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Famous People Named Sally 

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

Sally Ride was a famous astronaut and physicist, who was the first American woman in space. She was also on the committee for investigating the Challenger and Columbia space shuttles. There are many famous actresses named Sally, as well. Sally Struthers, first known for her role in the show All in the Family, has been acting for about four decades. She is also known for her work as a spokesperson for Christian's Children's Fund.

Sally Fields, another famous actress, has been nominated for over 50 awards and has won 18 awards. She most famous for her second Academy Award win where her famous line from her speech is the misquoted, "you like me. You really like me."
Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States of America

Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden ...more

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Sally Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: England, London

Sally Cecilia Hawkins (born 27 April 1976) is an English actress. She is the recipient of numerous accolades including a Golden Globe Award and the Silver Bear for Best Actress, and has been ...more

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Sally Ride is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Physicist, Astronaut

Age: Dec. at 61 (1951-2012)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was an American astronaut and physicist. Born in Los Angeles, she joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983. Ride ...more

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Sally Struthers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Spokesperson, Actor

Age: 71

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Sally Anne Struthers (born July 28, 1947) is an American actress, spokeswoman and activist. She played the roles of Gloria Stivic, the daughter of Archie and Edith Bunker (played by Carroll ...more

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Sally McLellan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Athlete, Track and field athlete

Age: 32

Birthplace: Paddington, Sydney, Australia

Sally Pearson, OAM (née McLellan; born 19 September 1986) is a retired Australian athlete. She is the 2011 and 2017 World champion and 2012 Olympic champion in the 100 metres hurdles. She ...more

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Sally Jessy Raphael is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Talk show host, Journalist, Film Producer

Age: 84

Birthplace: Easton, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Sally Lowenthal (born February 25, 1935), better known as Sally Jessy Raphael, is an American former talk show host known for her talk show program Sally (originally titled The Sally Jessy ...more
Sally Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 81

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Sally Clare Kellerman (born June 2, 1937) is an American actress, activist, author, producer, singer, and voice artist. Kellerman's acting career spans over 60 years. Her role as Major Margaret ...more

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Sally Kirkland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Film Producer, Actor, Minister of religion

Age: 77

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Sally Kirkland (born October 31, 1941) is an American film, television and stage actress. She received Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Awards, and was nominated for the Academy Award for ...more

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Sally Gunnell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Athlete, Presenter

Age: 52

Birthplace: Chigwell, United Kingdom

Sally Jane Janet Gunnell (born 29 July 1966) is a British former track and field athlete who won the 1992 Olympic gold medal in the 400 m hurdles. She is the only female British athlete to have ...more
Sally Potter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Film Score Composer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Age: 69

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Charlotte Sally Potter (born 19 September 1949) is an English film director and screenwriter. She is known for directing Orlando (1992), which won the audience prize for Best Film at the Venice ...more

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Sally Mann is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Artist, Photographer

Age: 67

Birthplace: Virginia

Sally Mann HonFRPS (born May 1, 1951) is an American photographer, widely known for her large-format, black-and-white photographs—at first of her young children, then later of landscapes ...more

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Sally Ann Howes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor, Singer

Age: 88

Birthplace: England, London

Sally Ann Howes (born 20 July 1930) is an English actress and singer who holds dual British-American citizenship. Her career on stage, screen, and television has spanned over six decades. She is ...more
Sally Martin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor

Age: 33

Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

Sally Erana Martin (born 14 May 1985) is an actress from Wellington, New Zealand. She has appeared in a range of television series, including The Strip, Shortland Street and in Power Rangers ...more
Sally Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor

Age: Dec. at 81 (1920-2001)

Birthplace: Oak Park, USA, Illinois

Marie Mahder (December 13, 1920 – January 28, 2001), best known by her stage name Sally Mansfield, was an American television character actress; she also had a few small roles in feature films ...more
Sally Geeson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor, Teacher

Age: 68

Birthplace: Cuckfield, England

Sally Louise Geeson (born 23 June 1950 in Cuckfield, West Sussex, England) is an English actress with a career mostly on television in the 1970s. Her best known role was as Sid James's daughter, ...more
Sally Farmiloe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor

Age: Dec. at 60 (1954-2014)

Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa

Sally Farmiloe is a film actor.
Sally Bercow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Sally

Age: 49

Birthplace: Sutton, London, United Kingdom

Sally Kate Bercow (née Illman; born 22 November 1969) is a British public personality and the wife of the current Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow.
Sally Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor

Age: 45

Birthplace: Stockport, England

Sally Lindsay (born 8 July 1973) is an English actress and television presenter known for her roles as Shelley Unwin in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street and Kath Agnew in the ...more
Sally Dynevor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor

Age: 55

Birthplace: Middleton, United Kingdom

Sally Dynevor (née Whittaker; born 30 May 1963) is an English actress, known for her long-running role as Sally Metcalfe, formerly Webster and Seddon, in the ITV soap opera Coronation ...more
Sally Eilers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor

Age: Dec. at 70 (1908-1978)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Dorothea Sally Eilers (December 11, 1908 – January 5, 1978) was an American actress.
Sally Menke is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Film Editor

Age: Dec. at 57 (1953-2010)

Birthplace: Mineola, New York

Sally JoAnne Menke (December 17, 1953 – September 27, 2010) was an American television and film editor.She had a long-time collaboration with director Quentin Tarantino, editing all of his films ...more
Sally Phillips is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Sally Elizabeth Phillips (born 10 May 1969) is an English actress, television presenter and comedian. She co-created and was one of the writers of sketch comedy show Smack the Pony. She is also ...more
Sally Thomsett is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor

Age: 68

Birthplace: Sussex, England

Sally Thomsett (born 3 April 1950) is an English actress who was born in Sussex, England. She appeared in the film The Railway Children (1970) and played Jo in the TV sitcom Man About the House ...more
Sally Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: Winter Haven, Florida, United States of America

Sally Wheeler, (born May 19, 1970 in Winter Haven, Florida), is an American television actress, probably best known for her role in short-running series Two of a Kind alongside Mary-Kate and ...more
Sally Fitzgibbons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Sally
Surfer

Age: 28

Birthplace: Nowra, Australia

Sally Fitzgibbons (born 19 December 1990) is an Australian professional surfer on the Association of Surfing Professionals World Tour (2009–2013). In June 2019, she was ranked No. 1 in women's ...more