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Who Is The Most Famous Susan In The World?

Updated October 20, 2020 656 votes 25 voters 26.5k views84 items

List RulesVote up all of the Susans you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Susan can you think of? The famous Susans below have many different professions, including notable actresses named Susan, famous writers named Susan, and even activists named Susan. Susan Sontag, Susan Boyle, and Susan Lucci are just some of the Susans you'll find on the list below.

Susan Sarandon is certainly one of the most famous Susans on this list. An accomplished actress, this famous Susan is known for her roles in movies such as Thelma & Louise, Enchanted, and Dead Man Walking, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She is also an outspoken activist, and was appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1999.

Another of the famous people with the first name Susan is Susan B. Anthony. She is remembered as one of the key players in the women's suffrage movement. In addition, she worked to abolish slavery by collecting anti-slavery petitions at just 17 years old.

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    Susan Sarandon
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    Susan Sarandon

    1946-10-04

    BirthplaceJackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Susan Abigail Sarandon (née Tomalin; born October 4, 1946) is an American actress and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Susan Lucci
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    Susan Lucci

    1946-12-23

    BirthplaceScarsdale, New York, USA

    Susan Victoria Lucci (born December 23, 1946) is an American actress, television host, author... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Susan Boyle
    18

    Susan Boyle

    1961-04-01

    BirthplaceBlackburn, United Kingdom

    Susan Magdalane Boyle (born 1 April 1961) is a Scottish singer, who rose to fame after... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Susie Essman
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    Susie Essman

    1955-05-31

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Susan Essman (born May 31, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, writer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Susan B. Anthony
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    BirthplaceAdams, Massachusetts

    Susan B. Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Susan Hayward
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    Susan Hayward

    1917-06-30

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Susan Hayward (born Edythe Marrenner; June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Susan Sontag

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Susan Sontag (; January 16, 1933 – December 28, 2004) was an American writer, filmmaker,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Susan Dey
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    Susan Dey

    1952-12-10

    BirthplaceUSA, Pekin, Illinois

    Susan Hallock Dey (born December 10, 1952) is a retired American actress, known for her... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Susan Denberg
    12

    Susan Denberg

    1944-08-02

    BirthplaceKlagenfurt, Austria

    Susan Denberg (born Dietlinde Zechner; 2 August 1944, Bad Polzin, Germany) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Susan Lynch
    17

    Susan Lynch

    1971-06-05

    BirthplaceCorrinshego, United Kingdom

    Susan Lynch (born 5 June 1971) is a Northern Irish actress. A three-time IFTA Award winner,... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Susan Ward
    11

    Susan Ward

    1976-04-15

    BirthplaceMonroe, Louisiana, United States of America

    Susan Ward (born April 15, 1976) is an American actress and model.
  • 12
    Susan Powter
    14

    Susan Powter

    1957-12-22

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Susan Powter (born 22 December 1957) is an Australian-born American motivational speaker,... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Susan Saint James
    14

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Susan Saint James (born Susan Jane Miller; August 14, 1946) is an American actress and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Susan Sullivan
    14

    Susan Sullivan

    1942-11-18

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Susan Michaela Sullivan (born November 18, 1942) is an American actress. Sullivan is best... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Susan Wojcicki
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    Susan Wojcicki

    1968-07-05

    BirthplaceCalifornia

    Susan Diane Wojcicki is an American businesswoman and CEO of YouTube.

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  • 16
    Susan Anton
    11

    Susan Anton

    1950-10-12

    BirthplaceOak Glen, San Bernardino County, California, California, United States of America

    Susan Ellen Anton (born October 12, 1950) is an American actress and singer.

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  • 17
    Susan May Pratt
    11

    Susan May Pratt

    1974-02-08

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Lansing

    Susan May Pratt (born February 8, 1974) is an American actress. She played Mandella in 10... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Susan Strasberg
    15

    Susan Strasberg

    1938-05-22

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Susan Elizabeth Strasberg (May 22, 1938 – January 21, 1999) was an American stage, film, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Susan Blakely
    8

    Susan Blakely

    1950-09-07

    BirthplaceFrankfurt, Germany

    Susan Blakely (born September 7, 1948) is an American actress and model. She is best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Susie Castillo
    15

    Susie Castillo

    1979-10-27

    BirthplaceUSA, Massachusetts, Methuen

    Susie Castillo (born October 27, 1979) is an American actress, TV host, model and beauty... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Susan Ivey
    10

    Susan Ivey

    1958-10-31
    Susan M. Cameron (born October 31, 1958) is an American businessperson who is the former... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Susan Hawk
    8

    Susan Hawk

    1961-08-17

    BirthplaceWaukesha, Wisconsin, United States of America

    Susan Hawk (born August 17, 1961 in Waukesha, Wisconsin) is a reality TV personality who was a... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Susan Eldridge
    11

    Susan Eldridge

    1979-10-07

    BirthplaceSanta Clara, California

    Susan Eldridge is an American model.
  • 24
    Susan Molinari
    12

    Susan Molinari

    1958-03-27

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Susan Molinari (born March 27, 1958) is an American politician, journalist, and lobbyist from... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Susan Downey
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    Susan Downey

    1973-11-06

    BirthplaceSchaumburg, Illinois

    Susan Nicole Downey (née Levin; born November 6, 1973) is an American film producer. Until... more on Wikipedia