Actresses in order based on my rating of their films

A list of actresses using my ratings of their films to give an average score. I have only used actresses who i have seen in 5 or more films. No voice roles or uncredited roles.
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1.
Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton was born Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Deanne (Keaton), an amateur photographer, and John Newton Ignatius "Jack" Hall, a civil engineer and real estate broker. Her ancestry includes Irish, English, German, and Northern Irish. Keaton studied Drama at Santa Ana College before dropping out to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York...
“ Average - 8.2

Reds - 9
The Godfather - 9
The Godfather II - 9
Annie Hall - 8
Something's Gotta Give - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
2.
Vanessa Redgrave
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...
“ Average - 8

Mission Impossible - 9
Atonement - 8
Cradle Will Rock - 8
Prick Up Your Ears - 8
Wilde - 7 ” - donegalcat
 
3.
Emily Watson
Actress, Corpse Bride
Emily Watson was born and raised in London, the daughter of Katharine (Venables), an English teacher, and Richard Watson, an architect. After a self-described sheltered upbringing, Watson attended university for three years in Bristol, studying English literature. She applied to drama school and was rejected on her first attempt...
“ Average - 8

The Proposition - 10
Gosford Park - 9
Breaking the Waves - 8
Cradle Will Rock - 8
The Theory of Everything - 7
Red Dragon - 7
Anna Kerenina - 7 ” - donegalcat
 
4.
Marion Cotillard
Actress, Inception
Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris. Cotillard is the daughter of Jean-Claude Cotillard, an actor, playwright and director, and Niseema Theillaud, an actress and drama teacher. Her father's family is Breton. Raised in Orléans, France, she made her acting debut as a child with a role in one of her father's plays...
“ Average - 7.88

Inception - 9
Macbeth - 9
Anchorman 2 - 9
Taxi - 8
Taxi 2 - 7
The Dark Knight Rises - 7
Public Enemies - 7
Contagion - 7 ” - donegalcat
 
5.
Winona Ryder
Actress, Black Swan
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...
“ Average - 7.88

Beetlejuice - 9
Edward Scissorhands - 9
Black Swan - 9
Star Trek - 8
Heathers - 8
Alien Resurrection - 7
The Iceman - 7
The Informers - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
6.
Carrie-Anne Moss
Actress, The Matrix
Carrie-Anne Moss was born on August 21, 1967, in Vancouver, British Columbia, the youngest of two children of Barbara and Melvyn Moss. At age 20, she moved to Europe to pursue a career in modeling; in Spain she was cast in a regular role in the TV show Dark Justice, which was produced in Barcelona for its first season...
“ Average - 7.8

The Matrix - 10
Memento - 9
The Matrix Reloaded - 7
The Matrix Revolutions - 7
Disturbia - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
7.
Kelly Macdonald
Actress, Brave
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...
“ Average - 7.75

No Country for Old Men - 9
Gosford Park - 9
Finding Neverland - 8
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - 8
Elizabeth - 7
Intermission - 7
Anna Karenina - 7
The Deathly Hallows Part II - 7 ” - donegalcat
 
8.
Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon was born Susan Abigail Tomalin in New York City, New York, to Lenora Marie (Criscione) and Phillip Leslie Tomalin, a television producer and advertising executive. She is of Italian (mother) and English, Irish, Welsh, and German (father) descent. Soon after the 1968 Democratic convention...
“ Average - 7.67

The Rocky Horror Picture Show - 10
Thelma and Louise - 8
Cradle Will Rock - 8
The Hunger - 7
Igby Goes Down - 7
The Client - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
9.
Judi Dench
Actress, Skyfall
Judi Dench was born in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre...
“ Average - 7.64

Casino Royale - 9
Notes on a Scandal - 9
Philomena - 9
Jane Eyre - 8
Quantam of Solace - 8
The World is not Enough - 8
Goldeneye - 8
Skyfall - 8
Die Another Day - 7
Tomorrow Never Dies - 7
The Shipping News - 7
Shakespeare in Love - 7
Pride and Prejudice - 6
Tea with Mussolini - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
10.
Jena Malone
Actress, Contact
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...
“ Average - 7.6

