How many celebrities named Joan can you think of? The famous Joans below have many different professions, including notable actors named Joan, famous writers named Joan, and even musicians named Joan.
Joan Rivers is certainly one of the most famous Joans on this list. One of the famous comedians named Joan, she rose to fame as a Tonight Show guest in the mid-1960s before hosting The Late Show with Joan Rivers in 1986. She was also famous for her red carpet analysis and celebrity interviews. Joan Crawford and Joan Cusack are also famous actresses named Joan.
Another of the famous people with the first name Joan is Joan Jett. She is the frontwoman of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. “Bad Reputation” and “I Hate Myself for Loving You” are among her biggest hits.
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Birthplace: Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States of AmericaJoan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin, September 22, 1958) is an American rock singer, songwriter,... more
Birthplace: Paddington, London, United KingdomDame Joan Henrietta Collins, (born 23 May 1933) is an English actress, author, and columnist.... more
Birthplace: Texas, USA, San AntonioJoan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur; March 23, c. 1904 – May 10, 1977) was an American... more
Birthplace: New York City, New YorkJoan Alexandra Molinsky (June 8, 1933 – September 4, 2014), known professionally as Joan... more
Birthplace: Domrémy-la-Pucelle, FranceJoan of Arc (in French Jeanne d'Arc pronounced [ʒan daʁk]; c. 1412 – 30 May 1431), nicknamed... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaJoan Mary Cusack (; born October 11, 1962) is an American actress and comedian. She received... more
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States of AmericaJoan Didion (; born December 5, 1934) is an American essayist known for conveying her moral... more
Birthplace: Hatillo, United States, with TerritoriesJoan Smalls Rodriguez is a Puerto Rican fashion model. In 2013, she ranked at #8 on Forbes... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaJoan Chandos Baez (; born January 9, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and... more
Birthplace: Rochelle, Illinois, United States of AmericaJoan Allen (born August 20, 1956) is an American actress. She began her career with the... more
Birthplace: Anchorage, Kentucky, United States of AmericaJoan Elizabeth Osborne (born July 8, 1962) is an American singer, songwriter, and interpreter... more
Birthplace: USA, Palisades Park, New JerseyJoan Geraldine Bennett (February 27, 1910 – December 7, 1990) was an American stage, film, and... more
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USAJoan Marie Severance (born December 23, 1958) is an American actress and former fashion model.... more
Birthplace: Brigg, United KingdomJoan Ann Olivier, Baroness Olivier, DBE (née Plowright; born 28 October 1929), commonly known... more
Birthplace: Japan, TokyoJoan de Beauvoir de Havilland (October 22, 1917 – December 15, 2013), known professionally as... more
Birthplace: Fair Oaks, California, United States of AmericaJoan Lunden (born Joan Elise Blunden on September 19, 1950) is an American journalist, an... more
Birthplace: Laindon, United KingdomIrene Joan Marion Sims (9 May 1930 – 27 June 2001) was an English actress remembered for her... more
Birthplace: USA, Chicago, IllinoisJoan Marshall (born Joan Schrepfermann; June 6, 1931 – June 28, 1992) was an American film and... more
Birthplace: West Derby, EnglandJoan Rice (3 February 1930 – 1 January 1997) was an English film actress.Rice is best known... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaRose Joan Blondell (August 30, 1906 – December 25, 1979) was an American actress who performed... more
Birthplace: Shanghai, ChinaJoan Chen (born April 26, 1961) is a Chinese American actress, film director, screenwriter,... more
Birthplace: Basseterre, Saint Kitts and NevisJoan Anita Barbara Armatrading, MBE (, born 9 December 1950) is a British singer-songwriter... more
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of AmericaJoan Leslie (born Joan Agnes Theresa Sadie Brodel; January 26, 1925 – October 12, 2015) was an... more
Birthplace: Sydney, AustraliaDame Joan Alston Sutherland, OM, AC, DBE (7 November 1926 – 10 October 2010) was an... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaJoan Van Ark (born June 16, 1943) is an American actress, known for her role as Valene Ewing... more