Actresses From Tennessee

Tennessee has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Megan Fox, Dolly Parton, Tina Turner, Sondra Locke, Cherry Jones and others.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates.
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Famous As: Actress and film director
Birthdate: June 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Best known as Molly Brown from Titanic, Annie Wilkes from Misery, and Ethel Darling from American Horror Story, two-time Emmy-winner Kathy Bates also has an Academy Award in her kitty. She has survived ovarian cancer and breast cancer and is now a prominent advocate for lymphatic disease awareness. 

 2 Megan Fox

Megan Fox.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: May 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus

With her sharp facial features and stunning figure, actress Megan Fox is undoubtedly a head-turner! Making her debut in the early 2000s as a teenager, she has come a long way in Hollywood and is today counted among the most beautiful and sexiest women in entertainment. She has been featured on various magazine covers as well.

 

 3 Natalia Dyer

Natalia Dyer.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Actress Natalia Dyer is best known for her role in the Netflix science fiction horror series Stranger Things. Interested in acting from a young age, she graduated from the performing arts high school Nashville School of the Arts before embarking on her career. She has appeared in many TV shows and films.

 4 Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus

Christina Hendricks is an actress and producer. She began her career as a model and enjoyed international success for several years before transitioning into acting. As an actress, she was able to replicate her success and appeared in films like Drive and Lost River. She is the recipient of several awards, including two Screen Actors Guild Awards. 

 5 Lucy Hale

Lucy Hale.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Lucy Hale is best known as Aria Montgomery from Pretty Little Liars. She has also been part of series such as Bionic Woman and Privileged, and movies such as Truth or Dare and Scream 4. She participated in the singing contest American Juniors and released a solo album, too.

 6 Ginnifer Goodwin

Ginnifer Goodwin.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Ginnifer Goodwin is best known as Snow White from Once Upon a Time and Margene Heffman from Big Love. She also appeared in an award-winning voice role, as Judy Hopps, in the animated movie Zootopia. Max Mara’s 2018 Face of the Future, Goodwin is trained in Shakespearean theater.

 7 Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Multifaceted personality, Dolly Parton is a singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, author and businesswoman and is known mainly for her work in country music. She has received various accolades and awards in her very successful singing career spanning several decades and has composed over 3,000 songs. She has also worked in several movies and is a prolific songwriter.

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 8 Shannen Doherty

Shannen Doherty.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries

Shannen Doherty is an American actress who established herself in the entertainment industry after starting out as a child actress. Thanks to her bad-girl reputation, she was described by People magazine as the iconic Hollywood bad girl of the nineties. Shannen Doherty is also an avid animal rights activist and a patron of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

 9 Annie Potts

Annie Potts
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Famous As: Theater Actress, Film Actress
Birthdate: October 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 10 Sondra Locke

Sondra Locke.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 3, 2018
Sondra Locke is best remembered for her Academy Award-nominated role in The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. She was one of the first female filmmakers of Hollywood. Sondra had a platonic marriage to gay sculptor Gordon Leigh Anderson and later dated her co-star of many films, Clint Eastwood.

 11 Cherry Jones

Cherry Jones.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio

A three-time Emmy Award and two-time Tony Award winner, Cherry Jones is a prominent theater actor. Not surprisingly, she was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2014. Cherry Jones is quite open about being a lesbian; she serves as an inspiration to millions of gays and lesbians around the world.

 12 Lori Petty

Lori Petty.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 14, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Lori Petty is best known as Lolly from Orange Is the New Black and Daddy from Prison Break. She was a graphic designer in Nebraska before becoming an actor. She has also been seen in films such as A League of Their Own, Tank Girl, and Free Willy

 13 Cybill Lynne Shepherd

Cybill Lynne Shepherd.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Cybill Shepherd is best known for her roles in films such as The Heartbreak Kid, Taxi Driver, and Alice. Fans also loved her for her Golden Globe-winning portrayals of Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes in the series Moonlighting and Cybill Sheridan in the sitcom Cybill. She is a follower of goddess-worshipping Paganism.

