2012 Hollywood's Hottest Commodities (Actresses)

What makes an actress Hollywood's Hottest Commodity? Is it her beauty? Her choice in projects? Her acting ability? Her box office marketablity? Or is it all the above?

These are the women who embrace all the above. I am proud to reveal the 60 beautiful faces you'll be seeing in the coming future in both cinema and television.

Let's begin by introducing Hollywood's number 1 Hottest Commodity...
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Jennifer Lawrence
The highest-paid and most powerful actress in the world, with her films grossing over $5.5 billion worldwide, Jennifer Lawrence is often cited as the most successful actor of her generation. Lawrence was born Jennifer Shrader Lawrence on August 15, 1990 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Karen (Koch), who manages a children's camp...
“ Jennifer Lawrence. No need to remember the name, because you'll be seeing it everywhere pretty soon. After her much talked about performance in Winter's Bone and her role as Mystique in X-Men: First Class, and now the starring role in the ultra-mega hit The Hunger Games, Jennifer has been christened 2012 Hollywood's Hottest Commodity. What will she do for an encore? Follow it with sure-fire hits such as The Hunger Games sequel: Catching Fire and X-Men: First Class 2. ” - jaykingston33
Rooney Mara
Actress and philanthropist Rooney Mara was born on April 17, 1985 in Bedford, New York. She made her screen debut in the slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary, went on to have a supporting role in the independent coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall, and has since starred in the horror remake A Nightmare on Elm Street...
“ Rooney is the type of talent who doesn't need the Hollywood night life to make her career relevant (Cough ** Amanda Bynes and Lindsay Lohan ** Sneeze). She has done it by strategically starring in hit movies and turning out very memorable performances in the process: The Social Network and A Nightmare on Elm Street (to a lesser extent). But, it wasn't until she admirably filled the shoes of Noomi Rapace in the Americanized version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, that Rooney's career started blasting on all cylinders. Look for Rooney to put her box office marketabitily to the test with Steven Soderbergh's The Bitter Pill hitting to theaters next year. ” - jaykingston33
Emma Stone
Actress, The Help
Emily Jean "Emma" Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey Charles Stone, a contracting company founder and CEO. She is of Swedish (from her paternal grandfather), English, German, Scottish, and Irish descent. Stone began acting as a child as a member of the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix...
“ Emma Stone scorched Hollywood with such hits as: The Help, Easy A and Zombieland. Right now Emma Stone has never been hotter. And that trend doesn't look as if it will stop as she'll be swinging in theaters this summer alongside Andrew Garfield in the highly anticipated The Amazing Spider-Man as Gwen Stacy. ” - jaykingston33
Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City. Her mother, Melanie Sloan, is from a Jewish family from the Bronx, and her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect, from Copenhagen. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, a brother, Adrian, a twin brother, Hunter Johansson...
“ Scarlett started out as an Indie darling with such films as Ghost World and Lost in Translation (both are excellent films) Then, she decided to go the big budget route with The Island (very underrated IMO) and The Prestige. But, it wasn't until she stepped in for Emily Blunt in Iron Man 2 that Scarlett's true calling as a kick-ass action star was finally established! Look for Scarlett to assemble with Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans for next month's The Avengers. ” - jaykingston33
Viola Davis
Actress, The Help
Actress Viola Davis was born on her grandmother's farm, at the then-Singleton Plantation in St. Matthews, South Carolina. When she was two months old her family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island, where her father, Dan Davis, worked as a horse groomer and trainer. Her mother, Mary Alice (Logan), a maid and factory worker...
“ It seems Viola's performance in The Help had everyone talking about an Academy Award nod. And even though she lost out to Meryl Streep (who was truly deserving) at the Oscars, Viola is still looking to set the screen ablaze. Look for her to share the screen with Hollywood legend Harrison Ford in next year's Ender Game. ” - jaykingston33
Anne Hathaway
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...
“ Anne is Hollywood's Girl Next Door. It also helps that she literally kills anything that she's in, except for that hideous One Day. But after a career of sure-fire hits, what's one or two misses? Besides, she can totally redeem herself when she slips on the skin-tight catsuit for The Dark Knight Rises this summer. ” - jaykingston33
Kristen Wiig
Actress, The Martian
Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before settling in Rochester...
