Actresses

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1. Morena Baccarin

Actress | Deadpool

Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia...

2. Tracie Thoms

Actress | Rent

Tracie Thoms was born on August 19, 1975 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Tracie Nicole Thoms. She is an actress, known for Rent (2005), The Devil Wears Prada (2006) and Death Proof (2007).

3. Eliza Dushku

Actress | Bring It On

Eliza Dushku was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Judith (Rasmussen), a political science professor, and Philip R. Dushku, a teacher and administrator. Her father is Albanian and her mother is American (of Danish, Irish, English, and German descent). She was discovered at the end of a five-month ...

4. Lili Simmons

Actress | Banshee

Lili Simmons is an American actress who was born in San Diego, California, USA as Lili Marie Simmons. At the age of fifteen she was discovered by a talent manager. She would begin her career as a Ford Model and continue her work for Bebe Stores, Roxy, J.C. Penny, and Saturn. In 2010 she began her ...

5. Anne-Marie Johnson

Actress | In the Heat of the Night

Anne-Marie Johnson was born on July 18, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for In the Heat of the Night (1988), Robot Jox (1989) and JAG (1995). She has been married to Martin Grey since January 1, 1996.

6. Crystal Fox

Actress | Driving Miss Daisy

Crystal Fox was born in Tryon, North Carolina, and began her professional acting career in the late 1970s. She is best-known for her role as Police Officer Luann Corbin in the series In the Heat of the Night (1988). She has also appeared in several theatrical productions, including "For Colored ...

7. Paige Turco

Actress | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Paige Turco was born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 17, 1965. When she was a year old her father passed away and her mother moved them to Springfield, Massachusetts. As a child she studied to become a ballerina. She performed as a soloist with the New England Dance Conservatory, The Amherst Ballet...

8. Erika Heynatz

Actress | Gabriel

Erika Heynatz was born on March 25, 1975 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. She is an actress, known for Gabriel (2007), L.A. Noire (2011) and Mermaids (2003). She has been married to Andrew Kingston since March 9, 2007. They have one child.

9. Chastity Dotson

Actress | Imposters

Chastity Dotson has written and performed seven one-woman shows and was previously invited to perform her solo piece "Little Book of Battles" for Danny Hoch's Hip Hop Theater Festival at The Public Theater in New York City.

After studying at University of Southern California's BFA acting program, ...

10. Lesley-Ann Brandt

Actress | Painkillers

South African export Lesley-Ann Brandt stars as the Vertigo/DC comic book character Mazikeen, on Fox's hit series "Lucifer."

Born and raised in Cape Town South Africa, Brandt immigrated with her family to Auckland, New Zealand in her late teens. Discovered by local casting directors, Brandt took on ...

11. Aimee Garcia

Actress | Dexter

A Chicago native of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent, she made her professional stage debut at the age of seven in Paul Mejia's "Cinderella" at The Auditorium Theatre. By the age of twelve, she was dancing 20 shows a month as "Clara" in "The Nutcracker". She joined the Young People's Company, whose...

12. Diana Bang

Actress | The Interview

Diana Bang was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for The Interview (2014), Entanglement (2017) and No Clue (2013).

13. Tiffani Thiessen

Actress | Saved by the Bell

Tiffani-Amber Thiessen was born on January 23, 1974, in Long Beach, California, USA, to Frank Thiessen, a park designer, and Robyn Ernest, a homemaker. She grew up in Long Beach with her parents and her brothers, professional cyclist Todd (born August 1, 1968) and Schyler (born May 10, 1977). When ...

14. Marsha Thomason

Actress | White Collar

Marsha Thomason was born and raised in Manchester, England. Her love for acting began after watching the musical "Bugsy Malone". Soon after, aged 12, she joined Oldham Theatre Workshop, where she performed many diverse stage plays, including "Our Day Out" by Willy Russell and "Peace" by Aristophanes...

15. Natalie Morales

Actress | Parks and Recreation

Natalie Morales was born in Miami, Florida, and is of Cuban descent. She studied Theatre at Miami Dade College and Florida International University. In 2006, Natalie landed a guest star role on an episode of the CBS drama, CSI: Miami (2002): CSI: Miami: Darkroom (2006). In 2008, Natalie starred on ...

16. Bridget Regan

Actress | Jane the Virgin

Bridget Regan stars as the villain Rose AKA Sin Rostro on the Golden Globe nominated series, "Jane the Virgin." This, as well as portraying the original Black Widow, Dottie, in Marvel's Agent Carter (2015), and the multiple personality spy opposite Matt Bomer on USA's "White Collar" made E! Online ...

17. Camille Chen

Actress | Game Night

Camille Chen was born on September 1, 1979 in Taipei, Taiwan. She is an actress and director, known for Game Night (2018), Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) and The New Guy (2002). She has been married to Christian Anderson since March 4, 2017.

18. Elia Cantu

Actress | 9-1-1

Elia Cantu was born as Eliasina Belinda Cantu. She is known for her work on 9-1-1 (2018), Black Monday (2019) and This Is Us (2016).

19. Angie Teodora Dick

Actress | I'm Dying Up Here

Angie Teodora Dick is known for her work on I'm Dying Up Here (2017), Lucifer (2015) and Forgotten Evil (2017).

20. Tiffany Mack

Actress | Jessica Jones

Tiffany Mack is an actress, known for Jessica Jones (2015), Timeless (2016) and Hap and Leonard (2016).

21. Tijuana Ricks

Actress | Luke Cage

Tijuana Ricks grew up in Gramercy, Louisiana.

Graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a double major in Performing Arts and Psychology and was a member of the sketch comedy troupe, Kaktabulz.

Tijuana received her MFA in Acting from the Yale School of Drama and lives in New York City.

22. Jessica Frances Dukes

Actress | Jessica Jones

Jessica Frances Dukes is known for Marvel's Jessica Jones Season 3. New Amsterdam on NBC, NCIS: New Orleans, & The Good Wife on CBS , Bernard And Huey (Film) and more, Obie Award Winner for Bootycandy at Playwrights Horizons Off Broadway, Drama League Awards Distinguished Perfomance Nominee for By ...

23. Ellen Mah

Actress | Jessica Jones

Ellen Mah is an actress, known for Jessica Jones (2015), Bull (2016) and Protégé.

24. Nicole Beharie

Actress | Shame

Nicole Beharie is an American actress.

Her critically acclaimed film debut was in the film American Violet (2008) alongside Alfre Woodard, Tim Blake Nelson and Will Patton. Beharie also played Ernie Davis' girlfriend in the movie The Express (2008). Her upcoming projects include My Last Day Without ...

25. Moon Bloodgood

Actress | Terminator Salvation

Moon Bloodgood was born on September 20, 1975 in Alliance, Nebraska, USA as Korinna Moon Bloodgood. She is known for her work on Terminator Salvation (2009), Faster (2010) and The Sessions (2012). She has been married to Grady Hall since August 2011. They have two children.

26. Sarah Carter

Actress | Rogue

Fresh out of Canada, Sarah Carter's career in Hollywood took off quickly, landing a string of series regular roles such as "Madeleine Poe", opposite James Woods, on CBS' Shark (2006), and "Maggie", on TNT's Steven Spielberg-produced Falling Skies (2011).

She has been classically trained in theater, ...

27. Dianne Doan

Actress | Vikings

Dianne Doan (born September 8, 1990) is a Canadian actress.

Doan was born and raised in Abbotsford, British Columbia to parents of Vietnamese descent. Her grandmother is one-half Chinese making Doan one-eighth Chinese.

She first developed an interest in acting in grade 9 when she took drama classes ...

28. Katheryn Winnick

Actress | Vikings

Canadian actress, director and producer Katheryn Winnick stars in the critically acclaimed, Emmy award-winning television series Vikings, produced by MGM and The History Channel. In addition to her lead role on Vikings, an episode directed by Winnick will debut in 2019. Entertainment Weekly ...