 14 Olivia Holt

Olivia Holt.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: August 5, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo

 15 Dinah Shore

Dinah Shore.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 24, 1994

Dinah Shore initially launched a solo career after failing to qualify for Benny Goodman’s band. After delivering hits such as Blues in the Night, she appeared in a few films and ventured into a successful TV career. She also hosted shows such as The Dinah Shore Chevy Show.

 16 Cynthia Rhodes

Cynthia Rhodes.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Retired actress, singer, and dancer, Cynthia Rhodes, is best known for playing officer Karen Thompson in the film Runaway. She began her career as a singer and dancer while attending high school in the 1970s. She eventually started acting as well. She appeared in numerous music videos as a dancer. She quit acting and dancing after becoming a mother.

 17 Brandi Cyrus

Brandi Cyrus.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini

Brandi Cyrus is the half-sister of singer/actor Miley Cyrus through their mother, actor Tish Cyrus. She appeared in the popular series Hannah Montana and the 2009 movie of the same name, along with Miley. She has also co-hosted Cyrus vs. Cyrus: Design and Conquer and the podcast Your Favorite Thing.

 18 Jayma Mays

Jayma Mays.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Jayma Mays is best known as Emma from the hit series Glee. Audiences also loved her in the series The Millers, Ugly Betty, and Trial & Error. She voiced Dulcinea in The Adventures of Puss in Boots and also appeared as Grace Winslow in The Smurfs and its sequel.

 19 Lark Voorhies

Lark Voorhies
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries

 20 Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo

 21 Noah Cyrus

Noah Cyrus.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 8, 2000
Sun Sign: Capricorn

The youngest of the popular Cyrus siblings, Noah Cyrus is a singer-songwriter and actress. She went on to achieve so much during her teens that Time magazine named her in the 30 Most Influential Teens list in 2017. Also a well-known philanthropist, Cyrus raised funds to ban horse-drawn carriages when she was just 13! She also supports The Jed Foundation.

 22 Tina Turner

Tina Turner.
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: November 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Known as the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, Tina Turner is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time and has had a very long and successful career. Let's Stay Together, What's Love Got to Do with It, Private Dancer and Golden Eye are some of her chartbuster songs. She is also a songwriter and has acted in films too.

 23 Linda Thompson

Linda Thompson.
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Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: May 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Linda Thompson rose to fame as Elvis Presley's girlfriend and later married Olympic gold-winning decathlete Bruce Jenner, who is now Caitlyn Jenner. She has starred in many series, such as Hee Haw. She was crowned Miss Tennessee Universe in 1972 and has written songs for many popular artists.

 24 Dixie Carter

Dixie Carter
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Famous As: Film Actress
Birthdate: May 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 10, 2010

 25 Ally Walker

Ally Walker.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo

 26 Elaine Hendrix

Elaine Hendrix
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 27 Willa Fitzgerald

Willa Fitzgerald.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 28 Clare Grant

Clare Grant
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo

 29 Samantha Saint

Samantha Saint
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini

 30 Rachel Boston

Rachel Boston.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus

Rachel Boston is an American actress known for playing leading roles in several independent films, such as Black Marigolds and A Ring by Spring. She has also played important roles in popular TV series like Witches of East End. Before starting her acting career, Rachel Boston was a beauty queen, winning the Miss Tennessee Teen USA title in 1999.

 31 Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer

 32 Polly Bergen

Polly Bergen.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 20, 2014

 33 Deana Carter

Deana Carter
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 34 Elise Neal

Elise Neal
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces

 35 Adrienne C. Moore

Adrienne C. Moore
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo

 36 Stormi Henley

Stormi Henley.
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Famous As: Miss Teen USA 2009
Birthdate: December 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 37 Dottie West

Dottie West
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 11, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 4, 1991

 38 Anne Haney

Anne Haney.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 26, 2001

 39 Julie Ann Emery

Julie Ann Emery
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 40 Mary Costa

Mary Costa
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Opera singer
Birthdate: April 5, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries

 41 Audrey Whitby

Audrey Whitby.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries

 42 Grace Moore

Grace Moore.
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Famous As: Opera Singer & Actress
Birthdate: December 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 26, 1947

 43 Carrington Durham

Carrington Durham.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra

 44 Alice Nielsen

Alice Nielsen
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: June 7, 1872
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 8, 1943

 45 Ginger Alden

Ginger Alden
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio