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Celebrities in Barbershop


Through the years, more than 250,000 men have been accepted for membership in our Society, from all walks of life. Some of these men have been “celebrities” and well known public figures in the fields of politics, sports and entertainment.

While most of these men have been card carrying members, some have been associated with the Society as celebrity supporters.

Some have been named as Honorary Members* of the Barbershop Harmony Society.

John Ashcroft (1942 – present) Senator (R-MO) Attorney General / The Singing Senators
Art Baker (1898 – 1966) Radio and television personality, actor
Ned Beatty (1937 – present) Academy Award nominated Actor / Network
Irving Berlin (1888 – 1989) * Composer of “God Bless America”, “White Christmas”
Victor Borge (1909 – 2000)* Pianist, comedian
The Buffalo Bills – Famous quartet from The Music Man on Broadway and film, 1950 international quartet champion
Bobby Bragan (1917 – 2010) Professional baseball player/manager/Phillies/Braves
Greg Buttle (1954 – present) Professional football player – NY Jets, Linebacker
Mike Conaway (1948 – present) U.S. Congressman (R-TX) The Singing Senators
Bing Crosby (1903 – 1977) Singer, actor, Barbershop Harmony Society board member
Bob Flanigan (1926 – present)* Member, The Four Freshmen
William Frawley (1887 – 1966) Song & Dance man / Actor – I Love Lucy (Fred Mertz)
Bill Gaither (1936 – present)* Gospel Singer / Producer / Grammy and Dove award winner
Arthur Godfrey* (1903 – 1983) Radio and television personality
James Gregory (1911 – 2002) Actor – TV & Film – Captain Luger on Barney Miller
Ferde Grofé (1892 – 1972) Composer of classical music; “Grand Canyon Suite”
Bill Hanna (1910 – 2001)* Creator of The Flintstones, many other television cartoon series
Lynn Hauldren (1922 – 2011) TV / Empire Carpet pitchman
Tom Henrich (1913 – 2009) Professional baseball player Yankees RF
Burl Ives (1909 – 1995) Folk singer, actor, Oscar winner
Jim Jeffords (1934 – present) Senator (R/I – VT) The Singing Senators
Jim Jordan (1896 – 1988) Star of “Fibber McGee and Molly” radio series
The King’s Men – Professional quartet, regulars on “Fibber McGee and Molly”
Bob Lally (1934 – present) TV director, The Jeffersons / Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Chester Lauck (1902 – 1980) Lum of “Lum ‘n’ Abner” radio series
Gordon Lightfoot (1938 – present)* Pop singer, composer “If You Could Read my Mind, Love”, “Sundown”, “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”
Trent Lott (1941 – present) Senator (D-MS) / The Singing Senators
Groucho Marx (1890 – 1977) Actor, comedian, host of “You Bet Your Life”
James Melton (1904 – 1961) Opera singer
George Mikan Jr. (1924 – 2005) NBA superstar – Minneapolis Lakers (6′ 10″)
Miles Middough (1922-2009) Production manager Little House on the Prairie
Mitch Miller (1911 – 2010)* Orchestra leader, host “Sing Along with Mitch” TV show
Sherrill Milnes (1935 – present)* Opera singer
John Miller (1950 – present) Executive vice-president, NBC television network
Burt Mustin (1884 – 1977) Actor – television and film
Pat O’Brien (1899-1983) Actor Angels with Dirty Faces / Ragtime
The Osmond Brothers* Preteen quartet, later pop music stars
Jerold Ottley (1934 – present)* Former music director Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Jim Pike (1938 – present)* Member, The Lettermen
Gene Puerling (1929 – 2008)* Singer and Arranger / The Hi-Los and Singers Unlimited
Mike Rowe (1962 – present) Dirty Jobs TV show / Spokesman Ford Motors
William Sessions (1930 – present) Director, Federal Bureau of Investigations
Micah Sloat (1981 – present) Actor – lead role, Paranormal Activity 1 & 2
Alfred E. Smith (1873 – 1944) Governor of New York
Sigmund Spaeth (1885 – 1965) Music critic, “The Tune Detective”
The Sportsmen – Professional quartet, regulars on Jack Benny radio series
Harry S. Truman (1884 – 1972) 33rd President of the United States
Dick Van Dyke (1925 – present)* Television and film actor, singer
Fred Waring (1900 – 1984)* Choral conductor, leader of the Pennsylvanians
Rudy Wissler (1928-2007) Actor / Singing voice of Scotty Beckett in The Jolson Story
Meredith Willson (1902 – 1984)* Author and composer of The Music Man

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