Pcm's best-looking actresses.

by pcmndksu | created - 24 May 2016 | updated - 5 months ago | Public

KnownMy personal list of best-looking actresses. While the selections are mine the rankings are as per IMDb's star meter, whatever that is. As you can see while my tastes are eclectic, they run more toward darker hair and exotics.

1. Halle Berry

Actress | Catwoman

Halle Maria Berry was born Maria Halle Berry on August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Bedford, Ohio to Judith Ann Hawkins, a psychiatric nurse & Jerome Jesse Berry, a hospital attendant. Halle first came into the spotlight at seventeen years when she won the Miss Teen All-American ...

2. Paula Patton

Actress | Precious

Paula Patton was born in Los Angeles, California, to Joyce (Vanraden) and Charles Patton. Her father is African-American and her mother, who is caucasian, has German, English, and Dutch ancestry. Her family lived across the street from the 20th Century Fox lot when she was growing up and she was a ...

3. Nicole Beharie

Actress | 42

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 ...

4. Amy Adams

Actress | Arrival

Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as ...

5. Catherine Zeta-Jones

Actress | Chicago

Catherine Zeta-Jones was born September 25, 1969 in Swansea, Wales (and raised in the nearby town of Mumbles), the only daughter of Patricia (nee Fair) and David James "Dai" Jones, who formerly owned a sweet factory. She attended Dumbarton House School (Swansea). Her father (the son of Bertram (...

6. Raquel Welch

Actress | The Three Musketeers

A new reigning '60s international sex symbol took to the cinematic throne as soon as Raquel Welch emerged from the sea in her purposely depleted, furry prehistoric bikini. Tantalizingly wet with her garb clinging to all the right amazonian places, One Million Years B.C. (1966), if nothing else, ...

7. Suzanne Pleshette

Actress | The Birds

Suzanne Pleshette achieved television immortality in her role as Bob Newhart's wife in the 1970s classic situation comedy, The Bob Newhart Show (1972). For her role as "Emily Hartley", wife of psychologist "Bob Hartley" (played by Bob Newhart), Pleshette was nominated for the Emmy Award twice, in ...

8. Mariette Hartley

Actress | The Incredible Hulk

Mariette Hartley was born Mary Loretta, a name she dislikes, in Weston, Connecticut. She was raised in accordance with the principles espoused by her behavioral psychologist grandfather, John B. Watson, who believed that children should never be held or cuddled. She says that the lack of warmth at ...

9. Yasmine Bleeth

Actress | BASEketball

Yasmine Bleeth was born on June 14, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for BASEketball (1998), Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding (2003) and Nash Bridges (1996). She has been married to Paul Cerrito since August 25, 2002.

10. Sarah Michelle Gellar

Actress | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Emmy Award-winning Sarah Michelle Gellar was born on April 14, 1977 in New York City, the daughter of Rosellen (Greenfield), who taught at a nursery school, and Arthur Gellar, who worked in the garment industry. She is of Russian Jewish and Hungarian Jewish descent.

Eating in a local restaurant, ...

11. 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 ...

12. Charisma Carpenter

Actress | Angel

Charisma Carpenter first made her television debut with a guest spot on Baywatch (1989), before receiving a call from legendary producer Aaron Spelling and subsequently being cast on the prime time soap opera, Malibu Shores (1996). But her big break - and the one that would forever change the ...

13. Kristen Bell

Actress | Frozen

Kristen Anne Bell (born 1980) is an American actress and singer. She was born and raised in Huntington Woods, Michigan, and is the daughter of Lorelei (Frygier), a nurse, and Tom Bell, a television news director. Her ancestry is Polish (mother) and German, English, Irish, and Scottish (father). ...

14. Essence Atkins

Actress | A Haunted House

Essence Atkins was born on February 7, 1972 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for A Haunted House (2013), How High (2001) and Same Difference (2019). She was previously married to Jaime Mendez.

