Best Actresses

by rissy-w-274-954019 | created - 09 Apr 2016 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

1. Carey Mulligan

Actress | Never Let Me Go

Carey Hannah Mulligan is a British actress. She was born May 28, 1985, in Westminster, London, England, to Nano (Booth), a university lecturer, and Stephen Mulligan, a hotel manager. Her mother is from Llandeilo, Wales, and Carey also has Irish and English ancestry.

Her first major appearance was ...

2. Doona Bae

Actress | Cloud Atlas

Doona Bae was born in Seoul, South Korea. Her mother, Hwa-Young Kim, is a stage actress. Bae started out as a model. She soon moved to T.V. and movies, and it proved the right move. Her first movie was Ring (1999). Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000) (aka "Barking Dogs Never Bite") and Take Care of My ...

3. Miranda Hart

Actress | Spy

Miranda Hart was born on December 14, 1972 in Torquay, Devon, England as Miranda Katherine Hart Dyke. She is an actress and writer, known for Spy (2015), Miranda (2009) and Call the Midwife (2012).

4. Sarah Snook

Actress | Predestination

Sarah Snook was born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia. Showing promise in performing arts at a young age, Sarah was awarded a scholarship to study drama at Scotch College, Adelaide. After high school, she was accepted in to the prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) and ...

5. Ji-min Han

Actress | Mi-sseu-baek

Ji-min Han was born on November 5, 1982 in Seoul, South Korea. She is known for her work on Miss Baek (2018), The Age of Shadows (2016) and Rooftop Prince (2012).

6. Kim Hye-Yoon

Actress | SKY Castle

Kim Hye-Yoon is an actress, known for SKY Castle (2018), Sea of the Woman: Geu yeojaui bada (2017) and Another Child (2019).

7. Suzy Bae

Actress | Guga-ui Seo

Suzy was born in Gwangju, South Korea on October 10, 1994. She attended Seoul Performing Arts High School. Before debuting, she was an online shopping model. In 2009, she auditioned for Mnet Superstar K and made it through the preliminary round but she was ultimately eliminated. However, she caught...

8. Maisie Williams

Actress | Game of Thrones

Margaret Constance "Maisie" Williams (born 15 April 1997) is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones, for which she won the EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, the Portal Award for Best Supporting ...

9. Eun-hye Yun

Actress | Keopi peurinseu 1-hojeom

Eun-Hye Yun was born on October 3, 1984 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (2007),Princess Hours (2006), Little Black Dress (2011) and The Man of the Vineyard (2006).Yoon successful performance in Coffee Prince, put her in the list of being one of the ...

10. Emilia Clarke

Actress | Game of Thrones

British actress Emilia Clarke was born in London and grew up in Berkshire, England. Her father is a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. Her father was working on a theatre production of "Show Boat" and her mother took her along to the performance. This is when, at the age of 3...

11. Soo-bin Chae

Actress | Robot Sound

Soo-bin Chae is an actress, known for Robot Sound (2016), Moonlight Drawn by Clouds (2016) and I'm Not a Robot (2017).

12. Se-ah Yun

Actress | SKY Castle

Se-ah Yun was born in 1980 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for SKY Castle (2018), My Sassy Girl (2017) and Kangchi, the Beginning (2013).

13. Seo-hyeong Kim

Actress | Bom

Seo-hyeong Kim was born on October 28, 1973 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for Late Spring (2014), The Villainess (2017) and SKY Castle (2018).

14. Freema Agyeman

Actress | Doctor Who

Freema Agyeman was born on March 20, 1979 in London, England as Frema Agyeman. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005), Law & Order: UK (2009) and Sense8 (2015).

15. Song-Kyoung Lee

Actress | The Queen's Flower

Song-Kyoung Lee was born on August 10, 1990 in Gyeonggi, South Korea. She is an actress, known for The Queen's Flower (2015), It's Okay, That's Love (2014) and Love+Sling (2018).

16. Jung-ah Yum

Actress | Janghwa, Hongryeon

Jung-ah Yum was born on July 28, 1972 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for A Tale of Two Sisters (2003), The Big Swindle (2004) and Cart (2014). She has been married to Il Heo since December 30, 2006. They have two children.

17. In-Na Yoo

Actress | Sikeurit Gadeun

In-Na Yoo is an actress, known for Secret Garden (2010), Goblin (2016) and You Who Came from the Stars (2013).

18. Hyo-Jin Kong

Actress | Misseu Hongdangmu

Hyo-Jin Kong was born on April 4, 1980 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Crush and Blush (2008), Missing Woman (2016) and Family Ties (2006).

