QUIZ: what do these actresses have in common?by huh_oh_i_c | created - 25 Dec 2012 | updated - 27 Aug 2014 | Public
Hint: And no, it's not that they're all European. Hint: Some argue that Brook Shields should be OFF this list, but film does not lie, not that convincingly.
Keira Christina Knightley was born March 26, 1985 in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born ...
2. Thora Birch
Actress | Ghost World
For some people, oatmeal starts the day off right - for Thora Birch, it launched a healthy career in front of the camera. It's hard to believe that the actress, who slunk into stardom with her turn as the disillusioned daughter in American Beauty (1999), is even related to the apple-cheeked blonde ...
for 'American Beauty
Actress | De aanslag
for 'Schatjes!' aka Army Brats
Actress | The Blue Lagoon
"Want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing". If you have not heard of Brooke Shields before, this tagline from her Calvin Klein Jeans ad had to grab your attention. Not that she has not had a previously noteworthy resume. She was born on May 31, 1965 in New York City and, at age 12,...
5. Phoebe Cates
Actress | Gremlins
Phoebe Belle Cates was born on July 16, 1963 in New York City, New York, and raised there. She is the daughter of Lily and Joseph Cates, who was a Broadway producer and television pioneer. Her uncle was director/producer Gilbert Cates. Phoebe is of Russian Jewish, and one quarter Chinese, descent. ...
Actress | The Avengers
Jenny Agutter was born on December 20, 1952, in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries. Her film career began at the age of 12 in East of Sudan (1964), which was quickly followed by Walt Disney's Wonderful...
Actress | Kundskabens træ
Gitte Iben Andersen was born on December 10, 1966 in Aarhus, Denmark. She is an actress, known for Kundskabens træ (1981).
Actress | Skønheden og udyret
10. Drew Barrymore
Producer | Never Been Kissed
Since melting audiences' hearts - at the age of six - in Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Drew Barrymore has emerged as one of the most endearing and talented actresses of her generation.
Drew Blyth Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to ...
Doppelganger: The Evil Within
11. Ariel Besse
Actress | Mora
13. Katya Berger
Actress | Nana
For 'Picole labbra' aka 'Tales of extraordinary little lips'
15. Dawn Dunlap
Actress | Forbidden World
Adorable baby doll brunette beauty Dawn Dunlap had a regrettably fleeting film career from the late 70s up until the mid 80s. Dawn was born in 1963 in Austin, Texas. She made her debut at age 16 in the titular role of a lovely and naive, yet enticing ballet dancer in the steamy soft-core feature "...
16. Olivia d'Abo
Actress | Conan the Destroyer
Olivia d'Abo was born on January 22, 1969 in Paddington, London, England as Olivia Jane d'Abo. She is an actress, known for Conan the Destroyer (1984), Justice League: Doom (2012) and Point of No Return (1993). She was previously married to Patrick Leonard.
18. Judith Godrèche
Actress | The Overnight
for 'La Fille de 15 ans'
19. Melanie Griffith
Actress | Working Girl
Melanie Griffith was born on August 9, 1957 in New York City, to then model/future actress Tippi Hedren and former child actor turned advertising executive Peter Griffith. Her parents' marriage ended when she was four years old and Tippi brought Melanie to Los Angeles to get a new start. Tippi ...
20. Adèle Haenel
Actress | Les combattants
For 'Les Diables', spectacular!
21. Linda Hayden
Actress | Taste the Blood of Dracula
Gorgeous and voluptuous blonde actress Linda Hayden made a strong and lasting impression with her steamy portrayals of lusty nymphets and tempting seductresses in a handful of pictures made in the 60s and 70s. Linda was born on January 19, 1953 in Stanmore, Middlesex, England. She studied her craft...
22. Abbey Hoes
Actress | Petticoat
Emily Abigail Ashley Hoes was born on May 20th, 1994 in the city of Rotterdam. At the age of 10 she started taking singing, dancing and acting lessons at the Hofplein Children's theatre. After a couple of auditions for musical she discovered that acting instead of singing was where her heart was ...
23. Olivia Hussey
Actress | Romeo and Juliet
At age 15, when most young women are nurturing dreams of romance, Olivia Hussey was giving life to Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet (1968). Her performance in one of the most celebrated roles ever written in the English language won her the Golden Globe and two successive Best Actor ...
24. Eva Ionesco
Director | My Little Princess
Eva Ionesco was born on July 18, 1965 in Paris, France. She is an actress and director, known for My Little Princess (2011), The Tenant (1976) and Cinéma 16 (1975). She has been married to Simon Liberati since December 8, 2013.
For Maladolescenza (1977)
25. Michelle Johnson
Actress | Blame It on Rio
Michelle Johnson was born in Anchorage, Alaska, USA on September 9, 1965, her family eventually moved to Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from Alhambra High School one semester early in January 1984. At the age of 17, only two months out of high school in Phoenix, Arizona, Michelle was signed up by ...
26. Nastassja Kinski
Actress | Tess
Nastassja Kinski was born Nastassja Aglaia Nakszynski on January 24, 1961 in Berlin, Germany, the daughter of German actor Klaus Kinski. In 1976, she met director Roman Polanski, who urged her to study method acting with Lee Strasberg in the United States. Kinski starred in the Italian romantic ...
For Tatort (tv episode)
27. Virginie Ledoyen
Actress | 8 femmes
Virginie Ledoyen was born Virginie Fernandez on 15 November 1976 in Aubervilliers, near Paris. At the age of 2, she was already shooting advertisements for television. At 9, she started going to the École des Enfants du Spectacle, and made her film debut at 10 in What Every Frenchwoman Wants (1986)....
L'eau froide La regle de l'homme Les marmottes Le voleur d'enfants Les Marmottes
28. Jonna Liljendahl
Actress | Madicken på Junibacken
Jonna Liljendahl was born on November 6, 1970 in Stockholm, Sweden as Jonna Lisa Liljendahl. She is an actress, known for Madicken på Junibacken (1980), Du är inte klok, Madicken (1979) and Madicken (1979). She is married to Jonas Holst. They have two children.
29. Júlia Mérö
Actress | Angyali üdvözlet
Júlia Mérö is an actress, known for Angyali üdvözlet (1984).
For that bible film
30. Shirley Mills
Actress | Child Bride
Shirley Olivia Mills was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1926 and moved to southern California while still a child.
She became the star of an independent movie which achieved great fame titled Child Bride (1938)when she was 12 years old which she describes in detail on her "official" website on a ...
Actress | The Spy Who Caught a Cold
Shortie goes short
Actress | The Godfather
Simonetta Stefanelli was born on November 30, 1954 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Godfather (1972), Lucrezia giovane (1974) and Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana (1983). She was previously married to Michele Placido.
39. Lara Wendel
Actress | La casa 3
Sadly, her films have no subtitles! Not 'Un dramma borghese' and not 'Desideria'
40. Helle Fagralid
Actress | Sorg og glæde
Helle Fagralid was born on May 11, 1976 in Helsingør, Denmark. She is an actress, known for Sorg og glæde (2013), Nikolaj og Julie (2002) and Take the Trash (2008). She has been married to Ole Bornedal since September 2012.
For 'Det skaldede spøgelse'
41. Mille Lehfeldt
Actress | Smukke mennesker
Mille Lehfeldt was born on December 8, 1979 as Mille Hoffmeyer Lehfeldt. She is known for her work on Smukke mennesker (2010), Flame & Citron (2008) and Lang historie kort (2015). She has been married to Sophus K. Windeløv since 2008.
For 'Det skaldede spøgelse'
42. Lola Créton
Actress | Après mai
Lola Crèton is a French actress. Her first debut was in a short film, Imago. Her first serious role was in Barbe-Bleu, directed by Catherine Breillat. She plays Camille in Goodbye first love, a film by Mia Hansen Løve. The film was an official selection at Locarno and New York Film Festival.
for 'Un amour de jeunesse'
43. Delphine Zentout
Actress | Farinelli
for 36 fillete
44. Melinda Kinnaman
Actress | Mitt liv som hund
For 'My life as a dog'
Actress | Colette, une femme libre
Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette, ...
For Serie Noire (1979)
46. Laura Syniawa
Actress | Donna Leon
For Riekes Liebe. 15 at the time. Two scenes with her brother. Must be the only time that an incest movies brother and sister actually looked like each other! Syniawa acts and holds a doctorate in Psychology from Humboldt University, Berlin.
Actress | Zostac miss 2
Born in Slawno, Poland. Her first steps as an actress were supervised by Janusz Józefowicz in Buffo Theatre in Warsaw, Poland. In 1996, she was chosen for the role of Sara (1997) among over one hundred candidates. The Director Maciej Slesicki said that she had a natural talent.
Actress | Antichrist
Charlotte Gainsbourg was born in London, England in 1971. She is an Anglo-French actress and singer. The daughter of English actress Jane Birkin and French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, she was raised in Paris. Gainsbourg made her motion picture debut in 1984. In 1986, Gainsbourg won a ...
49. Christianne Hirt
Actress | The Accused
An award winning actress and screenwriter, Christiane has over 30 years of professional experience in the film and television industry. She is co-founder of Company of Rogues Actors' Studio (Calgary, AB) and founder of Rogues West in Vancouver, BC. Christiane has garnered national recognition, ...
52. Mia Kirshner
Actress | The Black Dahlia
Mia Kirshner was born in Toronto, Ontario on January 25, 1975, to Etti, a teacher, and Sheldon Kirshner, a journalist. Her father is of Polish Jewish descent and her mother is a Bulgarian Jewish immigrant. Mia had a middle class upbringing and graduated from the prestigious McGill University with a...
Actress | Wild
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 at Southern Baptist Hospital (now Memorial Medical Center) in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the second child of Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Reese) and Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. Her father was a military surgeon specializing in ear, nose ...