Brown Janes

by Willybea | created - 17 Oct 2016 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Michelle Rodriguez

Actress | Avatar

Known for tough-chick roles, Michelle Rodriguez is proof that there is a cross between beauty and brawn. She was born Mayte Michelle Rodriguez on July 12, 1978, in San Antonio, Texas, to Carmen Milady Pared Espinal, from the Dominican Republic, and Rafael Rodríguez Santiago, who served in the U.S. ...

2. Dascha Polanco

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Dascha Polanco is a Dominican American actress known for playing the character Dayanara "Daya" Diaz on Orange Is the New Black (2013). As of January 2018, she has a recurring role on The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2016) as Detective Lori Weider. Polanco was born in Santo...

3. Vanessa Ferlito

Actress | Death Proof

Vanessa Ferlito was born on December 28, 1977 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Death Proof (2007), Grindhouse (2007) and CSI: NY (2004).

4. Maya Rudolph

Actress | Bridesmaids

Maya Rudolph was born on July 27, 1972 in Gainesville, Florida, to Richard Rudolph, a music producer, and soul singer Minnie Riperton. Her mother was African-American and her father is Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Lithuania, Russia, Germany, and Hungary). In 1973, Maya, her parents, and her...

5. Keisha Castle-Hughes

Actress | Whale Rider

Keisha Castle-Hughes was born on March 24, 1990 in Donnybrook, Western Australia, Australia. She is an actress and producer, known for Whale Rider (2002), The Nativity Story (2006) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). She was previously married to Jonathan Morrison.

6. Alanna Masterson

Actress | The Walking Dead

Alanna Masterson (born June 27, 1988) is an American actress who is known for her role as Tara Chambler in the AMC television series The Walking Dead.

Masterson was born on Long Island, New York to Carol Masterson (a manager) and Joe Reaiche, a Lebanese Australian former rugby league player with the...

7. Jessica Pimentel

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Jessica Pimentel is an American actress whose parents were immigrants from the Dominican Republic. She is a Latina of mixed heritage including Taino Native American, Italian, Malian, Irish and Iberian. She is a graduate of the High School for the Performing ...

8. Jackie Cruz

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Jackie Cruz has been singing and acting her whole life, and has entertained thousands with her unique sound, and artistic skills on screen with her roles on Netflix's #1 series, Orange Is the New Black (2013) as Flaca.

At a young age, Jackie has made amazing strides in her career with being named ...

9. Selenis Leyva

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Selenis Leyva was born on May 26, 1972. She is known for her work on Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Orange Is the New Black (2013) and The Place Beyond the Pines (2012).

10. Sara Ramirez

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

Sara Ramirez was born on August 31, 1975 in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico. She is an actress, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), You've Got Mail (1998) and Spider-Man (2002). She has been married to Ryan DeBolt since July 4, 2012.

11. Golshifteh Farahani

Actress | Paterson

Golshifteh started her acting career in theater at the age of 6 and has always kept a strong link with theater, but it was at the age of 14 that she acted in her first film The Pear Tree (1998), for which she won the prize for the Best Actress from the international section of the Fajr film ...

12. Conchata Ferrell

Actress | Two and a Half Men

It took 30 years since it was first predicted, but Conchata Ferrell finally achieved television stardom, albeit of the supporting variety, as the housekeeper "Berta" in the situation-comedy Two and a Half Men (2003). Ferrell originally had been tipped for stardom with her turn as the prostitute "...

13. Rosabell Laurenti Sellers

Actress | The Whistleblower

Rosabell Laurenti Sellers grew up in New York City, first performing at the legendary East Village experimental theater club La MaMa. As a child, with her Italian father and American mother, she moved to Rome, Italy where she grew and flourished as a young actress in film and television. Rosabell ...

14. Laura Gómez

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Laura Gómez started her journey as an actor in Santo Domingo and trained professionally in NYC where she's been living for over 13 years.

She plays the role of Blanca Flores in the Netflix hit show "Orange is the New Black" and she's a member of Spanish Repertory Theater, where she has participated ...