15. Rachel True

Actress | The Craft

Rachel True has been working for most of the 1990s. She broke into the business with a pair of guest roles on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1984) In 1993, Rachel moved to L.A.; she then appeared in the rap parody CB4 (1993) with Chris Rock. She also landed another pair of guest spots on the HBO ...

16. Dorothy Dandridge

Actress | Porgy and Bess

Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born on November 9, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruby Dandridge (née Ruby Jean Butler), an entertainer, and Cyril H. Dandridge, a cabinet maker and minister. Under the prodding of her mother, Dorothy and her sister Vivian Dandridge began performing publicly, usually in ...

17. Golden Brooks

Actress | Girlfriends

Golden Brooks was born on December 1, 1970 in Fresno, California, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Girlfriends (2000), The Darkest Minds (2018) and Beauty Shop (2005).

18. Kerry Washington

Actress | Scandal

Kerry Washington is an African-American actress, television show producer and film director who is known for her roles in Scandal, Ray, the Tim Story Fantastic Four film series, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Confirmation, Django Unchained, Little Fires Everywhere, Cars 3 and The Last King of Scotland. She ...

19. Kimberly Elise

Actress | The Manchurian Candidate

Kimberly Elise was born on April 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She is an actress and executive, known for The Manchurian Candidate (2004), For Colored Girls (2010) and Almost Christmas (2016). She was previously married to Maurice Oldham.

20. Jessica Alba

Actress | Fantastic Four

Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, CA, to Catherine (Jensen) and Mark David Alba, who served in the US Air Force. Her father is of Mexican descent (including Spanish and Indigenous Mexican roots), and her mother has Danish, Welsh, English, and French ancestry. Her family ...

21. Jennifer Garner

Actress | Alias

Jennifer Garner, who catapulted into stardom with her lead role on the television series Alias (2001), has come a long way from her birthplace of Houston, Texas. Raised in Charleston, West Virginia by her mother Patricia Ann (née English), a retired English teacher, and her father, William John ...

22. Lucy Liu

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Born to immigrants in New York City, Lucy Liu has always tried to balance an interest in her cultural heritage with a desire to move beyond a strictly Asian-American experience. Her mother, Cecilia, a biochemist, is from Beijing & her father, Tom Liu, a civil engineer, is from Shanghai. Once ...

23. Donna D'Errico

Actress | Frank and Penelope

Donna D'Errico was born on March 30, 1968 in Dothan, Alabama, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Frank and Penelope (2022), Survive the Game (2021) and 9-1-1 (2018). She was previously married to Nikki Sixx.

24. Elise Neal

Actress | Hustle & Flow

Elise Neal was born in Memphis, Tennessee and began dancing at age six. She credits her success to her mother, Arletha Neal, who always supported her and drove her to many talent shows and recitals. After moving to New York and quickly booking many off-Broadway shows and musical revivals, she ...

25. Penny Johnson Jerald

Actress | 24

Penny Johnson Jerald was born on March 14, 1961 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She is an actress, known for 24 (2001), Absolute Power (1997) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993). She has been married to Gralin Jerald since June 22, 1982. They have one child.

26. Nancy Kwan

Actress | The World of Suzie Wong

At just 18, Nancy Kwan was studying dance with England's Royal Ballet School, when she was spotted by producer Ray Stark, who tested her and gave her the starring role of a free-spirited Hong Kong prostitute who captivates artist William Holden in The World of Suzie Wong (1960). She followed it the...

27. Aisha Tyler

Actress | Archer

Aisha Tyler is an award-winning director, actor, comedian, New York Times bestselling author, podcaster and activist. She is an Emmy-winning television host and multiple award-winning voice actor for Archer (2009).

Aisha's feature directorial debut, Axis (2017), was shot in just seven days on ...

28. Gabrielle Union

Actress | Bring It On

Gabrielle Union was born on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Theresa (Glass), who managed a phone company, and Sylvester E. Union, a military sergeant and business executive. When she was eight, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended high school. There, ...

29. Jennifer Freeman

Actress | You Got Served

Jennifer Freeman was born on October 20, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for You Got Served (2004), My Wife and Kids (2001) and Johnson Family Vacation (2004). She was previously married to Earl Watson.

