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Famous bearer - Anne Frank.
Anne Frank's name was actually Anneliese.
Actually, Anne Frank's name was Annelies, not Anneliese.
This was also the Anglicized name of Henry VIII's fourth wife, German Anna of Cleves (known as Anne of Cleves).
Famous bearers are William Shakespear's wife, Anne Hathaway, and an actress Anne Hathaway who plays in the Disney movie The Princess Diaries.
Anne Bronte was one of youngest of three Bronte sisters and she was a famous writer. Her famous books are Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.
Anne Elliot is the dynamic protagonist of Jane Austen's last completed novel Persuasion.
The name of the famed horror/drama author Anne Rice. She has wrote 23 books, including these series: The Vampire Chronicles (Interview with the Vampire, The Queen of the Damned, etc.), New Tales of the Vampires, & Lives of the Mayfair Witches. She lives in New Orleans, where most of her novels are set.
Actress Anne Bancroft (1931-2005), who won the Oscar as Best Actress for her portrayal of Annie Sullivan in 'The Miracle Worker' and became an icon of the '60s with her role of Mrs. Robinson in 1967's 'The Graduate', where she seduces her daughter's boyfriend (Dustin Hoffman), bore this name. From 1964 until her death she was Mrs. Mel Brooks.
Anne of Green Gables and the following books are some of the best books I have ever read. And I like the name very much. I think it sounds very 'pure'. Especially the Danish pronunciation of it: An-nuh.
Don't know if this counts, but Anne Onymous from the webcomic The Wotch (thewotch.com).
A not-so-famous bearer: Anne Gilbreth, the eldest of twelve children born to Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, and the eldest sister of Frank Gilbreth, Jr. and Earnestine Gilbreth Carey. (Authors of "Cheaper by the Dozen" and "Belles on Their Toes")
Queen Elizabeth II's daughter is also named Anne.
Lady Anne Boleyn was the second wife the King Henry the 8th of England, and mother of Queen Elizabeth the 1st. After having an affair with the Anne while he was still married, Henry divorced Princess Catherine of Aragon (the mother of the future Queen Mary, or Bloody Mary), and married Anne. When Anne failed to produce a male heir, Henry falsly accused her of adultery and had her beheaded in the Tower of London.
Famous novelist: Anne Perry.
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Anne Shirley in the series of books starting with "Anne of Green Gables". I think that the author gave her the name Anne because it was/is a "plain" name. I personally do not think that the name Anne is plain, but there is another character in the books named Diana Barry. The name Diana is more elegant. I don't think that there are enough nicknames for Diana, Anne has at least three nicknames, Annie, Andie, Nan. Anne is also a nice name to hyphenate, Anne-Therese, Anne-Marie, Anne-Martine, Anne-Justine.
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Anne Hathaway is a famous American actress who was the star in Princess Diaries, Princess Diaries 2: A Royal Engagement, Ella Enchanted, along with other movies, as well, like The Devil Wears Prada. I, for one, loved her in Ella Enchanted, as it is my absolute favorite movie of all time. :)
Author Anne Tyler has written numerous short stories and well over a dozen novels, including The Accidental Tourist, Breathing Lessons, Back When We Were Grownups, and Saint Maybe.
Jennifer Garner's middle name is Anne and her duaghter Violet's middle name is Anne. I like Betheny Anne.
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Surprised no one's mentioned this, but a famous author with this name is Anne McCaffrey, the author of the 'Dragonriders' series that Christopher Paolini took the idea from.
Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643) was a Puritan preacher and a woman way ahead of her time. Although she lived a rough life and died an unfortunate death due to her non-conforming ways, she influenced many and remains a key figure in the development of religious freedom in America.
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Two famous bearers:
1.) Anne Mazer, the author of the series The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes.
2.) Anne M. Martin, the author of many American Girl books.
Begging your pardon, but although Ann M. Martin (no e) wrote The Baby Sitter's Club books, and Ten Kids, No Pets--among many others--she did not write ANY of the American Girls books.
A famous bearer is English actress Anne Kirkbride (born June 21, 1954 in Oldham, Lancashire). She's best known for her role as Deirdre Barlow on the popular British soap opera "Coronation Street". She made a bit appearance in November 1972, and became a contracted regular in May 1973.
Anne Parillaud is a famous French actress who starred in Luc Besson's 'La Femme Nikita.' She is married to the musician Jean-Michel Jarre.
