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Who Is The Most Famous Barbara In The World?

Updated October 30, 2020 805 votes 84 voters 37.2k views86 items

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

How many celebrities named Barbara can you think of? The famous Barbaras below have many different professions, including notable actors named Barbara, famous journalists named Barbara, and even musicians named Barbara.

Barbra Streisand is certainly one of the most famous Barbaras on this list. One of the famous singers named Barbra, she has released more than 10 chart-topping albums. Barbra Streisand is also an accomplished actress having starred in Funny Girl, Yentl, The Way We Were, and other movies. Barbara Rhoades is also one of the famous actresses named Barbara. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Barbara is Barbara Walters. She is an award-winning journalist known for her comprehensive interviews. Michael Jackson, Vladimir Putin, and Katharine Hepburn are among the big names she interviewed throughout her career.

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    Barbara Walters

    1929-09-25
    Barbara Jill Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an American broadcast journalist, author,...  more

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    Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, and...  more

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    Barbara Palvin

    1993-10-08
    Barbara Palvin (pronounced [ˈbɒrbɒrɒ ˈpɒlvin]; born 8 October 1993) is a Hungarian model. She...  more

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    Barbara Eden

    1931-08-23
    Barbara Eden (born Barbara Jean Morehead, August 23, 1931) is an American film, stage, and...  more

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    Barbara Stanwyck (born Ruby Catherine Stevens; July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an...  more

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    Barbara Bush

    1925-06-08
    Barbara Pierce Bush (born Barbara Pierce; June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018) was the first lady of...  more

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    Barbara Hershey

    1948-02-05
    Barbara Hershey (born Barbara Lynn Herzstein; February 5, 1948), once known as Barbara...  more

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    Barbara Billingsley (born Barbara Lillian Combes; December 22, 1915 – October 16, 2010) was an...  more
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    Barbara Bach

    1947-08-27
    Barbara Bach, Lady Starkey (born August 27, 1947) is an American actress and model, best known...  more

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    Barbara Kingsolver (born April 8, 1955) is an American novelist, essayist and poet. She was...  more
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    Bárbara Mori

    1978-02-02
    Bárbara Mori Ochoa (born 2 February 1978) is an Uruguayan-born Mexican actress, model,...  more
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    Barbara Boxer

    1940-11-11
    Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is a retired American politician who served as a...  more
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    Barbara Windsor

    1937-08-06
    Dame Barbara Windsor, (born Barbara Ann Deeks; 6 August 1937), is an English actress, known...  more
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    Barbara Ann Mandrell (born December 25, 1948) is an American country music singer, musician,...  more

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    Barbara Carrera

    1944-09-01
    Barbara Carrera (born Barbara Kingsbury; December 31, 1945) is a Nicaraguan American film and...  more
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    Barbara Bouchet

    1943-08-15
    Barbara Bouchet (born Barbara Gutscher, 15 August 1943) is a German-American actress and...  more

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    Barbara Feldon

    1933-03-12
    Barbara Feldon (born March 12, 1933) is an American character actress who works mostly in the...  more

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    Barbara Parkins

    1942-05-22
    Barbara Parkins (born May 22, 1942) is a Canadian-American former actress, singer, and dancer....  more
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    Barbara Crampton (born December 27, 1958) is an American actress. She made her screen debut on...  more
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    Barbara Meier

    1986-07-25
    Barbara Meier (born 25 July 1986) is a German fashion model and actress. She is best known as...  more
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    Barbara Hale

    1922-04-18
    Barbara Hale (April 18, 1922 – January 26, 2017) was an American actress best known for her...  more
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    Barbara Cook

    1927-10-25
    Barbara Cook (October 25, 1927 – August 8, 2017) was an American actress and singer who first...  more

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    Barbara Payton

    1927-11-16
    Barbara Lee Payton (born Barbara Lee Redfield; November 16, 1927 – May 8, 1967) was an...  more

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    Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland, (9 July 1901 – 21 May 2000) was an English novelist who...  more
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    Barbara Sinatra

    1927-10-16
    Barbara Marx Sinatra (née Blakeley; March 10, 1927 – July 25, 2017) was an American model, ...  more