Donnie Darko - 9
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - 8
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 - 8
The Neon Demon - 7
Pride & Prejudice - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
11.
Joan Allen
Actress, Face/Off
Joan Allen was born on August 20, 1956 in Rochelle, Illinois, the youngest of four children. She is the daughter of homemaker Dorothea Marie (Wirth) and gas station owner James Jefferson Allen. Her mother's family was German, and her father had English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. She attended Rochelle Township High School where she was voted most likely to succeed...
“ Average - 7.5

The Bourne Ultimatum - 10
Room - 9
The Bourne Supremacy - 8
Manhunter - 8
The Ice Storm - 8
The Bourne Legacy - 7
Peggy Sue Got Married - 6
Face/Off - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
12.
Jodie Foster
Alicia Christian Foster was born in Los Angeles on November 19, 1962. She is the daughter of Evelyn Ella "Brandy" (Almond) and Lucius Fisher Foster III, an Air Force lieutenant colonel and later real estate broker. Brandy had filed for divorce in 1959 after having three children with Lucius, but the exes had a brief re-encounter in 1962 which resulted in Alicia's birth...
“ Average - 7.5

Silence of the Lambs - 9
Panic Room - 9
Elysium - 9
Inside Man - 8
Flightplan - 7
Taxi Driver - 3 ” - donegalcat
 
13.
Christina Ricci
Actress, Sleepy Hollow
Precocious, outspoken child-teen starlet of the 1990s, Christina Ricci was born in 1980 in Santa Monica, California, the youngest of four children of Sarah (Murdoch), a realtor, and Ralph Ricci, a lawyer and therapist. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and Scots-Irish descent...
“ Average - 7.44

Sleepy Hollow - 9
Monster - 8
The Ice Storm - 8
Buffalo 66 - 8
Casper - 8
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - 7
The Addams Family - 7
Addams Family Values - 7
Cursed - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
14.
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...
“ Average - 7.43

Requiem for a Dream - 9
Little Children - 8
Dark Water - 8
House of Sand and Fog - 8
Noah - 7
Blood Diamond - 6
A Beautiful Mind - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
15.
Sigourney Weaver
Actress, Aliens
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 Inglis (née Desiree Mary Lucy Hawkins)...
“ Average - 7.41

Alien - 10
Aliens - 9
Be Kind Rewind - 9
Cabin in the Woods - 9
Alien 3 - 8
Annie Hall - 8
Ghostbusters - 8
Ghostbusters (2016) - 8
The Ice Storm - 8
Alien Resurrection - 7
Avatar - 7
The Village - 7
Copycat - 6
Galaxy Quest - 6
Heartbreakers - 6
Snow White: A Tale of Terror - 5
Red Lights - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
16.
Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only 23 when she first attracted the attention of international film critics with The Unbearable Lightness of Being...
“ Average - 7.4

Cache - 9
The English Patient - 8
Godzilla - 7
Bee Season - 7
Three Colours: Blue - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
17.
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...
“ Average - 7.4

Inception - 9
Hard Candy - 8
Juno - 7
X-Men: Days of Future Past - 7
X-Men: The Last Stand - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
18.
Julia Stiles
Julia O'Hara Stiles was born on March 28, 1981 in New York City, the outgoing daughter of a Greenwich Village artist mother, Judith Newcomb Stiles, and an elementary school teacher father, John O'Hara. She is the eldest of three children, and has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Encouraged to take modern dance lessons at an early age...
“ Average - 7.38

The Bourne Ultimatum - 10
The Bourne Identity - 8
The Bourne Supremacy - 8
Silver Linings Playbook - 7
Jason Bourne - 7
O - 7
10 Things I Hate About You - 7
The Devils Own - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
19.
Kate Winslet
Actress, Titanic
Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut from Shakespearean tragedy to modern-day mysticism and erotica...
“ Average - 7.36

Heavenly Creatures - 9
Little Children - 8
Finding Neverland - 8
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - 8
Contagion - 7
Revolutionary Road - 7
The Reader - 7
All the Kings Men - 7
Jude - 7
Triple 9 - 7
Titanic - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
20.
Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin was born September 1, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, to Lillie Mae (Ford) and Guy Tomlin, who moved to Michigan from Paducah, Kentucky, during the Great Depression. Her mother was a nurse's aide and her father was a factory worker. She graduated from Cass Technical High School in 1957, and later enrolled at Wayne State University...
“ Average - 7.33

