Famous People with Name Evelyn

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Famous People with Name Evelyn

Evelyn as First Name

Evelyn Hooker     Evelyn Hooker       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Evelyn Hooker: was a North American psychologist most notable for her 1957 paper "The Adjustment of the Male Overt Homosexual" in which she administered psychological tests to groups of self-identified homosexuals and heterosexuals and asked experts, based on those tests alone, to select the homosexual people. The experiment, which other researchers subsequently repeated, purportedly demonstrates that most self-identified homosexuals are no worse in social adjustment than the general population.In 1937 Evelyn received a fellowship to go to Europe. She enrolled at the Berlin Institute of Psychotherapy. She witnessed mass hysteria on the triumphant return of Hitler to Berlin after the Anschluss.

Evelyn Venable     Evelyn Venable       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Evelyn Venable: was an American actress. In addition to starring in several films in the 1930s and 1940s, she is notable as the voice of the Blue Fairy in the Disney animated classic Pinocchio.Evelyn Venable was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the only child of Emerson and Dolores Venable. She attended Walnut Hills High School where her father taught English. Her grandfather William Henry Venable also taught English there. She performed in several plays at Walnut Hills, as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, the Dream Child in Dear Brutus and Rosalind in As You Like It. She attended Vassar College for a short time before returning to the University of Cincinnati. She performed in Walter Hampden's touring productions, including Roxanne in Cyrano de Bergerac and Ophelia in Hamlet.

Evelyn Lear     Evelyn Lear       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Evelyn Lear: is an American soprano and opera singer.During her career between 1959 and 1992, Evelyn Lear appeared in more than forty operatic roles, appeared with every major opera company in the US and won a Grammy Award in 1966. Lear was well known for her musical versatility, having sung all three main female roles in Der Rosenkavalier.

Evelyn Christine Pielou     Evelyn Christine Pielou        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Evelyn Christine Pielou: a statistical ecologist and an emeritus professor of mathematical ecology at University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Early in her career, she was a researcher for the Canadian Department of Forestry (1963-64) and the Canadian Department of Agriculture (1964-67). Later, she was professor of biology at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario (1968-71) and at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia (1974-81) and was the Oil Sands Environmental Research professor at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta (1981-86). She has contributed significantly to the development of mathematical ecology, the mathematical modeling of natural systems.

Evelyn Thomas     Evelyn Thomas       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Evelyn Thomas: an American singer from Chicago, Illinois, best known for the dance hit "High Energy".Although best known worldwide for her '80s Hi-NRG club hits, Thomas recorded and performed in disco, jazz, and gospel music styles for a decade before her successful sti

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