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

Marilyn Manson is a controversial musician who has been nominated for a Grammy Award four times. Three of his albums achieved platinum status, while another three went on to receive a Gold status. His stage name came from merging two icons together: Marilyn Monroe and Charles Manson.

And speaking of which, you can't mention a list of Marilyn's without mentioning the most iconic of all, Marilyn Monroe. An actress and model, best known for such films as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and The Seven Year Itch, her face is still seen all over Hollywood today.

Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Film Producer, Model, Actor
Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s. After spending much of her childhood ...more

Marilyn Manson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Film Score Composer, Poet, Record producer
Brian Hugh Warner, known professionally as Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor, painter, multimedia artist, and former music journalist. He is known ...more

Marilyn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Singer
Peter Robinson, better known as Marilyn, is a British pop singer and songwriter. He is most well known for his 1983 hit "Calling Your Name" and his highly androgynous appearance.

Marilyn Lange is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Nude Glamour Model

Marilyn Cole is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Marilyn Cole is Playboy magazine's January 1972 Playmate of the Month. She was the magazine's first full-frontal nude centerfold. She also became 1973's Playmate of the Year - the only Briton to ...more

Marilyn Chambers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Pornographic actor, Model, Exotic dancer
Marilyn Chambers was an American pornographic film actress, exotic dancer, model, actress and vice-presidential candidate. She was best known for her 1972 hardcore film debut Behind the Green ...more

Marilyn McCoo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Actor, Singer, Presenter
Marilyn McCoo is an American singer, actress, and television presenter, who is best known for being the lead female vocalist in the group The 5th Dimension, as well as hosting the 1980s music ...more

Marilyn Waltz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn

Marilyn Hanold is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Nude Glamour Model, Actor
Marilyn Hanold is an American model and actress.

Marilyn Hacker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Poet, Writer, Critic
Marilyn Hacker is an American poet, translator and critic. She is Professor of English at the City College of New York. Her books of poetry include Presentation Piece, which won the National ...more

Marilyn Horne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Actor, Voice acting, Singer
Marilyn Horne is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer. She specialized in roles requiring a large sound, beauty of tone, excellent breath support, and the ability to execute difficult ...more

Marilyn Carlson Nelson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn

Marilyn French is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Novelist, Author, Writer
Marilyn French was an American author.

Marilyn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Record producer, Comedian, Composer
Marilyn Michaels is a comedian, singer, actress, impressionist, author, and composer.

Marilyn Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Writer
Marilyn Ferguson was an American author, editor and public speaker, best known for her 1980 book The Aquarian Conspiracy and its affiliation with the New Age Movement in popular culture. A ...more

Marilyn Milian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Judge, Actor, Presenter
Marilyn Milian, is a former Florida state circuit court judge who currently presides over the American television series The People's Court. She is the first Latin judge to preside over a court ...more

Marilyn Miller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Actor, Singer, Dancer
Marilyn Miller was one of the most popular Broadway musical stars of the 1920s and early 1930s. She was an accomplished tap dancer, singer and actress, but it was the combination of these ...more

Marilyn Hickey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Missionary, Author, Televangelist
Marilyn Hickey is an American Christian minister and televangelist who teaches Bible studies both nationally and internationally.

Marilyn Buferd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Actor
Marilyn Buferd was crowned Miss California then Miss America in 1946. She appeared in several minor films in the 1950s as well as several foreign language films, including the notable Touchez ...more

Marilyn Burns is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Actor
Marilyn Burns was an American actress, best known for her roles in Tobe Hooper's cult horror films The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and its sequels and Eaten Alive. She is also known for portraying ...more

Marilyn Jess is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Pornographic actor, Actor
Marilyn Jess is the stage name of a French porn actress who was active from 1977 through the early 1990s. She also appeared in documentaries entitled Exhibition 79 and Un siècle de ...more

Marilyn Bergman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Songwriter, Screenwriter, Author
Marilyn Bergman is an American composer, songwriter and author.

Marilyn vos Savant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Author, Writer, Playwright
Marilyn vos Savant is an American who is known for previously having the highest recorded IQ according to the Guinness Book of Records, a competitive category the publication has since retired. ...more

Marilyn Lightstone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Painter, Announcer, Actor
Marilyn Lightstone is a Canadian film, television and voice actress and writer She starred on Canadian television in Anne of Green Gables and Road to Avonlea. She also has had various voice ...more

Marilyn Van Derbur is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Marilyn
Marilyn Elaine Van Derbur is the 1958 Miss America pageant holder. Van Derbur, from Denver, Colorado, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Colorado. She claimed to have been sexually ...more