The 24 Less Known - 24 of the Most Beautiful Women in Film

by everson321 | created - 26 Feb 2012 | updated - 12 Nov 2012 | Public

The 24 most beautiful and relatively unknown actresses of this era.

1. Paula Patton

Actress | Precious

Paula Patton was born in Los Angeles, California, to Joyce (Vanraden) and Charles Patton. Her father is African-American and her mother, who is caucasian, has German, English, and Dutch ancestry. Her family lived across the street from the 20th Century Fox lot when she was growing up and she was a ...

2. Seychelle Gabriel

Actress | The Last Airbender

As though being tapped to portray the young Eva Mendes in Frank Miller's The Spirit wasn't enough to jump start her career, Seychelle Gabriel has gone on to several great roles in many high-profile projects. Born in Burbank, Calif., Gabriel embarked upon a performing arts career at a very early age...

3. Rosario Dawson

Actress | Rent

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 (2008), which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's powerhouse talent stands out the most in edgy...

4. Aarti Mann

Actress | Danny Collins

Aarti Mann was born on March 3, 1978 in Connecticut, USA as Aarti Majumdar. She is an actress and assistant director, known for Danny Collins (2015), The Big Bang Theory (2007) and Heroes (2006). She is married to Purvesh Mankad. They have one child.

Aarti Mann is an American actress of Bengali Hindu ancestry. She has starred in several television programs, including a part in the sci-fi drama Heroes. She is best known for playing the role of Priya Koothrappali in The Big Bang Theory.

5. Yasmin Deliz

Actress | Next Day Air

Yasmin Deliz was born on June 2, 1987 in Caracas, Venezuela. She is an actress, known for Next Day Air (2009), White T (2013) and Cougar Town (2009). She has been married to Chris Tibbs since February 13, 2010.

Yasmin Deliz is a Venezuelan American singer-songwriter, model and actress of Dominican and Colombian and Venezuelan heritage. Wikipedia

6. Bianca DeGroat

Actress | Cyberchase

Bianca DeGroat was born on October 31, 1976 in Massachusetts, USA as Bianca Marie DeGroat. She is an actress, known for Cyberchase (2002), House (2004) and Princess Rap Battle (2014).

She's got about 70 commercials under her belt, 8 seasons on an Emmy-winning show, and a very memorable shoot on House M.D. ending with Mr.Hugh Laurie high-fiving her and exclaiming "you f%#@ing nailed it!" Bianca could truly die a happy woman. But instead, she chooses Life. She wants to keep endeavoring towards her dreams of seeing how far she can take this thing!

7. Amanda Righetti

Actress | Captain America: The First Avenger

Amanda Elizabeth Righetti is a Utah-born, Nevada-raised actor/producer and Best Actress Award winner by the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. Righetti began her career at 14, as a young model, but made waves as the trust-fund squandering, world-traveling black sheep, "Hailey...

8. Jessica Lucas

Actress | Cloverfield

Jessica Lucas (born September 24th, 1985) is a Canadian actress and singer. She is known for her roles in television, such as Edgemont, Melrose Place (1992) and Cult, and in the films The Covenant (2006), Cloverfield (2008) and 2013's Evil Dead (2013). She also starred in the music video for ...

essica Lucas is a Canadian actress. She is perhaps known for her roles in television, such as, Melrose Place and Edgemont, and in the movies, She's the Man and Cloverfield. Wikipedia

9. Eliza Dushku

Actress | Bring It On

Eliza Dushku was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Judith (Rasmussen), a political science professor, and Philip R. Dushku, a teacher and administrator. Her father is Albanian and her mother is American (of Danish, Irish, English, and German descent). She was discovered at the end of a five-month ...

10. Sarayu Blue

Casting_department | Chain Reaction

Sarayu Blue is known for her work on Chain Reaction (1996), Monday Mornings (2013) and Lions for Lambs (2007). She is married to Jonathan M. Blue.

Sarayu Rao is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her recurring role as Angela on the Fox sitcom Sons of Tucson in 2010. She has also guest starred in a number of notable television series. Wikipedia

11. Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Actress | Belle

Gugu Mbatha-Raw was born Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England. Her father, Patrick Mbatha, is a Black South African doctor, and her mother, Anne Raw, is a Caucasian English nurse. Her parents separated when she was a year old, and she was brought up by her mother ...

12. Jessica Pimentel

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Jessica Pimentel is an American actress whose parents were immigrants from the Dominican Republic. She is a Latina of mixed heritage including Taino Native American, Italian, Malian, Irish and Iberian. She is a graduate of the High School for the Performing ...

13. Kerry Washington

Actress | Django Unchained

Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Kerry Marisa Washington. She is an actress and producer, known for Django Unchained (2012), Scandal (2012) and Save the Last Dance (2001). She has been married to Nnamdi Asomugha since June 24, 2013. They ...

