List of famous people named Michelle, along with photos. How many celebrities named Michelle can you think of? The famous Michelles below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Michelle, athletes named Michelle, and even political figures named Michelle. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Michelle? Add them to the list.Maybe it's the award winning/nominated Michelle's that have caught your vote; Michelle Pfeiffer and Michelle Williams have been in so many Oscar winning films, such as Scarface and My Week With Marilyn. And don't forget Harriet the Spy's Michelle Trachtenberg! Of course, you can't mention famous women named Michelle without including First Lady Michelle Obama, know for her philanthropy and programs for children. Or maybe you'd rather be singing to Grammy Award winner Michelle Branch.