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Who Is The Most Famous Carmen In The World?

Updated January 31, 2021 537 votes 30 voters 12.1k views61 items

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

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

Carmen Electra is certainly one of the most famous Carmens on this list. One of the famous actresses named Carmen, she is best known for playing Lani McKenzie in Baywatch. She also appeared in such films as American Vampire, Date Movie, and Scary Movie.

Another of the famous people with the first name Carmen is Carmen Carrera. She is an actress and model who appeared on RuPaul's Drag Race. She is also a transgender rights activist.

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

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    Carmen Electra

    1972-04-20

    BirthplaceSharonville, Ohio, USA

    Alternative NameCarmen Electra

    Tara Leigh Patrick (born April 20, 1972), better known by her stage name Carmen Electra, is an American glamour model, actress, television personality, singer, and dancer. She began her career as a...  more

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    Carmen Miranda

    1909-02-09

    BirthplaceMarco de Canaveses Municipality, Portugal

    Carmen Miranda (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈkaɾmẽȷ̃ miˈɾɐ̃dɐ]; born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha; February 9, 1909 – August 5, 1955), was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway...  more

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    Carmen Carrera

    1985-04-13

    BirthplaceElmwood Park, New Jersey, USA

    Carmen Carrera is an American reality television personality, model, burlesque performer, and actress, known for appearing on the third season of the Logo reality television series RuPaul's Drag...  more

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    Carmen Basilio

    1927-04-02

    BirthplaceCanastota, New York

    Carmen Basilio (Born Carmine Basilio, April 2, 1927 in Canastota, NY – November 7, 2012) was an American professional boxer who was the world champion in both the welterweight and middleweight...  more

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    BirthplaceNew York

    Carmen Dell'Orefice (, Italian: [delloˈreːfitʃe]; born June 3, 1931) is an American model and actress. She is known within the fashion industry for being the world's oldest working model as of the...  more

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    Carmen McRae

    1920-04-08

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Harlem

    Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer. She is considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century and is remembered for her...  more

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    Carmen Sevilla

    1930-10-16

    BirthplaceSeville, Spain

    María del Carmen García Galisteo MML (born 16 October 1930) known professionally as Carmen Sevilla is a Spanish actress, singer and television presenter. Her film roles include Academy Award nominee...  more
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    Carmen Ejogo

    1974-01-01

    BirthplaceEngland, Kensington, London

    Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo (; born 22 October 1973) is a British television and film actress and singer. She began her career as a teenager hosting the Saturday Disney morning show from 1993 to 1995. Her...  more
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    Carmen Kass

    1978-09-14

    BirthplaceTallinn, Estonia

    Carmen Kass (born 14 September 1978) is an Estonian model and former political candidate. Considered a supermodel by the fashion industry, she has worked as the face of Versace, Yves Saint Laurent,...  more
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    Carmen Serano

    1973-08-18

    BirthplaceChula Vista, California, United States of America

    Carmen Serano (born Carmen Maria Robles; August 18, 1973) is an American actress. She starred in the 2007 film Urban Justice alongside Steven Seagal. She is most notable for her role as Assistant...  more
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    Carmen Chaplin

    1977-01-01

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Carmen Chaplin (born 1972) is a British and Irish actress and film director. She is the daughter of Michael Chaplin, granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin, and great-granddaughter of playwright Eugene...  more
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    Carmen Rasmusen

    1985-03-25

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    Carmen Rasmusen Herbert (born March 25, 1985) is a Canadian-American country music artist who ranked sixth on the second season of American Idol in 2003. Rasmusen also plays piano and guitar....  more

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    Carmen Soo

    1977-10-14

    BirthplaceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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    Carmen Silvera

    1922-06-02

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Carmen Dorothy Blanche Silvera (2 June 1922 – 3 August 2002) was a British comic actress. Born in Canada of Spanish descent, she moved to Coventry, England, with her family when she was a child. She...  more
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    Carmen Montejo

    1925-05-26

    BirthplacePinar del Río, Cuba

    Carmen Montejo (born María Teresa Sánchez González; May 26, 1925 – February 25, 2013) was a Cuban-born Mexican actress of telenovelas, stage and the Golden age of the cinema of Mexico....  more
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    Carmen Cusack

    1971-04-25

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

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    Carmen Campuzano

    1970-12-07

    BirthplaceMexico

    Carmen Campuzano (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾmeŋ kamˈpusano]; born December 7, 1970 as María del Carmen Campuzano) is a Mexican actress, and fashion model Campuzano has been featured on the cover of...  more
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    Carmen Zapata

    1927-07-15

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Carmen Margarita Zapata (July 15, 1927 – January 5, 2014) often referred to as "The First Lady of the Hispanic Theater" was an American actress best known for her role in the PBS bilingual children's...  more
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    Carmen Russo

    1959-10-03

    BirthplaceGenoa, Italy

    Carmela Carolina Fernanda "Carmen" Russo (born 3 October 1959) is an Italian dancer, actress, television personality and singer. Russo started her career as a model in the mid-1970s participating in...  more
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    Carmen Schäfer

    1981-01-08

    BirthplaceDavos, Switzerland

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    Carmen Dillon

    1908-10-25

    BirthplaceCricklewood, United Kingdom

    Carmen Dillon (25 October 1908, Hendon, London, England – 12 April 2000, Hove, East Sussex, England) was an English film art director and production designer who won an Oscar for the Olivier version...  more
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    Carmen Lundy

    1954-11-01

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Carmen Latretta Lundy (born November 1, 1954) is an American jazz singer. She has been performing for three decades, with a focus on original material. She has been positively compared with Aretha...  more

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    Carmen Laforet

    1921-09-06

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Carmen Laforet was a Spanish author who wrote in the period after the Spanish Civil War. An important European writer, her works contributed to the school of Existentialist Literature and her first...  more
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    Carmen Maura

    1945-09-15

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    María del Carmen García Maura OAXS (born 15 September 1945) is a Spanish actress. In a career that has spanned six decades, Maura is best known for her collaborations with noted Spanish film...  more
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    Carmen Filpi

    1923-03-22

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    Carmen Filpi (March 22, 1923 – May 9, 2003) was an American actor who starred in films and on television....  more
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