My favorite actresses

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1.
Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan). Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati...
“ 09.06.1981, Israeli/American

Favorite performances:
Alice in Closer (2004) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress
Evey in V for Vendetta (2006)
Mathilda in Léon (1994)

Other movies I've seen
Jane in Thor (2011)
Nina in Black Swan (2010) Oscar Winner!
Grace in Brothers (2009)
Anne in The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Molly in Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Leslie in My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Inés/Alicia in Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Francine in Paris, je t'aime (2006)
Padmé in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Sam in Garden State (2004)
Sara in Cold Mountain (2003)
Padmé in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Novalee in Where The Heart Is (2000)
Ann in Anywhere But Here (1999)
Padmé in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Taffy in Mars Attacks! (1996)

Want to see: Hesher, The Darjeeling Limited, Heat ” - yeswecancan
 
2.
Cate Blanchett
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 years old...
“ 14.05.1969, Australian

Favorite performances:
Sheba in Notes on a Scandal (2006) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress
Katharine in The Aviator (2004) Oscar Winner for Supporting Actress
Jude in I'm Not There (2007) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress

Other movies I've seen
Daisy in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Queen Elizabeth in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) Oscar Nominated
Lena in The Good German (2006)
Susan in Babel (2006)
Jane in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Magdalena in The Missing (2003)
Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Petal in The Shipping News (2001)
Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Kate in Bandits (2001)
Annabelle in The Gift (2000)
Lola in The Man Who Cried (2000)
Meredith in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Queen Elizabeth in Elizabeth (1998) Oscar Nominated

Want to see: Hanna, Little Fish, Coffee and Cigarettes, Veronica Guerin, Oscar and Lucinda ” - yeswecancan
 
3.
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 from Shakespearean tragedy to modern-day mysticism and erotica...
“ 05.10.1975, English

Favorite performances:
Hanna in The Reader (2008) Won Oscar!
Clementine in Eternal Sunshine in a Spotless Mind (2004) Oscar Nominated
Rose in Titanic (1997) Oscar Nominated

Other movies I've seen
April in Revolutionary Road (2008)
Iris in The Holiday (2006)
Tula in Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
Sylvia in Finding Neverland (2004)
Bitsey in The Life of David Gale (2003)

Want to see: Mildred Pierce, All the King's Men, Little Children, Iris, Quills, Holy Smoke, Hideous Kinky, Hamlet, Sense and Sensibility ” - yeswecancan
 
4.
Michelle Pfeiffer
Actress, Scarface
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 their life's work...
“ 29.04.1958, California - American

Favorite performances:
Lamia in Stardust (2007)
Ingrid in White Oleander (2002)
Elvira in Scarface (1983)

Other movies I've seen
Lea in Chéri (2009)
Rosie in I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Rita in I Am Sam (2001)
Claire in What Lies Beneath (2000)
Katie in The Story of Us (1999)
Tzipporah in The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Melanie in One Fine Day (1996)
Sally in Up Close & Personal (1996)
Louanne in Dangerous Minds (1995)
Ellen in The Age of Innocence (1993)
Catwoman/Selina in Batman Returns (1992)
Frankie in Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Madame de Tourvel in Dangerous Liaisons (1988) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress

Want to see: Hairspray, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Deep End of the Ocean, Love Field, The Fabulous Baker Boys, The Witches of Eastwick ” - yeswecancan
 
5.
Julianne Moore
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 Burlington, New Jersey, has German, Irish, Welsh, German-Jewish, and English ancestry...
“ 03.12.1960, North Carolina - American

Favorite performances:
Charley in A Single Man (2009)
Jules in The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Laura in The Hours (2002) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress

Other movies I've seen:
Alice in I'm Not There (2007)
Wavey in The Shipping News (2001)
Maude in The Big Lebowski (1998)
Amber in Boogie Nights (1997) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress

Want to see: Another *beep* Night in Suck City, Crazy Stupid Love, Shelter, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, Blindness, Savage Grace, Children of Men, Freedomland, The Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio, Trust the Man, The Forgotten, Far from Heaven, World Traveler, Evolution, Hannibal, Magnolia, The End of the Affair, Psycho, The Myth of Fingerprints, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Surviving Picasso, Short Cuts, Benny & Joon, Body of Evidence ” - yeswecancan
 
6.
Alison Lohman
Alison Lohman was born in Palm Springs, California, to Diane (Dunham), a patisserie owner, and Gary Lohman, an architect. Her ancestry includes English, German, and Scottish. She grew up in a family with no showbiz connections but she always wanted to perform. By age 9, she had landed her first professional...
“ 18.09.1979, California - American

Favorite performances:
Astrid in White Oleander (2002)
Angela in Matchstick Men (2003)
Sandra in Big Fish (2003)

Other movies I've seen:
Kelly in Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)

Want to see: Drag Me to Hell, Flicka, Delirious, Where the Truth Lies, Alex in Wonder ” - yeswecancan
 
7.
Hilary Swank
Hilary was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Judith Kay (Clough), a secretary, and Stephen Michael Swank, who served in the National Guard and was also a traveling salesman. Her maternal grandmother, Frances Martha Dominguez, was of Mexican descent, and her other roots include German, English, and Scottish...
“ 30.07.1974, Washington - American

Favorite performances:
Brandon in Boys Don't Cry (1999) Won Oscar!
Maggie in Million Dollar Baby (2004) Won Oscar!

Other movies I've seen:
Valerie in The Gift (2000)

Want to see: Conviction, Amelia, P.S. I Love You, Freedom Writers, The Black Dahlia, 11:14, Insomnia, The Afffair of the Necklace, Quiet Days in Hollywood, The Next Karate Kid ” - yeswecancan
 
8.
Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon was born Susan Abigail Tomalin in New York City, New York, to Lenora Marie (Criscione) and Phillip Leslie Tomalin, a television producer and advertising executive. She is of Italian (mother) and English, Irish, Welsh, and German (father) descent. Soon after the 1968 Democratic convention...
“ 04.10.1946, New York - American

Favorite performances:
Kitty in Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
Helen in Dead Man Walking (1995) Won Oscar!
Jackie in Stepmom (1998)
Adele in Anywhere But Here (1999)

Other movies I've seen:
Lynn in The Lovely Bones (2009)
Narissa in Enchanted (2007)
Hollie in Elizabethtown (2005)
Liz in Alfie (2004)
Beverly in Shall We Dance (2004)
Jojo in Moonlight Mile (2002)
Lavinia in The Banger Sisters (2002)
Mrs. March in Little Women (1994)
Michaela in Lorenzo's Oil (1992) Oscar Nominated
Louise in Thelma and Louise (1991) Oscar Nominated
Nora in White Palace (1990)

Want to see: Peacock, Solitary Man, Leaves of Grass, The Greatest, Middle of Nowhere, Speed Racer, In the Valley of Elah, Bernard and Doris, Noel, Cradle Will Rock, Illuminata, Twilight, The Client, Bob Roberts, Light Sleeper, The Witches of Eastwick, The Buddy System, Hunger, Something Short of Paradise, Atlantic City, Pretty Baby, The Other Side of Midnight, Dragonfly, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Great Waldo Pepper, La mortadella, Fleur Bleue ” - yeswecancan
 
9.
Michelle Williams
A small-town girl born and raised in rural Kalispell, Montana, Michelle Ingrid Williams is the daughter of Carla Ingrid (Swenson), a homemaker, and Larry Richard Williams, a commodity trader and author. Her ancestry is Norwegian, as well as German, British Isles, and other Scandinavian. She was first known as bad girl Jen Lindley in the television series Dawson's Creek...
“ 09.09.1980, Montana - American

Favorite performances:
Alma in Brokeback Mountain (2005) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Role
Cindy in Blue Valentine (2010) Oscar Nominated
Ellen in Mammoth (2009)

Other movies I've seen
Wendy in Wendy & Lucy (2008)
Coco in I'm Not There (2007)
Penny in Imaginary Heroes (2004)
Jen in Dawson's Creek (1998-2003)
Julie in The United States of Leland (2003)

Want to see: My Week with Marilyn, Shutter Island, Synecdoche New York, Deception, The Hottest State, The Hawk is Dying, The Baxter, The Station Agent, Prozac Nation, Me Without You, Dick, A Thousand Acres ” - yeswecancan
 
10.
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Academy Award-nominated actress Maggie Gyllenhaal was born on November 16, 1977, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City. Her parents, Naomi Foner (née Achs) and Stephen Gyllenhaal, are both filmmakers, and her brother is actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Her mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while her father has Swedish, English, Swiss-German, and German ancestry...
“ 16.11.1977, New York - American

Favorite performances:
Lee in Secretary (2002)
Jean in Crazy Heart (2009) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress
Giselle in Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

