The Best Actresses Ever - 1980sby dziwnytenswiat | created - 22 Sep 2018 | updated - 6 days ago | Public
Points from my "The Best Films Ever Made"-Lists. Only Actresses in films from 1980s. Vol. 1 = 100%, Vol. 2 = 50%, Vol. 3 = 33%, Vol. 4 = 25%, Vol. 5 = 20 %, Vol. 6 = 17%
1. Mia Farrow
Actress | Rosemary's Baby
Mia Farrow is the daughter of the director John Farrow and the actress and Tarzan-girl Maureen O'Sullivan. She debuted at the movies in 1959 in very small roles. She was noticed for the first time in the film Rosemary's Baby (1968) by Roman Polanski. She showed her talent also on TV and at the ...
Actress | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Burbank, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return ...
Actress | Przesluchanie
Krystyna Janda was born on December 18, 1952 in Starachowice, Swietokrzyskie, Poland. She is an actress and director, known for Interrogation (1989), Pestka (1995) and A Few People, a Little Time (2005). She was previously married to Edward Klosinski and Andrzej Seweryn.
Actress | Hannah Arendt
A strikingly beautiful German lead actress, Barbara Sukowa broke into TV and films as the protégée of famed director Rainer Werner Fassbinder with his masterpiece mini-series Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) and the moody film drama Lola (1981) in the title role. In the latter, Barbara won critical ...
Actress | Ordinary People
Daughter of a law professor at Northwestern University, she moved with her family to Los Angeles when he transferred to the University of California at Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.). She began acting in school plays at North Hollywood High, graduated from The Oakwood School and then continued her stage ...
6. Rosel Zech
Actress | Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss
Rosel Zech was born on July 7, 1940 in Berlin, Germany as Rosalie Helga Lina Zech. She was an actress, known for Veronika Voss (1982), Salmonberries (1991) and The Assault of the Present on the Rest of Time (1985). She died on August 31, 2011 in Berlin.
Actress | Kein Pardon
Elisabeth Volkmann was born on March 16, 1936 in Essen, Germany. She was an actress, known for Kein Pardon (1993), Veronika Voss (1982) and Oh, diese Geister (1966). She was married to Eberhard Radisch and Walter Hass. She died on July 25, 2006 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Actress | Zavist bogov
Vera Alentova is among the most popular Soviet and Russian actresses, thanks to her wonderful performance in Vladimir Menshov's internationally acclaimed Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980). Born in 1942 into a family of actors (the apple does not fall far from the tree!), she naturally started...
Actress | Tootsie
Jessica Lange was born in 1949, in Cloquet, Minnesota, USA, where her father worked as a traveling salesman. She obtained a scholarship to study art at the University of Minnesota, but instead went to Paris to study drama. She moved to New York, working as a model, until producer Dino De Laurentiis...
10. Barbara Hershey
Actress | Black Swan
Barbara Hershey was born Barbara Lynn Herzstein in Hollywood, California, to Melrose (Moore) and Arnold Nathan Herzstein, a horse racing columnist. Her father, born in Manhattan, was from a Jewish family (from Hungary and Russia), and her mother, originally from Arkansas, had English and ...
11. Brigitte Fossey
Actress | Jeux interdits
This lovely, docile, sensitive-appearing blonde French leading lady started impressively in films at age 6, making a most notable debut in René Clément's Forbidden Games (1952). She abandoned acting a few years later for schooling and a normal upbringing. After a brief career as an interpreter and ...
12. Martha Plimpton
Actress | The Goonies
She has show biz in her blood. Martha Plimpton was born November 16, 1970, in New York City to two actors: Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton. Martha began her career at age 8, when her mom had a friend of hers, composer Elizabeth Swados, enroll her in an actors' workshop. At age 10, she got a ...
13. Karin Baal
Actress | Die Halbstarken
Karin Baal was born on September 19, 1940 in Berlin-Wedding, Germany as Karin Blauermel. She is an actress, known for Teenage Wolfpack (1956), The Young Sinner (1960) and Vertauschtes Leben (1961). She has been married to Cevdet Celik since 2000. She was previously married to Volker Eckstein, ...
14. Dianne Wiest
Actress | Hannah and Her Sisters
One of three children (she has two brothers, Greg and Don), Dianne Wiest was born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Her mother, Anne Stewart (Keddie), was a nurse from Auchtermuchty, Scotland, and her father, Bernard John Wiest, was a college dean and social worker who was born in Pennsylvania, of ...
15. Susan Taslimi
Director | Hus i helvete
Susan Taslimi was born on February 7, 1950 in Rasht, Iran. She is an actress and director, known for All Hell Let Loose (2002), Maybe Some Other Time (1988) and Orka! Orka! (2004). She was previously married to Dariush Farhang.
16. Sheila Reid
Actress | Brazil
Sheila Reid was born on December 21, 1937 in Glasgow, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Brazil (1985), Containment (2015) and The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997). She has been married to Terry Bullen since April 11, 2008. She was previously married to Julian Curry.
17. Gena Rowlands
Actress | The Notebook
Virginia Cathryn "Gena" Rowlands is an American film, stage, and television actress, whose career in the entertainment industry has spanned over six decades. A four-time Emmy and two-time Golden Globe winner, she is known for her collaborations with her late actor-director husband John Cassavetes ...
18. Kim Stanley
Actress | Seance on a Wet Afternoon
Kim Stanley's movie roles were few and far between; she is perhaps best known for her stellar performances on stage, including successes on Broadway. But when she did step in front of the camera, nothing short of memorable resulted. Her repertoire in movies and on stage covered such diversity from ...
19. Betty Buckley
Actress | Split
Betty Buckley, who has been called "The Voice of Broadway," is one of theater's most respected and legendary leading ladies. She is an actress/singer whose career spans theater, film, television and concert halls around the world. She is a 2012 Theatre Hall of Fame inductee and the 2017 recipient ...
20. Tuesday Weld
Actress | Once Upon a Time in America
Susan Ker Weld was born on August 27, 1943 (Friday), in New York City. When her father, Lathrop Motley Weld, died three years later at the age of 49, the young girl, whose name by then had somehow been transmogrified into "Tuesday", took over the role of the family breadwinner, which included her ...
21. Norma Aleandro
Actress | La historia oficial
Norma Aleandro is the Grande Dame of Argentine theater and cinema not only because she was not content to have trodden the stage as early as the the age of nine, she is still active in theater and cinema in 2011. Her last film to date, Daniel Burman's La suerte en tus manos (2012) is in ...
22. Darlanne Fluegel
Actress | To Live and Die in L.A.
American leading lady, briefly prominent on screen during the 80s and 90's. Blond, gray-eyed Darlanne (whose not very Hollywood-sounding birth name literally translates to 'wing' in German) began her career in 1974 as a model with the Eileen Ford and Zoli Agencies in New York. Seven year later, ...
23. Dominique Sanda
Actress | Il conformista
Dominique Sanda was born in 1948, in Paris, France. When she was 16, she left her upper-class family and married, but divorced two years later. She found a temporary job as a Vogue model, when Robert Bresson gave her the starring part in his absorbing drama A Gentle Creature (1969); she was quite ...
24. Lea Thompson
Actress | Back to the Future
Lea Katherine Thompson was born on May 31, 1961, in Rochester, Minnesota. She is the youngest of five children. Her parents are Barbara Anne (Barry) and Clifford Elwin "Cliff" Thompson. Since all her siblings were much older than she, Lea says it seemed like she had more than two parents. The ...
25. Lena Olin
Actress | The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Swedish-born Lena Olin already had a successful career as an actress before she came to Hollywood. She acted at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm and was directed by Ingmar Bergman. She was born in Stockholm, to actors Britta Holmberg and Stig Olin, who appeared in six of Bergman's films. Lena also ...
Actress | Victor Victoria
Entrancing, beautiful Lesley Ann Warren started gearing towards a life in show business right off the bat as a young ballerina who trained at the School of American Ballet at the age of 14. Little did she know that Hollywood stardom would arrive on her doorstep in the form of a "Cinderella" story.
27. Sissy Spacek
Actress | In the Bedroom
As a kid, Sissy Spacek climbed trees, rode horses, swam, and played in the woods. She was born Mary Elizabeth Spacek on December 25, 1949, in Quitman, Texas, to Virginia Frances (Spilman) and Edwin Arnold Spacek, Sr., a county agricultural agent. Her father's family was of Czech and German origin.
28. Jutta Lampe
Actress | Die bleierne Zeit
Jutta Lampe was born on December 13, 1943 in Flensburg, Germany. She was an actress, known for Marianne & Juliane (1981), Sisters, or The Balance of Happiness (1979) and Les possédés (1988). She was married to Peter Stein. She died on December 3, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.
Actress | Taras Bulba
Born in Austria to a French mother and a German father, young Christine Kaufmann conquered the hearts of post-war German movie audiences in movies like Der schweigende Engel (1954), Ein Herz schlägt für Erika (1956) and, most famously, Rosen-Resli (1954). Discovered at the tender age of ...
30. Natalya Negoda
Actress | Malenkaya Vera
Natalya Negoda was born on November 12, 1963 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR as Natalya Igorevna Negoda. She is an actress, known for Little Vera (1988), Tambourine, Drum (2009) and The Comrades of Summer (1992).
31. Shelley Duvall
Actress | The Shining
Shelley Alexis Duvall was born in Fort Worth, Texas, the first child to Bobbie Ruth (Massengale, 1929-2020), a real estate broker, and Robert Richardson Duvall (1919-1994), a lawyer. At the time of her birth, her mother was visiting her grandmother in Fort Worth, though Duvall was raised in Houston...
Actress | Sans toit ni loi
Sandrine Bonnaire was born on May 31, 1967 in Gannat, Allier, France. She is an actress and director, known for Vagabond (1985), À Nos Amours (1983) and La Cérémonie (1995). She was previously married to Guillaume Laurant.
Actress | The Thin Man
Maureen Paula O'Sullivan was born on May 17, 1911 in County Roscommon, Ireland, to Evangeline "Mary Eva" Lovatt (Frazer) and Charles Joseph O'Sullivan, an officer in the Connaught Rangers. She was of Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The future mother of Mia Farrow was educated in private ...
Actress | Hable con ella
Geraldine Leigh Chaplin was born in Santa Monica, California, to Oona Chaplin (née O'Neill) and legendary entertainer Charles Chaplin (A.K.A. Charlie Chaplin). She is a granddaughter of playwright Eugene O'Neill and a great-granddaughter of stage actor James O'Neill. She attended the Royal Ballet ...
35. Zeinab Botsvadze
Actress | Erti tsis kvesh
36. Fanny Ardant
Actress | 8 femmes
Fanny Ardent was the youngest of 5 children born to a cavalry officer and his wife. She was raised in Monte Carlo where she was educated at a convent school. A voracious reader, she discovered Proust at age 15 and felt as though his writings were for her.
When she was 17 her father died and the ...
Actress | Mathilde Möhring
Cornelia Froboess was born on October 28, 1943 in Wriezen, Brandenburg, Germany. She is an actress, known for Mathilde Möhring (1968), Rheinsberg (1967) and Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997). She has been married to Hellmuth Matiasek since August 3, 1967. They have two children.
Actress | Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss
Annemarie Düringer was born on November 26, 1925 in Basel, Switzerland. She was an actress, known for Veronika Voss (1982), The Devil Strikes at Night (1957) and Before Sundown (1956). She died on November 26, 2014 in Baden, Lower Austria, Austria.
Actress | La historia oficial
Chunchuna Villafane was born Elva Villafañe in 1940, and originally had a career in modelling in the 60s. In the 70s she appeared in the film _No toquena a la nena (1976)_; that same year, she went into exile when the military junta took over Argentina, moving to Spain with her two daughters and her...
