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Who Is The Most Famous Lynn In The World?

Updated December 29, 2020 438 votes 28 voters 13.8k views52 items

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

How many celebrities named Lynn can you think of? The famous Lynns below have many different professions, including notable actors named Lynn, famous athletes named Lynn, and even musicians named Lynn. There are women and men named Lynn on this list. 

Lynn Redgrave is certainly one of the most famous Lynns on this list. One of the famous actresses named Lynn, she is best known for appearing in such films as Tom Jones and Georgy Girl. She later had roles in Shine and Gods and Monsters.

Another of the famous people with the first name Lynn is Lynn Shelton. She was a writer and director. Your Sister's Sister and Touchy Feely are among her notable films.

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

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  • Lynn Redgrave1
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    Lynn Redgrave

    1943-03-08

    BirthplaceMarylebone, London, United Kingdom

    Lynn Rachel Redgrave (8 March 1943 – 2 May 2010) was an English and American actress. She won...  more

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    #379 of 843 The Best Actresses in Film History#533 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive

  • Lynn Collins2
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    Lynn Collins

    1977-05-16

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Viola Lynn Collins (born May 16, 1977) is an American actress. She has made television...  more
  • Lynn Shelton3
    17

    Lynn Shelton

    1965-01-01

    BirthplaceUSA, Oberlin, Ohio

    Lynn Shelton (August 27, 1965 – May 16, 2020) was an American director known for writing,...  more
  • Lynn Cohen4
    18

    Lynn Cohen

    1933-08-10

    BirthplaceKansas City, USA, Missouri

    Lynn Cohen (born August 10, 1933) is an American actress. She is best known for playing Magda...  more
  • Lynn Anderson5
    12

    Lynn Anderson

    1947-09-26

    BirthplaceGrand Forks, North Dakota, United States of America

    Lynn Rene Anderson (September 26, 1947 – July 30, 2015) was an American country music singer...  more

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    #365 of 602 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#166 of 193 Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely

  • Lynn Whitfield6
    11

    Lynn Whitfield

    1953-05-06

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Lynn Whitfield (née Butler-Smith; born May 6, 1953) is an American actress and producer. She...  more
  • Lynn Swann7
    15

    Lynn Swann

    1952-03-07

    BirthplaceAlcoa, Tennessee, USA

    Lynn Curtis Swann (born March 7, 1952) is an American football player, broadcaster,...  more

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    #96 of 150 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative#15 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time

  • Lynn Bari8
    12

    Lynn Bari

    1913-12-18

    BirthplaceRoanoke, Virginia, United States of America

    Lynn Bari (born Margaret Schuyler Fisher, December 18, 1913 – November 20, 1989) was a film...  more
  • Lynn Carey9
    12

    Lynn Carey

    1946-10-29

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Lynn Carey (born Lynn Catherine Carey on October 29, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter,...  more
  • Lynn Herring10
    8

    Lynn Herring

    1958-09-22

    BirthplaceEnid, Oklahoma, USA

    Sheryl Lynn Herring (born September 22, 1958 in Enid, Oklahoma) is an American soap opera...  more
  • Lynn Chen11
    12

    Lynn Chen

    1976-12-24

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lynn Chen (Chinese: 陳凌; pinyin: chén líng; born December 24) is a Taiwanese American actress...  more

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    #47 of 60 The Best Asian American Actors And Actresses In Hollywood#76 of 93 The Biggest Asian Actors In Hollywood Right Now

  • Lynn Fontanne12
    10

    Lynn Fontanne

    1887-12-06

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Lynn Fontanne (; 6 December 1887 – 30 July 1983) was a British-born American-based actress for...  more
  • Lynn Schusterman13
    10

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri

    Lynn Schusterman is an American philanthropist. She is the co-founder and chair of the Charles...  more
  • Lynn Goldsmith14
    14

    Lynn Goldsmith

    1948-02-11

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Lynn Goldsmith (born February 11, 1948) is an American recording artist, a film director, a...  more
  • Lynn Kelly15
    14

    Lynn Kelly

    1987-01-01

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Lynn Kelly is an Irish model, and former Miss Universe Ireland. In 2008, Dublin-born Kelly was...  more
  • Lynn Kohlman16
    7

    Lynn Kohlman

    1946-08-12

    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey

    Lynn Eleanor Kohlman (August 12, 1946 – September 14, 2008) was a fashion model, photographer,...  more
  • Lynn Compton17
    8

    Lynn Compton

    1921-12-31

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Lynn Davis "Buck" Compton (December 31, 1921 – February 25, 2012) was an American jurist,...  more
  • Lynn Nottage18
    11

    Lynn Nottage

    1964-11-02

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Lynn Nottage (born November 2, 1964) is an American playwright whose work often deals with the...  more
  • Lynn Crawford19
    11

    Lynn Crawford

    1964-01-01

    BirthplaceScarborough, Toronto, Canada

    Lynn Crawford (born July 18, 1964), is a Canadian chef, trained at George Brown College in the...  more
  • Lynn Cartwright20
    7

    Lynn Cartwright

    1927-02-27

    BirthplaceMcAlester, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Lynn Cartwright (February 27, 1927 – January 2, 2004) was an American character actress known...  more
  • Lynn Yaeger21
    11

    Lynn Yaeger

    Lynn Yaeger is a contributing fashion editor to Vogue.com and a contributing writer to Vogue....  more
  • Lynn Carlin22
    5

    Lynn Carlin

    1938-01-31

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Lynn Carlin (born Mary Lynn Reynolds on January 31, 1938, in Los Angeles) is an American...  more
  • Lynn Turner23
    8

    Lynn Turner

    1968-07-13

    BirthplaceTexas

    Lynn Turner (July 13, 1968 – August 30, 2010), born Julia Lynn Womack, was an American...  more
  • Lynn Ahrens24
    7

    Lynn Ahrens

    1948-10-01

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lynn Ahrens (born October 1, 1948) is an American writer and lyricist for the musical theatre,...  more
  • Lynn Patrick25
    5

    Lynn Patrick

    1912-02-03

    BirthplaceVictoria, Canada

    Joseph Lynn Patrick (February 3, 1912 – January 26, 1980) was a Canadian professional ice...  more