Gobbi to Gynt: 345 Global Film Actresses: Silents to Present: List 12by reynolds-51390 | created - 8 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public
List 12 begins with Whoopi Goldberg & continues in Alphabetical order with a truly worldwide selection of film & tv movie actresses.
Actress | Ghost
Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in...
Actress | Modern Times
Paulette Goddard was a child model who debuted in "The Ziegfeld Follies" at the age of 13. She gained fame with the show as the girl on the crescent moon, and was married to a wealthy man by the time she was 16. After her divorce she went to Hollywood in 1931, where she appeared in small roles in ...
Actress | The House Bunny
Born and raised in Stuart, Florida, Godfrey started acting in high school and was quickly signed up by a talent agency. In 2005, she moved to Los Angeles to try her luck auditioning. One of her first parts was a recurring role on the TV show Surface (2005). Godfrey's career came to a sudden halt ...
Actress | Buffalo Bill, Jr.
Sultry-eyed, dark-haired and exquisite-looking, New York City native Renee Godfrey certainly had the earnestness and requisite beauty to catapult herself to the top of the film industry but, in the end, fell short of her initial potential. She later put her career on the back burner to raise a ...
Actress | The Story Without a Name
Dagmar Godowsky was born on November 24, 1897 in Vilna, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for The Story Without a Name (1924), In Borrowed Plumes (1926) and Virtuous Liars (1924). She was married to Frank Mayo. She died on February 13, 1975 in New York City, New York, USA.
10. Vanda Godsell
Actress | The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Vanda Godsell was born on November 17, 1922 in Bognor Regis, Sussex, England. She was an actress, known for The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976), The Earth Dies Screaming (1964) and I Promised to Pay (1961). She died on April 2, 1990 in London, England.
11. Angela Goethals
Actress | Home Alone
Angela Goethals was born on May 20, 1977 in New York City, New York, USA as Angela Bethany Goethals. She is an actress, known for Home Alone (1990), Jerry Maguire (1996) and Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006). She has been married to Russell Soder since 2005. They have one child.
Actress | Radha Rani
Gohar was born on November 19, 1910 in Lahore, Punjab, British India as Gohar Kayoum Mamajiwala. She was an actress, known for Radha Rani (1932), Devi Devayani (1931) and Desh Dasi (1935). She was married to Chandulal Shah. She died on September 28, 1985 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
14. Ilinca Goia
Actress | Pozitia copilului
Ilinca Goia is a Romanian actress born on March 6, 1969 in Bucharest, Romania. She graduated from the National University of Theatre and Film "I.L. Caragiale" of Bucharest in 1992 and went on to study under a scholarship at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, where she graduated in 1996. She...
15. Siena Goines
Actress | The 40 Year Old Virgin
At the age of six Siena Goines moved to the West Coast from the East Coast. Grew up in a single parent home, public assistance and a handful of obstacles. Siena had teachers and friends who presented choices that showed her she could choose a different direction in life. She rose to the occasion ...
16. Joanna Going
Actress | Kingdom
Joanna Going was born in Washington, D.C. in 1963 and raised in Newport, Rhode Island. She is the oldest of six children and graduated from Rogers High School in 1981. She attended Emerson College in Boston for two years and then went to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. A year ...
17. Judy Gold
Actress | The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
Two-time 'Emmy Award' winner Judy Gold is a veteran of stand-up comedy, known for her edgy wit, sharp timing, and infamous crowd work. Consistently appealing to all generations and backgrounds, Judy can be found throughout most mediums of entertainment: TV; Film; Web-Series'; Stage; Storytelling; ...
20. Tracey Gold
Actress | Growing Pains
Tracey Gold has virtually grown up on television. She made an auspicious television debut in the award-winning mini-series Roots. She also enjoyed seven years on the immensely popular ABC comedy series Growing Pains after which she returned to drama in more than 20 movies for television.
Born in New...
