List of famous people named Amy, along with photos. How many celebrities named Amy can you think of? The famous Amys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Amy, athletes named Amy, and even political figures named Amy. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Amy? Add them to the list.If your name is Amy, we can only assume that you are one talented lady, like Amy Schumer and Amy Poehler. Both writers, actors, and directors of their own work, they pave the way for women in the film industry while making us laugh. Or maybe it's award winning actress Amy Adams you love, who is funny in Enchanted, mesmerizing in American Hustle, and endearing in Her. You can't mention Amy's without including the late Amy Whinehouse. Her award winning music is still a hit among several generations, and with a documentary film out about her, she's sure to be a favorite.