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List of famous people named Jane, along with photos. How many celebrities named Jayne can you think of? The famous Janes below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jane, athletes named Jane, and even political figures named Jane. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Jane? Add them to the list.

Jane Fonda has had a career since the 1960's. She was a major sex symbol of her time, starring in movies like Barbarella. She was also famously in Dolly Parton's 9 to 5. She was most recently in Netflix's Grace and Frankie, starring alongside Lily Tomlin. Jane Krakowski is a Jersey native who has starred in film, television, and Broadway. She was in Broadway's Nine and had a very memorable role in Tina Fey's 30 Rock. Most recently she's starred in Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt with Tina Fey.

Jane Fonda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Fonda Jane Fonda is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru. She is a two-time Academy Award winner. In 2014, she was the recipient of the American Film ...more

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Jane Seymour is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Seymour Jane Seymour, OBE is a British-American actress best known for her performances in the James Bond film Live and Let Die, Somewhere In Time, East of Eden, Onassis: The Richest Man in the World, ...more

Jane Levy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Levy Jane Colburn Levy is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Tessa Altman on the ABC comedy series Suburgatory. She made her television debut on Showtime's Shameless. Levy ...more

Jane Lynch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Lynch Jane Marie Lynch is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She gained fame in Christopher Guest's improv mockumentary pictures such as Best in Show. Lynch's television cameos include an ...more

Jane Krakowski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Krakowski Jane Krakowski is an American actress and singer. She is perhaps best known for her role as Jenna Maroney on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock, for which she received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations ...more

Jane Russell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Russell Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell, was an American film actress, and was one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s. Russell moved from the Midwest to California, where she had ...more

Jane Austen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Austen Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism, ...more

Jane Wyman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Wyman Jane Wyman was an American singer, dancer, and film/television actress. She began her film career in 1932 and her work in television lasted into 1993. She was considered a prolific performer for ...more

Jane Curtin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Curtin Jane Therese Curtin is an American actress and comedian. She is sometimes referred to as "Queen of the Deadpan"; The Philadelphia Inquirer once called her a "refreshing drop of ...more

Jane Birkin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Birkin Jane Birkin is an actor.

Jane Leeves is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Leeves Jane Leeves is an English actress, producer, comedian, singer, and dancer. Leeves made her screen debut with a small role in 1983 on the popular British comedy television show The Benny Hill ...more

Jane Goodall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Goodall Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE is an English primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best ...more

Jane Asher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Asher Jane Asher is an English actress who achieved early fame as a child star, and has worked extensively in film and TV throughout her career. She was a key figure of 1960s showbusiness society as ...more

Jane Toppan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Toppan Jane Toppan, born Honora Kelley, was an American serial killer. She confessed to 31 murders in 1901. She is quoted as saying that her ambition was "to have killed more people — helpless ...more

Jane Alexander is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Alexander Jane Alexander is an American actress, author and former director of the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a Tony Award winner and two-time Emmy Award winner. Alexander made her Broadway ...more

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Jane Addams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Addams Jane Addams was a pioneer American settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace. In an era when presidents such as Theodore ...more

Jane Greer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Greer Jane Greer was an American film and television actress who was perhaps best known for her role as femme fatale Kathie Moffat in the 1947 film noir Out of the Past.

Jane Oineza is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Oineza Elizabeth Jane Urbano Oineza is a Filipina actress and singer. A child star on Goin' Bulilit and Kung Fu Kids, she gained local relativity on Pinoy Big Brother. Oineza also received recognition ...more

Jane March is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane March Jane March is an English film actress and former model.

Jane Kaczmarek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Kaczmarek Jane Frances Kaczmarek is an American actress. She is best known for playing the character of Lois on the television series Malcolm in the Middle. Kaczmarek is a three-time Golden Globe and ...more

Jane Campion is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Campion Elizabeth Jane Campion is a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director based in Australia. Campion is the second of four women ever nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and is ...more

Jane Darling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Darling Jane Darling is the stage name of a former Czech-born pornographic actress. She began in pornographic films on 11 September 2001 and has performed in almost 250 films. She retired in 2008. On ...more

Jane Monheit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Monheit Jane Monheit is a jazz and adult contemporary vocalist for Concord Records. She has collaborated with artists such as Michael Bublé, Ivan Lins, Terence Blanchard and Tom Harrell, and has ...more

Jane Wiedlin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Wiedlin Jane Marie Genevieve Wiedlin is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and actress best known as the rhythm guitarist and secondary vocalist of the all-female new wave band The Go-Go's. ...more

