mother of none

by enmasse | created - 04 May 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

women who were not mothers.

this ongoing list is curated with respect and understanding for the many reasons women do not become mothers

1. Joey Lauren Adams

Actress | Chasing Amy

Joey Lauren Adams was born on January 9, 1968 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Chasing Amy (1997), Dazed and Confused (1993) and Big Daddy (1999). She has been married to Brian Vilim since June 7, 2014.

2. Maud Adams

Actress | Octopussy

Stunning Swedish born ex-model who broke into film in 1970, and quickly appeared in several high profile films including playing the ex-wife of James Caan in the futuristic Rollerball (1975) and the ill-fated lover of super-assassin Francisco Scaramanga played by Christopher Lee in The Man with the...

3. Lola Albright

Actress | Peter Gunn

Lola Jean Albright was born on July 20, 1924 in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of John Paul Albright and Marion Harvey, both of whom were gospel singers. She worked as a model before moving to Hollywood in the mid-1940s, studied piano for 20 years and worked as a receptionist at radio station WAKR in ...

4. Elizabeth Allen

Actress | Donovan's Reef

Elizabeth Allen was born on January 25, 1929 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Elizabeth Ellen Gillease. She was an actress, known for Donovan's Reef (1963), The Carey Treatment (1972) and The Fugitive (1963). She was married to Baron Karl von Vietinghoff-Scheel. She died on September 19, 2006 in ...

5. Nancy Allen

Actress | Dressed to Kill

Nancy Anne Allen was the daughter of a police lieutenant from Yonkers, New York. At a young age, she trained for a dancing career at the High School of Performing Arts, and then attended Jose Quintano's School for Young Professionals. In dozens of television commercials from the age of 15, Nancy ...

6. Marianne Aminoff

Actress | Fanny och Alexander

Marianne Aminoff was born on September 21, 1916 in Uddevalla, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Marianne Elisabet Aminoff. She was an actress, known for Fanny and Alexander (1982), Autumn Sonata (1978) and Ta hand om Ulla (1942). She was married to Anders Karlén, Frank Sundström and Carl-Gustaf ...

7. Judith Anderson

Actress | Rebecca

Dame Judith Anderson was born Frances Margaret Anderson on February 10, 1897 in Adelaide, South Australia. She began her acting career in Australia before moving to New York in 1918. There she established herself as one of the greatest theatrical actresses and was a major star on Broadway ...

8. Fern Andra

Actress | Zwei Menschen

Fern Andre's show-business career started as an aerialist with a troupe that toured the U.S. and Europe. In Vienna she became a student of famed director/teacher Max Reinhardt and appeared in several of his plays and films. She soon settled in Berlin, where she starred in several productions for ...

9. Lona Andre

Actress | Death in the Air

An attractive actress whose major feature was her cute dimples, Lona Andre played leads in minor films and supporting roles in major films for most of her career. Her four-day marriage to actor Edward Norris must have set some kind of record. After her screen career was over, she became a ...

10. Nina Andrycz

Actress | Uczta Baltazara

Nina Andrycz was born on November 11, 1912 in Brzesc, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Uczta Baltazara (1954), Horror w Wesolych Bagniskach (1996) and Television Theater (1953). She was married to Joseph Cyrankiewicz. She died on January 31, 2014 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

11. Evelyn Ankers

Actress | The Wolf Man

Evelyn Ankers, a beautiful movie actress who was a staple of Universal's horror films in the 1940s, was born in Chile to English parents in 1918. Her parents repatriated the family back to England in the 1920s, and it was in Old Blighty that Ankers developed a desire to become an actress.

She began ...

12. Ann-Margret

Actress | Made in Paris

Actress and singer Ann-Margret is one of the most famous sex symbols and actresses of the 1960s and beyond. She continued her career through the following decades and into the 21st century.

Ann-Margret was born Ann-Margret Olsson in Valsjöbyn, Jämtland County, Sweden, to Anna Regina (Aronsson) and ...

13. Tina Aumont

Actress | Texas Across the River

Tina Aumont was born on February 14, 1946 in Hollywood, California, USA as Maria Christina Aumont. She was an actress, known for Texas Across the River (1966), Man, Pride & Vengeance (1967) and Satyricon (1969). She was married to Jean-François Ferriol and Christian Marquand. She died on ...

14. Marion Aye

Actress | The Roughneck

Marion Aye was born Maryon Eloise Aye on April 5, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois. Her father was a lawyer who moved the family to California. She was discovered by Fatty Arbuckle and started her career at Balboa Studios. When she was fifteen Marion lied about her age to elope with cameraman Sherman ...

15. Jordan Baker

Actress | Another Earth

Jordan Baker is an actress and producer, known for Another Earth (2011), The Post (2017) and The Americans (2013). She has been married to Kevin Kilner since October 10, 1998.

16. Tallulah Bankhead

Actress | Lifeboat

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead was born on January 31, 1902 in Huntsville, Alabama. Her father was a mover and shaker in the Democratic Party who served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from June 4, 1936, to September 16, 1940. Tallulah had been interested in acting and, at age ...

17. Theda Bara

Actress | A Fool There Was

Theda Bara was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, as Theodosia Goodman, on July 29, 1885. She was the daughter of a local tailor and his wife. As a teenager Theda was interested in the theatrical arts and once she finished high school, she dyed her blond hair black and went in pursuit of her dream. By 1908 ...

18. Val Barri

Actress | Double Threat

Val Barri was born on March 10, 1968 in Fullerton, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Double Threat, Break Even (2020) and My Trip Back to the Dark Side (2014). She has been married to Shane Stanley since September 20, 2005.

19. Diana Barrymore

Actress | Between Us Girls

"Too Much, Too Soon" was the story of Diana's life, and the title of her autobiography. Her father was stage and screen legend John Barrymore and her mother was Blanche Oelrichs (who wrote under the masculine pseudonym Michael Strange), who had just divorced Mr. Thomas and had 2 children (Leonard ...

20. Jeanne Bates

Actress | Mulholland Dr.

Jeanne Bates began her acting career while a student at San Mateo Junior College, appearing on radio soap operas in San Francisco. She played the lead in an airwave mystery series, Lew X. Lansworth's "Whodunit" (Bates' scream was the show's "signature"), which became so successful that it (and ...

21. Kathy Bates

Actress | Misery

Multi-talented, multi-award-winning actress Kathleen (Doyle) Bates was born on June 28, 1948, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the youngest of three girls born to Bertye Kathleen (Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer. Her grandfather was author Finis L. Bates...

22. Frances Bavier

Actress | The Day the Earth Stood Still

Frances Bavier was born in New York City on December 14, 1902. Her first Broadway appearance was in April 1925 in "The Poor Nut", the start of a successful Broadway career. She traveled with the USO to entertain the U.S. troops in the Pacific during World War II. Her last appearance on Broadway was...

23. Louise Beavers

Actress | Imitation of Life

1930s and 1940s film actress Louise Beavers was merely one of a dominant gallery of plus-sized and plus-talented African-American character actresses forced to endure blatant, discouraging and demeaning stereotypes during Depression-era and WWII Hollywood.

It wasn't until Louise's triumphant role in ...

24. Catherine Bennett

Actress | The Devil's Bowl

Catherine Bennett was born on January 17, 1901 in York, Australia. She was an actress, known for The Devil's Bowl (1923), Soul Mates (1925) and Dangerous Hour (1923). She died on October 11, 1978 in Westwood, California, USA.

25. Marjorie Bennett

Actress | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Marjorie Bennett was an Australian actress, who spend most of her career working in the United Kingdom and the United States. She was born in York, Western Australia, a town that was an important stop for miners and travelers during the Australian gold rushes of the late 19th century. York is ...

26. Juliet Berto

Actress | Neige

Juliet Berto was born on January 16, 1947 in Grenoble, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France as Annie Jamet. She was an actress and writer, known for Neige (1981), Cap Canaille (1983) and Duelle (1976). She was married to Michel Berto. She died on January 10, 1990 in Breux-Jouy, Essonne, France.

27. Rachel Blanchard

Actress | Fargo

Rachel attended Havergal college, an all girls school in Toronto. After high school she went on to attend Queens university in Kingston, Ontario Canada. To prepare for her role as Cher in the Clueless (1996) TV series, Rachel actually did go to some high schools in L.A. where she was surprised to ...

28. Suzanne Bianchetti

Actress | Cagliostro - Liebe und Leben eines großen Abenteurers

Suzanne Bianchetti was born in Paris in 1889. During the First World War she made her cinema debut in the propaganda film La femme française pendant la guerre/The French Woman during the War (Alexandre Devarennes, 1917). She quickly became popular with short silent comedies such as Riquette se ...

29. Francelia Billington

Actress | Blind Husbands

Francelia Billington was born in Dallas, TX, and raised on a ranch. She became an expert horseman, and was on stage from an early age. The pretty young Texan made the journey to Hollywood and became a star of westerns and melodramas, first working with the Kalem Film Co. in 1912 and then moving on ...

30. Jacqueline Bisset

Actress | Bullitt

Jacqueline Bisset has been an international film star since the late 1960s. She received her first roles mainly because of her stunning beauty, but over time she has become a fine actress respected by fans and critics alike. Bisset has worked with directors John Huston, François Truffaut, George ...

31. Marie Blake

Actress | Between Two Women

Edith MacDonald was the second daughter of Daniel and Anne MacDonald; her father was a contractor and politician. Early on, her older sister Elsie, younger sister Jeanette MacDonald, and she were given theatrical training. Blossom and Jeanette played Philadelphia vaudeville houses while still ...

32. Betty Blythe

Actress | She

Brunette, buxom matinee idol Betty Blythe capitalised on the 'roaring 20's' infatuation with exotic screen sirens to achieve a brief period of stardom. She was notoriously one of the first actresses to ever appear nude (or in various stages of undress) on screen. It wasn't that Betty couldn't act, ...

33. Olive Borden

Actress | Half Marriage

Considered one of the most beautiful actresses of the silent era, Olive Borden was a Mack Sennett bathing beauty at 15 and reached the peak of her career in 1926 when she made 11 films for Fox Studios and was earning $1,500 a week. Refusing to take a salary cut, Borden abruptly left Fox in 1928 and...

34. Paget Brewster

Actress | Criminal Minds

Paget Valerie Brewster is an American actress, voice actress, and singer. She was first recognized for her recurring role as Kathy on the fourth season of the NBC sitcom Friends. Her breakthrough role came as Supervisory Special Agent Emily Prentiss on the crime drama Criminal Minds, on which she ...

35. Lara Flynn Boyle

Actress | Happiness

Lara Flynn Boyle was born in Davenport, Iowa on March 24, 1970 to 21-year old Sally Boyle. For Sally and young Lara, money was not plentiful so Sally was required to work three jobs in addition to raising baby Lara by herself. Since Lara was mostly around Sally, they developed a bond that still ...

36. Gladys Brockwell

Actress | Lights of New York

The daughter of actress Billie Brockwell, Brockwell first appeared on the stage at the age of three. She made her screen debut in Philadelphia for the Lubin Company in 1913, later working with D.W. Griffith. Joining Fox Studios, Brockwell was one of the busiest actresses in town and easily made the...

37. Evelyn Brent

Actress | The Silver Horde

Petite, sultry leading lady of the 1920's and 30's, who was born and schooled in Tampa, Florida, until the age of ten when she lost her mother. She moved to New York with her dad and started modelling while still in her teens. Her original intention was to go into the teaching profession. Instead, ...

38. Jean Brooks

Actress | The Seventh Victim

The fourth and youngest child of Horace and Robina Kelly, Jean Brooks spent her early years in her native Texas before relocating to Costa Rica with her mother after her father's death. Her time in Costa Rica enabled her to become fluent in Spanish, and she began her professional career as a singer...

39. Louise Brooks

Actress | Die Büchse der Pandora

Mary Louise Brooks, also known by her childhood name of Brooksie, was born in the midwestern town of Cherryvale, Kansas, on November 14, 1906. She began dancing at an early age with the Denishawn Dancers (which was how she left Kansas and went to New York) and then with George White's Scandals ...

40. Coral Browne

Actress | Dreamchild

Australian actress who worked primarily in Britain and specialized in superior, upper-crust sorts. Browne began her stage career in Melbourne but moved to England at the age of 21 and quickly brightened the West End with her sharp delivery and stylish sense of comedy. Her film appearances were ...

41. Irene Browne

Actress | The Red Shoes

Irene Browne was born on June 29, 1896 in London, England as Irene Muriel Browne. She was an actress, known for The Red Shoes (1948), I'll Never Forget You (1951) and Drink (1917). She died on July 24, 1965 in London.

42. Jeanne Buñuel

Self | A propósito de Buñuel

Jeanne Buñuel was born as Jeanne Rucar. She is known for her work on Regarding Buñuel (2000), Buñuel (1984) and El náufrago de la calle Providencia (1971). She was previously married to Luis Buñuel.

Was married to Luis Buñuel for nearly sixty years (1925 - 1983), until his death. She had no children, but Luis fathered two sons while they were married, Juan Luis Buñuel (b. 1934) and Rafael Buñuel (b. 1940).

43. Delta Burke

Actress | Designing Women

Delta Burke is best known for her portrayal as Suzanne Sugarbaker in CBS's Designing Women (1986), which ran for seven seasons and for which she received two Emmy nominations for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. When a teenager she represented Florida in the Miss America Pageant, and won a talent ...

44. Maria Callas

Soundtrack | Ghost in the Shell

This volatile opera diva was born Sophie Cecilia Kalos in New York City to Greek émigrés on December 2, 1923. Her father set up a pharmacy and changed the family name from Kalogeropoulos to Callas. As a child Maria studied the piano. When her parents separated (she was 14 at the time), her mother ...

45. Jessica Campbell

Actress | Election

Jessica Campbell was born on October 30, 1982 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. She is known for her work on Election (1999), In the Best Interest of the Children (1992) and Junk (2002). She was married to Daniel Papkin. She died on December 29, 2020 in Portland, Oregon, USA.

46. Jewel Carmen

Actress | The Bat

Jewel Carmen was born in Portland, Oregon, on July 13, 1897. After graduating from high school, she traveled to New York City to try her hand at acting. She appeared in her first production in the lead role in Daphne and the Pirate (1916) when she was 19 years old. Six more films followed,including ...

47. Judy Carne

Actress | Laugh-In

Trained in music and dance, tiny-framed, pixie-like Judy Carne was born Joyce Botterill in Northampton, England on April 27, 1939, the daughter of a grocer. Trained in dance, she appeared in music revues as a teenager and changed her name at the advice of a dance teacher.

Slowly building up a career...

48. Lisa Nicole Carson

Actress | Ally McBeal

Lisa Nicole Carson has the distinction of having simultaneously starred in television's most lauded comedy and drama series. She has both amused audiences as Renee Radick, the D.A. roommate of Calista Flockhart on Fox's Ally McBeal (1997) and riveted them as Carla Reese, the mother of Eriq La Salle...

49. Rosalind Cash

Actress | The Omega Man

Rosalind Cash was an actress whose career endured and flourished on stage, screen, and television, despite her staunch refusal to portray stereotypical Black roles. Ms. Cash was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of American Playhouse: Go Tell It on the...

50. Christine Cavanaugh

Actress | Dexter's Laboratory

Christine Cavanaugh was born on August 16, 1963 in Layton, Utah, USA as Christine Josephine Sandberg. She was an actress, known for Dexter's Laboratory (1996), Babe (1995) and Jerry Maguire (1996). She was married to Kevin James Cavanaugh. She died on December 22, 2014 in Cedar City, Utah.

51. Stockard Channing

Actress | Grease

One of Broadway and Hollywood's cleverer talents who tends to shine a smart, cynical light on her surroundings, Stockard Channing was born Susan Williams Antonia Stockard on February 13, 1944 in New York City, to a Catholic family with English and Irish ancestry. Her parents were Mary Alice (nee ...

52. Ilka Chase

Actress | Now, Voyager

The daughter of Vogue's editor-in-chief for 40 years, Edna Woolman Chase, Ilka was named for a Hungarian friend of her mother. She went to school in France and later acted in stock with Rube Miller in New York. Her first appearance on Broadway was as a maid in 'The Red Falcon' in 1924.

After ...

53. Chyna

Actress | Frank McKlusky, C.I.

Chyna had been called "The First Lady of Sports Entertainment". Her accomplishments went far beyond the wrestling ring and anyone's guess. Before exchanging body slams, modeling for top magazines and guest-starring on hundreds of shows,

Chyna was a shy girl who was born Joan Marie Laurer in ...

54. Ina Claire

Actress | Ninotchka

Effervescent, blond star of sophisticated Broadway comedy in the 1920s. Born Ina Fagan, of Irish descent, she lost her father in a car accident four months before she was born (a CAR ACCIDENT in October 1893?!) Without a breadwinner in the family, she was forced to live in a boarding house with her...

55. Caitlin Clarke

Actress | Blown Away

Caitlin Clarke was born on May 3, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Catherine Ann Clarke. She was an actress, known for Blown Away (1994), Dragonslayer (1981) and Crocodile Dundee (1986). She died on September 9, 2004 in Pittsburgh.

56. Mae Clarke

Actress | Frankenstein

Vivacious, blonde Mae Clarke was exposed to cinema from an early age, her father being an organist in a motion picture cinema. Growing up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, she learned how to dance. At the tender age of 13 she was already performing in nightclubs and amateur theatricals. In 1924, she ...

57. Carol Cleveland

Actress | Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Born in England, Carol moved to the United States as a youngster after her mother remarried a man in the U.S. Air Force. She attended grammar school in San Antonio, Texas, then John Marshall Junior High and Pasadena High School both in Pasadena, California. She returned to London in 1960 and soon ...

58. Kathleen Clifford

Actress | Richard the Lion-Hearted

Kathleen Clifford was born on February 16, 1887 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. She was an actress, known for Richard the Lion-Hearted (1923), When the Clouds Roll by (1919) and Who Is Number One? (1917). She was married to Miomir Peter Illitch (banker). She died on December 28, 1962 in ...

59. Claudette Colbert

Actress | It Happened One Night

One of the brightest film stars to grace the screen was born Emilie Claudette Chauchoin on September 13, 1903, in Saint Mandé, France where her father owned a bakery at 57, rue de la République (now Avenue Général de Gaulle). The family moved to the United States when she was three. As Claudette ...

60. Miriam Colon

Actress | Scarface

Miriam Colon was born on August 20, 1936 in Ponce, Puerto Rico as Miriam Colon Valle. She was an actress, known for Scarface (1983), Goal! The Dream Begins (2005) and Sabrina (1995). She was married to Fred Valle and George Paul Edgar. She died on March 3, 2017 in New York City, New York, USA.

61. Betty Compson

Actress | Mr. & Mrs. Smith

A mining engineer's daughter, blond, blue-eyed Betty Compson began in show business playing violin in a Salt Lake City vaudeville establishment for $15 a week. Following that, she went on tour, accompanied by her mother, with an act called 'the Vagabond Violinist'. Aged eighteen, she appeared on ...

62. Joyce Compton

Actress | The Awful Truth

Joyce Compton was born on January 27, 1907 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA as Olivia Joyce Compton. She was an actress, known for The Awful Truth (1937), Dark Alibi (1946) and Bedtime Story (1941). She was married to William Francis Kaliher. She died on October 13, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

63. Jennifer Coolidge

Actress | A Cinderella Story

Jennifer Coolidge is a versatile character actress and experimental comedienne, best known for playing Stifler's mom in American Pie (1999).