30. Tyra Banks

Actress | Coyote Ugly

Tyra Banks was born on December 4, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for Coyote Ugly (2000), America's Next Top Model (2003) and Tropic Thunder (2008).

31. Lynda Carter

Actress | Wonder Woman

Lynda Carter was born on July 24, 1951 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Wonder Woman (1975), Sky High (2005) and The Dukes of Hazzard (2005). She was previously married to Robert Altman and Ron Samuels.

32. Linda Park

Actress | Bosch

Linda Park was born in Seoul, South Korea. Immediately after graduating Boston University's BFA Acting program she booked her first movie role in Jurassic Park III alongside Laura Dern and then landed her first series regular role on Star Trek Enterprise shortly after. She continued on to series ...

33. Grace Park

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Grace Park (born March 14, 1974) is an American-Canadian actress. She gained recognition as Lt. Sharon 'Boomer' Valerii and Lt. Sharon 'Athena' Agathon on Battlestar Galactica (2004), as well as Shannon Ng in the Canadian television series teen soap Edgemont (2000). From 2010 to 2017, Park starred ...

34. Julie Benz

Actress | Dexter

Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in ...

35. Freida Pinto

Actress | Slumdog Millionaire

Freida Selena Pinto was born in Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India, to Sylvia, a school principal, and Frederick Pinto, a senior bank branch manager. She is from a Mangalorean family.

Pinto traversed the modeling circuit in Mumbai (represented by Elite Model Management India) for two years ...

36. Tia Carrere

Actress | Wayne's World

Tia Carrere was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. While attending Sacred Hearts Academy, Tia was discovered in a Waikiki grocery store and landed the female lead in the independent film Aloha Summer. Tia moved to Los Angeles and continued her ascent in the acting world with a series regular role on General...

37. Gina Torres

Actress | Serenity

Gina was born in New York City and is youngest of three children in a close-knit Cuban American family. Attended New York City's High School of Music and Art She is a gifted mezzo soprano and was trained in opera and jazz and also sang in a gospel choir.

38. 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. She is of Italian as well as Lebanese and Portuguese/Brazilian descent. She moved to New York at the age of ten, when her father was transferred there. She ...

39. Lauren Graham

Actress | Gilmore Girls

Lauren Graham was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Donna Grant and Lawrence Graham, a candy industry lobbyist. Her father was from New York and her mother was from the American South, and Lauren has Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. She grew up in Northern Virginia, USA (Fairfax, Arlington, and ...

40. Vanessa Williams

Actress | Ugly Betty

Vanessa Lynne Williams was born on March 18, 1963 in Tarrytown, Greenburgh, New York and raised in Millwood, New Castle, New York to Helen Williams & Milton Williams, both music teachers. Vanessa and her brother grew up in suburban New York in comfortable surroundings. Vanessa sang and danced in ...

41. Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Actress | Baywatch

Priyanka Chopra Jonas (née Chopra) was born on July 18, 1982 in Jamshedpur, India, to the family of Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra, both Indian Army physicians. She had a very varied upbringing. She started her education at La Martinière Girls College in Lucknow as a resident student; ...

42. Kristen Miller

Actress | Team America: World Police

Kristen Miller was born on August 20, 1976 in Manhattan Beach, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Team America: World Police (2004), Cherry Falls (2000) and She Spies (2002). She has been married to Morgan Langley since June 2007.

43. Natashia Williams

Actress | She Spies

Natashia Williams was born on August 2, 1978 in Pontiac, Illinois, USA. She is known for She Spies (2002), How to Be a Player (1997) and So Little Time (2001). She has been married to Brevin Blach since 2007. They have two children.

44. Michelle Yeoh

Actress | Wo hu cang long

Michelle Yeoh was born in Ipoh, Malaysia. She's the daughter of Janet Yeoh & Kian Teik Yeoh. She's of Hokkien descent, speaking English & Malay before Chinese. A ballet dancer since 4, she moved to London to study at the Royal Academy as a teen After a brief dance career, she won the Miss Malaysia ...

