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Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

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

How many celebrities named Emily can you think of? The famous Emilys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Emily, famous authors named Emily, and even musicians named Emily.

Emily Blunt is certainly one of the most famous Emilys on this list. One of the famous actresses named Emily, she won a Golden Globe Award for her breakthrough role in The Devil Wears Prada. She has since appeared in such films as Mary Poppins Returns and A Quiet Place.

Another of the famous people with the first name Emily is Emily Bronte. She is a member of the famous literary family the Brontes. She wrote the iconic novel Wuthering Heights in 1847.

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  • Emily Blunt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceRoehampton, London, United Kingdom

    Emily Olivia Leah Blunt (born 23 February 1983) is an English-American actress. She is the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Ratajkowski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceWestminster, London, United Kingdom

    Emily O'Hara Ratajkowski (, Polish: [ratajˈkɔfskʲi]; born June 7, 1991) is an American model... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Deschanel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Emily Erin Deschanel (; born October 11, 1976) is an American actress, director and producer.... more on Wikipedia

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    #168 of 201 Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With#269 of 461 The Best TV Actors of All Time

  • Emily Browning is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Emily Jane Browning (born 7 December 1988) is an Australian actress and singer. Browning made... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Watson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceIslington, London, United Kingdom

    Emily Margaret Watson (born 14 January 1967) is an English actress. She was nominated for the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Mortimer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceFinsbury Park, London, United Kingdom

    Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer (born 1 December 1971) is an English actress and screenwriter.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily VanCamp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplacePort Perry, Canada

    Emily Irene VanCamp (born May 12, 1986) is a Canadian actress known for her roles on The WB... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Haines is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceNew Delhi, India

    Emily Savitri Haines (born January 25, 1974) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She is the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Meade is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Emily Meade is an American film and television actress. She appeared as a future version of... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Post is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    Emily Post

    Dec. at 88 (1872-1960)

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Emily Post (c. October 27, 1872 – September 25, 1960) was an American author famous for... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    Emily Dickinson

    Dec. at 56 (1830-1886)

    BirthplaceAmherst, Massachusetts

    Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet. Dickinson... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Brontë is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    Emily Brontë

    Dec. at 30 (1818-1848)

    BirthplaceThornton, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

    Emily Jane Brontë (, commonly ; 30 July 1818 – 19 December 1848) was an English novelist and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Scott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?
    Emily Scott is a founding partner and director of Plum TV, LLC, a television station network...
  • Emily Arnold McCully is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceGalesburg, Illinois

    Emily Arnold McCully (born July 1, 1939) is an American writer and illustrator who is best... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Barclay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplacePlymouth, England

    Emily Barclay (born 24 October 1984 in Plymouth, UK) is an English-born, New Zealand AFI award... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Bergl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceMilton Keynes, United Kingdom

    Emily Bergl (born Anne Emily Bergl, 25 April 1975) is an English-American actress. She is best... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Bissell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    Emily Bissell

    Dec. at 87 (1861-1948)

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware

    Emily Perkins Bissell (May 31, 1861 – March 8, 1948) was an American social worker and... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    Emily Blackwell

    Dec. at 84 (1826-1910)

    BirthplaceBristol, United Kingdom

    Emily Blackwell (October 8, 1826 – September 7, 1910) was the second woman to earn a medical... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Booth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    Emily Booth

    Age: 44

    BirthplaceChester, England

    Emily Katherine Booth (born 26 April 1976), also known by her stage name Emily "Bouff"... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Brydon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceFernie, Canada

    Emily Brydon (born April 21, 1980 in Fernie, British Columbia) is a Canadian former alpine... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Carr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    Emily Carr

    Dec. at 74 (1871-1945)

    BirthplaceVictoria, Canada

    Emily Carr (December 13, 1871 – March 2, 1945) was a Canadian artist and writer inspired by... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Corrie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?
    Emily Corrie (born 1978) is a British former sailor and actress. She is known in the United... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Davison is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    Emily Davison

    Dec. at 41 (1872-1913)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Emily Wilding Davison (11 October 1872 – 8 June 1913) was an English suffragette who fought... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Robison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplacePittsfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Emily Burns Strayer (née Erwin, before Robison; born August 16, 1972) is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emily Frances is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Most Famous Emily In The World?

    BirthplaceMalibu, California, United States of America

    Emily Frances is a former news entertainment anchor for WPIX in New York City. Currently, she... more on Wikipedia
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