Famous Jewish Actresses Of All Time

Over the past few decades, several actresses have ruled the roost in Hollywood and world cinema, in general. Although some of the legendary actresses are no more in the business, their charisma and acting prowess has made them favorites even in today’s times. Several women of Jewish descent have impressed movie buffs in the past few years with their gorgeous looks and insane talent. Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Connelly, Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Amanda Peet, Gwyneth Paltrow and Goldie Hawn are a few such actresses who are popular among the masses. These women have often proved they can play any character effortlessly. In the 2006 blockbuster ‘Blood Diamond’, Jennifer Connelly’s portrayal of a journalist in a war torn Sierra Leone is probably one of the reasons why the movie is considered a modern day classic. Here are more details about Jewish actresses.
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Carrie Fisher
(Famous for Playing Princess Leia in the 'Star Wars' Films)
Carrie Fisher
99
Birthdate: October 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: December 27, 2016

Carrie Fisher was an American actress best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films. Some of her other films notable film wereShampoo, Soapdish, The Blues Brothers, When Harry Met Sally and The Women. She had issues with bipolar disorder and drug addiction and spoke publicly about it. She died after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest while on a transatlantic flight.

 2 
Jamie Lee Curtis
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: 'True Lies' and the 'Halloween' Series)
Jamie Lee Curtis
95
Birthdate: November 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

After making her film debut in the horror film, Halloween, James Lee Curtis went on to establish herself as a scream queen, appearing in a number of horror films. Curtis is also an author, having released several children's books, including books that have made The New York Times' best-seller list. She is also a well-known philanthropist.

 3 
Mila Kunis
(Actress Known for Her TV Series 'That '70s Show' and Voicing Meg Griffin in the Series 'Family Guy')
Mila Kunis
124
Birthdate: August 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Popular American actress Mila Kunis garnered huge fame when she played Jackie in American sit-com, That ‘70s Show and later did a voiceover for the cartoon series Family Guy. Post that, the charming actress proved her versatility by working in films of different genres—romantic comedy, psychological thriller, action and fantasy—including Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Black Swan.
 4 
Winona Ryder
(Actress Best Known for Her Films: 'Beetlejuice', 'The Age of Innocence' and 'Little Women')
Winona Ryder
104
Birthdate: October 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winona, Minnesota, United States

Actress Winona Ryder is known for her roles in successful and critically acclaimed films such as Heathers, Edward Scissorhands, Girl, Interrupted, Little Women and The Age of Innocence. She also starred in the hit show Stranger Things. She has been in the news for her relationships, including that with superstar Johnny Depp and a 2001 arrest for shoplifting.  

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 5 
Evan Rachel Wood
116
Birthdate: September 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
A popular actress, model, and musician, Evan Rachel Wood is also known for her charitable appearances and political work. In 2019, a domestic violence bill called the Phoenix Act, which was written by her, was passed into law in California. Wood, who fights against domestic abuse, revealed that she was raped twice during her early years.
 6 
Zoë Kravitz
(Actress Best Known for Her Role in 'The Divergent' and 'Fantastic Beasts' Film Series)
Zoë Kravitz
109
Birthdate: December 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States

Actress, singer, and model Zoë Kravitz first gained prominence for her role in the superhero film X-Men: First Class in the early 2010s. She is the daughter of actor parents and her entry into Hollywood is hardly surprising. Besides acting, she also works as a fashion model and musician. As a singer, she is involved with the band Lolawolf.

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 7 
Lisa Kudrow
(Actress Best Known for Her Role of 'Phoebe Buffay' in the Sitcom 'Friends')
Lisa Kudrow
57
Birthdate: July 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States

An actress, writer, singer, and comedian, Lisa Kudrow gained international fame for portraying the iconic character Phoebe Buffay in one of the most popular American sitcoms of all time - Friends. She is also one of the highest-grossing film actresses as her movies have grossed more than $2 billion worldwide.

 8 
Sarah Silverman
(Comedian, Actress, and Writer)
Sarah Silverman
74
Birthdate: December 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bedford, New Hampshire, United States

From hosting her comedy show The Sarah Silverman Program, to winning an Emmy and writing a best-selling autobiography, Sarah Silverman has done it all. The NYU drop-out started off as a writer for SNL. She has been an ardent Democratic supporter and often discusses controversial topics on her show.

