Celebrities Famous People Named Evelyn  

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If your name is Evelyn, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Evelyn, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Evelyn can you think of? The famous Evelyns below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Evelyn, athletes named Evelyn, and even political figures named Evelyn. The music industry is no stranger to the name Evelyn, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Evelyn are worth mentioning? This list includes Evelyn Waugh, Evelyn Nesbit, Evelyn Robert de Rothschild and Evelyn Keyes. To read more about these notable people named Evelyn, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Evelyn Waugh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 63 (1903-1966) Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh, known as Evelyn Waugh, was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books; he was also a prolific journalist and reviewer of books. His best-known works ...more

Evelyn Nesbit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 83 (1884-1967) Florence Evelyn Nesbit, known professionally as Evelyn Nesbit, was a popular American chorus girl and artists' model whose liaison with renowned architect Stanford White immortalized her as ...more

Evelyn Robert de Rothschild is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 86 Sir Evelyn Robert Adrian de Rothschild is a British financier, and a member of the Rothschild family.

Evelyn Keyes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 92 (1916-2008) Evelyn Louise Keyes was an American film actress. She is best known for her role as Suellen O'Hara in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind.

Evelyn Lory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn

Evelyn King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 57 Evelyn "Champagne" King is an American R&B/Soul, disco and post-disco singer. Some of her best-known songs are "Shame", "Love Come Down", and "I'm in

Evelyn Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
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Evelyn Glennie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 52 Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie, DBE is a Scottish virtuoso percussionist. She is announced as one of the two laureates for the Polar Music Prize of 2015.

Evelyn Brent is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 74 (1901-1975) Evelyn Brent was an American film and stage actress.

Evelyn Ashford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 60 Evelyn Ashford is a retired American athlete, the 1984 Olympic champion in the 100 m. She has run under the 11 second barrier over 30 times and was the first to run under 11 seconds in an ...more

Evelyn Ankers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 67 (1918-1985) Evelyn Ankers was a British actress born in Chile. She often played variations on the role of the cultured young leading lady in many American horror films during the 1940s, most notably The ...more

Evelyn Fox Keller is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 82 Evelyn Fox Keller is an American physicist, author and feminist. She is currently Professor Emerita of History and Philosophy of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Keller's ...more

Evelyn Lozada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 42 Evelyn Alexandra Lozada is an American television personality. She is one of the five main cast members in the VH1 reality series Basketball Wives since its premiere in 2010.

Evelyn Venable is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 80 (1913-1993) Evelyn Venable was an American actress. In addition to starring in several films in the 1930s and 1940s, she was the voice and model for the Blue Fairy in Walt Disney's Pinocchio. She was the ...more

Evelyn Underhill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 66 (1875-1941) Evelyn Underhill was an English Anglo-Catholic writer and pacifist known for her numerous works on religion and spiritual practice, in particular Christian mysticism. In the English-speaking ...more

Evelyn Dall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 92 (1918-2010) Evelyn Dall was an American singer and actress.

Evelyn seeks to escape her gri... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn

Evelyn Rudie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 69 Evelyn Rudie is a playwright, director, songwriter, film and television actress and teacher. Since 1973, she has been the co-artistic director of the Santa Monica Playhouse. As an award-winning ...more

Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland Dec. at 53 (1855-1908) Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland née Baker, was an American journalist, author and playwright.

Evelyn Sharma is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 31 Evelyn Lakshmi Sharma is a German-Indian actress and model.

Evelyn Cortez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Cortez age 40

Evelyn Lambart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 85 (1914-1999) Evelyn Lambart was a film director and producer.

Evelyn Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Smith Dec. at 10 (1920-1930)

Evelyn Laye is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 96 (1900-1996) Evelyn Laye, CBE was an English theatre and musical film actress, who was active on the London light opera stage. Born as Elsie Evelyn Lay in Bloomsbury, London, and known professionally as ...more

Evelyn Hart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 62 Evelyn Hart is a Canadian ballerina and former principal dancer with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

Evelyn Varden is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 65 (1893-1958) Evelyn Varden was an American character actress. She began her career as a teenager in the first decade of the 20th century and was on Broadway by age sixteen in 1910. It was not until the 1930s ...more

Evelyn Suart is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Suart Dec. at 69 (1881-1950) Evelyn Suart, Lady Harcourt was an English pianist. She was born in 1881 in Sindapore, India, the daughter of Brigadier-General W. H. Suart, and she spent some of her early childhood there. She ...more

