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Who Is The Most Famous Vivian or Viviene In The World?

Updated February 8, 2021 411 votes 25 voters 13.6k views47 items

List RulesVote up all of the Vivians, Viviens, and Viviennes you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Vivian can you think of? The famous Vivians below have many different professions, including notable actors named Vivien, famous athletes named Vivian, and even musicians named Vivian.

Vivien Leigh is certainly one of the most famous Viviens on this list. One of the famous actresses named Vivien, she won an Oscar for portraying Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind. She earned a second Oscar for her performance in A Streetcar Named Desire.

Another of the famous people with the first name Vivien is Vivienne Westwood. She is a fashion designer often associated with punk and new wave style. She is also an advocate for the environment and combating climate change.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Vivian? Just add them to the list!

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    Vivien Leigh

    1913-11-05
    Vivien Leigh (; born Vivian Mary Hartley and styled as Lady Olivier after 1947; 5 November...  more

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    Dame Vivienne Isabel Westwood (née Swire; born 8 April 1941) is a British fashion designer...  more
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    Vivian Vance

    1909-07-26
    Vivian Vance (born Vivian Roberta Jones; July 26, 1909 – August 17, 1979) was an American...  more
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    Vivian Wu

    1966-02-05
    Vivian Wu or Wu Junmei (Chinese: 邬君梅; born February 5, 1966) is a Chinese actress, known for...  more
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    Vivian Blaine

    1921-11-21
    Vivian Blaine (November 21, 1921 – December 9, 1995) was an American actress and singer, best...  more
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    Vivian Campbell

    1962-08-25
    Vivian Patrick Campbell (born 25 August 1962) is a Northern Irish rock guitarist. He came to...  more
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    Vivian Stanshall (born Victor Anthony Stanshall; 21 March 1943 – 5 March 1995) was an English...  more
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    The Vivienne

    1992-04-12

    James Lee Williams (born April 12, 1992), better known by the stage name The Vivienne, is a British drag queen, known for being appointed the first UK RuPaul's Drag Race ambassador in 2015, and winning the first series of RuPaul's Drag Race UK in 2019. 

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    Vivian Rich

    1893-05-26
    Vivian Rich (May 26, 1893 – November 17, 1957) was an American silent film actress....  more
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    Vivian Green

    1979-05-22
    Vivian Sakiyyah Green (born May 22, 1979) is an American R&B singer-songwriter and pianist....  more
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    Vivian Pickles

    1931-10-21
    Vivian Pickles (born 21 October 1931) is an English actress....  more
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    Vivienne Pinay

    1985-08-02
    Vivienne Pinay (born Michael Donehoo) is a drag performer from New York City best known for...  more
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    On-Camera Meteorologist ' ' ' Vivian Brown' ' ' brings viewers of The Weather Channel their...  more
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    Vivien Merchant

    1929-07-22
    Ada Brand Thomson (22 July 1929 – 3 October 1982), known professionally as Vivien Merchant,...  more
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    Vivienne Johnson

    1959-12-12
    Vivienne Johnson is an English actress who is known for playing the supporting character of...  more
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    Vivian Bang

    1983-10-23
    Vivian Bang is an American actress of Korean descent. Bang is known for her supporting role as...  more
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    Vivian Gornick

    1935-06-14
    Vivian Gornick (born June 14, 1935 in Bronx, New York) is an American critic, journalist,...  more
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    Vivien Cardone

    1993-04-14
    Vivien Elisabeth Cardone (born April 14, 1993) is an American actress. She is known for her...  more
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    Vivian Maier

    1926-02-01
    Vivian Dorothy Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was an American street photographer....  more
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    Vivian Howard

    Vivian Howard is an American chef, restaurateur, author and television host. From 2013-2018,...  more
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    Vivien Oakland

    1895-05-20
    Vivien Oakland (born Vivian Ruth Andersen; May 20, 1895 – August 1, 1958), was an American...  more
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    Vivian Fuchs

    1908-02-11
    Sir Vivian Ernest Fuchs (11 February 1908 – 11 November 1999) was an English explorer whose...  more
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    Vivienne Tam

    1957-11-28
    Vivienne Tam is a fashion designer based in New York City. She was born in Guangzhou, China,...  more
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    Vivian Balakrishnan (Tamil: விவியன் பாலகிருஷ்ணன்; born 25 January 1961), , is the Singapore...  more
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    Vivian Martin

    1893-07-22
    Vivian Martin (July 22, 1893 – March 16, 1987) was an American stage and silent film actress....  more