America has produced some of the most beautiful and talented actresses the world has ever seen. American actresses have been making their mark in show business even before the advent of cinema. Women like Ethel Barrymore, an eminent stage actress in her era, was a much respected professional regarded as the "First Lady of the American Theater". Fay Okell Bainter was another such actress who began her career on the stage and ventured into films as well. The rapid development of Hollywood in the early 20th century set the pace for the emergence of actresses like Blanche Sweet, Lillian Gish, and Mary Pickford who were not only good-looking but also possessed the tremendous talent needed to thrive in a highly competitive industry. The mid 20th century was dominated by the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis, and Marilyn Monroe who rose to fame as one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s. With Hollywood movies exploring off-beat themes during the late 20th century, actresses like Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts have dropped their glamorous avatars to take up more realistic roles. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous American actresses.
Sarah PaulsonSarah Paulson
17 December 1974
Actress
Judy GarlandJudy Garland
10 June 1922
Singer

Cardi BCardi B
11 October 1992
Rapper

Chrishell StauseChrishell Stause
21 July 1981
Actress

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson
22 November 1984
Actress

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande
26 June 1993
Singer, Actress
Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston
11 February 1969
Actress

Kim KardashianKim Kardashian
21 October 1980
Reality TV Star, Model, Socialite

Bella ThorneBella Thorne
08 October 1997
Actress, singer
Milana VayntrubMilana Vayntrub
08 March 1987
Actress

Allison MackAllison Mack
29 July 1982
Actress
Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe
01 June 1926
Actress

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
04 June 1975
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist

Gigi HadidGigi Hadid
23 April 1995
Model

Megan FoxMegan Fox
16 May 1986
Actress

Elisabeth ShueElisabeth Shue
06 October 1963
Actress
Holland Taylor Holland Taylor
14 January 1943
Actress

Drew BarrymoreDrew Barrymore
22 February 1975
Actress

Charlize TheronCharlize Theron
07 August 1975
 

Valerie BertinelliValerie Bertinelli
23 April 1960
Actress
Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946
Singer

Emma RobertsEmma Roberts
10 February 1991
Actress
Selena GomezSelena Gomez
22 July 1992
Actress

Cameron DiazCameron Diaz
30 August 1972
Actress

Marla MaplesMarla Maples
27 October 1963
Actress
Kelly PrestonKelly Preston
13 October 1962
Actress

Blake LivelyBlake Lively
25 August 1987
Model and Actress
Kristen StewartKristen Stewart
09 April 1990
Actress

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman
20 June 1967
Actress

Dakota JohnsonDakota Johnson
04 October 1989
Actress
Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres
26 January 1958
Comedian

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Naya RiveraNaya Rivera
12 January 1987
Actress, Singer
Jane FondaJane Fonda
21 December 1937
American actress

Conchata FerrellConchata Ferrell
28 March 1943
Actress

Reese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon
22 March 1976
Actress

Zooey DeschanelZooey Deschanel
17 January 1980
Actress
Lisa BonetLisa Bonet
16 November 1967
American Actress
betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922
Actress

Zoë KravitzZoë Kravitz
01 December 1988
Actress

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969
Singer, Actress, Dancer

Julia RobertsJulia Roberts
28 October 1967
Actress
Anne HecheAnne Heche
25 May 1969
Actress

Joey KingJoey King
30 July 1999
Actress

Alexandra DaddarioAlexandra Daddario
16 March 1986
Actress

Jennifer LawrenceJennifer Lawrence
15 August 1990
Actress

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963
Singer
Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976
Actress

Jennifer GarnerJennifer Garner
17 April 1972
Actress
Winona RyderWinona Ryder
29 October 1971
 

Mila KunisMila Kunis
14 August 1983
Actress

Sandra BullockSandra Bullock
26 July 1964
Actress
Anne HathawayAnne Hathaway
12 November 1982
Actress

Rooney MaraRooney Mara
17 April 1985
Actress
Sharon StoneSharon Stone
10 March 1958
Actress

Hilary SwankHilary Swank
30 July 1974
 

Natalie PortmanNatalie Portman
09 June 1981
Actress, Producer, Director

Demi LovatoDemi Lovato
20 August 1992
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

MadonnaMadonna
16 August 1958
Singer-songwriter
Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke
23 October 1986
Actress

Salma HayekSalma Hayek
02 September 1966
Actress

Brie LarsonBrie Larson
01 October 1989
Actress

Courteney CoxCourteney Cox
15 June 1964
Actress
Kirsten DunstKirsten Dunst
30 April 1982
Actress

Amber HeardAmber Heard
22 April 1986
Actress
Jessica AlbaJessica Alba
28 April 1981
Actress

Anna FarisAnna Faris
29 November 1976
Actress

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
21 October 1956
 
Aya CashAya Cash
13 July 1982
Actress

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958
Actress, Author
Kaley CuocoKaley Cuoco
30 November 1985
Actress

Jennifer ConnellyJennifer Connelly
12 December 1970
Actress

Sharon TateSharon Tate
24 January 1943
Model, Film Actress, Television Actress
Emily BluntEmily Blunt
23 February 1983
Actress

Carla GuginoCarla Gugino
29 August 1971
Actress
AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979
American singer

Meryl StreepMeryl Streep
22 June 1949
Actress

Anna KendrickAnna Kendrick
09 August 1985
Actress

Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939
Singer
Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli
12 March 1946
Actress, Singer
Maya RudolphMaya Rudolph
27 July 1972
Actress

Lucille BallLucille Ball
06 August 1911
Comedienne, Actress

Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow
27 September 1972
Actress

Kristen BellKristen Bell
18 July 1980
Actress, Singer
Cherry JonesCherry Jones
21 November 1956
Actress

Mindy KalingMindy Kaling
24 June 1979
Actress

Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde
10 March 1984
Actress, Model

Dakota FanningDakota Fanning
23 February 1994
Actress

Grace KellyGrace Kelly
12 November 1929
Film actress
Demi MooreDemi Moore
11 November 1962
American actress

Mary Elizabeth WinsteadMary Elizabeth Winstead
28 November 1984
Actress
Denise RichardsDenise Richards
17 February 1971
Actress

Eva LongoriaEva Longoria
15 March 1975
Actress
Sarah Michelle GellarSarah Michelle Gellar
14 April 1977
 
Idina MenzelIdina Menzel
30 May 1971
Actress