Girsl who can "SCREAM" Horror & Sci-fi actresses

by jesses2012 | created - 06 Feb 2012 | updated - 06 Feb 2012 | Public

1. Mia Farrow

Actress | Rosemary's Baby

Mia Farrow is the daughter of the director John Farrow and the actress and Tarzan-girl Maureen O'Sullivan. She debuted at the movies in 1959 in very small roles. She was noticed for the first time in the film Rosemary's Baby (1968) by Roman Polanski. She showed her talent also on TV and at the ...

2. Jamie Lee Curtis

Actress | True Lies

Jamie Lee Curtis was born on November 22, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978). After that, she became famous for roles in movies like Trading...

3. Linda Blair

Actress | The Exorcist

From the age of five, Linda Blair had to get used to the spotlight, first as a child model and then as an actress, when out of 600 applicants she was picked for the role of Regan, the possessed child, in The Exorcist (1973). Linda quickly rose to international fame, won the Golden Globe, and seemed...

4. Sissy Spacek

Actress | Coal Miner's Daughter

As a kid, Sissy Spacek climbed trees, rode horses, swam, and played in the woods. She was born Mary Elizabeth Spacek on December 25, 1949, in Quitman, Texas, to Virginia Frances (Spilman) and Edwin Arnold Spacek, Sr., a county agricultural agent. Her father's family was of Czech and German origin.

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5. Janet Leigh

Actress | Psycho

Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was 15. A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters. She was a student, studying music and...

6. Brinke Stevens

Actress | The Slumber Party Massacre

Brinke Stevens was born in San Diego, California, as Charlene Elizabeth Brinkman. She is an actress, model, writer and producer, known for The Summer of Massacre (2012), Teenage Exorcist (1991) Scream Queen Hot Tub Party (1991) and Haunting Fear (1990). She got married to Dave Stevens and 1980, and...

7. 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 ...

8. Sigourney Weaver

Actress | Alien

Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in Manhattan, New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, Elizabeth ...

9. Elissa Dowling

Actress | Dahmer vs. Gacy

The desire to perform came early for Elissa Dowling, by age 8 she was dancing in the NYC Ballet Company's "The Nutcracker". At age 11 she was invited to tour with an improv troop where she gained valuable experience in the art of ad lib. By 13 she had already starred in stage productions including ...

10. Tiffany Shepis

Actress | Tales of Halloween

Tiffany Shepis born and raised in NYC. She got her start in James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy)Tromeo and Juliet when she was just 16 years old. Since then Tiffany has made over 100 independent films. Most notably the SYFY hit Abominable, the late night fan favorite The Hazing, After dark horror ...

11. Neve Campbell

Actress | Scream 2

Neve Campbell was born and raised in Guelph, Ontario, to Marnie (Neve), a Dutch-born psychologist and yoga instructor (from Amsterdam), and Gerry Campbell, a Scottish-born teacher (from Glasgow). Campbell first came to our TV screens in the hit Drama series Party of Five (1994). Described as TV's ...

12. Debbie Rochon

Producer | Model Hunger

Debbie Rochon grew up in British Columbia, Canada. She was a child of the streets and victim of much abuse until she accidentally ended up in a featured extra role in Paramount's Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)!

The event changed her life, and she saved enough money to move to New ...

13. Linnea Quigley

Actress | The Return of the Living Dead

Barbara Linnea Quigley was born in Davenport, Iowa, on May 27, 1958 to Heath and Dorothy Quigley. Her Mother was a housewife and her Father a noted Chiropractor and psychologist. After moving with her family to Los Angeles in the late 1970s, the short, petite Linnea began working at a Jack Lalanne ...

14. Julie Strain

Actress | Beverly Hills Cop III

Julie Strain was born in Concord, California, USA as Julie Ann Strain. She is an actress, known for Sex Court, (1998), Heavy Metal 2000 (2000) and Double Impact (1991), and Battle Queen 2020. She grew up in Pleasant Hill California and graduated from Diablo Valley College, in that town. Since she ...

15. Rachel Grubb

Actress | Why Am I in a Box?

Rachel Grubb was born on June 3, 1976 in Springfield, Ohio, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Why Am I in a Box? (2010), Hammered: A True Story (2017) and The Horror Vault Vol.1 (2008).

16. Danielle Harris

Actress | Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Danielle Harris was born on June 1, 1977 in Plainview, Long Island, New York, USA as Danielle Andrea Harris. She is an actress, known for Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991), Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) and Halloween II (2009). She has been married to David Gross since ...

17. Tippi Hedren

Actress | The Birds

Tippi Hedren was born Nathalie Kay Hedren in New Ulm, Minnesota, to Dorothea Henrietta (Eckhardt) and Bernard Carl Hedren, who ran a general store. Her father was of Swedish descent and her mother was of German and Norwegian ancestry. Tippi was working as a New York fashion model when she married ...

18. Devanny Pinn

Actress | House of Manson

Devanny Pinn was born on August 1, 1989 in Houston, Texas, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for House of Manson (2014), Casey Anthony: An American Murder Mystery (2017) and Crossbreed (2018).

19. Shannon Lark

Actress | I Am Monster

Shannon Lark is a multifaceted actress and filmmaker.

Her fearless commitment to complex, multi-layered characters has resulted in ground breaking performances in leading and strong supporting roles. Noted as having "a highly original vision", Lark is also an award winning director, producer, and ...

20. Emmanuelle Vaugier

Actress | Saw II

Emmanuelle Vaugier is a Canadian actress, singer, and model. She began acting in grade school, after she was cast as an understudy in a play and had to fill in when the lead actor became ill. She modeled in Japan for three years. She made her acting debut in the 1995 made-for-TV movie drama, A ...

21. Lorielle New

Actress | Shotgun Boulevard

Lorielle New is an actress with more than 60 movie, TV, and short film credits credits to her name. Lorielle began her career working as Michelle Pfeiffer's photo-double and stand-in on three films. Lorielle's focus and commitment impressed director, Jon Avnet, who decided to create her very first ...

22. Jessica Cameron

Actress | Truth or Dare

Actress Jessica Cameron was born and raised in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada and moved to Toronto to initially study fashion at Ryerson University. After finishing her degree, she moved to Ohio in order to work as a fashion designer, though after taking an acting class, and being bitten hard by that ...

23. Rose McGowan

Actress | Planet Terror

Rose McGowan is an American actress and director, known for her contribution to independent film. Since the age of nineteen, she has appeared in acclaimed films by Gregg Araki, Wes Craven, Brian De Palma, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. In 2014, her directorial debut Dawn (2014) was ...

24. Crystal Lowe

Actress | Final Destination 3

Crystal Lowe was born on 20th January 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. At a young age, Crystal and her family moved to Hong Kong where she grew up a few years of her life and is now fluent in Cantonese. Because of her natural beauty, Crystal then entered such modeling competitions ...

25. Paula Labaredas

Actress | Selfie Girl a Barbie Girl Parody

Paula Labaredas was born on July 6, 1982 in Portugal as Paula Maria Esteves Labaredas. She is an actress and producer, known for Selfie Girl a Barbie Girl Parody (2015), Axe to Grind (2015) and Showgirls 2: Penny's from Heaven (2011).

26. Sybil Danning

Actress | Battle Beyond the Stars

Tall, leggy, buxom and statuesque 5'7" blonde beauty Sybil Danning reigns supreme as one of the sexiest, most dynamic and commanding actresses to achieve cult B-movie queen status. She was born Sybille Johanna Danninger on May 24, 1952, in Wels, Austria, the daughter of a US Army major father and ...

27. 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 ...

28. Leslie Easterbrook

Actress | Police Academy

Leslie Easterbrook was born on July 29, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Leslie Eileen Easterbrook. She is an actress, known for Police Academy (1984), The Devil's Rejects (2005) and Greater (2016). She is married to Dan Wilcox. She was previously married to Victor Holchak.

29. Victoria De Mare

Actress | Killjoy's Psycho Circus

Victoria De Mare is one of Hollywood's reigning "Hottest Horror Scream Queens" for over a decade according to the cover feature editorial article of the January 2017 issue of Hustler Magazine. She has appeared in over 110 Film & TV productions & counting. She is best known for her creation & ...

30. Michelle Tomlinson

Actress | The Mis-Adventures of McT & A

Michelle Tomlinson was born and raised in Northern New Mexico. Heavily involved in Video Productions in High School, she flipped to the other side of the camera and began Acting Classes while attending Eastern New Mexico University. (Where she earned her BFA in Theatre Peformance.)

Immediately upon ...

31. Traci Lords

Actress | Cry-Baby

Traci Lords is a study of a determined and complex woman with a very controversial background. She was born and raised in Ohio as Nora Louise Kuzma, to Patricia Louise (Kuzma) and Louis Kuzma. She moved with her divorced mother and three sisters to Los Angeles at age 12. While staying at the house ...

32. Tracy Scoggins

Actress | Crusade

Tracy Dawn Scoggins was born and raised in Dickinson, Texas. At age 16, she enrolled in Southwest Texas State, where she studied speech communications and physical education. After leaving college, she was hired by the Elite Modeling Agency and sent to New York City. After one year, she continued ...

33. Shawnee Smith

Actress | The Blob

Shawnee Smith has consistently put her versatile talents to use in the film, television, theatrical and musical arenas with much success. Her impressive career includes a co-starring role on an award-winning television show, which is now strong in syndication, and a variety of memorable roles in ...

34. Rachael Robbins

Actress | Bleeding Hearts

Rachael Robbins was born as Rachael Nicole-Tyler Robbins. She is an actress and writer, known for Bleeding Hearts (2015), Methodic (2007) and Scavenger Killers (2014).

35. 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...

