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.
Naya RiveraNaya Rivera
12 January 1987
Actress, Singer
Kelly PrestonKelly Preston
13 October 1962
Actress

Amber HeardAmber Heard
22 April 1986
Actress

Charlize TheronCharlize Theron
07 August 1975
 

Olivia de HavillandOlivia de Havilland
01 July 1916
Actress

Kim KardashianKim Kardashian
21 October 1980
Reality TV Star, Model, Socialite
Jada Pinkett SmithJada Pinkett Smith
18 September 1971
Actress

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston
11 February 1969
Actress

Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe
01 June 1926
Actress
Ariana Grande Ariana Grande
26 June 1993
Singer, Actress

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson
22 November 1984
Actress
Phillipa SooPhillipa Soo
31 May 1990
Actress

Megan FoxMegan Fox
16 May 1986
Actress

Chrishell StauseChrishell Stause
21 July 1981
Actress

Joey KingJoey King
30 July 1999
Actress

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
04 June 1975
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist
Milana VayntrubMilana Vayntrub
08 March 1987
Actress

Judy GarlandJudy Garland
10 June 1922
Singer

Cameron DiazCameron Diaz
30 August 1972
Actress

Bella ThorneBella Thorne
08 October 1997
Actress, singer
Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres
26 January 1958
Comedian

Blake LivelyBlake Lively
25 August 1987
Model and Actress
Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986
Actress

Dakota JohnsonDakota Johnson
04 October 1989
Actress

Kristen StewartKristen Stewart
09 April 1990
Actress
Reese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon
22 March 1976
Actress

Winona RyderWinona Ryder
29 October 1971
 
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963
Singer

Marla MaplesMarla Maples
27 October 1963
Actress

Nicola PeltzNicola Peltz
09 January 1995
Actress
Mila KunisMila Kunis
14 August 1983
Actress

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Julia RobertsJulia Roberts
28 October 1967
Actress
Brie LarsonBrie Larson
01 October 1989
Actress

Selena GomezSelena Gomez
22 July 1992
Actress

Zoë KravitzZoë Kravitz
01 December 1988
Actress

Gigi HadidGigi Hadid
23 April 1995
Model
Lisa BonetLisa Bonet
16 November 1967
American Actress
Jennifer ConnellyJennifer Connelly
12 December 1970
Actress

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman
20 June 1967
Actress

Riley KeoughRiley Keough
29 May 1989
Actress

betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922
Actress
Jennifer LawrenceJennifer Lawrence
15 August 1990
Actress

Priscilla PresleyPriscilla Presley
24 May 1945
Film actress

Natalie PortmanNatalie Portman
09 June 1981
Actress, Producer, Director

Sharon TateSharon Tate
24 January 1943
Model, Film Actress, Television Actress

Zooey DeschanelZooey Deschanel
17 January 1980
Actress
Dakota FanningDakota Fanning
23 February 1994
Actress

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969
Singer, Actress, Dancer
Demi LovatoDemi Lovato
20 August 1992
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976
Actress

Grace KellyGrace Kelly
12 November 1929
Film actress
Anna KendrickAnna Kendrick
09 August 1985
Actress

Sandra BullockSandra Bullock
26 July 1964
Actress
Courteney CoxCourteney Cox
15 June 1964
Actress

Emma RobertsEmma Roberts
10 February 1991
Actress

Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke
23 October 1986
Actress

Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow
27 September 1972
Actress

AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979
American singer
Idina MenzelIdina Menzel
30 May 1971
Actress

Natalie WoodNatalie Wood
20 July 1938
Actress

Meryl StreepMeryl Streep
22 June 1949
Actress

Drew BarrymoreDrew Barrymore
22 February 1975
Actress
Anne HathawayAnne Hathaway
12 November 1982
Actress

Alexandra DaddarioAlexandra Daddario
16 March 1986
Actress
Sarah PaulsonSarah Paulson
17 December 1974
Actress

Emily BluntEmily Blunt
23 February 1983
Actress

Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946
Singer
Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
21 October 1956
 

Jennifer GarnerJennifer Garner
17 April 1972
Actress
Alicia SilverstoneAlicia Silverstone
04 October 1976
Actress

Jodie FosterJodie Foster
19 November 1962
Actress & Director

Denise RichardsDenise Richards
17 February 1971
Actress
Elisabeth ShueElisabeth Shue
06 October 1963
Actress

Amanda SeyfriedAmanda Seyfried
03 December 1985
Actress
Bryce Dallas HowardBryce Dallas Howard
02 March 1981
Film Actress

Natasha RichardsonNatasha Richardson
11 May 1963
Actress

Kaley CuocoKaley Cuoco
30 November 1985
Actress

Salma HayekSalma Hayek
02 September 1966
Actress
Jane FondaJane Fonda
21 December 1937
American actress
Anna FarisAnna Faris
29 November 1976
Actress

Elle FanningElle Fanning
09 April 1998
Actress

Elizabeth BanksElizabeth Banks
10 February 1974
Actress

Demi MooreDemi Moore
11 November 1962
American actress
Kirsten DunstKirsten Dunst
30 April 1982
Actress

Kristen BellKristen Bell
18 July 1980
Actress, Singer

Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939
Singer

Eva LongoriaEva Longoria
15 March 1975
Actress

Viola DavisViola Davis
11 August 1965
Actress
Kate HudsonKate Hudson
19 April 1979
Actress

Christina ApplegateChristina Applegate
25 November 1971
Actress
Julia StilesJulia Stiles
28 March 1981
Actress

Mary Elizabeth WinsteadMary Elizabeth Winstead
28 November 1984
Actress
Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde
10 March 1984
Actress, Model
Katherine HeiglKatherine Heigl
24 November 1978
Actress, Film Producer