My Favorite Actresses (Part 3)by racfguy | created - 30 Jan 2013 | updated - 03 Feb 2013 | Public
Actress | Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Kristine Sutherland's first love was theater. She went to an audition in high school as moral support for a friend but ended up auditioning herself. She worked as an actress on stage through the 80s, landing a few pilot roles as well as her small secretary part in Legal Eagles (1986) and her ...
Actress | Honey I Blew Up the Kid
This tall, willowy brunette (frequently blonde) was born April 28, 1948, in New York City, one of four children. Raised in Passaic, New Jersey, she grew into a striking young teen and worked for a time as a model in a local children's department store. Trekking back to New York City equipped only ...
Actress | Let's Do It Again
Denise Nicholas was born on July 12, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Donna Denise Nicholas. She is an actress and writer, known for Let's Do It Again (1975), Room 222 (1969) and In the Heat of the Night (1988). She was previously married to Jim Hill, Bill Withers and Gilbert Moses.
Actress | Police Academy
Leslie Easterbrook was born on July 29, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Leslie Eileen Easterbrook. She is an actress, known for Police Academy (1984), The Devil's Rejects (2005) and Greater (2016). She is married to Dan Wilcox. She was previously married to Victor Holchak.
Sgt Debbie Callahan
Actress | Child's Play
Born in New York City and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, Catherine Mary Hicks was a cheerleader at Gerard Catholic High School in Phoenix, Arizona, and graduated in 1969. Hicks attended Saint Mary's College-Notre Dame University and studied English literature. Moving east from South Bend, Indiana, ...
Actress | Dumb and Dumber
Victoria Rowell is an award-winning actress, international lecturer, holds two doctorates - a teacher, advocate, mother, and former foster youth. She has been recognized by 193 members of Congress for advocacy work on behalf of education, arts, foster and adoptive youth and parents as well as ...
Actress | Poltergeist
The product of a musical family, Margaret JoBeth Williams was born in Houston, Texas, to Frances Faye (Adams), a dietitian, and Fredric Roger Williams, a wire/cable company manager and opera singer. Her father encouraged her early interest in theater during high school. She made her professional ...
10. Kirsten Zien
Actress | Elektra
Kirsten Prout was born in Vancouver, Canada. Meeting with success at an early age, she worked locally in Vancouver, guest-starring on shows such as First Wave (1998), Stargate SG-1 (1997), Cold Squad (1998) and The Dead Zone (2002). Her first sizable break in film came in 2005, when she landed the ...
11. Jill Eikenberry
Actress | L.A. Law
The couple who plays together stays together. While this old and familiar adage probably would not work for a number of the happily married, high-profiled Hollywood star couples still thriving around town, it certainly has done wonders for one of Hollywood's more popular pairs -- actress Jill ...
12. Lea Thompson
Actress | Back to the Future
Lea Katherine Thompson was born on May 31, 1961, in Rochester, Minnesota. She is the youngest of five children. Her parents are Barbara Anne (Barry) and Clifford Elwin "Cliff" Thompson. Since all her siblings were much older than she, Lea says it seemed like she had more than two parents. The ...
13. Sherry Jackson
Actress | Star Trek
Gorgeous, mouth-watering, chestnut-maned Sherry Jackson began her promising career as a pleasant-looking child actress. She and brother Robert were the stepchildren of television writer/director/actor Montgomery Pittman, who died of cancer in 1962. There's a rumor that Idaho-born Sherry was ...
14. Adrienne Barbeau
Actress | Escape from New York
Adrienne Jo Barbeau is an American actress and author best known for her roles on the TV series Maude (1972) and in horror films, especially those directed by John Carpenter, with whom she was once married. She was born on June 11, 1945 in Sacramento, California, the daughter of an executive for ...
15. Jo Ann Pflug
Actress | MASH
Jo Ann Pflug was born on May 2, 1940 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for MASH (1970), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) and The Fall Guy (1981). She has been married to Charles Stuck Young since May 14, 1988. She was previously married to Chuck Woolery.
16. Connie Sellecca
Actress | The Greatest American Hero
Connie Sellecca was born on May 25, 1955 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Concetta Sellecchia. She is an actress and producer, known for The Greatest American Hero (1981), Hotel (1983) and Beyond Westworld (1980). She has been married to John Tesh since April 4, 1992. They have one child. She was ...
Mrs. John Tesch
17. Jennifer O'Neill
Actress | Scanners
Jennifer O'Neill was born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, on February 20, 1948. Her father Oscar (who died 2009 at age 91) was of Irish-Spanish descent and her mother Irene ("Rene") was English. Whereas Elvis Presley was riding high on the fame of his hit record, "Blue Suede Shoes", in 1956, in 1957--...
18. Marjorie Lord
Actress | Sherlock Holmes in Washington
Poised and lovely Marjorie Lord started her long and varied career on the Broadway stage and in "B" films as a sweet-natured ingénue.
Lord was born Marjorie F. Wollenberg in 1918 in San Francisco, California, to Lillian Rosalie (Edgar) and George Charles Wollenberg. Her family transported themselves...
20. Cheryl Ladd
Actress | Millennium
Cheryl Ladd was born on July 12, 1951 in Huron, South Dakota, USA as Cheryl Jean Stoppelmoor. She is an actress, known for Millennium (1989), Poison Ivy (1992) and Charlie's Angels (1976). She has been married to Brian Russell since January 3, 1981. She was previously married to David Ladd.
Charlie's bustiest Angel
21. Judith Light
Actress | Who's the Boss?
Judith Light was born February 9, 1949 in Trenton, New Jersey to Pearl Sue and Sidney Light. Judith later graduated from St. Mary's Hall-Doane Academy in Burlington, New Jersey, and later enrolled at Carnegie-Mellon University, where she earned a degree in drama. With several television appearances...
22. Donna Mills
Actress | Knots Landing
Donna Mills was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Her father was an oil executive and her mother was a dance instructor. Donna studied ballet throughout her teens. After spending a year studying drama at the University of Illinois, she made her way to New York, where she landed an understudy ...
Actress | McMillan & Wife
Susan Saint James was a lovely and loony TV successor to Shirley MacLaine, her mildly kooky and clumsy free spirits came into vogue in the "free love" era of the late 60s.
Saint James was born Susan Jane Miller in Los Angeles, California, to Constance (Geiger), a teacher, and Charles Daniel Miller, ...
24. Esther Williams
Actress | Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Esther Jane Williams was born on August 8, 1921 in Inglewood, California. Her youth was spent as a teenage swimming champion and she won three United States National championships. She eventually was spotted by a MGM talent scout while working in a Los Angeles department store. She made her film ...
25. Linda Blair
Actress | The Exorcist
From the age of five, Linda Blair had to get used to the spotlight, first as a child model and then as an actress, when out of 600 applicants she was picked for the role of Regan, the possessed child, in The Exorcist (1973). Linda quickly rose to international fame, won the Golden Globe, and seemed...
26. Julie Warner
Actress | Tommy Boy
Julie grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her father, Neil Warner, was a musical arranger, who wrote jingles for products such as Tic-Tacs and Fig Newtons. Her mother, Naomi, is a freelance book agent. A 10-years younger brother, James, works for the New York City Parks Department. At 12, ...
27. Constance Zimmer
Actress | UnREAL
Constance Alice Zimmer decided to pursue a career in acting after she fell in love with the craft as a high school student. Once out of high school, Zimmer was accepted at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, and began appearing in local theater. She was the recipient of a "Best ...
28. Hope Lange
Actress | Death Wish
One of the most natural beauties of the 1960s with a gentle voice and personality to match, blonde Hope Lange was born in Redding Ridge, Connecticut, and performed on stage from the age of nine. She studied both drama and dance under Martha Graham, did some modeling and then worked in stock ...
29. Linda Purl
Actress | Visiting Hours
Linda Purl was born in Connecticut and raised in Japan, becoming the only foreigner to train at the Toho Geino Academy. At the Imperial Theatre in Tokyo, she played the role of "Louis" in "The King and I" (in Japanese), "Bet" in "Oliver" and the role of "Helen Keller" in "The Miracle Worker".
30. Jill Wagner
Actress | Splinter
Jill Wagner was born on January 13, 1979 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA as Jill Suzanne Wagner. She is an actress, known for Splinter (2008), Stargate: Atlantis (2004) and Teen Wolf (2011). She has been married to David Lemanowicz since April 8, 2017.
The 'Mercury Chick'!!
31. Kate Vernon
Actress | Battlestar Galactica
Kate Vernon was born to the celebrated actor John Vernon. As her father's career began to take off in the USA, the family moved from their home in Canada to Hollywood when Kate was 7 years old.
With the ever growing career success of the late John Vernon (Dirty Harry (1971), Animal House (1978), The...
Actress | Arrow
Audrey Marie Anderson is an American actress, born in Texas on March the 7th, 1975. She has been in film and television since 2000, working with notable directors such as David Mamet, Lisa Cholodenko and Antoine Fuqua. She appears on the television series, Arrow, as Lyla Michaels. She is also known...
33. Roma Downey
Actress | Touched by an Angel
Roma was raised in Derry, then went to the Brighton Art College in England where she received her bachelor's. After that, she attended the London Drama Studio, where she was awarded Most Promising Student of the Year when she graduated. Roma was nominated for the Helen Hayes Best Actress Award in ...
34. Julie London
Actress | Emergency!
