Actresses From Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Amanda Seyfried, Grace Kelly, Jayne Mansfield, Sharon Stone, Addison Timlin and others.
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Grace Kelly
(Former Actress and Princess Consort of Monaco (1956 - 1982))
Grace Kelly
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Birthdate: November 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 14, 1982

Aptly named by her parents, Grace Kelly was one of the most graceful and talented actresses of her era, starring in 11 feature films and over 60 TV productions. A darling of Alfred Hitchcock movies, this Oscar winning actress left her successful Hollywood career after her wedding to Prince Rainier III of Monaco, and thus became the Princess of Monaco.

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Tina Fey
(Actress & Comedian Best Known for Her Work in Comedy Sketch Series 'Saturday Night Live')
Tina Fey
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Birthdate: May 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Emmy-winning comedian Tina Fey became the first female head writer of SNL. She wrote the series 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the film Mean Girls. Her impersonation of Sarah Palin on SNL won her the AP Entertainer of the Year award. She has also written a bestselling memoir.
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Amanda Seyfried
(Actress Who Rose to Fame With Her Role in Films: 'Mean Girls' and 'Mamma Mia!')
Amanda Seyfried
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Birthdate: December 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Amanda Seyfried is an American actress, singer and model, who started acting as a teenager. She became famous when she starred in the teen comedy Mean Girls and then for her recurring role in the television series Veronica Mars. Mamma Mia, Solstice, Chloe, Letters to Juliet, Les Misérables, The Big Wedding and Gringo are some of her notable and successful films.

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Krysten Ritter
(Actress Best Known for Her TV Series: 'Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23' and 'Jessica Jones')
Krysten Ritter
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Birthdate: December 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Krysten Ritter is an actress and model. She uses her popularity to promote animal rights; she has posed for advertisement campaigns organized by PETA. Also a singer and guitarist, Ritter formed an indie rock duo named Ex Vivian along with her friend William Thomas Burnett. Krysten Ritter is also a writer; her debut novel Bonfire was released in 2017.

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Kat Dennings
(Actress)
Kat Dennings
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Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini

Kat Dennings is an American actress who gained international fame after appearing in the popular TV series 2 Broke Girls. Known for her attractive curvaceous figure, Kat Dennings has been the dream girl of men around the world. A teetotaler who practices Transcendental Meditation, Dennings serves as an inspiration to people who believe in sobriety.

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Sharon Stone
(Famous for Her Role in the Movies 'Basic Instinct' and 'Casino")
Sharon Stone
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Birthdate: March 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces

Sharon Stone is an American actress who is best known for her performance in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct in 1992. The film gave her the tag of sex symbol. Thereafter, she went on to do notable films like Casino, The Muse, The Mighty, The Last Dance and Alpha Dog. By 2010s, she gravitated towards the small screen.

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Maddie Ziegler
(Actress, Dancer)
Maddie Ziegler
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Birthdate: September 30, 2002
Sun Sign: Libra

Maddie Ziegler owes her fame to the show Dance Moms and to Sia’s music videos Chandelier and Elastic Heart. Named one of Time’s 30 Most Influential Teens thrice, she has written a bestselling memoir, works for charities, has appeared in movies and on magazine covers, and owns a fashion line.

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Jayne Mansfield
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Rita Marlowe’ in the Broadway Play 'Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?)
Jayne Mansfield
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Birthdate: April 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 29, 1967

One of the early Playboy Playmates, Jayne Mansfield was a popular sex symbol of Hollywood during the 1950s. Although she had a short-lived film career, she was very popular for her well-publicized publicity stunts, including wardrobe malfunctions. She started a new trend by becoming the first major actress of the post-silent film era to act in a nude scene!

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Holland Taylor
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Birthdate: January 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Acclaimed American actress and playwright, Holland Taylor is known for her performance in television series Two and a Half Men and The Practice and films like The Truman Show and Legally Blonde. The Emmy award winning actress, began her career working extensively in stage productions like The Cocktail Hour. Her other notable theatre performance is the solo play Ann.
 10 
Sabrina Carpenter
(Known for Her Role as 'Maya Hart' in the Disney Channel Series 'Girl Meets World')
Sabrina Carpenter
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Birthdate: May 11, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus

A Radio Disney Music Award winner, Sabrina Carpenter is a popular actress and singer. After finishing third in a singing contest called The Next Miley Cyrus Project, Sabrina landed acting roles before launching her music career. Although described as a teen pop singer, she has explored various other genres, such as country, folk pop, and acoustic.

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Christine Taylor
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Birthdate: July 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo

Christine Taylor is an American actress whose skills are tailor-made for portraying important roles in comedy films. Having adopted a vegetarian diet along with her ex-husband Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor has been inspiring her fans to give up meat for health reasons.

