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Famous People Named Olive 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Olive are out there? This list of celebrities named Olive will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Olives below include actors named Olive and athletes named Olive, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Olive who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Olives below include Olive Thomas, Olive Borden, and Olive Schreiner.
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Olive Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Pin-up girl, Model, Actor

Age: Dec. at 26 (1894-1920)

Birthplace: Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Olive Thomas (born Oliva R. Duffy; October 20, 1894 – September 10, 1920) was an American silent-film actress and model. Thomas began her career as an illustrator's model in 1914, and moved on ...more
Olive Borden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Actor

Age: Dec. at 41 (1906-1947)

Birthplace: USA, Virginia, Richmond

Olive Borden (July 14, 1906 – October 1, 1947) was an American film and stage actress who began her career during the silent film era. She was nicknamed "The Joy Girl", after playing ...more
Olive Schreiner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Pacifist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 65 (1855-1920)

Birthplace: Eastern Cape, South Africa

Olive Schreiner (24 March 1855 – 11 December 1920) was a South African author, anti-war campaigner and intellectual. She is best remembered today for her novel The Story of an African Farm ...more
Olive Willis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Willis

Age: Dec. at 87 (1877-1964)

Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom

Olive Margaret Willis (26 October 1877 – 11 March 1964) was an English educationist and headmistress. She founded Downe House School and was its head for nearly forty years, from 1907 to 1946.
Olive Senior is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Writer

Age: 77

Birthplace: Trelawny Parish, Jamaica

Olive Marjorie Senior (born 23 December 1941) is a Jamaican poet, novelist, short story and non-fiction writer based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was awarded the Musgrave Gold Medal in 2005 ...more
Olive de Grasse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive de Grasse

Age: Dec. at 0 (1909-1909)

Birthplace: Rhode Island

Olive de Grasse was the daughter of Sam De Grasse.
Olive Ann Burns is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 66 (1924-1990)

Birthplace: Georgia

Olive Ann Burns (July 17, 1924 – July 4, 1990) was an American writer from Georgia best known for her single completed novel, Cold Sassy Tree, published in 1984.
Olive Tell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Actor

Age: Dec. at 57 (1894-1951)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Olive Tell (September 27, 1894 – June 6, 1951) was a stage and screen actress from New York City.
Olive Carey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Actor

Age: Dec. at 92 (1896-1988)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Olive Carey (January 31, 1896 – March 13, 1988) was an American film and television actress.
Olive Loughnane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Athlete

Age: 43

Birthplace: Cork, Republic of Ireland

Olive Loughnane (born 14 January 1976) is an Irish retired racewalker. A four-times Olympian, she is the 2009 world silver medalist in the 20 km walk.
Olive Sloane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Actor

Age: Dec. at 67 (1896-1963)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Olive Sloane was an English actress whose film career spanned over 40 years from the silent era through to her death. Sloane's career trajectory was unusual in that for most of her professional ...more
Olive Hazlett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Mathematician

Age: Dec. at 84 (1890-1974)

Olive Clio Hazlett (October 27, 1890 – March 8, 1974) was an American mathematician who spent most of her career working for the University of Illinois. She mainly researched algebra, and wrote ...more
Olive Walter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Actor

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Olive Walter is an actress.
Olive Osmond is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Osmond Secretary

Age: Dec. at 79 (1925-2004)

Birthplace: Samaria, Idaho

Olive May Osmond (née Davis; May 4, 1925 – May 9, 2004) was the matriarch of the American Osmond singing family.
Olive Deering is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Actor

Age: Dec. at 68 (1918-1986)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Olive Deering (born Olive Corn; October 11, 1918 – March 22, 1986) was an American actress of film, television, and the stage, active from the late 1940s to the mid-1960s. She was a life member ...more
Olive Dickason is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Dickason

Age: Dec. at 91 (1920-2011)

Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Olive Patricia Dickason (1920–2011) was a Métis Canadian historian and journalist. She was a key figure in the study of Aboriginal history in Canada's academic world.
Olive Diefenbaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Diefenbaker

Age: Dec. at 74 (1902-1976)

Birthplace: Roland, Manitoba, Canada

Olive Evangeline Diefenbaker (née Freeman; April 14, 1902 – December 22, 1976) was the second wife of John Diefenbaker, the 13th Prime Minister of Canada. Diefenbaker proposed to her in ...more
Olive Ann Alcorn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Ann Alcorn Actor

Age: Dec. at 75 (1900-1975)

Birthplace: Stillwater, Minnesota, United States of America

Olive Ann Alcorn was an American dancer, model, and silent film actress of the 1910s and 1920s. She is better remembered today for the numerous nude photographs of her from the era than for her ...more
Olive Zakharov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Politician

Age: Dec. at 66 (1929-1995)

Birthplace: Kew Vic, Australia

Alice Olive Zakharov (19 March 1929 – 6 March 1995) was an Australian politician. Zakharov was elected as an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian Senate in 1983. Former Senator Graham ...more
Olive Rush is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Rush

Age: Dec. at 93 (1873-1966)

Birthplace: Fairmount Township, Fairmount, Indiana

Olive Rush (June 10, 1873 near Fairmount, Indiana – August 20, 1966 in Santa Fe, New Mexico) was an illustrator, muralist, and an important pioneer in Native American art education. Today her ...more
Olive Parker Black is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Parker Black Painter, Artist

Age: Dec. at 80 (1868-1948)

Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Olive Parker Black (1868-1948) was an American painter.
Olive Tilford Dargan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Tilford Dargan Writer

Age: Dec. at 99 (1869-1968)

Birthplace: Kentucky

Olive Tilford Dargan (January 11, 1869 – January 22, 1968) was a writer and a poet. Her early works revolved around mountain poetry. Her works like: The Cycle's Rim, Lute and Furrow, Highland ...more
Olive Pink is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Pink Botanist

Age: Dec. at 91 (1884-1975)

Birthplace: Hobart, Australia

Olive Muriel Pink (17 March 1884 – 6 July 1975) was an Australian botanical illustrator, anthropologist, gardener, and activist for Aboriginal rights. Pink spent much of her life agitating and ...more
Olive Ann Beech is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Ann Beech Businessperson

Age: Dec. at 90 (1903-1993)

Birthplace: Kansas

Olive Ann Beech (September 25, 1903 – July 6, 1993) was an American aerospace businesswoman who was the co-founder, president, and chairwoman of the Beech Aircraft Corporation. She earned more ...more
Olive Little is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Olive
Olive Little Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 70 (1917-1987)

Olive Bend Little [Ollie] (May 17, 1917 − February 2, 1987) was a female pitcher who played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League between the 1943 and 1946 seasons. Listed at 5' ...more