The list was dominated by veteran actresses from the film industry. Most actresses in the list have performed in Comedy and Drama themed movies. The youngest member of the list is 25 years old and the oldest is 77 years old (a difference of 52 years). Some famous movies where these movie actresses starred in were The Proposal, Mamma Mia, Harry Potter, Pretty Woman, Salt and Alice in Wonderland. One actress in the list is also a veteran actress from the TV series Friends. The list was topped by an actress who won the Academy Award for Best Actress last 2009.
Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. Her mother, Helga Bullock
(née Helga Mathilde Meyer), was a German opera singer. Her father, John W. Bullock, was an American voice teacher, who was born in Alabama, of Irish, English, French, and German descent. Sandra grew up on the road with her parents and younger sister...
“ JR's 5 Favorite Sandra Bullock Films:
The Proposal, The Blind Side, While You Were Sleeping, Premonition, The Prince of Egypt ” - jrlatenight
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 where her parents divorced when she was nine...
“ JR's 5 Favorite Jennifer Aniston Films:
Just Go With It, The Bounty Hunter, Bruce Almighty, He's Just Not Into You, The Break-Up ” - jrlatenight
Julia Fiona Roberts never dreamed she would become the most popular actress in America. She was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, and is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent. As a child, due to her love of animals...
“ JR's 5 Favorite Julia Roberts Films:
Pretty Woman, Erin Brockovich, Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, Eat Pray Love ” - jrlatenight
Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker was born March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio, to Barbra Forste (née Keck), a teacher who ran a nursery school, and Stephen Parker, a journalist. Her parents divorced, and her mother later remarried to Paul Forste and had four more children, bringing the total to eight. Sarah now had 3 full siblings and 4 half siblings...
“ JR's 4 Favorite Sarah Jessica Parker Films:
Sex and the City, Sex and the City 2, Did You Hear About The Morgans?, Smart People ” - jrlatenight
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway
, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway
, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia. She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. Her first major role came in the short-lived television series Get Real
“ JR's 5 Favorite Anne Hathaway Films:
Alice in Wonderland, Brokeback Mountain, The Princess Diaries, Valentine's Day, Love and Other Drugs ” - jrlatenight
Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 19 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William Streep...
“ JR's 4 Favorite Meryl Streep Films:
Mamma Mia!, The Devil Wears Prada, Artificial Intelligence: AI, The Manchurian Candidate ” - jrlatenight
Angelina Jolie Pitt
Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who became popular after playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith
. Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees...
“ JR's 5 Favorite Angelina Jolie Films:
Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Salt, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Kung Fu Panda, The Tourist ” - jrlatenight
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
“ JR's 5 Favorite Maggie Smith Films:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ” - jrlatenight
Kirsten Caroline Dunst is an American actress, who also holds German citizenship. She was born on April 30, 1982 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, to parents Inez (née Rupprecht), who owned an art gallery, and Klaus Dunst, a medical services executive. She has a younger brother named Christian Dunst
, born in 1987...
“ JR's 5 Favorite Kirsten Dunst Films:
Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3, Interview with the Vampire, Jumanji ” - jrlatenight
Megan Denise Fox was born in Rockwood, Tennessee, to Gloria Darlene (Cisson) and Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer. Megan began her training in drama and dance at age 5 and, at age 10, moved to St. Petersburg, Florida where she continued her training and finished school. Megan began acting and modeling...
“ JR's 5 Favorite Megan Fox Films:
Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Jennifer's Body, Jonah Hex ” - jrlatenight