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Who Is The Most Famous Katherine In The World?

Updated November 19, 2020 775 votes 47 voters 45.6k views87 items

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

How many celebrities named Katherine can you think of? The famous Katherines below have many different professions, including notable actors named Katherine, famous musicians named Katherine, and even comedians named Katherine.

Katy Perry is certainly one of the most famous Katherines on this list. One of the famous Katies, she was born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson and adopted the stage name Katy Perry in the mid-2000s. She has had nine Billboard Hot 100 singles including “Teenage Dream” and “Firework.”

Another of the famous people with the first name Catherine is Catherine O'Hara. One of the famous actors named Katheryn, the Hollywood veteran  has appeared in such films as Beetlejuice, Best in Show, and Home Alone. She also starred in the popular TV series, Schitt's Creek. Katharine Hepburn, Kathy Bates, and Catherine Keener are also actresses named Katherine.

Catherine Zeta-Jones is also one of the famous Catherines. She has appeared in such films as ChicagoThe Mask of Zorro, and Feud: Bette and Joan. She won an Oscar for best actress in a supporting role for Chicago

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  • Katy Perry1
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    Katy Perry

    1984-10-25

    BirthplaceSanta Barbara, California, United States of America

    Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an...  more

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  • Katharine Hepburn2
    27

    BirthplaceHartford, Connecticut, United States of America

    Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress. Known for...  more

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  • Catherine O'Hara3
    22

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Catherine Anne O'Hara (born March 4, 1954) is a Canadian actress, writer, and comedian. She...  more

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  • Catherine Zeta-Jones4

    BirthplaceSwansea, United Kingdom

    Catherine Zeta-Jones (; born 25 September 1969) is a Welsh actress. Born and raised in...  more

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  • Kathy Bates5
    21

    Kathy Bates

    1948-06-28

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, USA

    Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress and director. She is the...  more

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  • Catherine Keener6
    21

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    Catherine Ann Keener (born March 23, 1959) is an American actress. She has been twice...  more
  • Kathy Griffin7
    15

    Kathy Griffin

    1960-11-04

    BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois, United States of America

    Kathleen Mary Griffin (born November 4, 1960) is an American comedian and actress. She has...  more

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  • Katherine Heigl8
    20

    Katherine Heigl

    1978-11-24

    BirthplaceWest End, Washington, D.C., United States of America

    Katherine Marie Heigl (; born November 24, 1978) is an American actress, film producer, and...  more

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  • Katherine Jenkins9
    14

    BirthplaceNeath, United Kingdom

    Katherine Maria Jenkins (born 29 June 1980) is a Welsh mezzo-soprano singer and songwriter....  more

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  • Catherine Bach10
    20

    Catherine Bach

    1954-03-01

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Catherine Bach (born March 1, 1954) is an American actress. She is known for playing Daisy...  more
  • Kathy Najimy11
    18

    Kathy Najimy

    1957-02-06

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Kathy Ann Najimy ( nə-JIM-ee; Arabic: كاثي أن نجيمي‎; born February 6, 1957) is an American...  more

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  • Kathy Ireland12
    12

    Kathy Ireland

    1963-03-20

    BirthplaceGlendale, California, United States of America

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  • Catherine Hardwicke13

    BirthplaceCameron, Texas, USA

    Helen Catherine Hardwicke (born October 21, 1955) is an American film director, production...  more
  • Catherine Bell14
    15

    Catherine Bell

    1968-08-14

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Catherine Bell may refer to: Catherine Bell (religious studies scholar), American scholar of...  more

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  • Catherine Tate15
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    Catherine Tate

    1968-05-12

    BirthplaceChiswick, London, England

    Catherine Tate (born Catherine Ford; 12 May 1968) is an English comedian, actress, and writer....  more

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  • Catherine Deneuve16
    12

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Catherine Fabienne Dorléac, known professionally as Catherine Deneuve (French: [katʁin dənœv],...  more

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  • Catherine Oxenberg17
    12

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Katherine Kelly Lang18

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Katherine Kelly Lang (born Katherine Kelly Wegeman; July 25, 1961) is an American actress. She...  more
  • Kathy Kinney19
    10

    Kathy Kinney

    1954-11-03

    BirthplaceStevens Point, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Kathy Kinney (born November 3, 1954, Stevens Point, Wisconsin) is an American actress and...  more
  • Catherine McCormack20

    BirthplaceEpsom, United Kingdom

    Catherine Jane McCormack (born 3 April 1972) is an English actress of stage and screen. Her...  more
  • Kathy Greenwood21
    15

    Kathy Greenwood

    1962-03-21

    BirthplaceScarborough, Toronto, Canada

    Kathryn Greenwood (born March 21, 1962) is a Canadian actress and comedian. She appeared on...  more
  • Katherine Webb22
    8

    Katherine Webb

    1989-04-24

    BirthplaceMontgomery, Alabama

    Katherine Elizabeth Webb-McCarron professionally known by her maiden name Katherine Webb is an...  more
  • Kathy Hilton23
    12

    Kathy Hilton

    1959-03-13

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Kathy Hilton (born Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino, later Richards; March 13, 1959) is an American...  more
  • Katherine McNamara24
    12

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, United States of America

    Katherine McNamara is an American actress and singer. She is best known for playing the role...  more

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    Catherine Ommanney (born July 31, 1972) is known for appearing on The Real Housewives of D.C.