29. Judith Scott

Actress | Guess Who

Judith Scott was born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA. She is an actress, known for Guess Who (2005), Fracture (2007) and Flightplan (2005).

30. Angela Lewis

Actress | Snowfall

Angela Lewis is an actress, known for Snowfall (2017), Code Black (2015) and Top Five (2014).

31. Lori Petty

Actress | Tank Girl

After this feisty, kinetic, highly offbeat actress from Chattanooga, Tennessee, broke into TV in the 1980s, she immediately set herself apart from the norm with the mini-movie Bates Motel (1987). This rather inauspicious beginning would also set Lori Petty off on a career as a fighter and a misfit,...

32. Aniko Kaszas

Actress | The Boys

Born in Budapest, Hungary, Aniko Kaszas is of Polish, Spanish, Greek, French, Italian and German descent.

Aniko is a graduate of the four-year conservatory theatre program at the University of Toronto, and has studied at the American Academy of Arts (NYC), the Second City (Toronto), and various ...

33. 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 ...

34. Daniella De Jesús

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Daniella De Jesús is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Love Beats Rhymes (2017) and FBI (2018).

35. Laverne Cox

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

With various 'firsts' in her already impressive career, Laverne Cox is a three time Emmy-nominated actress, Emmy winning documentary film producer and a prominent equal rights advocate. Laverne's groundbreaking role of Sophia Burset in the critically acclaimed Netflix original series "Orange is The...

36. Natasha Lyonne

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Natasha Lyonne is an American stage, film, and television actress.

As a young child, she was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency and, at the age of six, she was cast as "Opal" on Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986), which was quickly followed by film appearances in Heartburn (1986), written by Nora Ephron, ...

37. Uzo Aduba

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Aduba began earning recognition for her work in 2003, with a performance in "Translations of Xhosa" at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that won her a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Play. Her Broadway debut was in 2007 as Toby in "Coram Boy". She was...

38. Dascha Polanco

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Dascha Polanco is a Dominican American actress known for playing the character Dayanara "Daya" Diaz on Orange Is the New Black (2013). As of January 2018, she has a recurring role on The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2016) as Detective Lori Weider. Polanco was born in Santo...

39. Selenis Leyva

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Selenis Leyva was born on May 26, 1972. She is known for her work on Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Orange Is the New Black (2013) and Maria Full of Grace (2004).

40. Adrienne C. Moore

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Adrienne C. Moore was born on August 14, 1980 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Shaft (2019) and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015).

41. Jessica Pimentel

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Jessica Pimentel is an American actress whose parents were immigrants from the Dominican Republic. She is a Latina of mixed heritage including Native American, Italian, Malian, Irish and Iberian. She is a graduate of the High School for the Performing Arts (...

42. Rose McIver

Actress | The Lovely Bones

Rose McIver is an actress from New Zealand. She is the daughter of John George Whitfield "Mac" McIver and Ann "Annie" Coney. Her father is a professional photographer, while her mother is an artist. Rose has an older brother, musician Paul McIver.

When only 2-years-old, McIver started appearing in ...

43. Gillian Anderson

Actress | The X Files

Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rosemary Alyce (Lane), a computer analyst, and Homer Edward Anderson III, who owned a film post-production company. Gillian started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. In 1987, her love of the theatre took her to ...

44. Laurie Holden

Actress | Dragged Across Concrete

Laurie Holden is best known to audiences as Andrea in the hit AMC drama series The Walking Dead. However, Laurie's big acting break came much earlier in her career, starring with Vanessa Redgrave in the critically acclaimed TNT mini-series Young Catherine. Since that auspicious beginning, she has ...

45. Annabeth Gish

Actress | Mystic Pizza

A versatile actress, Annabeth Gish weathered the transition from child actor to adult, with a variety of dramatic and comedic roles on film and television.

Anne Elizabeth Gish was born on March 13, 1971 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and moved with her family to Cedar Falls, at the age of two. Her ...

