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Famous People Named Carolyn

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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.
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  • Carol Jean Vorderman, MBE (born 24 December 1960) is a British media personality, best known...  more
  • Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer and...  more

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  • Carol Alt

    Age: 59
    Carol Ann Alt (born December 1, 1960) is an American model and actress....  more
  • Carol Elaine Channing (January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019) was an American actress, singer,...  more

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  • Carol Kane

    Age: 63
    Carolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American actress and comedian. She became known...  more

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  • Carol Patricia Smillie (born 23 December 1961) is a Scottish television presenter, actress,...  more
  • Carol Lynley (born Carole Ann Jones; February 13, 1942, Manhattan, New York) is an American...  more
  • Carolyn Gusoff (born February 15, 1963) is an American television news reporter and author. ...  more
  • Carolyn Jones

    Dec. at 53 (1930-1983)
    Carolyn Sue Jones (April 28, 1930 – August 3, 1983) was an American actress of television and...  more

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  • Carol M. Meyrowitz is the Executive Chairman of the Board and the Chairman of the Executive...  more
  • Carol Reed

    Dec. at 70 (1906-1976)
    Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for...  more

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

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  • Carolyn Lee Hennesy (born June 10, 1962) is an American soap opera actress, author, and animal...  more
  • Dame Carol Ann Duffy (born 23 December 1955) is a Scottish poet and playwright. She is a...  more

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

    Dec. at 43 (1942-1985)
    Carol Marie Wayne (September 6, 1942 – January 13, 1985) was an American television and film...  more
  • Carol Cleveland (born 13 January 1942) is a British-American actress and comedian, most...  more
  • Carolina Osório de Castro (born March 10, 1984) is a Brazilian actress. Carol Castro appeared...  more
  • Carol Grow

    Age: 49
    Carol Ann Hovenkamp-Grow (born May 23, 1971 in Little Rock, Arkansas) is a former beauty...  more
  • Carol Shields

    Dec. at 68 (1935-2003)
    Carol Ann Shields, (June 2, 1935 – July 16, 2003) was an American-born Canadian novelist and...  more
  • Carol Lawrence (born Carolina Maria Laraia; September 5, 1932) is an American actress, who has...  more

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  • Carol Ann Laverne Morris (born April 8, 1936) is an American actress, model and beauty queen...  more
  • Carol Decker

    Age: 63
    Carol Ann Decker (born 10 September 1957) is an English musician and lead vocalist for the...  more
  • Carol Costello (born October 11, 1961) is an American television commentator and former host...  more
  • Carol Hawkins (born 31 January 1949 in Barnet, Hertfordshire) is an English actress. She...  more