Leo Actresses

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 1 Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 15, 1990
Birthplace: Indian Hills, Kentucky, United States

One of the extremely talented and successful actresses of Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence is known for her performances in movies like Silver Linings Playbook, Hunger Games and Joy. The acclaimed actress, who supports numerous charitable causes, made her debut as a teenage actor in television and soon gained recognition with series, The Bill Engvall Show, and the movie, The Poker House.

 2 Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 26, 1964
Birthplace: Arlington County, Virginia, United States

One of the highest-paid actresses in the world, actress Sandra Bullock is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award. After making her debut in the late 1980s, she became extremely popular in the 1990s with her roles in dramatic movies. She is also the founder of the production company Fortis Films.

 3 Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron
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Famous As: First South African To Win An Oscar In Acting
Birthdate: August 7, 1975
Birthplace: Benoni, South Africa

Charlize Theron is a former model and was an aspiring ballerina whose career came to a halt after a knee injury. However, an unexpected encounter brought her in the world of acting and she went on achieve tremendous success including winning an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. She is currently one of the world's highest-paid actresses.

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 4 Amy Adams

Amy Adams
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 20, 1974
Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy

An aspiring dancer, Amy Adams began working for theatre companies and eventually decided to pursue acting. She hit it big with movies, such as Catch Me If You Can, Junebug and Enchanted. She enriched her acting profile further with American Hustle and Big Eyes, both of which earned her the Golden Globe Awards. Her other notable films are Doubt and Julie & Julia.

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 5 Halle Berry

Halle Berry
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Famous As: Only African-American Woman To Win Oscar for Best Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1966
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Halle Berry is one of the most popular actresses of the current generation. During the 2000s, she was one of the highest-paid Hollywood actresses. Halle is also known for her activism for which she was honored with the 2006 Woman of The Year award by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals. She also gets featured in several Sexiest Women lists.

 6 Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 6, 1911
Birthplace: Jamestown, New York, United States
Died: April 26, 1989

One of the most popular actresses of the 1960s, Lucille Ball created the sitcom, I Love Lucy, in 1951. In 1962, she started managing the Desilu Productions, becoming the first woman to run a major TV studio. The recipient of two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Lucille became an inductee of the Television Hall of Fame in 1984.

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 7 Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 26, 1945
Birthplace: Chiswick, London, England

Helen Mirren is one of the most respected and decorated actresses from England. She has won several prestigious awards, including the Triple Crown of Acting. Before achieving greatness, Mirren fought drug addiction during her 20s. She has also said that she is a naturist at heart and was named by British Naturism as Naturist of the Year in 2004.

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 8 Viola Davis

Viola Davis
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Famous As: Only African-American to Achieve the Triple Crown of Acting
Birthdate: August 11, 1965
Birthplace: Saint Matthews, South Carolina, United States
A popular television, film, and stage actress, Viola Davis became the first African-American actress to be honored with Triple Crown of Acting. She is also known for supporting equal rights for women. In 2012 and 2017, she was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world.

 9 Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1974
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

The recipient of two Golden Globes and two Academy Awards, Hilary Swank is known for her dedication to her craft. To prepare for her role in Boys Don't Cry, she reduced her body fat and pretended to be a man for a month. Later, she gained 19 pounds of muscle and underwent extensive training to play a boxer in Million Dollar Baby.

 10 Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez
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Famous As: Singer, Actress, Dancer
Birthdate: July 24, 1969
Birthplace: Castle Hill, New York, United States

Jennifer Lopez established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood after starring in films such as Out of Sight, The Wedding Planner, Maid in Manhattan and Shall We Dance’. She is also an accomplished dancer and commercially very successful singer. She helped propel the Latin pop movement in American music. She is also a fashion designer and a businesswoman.

 11 Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis
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Famous As: Ukraine-born American Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1983
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.

