48 Little Known Actresses

by preetamks | created - 06 Feb 2014 | updated - 11 Feb 2014 | Public

1. Charlotte Asprey

Actress | Elizabeth I

Charlotte Asprey is an actress, known for Elizabeth I (2005), The 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films: Live Action (2008) and The Oxford Murders (2008).

2. Ni Ni

Actress | Jin ling shi san chai

Ni Ni was born on August 8, 1988 in China. She is an actress, known for Jin ling shi san chai (2011), Cong cong na nian (2014) and Wu Kong (2017).

3. Alicia Vikander

Actress | Ex Machina

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress, dancer and producer. She was born and raised in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Maria Fahl-Vikander, an actress of stage and screen, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. She is of Swedish and one quarter Finnish descent. Alicia began acting as a ...

4. Zuleikha Robinson

Actress | Hidalgo

Zuleikha Robinson was born on June 29, 1977 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Hidalgo (2004), The Merchant of Venice (2004) and Homeland (2011).

5. Allie McCulloch

Actress | Come Sunday

Allie McCulloch is an actress and producer, known for Come Sunday (2018), Valor (2017) and Homeland (2011). She has been married to Ron Fallica since September 15, 2007. They have two children.

6. Marin Ireland

Actress | Hell or High Water

Marin Ireland was born on August 30, 1979 in Camarillo, California, USA as Marin Yvonne Ireland. She is an actress, known for Hell or High Water (2016), Glass Chin (2014) and Homeland (2011).

7. Meghan Markle

Actress | Remember Me

Meghan Markle was born on August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Rachel Meghan Markle. She is an actress, known for Remember Me (2010), Horrible Bosses (2011) and A Lot Like Love (2005). She was previously married to Trevor Engelson.

8. Vanessa Ray

Actress | Frances Ha

Vanessa Ray was born on June 24, 1981 in Alameda County, California, USA as Vanessa Rae Liptak. She is an actress, known for Frances Ha (2012), Pretty Little Liars (2010) and Damages (2007). She has been married to Landon Beard since June 14, 2015. She was previously married to Derek Baynham.

9. Jama Williamson

Actress | The Good Place

Jama Williamson was born in Evansville, IN and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in Communications and Theater. After graduation, she moved to New York City and attended Circle in the Square acting conservatory. After several stints Off-Broadway including the world ...

10. Stephanie Carpentieri

Actress | CSI: NY

Stephanie Carpentieri is an actor, writer and comedian residing in Hollywood, CA. She received most of her formal acting training at Seattle Acting School and Los Angeles Acting School from Joseph Dean Coburn. Prior to this she was part of an improv comedy group and acting school, The San Joaquin ...

11. Kathryn Fiore

Actress | Mission: Impossible III

Kathryn Fiore was born on August 13, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Mission: Impossible III (2006), The Hottie & the Nottie (2008) and 30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013). She has been married to ...

12. Stephanie Lemelin

Actress | Young Justice

Stephanie Lemelin is a versatile actress appearing in both TV and film, comedies and dramas, and lending her unique voice to many cartoons, movies, video games, and commercials. In 2007, she also co-wrote and produced two movies with the company In-Motion Pictures.

Stephanie began acting ...

13. Mary Alexandra Stiefvater

Actress | Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Mary Alexandra Stiefvater was born in Chico, California and grew up in Stockton, where she was first introduced to theater and dance at a young age. Educated at The University of California at Los Angeles, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater, she also studied French cinema and ...

14. Julie Gonzalo

Actress | A Cinderella Story

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Gonzalo moved to Miami, Florida when she was 8 years old.

Her first acting role came when she was 20 and she made a few TV appearances during the early 2000s, as well as appearing in some high profile movies (including Freaky Friday (2003)) but her breakthrough role ...

15. Leonor Varela

Actress | Blade II

Leonor Varela was born on December 29, 1972 in Santiago de Chile, Chile, the daughter of Leonor Palma, a massage therapist, and Francisco Varela (Francisco Javier Varela Garcia), a biologist, neuroscientist, and philosopher. Her family fled to Costa Rica, leaving behind the dictatorship of Augusto ...

16. Genesis Rodriguez

Actress | Man on a Ledge

Genesis Rodriguez was born in Miami, Florida. She is the daughter of José Luis 'El Puma' Rodríguez, the famous Venezuelan singer and actor, and Carolina Perez, a Cuban model. She has two half-sisters. She was educated at the Carrolton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami. From childhood, Rodriguez ...

17. Beth Riesgraf

Actress | Alvin and the Chipmunks

Beth Riesgraf was born on August 24, 1978 in the USA as Beth Jean Riesgraf. She is an actress and producer, known for Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007), Leverage (2008) and Intruders (2015).

