* 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!
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 ...
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.
Più bella non existe.
Actress | Coco avant Chanel
A face like royalty.
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 ...
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 ...
Actress | La piel que habito
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Actress | La giusta distanza
Valentina Lodovini was born on May 14, 1978 in Umbertide, Umbria, Italy. She is an actress and producer, known for La giusta distanza (2007), Benvenuti al sud (2010) and Il passato è una terra straniera (2008).
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 ...
Hair like the sun...
Actress | Mine vaganti
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...
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 ...
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 La peggior settimana della mia vita (2011), Notte prima degli esami (2006) and Milano 2015 (2015).
A true lady.
14. Inma Cuesta
Actress | La novia
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 Il caso dell'infedele Klara (2009), Ho voglia di te (2007) and A casa nostra (2006). She has been married to Marco Bocci since July 5, 2014. They have two children.
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 ...
Actress | To Rome with Love
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), La belle et la bête (2014) and U-900 (2008).
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), No tengas miedo (2011) and Julieta (2016).
Actress | Ocean's Twelve
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 ...
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 ...
23. Karoline Schuch
Actress | Tatort
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 ...
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). ...
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 ...
Los ojos como la noche...
Actress | Juana la Loca
28. Émilie Dequenne
Actress | Rosetta
Émilie Dequenne was born on August 29, 1981 in Beloeil, Wallonia, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Rosetta (1999), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) and À perdre la raison (2012). She has been married to Michel Ferracci since October 11, 2014.
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...
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 Life Without Me (2003) and A mi madre le gustan las mujeres (2002).
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 Mientras duermes (2011), Celda 211 (2009) and La vida que te espera (2004).
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 ...
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 ...
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 - Kein System ist sicher (2014) and Vier Minuten (2006).
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 ...