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Famous People Named Penelope 

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Penelope in the world? Our list of celebrities named Penelope includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Penelopes below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Penelope, actors named Penelope, and much more. Penélope Cruz, Penelope Ann Miller, and Penélope Menchaca are only a few of the well-known people named Penelope on this list.
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Penélope Cruz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 44

Birthplace: Alcobendas, Spain

Penélope Cruz Sánchez (; Spanish: [peˈnelope kɾuθ ˈsantʃeθ]; born 28 April 1974) is a Spanish actress and model. Signed by an agent at the age of 15, she made her acting debut at ...more

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#150 of 256 The Best Actresses Working Today #153 of 853 The Best Actresses in Film History #28 of 114 The Worst Oscar-Winning Actors Ever

Penelope Ann Miller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 55

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Penelope Ann Miller (born Penelope Andrea Miller; January 13, 1964), sometimes credited as Penelope Miller, is an American actress. She began her career on Broadway in the 1985 original ...more

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#479 of 853 The Best Actresses in Film History #1,012 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History #309 of 574 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

Penélope Menchaca... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 50

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Penélope Menchaca (born September 6, 1968) is a Los Angeles based Mexican television host, singer, and actress.
Penelope Wilton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 72

Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

Dame Penelope Alice Wilton (born 3 June 1946) is an English actress. She is known for starring opposite Richard Briers in the BBC sitcom Ever Decreasing Circles (1984–89); playing Homily in The ...more

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#33 of 54 The Best English Actresses Working Today #55 of 185 The Best Living English Actresses #12 of 21 The Best Downton Abbey Actors

Penelope Spheeris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 73

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Penelope Spheeris (born December 2, 1945 or 1946; sources differ) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. She has directed both documentary film and scripted films. Her best ...more
Penelope Keith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 78

Birthplace: Sutton, England, London

Dame Penelope Anne Constance Keith, (née Hatfield; born 2 April 1940) is an English actress, active in all genres, including radio, stage, television and film and primarily known for her ...more

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Penelope Tree is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 69

Birthplace: United Kingdom

Penelope Tree (born 2 December 1949) is an English former fashion model prominent in swinging sixties London.
Penelope Trunk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 53
Penelope Trunk is an American businesswoman, author, and blogger. Her work focuses on the intersection of work and life. Trunk is the author of the books Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for ...more
Penelope Scotland Disick... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 6

Birthplace: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

Penelope Scotland Disick is the daughter of Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick.
Penelope Plummer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Penelope

Birthplace: Australia

Penelope Plummer (October 26, 1949, Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian actress, model and beauty queen who was the annual winner of the 1968 Miss World contest The then 18-year-old librarian ...more
Penelope Delta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Dec. at 67 (1874-1941)

Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt

Penelope Delta (Greek: Πηνελόπη Δέλτα; 1874, Alexandria, Khedivate of Egypt – 2 May 1941, Athens) was a Greek author of teenage literature. Practically the first Greek writer of books for ...more
Penelope Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Dec. at 84 (1916-2000)

Birthplace: Lincoln, United Kingdom

Penelope Mary Fitzgerald (17 December 1916 – 28 April 2000) was an English Booker Prize–winning novelist, poet, essayist and biographer. In 2008 The Times listed her among "the 50 greatest ...more
Penelope Heyns is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 44

Birthplace: Springs, South Africa

Penelope ("Penny") Heyns OIS (born 8 November 1974) is a South African former swimmer, who is best known for being the only woman in the history of the Olympic Games to have won both ...more
Penelope Leach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 81

Birthplace: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom

Penelope Jane Leach (née Balchin; born November 19, 1937), is a British psychologist who researches and writes extensively on parenting issues from a child development perspective. Leach ...more
Penelope Milford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 70

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri

Penelope Milford (born March 23, 1948) is an American stage and screen actress. She is best known for her role as Vi Munson in Coming Home (1978) for which she was nominated for the Academy ...more
Penelope Lively is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 85

Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt

Dame Penelope Margaret Lively (born Penelope Margaret Low, 17 March 1933) is a British writer of fiction for both children and adults. Lively has won both the Booker Prize (Moon Tiger, 1987) and ...more
Penelope Gilliatt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Dec. at 61 (1932-1993)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Penelope Gilliatt (; born Penelope Ann Douglass Conner; 25 March 1932 – 9 May 1993) was an English novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and film critic. As one of the main film critics ...more
Penelope Aubin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Dec. at 59 (1679-1738)
Penelope Aubin (c. 1679 – 1738?) was an English novelist, poet, and translator. She published seven novels between 1721-28. Aubin published poetry in 1707 and turned to novels in 1721; she ...more
Penelope Windust is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 73

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

Penelope Windust (born July 13, 1945) is an American television, film, and stage actress. She is best known for her role as Kathleen Maxwell in the 1983 miniseries V.
Penelope Mortimer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Penelope Mortimer Dec. at 81 (1918-1999)

Birthplace: Rhyl, United Kingdom

Penelope Ruth Mortimer (née Fletcher, 19 September 1918 – 19 October 1999) was a Welsh-born English journalist, biographer, and novelist. Her semi-autobiographical novel The Pumpkin Eater ...more
Penelope Dudley-Ward is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Dec. at 68 (1914-1982)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Penelope Ann Rachel, Lady Reed (born Penelope Anne Rachel Dudley Ward; 4 August 1914 – 22 January 1982), known as Penelope Dudley-Ward, was an English actress.
Penelope Corrin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 43

Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Penelope Anne Corrin (born 28 November 1975) is a Canadian actress and writer. Corrin was born in Ottawa, Ontario. She was seen nationally on CBC Television's Royal Canadian Air Farce comedy ...more
Penelope Wensley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 72

Birthplace: Toowoomba, Australia

Penelope Anne Wensley (born 18 October 1946) is a former Australian public servant and diplomat who served as Governor of Queensland from 2008 to 2014. She was previously High Commissioner to ...more
Penelope Jean is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Penelope Jean Hayes Age: 45

Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario

Penelope Jean Hayes is a writer, on-camera television contributor, public speaker and analyst on pressures in our society including from media, peers and popular culture. She is the author of the upcoming book titled, The Magic Of Viral Energy (M.O.V.E.): Your Guide To Supernatural Happiness. It’s a narrative non-fiction book in the Self-Help genre about the contagious nature of energy, and how this phenomenon has worked magic in her life and the lives of many—a topic that she has researched and documented since 2002. She has appeared on numerous news, entertainment and talk programs including Dr. Phil and ABC News sharing stories and tips for living in purpose and joy. Check out her advice column and book tease at www.1penelope.com

Penelope Eckert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Penelope
Age: 77
Penelope "Penny" Eckert is a professor of linguistics at Stanford University in Stanford, California, where she holds the position of Albert Ray Lang Professor of Linguistics. She is a ...more