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Famous People Named Marilyn

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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

    Film Producer, Model
    Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American...  more

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  • Marilyn Manson

    Film Score Composer, Poet
    Brian Hugh Warner (born January 5, 1969), known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an...  more

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  • Marilyn

    Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
    Peter Robinson (born 3 November 1962, Kingston, Jamaica) better known as Marilyn, is a...  more
  • Marilyn McCoo

    Actor, Singer
    Marilyn McCoo (born September 30, 1943) is an American singer, actress, and television...  more

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  • The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1954. Playboy magazine names its Playmate of...  more
  • Marilyn Hacker

    Poet, Writer
    Marilyn Hacker (born November 27, 1942) is an American poet, translator and critic. She is...  more
  • Marilyn Horne

    Actor, Voice acting
    Marilyn Horne (born January 16, 1934) is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer. She...  more

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  • Marilyn French

    Novelist, Author
    Marilyn French (née Edwards) (November 21, 1929 – May 2, 2009) was a radical feminist American...  more
  • Marilyn Michaels

    Record producer, Comedian
    Marilyn Michaels (born Marilyn Sternberg, February 26, 1943) is a comedian, singer, actress,...  more

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  • Marilyn Ferguson (April 5, 1938 in Grand Junction, Colorado – October 19, 2008) was an...  more
  • Marilyn Milian

    Judge, Actor
    Marilyn Milian (born May 1, 1961) is an American television personality, lecturer, and retired...  more
  • Marilyn Miller

    Actor, Singer
    Marilyn Miller (born Mary Ellen Reynolds; September 1, 1898 – April 7, 1936) was one of the...  more
  • Marilyn Hickey

    Missionary, Author
    Marilyn Hickey is an American Christian minister and televangelist who teaches Bible studies...  more
  • Marilyn Buferd (January 30, 1925 – March 27, 1990) was crowned Miss America in 1946 after...  more
  • Marilyn Burns (born Mary Lynn Ann Burns; May 7, 1949 – August 5, 2014) was an American...  more
  • Marilyn Bergman

    Songwriter, Screenwriter
    Alan Bergman (born September 11, 1925) and Marilyn Bergman (née Keith, born November 10, 1929)...  more
  • Marilyn vos Savant

    Author, Writer
    Marilyn vos Savant (; born 1946) is an American magazine columnist, author, lecturer, and...  more
  • Marilyn Lightstone

    Painter, Announcer
    Marilyn Lightstone (born June 28, 1940) is a Canadian film, television and voice actress and...  more
  • Marilyn Elaine Van Derbur (born June 16, 1937) is the Miss Colorado 1957, 1958 Miss America...  more
  • Marilyn Martinez

    Comedian, Actor
    Marilyn Martinez (February 9, 1955 – November 3, 2007) was a Hispanic American stand up...  more
  • Marilyn Mazur

    Composer, Singer
    Marilyn Mazur (born January 18, 1955) is a Danish percussionist, drummer, composer, vocalist,...  more
  • Marilyn Agliotti

    Field Hockey player
    Marilyn Agliotti (born 23 June 1979 in Boksburg, South Africa) is a field hockey player from...  more
  • Marilyn Musgrave

    Marilyn Neoma Musgrave (née Shuler; born January 27, 1949), American politician, is a former...  more
  • Marilyn Maxwell

    Actor, Singer
    Marvel Marilyn Maxwell (August 3, 1921 – March 20, 1972) was an American actress and...  more