My Favorite Actressesby jiangconglaomian | created - 09 Sep 2016 | updated - 02 Jul 2018 | Public
A list of my favorite actresses.
Actress | Saw II
Emmanuelle Vaugier is a Canadian actress, singer, and model. She began acting in grade school, after she was cast as an understudy in a play and had to fill in when the lead actor became ill. She modeled in Japan for three years. She made her acting debut in the 1995 made-for-TV movie drama, A ...
Actress | Avatar
Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in Manhattan, New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, Elizabeth ...
Actress | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Marg Helgenberger is an established dramatic actress whose prominence has been steadily increasing. Her work has been noted on stage, film and TV. Most of her career has been spent in dramatic roles on television, but she has also had a noteworthy presence in feature films.
Helgenberger earned a ...
Actress | Capote
Catherine Keener is an American actress, Oscar-nominated for her roles in the independent films Being John Malkovich (1999) and Capote (2005). Acclaimed in her community for her quirky roles in independent film and mainstream such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Keener got her start as a casting ...
Actress | ER
Alex Kingston was born on March 11, 1963 in London, England as Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston. She is an actress, known for ER (1994), Doctor Who (2005) and Alpha Dog (2006). She has been married to Jonathan Stamp since July 18, 2015. She was previously married to Florian Haertel and Ralph Fiennes.
Alex Kingston was born on March 11, 1963 in London, England as Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston. She is an actress, known for ER (1994), Like Crazy (2011) and Doctor Who (2005). She has been married to Jonathan Stamp since July 18, 2015. She was previously married to Florian Haertel and Ralph Fiennes
6. Kelly Hu
Actress | The Scorpion King
On February 13th, 1968, a girl of Chinese, English, and Hawaiian ancestry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her father, Herbert, was a salesman and her mother, Juanita, worked many odd jobs to help support the family. She has one older brother, Glenn. She is a former Miss Teen USA, and modeled in Japan...
Actress | Once Upon a Time
Lana Maria Parrilla (born July 15, 1977) is an American actress. Parrilla is best known for her roles on television and radio. She was a regular cast member in the fifth season of the ABC sitcom Spin City (1996) from 2000 to 2001. She later starred in Boomtown (2002-2003), Windfall (2006), ...
Actress | Pushing Daisies
Kristin Chenoweth is an American stage, screen and television actress, though, depending on who you ask, Cheno fans may disagree on what her most famous roles are. Since Chenoweth began her career, she has been credited with roles in musicals and plays on and off-Broadway, on various television ...
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 ...
10. 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 ...
11. Cate Blanchett
Actress | Carol
Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten ...
12. Pauley Perrette
Pauley Perrette is known to millions around the world as Abby Sciuto, the brilliant but offbeat forensic scientist on CBS's NCIS (2003), the #1-rated drama in the world. Her additional credits include appearances on such shows as Almost Famous (2000), The Ring (2002), 24 (2001), CSI: Crime Scene ...
Actress | The Dark Knight
Monique Gabriela Curnen is an American actress who has worked in theater, film and television. She grew up in Massachusetts. Both parents were educators and encouraged creativity in the home. Monique took an interest in acting after watching her older brother perform in a school orchestra, and soon...
14. Archie Panjabi
Actress | I Origins
Archie is an Emmy Award winning British actress best known for her role as Kalinda Sharma in The Good Wife, for which she was nominated for an Emmy three times in a row and went on to to be honored with a Golden Globe Nomination. She made her film debut in the critically acclaimed East Is East ...
15. 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,...
16. Parminder Nagra
Actress | Bend It Like Beckham
Parminder Nagra was born on October 5, 1975 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Parminder Kaur Nagra. She is an actress, known for Bend It Like Beckham (2002), ER (1994) and The Blacklist (2013). She was previously married to James Stenson.
Parminder Nagra was born on October 5, 1975 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Parminder Kaur Nagra. She is an actress, known for Bend It Like Beckham (2002), ER (1994) and Ella Enchanted (2004). She was previously married to James Stenson.
17. Jaime Murray
Actress | Dexter
Jaime Murray was born on July 21, 1976 in Hammersmith, London, England. She is an actress, known for Dexter (2006), The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007) and Defiance (2013). She has been married to Bernie Cahill since May 26, 2014.
Jaime Murray was born on July 21, 1976 in Hammersmith, London, England. She is an actress, known for The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007), Defiance (2013) and Hustle (2004). She has been married to Bernie Cahill since May 26, 2014.
19. Michaela Conlin
Actress | Bones
Michaela Conlin was born on June 9, 1978 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Bones (2005), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) and The Disappointments Room (2016).
20. Erica Cerra
Actress | Power Rangers
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Erica Cerra discovered her love of acting by her 8th birthday. After appearing in numerous commercials Erica decided to take a break from acting. Returning to the business at 22, she decided to dedicate herself whole-heartedly to living as a professional actor. ...
21. Jasika Nicole
Actress | Fringe
Jasika Nicole grew up in Birmingham, AL and studied musical theatre, dance and studio art at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC before moving to NYC to work in theatre. There she performed in Off and Off-Off Broadway musicals and plays before starting her career in TV and film. Identifying as a queer...
Jasika Nicole was born in Alabama, USA as Jasika Nicole Pruitt. She is an actress and producer, known for Fringe (2008), She's Out of My League (2010) and Take the Lead (2006). She has been married to Claire Savage since October 5, 2013.
23. Janina Gavankar
Actress | Blindspotting
Janina Zione Gavankar (born November 29, 1980) is an American actress and musician. Gavankar is also trained as a pianist, vocalist, and orchestral percussionist. She majored in Theatre Performance at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Gavankar's roles include Papi, a lesbian lothario in The L ...
Janina Gavankar was born on November 29, 1980 in Joliet, Illinois, USA as Janina Zione Gavankar. She is an actress, known for True Blood (2008), The League (2009) and Far Cry 4 (2014).
25. Gina Carano
Actress | Haywire
From pioneering women's MMA to blazing a trail in movies, GINA CARANO is one of Hollywood's most unique rising stars. Carano began her training with Muay Thai to competitive MMA, where she competed in Strikeforce and EliteXC. Her popularity led to her being called the "Face of Women's MMA" and she ...
26. Ruta Gedmintas
Actress | A Street Cat Named Bob
Ruta Gedmintas was born on August 23, 1983 in Canterbury, Kent, England. She is an actress, known for Prowl (2010), The Strain (2014) and The Incident (2015).
Actress | Chicago Fire
Charlotte Sullivan (born October 21, 1983) is a Canadian actress, known for her role as officer Gail Peck in the Global police drama series Rookie Blue. Sullivan was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her first on-screen role was an extra in a Liza Minnelli music video. She has had starring roles in the ...
28. Melanie Chandra
Actress | Code Black
Melanie is an actress, producer, martial artist, and pianist. A native of Illinois, she grew up with a knack for physics and mathematics and ultimately completed a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, while studying improvisational comedy on the side. After graduating from ...
Melanie Chandra was born on February 28, 1984 in Park Ridge, Illinois, USA as Melanie Kannokada. She is an actress and producer, known for Love, Lies and Seeta (2012), Code Black (2015) and Bicycle Bride (2010).
29. Angela Sarafyan
Actress | The Immigrant
Angela Sarafyan is an Armenian American actress. She has appeared as a guest-star in several television series such as Judging Amy (1999) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).
Sarafyan has acted in the feature films: On the Doll (2007), Kabluey (2007), The Informers (2008), A Beautiful Life (2008), ...