Exotic, not Classic, not Uglyby stayprettystockholm | created - 31 Dec 2011 | updated - 31 Dec 2011 | Public
exotic: meaning unusual. classic: meaning NOT unusual. I mean you can personally find them unattractive, obviously, but contrary to popular opinion, being as unusual-looking as they all are doesn't automatically make them ugly and nothing else. Ranked from most exotic to least (although all are at least a bit obviously or they'd not be here!).
1. Kate Moss
Actress | Zoolander 2
One of the more controversial supermodels, primarily because of her unusually low weight during the early part of her career. (she typified the "waif" models). Her unusual appearance (and possibly her willingness to appear nude, "It's just work") have, in a very short time, made her almost as ...
3. Sandra Oh
Actress | Killing Eve
Sandra Oh was born to Korean parents in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Oh Junsu, a businessman, and her mother, Oh Young-Nam, a biochemist, were married in Seoul, Korea. They both attended graduate school at the University of Toronto. Sandra began her career as a ballet ...
Gets attacked for not looking as traditionally attractive for an Asian woman like Ziyi or Brenda Song, but she's the unusual looking one and I think she looks way more authentically Asian than apple-pie Brenda or many others. Lucy Liu is exotic too with her freckles and bone structure, but at the same time something about her is sort of classic.
Actress | Taxi
It was in 1994 when Gisele Bundchen was discovered at age 14 in a Brazilian fashion mall, and now she is "the" most famous face in the business. Since then, Gisele has graced the covers of countless magazines as any other model in the history, including Rolling Stone, Time, Forbes, Newsweek and all...
Actress | Sex and the City
Sarah Jessica Parker was born March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio, to Barbra Forste (née Keck), a teacher who ran a nursery school, and Stephen Parker, a journalist. Her parents divorced, and her mother later remarried to Paul Forste and had four more children, bringing the total to eight. Sarah ...
Poor woman. She doesnt fit any of our ridiculous beauty ideals so she gets treated worse than a Nazi.
6. Julia Stiles
Actress | 10 Things I Hate About You
Lovely, slim-eyed blonde Julia (O'Hara) Stiles, of Irish, English and German heritage, was born on March 28, 1981 in New York City, the outgoing daughter and eldest of three children of a Greenwich Village artist mother, Judith Newcomb Stiles, and an elementary school teacher father, John O'Hara.
7. Taylor Swift
Soundtrack | Taylor Swift: Bad Blood
Taylor Alison Swift is a multi-Grammy award-winning American singer/songwriter who, in 2010 at the age of 20, became the youngest artist in history to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2011 Swift was named Billboard's Woman of the Year. She also has been named the American Music Awards...
I'm sorry, but however people got the idea that having blonde hair (which IS an exotic hair color) and blue eyes make you classic or "boring", no, sorry, it doesn't. Your coloring has NOTHING to do with how exotic or classic YOU are. She is very exotic, especially with her eyes.
Actress | Kids in America
The outspoken, wise-cracking comedic socialite and star of The Simple Life (2003), Nicole Camille Escovedo was born in Berkeley, California on September 21, 1981. She is the adopted daughter of singer Lionel Richie and his then-wife, Brenda Harvey, and socialite Paris Hilton's former best friend. ...
And no, I didn't pick her just because she's biracial. I hate when people say mixed people are exotic. Not all are. In fact aside from Nicole I cant name any that are.
9. Idina Menzel
Soundtrack | Frozen
Idina Menzel was born on May 30, 1971 in New York City as Idina Kim Mentzel. She's an American actress, singer & songwriter. She's best known as Maureen in "Rent", Elphaba in "Wicked" & as the voice of Elsa in Frozen (2013). Her mother, Helene Goldberg, was a therapist & her father, Stuart Mentzel,...
10. Cate Blanchett
Actress | Carol
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 ...
Actress | The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Jennifer was born in Kentucky. Her mother is Catherine Mitchell and her father is Robert Carpenter.
She attended St. Raphael the Archangel and then Sacred Heart Academy. During her last two years of high school, she studied drama at the Walden Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky. She then trained at the ...
13. Jennifer Garner
Actress | Alias
Jennifer Garner, who catapulted into stardom with her lead role on the television series Alias (2001), has come a long way from her birthplace of Houston, Texas. Raised in Charleston, West Virginia by her mother Patricia Ann (née English), a retired English teacher, and her father, William John ...
14. Renée Zellweger
Actress | Chicago
Renée Kathleen Zellweger was born on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas, 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 ...
15. Hilary Swank
Actress | Million Dollar Baby
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 ...
Actress | Mad Max: Fury Road
Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model and as a movie actress. She has appeared in five Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2006 through 2010 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in November 2009. She has appeared on the cover of ...
17. Ali Larter
Actress | Final Destination
Born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Ali began modeling at age thirteen, and traveled the world before moving to Los Angeles to study acting. Her first professional acting job was a role on the television series Chicago Sons (1997). She received her breakthrough in the high school football drama ...
18. Audrey Hepburn
Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's
Audrey Hepburn was born as Audrey Kathleen Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. Her mother, Baroness Ella Van Heemstra, was a Dutch noblewoman, while her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, to English and Austrian parents.
After her parents' divorce, ...
19. AnnaLynne McCord
Actress | Excision
AnnaLynne McCord is an American actress, writer, director and former model. Known for playing vixen-type roles. McCord first gained prominence in 2007 as the scheming Eden Lord on the FX television series Nip/Tuck (2003), and as the pampered Loren Wakefield on the MyNetworkTV telenovela American ...
