Actressesby giad-ceo07 | created - 26 Feb 2019 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
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...
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 ...
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
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...
Actress | Veronica Mars
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, ...
Actress | Spartacus: Blood and Sand
South African export Lesley-Ann Brandt stars as the Vertigo/DC comic book character Mazikeen, on Netflix 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 ...
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...
13. Tiffani Thiessen
Actress | Saved by the Bell
Tiffani Amber Thiessen was born on January 23, 1974 in Long Beach, California to Robyn Ernest, a homemaker & Frank Thiessen, a park designer. 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 Tiffani ...
15. Natalie Morales
Actress | Parks and Recreation
Natalie Morales was born in Kendall, 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 ...
16. Bridget Regan
Actress | Jane the Virgin
Bridget Regan recently completed filming the new limited drama series Paradise Lost opposite Josh Harnett, Nick Nolte and Barbara Hershey in the starring role, Frances Forsythe.
She starred as the villain Rose, AKA Sin Rostro, on the Golden Globe nominated series, Jane the Virgin for five seasons. ...
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 Los Angeles.
Actress | Ozark
Jessica Frances Dukes plays Special Agent Maya Miller on Netflix's Ozark! Ms. Dukes is also known for Marvel's Jessica Jones. New Amsterdam on NBC, NCIS: New Orleans, The Good Wife on CBS and more. A Theatre Veteran, Ms Dukes is an Obie Award Winner for Bootycandy at Playwrights Horizons Off ...
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 ...
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 | Warrior
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 debuted in 2020. Entertainment Weekly declared ...
31. Lori Petty
Actress | Tank Girl
After this feisty, highly offbeat actress from Chattanooga, Tennessee, broke into TV in the 1980s, she immediately set herself apart from the norm with a prime role as new owner Bud Cort's female friend in the bizarre mini-movie Bates Motel (1987). This rather inauspicious beginning would also set ...
32. Aniko Kaszas
Actress | Feel the Beat
Anikó Kaszás was born on August 7th in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress and stunt performer, known for Feel the Beat (2020), The Boys (2019) and Dark Matter (2015). She has been married to Adam Maros since 2018, and holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Drama Studies from the ...
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 ...
35. Laverne Cox
Actress | Promising Young Woman
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 in Baracoa, Guantánamo, Cuba. She is known for her work on Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Orange Is the New Black (2013) and Maria Full of Grace (2004). She has been married to Raul Rivera since August 25, 2001.
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 Shahi in Euless, Texas, to an Iranian father and Spanish-Iranian mother. She is a former NFL cheerleader and a descendant of a 19th-century Persian Shah. She attended Trinity High School and Southern Methodist University, studied opera and majored in English. As...
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...
52. Naturi Naughton
Actress | Notorious
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 ...
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 ...
Actress | Wentworth
Jacquie Brennan is one of Australia's most versatile TV actors with a career that has involved appearing in film, theatre and Voice-Over roles. Jacquie is known for her roles on Bullpitt! (1997), The Hollowmen (2008) and Jacquie's most known role in Australian award winning TV Drama Wentworth (2013)...
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 ...
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...
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...
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.
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 ...
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 | 2.0
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 '2.0'.
Jackson landed her first Hollywood role as Saturn Girl in season 3 of The CW's superhero series Supergirl (2017) and can be next seen in Guy ...
74. Angela Zhou
Actress | Hell on Wheels
Angela Zhou is a New Zealander of Chinese descent raised in Auckland. Born in Guangzhou, 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 discovered acting. From then on, she ...
Actress | House of Payne
Demetria Dyan McKinney (born August 27, 1979) is an American actress and singer. From 2006 to 2012 she starred in the TBS sitcom Tyler Perry's House of Payne. Her other series regular roles include Tv One sitcom The Rickey Smiley Show, Bounce TV prime time soap opera Saints & Sinners and Syfy ...
77. Kandi Burruss
Soundtrack | Big Momma's House
Kandi is best known as one of the lead vocalists in the hugely successful 1990s R&B vocal group, Xscape. Burrus sang lead on hits such as "My Little Secret", "Just Kickin' It" and "Who Can I Run To", as well as wrote their early hits, including "Feel So Good" and "Can't Hang". Kandi is also known ...
