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Famous People Named Dawn 

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List of famous people named Dawn, along with photos. How many celebrities named Dawn can you think of? The famous Dawns below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Dawn, athletes named Dawn, and even political figures named Dawn. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Dawn? Add them to the list.

There are a lot of famous Dawns in the world. The most well-known Dawn is undoubtedly Dawn Wells, aka Mary Ann from "Gilligan's Island." Other famous Dawns are not as high profile, but have gone onto to great accomplishments, especially in athletics. Dawn Fraser was the first woman swimmer to win gold medals in three consecutive Olympics, and Dawn Harper won the gold medal in 100-meter hurdles at the 2008 Olympics Games.
Dawn Wells is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 80

Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States of America

Dawn Elberta Wells (born October 18, 1938) is a beauty queen and an American actress who became known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom Gilligan's Island. She and Tina Louise ...more
Dawn Olivieri is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 38

Birthplace: St. Petersburg, USA, Florida

Dawn Olivieri (born February 8, 1981) is an American actress perhaps best known for her turn as Lydia in Heroes and Monica Talbot in House of Lies.
Dawn French is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 58

Birthplace: Holyhead, United Kingdom

Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a British actress, writer, comedian and presenter from Plymouth. She is best known for starring in and writing for the BBC comedy sketch show French ...more

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Dawn Marie Psaltis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 48

Birthplace: USA, Rahway, New Jersey

Dawn Marie Psaltis (born November 3, 1970) is an American actress, retired professional wrestler and professional wrestling valet. She is perhaps best known for her appearances with Extreme ...more
Dawn Zulueta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 46

Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Marie Rachel Salman Taleon is a Filipino film-television actress, host and commercial model.
Dawn Fraser is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 81

Birthplace: Balmain, Sydney, Australia

Dawn Fraser, (born 4 September 1937) is an Australian freestyle champion swimmer and former politician. She is one of only three swimmers to have won the same Olympic individual event three ...more
Dawn Harper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 34

Birthplace: East St. Louis, Illinois

Dawn Harper-Nelson (born May 13, 1984) is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 100-meter hurdles. She was the gold medalist in the event at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games ...more
Dawn Meehan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Dawn Meehan appeared in the Survivor program.
Dawn Staley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 48

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Dawn Michelle Staley (born May 4, 1970) is an American basketball Hall of Fame player and coach. Staley is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, and was elected to carry the United States flag at ...more

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Dawn Langley Simmons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Dec. at 63 (1937-2000)

Birthplace: Kent, United Kingdom

Dawn Langley Pepita Simmons (probably 1922 – 18 September 2000) was a prolific English author and biographer. Born as Gordon Langley Hall, Simmons lived her first decades as a male. As a young ...more
Dawn Stern is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 53

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Dawn Stern (born October 15,1971) is an American film and television actress; she is also a model.
Dawn Landes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 38

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky

Dawn Landes (born December 5, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She is originally from around Louisville, Kentucky but spent many years living and performing in Brooklyn, New ...more

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Dawn Michele is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 39

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Dawn Rae Downton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Dawn Steel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Dec. at 51 (1946-1997)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Dawn Leslie Steel (August 19, 1946 – December 20, 1997) was an American film studio executive and producer. She was one of the first women to run a major Hollywood film studio, rising through ...more
Dawn Lyn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 56

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Dawn Lyn Nervik (born January 11, 1963) is an American former child actress who acted from age 4 to 15. She is best known for her role as Dodie Douglas during the last three seasons of the ...more
Dawn Robinson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 50

Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, United States of America

Dawn Sherrese Robinson (born November 24, 1965 or November 28, 1968) (sources differ) is an American singer–songwriter, model, and actress. Robinson is best known as a founding member of the ...more
Dawn E. Hudson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 61

Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts

Dawn Hudson is president of Pepsi-Cola North America since 2002 and she was made CEO 2005. She has been with PepsiCo since 1996 when she became executive vice president of Frito Lay. She was ...more
Dawn Penn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 67

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Dawn Penn (born 1952 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae singer. She first had a short career during the rocksteady era, between 1967 and 1969, but is most known for her single "You ...more

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Dawn George is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 59
Dawn Denise George (born April 30, 1959 in Gardner, Massachusetts), better known plainly as Dawn George, is a former female boxer who has competed against some of women's boxing top athletes. ...more
Dawn Rochelle Warner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Dawn Rochelle Warner Age: 46

Birthplace: Dexter, Kansas, United States of America

Dawn Rochelle is an American model, actress and entrepreneur known for her California girl looks and attitude. She became a well-known model in the 1990s and developed a career as an actress ...more
Dawn Prestwich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Dawn Prestwich is an American television writer and producer. She attended The Hockaday School in Dallas, Texas and Stanford University. In 1997, she shared an Emmy nomination with several ...more
Dawn Principe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Age: 55
Dawn of Ashes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Dawn of Ashes is an American extreme metal band founded in 2000 from Los Angeles, California, United States. The band’s style consists of horror-based lyrical and visual themes presented through ...more
Dawn Addams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Dawn
Dec. at 55 (1930-1985)

Birthplace: Felixstowe, United Kingdom

Victoria Dawn Addams (21 September 1930 – 7 May 1985) was an English actress, particularly in Hollywood motion pictures of the 1950s and on British television in the 1960s and 1970s.