* TOP 30 OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL EUROPEAN ACTRESSES *

by ninacosta87 | created - 17 Apr 2013 | updated - 01 Mar 2015 | Public

A list with beautiful and talented European actresses, in my opinion. These are my favorite ones!

I already made a list with the most beautiful British/Irish actresses and French actresses, so in this list there are European actresses from the other countries.

I love cinema and television and therefore I really enjoy making lists here! Although you might disagree with a few things in my lists, my main reason to do these is to have fun!

So, enjoy and check out my other lists! Thanks!

Profitez-vous! Merci!

iDisfrútalo! iGracias!

Obs.: Names here may vary as time goes by, as new actresses are always emerging and becoming famous world-wide.

1. Paz Vega

Actress | Lucía y el sexo

Actress Paz Campos Trigo was born in Seville, Spain, to a bullfighter father. She has been based in Los Angeles since 2008.

She has starred in dozens of films in Europe and North America. After six successful seasons as Laura in "Seven Lives" (Telecinco,) one of Spain's longest running sitcoms, the ...

* Spain

La reina!

2. Giovanna Mezzogiorno

Actress | Vincere

Giovanna Mezzogiorno was born on November 9, 1974 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress and producer, known for Vincere (2009), Facing Windows (2003) and Love in the Time of Cholera (2007). She has been married to Alessio Federico Fugolo since October 24, 2009. They have two children.

* Italy

Più bella non existe.

3. Marie Gillain

Actress | Coco avant Chanel

Marie Gillain was born on June 18, 1975 in Liège, Wallonia, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Coco Before Chanel (2009), Mon Pere Ce Heros (1991) and Elective Affinities (1996).

* Belgium

A face like royalty.

4. Carice van Houten

Actress | Game of Thrones

One of Europe's most celebrated actresses, Carice van Houten is perhaps best known for her lead roles in Paul Verhoeven's award-winning Black Book, Bryan Singer's Valkyrie opposite Tom Cruise and as Melisandre on Game of Thrones.

Her Dutch-language feature Love Life, gained her further critical ...

* Netherlands

Really classy.

5. Alexandra Maria Lara

Actress | Der Untergang

Born on 12 November 1978 in Bucharest, Romania, Alexandra Maria Lara fled to Germany with her parents when she was four and half years old. After graduating at the French High School, she studied acting at the Theaterwerkstatt Charlottenburg from 1997 and 2000, but had already played leading ...

* Germany/Romania

Just amazing...

6. Blanca Suárez

Actress | El internado

Blanca Martínez Suárez (born 21 October 1988), professionally known as Blanca Suárez, is a Spanish actress. She is best known for her performances on television series The Boarding School (2007-10), The Boat (2011-13), and the Netflix series Cable Girls. She has also worked with Pedro Almodóvar in ...

* Spain

Gorgeous face!

7. Lotte Verbeek

Actress | The Fault in Our Stars

Lotte Verbeek is an award-winning Dutch actress, dancer and model. Lotte was born in Venlo, Netherlands. She was educated at Gymnasium Collegium Marianum in Venlo and graduated in 2008 at the Theaterschool in Amsterdam. From 1999, Verbeek attended the Dance Academy in Arnhem and the Amsterdam ...

* Netherlands

Modern princess.

8. María Valverde

Actress | Exodus: Gods and Kings

She began acting in 2002, when film director Manuel Martin Cuenca chose her from 3000 girls to be the lead actress in his film "The Bolshevik's Weakness". One year later, Maria's work impressed both the audience and the Spanish Film Academy, who awarded her with the Goya for Best Newcomer. Since ...

* Spain

Muy guapa.

9. Valentina Lodovini

Actress | La giusta distanza

Valentina Lodovini was born on May 14, 1978 in Umbertide, Umbria, Italy. She is an actress and producer, known for The Right Distance (2007), Welcome to the South (2010) and The Past Is a Foreign Land (2008).

* Italy

Just so pretty!