Actress | Benny & Joon
Mary Stuart Masterson started acting before the age of ten, when she appeared in The Stepford Wives (1975) in 1975 with her father. Afterwards, at the direction of her parents, Mary Stuart led a life outside of the limelight, attending school in New York. She appeared in a few productions at New ...
80. Jasmine Burke
Actress | Angrily Ever After
Jasmine Burke is an award-winning American Actress, Filmmaker, Singer, Author from Atlanta, Georgia. Attended Kennesaw State University on full scholarship as well as Harvard University. Jasmine grew up in musical theatre, performing in a myriad of stage productions at esteemed playhouses. Curious ...
81. Gloria Reuben
Actress | Lincoln
Gloria Reuben is an actress, singer and published author whose impressive credentials in television, film, theater and music include portraying the HIV+ physician assistant "Jeanie Boulet" on the hit NBC series ER (a role that garnered her two Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe nomination) and ...
Actress | Coming to America
Vanessa Bell Calloway was born on March 20, 1957 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Vanessa Bell. She is an actress and director, known for Coming to America (1988), What's Love Got to Do with It (1993) and Daylight (1996). She has been married to Tony Calloway since September 3, 1988. They have two ...
85. Jessica Medina
Stunts | Boss Level
Jessica was born in the small town of La Romana in the Dominican Republic. Always creative, she often made plays for her family and friends while growing up. At the tender age of seventeen, Jessica decided to move to Miami and try her chances at living in America.
Miami was a very interesting ...
86. Summer Parker
Actress | Sleepy Hollow
Summer Parker was born in Kenosha, WI. She is the youngest of 4 children in her family. Summer graduated High School Oct, 2018 at 15 years old. At a young age, Summer told her parents she wanted to be an actor. Summer started training and auditioning in Los Angeles. She did some commercials and ...
87. Keke Wyatt
Soundtrack | Brown Sugar
Ke'Tara Shavon Wyatt was born on March 10, 1982 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Lorna Jean Wyatt, a vocalist & Keever West Wyatt II, an organist and vocalist. Her mom's Caucasian, while her dad's African-American & Native American: specifically Cherokee. Keke comes from a musical family rooted in ...
91. Meghan Ory
Actress | Higher Ground
Meghan Ory is a Canadian actress, born in Victoria, British Columbia. She started acting in theater before her teens, but was prohibited by her mother-a drama teacher-from auditioning for film and TV roles until she could pay for her own head shots. She made her film debut in The Darklings, a 1999 ...
95. Mía Maestro
Actress | The Strain
Beautiful and talented actress Mia Maestro was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She moved to Berlin when she was 18 years old to train as a classical music vocalist. Along the way, she also trained in dance and acting. She returned to her homeland Argentina two years later, made her film debut with...
Actress | Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Melissa grew up in Sayville, New York. Her acting career started at the age of four, when she did a commercial for a bathtub toy called Splashy. Her mother, Paula Hart, has been her agent from the beginning. Melissa is the oldest of eight children, some from her mother's second marriage. Six ...
98. Erica Hubbard
Actress | Lincoln Heights
Erica Hubbard started her career in 1988 doing voice-overs and starring in commercials such as: McDonald's, MCI, Reebok and Sears. She has worked in many markets, including Chicago, New York and California.
Ms. Hubbard has performed in feature films distributed by Paramount, 20th Century Fox and ...
99. Kali Hawk
Actress | Fifty Shades of Black
Kali Hawk was a child prodigy, beginning high school at the age of 12, and gaining acceptance to prestigious New York arts university SUNY Purchase before she was 16 years old. While in a play on campus, she was introduced to a friend's agent and began doing commercials and plays in Manhattan's ...
100. DomiNque Perry
Actress | Get Hard
DomiNque Perry is an actress and dancer from the wonderful city of Houston, TX. Her love for acting was noticed very early on by her mother and those around her. Realizing her daughter had a thing for entertaining and "showing out" for everyone, DomiNque's mother enrolled her at the prestigious ...