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Famous People Named Lynn 

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If your name is Lynn, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Lynn, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Lynn can you think of? The famous Lynns below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Lynn, athletes named Lynn, and even political figures named Lynn. The music industry is no stranger to the name Lynn, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Lynn are worth mentioning? This list includes Lynn Swann, Lynn Collins, Lynn Redgrave and Lynn Dickey. To read more about these notable people named Lynn, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 66

Birthplace: Alcoa, Tennessee, Blount County, United States, with Territories

Lynn Curtis Swann (born March 7, 1952) is an American football player, broadcaster, politician, and athletic director, best known for his association with the University of Southern California ...more

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Lynn Collins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 41

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Viola Lynn Collins (born May 16, 1977) is an American actress. She has made television appearances in True Blood and Manhunt: Unabomber, and is recognized for her roles in films such as X-Men ...more
Lynn Redgrave is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Dec. at 67 (1943-2010)

Birthplace: England, London

Lynn Rachel Redgrave (8 March 1943 – 2 May 2010) was an English and American actress. She won 2 Golden Globe Awards, was a two-time Oscar nominee and received Emmy and Tony nominations. A member ...more

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Lynn Dickey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 69

Birthplace: Osawatomie, Kansas

Clifford Lynn Dickey (born October 19, 1949) is a retired National Football League quarterback, who played for the Houston Oilers and the Green Bay Packers in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Lynn Anderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 71

Birthplace: Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States of America

Lynn Rene Anderson (September 26, 1947 – July 30, 2015) was an American country music singer known for a string of hits from the late 1960s to the 1980s, most notably her worldwide hit ...more

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Lynn Whitfield is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 65

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Lynn Whitfield (née Butler-Smith; born May 6, 1953) is an American actress and producer. She began her acting career in television and theatre, before progressing to supporting roles in ...more
Lynn Conway is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 81

Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York

Lynn Ann Conway (born January 2, 1938) is an American computer scientist, electrical engineer, inventor, and transgender activist.Conway is notable for a number of pioneering achievements, ...more
Lynn Bari is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Dec. at 76 (1913-1989)

Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America

Lynn Bari (born Margaret Schuyler Fisher, December 18, 1913 – November 20, 1989) was a film actress who specialized in playing sultry, statuesque man-killers in roughly 150 20th Century Fox ...more
Lynn Carey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Lynn Carey Age: 72

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Lynn Carey (born Lynn Catherine Carey on October 29, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, model, and actress best known as the lead vocalist in the band Mama Lion. She is also the daughter ...more
Lynn Harrell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 75

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Lynn Harrell (born January 30, 1944) is an American classical cellist.

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Lynn Herring is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 60

Birthplace: Enid, Oklahoma, USA

Sheryl Lynn Herring (born September 22, 1958 in Enid, Oklahoma) is an American soap opera actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Lucy Coe on the long-running soap opera General ...more
Lynn Laverty Elsenhans ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 62
Lynn Laverty Elsenhans is the former Chairperson, Chief Executive Officer and President of Sunoco.
Lynn Kohlman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Dec. at 62 (1946-2008)

Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey

Lynn Eleanor Kohlman (August 12, 1946 – September 14, 2008) was a fashion model, photographer, author, and creative director at DKNY.
Lynn Turner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Dec. at 42 (1968-2010)

Birthplace: Texas

Lynn Turner (July 13, 1968 – August 30, 2010), born Julia Lynn Womack, was an American convicted murderer. In 1995, her husband, Glenn Turner, died after allegedly being sick with the flu. In ...more
Lynn Fontanne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Dec. at 96 (1887-1983)

Birthplace: Woodford, London, London, United Kingdom

Lynn Fontanne (; 6 December 1887 – 30 July 1983) was a British-born American-based actress for over 40 years. She teamed with her husband, Alfred Lunt. Lunt and Fontanne were given special Tony ...more
Lynn Schusterman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 80

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri

Lynn Schusterman is an American philanthropist. She is the co-founder and chair of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, and founder of several other philanthropic initiatives ...more
Lynn Kelly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 32

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Lynn Kelly is an Irish model, and former Miss Universe Ireland. In 2008, Dublin-born Kelly was crowned Miss Universe Ireland, narrowly beating rival Lorraine Turner in the finals. Judges at the ...more
Lynn Turner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 83

Birthplace: California

Lynn Myers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 67
Lynn A. Myers (born May 25, 1951 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a former Canadian politician. Before being elected federally, he was involved in politics in the Waterloo Region from 1978 to 1997. He ...more
Lynn Hahn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Lynn Compton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Dec. at 91 (1921-2012)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Lynn Davis "Buck" Compton (December 31, 1921 – February 25, 2012) was an American jurist, police officer, and soldier. In his legal career, he served as a prosecutor and California ...more
Lynn Vidali is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Lynn Vidali Age: 66

Birthplace: California

Lynn Marie Vidali (born May 26, 1952), also known by her married name Lynn Gautschi, is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder. As a 16-year-old ...more
Lynn Austin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Lynn Austin is the Chief Management Officer, Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response in the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Lynn Crawford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
Age: 55

Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Lynn Crawford (born July 18, 1964), is a Canadian chef, trained at George Brown College in the Toronto, Ontario. She is known for her appearances on the Food Network show Restaurant Makeover, ...more
Lynn M. Stone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Lynn
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