10. Wilma Elles

Actress | Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman ki

Wilma Elles is a German actress known in more than 70 countries in Turkey, the Middle East, North Africa, Eastern and Central Europe for her lead-role in 'Filinta' and 'Yeter' and especially in the weekly TV series "Öyle bir gecer zaman ki" (As time goes by), which broke several viewer records and ...

* Germany

Hair like the sun...

11. Carolina Crescentini

Actress | 20 sigarette

Blonde beauty Carolina Crescentini was born in Rome on April 18, 1980; daughter of two commerce graduates, she grew up in the Roman quarter of Monteverde. She originally wanted to be a film critic but at 19 her interest in acting increased and she decided to attend several acting schools, including...

* Italy

Stupenda bionda!

12. Alicia Vikander

Actress | Ex Machina

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress, dancer and producer. She was born and raised in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Maria Fahl-Vikander, an actress of stage and screen, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. She is of Swedish and one quarter Finnish descent. Alicia began acting as a ...

* Sweden

Chic!

13. Cristiana Capotondi

Actress | La peggior settimana della mia vita

Cristiana Capotondi was born on September 13, 1980 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is known for her work on The Worst Week of My Life (2011), Notte prima degli esami (2006) and Milano 2015 (2015).

* Italy

A true lady.

14. Inma Cuesta

Actress | La novia

Inma Cuesta was born on June 25, 1980 in València, València, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain. She is an actress, known for The Bride (2015), Águila Roja (2009) and Three Many Weddings (2013).

* Spain

La piel morena...

15. Laura Chiatti

Actress | Il caso dell'infedele Klara

Laura Chiatti was born on July 15, 1982 in Castiglione del Lago, Perugia, Umbria, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Case of Unfaithful Klara (2009), Ho voglia di te (2007) and Our Country (2006). She has been married to Marco Bocci since July 5, 2014. They have two children.

* Italy

Impossible not to stare!

16. Elena Anaya

Actress | La piel que habito

Spanish actress Elena Anaya impressed the critics with her performance in Sex and Lucía (2001).

Elena was born in Palencia, Spain, on July 17th, 1975. An active child, she excelled in karate and mountain climbing. By the time she was 17 Elena knew that she wanted to channel her energy into ...

* Spain

Fierce!

17. Alessandra Mastronardi

Actress | To Rome with Love

Alessandra Mastronardi was born on February 18, 1986 in Naples, Campania, Italy. She is an actress, known for To Rome with Love (2012), Master of None (2015) and Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012).

* Italy

Beautiful.

18. Yvonne Catterfeld

Actress | The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music

Yvonne Catterfeld was born on December 2, 1979 in Erfurt, German Democratic Republic. She is an actress, known for The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music (2015), Beauty and the Beast (2014) and U-900 (2008).

* Germany

Exotic!

19. Michelle Jenner

Actress | Isabel

Michelle Jenner was born on September 14, 1986 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Michelle Jenner Husson. She is an actress, known for Isabel (2011), Don't Be Afraid (2011) and Julieta (2016).

* Spain

Mysterious...

20. Ana Caterina Morariu

Actress | Ocean's Twelve

Ana Caterina Morariu was born on November 20, 1980 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She is an actress and producer, known for Ocean's Twelve (2004), Il mio miglior nemico (2006) and A Cursed Monarchy (2005).

* Italy

Graceful.

21. Rebecca Ferguson

Actress | Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Rebecca Ferguson was born Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in its Vasastaden district. Her father is Swedish. Her mother, Rosemary Ferguson, is British, of Scottish and Northern Irish descent, and moved to Sweden at the age of 25. Rebecca attended an ...

* Sweden

Remarkable.

22. Monica Bellucci

Actress | Malèna

Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in the Italian village of Città di Castello, Umbria, the only child of Brunella Briganti and Pasquale Bellucci. She originally pursued a career in the legal profession. While attending the University of Perugia, she modeled on the side to ...

* Italy

Bellezza Italiana.

23. Karoline Schuch

Actress | Tatort

Karoline Schuch was born on October 19, 1981 in Jena, German Democratic Republic. She is an actress, known for Tatort (1970), Hanna's Journey (2013) and 7 Dwarves: The Forest Is Not Enough (2006).

