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Who Is The Most Famous Lynne In The World?

Updated May 24, 2021 281 votes 22 voters 3.8k views35 items

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

Lynne Cheney, is certainly one of the most famous Lynnes on this list. One of the famous public figures named Lynne, she served as Second Lady of the United States from 2001 until 2009. She is also the author or co-author of several books including Sisters and America: A Patriotic Primer.

Another of the famous people with the first name Lynne is Lynne Thigpen. She was an actress. She is best known for playing The Chief on the game show Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Lynne Marie Stewart, Lynne Lipton, and Lynne Carver are also actresses named Lynne. You may also recognize singers named Lynne, such as Lynne Randell. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Lynne? Just add them to the list! Then be sure to vote up all of the Lynnes that you recognize. 

  • 1

    BirthplaceCasper, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Ann Cheney (; née Vincent; born August 14, 1941) is an American author, scholar, and former talk-show host. She is the wife of the 46th vice president of the United States, Dick Cheney, and  ...more
  • 2

    BirthplaceJoliet, Illinois, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Cherlynne Theresa "Lynne" Thigpen (December 22, 1948 – March 12, 2003) was an American actress, best known for her role as "The Chief" of ACME in the various Carmen Sandiego television series and  ...more
  • 3

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    Lynne Randell (born Lynne Randall, 14 December 1949 – 8 June 2007) was an English Australian pop singer. For three years in the mid-1960s she was Australia's most popular female performer and had  ...more
  • 4

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Lynne Griffin (born September 17, 1952) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her work in film, television and stage, particularly her appearances in the horror films Black Christmas (1974) and  ...more
  • 5

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Carver (September 13, 1916 – August 12, 1955) was an American film actress. She appeared in 42 films between 1934 and 1953.  ...more
  • 6

    BirthplaceEl Paso, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Roberts, also credited as Mary Hart, was born Theda May Roberts (November 22, 1922 – April 1, 1978). She was an American film actress during the Golden Age of Hollywood who appeared exclusively  ...more
  • 7

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Littman (born June 26, 1941) is an American film and television director and producer. Her best known work is Testament (1983) and she has won several awards including an Academy Award for her  ...more
  • 8

    BirthplaceGlasgow, Scotland


    Lynne Ramsay (born 5 December 1969) is a Scottish film director, writer, producer, and cinematographer best known for the feature films Ratcatcher (1999), Morvern Callar (2002), We Need to Talk About  ...more
  • 9

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Marie Stewart (born December 14, 1946) is an American film, stage, television and voice actress, best known for her performance as Miss Yvonne, the Most Beautiful Woman in Puppet Land. She  ...more
  • 10
    Lynne Lipton is an American film, stage, television and voice actress. She provided the voices of all female characters on the popular 1980s animated series ThunderCats, until the second season, when  ...more
  • 11

    BirthplaceLong Island, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Koplitz is an American stand-up comedian and actress. Koplitz was host of Telepictures' nationally syndicated dating show Change of Heart, guest host on NBC's Later, co-host of the Food  ...more
  • 12

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Moody (born February 17) is an American actress who has made many appearances on television. Moody studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse, Goodman Theatre and Hull House. She worked as a  ...more
  • 13

    BirthplaceMcComb, Mississippi, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Irene Spears (née Bridges; born May 4, 1955) is an American author and mother of Britney Spears, as well as producer Bryan Spears and singer Jamie Lynn Spears.  ...more
  • 14

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Arriale is an American pianist, composer and bandleader.   ...more
  • 15

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Adams (born October 8, 1946) is an American actress. Adams played the role of Leslie Jackson Bauer Norris Bauer from 1966 to 1971 and again from 1973 to 1976 on The Guiding Light. She was the  ...more
  • 16

    BirthplaceWoodmere, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Tillman (born 1947) is a novelist, short story writer, and cultural critic. She is currently Professor/Writer-in-Residence in the Department of English at the University at Albany and teaches  ...more
  • 17

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Lynne Marsha Abraham (born January 31, 1941) is an American attorney who served as the District Attorney of the City of Philadelphia from May 1991 to January 2010. She was the first woman to serve as  ...more
  • 18

    BirthplaceRacine, Wisconsin

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Lynne Cohen (July 3, 1944 – May 12, 2014) was an American-Canadian photographer.  ...more
  • 19

    BirthplaceHighgate, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Lynne Choona Featherstone, Baroness Featherstone, (née Ryness, 20 December 1951) is a British Liberal Democrat parliamentarian and member of the House of Lords.A Member of the London Assembly (MLA)  ...more
  • 20

    BirthplaceHillingdon, United Kingdom


    Lynne Maria Frederick (25 July 1954 – 27 April 1994) was a British actress, film producer, and fashion model known for her classic English rose beauty, girl next door charm, angelic features, and  ...more
  • 21

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    Lynne Janice Kosky (2 September 1958 – 4 December 2014) was an Australian politician and senior minister in the Government of Victoria. She represented the electoral district of Altona in the  ...more
  • 22

    BirthplacePaddington, Sydney, Australia


    Lynne McGranger (born 29 January 1953) is an Australian actress best known for her role as Irene Roberts on soap opera Home and Away. She is currently the second-longest serving cast member after  ...more
  • 23

    BirthplaceMerthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom

    Lynne Neagle AM (born 18 January 1968) is a Welsh Labour & Co-operative politician. Born in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, Neagle has represented the constituency of Torfaen since the National  ...more
  • 24

    BirthplaceRotherham, United Kingdom


    Lynne Perrie (born Jean Dudley, 7 April 1931 – 24 March 2006), was an English actress, singer and television personality, best known as Mrs Casper in Ken Loach's 1969 film Kes, Mrs Petty in the  ...more
  • 25

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lynne Rae Perkins (born July 31, 1956) is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. Her novel Criss Cross, winner of the 2006 Newbery Medal, is a book of vignettes, illustrations,  ...more
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