Female Theater Personalities

 1 Conchata Ferrell

Conchata Ferrell
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Emmy-nominated actor Conchata Ferrell was best known for her portrayal of housekeeper Berta in Two and a Half Men. She began her career with the off-Broadway show The Sea Horse, which won her a Drama Desk and an Obie award. She had also appeared in Krampus and Erin Brockovich.

 2 Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

American actress, Marisa Tomei, gained fame when she starred in the 1992 film My Cousin Vinny. She received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the film. She was also appreciated for in the movies In the Bedroom and The Wrestler. What Women Want, Anger Management, The Ides of March, Cyrus, The Big Short and Avengers: Endgame are some of her other notable films.

 3 Jessie Buckley

Jessie Buckley
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Irish

One of the most popular actresses from Ireland, Jessie Buckley was ranked 38th on Ireland's greatest film actors list published by The Irish Times in 2020. Also known for her singing abilities, Jessie Buckley is a member of the Tipperary Millennium Orchestra. She can also play the piano, clarinet, and harp.

 4 Fran Drescher

Fran Drescher
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Fran Drescher is an American actress and comedian. Characterized by her thick New York accent and nasal voice, Fran Drescher serves as an inspiration to many cancer patients as she successfully fought off the disease after suffering from uterine cancer. She is also an outspoken LGBT rights activist and healthcare advocate.

 5 Jane Lynch

Jane Lynch (Jane Marie Lynch)
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 14, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Best known for her Emmy-winning performance as Sue Sylvester in Glee, Jane Lynch has also played major roles in the series Two and a Half Men and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and the film The 40-Year-Old Virgin. She has also voiced characters in animated films such as Wreck-It Ralph

 6 Sasha Alexander

Sasha Alexander
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American, Serbian

Active in Hollywood for over two decades, actress Sasha Alexander began her career in theater. Soon, she moved on to TV and appeared in a few shows before gaining popularity. She has also acted in many short films and feature films and is the winner of one People's Choice Award. One interesting fact about her is that she is multilingual.

 7 Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Kenyan, Mexican

Lupita Nyong'o is one of the most popular black actresses of all time. The first Kenyan-Mexican actress to receive the prestigious Academy Award, Lupita Nyong'o has often been named in lists, such as the world's most beautiful woman. In 2020, she was named by Forbes magazine as one of Africa's 50 Most Powerful Women.

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 8 Natalie Dormer

Natalie Dormer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

Natalie Dormer is a popular English actress who received international recognition after playing Margaery Tyrell in one of the most popular TV series of all time, Game of Thrones. Also known for her charity work and advocacy, Natalie traveled to Tanzania in 2017 along with a humanitarian organization called Plan International to ban child marriage in the East African country.

 9 Frances Fisher

Frances Fisher
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
Frances Fisher began as a theater actor before gaining fame with her portrayal of Deborah 'Red' Saxon in the soap The Edge of Night. She has played significant roles in movies such as Titanic, The Host, and True Crime, and has also starred in the series Resurrection and Watchmen.

 10 Stockard Channing

Stockard Channing
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Stockard Channing is an American actress best known for playing Abbey Bartlet on the political drama TV series The West Wing. Over the years, Channing has been contributing to the success of many TV series as an actress, for which she has received 13 Primetime Emmy Award nominations. A seven-time Tony Award nominee, Channing is also an important stage actress.

 11 Alice Eve

Alice Eve
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

Alice Eve is best known as Molly McCleish from She's Out of My League and as Sophia from the series Entourage. She has also been seen in the series Black Mirror and The Raven. Due to a rare condition, her right eye is green and her left eye is blue.

 12 Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: April 17, 2016

Five-time Emmy Award-winning actor Doris Roberts is best remembered as Marie Barone from the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond and as Mildred Krebs from Remington Steele. She also appeared on various talk/game shows and in films such as The Honeymoon Killers. She was a prominent animal rights activist, too.

 13 Polly Walker

Polly Walker
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 14 Emily Mortimer

Emily Mortimer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British

Emily Mortimer is an English-American screenwriter and actress. Mortimer, who started her acting career in stage productions, went on to establish herself as a bankable actress in the British film and TV industry. In 2010, she became an American citizen and has since been playing important roles in American films.

 15 Vanessa Marcil

Vanessa Marcil
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Vanessa Marcil is an American actress. Over the years, Vanessa Marcil has contributed to the success of TV series, such as Beverly Hills, 90210, Las Vegas, and General Hospital. Also known for her good looks, Vanessa Marcil has been honored with awards, such as the Hottest Female Star award at Soap Opera Digest Awards.

 16 Emily Swallow

Emily Swallow
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Emily Swallow is an American actress known for portraying prominent roles in popular TV series, such as The Mentalist and Supernatural. After starting her career in Broadway, Emily Swallow has managed to successfully establish herself in the American TV industry.

 17 Carrie Hope Fletcher

Carrie Hope Fletcher
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British
Carrie Hope Fletcher is best known for her performances as Éponine and Fantine in different productions of the play Les Misérables. She also experimented with music and manages a popular YouTube vlogging channel. She has also authored a bestselling memoir, and several novels, including a children’s book.

