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Famous People Named Agnes

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Agnes in the world? Our list of celebrities named Agnes includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Agnes' below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Agnes, actors named Agnes, and much more. Agnes Moorehead, Agnes Bruckner, and Agnes Monica are only a few of the well-known women named Agnes on this list.

  • Agnes Moorehead

    Radio personality, Actor

    AgeDec. at 74 (1900-1974)

    BirthplaceClinton, Massachusetts, USA


    Agnes Robertson Moorehead (December 6, 1900 – April 30, 1974) was an American actress whose 41-year career included work in radio, stage, film, and television. She is best known for her role as...  more

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  • Agnes Bruckner

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceHollywood, California, USA


    Agnes Bruckner (born August 16, 1985) is an American actress and former model. She began acting on television in the late 1990s and has since appeared in several films, including The Woods, Blue Car,...  more
  • Agnes Monica

    Fashion designer, Record producer


    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia


    Agnes Monica Muljoto (born 1 July 1986), known professionally as Agnez Mo, is an Indonesian singer, songwriter, actress, performer, and dancer. She's the most awarded artist in Indonesia. Mo recorded...  more
  • Agnès Varda

    Television director, Film Producer


    BirthplaceBrussels, Belgium


    Agnès Varda (French: [aɲɛs vaʁda]; 30 May 1928 – 29 March 2019) was a Belgian-born French film director, photographer and artist. Her work was pioneering for, and central to, the development of the...  more
  • Agnes

    Musician, Singer


    BirthplaceLeszno, Poland


    Agnieszka "Agnes" Pihlava (born Polish: Agnieszka Ćwiklińska; born 19 March 1980 in Leszno, Poland) is a singer who placed fourth in Idols Finland 2, the Finnish version of Pop Idol....  more
  • Agnes of God is a play by American playwright John Pielmeier which tells the story of a novice nun who gives birth and insists that the child was the result of a virgin conception. A psychiatrist and...  more
  • Agnes de Mille

    Ballet Dancer, Choreographer

    AgeDec. at 88 (1905-1993)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


    Agnes George de Mille (September 18, 1905 – October 7, 1993) was an American dancer and choreographer....  more
  • Ágnes Szávay

    Tennis player


    BirthplaceKiskunhalas, Hungary


    Ágnes Szávay (Hungarian: Szávay Ágnes, pronounced [ˈsaːvɒi ˈaːɡnɛʃ]; born 29 December 1988) is a former professional tennis player from Hungary. The 2007 WTA Newcomer of the Year achieved her...  more
  • AgeDec. at 42 (1898-1940)

    BirthplaceCarbondale, Illinois, United States of America


    Agnes Ayres (born Agnes Eyre Henkel; April 4, 1898 – December 25, 1940) was an American actress who rose to fame during the silent film era. She was known for her role as Lady Diana Mayo in The...  more
  • Age32

    BirthplaceVänersborg, Sweden


    Agnes Emilia Carlsson (born 6 March 1988 in Vänersborg, Sweden), known mononymously as Agnes, is a Swedish recording artist. She rose to fame as the winner of Idol 2005, the second season of the...  more
  • AgeDec. at 92 (1912-2004)

    BirthplaceMacklin, Canada


    Agnes Bernice Martin (March 22, 1912 – December 16, 2004) was a Canadian-born American abstract painter. Her work has been defined as an "essay in discretion on inward-ness and silence". Although she...  more
  • Agnes Obel

    Musician, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplaceGentofte Municipality, Copenhagen, Denmark


    Agnes Caroline Thaarup Obel is a Danish singer/songwriter. Her first album, Philharmonics, was released by PIAS Recordings on 4 October 2010 in Europe. Philharmonics was certified gold in June 2011...  more
  • Agnès B.

    Fashion designer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceVersailles, France


    agnès b. (born Agnès Andrée Marguerite Troublé, 1941 in Versailles) is a French fashion designer. She is known for her self-named brand, which includes fashion and film interests....  more
  • Agnes Smedley

    Journalist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 58 (1892-1950)



    Agnes Smedley (February 23, 1892 – May 6, 1950) was an American journalist and writer, well known for her semi-autobiographical novel Daughter of Earth as well as for her sympathetic chronicling of...  more
  • Agnes Sampson (died 28 January 1591) was a Scottish healer and purported witch. Also known as the "Wise Wife of Keith", Sampson was involved in the North Berwick witch trials in the later part of the...  more
  • Agnès Jaoui

    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceAntony, France


    Agnès Jaoui (born 19 October 1964) is a French actress, screenwriter, film director and singer. She frequently works in collaboration with her former partner Jean-Pierre Bacri....  more
  • Agnes Lum

    Gravure idol, Model


    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii


    Agnes Nalani Lum (born May 21, 1956) is an American gravure idol, singer, actress, and bikini model popular in Japan in the late 1970s and early 1980s. At that time, she was nicknamed "Lum-chan" in...  more
  • Agnes Nixon

    Television producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America


    Agnes Nixon (née Eckhardt; December 10, 1922 – September 28, 2016) was an American television writer and producer, and creator of the soap operas One Life to Live, All My Children, and Loving.Nixon's...  more
  • Agnes Macphail

    Politician, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 64 (1890-1954)

    BirthplaceDundalk, Ontario, Canada


    Agnes Campbell Macphail (March 24, 1890 – February 13, 1954) was a Canadian politician who was the country's first female Member of Parliament. First elected to the House of Commons of Canada in...  more
  • Agnes Chan

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceHong Kong, China


    Agnes Meiling Kaneko Chan (traditional Chinese: 陳美齡; simplified Chinese: 陈美龄; pinyin: Chén Měilíng; Cantonese Yale: Chan Mei ling; Japanese: アグネス・チャン) is a pop singer, a "foreign television...  more
  • Age39

    BirthplaceBudapest, Hungary


    Ágnes Kovács (born 13 July 1981) is a Hungarian swimmer who competed at the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Olympics. In 2000, she won the 200 m breaststroke and set the Hungary records in the 100 m and 200 m...  more
  • Ágnes Keleti (born Ágnes Klein, 9 January 1921) is a Hungarian-Israeli retired Olympic and world champion artistic gymnast and coach. While representing Hungary in the Summer Olympics, she won 10...  more
  • Age32

    BirthplaceDebrecen, Hungary


    Ágnes Dobó (born 5 September 1988) is a Hungarian model and beauty pageant titleholder who won the Hungarian national beauty contest A Királynő in 2010.She was supposed to represent Hungary in the...  more
  • Agnes Olech



    BirthplaceBielsko-Biała, Poland


    Agnes Olech is an actress....
  • Agnes Maryna Samaria (born 11 August 1972 in Otjiwarongo) is a retired Namibian middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres. Samaria has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2005....  more