Favorite Actresses

Alphabetical order by last name.

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1.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

The Fighter
Man Of Steel
American Hustle

Still Need To Watch:

Enchanted
Sunshine Cleaning
The Muppets
Trouble With The Curve
Big Eyes

Upcoming:

Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice
Story Of Your Life ” - killerquarterbacking
 
2.
Elizabeth Banks
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as having been seen as a "goody two-shoes" in her youth who was nominated for the local Harvest Queen...
“ Favorite Performances:

Zach And Miri Make A Porno
The Next Three Days
Man On A Ledge
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Still Need To Watch:

Wet Hot American Summer
Heights
Slither
Invincible (Rewatch)
Definitely, Maybe
The Details
What To Expecting When You're Expecting
People Like Us
Walk Of Shame
Love & Mercy

Upcoming:

The Big Shoe ” - killerquarterbacking
 
3.
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)...
“ Favorite Performances:

Scream
The Wedding Singer

Still Need To Watch:

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Wayne's World 2
Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind
He's Just Not That Into You
Whip It
Going The Distance
Blended

Upcoming: ” - killerquarterbacking
 
4.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

Pearl Harbor
Underworld
The Aviator
Click

Still Need To Watch:

Van Helsing (Rewatch)
Underworld: Evolution
Snow Angels
Whiteout
Contraband
Underworld: Awakening
Total Recall
Eliza Graves
The Face Of An Angel

Upcoming:

Absolutely Anything ” - killerquarterbacking
 
5.
Ingrid Bergman
Actress, Casablanca
Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with Meryl Streep, both second only to Katharine Hepburn...
“ Favorite Performances:

Casablanca

Still Need To Watch:

Spellbound
Notorious
Murder On The Orient Express ” - killerquarterbacking
 
6.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

The Aviator
The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
Blue Jasmine

Still Need To Watch:

The Talented Mr. Ripley
The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (Rewatch)
Babel
Robin Hood
Knight Of Cups
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

Upcoming:

Carol
Cinderella ” - killerquarterbacking
 
7.
Emily Blunt
Actress, Sicario
Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is a British actress known for her roles in The Devil Wears Prada, The Young Victoria, Edge of Tomorrow, and The Girl on the Train, among many others. Blunt was born on February 23, 1983, in Roehampton, South West London, England, the second of four children in the family of Joanna Mackie...
“ Favorite performances:

The Adjustment Bureau
Looper

Still Need To Watch:

The Devil Wears Prada
Sunshine Cleaning
The Wolfman
Salmon Fishing In The Yemen
The Muppets
The Five-Year Engagement
Arthur Newman
Edge Of Tomorrow
Into The Woods

Upcoming:

Sicario ” - killerquarterbacking
 
8.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

Speed
Crash
The Blindside
The Heat
Gravity

Still Need To Watch:

Demolition Man
Miss Congeniality
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Upcoming:

The Heat 2 ” - killerquarterbacking
 
9.
Jessica Chastain
Actress, The Martian
Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sacramento, California, and was raised in a middle-class household in a northern California suburb. Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman. She discovered dance at the age of nine and was in a dance troupe by age thirteen...
“ Favorite performances:

The Help
Zero Dark Thirty

Still Need To Watch:

The Tree Of Life
Lawless
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
Miss Julie
Interstellar
A Most Violent Year

Upcoming:

Crimson Peak
The Zookeeper's Wife
The Secret Scripture
Blonde
Mission: Impossible 5 ” - killerquarterbacking
 
10.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

Requiem For A Dream
A Beautiful Mind
Blood Diamond


Still Need To Watch:

Dark City
He's Just Not That Into You
Stuck In Love
Winter's Tale
Noah
Aloft
Shelter

Upcoming: ” - killerquarterbacking
 
11.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

Big Fish

Still Need To Watch:

Taxi
A Very Long Engagement
A Good Year
La Vie En Rose
Public Enemies (Rewatch)
Midnight In Paris
Rust And Bone
Blood Ties
The Immigrant
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Two Days, One Night
Macbeth

Upcoming: ” - killerquarterbacking
 
12.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

The Virgin Suicides
Spider-Man
Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
Spider-Man 2


Still Need To Watch:

Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
Marie Antoinette
All Good Things
Melancholia
Upside Down
Anchorman: The Legend Continues
The Two Faces of January

Upcoming:

Midnight Special ” - killerquarterbacking
 
13.
Vera Farmiga
Actress, The Conjuring
Vera Farmiga is an American actress who received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Up in the Air and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role in Bates Motel. She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, the second of seven children...
“ Favorite Performances:

Running Scared
Orphan
Up In The Air
Bates Motel (TV Series)

Still Need To Watch:

The Manchurian Candidate
The Departed (Rewatch Eventually)
The Boy In Striped Pajamas
Safe House
The Judge

Upcoming:

The Locals
The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist
The Geography Of Hope
Prima
Facing The Wind ” - killerquarterbacking
 
14.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

Taxi Driver
The Silence Of The Lambs
Panic Room
Flightplan
Carnage

Still Need To Watch:

The Accused
Contact
A Very Long Engagement
The Beaver

Upcoming: ” - killerquarterbacking
 
15.
Carla Gugino
Carla Gugino was born in Sarasota, Florida, to Carl Gugino, an orthodontist. She is of Italian (father) and English-Irish (mother) ancestry. Gugino moved with her mother to Paradise, California, when Carla was just five years old. During her childhood, they moved many times within the state. But she remained a straight-A student throughout high school and graduated as valedictorian...
“ Favorite Performances:

Sin City
Sucker Punch

Still Need To Watch:

The Lookout
Righteous Kill
Watchmen (Rewatch)
Race To Witch Mountain
Hotel Noir

Upcoming:

San Andreas ” - killerquarterbacking
 
16.
Christina Hendricks
Actress, Mad Men
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

Detachment
Mad Men (TV Series)

Still Need To Watch:

Life As We Know It
I Don't Know How She Does It
Ginger & Rosa
God's Pocket
Lost River
Dark Places
A Book Of Common Prayer

Upcoming: ” - killerquarterbacking
 
17.
Helen Hunt
Actress, Mad About You
Helen Hunt began studying acting at the age of eight with her father, respected director and acting coach Gordon Hunt. A year later she made her professional debut and afterwards worked steadily in films, theatre and television.
“ Favorite Performances:

Twister
The Sessions

Still Need To Watch:

As Good As It Gets
Pay It Forward
Cast Away (Rewatch)
Decoding Annie Parker
Ride

Upcoming:

Relative Insanity
Serpent Girl ” - killerquarterbacking
 
18.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

Ghost World
Lost In Translation
The Island
The Prestige
Vicky Christina Barcelona
We Bought A Zoo
Don Jon
Her

Still Need To Watch:

The Man Who Wasn't There
A Love Song For Bobby Long
Match Point
Scoop
The Black Dahlia (Rewatch)
The Spirit
He's Just Not That Into You
Under The Skin
Chef
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Lucy

Upcoming:

The Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Jungle Book
Black Widow ” - killerquarterbacking
 
19.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

Gia
Girl, Interrupted
Changeling
Salt

Still Need To Watch:

The Bone Collector
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (Rewatch)
Original Sin
Life Or Something Like It
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (Rewatch)
Taking Lives
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (Rewatch)
Wanted (Rewatch)
Maleficent

Upcoming:

Salt 2 ” - killerquarterbacking
 
20.
Grace Kelly
Actress, Rear Window
Grace Patricia Kelly was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to wealthy parents. She was the daughter of Margaret Katherine (Majer), a physical education instructor, and John Brendan Kelly, Sr., a three-time Olympic Gold winner for rowing. Her uncle was playwright George Kelly...
“ Favorite Performances:

Dial M For Murder
Rear Window

Still Need To Watch:

High Noon
To Catch A Thief ” - killerquarterbacking
 
21.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

Eyes Wide Shut

Still Need To Watch:

To Die For
Moulin Rouge!
The Hours
Dogville
The Human Strain
Cold Mountain
Rabbit Hole
The Paperboy
Stoker
Grace Of Monaco
Before I Go To Sleep
Queen Of The Desert

Upcoming:

Strangerland
The Family Fang
Genius ” - killerquarterbacking
 
22.
Diane Kruger
Diane Kruger was born Diane Heidkrüger in Algermissen, near Hildesheim, Germany, to Maria-Theresa, a bank employee, and Hans-Heinrich Heidkrüger, a computer specialist. She studied ballet with the Royal Ballet in London before an injury ended her career. She returned to Germany and became a top fashion model...
“ Favorite Performances:

National Treasure
National Treasure: Book Of Secrets
Inglorious Basterds

Still Need To Watch:

Mr. Nobody
The Better Angels

Upcoming:

Fathers And Daughters ” - killerquarterbacking
 
23.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

Black Swan
Friends With Benefits
Ted

Still Need To Watch:

Oz The Great And Powerful
Blood Ties
Third Person
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn


Upcoming:

Jupiter Ascending
Ted 2 ” - killerquarterbacking
 
24.
Mélanie Laurent
Mélanie Laurent was born in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Annick, a ballet teacher, and Pierre, a voice actor, who is most recognized for the French version of The Simpsons. She has a younger brother, Mathieu, and has both Sephardi Jewish (from Tunisia) and Ashkenazi Jewish (from Poland) ancestry...
“ Favorite Performances:

Inglorious Basterds
Now You See Me

Still Need To Watch:

Beginners
Enemy
Aloft

Upcoming:

Boomerang
Eternity ” - killerquarterbacking
 
25.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

The Hunger Games
Silver Linings Playbook
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
American Hustle

Still Need To Watch:

The Beaver
House At The End Of The Street
X-Men: Days Of Future Past
Serena
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

Upcoming:

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Joy
X-Men: Apocalypse ” - killerquarterbacking
 
26.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Side Effects

Still Need To Watch:

The Winning Season
Youth In Revolt
A Nightmare On Elm Street (Remake)
Ain't Them Bodies Saints
Trash

Upcoming:

Carol
Pan
The Girl Who Played With Fire ” - killerquarterbacking
 
27.
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson at the Los Angeles County Hospital on June 1, 1926. Her mother Gladys Pearl Baker was a film-cutter at Consolidated Film Industries. Marilyn's father's identity was never known. Because Gladys was mentally and financially unable to care for young Marilyn...
“ Favorite Performances:

Some Like It Hot

Still Need To Watch:

The Asphalt Jungle
All About Eve
Don't Bother To Knock
Monkey Business
Niagara
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
How To Marry A Millionaire
River Of No Return
There's No Business Like Show Business
The Seven Year Itch
Bus Stop
The Prince And The Showgirl
Let's Make Love
The Misfits ” - killerquarterbacking
 
28.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

Boogie Nights
The Big Lebowski
Magnolia
Don Jon

Still Need To Watch:

The Fugitive
Short Cuts
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Far From Heaven
The Hours
Children Of Men (Rewatch)
Blindness
A Single Man
Chloe
The Kids Are All Right
Carrie
Map To The Stars

Upcoming:

Seventh Son
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Still Alice
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Freeheld
Maggie's Plan ” - killerquarterbacking
 
29.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

Wall Street: The Money Never Sleeps
Drive

Still Need To Watch:

An Education
Public Enemies (Rewatch)
Brothers
Shame (Rewatch)
The Great Gatsby
Inside Llewyn Davis
Suffragette

Upcoming:

Far From The Madding Crowd
Hold On To Me ” - killerquarterbacking
 
30.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

Martha Marcy May Marlene
Oldboy

Still Need To Watch:

Red Lights
Liberal Arts
Kill Your Darlings
Very Good Girls
In Secret
Godzilla

Upcoming:

The Avengers: Age Of Ultron ” - killerquarterbacking
 
31.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

Leon: The Professional
V For Vendetta
Black Swan

Still Need To Watch:

Heat (Rewatch)
Mars Attacks!
Cold Mountain
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium
Brothers
Hesher
Thor: The Dark World
A Tale Of Love And Darkness
Knight Of Cups

Upcoming:

Jane Got A Gun ” - killerquarterbacking
 
32.
Noomi Rapace
Actress, Prometheus
Swedish actress Noomi Rapace was born in Hudiksvall, Gävleborgs län, Sweden, the daughter of Swedish actress Nina Norén and Spanish Flamenco singer Rogelio Durán. Her parents did not stay together, and when Rapace was five she moved to Iceland with her mother and stepfather, where she lived for three years...
“ Favorite Performances:

Prometheus

Still Need To Watch:

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Passion
Dead Man Down
The Drop
Child 44
Alive Alone

Upcoming:

Prometheus 2
Unlocked ” - killerquarterbacking
 
33.
Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie was born in Dalby, Queensland, Australia and raised on the Gold Coast, spending much of her time at the farm belonging to her grandparents. Her mother, Sarie Kessler, is a physiotherapist. Robbie attended and graduated from Somerset College. In her late teens, she moved to Melbourne to pursue an acting career...
“ Favorite Performances:

The Wolf Of Wall Street

Still Need To Watch:

About Time

Upcoming:

Suite Francaise
Z For Zachariah
Focus
Tarzan ” - killerquarterbacking
 
34.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

Conspiracy Theory
Erin Brockovich
Larry Crowne
August: Osage County

Still Need To Watch:

Pretty Woman
Hook
Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind
Fireflies In The Garden
Valentine's Day

Upcoming: ” - killerquarterbacking
 
35.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

Superbad
Easy A
Crazy Stupid Love
The Help
The Amazing Spider-Man

Still Need To Watch:

Zombieland (Rewatch)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Magic In The Moonlight
Birdman

Upcoming: ” - killerquarterbacking
 
36.
Hilary Swank
Hilary was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Judith Kay (Clough), a secretary, and Stephen Michael Swank, who served in the National Guard and was also a traveling salesman. Her maternal grandmother, Frances Martha Dominguez, was of Mexican descent, and her other roots include German, English, and Scottish...
“ Favorite performances:

Million Dollar Baby
Freedom Writers
P.S. I Love You
New Year's Eve

Still Need To Watch:

Boys Don't Cry
Insomnia
The Core
The Black Dahlia (Rewatch)
The Homesman
You're Not You

Upcoming: ” - killerquarterbacking
 
37.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

The Devil's Advocate
Monster
Prometheus

Still Need To Watch:

Mighty Joe Young
North Country
Aeon Flux
Hancock (Rewatch)
Young Adult
Snow White And The Huntsman
Dark Places

Upcoming:

Mad Max: Fury Road
The Last Face ” - killerquarterbacking
 
38.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

Mulholland Dr.
King Kong
The Impossible

Still Need To Watch:

The Ring
21 Grams
Eastern Promises (Rewatch)
Funny Games U.S.
Dream House
J. Edgar
Birdman
St. Vincent

Upcoming:

While We're Young
Insurgent
Sea Of Trees
Holland, Michigan
Allegiant: Part 1
Allegiant: Part 2 ” - killerquarterbacking
 
39.
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...
“ Favorite Performances:

Blue Valentine
My Week With Marilyn

Still Need To Watch:

Synecdoche, New York
Oz The Great And Powerful
Suite Francaise

Upcoming: ” - killerquarterbacking
 
40.
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...
“ Favorite performances:

Titanic
Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
Little Children
Carnage

Still Need To Watch:

Heavenly Creatures
The Reader
Revolutionary Road
Labor Day
Divergent
A Little Chaos

Upcoming:

Triple Nine
Insurgent
The Dressmaker ” - killerquarterbacking
 
41.
Shailene Woodley
Actress, Divergent
Actress Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California, to Lori (Victor), a middle school counselor, and Lonnie Woodley, a school principal. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began commercial modeling. Acting roles followed...
“ Favorite Performances:

The Descendants
Divergent

Still Need To Watch:

The Spectacular Now
White Bird In A Blizzard

Upcoming:

Insurgent
Allegiant: Part 1
Allegiant: Part 2 ” - killerquarterbacking
 
42.
Renée Zellweger
Renée Kathleen Zellweger was born on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas, USA. Her mother, Kjellfrid Irene (Andreassen), is a Norwegian-born former nurse and midwife, of Norwegian, Kven (Finnish), and Swedish descent. Her father, Emil Erich Zellweger, is a Swiss-born engineer. The two married in 1963. Renée has a brother named Drew Zellweger...
“ Favorite Performances:

Jerry Maguire
Cinderella Man

Still Need To Watch:

Bridget Jones's Diary
Chicago
Cold Mountain

Upcoming: ” - killerquarterbacking