40. Ewa Fröling
Actress | Män som hatar kvinnor
41. Pernilla August
Pernilla August started acting as a child, performing in plays at Vår teater and at school. In 1979 she was accepted at the Statens scenskola to study acting professionally. Director Ingmar Bergman took note of her early and cast her as a nanny in his Fanny and Alexander (1982).
In 1982 she got ...
Actress | Viskningar och rop
Discovered at age 20 by celebrated director Ingmar Bergman, she became part of Bergman's regular stable of performers; in fact, he wrote Summer with Monika (1953) especially for her breakthrough. Extraordinary and versatile as an actress, her roles have ranged from the naive young wife in Sawdust ...
43. Meg Ryan
Actress | When Harry Met Sally...
Blond-haired, blue-eyed with an effervescent personality, Meg Ryan was born Margaret Mary Emily Hyra in Fairfield, Connecticut, to Susan (Duggan), an English teacher and one-time actress, and Harry Hyra, a math teacher. She is of Ruthenian, Polish, Irish, and German ancestry ("Hyra" is a Ruthenian ...
44. Silvana Mangano
Actress | Dune
Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film...
45. Marthe Keller
Actress | Marathon Man
Marthe Keller was born on January 28, 1945 in Basel, Switzerland. She studied ballet as a child but stopped after a skiing accident at age 16. She changed to acting, and worked in Berlin at the Schiller Theatre and the Berliner Ensemble.
Keller's earliest film appearances were in Funeral in Berlin (...
46. Zena Walker
Actress | The Dresser
British actress Zena Walker would become better known for her output of theatre work than film. Born on March 7, 1934, in Birmingham, she was the daughter of George Walker, a grocer, and wife Elizabeth Louise (Hammond). A sensuous, graceful, dusky-voiced presence, she was educated at St. Martin's ...
47. Eileen Atkins
Actress | Gosford Park
Eileen Atkins was born in a Salvation Army Women's Hostel in north London. Her father was a gas meter reader; her mother, a seamstress and barmaid. A drama teacher taught her how to drop her Cockney accent, and she studied Shakespeare and Greek tragedies. Her breakthrough role in "The Killing of ...
48. Cathryn Harrison
Actress | Black Moon
Cathryn Harrison was born on May 25, 1959 in London, England as Cathryn Mary Lee Harrison. She was an actress, known for Black Moon (1975), Eat the Rich (1987) and The Dresser (1983). She was married to Paul Laing. She died in 2018 in Plymouth, Devon, England.
49. Elena Safonova
Actress | Oci ciornie
Elena Safonova was born on June 14, 1956 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Elena Vsevolodovna Safonova. She is an actress, known for Dark Eyes (1987), President i ego zhenshchina (1996) and Zhenskaya sobstvennost (1999). She was previously married to Samuel Labarthe.
Actress | Jean de Florette
Elisabeth Depardieu was born on August 5, 1941 in Paris, France as Elisabeth Dominique Guignot. She is an actress, known for Jean de Florette (1986), Manon of the Spring (1986) and Le tartuffe (1984). She was previously married to Gérard Depardieu.
Actress | Lyubov-Morkov
Kristina Orbakaite was born in Moscow and spent much of her childhood between Sventoji, the home of her father's parents, and Moscow, the home of her mother's parents. After the couple divorced in 1973, she was brought to Moscow by her mother, Alla Pugacheva, and lived with her maternal ...
52. Elena Sanaeva
Actress | Iskrenne vash...
Elena Sanaeva was born on October 21, 1943 as Yelena Vsevolodovna Sanayeva. She is an actress, known for Iskrenne vash... (1985), Nulevoy kilometr (2007) and Glavnyy svidetel (1969). She was previously married to Rolan Bykov.
53. Julie Andrews
Actress | The Sound of Music
Julia Elizabeth Wells was born on October 1, 1935, in England. Her mother, Barbara Ward (Morris), and stepfather, both vaudeville performers, discovered her freakish but undeniably lovely four-octave singing voice and immediately got her a singing career. She performed in music halls throughout her...
Actress | 4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile
Luminita Gheorghiu studied Ion Cojar's acting method under Ion Cojar himself at what is now called the National University of Theatre and Film from Bucharest. She had played in tens of movies and theatre shows since her graduation in 1972, but her real international breakthrough came with a role in...
55. Mary Tyler Moore
Actress | Ordinary People
Mary Tyler Moore was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, on December 29, 1936. Moore's family relocated to California when she was eight. Her childhood was troubled, due in part to her mother's alcoholism. The eldest of three siblings, she attended a Catholic high school and married upon her graduation, in...
56. Ruby Dee
Actress | American Gangster
Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and civil rights activist. She is best known for originating the role of "Ruth Younger" in the stage and film versions of A Raisin in the Sun (1961).
She also starred in The Jackie Robinson Story (1950), Cat People (1982), ...
57. Rosie Perez
Actress | White Men Can't Jump
Rosie Perez was born in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City, to Lydia Perez and Ismael Serrano, a merchant marine. She is of Puerto Rican descent. Rosie attended Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood, Queens, New York, and later enrolled at Los Angeles City College in Los Angeles, California. ...
58. Sean Young
Actress | Blade Runner
Mary Sean Young was born on November 20, 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Lee Guthrie (née Mary Lee Kane), an Emmy-nominated producer, screenwriter, public relations executive, and journalist, and Donald Young, Jr., an Emmy award winning television news producer and journalist. ...
59. Daryl Hannah
Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Daryl Christine Hannah was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of Susan Jeanne (Metzger), a schoolteacher and later a producer, and Donald Christian Hannah, who owned a tugboat/barge company. Her stepfather was music journalist/promoter Jerrold Wexler. Her siblings are Page ...
60. Joanna Cassidy
Actress | Blade Runner
The very lovely, vivacious and smart-looking Joanna Cassidy was born in Camden, New Jersey, and raised in nearby Haddonfield, a borough located in Camden County. She grew up in a creative environment as the daughter and granddaughter of artists. At an early age she engaged in painting and sculpture...
61. Irina Muravyova
Actress | Moskva slezam ne verit
Irina Muravyova was born on February 8, 1949 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Irina Vadimovna Muravyova. She is an actress and writer, known for Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980), Kitayskaya babushka (2010) and Samaya obayatelnaya i privlekatelnaya (1985). She has been married to Leonid Ejdlin since...
62. Raisa Ryazanova
Actress | Bashnya
Raisa Ryazanova was an Honored Artist of Russia (1993), People's Artist of Russia (2005). In 1964 she graduated from the Ryazan Musical Pedagogical School (accordion class). About a year Ryazanova worked as a teacher in a music school, then she entered the GITIS for the course of Platon ...
63. Blythe Danner
Actress | Meet the Parents
Blythe Danner was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Katharine (Kile) and Harry Earl Danner, a bank executive. She has German, as well as English and Irish, ancestry. Danner studied acting and got her degree from Bard College and began her career in Boston theater companies. By 25, she won the ...
64. Sandy Dennis
Actress | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
It would not be easy for anyone to out-do one of American theater's finest thespians, but somehow actress Sandy Dennis managed to even out-quirk the legendary Geraldine Page when it came to affecting nervous ticks and offbeat mannerisms on stage and in film. She and Page had few peers when it came ...
Actress | Dobra zena
66. Doris Schade
Actress | Eine Frau ohne Bedeutung
Doris Schade was born on May 21, 1924 in Bad Frankenhausen, Thuringia, Germany. She was an actress, known for Eine Frau ohne Bedeutung (1969), Rosa Luxemburg (1986) and Wild Chicks and Life (2009). She was married to Heinz Joachim Klein. She died on June 25, 2012 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
67. Gudrun Landgrebe
Actress | Die Katze
Gudrun Landgrebe was born on June 20, 1950 in Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany. She is an actress, known for The Cat (1988), Yerma (1984) and Rossini (1997). She has been married to Ulrich von Nathusius since June 2001.
