THE 20 BEST TV ACTRESSES IN 2010

by lukas-vukomanovic | created - 22 Dec 2010 | updated - 22 Dec 2010 | Public

1. Nina Dobrev

Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Nikolina "Nina" Constantinova Dobreva was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She moved to Canada at the age of two and has lived in Toronto, Ontario ever since. From a very young age, she showed great enthusiasm and talent for the arts: Dance, Gymnastics, Theatre, Music, Visual arts, and Acting! Modeling ...

2. Marta Torné

Actress | Velvet Colección

Marta Torné was born on March 10, 1978 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Marta Torné Gracia. She is an actress, known for Velvet Colección (2017), 7 años (2016) and The Night Manager (2016).

3. Archie Panjabi

Actress | I Origins

Archie made her film debut in the British hit East Is East (1999). Since then, she has continued to work on international blockbuster films, from Bend It Like Beckham (2002) and The Constant Gardener (2005) to critically acclaimed films like A Mighty Heart (2007) (starring opposite Angelina Jolie) ...

4. Elena Furiase

Actress | El ministerio del tiempo

Elena Furiase was born on March 9, 1988 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain. She is an actress, known for El ministerio del tiempo (2015), Rosalinda (2018) and The Anguish (2010).

5. Julianna Margulies

Actress | ER

Julianna Margulies was born on June 8, 1966 in Spring Valley (near New York City), as the youngest of three daughters of Francesca (Goldberg), a teacher and dancer in American Ballet, and Paul Margulies, an advertising writer and philosopher. She is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (from Romania, ...

6. Blanca Suárez

Actress | La piel que habito

Blanca Suárez was born on October 21, 1988 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain as Blanca Martínez Suárez. She is an actress, known for La piel que habito (2011), El internado (2007) and El barco (2011).

7. Angie Cepeda

Actress | Las juanas

Angélica María Cepeda Jiménez was born in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia on August 2nd 1974. Nevertheless she grew up in Barranquilla. Her parents are José Cepeda and Yadhira Jiménez (both lawyers) and after their divorce Angie went to live with her mother and two sisters, Lorna (actress) and Ivette.

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8. Laura Linney

Actress | The Big C

Laura Leggett Linney was born in New York City on February 5, 1964, into a theatre family. Her father was prominent playwright Romulus Linney, whose own great-grandfather was a congressman from North Carolina. Her mother, Miriam Anderson (Leggett), is a nurse. Although she did not live in her ...

9. Teri Hatcher

Actress | Tomorrow Never Dies

Teri Lynn Hatcher was born in Palo Alto, California, the only child of Esther (Beshur), a computer programmer, and Owen Walker Hatcher, Jr., a nuclear physicist and electrical engineer. She has Syrian (from her immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Czech ancestry. Teri grew up in ...

10. Inma Cuesta

Actress | La novia

Inma Cuesta was born on June 25, 1980 in València, València, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain. She is an actress, known for La novia (2015), Tres bodas de más (2013) and Águila Roja (2009).

11. Miryam Gallego

Actress | Águila Roja

Miryam Gallego was born in 1976 in Ourense, Galicia, Spain. She is an actress, known for Águila Roja (2009), Periodistas (1998) and La voz dormida (2011). She is married to Eduardo Alcántara. They have three children.

12. Marta Hazas

Actress | Velvet Colección

Marta Hazas was born on December 31, 1977 in Santander, Cantabria, Spain. She is an actress, known for Velvet Colección (2017), El internado (2007) and Hospital Central (2000).

13. America Ferrera

Actress | Ugly Betty

America Georgine Ferrera (born April 18, 1984) is an American actress. She is known for her leading role as Betty Suarez on the American Broadcasting Company's comedy-drama television series Ugly Betty (2006-10). Her acting garnered critical acclaim, and she won the Golden Globe Award for Best ...

14. Ana Ortiz

Actress | Ugly Betty

Ana Ortiz was born on January 25, 1971 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Ugly Betty (2006), Devious Maids (2013) and Labor Pains (2009). She has been married to Noah Lebenzon since June 9, 2007. They have two children.

15. Becki Newton

Actress | Ugly Betty

Becki grew up in Guilford, Connecticut. She started performing in local productions and summer stock theater at age 13. She studied European History at the University of Pennsylvania, during which time she spent several semesters abroad. After graduating, Becki immediately moved to NYC to pursue ...

16. Vanessa Williams

Actress | Ugly Betty

Vanessa Lynn Williams was born in Millwood, New York, to Helen L. (Tinch) and Milton Augustine Williams, Jr., both music teachers. Vanessa and her brother grew up in suburban New York in comfortable surroundings. Vanessa sang and danced in school productions and signed her high school yearbook with...

17. Leighton Meester

Actress | Gossip Girl

Leighton Marissa Meester was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Constance Lynn (Haas) and Douglas Jay Meester. Although born in Texas, Meester spent her early years in Marco Island, Florida with her grandparents. There, she became involved with the local playhouse and made her stage debut in a ...

18. Chandra Wilson

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

Houston, Texas native Chandra Wilson began performing in musicals at the age of five with Theatre Under the Stars. She attended Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and later went on to acquire her BFA in Drama from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts through which she spent four ...

19. Sandra Oh

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

Sandra Oh was born to Korean parents in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Oh Junsu, a businessman, and her mother, Oh Young-nam, a biochemist, were married in Seoul, South Korea. They both attended graduate school at the University of Toronto. Sandra began her career as a ...

20. Lola Baldrich

Actress | Médico de familia

Lola Baldrich was born on May 7, 1971 in Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. She is an actress, known for Médico de familia (1995), El oro y el barro (1991) and Corsarios del chip (1996).