List of Famous people named Harold

Name Harold is among the most common names in USA. Shortened forms: Harry, Hal. Similar names: Harry, Hal, Harrold. Here are some famous Harolds:

Harold Ramis

Harold Allen Ramis
First Name Harold
Last Name Ramis
Born on November 21, 1944
Died on February 24, 2014 (aged 69)
Height 188 cm | 6'2

Harold Allen Ramis was an American actor, comedian, director and writer. His best-known film acting roles were as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989), and as Russell Ziskey in Stripes (1981); he also co-wrote those films. As a director, his films include the comedies Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Groundhog Day (1993), and Analyze This (1999). Ramis was the original head writer of the television series SCTV, on which he also performed, as well as a co-writer of Groundhog Day and National Lampoon's Animal House (1978). The final film that he wrote, produced, directed, and acted in was Year One (2009).

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Harold Wilson

First Name Harold
Last Name Wilson
Born on March 11, 1916
Died on May 24, 1995 (aged 79)

James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, was a British statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1964 to 1970 and 1974 to 1976. A member of the Labour Party, he was Member of Parliament (MP) for Ormskirk from 1945 to 1950 and for Huyton from 1950 to 1983.

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Harold Ford Jr.

Harold Eugene Ford Jr.
First Name Harold
Last Name Jr.
Born on May 11, 1970 (age 53)

Harold Eugene Ford Jr. is an American financial managing director, pundit, author, and former U.S. congressman who served from 1997–2007 in the United States House of Representatives as a member of the Democratic Party from Tennessee's 9th congressional district, centered in Memphis. He is the son of former Congressman Harold Ford Sr., who held the same seat for 22 years. In 2006, Ford made an unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by retiring Bill Frist. He is a member of the Ford political family from Memphis. Ford was the last chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC).

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Harold Macmillan

First Name Harold
Last Name Macmillan
Born on February 10, 1894
Died on December 29, 1986 (aged 92)

Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, was a British Conservative politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963. Caricatured as "Supermac", he was known for his pragmatism, wit and unflappability.

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Harold Shipman

Harold Frederick Shipman
First Name Harold
Last Name Shipman
Born on January 14, 1946
Died on January 13, 2004 (aged 57)

Harold Frederick Shipman , known to acquaintances as Fred Shipman, was an English general practitioner who is believed to be one of the most prolific serial killers in modern history. On 31 January 2000, he was found guilty of the murder of 15 patients under his care; his total number of victims was approximately 250. Shipman was sentenced to life imprisonment with the recommendation that he never be released. He died by suicide by hanging on 13 January 2004, a day before his 58th birthday, in his cell at HM Prison Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

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Harold Hering

First Name Harold
Last Name Hering
Born on January 1, 1936 (age 87)

Harold L. Hering is a former officer of the United States Air Force, who was discharged in 1975 for requesting basic information about checks and balances to prevent an unauthorized order to launch nuclear missiles. Major Hering was subsequently presented the 2017 Courage of Conscience Award at the Peace Abbey, Boston, Massachusetts.

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Harold Varner III

First Name Harold
Last Name III
Born on August 15, 1990 (age 33)

Harold Varner III is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. Despite his smaller stature, Varner is one of the longer drivers on tour. Varner is one of just a handful of African-American professional golfers. He won the Australian PGA Championship in December 2016.

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Harold Russell

Harold John Russell
First Name Harold
Last Name Russell
Born on January 14, 1914
Died on January 29, 2002 (aged 88)
Born in Canada, Nova Scotia

Harold John Avery Russell was a Canadian-born American World War II veteran who became one of only two non-professional actors to win an Academy Award for acting. Russell also has the distinction of being the only performer to sell his Oscar award at auction.

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Harold Prince

First Name Harold
Last Name Prince
Born on January 30, 1928
Died on July 31, 2019 (aged 91)

Harold Smith Prince, commonly known as Hal Prince, was an American theatrical producer and director associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the 20th century, including West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, Parade the Leo Frank Case Musical, and Phantom of the Opera, the longest running show in Broadway history.

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Harold Holt

First Name Harold
Last Name Holt
Born on August 5, 1908
Died on December 17, 1967 (aged 59)

Harold Edward Holt,, was an Australian politician who served as the 17th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1966 until his presumed drowning death in 1967. He was the leader of the Liberal Party during that time.

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