User comments for Rebecca (Famous Bearer Only)

I love this name. Some famous bearers are Rebecca De Mornay, Actress and Rebecca Welles, author.
doodlebug  5/29/2005
This is the name of the title character, Rebecca de Winter, in Daphne du Marier's novel 'Rebecca'. It is also my sister's confirmation name.
reservoirdoll1987  7/28/2005
Rebecca Romijn has this name.
Wordsmith14  10/23/2005
Rebecca St. James (stage name for Rebecca Smallbone), a Christian music artist, bears the name.
Wunderkind_Princess  3/4/2006
Bec Cartwright, Australian actress and wife to tennis player, Lleyton Hewitt.
lindamaree  3/8/2006
Rebecca Sharp (also known as Becky Sharp) is the main character in William Makepeace Thackeray's 'Vanity Fair'.
fawkes100  3/24/2006
Rebecca Caine is a musical-theatre actress who has portrayed Cosette in Les Miserables and Christine in The Phantom of the Opera.
― Anonymous User  5/2/2006
Irish-American playwriter Rebecca Miller was the daughter of Arthur Miller and wife to actor Daniel Day-Lewis. Probably also known for her recent play that was made into a film, "The Ballad of Jack and Rose".
― Anonymous User  6/4/2006
There is an Alfred Hitchcock film called "Rebecca".
― Anonymous User  6/23/2006
Famous bearer: Rebecca, of Sunnybrook Farm.
― Anonymous User  7/19/2006
Rebecca is Rafqa in Arabic. Saint Rafqa (1832-1914) was a Lebanese Maronite nun. Her story is extremely interesting! My name is Rebecca, and I was named after Saint Rafqa. I am very proud of that.
― Anonymous User  8/14/2006
Sarah Manners portrayed the character of the memorable receptionist Rebecca 'Bex' Reynolds in UK medical drama Casualty. The character disliked being called Rebecca always going by 'Bex' and is one of my favorite ever characters.
Dizzee  8/24/2006
This is Rebecca Barlow's name from the Christian Artists' group called "Barlowgirl".
― Anonymous User  12/6/2006
Famous bearer is Rebecca Nurse, a supposed "witch" in the Salem Witch Trials.
1crzychick  3/3/2007
In Sir Walter Scott's novel 'Ivanhoe', Rebecca the healer is the daughter of Isaac the Jew.
reservoirdoll1987  8/11/2007
Actress Rebecca Herbst plays Elizabeth Webber on the daytime soap opera General Hospital.
reverie  11/16/2007
When Pocahontas married John Locke and moved to England, she had been converted to Christianity and renamed Rebecca.
mhavril39  6/2/2008
Pocahontas married John ROLFE, and became Rebecca Rolfe. She died of Small Pox at the age of 23, and was the first Native American to be buried in English soil.
Varuca  10/3/2008
Rebecca West, British writer, born Cicely Isabel Fairfield. She took the name from a character in Ibsen's play Rosmersholm.
Kosta  7/9/2008
In the Shopaholic book series by Sophie Kinsella, the main character is called Rebecca, but goes by Becky or Bex. :)
Lufflebunny  9/7/2008
A famous bearer is the country gospel singer Rebecca St. James. Look her up on the internet. She's pretty and a good singer!
― Anonymous User  10/21/2009
There is a character in the Resident Evil series named Rebecca Chambers.
refan132  1/23/2010
Rebecca Nurse, Salem Witch Trials. February 21, 1621 — July 19, 1692 R.I.P.
― Anonymous User  6/29/2010
Rebecca Black, anyone?
MonsterGrapefruit  5/15/2011
"Rebecca" is a song by indie rock group Meg and Dia.
guardgirl15  6/23/2011
RB, Rebecca Black? Although she ain't no famous bearer. "It's Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday..." :P
blondieboo629  7/29/2011
Rebecca Howe was a main character on the American television series "Cheers".
― Anonymous User  3/19/2012
Book title: 'Roses for Rebecca' by Margaret Kaine.