45. Tamala Jones

Actress | Blue Streak

Tamala Jones was born on November 12, 1974 in Pasadena, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Blue Streak (1999), Can't Hardly Wait (1998) and Booty Call (1997).

46. Dina Meyer

Actress | Starship Troopers

Dina Meyer is an American film and television actress best known for her roles as Barbara Gordon in Birds of Prey (2002), Dizzy Flores in Starship Troopers (1997) and Detective Allison Kerry in the Saw installments. Meyer started acting in 1993, with her first major role playing Lucinda Nicholson ...

47. Yvonne Craig

Actress | Batgirl

Yvonne Joyce Craig was born on May 16, 1937 in Taylorville, Illinois. As a young teenager, Yvonne showed such promise as a dancer that she was accepted to Denham's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Her training progressed until she left the company in 1957 over a disagreement on casting changes. She ...

48. Diane Neal

Actress | Ann Rule's Circle of Deception

Diane Neal was born in Alexandria, Virginia. She moved to Littleton, Colorado, when her father was promoted to the position of federal attorney in Denver. She is the youngest of three daughters. Diane was a pre-med major in University, before leaving to pursue modeling, thus allowing her to travel ...

49. Lyndie Greenwood

Actress | Sleepy Hollow

Greenwood was born and raised in Toronto. She studied dance in school and is also well-versed in martial arts. She attended several voice and musical theater schools in Canada. She began acting training at multiple schools including the "Professional Actors Lab", "Jason Fraser Studios", "Etobicoke ...

50. Jill Marie Jones

Actress | Girlfriends

Jill Marie Jones was born on January 4, 1975 in Dallas, Texas, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Girlfriends (2000), Drool (2009) and Sleepy Hollow (2013).

51. Karen David

Actress | Galavant

Karen David is a multi-hyphenate talent - actress and singer/songwriter - who has found equal diversity in her film, television, stage, and recording career. Born in Shillong, India, in the foothills of the Himalayas; raised in Toronto; and the daughter of a half-Chinese, half- Khasi mother and an ...

52. Michaela Conlin

Actress | Bad Trip

Michaela Conlin was born on June 9, 1978 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Bad Trip (2021), Bones (2005) and Yellowstone (2018).

53. Tamara Taylor

Actress | Bones

Tamara Taylor's career took off when she landed a series regular role on Fox's Party of Five (1994). Since then she has appeared in Steven Bochco's City of Angels (2000), Hidden Hills (2002), Lost (2004), Numb3rs (2005), CSI: Miami (2002), NCIS (2003), and Fox's hit Bones (2005). She also had a ...

54. Rashida Jones

Actress | Parks and Recreation

Rashida Jones was born in Los Angeles, California, the younger daughter of media mogul, producer, and musician Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. She has an older sister, Kidada Jones, and five half-siblings by her father's other relationships. Her father is African-American and her mother is ...

55. Cote de Pablo

Actress | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Cote de Pablo was born in Santiago, Chile, but was raised in Miami, Florida. She attended Arvida Middle School in Miami and then Carnegie Mellon University. She graduated in 2000 after studying music theater. Whilst at Carnegie Mellon she appeared in several theater productions, including "...

56. Emily Wickersham

Actress | Gone

Emily Wickersham was born on April 26, 1984 in Kansas, USA as Emily Kaiser Wickersham. She is an actress, known for Gone (2012), I Am Number Four (2011), Remember Me (2010) and NCIS. She was married to musician and domestic violence lawyer Blake Hanley from November 23, 2010 until December 2018.

57. Sasha Alexander

Actress | Shameless

Sasha Alexander began acting by the time she was in the seventh grade when she found herself cast as the lead female in her school's production of "Baby". What she didn't know was that her male co-star would chicken out on her only a few hours before opening night. Determined to let the show go on,...