The Player - 8
Flirting with Disaster - 8
Grandma - 8
I Heart Huckabees - 7
And the Band Played On - 7
Tea with Mussolini - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
21.
Tilda Swinton
The iconoclastic gifts of the visually striking and fiercely talented actress Tilda Swinton have been appreciated by a more international audience of late. She was born Katherine Mathilda Swinton on November 5, 1960, in London, England. Her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton (née Killen), was Australian...
“ Average - 7.33

The Grand Budapest Hotel - 9
Moonrise Kingdom - 9
Burn After Reading - 8
Hail Caesar - 7
Curious Case of Benjamin Button - 7
The War Zone - 7
Love is the Devil - 7
Adaptation - 7
Thumbsucker - 7
Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - 7
Prince Caspian - 7
Doctor Strange - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
22.
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...
“ Average - 7.33

Brokeback Mountain - 9
Les Miserables - 8
Alice in Wonderland - 8
Rachel Getting Married - 7
The Dark Knight Rises - 7
Interstellar - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
23.
Salma Hayek
Actress, Frida
One of Hollywood's most dazzling leading actresses, Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966, in the oil boomtown of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Hayek has freely admitted that she and her brother, Sami, were spoiled rotten by her well-to-do businessman father, Sami Hayek Dominguez, and her opera-singing mother...
“ Average - 7.33

Frida - 8
From Dusk Till Dawn - 8
Dogma - 8
The Faculty - 8
Once Upon a Time in Mexico - 7
Wild Wild West - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
24.
Natalie Portman
Actress, Black Swan
Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan). Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati...
“ Average - 7.33

Mars Attacks - 10
Black Swan - 9
V for Vendetta - 9
Zoolander - 9
Thor - 8
Heat - 7
The Darjeeling Limited - 7
Leon - 7
Thor: The Dark World - 7
Revenge of the Sith - 6
Attack of the Clones - 5
The Phantom Menace - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
25.
Carey Mulligan
Actress, Drive
Carey Hannah Mulligan is a British actress. She was born May 28, 1985, in Westminster, London, England, to Nano (Booth), a university lecturer, and Stephen Mulligan, a hotel manager. Her mother is from Llandeilo, Wales, and Carey also has Irish and English ancestry. Her first major appearance was playing Kitty Bennet in Pride & Prejudice alongside Keira Knightley...
“ Average - 7.33

Inside Llewyn Davis - 9
Drive - 9
Shame - 7
Public Enemies - 7
The Great Gatsby - 6
Pride & Prejudice - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
26.
Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore was born Julie Anne Smith in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on December 3, 1960, the daughter of Anne (Love), a social worker, and Peter Moore Smith, a paratrooper, colonel, and later military judge. Her mother moved to the U.S. in 1951, from Greenock, Scotland. Her father, from Burlington, New Jersey, has German, Irish, German-Jewish, and English ancestry...
“ Average - 7.31

The Big Lebowski - 10
A Single Man - 9
Children of Men - 9
Far From Heaven - 9
The Hours - 8
I'm Not There - 8
Magnolia - 8
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 - 8
Hannibal - 7
The Shipping News - 7
Evolution - 7
Boogie Nights - 6
The Lost World - 6
Psycho - 5
The Kids are Alright - 5
Nine Months - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
27.
Rose Byrne
Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia. She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher. She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll, when she was 15 years old. Since then, Rose has appeared in a variety of Australian televisions shows including Heartbreak High...
“ Average - 7.29

Bridesmaids - 9
28 Weeks Later - 9
Sunshine - 8
X-Men: First Class - 8
Insidious - 6
Troy - 6
Star Wars: Episode 2-Attack of the Clones - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
28.
Sissy Spacek
Actress, Carrie
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. Sissy attended Quitman High School and was homecoming queen...
“ Average - 7.17

Badlands - 8
Carrie - 8
In the Bedroom - 8
A Home at the End of the World - 8
The Ring Two - 6
Four Christmases - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
29.
Naomi Watts
Actress, King Kong
Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts (Peter Anthony Watts), the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and she began to follow her mother and her brother around England...
“ Average - 7.17

Eastern Promises - 9
King Kong - 8
The Ring - 7
I Heart Huckabees - 7
The Ring 2 - 6
Birdman - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
30.
Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas was born in Redruth, Cornwall, England, to Deborah (Hurlbatt) and Lieutenant Commander Simon Scott Thomas. Her ancestry includes Welsh, English, and Dutch. Her father was a pilot for the British Royal Navy and died in a flying accident in 1964. Her stepfather was also a pilot and died six years later under similar circumstances...
“ Average - 7.17

Gosford Park - 9
Mission Impossible - 9
The English Patient - 8
Only God Forgives - 8
Four Weddings and a Funeral - 6
Chromophobia - 3 ” - donegalcat
 
31.
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 mother's native country when she was four years old...
“ Average - 7.17

The Piano - 8
X-Men - 8
X2 - 8
X-Men: Days of Future Past - 7
X-Men 3 - 6
Fly Away Home - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
32.
Uma Thurman
Actress, Pulp Fiction
Uma Karuna Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into a highly unorthodox and Eurocentric family. She is the daughter of Nena Thurman (née Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge), a fashion model and socialite who now runs a mountain retreat, and of Robert Thurman (Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman)...
“ Average - 7.17

Pulp Fiction - 10
Kill Bill 1 - 9
Kill Bill 2 - 8
The Producers - 7
Prime - 5
Batman + Robin - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
33.
Katie Holmes
Actress, Batman Begins
Born two months premature at four pounds, Kate Noelle Holmes made her first appearance on December 18, 1978, in Toledo, Ohio. She is the daughter of Kathleen Ann (Craft), a philanthropist, and Martin Joseph Holmes, Sr., a lawyer. She is of German, Irish, and English ancestry. Her parents have said that her strong-willed personality is probably from being born premature...
“ Average - 7.17

Batman Begins - 9
The Ice Storm - 8
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark - 8
Phone Booth - 7
Woman in Gold - 6
The Gift - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
34.
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...
“ Average - 7.14

X-Men: First Class - 8
Mockingjay: Part 1 - 8
Catching Fire - 8
Silver Linings Playbook - 7
X-Men: Days of Future Past - 7
The Hunger Games - 7
American Hustle - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
35.
Miranda Richardson
Actress, Sleepy Hollow
Miranda Richardson was born in Southport, Lancashire, England on March 3, 1958, to Marian Georgina (Townsend) and William Alan Richardson, a marketing executive. She has one sister, eight years her senior. Her parents and sister are not involved in the performing arts. At an early age she performed in school plays...
“ Average - 7.14

Sleepy Hollow - 9
The Hours - 8
The Crying Game - 8
Made in Dagenham - 7
The Deathly Hallows Part I - 6
The Goblet of Fire - 6
Fred Claus - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
36.
Jennifer Coolidge
Actress, 2 Broke Girls
Jennifer Coolidge is a versatile character actress and experimental comedienne, best known for playing Stifler's mom in American Pie. She was born on August 28, 1961, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to Gretchen (Knauff) and Paul Constant Coolidge, a plastics manufacturer. Young Coolidge was dreaming of becoming a singer...
“ Average - 7.14

Zoolander - 9
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call-New Orleans - 9
Lemony Snickets - 8
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me - 7
A Night at the Roxbury - 7
The Broken Hearts Club - 5
American Pie - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
37.
Cate Blanchett
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...
“ Average - 7.12

Fellowship of the Ring - 10
The Two Towers - 10
Return of the King - 9
Carol - 9
Notes on a Scandal - 9
Veronica Guerin - 8
Talented Mr Ripley - 8
I'm Not There - 8
Robin Hood - 7
The Aviator - 7
Blue Jasmine - 7
The Life Aquatic - 7
The Shipping News - 7
Elizabeth - 7
Bandits - 7
Coffee and Cigarettes - 7
Curious Case of Benjamin Button - 7
Charlotte Gray - 7
The Desolation of Smaug - 7
The Hobbit - 6
Babel - 6
Kingdom of the Crystal Skull - 5
The Good German - 5
The Gift - 5
The Battle of the Five Armies - 3 ” - donegalcat
 
38.
Meryl Streep
Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 20 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...
“ Average - 7.1

The Manchurian Candidate - 8
The Hours - 8
Death Becomes Her - 8
Dancing at Lughnasa - 8
Lemony Snickets - 8
The River Wild - 7
Adaptation - 7
Prime - 5
Hope Springs - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
39.
Kirsten Dunst
Actress, Spider-Man 2
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...
“ Average - 7.1

