List of famous people named Sarah, along with photos. How many celebrities named Sarah or Sara can you think of? The famous Sarahs below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Sarah, athletes named Sarah, and even political figures named Sarah. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Sarah? Add them to the list.Sarah Jessica Parker started show business as "Little Orphan Annie" in Broadway's Annie. She really made it big with her unforgettable role in the t.v. show Sex and the City. She's starred in several films as well such as Hocus Pocus and The Family Stone. Sarah Silverman is an actress and stand up comedian. She's had several HBO specials, her own comedic show, and has starred in many films. She was even a writer for Saturday Night Live for 18 weeks.