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Famous People Named Eleanor 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Eleanor are out there? This list of celebrities named Eleanor will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Eleanors below include actors named Eleanor and athletes named Eleanor, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Eleanor who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Eleanors below include Eleanor Roosevelt, Eleanor Parker, and Eleanor Bradley.
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Eleanor Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Politician, Diplomat, Author

Age: Dec. at 78 (1884-1962)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (; October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 4, 1933 to ...more

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Eleanor Parker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Actor

Age: Dec. at 91 (1922-2013)

Birthplace: USA, Cedarville, Ohio

Eleanor Jean Parker (June 26, 1922 – December 9, 2013) was an American actress who appeared in some 80 movies and television series. An actress of notable versatility, she was called Woman of a ...more
Eleanor Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Model, Actor

Age: 26

Birthplace: England, London

Eleanor May Tomlinson (born 19 May 1992) is an English actress and singer, known for her roles as Princess Isabelle in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), Isabel Neville in The White Queen, and ...more
Eleanor Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Novelist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 87 (1906-1993)

Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom

Eleanor Alice Hibbert (née Burford; 1 September 1906 – 18 January 1993) was an English author who combined imagination with facts to bring history alive through novels of fiction and ...more
Eleanor Holmes Norton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Lawyer

Age: 81

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Area code 202, + more

Eleanor Holmes Norton (born June 13, 1937) is an American politician serving as a non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, representing the District of Columbia. As a ...more
Eleanor Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Actor, Dancer

Age: Dec. at 70 (1912-1982)

Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

Eleanor Torrey Powell (November 21, 1912 – February 11, 1982) was an American dancer and actress. Best remembered for her tap dance numbers in musical films in the 1930s and 1940s, Powell began ...more
Eleanor Clift is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Commentator, Journalist, Author

Age: 78

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Eleanor Clift (born July 7, 1940) is an American political reporter, television pundit, and author. She is currently a contributor to MSNBC and blogger for The Daily Beast. She is a regular ...more
Eleanor Friedberger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Singer

Age: 42

Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois

Eleanor Friedberger (born September 2, 1976) is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She is best known as one half of the indie rock duo The Fiery Furnaces, alongside her ...more
Eleanor Coppola is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Documentary Filmmaker, Cinematographer, Writer

Age: 82

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Eleanor Coppola (born May 4, 1936) is an American documentary filmmaker, artist, and writer. She is married to director Francis Ford Coppola. She is most known for her 1991 documentary film ...more
Eleanor of Austria, Quee... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor

Age: Dec. at 44 (1653-1697)

Birthplace: Regensburg, Germany

Eleanor Maria Josefa of Austria (Polish: Eleonora; 21 May 1653 – 17 December 1697) was Queen of Poland by marriage to king Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki and Duchess of Lorraine by marriage to ...more
Eleanor Bron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Screenwriter, Author, Actor

Age: 80

Birthplace: United Kingdom

Eleanor Bron (born 14 March 1938) is an English stage, film and television actress, and an author. She is best known for her role as Ahme in the Beatles film Help!
Eleanor of Aquitaine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor

Age: Dec. at 82 (1122-1204)

Birthplace: Bordeaux, France

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 or 1124 – 1 April 1204) was queen consort of France (1137–1152) and England (1154–1189) and duchess of Aquitaine in her own right (1137–1204). As a member of the ...more

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Eleanor de Montfort is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor

Age: Dec. at 30 (1252-1282)

Birthplace: England

Eleanor de Montfort, Princess of Wales and Lady of Snowdon (1252 – 19 June 1282) was an English noble. She was the daughter of Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester and Eleanor of England. ...more
Eleanor Farjeon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Novelist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 84 (1881-1965)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Eleanor Farjeon ((1881-02-13)13 February 1881 – (1965-06-05)5 June 1965) was an English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire. Several of her works had ...more
Eleanor F. Helin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Astronomer

Age: Dec. at 77 (1932-2009)

Eleanor Francis "Glo" Helin (née Francis, 19 November 1932 – 25 January 2009) was an American astronomer. She was principal investigator of the Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking ...more
Eleanor Boardman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Model, Actor

Age: Dec. at 93 (1898-1991)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Eleanor Boardman (August 19, 1898 – December 12, 1991) was an American film actress of the silent era, married to film director King Vidor.
Eleanor James is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Actor, Dancer

Age: 32

Birthplace: Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

Eleanor James (born 18 April 1986 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire) is an English actress.
Eleanor Catton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 33

Birthplace: London, Canada

Eleanor Catton (born 24 September 1985) is a New Zealand author. Her second novel, The Luminaries, won the 2013 Man Booker Prize.
Eleanor Audley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Actor, Voice acting

Age: Dec. at 86 (1905-1991)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Eleanor Audley (born Eleanor Zellman; November 19, 1905 – November 25, 1991) was an American actress who had a distinctive voice in radio and animation, in addition to her TV and film roles. She ...more
Eleanor of England, Coun... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor

Age: Dec. at 29 (1269-1298)

Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, United Kingdom

Eleanor of England (18 June 1269 – 29 August 1298) was an English princess, the eldest surviving daughter of King Edward I of England and his first wife, Queen Eleanor of Castile.What evidence ...more
Eleanor Bond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Eleanor Bond

Age: 71

Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Eleanor Bond (born 25 March 1948) is a Canadian artist and art educator. Her work includes painting, printmaking, drawing and sculpture.
Eleanor Holm is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Actor, Swimmer

Age: Dec. at 91 (1913-2004)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Eleanor G. Holm (December 6, 1913 – January 31, 2004) was an American competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. She is best known for having been expelled from the 1936 Summer Olympics team ...more
Eleanor Wachtel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Eleanor Wachtel

Age: 72

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Eleanor Wachtel OC is a Canadian writer and broadcaster. She is the host of the flagship literary show Writers & Company on CBC Radio One, which celebrated its twentieth anniversary in ...more
Eleanor of England, Quee... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor
Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile

Age: Dec. at 52 (1162-1214)

Birthplace: Domfront, Orne, France

Eleanor of England (Spanish: Leonor; c.1161 – 31 October 1214), was Queen of Castile and Toledo as wife of Alfonso VIII of Castile. She was the sixth child and second daughter of Henry II, King ...more
Eleanor de Bohun is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Eleanor

Age: Dec. at 33 (1366-1399)

Birthplace: England

Lady Eleanor de Bohun (c. 1366 – 3 October 1399) was the elder daughter and co-heiress with her sister, Mary de Bohun, of their father Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford (1341–1373). Her ...more