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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
age 81
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
Jane Seymour is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jane
age 68
Jane Seymour, OBE is a British-American actress best known for her performances in Somewhere In Time, East of Eden, Onassis: The Richest Man in the World, the 1989 political thriller La ...more
Jane Levy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jane
age 29
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
age 58
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
age 50
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
Dec. at 90 (1921-2011)
Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell, was an American film actress in the 1940s and 1950s. Russell moved from the Midwest to California, where she had her first film role in 1943 with The Outlaw. In ...more
Jane Austen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Dec. at 42 (1775-1817)
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
Dec. at 90 (1917-2007)
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
age 71
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
age 72
Jane Birkin is an actor.
Jane Leeves is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jane
age 57
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
age 84
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
age 72
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
Dec. at 81 (1857-1938)
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
age 79
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
Jane Addams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jane
Dec. at 75 (1860-1935)
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
Dec. at 77 (1924-2001)
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
age 22
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
age 45
Jane March is an English film actress and former model.
Jane Kaczmarek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jane
age 63
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
age 64
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
age 38
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
age 41
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
age 60
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
age 89
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