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Who Is The Most Famous Penny In The World?

Updated February 8, 2021 277 votes 24 voters 13.1k 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 Marshall

    1943-10-15
    Carole Penny Marshall (October 15, 1943 – December 17, 2018) was an American actress,...  more

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    Penny Smith

    1958-09-21
    Penelope Jane Smith (born 21 September 1958) is an English television presenter, newsreader...  more
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    Penny Lancaster

    1971-03-15
    Penny, Lady Stewart (née Lancaster; born 15 March 1971), is an English model, photographer and...  more
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    Penny Singleton

    1908-09-15
    Penny Singleton (born Marianna Dorothy Agnes Letitia McNulty, September 15, 1908 – November...  more
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    10

    Penny Downie

    1954-01-01
    Penny Downie (born 1954) is an Australian actress, noted for her appearances on British...  more
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    Penny Pritzker

    1959-05-02
    Penny Sue Pritzker (born May 2, 1959) is an American billionaire businesswoman, entrepreneur,...  more
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    Penny Fuller

    1940-07-21
    Penelope Ann "Penny" Fuller (born July 21, 1940) is an American actress. She received two Tony...  more
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    14

    Penny Tration

    1972-10-12
    Penny Tration (born Tony Cody) is a drag queen best known for competing on Season 5 of...  more
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    Penny Hardaway

    1971-07-18
    Anfernee Deon "Penny" Hardaway (born July 18, 1971) is an American college basketball coach...  more

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    Penny Rimbaud

    1943-06-08
    Jeremy John Ratter (born 8 June 1943), better known as Penny "Lapsang" Rimbaud, is a writer,...  more
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    Penny Johnson

    1961-03-14
    Penny Johnson Jerald (born March 14, 1961) is an American actress. She played Beverly Barnes...  more

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    Penny Jordan

    1946-11-24
    Penelope "Penny" Halsall (née Jones; 24 November 1946 – 31 December 2011) was a best-selling...  more
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    7
    Penelope Jane 'Penny' Taylor (born 24 May 1981) is an Australian retired professional...  more
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    5

    Penny Wong

    1968-11-05
    Penelope Ying-Yen Wong (born 5 November 1968) is an Australian Labor Party politician serving...  more
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    Penny Woolcock

    1950-01-01
    Penny Woolcock (born 1 January 1950) is a British filmmaker, opera director, and screenwriter....  more
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    Penny Arcade

    1950-07-15
    Penny Arcade (born Susana Carmen Ventura, July 15, 1950), is an American performance artist,...  more
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    Penny Bae Bridges (born July 29, 1990) is an American actress. Her television work has...  more
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    0

    Penny Baker

    1965-10-05
    Penny Baker (born October 5, 1965) is an American model and actress. After being interviewed...  more
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    Penny Banner

    1934-08-11
    Mary Ann Kostecki (August 11, 1934 – May 12, 2008), better known by her ring name Penny...  more
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    Penny Broadhurst (born 21 October 1980 in Harrogate, Yorkshire), was a British pop singer,...  more
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    Penny Lernoux

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

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

    Penny Mordaunt

    1973-03-04
    Penelope Mary Mordaunt (; born 4 March 1973) is a British politician who served as Secretary...  more
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    Penny Pitou

    1938-10-08
    Penelope Theresa "Penny" Pitou (born October 8, 1938) is a former United States Olympic alpine...  more
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    Penny Priddy

    1944-03-05
    Penny Priddy (born March 5, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario) is a politician from British Columbia,...  more