18. Katia Winter

Actress | Negative

Swedish born actress Katia Winter moved to London at an early age, where she studied acting and film editing. She has appeared in British Television and Films including the UK drama "Unmade Beds" (2009), directed by award-winning Alexis Dos Santos and "Everywhere and Nowhere" (2011) directed by ...

19. April L. Hernandez

Actress | Freedom Writers

One of the most respected Latina actresses in Hollywood, April Hernandez-Castillo's personal life story is one of victory. Her feature film debut as Eva Benitez in the Image Award-nominated MTV film, Freedom Writers (2007), alongside Academy Award-winner Hilary Swank, put her in the ranks of some ...

20. Traci Ann Wolfe

Actress | Divergence

Traci Ann Wolfe is an actress, known for Divergence (2007), The Following (2013) and Sweet Home Alabama (2002).

21. Rya Kihlstedt

Actress | Home Alone 3

Rya Kihlstedt was born on July 23, 1970 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Home Alone 3 (1997), Deep Impact (1998) and Dexter (2006). She has been married to Gil Bellows since October 3, 1994. They have two children.

22. Vanessa Marano

Actress | Dear Lemon Lima

Vanessa Marano started acting in the theater when she was seven years old, performing in numerous plays at A.C.T. in Agoura Hills, California. She began her professional career with several national commercials.

Marano is most recognized for her roles as "April Nardini", the daughter of "Luke", in ...

23. Gal Gadot

Actress | Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress, singer, martial artist, and model. She was born in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel, to an Ashkenazi Jewish family. Her parents are Irit, a teacher, and Michael, an engineer, who is a sixth-generation Israeli. She served in the IDF for two years, and won the Miss Israel title ...

24. Amanda Fairbank-Hynes

Actress | The Boat That Rocked

Amanda Fairbank-Hynes is an actress, known for Pirate Radio (2009), Monte Carlo (2011) and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).

25. Julie R. Ølgaard

Actress | Hodejegerne

Julie R. Ølgaard was born on September 29, 1981 as Julie Rosenstand Ølgaard. She is an actress and writer, known for Hodejegerne (2011), Dig og mig (2008) and Efter brylluppet (2006).

26. Tereza Srbova

Actress | Eastern Promises

Tereza Srbova was born in Prague, Czech Republic. She spent most of her adult life abroad in Paris, New York and London where she currently lives. She holds a masters degree in culture anthropology as she originally thought of becoming a journalist. While undertaking her studies, she was approached...

27. Blanca Suárez

Actress | La piel que habito

Blanca Suárez was born on October 21, 1988 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain as Blanca Martínez Suárez. She is an actress, known for La piel que habito (2011), El internado (2007) and El barco (2011).

28. Sandra Echeverría

Actress | Savages

Sandra Echeverría was born on December 11, 1984 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Sandra Echeverría Gamboa. She is an actress, known for Savages (2012), Soñarás (2004) and The Book of Life (2014). She has been married to Leonardo de Lozanne since October 19, 2014.

29. Cameron Richardson

Actress | Alvin and the Chipmunks

Cameron Richardson is making her move into the industry spotlight. She starred opposite Jason Lee and Jane Lynch in 20th Century-Fox's hit Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007) and played a mentally-challenged character in the HBO series 12 Miles of Bad Road (2007), opposite Lily Tomlin and Mary Kay Place.

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30. Alicja Bachleda

Actress | Ondine

Polish actress. She started performing on stage at a tender age of 6. Her silver screen debut was the Polish biggest box office success in history "Pan Tadeusz" by Andrzej Wajda.

Most noted roles include Ondine in Neil Jordan's film Ondine (2009) (2009), Veronica in Trade (2007) opposite Kevin Kline...

31. Mylène Jampanoï

Actress | Martyrs

Mylène Jampanoï was born on July 12, 1980 in Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. She is an actress, known for Martyrs (2008), Hereafter (2010) and 36th Precinct (2004). She was previously married to Milind Soman.

32. Sara Forestier

Actress | Le nom des gens

As of her youth, Sara Forestier revealed an artistic temperament, loving to write, to paint, and especially to act. When she was thirteen and half years old, she decided to accompany one of her friends to an audition. She took the audition with brilliance, and her career in the acting started here....

33. Rachel Hurd-Wood

Actress | Peter Pan

Rachel Clare Hurd-Wood is an English actress and model, best known for her roles as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan (2003), Corrie McKenzie in Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010), and Sibyl Vane in Dorian Gray (2009). She was born on 17 August 1990 in the Streatham district of South London, England, as ...

