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Who Is The Most Famous Brenda In The World?

Updated February 9, 2021 444 votes 30 voters 9.9k views54 items

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

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

Brenda Song is certainly one of the most famous Brendas on this list. One of the actresses named Brenda, she is best known for her Disney Channel projects including The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and Get a Clue. She went on to appear in Scandal and New Girl.

Another of the famous people with the first name Brenda is Brenda Lee. She is a singer known for her rockabilly, pop and country tunes. “I'm Sorry” and “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree” are among her biggest hits.

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

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    Brenda Blethyn

    1946-02-20

    BirthplaceRamsgate, Kent, England, UK

    Brenda Anne Blethyn (née Bottle; 20 February 1946) is an English actress. She is known for her portrayals of working class women with eccentric qualities. She is the recipient of several accolades,...  more
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    Brenda Song

    1988-03-27

    BirthplaceCarmichael, California, USA

    Brenda Song (born March 27, 1988) is an American actress. Song started in show business as a child fashion model. Her early television work included roles in the television shows Fudge (1995) and...  more

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    Brenda Lee

    1944-12-11

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    Brenda Lee (born Brenda Mae Tarpley; December 11, 1944) is an American performer and the top-charting solo female vocalist of the 1960s. She sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 47 US...  more

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    Brenda Vaccaro

    1939-11-18

    BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

    Brenda Buell Vaccaro (born November 18, 1939) is an American stage, television, and film actress. In a career spanning over half a century, she received one Academy Award nomination, three Golden...  more
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    Brenda Fricker

    1945-02-17

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Brenda Fricker (born 17 February 1945) is an Irish actress of stage and screen. She has appeared in more than 30 films and television roles. In 1990, she became the first Irish actress to win an...  more
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    Brenda Strong

    1960-03-25

    BirthplaceBrightwood, Oregon, USA

    Brenda Lee Strong (born March 25, 1960) is an American actress. She began her career in television, including appearances in Twin Peaks, Party of Five, Seinfeld, Blossom, and Sports Night. She was a...  more

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    Brenda Holloway

    1946-06-21

    BirthplaceAtascadero, California, United States of America

    Brenda Holloway (born June 21, 1946) is an American singer and songwriter, who was a recording artist for Motown Records during the 1960s. Her best-known recordings are the soul hits, "Every Little...  more

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    Brenda Benet

    1945-08-14

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Brenda Ann Benet (August 14, 1945 – April 7, 1982) was an American television and film actress. Benet was best known for her roles on the soap operas The Young Marrieds and Days of Our Lives....  more
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    Brenda Russell

    1949-04-08

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Brenda Russell (née Gordon; born April 8, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and keyboardist. Russell has a diverse musical style which encompasses pop, soul, dance, and jazz. She has received a...  more

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    Brenda Crichlow

    1967-07-24

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

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    BirthplaceManchester, England

    Brenda Doreen Mignon de Banzie (28 July 1909 – 5 March 1981) was a British actress of stage and screen (some sources mistakenly quote 1915 as her year of birth). She was the daughter of Edward Thomas...  more
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    Brenda Bakke

    1963-05-15

    BirthplaceKlamath Falls, Oregon, USA

    Brenda Jean Bakke (born May 15, 1963) is an American actress, best known for her roles in 1990s films Hot Shots! Part Deux, Gunmen, Demon Knight and Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. Bakke also played...  more
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    Brenda Marshall

    1915-09-29

    BirthplaceNegros

    Ardis Ankerson (September 29, 1915 – July 30, 1992), known as Brenda Marshall, was a Filipino-born, American film actress....  more
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    Brenda Fassie

    1964-11-03

    BirthplaceCape Town, South Africa

    Brenda Nokuzola Fassie (3 November 1964 – 9 May 2004) was a South African anti-apartheid Afropop singer. Affectionately called MaBrrr by her fans, she was sometimes described as the "Queen of African...  more

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    Brenda Barnes

    1953-01-01
    Brenda Czajka Barnes (November 11, 1953 – January 17, 2017) was an American businesswoman who served as president, chairman and chief executive of Sara Lee, and was the first female CEO at PepsiCo....  more
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    BirthplaceAlabama

    Brenda Lee Eager (born August 8, 1947) is an American soul singer, songwriter and musical theatre performer who has written and performed several hits, including "Ain't Understanding Mellow", "Close...  more
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    BirthplaceYorkshire, United Kingdom

    Brenda Marjorie Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, , known as Lady Hale (born 31 January 1945) is a British judge and the current President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. In 2004, she...  more
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    Brenda Novak

    1964-01-01

    BirthplaceUtah

    Brenda Novak is an American author. She has written nearly 50 books, and has sold more than 4 million copies. Her novels have received critical acclaim and won many awards, including three RITA Award...  more
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    Brenda Asnicar

    1991-10-17

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Brenda Asnicar (born 17 October 1991) is an Argentine actress, singer, model and dancer who gained international popularity for her debut role as Antonella Lamas Bernardi in the Disney Channel...  more
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    Brenda Boozer

    1948-01-01

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    Brenda Boozer (born January 25, 1948) is an American mezzo-soprano who has had an active international career performing in operas and concerts since the mid 1970s. She was a member of the...  more
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    Brenda Maddox

    1932-02-24

    BirthplaceBridgewater, Massachusetts

    Brenda Maddox, Lady Maddox FRSL (24 February 1932 – 16 June 2019) was an American author, journalist, and biographer, who lived in the UK since 1959....  more
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    Brenda Lewis

    1921-03-02
    Brenda Lewis is an American operatic soprano, musical theatre actress, opera director, and music educator. She enjoyed a 20-year-long collaboration with the New York City Opera with whom she notably...  more
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    Brenda Costa

    1982-11-08

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Brenda Costa is a Brazilian fashion model and former swimmer. She was born on November 8, 1982 in Rio de Janeiro. Brenda Costa is 177 cm (5 feet 9.5 inches) tall. Her model career started when she...  more
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    Brenda Gandini

    1984-08-08

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Brenda Gandini (August 8, 1984, in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine actress and model. She is the best known of her roles on television hits such as Floricienta, Sos mi vida and Romeo y Julieta....  more
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    Brenda Dickson

    1949-02-03

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California, United States of America

    Brenda Irene Dickson is an American actress who originated the role of Jill Foster Abbott on the soap opera The Young and the Restless....  more