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					Vivacious, talented, intelligent, and incredibly beautiful, our favorite
female Hollywood actresses are only getting better with time! This list
of hottest female Hollywood movie stars is not just about beauty, it's
about talent as well. Hollywood has witnessed many movie stars who have
created a special identity for them in Tinseltown. These ladies sure know
how to reign and have won the hearts of millions with their beauty and
talent. However, not all of them have always carried themselves with
grace, but then, that's all a part of a movie star's life. Love them or
hate them, we simply can't ignore them. Here are some of the topmost and
hottest female Hollywood movie stars who have enthralled audiences since

 Hollywood Movie Stars - Female

 Jennifer Aniston
 Jennifer Aniston (11th February, 1969), is one of the hottest and most
popular Hollywood actresses popularly known as Rachel Green - the
character in the US television sitcom 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S'. This talented
Hollywood actress began her career with television. She is known for her
performances in movies such as 'Bruce Almighty', 'Rumor Has It', 'Along
Came Polly', 'Office Space', 'Derailed', 'Just Go With It', etc. She was
also in the news for her divorce with Brad Pitt.

 Jessica Alba
 Jessica Alba (28th April 1981), is rated as one of the hottest and
sexiest film and television actresses in the recent times. Known for her
performances in films like 'Honey', 'Fantastic Four', 'Sin City', 'Good
Luck Chuck', and also a television series, 'Dark Angel'. This lovely lady
has bagged many awards not only for her acting prowess, but also for her
stunning looks! It's not a wonder men have rated her as the number one on
the list of Most Desirable Women.

 Halle Berry
 This dusky American actress is not only an award-winning performer but
also a former fashion model and beauty queen. Halle Berry (14th August,
1966), is renowned as the first Afro-American lady to have bagged the
award for the Best Actress. She starred in movies such as 'Monster's
Ball', 'Jungle Fever', 'The Flintstones', 'Die Another Day', 'Catwoman',
etc. One of the highest paid actresses of Hollywood, this lovely lady
continues to woo audiences with her talent and sex appeal.

 Angelina Jolie
 Angelina Jolie (4th June, 1975), is one of the top female Hollywood
Movie Stars who is also known world over as the most beautiful woman in
the world. With many awards to her credit, such as the Golden Globe,
Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Academy Awards, she was more in the
news due to her relationship with Brad Pitt. With Brad Pitt by her side,
Angelina has adopted three children apart from her three biological
children. She is known for her performance in movies such as, 'George
Wallace', 'Gia', 'Girl Interrupted', 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider' and 'Mr. &
Mrs. Smith'.

 Sandra Bullock
 Known for her acting talent, this Hollywood movie star is an award-
winning performer known for her hits 'Speed', 'Miss Congeniality', 'While
You Were Sleeping' etc. Sandra Bullock (26th July, 1964), has shown her
acting talent by opting for a variety of roles that displayed her skill
in various departments. Her first movie appearance was seen in the sci-fi
movie, 'Demolition Man'. Her roles have always fetched her critical

 Reese Witherspoon
 This pretty lady happened to attend a casting call and instead bagged
the lead role in an audition in 1990. From there on, Reese Witherspoon
(22nd March, 1976), soon received many offers. In the year 1996, she was
offered a role in two major films. Reese tasted success with movies such
as 'Overnight Delivery', 'Pleasantville', 'Walk the Line', 'Sweet Home
Alabama' and of course, the box office hit, 'Legally Blonde' and 'Legally
Blonde 2'. One of the highest paid female Hollywood movie stars, she has
stolen the hearts of many with her pretty looks and acting talent.

 Jennifer Garner
 This lovely lady began her career with small odd jobs in television. In
2002, Jennifer Garner (17th April, 1972), finally tasted success when she
won an award for 'Best Actress in a Television Series' for the spy drama,
'Alias'. The commercial success of the romantic comedy, '13 Going on 30'
further established her as an actress in Hollywood. She is also known for
her roles in movies such as 'Dude, Where's My Car?', 'Catch Me If You
Can', 'Juno', 'Elektra', 'The Kingdom', etc.

 Julia Roberts
 This pretty woman has always floored everybody with her performances and
stunning looks! Julia Roberts (28th October, 1967), achieved
international fame when she starred opposite Richard Gere in 'Pretty
Woman'. One of the highest paid actresses in the world; Julia was also
one of the first actresses to appear on the cover page of the very
glamorous magazine, 'Vogue'. Following 'Pretty Woman', Julia had many
hits to her credit. She demonstrated her acting skills in 'Sleeping with
the Enemy', 'Hook', 'The Pelican Brief', 'My Best Friends Wedding',
'Notting Hill', 'Runaway Bride', 'Erin Brockovich', etc. She has received
several awards and nominations for her outstanding work in her journey
through Hollywood as an actress of great acting prowess.

 Gwyneth Paltrow
 This American actress had her debut in 1990 on stage. Gwyneth Paltrow
(27th September, 1972), was noticed in the film, 'Se7en' which fetched
her commercial success. She also appeared in many other films such as,
'Shakespeare in Love', 'A Perfect Murder', 'The Talented Mr. Ripley',
'Iron Man', etc.

