Actresses From Ohio

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Ohio has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Anne Heche, Sarah Jessica Parker, Katie Holmes, Lili Reinhart, Halle Berry and others.
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Halle Berry
(Only African-American Woman To Win Oscar for Best Actress)
Halle Berry
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Birthdate: August 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo

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.

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Doris Day
(One of the Biggest Film Stars of Golden Age of Hollywood )
Doris Day
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Birthdate: April 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 13, 2019
Doris Day began her career singing with the Les Brown Band and as a solo artist. As an actor, she delivered many hits with Rock Hudson, including Pillow Talk, which earned her an Academy Award nomination. She is remembered as a legend from the Golden Age of Hollywood.
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Dorothy Dandridge
(The First African-American Film Star to be Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress,)
Dorothy Dandridge
5
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 8, 1965

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.

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Katie Holmes
(Actress )
Katie Holmes
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Birthdate: December 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

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.

 5 
Lili Reinhart
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Betty Cooper’ in the TV Series ‘Riverdale’)
Lili Reinhart
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Birthdate: September 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo

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.

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Carmen Electra
(Actress, Model and Singer Known for Her Role as ‘Lani McKenzie’ in the TV Series ‘Baywatch’)
Carmen Electra
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Birthdate: April 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus

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.

 7 
Lillian Gish
(Actress)
Lillian Gish
4
Birthdate: October 14, 1893
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 27, 1993
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Beverly D’Angelo
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Birthdate: November 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Beverly D’Angelo is best known for her Golden Globe-nominated performance as Patsy Cline in the biographical film Coal Miner's Daughter and her Emmy-nominated role as Stella Kowalski in the TV film A Streetcar Named Desire. Fans also loved her as Ellen Griswold in the National Lampoon's Vacation movie franchise.
 9 
Isabela Moner
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Role in the TV Series ‘100 Things to Do Before High School’)
Isabela Moner
5
Birthdate: July 10, 2001
Sun Sign: Cancer

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.

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Adrianne Palicki
(Actress Known for Her TV Series: 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D')
Adrianne Palicki
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Birthdate: May 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus

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.

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Traci Lords
(Actress)
Traci Lords
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Birthdate: May 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus

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.

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Brooklyn Decker
(Actress & Model Known for Her Films: ‘Just Go with It’ and ‘What to Expect When You're Expecting’)
Brooklyn Decker
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Birthdate: April 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries

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.

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Sarah Jessica Parker
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Carrie Bradshaw' in the TV Series 'Sex and the City')
Sarah Jessica Parker
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Birthdate: March 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries

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.

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Debra Winger
(Best Known for Her Academy Award Nominated Films 'An Officer and a Gentleman', 'Terms of Endearment' and 'Shadowlands')
Debra Winger
5
Birthdate: May 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus

Initially an aspiring criminologist, Debra Winger vowed to pursue her dream of acting after a major accident. The 3-time Academy Award-nominated actor soared to fame with films such as An Officer and a Gentleman and Shadowlands. She also delivered an Emmy-nominated role in the TV movie Dawn Anna.

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Anne Heche
(Actress)
Anne Heche
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Birthdate: May 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 12, 2022

Actress Anne Heche became involved in a high profile relationship with Ellen DeGeneres, which was highly publicized by the media. IShe had 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. Anne met a tragic death after a fatal car accident. She was 53.

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Patricia Heaton
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Birthdate: March 4, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Maggie Grace
(Actress & Model)
Maggie Grace
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Birthdate: September 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo

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.

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Ruby Dee
(Actress and Civil Rights Activist Known for Her Pioneering Work in African American Theatre and Films)
Ruby Dee
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Birthdate: October 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 11, 2014

Ruby Dee was an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, poet, civil rights activist, and journalist. She is best remembered for playing Mahalee Lucas in the 2007 film American Gangster, which earned her the Screen Actors Guild Award for Supporting Role. Dee also won a Grammy and Emmy during her career. She was also a recipient of the National Medal of Arts.

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Nikki Glaser
(Stand-up comedian)
Nikki Glaser
4
Birthdate: June 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Teri Garr
(Actress & Comedian)
Teri Garr
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Birthdate: December 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

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.

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Rachael Harris
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Birthdate: January 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Anna Gunn
(Actress)
Anna Gunn
5
Birthdate: August 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
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Carol Kane
(Actress and Comedian Known for Her Films: ‘Hester Street’, ‘Dog Day Afternoon’, ‘Annie Hall’, and ‘The Princess Bride’)
Carol Kane
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Birthdate: June 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini

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.

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Molly Shannon
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Film ‘Other People’)
Molly Shannon
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Birthdate: September 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo

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.

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Monica Potter
(Actress)
Monica Potter
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Birthdate: June 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Monica Potter is best known for her award-winning role of Kristina Braverman in Parenthood. She has also played a prominent role in Boston Legal and has appeared in films such as Con Air, Saw, and Patch Adams. She owns the company Monica Potter Home, which was featured on The Profit.
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Nancy Cartwright
4
Birthdate: October 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Macy Gray
(Singer-songwriter)
Macy Gray
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Birthdate: September 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Vanessa Bayer
(Actress)
Vanessa Bayer
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Birthdate: November 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Amy Yasbeck
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Casey Chappel Davenport’ in the TV Series ‘Wings’)
Amy Yasbeck
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Birthdate: September 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Best-known for portraying Casey Chappel Davenport on the sitcom Wings, Amy Yasbeck first featured on the packaging of the Betty Crocker Easy-Bake Oven as a child. Besides guest-starring in several television shows, Amy has also appeared in the films Pretty Woman, House II: The Second Story, Problem Child, Problem Child 2, Robin Hood: Men in Tights The Mask, and Dracula: Dead and Loving It.
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Yvette Nicole Brown
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Birthdate: August 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
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Angie Everhart
(Actress, Model)
Angie Everhart
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Birthdate: September 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Model Angie Everhart appeared in a nude photoshoot for Playboy in 2000. She was also featured in quite a few Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues. She has appeared in films such as Bordello of Blood and Take Me Home Tonight, and was part of the reality show The Real Gilligan's Island.
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Majel Barrett
(Actress)
Majel Barrett
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Birthdate: February 23, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 18, 2008

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.

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Carrie Coon
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Nora Durst’ in the TV Series ‘The Leftovers’)
Carrie Coon
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Birthdate: January 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Carrie Coon is best known as Nora Durst from the series The Leftovers and as Margo Dunne from the film Gone Girl. She was nominated for an Emmy for her role in the series Fargo and won a Theatre World Award for the play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 
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Catherine Bach
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Daisy Duke’ in the TV Series ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’)
Catherine Bach
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Birthdate: March 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Catherine Bach is best known as Daisy Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard and its spin-offs, including an animated series and a few TV movies. She also played Margo Dutton in African Skies and has been been part of The Young and the Restless. Bach owns a diamond jewelry brand.
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Phyllis Diller
(Comedian, Actress)
Phyllis Diller
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Birthdate: July 17, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 20, 2012
 36 
Floriana Lima
(American Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Maggie Sawyer’ on the TV Series ‘Supergirl’)
Floriana Lima
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Birthdate: March 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries

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.

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Alana de la Garza
(best known for her role as prosecutor Connie Rubirosa on Law & Order: LA)
Alana de la Garza
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Birthdate: June 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Bonnie Rotten
(Actress)
Bonnie Rotten
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Birthdate: May 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Jean Peters
(Actress)
Jean Peters
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Birthdate: October 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 13, 2000
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Diana Hyland
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Mickey Lubitch’ in the Film ‘The Boy in the Plastic Bubble’)
Diana Hyland
4
Birthdate: January 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 27, 1977

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.

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Eleanor Parker
(American Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Caged’, ‘Detective Story’ and ‘Interrupted Melody’)
Eleanor Parker
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Birthdate: June 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 9, 2013
Eleanor Parker, best known as Baroness Elsa von Schraeder from The Sound of Music, had also delivered Academy Award-nominated performances in the films Caged, Detective Story, and Interrupted Melody. She had also been part of stage productions such as Applause and the Broadway version of All About Eve.
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Gates McFadden
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Birthdate: March 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Janet Sheen
(Actress)
Janet Sheen
3
Birthdate: July 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Julie Hagerty
(Actress)
Julie Hagerty
4
Birthdate: June 15, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Laura Bell Bundy
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Birthdate: April 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries

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.

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Danielle Nicolet
3
Birthdate: November 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Kathryn Morris
4
Birthdate: January 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 48 
Patti Harrison
(Known for her supporting role as Ruthie in the television series Shrill)
Patti Harrison
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Birthdate: October 31, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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LaWanda Page
(Actress)
LaWanda Page
4
Birthdate: October 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 14, 2002
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Melina Kanakaredes
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Birthdate: April 23, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus