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Who Is The Most Famous May Or Mae In The World?

Updated February 16, 2021 325 votes 24 voters 9.2k views38 items

List RulesVote up all of the Mays or Maes you've heard of.

How many celebrities named May or Mae can you think of? The famous Mays below have many different professions, including notable actors named Mae, famous musicians named May, and even writers named May.

May Andersen is certainly one of the most famous Mays on this list. One of the famous models named May, she is best known for her work with Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated. She also appeared on the cover of Playboy in 2012.

Another of the famous people with the first name Mae is Mae West. She was an actress and playwright. She Done Him Wrong, I'm No Angel, and Sextette are among her popular films.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named May or Mae? Just add them to the list!

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    Mae Whitman

    1988-06-09
    Mae Margaret Whitman (born June 9, 1988 in Los Angeles) is an American actress and singer....  more

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    Mae West

    1893-08-17
    Mary Jane "Mae" West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer,...  more

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    May Sarton

    1912-05-03
    May Sarton is the pen name of Eleanore Marie Sarton (May 3, 1912 – July 16, 1995), a prolific...  more

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    May Whitty

    1865-06-19
    Dame Mary Louise Webster, (19 June 1865 – 29 May 1948), known professionally as May Whitty...  more
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    May Robson

    1858-04-19
    Mary Jeanette Robison (19 April 1858 – 20 October 1942) known professionally as May Robson,...  more
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    May Andersen

    1982-06-19
    Lykke May Andersen (born 16 June 1982), known as May Andersen, is a Danish model. She is best...  more
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    May Allison

    1890-06-14
    May Allison (June 14, 1890 – March 27, 1989) was an American actress whose greatest success...  more
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    May Britt

    1934-03-22
    May Britt (born Maybritt Wilkens, 22 March 1934) is a Swedish actress who had a brief career...  more

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    May Swenson

    1913-05-28
    Anna Thilda May "May" Swenson (May 28, 1913 – December 4, 1989) was an American poet and...  more
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    May Ziade

    1886-02-11
    May Ziade (also Mayy Ziyādah, Arabic: مي زيادة‎; 11 February 1886 – 17 October 1941) was a...  more
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    May Hallatt

    1876-05-01
    May Hallatt was an actress....  more
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    May Kassab

    1981-12-08
    May Kassab (Arabic: مي كساب‎) (born December 8, 1981) is a popular female singer from Egypt....  more
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    Mae Clarke

    1910-08-16
    Mae Clarke (born Violet Mary Klotz; August 16, 1910 – April 29, 1992) was an American actress....  more
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    Mae Marsh

    1894-11-09
    Mae Marsh (born Mary Wayne Marsh; November 9, 1894 – February 13, 1968) was an American film...  more
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    May J.

    1988-06-20
    May Jamileh Hashimoto (橋本 芽生, Hashimoto Mei), better known by her stage name May J., is a...  more
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    Mae Jemison

    1956-10-17
    Mae Carol Jemison (born October 17, 1956) is an American engineer, physician and former NASA...  more
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    May Miller

    1899-01-26
    May Miller (January 26, 1899 – February 8, 1995) was an African-American poet, playwright and...  more
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    May Irwin

    1862-06-27
    May Irwin (June 27, 1862 – October 22, 1938) was a Canadian actress, singer and star of...  more
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    May Hariri

    1968-01-15
    May Hariri (Arabic: مي حريري‎; born December 24, 1972) is a Lebanese pop artist as well as an...  more
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    Mae Young

    1923-03-12
    Johnnie Mae Young (March 12, 1923 – January 14, 2014) was an American professional wrestler....  more

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    Mae Questel

    1908-09-13
    Mae Questel (September 13, 1908 – January 4, 1998) was an American actress and voice actress...  more
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    May Berenbaum

    1953-07-22
    May Roberta Berenbaum (born 1953) is an American entomologist whose research focuses on the...  more
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    May Morris

    1862-03-25
    Mary "May" Morris (25 March 1862 – 17 October 1938) was an English artisan, embroidery...  more
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    May Chin

    1965-09-21
    Kao Chin Su-mei (born September 21, 1965), also known as Chin Su-mei, May Chin and Ciwas Ali,...  more
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    May Pang

    1950-10-24
    May Fung Yee Pang (born October 24, 1950) is an American, best known as a girlfriend of John...  more