22. Amber Goldfarb
Actress | Far Cry Primal
Amber Goldfarb is a Canadian Screen Award-nominated actress known for her work on both French and English television shows such as Lost Girl (SyFy & Showcase), King (Showcase), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Being Human (SyFy & Space), Trauma (Radio-Canada), Musée Eden (Radio-Canada), St-Nickel (Unis TV)...
23. Meta Golding
Actress | Surrogates
Meta Golding is of Haitian descent but was raised in the United States, India, France and Italy as well as Haiti itself. She competed on ice as an Italian national figure skater, but when an injury ended her skating career she started acting in Italian theatre. Later she returned to the USA to ...
24. Marcy Goldman
Actress | Star Trek: Generations
Born in Chicago, Illinois. Raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Got BA at University of Wisconsin. Traveled with musical revue for several years. Did theater with a rep company in Chicago for 2 years before locating to L.A. Has done a lot of soap work, television and film and occasional theater. Loves ...
Actress | One Life to Live
Renee Goldsberry was born in San Jose, California, and raised in both Houston, Texas, and Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with a bachelors degree in acting, and went on to attend graduate school at the University of Southern California, where she received her ...
26. Gila Golan
Actress | The Valley of Gwangi
Gila Golan's career started as an Israeli fashion model, which led to appearances as a film actress. She was apparently born in Krakow, Poland, for she was discovered there in a train station during the German occupation in 1940. She was adopted by a Roman Catholic couple and later sent to a ...
Actress | Aliens
Jenette Goldstein is a true chameleon. She is so effective as an actress, it is nearly impossible to recognize her from role to role. Jenette spent most of her childhood in Los Angeles. Born to theater-loving parents, she attended fine arts-oriented schools, and was the young star of the drama ...
31. Valeria Golino
Actress | Rain Man
The second child of an Italian germanist and a Greek painter, Valeria Golino grew up in Naples until her parents parted. After three years in Athens with her mother and another three in Naples with her father, she began to work as a model. She left high school after her first movie and didn't study...
32. Ana Golja
Actress | Degrassi: Next Class
Ana was born in Toronto, Canada on January 31st 1996. At the age of 5, Ana started to dance, and her love for performing grew stronger as she grew older. She began acting at the age of 9, and landed her first audition by playing Lucy in "1-800 Missing". From there, Ana went on to play a variety of ...
33. Arlene Golonka
Actress | Hang 'Em High
A native Chicagoan of Polish descent, veteran character actress Arlene Golonka seemed destined for acting from the start, having been named after silver screen actress Arline Judge, and her childhood was dominated by singing and acting classes. She headed to New York at the age of 19 and began a ...
Actress | J'ai pas sommeil
Yekaterina Golubeva was born on October 9, 1966 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR. She was an actress and writer, known for I Can't Sleep (1994), Mest shuta (1993) and Projection. She was married to Sharunas Bartas. She died on August 14, 2011 in Paris, France.
36. Minna Gombell
Actress | The Thin Man
A doctor's daughter, the versatile actress Minna Gombell had a successful career on the stage from 1912 to the end of the 1920's, appearing often in comedic roles, almost always in leads. She had a reputation as a fast learner, capable of reading and comprehending a script in a matter of hours. This...
39. Laura Gómez
Actress | Orange Is the New Black
Laura Gómez started her journey as an actor in Santo Domingo and trained professionally in NYC where she's been living for over 13 years.
She plays the role of Blanca Flores in the Netflix hit show "Orange is the New Black" and she's a member of Spanish Repertory Theater, where she has participated ...
40. Macarena Gómez
Actress | Dagon
Macarena Gómez Traseira (born 2 February 1978) is a Spanish actress, known for her role of Lola in the current television series La que se avecina, aired on Telecinco. She is also known for her portrayal of mermaid-like priestess Uxía Cambarro in the 2001 horror movie Dagon and for her starring ...
