Chubai- Czyzewska: 400 Global Film Actresses: Silents to Present List 5by reynolds-51390 | created - 7 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
List five of worldwide theatrical film & TV movie actresses begins with Jamie Lee Curtis & then continues alphabetically. Most have been featured in 14 or more film credits
Actress | True Lies
Jamie Lee Curtis was born on November 22, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978). After that, she became famous for roles in movies like Trading...
3. Babs Chula
Actress | jPod
Babz Chula grew up in a working-class Jewish neighborhood in Jamaica, N.Y. Her father Larry was a mechanic and stock-car driver who was killed in a race when he was just 27, leaving his wife, Abby, a 24-year-old widow, to raise Babz and her brother. Abby was a booking agent for Leonard Berstein. ...
4. Cherie Chung
Actress | Nam yi nui
Cherie Chung was born on February 16, 1960 in Hong Kong. She was third runner-up in the 1979 Miss Hong Kong Pageant and entered the film industry afterward, becoming one of Hong Kong's most popular and beautiful actresses.
Chung would go on to appear in dozens of comedy and drama movies, most ...
Actress | The Medallion
Christy Chung was born on September 19, 1970 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. She is an actress, known for The Medallion (2003), The Bodyguard from Beijing (1994) and Love on Delivery (1994). She has been married to Shawn Zhang since November 8, 2016. She was previously married to Jon Yen and Glen Ross.
Actress | Wu Zetian mi shi
Gillian Chung Yun Tung is a Hong Kong pop singer and actress. She resides in the affluent Midlevels district in Hong Kong with her younger sister. Standing at just over five feet tall, Chung is a graduate of the Kowloon True Light Middle School and attended RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. ...
7. Jamie Chung
Actress | Big Hero 6
Jamie Chung was born and raised in California, the daughter of Korean parents. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung's break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar. MTV held auditions for The Real World (1992) there, she tried out, and was successful, ...
Actress | Scott of the Antarctic
Diana Churchill was born on August 21, 1913 in Wembley, London, England as Diana Josephine Churchill. She was an actress, known for Scott of the Antarctic (1948), The History of Mr. Polly (1949) and Housemaster (1938). She was married to Mervyn Johns and Barry K. Barnes. She died on October 8, 1994...
Actress | The Big Trail
Marguerite Churchill was born on December 26, 1910 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for The Big Trail (1930), Dracula's Daughter (1936) and The Walking Dead (1936). She was married to George O'Brien. She died on January 9, 2000 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA.
10. Sarah Churchill
Actress | Royal Wedding
Sarah Churchill was a British actress and dancer, of American descent. She was born in London in 1914. She was the 3rd child and 2nd daughter born to politician Winston Churchill (1874-1965) and his wife Clementine Ogilvy Hozier (1885 -1977). Sarah's father would eventually serve as Prime Minister ...
12. Diane Cilento
Actress | The Wicker Man
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Tom Jones (1963) and appeared in The Third Secret (1964) the following year but she allowed her film career to decline following her marriage to actor Sean Connery, the second of her three husbands, to whom ...
13. Aaliyah Cinello
Actress | Kim's Convenience
Aaliyah Cinello was born in Toronto Canada on September 20, 2007. Her father is Italian and her mother is Cuban Jamaican. Aaliyah started her career as a model and has appeared in ad campaigns for Hatley, Sears, The Bay, Toys R Us, Champs, and Osh Kosh while landing the covers of such magazines as ...
14. Bernice Claire
Actress | Kiss Me Again
As a singer of light opera, Bernice Claire could be called the trailblazer for Jeanette MacDonald. In the year 1930, Claire and Alexander Gray were "the" operetta duo of talking pictures.
Bernice Claire Jahnigen was born March 22, 1909 in Oakland, California, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph ...
15. Ethlyne Clair
Actress | Jane's Sleuth
Ms. Clair, a natural happy extrovert, starred in silent comedies, Westerns, and serials. She was most popular in Westerns opposite cowboy stars such as Hoot Gibson although her career was less than a decade long. She made her Hollywood debut in a series of comedies called 'The Newlyweds and Their ...
16. Imogen Claire
Actress | Billy Elliot
Stark-looking Imogen Claire, the British dancer, choreographer and actress, was born in London in 1943 and trained at the Royal Ballet School. She went on to study at the London Dance Theatre and progressed to principal roles. As an actress with a decided taste for the avant garde, she became a ...
