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.
Actress, singer, and dancer Dorothy Dandridge was one of the earliest African-American women stars to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Incredibly successful in her career, she was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As a singer, she used to perform in night clubs. Unfortunately, she died under mysterious circumstances at 42.
Regarded as one of the most beautiful actresses, Katie Holmes has been included in FHM magazine's sexiest women in the world list on multiple occasions. In 2003, she was named in People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People list. An actress with a great sense of fashion, she launched a clothing line named Holmes & Yang with stylist Jeanne Yang.
A passion for performing arts since childhood led American film and TV actor Lili Pauline Reinhart to learn dancing for a decade and later embark on an acting career. She debuted with a short film For Today but gained attention with television series Riverdale. The actress has also battled with depression and is therefore an advocate of mental health issue.
Sarah Jessica Parker's name is synonymous with the TV series, Sex and the City TV. Apart from being an actress, she is also known for her work in the fashion industry; she has become the face of several popular fashion brands, such as Garnier and Gap. Not surprisingly, she has launched her own fashion line, featuring accessories and clothing items.
Carmen Electra is an actress, TV personality, and singer. One of the leading figures of glamour modeling, Carmen Electra gained popularity as a sex symbol. She is also one of the most popular Playboy models of all time. Apart from being a prominent media personality, Carmen also works with various non-profit organizations, such as Elevate Hope and HollyRod Foundation.
Isabela Moner is an American actress who played the titular character in the movie Dora and the Lost City of Gold. Having started her career as a child actress, Moner’s determination alone has helped her grow into a prominent actress; she has shared stage and screen space with personalities like Ricky Martin, Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, and Jason Momoa.
10 Traci Lords
Traci Lords' journey as the most sought-after pornographic actress to a mainstream actress in Hollywood has been very inspirational. She then went on to establish herself as a singer, writer, and fashion model. She has also voiced her support for the LGBT community and has worked towards encouraging homeless teens and runaways get off the streets.
Adrianne Palicki is an American actress known for playing important roles in TV series like Friday Night Lights and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Adrianne Palicki went on to establish herself as a respectable actress despite suffering from celiac disease.
12 Lillian Gish
Brooklyn Decker is an American actress and model. One of the most popular models to pose for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Brooklyn Decker has also worked for Victoria's Secret. Not surprisingly, she has been featured on lists like Men's Health magazine's 100 Hottest Women of All-Time and Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive.
14 Debra Winger
16 Maggie Grace
Maggie Grace is an American model and actress. She is known for playing important roles in popular films, such as the Taken trilogy, The Twilight Saga, and The Jane Austen Book Club. Also known for her good looks, Maggie Grace has graced the covers of several fashion magazines like Femme Fatales, Saturday Night, CosmoGirl, and Vanidades.
17 Ruby Dee
18 Anne Heche
A popular American actress, Anne Heche became involved in a high profile relationship with Ellen DeGeneres, which was highly publicized by the media. In one of her interviews, she claimed that her father had sexually abused her during her childhood. She also said that she had an alter ego named Celestia, but has put her alter ego behind her.
19 Teri Garr
Teri Garr is best known for her Academy Award-nominated role of Sandra Lester in Tootsie. Fans also loved her in Mr. Mom, One from the Heart, and After Hours. After revealing her long struggle with multiple sclerosis, she began raising awareness about the condition and retired from acting.
21 Nikki Glaser
Amy Jo Johnson is an American-Canadian filmmaker, actress, singer, and songwriter. Over the years, Johnson has been honored at several important film festivals including Long Island Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival. A multi-talented personality, Amy Jo Johnson has also directed a couple of films like Tammy's Always Dying and The Space Between.
23 Carol Kane
Carol Kane is an American comedian and actress known for her work across all three major acting mediums. Although she has appeared in several films and TV series in a career spanning more than 50 years, Kane is still remembered for one of her earliest TV roles; Simka Gravas from Taxi, which earned her two Emmy Awards.
Molly Shannon is an American comedian and actress who contributed immensely to the success of Saturday Night Live between 1995 and 2001. As an actress, she received the Film Independent Spirit Award for her portrayal of Joanne Mulcahey in the 2016 comedy-drama film, Other People. Also an author, Molly Shannon released her first children's book, Tilly the Trickster, in 2011.
26 Carrie Coon
27 Anna Gunn
29 Amy Yasbeck
33 Macy Gray
Majel Barrett was an American actress best known for playing Christine Chapel in Star Trek: The Original Series. She also played important roles in the subsequent Star Trek series like The Next Generation. She became known as the First Lady of Star Trek due to her association with Star Trek and her marriage to the creator of Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry.
36 Janet Sheen
Floriana Lima is best known as Maggie Sawyer from the series Supergirl. She initially worked as a production assistant and later played significant roles in series such as Poor Paul, The Mob Doctor, and Lethal Weapon. She also devotes time to charities such as LollipopTheater.org and Every Mother Counts.
40 Jean Peters
44 Diana Hyland
Diana Hyland is best remembered as Heavenly Finley from the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth. She had also appeared in series such as The Twilight Zone and in films such as The Chase. She won a posthumous Emmy for The Boy in the Plastic Bubble.
Laura Bell Bundy is an American singer and actress best known for her Broadway roles, such as Amber Von Tussle in the musical Hairspray. In 2007, she earned a Tony Award nomination under the Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role in a Musical category for her performance in Legally Blonde: The Musical.