Giovanni Barrella (30 November 1884 – 23 September 1967) was an Italian film actor, writer and painter.
Barrella was born in Milan. His father was a major in the Napoleonic Army. Barrella studied Fine Arts. He worked for Teatro Argentina in Rome and for the Compagnia Lombarda of Alberto Colantuoni. In 1931, he founded his own theatrical company with Paolo Bonecchio. He also published poetry and theatre plays. He died in Erba in 1967.