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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 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