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Who Is The Most Famous Penny In The World?

Updated February 8, 2021 274 votes 21 voters 12.8k views33 items

List RulesVote up all of the Pennys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Penny can you think of? The famous Pennys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Penny, famous authors named Penny, and even musicians named Penny.

Penny Marshall is certainly one of the most famous Pennys on this list. One of the filmmakers named Penny, she started her career as an actress appearing in the classic sitcom Laverne & Shirley. She went onto direct such films as Big, Awakenings, and A League of Their Own.

Another of the famous people with the first name Penny is Penny Hardaway. He is a former basketball player who now serves as the coach of the AAC team, the Memphis Tigers. As a player he was a four-time NBA All-Star.

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

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  • Penny Marshall1
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    Penny Marshall

    1943-10-15

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Carole Penny Marshall (October 15, 1943 – December 17, 2018) was an American actress,...  more

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    #186 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time#39 of 120 The Best Comedy Directors in Film History

  • Penny Smith2
    14

    Penny Smith

    1958-09-21

    BirthplaceEastwood, United Kingdom

    Penelope Jane Smith (born 21 September 1958) is an English television presenter, newsreader...  more
  • Penny Lancaster3
    11

    Penny Lancaster

    1971-03-15

    BirthplaceChelmsford, England

    Penny, Lady Stewart (née Lancaster; born 15 March 1971), is an English model, photographer and...  more
  • Penny Singleton4
    17

    Penny Singleton

    1908-09-15

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Penny Singleton (born Marianna Dorothy Agnes Letitia McNulty, September 15, 1908 – November...  more
  • Penny Downie5
    10

    Penny Downie

    1954-01-01

    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Penny Downie (born 1954) is an Australian actress, noted for her appearances on British...  more
  • Penny Pritzker6
    14

    Penny Pritzker

    1959-05-02

    BirthplaceChicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States

    Penny Sue Pritzker (born May 2, 1959) is an American billionaire businesswoman, entrepreneur,...  more
  • Penny Fuller7
    14

    Penny Fuller

    1940-07-21

    BirthplaceLumberton, North Carolina, USA

    Penelope Ann "Penny" Fuller (born July 21, 1940) is an American actress. She received two Tony...  more
  • Penny Tration8
    14

    Penny Tration

    1972-10-12

    BirthplaceCincinnati, OH

    Penny Tration (born Tony Cody) is a drag queen best known for competing on Season 5 of...  more
  • Penny Hardaway9
    11

    Penny Hardaway

    1971-07-18

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

    Anfernee Deon "Penny" Hardaway (born July 18, 1971) is an American college basketball coach...  more

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    #57 of 256 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#17 of 161 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings

  • Penny Rimbaud10
    8

    Penny Rimbaud

    1943-06-08

    BirthplaceNorthwood, London, United Kingdom

    Jeremy John Ratter (born 8 June 1943), better known as Penny "Lapsang" Rimbaud, is a writer,...  more
  • Penny Johnson11
    10

    Penny Johnson

    1961-03-14

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Penny Johnson Jerald (born March 14, 1961) is an American actress. She played Beverly Barnes...  more
  • Penny Jordan12
    11

    Penny Jordan

    1946-11-24

    BirthplacePreston, United Kingdom

    Penelope "Penny" Halsall (née Jones; 24 November 1946 – 31 December 2011) was a best-selling...  more
  • Penny Taylor-Gil13
    7

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Penelope Jane 'Penny' Taylor (born 24 May 1981) is an Australian retired professional...  more
  • Penny Wong14
    5

    Penny Wong

    1968-11-05

    BirthplaceKota Kinabalu, Malaysia

    Penelope Ying-Yen Wong (born 5 November 1968) is an Australian Labor Party politician serving...  more
  • Penny Woolcock15
    7

    Penny Woolcock

    1950-01-01

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    Penny Woolcock (born 1 January 1950) is a British filmmaker, opera director, and screenwriter....  more
  • Penny Arcade16
    2

    Penny Arcade

    1950-07-15

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Penny Arcade (born Susana Carmen Ventura, July 15, 1950), is an American performance artist,...  more
  • Penny Bae Bridges17

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Penny Bae Bridges (born July 29, 1990) is an American actress. Her television work has...  more
  • Penny Baker18
    0

    Penny Baker

    1965-10-05

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    Penny Baker (born October 5, 1965) is an American model and actress. After being interviewed...  more
  • Penny Banner19
    5

    Penny Banner

    1934-08-11

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Mary Ann Kostecki (August 11, 1934 – May 12, 2008), better known by her ring name Penny...  more
  • Penny Broadhurst20
    0
    Penny Broadhurst (born 21 October 1980 in Harrogate, Yorkshire), was a British pop singer,...  more
  • Penny Lernoux21
    0

    Penny Lernoux

    1940-01-06
    Penny Lernoux (January 6, 1940 – October 9, 1989) was an American educator, author, and...  more
  • Penny Mallory22
    1

    Penny Mallory

    1966-01-01
    Penny Mallory Is a keynote speaker and performance coach, and a former British Rally...  more
  • Penny Mordaunt23
    1

    Penny Mordaunt

    1973-03-04

    BirthplaceTorquay, United Kingdom

    Penelope Mary Mordaunt (; born 4 March 1973) is a British politician who served as Secretary...  more
  • Penny Pitou24
    4

    Penny Pitou

    1938-10-08

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Penelope Theresa "Penny" Pitou (born October 8, 1938) is a former United States Olympic alpine...  more
  • Penny Priddy25
    0

    Penny Priddy

    1944-03-05

    BirthplaceCanada, Ontario, Toronto, Americas

    Penny Priddy (born March 5, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario) is a politician from British Columbia,...  more