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Who Is The Most Famous Alma In The World?

Updated July 20, 2021 1k votes 27 voters 4.6k views82 items

List RulesVote up all of the Almas you recognize.

If your name is Alma, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Alma. How many celebrities named Alma can you think of? The famous Almas below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Alma, athletes named Alma, and even political figures named Alma.

The music industry is no stranger to the name Alma, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general. There are actresses named Alma, such as Alma Cogan and Alma Kruger. Which other famous people named Alma are worth mentioning? This list includes Alma Flor Ada and Alma Routsong.

Read on below to learn more about these famous Almas. And don't forget to vote up any of the Almas that you've heard of! 

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  • 1
    1932-05-19
    31

    BirthplaceStepney, East London, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Alma Angela Cohen (19 May 1932 – 26 October 1966), known professionally as Alma Cogan, was an English singer of traditional pop music in the 1950s and early 1960s. Dubbed the "Girl with the Giggle in...  more
  • 2
    1868-09-13
    30

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Kruger (September 13, 1871 – April 5, 1960) was an American actress....  more
  • 3
    1897-02-19
    26

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Rubens (born Alma Genevieve Reubens; February 19, 1897 – January 21, 1931) was an American film actress and stage performer. Rubens began her career in the mid 1910s. She quickly rose to stardom...  more
  • 4
    1938-01-01
    26

    BirthplaceCamagüey, Cuba

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Flor Ada is a writer....  more
  • 5

    BirthplaceNovi Sad, Eurasia, South Bačka District, Serbia, Vojvodina

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Alexander is the pen name of Alma A. Hromic, a fantasy writer whose novels include the "Worldweavers" young adult series, The Secrets of Jin-Shei and its sequel The Embers of Heaven, The Hidden...  more
  • 6
    1924-11-26
    26

    BirthplaceTraverse City, Michigan

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Routsong (November 26, 1924 – October 4, 1996) was an American novelist best known for her lesbian fiction, published under the pen name Isabel Miller....  more
  • 7
    1951-10-20
    26

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    NationalityMexico

    Alma Muriel was a Mexican actress. Born Alma Muriel del Sordo in Mexico City, Mexico, she appeared in plays, films, and telenovelas, which earned TVyNovelas award nominations for Best Female...  more
  • 8
    1899-08-14
    17

    BirthplaceNottingham, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Alma Lucy Reville, Lady Hitchcock (14 August 1899 – 6 July 1982), was an English-American screenwriter and editor, best known for her work with Alfred Hitchcock, whom she married in December 1926....  more
  • 9
    1890-02-20
    17

    BirthplaceParowan, Utah

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Wilford Richards (February 20, 1890 – April 3, 1963) was an American athlete. He was the first resident of Utah to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games, in 1912, in the running high jump event....  more
  • 10

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    NationalityAustria

    Alma Maria Mahler Gropius Werfel (born Alma Margaretha Maria Schindler; 31 August 1879 – 11 December 1964) was a Viennese-born composer, author, editor and socialite. At fifteen, she was mentored by...  more

    #17 of 25 Famous People From History You Had No Idea Were Foxy#20 of 54 The Best Female Composers Ever, Ranked

  • 11
    21

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Hogan Snell (January 10, 1923 – May 5, 2008) was an American Crow tribal historian, educator, and herbalist. She was the granddaughter of Pretty Shield.Snell lectured throughout the United...  more
  • 12
    1976-01-01
    21

    BirthplaceTel Aviv, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Alma Har'el is a music video and film director, best known for her documentary Bombay Beach, which took the top prize at Tribeca Film Festival in 2011, received a nomination for a 2011 Independent...  more
  • 13
    1904-04-09
    17

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Bennett (born Alma Long; April 9, 1904 – September 16, 1958) was an American film actress of the silent era. She appeared in 64 films between 1915 and 1931....  more
  • 14
    1953-03-18
    17

    BirthplaceMonclova, Mexico

    NationalityMexico

    Alma Martinez is an actress....  more
  • 15
    1959-05-25
    13

    BirthplaceCervantes, Ilocos Sur

    NationalityPhilippines

    Alma Moreno (born Venesa Moreno Lacsamana on May 25, 1959) is a Filipina actress and politician....  more
  • 16
    1984-04-05
    13

    BirthplaceAlbania, Elbasan

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Saraci is an actor....  more
  • 17
    1891-09-22
    13

    BirthplaceColumbus, Georgia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Woodsey Thomas (September 22, 1891 – February 24, 1978) was an African-American Expressionist painter and art educator best known for her colorful abstract paintings. She lived and worked...  more

    #30 of 101 Famous Expressionist Artists#48 of 76 Famous Realism Artists

  • 18
    1884-05-11
    21

    BirthplaceIași, Iași metropolitan area, Romania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Gluck (May 11, 1884 – October 27, 1938) was a Romanian-born American soprano....  more
  • 19
    1970-11-21
    21

    BirthplaceTel Aviv, Israel

    NationalityIsrael

    Alma Zack (Hebrew: עלמה זק‎, born 21 November 1970) is an Israeli actress. ...  more
  • 20
    1919-08-22
    21

    BirthplaceSonora, Mexico

    NationalityMexico

    Alma Leonor Beltran (August 22, 1919 – June 9, 2007) was a Mexican-American film, stage and television actress. She appeared in 82 films between 1945 and 2002. In addition to her film roles, Beltran...  more
  • 21
    1927-02-10
    17

    BirthplaceŠiauliai, Lithuania

    NationalityLithuania, United States of America

    Alma Adamkienė (née Nutautaitė; February 10, 1928) is a Lithuanian-American philologist and philanthropist. She is the wife of the former President of Lithuania, Valdas Adamkus, and was First Lady...  more
  • 22

    BirthplaceKentucky

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Bridwell White (June 16, 1862 – June 26, 1946) was the founder and a bishop of the Pillar of Fire Church. In 1918, she became the first woman to become a bishop in the United States. She ...  more
  • 23
    1898-09-12
    13

    BirthplaceRockhampton, Australia

    Alma Templeton Moodie (12 September 1898 – 7 March 1943) was an Australian violinist who established an excellent reputation in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s. She was regarded as the foremost female...  more
  • 24
    1970-01-01
    13

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma García (born 1970) is an American short story writer....  more
  • 25
    1987-07-11
    13

    BirthplaceBosnia and Herzegovina, Zenica

    NationalityBosnia and Herzegovina

    Alma Terzic is an actress....
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