46. Taraji P. Henson

Actress | The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Taraji P. Henson was born on September 11, 1970 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Taraji Penda Henson. She is an actress and producer, known for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Hidden Figures (2016) and Hustle & Flow (2005).

47. Sarah Shahi

Actress | Bullet to the Head

Sarah Shahi was born Aahoo Jahansouz in Euless, Texas, to an Iranian father and Spanish mother. She is a former NFL cheerleader and a descendant of a 19th-century Persian Shah. She attended Trinity High School and Dallas Southern Methodist University, studied opera and majored in English. As a ...

48. Karen Aldridge

Actress | The Dilemma

Karen Aldridge is an actress and writer, known for The Dilemma (2011), Boss (2011) and Chicago Fire (2012).

49. Letitia Wright

Actress | Black Panther

Letitia Wright is a British-Guyanese actress. She is known for her portrayal of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning in 2018 with Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and for the film Urban Hymn (2015). She has also starred in The Commuter (2018) and Ready Player One...

50. Sharon Duncan-Brewster

Actress | Rogue One

Sharon Duncan-Brewster was born on February 8, 1976 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Imagine Me & You (2005) and Bad Girls (1999).

51. Lela Loren

Actress | Power

Lela Loren was born as Lela Maria Loren Avellaneda Sharp. She is an actress, known for Power (2014), Snitch (2013) and Reign Over Me (2007).

52. Naturi Naughton

Actress | Power

Naturi Naughton is an American Actress/Singer best known for her performance as "Tasha St. Patrick" in the hit show "Power" on the Starz Network. She has won 2 NAACP Image Awards for her performance in this role. Many also remember her thrilling portrayal of "Lil Kim" in Fox Searchlight's film "...

53. La La Anthony

Actress | Power

La La Anthony is an actress and producer, known for her roles in Think Like a Man (2012) and Think Like a Man Too (2014), in which she starred alongside Kevin Hart and Taraji P. Henson, Spike Lee's Chi-Raq (2015), and television shows Unforgettable on A&E with Poppy Montgomery and Starz' hit show ...

54. Cynthia Addai-Robinson

Actress | The Accountant

Cynthia Addai-Robinson is an English-born actress. She was born in London; her mother is from Ghana and her father is an United States citizen. She moved to US when she was four, and was raised by her mother in a suburb of Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver ...

55. Nicole da Silva

Actress | Doctor Doctor

Nicole da Silva is an Australian actress. She is known for her roles in Wentworth as Franky Doyle and in Southern Star's AFI award-winning drama Rush as Senior Constable Stella Dagostino, for which she received critical acclaim over the show's four-season run. Nicole also gained a Best Actress ...

56. Celia Ireland

Actress | Wentworth

Celia Ireland is an Australian TV actress, who was born in Newcastle in New South Wales. Celia is best known for her roles on long running Australian Medical Drama All Saints (1998), and as the character of Liz Birdsworth in the Australian award winning drama Wentworth (2013), portraying the ...

57. Charli Tjoe

Actress | Scooter: Secret Agent

Charli Tjoe is an actress, known for Scooter: Secret Agent (2005), Wicked Science (2004) and Any Questions for Ben? (2012).

58. Jacqueline Brennan

Actress | Animal Kingdom

Jacquie Brennan is an Australian TV Actress whose career has also encompassed film, theatre and Voice-Over roles. Jacquie is known for her roles on Bullpitt! (1997), The Hollowmen (2008), Jacquie's most known role is as Officer Linda Miles on Australian award winning TV Drama Wentworth (2013) where...

59. 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...

60. Antonia Thomas

Actress | The Good Doctor

Antonia Thomas is an English actress. She is best known for her work in the TV series Misfits, Lovesick and the The Good Doctor.

She studied for a Bachelor of Arts in acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating in 2009, and then joined the National Youth Theatre.

Her acting debut was in ...

61. Tamlyn Tomita

Actress | The Day After Tomorrow

Tamlyn Tomita was born on January 27, 1966 in Okinawa, Japan as Tamlyn Naomi Tomita. She is an actress, known for The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Eye (2008) and The Karate Kid Part II (1986).

