Barr (surname)


Barr (surname)

Barr is a Scottish surname, and may refer to:

In real life:
* Adam Barr, American television screenwriter and producer
* Al Barr, lead singer of the Celtic punk band the Dropkick Murphys
* Alfred Barr (1902–1981), art historian and the first director of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City
* Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr (1831-1919), British American novelist
* Andrew Barr (born 1973), Australian politician
* Art Barr (1966–1994), American professional wrestler
* Bob Barr [see Robert Barr (disambiguation)] , one of several people including:
** Bob Barr (Robert L. Barr; born 1948), American attorney and 2008 Libertarian Party candidate for President of the United States
** Bob Barr (baseball) (Robert M. Barr; 1856-1930), Major League Baseball pitcher
** Bob Barr (1935 baseball) (Robert A. Barr; 1908-2002), baseball pitcher for Brooklyn Dodgers
* Candy Barr (1935–2005) American stripper, burlesque exotic dancer, actress, and model
* Charlie Barr (1864-1911), Scottish navigator
* Daisey Douglas Barr, leader of the Indiana Women's Ku Klux Klan in the early 1920s and member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union
* Dave Barr, one of several people, including:
** Dave Barr (golfer) (David A. Barr; born 1952), Canadian professional golfer
** Dave Barr (ice hockey) (born 1960), Canadian professional ice hockey player
** Dave Barr (veteran, motorcyclist) (born 1952), American veteran and motorcyclist who circumnavigated the globe despite having both legs amputated
* David Barr (disambiguation), one of several people including:
** David Barr, Australian politician
** David Barr (Canada), Canadian colonel
* Donna Barr (born 1952), American comic book author and cartoonist
* Douglas Barr (born 1949), American actor, writer and director
* Felicity Barr (born 1970), British journalist
* Freeman Barr (born 1973), Bahamian boxer
* George Barr (artist) (born 1937), Amercian science fiction and fantasy artist
* Gerry Barr, 1996 recipient of the Pearson Medal of Peace
* Glenn Barr (born 1932), former Northern Ireland politician
* James Barr (composer) (1779-1860), Scottish composer
* James Barr (politician) (1862–1949), British Labour Party politician
* James Barr (biblical scholar) (1924-2006), Scottish Old Testament scholar
* James R. Barr (1885–1910), Scottish engineer
* Jean-Marc Barr (born 1960), French-American film actor and director
* Jim Barr (born 1948), Major League Baseball pitcher
* Joel Barr (1916–1998), member of the Soviet Atomic Spy Ring
* Joseph M. Barr (1906–1982), former Mayor of Pittsburgh
* Joseph W. Barr (1918–1996), American businessman and politician.
* Julia Barr (born 1949), American actress
* Kathleen Barr, Canadian voice actor
* Leonard Barr (1903-1980), standup American comedian
* Mark Barr, American mathematician
* Mary James Barr (1879-1935), daughter of American outlaw Jesse James
* Mike W. Barr, American writer
* Natalie Barr (born 1968), Australian journalist and television presenter
* Nevada Barr (born 1952), American author
* Nicky Barr (1915–2006), Australian rugby player and World War II Veteran
* Niki Barr, American musician
* Norman B. Barr (1868-1943), founder of Olivet Institute in Chicago, Illinois
* Patrick Barr (1908-1985), British actor
* Rachel Barr, member of faculty of Georgetown University
* Robert Barr (disambiguation), one of several people including:
** Robert Barr (writer) (1850-1912), British novelist
** Robert M. Barr (died 1988), conductor of Jordan High School Band in Columbus, Georgia
* Roseanne Barr (born 1952), American comedian, actress and writer
* Stringfellow Barr (1897-1982), historian, author and former president of St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland
* Terry Barr, former American football wide receiver
* Thomas D. Barr (1931–2008), American attorney
* Thomas J. Barr (1812–1881), American politician
* William Barr (American Attorney General) (born 1950), 77th Attorney General of the United States
* William Barr (Arctic historian), Arctic historian at the University of Calgary, Canada
* Woodrow Wilson Barr (1918–1942), United States Marine
* Yvonne Barr (born 1932), British virologist

In fiction:
* Dallas Barr, fictional character in the eponymous comic book series by Marvano
* Ducem Barr, fictional character, part of Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series
* Onum Barr, fictional character, part of Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series
* Quinn Armitage and Robert Barr, fictional twin characters appearing in the American soap opera "Santa Barbara".

ee also

* George Barr
* James Barr
* Joseph Barr
* Michael Barr
* Mike Barr
* Thomas Barr
* William Barr


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