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Who Is The Most Famous Polly In The World?

Updated May 24, 2021 345 votes 23 voters 4.9k views29 items

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How many celebrities named Polly can you think of? The famous Pollys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Polly, famous writers named Polly, and even musicians named Polly.

PJ Harvey, AKA Polly Jean Harvey, is certainly one of the most famous Pollys on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters named Polly, she released two acclaimed albums, including Dry and Rid of Me, with her eponymous band before launching her successful solo career. Her hits include “This Mess We're In” and “Down by the Water.”

Another of the famous people with the first name Polly is Polly Walker. She is an English actress. Her credits include Rome, Patriot Games, and The Gambler. Polly Adams and Polly Perkins are also famous actresses named Polly. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Polly? Just add them to the list! Then vote up all of the famous Pollys that you recognize. 

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    PJ Harvey

    1969-10-09

    BirthplaceBridport, England

    Polly Jean Harvey (born 9 October 1969) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, artist, poet and composer. Primarily known as a vocalist and guitarist, she is also proficient with a wide...  more

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    Polly Walker

    1966-05-19

    BirthplaceWarrington, United Kingdom

    Polly Alexandra Walker (born 19 May 1966) is an English actress. She has starred in the films Enchanted April (1992), Patriot Games (1992), Sliver (1993), Restoration (1995), The Gambler (1997) and...  more
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    Polly Bergen

    1930-07-14

    BirthplaceKnoxville, Tennessee, USA

    Polly Bergen (born Nellie Paulina Burgin; July 14, 1930 – September 20, 2014) was an American actress, singer, television host, writer and entrepreneur. She won an Emmy Award in 1958 for her...  more
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    Polly Shannon

    1973-09-01

    BirthplaceKingston, Ontario, Canada

    Polly Shannon (born September 1, 1973) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Margaret Trudeau in the 2002 miniseries Trudeau, a film about the late Prime Minister of Canada...  more
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    Polly Holliday

    1937-07-02

    BirthplaceJasper, Alabama, USA

    Polly Dean Holliday (born July 2, 1937) is an American actress who has appeared on stage, television and in film. She is best known for her portrayal of sassy waitress Florence Jean "Flo"...  more

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    Polly Platt

    1939-01-29

    BirthplaceFort Sheridan, Illinois, United States of America

    Mary Marr "Polly" Platt (January 29, 1939 – July 27, 2011) was an American film producer, production designer and screenwriter....  more
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    Polly Stenham

    1986-07-16

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Polly Stenham (born 16 July 1986) is an English playwright known for her play That Face, which she wrote when 19 years old....  more
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    Polly Moran

    1883-06-28

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Pauline Theresa Moran (June 28, 1883 – January 25, 1952) billed as Polly Moran, was an American actress of vaudeville, stage and screen and comedian....  more
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    Polly James

    1941-07-08

    BirthplaceBlackburn, England

    Polly James (born 1941) is an English actress with a career in theatre, film, television and radio....  more
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    Polly Adler

    1900-04-16

    BirthplaceIvanava, Belarus

    Pearl "Polly" Adler (April 16, 1900 – June 9, 1962) was an American madam and author of Russian-Jewish origin, best known for her work A House Is Not a Home, which was posthumously adapted into a...  more
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    Polly Parsons

    1984-02-15

    BirthplaceBristol, United Kingdom

    Polly Parsons is an English television presenter....  more
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    Polly Paulusma

    1976-11-10

    BirthplaceEngland

    Polly Paulusma is an English singer-songwriter....  more
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    BirthplaceColchester, United Kingdom

    Polly Scattergood (born 18 October 1986, Wivenhoe, Essex, England), is a British singer-songwriter. She has been described as ethereal, dark, intense and quirky, while her musical style has been...  more
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    Polly Ann Young

    1908-10-25

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    Polly Ann Young (October 25, 1908 – January 21, 1997) was an American actress....  more
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    Polly Maberly

    1976-01-01

    BirthplaceReigate, United Kingdom

    Polly Lucinda Maberly (born 1 January 1976 in Reigate, Surrey, England) is an English actress who graduated from RADA in 1998. She is the older sister of the film and television actress Kate Maberly;...  more
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    Polly Adams is an actress....  more
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    Polly Bradfield is an American violinist from the New York City free improvisation scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Her closest musical associates were Eugene Chadbourne and John Zorn. She...  more
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    Polly Horvath

    1957-01-30

    BirthplaceKalamazoo, Michigan

    Polly Horvath (born 30 January 1957) is an American-Canadian author of novels for children and young adults. She won the 2003 U.S. National Book Award for Young People's Literature for The Canning...  more
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    Polly Klaas

    1981-01-03

    BirthplaceFairfax, California

    Polly Hannah Klaas (January 3, 1981 – October 1, 1993) was an American murder victim whose case gained national attention. On October 1, 1993, at the age of twelve, she was kidnapped at knife point...  more
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    Polly Toynbee

    1946-12-27

    BirthplaceIsle of Wight, United Kingdom

    Mary Louisa "Polly" Toynbee (; born 27 December 1946) is a British journalist and writer. She has been a columnist for The Guardian newspaper since 1998. She is a social democrat and was a candidate...  more
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    Polly Umrigar

    1926-03-28

    BirthplaceSolapur, India

    Pahlan Ratanji "Polly" Umrigar pronunciation (28 March 1926 – 7 November 2006) was an Indian cricketer. He played first-class cricket for Bombay and Gujarat, and Test cricket in the Indian cricket...  more
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    Polly Vacher

    1944-01-01

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Polly Vacher (born 1944) is an English aviator specialising in long-distance solo flights. She was awarded the MBE for services to charity in 2002. She lives in Oxfordshire. Born in south Devon, she...  more
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    Polly Cohen Johnsen

    1970-08-10
    Polly Cohen Johnsen is a film producer....  more
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    Polly Borland

    1959-01-01

    BirthplaceAustralia

    Polly Borland is an Australian photographer now living in England. She is known both for her portraits of famous Australians and for several series of stylized portraits....  more
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    Polly Morgan

    1980-01-01

    BirthplaceEngland

    Polly Morgan (born 1980) is a London-based British artist who uses taxidermy to create works of art....  more
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