My favorite actressesby getladyz | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 week ago | Public
1. Maruschka Detmers
Actress | Prénom Carmen
Maruschka Detmers was born in the Netherlands in 1962, but moved to France when she was a teenager to work as an au-pair.
During her time in France, she came to the notice of French avant-garde director Jean-Luc Godard and was signed to played the female lead in First Name: Carmen (1983), also ...
2. Sophie Marceau
Actress | La boum
Sophie Marceau was born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu in Paris, France, to Simone (Morisset), a shop assistant, and Benoît Maupu, a truck driver. She grew up far from the studio spotlights. When she was 14 she was living in the Paris suburb of Gentilly with her father. She learned from friends that ...
3. Alexandra Maria Lara
Actress | Der Untergang
Born on 12 November 1978 in Bucharest, Romania, Alexandra Maria Lara fled to Germany with her parents when she was four and half years old. After graduating at the French High School, she studied acting at the Theaterwerkstatt Charlottenburg from 1997 and 2000, but had already played leading ...
4. Kate Winslet
Actress | Titanic
Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut...
5. Kristen Stewart
Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman
Though most famous for her role as Isabella "Bella" Swan in The Twilight (2008) Saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California. Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television. The family includes three boys, Kristen's ...
6. Mélanie Laurent
Actress | Inglourious Basterds
Mélanie Laurent was born in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Annick, a ballet teacher, and Pierre, a voice actor, who is most recognized for the French version of The Simpsons (1989). She has a younger brother, Mathieu, and has both Sephardi Jewish (from Tunisia) and Ashkenazi Jewish (from ...
7. Cate Blanchett
Actress | Carol
Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten ...
8. 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...
9. Anna Mouglalis
Actress | Romanzo criminale
Anna Mouglalis was born on April 26, 1978 in Fréjus, Var, France. She is an actress and director, known for Romanzo Criminale (2005), Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009) and Baron noir (2016). She was previously married to Vincent Raes.
10. Charlotte Gainsbourg
Actress | Antichrist
Charlotte Gainsbourg was born in London, England in 1971. She is an Anglo-French actress and singer. The daughter of English singer and actress Jane Birkin and French songwriter, singer and actor Serge Gainsbourg, she was raised in Paris. Charlotte made her motion picture debut in 1984. In 1986, ...
11. Dakota Johnson
Actress | Fifty Shades of Grey
Dakota Mayi Johnson is an American actress and fashion model. She was born in Austin, Texas, and is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Her maternal grandmother is actress Tippi Hedren.
In 1999, she made her film debut in Crazy in Alabama (1999), where she and her half-sister, ...
12. Bridget Fonda
Actress | A Simple Plan
Bridget Jane Fonda was born in Los Angeles, California, to Susan Brewer and actor Peter Fonda. She is the granddaughter of Henry Fonda and niece of Jane Fonda, both famous actors. Bridget made her film debut at age five as an extra in Easy Rider (1969), but first became interested in acting after ...
13. Kelly Preston
Actress | Battlefield Earth
Kelly Preston was born on October 13, 1962 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A talented and captivating performer, she first garnered international attention with her role as "Marnie Mason" in Ivan Reitman's Twins (1988), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito. With her diverse character portrayals in ...
14. Milla Jovovich
Actress | The Fifth Element
Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element (1997), Ultraviolet (2006), and the Resident Evil (2002) franchise.
Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich ...
15. Nicole Kidman
Actress | Moulin Rouge!
Elegant Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas.
Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and clinical ...
16. Charlize Theron
Producer | Monster
Charlize Theron was born in Benoni, a city in the greater Johannesburg area, in South Africa, the only child of Gerda Theron (née Maritz) and Charles Theron. She was raised on a farm outside the city. Theron is of Afrikaner (Dutch, with some French Huguenot and German) descent, and Afrikaner ...
17. Dominique Sanda
Actress | Il conformista
Dominique Sanda was born in 1951, 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 Woman (1969); she was quite ...
18. Kate Hudson
Actress | Almost Famous
Almost everyone who has spent time with Kate Hudson -including directors, family members, co-stars and interviewers - is quick to comment on her ability to light up a room. Through some combination of a winning smile, solid work ethic, and good old-fashioned talent, the young actress has gone from ...
19. Asia Argento
Actress | Land of the Dead
Asia Argento was born in Rome, Italy, into a family of actors and filmmakers, both occupations which she has herself pursued. She made her debut when she was only nine years old in Sergio Citti's Sogni e bisogni (1985). In 1988 she had the leading role in Cristina Comencini's first film, Zoo (1988)...
