Female T V & Movie Producers

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Throughout history, there have been many women t v & movie producers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female t v & movie producers such as Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Drew Barrymore, Salma Hayek, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.The women t v & movie producers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
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 1 
Margot Robbie
(Australian Actress Known for Her Roles in Both Blockbusters and Independent Films)
Margot Robbie
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Birthdate: July 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dalby, Australia

With strong performances in movies like The Wolf of Wall Street, Suicide Squad and I, Tonya, Australian actress Margot Robbie has become one of the most famous actresses of her generation and also one of the world's highest-paid actresses. In her short career till now, she has won numerous award nominations and has become a significant name in the advertising world.

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Angela Bassett
(Known for Her Portrayal of Singer Tina Turner in the Biopic 'What's Love Got to Do with It')
Angela Bassett
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Birthdate: August 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Best known for playing real-life black women in biopics, Angela Bassett does not mind being typecast as someone who often plays biographical roles. She has portrayed prominent personalities like Tina Turner, Betty Shabazz, Katherine Jackson, and Coretta Scott King. Also a director, producer, and activist, Angela Bassett works toward bettering the lives of African-Americans.

 3 
Natasha Lyonne
(Known for Her Role of ‘Nicky Nichols’ on the Comedy Series ‘Orange Is the New Black’)
Natasha Lyonne
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Birthdate: April 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Best known as Nicky Nichols from Orange Is the New Black and Nadia Vulvokov from Russian Doll, Emmy-nominated actor Natasha Lyonne began her career at age 6, with Pee-wee's Playhouse. Fans loved her as Jessica in the teen-comedy franchise American Pie. Natasha has struggled with legal issues and heroin addiction.
 4 
Eva Longoria
(Actress and Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Gabrielle Solis’ on the ABC TV Series ‘Desperate Housewives’)
Eva Longoria
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Birthdate: March 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

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.

 5 
Alyssa Milano
(Actress and Political Activist Known for Her Role in the 'MeToo Movement')
Alyssa Milano
5
Birthdate: December 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
An unexpected audition led a young Alyssa Milano to her role in touring musical Annie. She became a teen star with sitcom Who's the Boss?. A bit of struggle later, she finally bagged her big break as an adult in the television show Charmed. Alyssa Milano is also a political activist and UNICEF Ambassador.
 6 
Mary Tyler Moore
(Known for Her Role in TV Sitcoms ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show')
Mary Tyler Moore
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Birthdate: December 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 2017

Actress and producer, Mary Tyler Moore, was well known for appearing in popular sitcoms in the 1960s and 1970s. She also appeared in a few movies and was nominated for an Academy Award. She advocated for animal rights and diabetes prevention and was the international chairman of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

 7 
Lori Loughlin
(Actress Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: 'Full House', '90210' and 'When Calls the Heart')
Lori Loughlin
5
Birthdate: July 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

Actress and producer, Lori Loughlin, has been active in the entertainment world for over four decades. Beginning her career as a print model at the age of 11, she started acting as a teenager. With time, she moved on to play more mature roles. In 2020, she was sentenced to two months in prison after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud.

 8 
Paula Patton
(Best Known for Her Starring Roles in the Films: ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ and ‘Precious’.)
Paula Patton
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Birthdate: December 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Paula Patton is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Jane Carter in the 2011 film Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. She is also famous for playing Ms.Blu Rain in the 2009 American drama film Precious, for which she was honored at the Boston Society of Film Critics Award

 9 
Kerry Washington
(Actress and Producer Famous for Her Portrayal of ‘Olivia Pope’ in the Drama Series ‘Scandal’)
Kerry Washington
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Birthdate: January 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

American actress, Kerry Washington, attained fame when she starred in the television series, Scandal, which ran from 2012 to 2018. She was also commended for her role in the television film, Confirmation, and for the miniseries, Little Fires Everywhere. She has also acted in films like The Last King of Scotland, Django Unchained, Our Song, The Dead Girl and American Son.

