Unforgettable Movie Stars

by NunoFM2005 | created - 02 Dec 2010 | updated - 2 days ago | Public

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1. Amanda Peterson

Actress | Can't Buy Me Love

Amanda Peterson was born on July 8, in Greeley, Colorado. With a natural beauty, powerful charm and a strong personality this talented and truly gifted actress began her career in film industry at age "nine-and-a-half", with the feature film Annie (1982), directed by Academy Award-winner John Huston...

"Amanda Peterson is excellent." - Leonard Maltin, the most respected and recognized historian and film critic in America. "In my memory, she will always be vibrant and young." - Patrick Dempsey

2. 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 ...

3. Marie Liljedahl

Actress | Jag - en oskuld

Stunningly gorgeous, sensuous, and voluptuous brunette knockout Marie Liljedahl briefly steamed up the screen in a handful of highly erotic soft-core exploitation features made in the late 1960's and early 1970's. Marie was born on February 15, 1950 in Stockholm, Sweden and originally planned on ...

4. Carolyn Dunn

Actress | Head Office

Carolyn Dunn was born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Head Office (1985), Separate Vacations (1986) and Charlie Grace (1995).

5. Camille Cooper

Actress | Shocker

Camille Cooper was born in Los Angeles and raised in New York. She starred in over 12 films and television series, including Knots Landing and ABC's General Hospital. Cooper is also recognized as one of the top national experts on issues related to the media.

Camille serves as director of ...

6. Jennifer Aniston

Actress | Friends

Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City ...

7. Melanie Griffith

Actress | Working Girl

Melanie Griffith was born on August 9, 1957 in New York City, to then model/future actress Tippi Hedren and former child actor turned advertising executive Peter Griffith. Her parents' marriage ended in 1961 and Tippi brought Melanie to Los Angeles to get a new start. Tippi caught the eye of the ...

8. Kristy Swanson

Actress | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Kristy Swanson was born on December 19, 1969 in Mission Viejo, California, USA as Kristen Noel Swanson. She is an actress and producer, known for Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) and Flowers in the Attic (1987). She has been married to Lloyd Eisler since February 7, ...

9. Linda Fiorentino

Actress | Men in Black

Linda Fiorentino born March 9, 1958 or 1960 is an American actress. She has starred in the films Vision Quest (1985), Gotcha! (1985), After Hours (1985), Jade (1995), Men in Black (1997), and Dogma (1999). For her performance in the 1994 film The Last Seduction, she won the New York Film Critics ...

10. Katherine Langford

Actress | 13 Reasons Why

Katherine Langford was born on April 29, 1996 in Perth, Australia. She is an actress, known for 13 Reasons Why (2017), Love, Simon (2018) and Imperfect Quadrant (2016).

11. Cassidy Rae

Actress | Lying Eyes

Cassidy was discovered at age 14 by a talent agent in Florida and started modeling and acting in commercials. She got a one year scholarship at the Huntington Film Institute in Orlando, which led to a part in the Nickelodeon series Clarissa Explains It All (1991). She then (1993) moved to Los ...

12. Deborah Shelton

Actress | Nemesis

Deborah Shelton was born on November 21, 1948 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Deborah Dale Shelton. She is an actress and writer, known for Nemesis (1992), Sins of the Night (1993) and Body Double (1984).

13. Tracey Adams

Actress | The Lost Empire

Porn superstar Tracey Adams' career has spanned three decades. A better actress than many of her female colleagues, Tracey is a tall sylph-like porn goddess who has performed with vigor throughout her career and, unlike many longtime porn queens, has aged very well. Equally comfortable sexing with ...

14. Kimberly Foster

Actress | Dragnet

Kimberly Foster was born on July 6, 1961 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Dragnet (1987), Dallas (1978) and Quantum Leap (1989). She has been married to Laurence S. Zimmerman since 1994. They have two children.

15. Amy Smart

Actress | Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road

Amy Smart was born in Topanga Canyon, California, to Judy, who worked at a museum, and John Boden Smart, a salesman. She has German, English, and Irish ancestry.

Smart was a relatively new arrival when she first gained notice for her supporting roles in the 1999 hit teen films Varsity Blues (1999) ...

16. Ginger Lynn

Actress | Torn

Born in Rockford, Illinois, on December 14, 1962, Ginger Lynn Allen went to California in 1982 to visit her ill grandfather. She decided to stay and found employment as a manager at a Musicland record store in Redlands. She had lived in a trailer in one of the worst parts of the city for almost a ...

