Actresses From Texas

Texas has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Dakota Johnson, Selena Gomez, Amber Heard, Jennifer Garner, Beyonce Knowles and others.

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 1 Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries

Active in the entertainment industry since the mid-1990s, actress Jennifer Garner gained international fame her supporting role in Pearl Harbor. The daughter of conservative middle-class parents, she was determined to achieve big things and decided to become an actress. Besides acting, she is also an entrepreneur and is the co-founder of a baby food company.

 2 Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus

Carol Burnett inspired a lot of women and set off a chain reaction by hosting her groundbreaking show The Carol Burnett Show. Regarded as one of USA's most cherished entertainers, Carol continues to enhance the lives of millions, for which she was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She has also won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

 3 Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: July 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer

Singer, songwriter, and actress, Selena Gomez, was destined for a career in the entertainment industry! The daughter of an actress, she was exposed to acting as a child and began her career early on. She gained much fame as a singer and actress in her teenage and was named the Billboard Woman of the Year in 2017.

 4 Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles.
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo

Beyonce Knowles is a singer, songwriter, and actress. She developed an interest in music as a child. As a teenager, she became the lead singer of Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. As of today, she is one of the world's best-selling recording artists. 

 5 Sissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: December 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Sissy Spacek is best known for her Academy Award-winning role of Loretta Lynn in Coal Miner's Daughter and also earned a Grammy nomination for her country tracks in the movie. Her other notable projects are the films Missing and The River, and the series Bloodline, Castle Rock, and Homecoming.

 6 Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 23, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 10, 1977
Oscar-winning actor Joan Crawford’s journey from being a dancer and chorus girl to being named AFI’s tenth-greatest female Classic Hollywood stars is inspirational. She mostly played the quintessential “damsel in distress” who finds love, in her movies. She had five adopted kids and became a recluse in her later years.

 7 Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra

Born into a family of actors, Dakota Johnson debuted as a child artist and later began modelling. Her first big hit was the movie, The Social Network but it was the role of Anastasia Steele in the movie, Fifty Shades of Grey, and its two sequels that skyrocketed her fame to an international level. Her other work include the movie, Black Mass and A Bigger Splash.

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 8 Renee Zellweger

Renee Zellweger.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus

Renee Zellweger is one of the most decorated American actresses; she has won two Oscars and four Golden Globe Awards and is still going strong. Also known for her activism, Zellweger is one of the patrons for The GREAT Initiative, a gender equality foundation. In 2011, she joined hands with Tommy Hilfiger to raise money for the Breast Health Institute.

 9 Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra

Child actor Hilary Duff turned into a teenage sensation with the television series Lizzie McGuire in 2001. Her film career took off soon with movies like A Cinderella Story. She is currently seen in the hit series Younger. A multitalented personality, she has also released numerous hits albums, launched her perfume brand and clothing lines and published Elixir book series.

 10 Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces

Considered a popular sex symbol, Jennifer Love Hewitt serves as an icon to an entire generation; a famous magazine stated that every girl wanted to emulate her, while boys had posters of her on their wall. Apart from being a popular actress, she is also a successful singer, having released studio albums, such as BareNaked.

 11 Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer

The quintessential action queen of Hollywood, Michelle Rodriguez is known for appearing in many successful action films, including the Fast & Furious franchise. Regarded as a Hollywood bad girl, Michelle has had many brushes with the law. An openly bisexual actress, she also serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community.

 12 Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces

Widely regarded as the queen of neo-soul, Erykah Badu is an American singer-songwriter whose debut studio album Baduizm helped popularize neo-soul in the late-1990s. Thanks to her popularity, Erykah Badu serves as a subject for street art in several places, including Greater London, England. Also an actress, Badu has appeared in popular films, such as The Cider House Rules.

 13 Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer

Jessica Simpson is an American singer, fashion designer, and actress. Her journey from being a teen idol to a sex symbol has been quite inspirational so far. Also a well-known philanthropist, Jessica Simpson has worked with several nonprofit organizations, such as Make-A-Wish Foundation. She has also performed at many benefit concerts.

 14 Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 20, 2016

Debbie Reynolds was a famous American actress and singer whose career spanned nearly seven decades. Also a well-known humanitarian, Debbie served as president of a charitable organization called The Thalians. Debbie was also a businesswoman; the Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio, which she founded in 1979, still operates today. She also owned a hotel and casino in Las Vegas.

 15 Farrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 25, 2009

Farrah Fawcett is best remembered for posing for the iconic red swimsuit poster, which sold over 12 million copies and is regarded as a symbol of the late-1970s and a modern icon. Known for her good looks, Farrah was a popular Playboy model. The actress was also named in Men's Health magazine's 100 Hottest Women of All-Time list in 2011.

