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Who Is The Most Famous Holly In The World?

Updated December 15, 2020 453 votes 52 voters 25.7k views50 items

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How many celebrities named Holly can you think of? The famous Hollys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Holly, famous athletes named Holly, and even musicians named Holly.

Holly Hunter is certainly one of the most famous Hollys on this list. One of the famous actresses named Holly, she is a frequent collaborator of the Coen Brothers, having appeared in a number of the duo's films including Raising Arizona and O Brother, Where Art Thou?. The Piano, Broadcast News, and The Firm are among her other notable films.

Another of the famous people with the first name Holly is Holly Madison. She is a Playboy Playmate and television personality. She became well known after appearing in the reality show The Girls Next Door.

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    Holly Hunter

    1958-03-20

    BirthplaceConyers, Georgia, United States of America

    Holly Hunter (born March 20, 1958) is an American actress and producer. For her performance as Ada McGrath in the 1993 drama film The Piano, she won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe...  more

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    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    Alternative NameHolly Marie Donoho, Holly Donoho, Holly Marie Combs-Donoho, Holly Marie Combs

    Holly Marie Combs (born December 3, 1973) is an American actress and television producer. She is known for her roles as Kimberly Brock in the CBS series Picket Fences (1992–1996), Piper Halliwell in...  more

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    Holly Madison

    1979-12-23

    BirthplaceAstoria, Oregon, USA

    Holly Madison (born December 23, 1979) is a model, showgirl, television personality and New York Times best-selling author. Madison is known for her role in the E! reality television show The Girls...  more

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    Holly Earl

    1992-08-31

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Holly Earl (born 31 August 1992) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Zoe in Cuckoo, Kela in Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands, Agnes in the Channel 4 TV series Humans and Nita...  more
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    Holly Hallstrom

    1952-08-24

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, USA

    Holly Anne Hallstrom (born August 24, 1952) is an American former model. She was one of the models ("Barker's Beauties") on the daytime game show The Price Is Right, from 1977 to 1995....  more
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    BirthplaceBrighton, United Kingdom

    Holly Marie Willoughby (born 10 February 1981) is an English television presenter, model and author. She is currently the co-presenter of This Morning (2009–present) and Dancing on Ice (2006–2011,...  more

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    Holly Peers

    1987-07-30

    BirthplaceManchester, United Kingdom

    Holly Peers is an English glamour model, born in Manchester, England. She began modelling in December 2009 for The Sun's Page 3. She continues to model for Page 3, and she also regularly appears in...  more
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    Holly Valance

    1983-05-11

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Holly Rachel Candy (née Vukadinović born 11 May 1983), known professionally as Holly Valance, is an Australian actress, singer and model. Valance began her career as Felicity Scully on the Australian...  more

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    Holly Black

    1971-11-10

    BirthplaceWest Long Branch, New Jersey

    Holly Black née Riggenbach (born November 10, 1971) is an American writer and editor best known for The Spiderwick Chronicles, a series of children's fantasy books she created with writer and...  more
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    Holly Kiser

    1986-01-01

    BirthplaceCoeburn, Virginia, United States of America

    Holly Kiser (born 1986) is an American fashion model. She was the first winner of Make Me a Supermodel....  more
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    Holly Weber

    1984-09-20

    BirthplaceLoma Linda, California, United States of America

    Holly Weber (born September 20, 1984) is an American glamour model and actress. As a model, she has appeared in Maxim, FHM, Muscle & Fitness, Glamour, and as no. 66 on AskMen's Top 99 Most Desirable...  more
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    Holly Holm

    1981-10-17

    BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico

    Holly Rene Holm (born October 17, 1981) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is the former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, and a former...  more

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    Holly Hagan

    1992-07-07

    BirthplaceThornaby-on-Tees, United Kingdom

    Holly Hagan is an English television personality and aspiring singer from Thornaby-on-Tees. She stars on and is best known from the MTV series Geordie Shore....  more
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    Holly Lynch (born 8 October 1986), also known as Holly Walker-Lynch, is a British Labour politician. She was first elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Halifax at the 2015 general...  more
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    Holly Sonders is a golfer and TV personality....  more
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    Holly Robinson

    1964-09-18

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Alternative NameHolly Robinson Peete

    Holly Elizabeth Robinson Peete (née, Robinson; born September 18, 1964) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Judy Hoffs on the Fox TV police drama 21 Jump Street, Vanessa...  more
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    Holly Montag

    1983-10-15

    BirthplaceSilver Spring, Maryland, USA

    Holly Wilson (née Montag) (born September 15, 1983) is an American television personality, actress, and comedian. After moving to Los Angeles, California in 2008, Montag developed a supporting...  more
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    Holly Johnson

    1960-02-09

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    William Holly Johnson (born William Johnson, 9 February 1960), known professionally as Holly Johnson, is an English artist, musician, and writer, best known as the lead vocalist of Frankie Goes to...  more

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    Holly Dunn

    1957-08-22

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    Holly Suzette Dunn (August 22, 1957 – November 14, 2016) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Dunn recorded for MTM Records between 1985 and 1988, Warner Bros. Records between 1988...  more

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    Holly McPeak

    1969-05-15

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Holly McPeak (born May 15, 1969 in Manhattan Beach, California) is a retired American beach volleyball player. A three-time Olympian, McPeak garnered 72 career beach volleyball titles with career...  more
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    Holly Brisley

    1978-01-11

    BirthplaceAdelaide, Australia

    Holly Brisley (born 11 January 1978) is an Australian actress and television presenter. She began her career at the age of 16 on Agro's Cartoon Connection (1994–97) and more recently portrayed Amanda...  more
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    Holly Taylor

    1997-10-31

    BirthplaceMiddleton, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Holly Taylor is an actress....  more
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    Holly Gagnier

    1958-12-12

    BirthplaceVentura, California, USA

    Holly Gagnier (born December 12, 1958) is an American actress. ...  more
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    Holly Davidson

    1980-01-01

    BirthplaceLudlow, United Kingdom

    Holly Davidson (born 1980 in London) is an English actress, model and personal trainer.Davidson is most known for her recurring roles on the TV series' Renford Rejects, The Bill, Casualty, and roles...  more
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    Holly Woodlawn

    1946-10-26

    BirthplaceJuana Díaz, Puerto Rico

    Holly Woodlawn (October 26, 1946 – December 6, 2015) was a transgender Puerto Rican actress and Warhol superstar who appeared in the movies Trash (1970) and Women in Revolt (1971). She was probably...  more
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