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Famous People Named Helen

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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.
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  • Helen Mirren is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Mirren

    Film Producer, Actor

    Age75

    BirthplaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom

    Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, (born 26 July 1945) is an English actor. Mirren began her acting... more on Wikipedia

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  • Helen Keller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Keller

    Pacifist, Lecturer

    AgeDec. at 88 (1880-1968)

    BirthplaceTuscumbia, Alabama, United States of America

    Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Helen Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Age30

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Helen Joyce Gabriel Flanagan (born 7 August 1990) is an English actress and model. She played... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Hayes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    AgeDec. at 93 (1900-1993)

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Helen Hayes MacArthur (née Brown; October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was an American actress... more on Wikipedia

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  • Helen Slater is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Slater

    Singer-songwriter, Actor

    Age56

    BirthplaceBethpage, New York, USA

    Helen Rachel Slater (born December 15, 1963) is an American actress, singer and songwriter.... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen

    Actor, Dancer

    Age81

    BirthplaceMyanmar, Yangon

    Helen Ann Richardson Khan (born Helen Ann Richardson on 21 November 1938), popularly known as... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Reddy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Reddy

    Actor, Singer

    Age78

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Helen Maxine Reddy (born 25 October 1941) is an Australian singer, actor and activist. Born in... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Thomas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Thomas

    Journalist, Author

    AgeDec. at 93 (1920-2013)

    BirthplaceWinchester, Kentucky, United States of America

    Helen Amelia Thomas (August 4, 1920 – July 20, 2013) was an American reporter and author best... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Gurley Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Gurley Brown

    Editor, Businessperson

    AgeDec. at 90 (1922-2012)

    BirthplaceUSA, Green Forest, Arkansas

    Helen Gurley Brown (February 18, 1922 – August 13, 2012; born Helen Marie Gurley) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Wills Moody is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Wills Moody

    Tennis player

    AgeDec. at 93 (1905-1998)

    BirthplaceFremont, California

    Helen Newington Wills (October 6, 1905 – January 1, 1998), also known as Helen Wills Moody and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Helen Skelton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Skelton

    Television presenter, Actor

    Age37

    BirthplaceKirkby Thore, England

    Helen Elizabeth Skelton (born 19 July 1983) is an English television presenter and actress.... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Shaver is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Shaver

    Television director, Television producer

    Age69

    BirthplaceSt. Thomas, Canada

    Helen Shaver (born February 24, 1951) is a Canadian actress and film and television director.... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Sharman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Sharman

    Chemist, Astronaut

    Age57

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    Helen Patricia Sharman, CMG, OBE, HonFRSC (born 30 May 1963) is a chemist who became the first... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Kane is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Kane

    Actor, Singer

    AgeDec. at 62 (1904-1966)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Helen Kane (born Helen Clare Schroeder, August 4, 1904 – September 26, 1966) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Levitt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Levitt

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 96 (1913-2009)

    BirthplaceBensonhurst, New York City, New York

    Helen Levitt (August 31, 1913 – March 29, 2009) was an American photographer. She was... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Marnie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Marnie

    Musician, Model

    Age42

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Helen Marnie is a Scottish musician, known as the lead vocalist and one of the keyboardists... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Lederer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Lederer

    Comedian, Screenwriter

    Age66

    BirthplaceCarmarthen, United Kingdom

    Helen Margaret Lederer (born 24 September 1954) is an English comedian, writer and actress who... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Jacobs

    Tennis player

    AgeDec. at 89 (1908-1997)

    BirthplaceGlobe, Arizona

    Helen Hull Jacobs (August 6, 1908 – June 2, 1997) was an American tennis player who won nine... more on Wikipedia

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  • Helen Mack is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Mack

    Film Producer, Actor

    AgeDec. at 73 (1913-1986)

    BirthplaceRock Island, Illinois, United States of America

    Helen Mack (November 13, 1913 – August 13, 1986) was an American actress. Mack started her... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Clark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Clark

    Politician, Lecturer

    Age70

    BirthplaceHamilton, New Zealand

    Helen Elizabeth Clark (born 26 February 1950) is a New Zealand politician who served as the... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen McCrory is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen McCrory

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age52

    BirthplacePaddington, London, United Kingdom

    Helen Elizabeth McCrory (born 17 August 1968) is a British actress. McCrory portrayed Cherie... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Svedin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Svedin

    Fashion Model

    Age43

    BirthplaceSollefteå, Sweden

    Helen Svedin (born 22 October 1976) is a Swedish model and the wife of Portuguese footballer... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Adam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Adam

    Poet, Writer

    AgeDec. at 84 (1909-1993)

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Helen Adam (December 2, 1909 in Glasgow, Scotland – September 19, 1993 in New York City) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Johnson-Leipold is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Johnson-Leipold

    Businessperson

    BirthplaceRacine, Wisconsin

    Helen Johnson-Leipold is an American billionaire businesswoman, the daughter of Samuel Curtis... more on Wikipedia
  • Helen Shapiro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Helen

    Helen Shapiro

    Actor, Singer

    Age74

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Helen Kate Shapiro (born 28 September 1946) is an English pop singer, jazz singer and actress.... more on Wikipedia

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