She was born on August 28, 1961, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to Gretchen (Knauff) and Paul Constant Coolidge, a plastics manufacturer. Young Coolidge was ...

64. Marcelle Corday

Actress | The Great Ziegfeld

Touted by contemporary studio publicity as a 'native Parisian', Marcelle was in fact born in Brussels on January 8 1890. Her father, who was most definitely French, had her packed off to be educated at private schools in Paris and Geneva. She began her acting career on stage in her home town before...

65. Sara Coward

Actress | Inspector Morse

Sara was born in South East London and on leaving the local grammar school went to Bristol University, gaining a degree in English and Drama before enrolling at the Guildhall School of Drama in London. Whilst there she won a contract to work with the BBC radio repertory company, which gained her an...

66. Jane Cowl

Actress | Garden of Lies

Jane Cowl was born in Boston, Massachusetts on December 14, 1884. Jane was one of the fine stage actresses of her time, who eventually found her way onto the silver screen in 1915 in Garden of Lies (1915). She appeared (and became a playwright) on Broadway from 1903-47; acted in The Spreading Dawn ...

67. Dorothy Dalton

Actress | Chicken Casey

Dorothy Dalton was a silent film star who worked her way up from a stock company to a movie career. She made her film debut in 1914 in Pierre of the Plains (1914), co-starring Edgar Selwyn, and appeared in Charles E. Blaney's Across the Pacific (1914) that same year. Producer-director Thomas H. Ince...

68. Shera Danese

Actress | Risky Business

Shera Danese was born on October 9, 1949 in Hartsdale, New York, USA as Shera Lynn Kaminski. She is an actress, known for Risky Business (1983), John Q (2002) and Alpha Dog (2006). She was previously married to Peter Falk.

69. Danielle Darrieux

Actress | 8 femmes

Danielle Darrieux was born in 1917 in Bordeaux, France, to Marie-Louise (Witkowski) and Germain Jean Darrieux, a physician. She was raised in Paris. She was only fourteen when she auditioned for a secondary role in Le bal (1931): she got the part, and the producer offered her a five-year contract. ...

70. Mona Darkfeather

Actress | Justice of the Wild

Princess Mona Darkfeather was born Josephine M. Workman in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles on 13 January 1882. Her grandparents were William Workman (1799-1876), a native of England, and Nicolasa Urioste (1802-1892), who hailed from the Taos Pueblo of New Mexico. Consequently, though ...

71. Grace Darmond

Actress | The Hope Diamond Mystery

Canadian-born Grace Darmond first caught the acting bug while appearing in a school play, and as luck would have it was spotted there by the owner of the Selig Film Co., who put her under contract. She appeared in her first film in 1913 at 16 years of age, and by her 20th birthday was a star at ...

72. Jane Darwell

Actress | The Grapes of Wrath

Missouri-born Jane Darwell was born Patti Woodard, the daughter of William Robert Woodard, president of the Louisville Southern Railroad, and Ellen (Booth) Woodard, in Palmyra, Missouri, where she grew up on a ranch . She nursed ambitions to be an opera singer, but put it off because of her ...

73. Marjorie Daw

Actress | Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Marjorie Daw was born on January 19, 1902 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA as Margaret House. She was an actress, known for Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917), The Secret Orchard (1915) and The Puppet Crown (1915). She was married to Myron Selznick and A. Edward Sutherland. She died on March 18, ...

74. Anna Dawson

Actress | Brian Rix Presents ...

Anna Dawson was born on July 27, 1937 in Bolton, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Brian Rix Presents ... (1960), Six with Rix (1972) and Dixon of Dock Green (1955). She has been married to John Boulter since October 1985.

75. Doris Deane

Actress | The Secret Four

Doris Deane was born on January 20, 1900 in Wisconsin, USA as Doris Anita Dibble. She was an actress, known for The Secret Four (1921), The Shark Master (1921) and The Half Breed (1922). She was married to Elmer S. Hartz and Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle. She died on March 24, 1974 in Hollywood, ...

