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Who Is The Most Famous Eleanor In The World?

Updated December 2, 2020 417 votes 27 voters 12.6k views49 items

List RulesVote up all of the Eleanors you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Eleanor can you think of? The famous Eleanors below have many different professions, including notable actors named Eleanor, famous writers named Eleanor, and even musicians named Eleanor.

Eleanor Roosevelt is certainly one of the most famous Eleanors on this list. One of the famous political figures named Eleanor, she served as the First Lady of the United States from 1933-1945. She later became the United States' first delegate with the United Nations.

Another of the famous people with the first name Eleanor is Eleanor Tomlinson. She is an actress best known for portraying Demelza Poldark in Poldark. Jack the Giant Slayer, Colette, and Love Wedding Repeat are among her notable projects.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Eleanor? Just add them to the list!

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  • Eleanor Roosevelt1
    25

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (; October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American political...  more

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  • Eleanor Tomlinson2
    18

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Eleanor May Tomlinson (born 19 May 1992) is an English actress and singer, known for her roles...  more
  • Eleanor Parker3
    12

    Eleanor Parker

    1922-06-26

    BirthplaceCedarville, Ohio, USA

    Eleanor Jean Parker (June 26, 1922 – December 9, 2013) was an American actress who appeared in...  more
  • Eleanor Bron4
    17

    Eleanor Bron

    1938-03-14

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Eleanor Bron (born 14 March 1938) is an English stage, film and television actress, and an...  more
  • Eleanor Friedberger5

    BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois

    Eleanor Friedberger (born September 2, 1976) is an American singer, songwriter and...  more
  • Eleanor Coppola6
    10

    Eleanor Coppola

    1936-05-04

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Eleanor Coppola (born May 4, 1936) is an American documentary filmmaker, artist, and writer....  more
  • Eleanor Farjeon7
    10

    Eleanor Farjeon

    1881-02-13

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Eleanor Farjeon ((1881-02-13)13 February 1881 – (1965-06-05)5 June 1965) was an English author...  more
  • Eleanor Hibbert8
    14

    Eleanor Hibbert

    1906-09-01

    BirthplaceKensington, London, United Kingdom

    Eleanor Alice Hibbert (née Burford; 1 September 1906 – 18 January 1993) was an English author...  more
  • Eleanor Powell9
    14

    Eleanor Powell

    1912-11-21

    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Eleanor Torrey Powell (November 21, 1912 – February 11, 1982) was an American dancer and...  more
  • Eleanor Clift10
    11

    Eleanor Clift

    1940-07-07

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Eleanor Clift (born July 7, 1940) is an American political reporter, television pundit, and...  more
  • Eleanor Boardman11
    12

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Eleanor Boardman (August 19, 1898 – December 12, 1991) was an American film actress of the...  more
  • Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland12

    BirthplaceRegensburg, Germany

    Eleanor Maria Josefa of Austria (Polish: Eleonora; 21 May 1653 – 17 December 1697) was Queen...  more
  • Eleanor Audley13
    14

    Eleanor Audley

    1905-11-19

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Eleanor Audley (born Eleanor Zellman; November 19, 1905 – November 25, 1991) was an American...  more
  • Eleanor Catton14
    14

    Eleanor Catton

    1985-09-24

    BirthplaceLondon, Canada

    Eleanor Catton (born 24 September 1985) is a New Zealand author. Her second novel, The...  more
  • Eleanor de Montfort15

    BirthplaceEngland

    Eleanor de Montfort, Princess of Wales and Lady of Snowdon (1252 – 19 June 1282) was an...  more
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton16

    BirthplaceContiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Area code 202

    Eleanor Holmes Norton (born June 13, 1937) is an American politician serving as a non-voting...  more
  • Eleanor James17
    10

    Eleanor James

    1986-04-18

    BirthplaceShrewsbury, England

    Eleanor James (born 18 April 1986 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire) is an English actress....  more
  • Eleanor F. Helin18
    11
    Eleanor Francis "Glo" Helin (née Francis, 19 November 1932 – 25 January 2009) was an American...  more
  • Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile19
    7

    Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile

    1162-10-13

    BirthplaceDomfront, Orne, France

    Eleanor of England (Spanish: Leonor; c.1161 – 31 October 1214), was Queen of Castile and...  more
  • Eleanor of England, Countess of Bar20

    BirthplaceWindsor Castle, Windsor, United Kingdom

    Eleanor of England (18 June 1269 – 29 August 1298) was an English princess, the eldest...  more
  • Eleanor Matsuura21
    Eleanor Matsuura (born 16 July 1983) is a British actress, who is best known for her roles as...  more
  • Eleanor Methven22
    7

    Eleanor Methven

    1960-01-01

    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    Eleanor Methven is an actress....  more
  • Eleanor Bond23
    5

    Eleanor Bond

    1948-01-01

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    Eleanor Bond (born 25 March 1948) is a Canadian artist and art educator. Her work includes...  more
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine24

    BirthplaceBordeaux, France

    Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 or 1124 – 1 April 1204) was queen consort of France (1137–1152) and...  more

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  • Eleanor Calder25
    4

    Eleanor Calder

    1992-07-16

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Eleanor Calder is a model....