42. Selena Gomez
Actress | Monte Carlo
Actress and singer Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas. She is the daughter of Mandy Teefey and Ricardo Gomez. Her mother is of part Italian ancestry, and her father is of Mexican descent. She was named after Tejano singer Selena, who died in 1995.
Her first acting role ...
Actress | Jerry Maguire
Reagan Gomez-Preston was born on April 24, 1980 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Reagan Amyre Gomez-Preston. She is an actress and writer, known for Jerry Maguire (1996), Surviving... (2015) and Almost Home (2013). She has been married to DeWayne Turrentine Jr. since November 10, 1999. They have two ...
46. Li Gong
Actress | Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia
Born in Shenyang, grew up in Jinan, the daughter of an economics professor. Loved music from childhood, and dreamed of a singing career. After failing to gain entrance to China's top music school in 1985, applied for and was admitted to the Central Drama Academy in Beijing, from which she graduated...
47. Allie Gonino
Actress | The Lying Game
Allie Gonino was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and grew up in the small Dallas suburb of Heath. As the youngest of three half-siblings, Allie knew what she wanted out of life, very early on. The arts have always been a strong and varied passion for her, and at the ripe age of four, an unexpected ...
49. Ginger Gonzaga
Actress | Ted
Ginger is an improviser, actor, writer, and director.
In television, Ginger is best known for her role as "Christy" on the Duplass Brothers' critical darling Togetherness (2015) on HBO, "Maggie" on Showtime's Dramedy I'm Dying Up Here (2017), Peggy of FX's Legit (2013), and "Lorena" on Hulu's drama ...
50. Toni Gonzaga
Actress | You're My Boss
Toni was born on January 20, 1984, to Methodist parents Carlito and Crisanta Gonzaga. Her birth name, Celestine, was given to her father by a boxer.
She has a younger sister named Catherine.
She began to sing at the age of four participating in various singing competitions. She took up mass ...
53. Eiza González
Actress | Baby Driver
Eiza González Reyna is a Mexican actress and singer. She was born on January 30, 1990 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Carlos González and Glenda Reyna. Her mother is a yesteryear Mexican model. She has one elder brother, Yulen. She lost her father in a motorcycle accident when she was just 12. Later in ...
56. Julie Gonzalo
Actress | A Cinderella Story
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Gonzalo moved to Miami, Florida when she was 8 years old.
Her first acting role came when she was 20 and she made a few TV appearances during the early 2000s, as well as appearing in some high profile movies (including Freaky Friday (2003)) but her breakthrough role ...
57. Meagan Good
Actress | Think Like a Man
Meagan Monique Good was born on 8 August 1981 in Panorama City, California, USA, to Tyra Wardlow-Doyle, who worked as her manager, and Leondis "Leon" Good, an LAPD officer. She began appearing on commercials at the age of four. Then she started guest-starring on series like The Parent 'Hood (1995), ...
58. Caroline Goodall
Actress | Hook
Born in Britain to Australian parents, Caroline Goodall is internationally known as a leading actress who has starred in some of the biggest blockbusters of the last fifteen years, including Schindler's List (1993), Hook (1991), Cliffhanger (1993), Disclosure (1994), White Squall (1996) and The ...
60. Cameron Goodman
Actress | Shuttle
She was born in Texas but grew up in Washington D.C. Goodman has been in multiple movies; first starting out in 2002 as a freshman doing her comedic acting at Syracuse University on a show called SU Live. In 2003, she left Syracuse and transferred to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
61. Dody Goodman
Actress | Grease
Her quivery, high-pitched, Southern-cracked tones were once described as sounding like "a Tweetie Pie cartoon bird strangling on peanut butter." Just the absurdity of that description fits comedienne Dody Goodman to a tee. One did not know what to make of her, but she could certainly induce ...
62. Carol Goodner
Actress | The Frog
Carol Goodner was born on May 30, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Frog (1937), There Goes the Bride (1932) and The Gaunt Stranger (1931). She was married to Thomas Marshall. She died on November 29, 2001 in Katonah, New York.