 16 Ashlee Simpson

Ashlee Simpson.
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Birthdate: October 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra

The younger sister of Jessica Simpson, Ashlee Simpson followed in the footsteps of her sister to become an actress and singer-songwriter. Also known for her fashion sense and good looks, Ashlee Simpson has appeared on the cover of several international magazines, such as Shape, CosmoGirl, and Women's Health. She was named among the Richest Young Celebrities by Forbes magazine.

 17 Sarah Shahi

Sarah Shahi.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Sarah Shahi is best known for her appearances as Carmen in The L Word, Kate Reed in Fairly Legal, and Sameen Shaw in Person of Interest. Named to Maxim’s Hot 100 multiple times, she has also appeared in prominent roles in Life, Alias, and Reverie.

 18 McKenna Grace

McKenna Grace.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 25, 2006
Sun Sign: Cancer

Mckenna Grace is an American actress who began her professional acting career at the age of six. Having won several awards for her work so far, Grace is considered one of the most talented child actresses of her generation. A vegetarian, Mckenna Grace has worked with organizations, such as PETA and Farm Sanctuary.

 19 Piper Perabo

Piper Perabo.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Piper Perabo is an American actress who garnered wide acclaim for her portrayal of Violet Sanford in the musical comedy-drama film Coyote Ugly. Since then, Perabo has been an important actress in both film and TV industry. Also known for her political activism, Perabo was arrested twice for participating in protests. She also advocates for women empowerment and LGBT rights.

 20 Jerry Hall

Jerry Hall.
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Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: July 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Jerry Hall initially modeled for top-notch magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Vogue. She is an accomplished stage actor and holds the Guinness record for the most musical appearances in a single night. She is known for her annulled 9-year marriage to Mick Jagger and is now married to Rupert Murdoch.

 21 Shannon Elizabeth

Shannon Elizabeth.
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Famous As: Actress, Former Model
Birthdate: September 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Shannon Elizabeth is best known as Nadia from the iconic sex comedy American Pie. She also appeared in films such as Scary Movie and Thirteen Ghosts, and on shows such as Celebrity Big Brother and Dancing with the Stars. She now manages her non-profit Animal Avengers in South Africa. 

 22 Sadie Sink

Sadie Sink.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 16, 2002
Sun Sign: Aries

Sadie Sink is an American actress best known for playing Maxine Mayfield in the popular horror mystery-thriller television series Stranger Things, for which she received nominations at MTV Movie & TV Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2018, she was honored with the Award of Excellence for Narration for her contribution to an animal rights documentary titled Dominion.

 23 Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Phylicia Rashad, the Mother of The Black Community, became the first Black lady to win the Tony Award for Best Actress, for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun. Known for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show, she also appeared in Colored Girls and Creed. 

 24 Melora Hardin

Melora Hardin.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer

The daughter of retired actress Diane and actor Jerry Hardin, Melora Hardin is herself an actress and singer. She was introduced to the entertainment industry at an early age and began her career when she was ten. She has since appeared in many TV shows and films. She has also directed a couple of projects.

 25 Bree Olson

Bree Olson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra

 26 Brianna Hildebrand

Brianna Hildebrand.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo

Brianna Hildebrand is an American actress best known for playing Negasonic Teenage Warhead in Deadpool and its sequel. She is also known for playing Sadie Cunningham in the comedy horror film Tragedy Girls for which she received Best Actress awards at the London FrightFest Film Festival and Brooklyn Horror Film Festival.

 27 Lisa Niemi

Lisa Niemi.
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Famous As: Actress, Director
Birthdate: May 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Lisa Niemi is known for her appearance in Steel Dawn and One Last Dance, with her former husband Patrick Swayze. She also released memoirs, both New York Times bestsellers and one of them co-written by Swayze. Swayze’s death due to pancreatic cancer led her to spread awareness about the ailment.

 28 Brooke Burns

Brooke Burns.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: March 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Brooke Burns is best known as Jessie Owens from Baywatch and Baywatch: Hawaii. A former ballerina and model, she earned an Emmy nomination for her stint as the host of the quiz show The Chase. After recovering from a serious spinal injury, she now raises awareness about the same.

 29 Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate.
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Famous As: Model, Film Actress, Television Actress
Birthdate: January 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 9, 1969

In the 1960s, Sharon Tate was one of Hollywood’s most promising actresses. She won a beauty pageant while still a teenager and soon started modelling and acting in films and television shows. Her big breakout film was Valley of the Dolls. At the age of 26, she was all set to welcome her first child when she was brutally murdered.

 30 Jaclyn Smith

Jaclyn Smith.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Jaclyn Smith is best known as Kelly Garrett from the iconic series Charlie's Angels, and appeared in the same role in two Charlie’s Angels films later. She earned a Golden Globe nomination for the TV film Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. She owns an apparel brand and has battled breast cancer.

