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Ever thought about how many famous people named Harriet are out there? This list of celebrities named Harriet will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Harriets below include actors named Harriet and athletes named Harriet, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Harriet who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Harriets below include Harriet Tubman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Harriet Nelson.

Harriet Tubman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Tubman Activist, Writer Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and during the American Civil War, a Union spy. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made about thirteen missions ...more

Harriet Beecher Stowe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Beecher Stowe Novelist, Author, Writer Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin was a depiction of life for African Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel ...more

Harriet Nelson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Nelson Actor, Singer Harriet Nelson was an American singer and actress. Nelson is best known for her role on the long-running sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.

Harriet Andersson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Andersson Actor Harriet Andersson is a Swedish actress, best known outside Sweden for being part of director Ingmar Bergman's stock company. She often played impulsive working class characters and quickly ...more

Harriet Quimby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Quimby Pilot, Journalist, Screenwriter Harriet Quimby was an early American aviator and a movie screenwriter. In 1911, she was awarded a U.S. pilot's certificate by the Aero Club of America, becoming the first woman to gain a pilot's ...more

Harriet Wilson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Harriet

Harriet Sansom Harris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Sansom Harris Actor Harriet Sansom Harris, often credited as Harriet Harris, is an American actress best known for her portrayals of Bebe Glazer on Frasier and Felicia Tilman on Desperate Housewives. She won a Tony ...more

Harriet Martineau is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Martineau Philosopher Harriet Martineau was an English social theorist and Whig writer, often cited as the first female sociologist. Martineau wrote many books and a multitude of essays from a sociological, holistic, ...more

Harriet E. MacGibbon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet E. MacGibbon Actor Harriet E. MacGibbon was an American actress.

Harriet Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Wheeler Singer Harriet Wheeler is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the lead singer of the 1980s/1990s alternative rock band, The Sundays.

Harriet Walter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Walter Actor Dame Harriet Mary Walter, DBE is an English actress, best known for her work in the theatre. She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2000 and Dame Commander of the ...more

Harriet Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Thorpe Actor Harriet Amelia Thorpe is an English actress. She trained at London's Central School of Speech and Drama.

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Harriet Cohen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Cohen Pianist Harriet Cohen CBE was a British pianist.

Harriet Ziefert is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Ziefert Author Harriet Ziefert is an American children's author. She has written several hundred children's books, including the Little Hippo series. Notable illustrators of her books include Emilie Boon and ...more

Harriet Goodhue Hosmer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Goodhue Hosmer Sculptor Harriet Goodhue Hosmer was an American sculptor, now considered the most famous female sculptor in America during the nineteenth century. Among other technical innovations, she pioneered a ...more

Harriet A. Washington is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet A. Washington Scholar, Researcher Harriet A. Washington is an American writer. She is the author of the book Medical Apartheid, which won the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction. Washington was born in Fort ...more

Harriet Zuckerman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Zuckerman Harriet Zuckerman is an American sociologist who specializes in the sociology of science. She is Senior Vice President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and professor emerita of Columbia

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Harriet Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Metcalf Harriet Morris Metcalf is a six-time USA national/ Olympic team member in women's rowing, who won a Gold medal in rowing at the 1984 Summer Olympics for the Women's Eight. She is openly

Harriet Taylor Mill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Taylor Mill Philosopher Harriet Taylor Mill was a philosopher and women's rights advocate. Her second husband was John Stuart Mill, one of the pre-eminent thinkers of the 19th century. Her extant corpus of writing can ...more

Harriet Harman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Harman Politician, Solicitor, Lawyer Harriet Ruth Harman, QC MP is a British Labour Party politician and Member of Parliament for Camberwell and Peckham since 1982. She has been Deputy Leader of the Labour Party since 2007, and is ...more

Harriet Hoctor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Hoctor Ballet Dancer, Dancer Harriet Hoctor was a ballerina, dancer, actress and instructor from Hoosick Falls, New York. Composer George Gershwin composed a symphonic orchestral piece specifically for Hoctor in the film ...more

Harriet Shaw Weaver is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Shaw Weaver Activist, Editor, Social activist Harriet Shaw Weaver was a political activist and a magazine editor. She was a patron of Irish writer James Joyce. Harriet Shaw Weaver was born in Frodsham, Cheshire, the sixth of eight children ...more

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Harriet Frank Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Frank Jr. Film Producer, Screenwriter Harriet Frank, Jr. is an American film writer and producer. Working alongside her husband, Irving Ravetch, Frank received numerous awards during her lengthy career, including the New York Film ...more

Harriet Leve is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Leve Theatrical producer, Film Producer Harriet Newman Leve is a four-time Tony Award–winning Broadway producer.

