Actresses From Connecticut

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Connecticut has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Meg Ryan, Alexandra Breckenridge, Amy Brenneman, Katharine Hepburn, Glenn Close and others.
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Katharine Hepburn
(Greatest Female Star of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Katharine Hepburn
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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.

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Meg Ryan
(One of the Top Actresses of 1990s & Early 2000s)
Meg Ryan
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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.

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Glenn Close
(Actress)
Glenn Close
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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.

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Jenna Dewan
(Actress, Dancer)
Jenna Dewan
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Birthdate: December 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 5 
Sarah Rafferty
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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.
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Allison Williams
(American actress)
Allison Williams
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Birthdate: April 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
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Linda Kozlowski
(American Former Actress Best Known for Her Role in the 'Crocodile Dundee' Film Series)
Linda Kozlowski
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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.

Alexandra Breckenridge
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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.
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Cassie Ventura
(Singer Known for Her 2006 Hit Single 'Me & U')
Cassie Ventura
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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. 

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Bijou Phillips
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Birthdate: April 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
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Glenne Headly
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’, ‘Dick Tracy’ and ‘Mr. Holland's Opus’)
Glenne Headly
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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.

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Nancy Dow
(American Actress and Mother of Actress Jennifer Aniston)
Nancy Dow
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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.

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Linda Evans
(Known primarily for her roles on television)
Linda Evans
4
Birthdate: November 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Lisa Robin Kelly
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Birthdate: March 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 15, 2013

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. 

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Amy Brenneman
(Actress and Producer)
Amy Brenneman
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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.

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Anika Noni Rose
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Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Madeline Zima
(Actress)
Madeline Zima
3
Birthdate: September 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Linda Purl
(Actress)
Linda Purl
3
Birthdate: September 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Christy Carlson Romano
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Birthdate: March 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Gretchen Mol
(Actress)
Gretchen Mol
3
Birthdate: November 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Jennifer Westfeldt
(Actress Best Known For Her Role In 'Kissing Jessica Stein')
Jennifer Westfeldt
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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.

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Lydia Hearst
(Actor, Model, Socialite, Television actor)
Lydia Hearst
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Birthdate: September 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Mariette Hartley
(Best Known for Her Role in the TV Series ‘The Incredible Hulk’ and ‘Goodnight, Beantown’)
Mariette Hartley
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Birthdate: June 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini

Mariette Hartley is an American actress who won the Primetime Emmy Award for her portrayal of Dr. Carolyn Fields in the popular television series, The Incredible Hulk. She also has several Primetime Emmy Award nominations under her belt. An advocate of suicide prevention and medications for bipolar disorder, Mariette Hartley works towards increasing awareness of the disorder.

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Becki Newton
(Actress)
Becki Newton
3
Birthdate: July 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Rosalind Russell
(Best Known for Her Roles in Films: ‘His Girl Friday’,’ Gypsy’ and ‘Auntie Mame')
Rosalind Russell
3
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.

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Lauren Ambrose
(American Actress)
Lauren Ambrose
3
Birthdate: February 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Sheryl Lee Ralph
3
Birthdate: December 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Hope Lange
(Actress)
Hope Lange
3
Birthdate: November 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 19, 2003
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Kari Wuhrer
(Actress)
Kari Wuhrer
3
Birthdate: April 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Aarti Mann
(Actress)
Aarti Mann
3
Birthdate: March 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Heather Thomas
3
Birthdate: September 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Katie Stevens
(Actress, Singer)
Katie Stevens
3
Birthdate: December 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Pamela Sue Martin
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Birthdate: January 5, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Diane Venora
(Actress)
Diane Venora
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Birthdate: August 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
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Jenna von Oÿ
(Actress)
Jenna von Oÿ
2
Birthdate: May 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Rachel Sennott
(Actress, Stand-up comedian)
Rachel Sennott
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Birthdate: September 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Adriana Caselotti
(Actress, Singer)
Adriana Caselotti
2
Birthdate: May 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 19, 1997
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Lisa Lampanelli
(Stand-up Comedians)
Lisa Lampanelli
3
Birthdate: July 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
 39 
Ellen Muth
(Actress)
Ellen Muth
2
Birthdate: March 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Elyse Knox
(Actress)
Elyse Knox
2
Birthdate: December 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 16, 2012
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Shy Love
(Adult Film Star who has been active in the porn industry since 2003)
Shy Love
2
Birthdate: November 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Arielle Dombasle
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Birthdate: April 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Ann Rork Light
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Birthdate: June 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 23, 1988
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Skylar Dunn
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Birthdate: August 16, 2007
Sun Sign: Leo
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Jackie Abbott
(Actress)
Jackie Abbott
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