Actresses From Michigan

Michigan has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Madonna, Kristen Bell, Diana Ross, Selma Blair, Lily Tomlin and others.

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 1 Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: July 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer

Kristen Bell started her career by acting in stage productions and gained recognition when she starred in the 2004 film Spartan. She’s starred in popular television series like Veronica Mars, Gossip Girl, House of Lies and The Good Place and films like Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Couples Retreat, When in Rome and The Boss. She’s had issues with depression and anxiety.

 2 Ellen Burstyn

Ellen Burstyn.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Ellen Burstyn is an American actress who is renowned for portraying complicated women on films, TV series, and stage plays, Burstyn has won various awards and achievements, including the Triple Crown of Acting. An inspiration to aspiring actresses, Burstyn was made a Michigan Women's Hall of Fame inductee in 1997. In 2013, she was made an American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee.

 3 Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin.
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Famous As: Comedienne & Actress
Birthdate: September 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo

Lily Tomlin is an American comedian, actress, singer, and writer. Tomlin has earned several award nominations for her performance in films and TV series, such as Nashville and Grace and Frankie. An openly lesbian actress, Lily Tomlin serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community.

 4 Selma Blair

Selma Blair.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer

Selma Blair is an American actress who gained international recognition after playing Liz Sherman in the Hellboy film series. Also regarded as a fashion icon, Selma Blair has been playing a key role in popularizing new fashion trends and hairstyles by appearing in popular magazines. She has also worked with fashion designers like Karen Zambos, Isaac Mizrahi, and Martin Margiela.

 5 Christie Brinkley

Christie Brinkley.
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Famous As: Model, Actress, Businesswoman
Birthdate: February 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Christie Brinkley is an American actress, model, and entrepreneur. Widely regarded as one of the most attractive women ever, Brinkley has been featured on more than 500 magazine covers and was the face of CoverGirl for 25 years! Apart from being an inspiration to aspiring models worldwide, Christie Brinkley has also touched the lives of many through her philanthropic activities.

 6 Megan Boone

Megan Boone.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Megan Boone is best known as Attorney Lauren Stanton from Law & Order: LA and as Elizabeth Keen from The Blacklist. Fans also loved her award-winning performance in the film Leave Me Like You Found Me. She has also been seen in Step Up Revolution and My Bloody Valentine 3D.

 7 Judy Greer

Judy Greer.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: July 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

Judy Greer is an American actress and director who established herself in the film industry through sheer hard work and determination. A self-made woman, Judy Greer has received several honors for her work in films and TV. Judy Greer is also credited with popularizing meditation, especially Transcendental Meditation.

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 8 Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra

 9 Sherilyn Fenn

Sherilyn Fenn.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Sherilyn Fenn is an American actress best known for playing Audrey Horne on the mystery horror drama TV series, Twin Peaks. Over the years, Fenn's acting skills have been overshadowed by her good looks with several publications including her on their lists like the most beautiful women in the world, sexiest women in the world, and 50 hottest babes ever.

 10 Kendra Lust

Kendra Lust
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo

 11 Pam Dawber

Pam Dawber.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra

Pam Dawber is an American actress known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as Mork & Mindy and My Sister Sam. Apart from being an actress, Dawber serves as a national spokeswoman for a non-profit organization called Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, which is one of the largest and oldest youth mentoring organizations in the country.

 12 Gilda Radner

Gilda Radner
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: June 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 20, 1989

 13 Elizabeth Berkley

Elizabeth Berkley.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo

Elizabeth Berkley is an American actress best known for playing Jessie Spano in the television sitcom series Saved by the Bell. After having started her career as a teenaged model, Berkley has come a long way in the entertainment industry. Also a humanitarian, Berkley published a self-help book titled Ask-Elizabeth in order to help girls throughout the country.

 14 Marlo Thomas

Marlo Thomas
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 15 Crystal Reed

Crystal Reed.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Crystal Reed soared to fame with her role of Allison Argent in the series Teen Wolf. She also played Sofia Falcone in Gotham and Abby Arcane in Swamp Thing. Some of her notable films are Crush and Skyline. She campaigned for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.

 16 Diana Ross

Diana Ross.
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Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: March 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries

With several prestigious honors, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, under her belt, Diana Ross is one of the most popular and influential singers of all time. In 1976, Billboard named her the Female Entertainer of the Century. She has influenced popular artists like Madonna, Beyoncé, and Michael Jackson.

 17 Suzi Quatro

Suzi Quatro
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Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor, Stage actor, Television actor, Radio personality
Birthdate: June 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini

 18 Elizabeth Reaser

Elizabeth Reaser.
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Famous As: Film Actress
Birthdate: July 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Elizabeth Reaser is best known as Esme Cullen from The Twilight Saga series of films. Her other notable projects are the series The Haunting of Hill House, Grey's Anatomy, Saved, and Manhunt: Unabomber, and the film Sweet Land. She is a registered vegetarian, according to the PETA website. 

