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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
Television presenter, Comedian, Television producer 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
Actor, Voice acting 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
Actor 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
Businessperson, Film Producer, Actor 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
Model, Actor, Voice acting 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
Field Hockey player 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
Comedian, Actor 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
Astronaut, Engineer 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
Nude Glamour Model

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

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Businessperson, Politician, Economist 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
Actor Ellen Wong is a film actress.

Ellen Petri is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
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
Actor, Voice acting Ellen Anna Muth is an American actress, known for her role as George Lass in Showtime's series Dead Like Me.

Ellen J. Kullman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Executive officer, Businessperson 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
Choreographer, Actor, Teacher 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
Comedian, Model, Actor 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
Fashion Model 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
Wildlife Photographer, Model 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
Screenwriter, Actor 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
Actor, Singer 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

Ellen Jokikunnas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
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
Television director, Television producer, Actor 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
Actor Ellen Hollman is an American actress.

Ellen Allien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Record producer, Disc jockey 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
Journalist 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
Actor, Singer 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
Venture capitalist 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

Ellen White is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Footballer 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
Film Score Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter 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
Actor, Singer, Voice teacher 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
Author 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 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
Actor 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
Businessperson 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

Ellen Swallow Richards is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Chemist 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
Composer 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
Radio personality, Writer 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
Actor, Singer 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
Actor 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
Photographer 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

Ellen Geer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Theatre Director, Screenwriter, Actor 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 Track and field athlete 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
Actor, Voice acting 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
Songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter 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
Fashion designer, Theatre Director, Theatrical producer 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
Sailor 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
Actor, Voice acting, Singer Ellen Kennedy is an actress, voice actress, and singer.

Ellen Raskin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Fashion designer, Illustrator, Author 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