“ Though this SNL alum has been constantly funny with quality voice and acting gigs (How to train your dragon, Despicable Me and underrated Paul) It wasn't until she surprised everyone with her hilarious performance (and writing) for the sleeper-hit The Bridesmaids that truly made her into a hot commodity in Hollywood.

Not only will you get to laugh at her every Saturday night, you'll soon see her again on the big screen with The Comedian and How to train your dragon 2 ” - jaykingston33
Mila Kunis
Actress, Black Swan
Mila Kunis was born Milena Markovna Kunis to a Jewish family in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, USSR (now independent Ukraine). Her mother, Elvira, is a physics teacher, her father, Mark Kunis, is a mechanical engineer, and she has an older brother named Michael. After attending one semester of college between gigs...
“ Mila is hot! So hot that the small screen can't contain her hottest. Sure, That 70's Show and Family Guy tried hard, but they got smoldered in the process. Mila has set her sights on Hollywood, and they too are getting the "Johnny Storm" treatment. She scroched the screen in Black Swan and Friends with Benefits. Look for this fiery heartbreaker next in Oz: The Great and Powerful. ” - jaykingston33
Zooey Deschanel
Actress, Elf
Zooey Deschanel was born in 1980 into a showbiz family. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer (perhaps most notably for The Passion of the Christ) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir), is an actress who appeared in Twin Peaks. Her paternal grandfather was French, and her other roots include English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Dutch...
“ How cute is Zooey? Admit it, you could watch her paint her nails and become riveted by it. Zooey is that type of actress. Don't believe me? I dare you to watch New Girl and see if you don't get hooked. Go on, I double dare you. ” - jaykingston33
Angelina Jolie
Actress, Maleficent
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, Wanted, Salt and Maleficent. Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees...
“ Angelina is without question, one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood. With hits such as: Tomb Raider, Wanted and Salt. And let's not forget her Academy Award Winning performance in Girl, Interrupted, and her haunting performance in Gia. ” - jaykingston33
Kristen Stewart
Actress, Twilight
Though most famous for her role as Isabella "Bella" Swan in The Twilight Saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California, where she was born. Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television. Her mother is Australian...
“ Sure Kristen Stewart got her start co-starring with Jodie Foster in David Fincher's thriller Panic Room. She also showed flashes of acting potential in the underrated The Runaways. So, it's really head scratching as to why she, at times, comes off so dry and uncharismatic as Bella in the Twilight series. Maybe all she needs is a change of pace, and she'll have it with action/adventure fantasy Snow White and the Huntsman with Hot Commodity alum Charlize Theron this summer. ” - jaykingston33
Charlize Theron
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) descent, and Afrikaner military figure Danie Theron was her great-great-uncle...
“ Who could ever forget Charlize's first starring role in 2 days in the Valley? Or as Keanu Reeves' moral ambiguous wife in The Devil's Advocate? How about her Academy Award winning turn as serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the excellent Monster? My point? You'll be hard pressed to find a movie where the South African beauty didn't turn in a top-notch performance... Okay, Aeon Flux. Got me on that one. But, Charlize rebounded nicely with Young Adult (in your face Aeon Flux) and Prometheus in June. ” - jaykingston33
Amanda Seyfried
Actress, Mamma Mia!
Amanda Seyfried was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Ann (Sander), an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She is of German, and some English and Scottish, ancestry. She began modeling when she was eleven, and acted in high school productions as well as taking singing lessons...
“ Amanda is extremely talented. How do I know that? Well, no matter what movie she's in, she always seem to be the best thing about it... except for Red Riding Hood... and Gone... and Letters to Juliet. Okay, she was in In Time and Mamma Mia! and they were pretty good. In any event, I'm siked about seeing her striking beauty on the big screen again, first as a pornstar in Lovelace (!) then as Cosette in Les Miserables. She can't go wrong with either of those. ” - jaykingston33
Paula Patton
Paula Patton was born in Los Angeles, California, to Joyce (Vanraden) and Charles Patton. Her father is African-American and her mother, who is caucasian, has German, English, and Dutch ancestry. Her family lived across the street from the 20th Century Fox lot when she was growing up and she was a fan of films from her earliest years...
“ Since her big break in a little movie named Murder Book, Paula has been setting our hearts (among other body parts) a flutter on both the big and small screens. Among her credits: Hitch, Deja Vu, Mirrors and, most recently, a little film called Mission Impossible 4.

You can catch her in the thriller Disconnect later this year with True Blood alum Alexander Skarsgard. ” - jaykingston33
Elizabeth Olsen
Elizabeth Chase "Lizzie" Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films, Silent House, Liberal Arts, Godzilla, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Captain America: Civil War. For her role in the critically-acclaimed Martha Marcy May Marlene, she was nominated for numerous awards...
“ Who would've guessed the younger sister of the Olsen twins would be Hollywood's new "It" girl? With an unbelievably natural acting ability, she propelled her role in Martha Marcy May Marlene into something truly awe-inspiring. Though Silent House was mute at the box office, Elizabeth is still in demand proving she has staying power. ” - jaykingston33
Kate Beckinsale
Actress, Underworld
Kate Beckinsale was born on 26 July 1973 in England, and has resided in London for most of her life. Her mother is Judy Loe, who has appeared in a number of British dramas and sitcoms and continues to work as an actress, predominantly in British television productions. Her father was Richard Beckinsale...
“ Kate will forever be known for her skin-tight latex bodysuit from the Underworld franchise, and that's too bad. Because she's more than just a pretty face and killer body as her performances in Brokedown Palace and Pearl Harbor have shown. Look for her to give Colin Farrell a run for his life in the 1990 remake of Total Recall later this summer. ” - jaykingston33
Tina Fey
Elizabeth Stamatina Fey was born in 1970 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia, to Xenobia "Jeanne" (Xenakes), a brokerage employee, and Donald Henry Fey, who wrote grant proposals for universities. Her mother is Greek, born in Piraeus, while her father had German, Northern Irish, and English ancestry...
“ This SNL alum and funnywoman has always been in the A-list radar since her breakout writing of Mean Girls. She's now dividing her time between the small screen and big screen and it's been paying huge dividends. As always, you can catch her weekly on NBC (few) hits, 30 Rock. ” - jaykingston33
Ellen Page
Actress, Inception
Ellen Philpotts-Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. She began her career at the age of 10 on the award-winning television series Pit Pony...
“ Ellen Page is probably the most underrated actresses I've seen. Her performances in Candy, Juno and Inception should've solidify her place in the A-list. But, she stuck somewhere in between. ” - jaykingston33
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...
“ Michelle has been quietly awesome in a variety of different movies: Brokeback Mountain, Shutter Island, Blue Valentine. And her role as Marylin Monroe was truly Oscar worthy. Look for her again as Glinda in Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful. ” - jaykingston33
Emmy Rossum
Actress, Shameless
It would seem that 2004, the year of her 18th birthday, will be remembered as pivotal for Emmy Rossum due to her appearance in two very different films, The Day After Tomorrow and The Phantom of the Opera. Emmy's performance in the latter film gained her a Golden Globe nomination. Emmanuelle Grey Rossum was born in New York City...
“ Emmy started the century as the pretty new "It" girl in Hollywood with her roles in hit after hit: Mystic River, The Day After Tomorrow, The Phantom of the Opera. Then, she was cast in Poseidon and Dragonball: Evolution, and those two turds all but derailed her would-be career. But, this story does have a happy, albeit shameless (pun intended) end.
It was when Emmy was casted as Fiona Gallagher in Showtime's incredible Shameless that she ascended back into relevance. Her hilarious, gritty and, at times, heartbreaking performance each week shows her incredible range and maturity as an actress.
I'm anixously awaiting her return to the big screen in the upcoming supernatural drama, Beautiful Creatures, with Viola Davis and Emma Thompson. ” - jaykingston33
Rachel McAdams
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...
“ Rachel is probably one of my favorite, if not consistent, actresses in Hollywood. Whether if she's running for her life in Red Eye or falling in love in the Notebook, she always seems to keep me riveted. And with box-office hit Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and The Vow, Rachel is proving she has box-office marketability. ” - jaykingston33
Lily Collins
Lily Jane Collins was born in Guildford, Surrey, England. Her father is English musician Phil Collins, while her mother, Jill Tavelman, who is from Los Angeles, California, was president of the Beverly Hills Women's Club for three terms. Lily moved with her mother to LA at the age of five, after her parents split up...
“ Lily is hot and in the demand. And though the projects she's been apart of are a bit hit and miss; with more misses ( Abduction, Priest and more recently Mirror, Mirror) than hits (The Blind Side) her career hasn't shown signs of sputtering out.
