my favorite Actresses in Short films

by roland_lmt | created - 27 Aug 2018 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

Actresses in short films who deserve a feature film or television breakthrough (or deserved the break she ultimately received).

1. Christine McIntyre

Actress | The Rangers' Round-Up

One of five children, Christine Cecilia McIntyre was born in Nogales, Arizona, on April 26, 1911, to John and Edna (nee Barnaby) McIntyre. In the early 1930s, Christine received a Bachelor of Music degree at Chicago Musical College, where she honed her operatic soprano voice (which can be heard in ...

1911-1984 [born April 16 in Arizona, USA] ... 126 short films (1937-1955), including ... MICRO-PHONIES (1945).

2. Lizzie Mears

Actress | Doom Patrol

Lizzie Mears was born in Charleston, South Carolina. She attended college at Salisbury University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre in 2011. She has been in a number of professional stage productions, including the world premiere of It's Time to Bring Back Charlie, in which she ...

7 short films, including ... AS I PREY (2016) + LAKE MOULTRIE MASSACRE (2017) + 106 WHITE LAKE (2017).

3. Marion Kerr

Actress | Criminal Minds

Marion Kerr was born on July 17, 1979 in Sacramento, California, USA as Marion Ruth Kerr. She is an actress and writer, known for Criminal Minds (2005), Dark Skies (2013) and Jane the Virgin (2014).

1979 [born July 17] ... FAR + Une LIBÉRATION

4. A Leslie Kies

Actress | SEAL Team

A Leslie Kies is an actress and producer, known for SEAL Team (2017), Secret Santa (2018) and Jane the Virgin (2014).

7 short films, including ... AT the END of the WORLD [2019, as Sara] + SUPERMOM [2016, as teacher].

5. Madalina Bellariu Ion

Actress | The Young Pope

Madalina is a Meisner trained actress. She has performed in various stage plays. Her most notable television appearance is "The young Pope", with Jude Law, directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Madalina plays a pivotal role in the thriller " Dobaara: See Your Evil", produced by Relativity Media/B4U Motion ...

1991.10.07 [born October 7 in Pitesti, Romania] ... 12+ credits [2015-now], including ... BLUE MOON (2015, as Nicoletta).

6. Alex Childs

Actress | The Decoy Bride

Alex Childs is known for her work on The Decoy Bride (2011), Misfits (2009) and Ambition (2005).

11 short films, including ... SCENES of an ADULT NATURE (2011) + The YELLOW WALLPAPER (2011).

7. Alexa Morden

Actress | Standby

Alexa is a British/Canadian actor. She trained at conservatoire drama school The Manchester School of Theatre on the 3 year acting course; graduating in 2013. Alexa's first TV role was in Channel 4's critically acclaimed Skins in 2008. She is known for the BAFTA nominated short film Standby (2016) ...

STANDBY

8. Alexandra Octavia

Actress | Chinatown Cannon 2

Award-winning actress Alexandra Octavia was born in Melbourne, Australia, and enjoys an international acting career. Multi-lingual and featuring fluent French and Mandarin as her main foreign languages, Octavia has performed lead in theatre and film roles in not only her native English but also in ...

9. Alix Bénézech

Actress | En attendant Violette

Alix Bénézech was born on September 25, 1991 in Alsace, France as Alix Lucrèce Bérénice Bénézech. She is an actress and director, known for En attendant Violette (2017), Summertime (2015) and Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018).

1991 [born September 25] ...

10. Angela Morris

Actress | Spaceman.

Angela Morris is an American actress known for her oftentimes troubled girl next door characters. Angela got her acting start in the fourth grade when she played the orphan July in "Annie, Jr." From that time, she has performed in theatres ranging from The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing ...

11. Anna Skellern

Actress | The Descent: Part 2

Anna Skellern was born on April 27, 1985 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is known for her work on The Descent: Part 2 (2009), I Give It a Year (2013) and Siren (2010).

1985 [born April 27] ...

12. Annick Weerts

Actress | Contratiempo

Annick Weerts is known for her work on The Invisible Guest (2016), The Gunman (2015) and The Ministry of Time (2015).

