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Famous People Named Roberta

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Roberta there are? This list of celebrities named Roberta includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Robertas on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Roberta, actors named Roberta, and even athletes named Roberta. Well-known Robertas like Roberta Flack, Roberta Vinci, and Roberta Gemma are just the start of this list.
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  • Roberta Flack

    Songwriter, Musician

    Age82

    BirthplaceBlack Mountain, North Carolina, United States of America

    Roberta Cleopatra Flack (born February 10, 1937) is an American singer. She is known for her #1 singles "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face", "Killing Me Softly with His Song," "Feel Like Makin'...  more

    #378 of 656 The Best Singers Of All Time#30 of 500 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#258 of 361 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

  • Roberta Vinci

    Tennis player

    Age38

    BirthplaceTaranto, Italy

    Roberta Vinci (Italian pronunciation: [roˈbɛrta ˈvintʃi]; born 18 February 1983) is a retired Italian professional tennis player. Until 6 April 2015 she held the position of world No. 1 in doubles,...  more
  • Roberta Bondar

    Neurologist, Educator

    Age75

    BirthplaceSault Ste. Marie, Canada

    Roberta Bondar (; born December 4, 1945) is Canada's first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. After more than a decade as head of an international space medicine research team...  more

    #97 of 319 The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models#4 of 43 Female Space Travelers: A Complete List

  • Age34

    BirthplaceEchaporã, Brazil

    Roberta Murgo Thaise (born May 8, 1987), is a Brazilian model, who has posed for numerous publications including Maxim and the magazine Beauty is Divine. In October 2006 she appeared on the cover of...  more
  • Roberta Peters

    Opera Singer

    AgeDec. at 86 (1930-2017)

    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Roberta Peters (May 4, 1930 – January 18, 2017) was an American coloratura soprano. One of the most prominent American singers to achieve lasting fame and success in opera, Peters is noted for her...  more
  • Roberta Mancino

    Roberta Mancino is an Italian skydiver, BASE jumper, wingsuit flyer and international model. She has participated in more than 10,000 skydives and won several awards and world records. She has gone...  more
  • Roberta Cowell

    Pilot, Businessperson

    AgeDec. at 93 (1918-2011)

    BirthplaceCroydon, London, United Kingdom

    Roberta Elizabeth Marshall Cowell (8 April 1918 – 11 October 2011) was a British racing driver and Second World War fighter pilot. She was the first known British trans woman to undergo sex...  more
  • BirthplaceTurin, Italy

    Roberta Gambarini is a jazz singer from Italy....  more
  • Roberta Capua (born 5 December 1968 in Naples) is an Italian television host, actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Italia 1986 and placed 1st Runner-up at Miss Universe...  more
  • Age79

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Roberta Maxwell is a Canadian actress of stage, film, and television....  more
  • Roberta Martin

    Composer, Singer

    AgeDec. at 61 (1907-1969)

    BirthplaceHelena, Arkansas

    Roberta Evelyn Martin (February 12, 1907 – January 18, 1969) was an American gospel composer, singer, pianist, arranger and choral organizer, helped launch the careers of many other gospel artists...  more
  • Roberta Williams

    Writer, Game designer

    Age68

    Roberta Williams (born February 16, 1953) is an American video game designer, writer, and a co-founder of Sierra On-Line (later known as Sierra Entertainment), who developed her first game while...  more
  • Roberta Close (Roberta Gambine Moreira; born 7 December 1964) is a Brazilian fashion model. She was the first transgender model to have posed for the Brazilian edition of Playboy. She has appeared on...  more
  • Roberta Collins

    Model, Actor

    AgeDec. at 63 (1944-2008)

    BirthplaceAlhambra, California, United States of America

    Roberta Collins (November 17, 1944 – August 16, 2008) was a film and television actress who was known for her attractive physique, blonde, curly hair, and Marilyn Monroe appearance. She starred in...  more
  • Roberta McCain (born February 7, 1912) is the widow of Admiral John S. McCain Jr. and mother of late Senator John S. McCain III....  more
  • Roberta Beach Jacobson

    Writer

    Age69

    Roberta Beach Jacobson (born July 21, 1952) is an American journalist, humorist, and early ezine editor. Jacobson was born as Roberta Beach Johnson in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her first publication...  more
  • Age63

    BirthplaceMedicine Hat, Canada

    Roberta Weiss (born November 15, 1961 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian actress. She sometimes works professionally as Roberta Bizeau. Weiss played Flame Beaufort on NBC's soap opera...  more
  • Roberta Blackman-Woods

    Politician, Professor

    Age64

    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    Roberta Blackman-Woods (born Roberta Carol Woods; 16 August 1957) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the City of Durham since 2005....  more
  • Roberta Taylor

    Author, Actor

    Age73

    BirthplaceEngland

    Roberta Alexandra Mary Taylor (née Roberts; born 26 February 1948) is an English actress and author. She is best known for her roles of Irene Raymond in EastEnders (1997–2000), and Inspector Gina...  more
  • Roberta Achtenberg

    Politician, Educator

    Age71

    Roberta Achtenberg (born July 20, 1950) is an American politician. She served as a Commissioner on the United States Commission on Civil Rights. She was previously Assistant Secretary of the U.S....  more
  • Roberta Wohlstetter

    Historian, Political scientist

    AgeDec. at 94 (1912-2007)

    Roberta Mary Morgan, better known by her married name of Roberta Wohlstetter (August 22, 1912 - January 6, 2007), was one of America's most important historians of military intelligence. Her most...  more
  • Roberta Marques

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    Age53

    BirthplaceMaranguape, Brazil

    Roberta Marques in Maranguape, Ceará, is a Brazilian film director, film producer and screenwriter....  more
  • Roberta Shore

    Actor, Disc jockey

    Age78

    BirthplaceMonterey Park, California, USA

    Roberta Jymme Schourop (born April 7, 1943, Monterey Park, California), better known as Roberta Shore, is a retired American actress and performer....  more
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