Celia Lipton Farris, DStJ (25 December 1923 – 11 March 2011) was a British actress, singer and philanthropist.
She started her career as a singer in England and acted in movies. In 1952, she moved to New York City. She married Victor Farris, the inventor of the paper milk carton, in 1956. They moved into a house in Palm Beach, Florida, formerly owned by the Vanderbilt family. When he died in 1985, he left her US$100 million.
She was a donor and fundraiser for the Salvation Army, the American Heart Association, the National Trust for Scotland, the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, the American Red Cross, The Prince’s Trust, the Duke of Edinburgh Trust, the American Ballet Theatre and the Norton Museum of Art. She also supported AIDS research. She was a Dame of Grace of the Venerable Order of Saint John.
Celia Lipton Farris died on 11 March 2011 in Palm Beach, Florida, aged 87. She was survived by her two adopted daughters, Marian and CeCe and her granddaughter Stephanie.
- Calling Paul Temple (1948)
- This Was a Woman (1948)
- The Tall Headlines (1952)
- Goodyear Television Playhouse (episode The Personal Touch, 1954)
- Robert Montgomery Presents (episodes The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Part 1 and The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Part 2, 1954)
- B.L. Stryker (episode The Dancer's Touch, 1989)
- My Three Lives (autobiography, 2008)
- Obituaries: Celia Lipton, The Telegraph, 22 April 2011
- Michael Thornton, "Queen of Palm Beach: How Celia Lipton Farris became one of the richest women in the world", The Daily Mail, 22 January 2009.
- Brian Pendreigh, "Obituary: Celia Lipton Farris: singer, actress and philanthropist", Herald Scotland, 27 April 2011.
- Obituaries: Celia Lipton Farris, The Stage, 22 March 2011.
- Shannon Donnelly, "Celia Lipton Farris, 'a great dame in every respect', dies", Palm Beach Daily News, 12 March 2011.