20. America Ferrera
Actress | The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
America Georgine Ferrera (born April 18, 1984) is an American actress. She is known for her leading role as Betty Suarez on the American Broadcasting Company's comedy-drama television series Ugly Betty (2006) . Her acting garnered critical acclaim, and she won the Golden Globe Award for Best ...
21. Heather Morris
Actress | Glee
Heather Morris was born on February 1, 1987 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA as Heather Elizabeth Morris. She is an actress and producer, known for Glee (2009), Fired Up! (2009) and Spring Breakers (2012). She has been married to Taylor Hubbell since May 16, 2015. They have two children.
Actress | What Lies Beneath
Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California to Dick and Donna Pfeiffer. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer, and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it their lives' work. She graduated from Fountain Valley High ...
23. Heidi Klum
Producer | Project Runway
Heidi Klum was born in Bergisch Gladbach, a small city near Cologne, Germany, in 1973. Her career as a top fashion model and swimsuit star began almost by accident when, on a lark, she submitted photos to a model competition hosted by Petra, a young woman's magazine. Klum won the competition, and ...
Why do almost all German women I see look so exotic? Actually many Dutch/Swedish/etc women do as well. Funny, considering racists and people in general seem to like to pretend that being Caucasian or from any of those countries makes you automatically classic, or boring somehow.
24. 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 (2010)).
Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, a Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born...
Yes, she is indeed exotic. Wide jaw, upturned eyes, slightly strong nose, etc.
25. Jaime Pressly
Actress | My Name Is Earl
Emmy® Award winning actress Jaime Pressly is known for her wide range of film and television roles. Pressly currently stars as Jill Kendall, opposite Anna Faris and Academy Award winner Allison Janney on Chuck Lorrie's hit CBS Comedy "Mom," with its seventh season premiering in 2019.
26. Jaime King
Actress | My Bloody Valentine
Jaime King was born on April 23, 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for My Bloody Valentine (2009), Sin City (2005) and The Spirit (2008). She has been married to Kyle Newman since November 23, 2007. They have two children.
27. Andie MacDowell
Actress | Groundhog Day
Andie MacDowell was born Rosalie Anderson MacDowell on April 21, 1958 in Gaffney, South Carolina, to Pauline Johnston (Oswald), a music teacher, and Marion St. Pierre MacDowell, a lumber executive. She was enrolled at Winthrop College located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Initially discovered by a ...
Curls, small eyes, strong nose, wide, square jaw, high cheekbones. Also, I saw her as an Asian woman... she makes a great Asian. =P
28. Isabel Lucas
Actress | Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Isabel was born in Melbourne, Australia. Her father is Australian and her mother is Swiss. When she was age 6, her family moved to Switzerland for a year. They moved back to Melbourne for a while before moving to a very small mining town in the Northern Territory (population 1,000). Along with her ...
29. Kristen Stewart
Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman
Though most famous for her role as Isabella "Bella" Swan in The Twilight (2008) Saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California, where she was born. Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television. The family includes ...
Haters can hate but she is unusual looking; that is part of her appeal. She isn't a bright, classic apple-pie actor like Dianna Argon or Amy Adams. She seems almost dark, always tired, does interesting movies, has beautiful coloring, a unique face shape, is skinny without looking too thin.
30. Rachel Weisz
Actress | The Constant Gardener
Rachel Hannah Weisz was born on 7 March, 1970, in London, U.K., to Edith Ruth (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her parents both came to England around 1938. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her mother, from Vienna, was of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. ...
31. Emily Deschanel
Actress | Bones
Emily Erin Deschanel (born October 11, 1976) is an American actress and producer. She is best known for starring in the Fox crime procedural comedy-drama series Bones as Dr. Temperance Brennan since 2005.
Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California, to cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel ...
32. Vivien Leigh
Actress | A Streetcar Named Desire
If a film were made of the life of Vivien Leigh, it would open in India just before World War I, where a successful British businessman could live like a prince. In the mountains above Calcutta, a little princess is born. Because of the outbreak of World War I, she is six years old the first time ...
33. Doutzen Kroes
Actress | Wonder Woman
Doutzen Kroes is a supermodel best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in eight Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2005 through 2014 and served as a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2008 to 2014. Kroes has been a brand ambassador for Miu Miu since 2013, L'Oreal ...
Like Natalie and Kristen this may also surprise you. Yes, she is exotic, with her almond eyes, wide jawline, and luscious lip shape. I don't understand why she's always considered classic (again, probably the dumb blonde/blue eyed thing) yet Adriana Lima, who has absolutely no exotic traits at all, isnt?
34. Paris Hilton
Producer | The Hottie & the Nottie
One of today's most recognizable entrepreneurs and international influencers, Paris Hilton is a pioneer in reality television and an innovator in social media and celebrity branding.
Since starring in "The Simple Life," Hilton has built a global empire as an influencer, DJ, designer, recording ...
You know why you think she's so ugly? Well, besides the fact that you hate her so much and are predisposed to hate her looks as well, she is unusual looking.
35. Kirsten Dunst
Actress | Spider-Man
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, ...
Actress | Pretty Little Liars
Troian Bellisario, daughter of producers Donald P. Bellisario and Deborah Pratt, made her film debut at the age of 3 in Last Rites (1988). She made several TV and movie appearances in her teens (most of the TV appearances were in shows produced by her father) before attending the University of ...
37. Diane Kruger
Actress | Inglourious Basterds
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 ...
38. 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 ...