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Famous People Named Barbara 

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If your name is Barbara, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Barbara, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Barbara can you think of? The famous Barbaras below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Barbara, athletes named Barbara, and even political figures named Barbara. The music industry is no stranger to the name Barbara, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Barbara are worth mentioning? This list includes Barbara Palvin, Barbara Eden, Barbara Stanwyck and Barbara Walters. To read more about these notable people named Barbara, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Talk show host, Journalist, Television producer

Age: 89

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Barbara Jill Walters (born September 25, 1929) is an American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. Walters has hosted a variety of television programs, including Today, The ...more

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Barbra Streisand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Television director, Television producer, Singer-songwriter

Age: 76

Birthplace: Williamsburg, New York City, New York, United States of America

Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, and filmmaker. In a career spanning six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of ...more

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Barbara Eden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Actor, Singer

Age: 87

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Barbara Eden (born Barbara Jean Morehead, August 23, 1931) is an American film, stage, and television actress, and singer, best known for her starring role of "Jeannie" in the sitcom I ...more

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Barbara Stanwyck is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Fashion Model, Actor

Age: Dec. at 83 (1907-1990)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Barbara Stanwyck (born Ruby Catherine Stevens; July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American actress, model, and dancer. Starting as a Ziegfeld girl in the 1920s, she was a film and ...more

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Barbara Palvin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Model

Age: 25

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Barbara Palvin (pronounced [ˈbɒrbɒrɒ ˈpɒlvin]; born 8 October 1993) is a Hungarian model. She first appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2016. In 2019, she became a Victoria’s ...more

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Barbara Bush is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Homemaker

Age: 93

Birthplace: Flushing, New York City, New York, United States of America

Barbara Pierce Bush (born Barbara Pierce; June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018) was the first lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993 as the wife of George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st ...more

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Bárbara Mori is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Model, Actor

Age: 41

Birthplace: Uruguay, Montevideo

Bárbara Mori Ochoa (born 2 February 1978) is an Uruguayan-born Mexican actress, model, producer and writer who started her career in 1992 as a fashion model at the age of 14, later she ...more
Barbara Bach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Model, Actor

Age: 71

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Barbara Bach, Lady Starkey (born August 27, 1947) is an American actress and model, best known for her role as the Bond girl Anya Amasova in The Spy Who Loved Me.

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Barbara Boxer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Politician, Actor

Age: 78

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is a retired American politician who served as a United States senator for California from 1993 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she ...more
Barbara Hershey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Actor

Age: 67

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Barbara Hershey (born Barbara Lynn Herzstein; February 5, 1948), once known as Barbara Seagull, is an American actress. In a career spanning more than 50 years, she has played a variety of roles ...more

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Barbara Bouchet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Entrepreneur, Actor

Age: 75

Birthplace: Czech Republic, Liberec

Barbara Bouchet (born Barbara Gutscher, 15 August 1943) is a German-American actress and entrepreneuse who lives and works in Italy. She has acted in more than 80 films and television episodes ...more
Barbara Carrera is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Painter, Model, Actor

Age: 74

Birthplace: Nicaragua, San Carlos

Barbara Carrera (born Barbara Kingsbury; December 31, 1945) is a Nicaraguan American film and television actress and former model. She is known for her roles as SPECTRE assassin Fatima Blush in ...more
Barbara Windsor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 81

Birthplace: Shoreditch, London, England

Dame Barbara Windsor, (born Barbara Ann Deeks; 6 August 1937), is an English actress, known for her appearances in the Carry On films and for playing Peggy Mitchell in the BBC One soap opera ...more
Barbara Feldon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Model, Actor, Writer

Age: 85

Birthplace: Butler, Pennsylvania, USA

Barbara Feldon (born March 12, 1933) is an American character actress who works mostly in the theatre, but is primarily known for her roles on television. Her most prominent role was that of ...more

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Barbara Mandrell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Songwriter, Television producer, Musician

Age: 70

Birthplace: Texas, Contiguous United States, Area code 713, Area codes 281, 346, + more

Barbara Ann Mandrell (born December 25, 1948) is an American country music singer, musician, and actress. She is known for a long series of country hits in the 1970s and 1980s as well as her own ...more

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Barbara Meier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Fashion Model, Actor

Age: 32

Birthplace: Amberg, Germany

Barbara Meier (born 25 July 1986) is a German fashion model and actress. She is best known as the winner of the second season of Germany's Next Topmodel by Heidi Klum.
Barbara Kingsolver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Poet, Novelist, Author

Age: 63

Birthplace: Annapolis, Maryland

Barbara Kingsolver (born April 8, 1955) is an American novelist, essayist and poet. She was raised in rural Kentucky and lived briefly in the Congo in her early childhood. Kingsolver earned ...more
Barbara Parkins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Actor

Age: 76

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Barbara Parkins (born May 22, 1942) is a Canadian-American former actress, singer, and dancer.
Barbara Schöneberge... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Comedian, Actor, Singer

Age: 44

Birthplace: Munich, Germany

Barbara Schöneberger (born 5 March 1974) is a German actress, singer, and TV presenter.
Barbara Steele is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Television producer, Actor

Age: 81

Birthplace: Birkenhead, United Kingdom

Barbara Steele (born 29 December 1937) is a British film actress and producer. She is best known for starring in Italian Gothic horror films of the 1960s. Her breakthrough performance was in ...more
Barbara Hale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Model, Actor

Age: 96

Birthplace: USA, DeKalb, Illinois

Barbara Hale (April 18, 1922 – January 26, 2017) was an American actress best known for her role as legal secretary Della Street in the television series Perry Mason (1957–1966), earning her a ...more
Barbara Mikulski is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Politician, Social Worker, Social work

Age: 82

Birthplace: Highlandtown, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Barbara Ann Mikulski (born July 20, 1936) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Maryland from 1987 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she also served in ...more
Barbara Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Model, Actor

Age: 50

Birthplace: Spokane, USA, Washington

Barbara Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Model, Screenwriter, Showgirl

Age: 91

Birthplace: Bosworth, Missouri, United States of America

Barbara Marx Sinatra (née Blakeley; March 10, 1927 – July 25, 2017) was an American model, showgirl, socialite, philanthropist, and the fourth wife of Frank Sinatra.
Barbara Payton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Barbara
Pin-up girl, Actor

Age: Dec. at 40 (1927-1967)

Birthplace: Cloquet, Minnesota, United States of America

Barbara Lee Payton (born Barbara Lee Redfield; November 16, 1927 – May 8, 1967) was an American film actress best known for her stormy social life and eventual battles with alcohol and drug ...more

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