Some of the sexiest female voices I've ever heard.
Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in New York City. She is the daughter of Natalie Weinstein-Bacal, a Romanian Jewish immigrant, and William Perske, who was born in New Jersey, to Polish Jewish parents. Her family was middle-class, with her father working as a salesman and her mother as a secretary...
“ I bet she's in every Sexiest Voices of All Time list. "Hear" is why. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Isabelle Yasmine Adjani was born in Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine, a suburb of Paris, to Emma Augusta "Gusti" (Schweinberger) and Mohammed Adjani. Her father was a Kabyle Algerian, from Iferhounène, and her mother was a Bavarian German. She grew up speaking German fluently. After winning a school recitation contest...
“ She usually sounds shy. But under her breath, there's a hint of subtle naughtiness. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Fanny Ardent was the youngest of 5 children born to a cavalry officer and his wife. She was raised in Monte Carlo where she was educated at a convent school. A voracious reader, she discovered Proust at age 15 and felt as though his writings were for her. When she was 17 her father died and the shock of his loss never left her...
“ Her voice is eargasm at its finest. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Anne Bancroft was born on September 17, 1931 in the Bronx, the daughter of Michael Italiano (1905-2001), a dress pattern maker, and Mildred DiNapoli (1908-2010), a telephone operator. She made her cinema debut in Don't Bother to Knock
in 1952 and over the next five years appeared in a lot of undistinguished movies as a supporting actress...
“ Oh, Mrs. Robinson! Your sultry voice is killing me! :P ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Jennifer Beals was born in December 1963 in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the city. With a life-long desire for acting, Beals first appeared in small high school plays and even got an uncredited bit part in My Bodyguard
in 1980. After graduation, she enrolled in college at Yale University, studying American literature...
“ Her "shaky" voice literally tickles my ears. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
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...
“ Cate's voice is mild and classy. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
There is one strange, mesmerizing film scene that easily sums up the disturbing fascination Eleanor Bron brought to her characters on stage, TV and in the cinema. This is the classic fig-eating scene which she shares with Alan Bates
in the Oscar-winning drama Women in Love
. It is not to be missed...
“ Unlike Miss Minchin, Eleanor doesn't sound bitchy at all. Her voice is mellifluous. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
“ The little hint of Irish accent and how she sort of half whispers her words...wow. - sportcenter50 ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
“ I simply adore her "corporate yet warm" voice, which is fused with a (somewhat) Mid-Atlantic accent. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sacramento, California, and was raised in a middle-class household in a northern California suburb. Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman. She discovered dance at the age of nine and was in a dance troupe by age thirteen...
“ Her voice is so sweet it makes me want to swoon. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Faye Dunaway was born on a farm in Bascom, Florida in 1941, the daughter of Grace April (Smith), a housewife, and John MacDowell Dunaway, Jr., an army officer. After high school she majored in education at the University of Florida, but switched to theatre arts and transferred to Boston University, earning her degree in 1962...
“ The voice of a young Faye Dunaway: so rich and velvety. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
The sultry, versatile Sherilyn Fenn was born Sheryl Ann Fenn into a family of musicians of Italian and Hungarian descent on her mother's side and of Irish and French descent on her father's. Her mother Arlene Quatro
played keyboard in rock bands, her aunt is rock-star Suzi Quatro
and her grandfather Art Quatro was a jazz musician...
“ Her voice is as sexy as Audrey Horne.
(Thanks to irinaparker2!) ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Kristin Kreuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Deanna Che, who is of Chinese ancestry, and Peter Kreuk, who is of Dutch descent. Her parents are landscape architects. She attended and graduated from Eric Hamber High School. Although she did some stage work in school, she focused more on her studies. She described herself as shy and boring...
“ I love how her "sophisticated woman" voice contrasts her "young girly" look. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
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 age of six...
“ A voice so calm and seductive it makes me want to become Unfaithful. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Joanna Lumley was born in Kashmir, India, on 1st May 1946. Her father was a major in the Gurkha Rifles, and she spent most of her early childhood in the Far East where her father was posted. An aspiring actress, she first came to fame as a model in London's swinging 1960s, where she was photographed by the greats...
“ Breathy, deep, and soft. Explosively gorgeous. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Jodhi was born in 1975. She was born and brought up in London, England, UK. She went to Wadham College, Oxford University 1994-1997. She studied and received a Masters in English. During her time at Wadham she read a lot of literature. She has been acting since she was twelve.