3 short films, including ... EXPOSURE (2015).

13. Aria Song

Actress | Yellowstone

Aria Song is an actress, known for Yellowstone (2018), SEAL Team (2017) and For All Mankind (2019).

26 short films, including ... The FOX DEN (2017).

14. Ashley Platz

Actress | GLOW

Ashley Platz never shied away from competition, a high school track star on the rise, she found her passions shift when her theater arts teacher began secretly entering her into acting competitions. This shift led her to Pace University in New York City where she studied acting and began finding ...

1985 [born August 22] ... 25 short films, including ... TESTING (as Shea) 2015 (8) + MUSE (as The Girl) 2014 (7).

15. Billie Vee

Actress | The Cloaking

Billie Vee is a Greek award-winning actress and screenwriter based in London.

Born in Athens, Greece under the name Vasiliki Vlachou, Billie studied theatre at the University of Athens and the Art Theatre Drama School (Theatro Technis Karolos Koun). She was cast in a number of roles across theatre ...

17 short films, including ... GREY MATTER (2016) + LEAP of FAITH (2015) .............................................................................................................................. awards: 6 film festival wins + 3 more film festival nominations.

16. Brigitte Graham

Actress | Black Widows

Brigitte Graham is an actress and producer, known for Black Widows (2016), Angel (2018) and Used Body Parts (2016).

17. Caroline Fauvet

Actress | Héroïques Anonymes

Caroline Fauvet is an actress, known for Héroïques Anonymes (2011), Psi and Je Suis Branché(s) (2016).

7 short films, including ... The CURE (2015).

18. Catrin Stewart

Actress | Connie

Catrin Stewart is an actress, known for Connie (2016), Doctor Who (2005) and Stella (2012).

19. Claire van der Boom

Actress | The Square

A graduate of Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art, Claire van der Boom is a Logie Award-winning actress who made her film debut in 2008, opposite Joel Edgerton in "The Square." She has since appeared in numerous acclaimed productions on stage and screen, including turns in HBO's "The ...

20. Clémentine Pons

Actress | All That Glitters

Clémentine Pons is an actress, known for All That Glitters (2010), Reds Hearten and Super Z.

2 short films ... SPAGHETTI MAN (2012).

21. Courtney Lakin

Actress | Code Black

Courtney Lakin is an actress and writer, known for Code Black (2015), Evil Little Things (2019) and Sleepy Hollow (2013).

22. Courtney Morse

Actress | My Marilyn

Courtney Morse is an actress and writer, known for My Marilyn (2017), Magnet (2018) and The Perfect Weapon (2016).

7 short films, including ... MY MARILYN (2017).

23. Cybèle Villemagne

Actress | Black

Cybèle Villemagne is an actress, known for Black (2009), La haie d'épine (2007) and Les bleus: premiers pas dans la police (2006).

22 short films, including ... CHARMANTE MIRA (2009) + Piège à loup (2013) + Le Mec de mes rêves (2011).

24. Emelia Sylte

Actress | Head Shot

Emelia Sylte is a Norwegian actress, model, and producer based in New York City. With her husband, Chris Shenkle, she runs a production company (Paragon of Pictures) producing short films like "Head Shot" which recently was nominated for best directing, editing, lead actor and actress at the Golden...

8 short films, including ... DEAD RINGER (2017).

25. Gabriella Piazza

Actress | The Many Saints of Newark

Gabriella Piazza is an actress and producer, known for The Many Saints of Newark (2021) and New Amsterdam (2018).

26. Georgia Rose Bell

Actress | Two Roads

Georgia Rose Bell is best known for her lead role in the award-winning film "Tumble Dry Low" about a little girl and her father dealing with loss in East Texas. Winner of World-Fest Houston IFF's Gold Remi Award and nominated for Best Narrative Short at Pasadena IFF, critics say the film is "an ...

27. Hannah Emily Anderson

Actress | Jigsaw

Hannah Emily Anderson is an actress and producer, known for Jigsaw (2017), X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019) and Come Back (2017).

28. Helen Rogers

Actress | V/H/S

Helen Rogers is an actress and writer, known for V/H/S (2012), Long Nights Short Mornings (2016) and Body (2015).

