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Ever wondered how many famous people named Dorothea there are? This list of celebrities named Dorothea includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Dorotheas 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 Dorothea, actors named Dorothea, and even athletes named Dorothea. Well-known Dorotheas like Dorothea Church, Dorothea Lange, and Dorothea Puente are just the start of this list.
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Dorothea Church is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Church Dorothea Towles Church was the first successful black fashion model in Paris.

Dorothea Lange is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Lange Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration. Lange's photographs ...more

Dorothea Puente is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Puente Dorothea Helen Puente was a convicted American serial killer. In the 1980s, Puente ran a boarding house in Sacramento, California, and cashed the Social Security checks of her elderly and ...more

Dorothea Douglass Chambers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Douglass Chambers Dorothea Lambert Chambers was an English female tennis player who won the singles title at the Wimbledon Championships seven times and additionally won a gold medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics.

Dorothea Dix is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Dix Dorothea Lynde Dix was an American activist on behalf of the indigent insane who, through a vigorous program of lobbying state legislatures and the United States Congress, created the first ...more

Dorothea Mercouri is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Mercouri Dorothea Mercouri is an actress

Dorothea Benton Frank is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Benton Frank Dorothea Benton Frank is an author.

Dorothea Mackellar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Mackellar Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar, OBE was an Australian poet and fiction writer. Her poem My Country is perhaps the best known Australian poem, especially its second stanza, which begins: ...more

Dorothea Tanning is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Tanning Dorothea Margaret Tanning was an American painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer, and poet. Her early work was influenced by Surrealism. She was married to fellow Surrealist Max Ernst.

Dorothea Wierer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Wierer Dorothea Wierer is an Italian biathlete. She competes in the Biathlon World Cup. Wierer has won a bronze medal at the Biathlon World Championships 2013. Together with Karin Oberhofer, Dominik ...more

Dorothea Erxleben is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Erxleben Dorothea Christiane Erxleben née Leporin was the first female medical doctor in Germany. Erxleben was instructed in medicine by her father from an early age. The Italian scientist Laura ...more

Dorothea Wolbert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Wolbert Dorothea Wolbert was an American film actress. She appeared in 147 films between 1916 and 1957. She appeared on the television series I Love Lucy in episode #137, "Ricky's European ...more

Dorothea Kent is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Kent Dorothea Kent was an American film actress. She appeared in 42 films between 1935 and 1948. In addition to her credited roles, she also had roles in 6 other films, including her last role in the ...more

Dorothea Orem is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Orem Dorothea Elizabeth Orem, born in Baltimore, Maryland, was a nursing theorist and creator of the self-care deficit nursing theory, also known as the Orem model of nursing.

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Dorothea Rockburne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Rockburne Dorothea Rockburne is an abstract painter drawing inspiration primarily from her deep interest in mathematics and astronomy. Rockburne's attraction to Mannerism has also influenced her work. In ...more

Dorothea Gillim is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Gillim Dorothea Gillim is a television producer, television director and screenwriter.

Dorothea Celesia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Celesia Dorothea Celesia was a poet and playwright best known for Almida, her translation of Voltaire's Tancrède. She was the youngest child of David Mallet, playwright and poet, and his first ...more

Dorothea Neff is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Neff Dorothea Neff was a Vienna stage actress during the 1930s. Neff helped hide her Jewish friend Lilli Wolff, after she received resettlement orders from the Nazis to leave Vienna. To throw the ...more

Dorothea Köring is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Köring Dorothea "Dora" Köring was a female tennis player from Germany. At the Stockholm Olympics in 1912 she won a gold medal in the mixed doubles event with Heinrich Schomburgk and a ...more

Dorothea Phillips is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Phillips Dorothea Phillips is an actress.

Dorothea Baird is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Baird Dorothea Baird was an English stage and film actress.

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Dorothea G. Petrie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea G. Petrie Dorothea G. Petrie is a television producer and was the wife of Daniel Petrie.

Dorothea Wieck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Wieck Dorothea Wieck was a German theatre and film actress.

