Actresses

by JessStraseske | created - 03 Jan 2018 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

1. Lizzy Caplan

Actress | Cloverfield

Actress Elizabeth Anne "Lizzy" Caplan was born in Los Angeles, California, to Barbara (Bragman), a political aide, and Richard Caplan, a lawyer. She has two older siblings, Julie and Benjamin, and was raised in a Jewish household. Her mother was a cousin of publicist Howard Bragman. Caplan was ...

2. Robin McLeavy

Actress | The Loved Ones

Robin McLeavy was born on June 19, 1981 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is an actress, known for The Loved Ones (2009), Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) and Hell on Wheels (2011).

3. Kelly Reilly

Actress | Pride & Prejudice

Jessica Kelly Siobhán Reilly (born 18 July 1977) is an English actress. Her performance in After Miss Julie at the Donmar Warehouse made her a star of the London stage and earned her a nomination for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress of 2003. Reilly was born and brought up in Chessington, ...

4. Fiona Dourif

Actress | Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Fiona Dourif is an American actress and producer. She began her career as a segment producer for documentaries on The History Channel and TLC. Her first acting role was HBO's Deadwood. She went on to appear in Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, Gus Van ...

5. Lotte Verbeek

Actress | The Fault in Our Stars

Lotte Verbeek is an award-winning Dutch actress, dancer and model. Lotte was born in Venlo, Netherlands. She was educated at Gymnasium Collegium Marianum in Venlo and graduated in 2008 at the Theaterschool in Amsterdam. From 1999, Verbeek attended the Dance Academy in Arnhem and the Amsterdam ...

6. Ruta Gedmintas

Actress | A Street Cat Named Bob

Ruta Gedmintas was born on August 23, 1983 in Canterbury, Kent, England. She is an actress, known for A Street Cat Named Bob (2016), The Strain (2014) and The Lost Samaritan (2008).

7. Katheryn Winnick

Actress | Vikings

Canadian actress, director and producer Katheryn Winnick stars in the critically acclaimed, Emmy award-winning television series Vikings, produced by MGM and The History Channel. In addition to her lead role on Vikings, an episode directed by Winnick debuted in 2020. Entertainment Weekly declared ...

8. Margot Robbie

Actress | Suicide Squad

Margot Elise Robbie was born on July 2, 1990 in Dalby, Queensland, Australia to Scottish parents. Her mother, Sarie Kessler, is a physiotherapist, and her father, is Doug Robbie. She comes from a family of four children, having two brothers and one sister. She graduated from Somerset College in ...

9. Clara Paget

Actress | Furious 6

Clara Paget was born on September 12, 1988 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Fast & Furious 6 (2013), One Day (2011) and Black Sails (2014). She has been married to Oscar Tuttiett since July 17, 2021.

10. Kristen Bell

Actress | Frozen

Kristen Anne Bell (born 1980) is an American actress and singer. She was born and raised in Huntington Woods, Michigan, and is the daughter of Lorelei (Frygier), a nurse, and Tom Bell, a television news director. Her ancestry is Polish (mother) and German, English, Irish, and Scottish (father). ...

11. Lucy Fry

Actress | Bright

Lucy Fry was born on March 13, 1992 in Wooloowin, Australia as Lucy Elizabeth Fry. She is an actress, known for Bright (2017), 11.22.63 (2016) and Mr. Church (2016).

12. Anya Taylor-Joy

Actress | The Queen's Gambit

Anya-Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy (born 16 April 1996) is an actress. She is best known for her roles as Beth Harmon in The Queen's Gambit (2020), Thomasin in the period horror film The Witch (2015), as Casey Cooke in the horror-thriller Split (2016), and as Lily in the black comedy thriller ...

13. Rose Byrne

Actress | Spy

Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia. She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher.

She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll (1994), when she was 15 years old.

Since then, Rose has appeared in a ...

14. Melissa McCarthy

Actress | The Heat

Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, and was raised on her family's corn and soybean farm. She began her performing career as a stand-up comedian in New York where she appeared at the famous clubs, Stand Up New York and The Improv. She worked on her ...

15. Miranda Hart

Actress | Spy

Miranda Hart was born on December 14, 1972 in Torquay, Devon, England as Miranda Katherine Hart Dyke. She is an actress and writer, known for Spy (2015), Miranda (2009) and Emma. (2020).

