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Ever thought about how many famous people named Lin are out there? This list of celebrities named Lin will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Lins below include actors named Lin and athletes named Lin, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Lin who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Lins below include Lin Biao, Lin Shaye, and Lin Zexu.
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Lin Biao is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Politician, Soldier Lin Biao was a major Chinese Communist military leader who was pivotal in the communist victory in the Chinese Civil War, especially in Northeastern China. Lin was the general who commanded the ...more

Lin Shaye is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Actor Linda "Lin" Shaye is an American film, theatre and television actress.

Lin Zexu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Politician Lin Zexu, courtesy name Yuanfu, was a Chinese scholar and official of the Qing dynasty. Lin's forceful opposition to the opium trade on economic, moral, and social grounds is considered to be ...more

Lin Jiang is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Jiang is an Australian French Horn player. He was born in Shanghai in 1986 and moved to Australia at the age of five. He began playing French horn when he was ten. He has played with the ...more

Lin Yutang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Novelist, Writer, Philosopher Lin Yutang was a Chinese writer, translator, linguist and inventor. His informal but polished style in both Chinese and English made him one of the most influential writers of his generation, ...more

Lin Dan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Athlete Lin Dan is a professional badminton player from China. He is a two-time Olympic champion, five-time world champion, and five-time All England champion. Considered by many to be the greatest ...more

Lin Chia-ying is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Track and field athlete Lin Chia-ying is a Taiwanese shot putter.

Lin Oeding is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Stunt Double, Stunt Performer, Stunt Coordinator Lin Oeding is a stunt performer, stunt double, stunt coordinator and actor.

Lin Carter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Editor, Novelist, Writer Linwood Vrooman Carter was a prolific American author of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an editor, poet and critic. He usually wrote as Lin Carter; known pseudonyms include H. P. ...more

Lin Houston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Houston American football player Lindell Lee Houston was an American football guard who played eight seasons in the All-America Football Conference and in the National Football League with the Cleveland Browns. He was the older ...more

Lin Daiyu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Daiyu Lin Daiyu is one of the principal characters of Cao Xueqin's classic Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber. She is portrayed as a well-educated, intelligent and beautiful young woman. The ...more

Lin Huiyin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Architect, Writer Lin Huiyin was a noted 20th century Chinese architect and writer. She is known to be the first female architect in modern China and her husband the famed "Father of Modern Chinese ...more

Lin Buckfield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Journalist, Television producer, Musician Linda Mary Buckfield is an Australian television producer, journalist and musician. Buckfield was lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for pop-rock group Electric Pandas from 1983 to 1987. ...more

Lin Sue Cooney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Journalist, TV Journalist

Lin Li is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Li is an Olympic champion and former World Record holding swimmer from China. She swam for China at the: Olympics: 1988, 1992, 1996 World Championships: 1991 Asian Games: 1990, 1994 Pan ...more

Lin Qingfeng is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Qingfeng Weightlifter Lin Qingfeng is a Chinese weightlifter. He is 167 cm tall and competed for China at the 2012 Summer Olympics where he won gold, lifting a total of 344 kg.

Lin Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Screenwriter, Writer Lin Anderson is a Tartan Noir crime novelist and screenwriter, best known as the creator of forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod. The Rhona MacLeod books are currently being developed for ITV.

Lin Qiu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Actor Lin Qiu is a actor.

Lin Miaoke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Actor Lin Miaoke appeared to sing "Ode to the Motherland", the Chinese national anthem, at the 2008 Summer Olympics Opening Cermony, but it was later discovered that she had lip-synched to a ...more

Lin Yue is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Yue Athlete Lin Yue; born July 24, 1991 in Chaozhou, Guangdong is a Chinese athlete who competes in diving. He competed for Team China in Diving at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Lin Hsin Hsin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Artist Lin Hsin Hsin is an IT inventor, artist, poet and composer from Singapore, deeply rooted in mathematics and information technology. She established the first virtual museum website, the Lin Hsin ...more

Lin Chia-sheng is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Chia-sheng is a Taiwanese football player. He has played for Taipei City Bank F.C. in Taiwan.

Lin Milano is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Fashion designer, Film Producer, Talent manager Lin Milano is a fashion designer, a film producer and the mother of Alyssa Milano and Cory Milano.

Lin Fanghua is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Mathematician Lin Fanghua, also sometimes written as Fang-Hua Lin, born 1959, is a Chinese-born American mathematician. Currently, he is the Silver Professor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. ...more

Lin Dai is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Dai Actor Linda Lin is an actress.