20. Miriam Giovanelli
Actress | Limoncello
Miriam Giovanelli was born on April 28, 1989 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress, known for Limoncello (2007), Gavilanes (2010) and Dracula 3D (2012). She has been married to Xabi Ortega since September 23, 2017. They have one child.
21. Stefania Casini
Actress | Suspiria
After graduating in Architecture, Stefania began a career in acting and worked with Pietro Germi, Bernardo Bertolucci, Peter Greenaway and Dario Argento. She moved to New York in the late 1970s, where she acted in Andy Warhol's 'Bad'. While in New York she decided to move behind the camera, and ...
22. Heather Graham
Actress | Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Heather Joan Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joan (Bransfield), a schoolteacher and children's book author, and James Graham, an FBI agent. She and her sister, actress Aimee Graham, were raised by their strictly Catholic parents. They relocated often, as a result of their father's ...
23. Carole Laure
Actress | Les fils de Marie
Before she became an actress Carole Laure was a teacher. She was born on August 5, 1950 in Montreal (Québec) Canada. The profession she has chosen did not give her any satisfaction. She met some young Canadian film makers, that resulted in her first appearance as an actress, age twenty, in Mon ...
24. Nastassja Kinski
Actress | Tess
Nastassja Kinski was born Nastassja Aglaia Nakszynski on January 24, 1961 in Berlin, Germany, the daughter of German actor Klaus Kinski. In 1976, she met director Roman Polanski, who urged her to study method acting with Lee Strasberg in the United States. Kinski starred in the Italian romantic ...
25. Kelly Macdonald
Actress | No Country for Old Men
Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald was born and raised in Glasgow. Her parents divorced when she was young, and she was raised by her mother, a sales executive in the garment industry. She has one brother, David. As a hobby, she acted in an amateur theatrical club, which she enjoyed a great deal. ...
26. Saskia Reeves
Actress | Luther
Born and raised in London to a Dutch mother and English father, who is himself an accomplished actor, Saskia took an early interest in drama and continues to do so, first studying at the London Guildhall School of Speech and Drama and since working with the likes of Mike Leigh, Stephen Poliakoff ...
27. Noémie Merlant
Actress | Portrait de la jeune fille en feu
Noémie Merlant was born on November 27, 1988 in Paris, France. She is an actress and director, known for Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019), Tár (2022) and Mi iubita, mon amour (2021).
28. Joely Richardson
Actress | Nip/Tuck
For Joely, the theatre must be in her genes. Born in Marylebone, London, England, she is the daughter of director Tony Richardson and Vanessa Redgrave, granddaughter of Sir Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson, niece of Lynn Redgrave, and sister of Natasha Richardson, all actors. Former husband Tim ...
29. Naomi Watts
Actress | Mulholland Dr.
Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts (Peter Anthony Watts), Pink Floyd's road manager. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when she was seven and she ...
30. Amira Casar
Actress | Call Me by Your Name
Amira Casar was born on May 1, 1971 in London, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Call Me by Your Name (2017), The Last Summer of the Rich (2014) and Would I Lie to You? (1997).
31. Roxane Mesquida
Actress | À ma soeur!
French/US actress, Roxane Mesquida grew up in Le Pradet, a little town in the South of France. At the age of 11, while walking with her mother, writer Francoise Mesquida, she was spotted by director Manuel Pradal who cast her in Mary from the Bay of Angels (Marie Baie de Anges). In 1998, she played...
32. Lisa Foster
Visual_effects | Virtuosity
Originally from Canada, Ms. Foster began her career as a magazine model and dancer on Canadian series, 'Any Way You Want It'. She Trained at HB Studios in New York City, and spent several years as a professional film and commercial actress before turning her attention to television, where she ...
33. 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 ...
34. Kate Moran
Actress | Un couteau dans le coeur
A cult figure in auteur work, Kate Moran has been living and working in Paris and New York since receiving her BFA in acting at the conservatory Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.
She has worked with Yann Gonzalez since his first short film. The film maker has written roles specifically ...
35. Myriem Roussel
Actress | Je vous salue, Marie
Myriem Roussel was born on December 26, 1962 in Rabat, Morocco. She is an actress, known for Hail Mary (1985), The Devils of Monza (1987) and The Venus Trap (1988).
36. Irène Jacob
Actress | La double vie de Véronique
This beautiful, dark-haired Swiss actress made a hit with a supporting role in her first film, as the piano teacher in Louis Malle's "Au revoir, les enfants" (1987). Educated in London and Geneva, and a Paris resident since the age of 18, Jacob became a promising starlet with her Malle success and ...
37. Kerry Fox
Actress | Shallow Grave
Kerry Fox was born on July 30, 1966 in Wellington, New Zealand. She is an actress and writer, known for Shallow Grave (1994), Bright Star (2009) and Cloudstreet (2011). She has been married to Alexander Linklater since 2004. They have two children. She was previously married to Jaime Robertson.
38. Monica Bellucci
Actress | Malèna
Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in the Italian village of Città di Castello, Umbria, the only child of Brunella Briganti and Pasquale Bellucci. She originally pursued a career in the legal profession. While attending the University of Perugia, she modeled on the side to ...
39. Marion Cotillard
Actress | La Môme
Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris. Cotillard is the daughter of Jean-Claude Cotillard, an actor, playwright and director, and Niseema Theillaud, an actress and drama teacher. Her father's family is from Brittany.
Raised in Orléans, France, she ...
40. Lauren Lee Smith
Actress | Trick 'r Treat
Lauren Lee Smith was born on June 19, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Trick 'r Treat (2007), Mutant X (2001) and Pathology (2008). She has been married to Erik Lee Steingröver since April 4, 2009.
41. Mathilda May
Actress | Lifeforce
Mathilda May (born Karin Haïm) is a French actress and dancer from Paris. She is primarily known to English-speaking audiences for playing the alien vampire Space Girl, the main villain of the cult horror film "Lifeforce" (1985). The role required her to appear naked for most of the film, though ...
42. Marina Gatell
Actress | Lalola
Marina Gatell was born on July 11, 1979 in Sabadell, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. She is an actress and art director, known for Lalola (2008), Little Ashes (2008) and Majoria absoluta (2002).
43. Francesca Neri
Actress | Hannibal
Francesca Neri was born on February 10, 1964 in Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy. She is an actress and producer, known for Hannibal (2001), Collateral Damage (2002) and Live Flesh (1997). She has been married to Claudio Amendola since December 11, 2010. They have one child.
44. Anne Hathaway
Actress | Les Misérables
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia. She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. Her first major role came in the short-lived television series ...
45. 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. ...
46. Sharon Stone
Actress | Basic Instinct
Sharon Stone was born and raised in Meadville, a small town in Pennsylvania. Her strict father was a factory worker, and her mother was a homemaker. She was the second of four children. At the age of 15, she studied in Saegertown High School, Pennsylvania, and at that same age, entered Edinboro ...
47. Carole Bouquet
Actress | For Your Eyes Only
Carole Bouquet is a French actress and fashion model. She is best known for played Bond girl Melina Havelock in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only (1981).
She also starred in That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), Nemo (1984), The Bridge (1999) and Do Not Disturb (2014).
In 2017 she starred in the...
48. María Valverde
Actress | Exodus: Gods and Kings
She began acting in 2002, when film director Manuel Martin Cuenca chose her from 3000 girls to be the lead actress in his film "The Bolshevik's Weakness". One year later, Maria's work impressed both the audience and the Spanish Film Academy, who awarded her with the Goya for Best Newcomer. Since ...
49. Jennifer Connelly
Actress | A Beautiful Mind
Jennifer Connelly was born in the Catskill Mountains, New York, to Ilene (Schuman), a dealer of antiques, and Gerard Connelly, a clothing manufacturer. Her father had Irish and Norwegian ancestry, and her mother was from a Jewish immigrant family. Jennifer grew up in Brooklyn Heights, just across ...
50. Caroline Ducey
Actress | Romance
Caroline Ducey was born on December in Sainte-Adresse, Seine-Maritime, France. She is an actress, known for Romance (1999) by Catherine Breillat, Trop de bonheur (1994) by Cédric Kahn, Carrément à l'ouest ( 2001) by Jacques Doillon, La Chambre Obscure by Marie-Christine Questerbert, Doo Wop by ...
51. Julianne Moore
Actress | Boogie Nights
Julianne Moore was born Julie Anne Smith in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on December 3, 1960, the daughter of Anne (Love), a social worker, and Peter Moore Smith, a paratrooper, colonel, and later military judge. Her mother moved to the U.S. in 1951, from Greenock, Scotland. Her father, from ...
52. Jennifer Jason Leigh
Actress | The Hateful Eight
Jennifer Jason Leigh was born Jennifer Lee Morrow in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of writer Barbara Turner and actor Vic Morrow. Her father was of Russian Jewish descent and her mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry. She is the sister of Carrie Ann Morrow and half-sister of actress Mina ...
