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Who knew there were so many famous people named Edna in the world? Our list of celebrities named Edna 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 Ednas 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 Edna, actors named Edna, and much more. Edna St. Vincent Millay, Edna May Oliver, and Edna Ferber are only a few of the well-known people named Edna on this list.
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Edna St. Vincent Millay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna St. Vincent Millay Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American lyrical poet and playwright. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923, the third woman to win the award for poetry, and was also known for her ...more

Edna May Oliver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna May Oliver Edna May Oliver was an American stage and film actress. During the 1930s, she was one of the best-known character actresses in American films, often playing tart-tongued spinsters.

Edna Ferber is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Ferber Edna Ferber was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big, Show Boat, Cimarron, and Giant.

Edna O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna O'Brien Edna O'Brien is a writer.

Edna Kiplagat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Kiplagat Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat is a Kenyan long-distance runner. She is the 2011 and 2013 IAAF World Champion in the marathon. She established herself as an elite marathon runner with wins at the Los ...more

Edna Skinner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Skinner Edna Skinner was an American film and television actress notable for playing Kay Addison, neighbor of Wilbur Post, in the iconic TV series Mister Ed. Her character was replaced months after her ...more

Edna Purviance is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Purviance Edna Purviance was an American actress during the silent movie era. She was the leading lady in many of Charlie Chaplin's early films and in a span of eight years, she appeared in over thirty ...more

Edna Best is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Best Edna Best was a British actress. Born in Hove, Sussex, England, she was educated in Brighton and later studied dramatic acting under Miss Kate Rorke who was the first Professor of Drama at the ...more

Edna Parker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Parker Edna Ruth Parker was an American supercentenarian and, until her death, was recognized as the oldest person in the world following the death of Yone Minagawa of Japan on August 13, 2007. She ...more

Edna Lewis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Lewis Edna Lewis was an African-American chef and author best known for her books on traditional Southern cuisine.

Edna Doré is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Doré Edna Doré was a British actress. Doré was known for her bit-part roles in situation comedies and for playing the character of Mo Butcher in EastEnders.

Edna Healey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Healey Edna May Healey, Baroness Healey was a British writer, lecturer and filmmaker.

Edna Staebler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Staebler Edna Staebler, CM was a Canadian author and award-winning literary journalist, best known for her series of cookbooks, Food That Really Schmecks, based on Mennonite home cooking as practiced in ...more

Edna Patterson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Patterson Francia Yakilnilna Mitynen aka Edna Margaret Patterson was a Soviet citizen born in Australia. Mitynen was an illegal officer of the Naval GRU who was smuggled into the United States in August ...more

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Edna F. Kelly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna F. Kelly Edna Flannery Kelly was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Kelly was born in East Hampton, New York. She graduated from Hunter College in 1928. She ...more

Edna Marion is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Marion Edna Marion, also known as Edna Marian, born Edna Marion Hannam was a vivacious silent motion picture actress who appeared in a number of Hal Roach short comedies.

Edna Anhalt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Anhalt Together with then husband Edward Anhalt, screenwriter Edna Anhalt enjoyed some considerable success in a ten-year stretch from 1947 to her retirement in 1957. This stretch was capped with an ...more

Edna Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Buchanan Edna Buchanan is an American journalist and writer best known for her crime mystery novels.

Edna B. Foa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna B. Foa Edna Foa is an Israeli professor of clinical psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she serves as the Director of the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety. Foa is an ...more

Edna Morris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Morris Edna Morris was an actor.

Edna Murphy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Murphy Edna Murphy was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 80 films between 1918 and 1933. Murphy was voted "Most Photographed Movie Star of 1925" by ScreenLand Magazine. ...more

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Edna Holland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Holland Edna Holland was an actress.

Edna Mae Harris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Mae Harris Edna Mae Harris, was an American actress, born in Harlem. She was the premier black film actress during the late 1930s and early 1940s.

Edna May is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna May Edna May Pettie, known on stage as Edna May, was an American actress and singer. A popular postcard beauty, May was famous for her leading roles in Edwardian musical comedies.

