Phineas Taylor "P.T." Barnum
- April 7
) was an American showman and businessman remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and for 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.
He was also portrayed by Hugh Jackman. In the movie: The Greatest Showman.