15 short films, including ... JACK ATTACK (2013).

29. Jessica Graham

Actress | The Tangle

Jessica Graham is an actor, producer, writer, and director based in Los Angeles, California. She is known for her work on The Tangle, Chasseur, Monkeys, The Temptation Game, and Murder Made Easy. She has an extensive background in theater, and has been trained in Meisner. She is a co-owner of Damn ...

30. Jessica Wolff

Actress | The Finnisher

Jessica Wolff is known for her work on The Finnisher (2014), Hotel Underground and Smanderoon: With a Vengeance (2013).

31. Jessy Hodges

Actress | Barry

Jessy Hodges is an actress and producer, known for Barry (2018), Indebted (2020) and PEN15 (2019). She has been married to Beck Bennett since August 25, 2018.

32. Jordan Elizabeth

Actress | Black Widows

Jordan Elizabeth was born as Jordan Elizabeth Goettling. She is an actress and writer, known for Black Widows (2016), Crazed (2014) and Knock Knock 2 (2011).

33. Joy Darash

Actress | All About Steve

Joy Darash is an actress, known for All About Steve (2009), Hunky Dory (2016) and Everything's Jake (2000).

34. Judith Cubas Jones

Actress | Saving Lincoln

Judith Cubas Jones is an actress and writer, known for Saving Lincoln (2013), Starting from Scratch (2013) and 1st Date (2015).

35. Julia Borsellino

Actress | On the Basis of Sex

Julia Borsellino is an actress and producer, known for On the Basis of Sex (2018), 19-2 (2014) and Nothing Has Changed (2017).

36. Jules Willcox

Actress | Bloodline

Jules Willcox was born in Lancaster, Missouri, USA. She is an actress, known for Bloodline (2015), Alone (2020) and Dirty John (2018).

[born in Lancaster, Missouri, USA] ... 15+ short films [2005-now], including ... The HANDS of TIME (2014).

37. Karis Cameron

Actress | Open Heart

Karis Cameron is an actress, known for Open Heart (2015), Signed, Sealed, Delivered (2014) and R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010).

1996 [born January 15 in Tofino, British Columbia, Canada] .............................................................................................................................. 1 short film ... The WHISTLER [2018, as Lindsey Weaver]

38. Katie Jean Harding

Actress | I Love You Too

Katie Jean Harding is an actress, known for I Love You Too (2010), Belladonna (2008) and City Homicide (2007).

4 short films, including ... TENDER (2011).

39. Kelly Driscoll

Actress | Mother

Kelly Driscoll is known for her work on Mother (2016), Are We There Yet? (2003) and Sam (2017).

40. Kirsten Ray Johnson

Actress | Flesher

Kirsten Ray Johnson is an actress and producer, known for Flesher (2019), Suicide Note (2016) and Dollface (2014).

9 short films, including ... AS I PREY (2016) + LAKE MOULTRIE MASSACRE (2017) + 106 WHITE LAKE (2017) .............................................................................................................................. Awards: 1 film festival nomination.

41. Kristi Ray

Actress | Lorelei

Kristi Ray is an American film actress from North Carolina. Classically trained at Lee Strasberg in NYC. A full time performer and producer, she is best known for her breakout role in the internationally acclaimed feature Pieces of Talent. She's been recognized on several occasions for her ...

42. Lauren Francesca

Actress | #Lucky Number

Lauren Francesca is an actress and producer, known for #Lucky Number (2015), Wally Got Wasted (2018) and Don Peyote (2014).

43. Leanne Melissa Bishop

Actress | Reservations for Three?

Leanne Melissa Bishop is a Los Angeles / NYC based actor. She grew up in the 'Biggest little Port in the World' - Port Williams, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of The Theatre (NYC), and has also trained and worked with the famed LAByrinth Theatre.

Leanne ...

12 short films, including ... RESERVATIONS for THREE? (2015) + CANDICE & PETER'S SMOKIN' HOT DATE (2016) .............................................................................................................................. awards: 11 film festival wins + 15 more film festival nominations.

44. Louisa Connolly-Burnham

Actress | Call the Midwife

Louisa Sarah Anne Connolly-Burnham is a British actress born June 23rd 1992 in Solihull, England. She is the daughter of Anthony Burnham and Tracey Connolly, has two younger brothers Tyler and William, and was raised in Buckinghamshire, England.

She graduated from Tring Park School for the ...

1992 [born June 23 in Solihull, England, UK] ... BENEATH WATER [2014, as Daisy] .............................................................................................................................. Awards: 1 film festival nomination.

45. Luisa Wietzorek

Actress | Rapunzel

Luisa Wietzorek was born on November 7, 1989 in West Berlin, West Germany. She is known for her work on Rapunzel (2009) and Heritage (2019).

1989 [born November 7 in West Berlin, West Germany] ... AFTER the FUTURE [2018, as Beth]

46. Lynnea Smith

Actress | The Sand Dune

Lynnea Smith is known for her work on The Sand Dune (2018), Short Straw and Layers (2019).

47. Malin Barr

Actress | Honeydew

Malin Barr is a Swedish actress based in Los Angeles.

Her latest credits include the feature film Honeydew premiering at Tribeca Film Festival 2020, where she's co-starring with Sawyer Spielberg and Barbara Kingsley. Malin has also worked on various series incl. BULL on CBS as well as Swedish ...

48. Marni Van Dyk

Actress | I Am Not a Weird Person

Marni Van Dyk is an actress and producer, known for I Am Not a Weird Person (2014), Heroes Reborn (2015) and Mary Goes Round (2017).

5 short films, including[ ... 3-WAY (Not Calling) [2016].

49. Mayra Hermosillo

Actress | En la piel de Lucía

Mayra Hermosillo was born in Torreón Coahuila Mexico and has participated in several independent films as well as the Mexican theater productions of "Jesus Christ Superstar" playing Mary Magdalene and "Privacidad" starring Diego Luna. On the television side, Mayra Guest Starred in the crime drama "...

4 short films, including ... NOSTALGIA [2016][.

50. Megan Elizabeth Barker

Actress | All American

Megan Barker is an Arkansas native, who moved to LA to pursue her dreams. After graduating from Hendrix College with a double major in Theatre and Psychology, she dove into the world of film and television. Since coming to LA she starred in numerous short films and graced several LA Stages. Hot off...

4 short films, including ... IN a DREAM [2016] .............................................................................................................................. Awards: 2 film festival nominations.

51. Molly Ratermann

Actress | Suicide

Molly Kinsale Ratermann grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her father, George, is an entrepreneur and her mother, Dawn, worked in sales. She has two sisters, Mary and Marie, and a brother, William. She is of Irish, French, and German descent. She first became involved in theater by incident in ...

1994 [born July 5 in San Jose, California, USA] ... 16 short films, including ... SUICIDE (2017, as Carson) .............................................................................................................................. Awards: 6 film festival awards.

52. Molly Ryman

Actress | Hurricane Bianca

Molly Ryman is an actress originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She began her acting career in New York City where she pursued independent film and studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the T Schreiber Studio. She is best know for her roles in Hurricane Bianca (2016), Things I Don't ...

18 short films, including ... LEAVING (2015)

53. Natasha Goulden

Actress | Guardian Angel

Natasha Goulden is a Swedish actress best known for her roles in Amsterdam Express (2014), Wolfblood (2016) and Obsession: Dark Desires (2016). She was born on November 27, 1992, in Stockholm, Sweden.

At age 10 she attended the theatre school Calle Flygare in Stockholm, Sweden before moving to ...

54. Nicole Balsam

Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Nicole Balsam is an actress and producer, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Frat Star (2017) and Nighthawks (2019).

55. Orion Ben

Actress | Detectorists

Orion Ben is an actress, known for Detectorists (2014), 2048: Nowhere to Run (2017) and Call the Midwife (2012).

56. Pia Shah

Actress | Room 104

Born in Chatham, New Jersey, USA.

Attended The Johns Hopkins University, BA International Relations.

Was accepted to law schools for Human Rights / Public Interest, instead decided to follow her heart and train as an actor at USC where she received her MFA in Theater. Also worked at Center for Asian ...

11 short films ...

57. Sam Valentine

Actress | Followed

Sam Valentine is an actress from all over the Midwest. Born and raised in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Illinois. After graduating from Missouri State University with a degree in Theatre and Mass Media, she moved to LA to start her career in film and TV. Sam has booked several national ...

58. Sarah Barker

Producer | The Complex

Sarah Barker is a producer and actress, known for The Complex (2020), Count Me In and The Runaways (2019).

5 short films, including ... COUNTERPART [2014] + ROOM for TWO [2013].

59. Sarah Bishop

Actress | YOLO: Crystal Fantasy

Sarah Bishop was born on May 26, 1984 in Canberra, Australia. She is an actress and writer, known for YOLO: Crystal Fantasy (2020), Activewear (2015) and Kinne Tonight (2019).

SWINGERS

60. Shannon Ashlyn

Producer | Sweet Tooth

Shannon Ashlyn is a film and television director and actor. Born and raised in Switzerland, she moved to Australia after high school to study drama. She is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

In 2018, she completed a Masters of Directing at the Australian Film Television...

9 short films, including ... The WOODCUTTER [2016].

61. Shannon Gayle Hurd

Actress | Flags of Our Fathers

Shannon Gayle Esparza was born in Upland, California. At age 14, Shannon and her family moved to New Orleans, where she studied theatre in both high school and at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Conservation from LSU, she moved ...

1982.03.22 [born March 22 in Upland, California, USA] ... 9 short films, including ...

62. Silje Hagrim Dahl

Actress | Hotel Cæsar

Actress and voice-over artist from Norway. Silje was raised in Lillestrøm, and is the youngest out of five siblings. She has been singing since she was 5 years old, and her dream is to become a professional musical artist, and an actress.

She attended Bårdar Academy, studying Musicaltheatre (2013-...

1993 [born December 15 in Lillestrøm, Norway] ... 4 short films [2012-now], including ... RECKLESS [2013].

63. Silvia Petkova

Actress | The Expendables 2

Silvia Petkova was born on July 7, 1987 in Sofia, Bulgaria. She is an actress, known for The Expendables 2 (2012), HDSP: Hunting Down Small Predators (2010) and Revolution X: The Movie (2018).

1987 [born July 7]

64. Sophie Meister

Actress | Last Call

Sophie Meister is an actress known for portraying Kathleen in the French biopic My Way (2012) & guest roles in Mafiosa (2006)" & Jo (2013) with Jean Reno. Born in former East Germany Sophie moved to NYC to pursue her studies at Strasberg & build her acting career. Now based in Paris Sophie shot ...

1981 [born November 1]

65. Stevie Lynn Jones

Actress | The Tribes of Palos Verdes

Stevie Lynn Jones was born on October 22, 1995 in Hollywood, California, USA as Stevie Lynne Tyree Mullenix. She is known for her work on The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017), Shameless (2011) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

1995 [born October 22 in California, USA] ... 5 short films, including ... YOUNG AMERICANS (2014) + HO HO HO! (2012) + A TEENAGE DRAMA (2014) + The ANGRY RIVER (2017) + WAKE the RIDERLESS HORSE (2018) .............................................................................................................................. Awards: 1 film festival win.

66. Tammy McNeill

Into the Woods

Tammy McNeill is an actress and writer, known for Into the Woods (2014), Roshambo (2020) and E.ro.sion Noun (2018).

67. Tessa Farrell

Actress | Cinema Rebel

Tessa is best known for her record breaking, courageous performance in Cinema Rebel, tentatively set to release in 2021. Tessa was born in Scottsdale, Arizona to Catherine McGinley, a real estate agent, and Scott Farrell, a novelist under the pen name Scott Falcon. Tessa has one younger sister, ...

[born in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA] ... 11 short films, including ... The FIRST BORN [2015, as Eve].

68. Zara Symes

Actress | 2:Hrs

Zara has a Bachelors Degree in Performance Studies and English Literature from The University of Sydney in Australia, The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Kings College London in the UK.

She is currently dividing her time between Australia and Europe, residing in London. She is ...

1984 [born June 28] ... 8 short films, including ... WARHOL (2014).



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