17. Ina Claire
Actress | Ninotchka
Effervescent, blond star of sophisticated Broadway comedy in the 1920s. Born Ina Fagan, of Irish descent, she lost her father in a car accident four months before she was born. Without a breadwinner in the family, she was forced to live in a boarding house with her mother. From earliest childhood, ...
20. Jillian Clare
Actress | Pretty Broken
At just 26 years of age, Miss Clare could be considered a show biz veteran. Starting in commercials at the tender age of 7, Jillian has been fortunate to appear on both the big and small screen in numerous projects including her double award winning portrayal of pre-teen 'Abby Deveraux' on NBC's ...
21. Mary Clare
Actress | The Lady Vanishes
Mary Clare was a versatile British character actress of redoubtable presence. On the London stage from 1910 (some sources say 1912), she later alternated her theatrical appearances with acting on screen. During the 1920's and 30's, she specialised in stately characters and villainesses in period ...
22. Candy Clark
Actress | American Graffiti
Candy Clark was born on June 20, 1947 in Norman, Oklahoma, USA as Candace June Clark. She is an actress, known for American Graffiti (1973), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and Blue Thunder (1983). She was previously married to Jeff Wald and Marjoe Gortner.
23. Judy Clark
Actress | Bruce Gentry
Judy Clark was born on June 9, 1924 in Rockville Centre, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Bruce Gentry (1949), Junior Prom (1946) and The Kid Sister (1945). She was married to George Myers and Ron Zalimas. She died on December 27, 2002 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA.
25. Marlene Clark
Actress | Enter the Dragon
Lovely, sultry and charismatic Marlene Clark was born December 19, 1949, in Los Angeles, California. Her father was a bus driver and her mother worked in a factory. Marlene grew up in New York City's Harlem area, and went to junior college in Tennessee. She was a speech major at the City College of...
26. May Clark
Actress | A Seaside Girl
May Clark was born in June 1885 in Kent, England as Mabel Clark. She was an actress, known for A Seaside Girl (1907), Alice in Wonderland (1903) and How It Feels to Be Run Over (1900). She was married to Norman Whitten. She died on March 17, 1971 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.
27. Petula Clark
Soundtrack | Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Petula Clark was a star at the age of 11. She starred in British concert halls and on BBC radio singing for the troops during WWII. She was a child star in a series of British films from the end of WWII through to the early 1950s,and by 1954 was having hit records. After a move to France in 1960, ...
28. Susan Clark
Actress | Coogan's Bluff
Award-winning Canadian actress Susan Clark, born on March 8, 1943, took up acting at an early age (12) in her hometown of Sarnia, Ontario. Her family moved to Toronto around that period of time and she joined the Toronto Children's Players Theatre. Her first professional curtain call took place on ...
29. Marguerite Clark
Actress | Scrambled Wives
In the 1910s, waifs and child-women like Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish and Mary Miles Minter were dominant forces at America's box offices. Audiences welcomed Marguerite Clark into this group, especially those who preferred her dark brown hair and large brown eyes to the blonde-haired, blue-eyed ...
30. Angela Clarke
Actress | The Harlem Globetrotters
Angela Clarke was born on August 14, 1909 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Harlem Globetrotters (1951), Houdini (1953) and Darling, How Could You! (1951). She died on December 16, 2010 in Moorpark, California, USA.
32. 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...
33. Hope Clarke
Actress | Angel Heart
Actress, dancer, vocalist, and choreographer best describe Hope Clarke, who began her career performing in "West Side Story". She has appeared in seven other Broadway shows that include "Purlie", "Hallelujah Baby", and "Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope". As a dancer she has toured internationally with...
35. Kacey Clarke
Actress | Resident Evil: Afterlife
Kacey Louisa Clarke was born Kacey Louisa Barnfield. In the past she has been credited as Barnfield but now professionally she uses her mother's maiden name, Clarke.
As a child she was best known for her role as Maddie Gilks in the hit BBC TV show Grange Hill, in which she was a series regular for ...
36. Mae Clarke
Actress | Frankenstein
Vivacious, blonde Mae Clarke was exposed to cinema from an early age, her father being an organist in a motion picture theatre. Growing up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, she learned how to dance and, at the tender age of 13, was already performing in nightclubs and amateur theatricals. In 1924 she ...
39. Sarah Clarke
Actress | Bosch
Actress Sarah Clarke was born and raised in Missouri, the middle child of Carolyn and Ernest Clarke, an engineer. She has an older and younger brother. She was educated at John Burroughs School in St. Louis, Missouri, and went on to Indiana University to study Fine Arts and Italian. During Clarke's...
