Talented actresses

by complice_s | created - 08 Jan 2015 | updated - 3 days ago | Public

in no particular order

1. Rebecca Hall

Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Rebecca Hall was born in London, UK, the daughter of Peter Hall, a stage director and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Maria Ewing, an opera singer. Her father is English. Her mother, who is American, is of Dutch, Scottish, Sioux, and African American origin. Her parents separated when...

2. Angourie Rice

Actress | The Nice Guys

Angourie's forthcoming screen appearances include Spider-Man: Far From Home and an episode of a major award-winning Netflix series.

In 2018 she starred in Every Day from director Michael Sucsy (The Vow, Grey Gardens), adapted from the YA novel by David Levithan, and period drama Ladies in Black, ...

3. Aisling Franciosi

Actress | The Fall

Aisling Franciosi was born in 1993 in Italy. She is an actress, known for The Fall (2013), Game of Thrones (2011) and Legends (2014).

4. Anne Hathaway

Actress | Les Misérables

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia. She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. Her first major role came in the short-lived television series ...

5. Cailee Spaeny

Actress | Pacific Rim: Uprising

Cailee Spaeny is an American actress and singer. Spaeny was born in Springfield, Missouri. Growing up she spent a large amount of time in the Springfield Little Theatre, where she participated in many plays. Some notable SLT alumni include Lucas Grabeel and Kendra Kassebaum. In the 2013-2014 season...

6. Emma Nelson

Actress | Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Emma Nelson is an actress, known for Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) and Margaret and the Moon (2016).

7. Esme Creed-Miles

Actress | Dark River

Esme Creed-Miles was born on February 5, 2000 in England. She is an actress, known for Dark River (2017), Mister Lonely (2007) and Hanna (2019).

8. 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 ...

9. Hannah Gross

Actress | Mindhunter

Hannah Gross is an actress, known for Mindhunter (2017), Unless (2016) and Deadwax (2018).

10. Harriet Turnbull

Actress | What We Did on Our Holiday

Harriet Turnbull is an actress, known for What We Did on Our Holiday (2014), Breathe (2017) and Radioactive (2020).

11. Juliana Canfield

Actress | Y

Juliana Canfield is an actress, known for Y, Plain Fiction and The Assistant (2020).

12. Keira Knightley

Actress | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

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 ...

13. Lou de Laâge

Actress | Les innocentes

Lou de Laâge was born on April 27, 1990 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France. She is an actress, known for The Innocents (2016), Jappeloup (2013) and Breathe (2014).

14. Liv Hill

Actress | Jellyfish

Liv Hill is an actress, known for Jellyfish (2018), The Little Stranger (2018) and Three Girls (2017).

15. Madeline Weinstein

Actress | Alex Strangelove

Madeline Weinstein was born in New York City and graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in Theater. In 2014 she made her Broadway debut alongside Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor, Cynthia Nixon, and Josh Hamilton in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing directed by Sam Gold. She is based in New ...

16. Mélanie Laurent

Actress | Inglourious Basterds

Mélanie Laurent was born in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Annick, a ballet teacher, and Pierre, a voice actor, who is most recognized for the French version of The Simpsons (1989). She has a younger brother, Mathieu, and has both Sephardi Jewish (from Tunisia) and Ashkenazi Jewish (from ...

17. Mia Wasikowska

Actress | Alice in Wonderland

Mia is an Australian actress, born and raised in the country's capital, Canberra. She is the daughter of photographers Marzena Wasikowska and John Reid. Her mother is Polish and her father is an Australian of British ancestry. She has an older sister, Jess, and a younger brother, Kai. At age eight,...

18. Nico Parker

Actress | Dumbo

Nico Parker is an actress, known for Dumbo (2019), Dish Nation (2011) and Entertainment Tonight (1981).

19. Olivia Thirlby

Actress | Juno

Olivia resides in New York City where she was born and raised. She has trained extensively in classical Shakespearian acting in New York at the American Globe Theatre, and in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She began acting professionally in 2003, and plans to pursue a career in both ...

20. Olivia Welch

Actress | Fear Street

Olivia Welch is known for her work on Fear Street (2020), Unbelievable (2019) and Modern Family (2009).

21. Paula Beer

Actress | Frantz

Paula Beer was born in February 1995 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Frantz (2016), Bad Banks (2018) and The Dark Valley (2014).

22. Rinko Kikuchi

Actress | Babel

Rinko was born Kikuchi Yuriko in Hadano just south of Tokyo. The town is known mainly for its green tea and public baths. She is the youngest of three siblings. After being scouted on the street, she began modeling in her hometown and subsequently began acting under her birth name before switching ...

23. Sophie Cookson

Actress | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Sophie Cookson (born 15 May 1990) is an English film and television actress. She played Grace Mohune in the 2013 TV film of Moonfleet (2013). In 2013, she was cast to play the female lead in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014). She is also co-starring with Adrien Brody in Lee Tamahori's historical ...

24. Saoirse Ronan

Actress | Hanna

Saoirse Una Ronan was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, to Irish parents, Monica Ronan (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan, an actor. When Saoirse was three, the family moved back to Dublin, Ireland. Saoirse grew up in Dublin and briefly in Co. Carlow before moving back to Dublin ...

25. Sarah Gadon

Actress | Enemy

Sarah Gadon was born in a quiet residential area in Toronto, Ontario, to a teacher mother and a psychologist father. She grew up with the support and encouragement of her parents and older brother, James, and with this was inspired to go headlong into acting and dance alike. Sarah spent much of her...

26. Tessa Thompson

Actress | Creed

The actress Tessa Lynn Thompson was born on October 3, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of singer-songwriter Marc Anthony Thompson and the granddaughter of actor-musician Bobby Ramos. She was raised in Los Angeles before moving to Brooklyn, New York. Her father is of ...

27. Victoria Pedretti

Actress | The Haunting of Hill House

Victoria Pedretti is an American film and television actress, best known for her portrayal of Eleanor "Nell" Crain in the Netflix television series The Haunting of Hill House, created and directed by Mike Flanagan.

Pedretti began her film career starring in the short film Sole of 2014, directed by ...



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