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Famous People Named Nora 

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

You may know Nora Ephron from her classic romantic comedies: When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, and Silkwood. All three got her nominated for Academy Award for Best Writing. She's also received a BAFTA and has been nominated for a Tony. Nora Roberts, a famous romance novelist, was the very first author to be inducted into the Romance Writers of America. She even had several pseudonyms so that she could publish more. J.D. Robbs is her most famous alter ego. Through that name, she published her in Death series.


Nora Ephron is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Journalist, Novelist, Film Producer

Age: Dec. at 71 (1941-2012)

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, + more

Nora Ephron ( EF-rən; May 19, 1941 – June 26, 2012) was an American journalist, writer, and filmmaker. She is best known for her romantic comedy films and was nominated three times for the ...more

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Nora Roberts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 68

Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland

Nora Roberts (born Eleanor Marie Robertson on October 10, 1950) is an American author of more than 225 romance novels. She writes as J. D. Robb for the in Death series and has also written under ...more
Nora Dunn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 66

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Nora Eloise Dunn (born April 29, 1952) is an American actress and comedian, known for her work on the NBC sketch variety TV series Saturday Night Live.
Nora Zehetner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Actor

Age: 38

Birthplace: Texas, USA, El Paso

Nora Angela Zehetner (born February 5, 1981) is an American film and television actress.
Nora Tschirner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Musician, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 37

Birthplace: East Berlin, German Democratic Republic

Nora Marie Tschirner (born 12 June 1981) is a German film actress, musician and former television and radio presenter.
Nora Arnezeder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Actor, Singer

Age: 29

Birthplace: Paris, France

Nora Arnezeder is a French actress and singer.
Nora Aunor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Record producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 65

Birthplace: Iriga, Philippines

Nora Aunor (born Nora Cabaltera Villamayor; May 21, 1953) is a Filipino actress, recording artist, and film producer. Aunor has also appeared in several stage plays, television shows, and ...more
Nora von Waldstätte... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Actor

Age: 37

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Nora von Waldstätten is an actress.
Nora Miao is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Nora Miao Radio personality, Actor

Age: 67

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Nora Miao (Chinese: 苗可秀; pinyin: Miáo Kěxiù; Jyutping: Miu Ho-Sau) (simplified Chinese: 陈咏悯; traditional Chinese: 陳詠憫; pinyin: Chén Yǒngmǐn; born 8 February 1952) is a Hong ...more
Nora Kay Foster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Television producer, Screenwriter
Nora Kay Foster is a film writer and executive producer.
Nora Daza is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Chef

Age: Dec. at 85 (1928-2013)

Birthplace: Batangas, Philippines

Nora Guanzon Villanueva-Daza (December 2, 1928 – September 13, 2013), popularly known as Chef Nora Daza, was a veteran gourmet chef, restaurateur, socio-civic leader, television host and ...more
Nora Bayes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Comedian, Actor, Singer

Age: Dec. at 48 (1880-1928)

Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois

Nora Bayes (born Rachel Eleanora Goldberg, October 3, 1880 – March 19, 1928) was an American singer, comedian, actress and vaudeville star of the early 20th century.
Nora Swinburne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Actor, Dancer

Age: Dec. at 98 (1902-2000)

Birthplace: England, Bath

Leonora Mary Johnson (24 July 1902 – 1 May 2000), known professionally as Nora Swinburne, was an English actress. She is best known for her appearances in many British films.
Nora Danish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Actor

Age: 36

Birthplace: Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Nora binti Mohd Danish Hanif (born 7 March 1982) is a Malaysian actress, rapper, singer, model, television personality and businesswoman.
Nora Balling is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Nora Balling Model

Age: 54

Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany

Nora-Isabelle Balling, also known as Nora Anders is a German fashion model, and was the first wife of the singer and former Modern Talking member, Thomas Anders, between 1985 and 1999. It is ...more
Nora Eisenberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Nora

Age: 73

Nora Kershaw Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Medieval Historian, Educator

Age: Dec. at 81 (1891-1972)

Birthplace: Lancashire, United Kingdom

Nora Kershaw Chadwick CBE FSA FBA (28 January 1891 – 24 April 1972) was an English medievalist.
Nora Stanton Blatch Barn... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Civil engineer, Architect

Age: Dec. at 88 (1883-1971)

Birthplace: Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Nora Stanton Blatch Barney was a civil engineer, architect, and suffragist.
Nora Denney is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Actor

Age: Dec. at 78 (1927-2005)

Birthplace: Kansas City, USA, Missouri

Nora Denney (September 3, 1927 – November 20, 2005), also credited as Dodo Denney, was an American stage, television, and film actress.
Nora Ricci is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Actor

Age: Dec. at 52 (1924-1976)

Birthplace: Viareggio, Italy

Nora Ricci was an actress.
Nora Kirkpatrick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Film Score Composer, Musician, Film Producer

Age: 34

Nora Kirkpatrick (born December 6, 1984) is an American actress, writer and musician.
Nora Astorga is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Judge, Politician, Diplomat

Age: Dec. at 40 (1948-1988)

Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua

Nora Josefina Astorga Gadea de Jenkins (10 December 1948 – 14 February 1988) was a Nicaraguan guerrilla fighter in the Nicaraguan Revolution, a lawyer, politician, judge and the Nicaraguan ...more
Nora Slawik is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Legislator, Consultant, Teacher

Age: 56

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona

Nora Bayly Slawik (born November 23, 1962) is a Minnesota politician, serving as Chairwoman of the Metropolitan Council and previously served as Maplewood Mayor and Minnesota State ...more
Nora Valsami is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Nora Valsami Actor

Age: 73

Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt

Nora Valsami (Greek: Νόρα Βαλσάμη, born 24 January 1948) is a Greek film and theatre actress.
Nora Gregor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Nora
Actor

Age: Dec. at 48 (1901-1949)

Birthplace: Gorizia, Italy

Nora Gregor (3 February 1901 – 20 January 1949) was a stage and film actress.