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Famous People Named Rose 

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List of famous people named Rose, along with photos. How many celebrities named Rose can you think of? The famous Roses below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Rose, athletes named Rose, and even political figures named Rose. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Rose? Add them to the list.

Rose McGowan achieved her claim to fame with the series Charmed, where she played a witch. She also worked with Quentin Tarantino in the movie Grindhouse. If you want more comedy, we've got some old and new comedy girls for you. Rose Marie starred in The Dick Van Dyke Show, while Rose Byrne had quite the memorable part in Bridesmaids. And, still being quoted today, her character on the hit HBO series, Game of Thrones, Rose Leslie's "you know nothing Jon Snow" has been quoted and parodied since her on screen death in 2014.
Rose McGowan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Actor, Singer

Age: 45

Birthplace: Florence, Italy

Rose Arianna McGowan (born September 5, 1973) is an American actress, activist, writer, and model. After her film debut in a brief role in the comedy Encino Man (1992), McGowan achieved wider ...more

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Rose Byrne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Actor

Age: 39

Birthplace: Balmain, Sydney, Australia

Mary Rose Byrne (born 24 July 1979) is an Australian actress. She made her screen debut in the film Dallas Doll (1994), and continued to act in Australian film and television throughout the ...more

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Rose Leslie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Actor

Age: 28

Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland

Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie (born 9 February 1987) is a Scottish actress. After winning a Scottish BAFTA for Best Acting Performance for her role in New Town, she rose to fame as Gwen Dawson ...more

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Rose Marie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 95

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Rose Marie (born Rose Marie Mazzetta; August 15, 1923 – December 28, 2017) was an American actress, singer, comedian, and vaudeville performer with a career that ultimately spanned over nine ...more

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Rose McIver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Actor

Age: 30

Birthplace: New Zealand, Auckland

Frances Rose McIver (born 10 October 1988) is a New Zealand actress. She is best known for starring as medical examiner Olivia "Liv" Moore in The CW supernatural comedy-drama series ...more
Rose Abdoo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 56

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Rose Marie Abdoo (born November 28, 1962) is an American actress and comedian, known for her roles as Stars Hollow's local mechanic, Gypsy, on Gilmore Girls and as Spanish teacher ...more
Rose Namajunas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Rose Namajunas

Age: 26

Rose Namajunas is an American mixed martial artist who is currently competing in the Women's Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of December 16, 2014, she is #4 in the ...more
Rose Harsent is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Rose

Age: Dec. at 22 (1879-1901)

The Peasenhall Murder is a notorious unsolved murder committed in Peasenhall, Suffolk, England, on the night of 31 May 1902. The house where the murder occurred can be found in the centre of the ...more
Rose Troche is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 55

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Rose Troche (born 1964 in Chicago) is an American film and television director, television producer, and screenwriter.
Rose Wilder Lane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 82 (1886-1968)

Birthplace: De Smet, South Dakota

Rose Wilder Lane (December 5, 1886 – October 30, 1968) was an American journalist, travel writer, novelist, political theorist and daughter of American writer Laura Ingalls Wilder. Along with ...more
Rose Moss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Rose Moss Novelist
Rose Rappoport Moss is an American writer born in South Africa. She has published novels, short stories, words for music and nonfiction. Moss was born in Johannesburg, and has lived in the ...more
Rose Stone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Musician, Singer, Keyboard player

Age: 73

Birthplace: Vallejo, California

Rose Stone (born Rosemary Stewart, March 21, 1945, Dallas, Texas) is an American singer and keyboardist. She is best known as one of the lead singers in Sly and the Family Stone, a popular ...more
Rose Sias is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Stunt Performer, Actor
Rose Sias is an actress and a stunt performer.
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Rose

Age: Dec. at 105 (1890-1995)

Birthplace: North End, Boston, Massachusetts

Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy, Countess of the Holy Roman Church (July 22, 1890 – January 22, 1995) was an American philanthropist, socialite, and the matriarch of the Kennedy family. She ...more
Rose Fyleman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Writer

Age: Dec. at 80 (1877-1957)

Rose Amy Fyleman (1877–1957) was an English writer and poet, noted for her works on the fairy folk, for children. Her poem There are fairies at the bottom of our garden was set to music by ...more
Rose O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Writer

Age: Dec. at 70 (1874-1944)

Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Rose Cecil O'Neill (June 25, 1874 – April 6, 1944) was an American cartoonist, illustrator, artist, and writer. She built a successful career as a magazine and book illustrator and, at a young ...more
Rose Aguilar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Rose Aguilar Journalist
Rose Aguilar is a progressive journalist and radio host from San Francisco, California.
Rose Scott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Rose Scott

Age: Dec. at 78 (1847-1925)

Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia

Rose Scott (8 October 1847 – 20 April 1925) was an Australian women's rights activist who advocated for women's suffrage and universal suffrage in New South Wales at the turn-of-the twentieth ...more
Rose Keegan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Actor

Age: 47

Birthplace: Surrey, United Kingdom

Rose Keegan is a British actress of stage, film and television. She trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Her father was the military historian John Keegan.
Rose Coyle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Rose Coyle

Age: Dec. at 74 (1914-1988)

Rose Veronica Coyle (July 30, 1914 – February 24, 1988) was Miss America in 1936.
Rose and Ottilie Sutro ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Rose and Ottilie Sutro

Age: Dec. at 87 (1870-1957)

Rose Sutro (15 September 1870 – 11 January 1957) and Ottilie Sutro (4 January 1872 – 12 September 1970) were American sisters who were notable as one of the first recognised duo-piano teams. It ...more
Rose Li is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Rose Gregorio is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Actor

Age: 84

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Rose Gregorio (born October 17, 1934) is an American character actress. She began her career appearing mostly in theatre in Chicago and New York City during the 1950s/60s. During the 1970s she ...more
Rose Tremain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 75

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Rose Tremain CBE FRSL (born 2 August 1943) is an English novelist, short story writer, and former Chancellor of the University of East Anglia.
Rose Bygrave is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Rose
Songwriter, Composer, Singer

Age: 64

Birthplace: Victoria, Australia

Rose Bygrave (born 1955) is an Australian singer/songwriter.