Phineas Taylor "P.T." Barnum
- April 7
) was an American showman and businessman remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and founding the Barnum & Bailey Circus.
He was mentioned by Lyle Tiberius Rourke in Atlantis: The Lost Empire. He was played by Roger Ashton-Griffiths in Gangs of New York.
He was the inspiration and namesake for P.T. Flea in Pixar's A Bug's Life.
Hugh Jackman played the showman in the 2017 film The Greatest Showman.