* Germany

Fiery.

24. Penélope Cruz

Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to ...

* Spain

La rosa de España.

25. Valentina Cervi

Actress | Jane Eyre

Valentina Cervi (born 13 April 1976) is an Italian film and television actress. Cervi was born in Rome, Italy. She is the daughter of director Tonino Cervi and granddaughter of the famous Italian actor Gino Cervi. Cervi started her acting career at age ten in Carlo Cotti's Portami la luna (1987). ...

* Italy

Lovely.

26. Ivana Baquero

Actress | El laberinto del fauno

Ivana was born on June 11th, 1994, in Barcelona, Spain. She graduated High School at The American School of Barcelona in 2012.

She got her big break in 2006 when Guillermo Del Toro cast her as the lead in his critically acclaimed fantasy thriller "Pan's Labyrinth." The role of Ofelia was originally ...

* Spain

Los ojos como la noche...

27. Pilar López de Ayala

Actress | Juana la Loca

Pilar López de Ayala was born on September 18, 1978 in Madrid, Spain as María del Pilar López de Ayala Arroyo. She is an actress, known for Mad Love (2001), Intruders (2011) and Sidewalls (2011).

* Spain

Marvelous.

28. Émilie Dequenne

Actress | Le pacte des loups

Émilie Dequenne was born on August 29, 1981 in Beloeil, Wallonia, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001), Rosetta (1999) and Our Children (2012). She has been married to Michel Ferracci since October 11, 2014.

* Belgium

La beauté rousse.

29. Elsa Pataky

Actress | Furious 6

Elsa Pataky was born Elsa Lafuente Medianu in Madrid, Spain. Her mother, Cristina Pataky Medianu, is a publicist of Romanian and Hungarian ancestry, and her father, José Francisco Lafuente, is a Spanish biochemist. She attended the Universidad de San Pablo CEU where she studied journalism and began...

* Spain

Sexy!

30. Leonor Watling

Actress | The Oxford Murders

Leonor Watling was born on July 28, 1975 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain as Leonor Elizabeth Ceballos Watling. She is an actress, known for The Oxford Murders (2008), My Mother Likes Women (2002) and My Life Without Me (2003).

* Spain

Really adorable.

31. Marta Etura

Actress | Mientras duermes

Marta Etura was born on October 28, 1978 in Donostia-San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain as Marta Etura Palenzuela. She is an actress, known for Sleep Tight (2011), Cell 211 (2009) and Your Next Life (2004).

+ BONUS

* Spain

32. Diane Kruger

Actress | Inglourious Basterds

Diane Kruger was born Diane Heidkrüger in Algermissen, near Hildesheim, Germany, to Maria-Theresa, a bank employee, and Hans-Heinrich Heidkrüger, a computer specialist. She studied ballet with the Royal Ballet in London before an injury ended her career. She returned to Germany and became a top ...

+ BONUS

* Germany

33. Maria Grazia Cucinotta

Actress | The World Is Not Enough

Maria Grazia Cucinotta (born 27 July 1968) is an Italian actress who has featured in many films and television series since 1990. She has also worked as a producer, screenwriter and model. Cucinotta was born in Messina, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy. She is well known in Italy as a movie and ...

+ BONUS

* Italy

34. Hannah Herzsprung

Actress | The Reader

Hannah Herzsprung was born on September 7, 1981 in Hamburg, West Germany as Hannah-Rebecca Herzsprung. She is an actress, known for The Reader (2008), Who Am I (2014) and Four Minutes (2006).

+ BONUS

* Germany

35. Caterina Murino

Actress | Casino Royale

Caterina Murino was born on September 15, 1977, in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. In 1996 she took fourth place in the Miss Italy contest. Then she moved to Milan, where she began working as a model in commercials for MasterCard, Swatch, Mercedes-Benz and Nescafe, among other gigs. From 1999-2000 she ...

+ BONUS

* Italy



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