34. Karine Vanasse

Actress | Polytechnique

Born in Drummondville, Québec, Canada in 1983, Karine Vanasse is the daughter of Conrad Vanasse and Renée Gamache. From as young as 9 years old, Karine expressed her desire to become a singer or an actress and that desire became an ambition when she appeared in Quebec's teen show "Club des 100 ...

35. Michala Banas

Actress | Mirror, Mirror

Michala Banas is a multi award winning film, television and theatre actor. Born in New Zealand and raised in Australia, Michala splits her time working between Melbourne and Los Angeles. Michala's career began very early with her first film credit at the age of 5. Since then, she has forged a ...

36. Aina Clotet

Actress | Els nens salvatges

Aina Clotet was born on September 23, 1982 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. She is an actress and writer, known for Els nens salvatges (2012), 53 días de invierno (2006) and Elisa K (2010).

37. Rachael Carpani

Actress | Against the Wall

Rachael has an Italian father, Tony, and an Australian mother, Gael, and grew up on a property near Dural, in Sydney's Hills district

She joined an acting agent and was happy to get bit parts in television shows and commercials, but never took acting seriously. Coming from an academic family, school...

38. Kate Drummond

Actress | Wynonna Earp

Kate Drummond is an actress and producer, known for Wynonna Earp (2016), Saving Hope (2012) and Flower Shop Mystery: Mum's the Word (2016).

39. Moran Atias

Actress | The Next Three Days

Moran Atias was born on April 9, 1981 in Haifa, Israel. She is an actress and producer, known for The Next Three Days (2010), Third Person (2013) and Mother of Tears (2007).

40. Alessandra Mastronardi

Actress | To Rome with Love

Alessandra Mastronardi was born on February 18, 1986 in Naples, Campania, Italy. She is an actress, known for To Rome with Love (2012), Master of None (2015) and Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012).

41. Valeria Bilello

Actress | Sense8

Valeria Bilello was born on May 2, 1982 in Sciacca, Sicily, Italy. She is an actress, known for Sense8 (2015), Miele (2013) and One Chance (2013).

42. Laura Chiatti

Actress | Il caso dell'infedele Klara

Laura Chiatti was born on July 15, 1982 in Castiglione del Lago, Perugia, Umbria, Italy. She is an actress, known for Il caso dell'infedele Klara (2009), Ho voglia di te (2007) and A casa nostra (2006). She has been married to Marco Bocci since July 5, 2014. They have two children.

43. Valeria Solarino

Actress | Viola di mare

Valeria Solarino was born on November 4, 1979 in El Morro, Barcelona, Anzoategui, Venezuela. She is an actress, known for Viola di mare (2009), Valzer (2007) and Angel of Evil (2010).

44. Anna Falchi

Actress | C'è Kim Novak al telefono

Anna Falchi was born on April 22, 1972 in Tampere, Finland as Anna Kristiina Palomaki. She is an actress and producer, known for C'è Kim Novak al telefono (1994), S.P.Q.R. 2000 e 1/2 anni fa (1994) and Cemetery Man (1994). She was previously married to Stefano Ricucci.

45. Kasia Smutniak

Actress | Perfetti sconosciuti

Kasia Smutniak was born on August 13, 1979 in Pila, Wielkopolskie, Poland as Katarzyna Anna Smutniak. She is an actress, known for Perfetti sconosciuti (2016), From Paris with Love (2010) and Tutta colpa di Giuda (2009).

46. Cristiana Capotondi

Actress | Notte prima degli esami

Cristiana Capotondi was born on September 13, 1980 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress and director, known for Notte prima degli esami (2006), La peggior settimana della mia vita (2011) and La mafia uccide solo d'estate (2013).

47. Carolina Crescentini

Actress | 20 sigarette

Blonde beauty Carolina Crescentini was born in Rome on April 18, 1980; daughter of two commerce graduates, she grew up in the Roman quarter of Monteverde. She originally wanted to be a film critic but at 19 her interest in acting increased and she decided to attend several acting schools, including...

48. Luisa Ranieri

Actress | Letters to Juliet

Luisa Ranieri was born on December 16, 1973 in Naples, Campania, Italy. She is an actress, known for Letters to Juliet (2010), Gli amici del bar Margherita (2009) and Basette (2006). She has been married to Luca Zingaretti since May 23, 2012. They have two children.

49. Maggie Siff

Actress | Push

Maggie Siff was born on June 21, 1974 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Margaret Siff. She is an actress and producer, known for Push (2009), Leaves of Grass (2009) and The 5th Wave (2016). She has been married to Paul Ratliff since October 2012. They have one child.