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Ever wondered how many famous people named Gertrude there are? This list of celebrities named Gertrude includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Gertrudes 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 Gertrude, actors named Gertrude, and even athletes named Gertrude. Well-known Gertrudes like Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Lawrence, and Gertrude B. Elion are just the start of this list.
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Gertrude Stein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Poet, Librettist, Author Gertrude Stein was an American writer of novels, poetry and plays. Born in West Allegheny, Pennsylvania and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in 1903, making France her home ...more

Gertrude Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor, Singer Gertrude Lawrence was an English actress, singer, dancer and musical comedy performer known for her stage appearances in London's West End and on New York's Broadway.

Gertrude B. Elion is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Chemist, Scientist Gertrude Belle Elion was an American biochemist and pharmacologist, and a 1988 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Working alone as well as with George H. Hitchings, Elion ...more

Gertrude Käsebier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Artist, Photographer Gertrude Käsebier was one of the most influential American photographers of the early 20th century. She was known for her evocative images of motherhood, her powerful portraits of Native ...more

Gertrude Astor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude Astor was an American motion picture character actress, who began her career playing trombone on a riverboat.

Gertrude Baniszewski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Nadine Baniszewski, also known as Gertrude Wright and Nadine Van Fossan, was an Indiana murderer who, with the aid of most of her own children and neighborhood children, oversaw and ...more

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Sculptor, Sculpture, Art collector Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was an American sculptor, art patron and collector, and founder in 1931 of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. She was a prominent social figure and ...more

Gertrude Ederle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Swimmer Gertrude Caroline Ederle was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in five events. In 1926, she became the first woman to swim across the English ...more

Gertrude Berg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Screenwriter, Actor, Writer Gertrude Berg was an American actress, screenwriter and producer. A pioneer of classic radio, she was one of the first women to create, write, produce and star in a long-running hit when she ...more

Gertrude Claire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude Claire was an actress of the American stage and Hollywood silent motion pictures.

Gertrude Baines is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Homemaker Gertrude Baines was an American supercentenarian, who became the oldest recognized living person according to Guinness World Records on January 2, 2009, until her own death on September 11, ...more

Gertrude Chandler Warner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Chandler Warner Writer Gertrude Chandler Warner was an American author, mainly of children's stories. She was most famous for writing the original book of The Boxcar Children and for the next eighteen books in the

Gertrude Hullett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Hullett

Gertrude Atherton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Novelist, Author, Writer Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton was a prominent and prolific American author. Many of her novels are set in her home state, California. Her best-seller Black Oxen was made into a silent movie of ...more

Gertrude Flynn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude Flynn was an American stage, film and television actress. She was married to Asa Bordages, a feature writer for the New York World-Telegram and playwright known for the 1941 play ...more

Gertrude Himmelfarb is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Historian, Writer Gertrude Himmelfarb, also known as Bea Kristol, is an American historian. She has written extensively on intellectual history, with a focus on Britain and the Victorian era, as well as on ...more

Gertrude Bell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Mountaineer Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE was an English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator, archaeologist and spy who explored, mapped, and became highly influential to British ...more

Gertrude Michael is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude Michael was an American film, stage and television actress.

Gertrude Jekyll is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gardener, Architect, Writer Gertrude Jekyll was an influential British horticulturist, garden designer, artist and writer. She created over 400 gardens in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, and wrote over ...more

Gertrude Messinger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude Dolores Messinger was an American actress.

Gertrude Mary Cox is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Mathematician, Statistician Gertrude Mary Cox was an influential American statistician and founder of the department of Experimental Statistics at North Carolina State University. She was later appointed director of both ...more

Gertrude Hoffmann is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude W. Hoffmann was a German-born American character actress who began her Hollywood career as she was entering her sunset years.

Gertrude Olmstead is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude Olmstead was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 56 films between 1920 and 1929.

Gertrude Nelson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Nurse Gertrude DeWitt Nelson was an African-American military, civilian, and American Red Cross nurse from Louisiana whose career spanned much of the 20th century. She was born at the end of the 19th ...more

Gertrude Robinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude Robinson was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 164 films between 1908 and 1925. She was born in New York, New York and died in Hollywood, California.