― Anonymous User  4/29/2012
Rebecca is a main character in the Japanese anime Black Lagoon, better known as "Revy" or "Two Hands." She's a foul mouthed sharp shooter who works for the Lagoon Company.
Rin_0911  6/22/2012
Rebecca Warner is the name of a sweet farmer's daughter turned California girl in the Pauly Shore comedy Son-in-Law (1993). The character was portrayed by Carla Gugino.
JoReia  8/31/2012
Rebecca Latimer Felton, first female senator and noted racist who advocated lynching black men. I wish I could like this name more, but she really ruined it.
Lolth  8/29/2013
Rebeca "Beca" Mitchell is a character in the comedy "Pitch Perfect" and its sequel. She's portrayed by the lovely, talented Anna Kendrick.
― Anonymous User  12/29/2015
Rebecca Sugar, creator of the American TV show "Steven Universe".
― Anonymous User  12/31/2015
Also, Rebecca Rubin, one of the dolls in the American Girl Historical Characters collection.
― Anonymous User  12/31/2015
Rebecca Sutter from the show "How to Get Away with Murder".
― Anonymous User  12/31/2015
Rebecca Lord is a French pornographic actress. After she moved to America, she gained lots of popularity in the porn industry there.
cutenose  3/11/2017
Rebecca Zhu is a Hong Kong actress and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Hong Kong 2011. Zhu was born in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China on 2 December 1987. When she was 16 she attended The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and majored in ballet. She achieved a scholarship to John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where she studied for her postgraduate work-study on ballet. When she returned to Hong Kong, she was recruited by the Hong Kong Ballet, Hong Kong's leading professional ballet company. Zhu is said by many to resemble TVB actress Fala Chen.
cutenose  5/4/2017
Rebecca Maddern is an award-winning senior journalist, news reporter and presenter. Maddern is currently co-host of the AFL Footy Show on the Nine Network. She has previously worked at the Seven Network.
cutenose  5/6/2017
Rebecca Ferguson was born Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in its Vasastaden district. Her father is Swedish, and her mother, Rosemary, is British, and moved from England to Sweden at the age of 25. Rebecca attended an English-speaking school in Sweden and was raised bilingual, speaking Swedish and English. As a student, she attended the Adolf Fredrik's Music School in Stockholm and graduated in 1999. She came into prominence with her breakout role of upper-class girl Anna Gripenhielm in the soap-opera Nya tider, when she was 16 years old. She lives in the seaside town of Simrishamn, on the Swedish south coast. Ferguson has said she wanted to get away from city life and the public spotlight following her soap opera success. Swedish director Richard Hobert, spotted her at the town market in 2011, which led to her starring in his film En enkel till Antibes. Ferguson taught Argentinian Tango at a dance company in Sweden for a few years. In 2013, Rebecca played Queen Elizabeth Woodville in the BBC historical drama The White Queen, for which she got a Golden Globe nomination. In 2015, Ferguson played Ilsa Faust, the female lead in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation. Her co-star, Tom Cruise, chose her for the film after having seen her in the mini-series The White Queen. Her performance in the movie was highly praised and Rebecca will reprise her role in the sixth Mission: Impossible film. In 2016, she starred in Despite the Falling Snow, Florence Foster Jenkins and The Girl on the Train. Her upcoming projects are Life, The Snowman, The Greatest Showman, The Lady and the Panda and M:I 6 - Mission Impossible.
cutenose  5/24/2017
Rebecca Parchment is a beauty queen who represented the Cayman Islands in Miss Universe 2008 and Miss World 2007. Parchment graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and also majored in Marketing.
cutenose  6/27/2017
The singer and actress Reba McEntire should be mentioned here, even though her given name is the short form Reba, not Rebecca. Also popping into my mind over and over as I read this entry is Mark Twain's character Becky Thatcher in "Tom Sawyer".
DHGoldfish  9/20/2017
There was a Lebanese saint called Rebecca, her name translated from Arabic.
Hushpuppy  3/5/2018
Rebecca Mader is a British actress known for playing Zelena on tv show Once Upon a Time.
amanda82  4/17/2018

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