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Famous People Named Ellen 

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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

Age: 61

Birthplace: Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America

Ellen Lee DeGeneres ( də-JEN-ər-əs; born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and ...more

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Ellen Page is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 31

Birthplace: Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada

Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page (born February 21, 1987) is a Canadian actress and producer. Her career began with roles in television shows such as Pit Pony, Trailer Park Boys and ReGenesis. She ...more

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Ellen Pompeo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: Everett, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ellen Kathleen Pompeo (born November 10, 1969) is an American actress, director, and producer. She is one of the highest paid television actors, having signed a $20 million annual contract with ...more

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Ellen Barkin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Businessperson, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 64

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

Ellen Rona Barkin (born April 16, 1954) is an American actress and producer. Her breakthrough role was in the 1982 film Diner, and in the following years she had starring roles in films such as ...more

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Ellen Burstyn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Model, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 86

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Ellen Burstyn (born Edna Rae Gillooly; December 7, 1932) is an American actress best known for her roles in films of the 1970s, such as The Last Picture Show, The Exorcist, and Alice Doesn't ...more

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Ellen Hoog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Field Hockey player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Bloemendaal, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Ellen Marijn Hoog ([ˈɦoːx], born 26 March 1986) is a Dutch field hockey player. She became part of the national team in 2004 and since then has played in 127 matches, scoring 32 goals. She won ...more

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Ellen Cleghorne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Comedian, Actor

Age: 53

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

Ellen Cleghorne (born November 29, 1965) 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 ...more

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Ellen Ochoa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Astronaut, Engineer

Age: 60

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Ellen O. Ochoa (born May 10, 1958) is an American engineer, former astronaut and former Director of the Johnson Space Center. Ochoa became director of the center upon the retirement of the ...more

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Businessperson, Politician, Economist

Age: 80

Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is a Liberian politician who served as the 24th President of Liberia from 2006 to 2018. Sirleaf was the first elected female head of state in Africa. ...more
Ellen Wong is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Actor

Age: 34

Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Ellen Wong is a film actress.
Ellen Petri is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ellen

Age: 36

Birthplace: Merksem, Belgium

Ellen Petri (born 25 May 1982 in Merksem, Antwerp) is a Belgian beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Belgium 2004 on 12 December 2003.
Ellen Muth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 37

Birthplace: Milford, Connecticut, United States of America

Ellen Muth (born March 6, 1981) is an American actress, known for her role as Georgia "George" Lass in Showtime's series Dead Like Me.
Ellen J. Kullman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Executive officer, Businessperson

Age: 63

Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware

Ellen J. Kullman (born January 22, 1956) is a United States business executive. She was formerly Chair and Chief Executive Officer of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ("DuPont") in ...more
Ellen Dow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Choreographer, Actor, Teacher

Age: 100

Birthplace: Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Ellen Rose Albertini Dow (November 15, 1913 – May 4, 2015) was an American film and television character actress and drama coach. She portrayed feisty old ladies and is best known as the rapping ...more
Ellen Adarna is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Comedian, Model, Actor

Age: 30

Birthplace: Cebu, Philippines

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) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Fashion Model

Age: 39

Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

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) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Wildlife Photographer, Model

Age: 66

Birthplace: New York City, New York

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) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Screenwriter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 88 (1911-1999)

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Racine

Ellen Hansen Corby (June 3, 1911 – April 14, 1999) was an American actress. She is best remembered for the role of Esther "Grandma" Walton on the CBS television series The Waltons, for ...more
Ellen Greene is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Actor, Singer

Age: 68

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

Ellen Greene (born February 22, 1951) 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 ...more
Ellen Jokikunnas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ellen

Age: 42

Birthplace: Janakkala, Finland

Ellen Jokikunnas (b. 18 November 1976, in Janakkala) 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 ...more
Ellen Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Television director, Television producer, Actor

Age: 57

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Ellen Jayne Wheeler (born October 9, 1961 in Glendale, California) is an American actress, director and producer. She has appeared in several soap operas, including Another World and All My ...more

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Ellen Hollman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Actor

Age: 35

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Ellen Hollman is an American actress.

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Ellen Allien is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Record producer, Disc jockey

Age: 50

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Ellen Fraatz (born 1968), known professionally as Ellen Allien, is a German electronic musician, music producer, and the founder of BPitch Control music label. Her album Stadtkind was dedicated ...more

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Ellen Willis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Journalist

Age: Dec. at 65 (1941-2006)

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York

Ellen Jane Willis (December 14, 1941 – November 9, 2006) was an American left-wing political essayist, journalist, activist, feminist, and pop music critic. She received the National Book ...more
Ellen Marlow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ellen
Actor, Singer

Age: 24

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas

Ellen Taylor Marlow (born February 22, 1994) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Claire Lyons in The Clique movie based on the books by Lisi Harrison and Jemima Potts in ...more