58. Angie Harmon

Actress | Agent Cody Banks

Angela Michelle Harmon is an American actress and model from Dallas, Texas. She is known for her work on Agent Cody Banks, Baywatch Nights, Law & Order, Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, Women's Murder Club, Seraphim Falls and Rizzoli & Isles. She was married to Jason Sehorn and had three ...

59. Persia White

Actress | The Vampire Diaries

At the age of eight, Persia White started showing her talents at the Coconut Grove Childrens' Theatre in Miami, Florida, where she was born. She is Puerto Rican, African-American and Irish. Most recognized as "Lynn" in the long running hit CW series "Girlfriends."

60. Tiffany Hines

Actress | Magnum P.I.

Tiffany Hines was born on September 2, 1983 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. She is an actress, known for Magnum P.I. (2018), 24: Legacy (2016) and Bones (2005).

61. Tisha Campbell

Actress | Little Shop of Horrors

Tisha Michelle Campbell was born on October 13, 1968 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma & raised in Newark, New Jersey. Her first TV appearance was at the age of 8 on episode #006 of the PBS show, The Big Blue Marble (1974). The show featured stories on the life and culture of children from around the ...

62. Garcelle Beauvais

Actress | Bad Company

Named one of People Magazine's highly-coveted 50 Most Beautiful in 2014, Haitian-born actress Garcelle Beauvais immigrated to the United States at the age of seven with her mother and sisters, and has since charmed audiences with her dramatic and comedic abilities. A seasoned actress, Garcelle ...

63. Darby Stanchfield

Actress | Scandal

Darby was born and raised in Alaska where her father owned a successful commercial fishing business. She received a Masters in Fine Arts from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.

Darby is best known for her role as Abby Whelan on ABC's hit show Scandal, created by Shonda Rhimes.

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64. Laura San Giacomo

Actress | Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Laura San Giacomo was born November 14, 1962 in West Orange, New Jersey, to MaryJo and John San Giacomo. She was raised in the nearby city of Denville. She went to Morris Knolls High School in Denville, where she got the acting bug and had the lead in several school plays. Laura got a Fine Arts ...

65. Mila Kunis

Actress | Black Swan

Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis was born to a Jewish family in Chernivtsi, Ukraine. The spoken language in her family is Russian, not Ukrainian.

Her mother, Elvira, is a physics teacher, her father, Mark Kunis, is a mechanical engineer, and she has an older brother named Michael. Her family moved to ...

66. Robin Givens

Actress | Boomerang

Robin Simone Givens was born on November 27, 1964 in New York City, to Ruth (Newby) and Reuben Givens. Her father left his family when Robin was a young girl, and she seldom saw him after that. Robin's mother raised her and her younger sister in Westchester, Connecticut. Her mother (once linked to ...

67. Megalyn Echikunwoke

Actress | Night School

Ebubennem Megalyn Ann Echikunwoke was born May 28, 1983 in Spokane, Washington. Her father was Nigerian and her mother is of English and Scots-Irish descent. Her last name, "Echikunwoke", means "leader of men" and Megalyn is the granddaughter of a Nigerian tribal leader of the Igbo, which ...

68. Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Actress | Belle

Gugu Mbatha-Raw was born Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England. Her father, Patrick Mbatha, is a Black South African doctor, and her mother, Anne Raw, is a Caucasian English nurse. Her parents separated when she was a year old, and she was brought up by her mother ...

69. Tatyana Ali

Actress | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Tatyana Marisol Ali was born on January 24, 1979, in North Bellmore, New York, to Sonia, a nurse from Panama, and Sheriff Ali, a retired police officer from Trinidad. At the age of four, she started singing and got a taste of fame when she begged her mother to take her to an audition for Sesame ...

70. Keshia Knight Pulliam

Actress | The Cosby Show

Keshia Knight Pulliam was born on April 9, 1979 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Cosby Show (1984), House of Payne (2006) and Madea Goes to Jail (2009). She was previously married to Ed Hartwell.

71. Laura Prepon

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Laura Helene Prepon was born on March 7, 1980, in Watchung, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Marjorie (Coll) and Michael Prepon. Her father died in 1993, when she was 13 years old. Laura is the youngest of five children--she has a brother named Brad and three sisters: Danielle, Jocelyn, and ...

72. Chrystee Pharris

Actress | Scrubs

Chrystee Pharris was born on March 7, 1976 in Middletown, Ohio, USA. She is known for Scrubs (2001), Passions (1999) and Monogamy (2018). She was previously married to Tron Larkins.

73. Sharon Gless

Actress | Burn Notice

Few actresses have the distinction of being recognized and revered worldwide for multiple iconic roles in groundbreaking television shows. Sharon Gless is one of them.

Generations of TV viewers know and love the remarkable characters brought to life by this standout multi Emmy and Golden Globe ...

74. Khandi Alexander

Actress | CSI: Miami

Khandi Alexander was born on September 4, 1957 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. She is an actress, known for CSI: Miami (2002), Patriots Day (2016) and Scandal (2012).

75. Marilu Henner

Actress | L.A. Story

Marilu Henner was born on April 6, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is known for L.A. Story (1991), Taxi (1978) and Noises Off... (1992). She has been married to Michael Brown since December 21, 2006. She was previously married to Robert Lieberman and Frederic Forrest.

76. Zoe Saldana

Actress | Avatar

Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic, where they would live for ...

77. Stacey Dash

Actress | Clueless

Stacey Dash was born in the Bronx, New York. Stacy knew that she wanted to act, and from an early age began to act professionally. She made regular appearances on The Cosby Show (1984), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), and also St. Elsewhere (1982). At 21 she made her feature film debut in Enemy...

78. Mariah Carey

Actress | Precious

Mariah Carey was born in Long Island, New York on March 27, 1969. Her parents are Patricia Hickey (Irish-American) and Alfred Roy Carey (African-American/Venezuelan). Mariah attended Greenlawn's Harborfields High School. In June 1990, Mariah made her debut with her self-titled album, Mariah Carey ...

79. Christina Hendricks

Actress | Ginger & Rosa

Christina Rene Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. Her father, Robert, originally from England, worked for the U.S. Forest Service, while her mother, Jackie Sue (Raymond), was a psychologist. At the age of 13 her father transferred to the Forest Service ...

80. Jewel Staite

Actress | Firefly

Born in White Rock, British Columbia, Canada, Jewel Staite spent the first three years of life living in Maui, Hawaii. She started out as a model and was recommended at the age of six to act. She won an award as best actor in "Meeting Dad," a Vancouver, British Columbia Film School short.

81. Robinne Lee

Actress | Hitch

Robinne Lee (born July 16, 1974) is an American actress and author. She made her screen debut in the 1997 independent film Hav Plenty, and later has appeared in films National Security (2003), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Hitch (2005), Seven Pounds (2008), Fifty Shades Darker (2017), and Fifty ...

82. Mari Morrow

Actress | Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son

Morrow grew up in Miami, Florida. She made her television debut appearance in 1992 as Wendy Mallow on the popular television program, Baywatch. From 1995 to 1996, she portrayed Rachel Gannon on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. Morrow also had a recurring appearance on the sitcom, Family Matters...

83. Rosario Dawson

Actress | Rent

This stunning and resourceful actress has been primarily a film player thus far. Only recently has she been opening herself up more to doing television (the series Gemini Division (2008), which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's powerhouse talent stands out the most in edgy...

84. Selena Gomez

Actress | Spring Breakers

Actress and singer Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas. She is the daughter of Mandy Teefey and Ricardo Gomez. Her mother is of part Italian ancestry, and her father is of Mexican descent. She was named after Tejano singer Selena, who died in 1995.

Her first acting role ...

85. Salma Hayek

Actress | Frida

Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Her father is of Lebanese descent and her mother is of Mexican/Spanish ancestry. After having seen Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) in a local movie theater, she decided she wanted to become an actress. At age 12, she...

86. Zendaya

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Zendaya (which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona) is an American actress and singer born in Oakland, California. She began her career appearing as a child model working for Macy's, Mervyns and Old Navy. She was a backup dancer before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on ...

