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Who Is The Most Famous Dana In The World?

Updated November 24, 2020 384 votes 16 voters 10.5k 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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  • 1
    Dana Carvey
    20

    Dana Carvey

    1955-06-02

    BirthplaceMissoula, Montana, United States of America

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

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  • 2
    Dana Delany
    17

    Dana Delany

    1956-03-13

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

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

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  • 3
    Dana Gould
    17

    Dana Gould

    1964-08-24

    BirthplaceHopedale, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Dana John Gould (born August 24, 1964) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Dana Brunetti
    18

    Dana Brunetti

    1973-06-11

    BirthplaceVirginia

    Dana Brunetti (born June 11, 1973) is an American media executive, film producer, entrepreneur... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Dana Ashbrook
    12

    Dana Ashbrook

    1967-05-24

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Dana Vernon Ashbrook (born May 24, 1967) is an American actor, best known for playing Bobby... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Dana Plato
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    Dana Plato

    1964-11-07

    BirthplaceUSA, California, Maywood

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

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  • 7
    Dana Davis
    11

    Dana Davis

    1978-10-04

    BirthplaceDavenport, Iowa, United States of America

    Dana L. Davis (born October 4, 1978) is an American actress and author, known for playing... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Dana Vollmer
    15

    Dana Vollmer

    1987-11-13

    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, United States of America

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

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  • 9
    Dana White
    15

    Dana White

    1969-07-28

    BirthplaceManchester, Connecticut, United States of America

    Dana Frederick White Jr. (born July 28, 1969) is an American businessman and the current... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Dana Andrews
    12

    Dana Andrews

    1909-01-01

    BirthplaceMississippi, United States of America

    Carver Dana Andrews (January 1, 1909 – December 17, 1992) was an American film actor and a... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Dana Adam Shapiro
    Dana Adam Shapiro is an American film director, best known for his directorial work on the... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Dana Reeve
    10

    Dana Reeve

    1961-03-17

    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey, United States of America

    Dana Charles Reeve (née Morosini; March 17, 1961 – March 6, 2006) was an American actress,... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Dana Wynter
    11

    Dana Wynter

    1931-06-08

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    Dana Wynter (born Dagmar Winter; 8 June 1931 – 5 May 2011) was a German-born English actress,... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Dana Barron
    14

    Dana Barron

    1966-04-22

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Dana Barron (born April 22, 1966) is an American actress who is best known for her role as the... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Dana Hill
    14

    Dana Hill

    1964-05-06

    BirthplaceEncino, California, USA

    Dana Hill (born Dana Lynne Goetz; May 6, 1964 – July 15, 1996) was an American actress and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Dana Stubblefield
    11

    BirthplaceCleves, Ohio, United States of America

    Dana William Stubblefield (born November 14, 1970) is a former professional American football... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Dana Wheeler-Nicholson
    7

    Dana Wheeler-Nicholson

    1960-10-09

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Dana Wheeler-Nicholson (born October 9, 1960) is an American actress and singer best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Dana Loesch
    14

    Dana Loesch

    1978-09-28
    Dana Lynn Loesch ( LASH; née Eaton; born September 28, 1978) is an American who served as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Dana Barros
    11

    Dana Barros

    1967-04-13

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    Dana Bruce Barros (born April 13, 1967) is an American retired professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Dana Elcar
    8

    Dana Elcar

    1927-10-10

    BirthplaceFerndale, Michigan, USA

    Ibsen Dana Elcar (October 10, 1927 – June 6, 2005) was an American television and film... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Dana Perino
    8

    Dana Perino

    1972-05-09

    BirthplaceEvanston, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America

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

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  • 22
    Dana Jacobson
    11

    Dana Jacobson

    1971-11-05

    BirthplaceBloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States of America

    Dana Jacobson (born November 5, 1971) is a host and correspondent for CBS News currently... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Dana Snyder
    11

    Dana Snyder

    1973-11-14

    BirthplaceAllentown, Pennsylvania, USA

    Dana Snyder (born November 14, 1973) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Dana Sue Gray
    7

    Dana Sue Gray

    1957-12-06

    BirthplaceCalifornia

    Dana Sue Gray (born December 6, 1957) is an American serial killer who murdered three elderly... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Dana Vavrova
    7

    Dana Vavrova

    1967-08-09

    BirthplacePrague, Europe, Czech Republic, Central Europe, Czechoslovakia

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