List of famous people named Carol, along with photos. How many celebrities named Carol can you think of? The famous Carols below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Carol, athletes named Carol, and even political figures named Carol. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Carol? Add them to the list.Carol Channing has won several Tony's, including Best Actress for Hello, Dolly!, and has also won a Golden Globe. She's not the only one who's won Tony's and Golden Globes on this list; legendary award winning Carol Burnett has also won many Emmys for her series The Carol Burnett Show. Speaking of shows, British show host Carol Volderman also appears on this list and has received many accolades in the field of broadcasting.