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Who Is The Most Famous Elsie In The World?

Updated May 17, 2021 112 votes 19 voters 5.2k views15 items

List RulesVote up all of the Elsies you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Elsie can you think of? The famous Elsies below have many different professions, including notable actors named Elsie, famous athletes named Elsie, and even musicians named Elsie.

Elsie Janis is certainly one of the most famous Elsies on this list. One of the famous actresses named Elsie, she was an actress and singer. She was well-known for entertaining the troops during World War I.

Another of the famous people with the first name Elsie is Elsie Fisher. She received critical acclaim for starring in the film Eighth Grade. She also voices characters in Despicable Me and The Addams Family.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Elsie? Just add them to the list!

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    Elsie Kate Fisher (born April 3, 2003) is an American actress. She began as a child actress, voice acting as Agnes in the first two Despicable Me films. She starred as Kayla Day in the 2018  ...more
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    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Elsie Janis (March 16, 1889 – February 26, 1956) was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and screenwriter. Entertaining the troops during World War I immortalized her as "the sweetheart of the  ...more
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    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Elsie Louise Ferguson (August 19, 1883 – November 15, 1961) was an American stage and film actress.  ...more
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Elsie de Wolfe, also known as Lady Mendl, (December 20, c. 1859 – July 12, 1950) was an American actress, interior decorator, nominal author of the influential 1913 book The House in Good Taste, and  ...more
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    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada


    Elizabeth Muriel Gregory "Elsie" MacGill, OC (March 27, 1905 – November 4, 1980), known as the "Queen of the Hurricanes", was likely the world's first woman to earn an aeronautical engineering degree  ...more
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    BirthplaceEngland, London

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Elsie Randolph (9 December 1904 – 15 October 1982) was an English actress, singer and dancer. Randolph was born and died in London.She is best remembered for her partnership with Jack Buchanan in  ...more
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    BirthplaceSouthport, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Elsie Jeanette Dunkerley (25 November 1880 – 9 January 1960), was an English girls' story writer, who took the name Oxenham as her pseudonym when her first book, Goblin Island, was published in 1907.  ...more
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons (November 27, 1875 – December 19, 1941) was an American anthropologist, sociologist, folklorist, and feminist who studied Native American tribes—such as the Tewa and  ...more
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    BirthplaceNainital, India

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Elsie Maud Inglis (16 August 1864 – 26 November 1917) was an innovative Scottish doctor, suffragist, and founder of the Scottish Women's Hospitals.  ...more
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    NationalityUnited States of America

    Elsie Ivancich Dunin (born July 19, 1935) is a dance ethnologist (ethnochoreologist), choreographer, professor and author specializing in folk dance from Croatia, Macedonia, and Romani (Gypsies) in  ...more
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    BirthplaceHamilton, New Zealand

    NationalityNew Zealand

    Elsie Violet Locke (née Farrelly; 17 August 1912 – 8 April 2001) was a New Zealand writer, historian, and leading activist in the feminism and peace movements. Probably best known for her children's  ...more
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    BirthplaceShediac, Canada


    Elsie Eleanore Wayne (née Fairweather; April 20, 1932 – August 23, 2016) was a Canadian politician who served as a Progressive Conservative member of parliament for Saint John from 1993 to 2004. She  ...more
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    BirthplacePortland, Oregon

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Elsie Ann Windes (born June 17, 1985) is an American water polo player. After playing for the University of California, she joined the United States national team in 2006. She helped the U.S. win a  ...more
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    BirthplaceRoebourne, Australia

    NationalityUnited States of America, Australia

    Elsie Gertrude MacKay was born on February 20, 1893, in Roebourne, Western Australia, to Samuel Peter Mackay and his wife Florence Gertrude Mackay of Mundabullangana Station. Mackay made a name for  ...more
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    BirthplaceExeter, United Kingdom

    Elsie Knocker, later Baroness de T'Serclaes, (29 July 1884 – 26 April 1978) was a British nurse and ambulance driver in World War I who, together with her friend Mairi Chisholm, won numerous medals  ...more
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