List of Famous people named Hannah
Hannah Waddingham is an English actress and singer, best known for her contribution to West End musical theatre, particularly her performances in the original London production of Spamalot, the 2010 Regent's Park revival of Into the Woods, and most recently, The Wizard of Oz. She has received three Olivier Award nominations for her work. She has also had a successful film and television career. In 2015 she joined the cast of the fifth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones as Septa Unella, as well as appearing in the 2012 feature film adaptation of Les Misérables and 2018 British psychological thriller Winter Ridge in a primary role.
Hannah Gadsby is an Australian comedian, writer, actress and television presenter. She rose to prominence after winning the national final of the Raw Comedy competition for new comedians in 2006, and has since toured internationally as well as appearing on television and radio.
Hannah Dominique E. John-Kamen is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Yalena "Dutch" Yardeen in the Syfy television series Killjoys, Ornela in the HBO series Game of Thrones, F'Nale Zandor in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, Ava Starr / Ghost in the MCU film Ant-Man and the Wasp, and the title character in Netflix’s mystery series The Stranger.
Hannah Fry is a mathematician, author, lecturer, radio and television presenter, podcaster and public speaker. She studies the patterns of human behaviour, such as interpersonal relationships and dating, and how mathematics can apply to them. Fry delivered the 2019 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures.
Hannah Arendt was a German-born American political theorist. Her many books and articles have had a lasting influence on political theory and philosophy. Arendt is widely considered one of the most important political thinkers of the 20th century.
Hannah Jeter is a U.S. Virgin Islands born model and television host best known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, including the cover of the 2015 edition.
Hannah Duston was a colonial Massachusetts Puritan woman who was taken captive by Abenaki people from Quebec during King William's War, with her newborn daughter, during the Raid on Haverhill in 1697, in which 27 colonists were killed. In her account she stated that the Abenaki killed her baby during the journey to the island. While detained on an island in the Merrimack River in present-day Boscawen, New Hampshire, she killed and scalped ten of the Native American family members holding them hostage, with the assistance of two other captives.
Hannah Glasse was an English cookery writer of the 18th century. Her first cookery book, The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, published in 1747, became the best-selling recipe book that century. It was reprinted within its first year of publication, appeared in 20 editions in the 18th century, and continued to be published until well into the 19th century. She later wrote The Servants' Directory (1760) and The Compleat Confectioner, which was probably published in 1760; neither book was as commercially successful as her first.
Hannah Kelsey Brown is an American television personality and former beauty pageant titleholder. She starred as the eponymous lead in season 15 of The Bachelorette. Brown had previously placed in the top seven in season 23 of The Bachelor. As a beauty pageant titleholder, Brown was crowned Miss Alabama USA 2018, and competed in Miss USA 2018. Following The Bachelorette, she competed on season 28 of Dancing with the Stars with partner, Alan Bersten, and was declared the winner on November 25, 2019.
Hannah Einbinder is an American comedian, actor, and writer known for starring in the HBO Max series Hacks, for which she is nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in 2021.
Hannah Gross is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Debbie Mitford in the Netflix drama Mindhunter.
Hannah Herzsprung is a German actress.
Hannah Quinlivan, also known as Jen Wu and Kun Ling, is a Taiwanese Australian actress and model.
Hannah Rose Ware is an English actress, best known for her roles as Emma Kane in the Starz political drama series Boss (2011–2012) and as Sara Hanley in the ABC primetime soap opera Betrayal (2013–2014).
Tegan Lauren-Hannah Murray, known professionally as Hannah Murray, is an English actress best known for portraying Cassie Ainsworth in the E4 teen drama series Skins and Gilly in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2012–2019), for which she has been nominated along with her castmates for three Screen Actors Guild Awards as ensemble players.
Hannah Marie Tointon is an English actress. She is best known for playing Katy Fox in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks and Tara Brown in sitcom The Inbetweeners.
Hannah Ocuish was executed at the age of twelve years and nine months, being hanged on December 20, 1786, in New London, Connecticut. She is believed to be the youngest person executed in the United States.
Hannah Roberts is an American BMX freestyle cyclist.
Hannah Lucy Cockroft MBE, DL is a British wheelchair racer specialising in sprint distances in the T34 classification. She holds the world records for the 100 metres, 200 metres, 400 metres, 800 metres and 1500 metres in her classification and the Paralympic records at 100 metres, 200 metres, 400 metres and 800 metres. Competing for Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Paralympics, she won two gold medals. She won three further gold medals at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Hannah Höch was a German Dada artist. She is best known for her work of the Weimar period, when she was one of the originators of photomontage. Photomontage, or fotomontage, is a type of collage in which the pasted items are actual photographs, or photographic reproductions pulled from the press and other widely produced media.