 10 
Hilary Swank
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Brandon Teena’, a Transgender Man, in the Movie ‘Boys Don't Cry’)
Hilary Swank
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Birthdate: July 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

The recipient of two Golden Globes and two Academy Awards, Hilary Swank is known for her dedication to her craft. To prepare for her role in Boys Don't Cry, she reduced her body fat and pretended to be a man for a month. Later, she gained 19 pounds of muscle and underwent extensive training to play a boxer in Million Dollar Baby.

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Mimi Rogers
(Actress)
Mimi Rogers
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Birthdate: January 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coral Gables, Florida, United States

Mimi Rogers is an American actress and producer. She is credited with introducing Scientology to her ex-husband Tom Cruise, which later on to had a major impact on Tom's life. Also a former poker player, Mimi Rogers has competed in several poker tournaments and is currently on the board of directors of the World Poker Tour.

 12 
Geena Davis
(Actress Known for Her Role in Films: 'The Accidental Tourist', 'Thelma & Louise' and 'The Fly')
Geena Davis
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Birthdate: January 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wareham, Massachusetts, United States

An Academy Award-winning actress, Geena Davis is also known for her work to fight gender bias, for which she was presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. An ardent archer, who vied for a semifinals spot in the U.S. Olympic archery team for the 2000 Summer Olympics, Geena supports the Women's Sports Foundation among other initiatives that support women.

 13 
Gina Rodriguez
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Birthdate: July 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

American actress Gina Rodriguez, who portrayed Jane Villanueva in the popular TV series Jane the Virgin, is also known for her involvement with charities and philanthropic efforts; in 2016, she was named in Oprah Winfrey's SuperSoul 100, a list of influential leaders and visionaries. Rodriguez also serves as an inspiration to several young Latina actresses.

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Mackenzie Davis
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Smashed’, ‘Breathe In’, ‘The F Word’ and ‘That Awkward Moment’)
Mackenzie Davis
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Birthdate: April 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Mackenzie Davis is a Canadian actress who made headlines after being cast in the popular science-fiction film Terminator: Dark Fate. In the film, she played a super soldier from the future. Mackenzie Davis serves as an inspiration to many young aspiring actors and actresses from Canada.

 15 
Toni Collette
(Actress)
Toni Collette
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Birthdate: November 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glebe, New South Wales, Australia

Toni Collette is an Australian actress, singer, producer, and songwriter. A critically acclaimed actress, Collette is known for her work in feature films as well as in independent films. Collette has won several prestigious awards, such as a Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Critics' Choice Awards. Collette also supports many charitable organizations like Feeding America and Amnesty International.

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Lily Tomlin
(Comedienne & Actress)
Lily Tomlin
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Birthdate: September 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Lily Tomlin is an American comedian, actress, singer, and writer. Tomlin has earned several award nominations for her performance in films and TV series, such as Nashville and Grace and Frankie. An openly lesbian actress, Lily Tomlin serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community.

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Connie Britton
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Birthdate: March 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 18 
Sarah Ferguson
(Author, Producer and Former Wife of Prince Andrew, Duke of York)
Sarah Ferguson
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Birthdate: October 15, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England

Sarah Ferguson is one of the members of the British royal family. She started working with several charity organizations after marrying Prince Andrew, Duke of York. Even after her divorce, she has continued working with organizations like the American Cancer Society. In 2020, she set up her own foundation called Sarah's Trust.

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Shonda Rhimes
(Television Producer)
Shonda Rhimes
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Birthdate: January 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago

Shonda Rhimes is a screenwriter, author, and television producer. She is credited with creating, writing, and executive producing one of the most popular American medical drama TV series ever, Grey's Anatomy. She is also credited with creating series like Private Practice and Scandal. In 2007, she was named in Time magazine's list of 100 People Who Help Shape the World.