Other movies I've seen:
LN in Away We Go (2009)
Rachel in The Dark Knight (2008)
Allison in World Trade Center (2006)
Liz in Paris, je t'aime (2006)
Caroline in Adaptation (2002)
Debbie in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Sam in 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)
Amelia in Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)
Elizabetg in Donnie Darko (2001)

Want to see: Steel Town, Hysteria, Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, Stranger than Fiction, SherryBaby, The Great New Wonderful, Criminal, Casa de los Babys, Cecil B. DeMented, A Dangerous Woman ” - yeswecancan
 
11.
Penélope Cruz
Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to focus her energies on dance...
“ 28.04.1974, Spanish

Favorite performances:
Raimunda in Volver (2006) Won Oscar!
Maria Elena in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress

Other movies I've seen:
Angelica in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Carmen in Sex and the City 2 (2010)
Carla in Nine (2009) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress
Sofia in Vanilla Sky (2001)
Mirtha in Blow (2001)

Want to see: Los abrazos rotos, Elegy, The Good Night, Chromophobia, Noel, Head in the Clouds, Non ti muovere, Masked and Anonymous, All the Pretty Horses, Woman on Top, Todo sobre mi madre, The Hi-Lo Country, La niña de tus ojos, Don Juan, Abre los ojos, Carne trémula, El amor perjudica seriamente la salud, Jamón, jamón ” - yeswecancan
 
12.
Thora Birch
From Monkey Trouble to American Beauty-- that's Hollywood "Hocus Pocus"! Thora Birch was born on Thursday (as in Thor's Day) March 11, 1982. Her father, Jack Birch, and mom, Carol Connors, named her after the Norse God Thor ("Thora" being the feminine), the God of Thunder; she has a younger brother named Bolt Birch...
“ 11.03.1982, California - American

Favorite performances:
Enid in Ghost World (2001)
Jane in American Beauty (1999)

Other movies I've seen:
Mary in Anywhere But Here (1999)
Dani in Hocus Pocus (1993)

Want to see: Silver City, The Smokers, Now and Then ” - yeswecancan
 
13.
Noomi Rapace
Actress, Prometheus
Swedish actress Noomi Rapace was born in Hudiksvall, Gävleborgs län, Sweden, the daughter of Swedish actress Nina Norén and Spanish Flamenco singer Rogelio Durán. Her parents did not stay together, and when Rapace was five she moved to Iceland with her mother and stepfather, where she lived for three years...
“ 28.12.1979, Swedish

Favorite performances:
Lisbeth in Luftslottet som sprändes (2009)
Lisbeth in Flickan som lekte med elden (2009)
Lisbeth in Män som hatar kvinnor (2009)

Want to see: Clean Out, Prometheus, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Svinalängorna, Daisy Diamond ” - yeswecancan
 
14.
Naomi Watts
Actress, King Kong
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), the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and she began to follow her mother and her brother around England...
“ 28.09.1968, English

Favorite performances:
Cristina in 21 Grams (2003) Oscar Nominated
Betty/Diane in Mulholland Drive (2001)

Other movies I've seen
Eleanor in The International (2009)
Anna in Eastern Promises (2007)
Dawn in I Heart Huckabees (2004)
Marie in The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
Rachel in The Ring (2002)

Want to see: J. Edgar, Fair Game, Mother and Child, Funny Games, King Kong, The Painted Veil, Inland Empire, Stay, Ellie Parker, We Don't Live Here Anymore, Ned Kelly, Wide Sargasso Sea ” - yeswecancan
 
15.
Jennifer Connelly
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 the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan...
“ 12.12.1970, New York - American

Favorite performance:
Marion in Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Other movies I've seen:
Janine in He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
Alicia in A Beautiful Mind (2001) Won Oscar for Supporting Actress

Want to see: Salvation Boulevard, What's Wrong with Virginia, Creation, Reservation Road, Blood Diamond, Little Children, Dark Water, Pollock, Waking the Dead, Inventing the Abbotts, Higher Learning, Labyrinth, Once Upon a Time in America ” - yeswecancan
 
16.
Carey Mulligan
Actress, Drive
Carey Hannah Mulligan is a British actress. She was born May 28, 1985, in Westminster, London, England, to Nano (Booth), a university lecturer, and Stephen Mulligan, a hotel manager. Her mother is from Llandeilo, Wales, and Carey also has Irish and English ancestry. Her first major appearance was playing Kitty Bennet in Pride & Prejudice alongside Keira Knightley...
“ 28.05.1985, English

Favorite performance:
Jenny in An Education (2009) Oscar Nominated

Other movies I've seen:
Kathy in Never Let Me Go (2010)
Cassie in Brothers (2009)
Kitty in Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Want to see: The Great Gatsby, Shame, Drive, Public Enemies, The Greatest, And When Did You Last See Your Father? ” - yeswecancan
 
17.
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. Her mother, Marlène Jobert, is an actress turned children's book writer. Eva's mother was born in Algeria, of Sephardi Jewish heritage (during that time...
“ 05.07.1980, French

Favorite performances:
Isabelle in The Dreamers (2003)
Vesper in Casino Royale (2006)

Other movies I've seen:
Serafina in The Golden Compass (2007)

Want to see: Dark Shadows, Perfect Sense, Cracks, Franklyn, Kingdom of Heaven, Arsène Lupin ” - yeswecancan
 
18.
Ginnifer Goodwin
Actress, Big Love
Ginnifer Goodwin was born Jennifer Michelle Goodwin on May 22, 1978, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Linda (Kantor), who worked at FedEx, and Tim Goodwin, who had a recording studio. Bright and talented, Ginnifer carried her love for theater and acting through her high school years. She graduated from Lausanne...
“ 22.05.1978, Tennessee - American

Favorite performances:
Margene in Big Love (2006-2011)
Vivian in Walk the Line (2005)

Other movies I've seen:
Mrs. Strunk in A Single Man (2009)
Gigi in He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
Connie in Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

Want to see: In the Land of Women, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! ” - yeswecancan
 
19.
Chloë Sevigny
Known in the mid to late nineties for her status as a fashion impresario and "it girl," with over a dozen art house films to her credit, Chloë Sevigny also stands out as one of the most prominent queens of contemporary independent cinema. Originally hailing from Darien, Connecticut, Sevigny attributes...
“ 18.11.1974, Connecticut - American

Favorite performances:
Nicolette in Big Love (2006-2011)
Lana in Boy's Don't Cry (1999) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress

Other movies I've seen:
Melanie in Zodiac (2007)
Liz in Dogville (2003)
Jean in American Psycho (2000)
Alice in The Last Days of Disco (1998)

Want to see: The Wait, Mr. Nice, My Son My Son What Have Ye Done, Sisters, Lying, Broken Flowers, 3 Needles, Manderlay, Melinda and Melinda, Shattered Glass, The Brown Bunny, A Map of The World, Julien Donkey-Boy, Gummo, Kids ” - yeswecancan
 
20.
Sibel Kekilli
Actress, Die Fremde
Sibel Kekilli is a German actress of Turkish origin. With her debut in Fatih Akin's movie "Head On" she gained major public attention. The film won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2004 and her acting performance received several national and international prices, among them the highly prestigious German film award Lola for Best Actress...
“ 16.06.1980, German

Favorite performances:
Sibel in Gegen die Wand (2004)

Want to see: Die Fremde, Der letzte Zug, Winterreise, Kebab Connection ” - yeswecancan
 
21.
Anna Karina
Born in Denmark, she came to Paris at 18. She met Coco Chanel and Pierre Cardin and started as a top model. She met Jean-Luc Godard about a cameo in Breathless, but she had to be naked and she refused to play in the movie. One year later, they got married and she became famous with the "Nouvelle vague" movies directed by him, Jacques Rivette or Agnès Varda...
“ 22.09.1940, Danish

Favorite performance:
Marianne in Pierrot le fou (1965)

Want to see: The Truth About Charlie, Manden der ville være skyldig, Ave Maria, Regina Roma, Charlotte dis à ta mère que je l'aime, Historien om en moder, Olyan mint otthon, Chinesisches Roulette, Pane e cioccolata, Vivre Ensemble, The Salzburg Connection, Rendez-vous à Bray, L'alliance, Justine, Laughter in the Dark, Lo straniero, Le plux métier du monde, Made in U.S.A., La religieuse, Le soldatesse, Alphaville, De L'amour, Bande à part, Le petit soldat, Vivre sa vie, Cléo de 5 à 7, Ce soir ou jamais, Une femme est une femme, Les fiancés du pont Mac Donald ou ” - yeswecancan
 
22.
Helen Mirren
Actress, The Queen
Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. Mirren attended St...
“ 26.07.1945, English

Favorite performances
Chris in Calendar Girls (2003)
Elizabeth II in The Queen (2006) Won Oscar!

