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Ever wondered how many famous people named Ellen there are? This list of celebrities named Ellen includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Ellens on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Ellen, actors named Ellen, and even athletes named Ellen. Well-known Ellens like Ellen DeGeneres, Ellen Page, and Ellen Pompeo are just the start of this list.
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Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen DeGeneres Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998, and has hosted her syndicated talk ...more

Ellen Page is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Page Ellen Philpotts-Page, known professionally as Ellen Page, is a Canadian actress. She started her career in Canada with roles in the television shows Pit Pony, Trailer Park Boys, and ReGenesis. ...more

Ellen Pompeo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Pompeo Ellen Kathleen Pompeo is an American actress and producer. She rose to fame for her portrayal of Meredith Grey in the long-running hit ABC medical drama series Grey's Anatomy. The role earned ...more

Ellen Barkin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Barkin Ellen Rona Barkin is an American actress, known for her roles in the films Buckaroo Banzai, The Big Easy, Sea of Love and Switch. She won an Emmy Award in 1997, for Before Women Had Wings and a ...more

Ellen Burstyn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Burstyn Ellen Burstyn is an American actress. Her career began in theatre during the late 1950s, and over the next decade included several films and television series. Burstyn's performance in the ...more

Ellen Hoog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Hoog Ellen Hoog is a Dutch female field hockey player and also a member of the Netherlands women's national field hockey team. She is also a member of the Amsterdamsche Hockey & Bandy Club. In ...more

Ellen Cleghorne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Cleghorne Ellen Cleghorne is an American actress and comedian, best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1991 to 1995. Cleghorne was the sketch comedy show's second African-American female ...more

Ellen Ochoa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Ochoa Ellen Lauri Ochoa is a former astronaut and current Director of the Johnson Space Center. Ochoa became director of the center upon retirement of the previous director, Michael Coats, on December ...more

Ellen Stratton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ellen

Ellen Saint is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Saint Ellen Saint is a Czech pornographic actress.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is the 24th and current President of Liberia. She served as Minister of Finance under President William Tolbert from 1979 until the 1980 coup ...more

Ellen Wong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Wong Ellen Wong is a film actress.

Ellen Petri is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Petri Ellen Petri is a Belgian beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Belgium 2004 on 12 December 2003.

Ellen Muth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Muth Ellen Anna Muth is an American actress, known for her role as George Lass in Showtime's series Dead Like Me.

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Ellen J. Kullman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen J. Kullman Ellen J. Kullman is an United States business executive. She is Chair and Chief Executive Officer of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in Wilmington and a former director of General Motors. ...more

Ellen Dow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Dow Ellen Rose Albertini Dow is an American character actress. She portrays feisty old ladies and may be best known as the rapping grandmother in The Wedding Singer. Other film roles include the ...more

Ellen Adarna is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Adarna Ellen Adarna is a Filipina actress, model of Chinese and Spanish descent. She is currently under contract with ABS-CBN. Adarna is also regarded as one of the modern female sex symbols and has ...more

Ellen Rocche is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Rocche Ellen Rocche, also known as Ellen Roche is a Brazilian actress and model. She began her career on the Sunday TV program Qual é a música? with Silvio Santos on the Brazilian channel ...more

Ellen Michaels is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Michaels Ellen Michaels is an American model and photographer. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the March 1972 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Dwight Hooker. Michaels, who ...more

Ellen Corby is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Corby Ellen Hansen Corby was an American actress. She is most widely remembered for the role of "Grandma Esther Walton" on the CBS television series The Waltons, for which she won three Emmy ...more

Ellen Greene is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Greene Ellen Greene is an American singer and actress. Greene has had a long and varied career as a singer, particularly in cabaret, as an actress and singer in numerous stage productions, particularly ...more

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Ellen Jokikunnas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Jokikunnas Ellen Jokikunnas is a Finnish model, PR manager, and television presenter. She is best known for hosting all four seasons of Idols, but her first fame came from competing in the Miss Finland ...more

Ellen Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Wheeler Ellen Wheeler is an American actress, director and producer. She has appeared in several soap operas, including Another World and All My Children. In 1986, she won the Daytime Emmy Award for ...more

Ellen Hollman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Hollman Ellen Hollman is an American actress.

Ellen Allien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Allien Ellen Allien is a German electronic musician, music producer, and the founder of BPitch Control music label. Her album Stadtkind was dedicated to the city of Berlin, and she cites the culture of ...more

Ellen Willis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Willis Ellen Jane Willis was an American left-wing political essayist, journalist, activist, feminist, and pop music critic.