17. Lar Park-Lincoln

Actress | Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

Lar Park Lincoln has 38 years in the industry! Her book, "Get Started Not Scammed" guides Hollywood hopefuls to Stardom! Her specialties are TV and film, on-camera training, auditions, and career guidance. She has written her own method of on-camera training, "The Autograph", which super-speeds the...

18. Nicole Kidman

Actress | Moulin Rouge!

Elegant blonde 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 ...

19. Charlize Theron

Actress | Monster

Charlize Theron was born in Benoni, a city in the greater Johannesburg area, in South Africa, the only child of Gerda Theron (née Gerda Jacoba Aletta Maritz) and Charles Jacobus Theron. She was raised on a farm outside the city. Theron is of Afrikaner (Dutch, with some French Huguenot and German) ...

20. Fairuza Balk

Actress | The Craft

"Fairuza!" ("Turquoise" in Farsi), her father exclaimed as he saw her blue eyes: Fairuza Alejandra Balk had just been born on May 21, 1974 in Point Reyes, California. Her father, Solomon Feldthouse, was a traveling musician originally from Idaho, and her mother, Cathryn Balk, was a belly dancer. Her...

21. Lori Loughlin

Actress | Summerland

Lori Loughlin is an American actress who was born on July 28, 1964 in Queens, New York, USA. She was a junior lifeguard before becoming an actress. Lori began her career at the age of 12 as a print model. During her early teen years she appeared in television commercials and was frequently seen in ...

22. Sherilyn Fenn

Actress | Wild at Heart

Her childhood was filled with change. Sheryl Ann (later "Sherilyn") was the youngest of 3 kids. She and her two older brothers were raised by their musician mom, Arlene Quatro, who moved the family around Michigan. She and her mom went to L.A. when Sherilyn was 17. Within a couple of years, ...

23. Faye Grant

Actress | My Best Friend's Girl

Faye Grant was born in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, in 1957, and was involved in theater as a teenager. She left home at 18, hitchhiking throughout Mexico, the U.S., and Canada. After living in Mexico City, where she did Spanish commercials, she moved to Los Angeles. She played the role of Rhonda on ...

24. Sheryl Lee

Actress | Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

"Dead, wrapped in plastic" is how Sheryl Lee entered onto the scene as Laura Palmer, the doomed homecoming queen on the cult TV series Twin Peaks (1990).

Lee was born April 27, 1967 in Germany. She grew up in Boulder, Colorado, spending much of her youth studying dance before knee injuries ended her...

25. Kerri Green

Actress | Lucas

Auburn haired Kerri Green was born in Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA on 14 January 1967. In 1984, Kerri decided to skip summer camp and attend some movie auditions in New York City instead. This led her to the attention of none other than Steven Spielberg, who cast her as Andy in Richard Donner's ...

26. Lucy Deakins

Actress | The Boy Who Could Fly

Lucy Deakins was born on December 18, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Lucy Helyn Deakins. She is an actress, known for The Boy Who Could Fly (1986), The Great Outdoors (1988) and Little Nikita (1988). She has been married to John Jay (J.J.) Arnold since September 4, 1999. They have two ...

27. Agostina Belli

Actress | Profumo di donna

Agostina Belli was born on April 13, 1947 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Agostina Maria Magnoni. She is an actress, known for Scent of a Woman (1974), The Career of a Chambermaid (1976) and Doppio delitto (1977).

28. Jessica Lange

Actress | Tootsie

Jessica Lange was born in 1949, in Cloquet, Minnesota, USA, where her father worked as a traveling salesman. She obtained a scholarship to study art at the University of Minnesota, but instead went to Paris to study drama. She moved to New York, working as a model, until producer Dino De Laurentiis...

29. Sherry Buchanan

Actress | Giochi erotici nella terza galassia

Lovely and becoming brunette Sherry Buchanan was born in Biloxi, Mississippi and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Buchanan first got involved with the Italian film industry shortly after graduating from high school when she replaced a production secretary during the shooting of My Name Is Nobody (...

30. Meredith Salenger

Actress | The Journey of Natty Gann

Meredith Salenger was born and raised in Malibu, California, the daughter of Dottie, an interior designer, and Gary Salenger, a dentist. As a child, she enjoyed performing in front of her family and friends. When she was eight years old, her mother took her to an acting class and Meredith found her ...

