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Who Is The Most Famous Joanne Or Jo In The World?

Updated December 7, 2020 455 votes 36 voters 17.8k views54 items

List RulesVote up all of the Joannes and Jos you've heard of.

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

Joanne Woodward is certainly one of the most famous Joannes on this list. One of the famous actresses named Joanne, she won an Oscar for her performance in The Three Faces of Eve. She co-starred in 10 films with her husband Paul Newman, including A New Kind of Love and The Drowning Pool.

Another of the famous people with the first name Joanne is Joanne Froggatt. She is best known for playing Anna on Downton Abbey. Liar, Bob the Builder, and Robin Hood are among her notable projects. Joanne Worley and Joanne Kelly are also famous actresses named Joanne. 

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    Joanne Woodward

    1930-02-27
    Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward (born February 27, 1930) is an American actress, producer,...  more

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    Joanne Froggatt

    1980-08-21
    Joanne Froggatt (born 23 August 1980) is an English actress of stage, television, and film....  more
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    Joanne Whalley

    1964-08-25
    Joanne Whalley (born 25 August 1961) is an English actress who began her career in 1974. She...  more
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    Jo Brand

    1957-07-23
    Josephine Grace Brand (born 23 July 1957) is an English comedian, writer, presenter and...  more

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    Joanne Kelly

    1978-12-01
    Joanne M. Kelly (born December 22, 1978) is a Canadian actress, known for her appearances in...  more
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    Jo Anne Worley

    1937-09-06
    Jo Anne Worley (born September 6, 1936) is an American actress, comedian and singer. Her work...  more
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    Jo Whiley

    1965-07-04
    Johanne Morton Whiley (born 4 July 1965) is an English radio DJ and television presenter. She...  more
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    Jo Stafford

    1917-11-12
    Jo Elizabeth Stafford (November 12, 1917 – July 16, 2008) was an American traditional pop...  more

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    Jo Van Fleet

    1914-12-30
    Catherine Josephine Van Fleet (December 29, 1915 – June 10, 1996) was a theatre, film, and...  more
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    Joanne Borgella

    1982-05-29
    Joanne Borgella (born c. 1982; died October 18, 2014) was an American singer, model and...  more
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    Jo Dee Messina

    1970-08-25
    Jo Dee Marie Messina (born August 25, 1970) is an American country music artist. She has...  more

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    Jo Pavey

    1973-09-20
    Joanne Marie Pavey MBE (née Davis, born 20 September 1973) is a British long-distance runner...  more
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    Jo Yeo Jeong

    1981-02-10
    Cho Yeo-jeong (born February 10, 1981) is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her...  more

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    Jo De La Rosa

    1979-09-09
    Jo De La Rosa is a TV personality, known for The Real Housewives of Orange County, and the...  more
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    Jo Marie Payton

    1950-08-03
    Jo Marie Payton (born August 3, 1950) is an American actress and singer who starred as...  more
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    Jo Joyner

    1977-05-24
    Joanne Mary "Jo" Joyner (born 24 May 1977) is an English actress. She is known for her roles...  more
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    Jo Caulfield

    1965-09-26
    Josephine Caulfield (born 26 September 1965) is a British actress, writer and comedian....  more
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    Joanne Calderwood is a Scottish Muay Thai champion and mixed martial artist who competes in...  more

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    Jo Walton

    1964-12-01
    Jo Walton (born December 1, 1964) is a Welsh-Canadian fantasy and science fiction writer and...  more
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    Joanne King

    1983-04-20
    Joanne King (born 20 April 1983 in Dublin) is an Irish actress. She is best known for her...  more
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    Jo Beth Taylor

    1971-05-29
    Joanne Rebecca Guilfoyle (born 29 May 1971), known professionally as Jo Beth Taylor, is an...  more
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    Jo Wood

    1955-03-15
    Josephine Wood (née Karslake; born 15 March 1955) is an English model, television personality,...  more
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    Joanne M. Maguire is the Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin - Space Systems in July...  more
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    Joanne Dru

    1922-01-31
    Joanne Dru (born Joan Letitia LaCock, January 31, 1922 – September 10, 1996) was an American...  more
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    Joanne Peh

    1983-04-25
    Joanne Peh Wei Siew (born 25 April 1983), known professionally as Joanne Peh or Bai Wei Xiu...  more