 12 Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 9, 1985
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States

From an early successful Broadway career, Anna Kendrick moved to films and gained fame in a supporting role in the Twilight film series. She proved her skills as a lead actor in the Pitch Perfect franchise in which she also lent her voice to the hit song Cups. Her other significant projects include The Accountant and Up in the Air.

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 13 Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 26, 1973
Birthplace: London, England

Kate Beckinsale is an English actress and model and has worked in films such as Pearl Harbor, Serendipity, The Aviator, Contraband and Total Recall and received critical acclaim for her performance in the film Love and Friendship. She has also worked in various stage and radio productions. The British Heart Foundation is one of the charities that she promotes.

 14 Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 9, 1968
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 15 Lisa Kudrow

Lisa Kudrow
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1963
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.

 16 Hayden Panettiere

Hayden Panettiere
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1989
Birthplace: Palisades, New York, United States

American actress and model, Hayden Panettiere, started her career as a child artist. Her fame grew when she portrayed the role of a high school cheerleader with regenerative healing powers in the television series Heroes. She has also worked in the TV series, Nashville, and a number of films like Custody, Scream 4 and Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy.

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 17 Vera Farmiga

Vera Farmiga
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 6, 1973
Birthplace: Clifton, New Jersey, United States

Vera Farmiga is a famous American actress and filmmaker. She is widely regarded as one of the most popular scream queens of Hollywood, thanks to her roles in movies like The Conjuring, Annabelle Comes Home, Joshua, and Orphan.

 18 Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1958
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Best known for playing real-life black women in biopics, Angela Bassett does not mind being typecast as someone who often plays biographical roles. She has portrayed prominent personalities like Tina Turner, Betty Shabazz, Katherine Jackson, and Coretta Scott King. Also a director, producer, and activist, Angela Bassett works toward bettering the lives of African-Americans.

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 19 Evangeline Lilly

Evangeline Lilly
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 3, 1979
Birthplace: Fort Saskatchewan, Canada

Evangeline Lilly is a Canadian actress who has played prominent roles in films like Ant-Man and the Wasp. Also a well-known humanitarian, Lilly has made numerous trips to Rwanda, where she has touched the lives of many, as part of her charity work. She has also worked with nonprofit organizations like GO Campaign and supports Task Brasil and Sierra Club.

 20 Helen McCrory

Helen McCrory
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 17, 1968
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: April 16, 2021

Helen McCrory is a British actress known for playing real-life characters in films. In the 2017 New Year Honours, McCrory was appointed OBE for services to drama. Apart from being an actress, she also works closely with the London-based children's charity Scene & Heard, contributing as one of its honorary patrons.

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 21 Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 24, 1982
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Anna Paquin is a New Zealand-Canadian actress. She started her career as a child actress and became the second-youngest winner in the history of the Academy Awards when she won an Oscar at the age of 11 under the Best Supporting Actress category for her performance as Flora McGrath in Jane Campion's 1993 period drama film The Piano.

 22 Mary-Louise Parker

Mary-Louise Parker
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 2, 1964
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

A popular American actress and Tony Award winner, Mary-Louise Parker is best known for her performance in the television miniseries, Angels in America, in 2003. Since 2007, she has been contributing articles to Esquire magazine. A dedicated transcendental meditation practitioner, Mary-Louise Parker has claimed that transcendental meditation has changed everything in her life.

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 23 Yvonne Strahovski

Yvonne Strahovski
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1982
Birthplace: Werrington Downs, Australia

The quintessential action heroine of Australia, Yvonne Strahovski is popular for playing roles that require her to perform dangerous stunts. In 2011, she was adjudged the Fun Fearless Female of the Year by Cosmopolitan magazine. Also known for her good looks, Yvonne Strahovski was named in Maxim Hot 100 list in 2012.

