List of famous people named Sylvia, along with photos. How many celebrities named Sylvia can you think of? The famous Sylvias below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Sylvia, athletes named Sylvia, and even political figures named Sylvia. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Sylvia? Add them to the list.
Apparently, Sylvias were made for the silver screen. Sylvia Kristel was an actress who most notably starred in provocative films Mata Hari and Lady Chatterly's Lover. Sylvia Sidney, on the other hand, starred in many crime dramas with many stars, including Spencer Tracy and Cray Grant. Her Broadway career spanned over five decades as well.Sylvia Plath is a world renowned poet, novelist and short story writer who has won a Pulitzer for her collection of poems. She is also famous for her only ever written novel, The Bell Jar, autobiographical account of her many attempts at suicide and her struggle with depression.