In my signature in the message boards I claim "I'm in love with a lot of actresses. It's a way of not taking risks !!!;-)" so I think it is finally time I made a list. The order of the Top 12 is solid. After that the order is less solid
Brittany Murphy was born Brittany Anne Bertolotti on November 10, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Sharon Kathleen Murphy and Angelo Joseph Bertolotti. Her father's ancestry is Italian, and her mother is of Irish and Slovak descent. Her father moved the family back to Edison, New Jersey as a native New Yorker and to be closer to other siblings from previous marriages...
“ I discovered her in Cherry Falls and had the sad experience to follow her career only for 9 years. Rest in peace, Brittany ! ” - Appearance
Marisa Tomei was born on December 4, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, to Patricia Adelaide "Addie" (Bianchi), an English teacher, and Gary A. Tomei, a lawyer. Marisa has a brother, actor Adam Tomei
. Her parents are both of Italian descent, with roots in Tuscany, Sicily, Campania, and Calabria. As a child...
“ I' m sure no one could resist her in that little rom com with Robert Downey Jr. called 'Only You'. Loving her even more with every movie she does. ” - Appearance
Born in London, England, Hayley Elizabeth Atwell has dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and the United States. An only child, Hayley was named after actress Hayley Mills
. Her parents, Alison (Cain) and Grant Atwell, both motivational speakers, met at a London workshop of Dale Carnegie's self-help bible "How to Win Friends and Influence People"...
“ Fell for her in Brideshead Revisited and then again in 'Pillars of the Earth'. Who wouldn't I'm wondering? ” - Appearance
Spanish actress Elena Anaya impressed the critics with her performance in "Lucía y el sexo" (2001). Elena was born in Palencia, Spain, on July 17th, 1975. An active child, she excelled in karate and mountain climbing. By the time she was 17 Elena knew that she wanted to channel her energy into being an actress and enrolled in a drama course being given in her local town by actor Manuel Moron...
“ She's one of the most beautiful and sexy woman on earth, as simple as that. Discovered her in 'Lucía y el sexo'. ” - Appearance
Valentina Cervi (born 13 April 1976) is an Italian film and television actress. Cervi was born in Rome, Italy. She is the daughter of director Tonino Cervi and granddaughter of the famous Italian actor Gino Cervi. Cervi started her acting career at age ten in Carlo Cotti's 1986 film "Portami la luna"...
“ Fell , a while ago, completely for this Italian actress in 'Rien sur Robert' and 'Artemisia' but didn't see much of her since. I saw her recently in the series 'Zen' and it was like seeing an old friend again. I was so happy !! I just saw she landed a role in 'True Blood'! Well done !! ” - Appearance
“ So in love since 'L'Auberge Espagnole". Give her more screen time, people !! Her role in both Sherlock Holmes movies is very frustrating !!;-) ” - Appearance
Vera Farmiga is an American actress who received an Academy Award nomination for best performance in her supporting role, opposite George Clooney
, in Up in the Air
. She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, second of seven children, on August 6, 1973, in Clifton (Passaic County), New Jersey, USA, to Ukrainian parents...
“ especially in "Running Scared" ” - Appearance
Kristen Anne Bell (born 1980) is an American actress and singer. She was born and raised in Huntington Woods, Michigan, and is the daughter of Lorelei (Frygier), a nurse, and Tom Bell, a television news director. Her ancestry is Polish (mother) and German, English, Irish, and Scottish (father). Kristen found her talent in entertainment at an early age...
“ ah, Kristen, it's a pity you don't land any amazing roles anymore since your appearance in 'Deadwood'. I remember being blown away by that young little actress playing that manipulative little thief. It's only after seeing you in that, that I gave a chance to 'Veronica Mars' and that I loved you!;-) ” - Appearance
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...
“ Fell in love with her, like so many guys, in 'Speed' and love her more and more since, not only as an actress but as a person. The stunt she did for the Razzy award she received for 'All about Steve' (where she is hilarious by the way) is one for the books!! ” - Appearance
Born in Drummondville, Québec, Canada in 1983, Karine Vanasse is the daughter of Conrad Vanasse and Renée Gamache. From as young as 9 years old, Karine expressed her desire to become a singer or an actress and that desire became an ambition when she appeared in Quebec's teen show "Club des 100 watts" after winning a lip sync competition...
“ She's the cutest of the Pan-Am stewardesses in 'Pan Am'! ” - Appearance
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...
“ She kicked some ass in 'Zombieland' and did that with humor and sexy-ness. She seems like the most fun and gorgeous fake red-head on the planet. Can't wait to see her in "The Amazing Spider-man' ” - Appearance
Winona Ryder was born Winona Laura Horowitz in Olmsted County, Minnesota, and was named after a nearby town, Winona, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Cynthia (Istas), an author and video producer, and Michael Horowitz, a publisher and bookseller. Her father's family is Russian Jewish and Romanian Jewish...
“ Was my first and biggest crush on an actress. Going back to 'Beetlejuice', 'Heathers' but especially 'Mermaids'. Is always a special something to see her on screen. ” - Appearance
Laura Jill Ramsey was born in Brandon, Wisconsin. After arriving in LA at the age of 19 and a stint of gypsy living, Laura was "discovered" while waiting tables and was sent out the next day on her first audition. She booked the job and her career has been dotted by strong and consistent work, ever since...
“ Saw her in an episode of season 2 of 'Mad Men' and completely blew my mind! . ” - Appearance
New Yorker Claire Danes was born in Manhattan, the daughter of Carla (Hall), a day-care provider and artist, and Christopher Danes, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother, Asa. Her paternal grandfather, Gibson Andrew Danes, was a Dean of the Yale School of Art and Architecture, and Claire has English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Austrian ancestry...
“ She was the best choice to play a star in 'Stardust'. She was also a perfect Juliet in Baz Luhrmann's crazy version ” - Appearance
Amy Smart was born in Topanga Canyon, California, to Judy, who worked at a museum, and John Boden Smart, a salesman. She has German, English, and Irish ancestry. Smart was a relatively new arrival when she first gained notice for her supporting roles in the 1999 hit teen films Varsity Blues
and Outside Providence
“ I don't really remember when I first saw Amy but I remember her in the teenage comedy 'Road Trip'. Especially a scene where Breckin Meyer was playing a very lucky guy. But the best road that she landed was the one in the amazing 'Butterfly Effect' ” - Appearance
Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, to Janice (Cooke), an accountant, and William Kendrick, a teacher. She has an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick
, who has also acted. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent. For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was nominated for a Tony Award (second youngest ever)...
“ Loved her in 'Up in the Air' and love her more since the funny and great 'Pitch Perfect', a must-see feel good movie !! ” - Appearance
“ Saw her in a kind of average french movie called 'Donnant donnant' but she made it worth seeing. So cute and full of energy. ” - Appearance
“ Discovered in Grey's Anatomy. Played the nurse that Karev gets into bed with in one of the early seasons. It's a pity she kind of disappears from the series. ” - Appearance
"Fairuza!" ("Turquoise" in Farsi), her father exclaimed as he saw her blue eyes: Fairuza Alejandra Balk had just been born on May 21, 1974 in Point Reyes, California. Her father, Solomon Feldthouse, was a traveling musician originally from Idaho, and her mother, Cathryn Balk, was a belly dancer. Her parents split up soon after...
“ Loved her in Almost Famous and she's so sexy in 'the Waterboy' ” - Appearance
As a child, Brooke Langton lived in Illinois, Texas, and Japan. She settled down in California, where she studied marine biology and screen-writing. She also studied at Second City improv. Her first acting job was Budweiser's "Ginger or Mary Ann?" directed by David Fincher
, which aired during Super Bowl XXVII...
“ The way she looks at Keanu Reeves in 'The Replacements' is to die for. ” - Appearance
Isla Lang Fisher was born on February 3, 1976 in Muscat, Oman, to Scottish parents Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher, who worked as a banker for the U.N. She spent her early childhood in Scotland before moving to Australia with her family in the early 1980s. From a young age, Isla showed an interest in both acting and writing...
“ She is adorable in 'Definitely Maybe' ” - Appearance
A tall, wafer thin, delicate beauty, Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow
and Tony award-winning actress Blythe Danner
. Her father was from a Jewish family, while her mother has German, and some English and Irish, ancestry. When Gwyneth was eleven...
“ Gwyneth is a special case. Sometimes I 'm not so impressed, sometimes I'm head over heels like in 'Proof', 'Sliding Doors' or 'Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow'. Between the two there is this lingering sensation of 'Iron Man' ” - Appearance
Christina Rene Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. Her father, Robert, originally from England, worked for the U.S. Forest Service, while her mother, Jackie Sue (Raymond), was a psychologist. At the age of 13 her father transferred to the Forest Service Washington...
“ No I didn't fall in love during 'Mad Men' but during 2 of the best episodes of 'Firefly'. Check it out if you didn't already. ” - Appearance
“ Discovered her in 'Gilmore Girls' ” - Appearance
Annelise Hesme, born in Beaumont, France in 1977, appears to be making her way into the world's eye. Female star of the England v France Renault campaign, she has also had many other minor roles in movies including "De l'amore (2001)" and "Tanguy (2001)". She is set to star with Audrey Tautou in "Hors de Prix" later this year.
“ I don't understand how this beautiful French actress hasn't made a big break to stardom yet. ” - Appearance
Emma Roberts is the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor Eric Roberts
, and the niece of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts
. She was born in Rhinebeck, New York. Emma was a baby when her parents separated, and she grew up living with her mother, Kelly Cunningham. She was educated at Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles, California...
“ She simply is made for the screen ! Watch 'The Art of Getting by' and you will understand. ” - Appearance
“ Discovered her in a very bad french/belgian movie but SHE was great. Is trying her chance in hollywood since then I think. ” - Appearance
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...
“ Give me her Alice from 'Twilight' anytime !;-) ” - Appearance
Lauren Graham was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Donna Grant and Lawrence Graham, a candy industry lobbyist. Her father was from New York and her mother was from the American South, and Lauren has Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. She grew up in Northern Virginia, USA (Fairfax, Arlington, and Great Falls...
“ She's one of the reasons I watched 'Gilmore Girls'. Haven't seen 'Parenthood' yet ” - Appearance
Rachael Leigh Cook
Minneapolis native Rachael Leigh Cook began her career as a model at the tender age of 10, gracing Milk-Bone(R) boxes and Target(R) ads nationwide in the USA. She also appeared in a now-famous (in the USA) anti-drug TV spot in which, armed with a frying pan, she bashed her way through a kitchen to show the disastrous effects of heroin...
“ Was adorable in 'She's all that' and in 'Antitrust' ” - Appearance
Jena Malone was born in Sparks, Nevada, to Deborah Malone and Edward Berge. Her grandfather owned a casino, Karl's Silver Club, in Sparks. She was raised by her mother and her mother's partner. Beginning as a child actress, and then stepping up to roles as a young adult, Malone's career path has been compared to that of Jodie Foster
“ Saw her in an amazing role in 'The Ballad of Jack and Rose' and been following her career since. I always saw her playing the character of Jess Chrichton in the movie based on Nick Hornby's book but now she's playing another strong character from a book!!: Johanna Mason in Hunger games 2!! I'm so excited !! Perfect match!!! ” - Appearance
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 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 junior ice dancing with her partner David Schilling...
“ She's just so cute and lovable in 'Dexter' ” - Appearance
Anna Paquin 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 of part French-Canadian descent. Anna moved to her mother's native country when she was four years old. Her first acting job ever was at age nine in the film The Piano
“ I fell in love with her in the brilliant 'Almost Famous' ” - Appearance
Southern-bred Mary-Louise Parker, from Fort Jackson, South Carolina, was born on August 2, 1964, the youngest of four born to Judge John Morgan Parker and the former Caroline Louise Morell. She comes from Swedish, English, Scottish, Scotch-Irish, German, and Dutch ancestry. Her father's occupation took the family both around the country and abroad while growing up...
Lindy Booth was born on April 2, 1979, in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. She played "Riley Grant" on the Disney Channel series, The Famous Jett Jackson
(and "Agent Hawk" in the show-within-a-show, "Silverstone"). Other credits include guest-starring as different characters in two different episodes of the A&E Network series...
“ Loved her in episodes of "NCIS", "Warehouse 13", "the 4400" and "Ghost Whisperer". She jumped every time very fiercely to my attention ;-) "Kick-Ass 2" became just a little more interesting with her in it! ” - Appearance
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...
Zoe Swicord Kazan was born in Los Angeles, California, to screenwriters Nicholas Kazan
and Robin Swicord
. She is the granddaughter of director Elia Kazan
. She is of Greek (from her paternal grandfather), English, and German descent. Kazan received her BA in Theater from Yale University. In the fall of 2006...
“ She really stealed the show in "It's Complicated" and she's the cutest in the very average "Happythankyoumoreplease" but she wrote herself her best role yet, in "Ruby Sparks". She's made for the screen! Amazing young girl, to follow closely!! ” - Appearance
“ She was so cute and cool in 'The O.C' as Anna Stern. She was the love interest of the very nerdy Seth Cohen (Adam Brody's character) and being a little bit a nerd myself ...;-) ” - Appearance
Jennifer Marie Morrison was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest child of teachers David and Judy Morrison. She was raised in Arlington Heights, IL, with a younger sister and brother. She attended the same school her parents taught at, Prospect High School. As a child, she did some work as a model...
“ altough she's very beautiful in 'House M.D.' it's only in 'How I met your Mother' that I really went to my knees for this one ” - Appearance
Alyson Hannigan was born in Washington, D.C., to Emilie (Posner), a real estate agent, and Al Hannigan, a truck driver. She began her acting career in Atlanta at the young age of 4 in commercials sponsoring such companies as McDonald's, Six Flags, and Oreos. She is a seasoned television actress veteran...