76. Dana Delany

Actress | China Beach

Dana Welles Delany was born on March 13, 1956, in New York City and raised in Stamford, Connecticut. Dana knew early in life that she wanted to be an actress. Following graduation from Wesleyan University, this tall (5'6") beauty moved to New York and developed her skills working in daytime ...

Hasn't married.

77. Bo Derek

Actress | Bolero

Bo Derek was born on November 20, 1956 in Long Beach, California, USA as Mary Cathleen Collins. She is an actress and producer, known for Bolero (1984), Ghosts Can't Do It (1989) and Tommy Boy (1995). She was previously married to John Derek.

78. Florence Deshon

Actress | Twins of Suffering Creek

Florence Deshon born to Samuel and Florence C. Danks of Austrian and English descent. She began as a stage actress and appeared opposite Mary Boland in 'My Lady's Dress and in the comedy 'Seven Chances' prior to making her screen debut in 1915's 'The Beloved Vagabond' directed by Edward Jose for ...

79. Dorothy Devore

Actress | The Gilded Highway

Diminutive, brown-haired Dorothy Devore was born Inez Williams in Ft. Worth, TX. She completed her schooling in Los Angeles when her family moved to California. She first acted in amateur revues, which she also produced and for which she contributed the music. While still in her mid-teens she ...

80. Gracie Doll

The Wizard of Oz

Gracie Doll was born on March 12, 1899 in Stolpen, Germany as Frieda Schneider. She was an actress, known for The Wizard of Oz (1939) and Be Big! (1931). She died on November 8, 1970 in Sarasota, Florida, USA.

81. Tiny Doll

The Wizard of Oz

Tiny Doll was born on July 23, 1914 in Stolpen, Germany as Elly Annie Schneider. She was an actress, known for The Wizard of Oz (1939), Freaks (1932) and Be Big! (1931). She died on September 6, 2004 in Sarasota, Florida, USA.

82. Arielle Dombasle

Actress | X Femmes

Arielle Laure Maxime Sonnery, later known as Arielle Dombasle, was born to French parents in Hartford, Connecticut. After their mother's death in 1964, Dombasle and her brother were raised in Mexico by their maternal grandparents; she attended Lycée Franco-Mexicain, a private school. She decided to...

83. Ági Donáth

Actress | Megvédtem egy asszonyt

Ági Donáth was born on March 25, 1918 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Megvédtem egy asszonyt (1938), Tokaji rapszódia (1937) and I Married for Love (1937). She was married to Emeric Pressburger and Byron Anderson. She died on February 16, 2008 in Palm ...

84. Linda Douglas

Actress | Affair with a Stranger

This honey blonde, blue-eyed former beauty queen came endowed with a peaches-and-cream complexion and an entrancingly smoky voice. She seemed destined for Hollywood stardom. Yet, as so often in those days, success failed to materialise. She was born Mary Jo Tarola to Joseph and Mildred Tarola in ...

85. Olive Dunbar

Actress | The Lottery

Olive Dunbar was born on March 30, 1925 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA as Olive Joann Dunbar. She was an actress, known for The Lottery (1969), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Hearse (1980). She was married to William Keene. She died on February 8, 2017 in Ithaca, New York, USA.

86. Nora Dunn

Actress | Three Kings

Nora Dunn got her start working at the famous Second City comedy troupe, where she was eventually spotted by Saturday Night Live (1975) casting directors, and she joined the SNL cast (among them Joan Cusack, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Michael Hall, Jon Lovitz, Dennis Miller, Randy Quaid, Terry ...

87. Nancy Dussault

Actress | The In-Laws

Nancy Dussault was born on June 30, 1936 in Pensacola, Florida, USA as Nancy Elizabeth Dussault. She is an actress, known for The In-Laws (1979), The Nurse (1997) and Alias (2001). She has been married to Valentine Mayer since February 24, 1985. She was previously married to James Dunton Travis.

