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

Updated December 7, 2020 438 votes 27 voters 16.4k 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 Woodward1
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    Joanne Woodward

    1930-02-27

    BirthplaceThomasville, Georgia, United States of America

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

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  • Joanne Froggatt2
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    Joanne Froggatt

    1980-08-21

    BirthplaceLittlebeck, North Yorkshire

    Joanne Froggatt (born 23 August 1980) is an English actress of stage, television, and film.... more on Wikipedia
  • Joanne Whalley3
    18

    Joanne Whalley

    1964-08-25

    BirthplaceSalford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

    Joanne Whalley (born 25 August 1961) is an English actress who began her career in 1974. She... more on Wikipedia
  • Joanne Kelly4
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    Joanne Kelly

    1978-12-01

    BirthplaceBay d'Espoir

    Joanne M. Kelly (born December 22, 1978) is a Canadian actress, known for her appearances in... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Brand5
    12

    Jo Brand

    1957-07-23

    BirthplaceWandsworth, London, United Kingdom

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

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  • Jo Anne Worley6
    11

    Jo Anne Worley

    1937-09-06

    BirthplaceLowell, West Creek Township, Indiana, USA

    Jo Anne Worley (born September 6, 1936) is an American actress, comedian and singer. Her work... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Whiley7
    15

    Jo Whiley

    1965-07-04

    BirthplaceNorthampton, United Kingdom

    Johanne Morton Whiley (born 4 July 1965) is an English radio DJ and television presenter. She... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Van Fleet8
    11

    Jo Van Fleet

    1914-12-30

    BirthplaceOakland, California, United States of America

    Catherine Josephine Van Fleet (December 29, 1915 – June 10, 1996) was a theatre, film, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Stafford9
    14

    Jo Stafford

    1917-11-12

    BirthplaceCoalinga, California, United States of America

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

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  • Joanne Borgella10
    8

    Joanne Borgella

    1982-05-29

    BirthplaceUniondale, New York, United States of America

    Joanne Borgella (born c. 1982; died October 18, 2014) was an American singer, model and... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Dee Messina11
    8

    Jo Dee Messina

    1970-08-25

    BirthplaceFramingham, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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  • Jo Yeo Jeong12
    14

    Jo Yeo Jeong

    1981-02-10

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

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

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  • Jo De La Rosa13
    14

    Jo De La Rosa

    1979-09-09

    BirthplacePeru, Lima

    Jo De La Rosa is a TV personality, known for The Real Housewives of Orange County, and the... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Marie Payton14
    11

    Jo Marie Payton

    1950-08-03

    BirthplaceAlbany, Georgia, United States of America

    Jo Marie Payton (born August 3, 1950) is an American actress and singer who starred as... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Pavey15
    7

    Jo Pavey

    1973-09-20

    BirthplaceHoniton, United Kingdom

    Joanne Marie Pavey MBE (née Davis, born 20 September 1973) is a British long-distance runner... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Joyner16
    8

    Jo Joyner

    1977-05-24

    BirthplaceHarlow, United Kingdom

    Joanne Mary "Jo" Joyner (born 24 May 1977) is an English actress. She is known for her roles... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Caulfield17
    11

    Jo Caulfield

    1965-09-26

    BirthplaceWales

    Josephine Caulfield (born 26 September 1965) is a British actress, writer and comedian.
  • Joanne Calderwood18
    11

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Joanne Calderwood is a Scottish Muay Thai champion and mixed martial artist who competes in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jo Walton19
    7

    Jo Walton

    1964-12-01

    BirthplaceAberdare, United Kingdom

    Jo Walton (born December 1, 1964) is a Welsh-Canadian fantasy and science fiction writer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Beth Taylor20
    8

    Jo Beth Taylor

    1971-05-29

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Joanne Rebecca Guilfoyle (born 29 May 1971), known professionally as Jo Beth Taylor, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • Jo Wood21
    8

    Jo Wood

    1955-03-15

    BirthplaceBasildon, United Kingdom

    Josephine Wood (née Karslake; born 15 March 1955) is an English model, television personality,... more on Wikipedia
  • Joanne King22
    5

    Joanne King

    1983-04-20

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Joanne King (born 20 April 1983 in Dublin) is an Irish actress. She is best known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • Joanne Peh23
    7

    Joanne Peh

    1983-04-25

    BirthplaceSingapore

    Joanne Peh Wei Siew (born 25 April 1983), known professionally as Joanne Peh or Bai Wei Xiu... more on Wikipedia
  • Joanne Salley24
    7

    Joanne Salley

    1977-01-01

    BirthplaceDungannon, United Kingdom

    Joanne Salley (born 1977, Dungannon) is the 1998 Miss Northern Ireland, presently working as... more on Wikipedia
  • Joanne M. Maguire25
    Joanne M. Maguire is the Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin - Space Systems in July...