63. Barbara Goodson
Actress | Akira
Barbara Goodson is a "lifer" in show biz. Truly in love with all aspects of this wild & crazy craft. Was aware of her mimicry skills early on in life when she imitated family members & caught on to the positive attention it gave her & the pleasure & camaraderie it gave to others. She delights in ...
64. Claire Goose
Actress | Waking the Dead
Claire Goose was born in Edinburgh and lived there till she was two and a half. She grew up in Norfolk. Her parents are mother, Joy, and father, David, who is a GP in Kings Lynn and has also looked after the Royals. Claire also has an elder sister, Caroline, a nursery nurse, and an elder brother, ...
65. Angela Goodwin
Actress | Venga a prendere il caffè... da noi
Angela Goodwin was born on August 1, 1925 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Angela Bucci. She was an actress, known for Come Have Coffee with Us (1970), Il marchese di Roccaverdina (1972) and The Consequences of Love (2004). She was married to Franco Giacobini. She died on March 25, 2016 in Rome.
67. Ginnifer Goodwin
Actress | Big Love
Ginnifer Goodwin was born Jennifer Michelle Goodwin on May 22, 1978, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Linda (Kantor), who worked at FedEx, and Tim Goodwin, who had a recording studio. Bright and talented, Ginnifer carried her love for theater and acting through her high school years. She graduated from ...
68. Laurel Goodwin
Actress | Star Trek
Born in 1942 in Wichita, Kansas, Laurel Goodwin, was a child model. Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) was Ms. Goodwin's first movie. She only made 3 more movies, but appeared in many TV series; and she was in the "pilot" [Star Trek: The Cage (1965- which has an actual copyright date of 1964)] for Star ...
70. Menik Gooneratne
Actress | Lion
Menik Gooneratne is a Sri Lankan-Australian actress and writer whose films have grossed over $500 million worldwide. Born in England, she spent her youth travelling to developing countries due to her father's UN work in combating climate change, before finally settling in Australia. She is best ...
71. Jeananne Goossen
Actress | The Walking Dead
Jeananne Goossen is a dual citizen of the US and Canada, raised in Toronto, New York and various cities in Japan.
Her mother, Tam Goossen, is from Hong Kong and became an activist and municipally elected official in education after immigrating to Toronto. Her father, Ted Goossen, from Manhattan, NY,...
73. Claire Gordon
Actress | Licensed to Kill
Claire Gordon died peacefully on 13th April 2015 in a nursing home in Acton, aged 74 years; she was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour in December 2014. At the time she was living in El-gouna, Egypt, but returned to London and underwent an operation at the Charing Cross hospital in January ...
75. Eve Gordon
Actress | The Circle
Eve Gordon was born on June 25, 1960 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and director, known for The Circle (2017), The Grudge 2 (2006) and Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves! (1997). She has been married to Todd Waring since November 14, 1987. They have two children.
76. Hannah Gordon
Actress | The Elephant Man
Hannah Gordon was born on April 9, 1941 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Hannah Campbell Grant Gordon. She is an actress, known for The Elephant Man (1980), Watership Down (1978) and Made of Honor (2008). She is married to Robert Lampitt. She was previously married to Norman Warwick.
79. Mary Gordon
Actress | Bride of Frankenstein
Scots actress, long in the United States, who specialized in housekeepers and mothers, most notably the housekeeper Mrs. Hudson in the Sherlock Holmes series of movies of the Thirties and Forties. She was born Mary Gilmour, the daughter of a Glasgow wire weaver. She worked as a dressmaker before ...
80. Pamela Gordon
Actress | Weird Science
Pamela Gordon was born on April 8, 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Weird Science (1985), Chuck & Buck (2000) and My So-Called Life (1994). She was married to Marc Wedner. She died on September 21, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
81. Phyllis Gordon
Actress | Another Thin Man
Phyllis Gordon was born on October 17, 1889 in Suffolk, Virginia, USA as Phyllis Lamonte Gordon. She is known for her work on Another Thin Man (1939), A Messenger to Kearney (1912) and Rivals (1912). She was married to Eugene Pallette. She died on October 16, 1964 in Sonoma, California, USA.