88. Daisy Earles

Actress | Freaks

Daisy Earles came to the U.S. from Germany in the early 1920s, joining her brother and sister Harry Earles and Gracie Doll. The three of them, soon joined by sister Tiny Doll, made a handful of appearances in films before retiring from the film business in 1930 in favor of working for the Ringling ...

89. Georgia Engel

Actress | Everybody Loves Raymond

Georgia Engel was born on July 28, 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Georgia Bright Engel. She was an actress, known for Everybody Loves Raymond (1996), The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) and Open Season (2006). She died on April 12, 2019 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

Never married; devoted her life to her career.

90. Susie Essman

Actress | Curb Your Enthusiasm

Susie Essman was born on May 31, 1955 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Susan Essman. She is an actress and writer, known for Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), Bolt (2008) and Volcano (1997). She has been married to Jim Harder since September 13, 2008.

91. Cynthia Ettinger

Actress | Frailty

Cynthia Ettinger, a native of California, has been a member of "The Actors' Gang" for nearly thirty years and serves as the company's Co-Artistic Director and Master Teacher. Her first film appearance was in "Martians, Go Home". Cynthia has directed numerous plays during the company's ...

92. Linda Evans

Actress | Dynasty

Actress Linda Evans has personified beauty and grace to American television viewers for over five decades, from her role as Audra Barkley, a daughter of the Old West on The Big Valley (1965) (1965-1969 on ABC) to the glamorous Krystle Carrington on Dynasty (1981) (1981-1989 on ABC) to Hell's Kitchen...

93. Madge Evans

Actress | Dinner at Eight

Lovely Madge Evans was the perennial nice girl in films of the 1930's. By then, she had been in front of the camera for many years, starting with Fairy Soap commercials at the age of two (she sat on a bar of soap holding a bunch of violets with the tag line reading "have you a little fairy in your ...

94. Lucile Fairbanks

Actress | A Fugitive from Justice

Lucile Fairbanks was born on October 18, 1917 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for A Fugitive from Justice (1940), Calling All Husbands (1940) and The Strawberry Blonde (1941). She was married to Owen Crump. She died on November 14, 1999 in Los Angeles.

95. Frances Farmer

Actress | Flowing Gold

Born in Seattle, Frances Farmer studied drama at the University of Washington, Seattle. In 1935, she went to Hollywood where she secured a seven-year contract with Paramount. In 1943, she was wrongfully declared mentally incompetent and committed by her parents to a series of asylums and public ...

96. Elinor Fair

Actress | Bachelor Brides

Elinor Fair was born Elinor Virginia Crowe on December 21, 1903 in Richmond, Virginia. Sadly her only brother died in 1904 shortly before his third birthday. The family moved to Seattle, Washington where her father was the manager of a credit card company. After her parents divorced Elinor and her ...

97. Virginia Brown Faire

Actress | Broadway Billy

Virginia Brown Faire was born on June 26, 1904 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Virginia Cecelia Labuna. She was an actress, known for Broadway Billy (1926), Trails of Danger (1930) and Handcuffed (1929). She was married to William Bayer, Duke Worne, Jack Dougherty and Dick Durham. She ...

98. Geraldine Farrar

Actress | Carmen

Famed singer and author Geraldine Farrar was educated in public schools and then became a music student of Mrs. J.H. Long, Trabadello, Emma Thursby, Lilli Lehman and Graziani. Her 1901 debut was at the Royal Opera House in Berlin, in the role of Marguerite in "Faust". From 1906-22 she was a member ...

99. Maude Fealy

Actress | The Ten Commandments

Actress/dramatic teacher Maude Fealy, the daughter of actress Margaret Fealy, was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on March 3, 1881. Maude made her acting debut at three years of age in one of her mother's productions, "Faust". She was quite successful over the next few years, appearing in productions ...

100. Melinda O. Fee

Actress | A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

Melinda O. Fee was born on October 7, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melinda Evelyn Fee. She was an actress, known for A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985), Quincy M.E. (1976) and The Invisible Man (1975). She was married to Steven S. Harrison. She died on March 24, 2020 in...



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