Harriet Adams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Adams Publisher, Writer Harriet Stratemeyer Adams was an American juvenile mystery novelist and publisher who authored some 200 books over her literary career. She wrote many books in the Nancy Drew series and a few in ...more

Harriet Lee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Lee Novelist, Writer, Playwright Harriet Lee was an English novelist and playwright.

Harriet Creighton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Creighton Scientist Harriet Baldwin Creighton was an American botanist, geneticist and educator. Born in Delavan, Illinois, Creighton graduated from Wellesley College in 1929, and went on to complete her Ph.D. at ...more

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Harriet Miers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Miers Lawyer Harriet Ellan Miers is a conservative Republican American lawyer and former White House Counsel to President George W. Bush. In 2005, she was nominated by Bush to be an Associate Justice of the ...more

Harriet Williams Russell Stron... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Williams Russell Strong Conservationist, Inventor, Social activist Harriet Williams Russell Strong was an American social activist, inventor, conservationist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. She is a member of the National Women's Hall of

Harriet Cass is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Cass Journalist, Radio personality Harriet R M Cass is a freelance broadcaster, best known for her work on BBC Radio 4 as a senior announcer, with responsibility for newsreading and continuity. She left her post in March 2013. ...more

Harriet Doerr is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Doerr Author, Writer Harriet Huntington Doerr was an American author whose debut novel was published at the age of 74.

Harriet Bland is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Bland Harriet Claiborne Bland was an American athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres. She competed for the United States in the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin, Germany in the 4 x 100 ...more

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Harriet Belchic is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Belchic Politician Harriet Cameron Belchic was a Republican political activist from Shreveport, Louisiana, who was also the first woman ever granted both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in ...more

Harriet Brooks is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Brooks Physicist Harriet Brooks was the first Canadian woman nuclear physicist. She is most famous for her research on nuclear transmutations and radioactivity. Ernest Rutherford, who guided her graduate work, ...more

Harriet Ann Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Ann Jacobs Nurse, Writer Harriet Ann Jacobs was an African-American writer who escaped from slavery and was later freed. She became an abolitionist speaker and reformer. Jacobs wrote an autobiographical novel, Incidents ...more

Harriet White is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet White Actor, Dialect coach Harriet White was an actress and dialect coach.

Harriet Boyd Hawes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Boyd Hawes Archaeologist Harriet Boyd Hawes was a pioneering American archaeologist, nurse and relief worker. She is best known as the first director of an archaeological excavation to discover and excavate a Minoan ...more

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Harriet Bishop is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Bishop Activist, Writer, Teacher Harriet E. Bishop was an American educator, writer, suffragist, and temperance activist. Born in Panton, Vermont, she moved to Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1847. There she started the first public ...more

Harriet Hall is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Hall Actor Harriet Hall was an actress.

Harriet Lenabe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Lenabe Actor Harriet Lenabe is an actress.

Harriet Burns is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Burns Designer, Artist Harriet Burns was an American artist and designer. Burns was the first woman hired in the Walt Disney Imagineering department within the Walt Disney Company.

Harriet Josephine Terry is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Josephine Terry Teacher Harriet Josephine Terry was one of the sophomores founders of 1908 of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the first sorority founded by African-American women. The organization has ...more

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Harriet Schock is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Schock Singer-songwriter, Actor, Composer Harriet Schock is an actress and composer.

Harriet Ritvo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Ritvo Historian, Writer Harriet Ritvo is an American historian who specializes in British history, particularly environmental history and the history of natural history. Ritvo is the Arthur J. Connor Professor of ...more

Harriet Seitler is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Seitler Television producer Harriet Seitler is a television producer.

Harriet Bosse is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Bosse Actor Harriet Sofie Bosse was a Swedish–Norwegian actress. A celebrity in her own day, Bosse is today most commonly remembered as the third wife of the playwright August Strindberg. Bosse began her ...more

Harriet Elam-Thomas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Elam-Thomas Diplomat, Professor Harriet Elam-Thomas is a United States diplomat and university professor who directs the Diplomacy Program at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. From 2000–2002, Thomas served ...more

Harriet Parsons is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Parsons Theatrical producer, Film Producer, Actor Harriet Parsons was a film producer, actor and film director.

Harriet Lane is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Lane Harriet Rebecca Lane Johnston, acted as First Lady of the United States during the presidency of her uncle, lifelong bachelor James Buchanan, from 1857 to 1861. Among the handful of women who ...more

Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spo... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford Novelist, Author, Writer Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford was a notable American writer remembered for her novels, poems and detective stories.