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List of famous people named Katherine, along with photos. How many celebrities named Katherine can you think of? The famous Katherines below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Katherine, athletes named Katherine, and even political figures named Katherine. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Katherine? Add them to the list.

Katherine Heigl is a memorable face on the show Grey's Anatomy. She's also been known to star in several romantic comedy films, such as 27 Dresses alongside James Marsden. But she's also been in the news for not being the nicest actress to interview, according to reporters. I guess we'll never truly know. Being in the lime light seems like it would be tough, especially for this famous gal.

Katharine Hepburn is another actress, but of a more classic era. She was voted number 1 greatest female stars of classic Hollywood by the American Film Institute. She's starred in films such as The Philadelphia Story with Jimmy Stewart, The African Queen, and Guess Who's Coming to DInner. She even had an affair with co-star Spencer Tracy. She was a talented, yet scandalous women who deserves to be on top of this list.
Katharine Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
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Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, Hepburn was a leading lady in Hollywood for more ...more

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Catherine Zeta-Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 49

Birthplace: Swansea, United Kingdom

Catherine Zeta-Jones (; born 25 September 1969) is a Welsh actress. Born and raised in Swansea, Zeta-Jones aspired to be an actress from a young age. As a child, she played roles in the West End ...more

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Katherine Heigl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 40

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., West End, USA

Katherine Marie Heigl (; born November 24, 1978) is an American actress, film producer, and former fashion model. She started her career as a child model with Wilhelmina Models before turning ...more

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Kathy Griffin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 58

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Kathleen Mary Griffin (born November 4, 1960) is an American comedian and actress. She has starred in several comedy specials for cable TV and has released several comedy albums. In 2007 and ...more

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Catherine Bell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 50

Birthplace: London, England

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Kathy Bates is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 70

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, three American Comedy Awards, two Emmy ...more

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Kathy Ireland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 55

Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States of America

Kathleen Marie Ireland (born March 20, 1963) is an American model and actress, turned author and entrepreneur. Ireland was a supermodel in the 1980s and 1990s, best known for appearing in 13 ...more

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Catherine Deneuve is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 75

Birthplace: Paris, France

Catherine Fabienne Dorléac, known professionally as Catherine Deneuve (French: [katʁin dənœv], born 22 October 1943), is a French actress as well as an occasional singer, model and ...more

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Katherine Webb is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 29

Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama

Katherine Elizabeth Webb-McCarron professionally known by her maiden name Katherine Webb is an American model, beauty queen, and television personality. She was Miss Alabama USA 2012 and is ...more

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Catherine O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 64

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Catherine Anne O'Hara (born March 4, 1954) is a Canadian actress, writer, and comedian. She first drew notice as an actress in 1974 as a member of The Second City improvisational comedy troupe ...more

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Katherine Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 38

Birthplace: Neath, United Kingdom

Katherine Maria Jenkins (born 29 June 1980) is a Welsh mezzo-soprano singer and songwriter. She is a classical-crossover singer who performs across a spectrum of operatic arias, popular songs, ...more

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Catherine Keener is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 59

Birthplace: USA, Florida, Miami

Catherine Ann Keener (born March 23, 1959) is an American actress. She has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in Being John Malkovich (1999) and ...more

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Catherine Bach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 64

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Catherine Bach (born March 1, 1954) is an American actress. She is known for playing Daisy Duke in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard and Margo Dutton in African Skies. In 2012, she ...more

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Catherine Tate is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 50

Birthplace: Chiswick, London, England

Catherine Tate (born Catherine Ford; 12 May 1968) is an English comedian, actress, and writer. She has won numerous awards for her work on the sketch comedy series The Catherine Tate Show as ...more

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Catherine Oxenberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 57

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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Katherine Kelly Lang is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 57

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Katherine Kelly Lang (born Katherine Kelly Wegeman; July 25, 1961) is an American actress. She is best known for playing Brooke Logan in the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful for the CBS ...more
Catherine McCormack is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 46

Birthplace: Epsom, United Kingdom

Catherine Jane McCormack (born 3 April 1972) is an English actress of stage and screen. Her film appearances include Braveheart (1995), The Land Girls (1998), Dangerous Beauty (1998), Dancing at ...more

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Katherine Helmond is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 89

Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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Kathy Najimy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 62

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Kathy Ann Najimy ( nə-JIM-ee; Arabic: كاثي أن نجيمي‎; born February 6, 1957) is an American actress and activist. She is best known for her roles in the films Sister Act (1992), Hocus Pocus ...more

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Catherine Hicks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 67

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Catherine Mary Hicks (born August 6, 1951) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Annie Camden on the long-running television series 7th Heaven. Other notable roles include ...more

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Catherine McNeil is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 29

Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

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Cathy Moriarty is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Katherine Moennig is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 41

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Catherine McCord is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 44

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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Catherine Tyldesley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Katherine
Age: 35

Birthplace: City of Salford, Swinton, England

Catherine Tyldesley (born 17 September 1983) is an English actress and singer, known for her roles as Iris Moss in the BBC drama Lilies and Eva Price on the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from ...more