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Who Is The Most Famous Carol In The World?

Updated November 4, 2020 593 votes 26 voters 37.4k views69 items

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

How many celebrities named Carol can you think of? The famous Carols below have many different professions, including notable actors named Carol, famous musicians named Carole, singers named Carol, and even TV personalities named Carole.

Carol Burnett is certainly one of the most famous Carols on this list. She is best known for her hilarious variety show, The Carol Burnett Show. She has been awarded several honors for her contributions to entertainment including the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Mark Twain Prize. Carol Kane of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is another actress named Carol. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Carole is Carole King. Her 1971 album Tapestry won four Grammy Awards. The Tony Award winning musical, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, honors her life and career.

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    Carole King
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    Carole King

    1942-02-09

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Carole King (born Carol Joan Klein, February 9, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter who has... more on Wikipedia

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    Carol Burnett
    20

    Carol Burnett

    1933-04-26

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Carole Baskin
    18

    Carole Baskin

    1961-06-06

    BirthplaceBexar County, Texas

    Carole Baskin (born June 6, 1961) is an American big-cat rights activist and CEO of Big Cat Rescue, a non-profit animal sanctuary based near Tampa, Florida. She appeared in the 2020 Netflix documentary, Tiger King. 

  • 4
    Carol Channing
    17

    Carol Channing

    1921-01-31

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    Carol Elaine Channing (January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019) was an American actress, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Carol Vorderman
    20

    Carol Vorderman

    1960-12-24

    BirthplaceEngland, Bedford

    Carol Jean Vorderman, MBE (born 24 December 1960) is a British media personality, best known... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Carol Kane
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    Carol Kane

    1952-06-18

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Carolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American actress and comedian. She became known... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Carol Smillie
    12

    Carol Smillie

    1961-12-23

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Carol Patricia Smillie (born 23 December 1961) is a Scottish television presenter, actress,... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Carol Moseley Braun

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-Braun (born August 16, 1947), is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Carol Reed
    12

    Carol Reed

    1906-12-30

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Carol Alt
    11

    Carol Alt

    1960-12-01

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Flushing

    Carol Ann Alt (born December 1, 1960) is an American model and actress.
  • 11
    Carol Leifer
    10

    Carol Leifer

    1956-07-27

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, East Williston

    Carol Leifer ( LEE-fər; born July 27, 1956) is an American comedian, writer, producer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Carol Meyrowitz
    14

    Carol Meyrowitz

    1954-01-01
    Carol M. Meyrowitz is the Executive Chairman of the Board and the Chairman of the Executive... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Carol Bartz
    15

    Carol Bartz

    1948-08-28

    BirthplaceWinona, Minnesota

    Carol Ann Bartz (born August 28, 1948) is an American business executive, former president and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Carol Wayne
    15

    Carol Wayne

    1942-09-06

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Carol Marie Wayne (September 6, 1942 – January 13, 1985) was an American television and film... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Carol Lynley
    14

    Carol Lynley

    1942-02-13

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Carol Lynley (born Carole Ann Jones; February 13, 1942, Manhattan, New York) is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Carol Ann Duffy
    8

    Carol Ann Duffy

    1955-12-23

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Dame Carol Ann Duffy (born 23 December 1955) is a Scottish poet and playwright. She is a... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Carol Lawrence
    10

    Carol Lawrence

    1932-09-05

    BirthplaceMelrose Park, USA, Illinois

    Carol Lawrence (born Carolina Maria Laraia; September 5, 1932) is an American actress, who has... more on Wikipedia

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    Carol Morris
    10

    Carol Morris

    1936-01-01

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, USA

    Carol Ann Laverne Morris (born April 8, 1936) is an American actress, model and beauty queen... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Carol Cleveland
    14

    Carol Cleveland

    1942-01-13

    BirthplaceEast Sheen

    Carol Cleveland (born 13 January 1942) is a British-American actress and comedian, most... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Carol Costello
    7

    Carol Costello

    1961-10-11

    BirthplaceMinerva, Ohio, United States of America

    Carol Costello (born October 11, 1961) is an American television commentator and former host... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Carol Castro
    11

    Carol Castro

    1984-03-10

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Carolina Osório de Castro (born March 10, 1984) is a Brazilian actress. Carol Castro appeared... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Carol Hawkins
    12

    Carol Hawkins

    1949-01-31

    BirthplaceBarnet, United Kingdom

    Carol Hawkins (born 31 January 1949 in Barnet, Hertfordshire) is an English actress. She... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Carol Heiss
    12

    Carol Heiss

    1940-01-20

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Carol Elizabeth Heiss Jenkins (born January 20, 1940) is an American former figure skater and... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Carol Shields
    11

    Carol Shields

    1935-06-02

    BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois

    Carol Ann Shields, (June 2, 1935 – July 16, 2003) was an American-born Canadian novelist and... more on Wikipedia

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    Carol W. Greider
    8

    BirthplaceDavis, California

    Carolyn Widney "Carol" Greider (born April 15, 1961) is an American molecular biologist and... more on Wikipedia

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