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

Which famous people named Helen are worth mentioning? This list includes Helen Mirren, Helen Hunt, Helen Flanagan and Helen Keller. To read more about these notable people named Helen, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

Helen Mirren is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Mirren Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, DBE, is an English actor. Mirren has won an Academy Award for Best Actress, four BAFTAs, three Golden Globes, four Emmy Awards, and two Cannes Film Festival Best Actress ...more

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Helen Keller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Keller Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne ...more

Helen Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Flanagan Helen Joyce Gabriel Flanagan is an English actress, model, and television personality. She is best known for playing the role of Rosie Webster in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from 2000 ...more

Helen Hayes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Hayes Helen Hayes MacArthur was an American actress whose career spanned almost 80 years. She eventually garnered the nickname "First Lady of the American Theatre" and was one of twelve ...more

Helen Slater is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Slater Helen Slater is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She appeared as the Kryptonian superheroine in TriStar's 1984 film Supergirl. In the following years, she starred in several successful ...more

Helen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Helen Jairag Richardson is an Anglo-Burmese Indian film actress and dancer, working in Hindi films. She is the step-mother of Salman Khan and has appeared in over 500 films. She is often cited ...more

Helen Reddy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Reddy Helen Maxine Lamond Reddy is an Australian American singer, actress, and activist. In the 1970s, she enjoyed international success, especially in the United States, where she placed 15 singles ...more

Helen Thomas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Thomas Helen Amelia Thomas was an American author and news service reporter, member of the White House press corps and opinion columnist. She worked for the United Press and post-1958 successor United ...more

Helen Gurley Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Gurley Brown Helen Gurley Brown was an American author, publisher, and businesswoman. She was the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for 32 years.

Helen Wills Moody is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Wills Moody Helen Newington Wills, also known as Helen Wills Moody and Helen Wills Roark, was an American tennis player. She has been described as "the first American born woman to achieve ...more

Helen Skelton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Skelton Helen Elizabeth Skelton-Myler is a British television presenter, best known for co-presenting the BBC children's programme Blue Peter from 2008 until 2013. Since 2013, she has co-presented the ...more

Helen Shaver is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Shaver Helen Shaver is a Canadian actress and film and television director. She has received Emmy and Saturn Award nominations, among other honours.

Helen Sharman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Sharman Helen Patricia Sharman, OBE PhD, is a British chemist who became the first Briton in space and the first woman to visit the Mir space station in 1991. Sharman was born in Grenoside, Sheffield, ...more

Helen Kane is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Kane Helen Kane was an American popular singer; her signature song was "I Wanna Be Loved By You." Kane's voice and appearance were a likely source for Fleischer Studios animator Grim ...more

Helen Levitt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Levitt Helen Levitt was an American photographer. She was particularly noted for "street photography" around New York City, and has been called "the most celebrated and least known

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Helen Marnie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Marnie Helen Marnie is a Scottish musician, known as the lead vocalist and one of the keyboardists and songwriters of the electronic band Ladytron. In 2012, she started a solo career as Marnie and ...more

Helen Lederer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Lederer Helen Lederer is a British comedian, writer and actress who emerged as part of the alternative comedy boom at the beginning of the 1980s.

Helen Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Jacobs Helen Hull Jacobs was a World No. 1 American female tennis player who won ten Grand Slam titles. She was born in Globe, Arizona, United States.

Helen Mack is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Mack Helen Mack was an American actress. Mack started her career as a child actress in silent films, moving on to Broadway plays, and touring the vaudeville circuit. Her greater success as an actress ...more

Helen Clark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Clark Helen Elizabeth Clark, ONZ SSI is the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, and was the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand. As Prime Minister she served three consecutive ...more

Helen McCrory is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen McCrory Helen Elizabeth McCrory is a British actress. She portrayed Cherie Blair in both The Queen and The Special Relationship. She also portrayed Narcissa Malfoy in the final three Harry Potter films; ...more

Helen Svedin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Svedin Helen Svedin is a Swedish model. The face of H&M, Svedin is married to former Portuguese footballer Luís Figo. They met in 1996 at a Joaquín Cortés show in Barcelona. ...more

Helen Adam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Adam Helen Adam was a Scottish poet, collagist and photographer who was an c, a literary movement contemporaneous to the Beat Generation that occurred in San Francisco during the 1950s and 1960s. ...more

Helen Johnson-Leipold is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Johnson-Leipold Helen Johnson-Leipold is the daughter of Samuel Curtis Johnson, Jr., who died in 2004, and Imogene Powers Johnson and the great great granddaughter of S. C. Johnson & Son founder Samuel ...more

Helen Shapiro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Shapiro Helen Kate Shapiro is an English pop/Jazz singer and actress. She is best known for her 1960s UK chart toppers, "You Don't Know" and "Walkin' Back to Happiness".