Gertrude Keeler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude Keeler was an actress and the sister of Ruby Keeler

Gertrude Short is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude Short was an American film actress of the silent and early sound era. She appeared in 132 films between 1912 and 1945. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and died in Hollywood, ...more

Gertrude Blom is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Anthropologist Gertrude "Trudi" Duby Blom was a Swiss journalist, social anthropologist, and documentary photographer who spent five decades chronicling the Mayan cultures of Chiapas, Mexico, ...more

Gertrude McCoy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude McCoy Actor Gertrude McCoy was an American film actress of the silent era. She appeared in 131 films between 1911 and 1926. She was born in Sugar Valley, Georgia and died in Atlanta, Georgia.

Gertrude Purcell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Screenwriter Gertrude Purcell was a screenwriter.

Gertrude Norman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Norman Actor Gertrude Norman was an actress.

Gertrude Thanhouser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Thanhouser Screenwriter, Film Editor, Actor Gertrude Homan Thanhouser, wife of co-founder Edwin Thanhouser, worked at the Thanhouser Company film studio as actress, scenario writer, film editor, and studio executive. Her efforts made the ...more

Gertrude Blanch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Blanch Mathematician Gertrude Blanch was an American mathematician who did pioneering work in numerical analysis and computation. Blanch's real name was Marie and was born Gittel Kaimowitz in Kolno, Poland, arrived ...more

Gertrude Le Brandt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Le Brandt Actor Gertrude Le Brandt was an American silent film actress. She entered film in 1916 in Youth's Endearing Charm with actors such as Mary Miles Minter and Harry von Meter.

Gertrude Barrison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Barrison Entertainer, Dancer Gertrude Barrison was a member of a risqué Vaudeville act that performed in the United States and Europe from about 1891 to 1900.

Gertrude Temple is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Hairdresser Gertrude Temple was a hairdresser.

Gertrude Kubrick is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Kubrick Gertrude Kubrick was the mother of Stanley Kubrick.

Gertrude Jeannette is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Jeannette Actor Gertrude Jeannette is an African-American film and stage actress. She was blacklisted during the Red Scare, along with her friend Paul Robeson. She is the founder of the H.A.D.L.E.Y Players in ...more

Gertrude Dunn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Dunn Gertrude Dunn was an American baseball player with the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, the league made famous by the 1992 film A League Of Their Own. Dunn played shortstop on ...more

Gertrude Barrows Bennett is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Barrows Bennett Novelist, Author, Writer Gertrude Barrows Bennett was the first major female writer of fantasy and science fiction in the United States, publishing her stories under the pseudonym Francis Stevens. Bennett wrote a number ...more

Gertrude Sterroll is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Sterroll Actor Gertrude Sterroll was a British stage and film actress.

Gertrude Liebhart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Liebhart Gertrude Liebhart is an Austrian sprint canoer who competed from the late 1940s to the early 1950s. She won a silver medal in the K-1 500 m event at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. ...more

Gertrude Sutton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Sutton Actor Gertrude Sutton was an actress.

Gertrude Sanford Legendre is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Sanford Legendre Gertrude Sanford Legendre was an American socialite who served as a spy during World War II. She was also a noted explorer, big-game hunter, environmentalist, and owner of Medway plantation in ...more

Gertrude Crampton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Crampton Writer Gertrude Crampton was an author of children's books, including Tootle and Scuffy the Tugboat. Both Tootle and Scuffy were published in the popular Little Golden Books series of Simon and ...more

Gertrude Chorre is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Actor Gertrude Chorre was an actress.

Gertrude Musgrove is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Musgrove Actor Gertrude Musgrove was an actress.

Gertrude Graner is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Graner Actor Gertrude Graner was an actress.

Gertrude Prokosch Kurath is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Prokosch Kurath Gertrude Prokosch Kurath was an American dancer, researcher, author, and ethnomusicologist. She researched and wrote extensively on the study of dance, co-authoring several books and writing ...more

Gertrude Noone is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Gertrude
Gertrude Noone Gertrude Evelyn Noone was an American supercentenarian and also the oldest American military veteran until she died in September 2009. At death, she was the oldest military veteran in the world, ...more