Hardy (surname)

Hardy (surname)

Hardy is a surname, and may refer to:


* Aaron Hardy, English footballer
* Alexander M. Hardy, U.S. Representative from Indiana
* Alexandre Hardy (c. 1570/1572–1632), French dramatist
* Alfred Hardy, (1900 - 1965), Belgian architect
* Alister Hardy, English marine biologist
* Angie Hardy, American blackjack player
* Anne Hardy, British artist
* Annie Hardy, American singer-guitarist with Giant Drag
* Anthony Hardy, English mental patient and murderer
* Arnold Hardy, American photographer
* Arthur Charles Hardy, Canadian politician
* Alfred Gathorne-Hardy, British politician
* Arthur Sherburne Hardy, American novelist and diplomat
* Arthur Sturgis Hardy, Canadian politician


* Benjamin Hardy, Australian volleyball player
* Bert Hardy, English photographer
* Billy Hardy, English boxer
* Bruce Hardy, American football player


* Carroll Hardy, American baseball player
* Charles Hardy (1714–1780), British naval officer
* "Hungry" Charles Hardy, American competitive eater
* Chris Hardy, Canadian footballer
* Cornelius Hardy, convict transported to Australia


* D. Elmo Hardy, American entomologist
* Daniel W. Hardy, Anglican Theologian
* David A. Hardy (born 1936), English artist
* David T. Hardy, American author and jurist
* Denis Hardy, Quebecois economist
* Don Ed Hardy, American tattoo artist


* Edgar Richard "Hardy" Hardcastle (1900 - 1995), British economist
* Elias Hardy, English-born lawyer and politician in New Brunswick.
* Emmett Hardy (1903–1925), American jazz cornet player
* Ernest Hardy, film and music critic based in Los Angeles
* Ernest George Hardy, classicist


* Françoise Hardy (born 1944), French singer and actress
* Frank Hardy, Australian novelist and journalist


* G. H. Hardy (1877–1947), English mathematician
* Gathorne Hardy, 1st Earl of Cranbrook, an English politician
* Gene Hardy, a Canadian multi-instrumentalist and vocalist
* Guy U. Hardy, U.S. Representative from Colorado


* Hagood Hardy (1937–1997), Canadian composer & pianist
* Harry Hardy, English footballer
* Harvey Hardy, American footballer
* Henry Hardy, editor of the works of Isaiah Berlin
* Hugh W. Hardy U.S. Marines General


* J. J. Hardy, American baseball player
* Jack Hardy, Canadian politician
* Jack Hardy (singer-songwriter)
* James Hardy can refer to
** James Hardy (American football) (b. 1985)
** James Hardy (basketball)
** James Hardy (rower)
** James D. Hardy, Jr., American academic and historian
** James Greene Hardy (1795–1856), Kentucky politician and orator; Lt. Governor of Kentucky
** Jim Hardy (b. 1923), American football quarterback
* Janet Hardy, American erotic writer
* Jeff Hardy, American wrestler
* Jeremy Hardy, English comedian
* Jermaine Hardy, American footballer
* Jesse Hardy is a native resident of Florida, USA
* Jim Hardy (b. 1923), American football quarterback
* Joe Hardy, a professional ice hockey player
* John Hardy can refer to:
**John Hardy (composer), British composer
**John Hardy (football player), Player in the NFL
**John Hardy (geneticist), British human geneticist and molecular biologist
**John Hardy (jewelry) (b. 1949), jewelry maker
**John Hardy (MP) (1773–1855), British MP and businessman and father of first Earl of Cranbrook
**John Hardy (US politician) (1835–1913), U.S. Representative from New York
**Sir John Hardy, 1st Baronet (1809–1888), British Conservative Member of Parliament
**John Crumpton Hardy (20th century), President of the Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College
**Sir John Francis Gathorne-Hardy (1874–1949), British First World War General who served in Italy and the Western Front
**John Gathorne-Hardy, 2nd Earl of Cranbrook (1839–1911), British peer and Conservative Member of Parliament
**John Hardee, American jazz musician
**Jonathan Hardy, New Zealand actor and screenwriter
**Jonny Hardy, Israeli footballer
* Joseph Hardy, American businessman
* Joseph Hardy, an american stage director
* Jules Hardy, Quebecois doctor