82. Ruth Gordon
Actress | Rosemary's Baby
When Ruth Gordon convinced her father, a sea captain, to let her pursue acting she came to New York and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She acted in a few silents made at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1915. She made her Broadway debut in "Peter Pan" as Nibs the same year. The next 20 ...
83. Susan Gordon
Actress | Tormented
Susan Gordon was born on July 27, 1949 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Susan Lynn Gordon. She was an actress, known for Tormented (1960), The Five Pennies (1959) and Ben Casey (1961). She was married to Avraham Aviner. She died on December 11, 2011 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA.
84. Vera Gordon
Actress | Sweet Daddies
American character actor of Russian heritage in silent films and early talkies. She emigrated with her family to the U.S. when she was seven years old. She became involved in the theatre even as a child and participated for several years in the Jewish theatre in New York. At the age of 34 she was ...
86. Rosa Gore
Actress | Vanity Fair
Rosa Gore was born on September 15, 1866 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Vanity Fair (1923), The Mistress of Shenstone (1921) and Stranded (1927). She was married to Dan Crimmins. She died on February 4, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
88. Galyn Görg
Actress | RoboCop 2
Galyn Görg was born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Gwyndolin Lee Görg, (African-American, Choctaw, Blackfoot, Irish) a writer, storyteller and educator. Her Father, Alan Kent Görg (German-American) film-maker, writer and educator. Galyn has one brother, Carter, and three sisters, Gentry, ...
Actress | Snow White
Early Gorman better known as 'Baby Early' was born in New Jersey in 1906. Pretty blonde child star who made her film debut at the age of 5 appearing in nearly 50 short silent comedy and drama films, first under the direction of Harry C. Mathews in 'When First We Met' at the Powers Picture Plays ...
91. Lynne Gorman
Actress | Videodrome
Lynne Gorman was born on February 16, 1920 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Evelyn Alice Minter. She was an actress, known for Videodrome (1983), Upside Town/Swingaround (1968) and Barney Boomer (1967). She was married to George Gorman. She died on November 1, 1989 in Toronto, Ontario, ...
Actress | Saturday Night Fever
Karen Lynn Gorney is the romantic star of Saturday Night Fever (1977): the dance partner and fantasy girlfriend who said "no" to John Travolta, and won his heart in this mega-hit film, released to raves. Miss Gorney is also the legendary "Tara Martin" ( Erica's mortal enemy) on ABC's award-winning ...
94. Irina Gorovaia
Actress | The Royal Tenenbaums
Irene Gorovaia was born in Russia on June 13, 1989. During her childhood she moved to The States. In junior high school, Gorovaia started her acting career. Along with acting, Irene is a dancer. She made her acting debut in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001). She went to many auditions, and was picked out...
97. Emily Goss
Actress | Snapshots
Emily Goss is a film, television, and theatre actress. Her work in the psychological horror indie hit "The House On Pine Street" earned her 3 awards, and she has now won 5 awards for her portrayal of the bold, charismatic Louise in the period romance "Snapshots." Emily got her BA in Theatre from ...
Actress | Embrasse-moi comme tu m'aimes
Juliette Gosselin was born in Montreal, in Quebec, Canada. She has one brother.
After getting her start in commercials for Merck Frost and Home Depot, Juliette's first major role was that of France Carignan in the multi-million dollar feature film Battle of the Brave (aka Nouvelle-France) opposite ...
100. Bindiya Goswami
Actress | Dada
Bindiya Goswami was born on January 6, 1962 to a South Indian father and a Catholic mother in India. When she was growing up, she thought she would become an air hostess like her elder sister Pearl. However, when she was fourteen years old, she went to a party at her neighbor composer Pyarelal's ...