Anchorman 2 - 9
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - 8
The Virgin Suicides - 8
Spiderman 2 - 8
Spiderman - 7
Drop Dead Gorgeous - 7
Interview with the Vampire - 6
Jumanji - 6
Spiderman 3 - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
40.
Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful. Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant banker...
“ Average - 7

Fight Club - 10
Les Miserables - 8
Alice in Wonderland - 8
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - 8
The Half-Blood Prince - 7
The Order of the Phoenix - 7
The Deathly Hallows Part II - 7
The Deathly Hallows Part I - 6
Sweeney Todd - 6
Terminator Salvation - 6
Planet of the Apes - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
41.
Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins was born in 1976 in Lewisham hospital, London, England, to Jacqui and Colin Hawkins, authors and illustrators of children's books. She is of English and Irish descent. Hawkins was brought up in Greenwich, in southeast London. She attended James Allen's Girls' School in Dulwich. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1998...
“ Average - 7

All or Nothing - 9
The Double - 8
Jane Eyre - 8
Blue Jasmine - 7
Made in Dagenham - 7
Godzilla - 7
Layer Cake - 6
Star Wars 1: The Phantom Menace - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
42.
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...
“ Average - 7

Spotlight - 9
Red Eye - 7
A Most Wanted Man - 7
Wedding Crashers - 7
Mean Girls - 6
Doctor Strange - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
43.
Kathy Bates
Actress, Titanic
Multi-talented Kathleen Doyle Bates was born on June 28, 1948, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the youngest of three girls born to Bertye Kathleen (Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer. Her grandfather was author Finis L. Bates. Kathy has English, as well as Irish...
“ Average - 7

About Schmidt - 8
Misery - 8
Revolutionary Road - 7
Unconditional Love - 7
Titanic - 6
Fred Claus - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
44.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Actress, Collateral
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Robsol Grant Pinkett, Jr., a contractor, and Adrienne Banfield-Jones, a nurse. They divorced after only a few months of marriage. Her father is of African-American descent and her mother is of Afro-Caribbean ancestry (from Barbados and Jamaica). Jada majored in dance and choreography at the Baltimore School for the Arts...
“ Average - 7

Collateral - 9
Scream 2 - 7
The Matrix Reloaded - 7
The Matrix Revolutions - 7
The Nutty Professor - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
45.
Mia Wasikowska
Mia is an Australian actress, born and raised in the country's capital, Canberra. She is the daughter of photographers Marzena Wasikowska and John Reid. Her mother is Polish and her father is an Australian of British ancestry. She has an older sister, Jess, and a younger brother, Kai. At age eight, her family moved to Poland for a year...
“ Average - 7

The Double - 8
Jane Eyre - 8
Alice in Wonderland - 8
Stoker - 7
Albert Nobbs - 7
Lawless - 6
The Kids are All Right - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
46.
Julie Walters
Actress, Brave
For decades, British actress and comedienne Dame Julie Walters has served as a sturdy representation of the working class with her passionate, earthy portrayals on England's stage, screen and television. A bona fide talent, her infectious spirit and self-deprecating sense of humor eventually captured the hearts of international audiences...
“ Average - 6.9

Billy Elliott - 9
Prick Up Your Ears - 8
The Half Blood Prince - 7
The Order of the Phoenix - 7
The Prisoner of Azkaban - 7
The Philosphers Stone - 7
The Deathly Hallows Part 2 - 7
The Deathly Hallows Part 1 - 6
Calender Girls - 6
The Chamber of Secrets - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
47.
Patricia Clarkson
This remarkable, one-of-a-kind actress has, since the early 1990s, intrigued film and TV audiences with her glowing, yet careworn eccentricity and old world-styled glamour. Very much in demand these days as a character player, Patricia Clarkson nevertheless continues to avoid the temptation of money-making mainstream filming while reaping kudos and acting awards in out-of-the-way projects...
“ Average - 6.86

