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

At this point, the number one Martha name on our list is so Martha, she's become a one-name icon, like Madonna or Bono. The most famous Martha of all-time is a homemaker's homemaker, who's made a fortune from her empire, and ultimately spent time in jail for stock fraud. Which kind of makes this famous Martha even more iconic. Hard to follow that act, but of course, our first president George Washington's ball and chain is one of America's favorite Marthas, as well.

Martha Argerich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Argerich age 76 Martha Argerich is an Argentine pianist, considered one of the greatest pianists of the second half of the 20th century.

Martha Plimpton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Plimpton age 47 Martha Plimpton is an American stage, film, and television actress, singer, and former model. Her feature film debut was in The River Rat before rising to prominence in the Richard Donner film ...more

Martha Washington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Washington Died at 71 (1731-1802) Martha Dandridge Custis Washington was the wife of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Although the title was not coined until after her death, Martha Washington is ...more

Martha MacCallum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha MacCallum age 53 Martha Bowes MacCallum is an American news anchor on the Fox News Channel. She joined the network in 2004, and is based in the New York City bureau. She previously hosted The Live Desk with ...more

Martha Higareda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Higareda age 34 Martha Higareda is a Mexican actress, producer and writer.

Martha Hyer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Hyer Died at 90 (1924-2014) Martha Hyer was an American actress. She is best remembered for her role as Gwen French in Some Came Running, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her ...more

Martha Raye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Raye Died at 78 (1916-1994) Martha Raye was an American comic actress and standards singer who performed in movies, and later on television. She also acted in plays, including Broadway. She was honored in 1969 with an ...more

Martha Reeves is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Reeves age 76 Martha Rose Reeves is an American R&B and pop singer and former politician, and was the lead singer of the Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas. They scored over a dozen hit singles, ...more

Martha Vickers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Vickers Died at 46 (1925-1971) Martha Vickers was an American television and film actress.

Martha Wash is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Wash age 64 Martha Elaine Wash is a two time Grammy nominated American R&B, pop, soul, and house singer and songwriter with a career spanning over thirty years. Known for her distinctive and powerful ...more

Martha Davis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Davis Died at 43 (1917-1960) Martha Davis was an African-American singer and pianist whose musical comedy act, "Martha Davis & Spouse", was popular in the late 1940s and 1950s.

Martha Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Smith age 64 Martha Anne Smith is an American model and actress. In July 1973, she was chosen Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month. Her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar. Smith attended ...more

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Martha Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Coolidge age 71 Martha Coolidge is a film and television director, producer and screenwriter.

Martha Graham is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Graham Died at 97 (1894-1991) Martha Graham was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influence on dance has been compared with the influence Picasso had on the modern visual arts, Stravinsky had on music, or ...more

Martha Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Wainwright age 41 Martha Wainwright is a Canadian-American folk-rock singer-songwriter. She is the daughter of American folk singer and actor Loudon Wainwright III and Canadian folk singer-songwriter Kate ...more

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedi... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. is a diversified media and merchandising company founded by Martha Stewart. It is organized into four business segments: Publishing, Internet, Broadcasting ...more

Martha Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Mansfield Died at 24 (1899-1923) Martha Mansfield was an American actress in silent films and vaudeville stage plays.

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Martha Thomsen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Martha

Martha R. Ingram is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha R. Ingram age 82 Martha Robinson Rivers Ingram is the chairman of Ingram Industries, former chairman of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, and a noted philanthropist and patron of the arts. She was ...more

Martha Quinn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Quinn age 58 Martha Quinn is an actor, a VJ, and a radio/cable TV personality.

Martha Hunt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Hunt age 29 Martha Hunt is an American fashion model. She's mostly known for her work with Free People and for being a part of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2013 and 2014.

Martha Wells is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Wells age 53 Martha Wells is an American speculative fiction writer.

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Martha Burns is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Burns age 60 Martha Burns is a Canadian actress known for her stage work and youth outreach in Ontario and her leading role as Ellen Fanshaw in the TV dramedy series Slings and Arrows. Burns was born 1958 in ...more

Martha Gellhorn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Gellhorn Died at 90 (1908-1998) Martha Ellis Gellhorn was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist, who is considered one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. She reported on virtually every major ...more

Martha Byrne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Byrne age 48 Mary Martha Byrne is an American actress, singer and television writer. She played the role of Lily Walsh Snyder on the soap opera As the World Turns from 1985 to 1989, then again from 1993 to ...more

Martha Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Jefferson Martha Jefferson was the wife of Joe Louis.