41. Tanya Clarke
Actress | A Beautiful Mind
Tanya Clarke was born in Chicago, Illinois and was raised in Ottawa, Canada. She spent many years in New York City performing on Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional stages.
Her film credits include 'A Beautiful Mind', 'Tenderness', 'Repo Men', 'Driver X' & 'Blackbird'. She received a Best Actress ...
42. Lana Clarkson
Actress | Fast Times at Ridgemont High
This beautiful, long-legged blonde actress was known to be a kind, intelligent and dependable actor with a comedic talent as well. She appeared in many American TV hits of the 1970s and 1980s, such as Three's Company (1976), The Jeffersons (1975), The New Mike Hammer (1984), Riptide (1984), Knight ...
Actress | The Green Mile
This remarkable, one-of-a-kind actress has, since the early 1990s, intrigued film and TV audiences with her glowing, yet careworn eccentricity and old world-styled glamour. Very much in demand these days as a character player, Patricia Clarkson nevertheless continues to avoid the temptation of ...
Actress | Criminal Minds
Tamara Clatterbuck was born on May 26, 1963 in Seattle, Washington, USA. She is an actress, known for Criminal Minds (2005), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Days of Our Lives (1965). She has been married to Alexander Farkas since September 8, 2001.
47. Jill Clayburgh
Actress | Bridesmaids
It came as no surprise to film aficionados when, in 1999, Entertainment Weekly named Jill Clayburgh on its list of Hollywood's 25 Greatest Actresses. For decades, she delivered stellar performances in a wide variety of roles.
Jill Clayburgh was born in 1944 in New York City, into a wealthy family, ...
48. Ethel Clayton
Actress | The Man Hunt
Silent-screen actress Ethel Clayton was a convent-educated girl from Champaign, IL, who sought work as a stage actress after finishing her education. She secured small parts here and there, but hit the big time when she went to work for the Frawley Organization, which had several touring stock ...
49. Jan Clayton
Actress | Lassie
Jan Clayton was born on August 26, 1917 in Tularosa, New Mexico, USA as Jane Byral Clayton. She was an actress, known for Lassie (1954), This Man's Navy (1945) and General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein (1954). She was married to George Greeley, Robert Lerner and ...
Actress | The Night Workers
Marguerite Clayton was born on April 12, 1891 in Ogden, Utah, USA as Margaret Fitzgerald. She was an actress, known for The Night Workers (1917), The Dream Doll (1917) and Men in the Raw (1923). She was married to Victor Bertrandias. She died on December 20, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
51. June Clayworth
Actress | The Good Fairy
June Clayworth was born on June 9, 1912 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for The Good Fairy (1935), Beat the Band (1947) and Live, Love and Learn (1937). She was married to Sid Rogell. She died on January 1, 1993 in Calabasas, California, USA.
54. Adelaide Clemens
Actress | Silent Hill: Revelation
Born and raised in Brisbane, Australia. Daughter of a British father. Clemens began working as an actress on Australian television while in high school. She guest-starred in a 2006 episode of Blue Water High as Juliet, and in 2007, she starred in the children's series Pirate Islands: The Lost ...
55. Andrée Clément
Actress | Macadam
Andrée Clément (b. 1918) lived like a shooting star .Her dark,mysterious cold beauty was unique ;her face epitomized either sweet innocence and/or malign evil .An exceptionally talented actress,her career was cut short when she died of tuberculosis at the early age of 36 .A student of Charles ...
56. Aurore Clément
Actress | Apocalypse Now
Aurore Clement was born in Soissons, France. Her parents were farmers, and after the death of her father, she left for Paris where she found work with a modeling agency. She quickly made a name for herself, preferring a natural style and refusing to wear make-up. In the seventies,Louis Malle, ...
59. Kennedi Clements
Actress | Poltergeist
Kennedi Clements was born in British Columbia, Canada in 2007. She is the oldest of three children. She began acting at the age of 3 and booked a lead role in the TV movie, A Family Thanksgiving (2010) shortly after as her first role. It was obvious, even at such a young age, that this was a ...
60. Kiersey Clemons
Actress | Dope
An undeniable talent on the rise, actress and musician Kiersey Clemons has quickly become known for the diverse and captivating characters she has brought to life on screen.
It was recently announced that Clemons will be starring as Iris West in the upcoming Warner Bros film THE FLASH, where she ...
63. Carol Cleveland
Actress | Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Born in England, Carol moved to the United States as a youngster after her mother remarried a man in the U.S. Air Force. She attended grammar school in San Antonio, Texas, then John Marshall Junior High and Pasadena High School both in Pasadena, California. She returned to London in 1960 and soon ...
Actress | Donnie Darko
Patience Cleveland was born on May 23, 1931 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Donnie Darko (2001), Psycho III (1986) and Murder, She Wrote (1984). She was married to Peter Hobbs. She died on May 27, 2004 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
Actress | Richard the Lion-Hearted
Kathleen Clifford was born on February 16, 1887 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. She was an actress, known for Richard the Lion-Hearted (1923), When the Clouds Roll by (1919) and Who Is Number One? (1917). She was married to Miomir Peter Illitch (banker). She died on December 28, 1962 in ...
Actress | Kind Hearts and Coronets
Peggy Ann Clifford was born on March 23, 1921 in Poole, Dorset, England as Peggy Anne Hamley Champion. She was an actress, known for Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), Chance of a Lifetime (1950) and Rheingold Theatre (1953). She died on May 26, 1986 in Kensington, London, England.
69. Ruth Clifford
Actress | The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln
American actress, originally of leading roles, whose career lasted from silent days into the television era. A native of Rhode Island, she attended St. Mary's Seminary in Narragansett, Rhode Island, then, following her mother's death in 1911, came to Los Angeles as a teenager to live with her ...
Actress | Broncho Billy and the Sheriff's Kid
Eugenia Clinchard was born on July 5, 1904 in Alameda, California, USA as Eugenia Margaret Clinchard. She was an actress, known for Broncho Billy and the Sheriff's Kid (1913), A Frontier Doctor (1911) and The Crazy Prospector (1913). She was married to Robert R. Horton and Walter George Pearch. She...
Actress | Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki
Colleen Clinkenbeard was born on April 13, 1980 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA as Colleen Smith Clinkenbeard. She is an actress and producer, known for Wolf Children (2012), Munemoshune no musume tachi (2008) and Fairy Tail (2009). She has been married to Patric Carroll since November 10, 2012. They...
74. Kristen Cloke
Actress | Final Destination
Kristen Cloke was born September 2 in Van Nuys, California. She attended California State University, Northridge. Her first feature film role was the female lead in Megaville (1990), opposite Billy Zane. She is best known from her role as Shane Vansen in the television series Space: Above and Beyond...
75. Rosemary Clooney
Actress | White Christmas
Rosemary Clooney was born in Maysville, Kentucky, to Marie Frances (Guilfoyle) and Andrew Joseph Clooney. She was one of five children. Her father was of Irish and German descent, and her mother was of Irish and English ancestry. She grew up in Maysville, where she and her sister Betty Clooney used...
76. Glenn Close
Actress | Fatal Attraction
Seven time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close was born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is the daughter of Bettine (Moore) and William Taliaferro Close (William Close), a prominent doctor. Both of her parents were from upper-class northeastern families.
Glenn was often seen on ...
77. Ivy Close
Actress | Adam Bede
Ivy Close began a dynasty that has now covered four generations of the history of Cinema and Television. She married the photographer Elwin Neame (1885-1923) and reared two sons Ronald Neame (1911-2010), a successful cinematographer, screenwriter, producer and director and Derek Neame (1915-1979), ...
Actress | Dinner at Eight
Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1872, character actress Louise Closser Hale (nee Louise Closser) began her acting studies at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC and Emerson College of Oratory in Boston. On stage from 1894, her first hit show was in George Bernard Shaw's "Candida" in 1903 on ...
80. Suzanne Cloutier
Lovely French Canadian actress Suzanne Cloutier, the daughter of the director of the National Printing Office, was born into a large family. She had indeed no fewer than six brothers and sisters. After happily growing up in the heart of nature (her parents had a house in the woods), she became a ...
81. Véra Clouzot
Actress | Les diaboliques
Véra Gibson-Amado, known professionally as Véra Clouzot, was a Brazilian-French actress.
In 1941, Véra met French actor Léo Lapara, a member of the theater company of Louis Jouvet, who toured in Brazil during World War II. Vera married the actor, taking part in the company's South American tour that...
82. Michelle Clunie
Actress | Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday
Michelle Clunie spent much of her childhood performing in plays, operas and recitals as an actress, dancer and violinist. She was awarded a scholarship to The Academy of Professional Ballet where she studied and apprenticed throughout her teenage years. At 19 years old she sold her violin for $200 ...
83. June Clyde
Actress | Hollywood Mystery
Another vivacious blonde who made a tiny splash in Hollywood during the 30s was June Clyde. Her career was perhaps more substantial than that of many of her contemporaries. A talented songstress and dancer, June began on the vaudeville circuit in 1917 as an eight-year old, billed as 'Baby Tetrazini...