 19 Anne Baxter

Anne Baxter.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 12, 1985

Anne Baxter is best remembered for her Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning performance as Sophie MacDonald in The Razor's Edge. Her other notable projects were the film All About Eve and the series The Name of the Game. She also actively participated in Republican campaigns.

 20 Della Reese

Della Reese.
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: July 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 19, 2017
Jazz and gospel singer and actor Della Reese, who was also an ordained minister, gained fame with tracks such as Don't You Know? and Some of her best-known films were Harlem Nights and A Thin Line Between Love and Hate. She played Tess in the series Touched by an Angel

 21 Jana Kramer

Jana Kramer
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Television actor, Songwriter
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Jana Kramer is an American singer and actress who was adjudged Top New Female Artist at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards. A multi-talented personality, Kramer is also known for her skills as a dancer; she finished fourth after competing in the popular dance competition television series Dancing with the Stars in 2016.

 22 Jude Demorest

Jude Demorest.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces

 23 Piper Laurie

Piper Laurie.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Actress Piper Laurie is best known for her role in the film The Hustler, for which she received an Academy Award nomination. In a career spanning seven decades, she has appeared in numerous award-winning films and TV shows. She is also a sculptor working in marble and clay. She is a recipient of  “The Spirit of Hope Award.”

 24 Kate Upton

Kate Upton.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Model/actor Kate Upton is the great-granddaughter of Whirlpool co-founder Frederick Upton. She was a national-level equestrian earlier and had also won three APHA Reserve Championships. She shot to fame with her photos in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011. She has also appeared in films such as The Layover.

 25 Brandi Rhodes

Brandi Rhodes
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: June 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer

 26 Lin Shaye

Lin Shaye.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra

Veteran actress, Lin Shaye, has been active in the entertainment industry since the early 1970s. She developed a love for acting as a young child and studied acting at the University of Michigan. Beginning her career with small roles in plays, she eventually branched out into films as well. She is considered a formidable character actress.  

 27 Mary Lynn Rajskub

Mary Lynn Rajskub
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Famous As: Actress, comedian
Birthdate: June 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer

 28 Sandra Bernhard

Sandra Bernhard.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Sandra Bernhard initially gained fame as a stand-up comedian. She is best known for her long stint as Nancy Barlett Thomas in the sitcom Roseanne. She also played Nurse Judy Kubrak in the series Pose. She is openly bisexual and has raised her daughter, Cicely, with her partner Sara Switzer.

 29 Kenya Moore

Kenya Moore.
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Famous As: Actress & Model
Birthdate: January 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Kenya Moore is an American model, actress, entrepreneur, and author. She achieved popularity after winning the 1993 Miss USA contest, becoming only the second African-American woman to do so. Subsequently, she established herself as an actress and TV personality and then used her fame to branch out into entrepreneurial ventures; she is credited with founding Moore Hair, a haircare brand.

 30 Madonna

Madonna.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo

Often called the Queen of Pop, Madonna is considered one of the most popular and influential personalities in popular culture. Having sold more than 300 million records, she is the best-selling female musician of all time. Often featured in lists like the Greatest Artists of All Time, Madonna serves as an inspiration to many musicians, singers, and songwriters.

 31 Christine Lahti

Christine Lahti.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
With an acclaimed television, stage and film career spanning over four decades, Christine Lahti bagged in her first Academy Award nomination for her performance in Swing Shift and took the statue home for her directorial debut, Lieberman in Love. For her role in Chicago Hope, she earned a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award.

 32 S. Epatha Merkerson

S. Epatha Merkerson
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Famous As: Film Actress
Birthdate: November 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 33 Betsy Brandt

Betsy Brandt
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces

 34 Ryan Destiny

Ryan Destiny.
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: January 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 35 Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch
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Famous As: Theater Actress
Birthdate: February 2, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 17, 2014

 36 Amber Rayne

Amber Rayne
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Famous As: Adult Film Stars
Birthdate: September 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 2, 2016

 37 Betty Hutton

Betty Hutton
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Famous As: film actor, singer, stage actor, television actor
Birthdate: February 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 11, 2007

 38 Kash Doll

Kash Doll.
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Famous As: Rapper, Actress
Birthdate: March 14, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces

 39 Denise Nicholas

Denise Nicholas.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer

 40 Jaime Ray Newman

Jaime Ray Newman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries

 41 Cynthia Watros

Cynthia Watros.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo

 42 Kim Hunter

Kim Hunter
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 11, 2002

 43 Denise Gordy

Denise Gordy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 44 Deborah Joy Winans

Deborah Joy Winans.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: September 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo

 45 Elisabeth Harnois

Elisabeth Harnois.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini

 46 Kathleen Rose Perkins

Kathleen Rose Perkins
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 47 Gail O'Grady

Gail O'Grady
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 48 Laura Innes

Laura Innes
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo

 49 Grace Lee Whitney

Grace Lee Whitney.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 1, 2015

 50 Sharon Case

Sharon Case.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius