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Famous People Named Gretchen

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Gretchen in the world? Our list of celebrities named Gretchen includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Gretchens below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Gretchen, actors named Gretchen, and much more. Gretchen Mol, Gretchen Wilson, and Gretchen Bleiler are only a few of the well-known people named Gretchen on this list.
  • Usher, Model


    BirthplaceDeep River Center, Connecticut, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Mol (born November 8, 1972) is an American actress and former model. She is known for her role as Gillian Darmody in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. She also appeared in the films Rounders  ...more
  • Musician, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplacePocahontas, Illinois, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Frances Wilson (born June 26, 1973) is an American country artist. She made her debut in March 2004 with the Grammy Award-winning single "Redneck Woman," a number-one hit on the Billboard  ...more

    #294 of 297 The Top Country Artists of All Time#609 of 656 The Best Singers Of All Time#43 of 161 The Top Female Country Singers

  • Snowboarder, Athlete


    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Elisabeth Bleiler (born April 10, 1981 in Toledo, Ohio) is an American former professional halfpipe snowboarder.  ...more
  • Model, TV Personality


    BirthplaceMichigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Rossi joined the cast of the Housewives as a replacement for Season 2 housewife Tammy Knickerbocker. When Gretchen was approached to join the cast, she had no interest in the show, but her  ...more
  • Journalist, Actor


    BirthplaceAnoka, Minnesota, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson (born June 21, 1966) is an American television commentator, journalist, and author. She was named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People In The World in 2017.  ...more

    #308 of 574 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures#2 of 16 People Who Were Fired from Fox News

  • Fashion designer
    Gretchen Jones is an American fashion designer, who won the eighth season of Project Runway.  ...more
  • Age59

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Cordy is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Borneo.  ...more
  • Actor, Dancer

    AgeDec. at 75 (1932-2007)

    BirthplaceBartlesville, Oklahoma, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Wyler (born Gretchen Patricia Wienecke; February 16, 1932 – May 27, 2007) was an American actress and dancer. She was also an animal rights advocate and founder of the Genesis Awards for  ...more
  • Gretchen Fullido is a Filipina anchor and model. She rose to prominence after hosting and having guest appearances on several talk shows, televised competitions and sports events. Fullido is the  ...more
  • Gretchen Menn is a member of the musical group Zepparella.  ...more
  • Songwriter, Singer


    BirthplaceBronxville, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Peters (born November 14, 1957 in Bronxville, New York) is an American singer and songwriter. She was born in New York and raised in Boulder, Colorado but moved to Nashville in the late  ...more
  • Gretchen Merrill (November 2, 1925 – April 22, 1965) was an American figure skater. Gretchen was a six-time (1943–1948) U.S. national champion and thrice placed second in 1941, 1942 and 1949. She was  ...more
  • Model, Actor




    Gretchen Barretto is a Filipina actress. She was launched in Regal Films' 14 Going on Steady as a singer-actress, with the release of her debut single "Going Steady", which served as the soundtrack  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 94 (1911-2005)

    BirthplaceCovent Garden, London, England


    Gretchen Franklin (7 July 1911 – 11 July 2005) was an English actress and dancer with a career in show business spanning over 70 years. She was born in Covent Garden, Central London. She played Ethel  ...more
  • BirthplaceCanada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

  • Gretchen Lynn Polhemus-Jensen (born May 12, 1965) is an American actress and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss USA 1989 and second runner-up to Miss Universe 1989.  ...more
  • Age45

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Parlato (born February 11, 1976 in Los Angeles, California) is an American jazz singer. She has performed and recorded with musicians such as Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Barron,  ...more
  • Songwriter, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceSpiceland Township, Dunreith, USA, Indiana

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Cryer (born October 17, 1935) is an American playwright, lyricist, and actress.   ...more
  • Gretchen Kunigk Fraser (February 11, 1919 – February 17, 1994) was an alpine ski racer. She was the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in skiing. She was also the skiing stand-in for ice  ...more
  • Set Decorator, Film Art Director

    AgeDec. at 66 (1939-2006)

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Rau (July 6, 1939 – March 29, 2006) was a professional property master, set decorator, and art director in the American film industry. Her more notable projects include the films Crocodile  ...more
  • Author, Lawyer

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Craft Rubin (born December 14, 1965) is an American author, blogger and speaker.  ...more
  • Age59

    BirthplaceChicopee, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Palmer (born December 16, 1961) is an American television and film actress. She has had recurring roles in television series such as The Joe Schmo Show and The Parkers, and has appeared in  ...more
  • Age58

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Phillips (born 1963) is an American singer-songwriter known for her humorous and topical songs. Phillips has been openly gay throughout her life and her lesbianism has inspired much of her  ...more
  • Age74

    BirthplaceCamp Sherman, Oregon, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Hoyt Corbett (born August 13, 1947) is an American actress and theater director. She is primarily known for her roles in television, but has also had a prolific career as a stage actress on  ...more
  • Age48

    BirthplaceLancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Egolf (born 9 September 1973) is an American theater, film and television actress.  ...more
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