53. Liv Tyler
Actress | Armageddon
Liv Tyler is an actress of international renown and has been a familiar face on our screens for over two decades and counting. She began modelling at the age of fourteen before pursuing a career in acting. After making her film debut in Bruce Beresford's Silent Fall, she was cast by fledgling ...
54. Anicée Alvina
Actress | Friends
Anicée Alvina was born on January 28, 1953 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She was an actress, known for Friends (1971), Paul and Michelle (1974) and Successive Slidings of Pleasure (1974). She died on November 10, 2006 in Paris, France.
55. Ludivine Sagnier
Actress | Lupin
The French actress Ludivine Sagnier was born on July 3, 1979 in La Celle-Saint-Cloud, in France's Yvelines department. Ludivine studied acting as a young girl and had made her movie debut at the age 10 in Les maris, les femmes, les amants (1989). She has established her reputation as one of the ...
56. Julia Ormond
Actress | My Week with Marilyn
The dark and classically beautiful British actress and social activist Julia (Karin) Ormond was born on January 4, 1965, in Surrey, into England, the second of five children. Born of privilege as the daughter of a well-to-do laboratory technician, her parents divorced when she was young. Julia ...
57. Emmanuelle Béart
Actress | 8 femmes
Emmanuelle Béart was born August 14, 1963, in Gassin, France. She lived with her mother, brothers, and sister on a farm not far from Saint-Tropez in Provence (southern France), because her father, singer and poet Guy Béart, did not want his children to be affected by the glamour world of Paris. ...
58. Chloë Sevigny
Actress | We Are Who We Are
Chloë Sevigny is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress and director who is known for her groundbreaking work across film, television and theatre. Sevigny has spent her career working with innovative and revolutionary filmmakers and artists including Lars von Trier, Jim ...
59. Virginia Madsen
Actress | Sideways
One of the hottest stars of the mid-1980s, Virginia Madsen has since played a variety of roles that have cemented her reputation as a fantastic actress who can adapt to any part.
Virginia was born in Chicago, Illinois, and belongs to an acting family -- with her brother, Michael Madsen, also an ...
60. Amanda Donohoe
Actress | Liar Liar
Award-winning actor Amanda Donohoe trained at the Royal Central school of Speech and Drama. In a career spanning more than 30 years, she has appeared in a variety of productions on stage, screen and television in the UK and USA. She won a Golden Globe for her role in the multi-award-winning TV ...
61. Helen Hunt
Actress | As Good as It Gets
Helen Hunt began studying acting at the age of eight with her father, respected director and acting coach Gordon Hunt. A year later she made her professional debut and afterwards worked steadily in films, theatre and television.
62. Blake Lively
Actress | Gossip Girl
Blake Ellender Lively was born Blake Ellender Brown on August 25, 1987 in Los Angeles, California to Elaine Lively & Ernie Lively. Her brother is actor Eric Lively, and her half-siblings are actors Lori Lively, Robyn Lively and Jason Lively. She followed her parents' and siblings' steps. Her first ...
63. Romy Schneider
Actress | L'important c'est d'aimer
Romy Schneider was born on 23 September 1938 in Vienna, Austria into a family of actors. Making her film debut at the age of 15, her breakthrough came two years later in the very popular trilogy Sissi (1955). Her mother, supervising her daughter's career, immediately approved Romy's participation ...
64. Jane Seymour
Actress | Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
Jane Seymour was born as Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg in 1951 in Middlesex, England, to a nurse mother and gynaecologist/obstetrician father. She is of Polish Jewish (father) and Dutch (mother) descent. She adopted the acting name of "Jane Seymour" when she entered show business as it was ...
65. Theresa Russell
Actress | Spider-Man 3
Theresa Russell, named one of the "100 sexiest stars in film history" (Empire Magazine), was born in San Diego, California. She was discovered by a photographer at the age of 12, and made her film debut in Elia Kazan's The Last Tycoon (1976), opposite Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Robert ...
66. 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...
67. Valérie Kaprisky
Actress | Mouvements du désir
Valérie Kaprisky was born on August 19, 1962 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She is an actress, known for Mouvements du désir (1994), La femme publique (1984) and Special Correspondents (2009). She has been married to Jean-Yves d'Angelo since 2011.
68. Anya Chipovskaya
Actress | Blokbaster
Anya Chipovskaya was born on June 16, 1987 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]. She is an actress, known for Blokbaster (2017), The Road to Calvary (2017) and The Calculator (2014).