16. Allison Janney

Actress | The Help

Allison Janney is an award-winning actress who has earned a solid reputation in stage productions and in many supporting roles on screen, and who more recently has become prominent by portraying one of the major characters in the popular TV series The West Wing (1999).

Entertainment Weekly magazine ...

17. Amanda Detmer

Actress | The Majestic

Amanda Detmer was born on September 27, 1971 in Chico, California, USA as Amanda Jeannette Detmer. She is an actress, known for The Majestic (2001), Final Destination (2000) and Big Fat Liar (2002). She has been married to John Peter Crickellas since 2007. She was previously married to Bernardo ...

18. Elizabeth Debicki

Actress | The Great Gatsby

Debicki was born in Paris, to a Polish father and an Australian mother of Irish descent, who were both dancers. When she was five, the family moved to Melbourne, where she grew up with two younger siblings. She became interested in ballet at an early age and trained as a dancer until deciding to ...

19. Illeana Douglas

Actress | Stir of Echoes

Illeana Douglas is an actress, writer, and producer. Born with show business in her blood, she is the granddaughter of screen legend Melvyn Douglas. Illeana began studying acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. While working in New York as a stand-up comedian and sketch comedy artist, ...

20. Mircea Monroe

Actress | Tekken

Mircea Monroe was born on March 11, 1982 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Tekken (2010), Dumbbells (2014) and The Ultimate Gift (2006).

21. Kaniehtiio Horn

Actress | Journey to the Center of the Earth

Kaniehtiio 'Tiio' Horn is a Canadian actress from Kahnawake, the Mohawk reserve outside of Montreal. Since graduating from Dawson College's Professional Theatre Program in 2005 she has established herself as a versatile actress with roles on television including the multiple award-winning comedy ...

22. Madeleine Martin

Actress | Californication

Madeleine Martin was born on April 15, 1993 in the USA. She is an actress, known for Californication (2007), Hemlock Grove (2013) and The Discoverers (2012).

23. Penelope Mitchell

Actress | Hellboy

Penelope Mitchell is an Australian actress best known for playing the role of Letha Godfrey on the American horror television series Hemlock Grove and Liv Parker on The Vampire Diaries.

Born in Melbourne, Victoria to a French-born artist mother and Australian entrepreneur father, Mitchell spent most...

24. Drew Barrymore

Producer | Never Been Kissed

Since melting audiences' hearts - at the age of six - in Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Drew Barrymore has emerged as one of the most endearing and talented actresses of her generation.

Drew Blyth Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to ...

25. Rebecca Ferguson

Actress | Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Rebecca Ferguson was born Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in its Vasastaden district. Her father is Swedish. Her mother, Rosemary Ferguson, is British, of Scottish and Northern Irish descent, and moved to Sweden at the age of 25. Rebecca attended an ...

26. Tatiana Maslany

Actress | Perry Mason

Tatiana Gabrielle Maslany was born September 22, 1985 in Regina, Saskatchewan, to Renate, a translator, and Dan, a woodworker. She graduated from Dr. Martin LeBoldus High school in 2003. She was a well respected student, and participated as often as possible in school productions. She is well known...

27. Bella Heathcote

Actress | The Neon Demon

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Bella Heathcote has emerged as one of Hollywood's most sought after talents. She can most recently be seen in 'Relic' starring alongside Emily Mortimer, which received rave reviews at its premiere at Sundance 2020. Prior to that, Bella starred in CBS All Access ...

28. Pooky Quesnel

Actress | Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pooky Quesnel was born in 1966 in Eccles, Salford, Greater Manchester, England as Joanna Quesnell. She is an actress and writer, known for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016), Doctors (2000) and Great Expectations (2012).

29. Eva Green

Actress | Casino Royale

French actress and model Eva Gaëlle Green was born on July 6, 1980, in Paris, France. Her father, Walter Green, is a dentist who appeared in the 1966 film Au Hasard Balthazar (1966). Her mother, Marlène Jobert, is an actress turned children's book writer. Eva's mother was born in Algeria, of French...

30. Patti LuPone

Actress | Witness

A fireball of talent and a musical force to be reckoned with, singer/actress Patti LuPone was born on April 21, 1949 in Northport on Long Island, New York, of Italian heritage. Her parents, Orlando Joseph LuPone, a school administrator, and mother Angela Louise (Patti), a librarian, eventually ...