Evelyn Stockard-Price is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn

Evelyn Preer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 36 (1896-1932) Evelyn Preer, born Evelyn Jarvis, was a pioneering African-American stage and screen actress and blues singer of the 1910s through the early 1930s. Evelyn was known within the black community as ...more

Evelyn De Morgan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 64 (1855-1919) Evelyn De Morgan was an English painter whose works were influenced by the style of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. She was a follower of Pre-Raphaelist Burne-Jones. Her paintings exhibit ...more

Evelyn Hamann is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 65 (1942-2007) Evelyn Hamann was a German actress. She was born into a family of musicians in Hamburg, Germany: her father Bernhard Hamann was a violinist, the concertmaster of the NDR symphony orchestra, and ...more

Evelyn Hooker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 89 (1907-1996) Evelyn Hooker was an American psychologist most notable for her 1957 paper "The Adjustment of the Male Overt Homosexual" in which she administered several psychological tests to groups ...more

Evelyn Lear is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 86 (1926-2012) Evelyn Lear was an American operatic soprano. Between 1959 and 1992, she appeared in more than forty operatic roles, appeared with every major opera company in the United States and won a Grammy ...more

Evelyn Ashley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 71 (1836-1907) Evelyn Melbourne Ashley, was British barrister and Liberal politician. He was private secretary to Lord Palmerston and later published a biography of him. After entering Parliament in 1874, ...more

Evelyn Achille de Rothschild is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 31 (1886-1917) Evelyn Achille de Rothschild was a British banker and soldier. Born in London, England, he was the second of three sons of Leopold de Rothschild and Marie Perugia and a part of the prominent ...more

Evelyn Boyd Granville is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 93 Evelyn Boyd Granville was one of the first African-American women to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics; she earned it in 1949 from Yale University.

Evelyn Wood is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Wood Dec. at 81 (1838-1919) Field Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood VC, GCB, GCMG was a British Army officer. After an early career in the Royal Navy, Wood joined the British Army. He served in several major conflicts ...more

Evelyn Bryan Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 103 (1909-2012) Evelyn Stone Bryan Johnson, nicknamed “Mama Bird”, was the female pilot with the most number of flying hours in the world. She was a colonel in the Civil Air Patrol and a founding member of the ...more

Evelyn West is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 83 (1921-2004) Evelyn West, aka Evelyn "$50,000 Treasure Chest" West, aka "The Hubba-Hubba Girl", was a burlesque legend of the forties, fifties, and sixties.

Evelyn Sakash is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Sakash is a production designer and film art director.

Evelyn Finley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 73 (1916-1989) Evelyn Finley was an American B-movie actress and stuntwoman of the 1940s through the 1980s, mostly in western films. Sometimes she is credited as Eve Anderson. Born in Douglas, Arizona, Finley, ...more

Evelyn Thomas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
age 64 Evelyn Thomas is an American singer from Chicago, Illinois, best known for the dance hits "High Energy", "Masquerade", "Standing At The Crossroads", ...more

Evelyn Hoey is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 25 (1910-1935) Evelyn Hoey was a Broadway theatre torch singer and actress.

Evelyn Denington, Baroness Den... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 91 (1907-1998) Evelyn Joyce Denington, Baroness Denington DBE was a British politician. She served as chair of the Stevenage Development Corporation from 1966 to 1980 and chair of the Greater London Council ...more

Evelyn Frechette is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 62 (1907-1969) Mary Evelyn "Billie" Frechette was an American Métis singer, waitress, convict, and lecturer known for her personal relationship with the bank robber John Dillinger in the early ...more

Evelyn Sharp is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 25 (1919-1944) Evelyn Genevieve "Sharpie" Sharp was an American aviator.

Evelyn Stevens is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Stevens age 34 Evelyn Stevens is an American professional road cyclist riding for Boels-Dolmans. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's road race, finishing 24th.

Evelyn Marsden is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 55 (1883-1938) Evelyn Marsden was the only Australian female survivor of the sinking of the RMS Titanic and was rescued in lifeboat 16. She was the daughter of railway worker Walter Henry Marsden and Annie ...more

Evelyn Handler is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Dec. at 78 (1933-2011) Evelyn Erika Handler served from 1980 to 1983 as the University of New Hampshire's fourteenth, and first female, president. Handler was the first woman in the country to be named president of a ...more

Evelyn Insam is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Evelyn
Evelyn Insam age 24 Evelyn Insam is an Italian ski jumper and the 2013 National Champion.