19. Ji-hyun Jun

Actress | Yeopgijeogin geunyeo

Jeon Ji-hyun (born 30 October 1981) is a South Korean actress and model famous for her role in My Sassy Girl. Jeon was born in Seoul, and studied in the Department of Theater and Film at Dongguk University. She began her career as a model in 1997, and after appearing in a number of TV sitcoms, her ...

20. Bo-ra Kim

Actress | SKY Castle

Bo-ra Kim is an actress, known for SKY Castle (2018), Monster (2014) and Goodbye Summer.

21. Na-ra Oh

Actress | Sikago Tajagi

Na-ra Oh is an actress, known for Chicago Typewriter (2017), Man to Man (2017) and My Mister (2018).

22. Hyo-Joo Han

Actress | Byuti insaideu

Han Hyo-Joo (born February 22, 1987 Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province) is a South Korean film and television actress. She is best known for her leading roles in television drama series: Bomui walcheu (2006) (2006); Shining Inheritance (2009) (2009); Dong Yi (2010)(2010) and W: Two Worlds (2016) ...

23. Karen Gillan

Actress | Selfie

Karen Sheila Gillan was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, as the only child of Marie Paterson and husband John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at ...

24. Ji-won Ha

Actress | Hwang Jin Yi

South Korean fresh face Ha Ji-won is a very talented actress. She first came to theater in 2000 and won an award for best new actress. Her big break was "Sex is zero" and "True or Dare". In 2003, she was cast as Chae-oak in the famous Korean TV drama "Damo" and was stated as South Korean's most ...

25. Jeong-eum Hwang

Actress | Kilmi, hilmi

Jeong-eum Hwang was born on January 25, 1985 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for Kill Me, Heal Me (2015), Secret Love (2013) and Incarnation of Money (2013).

26. Bo-Young Park

Actress | Kwa-sok-seu-kaen-deul

Park Bo-Yeong (Bo-Yeong Park), whose father is Sergeant Major of the Army, was born in Jeungpyeong in Chungcheong Province of South Korea. She started acting when she was in middle school as a member of video production club. She entered Dankook University, Department of Theater and Film. Her ...

27. Tae-ran Lee

Actress | Eoggaeneomeoeui yeoni

Tae-ran Lee was born on March 25, 1975 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for Love Exposure (2007), Twenty Again (2015) and Helios (2015).

28. Yoo-Ri Kim

Actress | Dong-chang-saeng

Yoo-Ri Kim is an actress, known for Commitment (2013), The Full Sun (2014) and Master's Sun (2013).

29. Sally Hawkins

Actress | The Shape of Water

Sally Cecilia Hawkins was born in 1976 in Lewisham hospital, London, England, to Jacqui and Colin Hawkins, authors and illustrators of children's books. She is of English and Irish descent. Hawkins was brought up in Greenwich, in southeast London. She attended James Allen's Girls' School in Dulwich...

30. Anna Maxwell Martin

Actress | Becoming Jane

The rather striking Anna Maxwell-Martin is a rising star on both stage and screen. Anna had dreamed all her life of becoming actress even though her family had no background in the arts whatsoever. She starred in school plays and an acclaimed production of "Breezeblock Park" in the role of Betty.

At...

31. Shin-Hye Park

Actress | 7-beon-bang-ui seon-mul

Park Shin-hye was born in Gwangju, but raised in Paju, South Korea. Shin Hye Studied music, theater and singing in Chung-Ang University, Korea. Shin-hye made her acting debut in a Korean drama series, Stairway to heaven. She later on gained her popularity through another Korean series, You're ...

32. Jenna Coleman

Actress | Victoria

Jenna-Louise Coleman (born 27 April 1986), professionally known as Jenna Coleman, is an English actress and model. Coleman was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, and began her acting career at an early age as a member of a theatre company called In Yer Space. She attended Arnold School, where ...

33. Lily James

Actress | Cinderella

Lily James was born Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson in Esher, Surrey, to Ninette (Mantle), an actress, and Jamie Thomson, an actor and musician. Her grandmother, Helen Horton, was an American actress. She began her education at Arts Educational School in Tring and subsequently went on to study acting at...

34. Catherine Tate

Actress | The Catherine Tate Show

Catherine Tate is an English actress and comedian, primarily known for the role of Donna Noble in the "Doctor Who" franchise.

Tate was born as "Catherine Ford" during 1968, in Bloomsbury. Bloomsbury is a district of the London Borough of Camden, known as the home of several of London's museums, ...

35. Megan Follows

Actress | Anne of Green Gables

Megan (pronounced Mee-gan) has two children, a daughter, Lyla, and a son, Russel. Megan comes from a showbiz family: father Ted Follows, mother Dawn Greenhalgh, and sister Samantha Follows are all actors; her other sister, Edwina Follows, is a producer and writer; and her brother Laurence Follows ...

