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Famous People Named Katherine

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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.
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  • Katharine Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

    Katharine Hepburn

    Dec. at 96 (1907-2003)

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

    BirthplaceSwansea, United Kingdom

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

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  • Katherine Heigl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

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

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

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

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

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

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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

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

    BirthplaceGlendale, California, United States of America

    Kathleen Marie Ireland (born March 20, 1963) is an American model and actress, turned author... more

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

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Catherine Fabienne Dorléac, known professionally as Catherine Deneuve (French: [katʁin dənœv],... more
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  • Katherine Webb is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

    BirthplaceMontgomery, Alabama

    Katherine Elizabeth Webb-McCarron professionally known by her maiden name Katherine Webb is an... more

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

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

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

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  • Katherine Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

    BirthplaceNeath, United Kingdom

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

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

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Miami

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

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

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Catherine Bach (born March 1, 1954) is an American actress. She is known for playing Daisy... more
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  • Catherine Tate is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

    BirthplaceChiswick, London, England

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

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

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Catherine Oxenberg, born September 22, 1961) is an American actress. Best known for her... more

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

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Katherine Kelly Lang (born Katherine Kelly Wegeman; July 25, 1961) is an American actress. She... more
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  • Catherine McCormack is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

    BirthplaceEpsom, United Kingdom

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

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  • Katherine Helmond is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

    Katherine Marie Helmond (July 5, 1929 – February 23, 2019) was an American film, theater, and... more
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  • Kathy Najimy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

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

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Catherine Mary Hicks (born August 6, 1951) is an American actress. She is best known for her... more
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  • Catherine McNeil is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Catherine McNeil (born 30 May 1989) is an Australian fashion model. At fourteen years old, she... more

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

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Cathy Moriarty (born November 29, 1960) is an American actress and singer whose career spans... more
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  • Katherine Moennig is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Katherine Sian Moennig (born December 29, 1977) is an American actress known for her role as... more
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  • Catherine McCord is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, USA

    Catherine McCord (born May 10, 1974) is an American former model, actress, and television... more
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  • Catherine Tyldesley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Katherine

    BirthplaceCity of Salford, Swinton, England

    Catherine Tyldesley (born 17 September 1983) is an English actress and singer, known for her... more
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