 9 
Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Best Known for Her Role of 'Buffy Summers' in the Series 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer')
Sarah Michelle Gellar
47
Birthdate: April 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

Sarah Michelle Gellar, who was a prolific actress during her childhood and in her teens, is best known for her work on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, from 1997 to 2003. I Know What You Did Last Summer, Cruel Intentions and The Grudge are some of her notable films. She’s also starred in many other prominent television series.

 10 
Lauren Bacall
(One of the Greatest Female Star of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Lauren Bacall
21
Birthdate: September 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: August 12, 2014

Known for her sultry looks and distinctive voice, Lauren Bacall was an important actress from the Golden Age of Hollywood. As part of a publicity stunt, Bacall was asked to sit on the piano that was being played by Vice President Harry Truman at the National Press Club. The picture of Bacall sitting on the piano remains an iconic photograph.

 11 
Kat Dennings
(Actress)
Kat Dennings
55
Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States

Kat Dennings is an American actress who gained international fame after appearing in the popular TV series 2 Broke Girls. Known for her attractive curvaceous figure, Kat Dennings has been the dream girl of men around the world. A teetotaler who practices Transcendental Meditation, Dennings serves as an inspiration to people who believe in sobriety.

 12 
Laura Prepon
(American Actress Known for Her TV Series: 'That '70s Show' and 'Orange Is the New Black')
Laura Prepon
34
Birthdate: March 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Watchung, New Jersey, United States
Laura Prepon is best known as Donna Pinciotti from That '70s Show. Her role as Alex Vause in Orange Is the New Black won her both the Satellite and SAG awards. Fans also loved her in The Girl on the Train and as real-life serial killer Karla Homolka in Karla.
 13 
Zoey Deutch
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ and the Comedy Series ‘The Politician’)
Zoey Deutch
40
Birthdate: November 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

The daughter of Howard Deutch and Lea Thompson, Zoey Deutch is one of the most successful Hollywood actresses under the age of 30. Apart from acting and appearing on the cover pages of famous magazines, Zoey also participates in fundraising campaigns for charity. She was the star attraction at the 2017 and 2018 Women's March

 14 
Natasha Lyonne
(Known for Her Role of ‘Nicky Nichols’ on the Comedy Series ‘Orange Is the New Black’)
Natasha Lyonne
42
Birthdate: April 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Best known as Nicky Nichols from Orange Is the New Black and Nadia Vulvokov from Russian Doll, Emmy-nominated actor Natasha Lyonne began her career at age 6, with Pee-wee's Playhouse. Fans loved her as Jessica in the teen-comedy franchise American Pie. Natasha has struggled with legal issues and heroin addiction.
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 15 
Maya Rudolph
(Actress, Comedian and Singer)
Maya Rudolph
87
Birthdate: July 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States

A multi-talented personality, Maya Rudolph is known for her acting, singing, and comedic skills. Apart from playing supporting roles in popular films, such as 50 First Dates and Grown Ups, Maya played a crucial role in Saturday Night Live from 2000 to 2007, during which she impersonated personalities like Kamala Harris, for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award.

 16 
Katey Sagal
(Actress and Singer)
Katey Sagal
45
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Talented film and television actress Katey Sagal’s big break came with the popular comedy series Married.... with Children. Later, she lent her voice for the animated series Futurama and gave an award winning performance in the drama series Sons of Anarchy. Her film credits include Futurama: Bender's Big Score and Pitch Perfect 2. She has also released two music albums.

 17 
Lizzy Caplan
(Actress)
Lizzy Caplan
38
Birthdate: June 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

An American actress and model, Lizzy Caplan is credited with popularizing sexologist Virginia E. Johnson by portraying the latter in the period drama television series Masters of Sex, for which she received critical acclaim and several nominations for prestigious awards, such as the Primetime Emmy Award.

 18 
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(Actress & Producer)
Jennifer Jason Leigh
36
Birthdate: February 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Known for her Academy Award-nominated performance in The Hateful Eight, Jennifer Jason Leigh had started her career at age 9. Fans also loved her in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle and Margot at the Wedding. She was also seen as Sally Bowles in Sam Mendes’s Broadway production Cabaret.

