Female Actors With Most Credits

by brijeshmarand | created - 8 months ago | updated - 6 months ago | Public

We all have our favorite actors. Some we remember because of their great performances but others who’ve appeared in many films are sometimes forgotten.

Here is a list of some of the mainstream female actors with the most credits to their name.

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1. Bess Flowers

Actress | The Shadow

Bess Flowers was born on November 23, 1898 in Sherman, Texas, USA. She was an actress, known for The Shadow (1937), Sky Liner (1949) and We Faw Down (1928). She was married to William S. Holman and Cullen Tate. She died on July 28, 1984 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

971 Actress Credits

2. Sukumari

Actress | Vrutham

Sukumari was born on October 6, 1940 in Nagercoil, Southern Division, Travancore, British India. She was an actress, known for Vrutham (1987), Nandi Veendum Varika (1986) and Ithiri Neram Othiri Karyam (1982). She was married to A. Bhimsingh. She died on March 26, 2013 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

831 Actress Credits

3. Grey Griffin

Actress | Batman: Arkham City

Grey Griffin was born in Fort Ord, California. She is a singer and well-known voice actress. She was raised by her grandmother through her difficult childhood because her mother was a drug addict. Her grandmother was a singer and performed often with Tito Puente. Grey was highly interested in goth ...

597 Actress Credits

4. Tara Strong

Actress | Batman: The Killing Joke

Tara Strong began her acting career at the age of 13 in Toronto, Canada. She landed several TV, film, and musical theater roles as well as her first lead in an animated series as the title role of "Hello Kitty." After a short run at Toronto's Second City theater company, she moved to Los Angeles ...

590 Actress Credits

5. Helen

Actress | Don

Helen was born in Burma to an Anglo Indian father named George Desmier and a Burmese mother named Marlene. Her father went missing during the Second World War. Her family migrated to India in 1942 as refugees in order to escape from the Japanese invasion of Burma. Helen was introduced to Bollywood ...

531 Actress Credits

6. Kari Wahlgren

Actress | Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness

Kari Wahlgren was born on July 13, 1977 in Hoisington, Kansas, USA as Kari K. Wahlgren. She is known for her work on Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011), Rick and Morty (2013) and DC Super Hero Girls (2019).

515 Actress Credits

7. Jennifer Hale

Actress | Mass Effect

Jennifer Hale was born on January 1, 1965 in Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada as Jennifer Leigh Hale. She is an actress, known for Mass Effect (2007), Mass Effect 3 (2012) and Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018). She has been married to Barry Oswick since 2009. They have one child.

417 Actress Credits

8. Kath Soucie

Actress | Rugrats

One of the most well known voice-over actors working today, Kath Soucie began her career in New York as a theatrical actress. While Kath has been the voice of many campaigns and award-winning commercials, it is her work voicing thousands of episodes of animation that has won her an international ...

399 Actress Credits

9. Tress MacNeille

Actress | The Simpsons

Tress MacNeille is one of the most talented women in the voice-over industry to date. With her versatile talent has done the voices of Dot Warner from Animaniacs, Babs Bunny from Tiny Toon Adventures to being a featured singer in the Weird "Al" Yankovic song "Ricky", She has also appeared in a ...

386 Actress Credits

10. Ann Doran

Actress | Rebel Without a Cause

Ann Doran appeared in over 500 motion pictures and 1000 television shows, by one count. Starting at the age of four, she appeared in hundreds of silent films under assumed names so her father's family wouldn't find out. Rarely a featured player (although Charles Starrett's Rio Grande (1938) is a ...

380 Actress Credits

11. Mae Questel

Actress | National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Her Orthodox Jewish family were totally averse to her having an entertainment career. Her parents and grandparents forced her to leave the Theatre Guild school (New York) while still a teenager and had their wills drawn up accordingly so as to discourage this career choice.

Studied drama at Columbia...

364 Actress Credits

12. Gertrude Astor

Actress | The Cat and the Canary

The first actress to sign a contract with Universal in 1915, Gertrude Astor (born in Ohio as Gertrude Irene Astor) began her career playing trombone and saxophone on a riverboat. Towering over most of her leading men at 5'11", she often played golddiggers, rich socialites or a leading lady's best ...

333 Actress Credits

13. Cree Summer

Actress | Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Cree Summer was born on July 7, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Cree Summer Francks. She is known for her work on Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), Clifford the Big Red Dog (2000) and Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016). She is married to Angelo Pullens. They have two children.

331 Actress Credits

14. Patience Ozokwor

Actress | Covert Operation

Patience Ozokwor is an actress and producer, known for Covert Operation (2013), Days of Tears (2017) and Overseas (2015).

331 Actress Credits

15. June Foray

Actress | Mulan

Legendary voice actress June Foray was born June Lucille Forer on September 18, 1917 in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Maurice Forer and Ida Edith Robinson, who wed in Hampden, Massachusetts. Her father, who was Jewish, emigrated from Novgorod, Imperial Russia, while her Massachusetts-born mother ...

327 Actress Credits

16. Dorothy Vernon

Actress | The Fighting Guide

Titian haired, full figured, voluptuous Dorothy Vernon had a career that spanned from the early days of moving pictures through the boxed screen known as television.

Whether it was a comedy, a western, a musical or whatever was needed, Dorothy did it all. Her unforgettable glow and her almost ...

323 Actress Credits

17. Mary Gordon

Actress | Bride of Frankenstein

Scots actress, long in the United States, who specialized in housekeepers and mothers, most notably the housekeeper Mrs. Hudson in the Sherlock Holmes series of movies of the Thirties and Forties. She was born Mary Gilmour, the daughter of a Glasgow wire weaver. She worked as a dressmaker before ...

