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List of famous people named Lydia, along with photos. How many celebrities named Lydia can you think of? The famous Lydias below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Lydia, athletes named Lydia, and even political figures named Lydia. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Lydia? Add them to the list

If you like reading about women who are making a difference in the world, you'll love this list about women named Lydia. First is Hearst, of the iconic publishing family, who is becoming a multi-media scion in her own right. Famous Lydias Lunch and Pense have been making waves in music for decades, the former for helping break the No Wave scene and the later for her powerful soul-rock vocals that have been compared to Janis Joplin.
Lydia Hearst is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 34

Birthplace: USA, Wilton

Lydia Hearst (born September 19, 1984), is an American fashion model, actress, and lifestyle blogger. She is a great-granddaughter of the newspaper publisher and politician William Randolph ...more

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Lydia Lunch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 59

Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA

Lydia Lunch (born Lydia Anne Koch, June 2, 1959) is an American singer, poet, writer, actress and self-empowerment speaker. Her career was spawned by the New York no wave scene.Her work ...more

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Lydia Cornell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 65

Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States of America

Lydia Cornell (born July 23, 1953) is an American actress best known for her role as Sara Rush on the ABC situation comedy Too Close for Comfort.
Lydia Pense is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 71

Birthplace: California

Lydia Pense (born Lydia Jane Pense in San Francisco, California on December 14, 1947) is an American rock-soul-jazz singer who, since 1969, has performed with the band Cold Blood. Critics have ...more
Lydia Mendoza is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Dec. at 91 (1916-2007)

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Lydia Mendoza (May 31, 1916 – December 20, 2007) was an American guitarist and singer of Tejano, conjunto, and traditional Mexican-American music. She is known as "La Alondra de la ...more
Lydia Millet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 50

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Lydia Millet (born December 5, 1968) is an American novelist. Her third novel, My Happy Life, won the 2003 PEN Center USA Award for Fiction, and she has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize ...more
Lydia Lassila is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 37

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Lydia Lassila (née Ierodiaconou) (born 17 January 1982) is an Australian Olympic freestyle skier gold medalist who competed in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, the 2006 ...more
Lydia Shum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Dec. at 63 (1945-2008)

Birthplace: Shanghai, China

Lydia Shum Din-ha or Lydia Sum (Chinese: 沈殿霞; 21 July 1945 – 19 February 2008) was a Hong Kong comedian, MC, and actress known for her portly figure, signature dark rimmed glasses and bouffant ...more
Lydia Artymiw is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Artymiw

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lydia Artymiw is native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and an American concert pianist and professor in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota.
Lydia McLane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Blanco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 44

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Lydia Blanco is an actress and television producer.
Lydia Litvyak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Dec. at 22 (1921-1943)

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Lydia Vladimirovna Litvyak (Russian: Лидия Владимировна Литвяк; 18 August 1921, in Moscow – 1 August 1943, in Krasnyi Luch), also known as Lilya, was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force ...more
Lydia Villa-Komaroff is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Villa-Komaroff Age: 72
Lydia Villa-Komaroff is a molecular cellular biologist who currently works as a Chief Scientific Officer and board member at Cytonome Incorporated. Notably, she is the third Mexican American ...more
Lydia Kandou is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 56

Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia

Lydia Ruth Elizabeth Kandou is an Indonesian actress and multiple-Citra Award winner.
Lydia Stahl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Stahl
Lydia Stahl (1885-?) was a Russian-born secret agent who worked for Soviet Military Intelligence (GRU) in New York and Paris in the 1920s and 30s.
Lydia Loveless is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Loveless Age: 28

Birthplace: Coshocton, Ohio

Lydia Loveless is an alternative country singer-songwriter from Columbus, Ohio. Her music combines classic country, honky tonk, and punk rock.
Lydia Leonard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 37

Birthplace: Paris, France

Lydia Leonard (born 5 December 1981) is an English stage, film and television actress.
Lydia T. Black is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Dec. at 82 (1925-2007)

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR

Lydia T. Black is an author and editor.
Lydia Rotich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Rotich Age: 30

Birthplace: Keiyo District, Kenya

Lydia Chebet Rotich (born 8 August 1988, Keiyo District, Rift Valley Province) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase. She finished fifth at the 2009 ...more
Lydia Woodward is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Woodward is an American television writer and producer. She has worked as both a writer and producer on the television series ER.
Lydia Lamaison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Dec. at 98 (1914-2012)

Birthplace: Mendoza, Argentina

Lydia Lamaison (5 August 1914 – 20 February 2012) was an Argentine actress. She appeared in 47 films and television shows between 1939 and 2012. She starred in the film La caída, which ...more
Lydia Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Cabrera Dec. at 92 (1899-1991)

Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

Lydia Cabrera (May 20, 1899 in Havana, Cuba – September 19, 1991 in Miami, Florida) was a Cuban independent ethnographer. Cabrera was a Cuban writer and literary activist. She was an authority ...more
Lydia Davis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 71

Birthplace: Northampton, Massachusetts

Lydia Davis (born July 15, 1947) is an American writer noted for literary works of extreme brevity (commonly called "flash fiction"). Davis is also a short story writer, novelist, ...more
Lydia Tenaglia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Age: 53
Lydia Tenaglia is a television producer.
Lydia Chukovskaya is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Lydia
Lydia Chukovskaya Dec. at 89 (1907-1996)

Birthplace: Scandinavia, Uusimaa, Europe, Helsinki-Tallin Euregio, Northern Europe, + more

Lydia Korneyevna Chukovskaya (Russian: Ли́дия Корне́евна Чуко́вская, IPA: [ˈlʲidʲɪjə kɐrˈnʲejɪvnə tɕʊˈkofskəjə] (listen); 24 March [O.S. 11 March] 1907 – February 8, 1996) was a Soviet writer, ...more