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If your name is Edith, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Edith, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Edith can you think of? The famous Ediths below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Edith, athletes named Edith, and even political figures named Edith. The music industry is no stranger to the name Edith, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Edith are worth mentioning? This list includes Édith Piaf, Edith Wharton, Edith Head and Edith Bouvier Beale. To read more about these notable people named Edith, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Édith Piaf is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Édith Piaf Édith Piaf was a French cabaret singer who became widely regarded as France's national diva, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars. Her music was often ...more

Edith Wharton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Wharton Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1927, 1928 and 1930. Wharton combined her ...more

Edith Head is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Head Edith Head was an American costume designer who won a record eight Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, starting with The Heiress and ending with The Sting. Born and raised in California, ...more

Edith Bouvier Beale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Bouvier Beale Edith Bouvier Beale was an American socialite, fashion model and cabaret performer. She was a first cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill. She is best known as "Little ...more

Edith Massey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Massey Edith "Edie" Massey was an American actress and singer. Massey was best known for her appearances in a series of movies by director John Waters. She was one of the Dreamlanders, ...more

Edith Evans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Evans Dame Edith Mary Evans, DBE was an English actress. She was best known for her work on the stage, but also appeared in films towards the beginning and end of her career. Evans's stage career ...more

Edith Pargeter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Pargeter Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM, also known by her nom de plume Ellis Peters, was an English author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured ...more

Edith Stein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Stein Edith Stein, also known as St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, OCD, was a German Jewish philosopher who converted to the Roman Catholic Church and became a Discalced Carmelite nun. She is a ...more

Edith Bowman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Bowman Edith Eleanor Bowman is a Scottish radio DJ. She is mostly known for formerly hosting the weekday afternoon show and the weekend morning on BBC Radio 1, as well as for presenting a variety of ...more

Edith Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Roosevelt Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt was the second wife of President Theodore Roosevelt and served as First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1901 to 1909.

Edith Wilson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Wilson Edith Wilson was an American blues singer and vaudeville performer.

Edith Storey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Storey Edith Storey was an American actress during the silent film era. She and her brother, Richard, both had brief acting careers. Richard Storey appeared in only four films, and Edith retired in ...more

Edith Abbott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Abbott Edith Abbott was an American economist, social worker, educator, and author. Abbott was born in Grand Island, Nebraska. Her younger sister was Grace Abbott.

Edith González is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith González Edith González is a Mexican actress and dancer.

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Edith Penrose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Penrose Edith Elura Tilton Penrose was an American-born British economist whose best known work is The Theory of the Growth of the Firm, which describes the ways which firms grow and how fast they do. ...more

Edith M. Flanigen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith M. Flanigen Edith Marie Flanigen is a noted American chemist, known for her work on synthesis of emeralds, and later zeolites for molecular sieves at Union Carbide.

Edith Woodman Burroughs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Woodman Burroughs Edith Woodman Burroughs was an American sculptor. Woodman began studying with master artists art at the early age of 15, working with Kenyon Cox and Augustus Saint Gaudens at the Art Students ...more

Edith Farnadi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Farnadi Edith Farnadi was a Hungarian pianist. She was born in Budapest and began her studies at the age of 7 at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music. She studied with Professor Arnold Székely. At ...more

Edith Evanson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Evanson Edith Evanson was an American film actress.

Edith Pearlman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Pearlman Edith Pearlman is an American short story writer.

Edith Carlmar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Carlmar Edith Carlmar was an actress and Norway's first female film director. She is known for films such as Fjols til fjells, Aldri annet enn bråk, and Ung flukt. Her 1949 film, Døden er ...more

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Édith Scob is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Édith Scob Edith Scob is a French actress, best known for her role as the daughter with a disfigured face in Eyes Without a Face. Edith Scob has had several roles in European film and television and is ...more

Edith Frank is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Frank Edith Frank was the mother of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank. She died from starvation at the age of 44.

Edith Cummings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Cummings Edith Cummings was one of the premier amateur golfers of her generation. She was one of the Big Four debutantes in Chicago, at the end of the First World War. She became nationally famous ...more

Edith Roelker Curtis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Roelker Curtis Edith Roelker Curtis was a New England author, historian, and diarist.

Edith Fields is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Fields Edith Fields is an actress.

Edith Miklos is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Miklos Edith Miklos is an alpine skier.

Edith Labelle is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Labelle Edith Labelle is a French Canadian model and actress who is best known as a favourite UFC Ring Card Girl.

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Edith Clarke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Clarke Edith Clarke was the first female electrical engineer and the first female professor of electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. She specialized in electrical power system ...more

Edith McGuire is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith McGuire Edith Marie McGuire, later known as Edith McGuire Duvall, is a former American sprinter. Born in Atlanta, McGuire ran for Tennessee State University. TSU had a very successful women's sprinting ...more

Edith Barrett is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Barrett Edith Barrett was an American film actress.

Edith Atwater is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Atwater Edith Atwater was an American stage, film and television actress. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Atwater made her Broadway debut in 1933. In 1939 she starred in The Man Who Came to Dinner. On screen ...more

Edith Hannam is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Hannam Edith Margaret Hannam was a female tennis player from Great Britain. She played at the 1912 Summer Olympics and won two gold medals.

Edith S. Sampson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith S. Sampson Edith Spurlock Sampson was an American lawyer and judge, and the first Black U.S. delegate appointed to the United Nations.

Edith Grossman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Grossman Edith Grossman is an American Spanish-to-English literary translator. She is one of the most important translators of Latin American fiction in the past century, translating the works of Nobel ...more

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Edith Bruck is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Bruck Edith Bruck is a writer, poet, screenwriter and film director.

Edith Clever is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Clever Edith Clever is a German actress.

Edith Green is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Green Edith Louise Starrett Green was an American politician and educator from Oregon. She was the second Oregonian woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served a total of ten ...more

Edith Sitwell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Sitwell Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE was a British poet and critic and the eldest of the three literary Sitwells. Like her brothers Osbert and Sacheverell, Edith reacted badly to her eccentric, ...more

Edith O'Shaughnessy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith O'Shaughnessy Edith O'Shaughnessy was a journalist, biographer, film screenwriter and, as the wife of United States Chargé de Affairs in Mexico, Nelson O'Shaughnessy, during the early years of the ...more

Édith Cresson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Édith Cresson Édith Cresson is a French politician. She was the first and so far only woman to have held the office of Prime Minister of France.

Edith Wilson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Wilson Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, second wife of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, was First Lady of the United States from 1915 to 1921. She met the President in March 1915 and they married nine months ...more

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Edith Porada is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Porada Edith Porada was the Arthur Lehman Professor of Art History and Archeology at Columbia University.

Edith Bosch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Bosch Edith Bosch is a former Dutch judoka. Her Olympic debut was at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney where she finished seventh. She won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the middleweight ...more

Edith Ellis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Ellis Edith Ellis was an American actress and playwright.

Edith Tudor Hart is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Tudor Hart Edith Tudor-Hart was an Austrian-British photographer, communist-sympathiser and spy for the Soviet Union. Some of her work is in the National Gallery in London. Brought up in a family of ...more

Edith Borella is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Borella Edith Borella was an American silent film actress of Swiss descent. She starred in films such as the 1913 film Through the Neighbor's Window with Charlotte Burton which was her debut. Her career ...more

Edith Brown Clement is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Brown Clement Edith "Joy" Brown Clement is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Edith Craig is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Craig Edith Craig was an actress.

Edith R. Sommer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith R. Sommer Edith R. Sommer is a screenwriter.