 31 Rain Phoenix

Rain Phoenix
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 32 Brigette Lundy-Paine

Brigette Lundy-Paine.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo

Brigette Lundy-Paine is one of the few American actors who are genderqueer; they came out as non-binary in 2019, preferring to be addressed by they/them pronouns. Apart from being an actor, Brigette Lundy-Paine also co-founded an art publication called Waif Magazine and a vocal band called Subtle Pride.

 33 Kate Capshaw

Kate Capshaw.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Kate Capshaw, best known as Willie Scott from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, has also starred in projects such as Dreamscape, Black Rain, and The Love Letter. She converted to Judaism before her marriage to director Steven Spielberg. She made major contributions to Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign.

 34 Belle Knox

Belle Knox
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
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 35 Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo

Actress and model, Alexis Bledel, has been active in the entertainment industry for more than two decades now. She is best known for her role in the TV series Gilmore Girls. Her mother encouraged her to act when she was a child. She made her TV debut in the early 2000s and eventually ventured into films as well.

 36 Robin Wright

Robin Wright.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries

Best known for her role in the NBC Daytime soap opera Santa Barbara, actress Robin Wright is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Golden Globe Award and a Satellite Award. Beginning her career as a model, she eventually transitioned into acting. She is currently one of the highest-paid actresses in US.

 37 Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: November 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 8, 2007

Anna Nicole Smith was one of those Playboy Playmates whose personal lives gained more attention than their professional achievements. She made headlines at the age of 27 when she married the 89-year old J. Howard Marshall. Despite denying media speculation that she married him for his money, she was involved in a legal battle over his property after Howard's death. She died of drug overdose at the age of 39.

 38 Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces

Mexican-American actress, producer and director, Eva Longoria gained global recognition after portraying Gabrielle Solis in the ABC’s hit series Desperate Housewives. Prior to this, she was also a part of the popular series, The Young and the Restless. A multitalented personality, Eva has also been a face of L'Oreal Paris, has written a cookbook and participates in numerous philanthropic activities.

 39 Leighton Meester

Leighton Meester.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries

Leighton Meester has been one of the most beautiful actresses of the current generation. Not surprisingly, she has been featured in several magazine covers and in lists, such as the world's most beautiful women and 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces. Also a well-known philanthropist, Meester has actively taken part in many charity campaigns.

 40 Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 3, 1983

Carolyn Jones was an American actress who contributed to the success of several films in the 1950s. She was also an influential figure in American television throughout the 1950s and 1960s. During the later stages of her acting career, Jones suffered from colon cancer but decided not to reveal about her condition to colleagues and continued acting through the pain.

 41 Summer Glau

Summer Glau.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo

The lead actress in the horror comedy films Knights of Badassdom and Mammoth, Summer Glau played a wide range of roles in her acting career since her debut in the television series, Angel, in 2002. The trained dancer who turned to acting because of an injury also appeared in Netflix crime series, Wu Assassins. She is married to Val Morrison.

 42 Peri Gilpin

Peri Gilpin.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini

Peri Gilpin soared to fame with her roles as Roz Doyle in Frasier and Kim Keeler in Make It or Break It. She also voiced Jane Proudfoot in Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. She began supporting cancer research after her mother’s death due to a form of muscle tumor.

 43 Elizabeth Lail

Elizabeth Lail.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Elizabeth Lail is best known as Amy Hughes from the horror series Dead of Summer and as Guinevere Beck from the thriller series You, and was nominated for a Saturn Award for the latter role. Fans also loved her as Anna in the fantasy series Once Upon a Time

 44 Gina Carano

Gina Carano.
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: April 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries

A former mixed martial artist, Gina Carano went on to become an actress; she uses her martial arts skills to perform stunts in popular action movies. Before becoming an actress, she was quite popular in the MMA scene, being termed the face of women's MMA. In 2008, she was named in a Top 10 Influential Women list.

 45 Amy Acker

Amy Acker
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 46 Morgan Fairchild

Morgan Fairchild
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 47 Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 48 Lynn Collins

Lynn Collins.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 16, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus

Lynn Collins is an American actress best known for playing Kayla Silverfox in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and The Wolverine. Although her portrayal of Kayla increased her popularity, Collins’ depiction of Portia in the 2004 romantic drama film, The Merchant of Venice, proved to be a turning point in her acting career. On the personal front, Collins is a spiritual person.

 49 Angie Harmon

Angie Harmon.
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: August 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo

Starting out as a child model, Angie Harmon won a modeling contest organized by Seventeen magazine when she was 15. After winning a Spectrum Model Search contest, she pursued a modeling career. She then became an actress and gained international recognition for her performance in series like Baywatch Nights and Law & Order. She also practices taekwondo and boxing.

 50 Stephanie March

Stephanie March.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Noted for her portrayal of Alexandra Cabot in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, though she was on and off the NBC television series, Stephanie March is a seasoned American actress on both stage and screen. The co-producer and lead actress of the mockumentary, The Social Ones, is also an entrepreneur who, along with Rebecca Perkins, founded the beauty products maker SheSpoke.