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Who Is The Most Famous Mabel In The World?

Updated May 17, 2021 228 votes 20 voters 8.5k views29 items

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How many celebrities named Mabel can you think of? The famous Mabels below have many different professions, including notable actors named Mabel, famous political figures named Mabel, and even musicians named Mabel.

Mabel Normand is certainly one of the most famous Mabels on this list. One of the famous actresses named Mabel, she is best known for her collaborations with Charlie Chaplin. She was also famous for her association with the 1922 murder of William Desmond Taylor and the 1924 shooting of Courtland S. Dines.

Another of the famous people with the first name Mabel is Mabel Mercer. She was a cabaret singer. Ernest Hemingway, Cole Porter, and Gertrude Stein were said to be among her fans.

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    Mabel Albertson


    BirthplaceLynn, Massachusetts, USA

    Mabel Ida Albertson (July 24, 1901 – September 28, 1982) was an American actress....  more
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    Mabel Normand


    BirthplaceNew Brighton, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Mabel Ethelreid Normand (November 10, 1892 – February 23, 1930) was an American silent-film actress, screenwriter, director, and producer. She was a popular star and collaborator of Mack Sennett in...  more

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    Mabel King


    BirthplaceUSA, South Carolina, Charleston

    Mabel Elizabeth King (née Washington; December 25, 1932 – November 9, 1999) was an American film, stage, and television actress, and singer. She is best known for her role as Mabel "Mama" Thomas on...  more
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    Mabel Stark


    BirthplacePrinceton, Kentucky, United States of America

    Mabel Stark (December 10, 1889–April 20, 1968), whose real name was Mary Ann Haynie, was a renowned tiger trainer of the 1920s. She was referred to as one of the world's first women tiger...  more
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    Mabel Mercer


    BirthplaceBurton upon Trent, United Kingdom

    Mabel Mercer (3 February 1900 – 20 April 1984) was an English-born cabaret singer who performed in the United States, Britain, and Europe with the greats in jazz and cabaret. She was a featured...  more
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    Mabel Walker Willebrandt


    BirthplaceWoodsdale, Kansas

    Mabel Walker Willebrandt (May 23, 1889 – April 6, 1963), popularly known to her contemporaries as the First Lady of Law, was a U.S. Assistant Attorney General from 1921 to 1929, handling cases...  more
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    Mabel Van Buren


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Mabel Van Buren (July 17, 1878 – November 4, 1947) was an American stage and screen actress from Chicago, Illinois....  more
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    BirthplaceDVD Region 4, Oceania, Australasia, Indo-Australian Plate, Australia

    Helena Mabel Checkley Forrest (6 March 1872 – 18 March 1935) was an Australian writer and journalist. Forrest was born near Yandilla, Queensland (now part of Toowoomba Region), the daughter of James...  more
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    Mabel McVey (born February 20, 1996), mononymously known by her stage name Mabel, is a Spanish-born Swedish-British singer and songwriter based in London. Born in Málaga, Spain and raised in...  more

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    Mabel Segun


    BirthplaceIbadan, Nigeria

    Mabel Segun (born 1930) is a Nigerian poet, playwright and writer of short stories and children's books. She has also been a teacher, broadcaster, and a sports woman....  more
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    BirthplacePijnacker, Netherlands

    Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau (Dutch: Prinses Mabel van Oranje-Nassau; formerly Mabel Martine Wisse Smit, born Mabel Martine Los, 11 August 1968) is the widow of Prince Friso and sister-in-law of...  more
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    Mabel Chee

    Mabel Chee (born November 18, 2005) is a model and the sister of model Lily Chee. She has modeled for Marc Jacobs, Gap and Bloomingdales. She has established a social media presence as mabel.chee on...  more
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    Mabel Ballin


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Mabel Ballin (née Croft; January 1, 1887 – July 24, 1958), born Mabel Croft, was an American motion-picture actress of the silent film era....  more
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    Mabel Collins


    BirthplaceSaint Peter Port, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories

    Mabel Collins (9 September 1851 – 31 March 1927) was a British theosophist and author of over 46 books....  more
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    Mabel Dodge Luhan


    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York

    Mabel Evans Dodge Sterne Luhan (pronounced LOO-hahn; née Ganson; February 26, 1879 – August 13, 1962) was a wealthy American patron of the arts, who was particularly associated with the Taos art...  more
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    Mabel Howard


    BirthplaceBowden, Australia

    Mabel Bowden Howard (18 April 1894 – 23 June 1972) was a well-known New Zealand trade unionist and politician. She was the first woman secretary of a predominantly male union (the Canterbury General...  more
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    Mabel Julienne Scott


    BirthplaceMinneapolis, USA, Minnesota

    Mabel Julienne Scott (November 2, 1892 – October 1, 1976) was an American stage and silent movie actress....  more
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    Mabel Loomis Todd


    BirthplaceCambridge, Massachusetts

    Mabel Loomis Todd or Mabel Loomis (November 10, 1856 – October 14, 1932) was an American editor and writer. She is remembered as the editor of posthumously published editions of Emily Dickinson and...  more
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    Mabel Lucie Attwell


    BirthplaceMile End, London, United Kingdom

    Mabel Lucie Attwell (4 June 1879 – 5 November 1964) was a British illustrator and comics artist. She was known for her cute, nostalgic drawings of children, based on her daughter, Peggy. Her drawings...  more
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    Mabel Maney


    BirthplaceNew Jersey

    Mabel Maney is an artist and author from San Francisco, California known for her lesbian pulp fiction. She is the author of the Nancy Clue series, a lesbian parody of the Nancy Drew, Cherry Ames, and...  more
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    Mabel Paige


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Mabel Paige (December 19, 1880 – February 9, 1954) was an American stage and film actress....  more
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    Mabel Poulton


    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Mabel Lilian Poulton (29 July 1901 – 21 December 1994) was an English film actress, popular in Britain during the era of silent films.Born in Bethnal Green, London, England, Poulton worked as a...  more
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    Mabel Taliaferro


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Mabel "Nell" Taliaferro (May 21, 1887 – January 24, 1979) was an American stage and silent-screen actress, known as the Sweetheart of American Movies....  more
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    Mabel Thorp Boardman


    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

    Mabel Thorp Boardman (October 12, 1860 – March 17, 1946) was an American philanthropist involved with the American Red Cross. She led the Red Cross in the United States following its receiving...  more
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    Mabel Rivera


    BirthplaceSpain, Ferrol

    María Isabel Rivera Torres (born 1952) better known as Mabel Rivera is a Spanish actress from Galicia (Spain). She was born in the City and Naval Station of Ferrol (Corunna), North-western Spain....  more