306 Actress Credits

18. Florence Lawrence

Actress | Not Like Other Girls

Florence Lawrence was the first film player whose name was used to promote her films and the studio (Independent Moving Pictures Company [IMP]) for which she worked. Before her, actors and actresses worked anonymously, partly out of fear that stage managers would refuse to hire them if they were ...

299 Actress Credits

19. Kathleen Freeman

Actress | The Blues Brothers

Kathleen Freeman's introduction to show business came very early in life. Her parents were vaudevillians, and she made her debut at age 2 in their act. Later she attended UCLA with intentions of becoming a pianist, but was bitten by the acting bug and never looked back. She gained experience on ...

297 Actress Credits

20. Cloris Leachman

Actress | The Last Picture Show

The legendary actress set a record when at age 82, she appeared on Dancing with the Stars (2005). Cloris Leachman was born on April 30, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa to Berkeley Claiborne "Buck" Leachman and the former Cloris Wallace. Her father's family owned a lumber company, Leachman Lumber Co. She ...

287 Actress Credits

21. Minerva Urecal

Actress | The Ape Man

A stage actress, Urecal made her screen debut in 1934. For the remainder of her career and two hundred plus movies, she played cleaning women, landladies, shopkeepers and the like. She was known as a Marjorie Main type actress and later went on to a career in television playing in such shows as "...

280 Actress Credits

22. Marianne Stone

Actress | Lolita

She was one British character player who seemed to show up everywhere on post-war film, stage and TV, although, more times than not, could barely be glimpsed. A most efficient actress, Marianne Stone's career spanned four decades and was primarily enjoyed in bawdy, ribald comedy playing lowbrow or ...

269 Actress Credits

23. Ellen Corby

Actress | The Waltons

Ellen Corby was born Ellen Hansen on June 3, 1911, in Racine, Wisconsin. She began her career as a bit player in the film Speed Limited (1935) in 1940. Ellen would not be seen on the big screen again until 1945 in Cornered (1945). In 1946, she appeared in 14 films, although mostly in small, minor ...

265 Actress Credits

24. Suzanne Ridgway

Actress | From Hell It Came

Suzanne Ridgway was born on January 27, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ione D. Ahrens. She was an actress, known for From Hell It Came (1957), Hold 'Em Navy (1937) and Suspicion (1957). She died on May 6, 1996 in Burbank, California.

267 Actress Credits

25. Dee Wallace

Actress | E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

This attractive, happy go lucky blonde actress, educated at the University of Kansas and a former ballet soloist, first broke into both TV and cinema screens in the mid 1970s and through her appearances in several well remembered horror and sci-fi films, and Dee quickly gained a cult following ...

252 Actress Credits

26. Fern Emmett

Actress | The Ridin' Fool

Fern Emmett was born on March 22, 1896 in Oakland, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Ridin' Fool (1931), Cinderella Swings It (1943) and Scattergood Baines (1941). She was married to Henry Roquemore. She died on September 3, 1946 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

249 Actress Credits

27. Frances Morris

Actress | The Ridin' Fool

Frances Morris was born on August 3, 1908 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She is known for her work on The Ridin' Fool (1931), Miss Sadie Thompson (1953) and Thunder (1929). She was married to Antrim Short and Russell Parker. She died on December 2, 2003 in Santa Clarita, California, USA.

248 Actress Credits

28. Mary Pickford

Actress | Coquette

Mary Pickford was born Gladys Marie Smith in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Elsie Charlotte (Hennessy) and John Charles Smith. She was of English and Irish descent. Pickford began in the theater at age seven. Then known as "Baby Gladys Smith", she toured with her family in a number of theater ...

246 Actress Credits

29. Leoda Richards

Actress | Quincy M.E.

Prolific (and ubiquitous) bit player Leoda Richards was born Leoda Carole Knapp, March 15, 1907 in Columbus, Ohio. The daughter of Carl and Celia Knapp, Richards trained as a dancer. Moreover, Leoda was in the original company of 3 Broadway musicals: "A Connecticut Yankee," "Strike Me Pink," and "...

240 Actress Credits

30. Aileen Lewis

Actress | The Ugly Duckling

Prolific and ubiquitous British bit player Aileen Lewis was born Aileen Mary Halsey on April 9, 1914 in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. Nicknamed the Duchess because of her regal bearing, Lewis first began appearing in uncredited minor roles in films in the late 1940's and soon started ...

233 Actress Credits

31. Florence Wix

Actress | Secrets

Florence Wix was born on May 16, 1883 in Hertfordshire, England. She was an actress, known for Secrets (1924), The Buccaneer (1938) and The Female (1924). She died on November 23, 1956 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

221 Actress Credits

32. Mary Treen

Actress | It's a Wonderful Life

About as reliable as one could ever find, character actress Mary Treen was a familiar face to most and could always be counted on to bring a bit of levity to any film scene. A minor actress for much of her career, she managed to secure a plain, unassuming niche for herself in 40s, 1950s/60s ...

218 Actress Credits

33. Jane Lynch

Actress | Glee

Jane Lynch was born on July 14, 1960 in Dolton, Illinois, USA as Jane Marie Lynch. She is an actress and producer, known for Glee (2009), Wreck-It Ralph (2012) and A Mighty Wind (2003). She was previously married to Lara Embry.

211 Actress Credits

34. 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 ...

211 Actress Credits

35. Rose Plumer

Actress | The Secret Code

Rose Plumer was born on January 19, 1876 in Fresno, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Secret Code (1942), The Brand of Hate (1934) and Bullets and Saddles (1943). She was married to Lincoln Plumer. She died on March 3, 1955 in Hollywood, California.

202 Actress Credits



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