31. Sarah Michelle Gellar

Actress | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Emmy Award-winning Sarah Michelle Gellar was born on April 14, 1977 in New York City, the daughter of Rosellen (Greenfield), who taught at a nursery school, and Arthur Gellar, who worked in the garment industry. She is of half Russian Jewish and half Hungarian Jewish descent.

Eating in a local ...

32. Diane Lane

Actress | Unfaithful

Diane Lane was born on January 22, 1965, in New York. She is the daughter of acting coach Burton Eugene "Burt" Lane and nightclub singer/centerfold Colleen Farrington. Her parents' families were both from the state of Georgia. Diane was acting from a very young age and made her stage debut at the ...

33. Agnes Bruckner

Actress | Murder by Numbers

Agnes Bruckner was born on August 16, 1985 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Murder by Numbers (2002), Dreamland (2006) and Blood and Chocolate (2007).

34. Filipa Areosa

Actress | Amor Maior

Filipa Areosa is an actress, known for Amor Maior (2016), A Mãe é que Sabe (2016) and Mundo ao Contrário (2013).

35. Christa Denton

Actress | The Gate

Christa Denton was born in 1972. She is an actress, known for The Gate (1987), Not My Kid (1985) and 8 Million Ways to Die (1986).

36. Tânia Ribas de Oliveira

Self | Água de Mar

Tânia Ribas de Oliveira was born on June 18, 1976 in Lisbon, Portugal. She has been married to João Cardoso since July 25, 2009. They have two children.

37. Robyn Blythe

Actress | Deathrow Gameshow

Robyn Blythe is an actress, known for Deathrow Gameshow (1987), The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1976) and Charlie's Angels (1976).

38. Jessica Alba

Actress | Fantastic Four

Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, CA, to Catherine (Jensen) and Mark David Alba, who served in the US Air Force. Her mother has Danish, Welsh, German, English, and French ancestry, while her father is of Mexican descent (including Spanish, Indigenous Mexican, and distant ...

39. Faye Dunaway

Actress | Network

Faye Dunaway was one of the hottest actresses in the 1970s playing neurotic, highly driven women with sex appeal. Life in the 1990s has not been as good. In a much-publicized incident, she was dropped as the lead in the Broadway musical "Sunset Boulevard", and her attempt at starring in a ...

40. 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 ...

41. 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 ...

42. Rita Hayworth

Actress | Gilda

Spanish dancer Eduardo Cansino's daughter Margarita studied dancing beginning in her girlhood. At age 12, the mature-looking Rita joined Eduardo's stage act, in which she was spotted three years later by Fox studio head Winfield R. Sheehan, leading to her first studio contract and film debut at age...

43. Barbara Crampton

Actress | You're Next

Barbara Crampton was born on December 27, 1958 in Levittown, New York. Growing up in Vermont, she spent the majority of her childhood summers traveling the country with a roadside carnival that her father worked for. Crampton began acting in school plays in seventh grade and subsequently studied ...

44. Dominique Swain

Actress | Lolita

Dominique Swain was born Dominique Ariane Swain on August 12, 1980 and raised in Malibu, California, USA. The second of three daughters of mother Cindy and father David an electrical engineer, her sisters makeup artist Alexis and actress Chelse. She debuted her film career in the controversial ...

45. Amy Hargreaves

Actress | Blue Ruin

Amy Hargreaves was born on January 27, 1970 in Rockville Center, Long Island, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Blue Ruin (2013), Homeland (2011) and 13 Reasons Why (2017). She has been married to Renaud Selmès since August 7, 1999. They have two children.

46. Catarina Wallenstein

Actress | Um Amor de Perdição

Catarina Wallenstein was born in 1986 in Lisbon, Portugal as Catarina de Lemos Wallenstein Teixeira. She is an actress, known for Doomed Love (2008), Singularidades de uma Rapariga Loura (2009) and A Vida Privada de Salazar (2009).

47. Mia Kirshner

Actress | The Black Dahlia

Mia Kirshner was born in Toronto, Ontario on January 25, 1975, to Etti, a teacher, and Sheldon Kirshner, a journalist. Her father is of Polish Jewish descent and her mother is a Bulgarian Jewish immigrant. Mia had a middle class upbringing and graduated from the prestigious McGill University with a...

48. Amy Locane

Actress | Cry-Baby

Amy Locane was born in Trenton, New Jersey, and raised by her mother. She was ten years old when a local photographer spotted her and sent her picture to an agent in New York. Amy commuted to New York, accompanied by her mother, and auditioned for commercials, often doing her homework on the train....

