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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..
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  • Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Pelosi

    Politician

    Age80

    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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    #65 of 160 The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits#75 of 489 Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are

  • Nancy Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Wilson

    Record producer, Guitarist

    Age66

    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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    #181 of 316 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years#53 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

  • Nancy Grace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Grace

    Commentator, Television Show Host

    Age60

    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#25 of 49 The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

  • Nancy Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Sinatra

    Author, Actor

    Age80

    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#199 of 363 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

  • Nancy Reagan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Age99

    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#113 of 433 The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

  • Nancy O'Dell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy O'Dell

    Journalist, Actor

    Age54

    BirthplaceUSA, South Carolina, Sumter

    Nancy O'Dell (born Nancy Evelyn Humphries; February 25, 1966) is an American television host... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Drew is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Nancy
    Nancy Drew is a 2007 American mystery comedy film loosely based on the popular series of... more on Wikipedia

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

  • Nancy Wilson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Wilson

    Musician, Singer

    Age83

    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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    #461 of 739 The Best Singers of All Time#128 of 602 The Best Female Vocalists Ever

  • Nancy Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Kerrigan

    Figure Skater, Actor

    Age50

    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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    #45 of 289 The Best 'Dancing With The Stars' Contestants, Ranked#275 of 595 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

  • Nancy Dell'Olio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Age59

    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 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Travis

    Comedian, Film Producer

    Age59

    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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    #233 of 269 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World#532 of 853 The Best Actresses in Film History

  • Nancy Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Cartwright

    Comedian, Actor

    Age62

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, United States of America

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

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    #17 of 125 The All-Time Best Voice Actors#3 of 17 18 Voice Actors Who Look Nothing Like Their Characters

  • Nancy Valen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Age54

    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 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Allen

    Activist, Actor

    Age70

    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 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Age84

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Flint

    Nancy Kovack (born March 11, 1935) is a retired American film and television actress.
  • Nancy Ajram is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Age37

    BirthplaceAchrafieh, Lebanon

    Nancy Nabil Ajram (Arabic: نانسي نبيل عجرم‎, born May 16, 1983) is a Lebanese recording artist... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy Carell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Age54

    BirthplaceUSA, Cohasset, Massachusetts

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

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    #18 of 22 The Best One-Season 'SNL' Cast Members#51 of 70 The Greatest Daily Show Correspondents Of All Time

  • Nancy Kwan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Kwan

    Performer, Actor

    Age81

    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 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    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 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Sorrell

    Model, Actor

    Age46

    BirthplaceEssex, United Kingdom

    Nancy Sorrell (born 13 July 1974) is an English model, actress and television presenter from... more on Wikipedia
  • Nancy McKeon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy McKeon

    Television producer, Screenwriter

    Age54

    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 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

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

  • Nancy Lopez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Lopez

    Golfer, Athlete

    Age63

    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#43 of 49 The Most Influential Female Athletes of All Time

  • Nancy Kulp is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    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 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Nancy

    Nancy Kress

    Novelist, Author

    Age72

    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
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