87. Brenda Song

Actress | Dollface

Brenda Song was born in Carmichael, California. Her father is Hmong and her mother is Thai-American. Brenda, her parents, and her younger brothers Timmy and Nathan now live in a suburb of Los Angeles.

Brenda was named an All-American Scholar in ninth grade and holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

She ...

88. Constance Zimmer

Actress | UnREAL

Constance Alice Zimmer decided to pursue a career in acting after she fell in love with the craft as a high school student. Once out of high school, Zimmer was accepted at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, and began appearing in local theater. She was the recipient of a "Best ...

89. Constance Wu

Actress | Crazy Rich Asians

Constance Wu was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother is a computer programmer and her father is a college professor. Both are immigrants from Taiwan. Constance grew up in Richmond performing in the local community theater scene. At 16, she moved to New York City to study at the famed ...

90. Eve

Actress | Barbershop

Eve was born on November 10, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Barbershop (2002), xXx (2002) and Whip It (2009). She has been married to Maximillion Cooper since June 14, 2014. They have one child.

91. Ali Landry Monteverde

Actress | Repli-Kate

Ali Landry broke onto the scene and gained instant fame as "the Doritos Girl", when she was featured in a commercial for Frito Lay during the 1998 Super Bowl telecast. The next day, the NY Post hailed in a cover story "A star was born during Superbowl XXXII". Later that year, she was named one of ...

92. Phylicia Rashad

Actress | The Cosby Show

Phylicia Rashad was born in Houston, Texas to African-American parents Vivian Elizabeth (Ayers), a poet and art director, and Andrew Arthur Allen, an orthodontist. As a child, Phylicia, her older brother Andrew (called Tex), and younger sister, dancer and actress Debbie Allen, lived in Mexico. She ...

93. Ming-Na Wen

Actress | Mulan

Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother...

94. Constance Marie

Actress | George Lopez

Best known for her long-time run on the ABC comedy, "George Lopez," Constance Marie stars next in the upcoming Latinx romantic comedy series, "With Love." Created and written by Gloria Calderon Kellett ("One Day at a Time"), the five hourlong episodes, each of which are set during a different ...

95. Lori Loughlin

Actress | Summerland

Lori Loughlin's an American actress who was born on July 28, 1964 in New York City. She was a junior lifeguard before becoming an actress. She began her career at 12 as a print model. During her early teens, she appeared in TV commercials & was frequently seen in national print ads. At 15, she was ...

96. Victoria Justice

Actress | Victorious

Victoria Justice is an American actress and singer. She was born on February 19, 1993 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. She is the daughter of Serene Reed and Zack Justice. Her mother has Puerto Rican ancestry, while her father is of English, German, and Irish descent. She has a younger half-sister, ...

97. Jurnee Smollett

Actress | Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn

Jurnee Smollett is an award-winning actress and activist of rare talent and conviction. In the fall of 2020, she starred in J.J. Abrams, Jordan Peele and Misha Green's critically acclaimed drama for HBO, "Lovecraft Country." Smollett's performance was lauded by industry insiders and critics alike. ...

98. Eva Mendes

Actress | Hitch

Eva Mendes is an American actress, model and businesswoman. She began acting in the late 1990s. After a series of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998) and Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000), she made a career-changing appearance in Training Day (2001). Since then, ...

99. Sanaa Lathan

Actress | AVP: Alien vs. Predator

Sanaa Lathan, the daughter of Actress Eleanor McCoy and Director Stan Lathan, was raised in both New York City and Los Angeles. During her youth she was fully immersed in the entertainment industry and learned early on that she wanted a career in the Arts. Sanaa pursued studies at the University of...

100. Michelle Rodriguez

Actress | Fast & Furious 7

Mayte Michelle Rodriguez was born on July 12, 1978 in San Antonio, Texas to Carmen Milady Pared Espinal, a housewife, and Rafael Rodríguez Santiago, a U.S. Army solider. Known for tough-chick roles, Michelle is proof that there is a cross between beauty and brawn. Michelle always knew she was ...



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