“ I had a big crush on her as Willow in 'Buffy'. Is still very cute but the crush has passed. ” - Appearance
“ Understood why Dexter couldn't resist her. Crazy sexy as hell! ” - Appearance
Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald was born and raised in Glasgow. Her parents divorced when she was young, and she was raised by her mother, a sales executive in the garment industry. She has one brother, David. As a hobby, she acted in an amateur theatrical club, which she enjoyed a great deal. Macdonald was working as a barmaid...
“ Every time I see her I fall in love. There's something magical and special about her!! ” - Appearance
Jessy Schram has been a natural performer since early childhood. At the age of 10, her "intangible star quality" was recognized by the Stewart Talent Agency in Chicago, which signed her as both an actress and fashion model. She immediately established herself as one of Chicago's most successful child models by booking numerous commercials, print campaigns, voice-overs, and television work...
“ I first noticed her in Veronica Mars, then a little bit later as a young Patricia Arquette in 'Medium'. Seeing her has always been special since then. ” - Appearance
Felicity Jones is an English actress. She started her professional acting career as a child, appearing at age 12 in The Treasure Seekers
. She went on to play Ethel Hallow for one series in the television show The Worst Witch and its sequel Weirdsister College. She took time off from acting to attend school during her formative years...
“ Saw her in 'Brideshead Revisited' but it's only with her little but very sexy role in 'The Amazing Spiderman 2' that she caught my attention. Need to see all her other movies now ! ” - Appearance
Kate was born in Bedford, New York. She is one of four children of Kathleen McNulty (Rooney) and NFL football team New York Giants executive Timothy Christopher Mara. Her sister is actress Rooney Mara
. Her grandfathers were Wellington Mara
, co-owner of the Giants, and Timothy Rooney
, owner of Yonkers Raceway...
“ I think I saw her for the first time in "We are Marshall". I go watch a movie, just for her! ” - Appearance
“ One of the most intriguing and beautiful young Belgian actresses. She has everything to become a star. A Belgian magazine called her a nature phenomenon. So right !! ” - Appearance
“ Amazing Belgian actress !! ” - Appearance
“ she's soooo sexxyyyyyyyy in 'House of Cards' and charming in 'the Blacklist' ” - Appearance
Amanda Righetti is a Utah-born, Nevada-raised actor/producer and Best Actress Award winner by the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. Righetti began her career at 14, as a young model, but made waves as the trust-fund squandering, world-traveling black sheep, "Hailey Nichol", on Fox's The O.C.
“ She was stunning in 'The OC' and one of the most beautiful and sexy police-officers on television in 'The Mentalist' ” - Appearance
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...
“ My latest entry. She's so cute and sexy and loveable in "Dirty Sexy Money" that I couldn't resist putting her in my list;-) ” - Appearance
Claire Forlani was born in the United Kingdom and grew up in London. Educated at Arts Educational School, she moved to the United States with her parents Pier Luigi and Barbara Forlani when she was 19 and began starring in films. Claire has had leading roles in such films as Meet Joe Black
“ Fell in love with her in 'Mystery Men' and then in 'Meet Joe Black' but then it seems like she went botox or something. Very sad... ” - Appearance
Emily has decided to give up acting after becoming disillusioned with Hollywood. She went to LA after her stint in the British drama, 'As If' and was the only member of the British cast invited to appear in the American version. She joined the British Navy in July 2009 and has now completed basic training at HMS Raleigh...
“ So cute and vulnerable in 'The Last Minute'. She decided to stop her career of acting to go for one in the army. ” - Appearance
Cortellesi debuted in the show business at the age of 13, as a singer for "Cacao meravigliao", the jingle of the popular RAI TV show "Indietro tutta!" by Renzo Arbore. At 19 she began studying as an actress at the Teatro Blu in Rome (the same theatre school that Kim Rossi Stuart, Gianmarco Tognazzi...
“ was amazing in 'la Cose Chi Restano' ” - Appearance
“ Was the only good thing in the Stephen King's based TV-movie called 'Night Flier'. Did almost nothing else. Pity. ” - Appearance
“ Saw her in a little role in an episode of 'Haven'. ” - Appearance
“ Little french actress who did a little part in a little french movie 'Fais-moi plaisir'(please please me) ” - Appearance
“ She impressed me in an episode of 'Fringe' ” - Appearance
Alissa Dean is an NYU graduate with a Bachelor of Music and Performing Arts. As a child, she caught the acting bug early and went on to work in commercials, voiceover and regional theatre. Alissa says she truly found her voice as an actor through her studies with acting luminary Fred Karemen in NYC...
“ We can see a lot of her in only one episode of Californication ;-) Has that something special. Want and hope to see her more often! ” - Appearance
“ She's so cute as the fake wife in 'Hous M.D.' ” - Appearance