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Lea Thompson
(Actress Best Known for Her Roles in the 'Back to the Future' Film Trilogy & 'Howard the Duck')
Lea Thompson
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Birthdate: May 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rochester, Minnesota, United States

Initially a ballerina, Lea Thompson later deviated to acting, after being told she didn’t have the perfect body to pursue ballet. She then modeled for Burger King and eventually bagged a role in Jaws 3-D. She later gained fame with Caroline in the City and the Back to the Future trilogy.

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Octavia Spencer
(The First Black Actress to Have Received two Successive Nominations at the Oscars)
Octavia Spencer
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Birthdate: May 25, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States

Octavia Spencer is an American actress, producer, and author. Widely regarded as one of the best actresses of her generation, Spencer has received several prestigious awards, such as a Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Octavia Spencer is the first black actress to have received two successive nominations at the Oscars.

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Malin Akerman
(Actress & Model)
Malin Akerman
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Birthdate: May 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Malin Akerman is a Swedish-American model, actress, singer, and producer. She is known for playing important roles in such films like The Heartbreak Kid and Watchmen in which her nude scenes garnered much attention. She also works closely with a nonprofit organization called Opportunity International.

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Penny Marshall
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Birthdate: October 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 17, 2018
 24 
Kelly Ripa
(Actress, Dancer)
Kelly Ripa
5
Birthdate: October 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stratford, New Jersey, United States
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Frances McDormand
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Birthdate: June 23, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gibson City, Illinois, United States

Frances McDormand has earned the "Triple Crown of Acting," with two Academy Awards, a Tony, and two Primetime Emmys. She is best known for her roles of headstrong women in Coen brothers’ films, such as Fargo. She has also been vocal about the Me Too and Time's Up movements.

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Shannon Lee
(Actress, Martial Artist & Businesswoman - The Only Living Child of Bruce Lee)
Shannon Lee
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Birthdate: April 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Shannon Lee is the daughter of the most popular martial artist of all time, Bruce Lee. She followed in her father's footsteps to become an actress and martial artist. Shannon Lee is credited with upholding her father's legacy by serving as the president of the Bruce Lee Foundation. She is also the executive producer of Warrior, a series based on her father’s idea.

 27 
Kirstie Alley
(Actress)
Kirstie Alley
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Birthdate: January 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States

Kirstie Alley graduated from being an interior designer to participating in game shows, and then stepped into showbiz. She is known for her rib-tickling comedy and her Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning performance as Rebecca Howe in Cheers. She was also part of Dancing with the Stars and Celebrity Big Brother.

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Caitriona Balfe
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Birthdate: October 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Kathleen Kennedy
(Film Producer)
Kathleen Kennedy
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Birthdate: June 5, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Film producer Kathleen Kennedy currently serves Lucasfilm as its president. She is the co-founder of Amblin Entertainment with her husband, Frank Marshall, and Steven Spielberg. Over the years, she has produced some of the highest-grossing films of all time, such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and the Jurassic Park franchise.
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Judith Sheindlin
(TV personality)
Judith Sheindlin
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Birthdate: October 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Judith Sheindlin is a prosecution lawyer, television personality, and author. Since 1996, she has been presiding over her own arbitration reality court show Judge Judy, which has won four Daytime Emmy Awards. The longest-serving judge in the history of the courtroom-themed program, Judith Sheindlin was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Emmy for her work.

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Keeley Hawes
(Actress)
Keeley Hawes
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Birthdate: February 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
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Shelley Duvall
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Birthdate: July 7, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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Michelle Visage
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Birthdate: September 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States
 34 
Amy Ryan
(Actress)
Amy Ryan
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Birthdate: May 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
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Virginia Madsen
(Actress Best Known for Her Roles in Films: 'Candyman', 'Sideways' and the Mystery Series 'Monk')
Virginia Madsen
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Birthdate: September 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Virginia Madsen is an American actress. Over the years, Madsen has contributed to the success of several films and TV series, such as Fire with Fire, Modern Girls, Moonlighting, and American Dreams. She is also credited with establishing Title IX Productions, a film production company which she started in 2008.

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Vivica A. Fox
(Actress)
Vivica A. Fox
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Birthdate: July 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States
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Issa Rae
(Co-Creator, Co-Writer, and Star of the HBO Television Series ‘Insecure’)
Issa Rae
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Birthdate: January 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Issa Rae is known for her award-winning YouTube series Awkward Black Girl and the HBO series Insecure. Her YouTube channel has promoted the works of Black artists. She made it to the Glamour 35 Under 35 and the Forbes 30 Under 30 lists and was also featured on TIME 100.

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Marlo Thomas
(Actress)
Marlo Thomas
5
Birthdate: November 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
 39 
Ellen Barkin
(Played a memorable role in the 1987 film The Big Easy)
Ellen Barkin
5
Birthdate: April 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
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Jenna Elfman
(Actress)
Jenna Elfman
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Birthdate: September 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Jenna Elfman is best known for her Golden Globe-winning performance as Dharma Montgomery in the series Dharma and Greg. She has also amazed audiences in the movie Keeping the Faith and the series Courting Alex, Accidentally on Purpose, and Fear the Walking Dead. She is a follower of Scientology.
 41 
Diane Ladd
(Actress, Film Director & Producer)
Diane Ladd
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Birthdate: November 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, United States

Diane Ladd is an American actress, author, and filmmaker. Over the years, Diane Ladd has contributed immensely to the success of several films and TV series. Perhaps, her greatest contribution to Hollywood is guiding and mentoring her daughter and Academy Award-winning actress Laura Dern. Both Ladd and Dern received Academy Award nominations for Best Actress for the film Rambling Rose

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Susan Downey
(Producer)
Susan Downey
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Birthdate: November 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Schaumburg, Illinois, United States

Susan Downey is an American film producer. She is credited with forming a production house called Team Downey, along with her husband Robert Downey Jr. Robert credits Susan for helping him resurrect his Hollywood career after staying by his side throughout his struggle against drugs and alcohol addiction.

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Whitney Cummings
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Birthdate: September 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Georgetown, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
 44 
Pamela Adlon
(Actress)
Pamela Adlon
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Birthdate: July 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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Marlee Matlin
(The First Deaf Performer to Win an Academy Award and the Youngest Winner in the 'Best Actress' Category)
Marlee Matlin
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Birthdate: August 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Morton Grove, Illinois, United States

Marlee Matlin is an American actress and author. Her portrayal of Sarah Norman in the 1986 film Children of a Lesser God earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress, making her the only deaf performer to have received an Oscar. Apart from being an accomplished actress, Matlin is also an important member of the National Association of the Deaf.

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Nancy Travis
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Sylvia Bennington’ in the Film ‘Three Men and a Baby’)
Nancy Travis
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Birthdate: September 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Nancy Travis is an American actress known for her contribution across all the three major acting mediums. A founding member of Naked Angels, an Off-Broadway theater company, Nancy Travis started acting on Off-Broadway theater before establishing herself in the film and TV industry.

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Sridevi
(Indian Actress Cited as the 'First Female Superstar' of Indian Cinema)
Sridevi
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Birthdate: August 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sivakasi, Madras State, India
Died: February 24, 2018

Sridevi was an Indian film actress who appeared in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam language films. Considered one of the most popular actresses of all time, Sridevi was dubbed the First Female Superstar in India. With several prestigious awards under her belt, she was also regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation.

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Soleil Moon Frye
(Actress, Director and Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Punky’ in the NBC Sitcom ‘Punky Brewster’)
Soleil Moon Frye
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Birthdate: August 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glendora, California, United States
Soleil Moon Frye started as a child actor, with the series Punky Brewster. She also gained fame as Sabrina Spellman’s friend Roxie in the series Sabrina the Teenage Witch. She later voiced characters for series such as The Proud Family. She has also authored books and owns a children’s boutique.
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Nina Hartley
(Actress)
Nina Hartley
5
Birthdate: March 11, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, USA
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Jami Gertz
(Actress)
Jami Gertz
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Birthdate: October 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA