Movies where actresses were unforgettable and breathtaking.
Actresses in random order and the name of the movie mentioned alongside.
Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in the Italian village of Città di Castello, Umbria, the only child of Brunella Briganti and Pasquale Bellucci. She originally pursued a career in the legal profession. While attending the University of Perugia, she modeled on the side to earn money for school...
“ Malèna (2000) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0213847/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Elisha Ann Cuthbert (born November 30, 1982) is a Canadian actress and model. She became internationally known for playing Kim Bauer in the series 24
; Danielle in the teen comedy film The Girl Next Door
and Carly Jones in the 2005 in of House of Wax
. She was voted the sexiest actress in the world in 2015 by the magazine Glam'Mag...
“ The Girl Next Door (2004) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0265208/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, California, to Billie Joann (Early), an import-export agent, and Emilio Diaz
, who worked for an oil company. Her mother has English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry, and her father was from a Cuban family (of Spanish origin). Self-described as "adventurous...
“ The Mask (1994) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110475/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Denise Richards was born in Downers Grove, Illinois, the older of two daughters of Joni Lee, who owned a coffee shop, and Irv Richards, a telephone engineer. She has German, French-Canadian, Irish, English, and Welsh ancestry. She grew up in the Chicago area, until the family relocated to Oceanside...
“ Wild Things (1998) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120890/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Ella van Heemstra, was a Dutch baroness, and her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, of English and Austrian descent, and worked in business...
“ Roman Holiday (1953) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0046250/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
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...
“ The Hot Spot (1990) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099797/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Sophie Marceau was born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu in Paris, France, to Simone (Morisset), a shop assistant, and Benoît Maupu, a truck driver. She grew up far from the studio spotlights. When she was 14 she was living in the Paris suburb of Gentilly with her father. She learned from friends that director Claude Pinoteau
was looking for new faces for a movie about teenagers called The Party
“ Beyond the Clouds (1995) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114086/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Kim Basinger was born December 8, 1953, in Athens, Georgia, the third of five children. She is the daughter of Ann Lee (Cordell) and Donald Wade Basinger, a loan manager. Both her parents had been in entertainment; her father had played big-band jazz, and her mother had performed water ballet in several Esther Williams
“ Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091635/?ref_=sr_2 ” - reachingfornews
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...
“ Great Expectations (1998) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119223/?ref_=sr_2 ” - reachingfornews
Natasha Henstridge was born on August 15, 1974 in Springdale, Newfoundland, Canada. Known for movies like Species
and The Whole Nine Yards
, she started her career as a model in Paris, France at the tender age of 15. After leaving home to begin her modeling career in the highly-competitive Paris fashion world...
“ Species (1995) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114508/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Amber Laura Heard was born in Austin, Texas, to Patricia Paige (Parsons), an internet researcher, and David Clinton Heard, a contractor. She has English, Irish, Scottish, German, and Welsh ancestry. Heard appeared in the Academy Award-nominated film, North Country
, in which she played Charlize Theron
's character in flashbacks...
“ All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0490076/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Actress Paz Campos Trigo was born in Seville, Spain, to a bullfighter father. She has been based in Los Angeles since 2008. She has starred in dozens of films in Europe and North America. After six successful seasons as Laura in "Seven Lives" (Telecinco,) one of Spain's longest running sitcoms, the young Seville born actress makes her leap to the big screen...
“ Sex and Lucia (2001) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0254455/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City. Her mother, Melanie Sloan
, is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, and her father, Karsten Johansson
, is Danish. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson
, who is also an actress, a brother, Adrian, a twin brother, Hunter Johansson
, born three minutes after her, and a paternal half-brother, Christian. Her grandfather was writer Ejner Johansson
“ Lost in Translation (2003) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0335266/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Born in New York City to legendary screen star Henry Fonda
and New York socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw, Jane Seymour Fonda was destined early to an uncommon and influential life in the limelight. Although she initially showed little inclination to follow her father's trade, she was prompted by...
“ Barbarella (1968) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062711/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Grace Patricia Kelly was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to wealthy parents. She was the daughter of Margaret Katherine (Majer), a phys ed instructor, and John Brendan Kelly, Sr., a three-time Olympic Gold winner for rowing. Her uncle was playwright George Kelly
. She was of half Irish and half German descent...
“ Rear Window (1954) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047396/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Margarita Carmen Cansino was born on October 17, 1918, in Brooklyn, New York, into a family of dancers. Her father, Eduardo was a dancer as was his father before him. He emigrated from Spain in 1913. Rita's mother met Eduardo in 1916 and were married the following year. Rita, herself, studied as a dancer in order to follow in her family's footsteps...
“ Gilda (1946) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038559/?ref_=sr_2 ” - reachingfornews
Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, CA, to Catherine (Jensen) and Mark David Alba, who served in the US Air Force. Her mother has Danish, Welsh, German, English, and French ancestry, while her father is of Mexican descent (including Spanish, Indigenous Mexican and distant Sephardic Jewish...
“ Sin City (2005) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0401792/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 ” - reachingfornews
Jennifer Beals was born in December 1963 in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the city. With a life-long desire for acting, Beals first appeared in small high school plays and even got an uncredited bit part in My Bodyguard
in 1980. After graduation, she enrolled in college at Yale University, studying American literature...
“ Flashdance (1983) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085549/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother was a film-cutter at RKO Studios who, widowed and mentally ill, abandoned her to a sequence of foster homes. She was almost smothered to death at two, nearly raped at six. At nine, the LA Orphans' Home paid her a nickel a month for kitchen work while taking back a penny every Sunday for church...
“ Some Like It Hot (1959) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053291/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Cybill Lynne Shepherd was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Patty, a homemaker, and William Shepherd, a small business owner. Named after her grandfather, Cy, and her father, Bill, Shepherd's career began at a young age in modeling, when she won the "Miss Teenage Memphis" contest in 1966 and the "Model of the Year" contest in 1968...
“ The Last Picture Show (1971) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067328/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Rebecca De Mornay
Rebecca De Mornay was born 1959 as Rebecca Jane Pearch in Santa Rosa, California. She is the daughter of Julie (Eagar) and Wally George
(born George Walter Pearch), a television and radio commentator. Her paternal grandmother was child actress Eugenia Clinchard
. Her parents divorced when she was young...
“ Risky Business (1983) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086200/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
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...
“ From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116367/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Sharon Yvonne Stone was born and raised in Meadville, a small town in Pennsylvania, to Dorothy Marie (Lawson), an accountant and homemaker, and Joseph William Stone II, a factory worker. Her father was strict. She was the second of four children, and has English, German, Scottish, and Irish ancestry...
“ Basic Instinct (1992) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103772/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Emmanuelle Béart was born August 14, 1963, in Gassin, France. She lived with her mother, brothers, and sister on a farm not far from Saint-Tropez in Provence (southern France), because her father, singer and poet Guy Béart
, did not want his children to be affected by the glamour world of Paris...
“ Manon of the Spring (1986) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091480/ ” - reachingfornews
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 are second only to Katharine Hepburn
“ Casablanca (1942) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034583/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
A new reigning 1960s international sex symbol took to the cinematic throne as soon as Raquel Welch emerged from the sea in her purposely depleted, furry prehistoric bikini. Tantalizingly wet with her garb clinging to all the right amazonian places, One Million Years B.C.
, if nothing else, captured the hearts...
“ One Million Years B.C. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060782/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Brigitte Bardot was born on September 28, 1934 in Paris, France. Her father had an engineering degree and worked with his father in the family business. Brigitte's mother encouraged her daughter to take up music and dance, and she proved to be very adept at it. By the time she was 15, Brigitte was trying a modeling career...
“ ...And God Created Woman (1956) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049189/?ref_=sr_2 ” - reachingfornews
Angelina Jolie Pitt
Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who became popular after playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith
. Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees...
“ Gia (1998) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0123865/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 ” - reachingfornews
The quintessential jet-set Euro starlet, Ursula Andress was born in the Swiss canton of Berne on March 19, 1936, one of six children in a strict German Protestant family. Although often seeming icily aloof, a restless streak early demonstrated itself in her personality, and she had a desire to explore the world outside Switzerland...
“ Dr. No (1962) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055928/ ” - reachingfornews
Eva Gaëlle Green was born on July 6, 1980, in Paris, France. She has a sororal twin sister. Her father, Walter Green, is a dentist who appeared in the 1966 film Au Hasard Balthazar
. Her mother, Marlène Jobert
, is an actress turned children's book writer. Eva's mother was born in Algeria, of Sephardi Jewish heritage (during that time...
“ The Dreamers (2003) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0309987/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
“ Live and Let Die (1973) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070328/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
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)...
“ The Mask of Zorro (1998) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120746/?ref_=sr_1 ” - reachingfornews
Jessica Phyllis Lange was born 1949 in Cloquet, Minnesota, to Dorothy Florence (Sahlman) and Albert John Lange, a traveling salesman and teacher. She is of Finnish (mother) and Dutch and German (father) descent. She obtained a scholarship to study art at the University of Minnesota, but instead went to Paris to study drama...
“ The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082934/?ref_=sr_2 ” - reachingfornews