Kerry Washington is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Ray Charles's wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray, as Idi Amin's wife Kay in The Last King of Scotland, and as Alicia Masters, ... Wikipedia

14. Denyce Lawton

Actress | Chicago P.D.

Multiethnic (African-American / Korean) actress Denyce Lawton is best known for her four seasons on the six-time NAACP Best Comedy Series Winner series House of Payne (2006) from producer Tyler Perry.

Denyce was born and raised in the New Jersey communities of Belmar and Neptune (familiar to viewers...

15. Tanee McCall

Actress | Burlesque

Tanee McCall was born on April 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Tuere Tanee McCall. She is an actress and writer, known for Burlesque (2010), The Losers (2010) and Hairspray (2007). She has been married to Columbus Short since July 2005. They have one child.

Tanee McCall (born April 17, 1981) is an American actress–dancer who is mostly known for her appearance as the lead in music videos as well as her role as Toya in You Got Served.

16. Teyonah Parris

Actress | Dear White People

Teyonah Parris is an actress and producer, known for Dear White People (2014), Chi-Raq (2015) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018).

Teyonah is one of the latest additions to the critically acclaimed cast of AMC's hit show MAD MEN. Currently she is in NY filming a number of feature films. The latest being THEY CAME TOGETHER where she is working with writer/director David Wain and Michael Showalter. Teyonah will be seen alongside Amy Poehler in this hilarious send up of the romantic comedy genre. You can also spot Teyonah's smile in a McDonald's commercial that is airing nationwide.

17. Francia Raisa

Actress | Grown-ish

Francia Raísa can currently be seen in the Freeform original series Grown-ish (2018), the spin-off of ABC's award-winning hit series Black-ish (2014). Raísa stars as Ana, an outspoken and conservative freshman, alongside Yara Shahidi's Zoe as they try to navigate the world of college. The series ...

18. Daphne Duplaix

Actress | One Life to Live

Daphne Duplaix was born on August 18, 1976 in New York City, New York, USA as Daphnee Lynn Duplaix. She is an actress, known for One Life to Live (1968), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and Lost & Found (1999). She has been married to Grady Heiberg since June 28, 2014. They have one child...

Daphnée Lynn Duplaix (born August 18, 1976[1]) is an American actress and model.

In early Playboy publications her first name is spelled Daphneé (the acute accent on the 2nd e). Her Playboy centerfold is signed Daphnee, and she calls herself Daphnee on her official web site.[2]

19. Kareena Kapoor

Actress | Jab We Met

Kareena was born to Sindhi-speaking Babita (nee Shivdasani) and Punjabi-speaking Randhir Kapoor in Bombay, India. She has an elder sister, Karisma.

She is born in a family that have been actors for generations, including her paternal great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor; her grandfather, Raj Kapoor;...

20. K.D. Aubert

Actress | Friday After Next

Model & Actress KD Aubert started her modeling career with LA Models in 2001. As a runway model working overseas, she soon ventured into print modeling with Elite models (LA) where she was thrust into major campaigns. Soon after KD entered into the world of commercials where again, she was lucky ...

21. Natalie Martinez

Actress | Death Race

Natalie Martinez began modeling at the age of 15, years before she considered giving acting a try. The Miami-born beauty's career blossomed with a simple suggestion from her mother. During her senior year at St. Brendan High School in 2002, her mother saw an ad for J.Lo's new clothing line. After ...

Natalie Martinez is an American model and actress. Martinez is known as the spokesmodel for JLO by Jennifer Lopez, and for her supporting role in the 2008 feature film Death Race. Wikipedia

22. Noureen DeWulf

Actress | Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Actress Noureen DeWulf was born in New York and raised in Georgia. Her parents are from Pune, India. She was educated at Boston University's School of the Arts. One of DeWulf's first roles was in the Oscar winning short West Bank Story (2005). Acting success continued with roles in TV hits such as ...

23. Caryn Ward

Actress | N-Secure

Caryn Ward is a professionally trained dancer/choreographer who studied at the prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance Academy in New York City, NY. She danced on stage, screen and video with Janet Jackson, Usher, Rosie Perez, Debbie Allen to name a few. Caryn has recurred and co-starred on HBO's Entourage, ...

Caryn Ward (born August 15, 1980) is an American actress, dancer and choreographer. She is perhaps best known for her recurring role as Erica Harrison on the sitcom The Game.

24. Rachel True

Actress | The Craft

Rachel True has been working for most of the 1990s. She broke into the business with a pair of guest roles on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1984) In 1993, Rachel moved to L.A.; she then appeared in the rap parody CB4 (1993) with Chris Rock. She also landed another pair of guest spots on the HBO ...



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