Favorite Actresses

by Wahlstreet | created - 28 Feb 2020 | updated - 10 Apr 2020 | Public

1. Lauren German

Actress | Hostel: Part II

Lauren German was born on November 29, 1978 in Huntington Beach, California. German attended the prominent Actor's Studio and attended USC. Lauren also trained as a dancer at the Orange County High School of the Arts (a.k.a. OCHSA).

She made her film debut in Down to You (2000). She starred, ...

2. Melissa Fumero

Actress | Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Melissa Fumero was born on August 19, 1982 in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, USA as Melissa Gallo. She is an actress and director, known for Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), One Life to Live (1968) and I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (2009). She has been married to David Fumero since December 9, 2007. They have ...

3. Elizabeth Henstridge

Actress | Wolves at the Door

Elizabeth Henstridge grew up in the northern city of Sheffield in England. Having gained a first at the University of Birmingham in Drama and Theatre Arts, Elizabeth went on to train at the prestigious East 15 Acting School in Loughton, Essex. Having graduated she has landed leading roles in ...

4. Danielle Panabaker

Actress | The Flash

Danielle Nicole Panabaker was born in Augusta, Georgia. Her younger sister, actress Kay Panabaker, starred in the TV series Summerland (2004)(WB, 2004-05). Panabaker started acting at a summer camp before joining community theater productions when she was 10 years old. Panabaker moved to Naperville...

5. Melissa Benoist

Actress | Supergirl

Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. She was born in Littleton, Colorado , the daughter of Julie and Jim Benoist, a physician. Her paternal great-grandfather was of French descent. The rest of her ancestry is German, English, and Scottish. She started dance classes at ...

6. 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...

7. Lucy Liu

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

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

8. Caity Lotz

Actress | The Machine

Caitlin Marie Lotz (born December 30, 1986) is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She is known for her roles as Stephanie Horton in Mad Men (2007), Officer Kirsten Landry in the MTV mockumentary series Death Valley (2011), as Annie in The Pact (2012), and as Sara Lance/White Canary in The ...

9. Marina Squerciati

Actress | Chicago P.D.

Marina Teresa Squerciati was born and raised in New York City, New York. She graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in Theater. On February 15, 2017, Marina announced her pregnancy via Twitter; she gave birth to a daughter in May. Squerciati won the prestigious Agnes Moorehead Award for ...

10. Stella Maeve

Actress | Starlet

Stella Maeve was born on November 14, 1989 in Nyack, New York, USA as Stella Maeve Johnston. She is known for her work on Starlet (2012), The Runaways (2010) and Brooklyn's Finest (2009).

11. Violett Beane

Actress | God Friended Me

Violett Beane was born on May 18, 1996 in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. She is an actress and director, known for God Friended Me (2018), The Flash (2014) and Truth or Dare (2018).

12. Antonia Thomas

Actress | The Good Doctor

Antonia Thomas is an English actress. She is best known for her work in the TV series Misfits, Lovesick and the The Good Doctor.

She studied for a Bachelor of Arts in acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating in 2009, and then joined the National Youth Theatre.

Her acting debut was in ...

13. Shantel VanSanten

Actress | Shooter

Shantel Yvonne VanSanten is an American model and actress, born July 25, 1985. As a model, she has been featured in the magazines Teen Vogue and Seventeen. VanSanten was born in Luverne, Minnesota. She is of Dutch and one quarter Norwegian descent. VanSanten was raised in Spring, Texas where she ...

14. Kristin Kreuk

Actress | EuroTrip

Kristin Kreuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Deanna Che, who is of Chinese ancestry, and Peter Kreuk, who is of Dutch descent. Her parents are landscape architects. She attended and graduated from Eric Hamber Secondary School. Although she did some stage work in school, she ...

15. Camila Banus

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Camila Banus was born on July 22, 1990 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), One Life to Live (1968) and Dexter (2006).

16. Marci Miller

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Marci Miller was born as Marcia Miller. She is an actress, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), The Amateur (2014) and Most Likely to Die (2015). She has been married to Ryan Matteson since November 29, 2008. They have one child.

17. Lea Michele

Actress | Glee

Lea Michele Sarfati was born in the Bronx, New York to Edith Thomasina (Porcelli), a nurse, and Mark David Sarfati, a delicatessen owner-turned-real estate agent. Her mother is of Italian descent (from Rome and Naples), and her father is of Sephardi Jewish ancestry (from Turkey and Greece). Lea was...

18. 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). ...

19. Freema Agyeman

Actress | Doctor Who

Freema Agyeman was born on March 20, 1979 in London, England as Frema Agyeman. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005), Law & Order: UK (2009) and Sense8 (2015).

20. Kaley Cuoco

Actress | The Big Bang Theory

Kaley Christine Cuoco was born in Camarillo, California, to Layne Ann (Wingate) and Gary Carmine Cuoco, a realtor. She is of Italian (father) and German and English (mother) descent. A model and commercial actress from the age of 6, Cuoco's first major role was in the TV movie Quicksand: No Escape ...

21. Dora Madison

Actress | Dark Places

Dora Madison starred as paramedic "Chili" on NBC's "Chicago Fire." She can also be seen in the "Unt. Terrence Malick Project" and Paramount's "Everybody Wants Some" from director Richard Linklater. She starred alongside James Marsden and Karl Urban in "The Loft." On the television side, she has had...

22. Kara Killmer

Actress | Chicago Fire

Kara Killmer was born on June 14, 1988 in Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for Chicago Fire (2012), Chicago P.D. (2014) and Chicago Med (2015). She has been married to Andrew Cheney since May 14, 2016.

23. Autumn Reeser

Actress | Sully

Autumn Reeser saw her breakout role in 2005, as the quirky-cute and socially awkward Taylor Townsend on the final two seasons of popular Fox drama series "The O.C." In addition to leading the cast in numerous romantic comedies for Hallmark, she is also known for her roles as firecracker junior ...

24. Carla Gugino

Actress | Watchmen

Carla Gugino was born in Sarasota, Florida, to Carl Gugino, an orthodontist. She is of Italian (father) and English-Irish (mother) ancestry. Gugino moved with her mother to Paradise, California, when Carla was just five years old. During her childhood, they moved many times within the state. But ...

25. Pamela Adlon

Actress | Better Things

Pamela Adlon comes from an acting family and began her career in television in 1983. She has appeared in many popular TV shows, including as a voice actress in a number of animated TV series including, most famously, King of the Hill (1997) for which she won an Emmy for her role as Bobby Hill.

26. Zoë Kravitz

Actress | Mad Max: Fury Road

Zoë Isabella Kravitz, the daughter of singer/actor Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet, was born on December 1, 1988 in Los Angeles, California. She is of half African-American (from her father's mother and her mother's father) and half Ashkenazi Jewish (from her father's father and her mother's ...

27. Chyler Leigh

Actress | Not Another Teen Movie

Born in Charlotte, North Carolina and raised in Virginia Beach and Miami Beach, Chyler began her career in front of the camera at age 12 modeling for magazines and catalogues. Her success in print led to national commercials for Coca Cola and Wendy's, among others.

By 16 she had already completed ...

28. Olivia Rose Keegan

Actress | High School Musical: The Musical - The Series

Olivia Rose Keegan was born on November 22, 1999 in San Rafael, California, USA. She is an actress, known for High School Musical: The Musical - The Series (2019), Days of Our Lives (1965) and All American (2018).



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