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Famous People Named Dora 

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Dora in the world? Our list of celebrities named Dora includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Doras below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Dora, actors named Dora, and much more. Dora Venter, Dora Bryan, and Dora Bakoyannis are only a few of the well-known people named Dora on this list.
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Dora Bryan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Actor, Philanthropist

Age: Dec. at 91 (1923-2014)

Birthplace: Southport, England

Dora May Broadbent, (7 February 1923 – 23 July 2014), known as Dora Bryan, was an English actress of stage, film and television.
Dora Bakoyannis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Politician

Age: 64

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Theodora "Dora" Bakoyanni (Greek: Θεοδώρα "Ντόρα" Μπακογιάννη; pronounced [ˈdoɾa bakoˈʝani]; née Mitsotakis; Greek: Μητσοτάκη; born May 6, 1954) is a Greek politician. ...more
Dora Gerson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Actor, Singer

Age: Died at 44 (1899-1943)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Dora Gerson (23 March 1899 – 14 February 1943) was a German cabaret singer and motion picture actress of the silent film era who died with her family at Auschwitz concentration camp.
Dora Maar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Art Model, Artist, Photographer

Age: Dec. at 90 (1907-1997)

Birthplace: Tours, France

Henriette Theodora Markovitch (22 November 1907 – 16 July 1997), known as Dora Maar, was a French photographer, painter, and poet.
Dora Carrington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Dora

Age: Dec. at 39 (1893-1932)

Birthplace: Hereford, United Kingdom

Dora de Houghton Carrington (29 March 1893 – 11 March 1932), known generally as Carrington, was an English painter and decorative artist, remembered in part for her association with members of ...more
Dora Akunyili is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Pharmacist, Professor

Age: Dec. at 60 (1954-2014)

Birthplace: Makurdi, Nigeria

Dora Nkem Akunyili (July 1954 - 2014) was the Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) of Nigeria from 2001 to 2008.
Dora Irizarry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Judge, Politician, Lawyer

Age: 64

Birthplace: Hurricane belt, North America, Caribbean Sea, United States, with Territories, + more

Dora Lizette Irizarry (born January 26, 1955) is the Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Dora Stratou is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Actor

Age: Dec. at 85 (1903-1988)

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Dora Stratou (born Dorothea Stratou; Greek: Δωροθέα (Δόρα) Στράτου; 1903–1988) was a significant contributor to Greek Folk Dancing and Greek Folk Music. She issued one of the largest series of ...more
Dora van der Groen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Actor, Film Director

Age: 91

Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium

Dora van der Groen (10 March 1927 – 8 November 2015) was a Belgian actress and theatre director.She appeared in more than 120 films and television shows between 1945 and 2003. She played Vrouw ...more
Dora Kallmus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Photographer

Age: Dec. at 82 (1881-1963)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Dora Philippine Kallmus (also known as Madame D'Ora; 20 March 1881 – 28 October 1963) was an Austrian fashion and portrait photographer.
Dora Boothby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Tennis player

Age: Dec. at 89 (1881-1970)

Birthplace: Finchley, London, United Kingdom

Penelope Dora Harvey Boothby (2 August 1881 – 22 February 1970) was an English female tennis player. She was born in Finchley, Middlesex. She is best remembered for her ladies' singles title at ...more
Dora Alonso is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Novelist

Age: Dec. at 91 (1910-2001)

Birthplace: Cuba

Dora Alonso (born Doralina de la Caridad Alonso-Perez on December 22, 1910 in Maximo Gomez, Matanzas, Cuba – March 21, 2001 in Cuba) was a Cuban journalist and writer who worked in both print ...more
Dora Pavel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Novelist, Writer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Southeast Europe, Hunedoara County, Deva, Romania

Dora Pavel (born June 29, 1946) is a Romanian novelist, short-story writer, poet, and journalist.
Dora Wasserman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Theatre Director, Actor, Playwright

Age: Dec. at 84 (1919-2003)

Birthplace: Ukraine

Dora Wasserman (née Goldfarb) (June 30, 1919 - December 15, 2003) was a Jewish-Canadian actress, playwright and theater director.
Dóra Keresztes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Production Designer, Screenwriter, Animator

Age: 65

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Dóra Keresztes (born October 3, 1953, Budapest) Hungarian painter, printmaker, illustrator, graphic designer and animated film director.
Dóra Létay... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 48

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Dóra Létay is an actress and voice actress.
Dora Ng is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Costume Designer
Dora Ng Lei-Lo (吳里璐) is a Hong Kong film costume and make up designer.
Dora Gordine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Dora Gordine

Age: Dec. at 96 (1895-1991)

Birthplace: Liepāja, Latvia

Dora Gordine (8 June 1895 – 29 December 1991) was an Estonian Jewish Modernist figurative and portraitist sculptor. Her early career was influenced by the Noor Eesti (‘Young Estonia’) group of ...more
Dora d'Istria is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Writer

Age: Dec. at 60 (1828-1888)

Birthplace: Southeast Europe, Bucharest, Romania

Dora d'Istria, pen-name of duchess Helena Koltsova-Massalskaya born Elena Ghica (Gjika/Xhika) (January 22, 1828, Bucharest – November 17, 1888, Florence) was a Romanian and Albanian Romantic ...more
Dora Clement is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Dora Clement Actor

Age: Dec. at 88 (1891-1979)

Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States of America

Dora Clement was an actress.
Dora Mills Adams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Dora Mills Adams Actor

Age: Dec. at 68 (1875-1943)

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

Dora Mills Adams was an American actress.
Dora Greenwell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Dora Greenwell Poet

Age: Dec. at 61 (1821-1882)

Birthplace: Lanchester, United Kingdom

Dora Greenwell (6 December 1821 – 29 March 1882) was an English poet. The name "Dora Greenwell" was for many years supposed to be the pseudonym of a writer of rare spiritual insight ...more
Dora Masklavanou is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Birthplace: Kavala, Greece

Dora Masklavanou is a television editor and director, actor, screenwriter, writer, film editor and director.
Dora Gregory is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Dora Gregory Actor

Age: Dec. at 82 (1872-1954)

Birthplace: Dulwich, London, United Kingdom

Dora Gregory is an actress.
Dora Altmann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Dora
Dora Altmann Actor

Age: Dec. at 90 (1881-1971)

Birthplace: Dresden, Germany

Dora Altmann (born Dora Alrich, 20 February 1881 – 24 December 1971) was a German actress, who acted in television and film during the 1960s and early 1970s.