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Who Is The Most Famous Nancy In The World?

Updated February 11, 2021 640 votes 33 voters 18.9k views76 items

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How many celebrities named Nancy can you think of? The famous Nancys below have many different professions, including notable actresses named Nancy, singers named Nancy, famous athletes named Nancy, and even musicians named Nancy.

Nancy Pelosi is certainly one of the most famous Nancys on this list. One of the famous political figures named Nancy, she has served as a U.S. representative since 1987. She is the only woman to serve as Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Another of the famous people with the first name Nancy is Nancy Wilson. She is the guitarist for the band Heart. She's also created scores for such films as Vanilla Sky and Almost Famous.

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

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    Nancy Pelosi


    BirthplaceArea code 443, Baltimore, Area code 667, United States of America, United States

    Nancy Patricia Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is an American politician and a member of the Democratic Party. She has served as speaker of the United States House of Representatives since January 2019,...  more

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    Nancy Wilson


    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and film composer. She rose to fame alongside her older sister, singer Ann Wilson, as a guitarist...  more

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    Nancy Reagan


    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Alternative NameNancy Reagan

    Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins; July 6, 1921 – March 6, 2016) was an American film actress and the wife of Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States. She was the first...  more

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    Nancy Sinatra


    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, United States of America

    Nancy Sandra Sinatra (born June 8, 1940) is an American singer and actress. She is the elder daughter of Frank Sinatra and Nancy (née Barbato) Sinatra, and is widely known for her 1966 signature hit...  more

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    Nancy Kerrigan


    BirthplaceWoburn, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Nancy Kerrigan (born October 13, 1969) is a former figure skater and American actress. She won bronze medals at the 1991 World Championships and the 1992 Winter Olympics, silver medals at the 1992...  more

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    Nancy O'Dell


    BirthplaceSumter, South Carolina, United States of America

    Nancy O'Dell (born Nancy Evelyn Humphries; February 25, 1966) is an American television host and entertainment journalist. She served as co-anchor of the syndicated entertainment news show...  more
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    Nancy Grace


    BirthplaceMacon, Georgia, USA

    Nancy Ann Grace (born October 23, 1959) is an American legal commentator and television journalist. She was the host of Nancy Grace from 2005 to 2016, which was a nightly celebrity news and current...  more

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    Nancy Spungen


    BirthplaceUniversity City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Nancy Laura Spungen (; February 27, 1958 – October 12, 1978) was the American girlfriend of English Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and a figure of the 1970s punk rock scene. Spungen's life and death...  more

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    Nancy Wilson


    BirthplaceChillicothe, Ohio, USA

    Nancy Sue Wilson (February 20, 1937 – December 13, 2018) was an American singer whose career spanned over five decades, from the mid–1950s until her retirement in the early–2010s. She was notable for...  more

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    Nancy Dell'Olio


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Nancy Dell'Olio (born 23 August 1961) is an Italian British lawyer who first came to public notice as the girlfriend of Sven-Göran Eriksson....  more
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    Nancy Cartwright


    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, United States of America

    Nancy Jean Cartwright (born October 25, 1957) is an American actress, voice actress, and comedian, known for her long-running role as Bart Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons....  more


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    Nancy Travis


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Nancy Ann Travis (born September 21, 1961) is an American actress. She began her career on Off-Broadway theater, before her first leading screen role in the ABC television miniseries Harem opposite...  more

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  • 13

    Nancy Walker


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Nancy Walker (May 10, 1922 – March 25, 1992) was an American actress and comedian of stage, screen, and television. She was also a film and television director (such as of The Mary Tyler Moore Show,...  more
  • 14

    Nancy Allen


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Nancy Anne Allen (born June 24, 1950) is a retired American actress. She came to prominence for her performances in several films directed by Brian De Palma in the 1970s and early 1980s. Her...  more
  • 15

    Nancy Meyers


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Nancy Jane Meyers (born December 8, 1949) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. She is the writer, producer and director of several big-screen successes, including The Parent Trap...  more
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    Nancy Ajram


    BirthplaceAchrafieh, Lebanon

    Nancy Nabil Ajram (Arabic: نانسي نبيل عجرم‎, born May 16, 1983) is a Lebanese recording artist and one of the most successful singers in the Arab world and English. Born and raised in Achrafieh,...  more
  • 17

    Nancy Carell


    BirthplaceCohasset, Massachusetts, USA

    Alternative NameNancy Walls

    Nancy Ellen Carell (; née Walls; born July 19, 1966) is an American actress, comedian and writer best known for her work on Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show and The Office. In 2016, she co-created...  more
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    Nancy Valen


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Nancy Valen (born December 16, 1965) is an American actress and television producer. She is best known for portraying Captain Samantha Thomas on Baywatch....  more
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    Nancy Kwan


    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Nancy "Ka Shen" Kwan (Chinese: 關家蒨; pinyin: Guān Jiāqiàn; born May 19, 1939) is a Hong Kong-born American actress who played a pivotal role in the acceptance of actors of Asian ancestry in major...  more
  • 20

    Nancy Sorrell


    BirthplaceEssex, England

    Nancy Sorrell (born 13 July 1974) is an English model, actress and television presenter from Chigwell....  more
  • 21

    Nancy Kulp


    BirthplaceHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

    Alternative NameNancy Kulp

    Nancy Jane Kulp (August 28, 1921 – February 3, 1991) was an American character actress best known as Miss Jane Hathaway on the CBS television series The Beverly Hillbillies....  more
  • 22

    Nancy McKeon


    BirthplaceWestbury, New York, United States of America

    Nancy Justine McKeon (born April 4, 1966) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Jo Polniaczek on the NBC sitcom The Facts of Life and Jinny Exstead on The Division....  more
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    Nancy Kovack


    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Flint

    Nancy Kovack (born March 11, 1935) is a retired American film and television actress....  more
  • 24

    Nancy Dussault


    BirthplacePensacola, Florida, USA

    Nancy Dussault (born June 30, 1936) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role in the sitcom Too Close for Comfort (1980–1987). In a career spanning over half a century,...  more
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    Nancy Kelly


    BirthplaceLowell, Massachusetts, USA

    Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an American actress. A child actress and model, she was a repertory cast member of CBS Radio's The March of Time and became a movie leading lady in...  more
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