 19 
Emmanuelle Chriqui
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Sloan McQuewick’ in the TV Series ‘Entourage’)
Emmanuelle Chriqui
21
Birthdate: December 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Emmanuelle Chriqui is a Canadian model and actress. She is known for portraying important roles in films like You Don't Mess with the Zohan. Also known for her good looks, Emmanuelle Chriqui was voted the Most Desirable Women of 2010 in a poll conducted by a free online men's web portal called AskMen.

 20 
Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Actress & Socialite)
Zsa Zsa Gabor
24
Birthdate: February 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 18, 2016
Zsa Zsa Gabor was a stage actor and also became Miss Hungary before she moved to the U.S. Fans loved her in Moulin Rouge and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3. She was known for her flamboyant lifestyle and her nine marriages, including one to hotelier Conrad Hilton. 
 21 
Joan Rivers
(Comedian and the First Woman to Host a Late Night TV Talk Show 'The Late Show')
Joan Rivers
28
Birthdate: June 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 4, 2014

Famous for her controversial comedic persona, Joan Rivers was a television host and comedian. She broke stereotypes by hosting a late-night television talk show titled The Late Show with Joan Rivers, becoming the first woman to do so. Also an author, Rivers wrote 12 best-selling books. In 2017, she was posthumously inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame

 22 
Mélanie Laurent
(Known for Her Performance in ‘Now You See Me’ and ‘Inglourious Basterds’)
Mélanie Laurent
23
Birthdate: February 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

French actor Mélanie Laurent shot to fame with her Étoiles d'Or-winning role in Dikkenek and her César Award-winning performance in Don't Worry, I'm Fine. She made her Hollywood debut with Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, and was also seen in Now You See Me. She has also released a music album.

 23 
Phoebe Cates
(Actress)
Phoebe Cates
39
Birthdate: July 16, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, United States
A knee injury at age 15 forced Phoebe Cates to reject a scholarship to the School of American Ballet. Daughter of a Broadway producer, this Juilliard-alumna is known for her roles in Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Gremlins. She also owns a boutique called Blue Tree on Madison Avenue.
 24 
Kyra Sedgwick
(Best Known for Her Role as Deputy Chief 'Brenda Leigh Johnson' on the TNT Crime Drama 'The Closer')
Kyra Sedgwick
31
Birthdate: August 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Kyra Sedgwick is a popular American filmmaker and actress. Such is her popularity as a TV actress that Kyra Sedgwick started earning around US$300,000 per episode in 2007. Among many other prestigious awards, such as an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award, she has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

 25 
Fran Drescher
(Actress & Comedian Known for Her Role of 'Fran Fine' in the Sitcom 'The Nanny')
Fran Drescher
45
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States

Fran Drescher is an American actress and comedian. Characterized by her thick New York accent and nasal voice, Fran Drescher serves as an inspiration to many cancer patients as she successfully fought off the disease after suffering from uterine cancer. She is also an outspoken LGBT rights activist and healthcare advocate.

 26 
Estelle Getty
(Actress and Comedian Known for Her Role as ‘Sophia Petrillo’ in the TV Series ‘The Golden Girls’)
Estelle Getty
31
Birthdate: July 25, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 22, 2008
Estelle Getty is best known for her Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning performance as Sophia Petrillo in The Golden Girls. Fans also loved her in Mask and Stuart Little. She also wrote an autobiography, released an exercise video for the elderly, and helped set up a hospice for AIDS patients.
 27 
Ginnifer Goodwin
45
Birthdate: May 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Ginnifer Goodwin is best known as Snow White from Once Upon a Time and Margene Heffman from Big Love. She also appeared in an award-winning voice role, as Judy Hopps, in the animated movie Zootopia. Max Mara’s 2018 Face of the Future, Goodwin is trained in Shakespearean theater.
 28 
Jane Seymour
(Known for Her Role as ‘Emma Callon’ in the TV Series ‘The Onedin Line’)
Jane Seymour
43
Birthdate: May 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hayes, Middlesex, England

Jane Seymour is a British-American actress who was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for service to drama. Over the years, Seymour has also played a major role as a celebrity ambassador for a national non-profit organization called Childhelp, which works towards helping victims of child abuse and neglect.