36. Carrie Fisher

Actress | Star Wars

Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Burbank, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return ...

37. Yu-mi Jeong

Actress | Yungnyong-i Nareusya

Yu-mi Jeong was born on February 23, 1984 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for Six Flying Dragons (2015), A Thousand Days' Promise (2011) and Voices (2007).

38. Eleanor Tomlinson

Actress | The Illusionist

Eleanor May Tomlinson who was born in 19 May 1992. She is professionally an English actress who is recognized by her performance in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) portrayed as Princess during the year 2013. Her work in The White Queen (2013) as Isabel Neville is counted as successful work undertaken ...

39. Alex Kingston

Actress | ER

Alex Kingston was born on March 11, 1963 in London, England as Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston. She is an actress, known for ER (1994), Doctor Who (2005) and Alpha Dog (2006). She has been married to Jonathan Stamp since July 18, 2015. She was previously married to Florian Haertel and Ralph Fiennes.

40. Felicity Jones

Actress | Rogue One

Felicity Rose Hadley Jones is an English actress. Jones was born in Birmingham, West Midlands, and grew up in Bournville. Her parents met while working at the Wolverhampton Express and Star. Her father was a journalist while her mother was in advertising. They divorced when she was three, and she ...

41. Lake Bell

Actress | In a World...

Lake Bell was born on March 24, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA as Lake Caroline Siegel Bell. She is an actress and director, known for In a World... (2013), No Strings Attached (2011) and It's Complicated (2009). She has been married to Scott Campbell since June 1, 2013. They have two ...

42. Franka Potente

Actress | Lola rennt

Franka Potente was born on 22 July 1974 in the German city of Münster, to Hildegard, a medical assistant, and Dieter Potente, a teacher, and raised in the nearby town of Dülmen. After her graduation in 1994, she went to the Otto-Falckenberg-Schule, a drama school in Munich, but soon broke off to ...

43. Faye Marsay

Actress | Pride

Faye Marsay was born on December 30, 1986 in Middlesbrough, Cleveland, England. She is an actress, known for Pride (2014), Game of Thrones (2011) and Darkest Hour (2017).

44. Lynn Van Royen

Actress | Beau Séjour

Lynn is a Dutch-speaking Belgian actress, best known for her lead role in Hotel Beau Séjour (2016), for which she received the 2018 TV Drama Best Actress award at the Television Festival in Monte Carlo. While studying acting at the Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound in Brussels, ...

45. Sophie Turner

Actress | Game of Thrones

Sophie Belinda Jonas (née Turner; born February 21, 1996) is an English actress. Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-2019), which brought her international recognition and critical praise. For her performance, ...

46. Caitriona Balfe

Actress | Escape Plan

Caitriona Balfe was born in Dublin, Ireland, and grew up in the village of Tydavnet, in County Monaghan. She started modeling at the age of 19 after she was scouted by an agent while she was collecting money for charity at a local mall. She has both walked the runway and been featured in ...

47. Go-eun Kim

Actress | Eungyo

Go-eun Kim was born on July 2, 1991 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for A Muse (2012), Coin Locker Girl (2015) and Cheese in the Trap (2016).

48. Helena Bonham Carter

Actress | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful.

Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant ...

49. Olivia Colman

Actress | The Favourite

Olivia Colman was born on January 30, 1974 in Norwich, Norfolk, England as Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman. She is an actress, known for The Favourite (2018), Tyrannosaur (2011) and The Lobster (2015). She has been married to Ed Sinclair since August 2001. They have three children.

50. Sarah Gadon

Actress | Enemy

Sarah Gadon was born in a quiet residential area in Toronto, Ontario, to a teacher mother and a psychologist father. She grew up with the support and encouragement of her parents and older brother, James, and with this was inspired to go headlong into acting and dance alike. Sarah spent much of her...

51. Melissa McCarthy

Actress | The Heat

Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, and was raised on her family's corn and soybean farm. She began her performing career as a stand-up comedian in New York where she appeared at the famous clubs, Stand Up New York and The Improv. She worked on her ...

52. Anna Kendrick

Actress | Up in the Air

Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, to Janice (Cooke), an accountant, and William Kendrick, a teacher. She has an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick, who has also acted. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent.

For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was...

53. Katherine Langford

Actress | Love, Simon

Katherine Langford (born 29 April 1996) is an Australian actress. She is known for starring as Hannah Baker in the 2017 Netflix series 13 Reasons Why (2017), based on the novel of the same name, for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination. In 2018, she appeared as Vesna in the ...



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