Julie London was born Julie Peck on September 26, 1926 in Santa Rosa, California. She was an actress and sultry singer who starred in a number of movies in the 1940s and 1950s before beginning a popular singing career, but is probably best remembered for her role as Nurse Dixie McCall on Emergency!...
35. Abby Brammell
Actress | Jobs
Abby Brammell was born on March 19, 1979 in Kentucky, USA as Abigail Brammell. She is an actress, known for Jobs (2013), The Unit (2006) and Star Trek: Enterprise (2001). She has been married to Stefan Bishop since January 22, 2010. They have one child. She was previously married to Jake La Botz.
36. Bobbie Phillips
Actress | Solar Eclipse: Depth of Darkness
Bobbie Phillips is an actress, animal advocate, and a true Chameleon (1998); both on screen and off. Bobbie has portrayed a variety of characters in various genres throughout her career. Widely recognized for her award winning role as sexy entomologist, Dr. Bambi Berenbaum on The X-Files: War of ...
38. Megan Gallagher
Actress | Suits
Megan Gallagher wanted to act from the time she was five years old. She later took drama lessons when she was in high school. She moved to New York to attend the Juilliard and appeared in the Broadway cast of "A Few Good Men" where she won two theater awards (Theatre World and Outer Critics Circle ...
39. Susan Oliver
Actress | Star Trek
A fascinating aura of mystery seemed to surround the characters portrayed by blue-eyed blonde actress Susan Oliver, whose trademark high cheekbones, rosebud lips and heart-shaped face kept audiences intrigued for nearly three decades. While her career didn't play out as well as it should have, she ...
40. Jayne Brook
Actress | Chicago Hope
Jayne Brook was born on September 16, 1960 in Northbrook, Illinois, USA as Jane Anderson. She is an actress, known for Chicago Hope (1994), Gattaca (1997) and Boston Legal (2004). She has been married to John Terlesky since May 11, 1996. They have two children.
41. Tina Louise
Actress | Gilligan's Island
Tina Louise was born Tina Blacker in New York City, the daughter of Sylvia (Horn) and Joseph Blacker, who owned a candy store. Tina was still in her teens when she burst upon the national scene by starring on Broadway in the critically acclaimed box-office success "Li'l Abner", based on the famous ...
42. Lauren Koslow
Actress | Days of Our Lives
Born on March 9, 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts, Koslow's mother was a docent, and was raised with a strong love for colonial life along with her sister, Linda and her brother, Donald. Koslow was educated at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State ...
43. Dayle Haddon
Actress | Cyborg
Dayle was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. As a child she was enrolled in dancing classes to develop her physique. It worked well enough that she became a member of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens at 13 and Miss Montreal at 18.
Her elfin good looks provided an easy entree to modeling and she quickly...
44. Rena Sofer
Actress | Keeping the Faith
Rena was born in Arcadia, California, to Susan (Franzblau), a psychology professor, and Martin Sofer, who was a Conservative Jewish Rabbi. She moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania when her parents divorced. She was discovered at age 15 by a New York talent agent and started modeling before turning to ...
45. Joi Lansing
Actress | Touch of Evil
Joi Lansing was born Joyce Renee Brown on April 6, 1929 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a young lady who developed, physically, early as a teen. Because of her striking good looks, she began to model and was extremely successful throughout the 1940s. It was only natural that her physical assets ...
46. Shannon Whirry
Actress | Middle Men
Shannon Whirry is not just a talented actress with girl-next-door looks, she captured a generation of viewers' imaginations by wishing that she actually was the girl-next-door.
Born in Green Lake County, Wisconsin, Whirry graduated from high school and packed her bags for New York. She trained at ...
47. Nancy Kovack
Actress | The Silencers
A native of Flint, Michigan, Nancy Kovack was a student at the University of Michigan at 15, a radio deejay at 16, a college graduate at 19 and the holder of eight beauty titles by 20. Her professional acting career began on television in New York, first as one of Jackie Gleason's "Glea Girls" and ...
48. Sophia Loren
Actress | Arabesque
Sophia Loren was born as Sofia Scicolone at the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome, Italy, on September 20, 1934. Her father, Riccardo Scicolone, was married to another woman and refused to marry her mother, Romilda Villani, despite the fact that she was the mother of his two children (Sophia and ...
49. Barbara Bain
Actress | Mission: Impossible
Barbara Bain was born in Chicago, graduating from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. She then relocated to New York City where she gained work as a dancer and high-fashion model. Ms. Bain studied with Martha Graham, permanently cementing her love of dance; however, it...
50. Sue Lyon
Actress | Lolita
Sue Lyon was born in Davenport, Iowa, the last of five children to Sue Karr Lyon. Her mother was forty-two when her husband died and Sue was 10 months old. Her mother had to work as a hospital house mother to take care of her children and money was tight. Around this time, the Lyon family moved out...