Jane Powell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Powell Jane Powell is an American singer, dancer and actress. After rising to fame as a singer in her home state of Oregon, Powell was signed to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer while still in her teens. Once ...more

Jane Wyatt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Wyatt Jane Wyatt was an American actress best known for her role as the housewife and mother on the NBC and CBS television comedy series, Father Knows Best, and as Amanda Grayson, the human mother of ...more

Jane Pauley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Pauley Margaret Jane Pauley, better known as Jane Pauley, is an American television anchor and journalist, and has been involved in news reporting since 1975. She is best known for her 13-year tenure ...more

Jane Adams is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Adams Jane Adams is an American film, television, and theatre actress.

Jane Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Jane

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Jane Espenson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Espenson Jane Espenson is an American television writer and producer. She has worked on both situation comedies and serial dramas. She had a five-year stint as a writer and producer on Buffy the Vampire ...more

Jane Velez-Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Velez-Mitchell Jane Velez-Mitchell is an award-winning television journalist and bestselling author. For six years she hosted her own show on HLN, Jane Velez-Mitchell replacing Glenn Beck, who moved to Fox ...more

Jane Seymour is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Seymour Jane Seymour was Queen of England from 1536 to 1537 as the third wife of King Henry VIII. She succeeded Anne Boleyn as queen consort following the latter's execution for high treason, incest and ...more

Jane Withers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Withers Jane Withers is an American actress. Beginning a prolific career as a child actress at the age of three, Withers is a Young Artist Award–Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Award ...more

Jane Siberry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Siberry Jane Siberry is a Canadian singer-songwriter, known for such hits as "Mimi on the Beach", "I Muse Aloud", "One More Colour" and "Calling All Angels". She ...more

Jane Horrocks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Horrocks Barbara Jane Horrocks is an English stage, screen and television actress, voice artist, musician and singer. She played "Bubble" in the TV series Absolutely Fabulous and is known for ...more

Jane Roberts is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Roberts Dorothy Jane Roberts was an American author, poet, self-proclaimed psychic and spirit medium, who claimed to channel an energy personality who called himself "Seth". Her publication of ...more

Jane Darwell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Darwell Jane Darwell was an American actress of stage, film, and television. With appearances in more than one hundred major motion pictures spanning half a century, Darwell is perhaps best-remembered ...more

Jane Yolen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Yolen Jane Hyatt Yolen is an American writer of fantasy, science fiction, and children's books. She is the author or editor of more than 280 books, of which the best known is The Devil's Arithmetic, a ...more

Jane Turner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Turner Jane Turner is an Australian actress, comedian and Logie Award winning comedy writer.

Jane Child is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Child Jane Richman, known professionally as Jane Child, is a Canadian dance-pop singer, producer and musician.

Jane Harman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Harman Jane Margaret Lakes Harman is the former U.S. Representative for California's 36th congressional district, serving from 1993 to 1999, and from 2001 to 2011; she is a member of the Democratic ...more

Jane Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Kennedy Jane Kennedy is an Australian actress, comedian, radio presenter, and television producer best known for her work with the Working Dog Productions – a tight-knit group of performers responsible ...more

Jane Andrews is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Andrews Jane Andrews is a one-time Royal dresser for Sarah, the Duchess of York, who was convicted of murdering her lover Tom Cressman during a sensational trial in 2001 at the Old Bailey that attracted ...more

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Jane McDonald is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane McDonald Jane Anne McDonald is an English singer, actress, media personality and broadcaster, who rose to fame in 1998 after her appearance on the BBC show The Cruise. Known for her strong Yorkshire ...more

Jane Swift is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Swift Jane Maria Swift is an American politician, who served as the 69th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts from 1999 to 2003 and Acting Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 2001 to ...more

Jane Morris is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Morris Jane Morris was an English artists' model who embodied the Pre-Raphaelite ideal of beauty. She was a model and muse to the William Morris, English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, ...more

Jane Chambers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Chambers Jane Chambers was an American playwright. She was a "pioneer in writing theatrical works with openly lesbian characters".

Jane Hirshfield is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Hirshfield Jane Hirshfield is an American poet, essayist, and translator.

Jane Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Hamilton Jane Hamilton is an American novelist.

Jane Lumb is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Jane Lumb Jane Lumb was an English fashion model and actress in the 1960s. Lumb was well known for appearing in series of advertisements for Fry's Turkish Delight.