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Gillian Jacobs
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Birthdate: October 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra

Gillian Jacobs is an American actress who burst onto the acting scene as a stunning Juilliard graduate with the glow of a star in the making, as described by The New York Times. A teetotaler, whose faith in sobriety was reinforced while reading the book Go Ask Alice, Gillian Jacobs serves as a role model to many of her fans.

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Maria Bello
(Actress )
Maria Bello
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Birthdate: April 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Maria Bello is best known for her award-winning roles in The Cooler, Coyote Ugly, and A History of Violence. She has also amazed audiences with her roles as Dr. Anna in ER and Jacqueline "Jack" Sloane in NCIS. Bello has worked for Darfur genocide victims and Haitian women, too.
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Lauren Holly
(Actress)
Lauren Holly
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Birthdate: October 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Lauren Holly is best known for her award-winning performance as Maxine Stewart in Picket Fences and her Emmy-nominated role as Julie Chandler in All My Children. She initially gained fame with the Jim Carrey-starrer Dumb and Dumber. She and her father established the “A" Fund in her brother’s honor.
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Julie Benz
(Actress)
Julie Benz
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Birthdate: May 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus

An actress who rose to fame for her role as Darla in the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Julie Benz has been in the show business since 1990. She developed a passion for acting as a young girl and proceeded to study acting at New York University. Beginning her career as a TV actress, she soon branched out into films.

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Blythe Danner
(Actress)
Blythe Danner
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Birthdate: February 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Blythe Danner, mother of Gwyneth Paltrow, won two Emmys for playing Izzy in Huffstodt on Huff and a Tony for the play Butterflies Are Free. Fans loved her in Will & Grace, and Meet the Parents and its sequels. She works for oral cancer awareness and is an avid environmentalist.
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Shirley Jones
(Actress Known for Her Role as 'Shirley Partridge' in the Television Sitcom 'The Partridge Family')
Shirley Jones
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Birthdate: March 31, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries

Shirley Jones is an American singer and actress whose portrayal of a prostitute named Lulu Bains in the 1960 film Elmer Gantry earned her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. Thanks to her skills as a singer, Jones has appeared in several musical films like Oklahoma, The Music Man, and Carousel. She has also been a long-time supporter of PETA.

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Eve
(Rapper)
Eve
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Birthdate: November 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Beth Behrs
(Actress)
Beth Behrs
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Birthdate: December 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Beth Behrs is best known as Caroline Channing from the series 2 Broke Girls and as Gemma Johnson from The Neighborhood. She ventured into films with American Pie Presents: The Book of Love. She has voiced multiple characters in Monsters University and Moochie in Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh.

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Molly Ephraim
(Actress)
Molly Ephraim
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Birthdate: May 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Victoria Pedretti
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Birthdate: March 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
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Alexis Knapp
(Known for Her Role as ‘Stacie Conrad’ in the ‘Pitch Perfect’ Film Series)
Alexis Knapp
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Birthdate: July 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Alexis Knapp is best known as Stacie Conrad from the Pitch Perfect movies and as Alexis from Project X. She began her career as a host of the Project Lore internet video series and later worked as a model, too. She also appeared as Tori in the series Ground Floor.
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Mary McDonnell
(Actress best known for her roles in the films Dances with Wolves (1990), Independence Day (1996), Donnie Darko (2001))
Mary McDonnell
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Birthdate: April 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Addison Timlin
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Birthdate: June 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer

Actress Addison Timlin is best known for her role as Colleen Lunsford in the film Little Sister. She started acting as a teenager and took up a challenging role in her very first film, impressing the audience. In the ensuing years, she went on to build a successful career, appearing in numerous films and TV shows.

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Michaela Conlin
(American Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Angela Montenegro’ in the TV Series ‘Bones’)
Michaela Conlin
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Birthdate: June 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Michaela Conlin is an American actress who achieved popularity after playing Angela Montenegro in the popular crime procedural comedy-drama TV series, Bones. She started acting at the age of seven and went on to establish herself as a successful actress.
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Tara Lipinski
(Figure Skater)
Tara Lipinski
3
Birthdate: June 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Katherine Moennig
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Birthdate: December 29, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Katrina Law
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Mira’ in the TV Series ‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand’ and ‘Spartacus: Vengeance’)
Katrina Law
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Birthdate: September 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Katrina Law is best known as Nyssa al Ghul from Arrow, Quinn Liu from Hawaii Five-0, and Mira from the first and second seasons of the series Spartacus. She had earlier been named Miss New Jersey Teen USA and has also acted in films such as Apparition and Lucky Numbers.
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Abbi Jacobson
(Comedian)
Abbi Jacobson
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Birthdate: February 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Ethel Barrymore
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Birthdate: August 15, 1879
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 18, 1959
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Holly Robinson Peete
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Birthdate: September 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Linda Fiorentino
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Birthdate: March 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces

Linda Fiorentino is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Bridget Gregory in the 1994 neo-noir erotic thriller film The Last Seduction, for which she received a BAFTA Award nomination and won a couple of prestigious awards, including the New York Film Critics Circle Award.