84. Phyllis Coates
Actress | Adventures of Superman
Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, Phyllis Coates moved to Hollywood as a teenager with intentions of enrolling at UCLA. A chance encounter with Ken Murray in a Hollywood & Vine restaurant landed her in the comedian's vaudeville show. She started out as a chorus girl and worked her way up to doing skits...
85. Abbie Cobb
Actress | The Candle
Abbie Cobb can be seen in the recurring role of "Kimantha" on the popular ABC series, Suburgatory (2011). She also co-stars in two upcoming feature films: Moms' Night Out (2014), from TriStar Pictures, and the period drama, The Umbrella Man (2016). Most recently, she starred in the ABC drama pilot, ...
86. Julie Cobb
Actress | Star Trek
Julie was born into a theatrical family. Her mother was the renowned Yiddish stage and film actress Helen Beverley and her father was the award winning actor Lee J. Cobb. Her grandparents on her mother's side were also performers and theater owners. Involved in theater at Beverly Hills High School ...
88. Imogene Coca
Actress | National Lampoon's Vacation
Imogene Coca is best remembered for playing opposite Sid Caesar in the live 90-minute Your Show of Shows (1950), which ran every Saturday night in regular season on NBC from February 1950 to June 1954. Their repertoire of comedy acts included the very memorable, hilarious, timeless and ...
89. Shannon Cochran
Actress | The Ring
Shannon was born in Savannah, Georgia. She graduated summa cum laude from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. She had extensive theatre work in Chicago, including the world premiere of "Picasso at the Lapin Agile", a play by Steve Martin. She received a Joseph Jefferson Award for her role as "...
90. Ann Codee
Actress | Come Live with Me
Ann Codee was born on March 5, 1890 in Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium as Anna Marie Vannuefflin. She was an actress, known for Come Live with Me (1941), Captain Caution (1940) and Kings Go Forth (1958). She was married to Frank Orth. She died on May 18, 1961 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
91. Camille Coduri
Actress | A Prayer for the Dying
Camille Coduri was born on April 18, 1965 in Wandsworth, London, England as Camille F. Coduri. She is an actress, known for A Prayer for the Dying (1987), King Ralph (1991) and Sinchronicity (2006). She has been married to Christopher Fulford since April 1992. They have two children.
92. Kathleen Cody
Actress | Dark Shadows
Kathleen Cody, often credited as Kathy Cody in her childhood years, is an American actress born October, 30, 1954. Best known for her roles as Hallie Stokes and Carrie Stokes on the original 1966-1971 cult classic TV series "Dark Shadows".
Kathleen started performing at the tender age of 6 months ...
93. Claire Coffee
Actress | Grimm
Claire graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a degree in Theater. She began performing on stage at age 5 in The Mountain Play Theater Company's production of "The King and I" in Mill Valley, CA. She continued acting extensively on stage before moving to Los Angeles after...
95. Kristine Cofsky
Actress | In No Particular Order
Kristine Cofsky is an actor, filmmaker, and photographer, with a deep love for independent arts. Her breakout role as an actor came in the feature film When Life Was Good, directed by Vancouver filmmaker Terry Miles in 2008. The indie film enjoyed wide-spread festival and distribution success after...
96. Lauren Cohan
Actress | The Boy
Lauren Cohan is a British-American actress and model, best known for her role as Maggie Greene on The Walking Dead (2010) and recurring roles on The Vampire Diaries (2009), Supernatural (2005), and Chuck (2007). After her film debut on Casanova (2005) as Sister Beatrice, she starred in the sequel ...
97. Emma Cohen
Actress | Novela
Emma Cohen was born on November 21, 1946 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Emmanuela Beltrán Rahola. She was an actress and writer, known for Novela (1963), Al otro lado del espejo (1973) and Estudio 1 (1965). She was married to Fernando Fernán Gómez. She died on July 11, 2016 in Madrid,...
99. Lynn Cohen
Actress | Munich
Lynn Cohen was born on August 10, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Lynn Harriette Kay. She is an actress, known for Munich (2005), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) and The Cobbler (2014). She has been married to Ronald T. Cohen since June 3, 1964. She was previously married to Gilbert L....
100. Candice Coke
Actress | La La Land
Hails from New York, where she studied Educational Theater at NYU while on a scholarship for spring board diving. She started her career dancing for icons like Michael Jackson, Prince, and many others in the States and internationally. Eventually she made the transition to Los Angeles where she has...