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Famous People Named Nancy

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

There are plenty of political Nancys on this list. Nancy Pelosi is the only woman who has ever been a House Speaker and is the Minority Leader in the House of Representatives as a Democratic leader. Nancy Reagan was the wife and First Lady to the 40th President of the United States, President Ronald Reagan. While in office, she founded the Just Say No campaign and worked with Foster Grandparents Program.

Nancy Sinatra, daughter to the famous Frank Sinatra and born Jersey girl, followed in her father's footsteps and became a famous singer. Her most famous hit was These Boots Were Made for Walking and she also starred in many movies with Elvis Presley..
  • Nancy Pelosi

    Nancy Pelosi



    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Nancy Patricia Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is an American politician and a member of the... more on Wikipedia

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    #16 of 33 The Most Influential People Of 2020#231 of 595 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

  • Nancy Wilson

    Nancy Wilson

    Record producer, Guitarist


    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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    #168 of 316 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years#52 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

  • Nancy Grace

    Nancy Grace

    Commentator, Television Show Host


    BirthplaceMacon, Georgia, United States of America

    Nancy Ann Grace (born October 23, 1959) is an American legal commentator and television... more on Wikipedia

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    #1 of 131 The Most Annoying TV Hosts#23 of 49 The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

  • Nancy Sinatra

    Nancy Sinatra

    Author, Actor


    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... more on Wikipedia

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    The Best Nancy Sinatra Albums of All Time#515 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

  • Nancy Reagan


    BirthplaceFlushing, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins; July 6, 1921 – March 6, 2016) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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    How Nancy Reagan Used Astrology In Ronald Reagan's White House#1704 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

  • Nancy O'Dell

    Nancy O'Dell

    Journalist, Actor


    BirthplaceUSA, South Carolina, Sumter

    Nancy O'Dell (born Nancy Evelyn Humphries; February 25, 1966) is an American television host... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Drew
    Nancy Drew is a 2007 American mystery comedy film loosely based on the popular series of... more on Wikipedia

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    #418 of 836 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made#5 of 24 Great Mystery Movies the Whole Family Will Enjoy

  • Nancy Wilson

    Nancy Wilson

    Musician, Singer


    BirthplaceChillicothe, Ohio, USA

    Nancy Sue Wilson (February 20, 1937 – December 13, 2018) was an American singer whose career... more on Wikipedia

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    #121 of 602 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#461 of 739 The Best Singers of All Time

  • Nancy Kerrigan

    Nancy Kerrigan

    Figure Skater, Actor


    BirthplaceWoburn, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Nancy Kerrigan (born October 13, 1969) is a former figure skater and American actress. She won... more on Wikipedia

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    #73 of 289 The Best 'Dancing With The Stars' Contestants, Ranked#31 of 41 The Greatest Retired Figure Skaters of All Time

  • 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... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Travis

    Nancy Travis

    Comedian, Film Producer


    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... more on Wikipedia

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    #231 of 269 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World#243 of 250 The Best Actresses Working Today

  • Nancy Cartwright

    Nancy Cartwright

    Comedian, Actor


    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, United States of America

    Nancy Jean Cartwright (born October 25, 1957) is an American actress, voice actress, and... more on Wikipedia


    #18 of 126 The All-Time Best Voice Actors#3 of 17 18 Voice Actors Who Look Nothing Like Their Characters

  • Nancy Valen


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Nancy Valen (born December 16, 1965) is an American actress and television producer. She is... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Allen

    Nancy Allen

    Activist, Actor


    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... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Kovack


    BirthplaceFlint, Michigan, United States of America

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


    BirthplaceAchrafieh, Lebanon

    Nancy Nabil Ajram (Arabic: نانسي نبيل عجرم‎, born May 16, 1983) is a Lebanese recording artist... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Carell


    BirthplaceUSA, Cohasset, Massachusetts

    Nancy Ellen Carell (; née Walls; born July 19, 1966) is an American actress, comedian and... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Kwan

    Nancy Kwan

    Performer, Actor


    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Nancy "Ka Shen" Kwan (Chinese: 關家蒨; pinyin: Guān Jiāqiàn; born May 19, 1939) is a Hong... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Walker

    Nancy Walker

    Jazz Pianist, Actor

    AgeDec. at 70 (1922-1992)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Nancy Walker (May 10, 1922 – March 25, 1992) was an American actress and comedian of stage,... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Sorrell

    Nancy Sorrell

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceEssex, United Kingdom

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

    Nancy McKeon

    Television producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceWestbury, New York, United States of America

    Nancy Justine McKeon (born April 4, 1966) is an American actress. She is known for her roles... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Spungen

    AgeDec. at 20 (1958-1978)

    BirthplaceUniversity City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Nancy Laura Spungen (; February 27, 1958 – October 12, 1978) was the American girlfriend of... more on Wikipedia

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    #695 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#80 of 100 The Smartest Celebrities

  • Nancy Lopez

    Nancy Lopez

    Golfer, Athlete


    BirthplaceTorrance, California, United States of America

    Nancy Marie Lopez (born January 6, 1957) is a retired American professional golfer. She became... more on Wikipedia

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    #190 of 238 The Best Female Athletes of All Time#53 of 99 The Best Hispanic Athletes

  • Nancy Kulp

    Nancy Kulp

    Politician, Actor

    AgeDec. at 70 (1921-1991)

    BirthplaceHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Nancy Jane Kulp (August 28, 1921 – February 3, 1991) was an American character actress best... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Kress

    Nancy Kress

    Novelist, Author


    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    Nancy Anne Kress (born January 20, 1948) is an American science fiction writer. She began... more on Wikipedia