Domiziana Giordano was born on September 4, 1959 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress, known for Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Nostalgia (1983) and Zina (1985).
Actress | The Lion in Winter
Katharine Hepburn was born on May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut to a suffragist and a doctor who both always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential. An athletic tomboy as a child, she was very close to her brother Tom; at 14 she was ...
70. Jane Fonda
Actress | Klute
Born in New York City to legendary screen star Henry Fonda and Ontario-born New York socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw, Jane Seymour Fonda was destined early to an uncommon and influential life in the limelight. Although she initially showed little inclination to follow her father's trade, she was ...
71. Magda Vásáryová
Actress | Rusalka
Magda Vásáryová was born on August 26, 1948 in Banská Stiavnica, Czechoslovakia as Vásáryová Magdaléna. She is an actress, known for Rusalka (1977), Marketa Lazarová (1967) and Die Wahlverwandtschaften (1974). She is married to Milan Lasica. They have two children. She was previously married...
72. Nina Ruslanova
Actress | Korotkie vstrechi
Nina Ruslanova was born on December 5, 1945 in Bogodukhov, Kharkov Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Nina Ivanovna Ruslanova. She is an actress, known for Brief Encounters (1967), The Tuner (2004) and Ill Omen (1987).
Actress | Verbovshchik
Irina Cherichenko was born on August 3, 1963 in Polyarniy, Murmansk Oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Irina Vyacheslavovna Cherichenko. She is an actress, known for Verbovshchik (1991), Sluga (1989) and Zina-Zinulya (1986).
Actress | La vita è bella
Nicoletta Braschi was born on April 19, 1960 in Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She is an actress, known for Life Is Beautiful (1997), Johnny Stecchino (1991) and Down by Law (1986). She has been married to Roberto Benigni since December 1991.
Actress | 45 Years
Tessa Charlotte Rampling was born 5 February 1946 in Sturmer, England, to Isabel Anne (Gurteen), a painter, and Godfrey Lionel Rampling, an Olympic gold medalist, army officer, and colonel, who became a NATO commander. She was educated at Jeanne d'Arc Académie pour Jeunes Filles in Versailles, ...
76. Ildikó Bánsági
Actress | Szenvedély
77. Geena Davis
Actress | Thelma & Louise
As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and had low self-esteem because, at 6 feet, she was the tallest girl in school. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston ...
78. Meryl Streep
Actress | Out of Africa
Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 21 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...
79. Judy Davis
Actress | Husbands and Wives
Davis was educated at Loreto Convent and the Western Institute of Technology and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1977. She found international success with the role of Adela Quested in A Passage to India (1984). Her performance was nominated an Academy Award for Best...
80. Diahnne Abbott
Actress | Taxi Driver
Diahnne Abbott is an American actress from New York City. She is primarily known as the first wife of actor Robert De Niro (1943-),. Their marriage lasted from 1976 and 1988, and ended in a divorce.
Abbott made her film debut in the psychological thriller "Taxi Driver" (1976), where she played an ...
81. Helen Mirren
Actress | RED
Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...
82. Teri Garr
Actress | Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Teri Garr can claim a career in show business by birthright. She was born in Lakewood, Ohio, the daughter of Eddie Garr (born Edward Leo Gonnoud), a Broadway stage and film actor, and Phyllis Garr (née Emma Schmotzer), a dancer. Her maternal grandparents were Austrian, and her father was of Irish ...
Actress | Krótki film o milosci
Grazyna Szapolowska was born on September 19, 1953 in Bydgoszcz, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for A Short Film About Love (1988), Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania (1999) and 365 Days (2020).
84. Anne Bancroft
Actress | The Graduate
Anne Bancroft was born on September 17, 1931 in the Bronx, the daughter of Michael Italiano (1905-2001), a dress pattern maker, and Mildred DiNapoli (1908-2010), a telephone operator, both of whom were the children of Italian immigrants. She made her cinema debut in Don't Bother to Knock (1952) in ...