62. Larisa Oleynik

Actress | 10 Things I Hate About You

Larisa Oleynik was born in Santa Clara County, California, to Lorraine (Allen), a nurse, and Roman Oleynik, an anesthesiologist. Her father is of Ukrainian and Rusyn descent.

Larisa's big break came when she was eight. She had gotten the part of young Cosette in a production of "Les Misérables". Her...

63. Erika Christensen

Actress | Traffic

Erika Jane Christensen was born in 1982 in Seattle, Washington, to Kathy (Hendricks), a construction manager, and Steven Christensen, a human resources executive and insurance worker. She was raised in the suburban outskirts of Los Angeles, California. At age 12, Erika knew that she was going to be...

64. Amirah Vann

Actress | Underground

Amirah Vann is an actress, known for Underground (2016), Tracers (2015) and And So It Goes (2014).

65. Shoshannah Stern

Actress | Jericho

Shoshannah Stern was born on July 3, 1980 in Walnut Creek, California, USA as Shoshannah Oppenheimer Stern. She is an actress and writer, known for Jericho (2006), The Hammer (2010) and This Close (2018). She has been married to Ricky Mitchell since June 3, 2012.

66. Keegan Connor Tracy

Actress | Final Destination 2

Keegan Connor Tracy is an award-winning actress best known for her ability to play a diverse range of characters - from the inscrutable Blue Fairy on ABC's hit show Once Upon a Time to her turn as troubled teacher Blair Watson, who wooed young Norman in Bates Motel, she continues to explore the ...

67. Catherine O'Hara

Actress | Best in Show

Canadian actress, writer, and comedian, Catherine O'Hara gained recognition as one of the original cast members on the Canadian television sketch comedy show SCTV (1976). On the series, she impersonated the likes of Lucille Ball, Tammy Faye Bakker, Gilda Radner, Katharine Hepburn, and Brooke Shields...

68. Annie Murphy

Actress | Schitt's Creek

Annie Murphy's past projects have included Rookie Blue, Flashpoint, Good God, The Story of Jen, Beauty and the Beast, and Blue Mountain State and has also worked in theatre in Montreal and Toronto.

Murphy is currently starring in Schitt's Creek for CBC/ITV. She stars alongside Eugene Levy, Daniel ...

69. Jennifer Robertson

Actress | Schitt's Creek

Jennifer Robertson is an actress and writer, known for Schitt's Creek (2015), Twitches (2005) and Comedy Inc. (2002).

70. Melissa Benoist

Actress | Supergirl

Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. She was born in Littleton, Colorado , the daughter of Julie and Jim Benoist, a physician. Her paternal great-grandfather was of French descent. The rest of her ancestry is German, English, and Scottish. She started dance classes at ...

71. Katie McGrath

Actress | Jurassic World

Irish actress Katie McGrath did not intend to make a career for herself in the acting profession, studying History at Trinity College, Dublin. Upon graduating, she became interested in fashion journalism and worked for lifestyle and fashion magazine, Image. After this, her mother's best friend, an ...

72. Odette Annable

Actress | Cloverfield

Odette Annable was born Odette Juliette Yustman on 10 May, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Lydia (Nodarse), is Cuban. Odette's father, Victor Oscar Yustman, was born in Bogotá, Colombia, of Italian and Polish Jewish descent. Odette started her career with a minor role in the movie ...

73. Amy Jackson

Actress | I

Amy Jackson is a British actress who began her acting career in India.

Amy became a household name after movies such as 'I', 'Singh is Bling' and 'Theri'.

Jackson's career prospects continue to grow with her first Hollywood role as Saturn Girl in season 3 of The CW's superhero series Supergirl (2017)...

74. Angela Zhou

Actress | Hell on Wheels

Angela Zhou was born in Guangzhou, China, and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. Half Hakka (a Chinese ethnic minority group), Angela grew up learning Mandarin from her mother's side and Cantonese from her father's side.

A high school scheduling conflict led Angela to her first drama class where she ...



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