Helen Vogt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Helen

Helen Baxendale is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Baxendale Helen Victoria Baxendale is an English actress of stage and television, best known for her roles in Cold Feet, Friends, Cardiac Arrest and An Unsuitable Job for a Woman.

Helen Humes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Humes Helen Humes was an American jazz and blues singer. Humes was successively a teenage blues singer, band vocalist with Count Basie, saucy R&B diva and a mature interpreter of the classy ...more

Helen Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Gallagher Helen Gallagher is an American actress, dancer, and singer.

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Helen Herron Taft is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Herron Taft Helen Louise Herron "Nellie" Taft was the wife of William Howard Taft and First Lady of the United States from 1909 to 1913.

Helen Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Chamberlain Helen Marie Chamberlain is an English television presenter. She previously worked as a holiday-camp entertainer and DJ before working on a variety of radio and television programmes.

Helen Zille is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Zille Otta Helene "Helen" Zille is the Premier of the Western Cape, a member of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament, leader of South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance political ...more

Helen Fospero is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Fospero Helen Fospero is an English presenter and journalist working as a local journalist on two weekly newspapers; the Scunthorpe Star and Scunthorpe Star extra which was a division of the ...more

Helen Bannerman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Bannerman Helen Bannerman, born Brodie Cowan Watson was a Scottish author of children's books. She is best known for her first book, Little Black Sambo.

Helen Glover is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Glover Helen Glover is an American talk radio host and former cast member on the reality television series Survivor: Thailand where she finished in fourth place.

Helen Frankenthaler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Frankenthaler Helen Frankenthaler was an American abstract expressionist painter. She was a major contributor to the history of postwar American painting. Having exhibited her work for over six decades, she ...more

Helen Gahagan Douglas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Gahagan Douglas Helen Gahagan Douglas was an American actress and politician. She was the third woman and first Democratic woman elected to Congress from California; her election made California one of the ...more

Helen Stephens is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Stephens Helen Herring Stephens was an American athlete, a double Olympic champion in 1936.

Helen Twelvetrees is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Twelvetrees Helen Marie Twelvetrees was an American stage and screen performer, considered a top female star in the early days of sound films.

Helen B. Taussig is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen B. Taussig Helen Brooke Taussig was an American cardiologist, working in Baltimore and Boston who founded the field of pediatric cardiology. Notably, she is credited with developing the concept for a ...more

Helen Martin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Martin Helen Dorothy Martin was an American actress of stage and television. She was best known for her roles as Weeping Wanda on the CBS sitcom Good Times and Pearl Shay on the NBC sitcom 227.

Helen Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Helen

Helen O'Connell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen O'Connell Helen O'Connell was an American singer, actress, and hostess, sometimes described as "the quintessential big band singer of the 1940s."

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Helen Morgan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Morgan Helen Morgan was an American singer and actress who worked in films and on the stage. A quintessential torch singer, she made a big splash in the Chicago club scene in the 1920s. She starred as ...more

Helen Jones is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Jones Helen Mary Jones is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Warrington North since 1997. Andrew Roth of the Guardian describes her as an: "intelligent, ...more

Helen Ainsworth is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Ainsworth Helen Ainsworth, also known as Cupid Ainsworth, was a stage and motion picture actress. She went to Hollywood in the 1920s as an agent, and she helped a number of actors attain stardom: Guy ...more

Helen Corbitt is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Corbitt Helen Corbitt was an American chef and cookbook author. Corbitt was born in New York but spent nearly 40 years in Texas promoting gourmet cuisine with new and unusual flavor combinations and ...more

Helen Oyeyemi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Oyeyemi Helen Olajumoke Oyeyemi is a British novelist. Oyeyemi wrote her first novel, The Icarus Girl, while still at school studying for her A levels at Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School. While studying ...more

Helen Upperton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Upperton Helen Lesley Upperton is a Canadian bobsledder who has competed since 2000. Upperton was born in Ahmadi, Kuwait as her parents involvement in the oil industry meant they traveled abroad. She ...more

Helen Blau is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Helen
Helen Blau Helen M. Blau is the Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Professor, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology in the department of microbiology and immunology, and a member of the new ...more