Anne Brown (born 9 August 1912) is an American soprano, best known for originating the role of Bess in George Gershwin's folk opera "Porgy and Bess" on Broadway in 1935.
Actress Anne Baxter was the beautiful princess Nefertiri in the 1956 movie "The Ten Commandents".
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A bearer of the name was Anne Bonny (1700-?), a famous Irish pirate who disguised herself as a man and served under her lover, Captain 'Calico Jack' John Rackham with her comrade-in-arms Mary Read. Their ship was captured in 1720 and the men were hung, but Anne pled pregnancy, received a stay of execution and simply disappears from record.
St Anne was Jesus's grandmother (Mary's mother) and this is the single biggest reason for the name's immense popularity. Her husband was called Joachim and this is very popular in continental Europe but strangely not in English-speaking countries.
Princess Royal & Princess of Orange Anne (1709-1759), oldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain.
This is the name of Hogarth's mother in "The Iron Giant".
Princess Anne of England (1637-1640) was the daughter of King Charles I of England and his wife Henriette Marie of France. She died as a child.
Anne was one of the daughters of King Edward IV of England and his wife Elizabeth Woodville. Through her older sister she was the aunt of King Henry VIII of England.
Anne (1662-1662) was the oldest daughter of King Louis XIV of France and his wife Maria Teresa.
Marie Anne (1664-1664) was the daughter of King Louis XIV of France and his wife Maria Teresa.
Anne (1498-1498) was the only daughter of King Charles VIII of France and his wife Anne. She died young.
Anne (1686-1687) was the daughter of Queen Anne of Great Britain and her husband Prince George of Denmark.
Anne (1665-1714) was the daughter of King James II of Great Britain and his first wife Anne Hyde. She later became Queen of Great Britain.
Anne (1461-1522) was the daughter of King Louis XI of France and his wife Charlotte.
Anne Marie (born 1946) is the daughter of King Frederik IX of Denmark and his wife Ingrid. She is the younger sister of Queen Margrethe of Denmark and herself married to the former King of Greece.
The famous Anne de Montmorency was a man, even if Anne is no longer use as a masculine first name.
Anne Welles is the name of a character in Jacqueline Susann's novel "Valley of Dolls" and its subsequent 1967 film adaptation. The character was portrayed by Barbara Parkins.
Anne was the middle name of Buffy Summers on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She also used it as her alias when she worked incognito in a diner in the season 3 episode entitled Anne.
This is the name of the unnamed heroine's sister in Charles Perrault's fairy tale Bluebeard.
Anne Boleyn, queen consort, beheaded by her husband, mother of Elizabeth.
Anne Frank, author, wrote Diary of a young girl.
Anne Hathaway, movie actress.
Anne Sullivan, teacher.
Anne Fine, children's author.
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Anne Roxanne Jordan Barcelo, known as Roxee B, is a Filipino-American actress, model and singer. In 2006, she became one of the 14 housemates of ABS-CBN's Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition. Before entering the Big Brother House, she was a finalist of ABC's Hollywood Dream.
Anne Celeste Heche is an American actress, a director, and a screenwriter. Her film credits include Six Days, Seven Nights, Return to Paradise, I Know What You Did Last Summer, John Q and Volcano. She also starred in the television series Men in Trees, Hung, Save Me, Dig, and guest-starred on ABC's hit series Quantico. As of autumn 2016, she plays the female lead in the Space and Syfy post-apocalyptic action drama Aftermath.
Anne Igartiburu Verdes is a Spanish Basque television presenter and actress. She studied Industrial Marketing. She started working in the local television of Mondragón in 1993. She then worked in Euskal Telebista, and later in Telecinco, hosting Una pareja feliz alongside Antonio Hidalgo in the 1994-1995 season.
Anne Beau Cox Chambers is an American media proprietor, who has a stake of interest in Cox Enterprises, a privately held media empire that includes newspapers, television, radio, cable television, and other businesses.
Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange was the second child and eldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain and his consort, Caroline of Ansbach. She was the spouse of William IV, Prince of Orange, the first hereditary stadtholder of all the 7 provinces of the Northern Netherlands. Princess Anne was the second daughter of a British sovereign to hold the title Princess Royal. She was Regent of the Netherlands from 1751 until her death in 1759, exercising extensive powers on behalf of her son William V. She was known as an Anglophile due to her English upbringing and family connections, but was unable to convince the Dutch Republic to enter the Seven Years' War on the side of the British.
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