69. Evgeniya Gromova
Actress | Vernost
Evgeniya Gromova was born on March 27, 1988 in Shatura, Russia, USSR. She is an actress, known for Vernost (2019), Strana Sasha (2022) and Gorodskie ptichki (2016).
70. Chiara Mastroianni
Actress | Persepolis
Chiara Mastroianni was born on May 28, 1972 in Paris, France. She is an actress, known for Persepolis (2007), Ready to Wear (1994) and Beloved (2011). She was previously married to Benjamin Biolay.
71. Juliette Binoche
Actress | The English Patient
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only...
72. Paz Vega
Actress | Lucía y el sexo
Actress Paz Campos Trigo was born in Seville, Spain, to a bullfighter father. She has been based in Los Angeles since 2008.
She has starred in dozens of films in Europe and North America. After six successful seasons as Laura in "Seven Lives" (Telecinco,) one of Spain's longest running sitcoms, the ...
73. Selma Blair
Actress | Cruel Intentions
Throughout her diverse career, Selma Blair has been one of the most versatile and exciting actresses on screen. Blair's longstanding career began with her comedic roles in pop culture classics in the early 2000s. Blair has worked with an array of acclaimed directors including Guillermo del Toro and...
74. Annette Bening
Actress | American Beauty
Annette Bening was born on May 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kansas, the youngest of four children. Her family moved to California when she was young, and she grew up there. She graduated from San Francisco State University and began her acting career with the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, ...
75. Raquel Welch
Actress | The Three Musketeers
A new reigning '60s international sex symbol took to the cinematic throne as soon as Raquel Welch emerged from the sea in her purposely depleted, furry prehistoric bikini. Tantalizingly wet with her garb clinging to all the right amazonian places, One Million Years B.C. (1966), if nothing else, ...
76. Nathalie Baye
Actress | Catch Me If You Can
Nathalie Baye was born on July 6, 1948 in Mainneville, Eure, France. She is an actress and writer, known for Catch Me If You Can (2002), Laurence Anyways (2012) and Venus Beauty Institute (1999).
77. Adèle Exarchopoulos
Actress | La vie d'Adèle
Known for her performance in La Vie d'Adèle (Blue Is The Warmest Color) by Abdellatif Kechiche, that landed her both the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and the César for Most Promising Actress that same year, Adèle Exarchopoulos has been on the French and International big screen ...
78. Elizabeth McGovern
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 ...
79. Bijou Phillips
Actress | Almost Famous
The multi-talented Bijou Phillips has led an unusual life. She spent her childhood in New York, California and South Africa. She excelled in Equestrienne sport. When she was 13, she became a model to escape boarding school and became one of the youngest people to grace the cover of "Interview" ...
80. Marie Gillain
Actress | Coco avant Chanel
Marie Gillain was born on June 18, 1975 in Liège, Wallonia, Belgium. She is an actress and director, known for Coco Before Chanel (2009), Elective Affinities (1996) and Mon Pere Ce Heros (1991).
81. Sydne Rome
Actress | L'uomo puma
Sydne Rome was born on March 17, 1951 in Akron, Ohio, USA. She is an actress, known for The Pumaman (1980), Some Girls Do (1969) and What? (1972). She has been married to Roberto Bernabei since May 20, 1987. They have two children. She was previously married to Emilio Lari.
82. Kelly Lynch
Actress | Drugstore Cowboy
Kelly Lynch was born in 1959 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She started her acting career with a small job at the Guthrie Theater. She studied under acting teacher Sanford Meisner and became a model for the famous Elite Modeling Agency. She first gained acclaim for acting in the Gus Van Sant film ...
83. Marine Vacth
Actress | Jeune et jolie
Marine Vacth was born on April 9, 1991 in Paris. She grew up in the Paris suburb of Maisons-Alfort with a younger brother. She had difficult childhood growing up with a violent father, a lorry driver - his company is named after his daughter Marine, and a mother, an accountant at Malaysia Airlines,...
84. Elizabeth Perkins
Actress | Sharp Objects
Elizabeth Ann Perkins was born on November 18, 1960, in the borough of Queens, New York, and was raised in Vermont. Her mother, Jo Williams, was a concert pianist and drug treatment counselor, and her father, James Perkins, was a businessman, farmer, and writer. She is of Greek and English descent....