15. Fernanda Montenegro

Actress | Central do Brasil

Arlette Pinheiro Esteves da Silva was born on 16th October 1929 in Rio de Janeiro. She adopted the name "Fernanda" because she thought it sounded good. "Montenegro" came after her family doctor.

In late 40s she was translating and adapting famous theater plays to radio. She begun her artistic life ...

16. Jyoti Amge

Actress | American Horror Story

Jyoti Amge was born on December 16, 1993 in Nagpur, India as Jyoti Kisange Amge. She is an actress, known for American Horror Story (2011), Entertainment Tonight (1981) and American Horror Story FreakShow: Extra-Ordinary-Artists (2014).

17. Sunita Mani

Actress | GLOW

Sunita Mani is an actress, dancer, and comedian most commonly recognized for her gyrations in the viral music video "Turn Down for What" (dir. The Daniels) and as part of the Cocoon Central Dance Team. She also appears in "Don't Think Twice" as Amy, "Mr. Robot" as Trenton, and in the Netflix ...

18. Liz Torres

Actress | Gilmore Girls

Spunky actress, singer and comedienne all rolled up into one, Puerto Rican-American Liz Torres was born in 1947, a native of the Bronx. She began her stand-up/singing career as a regular performing in various small NYC niteries. It wasn't until she received an invite to appear on The Tonight Show ...

19. Charo

Actress | Thumbelina

Charo was born on March 13, 1951 in Murcia, Spain as María del Rosario Mercedes Pilar Martínez Molina Baeza. She is an actress, known for Thumbelina (1994), The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) and Tiger by the Tail (1970). She was previously married to Kjell Rasten and Xavier Cugat.

20. Raini Rodriguez

Actress | Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

Raini Rodriguez was born on July 1, 1993 in Bryan, Texas, USA as Raini Alena Rodriguez. She is an actress, known for Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015), Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) and Austin & Ally (2011).

21. Carla Jimenez

Actress | The Mick

Carla Jimenez was born on May 14, 1974 in Westwood, California, USA as Carla Maria Jimenez. She is an actress and writer, known for The Mick (2017), Desperate Housewives (2004) and Last Man Standing (2011).

22. Rosal Colon

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Rosal Colon is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) and The Dead Don't Die (2019).

23. Carla Corvo

Actress | The Wolf of Wall Street

Carla Corvo is an actress, known for The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The Suspect (2013) and Orange Is the New Black (2013).

24. Lauren Molina

Actress | Martha Marcy May Marlene

Lauren Molina is an actress, known for Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), Long Nights Short Mornings (2016) and Only a Switch (2018).

25. Roberta Colindrez

Actress | Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Roberta Colindrez is an actress and writer, known for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Girls (2012) and Gotham (2014).

26. Britney Young

Actress | GLOW

Britney Young is known for her work on GLOW (2017), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015) and Better Things (2016).

27. Kiran Sonia Sawar

Actress | Murdered by My Father

Kiran Sonia Sawar is an actress, known for Murdered by My Father (2016), Black Mirror (2011) and Snatches: Moments from Women's Lives (2018).

28. Yalitza Aparicio

Actress | Roma

Yalitza Aparicio is a Mexican actress. She is best known for her film debut Roma (2018), which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Aparicio was born on December 11, 1993, in Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico. She also has an baccalaureate in early childhood education.

Her parents ...

29. Nasim Pedrad

Actress | Aladdin

Nasim Pedrad (born November 18, 1981) is an American actress and comedian best known for her five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975) from 2009 to 2014. She has since gone on to co-star in sitcoms such as Mulaney (2014), Scream Queens (2015), People of Earth (2016), and New Girl ...

30. Barbie Ferreira

Actress | Euphoria

Barbara Linhares Ferreira is an American model and actress. She has earned attention and acclaim for her career as well as for being an outspoken supporter of the body positivity movement.

Ferreira was born in Queens, New York, but later moved to Maywood, New Jersey and attended Hackensack High ...



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