Lin Fengmian is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Fengmian Lin Fengmian, originally Lin Fengming, was a Chinese painter and is considered a pioneer of modern Chinese painting for blending Chinese and Western styles. He was also an important innovator in ...more

Lin Cheng-sheng is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Lin Cheng-sheng is a Taiwanese film director. His 1997 film Sweet Degeneration was entered into the 48th Berlin International Film Festival.

Lin Zhao is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Zhao Lin Zhao, born Peng Lingzhao, was a prominent dissident who was imprisoned and later executed by the People's Republic of China during the Cultural Revolution for her criticism of Mao Zedong's ...more

Lin Chia-lung is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Chia-lung Politician Lin Chia-lung is a Taiwanese academic and Democratic Progressive Party politician. He was elected mayor of Taichung City in November 2014 and took office on 25 December 2014. In the early 2000s ...more

Lin Van Hek is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Novelist, Writer Lin Van Hek is an Australian writer, member of the Society of Women Writers and is the co-founder of a literary-music group called Difficult Women.

Lin Haiyin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Novelist, Writer Lin Haiyin was a Taiwanese writer of Han Chinese ethnicity. She is best known for her 1960 book My Memories of Old Beijing, a novelistic tribute to her childhood reminiscences of Beijing.

Lin Bing-chao is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Bing-chao Tennis player Lin Bing-chao is a retired Taiwanese tennis player. Lin represented his native country as a qualifier at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he was defeated in the first round by ...more

Lin Hwai-min is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Hwai-min Choreographer, Writer, Dancer Lin Hwai-min is a Taiwanese dancer, writer, choreographer, and founder of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan.

Lin Po Heung is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Po Heung Coach, Athlete Lin Po Heung is a Hong Kong female fencer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics she competed in the Women's foil, defeated 10-13 in the first round.

Lin Feng-jiao is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Actor Lin Feng-jiao, also known as Joan Lin, is a retired Taiwanese actress.

Lin Strong is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Strong Film Producer, Nutritionist, Teacher Lin Strong is a teacher, nutritionist and film producer.

Lin Jong is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Jong Cinematographer Lin Jong is a Taiwanese-born cinematographer. Best known for his work on many of director Ang Lee's early films, Lin has gone on to serve as director of photographer with some of Mainland ...more

Lin Dawson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Dawson American football player James Linwood Dawson, legally changed to J Lin Dawson in 1993, serves as the Managing Director of The Lin Dawson Organization, LLC. The Lin Dawson Organization is a comprehensive organizational ...more

Lin Yi-chun is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Yi-chun Athlete Lin Yi-chun is a Taiwanese sport shooter. She won two medals, gold and silver, in the women's double trap, at the 2001 and 2002 ISSF World Shooting Championships in Cairo, Egypt and Lahti, ...more

Lin Jaldati is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Jaldati Singer, Dancer She and her younger sister, Jannie, both verified to Otto that Anne and Margot had died in Bergen-Belsen and the approximate date.     She was the oldest of three children of hard ...more

Lin Liang is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Liang Painter, Artist Lin Liang was a Chinese imperial painter of plum, flower, and fruit works during the Ming Dynasty. Lin was born in Nanhai in the Guangdong province. His style name was 'Yishan'. Lin often ...more

Lin Tucci is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Tucci Actor, Presenter Lin Tucci is an American actress. Tucci is known for her performance as Henrietta "Mama" Bazoom in the critical and box office bomb film Showgirls. She was nominated for a Golden ...more

Lin Whitworth is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Whitworth Farmer A. Lin Whitworth is a former Democratic county commissioner from Bannock County, Idaho. He previously served in the Idaho State Senate and was a candidate for the United States House of ...more

Lin Jong is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Jong Australian rules football player Lin Jong is an Australian rules football player.

Lin Chien-Kwan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Chien-Kwan Chien-Kwan Lin is a classical saxophonist and teacher.

Lin Davies is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Davies Lecturer

Lin Weining is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Lin Weining Lin Weining is a female Chinese weightlifter. She began with wushu in 1991, and switched to weightlifting in 1992. She joined the provincial weightlifting team four years later.

Lin McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Lin

Lin Tinggui is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Painter, Artist Lin Tinggui was a Chinese painter of the Southern Song Dynasty. His artwork was greatly influenced by themes of Chinese Buddhism.

Lin Thorp is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Lin
Politician Lin Estelle Thorp is a former Australian politician. She was an Australian Labor Party member of the Tasmanian Legislative Council from 1999 until 2011, representing the electorate of Rumney, ...more