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Who Is The Most Famous Pam Or Pamela In The World?

Updated November 19, 2020 565 votes 52 voters 19.3k views63 items

List RulesVote up all of the Pams and Pamelas you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Pam or Pamela can you think of? The famous Pams and Pamelas below have many different professions, including notable actors named Pam, famous athletes named Pamela, and even models named Pam.

Pamela Anderson is certainly one of the most famous Pams on this list. One of the famous actresses named Pamela, she started her career as a Playboy Playmate before landing a role on Home Improvement. She is best known for playing C.J. Parker in Baywatch.

Another of the famous people with the first name Pam is Pam Grier. She is an icon of 1970s films like Foxy Brown, Coffy, and Sheba, Baby. She also starred as the title character in Quentin Tarantino's 1997 film Jackie Brown. Singer Pam Tillis and tennis pro Pam Shriver are also famous Pams.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous women named Pam or Pamela? Just add them to the list!

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    Pamela Anderson


    BirthplaceLadysmith, Canada

    Alternative NamePam Lee, Pamela Lee, Pamela Denise Anderson, Pam Anderson, Pamela Anderson

    Pamela Denise Anderson (born July 1, 1967) is a Canadian-American actress, model and animal rights activist. Anderson is best known for her appearances in Playboy magazine and for her work on the...  more


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    Pam Dawber


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

    Alternative NamePamela Dawber

    Pamela Dawber (born October 18, 1951) is an American actress best known for her lead television sitcom roles as Mindy McConnell in Mork & Mindy (1978–1982) and Samantha Russell in My Sister Sam...  more
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    Pam Grier


    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Winston-Salem

    Alternative NamePam Grier, Pamala Grier

    Pamela Suzette Grier (born May 26, 1949) is an American actress. Grier became known in the early 1970s for starring in a string of 1970s women in prison and blaxploitation films such as The Big Bird...  more

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    Pamela Reed


    BirthplaceTacoma, Washington, USA

    Pamela Reed (born April 2, 1949) is an American actress. She is known for playing Arnold Schwarzenegger's hypoglycemic police partner in the 1990 movie Kindergarten Cop and as the matriarch Gail...  more
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    Pam Shriver


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Pamela Howard Shriver (born July 4, 1962) is a former American professional tennis player known primarily as a Doubles specialist, but also with success as a Singles player. She currently is a tennis...  more
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    Pamela Diaz

    Pamela Diaz is an actress....
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    BirthplaceAuckland, New Zealand

    Pamela Helen Stephenson, Lady Connolly (born 4 December 1949), is a New Zealand-born psychologist, writer, and performer who is now a resident in both the United Kingdom and the United States. She is...  more

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    BirthplaceHartford, Connecticut, USA

    Alternative NamePamela Martin

    Pamela Sue Martin (born January 5, 1953) is an American actress. She is best known for her portrayal of teenage detective Nancy Drew on the television series The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries and...  more

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    Pam Ferris


    BirthplaceHanover, Germany

    Pamela E. Ferris (born 11 May 1948) is a Welsh actress. She starred on television as Ma Larkin in The Darling Buds of May, as Laura Thyme in Rosemary & Thyme, Peggy Snow in Where the Heart Is and as...  more
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    Pam Tillis


    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Plant City

    Pamela Yvonne Tillis (born July 24, 1957) is an American country music singer-songwriter and actress. She is the daughter of country music singer Mel Tillis. Originally a demo singer in Nashville,...  more

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    Pamela Hensley


    BirthplaceGlendale, California, USA

    Pamela Gail Hensley (born October 3, 1950) is an American actress and author. She is best known for playing Princess Ardala on the 1979–1981 television series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and C.J....  more
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    Pamela Adlon


    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Alternative NamePamela Segall-Adlon, Pamela S. Adlon, Pam Siegal, Pamela Segal, Pamela Segall Adlon

    Pamela Fionna Adlon (, née Segall; born July 9, 1966) is an American actress, voice actress, screenwriter, producer, and director. She voiced Bobby Hill on the animated comedy series King of the Hill...  more
  • 13

    Pamela Green


    BirthplaceKingston upon Thames, England, London

    Phyllis Pamela Green (28 March 1929 – 7 May 2010) was an English glamour model and actress, best known at the end of the 1950s and early 1960s. She modeled for Zoltán Glass and his brother Stephen...  more
  • 14

    Pamela Gidley


    BirthplaceMethuen, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Alternative NamePamela Gidley

    Pamela Catherine Gidley (June 11, 1965 – April 16, 2018) was an American actress and model....  more
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    Pam St. Clement


    BirthplaceHarrow on the Hill, London, United Kingdom

    Pamela Ann Clements (born 11 May 1942), known professionally as Pam St Clement, is an English actress. She is known for portraying the role of Pat Butcher in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from June...  more
  • 16

    Pam Oliver

    Pamela Donielle Oliver (born March 10, 1961) is an American sportscaster known for her work on the sidelines for various National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Football League (NFL) games....  more
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    Pamela Geller


    BirthplaceLong Island, New York

    Pamela Geller (born 1957/1958) is an American political activist, blogger and commentator who is known for her anti-Muslim views and activism. She stirred controversy in 2006 for reprinting...  more
  • 18

    Pamela Melroy


    BirthplacePalo Alto, California, United States of America

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  • 19

    Pamela Tiffin


    BirthplaceOklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Pamela Tiffin Wonso (born October 13, 1942), better known as Pamela Tiffin, is a retired American film actress....  more
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    Pamela Smart


    BirthplaceCoral Gables, Florida

    Pamela Ann Smart (née Wojas) (born August 16, 1967) is an American criminal who was convicted of conspiring with her 15-year-old lover, William "Billy" Flynn, and three of his friends to kill her...  more
  • 21

    Pamela Bach


    BirthplaceUSA, Oklahoma, Tulsa

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  • 22
    Pamela Nicholson is President and Chief Operating Officer of Enterprise Rent-A-Car. She joined Enterprise Rent-A-Car in 1981 after graduating from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a B.A. in...  more
  • 23

    Pamela Courson


    BirthplaceWeed, California

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    Pamela Joan Rogers (born July 1, 1977) is an American former elementary school physical education teacher and coach who taught in McMinnville, Tennessee. A convicted child molester and sexual...  more
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    Pamela Brown


    BirthplaceEngland, London, Hampstead

    Pamela Mary Brown (8 July 1917 – 19 September 1975) was an English stage and film actress....  more