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

Which famous people named Carolyn are worth mentioning? This list includes Carol Vorderman, Carol Burnett, Carol Alt and Carol Channing. To read more about these notable people named Carolyn, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Carol Vorderman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Vorderman Carol Jean Vorderman MBE RAFVR is a British media personality, best known for co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for 26 years from 1982 until 2008. Vorderman's career took off in 1982 ...more

Carol Burnett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Burnett Carol Creighton Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer. She is best known for her long-running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, for CBS. She has achieved success on ...more

Carol Alt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Alt Carol Ann Alt is an American model and actress.

Carol Channing is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Channing Carol Elaine Channing is an American actress, singer, dancer, comedian, and voice artist. She won the Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for ...more

Carol Kane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Kane Carolyn Laurie "Carol" Kane is an American stage, screen and television actress. She became known in the 1970s in films such as Hester Street and Annie Hall. She appeared on the ...more

Carol Smillie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Smillie Carol Patricia Smillie is a Scottish television presenter and actress, and a former model. She presented the BBC series Changing Rooms. Smillie has appeared on the BBC television channel, ...more

Carolyn Reese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carolyn Reese Carolyn Reese is a pornographic actress.

Carol Lynley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Lynley Carol Lynley is an American actress and former child model.

Carolyn Murphy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carolyn Murphy Carolyn Murphy is an American model and actress.

Carolyn Gusoff is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carolyn Gusoff Carolyn Sue Gusoff is an American television news reporter and author. Gusoff is working as a Long Island reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City. Prior to that, she spent three years as a reporter ...more

Carolyn Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carolyn Jones Carolyn Sue Jones was an American actress. Jones began her film career in the early 1950s, and by the end of the decade had achieved recognition with a nomination for an Academy Award for Best ...more

Carol Meyrowitz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Meyrowitz Carol M. Meyrowitz is the president, Chief Executive Officer, and director of TJX Companies, the leading off-price retailer in the United States. As of 2014, she is listed as the 76th most ...more

Carol Reed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Reed Sir Carol Reed was an English film director best known for Odd Man Out, The Fallen Idol and The Third Man. For Oliver!, he received the Academy Award for Best Director.

Carol Leifer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Leifer Carol Leifer is an American comedian, writer, producer and actress whose career as a stand-up comedian started in the 1970s when she was in college. David Letterman discovered her performing in ...more

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Carolyn Hennesy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carolyn Hennesy Carolyn Hennesy is an American actress and author. She played Rosalyn Harris on the HBO series True Blood. Prior to joining the cast of True Blood, Hennesy starred on ABC's primetime series ...more

Carol Vitale is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn

Carol Imhof is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn

Carol Ann Duffy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Ann Duffy Dame Carol Ann Duffy, DBE, FRSL is a Scottish poet and playwright. She is Professor of Contemporary Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University, and was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in May ...more

Carol Bartz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Bartz Carol Ann Bartz is an American business executive, the former president and CEO of the internet services company Yahoo!, and former chairman, president, and CEO at architectural and engineering ...more

Carol O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn

Carol Shaya Castro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Shaya Castro Carol J. Shaya-Castro is a former New York City police officer and actress whose employment was terminated after she appeared in the August 1994 issue of Playboy magazine.

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Carol Wayne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Wayne Carol Wayne was an American television and film actress. She was best known for her many appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson as the Matinée Lady.

Carol Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Cleveland Carol Cleveland is a British actress and comedian, most notable for her appearances as the only significant female performer on Monty Python's Flying Circus.

Carol Castro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Castro Carol Castro is a Brazilian actress and model. Carol Castro appeared in the August 2008 Brazilian issue of men's magazine Playboy. On September 15, 2013, she won the tenth season of Dança ...more

Carol Willis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn

Carol Eden is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Eden Carol Eden is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its December 1960 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by William Graham. She is not to be confused with ...more

Carol Grow is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Grow Carol Ann Hovenkamp-Grow is a former beauty queen, model and actress. In 1993, Hovenkamp won the Miss Kansas USA title in 1993 and went on to represent Kansas in the Miss USA 1994 pageant ...more

Carol Shields is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Shields Carol Ann Shields, CC OM FRSC was an American-born Canadian author. She is best known for her 1993 novel The Stone Diaries, which won the U.S. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as the Governor ...more

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Carol Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Lawrence Carol Lawrence is an American actress, most often associated with musical theatre, but who has also appeared extensively on television.

