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Who Is The Most Famous Lena In The World?

Updated June 3, 2021 369 votes 24 voters 5.2k views43 items

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

Lena Headey, is certainly one of the most famous Lenas on this list. One of the famous actresses named Lena, she is best known for playing Cersei Lannister on Game of Thrones. She has also appeared in The Brothers Grimm, Imagine Me & You, and 300, among other projects.

Another of the famous people with the first name Lena is Lena Dunham. She is an actress, writer, and director. She created and starred in the HBO series Girls. There are also singers named Lena on this list, such as Lena Horne. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Lena? Just add them to the list! Then be sure to vote up all of the famous Lenas that you recognize.

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    Lena Headey


    BirthplaceHamilton, Bermuda

    Lena Kathren Headey ( LEE-nə HEE-dee; born 3 October 1973) is an English actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Cersei Lannister on the HBO drama series Game of Thrones (2011–2019), for...  more

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    Lena Dunham


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lena Dunham is an American actress, author, screenwriter, producer, and director. She wrote and directed the independent film Tiny Furniture, and is the creator, writer and star of the HBO series...  more

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    Lena Horne


    BirthplaceBedford-Stuyvesant, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, dancer, actress, and civil rights activist. Horne's career spanned over 70 years appearing in film, television, and...  more

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    Lena Olin


    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    Lena Maria Jonna Olin (Swedish pronunciation: [²leːna ʊˈliːn] (listen); born 22 March 1955) is a Swedish actress. She has been nominated for several acting awards, including a Golden Globe for The...  more
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    Lena Gercke


    BirthplaceMarburg, Germany

    Lena Johanna Gercke (born 29 February 1988) is a German fashion model and television host. She won the first cycle of Germany's Next Topmodel and was the host of Austria's Next Topmodel (cycles 1-4)....  more

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    BirthplaceHanover, Germany

    Lena Johanna Therese Meyer-Landrut (German: [ˈleːna]; born 23 May 1991), also known by the mononym Lena, is a German singer-songwriter. She rose to fame after representing Germany in the Eurovision...  more
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    Lena Katina


    BirthplaceRussia, Moscow

    Elena Sergeevna Katina (Russian: Елена Сергеевна Катина, born 4 October 1984), better known as Lena Katina, is a Russian singer and songwriter who is best known for her work with Russian duo t.A.T.u....  more
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    Lena Fujii


    BirthplaceTokyo, Japan

    Lena Fujii (藤井リナ, Fujii Rina) (born on July 2, 1984) is a Japanese commercial fashion model, singer and actress. She is managed by Stellar Entertainment Agency and sometimes goes by the name "Lena"....  more
  • 9

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    Lena Paparigopoulou, also Lena Paparrigopoulou, in, is a Greek fashion model. In 2002, she won the Miss Star Hellas title, and went on to represent Greece at the May 24, 2002 Miss Universe pageant....  more
  • 10

    Lena Yada


    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Lena Yada-Draiman (born November 12, 1978) is an American model, actress and professional tandem surfer who is known for her time in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as a backstage interviewer,...  more
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    Lena Zavaroni


    BirthplaceGreenock, United Kingdom

    Lena Hilda Zavaroni (4 November 1963 – 1 October 1999) was a Scottish singer and a television show host. At ten years of age, with her album Ma! (He's Making Eyes At Me), she was the youngest person...  more
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    Lena Endre


    BirthplaceLidingö Municipality, Sweden

    Lena Endre (born 8 July 1955) is a Swedish actress of film and television, primarily in the Swedish and Norwegian markets, known for her parts in the Liv Ullmann film Trolösa (2000), and the...  more
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    Lena Park


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Park Jung-hyun (Korean: 박정현; born March 23, 1976), also known as Lena Park (Korean: 리나 박), is an American-born South Korean singer who debuted in 1998 with the album, Piece. She is known in South...  more
  • 14

    Lena Herzog


    BirthplaceRussia, Yekaterinburg

    Elena Herzog (née Pisetski; born in 1970) is a Russian-American visual artist and photographer....  more
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    Lena Clark is an actress and stunt performer....  more
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    Lena Söderberg



    Lena Söderberg, born Sjööblom (born 31 March 1951) is a Swedish model who appeared as a Playmate in the November 1972 issue of Playboy magazine, as Lenna Sjööblom. Her centerfold was photographed by...  more
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    Lena Chamamyan (Arabic: لينا شماميان‎, Armenian: Լենա Շամամյան; born 27 June 1980) is a Syrian-Armenian singer, one of the few Eastern women who write, produce, play instruments, and sing. She sings...  more
  • 18

    Lena Ma


    BirthplaceJinan, China

    Lena Ma (simplified Chinese: 马艳冰; traditional Chinese: 馬艶冰; pinyin: Mǎ Yànbīng; born July 7, 1987), is a Canadian beauty queen known for winning Miss World Canada 2009. She was the winner of the Miss...  more
  • 19

    Lena T. Hansson


    BirthplaceKungsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden

    Lena Teresia Hansson (born 18 May 1955) is a Swedish actress. She studied at Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting in Stockholm. Hansson is in a relationship with fellow Swedish actor Peter...  more
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    Lena Nyman


    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    Anna Lena Elisabet Nyman (23 May 1944 – 4 February 2011) was a Swedish film and stage actress. Having had her first film roles in 1955, Nyman had a role in Vilgot Sjöman's 491 (1964) and got her...  more
  • 21

    Lena Granhagen


    BirthplaceLuleå, Sweden

    Lena Granhagen (born 7 January 1938) is a Swedish actress and singer. She has appeared in 40 films and television shows since 1958. She starred in the 1969 film Made in Sweden, which won a Silver...  more
  • 22

    Lena Stolze


    BirthplaceEast Germany, East Berlin

    Lena Stolze (born 8 August 1956 in Berlin) is a German television and film actress....  more
  • 23

    Lena Koppel


    BirthplaceOskarshamn, Sweden

    Lena Koppel is a film director, TV director, screenwriter and film producer....  more
  • 24

    Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth



    Lena Elisabeth Adelsohn Liljeroth (born 24 November 1955) is a Swedish politician who served as Minister for Culture and Sports from 2006 to 2014. A member of the Moderate Party, she was an MP of the...  more
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    Lena Sommestad



    Lena Sommestad (born 3 April 1957 in Börje, Uppsala Municipality) is a Swedish Social Democratic politician and economic historian. She was Minister for the Environment in the Ministry of Sustainable...  more
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