List of famous people named Tara, along with photos. How many celebrities named Tara can you think of? The famous Taras below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Tara, athletes named Tara, and even political figures named Tara. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Tara? Add them to the list.Famous people named Tara are not hard to come by, especially in the late 1990's. 1998 was the year that ice-skater Tara Lipinski famously had her boyfriend club her Olympic rival Nancy Kerriagan. And in 1999 actress Tara Reid became famous in the movie "American Pie."