Martha Scott is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Scott Died at 91 (1912-2003) Martha Ellen Scott was an American actress. She was featured in major films like Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments, and William Wyler's Ben-Hur. She was best known for originating the role ...more

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Martha Rocha is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Rocha age 81 Maria Martha Hacker Rocha is a former Brazilian beauty pageant contestant. she also is the 1st Miss Universo Brasil winner in 1954. She is the seventh child of engineer Álvaro Rocha and ...more

Martha Coakley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Coakley age 64 Martha Mary Coakley is a former Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Democratic nominee for governor in 2014, but lost to Republican Charlie Baker. Prior to serving as ...more

Martha Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Mitchell Martha Mitchell is an American television director. She has directed for a number of notable television series. Prior to directing, Mitchell worked as a script supervisor on numerous films, the ...more

Martha Tilton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Tilton Died at 91 (1915-2006) Martha Tilton was an American popular singer during America's swing era and traditional pop period. She is best known for her 1939 recording of "And the Angels Sing" with Benny ...more

Martha Henry is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Henry age 80 Martha Henry, CC OOnt is an American-Canadian stage, film, and television actress, perhaps best known for her work at the Stratford Festival in Canada.

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Martha Greenhouse is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Greenhouse Died at 92 (1921-2013) Martha Miriam Greenhouse was an American stage, film and television actress, who also served as an actors' union leader. The Omaha, Nebraska-born actress appeared both on-and off-Broadway. Her ...more

Martha Chase is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Chase Died at 76 (1927-2003) Martha Cowles Chase, also known as Martha C. Epstein, was an American geneticist known for being a member of the 1952 team that experimentally showed that DNA rather than protein is the genetic ...more

Martha Salazar is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Salazar age 48 Martha Salazar is a Mexican female boxer. Salazar, whose global boxing ID is US-CA-061872, fights as a Heavyweight. She is the WIBF's world Heavyweight champion. Her nickname is "The ...more

Martha Mödl is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Mödl Died at 89 (1912-2001) Martha Mödl was a German soprano, and later a mezzo-soprano. She specialized in large dramatic roles such as Isolde, Brünnhilde, and particularly Kundry, and is considered, along with ...more

Martha Samuelson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Samuelson Martha S. Samuelson is President and CEO of Analysis Group, Inc. Samuelson is an expert in antitrust, finance, and valuation, combining her training in finance and economics with five years of ...more

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Martha Veléz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Veléz age 72 Martha Carmen Josephine Hernandéz Rosario de Veléz is an American singer and actress of Puerto Rican descent. Veléz is the former wife of trumpet player Keith Johnson. Her ...more

Martha McSally is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha McSally age 52 Martha McSally is a retired United States Air Force Colonel and politician who is currently a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first American woman to ...more

Martha Minow is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Minow age 63 Martha Louise Minow is the Morgan and Helen Chu Professor of Law and the Dean of Harvard Law School. She has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981. Minow was one of the candidates mentioned to ...more

Martha Hall Findlay is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Hall Findlay age 58 Martha Hall Findlay is a Canadian businesswoman, entrepreneur, lawyer and politician from Toronto, Ontario. She was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as the Liberal Party of Canada's ...more

Martha Bullock is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Bullock Died at 88 (1851-1939) Martha Eccles Bullock was the wife of Seth Bullock, one of the leading citizens in early Deadwood, South Dakota. She and Bullock were married in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1874. Martha Bullock and ...more

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Martha S. Lewis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha S. Lewis Died at 83 (1924-2007) Martha S. Lewis was an American government official and social worker. She had a long career as a ground-breaking social worker in the metropolitan New York City area and elsewhere. In the ...more

Martha Redbone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Redbone Martha Redbone is an American blues and soul singer of part Cherokee, Choctaw, European and African-American descent. She has won awards for her contemporary Native American music. Her music is ...more

Martha Johnson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Johnson age 67 Martha Johnson is a Canadian pop singer and songwriter. She is best known as the vocalist for the 1980s new wave band Martha and the Muffins, which had a major international hit single with ...more

Martha Fierro is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Fierro age 40 Martha Lorena Fierro Baquero is a chess Woman Grandmaster and open International Master. She also holds the FIDE Trainer title, acquired after successful examination at the FIDE Seminar for ...more

Martha Hopkins Struever is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Hopkins Struever age 86 Martha Hopkins Struever is an American Indian art dealer and author, and is regarded as a leading scholar on historic and contemporary Pueblo Indian pottery and Pueblo and Navajo Indian

Martha Southgate is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Southgate Martha Southgate is an African-American novelist and essayist best known for her novel Third Girl from the Left. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, O, Premiere, and Essence.

Martha Davis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Davis age 67 Martha Davis is a member of the musical group, The Motels.

Martha Corey is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Martha
Martha Corey Died at 72 (1620-1692) Martha Corey was accused and convicted of being a witch during the 1692 Salem witch trials, alongside her husband, Giles Corey. The community was surprised to see Corey accused, as she was known ...more