49. AnnaSophia Robb

Actress | Bridge to Terabithia

AnnaSophia Robb was born on the 8th December 1993 in Denver, Colorado, USA, to Janet, an interior designer, and Dave Robb, an architect. She has Danish, English, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish ancestry.

Robb started off life with a dream to act, and began by performing on a church stage in her home ...

50. A.J. Langer

Actress | My So-Called Life

A.J. Langer was born in Columbus, Ohio. At age 5, her family moved to the San Fernando Valley, just outside of Los Angeles. She first began using her initials to join an all-boys baseball team, and the nickname stuck. She was introduced to Ernie Lively, who became her acting coach. After roles on ...

51. Ally Sheedy

Actress | The Breakfast Club

Ally Sheedy was born in New York City, to Charlotte (Baum), a press agent and writer, and John J. Sheedy, Jr., an advertising executive. She is of Russian Jewish (mother) and Irish (father) descent.

While at New York's Bank Street School, 12-year-old Ally Sheedy wrote about a mythical encounter ...

52. Mary Mendum

Actress | Confessions of a Young American Housewife

Mary Mendum was born on February 21, 1952. She grew up in a poor family outside of Chicago. She began her acting career in the early '70s in stage productions of her then boyfriend Michael Butler such as "Hair" and "Lenny". Mendum started appearing in movies with small parts in adult pictures for ...

53. Amber Heard

Actress | The Rum Diary

Amber Laura Heard was born in Austin, Texas, to Patricia Paige Heard (Parsons), an internet researcher, and David C. Heard (David Clinton Heard), a contractor. She has English, Irish, Scottish, German, and Welsh ancestry.

Heard appeared in the Academy Award-nominated film, North Country (2005), in ...

54. Rachel Ward

Actress | Sharky's Machine

Rachel Ward was born on September 12, 1957 in Cornwell Manor, Cornwell, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England as Rachel Claire Ward. She is an actress and director, known for Sharky's Machine (1981), The Thorn Birds (1983) and Against All Odds (1984). She has been married to Bryan Brown since April...

55. Joana de Verona

Actress | Mistérios de Lisboa

Joana de Verona (b.1989) is an award-winning Portuguese-Brazilian actress. She has worked with directors such as Marco Martins, Raúl Ruiz, João Botelho, João Salaviza, Valeria Sarmiento, Miguel Gomes, Denis Côté, among others.

She is mostly known for "How to Draw a Perfect Circle" (2009), "Mysteries...

56. Kelli Maroney

Actress | Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Kelli Maroney began her career acting and studying at the Guthrie Theater in her native Minneapolis, MN., then went to New York to study at the National Shakespeare Company Conservatory. Two weeks after she arrived in Manhattan, Kelli was cast as evil adolescent "Kimberly Harris" on the daytime ...

57. Claire Danes

Actress | My So-Called Life

New Yorker Claire Catherine Danes was born in Manhattan, the daughter of Carla (Hall), a day-care provider and artist, and Christopher Danes, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother, Asa. Her paternal grandfather, Gibson Andrew Danes, was a Dean of the Yale School of Art ...

58. Catherine Mary Stewart

Actress | The Last Starfighter

Catherine Mary Stewart's career has spanned more than 30 years and over 50 different productions, from film to television to theater, in England, Canada and the United States. She was living in London studying dance, acting and singing when she was cast in her first professional acting role as the ...

59. 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 ...

60. Linda Kerridge

Actress | Fade to Black

Linda Kerridge was born on November 18, 1954 in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia. She is an actress, known for Fade to Black (1980), Surf II (1984) and Down Twisted (1987). She was previously married to Corey Parker.

61. Nancy Allen

Actress | RoboCop

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 ...

62. Frances Raines

Actress | Disconnected

Frances Raines was a lovely and shapely brunette actress who popped up in a handful of enjoyably trashy low budget exploitation pictures made throughout the 80s. Raines was born on July 17, 1962 in Reno, Nevada. She's the grand niece of legendary actor Claude Rains and spent the bulk of her acting ...

63. Dina Meyer

Actress | Starship Troopers

Dina Meyer is an American film and television actress best known for her roles as Barbara Gordon in Birds of Prey, Dizzy Flores in Starship Troopers (1997) and Detective Allison Kerry in the Saw installments. Meyer started acting in 1993, with her first major role playing Lucinda Nicholson in the ...

64. Saffron Burrows

Actress | Deep Blue Sea

Saffron Burrows was born on October 22, 1972 in London, England as Saffron Domini Burrows. She is an actress, known for Deep Blue Sea (1999), The Bank Job (2008) and Troy (2004). She has been married to Alison Balian since August 2011. They have two children.

65. Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Actress | 10 Cloverfield Lane

Mary Elizabeth Winstead is a gifted actress, known for her versatile work in a variety of film and television projects. Possibly most known for her role as Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), she has also starred in critically acclaimed independent films such as Smashed (2012), ...

66. Grace Kelly

Actress | Rear Window

On November 12, 1929, Grace Patricia Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to wealthy parents. Her girlhood was uneventful for the most part, but one of the things she desired was to become an actress which she had decided on at an early age. After her high school graduation in 1947, Grace ...

67. Melissa George

Actress | Hunted

The second of four children, Australian actress Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1976. The daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker, Melissa initially expressed interest in various forms of dance rather than acting. During her childhood, George ...

68. Michelle Pfeiffer

Actress | What Lies Beneath

Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it ...

69. Justine Bateman

Actress | Family Ties

Bateman was born in Rye, New York. Her younger brother is actor/director Jason Bateman.

Bateman played the role of superficial Mallory Keaton on the television sitcom Family Ties from 1982 to 1989, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Bateman hosted an episode of ...

70. Kim Novak

Actress | Vertigo

Kim Novak was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 13, 1933 with the birth name of Marilyn Pauline Novak. She was the daughter of Joseph Novak, a former teacher turned transit clerk and his wife, Blanche Kral Novak, also a former teacher. Throughout elementary and high school, Kim did not get ...

71. Sandra Cóias

Actress | Eclipse em Portugal

Sandra Cóias is a Portuguese actress, known for Tu e Eu (2006), Terra Mãe (1998) and A Grande Aposta (1997). She began her career in 1997. Her ability to work in 5 languages gives her a skill that is rare. Alongside her professional career she is passionate about environmental, animal and ...

72. Emily Longstreth

Actress | Pretty in Pink

Emily Longstreth was born on January 5, 1967 in Orange County, California, USA as Emily Lene Longstreth. She is an actress, known for Pretty in Pink (1986), Wired to Kill (1986) and The Big Picture (1989).

73. Cinzia Monreale

Actress | ...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà

Cinzia Monreale was born on June 22, 1957 in Genoa, Italy as Cinzia Moscone. She is known for her work on ...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà (1981), La sindrome di Stendhal (1996) and Piedone d'Egitto (1980).

74. Laura Mae Tate

Actress | I Love Trouble

Laura Mae Tate is an actress, known for I Love Trouble (1994), Subspecies (1991) and Diggstown (1992).

75. Jill Whitlow

Actress | Weird Science

Sunny, lovely, and appealing brunette actress Jill Whitlow was born on November 11, 1963. Whitlow started acting in TV commercials at age three. Jill made her film debut with a small role as high school student Mindy in the outrageously raunchy comedy smash Porky's (1981). Whitlow also had minor ...

76. Mary Griffin

Actress | 54

Mary Griffin is an actress, known for 54 (1998), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) and The Pick-up Artist (1987).

77. Lorie Griffin

Actress | Teen Wolf

Lorie Griffin is an actress, known for Teen Wolf (1985), Cheerleader Camp (1988) and The Burning Zone (1996).

78. Cristina Marsillach

Actress | Opera

Cristina Marsillach was born on September 30, 1963 in Madrid, Spain as Cristina Marsillach del Río. She is an actress, known for Opera (1987), Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986) and Schwarz greift ein (1994).

79. Ellen Furey

Actress | Warriors of Terra

Ellen Furey is an actress, known for Warriors of Terra (2006), Heartstopper (2006) and Being Erica (2009).

80. Michele Abrams

Actress | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Michele Abrams is an actress, known for Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992), Junior (1994) and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993).

The Wood Tales Girl...

81. Catherine Deneuve

Actress | 8 femmes

Catherine Deneuve was born October 1943 in Paris, France. Her parents were actors. She made her movie debut in 1957, when she was barely a teenager and continued with small parts in minor films, until Roger Vadim gave her a meatier role in Le vice et la vertu (1963). But her breakthrough came with ...

82. 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 ...

83. Betsy Russell

Actress | Saw III

Born in San Diego, California, Betsy Russell is best known for her starring role as "Jill Tuck," the ex-wife of the Jigsaw Killer in the "Saw" film series. Russell was born into a family of educators--her father, iconic economist Richard Russell, has written a news letter"about the stock market for...

