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Who Is The Most Famous Jane In The World?

Updated November 5, 2020 870 votes 63 voters 41.9k views96 items

List RulesVote up all of the Janes you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Jane can you think of? The famous Janes below have many different professions, including notable actors named Jane, famous authors named Jane, and even musicians named Jane.

Jane Fonda is certainly one of the most famous Janes on this list. One of the actresses called Jane, she is best known for appearing in such films as Klute, Coming Home, and Barbarella. She is also an outspoken political activist and environmentalist. Jane Levy of Don't Breathe and Evil Dead is another celebrity Jane. 

Another of the famous people with the first name Jane is Jane Lynch. She famously played Sue Sylvester in Glee. She also collaborated with Christopher Guest in several comedies including Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration. You may also recognize famous person Jane Krakowski of 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

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    Jane Lynch

    1960-07-14
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    Jane Fonda

    1937-12-21
    Jane Seymour Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is an American actress, political activist and...  more

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    Jayne Mansfield

    1933-04-19
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    Jane Austen

    1775-12-16
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    Jane Krakowski

    1968-10-11
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    Jane Goodall

    1934-04-03
    Dame Jane Morris Goodall (; born Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on 3 April 1934), formerly...  more

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    Jane Seymour

    1951-02-15
    Jane Seymour, OBE (born 15 February 1951), is an English-American actress, best known for her...  more

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    Jane Levy

    1989-12-29
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    Jane Leeves

    1961-04-18
    Jane Elizabeth Leeves (born 18 April 1961) is an English actress, model, producer, comedian,...  more

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    Jane Russell

    1921-06-21
    Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell (June 21, 1921 – February 28, 2011) was an American film...  more

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    Jane Henson

    1934-06-16
    Jane Ann Henson (née Nebel; June 16, 1934 – April 2, 2013) was an American puppeteer and the...  more
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    Jane Wyman

    1917-01-05
    Sarah Jane Wyman (née Mayfield; January 5, 1917 – September 10, 2007) was an American actress,...  more

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    Jane Curtin

    1947-09-06
    Jane Therese Curtin (born September 6, 1947) is an American actress and comedian. She is...  more

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    Jane Wiedlin

    1958-05-20
    Jane Marie Genevieve Wiedlin (born May 20, 1958) is an American musician, singer-songwriter,...  more

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    Jane Asher

    1946-04-05
    Jane Asher (born 5 April 1946) is an English actress, author and entrepreneur who achieved...  more

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    Jane Birkin

    1946-12-14
    Jane Mallory Birkin, OBE (born 14 December 1946) is an English actress, singer, songwriter,...  more

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    Jane March

    1973-03-20
    Jane March Horwood (born 20 March 1973) is an English film actress and former model....  more
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    Jane Oineza

    1996-07-22
    Elizabeth Jane Urbano Oineza (born July 22, 1996) is a Filipino actress, commercial model and...  more
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    Jane Kaczmarek

    1955-12-21
    Jane Frances Kaczmarek (; born December 21, 1955) is an American actress. She is best known...  more
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    Jane Alexander

    1939-10-28
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    Jane Pauley

    1950-10-31
    Margaret Jane Pauley (born October 31, 1950), known as Jane Pauley, is an American television...  more

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    Jane Greer

    1924-09-09
    Jane Greer (born Bettejane Greer; September 9, 1924 – August 24, 2001) was an American film...  more
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    Jane Addams

    1860-09-06
    Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) was an American settlement activist, reformer,...  more

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    Jane Toppan

    1857-01-01
    Jane Toppan (August 17, 1854 – October 29, 1938), born Honora Kelley, was an American serial...  more

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    Jane Campion

    1954-04-30
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