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Who Is The Most Famous Angela In The World?

Updated January 27, 2021 617 votes 42 voters 30.9k views71 items

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

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

Angela Bassett is certainly one of the most famous Angelas on this list. One of the famous actresses named Angela, she was nominated for an Oscar for playing Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It. Malcolm X, Boyz n the Hood, and How Stella Got Her Groove Back are among her other notable films. Angela Kinsey is also one of the actresses named Angela. She is known for playing Angela Martin on NBC's The Office.

Another of the famous people with the first name Angela is Angela Merkel. She is the Chancellor of Germany. Previously she served as the Leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2005. Singer and songwriter Angie Stone is also one of the famous people named Angie

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    Angela Lansbury

    1925-10-16

    BirthplaceEngland, Poplar, London

    Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury (born October 16, 1925) is a British-American-Irish actress who has appeared in theatre, television, and film. Her career has spanned eight decades, much of it in the...  more

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    Angela Bassett

    1958-08-16

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress and activist known for her biographical film roles, most notably her performance as Tina Turner in the biopic What's Love Got to Do...  more

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    Angela Merkel

    1954-07-17

    BirthplaceHamburg, Germany

    Angela Dorothea Merkel (, German: [aŋˈɡeːla ˈmɛɐ̯kl̩]; née Kasner; born 17 July 1954) is a German politician serving as Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She served as the leader of the centre-right...  more

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    Angela Kinsey

    1971-06-25

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, USA

    Angela Faye Kinsey (born June 25, 1971) is an American actress known for her role as Angela Martin in the NBC television series The Office (2005–2013). Kinsey had a recurring role on the TBS comedy...  more
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    Angie Harmon

    1972-08-10

    BirthplaceHighland Park, Texas, United States of America

    Angela Michelle Harmon (born August 10, 1972) is an American actress and model. She was a professional model before gaining international fame for her roles in Baywatch Nights and as New York A.D.A....  more

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    Angela Davis

    1944-01-26

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, USA

    Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, academic, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist in the 1960s working with the Communist Party...  more
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    Angie Dickinson

    1931-09-30

    BirthplaceKulm, North Dakota, United States of America

    Angeline Dickinson (née Brown; born September 30, 1931) is an American actress. She began her career on television, appearing in many anthology series during the 1950s, before landing her...  more

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    Angie Everhart

    1969-09-07

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, USA

    Angela Kay "Angie" Everhart (born September 7, 1969) is an American actress and former model who appeared in several Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues in the 1990s and posed nude for Playboy in 2000....  more

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    Angie Martinez

    1971-01-09

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Angela "Angie" Martinez (born January 9, 1971) is an American radio personality, rapper, and actress of Puerto Rican, Cuban and Dominican heritage. Nicknamed “The Voice of New York”, her afternoon...  more

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    BirthplaceSoutheast Europe, Nicosia District, Ayios Dhometios, Cyprus

    Angela Bowie (born Mary Angela Barnett; September 25, 1949) is a Cypriot-born American model, actress and journalist who, along with her ex-husband David Bowie, influenced the glam rock culture and...  more
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    BirthplaceAdjud, Romania

    Angela Gheorghiu (Romanian pronunciation: [anˈd͡ʒela ɡe̯orˈɡi.u] (listen); née Burlacu; born 7 September 1965) is a Romanian soprano.Since her professional debut in 1990, she has performed in leading...  more

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    Angela Lindvall

    1979-01-14

    BirthplaceMidwest City, Oklahoma, USA

    Angela Lindvall (born January 14, 1979) is an American model and actress. Lindvall was discovered by an IMG scout when she was 14 years old, and immediately signed with IMG New York. She took a break...  more
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    Angie Stone

    1961-12-19

    BirthplaceColumbia, South Carolina, United States of America

    Angie Stone (born Angela Laverne Brown; December 18, 1961) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She rose to fame in the late 1970s as member of the hip hop trio The...  more

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    Angela Carter

    1940-05-07

    BirthplaceEastbourne, United Kingdom

    Angela Olive Carter (later Pearce) (née Stalker; 7 May 1940 – 16 February 1992), who published under the name Angela Carter, was an English novelist, short story writer, poet, and journalist, known...  more
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    Angela Sarafyan

    1983-06-30

    BirthplaceYerevan, Armenia, USSR

    Angela Sarafyan (Armenian: Անժելա Սարաֆյան; June 30, 1983) is an Armenian-American actress. She is sometimes credited as Angela Sarafian. She portrayed Clementine Pennyfeather on the HBO series...  more
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    Angela Simmons

    1987-09-18

    BirthplaceQueens, New York, USA

    Run's House is an American reality television series that debuted on October 13, 2005. The series chronicles the family life of former Run–D.M.C. rapper and hip-hop music pioneer Joseph Simmons, also...  more
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    Angela Gossow

    1974-11-05

    BirthplaceCologne, Germany

    Angela Nathalie Gossow (born 5 November 1974) is a German vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal band Arch Enemy. Her other previous bands include...  more
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    Angela Bettis

    1973-01-09

    BirthplaceAustin, Texas, United States of America

    Angela Marie Bettis (born January 9, 1973) is an American film and stage actress, film producer, and director best known for her lead roles in the 2002 TV adaptation of the Stephen King novel Carrie,...  more
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    Angela Hewitt

    1958-07-26

    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    Angela Hewitt, (born July 26, 1958) is a Canadian classical pianist. She is best known for her Bach interpretations....  more
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    Angela Douglas

    1940-10-29

    BirthplaceGerrards Cross, United Kingdom

    Angela Douglas (born 29 October 1940), born Angela McDonagh, is an English actress....  more
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    BirthplaceHamilton, Canada

    Angela Featherstone (born 3 April 1965) is an actress and writer....  more
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    Angela Griffin

    1976-07-19

    BirthplaceLeeds, United Kingdom

    Angela Mellissa Griffin (born 19 July 1976 in Leeds) is an English actress and television presenter who has been active on British television since the early 1990s....  more
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    Angie Cepeda

    1974-08-02

    BirthplaceCartagena, Colombia

    Angélica María Cepeda Jiménez (born 2 August 1974), professionally known as Angie Cepeda, is a Colombian actress. She is probably the best known for her roles in telenovela Pobre Diabla and films...  more
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    Angela Braly

    1961-07-01

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    Angela Fick Braly (born July 2, 1961; Dallas, Texas) is an American executive. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of WellPoint (now Anthem, a large U.S.-based provider of health...  more