84. Pamela Gidley

Actress | Cherry 2000

Born in Methuen, Massachusetts and raised in Nashua, New Hampshire, Pamela was the only girl among four older brothers. After high school, she moved to New York and was discovered by a modeling agent while walking down a Manhattan street and soon afterwards, she won the Wilhemina Modeling Agency's ...

85. Megan Ward

Actress | Dark Skies

Megan Ward was born on September 24, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Megan Marie Ward. She is an actress, known for Dark Skies (1996), Arcade (1993) and Freaked (1993). She has been married to Michael Shore since July 29, 1995. They have two children.

86. Darlanne Fluegel

Actress | Once Upon a Time in America

Darlanne Fluegel was born on November 25, 1953 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Once Upon a Time in America (1984), To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) and Lock Up (1989). She was previously married to Michael Ira Small.

87. Debra Feuer

Actress | To Live and Die in L.A.

Debra Feuer was born as Debra Lee Feuer. She is an actress, known for To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), Homeboy (1988) and Miami Vice (1984). She is married to Scott Fuller. They have one child. She was previously married to Mickey Rourke.

88. Kim Basinger

Actress | L.A. Confidential

Kim Basinger was born December 8, 1953, in Athens, Georgia, the third of five children. Both her parents had been in entertainment, her dad had played big-band jazz, and her mother had performed water ballet in several Esther Williams movies. Kim was introspective, from her father's side. As a ...

89. Helen Slater

Actress | Supergirl

Helen Slater was born in Bethpage, New York, to Alice Joan (Citrin), a lawyer and peace activist, and Gerald Slater, a television executive. She was raised in Massapequa, Long Island, New York, and is of Eastern European Jewish descent. Appearing in many shows as a child, she attended the New York ...

90. Kelly Preston

Actress | Battlefield Earth

Kelly Preston was born on October 13, 1962 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

A talented and captivating performer, Kelly 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...

91. Lisa Bonet

Actress | Angel Heart

Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles, where she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother was...

92. Jami Gertz

Actress | Twister

Jami Gertz was born on October 28, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Jami Beth Gertz. She is an actress and producer, known for Twister (1996), The Lost Boys (1987) and Still Standing (2002). She has been married to Antony Ressler since June 16, 1989. They have three children.

93. Kim Cattrall

Actress | Sex and the City 2

Kim Victoria Cattrall was born on August 21, 1956 in Mossley Hill, Liverpool, England to Gladys Shane (Baugh), a secretary, and Dennis Cattrall, a construction engineer. At the age of three months, her family immigrated to Canada, where a large number of her films have been made. At age 11, she ...

94. Lena Olin

Actress | Alias

Swedish-born Lena Olin already had a successful career as an actress before she came to Hollywood. She acted at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm and was directed by Ingmar Bergman. She was born in Stockholm, to actors Britta Holmberg and Stig Olin, who appeared in six of Bergman's films. Lena also ...

95. 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 ...

96. Malin Akerman

Actress | Watchmen

Malin was born in Stockholm, Sweden and raised in Toronto, Canada. Her mother, Pia (Sundström), is a model and aerobics instructor, and her father, Magnus Åkerman, is an insurance broker. They moved to Toronto when she was age 2. At age 5, she began appearing in TV commercials. Her parents divorced...

97. Sarah Roemer

Actress | Disturbia

American actress and model Sarah Roemer starred as the love interest of Shia LaBeouf's character in the thriller Disturbia (2007). She was born in San Diego, California, and began modeling at the age of 15 after she was discovered buying coffee at a local 7-Eleven while attending Horizon Jr/Sr High...

98. Brittany Daniel

Actress | Skyline

Brittany Daniel played the role of Jessica Wakefield on Sweet Valley High (1994). Jessica is the Star Cheerleader at SVH, she is snobbish and conniving and always gets what she wants. Brittany was actually more like Elizabeth Wakefield, her sister's character in real life, reading, good friends and...

99. Tiffani Thiessen

Actress | Saved by the Bell

Tiffani-Amber Thiessen was born on January 23, 1974, in Long Beach, California, USA, to Frank Thiessen, a park designer, and Robyn Ernest, a homemaker. She grew up in Long Beach with her parents and her brothers, professional cyclist Todd (born August 1, 1968) and Schyler (born May 10, 1977). When ...

100. Inês Lopes Gonçalves

Actress | 39 Semanas e Meia

Inês Lopes Gonçalves is an actress, known for 39 Semanas e Meia (2015), Traz prá Frente (2015) and Sociedade Recreativa (2015).