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Famous People Named Ursula

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Ursula are out there? This list of celebrities named Ursula will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Ursulas below include actors named Ursula and athletes named Ursula, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Ursula who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Ursulas below include Ursula Andress, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Ursula Burns.
  • Age84

    BirthplaceOstermundigen, Switzerland

    Ursula Andress (; born 19 March 1936) is a Swiss film and television actress, former model and sex symbol, who has appeared in American, British and Italian films. She is best known for her...  more

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  • Ursula K. Le Guin

    Novelist, Author


    BirthplaceBerkeley, California

    Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (; October 21, 1929 – January 22, 2018) was an American author. She is best known for her works of speculative fiction, including science fiction works set in her Hainish...  more

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  • Ursula Burns



    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Ursula M. Burns (born September 20, 1958), is an American businesswoman. She is the chairman and CEO of VEON, a senior advisor to Teneo, and a non-executive director of Diageo since April 2018. She...  more
  • Age41

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Ursula Mayes is an actor....  more
  • Úrsula Corberó

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Úrsula Corberó Delgado (born August 11, 1989) is a Catalan actress. She is best known for her roles as Ruth in the Antena 3 television series Física o Química, Margarita de Austria in the Televisión...  more
  • Age59

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    Ursula Buchfellner (born 8 June 1961) is a German model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its October 1979 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Peter...  more
  • Ursula Bloom

    Journalist, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 92 (1892-1984)

    BirthplaceEssex, United Kingdom

    Ursula Bloom was a British novelist....  more
  • Ursula Meier

    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceBesançon, France

    Ursula Meier (born 24 June 1971) is a French-Swiss film director and screenwriter who received the Best Director award at the 2008 Festival du Film Francophone d'Angoulême [Angoulême French-language...  more
  • Age76

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Ursula Oppens (born February 2, 1944) is an American classical concert pianist and educator....  more
  • Ursula Ulrika Holl (born 26 June 1982) is a retired German footballer. She currently works as the goalkeeping coach for Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen....  more
  • Ursula F. Fairbairn has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Fairbairn Group LLC since April 2005....  more
  • Ursula von der Leyen

    Politician, Physician


    BirthplaceIxelles, Belgium

    Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen (German pronunciation: [ˈʔʊɐ̯zula fɔn dɛɐ̯ ˈlaɪən] (listen); née Albrecht; born 8 October 1958) is a German politician and the President-elect of the European Commission....  more
  • Age46

    BirthplaceMelk, Austria

    Ursula Strauss is an Austrian actress. She is best known for her role as inspector Angelika Schnell in the television series Schnell ermittelt....  more
  • Ursula Kemp

    Ursula Kemp or Ursley Kempe alias Grey (ca. 1525 – 1582) was an English cunning woman and midwife who in 1582 was tried for witchcraft and hanged. Kemp was accused of (and apparently confessed to)...  more
  • AgeDec. at 83 (1922-2005)

    BirthplaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom

    Ursula Howells (17 September 1922 – 16 October 2005) was an English actress whose elegant presence kept her much in demand for roles in film and television.Howells was born in London, the daughter of...  more
  • Ursula Mellor Bright

    Ursula Mellor Bright or Ursula Mellor (5 July 1835 – 5 March 1915) was a British activist for married women's property rights....  more
  • Ursula Dubosarsky

    Novelist, Writer


    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Ursula Dubosarsky (born Ursula Coleman, Sydney, 1961) is an Australian writer of fiction and non-fiction for children and young adults, whose work is characterised by a child's vision and voice of...  more
  • Ursula Rucker

    Poet, Songwriter

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Ursula Rucker is an American spoken word recording artist. Rucker is known for a diverse repertoire, and for utilizing techniques that catch her listeners' attention. ...  more
  • Ursula van Beckum

    Ursula van Beckum (née von Werdum; before 1520 – 13 November 1544) was a Dutch Anabaptist noblewoman who was burned at the stake for heresy in Delden, the Netherlands. She was born as the daughter of...  more
  • Ursula Plassnik

    Politician, Diplomat


    BirthplaceKlagenfurt, Austria

    Ursula Plassnik (born 23 May 1956) is an Austrian diplomat and politician. She was Foreign Minister of Austria between October 2004 and December 2008. She is currently Austrian ambassador to...  more
  • AgeDec. at 67 (1906-1973)

    BirthplaceShimla, India

    Ursula Jeans (born 5 May 1906 – 21 April 1973) was an English film, stage, and television actress....  more
  • AgeDec. at 86 (1924-2010)

    BirthplaceHamburg, Germany

    Alternative NameUrsula Thiess

    Ursula Thiess (May 15, 1924 – June 19, 2010) was a German film actress who had a brief Hollywood career in the 1950s. Thiess began her career on the stage in her native Germany and by dubbing female...  more
  • Ursula Martin

    Journalist, Educator


    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Ursula Hilda Mary Martin CBE FRSE FREng (born 3 August 1953) is a British computer scientist, with research interests in theoretical computer science and formal methods. She is also known for her...  more
  • Age99

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    Ursula Martius Franklin, (16 September 1921 – 22 July 2016), was a German-Canadian metallurgist, research physicist, author, and educator who taught at the University of Toronto for more than 40...  more
  • Age77

    BirthplaceEberswalde, Germany

    Ursula Werner is a German actress born September 28, 1943, in Eberswalde, Germany. She grew up in the Prenzlauer Berg district of Berlin. After studying at the Staatlichen Schauspielschule Berlin...  more