Hopefully Lily can score a hit with The English Teacher coming to theaters sometime this year. ” - jaykingston33
Zoe Saldana
Actress, Avatar
Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic, where they would live for the next seven years...
“ Even with the Colombiana mis-fire, the Star Trek and Avatar's star is far from fading with Star Trek 2 in the distance horizon. ” - jaykingston33
Genesis Rodriguez
Genesis Rodriguez was born in Miami, Florida. She is the daughter of José Luis 'El Puma' Rodríguez, the famous Venezuelan singer and actor, and Carolina Perez, a Cuban model. She has two half-sisters. She was educated at the Carrolton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami. From childhood, Rodriguez knew she wanted to act and attended summer classes at the renowned Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute...
“ Florida has many exports: The Heat. The Dolphins. And a sexy hurricane called Genesis who's been putting all of Hollywood's resident hotties on notice as seen in Man on the Ledge. Look for her to co-star with 80's action star Arnold Schwarzenegger in the upcoming The Last Stand. ” - jaykingston33
Kat Dennings
Actress, 2 Broke Girls
Kat Dennings was born Katherine Victoria Litwack in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia, to Ellen (Schatz), a speech therapist and poet, and Gerald Litwack, a molecular pharmacologist. She is the youngest of five children. Her family is of Russian Jewish descent. Kat was predominantly home-schooled...
“ Kat Dennings and Zooey Deschanel career trajectories are very similar: both got their start on the Indie scene, both were quietly awesome in every movie they've been apart of, and both were rewarded with their own hit show.
The only thing seperating them is the amount of summer blockbusters they have (Kat 1, Zooey 0). But, all that is irrelevant because both are awesome, and both I'll watch in anything.
You can catch Kat on the big screen in the upcoming Lives of the Saints with Meg Ryan. ” - jaykingston33
Elle Fanning
Actress, Maleficent
Mary Elle Fanning was born on the 9th of April 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent...
“ What does Elle and her sister Dakota have in common? They both starred in movies with Denzel Washington and both were directed by Tony Scott (Deja Vu for Elle; Man on Fire for Dakota). And like her older sister, Elle's turning out one great performance after another. Who can forget her as tomboy Alice Dainard in Super 8, possibly one of 2011 most underrated movies?
You can catch Elle in the upcoming drama Bomb. ” - jaykingston33
Blake Lively
Actress, Gossip Girl
Blake Lively was born Blake Ellender Brown in Tarzana, California, to a show business family. Her mother, Elaine Lively (née McAlpin), is an acting coach and talent manager, and her father, Ernie Lively (born Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr.), is an actor and teacher. Her brother is actor Eric Lively...
“ Ever wonder what resident Gossip Girl does in her spare time? Padding her acting resume with movies such as The Green Lantern and The Town. You can find Blake next in Savages as the object of two theives attraction. Sounds interesting. It's due out sometime this year. ” - jaykingston33
Jaimie Alexander
Jaimie Alexander was born in Greenville, South Carolina, but moved with her family to Grapevine, Texas, when she was four years old. She took theatre classes in grade school as a hobby but was kicked out in high school because she could not sing, and so she took up sports instead. At age 17 she substituted for a friend at a meeting with a scouting agency and she met her manager...
“ Though Jaimie's character Sif in Thor wasn't supposed to be the main focal point of the story, she managed to outshine Academy Award Winner Natalie Portman, which is no small feat. You'll see her again sharing the screen with the Governator in Last Stand. ” - jaykingston33
Maggie Q
Actress, Nikita
Margaret Denise Quigley was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a father of Polish and Irish descent (originally based in New York) and a Vietnamese mother. Her parents met during the Vietnam War. Maggie has two older half-siblings from her mother's previous marriage, and two older sisters. The family moved to Hawaii and settled in Mililani...
“ There's no doubting that Maggie Q can kick butt -- she does so each week on Nikita, as well as in the box-office hit Live Free or Die Hard, and (box-office flop) Priest. It'd be nice for her next project if she would switch it up a little by showing acting range while she kicked butt. ” - jaykingston33
“ Kerry is probably the most underrated actress in Hollywood. She always makes the most out of the parts she has. Such examples including The Last King of Scotland, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, For Colored Girls, and her new show, Scandal. That's the reason I'm so anxious to see what she has in store when QT's Django Unchained is released sometime next year. ” - jaykingston33
Michelle Rodriguez
Actress, Avatar
Known for tough-chick roles, Michelle Rodriguez is proof that there is a cross between beauty and brawn. She was born Mayte Michelle Rodriguez on July 12, 1978, in Bexar County, Texas, to Carmen Milady Pared Espinal, from the Dominican Republic, and Rafael Rodríguez Santiago, who served in the U.S. Army and was originally from Puerto Rico...