36. Jordan Ladd

Actress | Never Been Kissed

Jordan Ladd was born on January 14, 1975 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Jordan Elizabeth Ladd. She is an actress, known for Never Been Kissed (1999), Death Proof (2007) and Cabin Fever (2002). She was previously married to Conor O'Neill.

37. Elizabeth Daily

Actress | Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Elizabeth Daily was born on September 11, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Elizabeth Ann Guttman. She is an actress, known for Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), The Powerpuff Girls (1998) and Babe: Pig in the City (1998). She was previously married to Rick Salomon.

38. Julie Benz

Actress | Dexter

Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure ice skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in ...

39. 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 ...

40. Chloë Grace Moretz

Actress | Kick-Ass

Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Teri (Duke), a nurse, and McCoy Lee Moretz, a plastic surgeon. She has four brothers, all older, including actor Trevor Duke-Moretz. Her ancestry is mostly German and English.

Chloë's first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the ...

41. DeeDee Bigelow

Actress | Dead Air

DeeDee Bigelow was born in Olympia, Washington on Feb 6th, 1973. She grew up on a 5 acre farm with horses, dogs and other 4-legged critters

  • they were her brothers and sisters. Her mom, Ramona, trained dogs for
Police Work, so life growing up was pretty exciting! As a child, she had to be very ...

42. Eliza Dushku

Actress | Bring It On

Eliza Dushku was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Judith (Rasmussen), a political science professor, and Philip R. Dushku, a teacher and administrator. Her father is Albanian and her mother is American (of Danish, Irish, English, and German descent). She was discovered at the end of a five-month ...

43. Erika Smith

Actress | The Irishman

A versatile performer with a chameleon-like ability to transform herself with each role, Erika acts regularly on the New York stage, film and television. Often cast as the sweet, sexy girl next door or the sultry femme fatale, Miss Smith also has a natural gift for comedy and is often seen in ...

44. Katie Cassidy

Actress | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Katie Cassidy was born Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy on November 25, 1986, in Los Angeles, California. Her father, David Cassidy, was a pop star in the 1970s. Her mother, Sherry Williams, was a high fashion model in the early 1970s. Sherry left her career to concentrate on raising her 3 daughters,...

45. Anna Paquin

Actress | The Piano

Anna Paquin is the first millennial to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting, and the first to win.

She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1982, to Mary (Brophy), an English teacher from Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a Canadian phys-ed teacher. Anna moved to her ...

46. Christina DeRosa

Actress | Bad Moms

Christina DeRosa grew up on Long Island, New York, the youngest of two daughters. Her career in Musical Theatre, began at the tender age of eight, singing and dancing as Orphan Annie and also as a munchkin in "The Wizard Of Oz" alongside Natalie Hershlag AKA Natalie Portman. After attending one ...

47. Mircea Monroe

Actress | Episodes

Born in St. Louis, Missouri. Her father, who worked for the United Nations, was stationed in the Solomon Islands and Fiji, so Monroe spent most of her early childhood in the South Pacific. After spending time in various other countries, she moved back to the United States. She lived in Michigan and...

48. Jacqui Holland

Actress | My Best Friend's Girl

Jacqui Holland is the product of a Kindergarten Teacher and a Dirty Old Man. She was born in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio. After many a wretched snowy winter, she headed to Hollywood to put her acting and writing skills to work. Once arriving, Jacqui landed roles in several sitcoms, including ...

49. Shannon Elizabeth

Actress | American Pie

Shannon Elizabeth was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of a Syrian/Lebanese father and a mother who is English, Irish and German. When Shannon was in 3rd grade, her family moved to Waco, Texas, where most of her relatives already lived. As a girl, Shannon took dance lessons, including tap, ...

50. Rebecca De Mornay

Actress | The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Rebecca De Mornay was born 1959 as Rebecca Jane Pearch in Santa Rosa, California. She is the daughter of Julie (Eagar) and Wally George (born George Walter Pearch), a television and radio commentator. Her paternal grandmother was child actress Eugenia Clinchard. Her parents divorced when she was ...

51. Drew Barrymore

Producer | Never Been Kissed

Since melting audiences' hearts - at the age of six - in Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Drew Barrymore has emerged as one of the most endearing and talented actresses of her generation.

Drew Blyth Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to ...

52. Amy Irving

Actress | Traffic

Naturally brunette/blue-eyed beauty Amy Davis Irving was born in Palo Alto, California. She is the youngest of three children, and the daughter of influential theatrical/television director and producer Jules Irving, and actress Priscilla Pointer. Her father was of Russian Jewish descent, and her ...

53. Seregon O'Dassey

Director | Absynthia

Seregon O'Dassey was born on July 3, 1981 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Absynthia, Knuckleheads (2012) and Organs of Opportunity (2016).

54. J.C. Brandy

Actress | Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

J.C. Brandy was born on November 15, 1975 in Chelsea, London, England as Justine Chelsea Brandy. She is an actress, known for Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and God's Helper (2001). She has been married to Nathaniel Kunkel since July 7, 2005. ...