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Nora Dunn

Nora Eloise Dunn is an American actress and comedian, perhaps best known for her work on NBC's Saturday Night Live.

Type: ActressNationality: American

Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron was an American journalist, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, novelist, producer, director, and blogger.

Type: Author, actress, screenwriter, producer, director, journalist, playwrightNationality: American

Nora Perry

Nora Perry is an English former badminton player noted for her anticipation, racket control, and tactical astuteness. A doubles specialist, Perry won numerous major titles, with a variety of partners, from the mid 1970s to the mid 1980s. These included six All-England mixed doubles and two All-England women's doubles championships.

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Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts is a bestselling American author of more than 209 romance novels. She writes as J.D. Robb for the In Death series, and has also written under the pseudonym Jill March. Additionally, some of her works were published in the UK as Sarah Hardesty.

Type: Author, novelistNationality: American

Norah Jones

Norah Jones is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress. She is the daughter of Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar and Sue Jones. She is also the paternal half-sister of Anoushka Shankar.

Type: Musician, actressNationality: American

Norbert Elias

Norbert Elias was a German sociologist of Jewish descent, who later became a British citizen.

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Norbert Wiener

Norbert Wiener was an American mathematician. He was Professor of Mathematics at MIT.

Type: MathematicianNationality: American

Noreena Hertz

Noreena Hertz (born 24 September 1967) is an English academic, economist, author and has hosted her show, "MegaHertz: London Calling," on SiriusXM's Insight channel since August 28, 2017. She also acts as SiriusXM's chief Europe correspondent. In 2001 The Observer newspaper dubbed her "one of the world's leading young thinkers" and Vogue magazine described her as "one of the most inspiring women in the world.". In September 2013 Hertz was featured on the cover of Newsweek Magazine. Describing herself as "a campaigning academic", critics have called her "a do-gooder who moves like a grasshopper from one high-profile good cause to another." She has been called the "Nigella Lawson of economics" by the UK media,"because she combines striking beauty with a formidable mind." Fast Company magazine has named her "one of the most influential economists on the international stage" and observed: "For more than two decades [her] economic predictions have been accurate and ahead of the curve." Vivienne Westwood has said of her writing: "That is what punk was all about".Hertz's books are published in 22 languages.

Type: economist,journalistNationality: United Kingdom

Norm Cash

Norman Dalton Cash was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who spent almost his entire career with the Detroit Tigers.

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Norm Coleman

Norman Bertram Coleman, Jr. is an American attorney and politician. He was a United States senator from Minnesota from 2003 to 2009. Coleman was elected in 2002 and served in the 108th, 109th, and 110th Congresses. Before becoming a senator, he was mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota, from 1994 to 2002. Previously a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, Coleman became a Republican in 1996.

Type: Politician, attorneyNationality: American

Norm Crosby

Norm Crosby is an American comedian sometimes associated with the Borscht Belt who often appeared on television in the 1970s. He is known for his use of malapropisms and is often called The Master of Malaprop. He was born in Boston.

Type: ComedianNationality: American

Norm Dicks

Norman DeValois Norm Dicks is the U.S. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district, serving since 1977. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is located in the northwestern corner of the state, and includes most of Tacoma. Norman Dicks has confirmed he will retire at the end of his current term.

Type: Politician, attorneyNationality: American

Norm MacDonald

Norman Gene Norm Macdonald is a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, producer and actor. He is best known for his five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, which included anchoring Weekend Update for three years. Early in his career, he wrote for the sitcom Roseanne and made appearances on shows including The Drew Carey Show and NewsRadio.

Type: ActorNationality: Canadian

Norm Schryer

Norm Schryer is a computer scientist and head of AT&T Broadband Services Research.

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Norm Sloan

Norman Sloan, nicknamed Stormin' Norman, was an American college basketball player and coach. Sloan played college basketball for North Carolina State University, and thereafter, he was the men's basketball head coach for Presbyterian College, The Citadel, the University of Florida and North Carolina State University in a career that spanned thirty-eight seasons.

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Norm Stewart

Norman E. Norm Stewart is a retired American college basketball coach. He coached at the University of Northern Iowa from 1961 to 1967, but is best known for his career with the University of Missouri from 1967 until 1999. He retired with an overall coaching record of 731-375 in 38 seasons. The court at Mizzou Arena is named in his honor.

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Norma McCorvey

Norma Leah McCorvey, better known by the legal pseudonym Jane Roe, was the plaintiff in the landmark American lawsuit Roe v. Wade in 1973. The U.S. Supreme Court overturned individual states' laws against abortion by ruling them unconstitutional. Later, McCorvey's opinion on abortion drastically changed, and she is now active in pro-life causes.

Type: Celebrity, directorNationality: American

Norma Shearer

Edith Norma Shearer was a Canadian actress. Shearer was one of the most popular actresses in North America from the mid-1920s through the 1930s. Her early films cast her as the girl-next-door but for most of the Pre-Code film era beginning with the 1930 film The Divorcee, for which she won an Oscar for Best Actress, she played sexually liberated women in sophisticated contemporary comedies.

Type: ActressNationality: American