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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
Dec. at 48 (1915-1963)
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
Dec. at 75 (1862-1937)
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
Dec. at 84 (1897-1981)
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
Dec. at 85 (1917-2002)
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
Dec. at 66 (1918-1984)
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
Dec. at 88 (1888-1976)
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
Dec. at 82 (1913-1995)
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
Dec. at 51 (1891-1942)
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
age 45
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
Dec. at 87 (1861-1948)
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
Dec. at 85 (1896-1981)
Edith Wilson was an American blues singer and vaudeville performer.
Edith Storey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Dec. at 75 (1892-1967)
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
Dec. at 81 (1876-1957)
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
age 54
Edith González is a Mexican actress and dancer.
Edith Penrose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Penrose Dec. at 82 (1914-1996)
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
age 90
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
Dec. at 45 (1871-1916)
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 Dec. at 52 (1921-1973)
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
Dec. at 84 (1896-1980)
Edith Evanson was an American film actress.
Edith Pearlman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Pearlman age 82
Edith Pearlman is an American short story writer.
Edith Carlmar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Edith
Edith Carlmar Dec. at 92 (1911-2003)
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
Édith Scob is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Edith
age 81
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
Died at 45 (1900-1945)
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 Dec. at 85 (1899-1984)
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 Dec. at 84 (1893-1977)
Edith Roelker Curtis was a New England author, historian, and diarist.