Dorothea Holt Redmond is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Holt Redmond Dorothea Holt Redmond was an illustrator and production designer noted for her work on Alfred Hitchcock films. Known as the first woman production designer, Redmond entered the industry in 1938. ...more

Dorothea Lasky is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Lasky Dorothea Lasky is an American poet. She has published three full-length collections of poetry through Wave Books and one through Liveright/W.W. Norton, along with releasing chapbooks and ...more

Dorothea Röschmann is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Röschmann Dorothea Röschmann is a German opera soprano from Flensburg.

Dorothea Waddingham is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Waddingham Dorothea Nancy Waddingham was a nursing home matron and convicted murderer in the United Kingdom.

Dorothea Koh is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Koh Dorothea Koh is a Senior Manager at Medtronic. Dorothea was a Henkens Biodesign fellow from 2007-2008 who worked to address clinical needs in the areas of Critical Care and Electrophysiology. ...more

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Dorothea von Schlegel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea von Schlegel Dorothea von Schlegel was a German novelist and translator.

Dorothea Brooking is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Brooking Dorothea Brooking was a British children's television producer and director. She also adapted some works for the small screen which she worked on in her other capacities.

Dorothea Bate is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Bate Dorothea Minola Alice Bate FGS, also known as Dorothy Bate, was a British palaeontologist, a pioneer of archaeozoology. Her life's work was to find fossils of recently extinct mammals with a ...more

Dorothea Parton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Parton Dorothea Parton is an actor.

Dorothea Walda is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Walda Dorothea Walda is an actress.

Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess o... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg Princess Dorothea of Denmark was the Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg from 1561 until 1592 as the consort of Duke William the Younger. She was regent for her son George from 1592 to 1596.

Dorothea Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Mitchell Dorothea Mitchell, also known as Lady Lumberjack, was a pioneer filmmaker in Canada. Mitchell co-founded the first amateur film group in Canada, the Port Arthur Amateur Cinema Society, in 1929, ...more

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Dorothea Macheiner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Macheiner Dorothea Macheiner is an Austrian writer.

Dorothea Binz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Binz Dorothea Binz was an SS supervisor at Ravensbrück concentration camp during the Second World War.

Dorothea Brande is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Brande Dorothea Brande was a well-respected writer and editor in New York. She was born in Chicago and attended the University of Chicago, the Lewis Institute in Chicago, and the University of ...more

Dorothea Krook-Gilead is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Krook-Gilead Dorothea Krook-Gilead was an Israeli literary scholar, a translator, and a professor of English literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at Tel Aviv University.

Dorothea Bennett is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Bennett Dorothea Bennett is an actress and a writer.

Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, consort of Christian III from 1525 and Queen consort of Denmark and Norway. She was daughter of Duke Magnus I of Saxe-Lauenburg and Catherine, daughter of Henry IV, ...more

Dorothea Kilner is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Kilner Dorothea Kilner is a teacher and the mother of Kevin Kilner.

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Dorothea Niwinski is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Niwinski Dorothea Niwinski is a set decorator.

Dorothea Jordan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Jordan Dorothea Jordan was an Anglo-Irish actress, courtesan, and the mistress and companion of the future King William IV of the United Kingdom, for 20 years while he was Duke of Clarence. Together ...more

Dorothea Klinger is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Klinger Dorothea Klinger is an actress.

Dorothea Moritz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Moritz Dorothea Moritz is an actor.

Dorothea Long is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Long Dorothea Long is a hair stylist.

Dorothea de Ficquelmont is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea de Ficquelmont Dorothea "Dolly" de Ficquelmont, born Countess Dorothea von Tiesenhausen, was a Russian writer and salonist. A granddaughter of the Russian war hero General Prince Kutuzov, she was a ...more

Dorothea Schittenhelm is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
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Dorothea Tieck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Dorothea
Dorothea Tieck Dorothea Tieck was a German translator, known particularly for her translations of William Shakespeare. She was born in Berlin, Brandenburg, as the daughter of Ludwig Tieck, and collaborated ...more