List of Famous people named Candace
Candace Nicole Parker is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Sky of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She was the first overall pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft. In 2016, along with other stars such as Alana Beard and Nneka Ogwumike, Parker helped the Sparks to win their first WNBA Finals title since 2002. In high school, Parker won the 2003 and 2004 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year awards, becoming just the second junior and the only woman to receive the award twice.
Candace Amber Owens Farmer is an American conservative author, political commentator, and activist. Initially critical of President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, Owens eventually became known for her pro-Trump activism as a black woman, in addition to her criticism of Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Party. She worked for the conservative advocacy group Turning Point USA between 2017 and 2019 as its communications director. She is scheduled to have her own podcast with The Daily Wire starting in 2021.
Candace Cameron Bure
Candace Cameron Bure is an American actress, producer, author, and talk show panelist. She is known for her role as D.J. Tanner on Full House, which she reprised as D.J. Tanner-Fuller on Fuller House. She is also known for her work with Hallmark Channel, playing the title character in Hallmark Channel's film adaptation of the Aurora Teagarden novel series, as well having starred in many of their holiday films.
Candace Bushnell is an American author, journalist, and television producer. She wrote a column for The New York Observer (1994–96) that was adapted into the bestselling Sex and the City anthology. The book was the basis for the HBO hit series Sex and the City (1998–2004) and two subsequent movies.
Candace Allen is an American novelist, political activist, cultural critic and screenwriter, who is based in London. She was the first African-American woman to be a member of the Directors Guild of America. She is the niece of actress and drama coach Billie Allen, and the former wife of British conductor Sir Simon Rattle.
Mary Candace Hilligoss is an American actress and former model. She gained fame for her role as Mary Henry in the independent horror film Carnival of Souls (1962).
Candace Glendenning is a retired English actress, known for her work in the horror film genre in the 1970s as a "scream queen". She also had a long and diverse career in British television throughout the late 60s to early 80s.
Candace Hutson is an American actress who is notable for her work in The Land Before Time (1988) as Cera, Dolly Dearest (1991), and Evening Shade (1991-1994) as Molly Newton. At the age of six, she made her debut on television on Full House as Becky.