Ellen Marlow is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Marlow Ellen Taylor Marlow is a teen American actress. She is best known for her role as Claire Lyons in The Clique movie based on the books by Lisi Harrison.

Ellen Pao is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Pao Ellen K. Pao is an American lawyer, and interim chief executive officer of Internet company Reddit Inc. Pao was previously a junior investing partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, ...more

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Ellen White is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen White Ellen Toni White is an English international football forward who plays her club football for Notts County Ladies of the FA WSL. White has made over 40 appearances for the England national team ...more

Ellen McIlwaine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen McIlwaine Ellen McIlwaine is an American singer-songwriter and musician best known for her career as a slide guitarist.

Ellen Foley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Foley Ellen Foley is an American singer and actress who has appeared on Broadway and television, where she co-starred in the sitcom Night Court. In music, she has released four solo albums but is best ...more

Ellen Douglas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Douglas Ellen Douglas was the pen name of Josephine Ayres Haxton, an American author. Her book Apostles of Light was a National Book Award nominee. Douglas was born in Natchez, Mississippi and grew up ...more

Ellen Wilson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Wilson Ellen Bernice Wilson is a female judoka from the United States, who won the silver medal in the women's lightweight division at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. ...more

Ellen Drew is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Drew Ellen Drew was an American film actress. Born Terry Ray in Kansas City, Missouri, Drew worked various jobs and won a number of beauty contests before becoming an actress. Moving to Hollywood in ...more

Ellen Alemany is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Alemany Ellen Alemany is Chief Executive Officer of RBS Americas and Citizens Financial Group, Inc. RBS Americas is the North American and Latin American operations and subsidiaries of The Royal Bank of ...more

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Ellen Swallow Richards is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Swallow Richards Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards was an industrial and environmental chemist in the United States during the 19th century. Her pioneering work in sanitary engineering, and experimental research ...more

Ellen Baker is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Ellen

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Ellen Taaffe Zwilich is an American composer, the first female composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Her early works are marked by atonal exploration, but by the late 1980s she had ...more

Ellen Kushner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Kushner Ellen Kushner is an American writer of fantasy novels. From 1996 until 2010, she was the host of the radio program Sound & Spirit, produced by WGBH in Boston and distributed by Public Radio ...more

Ellen ten Damme is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen ten Damme Ellen ten Damme is a Dutch actress, performer, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Ten Damme both sings and acts in three languages, and plays piano and keyboards, guitar and violin. ...more

Ellen Bry is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Bry Ellen Bry is an American actress. She is best known for her portrayal of nurse-turned-vigilante "Shirley Daniels" on the hospital drama St. Elsewhere. Bry also appeared as medical ...more

Ellen von Unwerth is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen von Unwerth Ellen von Unwerth is a photographer and director, specializing in erotic femininity. She worked as a fashion model for ten years herself before moving behind the camera, and now makes fashion, ...more

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Ellen Geer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Geer Ellen Ware Geer is an American actress, professor, screenwriter, film director, and theatre director. Geer is the daughter of Will Geer, who played grandfather, Zebulon "Zeb" Walton,

Ellen Sprunger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Sprunger Ellen Sprunger is a Swiss track and field athlete. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's heptathlon event where she finished in 19th place.

Ellen David is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen David Ellen David is a Canadian actress. She was co-nominated for a 2007 Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series in The Business episode Check Please and nominated for ...more

Ellen Weston is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Weston Ellen Weston is an American actress, producer, and writer. Born Ellen Weinstein in New York City, Weston appeared on Broadway in Toys in the Attic, A Far Country, and Mary, Mary, among other ...more

Ellen Stewart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Stewart Ellen Stewart was an American theatre director and producer and the founder of La MaMa, E.T.C.. In the 1950s she worked as a fashion designer for Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & ...more

Ellen MacArthur is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen MacArthur Dame Ellen Patricia MacArthur, DBE is a retired British sailor, from Whatstandwell near Matlock in Derbyshire, now based in West Cowes, Isle of Wight. MacArthur is a successful solo ...more

Ellen Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Kennedy Ellen Kennedy is an actress, voice actress, and singer.

Ellen Raskin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Raskin Ellen Ermingard Raskin was an American writer and illustrator. She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and grew up during the Great Depression. She was educated at the University of ...more