“ Michelle Rodriguez always seems to find herself in a big movie from Avatar to Battle Los Angeles. No matter what the role, you sure to find her kicking butt in one form or another. Look for Michelle in the new installment of Resident Evil. Sure she died in the first one, but does any of those movies make sense? ” - jaykingston33
Krysten Ritter
Actress, Jessica Jones
Krysten Ritter stars as Jessica Jones in the Peabody, Hugo, and Emmy Award winning Netflix original series, "Marvel's Jessica Jones." Her performance, which earned her a prestigious Critics Choice nomination, a Saturn nomination, a Webby Award and a Glamour Best International TV Actress Award, has received...
“ Many might remember Krysten as Jane Margolis from Breaking Bad, Hollywood will remember her for her hilariously devilish (and career making) performance as Chloe in Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23.

You can catch her on the big screen in L!fe Happens with Kate Bosworth, or in the upcoming Vamps with Alicia Silverstone. ” - jaykingston33
Hailee Steinfeld
Actress, True Grit
Hailee Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996 in Tarzana, California, to Cheri (Domasin), an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. She has a brother, Griffin. Her uncle is Jake Steinfeld, a fitness trainer, and her great-uncle is actor Larry Domasin. Her father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent and her mother's ancestry is Filipino...
“ I wasn't the only person who thought Hailee Steinfeld was awesome in True Grit, the Academy thought so as well. Though not well enough to present her with the statue. Catch Hailee next in Romeo and Juliet sometime next year. ” - jaykingston33
Emma Watson
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to English parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years, she trained at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts...
“ Over the past decade, Emma has grown up before her very eyes. As a precocious pre-teen to an absolutely beauty woman. The transition was effortlessly as her acting ability. What's next for this Harry Potter alum? Why, A Week With Marylin co-starring Michelle Williams. ” - jaykingston33
Ashley Greene
Ashley Michele Greene was born in Jacksonville, Florida to parents Michele (Tatum), an insurance broker, and Joseph Lacy Greene, US Marine who runs a concrete business. A self-confessed tomboy and "daredevil", Ashley loved to try to keep up with her older brother Joe, taking on activities such as taekwondo and winning several awards...
“ This stunning Florida native has been really burning up Hollywood lately. As her performances (and appearance) in the Twilight series was the best thing going for it. (Team Jacob or Edward? How about Team Alice!) Look for Ashley later this year in the Miley Cryus vehicle aptly titled LOL. Boy, I hope that title isn't forshadowing the movie's run at the box office. ” - jaykingston33
Olivia Wilde
Actress, Rush
Actress and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern day renaissance woman, starring in many of Hollywood's acclaimed productions, while simultaneously giving back to the community. Wilde was born on March 10, 1984 in New York City. Her parents are Leslie Cockburn (née Leslie Corkill Redlich) and Andrew Cockburn...
“ Olivia Wilde is quietly making positioning herself in Hollywood as a top commodity. With roles in such high-profile projects as Tron: Legacy, Cowboys & Aliens, and In Time. Did I also mention she was making house calls as a regular on House? Look for Olivia sometime this year in People Like Us. ” - jaykingston33
Halle Berry
Halle Berry was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Her father, Jerome Jesse Berry, was African-American, and worked as a hospital attendant. Her mother, Judith Ann (Hawkins), who is Caucasian, has English and German ancestry, and is a retired psychiatric nurse. Halle has an older sister, Heidi Berry. Halle first came into the spotlight at seventeen years when she won the Miss Teen All-American Pageant...
“ Aw, Ms. Halle Berry. It seems her off-screen life is hotter than her dwindling movie career. And with Dark Tide being non-existent at the box-office, many have written Ms. Berry off; but I'm not one of them. She's an Academy Award winner actress for crying out loud. Here's hoping the Wachowski's Cloud Atlas can set her career back on course. If that fails, all she needs to do is give Quentin Taratino a call. He did wonders for John Travolta and Pam Grier. ” - jaykingston33
Milla Jovovich
Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element, Ultraviolet, and the Resident Evil franchise. Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich was born on December 17...
