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Famous People Named Vera 

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Vera there are? This list of celebrities named Vera includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Veras on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Vera, actors named Vera, and even athletes named Vera. Well-known Veras like Vera Farmiga, Vera Lynn, and Vera Miles are just the start of this list.
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Vera Farmiga is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Actor, Film Director

Age: 45

Birthplace: USA, Clifton, New Jersey

Vera Ann Farmiga (; born August 6, 1973) is an American actress, director, and producer. Farmiga began her career on stage in the original Broadway production of Taking Sides (1996). She made ...more

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Vera Lynn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Actor, Singer

Age: 101

Birthplace: East Ham

Dame Vera Margaret Lynn (née Welch; born 20 March 1917) is an English singer of traditional pop, songwriter and actress, whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular ...more

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#586 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time #44 of 316 The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models #227 of 452 Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

Vera Miles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Actor

Age: 88

Birthplace: Boise City, Oklahoma, United States of America

Vera June Miles (née Ralston, born August 23, 1929) is a retired American actress who worked closely with Alfred Hitchcock, most notably as Lila Crane in the classic 1960 film Psycho, ...more

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#236 of 940 The Best Actresses in Film History #869 of 2,004 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History #88 of 99 The Most Beautiful Women Of The '60s

Vera Zvonareva is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Tennis player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union

Vera Igorevna Zvonareva (Russian: Ве́ра И́горевна Звонарёва, IPA: [ˈvʲɛrə ˈiɡərʲɪvnə zvənɐˈrʲɵvə] (listen); born 7 September 1984) is a Russian professional tennis player. She was introduced to ...more

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#338 of 2,166 The Best Athletes Of All Time #6 of 38 The Best Tennis Players from Russia

Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 69

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Vera Ellen Wang (Chinese: 王薇薇; born June 27, 1949) is an American fashion designer based in New York City.

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Vera Brezhneva is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Television presenter, Actor, Singer

Age: 37

Birthplace: Dniprodzerzhynsk, Ukraine

Vira Viktorivna Halushka (Ukrainian: Віра Вікторівна Галушка; Russian: Вера Викторовна Галушка, Vera Viktorovna Galushka; born 3 February 1982), better known by her stage name Vera Brezhneva ...more
Věra Čáslavsk&aac... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Gymnast

Age: 76

Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Věra Čáslavská (Czech pronunciation: [ˈvjɛra ˈtʃaːslafskaː]; 3 May 1942 – 30 August 2016) was a Czechoslovak artistic gymnast and Czech sports official. She won a total of 22 ...more
Vera Dushevina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Tennis player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Vera Yevgenyevna Dushevina (Russian: Вера Евгеньевна Душевина; born 6 October 1986) is a retired Russian tennis player. She was born in Moscow and now resides in nearby satellite city of
Vera Renczi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Vera

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Vera Renczi (dubbed the Black Widow or Chatelaine of Berkerekul), was a purported Romanian serial killer who confessed to poisoning 35 individuals including her two husbands, multiple lovers, ...more
Vera Krasova is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Model

Age: 31

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Vera Krasova (Russian: Вера Красова, born December 11, 1987 in Moscow, Soviet Union) is a Russian model and beauty queen. She competed in the 2007 Miss Russia pageant on December 14 where she ...more
Vera Jordanova is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Fashion Model, Actor

Age: 43

Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

Vera Jordanova (Bulgarian Вера Йорданова) (born 28 August 1975) is a Bulgarian-Finnish cookbook author, actress and model.
Vera Lischka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Politician, Swimmer

Age: 41

Birthplace: Linz, Austria

Vera Lischka (born 1 May 1977 in Linz, Oberösterreich) is a former breaststroke swimmer from Austria, who competed for her native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. At ...more
Věra Chytilová is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Fashion Model, Screenwriter, Film Director

Age: Dec. at 85 (1929-2014)

Birthplace: Ostrava

Věra Chytilová (2 February 1929 – 12 March 2014) was an avant-garde Czech film director and pioneer of Czech cinema. Banned by the Czechoslovak government in the 1960s, she is best known ...more
Vera Ralston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Figure Skater, Actor

Age: Dec. at 84 (1919-2003)

Birthplace: Czech Republic, Prague

Vera Ralston (born Věra Helena Hrubá; July 12, 1920 – February 9, 2003) was a Czech figure skater and actress. She later became a naturalized American citizen. She worked as an actress ...more
Vera Fischer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Actor

Age: 67

Birthplace: Blumenau, Brazil

Vera Fischer may refer to: Vera Fischer (actress) (born 1951), Brazilian actress Vera Fischer (mathematician), Austrian mathematician Vera Fischer (sculptor) (1925–2009), Croatian Jewish
Vera Mukhina is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Sculptor

Age: Dec. at 64 (1889-1953)

Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

Vera Ignatyevna Mukhina (Russian: Ве́ра Игна́тьевна Му́хина; Latvian: Vera Muhina; 1 July [O.S. 19 June] 1889 – 6 October 1953) was a prominent Soviet sculptor.
Věra Suková is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Tennis player

Age: Dec. at 51 (1931-1982)

Birthplace: Uherské Hradiště, Czech Republic

Věra Pužejová Suková (13 June 1931 – 13 May 1982) was a tennis player from Czechoslovakia. She was the women's singles runner-up at Wimbledon in 1962, losing to Karen Hantze Susman ...more
Vera Brittain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Nurse, Novelist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 77 (1893-1970)

Birthplace: Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom

Vera Mary Brittain (29 December 1893 – 29 March 1970) was an English Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist. Her best-selling 1933 memoir Testament of Youth ...more
Vera Bazarova is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Figure Skater, Athlete

Age: 26

Birthplace: Yekaterinburg, Russia

Vera Yevgenyevna Bazarova (Russian: Ве́ра Евге́ньевна База́рова, born 28 January 1993) is a Russian pair skater. With former partner Yuri Larionov, she is the 2012–13 Grand Prix Final silver ...more
Vera Lewis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Actor

Age: Dec. at 83 (1873-1956)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Vera Lewis (June 10, 1873 – February 8, 1956) was an American film and stage actress, beginning in the silent film era. She appeared in 183 films between 1915 and 1947. She was married to actor ...more
Vera Hall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Vera Hall Singer

Age: Dec. at 62 (1902-1964)

Birthplace: Livingston, Alabama

Adell Hall Ward, better known as Vera Hall (April 6, 1902 – January 29, 1964) was an American folk singer, born in Livingston, Alabama. Best known for her 1937 song, "Trouble So Hard", ...more
Véra Clouzot is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Screenwriter, Actor, Writer

Age: Dec. at 47 (1913-1960)

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Véra Gibson-Amado, known professionally as Véra Clouzot, (30 December 1913 – 15 December 1960) was a Brazilian-French film actress and screenwriter. She is known for playing Linda ...more
Vera Leigh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Vera Leigh

Age: Dec. at 41 (1903-1944)

Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom

Vera Leigh (17 March 1903 – 6 July 1944) was a British heroine of World War II who served in the Special Operations Executive.Leigh was a member of the SOE's Donkeyman circuit and Inventor ...more
Vera Vitali is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Actor

Age: 37

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Vera Vitali is the daughter of Leon Vitali and Kersti Vitali.
Vera Bradford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Vera
Vera Bradford Pianist

Age: Dec. at 100 (1904-2004)

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Vera Florence Bradford (5 September 1904 – 6 January 2004) was an Australian classical pianist and teacher, with a very long career. Her playing was admired for its depth and beauty of tone, ...more