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Who Is The Most Famous Dana In The World?

Updated November 24, 2020 586 votes 37 voters 11.9k views66 items

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

How many celebrities named Dana can you think of? The famous Danas below have many different professions, including notable actors named Dana, famous athletes named Dana, and even musicians named Dana. There are both women and men named Dana on this list. 

Dana Carvey is certainly one of the most famous Danas on this list. One of the famous comedians named Dana, he was a Saturday Night Live cast member from 1986 to 1993. He also starred in such comedies as Opportunity Knocks, The Master of Disguise, and Wayne's World. Actress Dana Delany of Desperate Housewives is also a famous Dana on this list.

Another of the famous people with the first name Dana is Dana Ashbrook. He is best known for portraying Bobby Briggs in the Twin Peaks franchise. Dawson's Creek, Ghost Dad, and The Opposite Sex are among his TV and film roles.

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    Dana Carvey

    1955-06-02

    BirthplaceMissoula, Montana, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dana Thomas Carvey (born June 2, 1955) is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter and...  more

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    Dana Delany

    1956-03-13

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    GenderFemale

    Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American actress, producer, and activist. After...  more

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    Dana Plato

    1964-11-07

    BirthplaceMaywood

    GenderFemale

    Dana Michelle Plato (born Dana Michelle Strain; November 7, 1964 – May 8, 1999) was an...  more

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    Dana Gould

    1964-08-24

    BirthplaceHopedale, Massachusetts, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dana John Gould (born August 24, 1964) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and...  more
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    Dana Brunetti

    1973-06-11

    BirthplaceVirginia

    GenderMale

    Dana Brunetti (born June 11, 1973) is an American media executive, film producer, entrepreneur...  more
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    Dana Ashbrook

    1967-05-24

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dana Vernon Ashbrook (born May 24, 1967) is an American actor, best known for playing Bobby...  more
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    Dana White

    1969-07-28

    BirthplaceManchester, Connecticut, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dana Frederick White Jr. (born July 28, 1969) is an American businessman and the current...  more

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    Dana Andrews

    1909-01-01

    BirthplaceMississippi, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Carver Dana Andrews (January 1, 1909 – December 17, 1992) was an American film actor and a...  more
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    Dana Hill

    1964-05-06

    BirthplaceEncino, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Dana Hill (born Dana Lynne Goetz; May 6, 1964 – July 15, 1996) was an American actress and...  more
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    Dana Davis

    1978-10-04

    BirthplaceDavenport, Iowa, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Dana L. Davis (born October 4, 1978) is an American actress and author, known for playing...  more
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    Dana Reeve

    1961-03-17

    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Dana Charles Reeve (née Morosini; March 17, 1961 – March 6, 2006) was an American actress,...  more
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    Dana Vollmer

    1987-11-13

    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Dana Whitney Vollmer (born November 13, 1987) is an American former competition swimmer,...  more

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    Dana Adam Shapiro is an American film director, best known for his directorial work on the...  more
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    Dana Wynter

    1931-06-08

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    GenderFemale

    Dana Wynter (born Dagmar Winter; 8 June 1931 – 5 May 2011) was a German-born English actress,...  more
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    Dana Barron

    1966-04-22

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    GenderFemale

    Dana Barron (born April 22, 1966) is an American actress who is best known for her role as the...  more
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    Dana Barros

    1967-04-13

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    GenderMale

    Dana Bruce Barros (born April 13, 1967) is an American retired professional basketball player...  more
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    BirthplaceCleves, Ohio, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dana William Stubblefield (born November 14, 1970) is a former professional American football...  more
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    Dana Wheeler-Nicholson

    1960-10-09

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    GenderFemale

    Dana Wheeler-Nicholson (born October 9, 1960) is an American actress and singer best known for...  more
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    Dana Loesch

    1978-09-28

    GenderFemale

    Dana Lynn Loesch ( LASH; née Eaton; born September 28, 1978) is an American who served as a...  more
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    Dana Elcar

    1927-10-10

    BirthplaceFerndale, Michigan, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Ibsen Dana Elcar (October 10, 1927 – June 6, 2005) was an American television and film...  more
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    Dana Vavrova

    1967-08-09

    BirthplacePrague, Czech Republic

    GenderFemale

    Dana Vávrová (9 August 1967 in Prague – 5 February 2009 in Munich) was a Czech-German film...  more
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    Dana Tyler

    1958-11-24

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Dana Tyler (born November 24, 1958) is a news anchor and reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City,...  more
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    Dana Perino

    1972-05-09

    BirthplaceEvanston, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Dana Marie Perino (born May 9, 1972) is an American political commentator and author who...  more

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    Dana Jacobson

    1971-11-05

    BirthplaceBloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Dana Jacobson (born November 5, 1971) is a host and correspondent for CBS News currently...  more
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    Dana Snyder

    1973-11-14

    BirthplaceAllentown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Dana Snyder (born November 14, 1973) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer and...  more