Female Actors With Most Creditsby 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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