 24 Mae West

Mae West
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 17, 1893
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 22, 1980
Mae West began her career as a child actor in vaudeville. She later appeared in films such as You Done Me Wrong and Go West, Young Man. She became famous for her signature double entendres and sexual liberty she projected on screen. She also wrote books and plays later.
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 25 Rose Byrne

Rose Byrne
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 24, 1979
Birthplace: Balmain, Australia

Rose Byrne is one of the most popular actresses from Australia. In addition to appearing in dramas and thrillers, she has also established herself as a comedic actress. A supporter of UNICEF Australia, she is also the ambassador for Young Actors Studio, which is part of the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

 26 Joey King

Joey King
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1999
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Joey King first faced camera at the age of four for a commercial of Life Cereal. More commercials and smaller roles followed till she eventually landed her life changing role in Ramona and Beezus in 2010. Her successful acting resume after this includes numerous films and television series including the Netflix film Kissing Booth and Hulu's miniseries The Act.

 27 Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 6, 1962
Birthplace: Ipoh, Malaysia

The quintessential action heroine of the 1990s Hong Kong action films, Chinese-Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh gained international recognition after playing an important role in the 1997 James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies. In 2008, she was named the greatest action heroine of all time by Rotten Tomatoes. She is the only Asian named in People's 35 All-Time Screen Beauties list.

 28 Lori Loughlin

Lori Loughlin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 28, 1964
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

Actress and producer, Lori Loughlin, has been active in the entertainment world for over four decades. Beginning her career as a print model at the age of 11, she started acting as a teenager. With time, she moved on to play more mature roles. In 2020, she was sentenced to two months in prison after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud.

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 29 Shelley Winters

Shelley Winters
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 18, 1920
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.

 30 Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 9, 1957
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Melanie Griffith was a successful and popular Hollywood actress in the 1980s and the 1990s. Body Double, Buffalo Girls, Pacific Heights, Mulholland Falls, Lolita and The Bonfire of the Vanities are some of her notable films. She has also worked in several television series, mainly in the 2000s when her movie career waned. She had issues with alcohol and drug addiction.

 31 Taissa Farmiga

Taissa Farmiga
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 7, 1994
Birthplace: Readington Township, New Jersey, United States

Taissa Farmiga is an American actress whose performance in horror TV series like American Horror Story earned her a reputation as a scream queen of the current generation. She is also credited with bringing the famous character Raven to life with her impressive voice-acting skills.

 32 Taylor Momsen

Taylor Momsen
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Famous As: Actress & Frontwoman Of The Rock Band The Pretty Reckless
Birthdate: July 26, 1993
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Taylor Momsen is an American model, singer-songwriter, and former actress. She started her career as a child actress and became famous for playing Cindy Lou Who in the comedy film How the Grinch Stole Christmas. She then quit acting to focus on music; over the years, she has been contributing to the success of the rock band The Pretty Reckless.

 33 Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Sedgwick
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 1965
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

 34 Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1956
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Popular as Samantha Jones from the hit series Sex and the City, Golden Globe-winning actor Kim Cattrall found it difficult to recreate the same magic on screen, barring her performance in the 2014 comedy Sensitive Skin. Her comeback with the Fox series Filthy Rich in 2020 was commendable.

 35 Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1984
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

American actress Gina Rodriguez, who portrayed Jane Villanueva in the popular TV series Jane the Virgin, is also known for her involvement with charities and philanthropic efforts; in 2016, she was named in Oprah Winfrey's SuperSoul 100, a list of influential leaders and visionaries. Rodriguez also serves as an inspiration to several young Latina actresses.

 36 Estelle Getty

Estelle Getty
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 25, 1923
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.

 37 Christine Taylor

Christine Taylor
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1971
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S

Christine Taylor is an American actress whose skills are tailor-made for portraying important roles in comedy films. Having adopted a vegetarian diet along with her ex-husband Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor has been inspiring her fans to give up meat for health reasons.

