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Who Is The Most Famous Lorraine In The World?

Updated May 17, 2021 252 votes 27 voters 4.3k views32 items

List RulesVote up all of the Lorraines you've heard of.

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

Lorraine Bracco is certainly one of the most famous Lorraines on this list. One of the famous actresses named Lorraine, she is best known for playing Karen Hill in Goodfellas and Jennifer Melfi on The Sopranos. She also appeared in such projects as The Pick-Up Artist, Someone to Watch Over Me, and Sing.

Another of the famous people with the first name Lorraine is Lorraine Kelly. She is a presenter and journalist. She presented on GMTV, This Morning, and Lorraine among other ITV shows. You may also recognize Lorraine Warren, a famous demonologist and the inspiration for Vera Farmiga's character in The Conjuring films.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Lorraine? Just add them to the list!

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    Lorraine Bracco


    BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

    Lorraine Bracco (Italian: [ˈbrakko]; born October 2, 1954) is an American actress. She is best known for her performances as Dr. Jennifer Melfi on the HBO series The Sopranos, and as Karen Friedman...  more

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    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Lorraine Vivian Hansberry (May 19, 1930 – January 12, 1965) was an African-American playwright and writer.Hansberry was the first black female author to have a play performed on Broadway. Her best...  more
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    Lorraine Kelly


    BirthplaceGorbals, Glasgow, United Kingdom

    Lorraine Kelly, (born 30 November 1959) is a Scottish actor and presenter, and journalist. She is best known for presenting Raa Raa the Noisy Lion on CBeebies. Kelly has been presented on TV-am,...  more
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    Lorraine Warren


    BirthplaceBridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

    Lorraine Rita Warren (née Moran; January 31, 1927 – April 18, 2019) was an American paranormal investigator and author associated with prominent cases of hauntings. Warren professed to be clairvoyant...  more
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    BirthplaceTrinidad, Trinidad and Tobago

    Lorraine Toussaint (born April 4, 1960) is a Trinidadian-American actress and producer. Toussaint began her career in theatre before supporting performances in films such as Breaking In (1989),...  more
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    Lorraine Chase


    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Lorraine Chase (born 16 July 1951) is an English actress and former model. She became well known for her strong cockney accent and frequent use of cockney slang, and found fame through a series of...  more
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    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York

    Lorraine Feather (born Billie Jane Lee Lorraine Feather; September 10, 1948) is an American singer, lyricist, and songwriter....  more
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    BirthplaceLondon, England, UK

    Lorraine Pascale (born 17 November 1972) is an English television cook and former model, best known for selling almost one million books in the UK alone. She has presented three television series for...  more
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    Lorraine Downes


    BirthplaceAuckland, New Zealand

    Lorraine Elizabeth Downes (born 12 June 1964) is a New Zealand dancer and beauty queen who won the Miss Universe title in 1983 and the New Zealand version of the reality TV show Dancing with the...  more
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    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Lorraine Ellison (March 17, 1931 – January 31, 1983) was an American soul singer known for her recording of the song "Stay with Me" (sometimes known as "Stay With Me Baby") in 1966....  more
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    Lorraine Schwartz

    Lorraine Schwartz is an American bespoke high jewellery designer. She has designed jewelleries for a host of famous female celebrities including Beyoncé, Blake Lively and Kim Kardashian. In 2009,...  more
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    Lorraine Gary


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, Forest Hills, New York

    Lorraine Gary (born August 16, 1937) is a retired American actress, best known for her role as Ellen Brody in Jaws, Jaws 2, and Jaws: The Revenge. She also appeared in 1941 and Car Wash....  more
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    BirthplacePortsmouth, United Kingdom

    Lorraine Stanley (born 28 June 1976) is an English actress, known for playing Kelly in the 2006 film London to Brighton and Karen Taylor in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. ...  more
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    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Lorraine Broussard Nicholson (born April 16, 1990) is an American actress and director. She is known for playing Alana Blanchard in the biographical film Soul Surfer (2011)....  more
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    BirthplaceManchester, England

    Lorraine Ashbourne (born on 7 January 1961) is an English stage, film and television actress....  more
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    Lorraine Crapp


    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Lorraine Joyce Thurlow, (born 1 October 1938), née Crapp, is a former Olympic swimming champion representing Australia. In world swimming history, Crapp earned a place as the first woman to break...  more
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    Lorraine Klaasen

    Lorraine Klaasen (born 1957) is a London, Ontario-based world music singer. Her mother was South African jazz singer Thandi Klaasen. She has performed at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, and...  more
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    Lorraine Michael


    BirthplaceNewfoundland and Labrador, Canada

    Lorraine Michael (born March 27, 1943) is a social-democratic Canadian politician from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. From May 2006 until March 2015, Michael was the leader of the Newfoundland...  more
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    Lorraine Murray

    Lorraine Grace Viscardi Murray is an American author and columnist....  more
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    BirthplaceRepublic of Ireland, Dublin

    Lorraine Pilkington (born 18 April 1974) is an Irish actress from Dublin, who is best known for her role as Katrina Finlay from Monarch of the Glen....  more
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    Lorraine Rothman

    Lorraine Rothman (January 12, 1932 – September 25, 2007) was a founding member of the feminist Self-Help Clinic movement. In 1971, she invented the Del-Em menstrual extraction kit to provide abortion...  more
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    Lorraine Desmarais


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Lorraine Desmarais C.M. (born August 15, 1956) is a French-Canadian jazz pianist and composer. Born in Montreal, she earned a B.Mus. (1977) and M.Mus. (1979) in classical piano at Université de...  more
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    Lorraine Twohill

    Lorraine joined Google in 2003 and is an active member of the European management team. She is responsible for all of Google's regional marketing activities and teams in Europe, the Middle East...
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    Lorraine Ali

    Lorraine Ali is an American journalist. Based in Los Angeles, California, she is a television critic at the Los Angeles Times, where she was previously a senior writer and music editor. Her work has...  more
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    Lorraine Collett

    Lorraine Collett Petersen (December 9, 1892 – March 30, 1983) was an American model hired to promote a corporate trademark as the "Sun-Maid Girl". Lorraine Collett was born to George Dexter Collett...  more