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.
Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke
23 October 1986
Actress
Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969
Singer, Actress, Dancer

Judy GarlandJudy Garland
10 June 1922
Singer

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson
22 November 1984
Actress

Brie LarsonBrie Larson
01 October 1989
Actress

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston
11 February 1969
Actress
Jennifer SymeJennifer Syme
07 December 1972
Actress

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
21 October 1956
 

Charlize TheronCharlize Theron
07 August 1975
 
Lisa BonetLisa Bonet
16 November 1967
American Actress

Demi LovatoDemi Lovato
20 August 1992
Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Ariana Grande Ariana Grande
26 June 1993
Singer, Actress

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
04 June 1975
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist

Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946
Singer

Maggie BairdMaggie Baird
30 March 1959
Actress

Amber HeardAmber Heard
22 April 1986
Actress
Bella ThorneBella Thorne
08 October 1997
Actress, singer

betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922
Actress

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

Natalie PortmanNatalie Portman
09 June 1981
Actress, Producer, Director
Blake LivelyBlake Lively
25 August 1987
Model and Actress

AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979
American singer
Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe
01 June 1926
Actress

Selena GomezSelena Gomez
22 July 1992
Actress

Zoë KravitzZoë Kravitz
01 December 1988
Actress
Cameron DiazCameron Diaz
30 August 1972
Actress

Kristen BellKristen Bell
18 July 1980
Actress, Singer
Mila KunisMila Kunis
14 August 1983
Actress

Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976
Actress

Peggy LiptonPeggy Lipton
30 August 1946
Actress
Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens
14 December 1988
Actress

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Jane FondaJane Fonda
21 December 1937
American actress
Jennifer LawrenceJennifer Lawrence
15 August 1990
Actress

Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli
12 March 1946
Actress, Singer

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963
Singer

Tiffany HaddishTiffany Haddish
03 December 1979
Actress, Comedian
Gina CaranoGina Carano
16 April 1982
Mixed Martial Artist
Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow
27 September 1972
Actress

Salma HayekSalma Hayek
02 September 1966
Actress

Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres
26 January 1958
Comedian

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

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman
20 June 1967
Actress

Liv TylerLiv Tyler
01 July 1977
Actress

Kristin ChenowethKristin Chenoweth
24 July 1968
 

Elizabeth LailElizabeth Lail
25 March 1992
Actress
Kristen StewartKristen Stewart
09 April 1990
Actress

Zooey DeschanelZooey Deschanel
17 January 1980
Actress
Anne HathawayAnne Hathaway
12 November 1982
Actress

Allison MackAllison Mack
29 July 1982
Actress

Gina RodriguezGina Rodriguez
30 July 1984
Actress
Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981
Singer-songwriter

Reese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon
22 March 1976
Actress
Courteney CoxCourteney Cox
15 June 1964
Actress

Julia RobertsJulia Roberts
28 October 1967
Actress

Winona RyderWinona Ryder
29 October 1971
 

Kaley CuocoKaley Cuoco
30 November 1985
Actress

Emma StoneEmma Stone
06 November 1988
Actress
Shailene WoodleyShailene Woodley
15 November 1991
Actress, Activist

Jenny McCarthyJenny McCarthy
01 November 1972
Actress

Meryl StreepMeryl Streep
22 June 1949
American actress

Lori LoughlinLori Loughlin
28 July 1964
Actress
Jessica ChastainJessica Chastain
24 March 1977
Actress

Billie LourdBillie Lourd
17 July 1992
Actress
Hilary DuffHilary Duff
28 September 1987
Actress

Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939
Singer

Jennifer GarnerJennifer Garner
17 April 1972
Actress
Alexandra DaddarioAlexandra Daddario
16 March 1986
Actress

Hailee SteinfeldHailee Steinfeld
11 December 1996
Actress & Model
Jennifer ConnellyJennifer Connelly
12 December 1970
Actress

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958
Actress, Author

Drew BarrymoreDrew Barrymore
22 February 1975
Actress
Elisabeth MossElisabeth Moss
24 July 1982
Film actor

Jenna FischerJenna Fischer
07 March 1974
Actress
Anna KendrickAnna Kendrick
09 August 1985
Actress

Elizabeth OlsenElizabeth Olsen
16 February 1989
Actress

Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
01 July 1967
American-Canadian Actress

Dakota FanningDakota Fanning
23 February 1994
Actress
Sandra BullockSandra Bullock
26 July 1964
Actress
Denise RichardsDenise Richards
17 February 1971
Actress

Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen
13 June 1986
Actress, Fashion Designer

Annabella SciorraAnnabella Sciorra
29 March 1960
Actress

Kate HudsonKate Hudson
19 April 1979
Actress
Jessica AlbaJessica Alba
28 April 1981
Actress

Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde
10 March 1984
Actress, Model

Brenda SongBrenda Song
27 March 1988
Actress & Model

Demi MooreDemi Moore
11 November 1962
American actress

Natalie WoodNatalie Wood
20 July 1938
 
Dakota JohnsonDakota Johnson
04 October 1989
Actress

Gigi HadidGigi Hadid
23 April 1995
Model
Mindy KalingMindy Kaling
24 June 1979
Actress

Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
13 January 1961
Actress
Kirsten DunstKirsten Dunst
30 April 1982
Actress
Lauren GermanLauren German
29 November 1978
Actress