85. Julie Gayet
Producer | Grave
Julie Gayet was born on June 3, 1972 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She is an actress and producer, known for Raw (2016), 8 Times Up (2009) and Select Hotel (1996). She has been married to François Hollande since June 4, 2022. She was previously married to Santiago Amigorena.
86. Keiko Takahashi
Actress | Fumiko no umi
Keiko Takahashi was born on January 22, 1955 in Shibecha-cho, Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. She is an actress and producer, known for Fumiko no umi (2007), Summer of Evil (1981) and Door (1988). She has been married to Banmei Takahashi since June 8, 1982. They have two children.
87. Kanako Higuchi
Actress | Rônin-gai
Kanako Higuchi was born on December 13, 1958 in Niigata, Japan. She is an actress, known for Rônin-gai (1990), Casshern (2004) and Letter from the Mountain (2002). She has been married to Shigesato Itoi since 1993.
88. Kaori Momoi
Actress | Memoirs of a Geisha
This unique actress was born in 1952 in Tokyo. She is the daughter of a professor of international politics and a jewel designer. She began studying ballet at young age and attended the British Royal Academy of Dance for 3 years from the age of 12. Since her movie debut in 1971, she has won many ...
89. Rinko Kikuchi
Actress | Babel
Rinko was born Kikuchi Yuriko in Hadano just south of Tokyo. The town is known mainly for its green tea and public baths. She is the youngest of three siblings. After being scouted on the street, she began modeling in her hometown and subsequently began acting under her birth name before switching ...
90. Reiko Ôhara
Actress | Yagyû ichizoku no inbô
Reiko Ôhara was born on November 13, 1946 in Tokyo, Japan. She was an actress, known for Yagyu Clan Conspiracy (1978), Ohan (1984) and Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970). She was previously married to Shin'ichi Mori and Tsunehiko Watase. She died on August 6, 2009 in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan.
91. Masako Natsume
Actress | Kiryûin Hanako no shôgai
Masako Natsume was born on November 17, 1957 in Tokyo, Japan. She was an actress, known for Onimasa (1982), Time and Tide (1983) and The Catch (1983). She was previously married to Shizuka Ijûin. She died on September 11, 1985 in Tokyo, Japan.
92. Kaori Takahashi
Actress | Kai
Takahashi Kaori was born as Takada Kaori in 29.08.1975 in Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, which is south of Tokyo. She is the middle sister of three. She became active in the entertainment business in 1982 and has worked non-stop in movies like Nagasaki Burabura Bushi and Out of This World ...
93. 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 ...
94. Greta Gerwig
Writer | Lady Bird
Greta Gerwig is an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, and director. She has collaborated with Noah Baumbach on several films, including Greenberg (2010), Frances Ha (2012), for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination, and Mistress America (2015). Gerwig made her solo directorial debut ...
95. Eleonora Giorgi
Actress | Borotalco
Eleonora Giorgi was born on October 21, 1953 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress and director, known for Talcum Powder (1982), Love, Lies, Kids... & Dogs (2003) and Dog's Heart (1976). She was previously married to Massimo Ciavarro and Angelo Rizzoli Jr..
96. Farrah Fawcett
Actress | Logan's Run
Farrah Fawcett is a true Hollywood success story. Born in Texas, she was the daughter of Pauline Fawcett (Pauline Alice Evans), a homemaker, and James Fawcett, an oil field contractor. She was a natural athlete, something that her father encouraged, and she attended a high school with a strong arts...
97. Leelee Sobieski
Actress | Never Been Kissed
Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski was born June 10, 1983 in New York City, New York. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Sobieski (née Salomon), a writer, and Jean Sobieski, a painter who has also acted. She has a younger brother, Robert. Her father, born in France, is of Polish and Swiss ...
98. Kari Wuhrer
Actress | Eight Legged Freaks
Kari Samantha Wuhrer was born on April 28, 1967 in Brookfield, Connecticut, the daughter of Karin, a payroll officer and Andrew, a former police officer and car salesman. Kari has three siblings. She studied acting at age 13 at the Wooster School, and headed to New York City to do rounds of ...
99. Leonor Watling
Actress | The Oxford Murders
Born in Madrid to a British mother and 'Gaditano' father, Leonor's first years were driven by her desire to become a ballerina. When she was eight years old she began studying classical ballet, but her dreams were cut short by an injury to her knee. This led her to change into the field of acting ...
100. Rachel Weisz
Actress | The Constant Gardener
Rachel Hannah Weisz was born on 7 March, 1970, in London, U.K., to Edith Ruth (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her parents both came to England around 1938. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her mother, from Vienna, was of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. ...
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