 29 
Dianna Agron
(Actress and Singer, Best Known for Her TV Series ‘Glee’)
Dianna Agron
25
Birthdate: April 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States

Film, Television and stage actress, Dianna Agron is best known for her acting in comedy-drama series Glee. For the musical series, she also sang numerous songs. Her other notable work include movies like The Family, BurlesqueI Am Number Four and Bare and the play McQueen. Dianna has also directed numerous music videos and a couple of films.

 30 
Mara Wilson
(Actress and Writer Known for Her Role as ‘Natalie Hillard’ in the Film ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’)
Mara Wilson
20
Birthdate: July 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States

Mara Wilson stole the hearts of many with her performance as a child actress in films like Mrs. Doubtfire, Miracle on 34th Street, and Matilda. After growing up, she decided to pursue a career as a writer. In one of her interviews, she spoke about her mental illnesses, including OCD, depression, and anxiety. She also came out as bisexual.

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Nikki Reed
(Actress and Screenwriter Known for Her Film ‘Thirteen’)
Nikki Reed
39
Birthdate: May 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Nikki Reed started her acting career with Thirteen, a teen drama film, which she co-wrote with Catherine Hardwicke. The film's character Tracy was inspired by Reed's own experiences as a teenager. Also known for her activism, Reed advocates animal rights and volunteers at animal shelters. For her work as an animal rights advocate, she was given the ASPCA Compassion Award.

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Jenny Slate
(Actress & Comedian)
Jenny Slate
22
Birthdate: March 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 33 
Lauren London
(Actress)
Lauren London
34
Birthdate: December 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Lauren London is best known for her portrayals of Kiera in The Game, Shelley in Single Ladies, and Sheree in Baggage Claim. Fans also loved her as Erin "New New" Garnett in the film ATL. She has been seen in a few music videos and promotes the Sean John collection.
 34 
Shelley Winters
(American Actress Best Known for Her Films: 'The Diary of Anne Frank' and 'A Patch of Blue')
Shelley Winters
5
Birthdate: August 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 14, 2006

Shelley Winters was an American actress who contributed immensely to all the three major acting mediums in a career spanning almost sixty years. The winner of two Academy Awards, Shelley Winters remained popular throughout her life. She was also known for her much-publicized personal life, which included her four marriages and the romance with actor Farley Granger.

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Maude Apatow
(American Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lexi Howard’ in the TV Series ‘Euphoria’)
Maude Apatow
30
Birthdate: December 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Banos, California, United States

Maude Apatow is an American actress. The daughter of actress Leslie Mann and filmmaker Judd Apatow, Maude Apatow followed in the footsteps of her parents to establish a career in Hollywood. Also a popular social media personality, Apatow's Twitter account was named by Time magazine as one of the Best Twitter Feeds of 2013.

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Debra Messing
(American Actress Known for Her TV Series: ‘Ned and Stacey' and ‘Will & Grace’)
Debra Messing
29
Birthdate: August 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Debra Messing is an American actress who received five Primetime Emmy and seven Golden Globe nominations for her portrayal of Grace Adler in the popular sitcom Will & Grace. For her contribution to television, Debra Messing was honored with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017. 

 37 
Alex Borstein
(Best Known for Voicing ‘Lois Griffin’ on the Animated Comedy TV Series ‘Family Guy’)
Alex Borstein
20
Birthdate: February 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Alexandrea Borstein is best known as the voice of Lois Griffin in Family Guy and as Susie Myerson from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, both of which fetched her Emmys. She also appeared on MADtv, both as a writer and a performer, and wrote for Casper and Pinky and the Brain.
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Doris Roberts
(American Actress Who Had a Long Career Spanning Seven Decades)
Doris Roberts
14
Birthdate: November 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: April 17, 2016

Five-time Emmy Award-winning actor Doris Roberts is best remembered as Marie Barone from the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond and as Mildred Krebs from Remington Steele. She also appeared on various talk/game shows and in films such as The Honeymoon Killers. She was a prominent animal rights activist, too.

 39 
Madeline Kahn
(Known for Her Comedic Roles in Films)
Madeline Kahn
16
Birthdate: September 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 3, 1999

Madeline Kahn was an American actress, singer, and comedian. She is best remembered for her comedic roles in movies like Young Frankenstein, History of the World, Part I, and High Anxiety. Over the course of her career, Madeline Kahn received several prestigious awards such as the Drama Desk Award, People's Choice Award, and Daytime Emmy Award.