Frances Louise McDormand was born on June 23, 1957 in Gibson City, Illinois. She was adopted by Canadian-born parents, Noreen Eloise (Nickleson), a nurse from Ontario, and The Rev. Vernon Weir McDormand, a Disciples of Christ minister from Nova Scotia, who raised her in the suburbs of Pittsburgh. ...
86. Nicole Garcia
Actress | Mon oncle d'Amérique
87. Karen Allen
Actress | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Karen Jane Allen was born in Carrollton, rural southern Illinois, to Patricia (Howell), a teacher, and Carroll Thompson Allen, an FBI agent. She spent her first 10 years traveling around the country with her parents and two sisters. She was always "the new girl in school." Acting did not really ...
88. Aurore Clément
Actress | Apocalypse Now
Aurore Clement was born in Soissons, France. Her parents were farmers, and after the death of her father, she left for Paris where she found work with a modeling agency. She quickly made a name for herself, preferring a natural style and refusing to wear make-up. In the seventies,Louis Malle, ...
89. Diane Keaton
Actress | Annie Hall
Diane Keaton was born Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Deanne (Keaton), an amateur photographer, and John Newton Ignatius "Jack" Hall, a civil engineer and real estate broker. She studied Drama at Santa Ana College, before dropping out in favor of the Neighborhood Playhouse in New ...
90. Christine Lahti
Actress | Chicago Hope
Christine Lahti was born April 4, 1950 in Birmingham, Michigan, to Elizabeth Margaret (Tabar), a painter and nurse, and Paul Theodore Lahti, a surgeon. She is of half Finnish and half Austro-Hungarian descent. She studied fine arts at Florida State University and received a bachelors degree in ...
91. Nathalie Baye
Actress | Catch Me If You Can
92. Sigourney Weaver
Actress | Alien: Resurrection
Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver, on October 8, 1949, in Leroy Hospital in New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, ...
93. Carmen Maura
Descendant of the conservative Spanish politician Antonio Maura, Carmen lead an art gallery and appeared in various roles in night- clubs. With Tigres de papel (1977) she had her first successful appearance on the movie screen and thereafter she worked at the theatre, the movies and in TV ...
94. Judi Dench
Actress | Skyfall
Dame Judi Dench was born Judith Olivia Dench in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with the ...
95. Kelly McGillis
Actress | Witness
Kelly Ann McGillis was born in Newport Beach, California, to Virginia Joan (Snell), a homemaker, and Donald Manson McGillis, a general practitioner of medicine. She has English, Welsh, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. McGillis dropped out of high school to pursue a career as an actress, and ...
96. Laura del Sol
Actress | Carmen
Laura del Sol was born on November 27, 1961 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Laura Escofet Arce. She is an actress, known for Carmen (1983), Voyage to Nowhere (1986) and Amelia Lópes O'Neill (1991).
97. Diane Venora
Actress | Heat
Diane Venora was born Diana Venora in East Hartford Connecticut. She left Hartford for a full scholarship in the drama division of the Juilliard School. After graduating from Juilliard, she performed extensively on the stage and developed a reputation as a talented stage actress, particularly in ...
Actress | Il conformista
She was born in Viareggio (Tuscany, Italy) on June 5th, 1946. She won a beauty contest when she was just 15 years old, which led to her first role in "Il federale" together with the great Italian actor Ugo Tognazzi. She was then cast by Germi for the Italian comedy "Divorzio all'Italiana", working ...
99. Anjelica Huston
Actress | The Grifters
Anjelica Huston was born on July 8, 1951 in Santa Monica, California, to prima ballerina Enrica "Ricki" (Soma) and director and actor John Huston. Her mother, who was from New York, was of Italian descent, and her father had English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish ancestry. Huston spent most of her ...
100. Kalina Jedrusik
Actress | La double vie de Véronique
Kalina Jedrusik was born in Czestochowa, Poland in 1931. Her parents brought her up together with two other children. In 1953 she debuted on stage and year later married famous Polish writer Stanislaw Dygat (Jezioro Bodenskie, Disneyland). Her long list of theatre work includes plays by Jaroslaw ...