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Jill Scott
(Singer-songwriter)
Jill Scott
3
Birthdate: April 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
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Riki Lindhome
(Actress)
Riki Lindhome
3
Birthdate: March 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Meg Foster
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Hester Prynne’ in the TV Miniseries ‘The Scarlet Letter’)
Meg Foster
3
Birthdate: May 10, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Meg Foster is best known for her roles in series such as The Scarlet Letter and movies such as Ticket to Heaven, and was nominated for a Genie Award for the latter. Known for her natural pale-blue eyes, she was made to wear contact lenses to reduce their distractive effect.
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Beth Ostrosky Stern
(Actress & Television Host)
Beth Ostrosky Stern
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Birthdate: July 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Model and actor Beth Ostrosky Stern, better known as the wife of actor Howard Stern, was seen in the film Whipped and the series G4. A dedicated animal rights activist, she supports rescue shelters, has written a bestselling book on dogs, and has hosted the show Spoiled Rotten Pets.
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Kim Delaney
(Best Known for Her Role as Detective ‘Diane Russell’ in the TV Series ‘NYPD Blue’)
Kim Delaney
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Birthdate: November 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Starting her career on ABC daytime TV drama All My Children, Kim Delaney became famous for her starring role as Detective Diane Russell on the ABC drama television series NYPD Blue. She later appeared in leading roles in Philly (the first season of CSI: Miami) and Army Wives.

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Nancy Kulp
(Actress)
Nancy Kulp
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Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 3, 1991

Nancy Kulp was an American actress best known for her portrayal of Miss Jane Hathaway in the popular television sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 1967. A multi-talented personality, Kulp was also renowned for her comedic skills. She also tried her hand at politics and teaching before succumbing to cancer in 1991.

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Kate Flannery
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Meredith Palmer’ in the TV Series ‘The Office’)
Kate Flannery
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Birthdate: June 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini

Kate Flannery is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Meredith Palmer in the popular television series, The Office. A multi-talented personality, Flannery is also known for her singing and dancing skills; while she was part of a New York City-based band called Mono Puff, she also participated in the 28th season of Dancing with the Stars.

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Hedda Hopper
(Gossip columnist)
Hedda Hopper
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Birthdate: May 2, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 1, 1966
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Chloe Lukasiak
(Actress, Dancer and Cast Member of the Reality Dance Show 'Dance Moms')
Chloe Lukasiak
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Birthdate: May 25, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini

Chloe Lukasiak is an actress, dancer, model, and reality TV personality. She was an original cast member of Lifetime's reality TV series Dance Moms for four seasons. She started attending dance classes at the Abby Lee Dance Company when she was just two years old. She was part of Abby Lee Miller's Junior Elite Competition Team in Dance Moms. 

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Lisa Emery
(Actress)
Lisa Emery
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Birthdate: January 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Monica Horan
(American Actress)
Monica Horan
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Birthdate: January 29, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Monica Horan soared to fame with her role as Amy MacDougall-Barone, Robert Barone's girlfriend, and then wife, in the iconic series Everybody Loves Raymond. She later married the executive producer of the show, Philip Rosenthal. She also delivered an Emmy-nominated performance, as Kieran Cannistra, in The Bold and the Beautiful.
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Carroll Baker
(Actress)
Carroll Baker
3
Birthdate: May 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Evelyn Nesbit
(Actress)
Evelyn Nesbit
3
Birthdate: December 25, 1884
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 14, 1967
 46 
Hari Nef
(Actress)
Hari Nef
3
Birthdate: October 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
 47 
Elaine May
(Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer, Playwright)
Elaine May
3
Birthdate: April 21, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Morgan Turner
(Actress)
Morgan Turner
3
Birthdate: April 29, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Barbara Feldon
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Birthdate: March 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Cheri Oteri
(Actress, Comedian and Former Cast Member of the Comedy Show ‘Saturday Night Live’)
Cheri Oteri
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Birthdate: September 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo

Cheri Oteri is best known for Saturday Night Live, where she played various characters, such as Arianna and Adele. She was also part of the films Grown Ups 2 and Scary Movie and has voiced characters in the animated series Bunsen Is a Beast and Sit Down, Shut Up.