“ Milla has been the go to actress whenever Hollywood needs a butt-kicker not named Michelle Rodriguez - see: Ultraviolet, the entire Resident Evil franchise, and anything else written by Paul W. S. Anderson. You can catch Milla chewing precious scenery and dialogue in Paul W. S. Anderson upcoming vehicles: The Three Musketeers and (another? Wow!) Resident Evil: Retribution. ” - jaykingston33
Evangeline Lilly
Actress, Lost
Evangeline Lilly, born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta in 1979, was discovered on the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia by the famous Ford modeling agency. Although she initially decided to pass on a modeling career, she went ahead and signed with Ford anyway, to help pay for her University of British Columbia tuition and expenses.
“ Evangeline made audiences lost (pun intended) with her stirring performance as Kate on Lost. With high profile hits such as The Hurt Locker and Real Steel, her next step into A-list evolution is to stroll through Middle-Earth in the highly anticipated The Hobbit due out next year. ” - jaykingston33
Jordana Brewster
Actress, Fast Five
Raven-haired beauty Jordana Brewster was born on April 26, 1980 in Panama City, Panama. Her mother, Maria João Leal de Sousa, is a Brazilian-born model who appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1978. Her father, Alden Brewster, is an American-born investment banker, who has English, Scottish...
“ After the promising start with The Faculty and The Fast and The Furious, Jordana began to fade from the spotlight. She recently found a resurgence with Fast and Furious and (more recently) Fast Five. You can catch Jordana in the upcoming Dallas tv movie, then off to the races again in the freshly announced sixth entry in the Fast and the Furious franchise. ” - jaykingston33
Hayden Panettiere
Hayden Leslie Panettiere was born on August 21, 1989 in Palisades, New York, to actress Lesley Vogel and fire department captain Skip Panettiere. Her younger brother is actor Jansen Panettiere. Her parents are both of half Italian descent, along with German and English. Her mother got her started in the business by doing commercials when she was just 11 months old...
“ What to do when the top show in 2006 gets canned, and your first starring vehicle is an embarrassing flop? (Yes, I'm talking about you, "I love you, Beth Cooper") You co-star in Scream 4, which proves she can have a commanding presence on screen if given the proper material. Watch for Hayden next in Over the Wall with Academy Award Winner Melissa Leo. ” - jaykingston33
Taylor Cole
Born and raised in Arlington, Texas, Taylor Cole had a fulfilling high school experience. Proving to be a gifted athlete, she played on her high school's volleyball team and traveled around the country with the Junior Olympics squad. Her stunning good looks also allowed her to travel around the world as a professional model doing photo shoots in Italy...
“ Another Heroes alum, Taylor's proving she's more than just a Megan Fox lookalike. With roles in Entourage, Supernatural The Green Hornet and The Event, she's looking to carve her own path in Hollywood. Let's just hope she stays away from anything involving CGI robots and Michael Bay. ” - jaykingston33
Amber Heard
Actress, Zombieland
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, in which she played Charlize Theron's character in flashbacks...
“ Only Amber Heard could make being a zombie look sexy. You may have also seen her in kicking butt in Drive Angry or a Playboy Bunny in the short-lived The Playboy Club. If Rum Diary had you salivating for more delicious Amber (probably not if the box office receipts were any indication) the her next two projects are right up your alley: Sryup and Motor City. ” - jaykingston33
“ Briana has been on Hollywood's radar ever since Step Up 2... well, maybe after Sorority Row... probably not even then, but she's getting steady work. With her next project, Stash House, Briana will show why she is quickly becoming known as the new "Scream Queen" ” - jaykingston33
Emilia Clarke
British actress Emilia Clarke was born in London and grew up in Berkshire, England. Her father is a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. Her father was working on a theatre production of "Show Boat" and her mother took her along to the performance. This is when, at the age of 3...
“ Emilia Clarke is hypnotic Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones. Look for Emilia on the big screen sometime this year with Karl Urban in Overdrive. ” - jaykingston33
Emily Browning
Actress, Sucker Punch
Australian actress Emily Browning was born in 1988 in Melbourne, Australia, to Shelley and Andrew Browning. She has two younger brothers. Her start in acting came after a classmate's father, involved in the acting business, noticed her "acting all ditsy" in a school play. Emily found an agent and was soon filming on location for the Hallmark TV-movie...
“ Emily has built up a very interesting resume with films such as The Uninvited, Sleeping Beauty, not to mention the guiltiest of guilty pleasures: Sucker Punch. She's starting to make a believer out of me. Look for the stunning Aussie in Summer in February later this year. ” - jaykingston33
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...
“ Jennifer stepped onto the scene with her breakout role as Jenny in The Rocketeer. Her career took off ever since. She completely nailed everything she's been in whether its drama, horror or comedy. And she has an Academy Award to boot. Look for Jennifer in Salvation Boulevard alongside another Oscar winner: Marisa Tomei. ” - jaykingston33
Amanda Crew
Actress, Sex Drive
Amanda Crew was born in Langley, British Columbia. Her mother is a legal secretary and her father is a telecom worker. Amanda attended Brookswood Secondary School in Langley. She began her acting career when she was cast in the musical Dragon Tales during her fourth grade in elementary school. Three agents contacted her...
“ Adding to a string of my long line of celebrity crushes is Amanda Crew. The alluring Sex Drive star has stole the show from Zac Efron in Charlie St. Cloud, and made The Haunting In Connecticut watchable. Catch her again in the drama Knife Fight. ” - jaykingston33
Meagan Good
Meagan Monique Good was born on 8 August 1981 in Panorama City, California, USA, to Tyra Wardlow-Doyle, who worked as her manager, and Leondis "Leon" Good, an LAPD officer. She began appearing on commercials at the age of four. Then she started guest-starring on series like The Parent 'Hood, Touched by an Angel...
“ When people see Meagan Good, it's natural to compliment her for her beauty and curves. But, what they neglect to see is the undeniable talent she has in acting.
Sure, she hasn't been given anything that showcases her ACTING ability in the past; but, it seems, Hollywood is learning from that mistake and casting her in roles that accentuate her true talents: Californication and, most recently, Think like a Man. You can find her next in the upcoming Notorious. ” - jaykingston33
Aly Michalka
Actress, Easy A
Aly Michalka was born in Torrance, California, to Carrie (Begley), a musician, and Mark Michalka, who owns a contracting company. She has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh, ancestry. Aly began acting at the age of five in stage productions by churches her family attended outside Seattle...
“ Let's get the obvious out of the way: Aly Michalka is gorgeous. There. Now, let's acknowledge Aly's intelligent choice in projects such as: Bandslam, The Roommate and Easy A. And her hit tv show Hellcats. Where am I going with this? Isn't it obvious? Aly's quietly positioning herself as the Hollywood's next "It" girl. Look for her to further refine her dramatic acting chops in this year's Long Time Gone. ” - jaykingston33
Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Anne Hudgens was born in Salinas, California. Her family moved to San Diego, California, while she was still a toddler. She has a younger sister, Stella Hudgens, who is also an actress. Their mother, Gina Hudgens (Guangco), an office worker, is from the Philippines. Her father, Greg Hudgens, a firefighter, has Irish and Native American ancestry...
“ Vanessa was a Disney darling with the success of High School Musical 1-3. To break away from "The Mouse" she took roles in Bandslam and Sucker Punch. Neither one of those movies made a splash at the box office. But, Journey 2 broke with Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson broke Vanessa out of that slump. Look for Vanessa to break new ground in the upcoming drama Gimme Shelter later this year. ” - jaykingston33
Victoria Justice
Actress, Victorious
Victoria Dawn Justice, born February 19, 1993, is an American actress and singer. She debuted as an actress at the age of ten and has since appeared in several films and television series, including the Nickelodeon series, Zoey 101 and Victorious. She has made appearances in several theatrical releases...
“ Victoria has been busy on Nickelodeon with her hit show "Victorious" and her guest spots on "iCarly". This 19 year old rising star is looking to expand her career with the rom-com The First Time releasing sometime this year. ” - jaykingston33
Courteney Cox
Actress, Friends
Courteney Cox was born on June 15th, 1964 in Birmingham, Alabama, into an affluent Southern family. She is the daughter of Courteney (Bass) and Richard Lewis Cox (1930-2001), a businessman. She was the baby of the family with two older sisters (Virginia and Dottie) and an older brother, Richard, Jr...
“ Courteney has had a career spanning some two decades. From Masters of the Universe with Dolph Lundgren to more high-profile fare like Friends, the Scream series, and Cougar town. She's one actress who's beauty and talent has stood the test of time. ” - jaykingston33
Keira Knightley
Keira Christina Knightley was born in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond on March 26th 1985. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born mother is of Scottish and Welsh origin...
“ Keira jumped on the scene with her "blink and you'll miss it" part in Star Wars: Episode I - Phantom Menace. It wasn't until her portrayal of a female soccer player in the crowd-pleasing Bend It Like Beckham that she got noticed. For her encore, she starred in a trilogy of Pirate films and a gang of English period pieces. Keira finally decided to switch it up a bit for her next role (probably tired of wearing corsets) as the voice of Tinkerbell in the Neverland tv movie. ” - jaykingston33
Megan Fox
Actress, Transformers
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...
“ Megan Fox's movie career started out promisingly back in 2007. With the box-office smash Transformers, Megan was destined to be the world's newest sex symbol. Yet, somewhere in between Jennifer's Body and Jonah Hex, everything seem to unravel for Megan. It seemed that anything without CGI robots were toxic to her career. So, it seemed logical for her to star in Transformers 3, right? Wrong. And now she's one flop away from being irrelevant. Let's hope the upcoming Friends with Kids put her career back on track. ” - jaykingston33
Camilla Belle
Actress, 10,000 BC
Belle was born as Camilla Belle Routh in Los Angeles, California, to Deborah, a fashion designer, and Jack Wesley Routh, who composed country music and owns a construction company. Her mother is Brazilian and her father, who is from Kingman, Kansas, has English, German, and French ancestry. Camilla is an only child...
“ It's hard to believe that Camilla first gained notice as that little girl from the intro scene of Jurassic Park 2. Who knew that bit part would lead to more lucrative roles in such movies as: Push, From Prada to Nada, When a Stranger Calls, and 10,000 B.C. And though Paradise Lost is now DOA, don't look for Camilia's career to follow suit. You'll see her again in Open Road when it releases sometime this year. ” - jaykingston33
Miranda Cosgrove
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove was born May 14, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, to Christina (Casey) and Tom Cosgrove, who owns a dry-cleaning business. She was discovered at a young age singing and dancing around a table in a restaurant, where an agent saw her talent and quickly signed her. Miranda's career started with commercials for Burger King...
“ After an impressive start in Jack Black's School Of Rock, Miranda began trying to find her groove in tv with such shows as: Grounded for Life and Drake and Josh, before finding success in her very own series: iCarly. ” - jaykingston33
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model and as a movie actress. She has appeared in five Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2006 through 2010 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in November 2009. She has appeared on the cover of international fashion magazines including Vogue...
“ Known for her Victoria Secret runway appearances, Rosie was elevated to co-star on one of the biggest movies of the summer: Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Though Rosie effortlessly slipped into the role of eye candy, she failed to make people forget about Megan Fox. ” - jaykingston33
Olivia Munn
Actress, The Newsroom
Lisa Olivia Munn was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her mother, Kimberly Schmid, lived in Vietnam, and is of Chinese ancestry, while her father, Winston Barrett Munn, is from a family with deep roots in the American South. Olivia's parents divorced when she was two years old, and she was raised by her mother and stepfather...
“ Olivia Munn doesn't conform to standards: An extremely hot woman who's also an avid gamer. It makes you wonder: What the heck was wrong with Chris Pine? Olivia has been in demand lately. From roles in Greek and Chuck, to a blink and you'll miss it part in Iron Man 2. Is it too late to change the title of her upcoming project to Magic Munn, and have it completely focused on her? ” - jaykingston33
Katherine Heigl
Katherine Marie Heigl was born on November 24, 1978 in Washington, D.C., to Nancy Heigl (née Engelhardt), a personnel manager, and Paul Heigl, an accountant and executive. Her father is of German/Swiss-German and Irish descent, and her mother is of German ancestry. A short time after her birth, the family moved to New Canaan...
“ Katherine has had a career that jumped from horror (Bride of Chucky and Valentine) to drama (Grey's Anatomy and Roswell) until she found her groove in rom-com's. She started out strong with Knocked Up and 27 dresses, but fizzled out with a box office bomb trifecta: The Ugly Truth, The Killers and One for the Money. Is it too late for her to return as Izzie? ” - jaykingston33