Edna Kramer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Kramer Edna Ernestine Kramer Lassar, born Edna Ernestine Kramer, was an American mathematician and author of mathematics books. Kramer was born in Manhattan. She earned her B.A. summa cum laude in ...more

Edna Flugrath is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Flugrath Edna Flugrath was the eldest of three sisters who found fame as silent film stars.

Edna Savage is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Savage Edna Savage was a traditional pop singer in the United Kingdom. She was born in Warrington, Cheshire, England. She had two sisters, both older. Her father was a landscape gardener, her mother an ...more

Edna Gregory is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Gregory Edna Gregory was an actor.

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Edna Hong is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Hong Edna Hong was a translator and writer.

Edna Mazia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Mazia Edna Mazia is a screenwriter, novelist, playwright and theater director.

Edna Manley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Manley Edna Swithenbank Manley OM was a sculptor and contributor to Jamaican culture. She was the wife of Norman Manley, the founder of the Jamaican People's National Party. She is often considered the ...more

Edna Hicks is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Hicks Edna Hicks was an American blues singer and musician. She is best remembered for her recordings of "Hard Luck Blues" and "Poor Me Blues". She also recorded "Down Hearted ...more

Edna Maison is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Maison Edna Maison was an American silent film actress. Maison starred in a total of 85 films between 1912 and 1926 in films such as The Idol of Bonanza Camp and Undine, and appearing with actors such ...more

Edna Molewa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Molewa Bomo Edna Molewa, known as Edna Molewa, is a South African politician. Molewa became the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of South Africa on 31 October 2010, as part of a cabinet ...more

Edna Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Schmidt Edna Schmidt is a journalist who was a news anchor for Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna. The journalist, who is of Puerto Rican descent, covered the September 11, 2001 World Trade ...more

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Edna Campbell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Campbell Edna Campbell is a licensed vocational nurse and medical exercise specialist. Most Recently, Edna wrote The Breast Cancer Recovery Manual. This manual is based on Edna's personal bout and ...more

Edna Brown is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Brown Edna Brown is a Democratic member and Minority Whip of the Ohio Senate, serving the 11th District. Formerly, she served in the Ohio House of Representatives from 2001 to 2010.

Edna Hughes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Hughes Edna Tildesley Hughes was an English swimmer who competed for Great Britain in the 1932 Summer Olympics and 1936 Summer Olympics. She was born in Walsall and died in Ceredigion. In the 1932 ...more

Edna Mayo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Mayo Edna Mayo was an American film actress of the silent film era. Mayo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, moving to Hollywood in 1914 to pursue an acting career. That year she received her ...more

Edna Diefenbaker is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Diefenbaker Edna May Brower Diefenbaker was the first wife of John Diefenbaker, who after her death served as the 13th Prime Minister of Canada .

Edna Adan Ismail is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Adan Ismail Edna Adan Ismail is the former Foreign Minister of the autonomous Somaliland region in northwest Somalia. She held this office from 2003 until 2006, and had previously served as Somaliland's ...more

Edna Thomas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Thomas Edna Thomas was an actress.

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Edna Sheen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Sheen Edna Mae Sheen was an American make-up artist who credits includes Philadelphia and Courage Under Fire working directly for star Denzel Washington. She also worked on television, notably for ...more

Edna Gallmon Cooke is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Gallmon Cooke Madame Edna Gallmon Cooke was a renowned gospel singer and recording artist from 1949 until her death in 1967. Personal information about Ms. Cooke is scarce and most of her biographical details ...more

Edna O. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna O. Simpson Edna Oakes Simpson was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, wife of Sidney E. Simpson. Born in Carrollton, Illinois, Edna Simpson was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-sixth Congress. She ...more

Edna Frawley is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Frawley Edna Frawley was an actress.

Edna Balelius is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Balelius Edna Balelius is an actress.

Edna Mitchell Preston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Mitchell Preston Edna Mitchell Preston is a writer.

Edna Bolkan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Bolkan Edna Bolkan is an actress.

Edna Coll is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Edna
Edna Coll Dr. Edna Coll was an educator and author. Coll, who came from a family of Puerto Rican politicians and writers, was President of the Society of Puerto Rican Authors in San Juan. Coll was also ...more