* Karen Hardy, ballroom dancer
* Kevin Hardy"' can refer to one of two American football players.
**Kevin Hardy (Linebacker)
**Kevin Hardy (Defensive tackle)


* Larry Hardy, American footballer
* Leonard W. Hardy, mormon pioneer
* Leslie Hardy, Rock musician
* Linda Hardy, French actress and model
* Louise Hardy, Canadian politician
* Lyndon Hardy, American science-fiction author


* Marieke Hardy, Australian television writer
* Mark A. Hardy, American surgeon
* Mark Lea Hardy, Swiss hockey player
* Mary Hardy, Australian television and radio presenter
* Matt Hardy, American wrestler
* Matthew Hardy, Australian comedian
* Milton H. Hardy, American educator
* Moses Hardy, American supercentenarian


* Nelson Hardy, Australian Rugby League player
* Nattiya hardy


* Oliver Hardy (1892–1957), American comedy actor


* Pat "Hawk" Hardy, Martial Artist, police officer and prosecuting attorney
* Paul Hardy, American politician from Louisiana
* Percy Hardy, English cricketer
* Phil Hardy, British footballer
* Phil Hardy, English film and music industry journalist
* Phillip E. Hardy, American music critic
* Porter Hardy, Jr., U.S. representative from Virginia


* Rebecca Hardy, Canadian fashion model
* René Hardy, member of the French Resistance
* Richard Meredith-Hardy, British microlight pilot
* Rob Hardy, film director
* Robert Hardy, English actor
* Robert Hardy, bassist with Franz Ferdinand
* Robin Hardy, American writer
* Robin Hardy (film director)
* Ron Hardy, American DJ
*Rufus Hardy (1855–1943), member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas
*Rufus K. Hardy (1878–1945), leader and missionary in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

* Sam Hardy, English football goalkeeper
* Samuel Hardy, American lawyer and politician
* Solomon Hardy, English cricketer
* Stephanie Hardy, a Canadian singer-songwriter


* Captain Temple Hardy was a British naval officer
* Theodore Bailey Hardy, British Army chaplain
* Thomas Hardy (1840–1928), English novelist and poet
* Thomas Duffus Hardy, English antiquary
* Sir Thomas Hardy, 1st Baronet, British naval officer (1769–1839)
* Thomas Hardy (political reformer) (1752–1832)
* Thomas Duffus Hardy, English antiquarian
* Todd Hardy, Canadian politician
* Tom Hardy, English actor
* Trevor Hardy, convicted murderer


* Warren Hardy, Nevada state senator
* Wilfred Hardy, British artist and illustrator
* William Hardy, English footballer
* William Bate Hardy, British biologist
* William Douglas the Hardy, Scottish nobleman and warlord
* William H. Hardy, American founder of Hattiesburg

Fictional characters

* Andy Hardy, character in films, played by Mickey Rooney
* Lewis Hardy, a character in the ITV television programme The Bill.
* Joe Hardy, character in the "Hardy Boys" novels
* Steiner Hardy, character from the anime "Gundam 0080"
* Anti-heroes created by Marvel Comics :
** Felicia Hardy (The Black Cat)
** Felicity Hardy (The Scarlet Spider)
** Walter Hardy or John Hardesky (The Cat)
* On the ABC soap opera, General Hospital :
** Audrey March Hardy
** Simone Ravelle Hardy
** Steve Hardy
** Tom Hardy Jr.
** Tom Hardy Sr.
** Tommy Hardy

tage names, pseudonyms, and unused birth names

* American rapper Big Daddy Kane was born Antonio Hardy
* British screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce used the pseudonym "Martin Hardy"
* American singer and actress Nell Carter was born Nell Ruth Hardy

ee also

*Hardy, a disambiguation page
*Hardie, a disambiguation page

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