Carol Morris is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Morris Carol Ann Laverne Morris, Miss Iowa USA, was the second Miss USA to win the Miss Universe title in the pageant's fifth edition in 1956.

Carol Decker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Decker Carol Ann Decker is an English musician. She is best known as the singer and front woman for the band, T'Pau, which had international success in the late 1980s. Although Decker's music is mainly ...more

Carol Costello is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Costello Carol Costello is a news anchor, currently hosting the 9 a.m.–11 a.m. edition of CNN Newsroom.

Carol Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Hawkins Carol Hawkins is an English actress.

Carol Heiss is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Heiss Carol Elizabeth Heiss Jenkins is an American figure skater and former actress. She is the 1960 Olympic Champion in Ladies Singles, 1956 Olympic silver medalist and five-time World Champion.

Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy Carolyn Jeanne Bessette-Kennedy was a former publicist for Calvin Klein and the wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr., the son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Upon her ...more

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Carol Needham is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Needham Carol Needham is a glamour model who has appeared in the British tabloid, The Sun as a Page 3 girl.

Carol W. Greider is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol W. Greider Carolyn Widney "Carol" Greider is an American molecular biologist. She is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Daniel Nathans Professor and Director of Molecular Biology and Genetics ...more

Carol Guess is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Guess Carol Guess is an American novelist and poet. Her family moved frequently during her childhood. Her father, Harry Guess, was an epidemiologist. Her mother, Gerry Guess, is a homemaker and ...more

Carol Gracias is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Gracias Carol Gracias is an Indian model. She is a past winner of the coveted India's L'Oréal/Elite Look of the Year title.

Carol McGiffin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol McGiffin Carol Deirdre McGiffin is an English broadcaster of radio and television, best known for her regular appearances on daytime talk show Loose Women. She married Chris Evans in 1991; the couple ...more

Carol Thatcher is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Thatcher Carol Jane Thatcher is a British journalist, author and media personality. She is the daughter of Margaret Thatcher, a former British Prime Minister, and Denis Thatcher. Thatcher has written ...more

Carol Connors is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Connors Carol Connors is an American singer-songwriter. She is perhaps best known as the lead vocalist on The Teddy Bears' single, "To Know Him Is To Love Him", which was written by her

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Carol Kaye is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Kaye Carol Kaye is an American musician, known as one of the most prolific and widely heard bass guitarists, playing on an estimated 10,000 recording sessions in a 55-year career. As a session ...more

Carol Barbee is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Barbee Carol Denise Barbee is an American television writer, actress and producer.

Carol C. Elliot is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol C. Elliot Carol C. Elliot is a retired Army Officer.

Carol Kirkwood is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Kirkwood Carol Kirkwood is a Scottish weather presenter, employed by the Met Office and best known for forecasting the weather for BBC Breakfast.

Carol Vadnais is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Vadnais Carol Marcel Vadnais was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played seventeen seasons in the National Hockey League from 1966–67 until 1982–83. Vadnais won two Stanley Cups during ...more

Carolyn Forché is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carolyn Forché Carolyn Forché is an American poet, editor, translator, and human rights advocate. She has received awards for her literary work.

Carol Ann Susi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carol Ann Susi Carol Ann Susi was an American actress best known for providing the voice of recurring unseen character Mrs. Wolowitz on the television series The Big Bang Theory.

Carolyn Gold Heilbrun is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Carolyn
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun Carolyn Gold Heilbrun was an American academic at Columbia University, the first woman to receive tenure in the English department, and a prolific feminist author of important academic studies. ...more