Far From Heaven - 9
Good Night and Good Luck - 8
All the Kings Men - 7
The Untouchables - 7
Shutter Island - 6
Jumanji - 6
Vicky Christina Barcelona - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
48.
Naomie Harris
Actress, Skyfall
British actress Naomie Harris was born in London, England, the only child of television scriptwriter Lisselle Kayla. Her father is from Trinidad and her mother is from Jamaica. They separated before she was born, and Harris was raised by her mother and has no relationship with her father. She showed an interest in acting from an early age and attended the prestigious Anna Scher Theatre School...
“ Average - 6.83

28 Days Later - 8
Skyfall - 8
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll - 8
Miami Vice - 7
Ninja Assassin - 5
Spectre - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
49.
Heather Graham
Actress, The Hangover
Heather Joan Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joan (Bransfield), a schoolteacher and children's book author, and James Graham, an FBI agent. She and her sister, actress Aimee Graham, were raised by their strictly Catholic parents. They relocated often, as a result of their father's occupation...
“ Average - 6.83

The Hangover - 8
Drugstore Cowboy - 7
Scream 2 - 7
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me - 7
Nowhere - 6
Boogie Nights - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
50.
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...
“ Average - 6.8

The Imitation Game - 9
Atonement - 8
A Dangerous Method - 7
Anna Karenina - 7
Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl - 7
Bend it Like Beckham - 7
The Hole - 7
Pride and Prejudice - 6
Love Actually - 6
The Phantom Menace - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
51.
Rosario Dawson
Actress, Sin City
This stunning and resourceful actress has been primarily a film player thus far. Only recently has she been opening herself up more to doing television (the series Gemini Division, which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's powerhouse talent stands out the most in edgy, urban filming that dates back to 1995 when she was only sixteen...
“ Average - 6.8

Sin City - 8
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For - 7
Alexander - 7
Unstoppable - 6
Men in Black II - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
52.
Rachel Weisz
Actress, The Mummy
Rachel Hannah Weisz was born on 7 March, 1970, in London, U.K., to Edith Ruth (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her parents both came to England around 1938. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her mother, from Vienna, is of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. Rachel has a sister, Minnie, a curator and photographer...
“ Average - 6.78

The Constant Gardener - 9
Bent - 8
The Bourne Legacy - 7
Enemy at the Gates - 7
Oz the Great and Powerful - 7
About a Boy - 6
Fred Claus - 6
The Mummy - 6
The Mummy Returns - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
53.
Allison Janney
Actress, The West Wing
Allison Janney is an award-winning actress who has earned a solid reputation in stage productions and in many supporting roles on screen, and who more recently has become prominent by portraying one of the major characters in the popular TV series The West Wing. Entertainment Weekly magazine describes Janney's screen presence as "uncommonly beautiful and infinitely expressive"...
“ Average - 6.78

American Beauty - 9
The Hours - 8
The Ice Storm - 8
Juno - 7
10 Things I Hate About You - 7
Drop Dead Gorgeous - 7
Wolf - 6
The Object of My Affection - 5
Miracle on 34th Street - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
54.
Whoopi Goldberg
Self, The View
Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in a funeral parlor and as a bricklayer while taking small parts on Broadway...
“ Average - 6.75

The Player - 8
The Muppets - 8
Sister Act - 7
In & Out - 7
Rat Race - 6
Monkeybone - 6
Ghost - 6
Star Trek: Generations - 6 ” - donegalcat
 
55.
Famke Janssen
Actress, X-Men
Famke Janssen was born on November 5, 1964 in Amstelveen, Netherlands, and has two siblings, director Antoinette Beumer and actress Marjolein Beumer. She studied economics for a year at the University of Amsterdam. Moving to America in 1984, Famke modeled for Chanel in New York City. Later, taking a break from modeling...
“ Average - 6.75

X-Men - 8
X2 - 8
Goldeneye - 8
The Faculty - 8
X-Men: Days of Future Past - 7
X-Men: The Last Stand - 6
House on Haunted Hill - 5
Deep Rising - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
56.
Penélope Cruz
Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to focus her energies on dance...
“ Average - 6.71

All About My Mother - 9
Volver - 9
Broken Embraces - 9
Blow - 7
Vanilla Sky - 5
Vicky Cristina Barcelona - 5
Chromophobia - 3 ” - donegalcat
 
57.
Drew Barrymore
Producer, Donnie Darko
Since melting audiences' hearts - at the age of six - in Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, 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 actors John Drew Barrymore and Jaid Barrymore (née Ildiko Jaid Mako)...
“ Average - 6.71

Donnie Darko - 9
Scream - 8
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind - 8
ET - 6
Charlies Angels - 6
Batman Forever - 5
The Wedding Singer - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
58.
Marcia Gay Harden
Actress, Into the Wild
Marcia Gay Harden was born on August 14, 1959, in La Jolla, California, the third of five children. Her mother, Beverly (Bushfield), was a homemaker, and her father, Thad Harold Harden, was in the military. The family relocated often -- she first became interested in the theater when the family was living in Greece...
“ Average - 6.6

Grandma - 8
Millers Crossing - 8
The Mist - 7
Meet Joe Black - 6
Flubber - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
59.
Connie Nielsen
Actress, Gladiator
Danish beauty Connie Nielsen consistently lights up the screen with an eclectic bevy of film roles. She was born in Frederikshavn, Denmark, to a mother who worked as an insurance clerk, and a father, Bent Nielsen, who was a bus driver. Nielsen began her acting career working alongside her mother on the local revue and variety scene...
“ Average - 6.6

Gladiator - 9
Rushmore - 8
Mission to Mars - 6
The Devils Advocate - 5
The Hunted - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
60.
Maggie Smith
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...
“ Average - 6.58

Gosford Park - 9
The Secret Garden - 7
Sister Act - 7
Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone - 7
Deathly Hallows Part 2 - 7
The Half Blood Prince - 7
Order of the Phoenix - 7
The Prisoner of Azkaban - 7
The Goblet of Fire - 6
Tea with Mussolini - 6
The Chamber of Secrets - 5
Hook - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
61.
Toni Collette
Toni Collette is an Academy Award-nominated Australian actress, best known for her roles in The Sixth Sense and Little Miss Sunshine. Collette was born Toni Collett (she later added an "e") on November 1, 1972, in Blacktown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is the first of three children of Judith (Cook)...
“ Average - 6.57

The Hours - 8
Fright Night - 7
Changing Lanes - 7
The Sixth Sense - 7
About a Boy - 6
The Night Listener - 6
Little Miss Sunshine - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
62.
Julia Roberts
Actress, Notting Hill
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...
“ Average - 6.54

Oceans Eleven - 8
Erin Brokovich - 8
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind - 8
The Player - 8
The Mexican - 7
My Best Friends Wedding - 7
Americas Sweethearts - 7
Charlie Wilsons War - 6
Michael Collins - 6
Notting Hill - 6
Flatliners - 5
Oceans Twelve - 5
Hook - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
63.
Glenn Close
Six time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close was born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Mary Hester "Bettine" (Moore) and William Taliaferro Close (William Close), a prominent doctor. Both of her parents were from upper-class northeastern families. Glenn...
“ Average - 6.5

Mars Attacks - 10
The Girl with All the Gifts - 8
101 Dalmations - 7
Air Force One - 6
Fatal Attraction - 6
The Stepford Wives - 6
102 Dalmations - 5
Hook - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
64.
Cameron Diaz
A tall, strikingly attractive blue-eyed natural blonde, Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, the daughter of a Cuban-American father and an Anglo-German mother. Self described as "adventurous, independent and a tough kid," Cameron left home at 16 and for the next 5 years lived in such varied locales as Japan...
“ Average - 6.5

Being John Malkovich - 9
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - 7
My Best Friends Wedding - 7
Gangs of New York - 6
Knight and Day - 6
Very Bad Things - 6
Charlies Angels - 6
Vanilla Sky - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
65.
Gwyneth Paltrow
Actress, Se7en
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...
“ Average - 6.5

Se7en - 10
Talented Mr Ripley - 8
The Royal Tenenbaums - 8
Contagion - 7
Shakespeare in Love - 7
Running with Scissors - 6
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow - 6
A Perfect Murder - 6
Hook - 4
Shallow Hal - 3 ” - donegalcat
 
66.
Missi Pyle
Actress, Galaxy Quest
Missi Pyle was born on November 16, 1972 as Andrea Kay Pyle in Houston, Texas and was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. The daughter of Linda and Frank Pyle, she has four older siblings, sisters Debbie and Julie, and brothers Sam and Paul. Pyle attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated in 1995...
“ Average - 6.44