31. Minnie Driver

Actress | Circle of Friends

Minnie Driver was born January 31, 1970 in London and raised in Barbados until she was seven. Her mother, Gaynor Churchward, was a designer and former couture model. Her father, Charles Ronald "Ronnie" Driver, was a businessman. Minnie's mother was her father's mistress while he was still married ...

32. Paula Malcomson

Actress | The Hunger Games

Born in 1970 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Paula Malcomson is an extremely prolific film and television actress with numerous credits to her name. Malcomson began her career in the early 1990s with small parts primarily in film before scoring higher-profiles roles in the Oscar-nominated film The ...

33. Kerry Condon

Actress | Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Kerry Condon is an Irish television and film actress, best known for her role as Octavia of the Julii in the HBO/BBC series Rome, as Stacey Ehrmantraut in AMC's Better Call Saul, and as the voice of F.R.I.D.A.Y. in various films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She is also the youngest actress ...

34. Genevieve O'Reilly

Actress | Rogue One

Genevieve O'Reilly (born 6 January 1977) is an Irish actress known for her work in the Star Wars franchise as Mon Mothma, having portrayed the character in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith and Rogue One, as well as her voice role as Moira in Overwatch.

In television, O'Reilly's first appearance was in...

35. Rachel Bilson

Actress | Jumper

Rachel Bilson was born in Los Angeles, to Janice (Stango), a sex therapist, and Danny Bilson. Her father is Ashkenazi Jewish and her mother is of Italian descent. She began acting while still at Notre Dame High School. She graduated high school in 1999 and went to Grossmont College but dropped out ...

36. Kaitlyn Black

Actress | Relationship Deli

Kaitlyn Black was born on July 29, 1983 in Ohio, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Relationship Deli (2018), Hart of Dixie (2011) and Traffic Light (2011).

37. Megan Stevenson

Actress | Get Shorty

Megan Stevenson was born on August 10, 1983 in San Diego, California, USA as Megan Blake Stevenson. She is an actress and writer, known for Get Shorty (2017), Silver Lake (2018) and Review (2014). She has been married to Thomas Shepherd since August 31, 2019. They have one child.

38. Margarita Levieva

Actress | Adventureland

Margarita Levieva is an American actress. Born in Leningrad, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (now Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation), at age three she began the rigorous training program of a competitive rhythmic gymnast. Levieva continued to train for the next 13 years, winning ...

39. Jane Levy

Actress | Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist

Jane Levy was born on 29 December 1989. She was born in California, USA. Jane attended Sir Francis Drake High School in San Anselmo, California. While in school, she was on the hip hop dancing team and was captain of the soccer team. During that time, she also appeared in Community Theater ...

40. Carly Chaikin

Actress | Mr. Robot

Carly Hannah Chaikin (born March 26, 1990) is an American actress. She began acting in 2009 and received her breakout role two years later, co-starring as Dalia Royce in the ABC sitcom Suburgatory. She played the role until the series' cancellation in 2014, and one year later began playing the role...

41. McKaley Miller

Actress | Ma

McKaley Miller is known for her roles in CW's 'Hart of Dixie', FOX's 'Scream Queens', and FX's 'Partners' starring Kelsey Grammer & Martin Lawrence. Miller also starred in 'The Iceman' with Winona Ryder, Michael Shannon, Chris Evans & Ray Liotta. Most recently, Miller appeared in Blumhouse and ...

42. Amanda Seyfried

Actress | Les Misérables

Amanda Seyfried was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Ann (Sander), an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She is of German, and some English and Scottish, ancestry. She began modeling when she was eleven, and acted in high school productions as well as taking ...

43. Alice Evans

Actress | The Vampire Diaries

Alice Jane Evans was born in 1971 to David Evans, a professor of Applied Mathematics at Bristol University and Janet Evans, a teacher of English literature. Alice gained a degree in French and Italian from University College, London, and then moved to Paris where she studied acting at the Cours ...

44. Monica Potter

Actress | The Last House on the Left

From Cleveland to Hollywood, actress, producer, entrepreneur, funny woman, tear-jerker, designer, decorator, builder, creator, fixer, cook, cleaner, host, wife, Browns fan, homemaker, (very) amateur bowler and -her favorite title- mom, Monica Potter has achieved success in several different ways......