Other movies I've seen:
Rose in Shadowboxer (2005)
Deep Thought in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Karen in The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003)
Mrs. Wilson in Gosford Park (2001) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress
Doctor in The Pledge (2001)
Mrs. Tingle in Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
The Queen in The Prince of Egypt (1998)

Want to see: The Door, Brighton Rock, The Tempest, The Debt, Love Ranch, The Last Station, The Clearing, Greenfingers, The Madness of King George, Some Mother's Son, Prince of Jutland, Where Angels Fear to Tread, The Comfort of Strangers, The Mosquito Coast, White Nights, Hussy, O Lucky Man!, Age of Consent ” - yeswecancan
 
23.
Marisa Tomei
Actress, The Wrestler
Marisa Tomei was born on December 4, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, to Patricia "Addie" (Bianchi), a teacher of English, and Gary Tomei, a lawyer, both of Italian descent. Marisa has a brother, actor Adam Tomei. As a child, Marisa's mother frequently corrected her speech as to eliminate her heavy Brooklyn accent...
“ 04.12.1964, New York - American

Favorite performances:
Cassidy in The Wrestler (2008) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress

Other movies I've seen:
Julie in Alfie (2004)
Liz in Someone Like You (2001)
Lola in What Women Want (2000)
Dorita in The Perez Family (1995)
Faith in Only You (1994)
Mabel in Chaplin (1992)

Want to see: The Ides of March, Crazy Stupid Love, The Lincoln Lawyer, Salvation Boulevard, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, Factotum, Loverboy, In the Bedroom, Happy Accidents, My Cousin Vinny ” - yeswecancan
 
24.
Laura Linney
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 father's house (her parents having divorced when she was an infant)...
“ 05.02.1964, New York - American

Favorite performances:
Cathy in The Big C (2010-)
Constance in The Life of David Gale (2003)

Other movies I've seen:
Mrs. X in The Nanny Diaries (2007)
Sarah in Love Actually (2003)
Annabeth in Mystic River (2003)
Meryl/Hannah in The Truman Show (1998)
Young Teacher in Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

Want to see: Sympathy for Delicious, The City of Your Final Destination, John Adams, The Savages, The Hottest State, Driving Lessons, The Squid and the Whale, Kinsey, P.S., You Can Count on Me, Absolute Power ” - yeswecancan
 
25.
Lena Olin
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 belongs to the Bergman "family"...
“ 22.03.1955, Swedish

Favorite performances:
Masha in Enemies: A Love Story (1989) Oscar Nominated for Supporting Actress
Josephine in Chocolat (2000)

Other movies I've seen:
Rose/Ilana in The Reader (2008)
Irina in Alias (2002-2006)
Andrea in Casanova (2005)
Marybeth in The United States of Leland (2003)
Liana in The Ninth Gate (1999)
Jadzia in Polish Wedding (1998)

Want to see: Remember Me, Devil You Know, Bang Bang Orangutang, Night Falls on Manhattan, The Night and the Moment, Havana, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Fanny och Alexander ” - yeswecancan
 
26.
“ 04.01.1974, Danish

Favorite performance
Cæcilie in Elsker dig for Evigt (2002)
Tanja in Forestillinger (2007)

Other movies I've seen:
Anna in Ørnen (2005)
Rebecca in Forsvar (2003-2004)
Trine in Rembrandt (2003)

Want to see: En dans på roser, Kvinder der drømte om en mand, Fri os fra det onde, Flugten, Det som ingen ved, Cecilie, Villa Paranoia, Forbrydelser, Zakka West ” - yeswecancan
 
27.
Thandie Newton
Thandie Newton was born in London. She is the daughter of a Zimbabwean mother, Nyasha, a health-care worker from the Shona tribe, and Nick Newton, a British father who worked as a lab technician. She lived in Zambia until political unrest caused her family to move back to the UK. She then lived in Cornwall in the southwest of Britain until the age of 11...
“ 06.11.1972, English

Favorite performance:
Christine in Crash (2004)

Other movies I've seen:
Linda in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Nyah in Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)
Yvette in Interview with the Vampire (1994)

Want to see: Retreat, 2012, W., RocknRolla, The Truth About Charlie, Beloved, Besieged, Gridlock'd, Jefferson in Paris ” - yeswecancan