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Famous People Named Elaine 

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

Which famous people named Elaine are worth mentioning? This list includes Elaine Stritch, Elaine May, Elaine Stewart and Elaine Irwin Mellencamp. To read more about these notable people named Elaine, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Elaine Stritch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Dec. at 89 (1925-2014)

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Elaine Stritch (February 2, 1925 – July 17, 2014) was an American actress and singer, known for her work on Broadway. She made her professional stage debut in 1944 and appeared in numerous stage ...more

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Elaine May is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 86

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Elaine Iva May (née Berlin; born April 21, 1932) is an American comedienne, screenwriter, director and actress. She made her initial impact in the 1950s from her improvisational comedy ...more

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Elaine Stewart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Dec. at 81 (1930-2011)

Birthplace: Montclair, New Jersey, USA

Elaine Stewart (born Elsy Steinberg; May 31, 1930 – June 27, 2011) was an American actress and model.
Elaine Irwin Mellencamp ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 49

Birthplace: Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania

Elaine Irwin (born August 26, 1969) is an American model. She was the face of Almay Cosmetics and Ralph Lauren.
Elaine Paige is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 70

Birthplace: London Borough of Barnet, United Kingdom

Elaine Paige (born Elaine Jill Bickerstaff, 5 March 1948) is an English singer and actress best known for her work in musical theatre. Raised in Barnet, Hertfordshire, Paige attended the Aida ...more

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Elaine C. Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 60

Birthplace: Newarthill, United Kingdom

Elaine Constance Smith (born 2 August 1958) is a Scottish actress, comedian, and political activist. She has starred in the BBC Scotland sitcoms City Lights (1984–89), Rab C. Nesbitt (1988–2014) ...more

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Elaine Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 48

Birthplace: Tennessee, USA, Oak Ridge

Katherine Elaine Hendrix (born December 28, 1970) is an American actress, model, producer, singer, dancer, and activist. She is best known for her roles in the 1998 remake of The Parent Trap, ...more
Elaine Pope is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Elaine Pope is a writer and film producer. She began her career writing TV specials for Lily Tomlin, including the 1981 TV special Lily: Sold Out, as well as the ABC-TV live sketch-comedy show ...more
Elaine Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 39

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Kilcoole

Elaine Cassidy (born 31 December 1979) is an Irish actress who is best known for playing the lead character Abby Mills in the American CBS TV series Harper's Island, Felicia in Felicia's ...more
Elaine Youngs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 49

Birthplace: El Toro, California, United States of America

Elaine Youngs (born February 14, 1970 in Orange, California) is an American beach volleyball player. As of 2010, Youngs has won 51 professional beach volleyball tournaments in her career. In ...more
Elaine Joyce is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 73

Birthplace: Kansas City, USA, Missouri

Elaine Joyce (born Elaine Joyce Pinchot; December 19, 1945) is an American actress.
Elaine Wynn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Elaine

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Elaine Wynn is a director of Wynn Resorts.  Her husband, Steve Wynn, filed for divorce from Mrs. Wynn on March 10, 2009.
Elaine Chao is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 65

Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

Elaine Lan Chao (Chinese: 趙小蘭; pinyin: Zhào Xiǎolán; born March 26, 1953) is the United States Secretary of Transportation who assumed her office on January 31, 2017. A member of ...more
Elaine Paul is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 80
Elaine de Kooning is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Dec. at 71 (1918-1989)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Elaine Marie Catherine de Kooning (Dutch: [də ˈkoːnɪŋ], née Fried; March 12, 1918 – February 1, 1989) was an Abstract Expressionist and Figurative Expressionist painter in the post-World ...more
Elaine Klimaszewski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 47

Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, Worcester

Elaine Klimaszewski is an actress.
Elaine Ingham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Elaine Ingham is an American microbiologist and soil biology researcher and founder of Soil Foodweb Inc. She is known as a leader in soil microbiology and research of the soil food web. She is ...more
Elaine A. Cannon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Elaine A. Cannon Dec. at 81 (1922-2003)

Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah

Elaine Anderson Cannon was the eighth general president of the Young Women organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1978 to 1984. Cannon has been a writer and an ...more
Elaine Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 88

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Elaine Feinstein (born Elaine Coolin, 24 October 1930, Bootle, Lancashire) is an English poet, novelist, short-story writer, playwright, biographer and translator. A recent critic commented: ...more
Elaine Noble is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 75

Birthplace: New Kensington, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Elaine Noble (born January 22, 1944) is an American politician and LGBT activist who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives for two terms starting in January 1975. She was the ...more
Elaine Morgan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Dec. at 93 (1920-2013)

Birthplace: Pontypridd, United Kingdom

Elaine Morgan OBE, FRSL (7 November 1920 – 12 July 2013), was a Welsh writer for television and the author of several books on evolutionary anthropology, especially the aquatic ape hypothesis. ...more
Elaine Douvas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 67
Elaine Douvas (born 1952) has been Principal Oboe of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York City since 1977. She is also Instructor of Oboe and Chairman of the Woodwind Department at The ...more
Elaine Silver is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Elaine Silver Age: 30

Birthplace: USA, California

Elaine Silver is an Actress.
Elaine Kagan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Elaine

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri

Elaine Kagan is an actress and a writer.
Elaine Alquist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Elaine
Age: 74

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Elaine Kontominas Alquist (born August 21, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois) a former Democratic state senator from California's 13th Senate District. Prior to serving in the senate, she served in the ...more