 18 Jill St. John

Jill St. John
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Jill St. John is an American actress best known for portraying the first American Bond girl Tiffany Case in the 1971 film Diamonds Are Forever. Jill St. John is also credited with founding the Aunts Club, a group of women who provide financial support for children.

 19 Alison Steadman

Alison Steadman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Alison Steadman is best known for her BAFTA-nominated roles in the series The Singing Detective and Fat Friends and for the film Life Is Sweet. A seasoned theater actor, she made it to Channel 4’s 50 Greatest Actors list. She is also an ambassador for the London Wildlife Trust.

 20 Honor Blackman

Honor Blackman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: April 5, 2020
Honor Blackman became one of the oldest actors to play the "Bond Girl," with the role of Pussy Galore in Goldfinger. Fans also loved her as Cathy Gale in the series The Avengers and as Laura West in The Upper Hand. Blackman was also active in British politics.

 21 Anna Friel

Anna Friel
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

Anna Friel is a British actress who gained international recognition after portraying Charlotte "Chuck" Charles on the popular American fantasy mystery TV series Pushing Daisies. After starting her professional acting career at the age of 13, Friel went on to establish herself as a successful adult actress. Friel also serves as an ambassador for The World Wide Fund for Nature.

 22 Cybill Lynne Shepherd

Cybill Lynne Shepherd
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 23 Saskia Reeves

Saskia Reeves
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

Saskia Reeves is an English actress known for playing important roles in films like Close My Eyes and I.D. She has also contributed to the success of TV movies, such as The Perfect Match and A Christmas Carol. Over the years, Saskia Reeves has also contributed as a voice artist, lending her voice for book readings, narration, and commercials.

 24 Maggie Siff

Maggie Siff
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Maggie Siff is best known as Tara Knowles from Sons of Anarchy and Rachel Katz from Mad Men. She was also part of the film The 5th Wave and the series Billions. She has promoted Betterment, a robo-advising service, and was part of the podcast You Must Remember This.

 25 Lashana Lynch

Lashana Lynch
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British
Lashana Lynch is best known for her roles of Rosaline Capulet in the series Still Star-Crossed and Maria Rambeau in the film Captain Marvel. She received the Laurence Olivier bursary in drama school. Lynch will be seen as Nomi in the upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die

 26 Samantha Mathis

Samantha Mathis
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Samantha Mathis, VP of SAG-AFTRA, is best known for Young Artist Award-nominated role in This Is My Life and her Saturn Award-nominated performance in Salem's Lot. Fans also loved her in Broken Arrow and American Psycho. She dated actor River Phoenix before he died of a drug overdose.

 27 Indira Varma

Indira Varma
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Famous As: British Actress
Birthdate: September 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

British actress and narrator Indira Varma became a sensation with her debut film, Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love. An alumnus of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, she is a trained method actress. Besides films and TV shows, she has acted in many theater productions and is the winner of an Olivier Award.

 28 Natalia Tena

Natalia Tena
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

Natalia Tena is an English actress and musician,  best known for playing Nymphadora Tonks in the Harry Potter film series. She was interested in the performing arts since childhood. She began her career as a street musician, working as a busker on the London Underground. She then joined a theater group and soon branched out into acting.

 29 Charisma Carpenter

Charisma Carpenter
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 30 Nicole Ari Parker

Nicole Ari Parker
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 31 Jan Hooks

Jan Hooks
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 23, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: October 9, 2014

 32 Brenda Blethyn

Brenda Blethyn
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British

Brenda Blethyn is best known for her Golden Globe- and BAFTA-winning role in Secrets & Lies. She was also appreciated for her performances in the films Little Voice and Saving Grace, and the mini-series Anne Frank: The Whole Story. She has also performed on stage in Manchester. 

 33 Rhea Seehorn

Rhea Seehorn
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 34 Deborah Kerr

Deborah Kerr
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 30, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British
Died: October 16, 2007

 35 Hope Davis

Hope Davis
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 36 Loretta Swit

Loretta Swit
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 37 Elizabeth Peña

Elizabeth Peña
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Cuban, American
Died: October 14, 2014

 38 Cara Buono

Cara Buono
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 39 Ruta Gedmintas

Ruta Gedmintas
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 40 Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 41 Jessica Hynes

Jessica Hynes
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 42 Rosemarie DeWitt

Rosemarie DeWitt
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 43 Elaine Paige

Elaine Paige
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Radio personality
Birthdate: March 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British

 44 Janet McTeer

Janet McTeer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 5, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 45 Glynis Johns

Glynis Johns
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South African

 46 Rochelle Aytes

Rochelle Aytes
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 47 Annabella Sciorra

Annabella Sciorra
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 48 Phyllis Smith

Phyllis Smith
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 10, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 49 Penelope Wilton

Penelope Wilton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British

 50 Diana Hyland

Diana Hyland
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: March 27, 1977