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Who Is The Most Famous Samantha In The World?

Updated December 2, 2020 244 votes 41 voters 27.1k views26 items

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How many celebrities named Samantha can you think of? The famous Samanthas and Sams below have many different professions, including notable actors named Samantha, famous athletes named Samantha, and even musicians named Sam. 

Samantha Morton is certainly one of the most famous Samanthas on this list. One of the famous actresses named Samantha, she is best known for appearing in such films as Sweet and Lowdown and Minority Report. Longford, The Messenger, and The Walking Dead are among her notable projects. Another female celebrity Sam is Fifty Shades of Grey director, Sam Taylor-Johnson.

Another of the famous people with the first name Samantha is Samantha Bee. She is a comedian and former correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. She is also the host of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Samantha? Just add them to the list!

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    Samantha Morton


    BirthplaceNottingham, England, UK

    Samantha Jane Morton (born 13 May 1977) is an English actress. She has won a British Academy Television Award, a British Independent Film Award, and a Golden Globe Award. in addition to nominations...  more

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    BirthplaceCroydon, London, United Kingdom

    Samantha Louise Taylor-Johnson, OBE (née Taylor-Wood, born 4 March 1967) is an English filmmaker and photographer. Her directorial feature film debut came in 2009 with Nowhere Boy, a film based on...  more
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    Samantha Fox


    BirthplaceMile End, London, United Kingdom

    Samantha Karen Fox (born 15 April 1966) is an English singer, songwriter, actress, and former glamour model. In 1983, at age 16, she began appearing as a topless model on Page 3 of British tabloid...  more


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    Samantha Ronson


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Samantha Judith Ronson (born 7 August 1977) is an English DJ and singer-songwriter who lives in Santa Monica, California....  more

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    BirthplaceChennai, India

    Samantha Akkineni (née Ruth Prabhu, born 28 April 1987) is an Indian actress and model. She has established a career in the Tamil and Telugu film industries, and is a recipient of several awards...  more
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    Samantha Bee


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Samantha Anne Bee (born October 25, 1969) is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, and television host. Bee rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show...  more

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    BirthplaceBrighton, England

    Samantha Zoe Womack (née Janus; born 2 November 1972) is a British actress, singer, model and director who has worked in film, television and stage. Womack made her name in the mid-1990s with her...  more
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    Samantha Mumba


    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Samantha Tamania Anne Cecilia Mumba (born 18 January 1983) is an Irish singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, fashion model and TV presenter. She shot to fame in 2000 with the release of her debut...  more
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    Samantha Eggar


    BirthplaceHampstead, London, United Kingdom

    Victoria Louise Samantha Marie Elizabeth Therese Eggar (born 5 March 1939) is an English-American film, stage, television, and voice actress. After beginning her career in Shakespearean theatre, she...  more
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    Samantha Barks


    BirthplaceLaxey, Isle of Man

    Samantha Jane Barks (born 2 October 1990) is a Manx actress and singer who has performed on stage and screen as well as television. She rose to fame after coming in third in the BBC talent...  more

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    Sam Phillips


    BirthplaceGlendale, California, United States of America

    Sam Phillips (born Leslie Ann Phillips, January 28, 1962) is an American singer-songwriter. She began her career in the contemporary Christian music industry but, uncomfortable with that image and...  more

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    Samantha Mathis


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Samantha Mathis (born May 12, 1970) is an American actress. The daughter of actress Bibi Besch, Mathis made her film debut in Pump Up the Volume (1990), and later co-starred or appeared in such films...  more
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    Samantha Bond


    BirthplaceKensington, London, United Kingdom

    Samantha Bond (born 27 November 1961) is an English actress, perhaps best known for playing Miss Moneypenny in four James Bond films during the series' Pierce Brosnan years, and for her role on...  more
  • 14

    Samantha Harvey

    Samantha Harvey (born May 30, 1993) is an English singer and songwriter who is best known for her self-titled YouTube channel. Her cover of Luther Vandross' song "Dance With My Father" earned more...
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    Samantha Harris


    BirthplaceHopkins, Minnesota, USA

    Samantha Harris (born Samantha Harris Shapiro; November 27, 1973) is an American television presenter, model, and entertainment reporter known as the co-host of seasons two through nine of Dancing...  more

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    Sam Brown


    BirthplaceStratford, London, London, United Kingdom

    Samantha Brown (born 7 October 1964) is an English singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and record producer. In a music career spanning more than 30 years, Brown is a ukulele...  more

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    Sam Faiers


    BirthplaceBrentwood, United Kingdom

    Samantha "Sam" Faiers is an English television personality and former glamour model. Faiers is best known for starring as herself in the ITV2 semi-reality programme The Only Way Is Essex. In 2014,...  more
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    BirthplaceVentura County, California, USA

    Samantha Boscarino (born December 26, 1994) is an American actress and singer from Ventura County, California. She is known for the film The Clique, for her role as Molly Garfunkel on the Nickelodeon...  more
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    Sam Pinto


    BirthplaceParañaque, Philippines

    Samuelle Lynne Acosta "Sam" Pinto (born December 11, 1989) is a Filipino actress....  more
  • 20

    Samantha Hoopes


    BirthplaceDoylestown, Pennsylvania

    Samantha Hoopes is an American model, best known for appearing in the Sports Illustrated's 50th Anniversary Swimsuit issue in 2014....  more
  • 21

    Samantha Stosur


    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Samantha Jane Stosur ( STOH-sər; born 30 March 1984) is an Australian professional tennis player. She is a former world No. 1 in doubles, a ranking which she held for 61 weeks, and a former world No....  more
  • 22

    Sam Ryan


    BirthplaceLake Ronkonkoma, New York, United States of America

    Samantha Ryan is an American sportscaster who is a sports anchor for WABC-TV New York's Eyewitness News' weekend evening broadcasts....  more
  • 23

    Sam Grey


    BirthplaceLiverpool, England

    Samantha "Sam" Grey (born 19 March 1984 in Liverpool) is an English actress, most notable for her role as Health Care Assistant Alice Chantrey on Casualty. She first appeared as Alice on the first of...  more
  • 24

    Sam Bailey


    BirthplaceBexley, London, United Kingdom

    Samantha Florence "Sam" Bailey is an English singer, known for winning the tenth series of The X Factor in 2013. Following her win, her debut single, a cover of Demi Lovato's "Skyscraper", was...  more

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    Samantha Tajik



    Samantha Tajik (Persian: سامانتا تاجیک, born 1983) is an Iranian-Canadian model, actress, and TV personality. She was crowned Miss Universe Canada 2008 in Toronto, Ontario, on April 28, 2008 and went...  more
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