Actresses From Minnesota

Minnesota has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Judy Garland, Winona Ryder, Rachael Leigh Cook, Jessica Biel, Jessica Lange and others.

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 1 Judy Garland

Judy Garland.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 22, 1969
American actress and singer, Judy Garland, was one of the most iconic artists of Hollywood's Golden Era. In a career that spanned forty five years, her exceptional talent shone brightly, especially in movies like The Wizard of Oz and A Star Is Born. The personal life of the superstar though, was full of struggles including drugs, alcohols and unsuccessful marriages.

 2 Jessica Lange

Jessica Lange.
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Famous As: Actress & Producer
Birthdate: April 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus

Jessica Lange is a prominent actress with over four decades of experience in Hollywood. She is one of the few female performers to achieve the “Triple Crown of Acting,” having won an Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony Award. She has appeared in many critically acclaimed films. Also a photographer, she has published four books.

 3 Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel.
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Famous As: American actress
Birthdate: March 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces

Well known actress Jessica Biel gained immense recognition with the television series 7th Heaven and film Ulee’s Gold. The actress, who initially began as a vocalist and model, later proved her acting skills by working in movies of diverse genres like horror, action thriller, romantic comedy and historical drama. Her notable work include The Sinner, Total Recall and The Illusionist

 4 Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio

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.  

 5 Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 10, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Yara Shahidi is best known as Zoey Johnson from Black-ish and Grown-ish. She started off as a model for brands such as McDonald's and GapKids, at age 6. One of Time’s “30 Most Influential Teens of 2016," she was also appreciated in the film The Sun Is Also a Star.

 6 Rachael Leigh Cook

Rachael Leigh Cook.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra

Starting out as a child actress, Rachael Leigh Cook went on to establish herself as a successful actress. Known for her good looks, she was ranked 26th in Stuff magazine's list of 102 Sexiest Women in the World in 2002. Also known for her public service, she was selected as a Champion of Change for Arts Education by the Obama administration.

 7 Lea Thompson

Lea Thompson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini

Initially a ballerina, Lea Thompson later deviated to acting, after being told she didn’t have the perfect body to pursue ballet. She then modeled for Burger King and eventually bagged a role in Jaws 3-D. She later gained fame with Caroline in the City and the Back to the Future trilogy.

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 8 Loni Anderson

Loni Anderson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Loni Anderson is best known for her Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated performance as Jennifer Marlowe in WKRP in Cincinnati. She has also voiced Blondie Bumstead in two TV films, and has appeared in films such as A Night at the Roxbury. She later raised awareness about COPD, a lung disease.

 9 Tippi Hedren

Tippi Hedren
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Known as a typical Hitchcock Blonde, Tippi Hedren soared to fame with her roles in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds and Marnie. An animal rights activist, too, she set up the Roar Foundation and the Shambala Preserve, after witnessing the plight of the animals that are used for shoots.

 10 Kelly Lynch

Kelly Lynch.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Kelly Lynch is best known for her Independent Spirit Award-nominated roles in Drugstore Cowboy and The Beans of Egypt, Maine. She also appeared in series such as The L Word, 90210, and Magic City, and in movies such as Curly Sue and Virtuosity. She is married to writer/producer Mitch Glazer. 

 11 Shantel VanSanten

Shantel VanSanten.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo

Model and actress Shantel VanSanten has been featured in the magazines Teen Vogue and Seventeen. She began her modeling career as a teenager and eventually made her foray into acting. Initially, she played minor roles in TV series and then started taking up film projects as well. She has also appeared in a couple of music videos.

 12 Jane Russell

Jane Russell.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 28, 2011

Jane Russell was an American actress and singer. Renowned for her beauty, Russell was considered one of the leading sex symbols of Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s. In 2009, Glamour magazine named her in its list of 40 Most Iconic Movie Goddesses. Her contribution to the entertainment industry was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 13 Tammy Faye Bakker

Tammy Faye Bakker
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Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: March 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 20, 2007

 14 Marion Ross

Marion Ross
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Famous As: actor, television actor, stage actor, film actor
Birthdate: October 25, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 15 Analeigh Tipton

Analeigh Tipton.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: November 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Actress and fashion model, Analeigh Tipton, began her career by walking in Los Angeles Fashion Week Fall 2008. Shortly after, she participated in the TV show, America's Next Top Model, which garnered her widespread popularity. Since then, she has taken up acting as well and has appeared in many TV shows and films, including the movie, Crazy, Stupid, Love.

 16 Melissa Peterman

Melissa Peterman.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer

 17 Ramya Krishnan

Ramya Krishnan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo

 18 Shura Baryshnikov

Shura Baryshnikov.
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Famous As: Dancer, Choreographer, Actress
Birthdate: 1981 AD

 19 Kimberly Elise

Kimberly Elise
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries

 20 Beth Riesgraf

Beth Riesgraf.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo

 21 Tuba Büyüküstün

Tuba Büyüküstün
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer

 22 Maxene Andrews

Maxene Andrews
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: January 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 21, 1995

 23 Dayanara Torres

Dayanara Torres
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 24 Cheryl Tiegs

Cheryl Tiegs.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra

 25 Julia Duffy

Julia Duffy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer

 26 Arlene Dahl

Arlene Dahl
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo

 27 Sofia Vassilieva

Sofia Vassilieva.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra

Actress Sofia, Vassilieva. is best known for playing the children's book character Eloise in the TV film, Eloise at the Plaza. She began modeling as a child and received training at the Barbizon Modeling and Acting School before venturing into acting. She won a Young Artist Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film, My Sister's Keeper. 

 28 Mo Collins

Mo Collins.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer

 29 Nancy Morgan

Nancy Morgan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries

 30 Brooke Elliott

Brooke Elliott.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: November 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 31 Alexandra Holden

Alexandra Holden
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus

 32 Urvashi

Urvashi
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 33 Ann Morgan Guilbert

Ann Morgan Guilbert.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 14, 2016

 34 Adamari López

Adamari López
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
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 35 Miriam Shor

Miriam Shor
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo

 36 Laura Osnes

Laura Osnes
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 37 Sheree J. Wilson

Sheree J. Wilson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 12, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 38 Laila Robins

Laila Robins
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces

 39 Marisa Coughlan

Marisa Coughlan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces

 40 Joan Smalls

Joan Smalls
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer

 41 Kelly Carlson

Kelly Carlson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 42 Brianna Brown

Brianna Brown
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra

 43 Dorothy Lyman

Dorothy Lyman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries

 44 Tina Karol

Tina Karol
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 45 Barbara Lee Payton

Barbara Lee Payton.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 16, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 8, 1967

 46 Ani Lorak

Ani Lorak
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra

 47 Jayne Trcka

Jayne Trcka
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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Actress
Birthdate: February 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces

 48 Jillian Janson

Jillian Janson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini

 49 Lili St. Cyr

Lili St. Cyr
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Famous As: Burlesque ecdysiast
Birthdate: June 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 29, 1999

 50 Betty Ting

Betty Ting
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces