List of famous people named Donna, along with photos. How many celebrities named Donna can you think of? The famous Donnas below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Donna, athletes named Donna, and even political figures named Donna. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Donna? Add them to the list.When you think of celebrities with the name Donna your mind probably goes right to Donna Summer. Although the legendary disco-era singer died in 2012 from lung cancer, her legacy remains to this day. If you grew up in the 80's, you might also remember Donna D'Errico from the hit show Baywatch. The former Playmate of the Month is now a mother, and was formerly married to Nikki Sixx.