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Ever wondered how many famous people named Dana there are? This list of celebrities named Dana includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Danas on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Dana, actors named Dana, and even athletes named Dana. Well-known Danas like Dana Delany, Dana Carvey, and Dana Plato are just the start of this list.
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Dana Delany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 62

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American actress, producer, and activist. After appearing in small roles early in her career, Delany received her breakthrough role as Colleen ...more

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Dana Carvey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter

Age: 63

Birthplace: USA, Montana, Missoula

Dana Thomas Carvey (born June 2, 1955) is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter and producer. He is widely famous for being a cast member on the show Saturday Night Live (from 1986 to 1993), ...more

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Dana Plato is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Actor

Age: Dec. at 35 (1964-1999)

Birthplace: USA, California, Maywood

Dana Michelle Plato (born Dana Michelle Strain; November 7, 1964 – May 8, 1999) was an American actress known for her role as Kimberly Drummond on the U.S. television sitcom Diff'rent Strokes ...more

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Dana Vollmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Swimmer

Age: 31

Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States of America

Dana Whitney Vollmer (born November 13, 1987) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record-holder. At the 2004 Summer Olympics, she won a gold medal ...more

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Dana Wynter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Actor, Writer

Age: Dec. at 80 (1931-2011)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Dana Wynter (born Dagmar Winter; 8 June 1931 – 5 May 2011) was a German-born English actress, who was brought up in Britain and Southern Africa. She appeared in film and television for more than ...more
Dana Andrews is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Actor

Age: Dec. at 83 (1909-1992)

Birthplace: USA, Mississippi

Carver Dana Andrews (January 1, 1909 – December 17, 1992) was an American film actor and a major Hollywood star during the 1940s. He continued acting in less prestigious roles into the 1980s. He ...more
Dana Stubblefield is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Actor, American football player

Age: 45

Birthplace: Cleves, Ohio, United States of America

Dana William Stubblefield (born November 14, 1970) is a former professional American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League (NFL). After graduating from Taylor High ...more
Dana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Singer, Dancer

Age: 32

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Hong Sung-mi (born 17 July 1986), known professionally as Dana, is a South Korean singer and musical actress and vocal coach. She was originally a solo singer, debuting in 2001, and later ...more

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Dana White is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Businessperson, Television producer, Promoter

Age: 49

Birthplace: Manchester, Connecticut, United States of America

Dana Frederick White Jr. (born July 28, 1969) is an American businessman and the current President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which is the largest mixed martial arts (MMA) ...more
Dana Gould is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter

Age: 54

Birthplace: Hopedale, Massachusetts, United States of America

Dana John Gould (born August 24, 1964) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and voice artist who has been featured on HBO, Showtime, and Comedy Central.

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Dana Barros is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Basketball player, Coach

Age: 51

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Dana Bruce Barros (born April 13, 1967) is an American retired professional basketball player from the National Basketball Association (NBA). In college, he played at Boston College, finishing ...more
Dana Loesch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Editor, Journalist

Age: 40

Dana Lynn Loesch ( LASH; née Eaton; born September 28, 1978) is an American who served as a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association. She is a former writer and editor for ...more
Dana Perino is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Dana

Age: 46

Birthplace: Evanston, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America

Dana Marie Perino (born May 9, 1972) is an American political commentator and author who served as the twenty-fourth White House Press Secretary, serving under President George W. Bush from ...more

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Dana Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Actor

Age: 40

Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States of America

Dana L. Davis (born October 4, 1978) is an American actress and author, known for playing Monica Dawson on the NBC series Heroes (2007), Chastity Church on the ABC Family television series 10 ...more
Dana Elcar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Television director, Actor

Age: Dec. at 78 (1927-2005)

Birthplace: Ferndale, Michigan, USA

Ibsen Dana Elcar (October 10, 1927 – June 6, 2005) was an American television and film character actor. Although he appeared in about 40 films, his most memorable role was on the 1980s and 1990s ...more
Dana Hill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Actor, Voice acting

Age: Dec. at 32 (1964-1996)

Birthplace: USA, Encino, California

Dana Hill (born Dana Lynne Goetz; May 6, 1964 – July 15, 1996) was an American actress and voice artist. Hill was best known for having played Audrey Griswold in National Lampoon’s European ...more

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Dana Wheeler-Nicholson ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson Actor

Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Dana Wheeler-Nicholson (born October 9, 1960) is an American actress and singer best known for her roles in the films Fletch (1985), Tombstone (1993), Fast Food Nation (2006) and Parkland ...more
Dana Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Actor

Age: 47

Birthplace: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States of America

Dana Jacobson (born November 5, 1971) is a host and correspondent for CBS News currently serving as a co host for CBS This Morning Saturday. She is also an anchor & reporter for CBS Sports ...more
Dana Snyder is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Comedian, Television producer, Actor

Age: 45

Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Dana Snyder (born November 14, 1973) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, producer and voice actor. He is known for voicing Master Shake on Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Granny Cuyler on ...more
Dana Ivey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Actor

Age: 77

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Dana Robins Ivey (born August 12, 1941) is an American actress. She is a five-time Tony Award nominee for her work on Broadway, and won the 1997 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress ...more
Dana Tyler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist

Age: 60

Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

Dana Tyler (born November 24, 1958) is a news anchor and reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City, where she anchors the station's 6 PM newscast. In addition, Tyler hosts Eye on New York, a ...more
Dana International is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Age: 47

Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel

Sharon Cohen (Hebrew: שרון כהן‎; born February 2, 1969), professionally known as Dana International (Hebrew: דנה אינטרנשיונל‎), is an Israeli pop singer. She has released eight albums and three ...more

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Dana Vavrova is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

Age: Died at 42 (1967-2009)

Birthplace: Prague, Europe, Czech Republic, Central Europe, Czechoslovakia, + more

Dana Vávrová (9 August 1967 in Prague – 5 February 2009 in Munich) was a Czech-German film actress and director.
Dana Barron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Actor

Age: 52

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Dana Barron (born April 22, 1966) is an American actress who is best known for her role as the original Audrey Griswold in the 1983 film National Lampoon's Vacation which she reprised in 2003's ...more

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Dana Dane is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Dana
Rapper, Entrepreneur, Radio personality

Age: 54

Birthplace: Fort Greene, New York City, New York, United States of America

Dana McLeese (born September 6, 1965) better known by his stage name Dana Dane, is an American rapper known for performance of humorous lyrics and for his fashion sense.