45. Rose McIver

Actress | The Lovely Bones

Rose McIver was born in New Zealand to artist Ann "Annie" Coney and professional photographer John George Whitfield "Mac" McIver. Rose has an older brother, musician Paul McIver.

McIver started appearing in commercials when she was only 2 years old. She made her film debut in the film "The Piano" (...

46. Phoebe Tonkin

Actress | Tomorrow, When the War Began

Tonkin was born in Sydney. When she was four, she attended dance courses in classical ballet, hip hop, contemporary dance, and tap dance. At the age of 12, Tonkin began courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) at the Wharf Theatre. Tonkin attended Loreto Kirribilli and later ...

47. Mädchen Amick

Actress | Dream Lover

Born and raised in Sparks, Nevada, Mädchen Amick was encouraged by her parents to follow her own creative instincts where she learned the skill of playing the piano, bass, violin and guitar as well as being able to do tap, ballet, jazz and modern dancing. In 1987 at the age of 16, she traveled to ...

48. Merritt Wever

Actress | Signs

Merritt Wever is an American actress, who earned an Emmy Award for playing the character Zoey on the Showtime series Nurse Jackie. She appeared in the films Birdman, Into the Wild, Neal Cassady, Michael Clayton, Series 7: The Contenders, Signs, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, Bringing Rain, All I...

49. Hannah Murray

Actress | God Help the Girl

Hannah Murray is an English actress known for portraying Gilly in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011) and Cassie Ainsworth in the E4 teen drama series Skins (2007), from 2007 to 2008 (and again in 2013). In 2014, Murray starred in God Help the Girl (2014). In 2015, she played Sara in the Danish ...

50. Diane Kruger

Actress | Inglourious Basterds

Diane Kruger was born Diane Heidkrüger in Algermissen, near Hildesheim, Germany, to Maria-Theresa, a bank employee, and Hans-Heinrich Heidkrüger, a computer specialist. She studied ballet with the Royal Ballet in London before an injury ended her career. She returned to Germany and became a top ...

51. Candice King

Actress | Juno

Candice Rene King (née Accola) (born May 13, 1987) is an American actress, singer and songwriter, known for portraying the role of Caroline Forbes on The CW's The Vampire Diaries.

Candice King was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of Carolyn (Clark), who was an environmental engineer before ...

52. Maria Thayer

Actress | Accepted

Maria Thayer was born on October 30, 1975 in Boring, Oregon, USA as Maria Christina Thayer. She is an actress and writer, known for Accepted (2006), State of Play (2009) and Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008).

53. Paloma Kwiatkowski

Actress | Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

Paloma Kwiatkowski was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. She is of Polish descent, with her parents immigrating to Canada shortly before she was born. Paloma grew up heavily involved in the arts, attending a specialized secondary school for theatre, improv, and film-making. When she was 17, she ...

54. Chelsey Reist

Actress | NarcoLeap

Chelsey Reist is a Canadian actress best known as "Harper McIntyre" on the CW post-apocalyptic drama The 100 (2014). She was born on January 4th, 1987 and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. Chelsey graduated from Capilano University with a degree in acting for screen and stage. She made her screen debut ...

55. Ruth Connell

Actress | Supernatural

Born in Falkirk, Scotland, Ruth Connell grew up on her father's farm outside Bonnybridge. Connell is best known for her recurring role as Rowena in Supernatural (2005). She played the lead role of "Clara" in 'The Nutcracker' for Scottish Ballet and danced with them in several other productions. ...

56. Kathryn Newton

Actress | Big Little Lies

Kathryn Newton can be seen as the lead of Amazon's The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, which was released on February 12th, 2021. In the fall of 2020, Kathryn starred opposite Vince Vaughn in Universal's highly anticipated horror-comedy Freaky, in which she starred as a high schooler who switches ...

57. Maisie Williams

Actress | The New Mutants

Margaret Constance "Maisie" Williams (born 15 April 1997) is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones, for which she won the EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, the Portal Award for Best Supporting ...

58. Claudia Jessie

Actress | Line of Duty

Claudia Jessie is a British actress, born on October 30 in Moseley Birmingham, in the West Midlands. She grew up in London, but moved back to settle in her home town permanently in her early 20's and after finding her agent. She has worked continuously, appearing in a number of television ...



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