“ Her voice is so pure and smooth. Like a warm cup of coffee. And that English accent.
Am I in heaven? :P ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Rachel Anne McAdams was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra Kay (Gale), a nurse, and Lance Frederick McAdams, a truck driver and furniture mover. She is of English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent. Rachel became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 was...
“ With a voice so sweet, she doesn't sound like a "mean girl" at all. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Probably the most celebrated of all actresses, Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles General Hospital. Prior to her birth, Marilyn's father bought a motorcycle and headed north to San Francisco, abandoning the family in Los Angeles. Marilyn grew up not knowing for sure who her father really was...
“ Marilyn's voice is cool, delicate, and sultry. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Cathy Moriarty was born November 29, 1960 in the Bronx, New York, to Irish immigrants, Catherine and John Moriarty, a warehouse worker. She was raised in Westchester County, New York and began acting in local dinner theaters while still in high school. At 17, she auditioned for what would be her most memorable role to film aficionados...
“ Smoky voice mixed with an irresistible New York accent. Just the way I like it. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Carey Mulligan is a British actress, born May 28, 1985, in Westminster, London, England, to Nano (Booth), a university lecturer, and Stephen Mulligan, a hotel manager. Her father is of Irish descent and her mother is Welsh, originally from Llandeilo. Her first major appearance was playing Kitty Bennet in Pride & Prejudice
alongside Keira Knightley
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 along well with teachers...
“ I fell in love with her mild and semi-husky voice the first time I heard it in Vertigo. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
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...
“ Like Diane Lane, Michelle's voice is calm and seductive. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
On January 30, 1937, renowned theatre actor Michael Redgrave
was performing in a production of Hamlet in London. During the curtain call, the show's lead, Laurence Olivier
, announced to the audience: "tonight a great actress was born". This was in reference to his co-star's newborn daughter, Vanessa Redgrave...
Jane Fonda said:
Her voice seems to come from some deep place that knows all suffering and all secrets.
Miss Redgrave and her angelic voice are the only reasons I decided to finish watching Julia
Diana Rigg is an English actress. She has had an extensive career in film and theatre, including playing the title role in Medea, both in London and New York, for which she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. Rigg made her professional stage debut in 1957 in The Caucasian Chalk Circle...
“ Dame's voice is deep and sophisticated. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Rose Rollins was raised in Yonkers, New York, growing up with five brothers. She is an accomplished actress who has garnered attention on both the big and small screens. Rollins now stars in ABC's The Catch opposite Mireille Enos. The series centers on a gutsy female forensic accountant who exposes...
“ Sexy lips too. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Cybill Lynne Shepherd was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Patty, a homemaker, and William Shepherd, a small business owner. Named after her grandfather, Cy, and her father, Bill, Shepherd's career began at a young age in modeling, when she won the "Miss Teenage Memphis" contest in 1966 and the "Model of the Year" contest in 1968...
“ Like mother, like daughter. Only with a "throaty" touch. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
One of the world's most famous and distinguished actresses, Dame Maggie Smith was born Margaret Natalie Smith in Essex. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. Smith has been married twice: to actor Robert Stephens
and to playwright Beverley Cross
“ Alison Steadman's dead-on spoof of Dame Maggie's distinct voice is worth checking out. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Today Barbara Stanwyck is remembered primarily as the matriarch of the family known as the Barkleys on the TV western The Big Valley
, wherein she played Victoria, and from the hit drama The Colbys
. But she was known to millions of other fans for her movie career, which spanned the period from 1927 until 1964...
“ Her "whisky voice" is so inebriating. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
“ Tilly's voice is as sexy as her melons. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
“ Guin possesses an effortlessly alluring voice that can turn me into a lesbian. She sounds sexy especially when she's drunk. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
“ I just have a thing for English accents, as well as deep feminine voices. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
“ Melora's voice is so cute it makes me want to pinch her cheeks. ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass
Natalie Wood was born on July 20, 1938, in San Francisco, California, as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko. Her parents, Maria Stepanovna (Zudilova) and Nikolai Stepanovich Zakharenko, were Russian-born émigrés, of Ukrainian and Russian descent, who spoke barely comprehensible English; they changed the family name to Gurdin after becoming US citizens...
“ Every time I hear her voice, I feel like a wild animal being tamed. Rawr! :P ” - Varla_Kicked_Ass