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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.