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Who Is The Most Famous Jean In The World?

Updated December 29, 2020 773 votes 27 voters 21.4k views91 items

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

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

Jean Harlow is certainly one of the most famous Jeans on this list. One of the famous actresses named Jean, she was one of the original blonde bombshells. Hell's Angels, Suzy, and Red Dust are among her notable films.

Another of the famous people with the first name Jean is Jean-Claude Van Damme. He is an actor and martial artist. He starred in such action classics as Street Fighter, Bloodsport, and Nowhere to Run.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Jean? Just add them to the list!

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  • Jean-Claude Van Damme1

    BirthplaceBrussels, Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Belgium

    Jean-Claude Camille François van Varenberg (born 18 October 1960), professionally known as...  more

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  • Jean Harlow2
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    Jean Harlow

    1911-03-03

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, United States of America

    Jean Harlow (born Harlean Harlow Carpenter; March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) was an American film...  more

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  • Jean-Michel Basquiat3

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Jean-Michel Basquiat (French: [ʒɑ̃ miʃɛl baskija]; December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an...  more

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  • Jean Seberg4
    17

    Jean Seberg

    1938-11-13

    BirthplaceMarshalltown, Iowa, United States of America

    Jean Dorothy Seberg (; French: [ʒɑ̃ seˈbɛʁg]; November 13, 1938 – August 30, 1979) was an...  more

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  • Jean Smart5
    18

    Jean Smart

    1951-09-13

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    Jean Elizabeth Smart (born September 13, 1951) is an American actress. After beginning her...  more

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  • Jean Reno6
    17

    Jean Reno

    1948-07-30

    BirthplaceCasablanca, Morocco

    Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez (born 30 July 1948), known as Jean Reno (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʁeno]), is...  more

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  • Jean Paul Gaultier7
    12

    BirthplaceArcueil, France

    Jean-Paul Gaultier (French: [ʒɑ̃ pɔl ɡotje]; born 24 April 1952) is a French haute couture and...  more

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  • Jean Dujardin8
    18

    Jean Dujardin

    1972-06-19

    BirthplaceRueil-Malmaison, France

    Jean Dujardin (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ dy.ʒaʁ.dɛ̃] (listen); born 19 June 1972) is a French...  more
  • Jean Stapleton9
    17

    Jean Stapleton

    1923-01-19

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Jean Stapleton (born Jeanne Murray; January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013) was an American character...  more
  • Jean Simmons10
    11

    Jean Simmons

    1929-01-31

    BirthplaceLower Holloway, London, United Kingdom

    Jean Merilyn Simmons, OBE (31 January 1929 – 22 January 2010) was a British-American actress...  more

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  • Jean Cocteau11

    BirthplaceÎle-de-France, Europe, Metropolitan France, Maisons-Laffitte, Yvelines

    Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (French: [ʒɑ̃ kɔkto]; 5 July 1889 – 11 October 1963) was...  more

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  • Jean Genet12

    BirthplaceÎle-de-France, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Paris

    Jean Genet (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʒənɛ]; (1910-12-19)19 December 1910 – (1986-04-15)15 April 1986) was...  more

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  • Jean Shrimpton13
    15

    Jean Shrimpton

    1942-11-06

    BirthplaceBuckinghamshire, United Kingdom

    Jean Rosemary Shrimpton (7 November 1942) is an English model and actress. She was an icon of...  more
  • Jean Sibelius14
    10

    Jean Sibelius

    1865-12-08

    BirthplaceHämeenlinna, Finland

    Jean Sibelius (; Swedish pronunciation ), born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius (8 December...  more

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  • Jean Shepherd15

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Jean Parker Shepherd Jr. (July 26, 1921 – October 16, 1999) was an American storyteller, radio...  more
  • Jean Arthur16
    11

    Jean Arthur

    1900-10-17

    BirthplacePlattsburgh, New York, United States of America

    Jean Arthur (born Gladys Georgianna Greene; October 17, 1900 – June 19, 1991) was an American...  more
  • Jean Michel Jarre17
    11

    BirthplaceLyon, France

    Jean-Michel André Jarre (French: [ʒɑ̃ miʃɛl ɑ̃dʁe ʒaʁ]; born 24 August 1948) is a French...  more
  • Jean Marsh18
    15

    Jean Marsh

    1934-07-01

    BirthplaceStoke Newington, London, England

    Jean Lyndsey Torren Marsh, (born 1 July 1934) is an English actress and writer. She...  more
  • Jean Piaget19
    15

    Jean Piaget

    1896-08-09

    BirthplaceNeuchâtel, Switzerland

    Jean Piaget (UK: , US: , French: [ʒɑ̃ pjaʒɛ]; 9 August 1896 – 16 September 1980) was a Swiss...  more
  • Jean Muir20
    15

    Jean Muir

    1911-02-13

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Suffern

    Jean Muir (February 13, 1911 – July 23, 1996) was an American stage and film actress and...  more
  • Jean Vander Pyl21
    8

    Jean Vander Pyl

    1919-10-11

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Jean Thurston Vander Pyl (October 11, 1919 – April 10, 1999) was an American actress and voice...  more
  • Jean Hagen22
    12

    Jean Hagen

    1923-08-03

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    Jean Hagen (born Jean Shirley Verhagen, August 3, 1923 – August 29, 1977) was an American...  more
  • Jean Pascal23
    10

    Jean Pascal

    1982-10-28

    BirthplacePort-au-Prince, Haiti

    Jean-Thenistor Pascal (born October 28, 1982) is a Haitian Canadian professional boxer. He has...  more
  • Jean Boht24
    14

    Jean Boht

    1932-03-02

    BirthplaceBebington, United Kingdom

    Jean Boht (born Jean Dance; 6 March 1932) is an English actress, most famous for the role of...  more
  • Jean Grae25
    12

    Jean Grae

    1976-11-26

    BirthplaceSouth Africa, Cape Town

    Tsidi Ibrahim, November 26, 1976), known professionally as Jean Grae (formerly What? What?),...  more

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