 40 
Amy Schumer
(Stand-up Comedian, Actress)
Amy Schumer
58
Birthdate: June 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Upper East Side, New York, United States

American actor and stand-up comedian Amy Schumer is best known for the comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, which ran from 2013 to 2016. She was the creator and co-writer of the television show and also starred in it. She has also acted in films and has worked on the Broadway. She is known to address various social issues through comedy.

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Marlee Matlin
(The First Deaf Performer to Win an Academy Award and the Youngest Winner in the 'Best Actress' Category)
Marlee Matlin
16
Birthdate: August 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Morton Grove, Illinois, United States

Marlee Matlin is an American actress and author. Her portrayal of Sarah Norman in the 1986 film Children of a Lesser God earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress, making her the only deaf performer to have received an Oscar. Apart from being an accomplished actress, Matlin is also an important member of the National Association of the Deaf.

 42 
Jessica Walter
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lucille Bluth’ in the TV Series ‘Arrested Development’)
Jessica Walter
16
Birthdate: January 31, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 24, 2021
Jessica Walter is best known for her Satellite Award-winning performance as Lucille Bluth in Arrested Development and her Emmy-winning titular role in the series Amy Prentiss. Fans also loved her in the movies Play Misty For Me and Grand Prix. She has also voiced characters in Archer and Dinosaurs.
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Iliza Shlesinger
(Actress)
Iliza Shlesinger
11
Birthdate: February 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Suzanne Pleshette
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Emily Hartley’ in the TV Series ‘The Bob Newhart Show’)
Suzanne Pleshette
16
Birthdate: January 31, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 19, 2008
Suzanne Pleshette is best remembered for her Golden Globe-nominated role in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds. She also appeared as Emily Hartley on The Bob Newhart Show and was nominated for both the Emmy and the Golden Globe for her portrayal of real-life hotelier Leona Helmsley in her biopic.
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Eva Gabor
(American Actress, Businesswoman, Singer and Socialite)
Eva Gabor
11
Birthdate: February 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: July 4, 1995

Apart from being the sister of renowned actor Zsa Zsa Gabor, Eva Gabor was a talented actor in her own right. Known as Lisa Douglas from the sitcom Green Acres and its sequel, she was also famous for her voice roles in Disney movies. She later launched a fashion collection, too.

 46 
Jaclyn Smith
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Kelly Garrett’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Jaclyn Smith
17
Birthdate: October 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Jaclyn Smith is best known as Kelly Garrett from the iconic series Charlie's Angels, and appeared in the same role in two Charlie’s Angels films later. She earned a Golden Globe nomination for the TV film Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. She owns an apparel brand and has battled breast cancer.
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Daniela Ruah
(Actress and Director Known for Her Role as ‘Kensi Blye’ in TV Series ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’)
Daniela Ruah
18
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Portuguese-American actress, Daniela Rua,h is best known for her role in the TV series, NCIS: Los Angeles. She began acting as a teenager and went on to study performing arts at the London Metropolitan University. She then trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute before commencing her professional career. She works in both Portuguese and American films.

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Tracy Pollan
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Ellen Reed' on the Sitcom 'Family Ties')
Tracy Pollan
13
Birthdate: June 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

Tracy Pollan is an American actress, best known for playing Ellen Reed on the popular sitcom, Family Ties. She is also credited with co-authoring a cookbook titled The Pollan Family Table. Apart from housing family recipes, the book also contains invaluable cooking techniques and kitchen tips.

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Barbara Hershey
(One of America's Finest Actresses)
Barbara Hershey
14
Birthdate: February 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hollywood, California, United States

Barbara Hershey is an American actress who is widely regarded as one of the finest Hollywood actresses. She has several prestigious awards under her belt. From the late-1960s to mid-1970s, her acting career was overshadowed by her highly publicized personal life, which included her marriage with David Carradine.

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Bebe Neuwirth
(Actress)
Bebe Neuwirth
19
Birthdate: December 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey
Bebe Neuwirth is best known as Lilith Sternin from Cheers and its spin-off, Frasier, a role that won her two Emmys. She is also a talented stage actor, who has delivered Tony Award–winning performances in Sweet Charity and Chicago. A cat lover, she has donated to various animal charities.