Actresses From Connecticut

Connecticut has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Alexandra Breckenridge, Katharine Hepburn, Meg Ryan, Linda Kozlowski, Glenn Close and others.

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 1 Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 29, 2003

Katharine Hepburn served as the leading American actress for over six decades. She is regarded as an influential cultural figure and was included in the popular book Women Who Changed The World. Katharine Hepburn is also named in lists like 300 Women Who Changed the World, 100 Icons of the Century, and 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons of All Time.

 2 Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio

The Queen of American romantic comedy movies in 1990s, Meg Ryan is best recognised for her role in When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail, all of which earned her prestigious award nominations. After proving her mettle in romantic comedies Meg Ryan showed her versatility as actress by acting in other genre movies. She made her directorial debut with Ithaca.

 3 Glenn Close

Glenn Close.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces

Regarded as one of the best actresses of her generation, Glenn Close holds the record for the most Academy Award nominations without a win for a female actor. Also an activist, she has campaigned for issues like mental health, women's rights, and gay marriage. In 2019, she was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list.

 4 Jenna Dewan

Jenna Dewan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 5 Sarah Rafferty

Sarah Rafferty.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Sarah Rafferty is best known for her performance as Donna in the series Suits. She has also been part of series such as Bones, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Six Feet Under. She has appeared in the movies Speakeasy, Soccer Dog: European Cup, and Falling for Grace.

 6 Allison Williams

Allison Williams
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Famous As: American actress
Birthdate: April 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries

 7 Bijou Phillips

Bijou Phillips
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
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 8 Linda Kozlowski

Linda Kozlowski.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Former actress Linda Kozlowski made her debut as a stage actress and eventually ventured into films. She gained international popularity with her role in the Australian film Crocodile Dundee, during the filming of which she also met her future husband. She retired in the early 2000s after a career spanning two decades.

 9 Cassie Ventura

Cassie Ventura.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo

Singer, songwriter, model, actress, and dancer Cassie Ventura is a multifaceted lady. Beginning her career as a model at the age of 14, she didn’t take long to venture into singing and dancing as well. After enjoying considerable success as a singer, she made her acting debut in a dance film in 2008. 

 10 Lisa Robin Kelly

Lisa Robin Kelly.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces

Lisa Robin Kelly was an American actress best known for playing Laurie Forman in the popular sitcom, That '70s Show. Troubled by legal issues and alcohol addiction throughout her life, Lisa Robin Kelly died at Pax Rehab House in California due to multiple drug intoxication. 

 11 Alexandra Breckenridge

Alexandra Breckenridge.
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Famous As: Actress, Photographer
Birthdate: May 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Alexandra Breckenridge is best known as Sophie from the series This Is Us. The tattoo-loving actor has also voiced a number of characters in Family Guy. Other notable projects featuring her are the series Dirt, Virgin River, and True Blood, and the movies The Bridge to Nowhere and Broken Vows.

 12 Glenne Headly

Glenne Headly.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 8, 2017

Glenne Headly is best remembered for her Emmy-nominated roles in the TV film Bastard Out of Carolina and the series Lonesome Dove. She also won a CFCA Award for the film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. She had also delivered award-winning stage performances. She died midway while filming for Future Man.

 13 Nancy Dow

Nancy Dow.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 25, 2016

Nancy Dow was an American actress known for appearing in TV series like The Beverly Hillbillies and The Wild Wild West. She got married to actor John Aniston in 1965 and gave birth to their daughter Jennifer Aniston in 1969. Dow's relationship with Jennifer was estranged for nine years before reconciling with her after the latter's divorce from Brad Pitt.

 14 Linda Evans

Linda Evans
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Famous As: Television actor, Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 15 Amy Brenneman

Amy Brenneman.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer

Amy Brenneman is an American actress best known for playing Detective Janice Licalsi in the police procedural drama TV series NYPD Blue, for which she received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. She is credited with creating a legal drama television series titled Judging Amy where she also played the title role. She is also credited with co-founding Cornerstone Theatre Company.

 16 Jennifer Westfeldt

Jennifer Westfeldt.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Jennifer Westfeldt is an American screenwriter and actress best known for her work in the independent romantic comedy film, Kissing Jessica Stein, for which she received a Satellite Award. Also known for her work in theater, Jennifer Westfeldt received a Tony Award nomination in 2004 for her portrayal of Eileen Sherwood in the popular musical, Wonderful Town.

 17 Brooke Burke

Brooke Burke.
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Famous As: Actress, Dancer, Model, TV Personality
Birthdate: September 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo

 18 Madeline Zima

Madeline Zima
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo

 19 Anika Noni Rose

Anika Noni Rose
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo

 20 Linda Purl

Linda Purl
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo

 21 Kelly Rohrbach

Kelly Rohrbach.
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Famous As: Model & Actress
Birthdate: January 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Kelly Rohrbach is best known as C. J. Parker from the film Baywatch. She has also played minor roles in series such as Two and a Half Men and The New Normal. A talented model, she was declared the “Rookie of the Year” of the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

 22 Christy Carlson Romano

Christy Carlson Romano
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces

 23 Lydia Hearst

Lydia Hearst
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Socialite, Television actor
Birthdate: September 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo

 24 Gretchen Mol

Gretchen Mol
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 25 Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 4, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 28, 1976

Rosalind Russell is remembered as Hildy Johnson from the film His Girl Friday and as Mame Dennis from Auntie Mame. She won five Golden Globes and was nominated for several Academy Awards. Mostly seen playing professional women, she also won a Tony for her role in the musical Wonderful Town.

 26 Rebecca Miller

Rebecca Miller.
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Famous As: Director, Actress
Birthdate: September 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo

Rebecca Miller is an American novelist and filmmaker. She is credited with writing and directing films, such as The Ballad of Jack and Rose. The daughter of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller, Rebecca followed in the footsteps of her father to become a writer. In 2009, Rebecca Miller was honored at the Kerry Film Festival with the Maureen O'Hara Award.

 27 Lauren Ambrose

Lauren Ambrose
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces

 28 Becki Newton

Becki Newton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer

 29 Hope Lange

Hope Lange.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 19, 2003

 30 Sheryl Lee Ralph

Sheryl Lee Ralph
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 31 Kari Wuhrer

Kari Wuhrer.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus

 32 Aarti Mann

Aarti Mann.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces

 33 Katie Stevens

Katie Stevens.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 34 Heather Thomas

Heather Thomas.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo

 35 Pamela Sue Martin

Pamela Sue Martin.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 5, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 36 Diane Venora

Diane Venora.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo

 37 Jenna von Oÿ

Jenna von Oÿ.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus

 38 Adriana Caselotti

Adriana Caselotti.
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Famous As: Voice Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 18, 1997

 39 Ellen Muth

Ellen Muth.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces

 40 Elyse Knox

Elyse Knox.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 16, 2012

 41 Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedians
Birthdate: July 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer

 42 Annie Starke

Annie Starke.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Annie Starke, daughter of actor Glenn Close, is best known for her recurring role of Lily Cartwright in the Netflix series Ratched. She has also appeared in films such as We Don’t Belong Here and The Wife. A skilled equestrian, she has won the Children's Modified Jumper Championship at 15.

 43 Arielle Dombasle

Arielle Dombasle
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus

 44 Skylar Dunn

Skylar Dunn.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 16, 2007
Sun Sign: Leo

 45 Jackie Abbott

Jackie Abbott.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 0000 AD