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - 8
Captain Fantastic - 7
Gone Girl - 7
Dodgeball - 7
Along Came Polly - 7
As Good as it Gets - 6
Soul Plane - 6
Galaxy Quest - 6
The Artist - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
67.
“ Average - 6.4

Collateral - 9
Goodfellas - 8
Nowhere - 6
Batman Forever - 5
Toys - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
68.
Robin Wright
Actress, Forrest Gump
Robin Gayle Wright was born in Dallas, Texas, to Gayle (Gaston), a national director at Mary Kay, and Freddie Wright, a pharmaceutical executive. She grew up in San Diego, California. She started her professional career as a model in 1980 at age 14, and worked both in Paris and Japan. After finishing high school she decided to become an actress...
“ Average - 6.38

A Home at the End of the World - 8
The Princess Bride - 7
A Most Wanted Man - 7
Girl with the Dragon Tatoo - 7
Moneyball - 7
Unbreakable - 6
Forrest Gump - 5
Toys - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
69.
Nicole Kidman
Actress, Moulin Rouge!
Elegant blonde Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas. Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and clinical psychologist...
“ Average - 6.36

The Others - 9
The Hours - 8
Moulin Rouge - 8
Stoker - 7
Dead Calm - 7
The Paperboy - 7
The Golden Compass - 6
The Stepford Wives - 6
Batman Forever - 5
Birthday Girl - 4
Far and Away - 3 ” - donegalcat
 
70.
Amy Adams
Actress, Arrival
Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as smaller amounts of Danish, Swiss-German, and Norwegian, ancestry...
“ Average - 6.22

Catch Me If You Can - 9
Big Eyes - 8
The Muppets - 8
Drop Dead Gorgeous - 7
Charlie Wilsons War - 6
Arrival - 6
American Hustle - 5
Man of Steel - 5
Leap Year - 2 ” - donegalcat
 
71.
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...
“ Average - 6.17

Changeling - 8
Salt - 7
Alexander - 7
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow - 6
Wanted - 5
Gone in Sixty Seconds - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
72.
Michelle Pfeiffer
Actress, Scarface
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...
“ Average - 6.17

Hairspray - 8
Scarface - 6
Batman Returns - 6
Wolf - 6
What Lies Beneath - 6
One Fine Day - 5 ” - donegalcat
 
73.
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...
“ Average - 6.14

X-Men - 8
X2 - 8
Die Another Day - 7
X-Men: The Last Stand - 6
The Flintstones - 6
Catwoman - 5
Swordfish - 3 ” - donegalcat
 
74.
Helen Mirren
Actress, The Queen
Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. Mirren attended St...
“ Average - 6

Gosford Park - 9
The Queen - 7
Hitchcock - 6
Calendar Girls - 6
Woman in Gold - 6
Arthur - 2 ” - donegalcat
 
75.
Reese Witherspoon
Actress, Walk the Line
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 at Southern Baptist Hospital (now Memorial Medical Center) in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the second child of Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Reese) and Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. Her father was a military surgeon specializing in ear, nose and throat...
“ Average - 6

American Psycho - 9
Cruel Intentions - 7
Election - 6
This Means War - 5
Four Christmases - 5
Hot Pursuit - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
76.
Sandra Bullock
Actress, Gravity
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...
“ Average - 5.8

Speed - 7
Gravity - 7
Our Brand is Crisis - 7
The Heat - 7
Crash - 6
While You Were Sleeping - 6
Miss Congeniality - 6
The Net - 5
Hope Floats - 4
Speed 2 - 3 ” - donegalcat
 
77.
Jennifer Aniston
Actress, Friends
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...
“ Average - 5.8

Along Came Polly - 7
Bruce Almighty - 7
The Break-Up - 6
The Object of My Affection - 5
Derailed - 4 ” - donegalcat
 
78.
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Actress, Chicago
Catherine Zeta-Jones was born September 25, 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK. She is the daughter of Patricia (Fair) and David James "Dai" Jones, who formerly owned a candy factory. Her father is of Welsh descent and her mother is of English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Her brothers are David Jones (born 1967)...
“ Average - 5.43

Americas Sweethearts - 7
Intolerable Cruelty - 6
The Mask of Zorro - 6
Entrapment - 6
Oceans Twelve - 5
The Haunting - 4
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery - 4 ” - donegalcat