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Who Is The Most Famous Anita In The World?

Updated January 31, 2021 526 votes 30 voters 8.4k views63 items

List RulesVote up all of the Anitas you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Anita can you think of? The famous Anitas below have many different professions, including notable actors named Anita, famous musicians named Anita, and even athletes named Anita.

Anita Ekberg is certainly one of the most famous Anitas on this list. One of the famous actresses named Anita, she is best known for playing Sylvia in La Dolce Vita. War and Peace, 4 for Texas, and Valerie are among her notable projects.

Another of the famous people with the first name Anita is Anita Baker. She is a Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter. Her solo albums include The Songstress, Rapture, and Compositions.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Anita? Just add them to the list!

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    Anita Baker


    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, United States of America

    Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress,...  more

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    Anita Page


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Flushing

    Anita Page (born Anita Evelyn Pomares; August 4, 1910 – September 6, 2008) was an American film actress who reached stardom in the last years of the silent film era.Page became a highly popular young...  more
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    Anita Barone


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, USA

    Anita Louise Barone (born September 25, 1964) is an American actress. She is best known for co-starring roles in sitcoms The Jeff Foxworthy Show, Daddio, Shake It Up and The War at Home....  more
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    Anita Ekberg


    BirthplaceMalmö Municipality, Sweden

    Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg (Swedish pronunciation: [a²niːta ²eːkbærj] (listen); 29 September 1931 – 11 January 2015) was a Swedish actress active in American and European films. She is best known...  more

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    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Anita Pallenberg (6 April 1942 – 13 June 2017) was a German-Italian actress, artist, and model. A style icon and "It Girl" of the 1960s and 1970s, Pallenberg was credited as the muse of the Rolling...  more

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    Anita O'Day


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Anita O'Day (born Anita Belle Colton; October 18, 1919 – November 23, 2006) was an American jazz singer widely admired for her sense of rhythm and dynamics, and her early big band appearances that...  more

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    Anita Hill


    BirthplaceLone Tree, Oklahoma

    Anita Faye Hill (born July 30, 1956) is an American lawyer and academic. She is a university professor of social policy, law, and women's studies at Brandeis University and a faculty member of the...  more
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    Anita Briem


    BirthplaceReykjavik, Iceland

    Anita Briem (born 29 May 1982) is an Icelandic actress. She is known for her role as Jane Seymour on The Tudors and her role as Hannah Ásgeirsdottir in Journey to the Center of the Earth....  more
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    Anita Louise


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Anita Louise (born Anita Louise Fremault, January 9, 1915 – April 25, 1970) was an American film and television actress best known for her performances in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935), The Story...  more
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    Anita Morris


    BirthplaceDurham, North Carolina, USA

    Anita Rose Morris (March 14, 1943 – March 2, 1994) was an American actress, singer and dancer. She began her career performing on Broadway musicals, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Seesaw and Nine,...  more
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    BirthplaceMumbai, India

    Anita Hassanandani (born 14 April 1981) is an Indian actress who has acted in multilingual films and serials. Her first role was in the serial Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii (2001). Her film debut was...  more
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    Anita Colby


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    Anita Colby (August 5, 1914 – March 27, 1992) was an actress and model....  more
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    Anita Carter


    BirthplaceMaces Spring, Virginia, United States of America

    Ina Anita Carter (March 31, 1933 – July 29, 1999), the youngest daughter of Ezra and Mother Maybelle Carter, was a versatile American singer who experimented with several different types of music and...  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceOntario, Canada

    Anita Sarkeesian is a Canadian American feminist public speaker, media critic and blogger. She is the founder of Feminist Frequency, a registered charity, and with Jonathan McIntosh is responsible...  more
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    Anita Ward


    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

    Anita Ward (born December 20, 1956) is an American singer and musician. She is best known for her 1979 million selling chart-topper "Ring My Bell". ...  more
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    Anita Caprioli


    BirthplaceVercelli, Italy

    Anita Caprioli (born 11 December 1973) is an Italian theatre and film actress....  more
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    Anita Harris


    BirthplaceMidsomer Norton, United Kingdom

    Anita Madeleine Harris (born 3 June 1942) is an English actress, singer and entertainer. Harris sang with the Cliff Adams Singers and had a number of chart hits in the 1960s. She appeared in the...  more
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    Anita Loos


    BirthplaceMount Shasta, California, United States of America

    Corinne Anita Loos (April 26, 1889 – August 18, 1981) was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, primarily known for her successful novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She became arguably the...  more
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    Anita Mui


    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Anita Mui Yim-fong (traditional Chinese: 梅艷芳; simplified Chinese: 梅艳芳; Jyutping: Mui4 Jim6 Fong1; 10 October 1963 – 30 December 2003) was a Hong Kong singer and actress making major contributions to...  more
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    Anita Pointer


    BirthplaceOakland, California, United States of America

    Anita Marie Pointer (born January 23, 1948) is an American R&B/Soul singer–songwriter, best known as a founding member of the Grammy Award–winning vocal group The Pointer Sisters....  more
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    Anita De Bauch

    Anita De Bauch (born 15 January 1986) is the professional name used by an English model from London, England. De Bauch started modelling in 2004 for her hair extensions business (which closed in...  more
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    Anita Raj


    BirthplaceIndia, Mumbai

    Anita Raj is an Indian actress and a daughter of Jagdish Raj, whose notable roles include Kusum in Zara Si Zindagi (1983), Anita in Zameen Aasman (1984) and Shobha in Masterji (1985)....  more
  • 23

    BirthplaceRawicz, Poland

    Anita Włodarczyk (Polish pronunciation: [aˈnita vwɔˈdart͡ʂɨk]; born 8 August 1985) is a Polish hammer thrower. She is the 2012 and 2016 Olympic champion and the first woman in history to throw the...  more
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    Anita Punt


    BirthplaceNelson, New Zealand

    Anita Punt is a New Zealander field hockey player....  more
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    BirthplaceUnited States, with Territories, Oklahoma, Osage County, Barnsdall

    Anita Jane Bryant (born March 25, 1940) is an American singer and anti-gay rights activist. She scored four Top 40 hits in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s, including "Paper Roses"...  more