rock/swing/ska band the Cherry Poppin' Daddies, of which he is the founding member.
Bob J. PerryWiki Bobby Jack Perry (a.
Janice Kapp PerryWiki Janice Kapp Perry (born 1938) is a well-known Latter-day Saint songwriter whose contributions have resulted in roughly 50 albums and songs in the LDS Church hymnal, "Children's Songbook", and "70 Favorite Children's Songs".
Doane PerryWiki Doane Ethredge Perry (born June 16, 1954 in Mt.
Alan and Michael PerryWiki Alan and Michael Perry are Citadel Miniatures designers, and two of the most renowned and prolific sculptors for the miniature wargaming hobby.
Michael Dean PerryWiki Michael Dean Perry (born August 27, 1965 in Aiken, South Carolina) is a former American football defensive lineman and the younger brother of William Perry.
Bobby PerryWiki Bobby Perry is an American basketball player who played both forward positions for the University of Kentucky from 2003 to 2007.
Emily PerryWiki Emily Perry (28 June 1907 ? 19 February 2008) was an English actress and dancer.
Henry PerryWiki Henry Perry (1875 ? March 22 1940) was a restaurateur who is considered the "father of Kansas City barbecue.
Gerald PerryWiki Gerald June Perry (born October 30, 1960 in Savannah, Georgia) is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball who played from 1983 to 1995 for the Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals and St.
Shaun PerryWiki Shaun Perry (born 4 May, 1978 in Wolverhampton) is an English rugby union footballer, who plays for CA Brive in the Top 14.
Carlotta PerryWiki Carlotta Perry (1839 in Michigan - 1914 in Chicago) was among a group of premier women poets of the late 19th century.
Josh PerryWiki Josh Perry (born 4 February 1981 in Newcastle, New South Wales) is an Australian professional rugby league player for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in the National Rugby League (NRL) competition.
Joseph PerryWiki Bishop Joseph Nathaniel Perry (born 18 April 1948 in Chicago, Illinois) is a Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Linda PerryWiki Linda Perry, born April 15, 1965, in Springfield, Massachusetts, to parents of Portuguese and Brazilian descent, is an American rock musician, songwriter, and record producer.
Thomas Johns PerryWiki Thomas Johns Perry (February 17, 1807 ? June 27, 1871) was an American politician.
Phil PerryWiki Phil Perry (born in Springfield, IL on January 12, 1952 is an American R&B singer, songwriter, musician and a former member of the soul group The Montclairs from 1971 to 1975.
Benjamin Franklin PerryWiki Benjamin Franklin Perry (November 20, 1805 December 3, 1886) was a provisional Governor of South Carolina appointed by President Andrew Johnson in 1865 after the end of the American Civil War.
Mark PerryWiki Mark James Perry (born Ealing October 19 1978) is a former professional footballer.
Jereme PerryWiki Jereme Jovon Perry (born December 15, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan) is an American football defensive back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.
Adam PerryWiki Adam Perry (born 29 December 1969), also known by his stage name The Yin, is a British musician.
Melvin PerryWiki Melvin Perry (Poirier) (23 August 1925 ? 25 January 2002) was a Canadian politician.
Bill PerryWiki William "Bill" Perry (10 September 1930 ? 27 September 2007) was a South African-born English professional footballer.
Lowell W. PerryWiki Lowell Perry (December 5, 1931 ? January 7, 2001) was the National Football League's (NFL) first African American assistant coach, the first African American NFL broadcaster, and Chrysler's first African American plant manager.
Mark PerryWiki Mark George Perry (born 7 February 1971 in Aberdeen) is a Scottish footballer who currently plays in defence for Highland League side Keith.
Edmund PerryWiki Edmund Perry was a 17 year old Harlem resident who was shot to death by a plainclothes policeman on June 12, 1985.
Vernon PerryWiki Vernon Perry (born September 22, 1953 in Jackson, Mississippi) is a former professional American football player who played cornerback for five seasons for the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints.
Rod PerryWiki Rod Perry (born 1953) is a retired American football player, now a defensive backs coach for the Indianapolis Colts.
Percival Perry, 1st Baron PerryWiki Percival Lea Dewhurst Perry, 1st Baron Perry, KBE (1878?1956) was the first chairman of Ford of Britain Limited and of the Slough Trading Company.
Curtis PerryWiki Curtis R.
Brian PerryWiki Brian Perry (born April 6, 1944, in Aldershot, Hampshire, England) is a former professional ice hockey left wing.
Gerald PerryWiki Gerald Perry is a former American football offensive tackle who played 8 seasons in the National Football League.
Charles PerryWiki Charles Perry (17 February 1807 ? 2 December 1891) was the first Anglican bishop of Melbourne, Australia.
William C. PerryWiki William C.
Justin Clay PerryWiki Justin Clay Perry (born August 20, 1974 in St Petersburg, Florida) is an American jazz, pop, and Latin pianist best known for his arrangements heard behind numerous recording artists.
George PerryWiki George Perry (born April 12, 1953 in Lompoc, California) is a neuroscientist and Dean of the College of Sciences and Professor of Biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Jason PerryWiki Jason Perry is a record producer, song writer, and lead vocalist of the Suffolk based band ?A?.
Nehemiah PerryWiki Nehemiah Perry (March 30, 1816 ? November 1, 1881) was a American clerk, cloth manufacturer and Democratic Party politician who represented in the United States House of Representatives from 1861 to 1865.
Aaron F. PerryWiki Aaron Fyfe Perry (January 1, 1815 - March 11, 1893) was a U.
Roger PerryWiki Roger Perry (born May 7, 1933) is an American film and television actor whose career began in the late 1950s.
Percy PerryWiki Percy Adolphus Perry (June 12, 1930 ? January 5, 2005) was a Canadian track and field coach from Coquitlam, British Columbia.
Keith PerryWiki Keith Perry is an American country music and Christian music artist.
James Lewis PerryWiki James Lewis Perry (born 19 November 1979 in Cape Town), is a South African professional cyclist who rides for the UCI Professional Continental team Barloworld.
Gerry PerryWiki Gerry Perry (born July 17, 1930) was a defensive lineman and placekicker in the National Football League.
Nora PerryWiki Nora Perry (1841-96) was an American poet, journalist, and writer of juvenile stories, and for some years Boston correspondent of the Chicago "Tribune".
Claude PerryWiki Claude Perry (October 31, 1901 ? July 1975) was a professional American football player who played offensive tackle for nine seasons for the Green Bay Packers.
Wayne M. PerryWiki Wayne M.
Stanislaus Francis PerryWiki Stanislaus Francis Perry (May 7 1823 ? February 24 1898) was a farmer and politician in Prince Edward Island.
Kyle PerryWiki Kyle Blain Perry (born 5 March 1986 in Birmingham, West Midlands) is an English footballer, who plays as a striker.
Jason PerryWiki Jason Perry (born August 1, 1976) is a former American football safety in the National Football League (NFL).
Charlie PerryWiki Charles Perry (3 January 1866 ? 2 July 1927) was an English football centre-half who played for West Bromwich Albion and England.
Katy PerryWiki Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Herman PerryWiki Herman Perry (May 16, 1922 - March 15, 1945) was an American World War II soldier, convicted murderer, and fugitive from the army in India and Burma.
Jason PerryWiki Jason Kyle Perry (born August 18, 1980 in) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Tampa Bay Rays organization.
L. Glenn PerryWiki Lloyd Glenn Perry (October 28, 1944 - October 21, 1998) was the first of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
Stevi PerryWiki Stevi Lauren Perry (born July 5, 1990) is an American beauty queen and model from Hamburg, Arkansas.
Marque PerryWiki Marque Perry (born January 28, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional basketball player.
Arlis PerryWiki Arlis Perry, a newlywed 19-year-old North Dakota native, was killed in Stanford Memorial Church on the grounds of Stanford University on October 12, 1974.
Scott PerryWiki Scott Perry is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 92nd legislative district.
Scott PerryWiki Scott Perry (born 10 January 1963 in Mankato, Minnesota) is an American filmmaker, businessman, author and engineer.
Duncan PerryWiki Duncan Christopher Perry (born September 9, 1962) is a former English cricketer.
Scott PerryWiki Scott Endecott Perry (born March 11, 1954 in Pleasanton, California) is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League.
Bill PerryWiki William M.
Wilmont PerryWiki Wilmont Darnell Perry is a former professional American football player who played running back for two seasons for the New Orleans Saints.
Catherine D. PerryWiki Catherine D.
Jonathan PerryWiki Jonathan Nicholas Perry (born 29 December 1965 in Frimley, Surrey) is a former English cricketer who played 11 first-class matches in 1987 and 1988.
Adam PerryWiki Adam Perry (born January 12, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the Utah Grizzlies of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL).
Tom PerryWiki Tom Perry is a former Canadian politician.
Ernest PerryWiki Ernest William Perry (3 November 1891 ? 31 May 1979) was an English footballer.
Mick PerryWiki Michael Alexander (Mick) Perry (born 4 April 1964) is an English former footballer.
Elliott PerryWiki Elliott Perry (1884-1972), of New Jersey, was a researcher and expert on postage stamps and postal history of the United States.
Zenobia Powell PerryWiki Zenobia Powell Perry (1908-2004) was an American Composer born in Boley, Oklahoma who spent much of her life in Dayton, Ohio.
Barbara A. PerryWiki Dr.
Richard PerryWiki Richard Perry is an American music producer.
Thomas Erskine PerryWiki Sir Thomas Erskine Perry (20 July 1806 ? 22 April 1882) was a British Liberal politician and judge in India.