 38 Carrie-Anne Moss

Carrie-Anne Moss
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1967
Birthplace: Burnaby

 39 Kaitlin Olson

Kaitlin Olson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 18, 1975
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA

Kaitlin Olson is an actress and comedian. She started her career with the improvisational group The Groundlings and went on to become one of the most popular members of the group. She then established herself in the American TV industry, landing critical roles in series like Flipped. After marrying Rob McElhenney, Olson bought Skinner's Bar, which was renamed Mac's Tavern.

 40 Catherine Bell

Catherine Bell
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1968
Birthplace: London, England, UK

Catherine Bell is an actress, producer, and model. She is best known for her roles in the TV series JAG and Army Wives. As a young woman, she enrolled at UCLA but dropped out to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She struggled for a few years but was eventually able to establish herself as a versatile actress. 

 41 Kathryn Hahn

Kathryn Hahn
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 23, 1973
Birthplace: Westchester, Illinois, USA

 42 Melissa Fumero

Melissa Fumero
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 1982
Birthplace: North Bergen, New Jersey, United States
Melissa Fumero is best known as Adriana Cramer from One Life to Live and Amy Santiago from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, winning an NHMC Impact Award for creating a “positive” image for Latinos, for the latter. She has also appeared in minor roles in All My Children, Gossip Girl, and CSI: NY.

 43 Geri Halliwell

Geri Halliwell
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 6, 1972
Birthplace: Watford

Geri Halliwell is a British singer-songwriter who achieved international fame as part of the popular girl group, The Spice Girls, which has sold more than 85 million records worldwide. Also a well-known philanthropist, Geri Halliwell has worked closely with the United Nations Population Fund, becoming its goodwill ambassador in 1998. She is widely regarded as a girl power icon.

 44 Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 24, 1968
Birthplace: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States

Kristin Chenoweth studied opera before stepping into musical theater. The Emmy- and Tony-winner has worked in Broadway plays and is mostly known for her character roles in movies. The Pushing Daisies actor had her own sitcom, has written a memoir, has done voice roles, and has released an album, too.

 45 Lynda Carter

Lynda Carter
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: July 24, 1951
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Lynda Carter is an American actress, model, singer-songwriter, and beauty pageant titleholder. A former Miss World USA, Lynda Carter's acting career is largely defined by her portrayal of comic book fictional superheroine, Wonder Woman, in the eponymous live-action television series. Over the years, Carter has also been an ardent advocate of LGBT rights.

 46 Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig
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Famous As: Actress, Comedian
Birthdate: August 22, 1973
Birthplace: Canandaigua, New York, United States

Like many American comedians, Kristen Wiig is also a product of the television show, Saturday Night Live. She then became a successful writer and earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay for her work in the film Bridesmaids (2011). An influential woman, Kristen was named in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World list in 2012.

 47 Josephine Langford

Josephine Langford
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 18, 1997
Birthplace: Perth

Josephine Langford is an Australian actress who started her career at a young age. Initially interested in music, Langford was classified as a talented composer in her secondary school. Following in the footsteps of her older sister Katherine Langford, she took acting classes at the age 13. Her success story serves as an inspiration to many young Australian talents.

 48 Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 27, 1972
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.

 49 Jaime Pressly

Jaime Pressly
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: July 30, 1977
Birthplace: Kinston, North Carolina, United States

Jaime Pressly is an American actress who won a Primetime Emmy Award for playing Joy Turner on the sitcom My Name Is Earl. Also known for her appearance and good looks, Pressly is often named in the world's sexiest or beautiful women lists. She has also appeared on the covers of popular magazines, such as Playboy and Maxim.

 50 Cristin Milioti

Cristin Milioti
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Famous As: Actress and Singer
Birthdate: August 16, 1985
Birthplace: Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
Actress and singer, Cristin Milioti became a well-known screen artist by appearing in television shows How I Met Your Mother and Fargo as well as films The Wolf of Wall Street and Palm Springs. The Tony award nominated actress has also made quite a big name for herself on stage with her Broadway performances in Once, That Face and Stunning.