 Meg Ryan
 Margaret, popularly known as Meg Ryan, began her career with a
television commercial. Meg Ryan (19th November, 1961), then appeared in
several television roles. She first achieved success when she played the
role of Sally in 'When Harry Met Sally' with Tom Hanks. From there on,
Meg achieved stardom with movies such as 'Sleepless in Seattle', 'When a
Man Loves a Woman', 'You've Got Mail', 'Proof of Life', 'Kate & Leopold',

 Susan Sarandon
 This Oscar winning actress is famous for her acting as well as her
contribution towards social causes. Susan Sarandon (4th October, 1946),
began her career with several movies that went unnoticed until she was
catapulted to fame when she starred in the movie, 'Bill Durham'. She went
on to establish herself as a fine actress with movies such as, 'Atlantic
City', 'Thelma & Louise', 'The Client', 'Dead Man Walking', 'Stepmom',
'Shall We Dance', etc. She won an Oscar award for the movie 'Dead Man

 Hilary Swank
 This American actress was involved in acting from an early age and was
also good at sports. Hilary Swank (30th July, 1974), started with her
career in Hollywood with a very teeny role in the movie, 'Buffy the
Vampire Slayer'. 'Boy's Don't Cry' fetched her much fame and adulation.
She also achieved stupendous success with the award-winning film,
'Million Dollar Baby'. The Academy Award-winning actress has surely made
her mark in Hollywood!

 Uma Thurman
 Uma Thurman (29th April, 1970), is known for a range of roles that
ranges from romance, comedy, science fiction and even drama. Uma Thurman
was associated with modeling since the time she was 15. Her debut in the
movie industry happened in the year 1988. 'Dangerous Liaisons' brought
Uma the much-needed attention. Apart from this movie, she also became
popular with films such as 'Pulp Fiction', 'Gattaca' and the 'Kill Bill'
series. This pretty lady also bagged the contract for endorsing the
brand, 'Louis Vuitton'.

 Keira Knightley
 Talented and beautiful, this actress sure has a range of roles that have
helped her to establish a strong foothold in this industry. Keira
Knightley (26th March 1985), was associated with acting since her
childhood days. Better known as Elizabeth Bennet in the movie, 'Pride and
Prejudice', she also joined the list of the highest paid actresses and
was also the only non-American female. Keira's most noticeable
performance happened with the release of 'Bend it Like Beckham'. From
there on, she gave the biggest hits starring in trilogies of the 'Pirates
of the Caribbean'. She also starred in a role in 'Love Actually'. Apart
from this, she is also known for her role in 'Atonement', which also
fetched her the Empire Award for Best Actress and several nominations.
Her role as Elizabeth Bennet also fetched her several nominations.

 Meryl Streep
 This award-winning actress is one such person who can essay any sort of
role. Mary Streep, better known as Meryl Streep (22nd June, 1949), had
her film debut in the year 1977 in 'Julia'. Her second film bagged her
the Academy Award nomination for the movie, 'The Deer Hunter'. Since
then, this talented Hollywood star has a wide range of roles to her
credit. More recently, she is known for the perfect representation of the
rather obnoxious fashion magazine editor in 'The Devil Wears Prada'. This
vivacious personality has won the Academy Awards twice, along with BAFTA
awards, Emmy Awards and the Golden Globe Awards.

 Cameron Diaz
 She began her career at the age of 16 in the fashion industry. She
bagged assignments with fashion designers such as Calvin Klein and
Levi's. It was at the age of 21 when Cameron Diaz (30th August, 1972),
landed with the lead role in 'The Mask'. From there on, Cameron bagged
more films like 'The Last Supper', 'Feeling Minnesota', 'My Best Friend's
Wedding', 'There's Something About Mary' etc. She also became popular due
to 'Charlie's Angels'. This actress is also one of the highest paid
female stars in Hollywood. She has won the Golden Globe Award, Best
Actress for 'There's 'Something About Mary' apart from many other awards
and nominations for all her hit movies.

 Salma Hayek
 This Mexican actress with her beautiful, dusky looks has surely
established herself as a prominent Hollywood movie star. Salma Hayek (2nd
September, 1966), is also known as the first Mexican national who was
nominated for the category of the Best Actress for the Oscars. Her role
in the movie, 'Teresa' catapulted her to fame as an actress in Mexico.
She got her much-needed break with 'Desperado' in 1995. She also achieved
success due to films such as 'Wild Wild West', 'Fools Rush In', 'Frida',

 Penelope Cruz
 This beautiful Spanish actress has achieved much fame due to her Spanish
films as well as many American films. Penelope Cruz (28th April, 1974),
was first noticed in a Spanish video clip. Her film, 'Vanilla Sky' got
her much attention in Hollywood. She was also seen in films such as
'Blow' and 'Bandidas'. This lovely actress is also the first Spanish
actress to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Apart
from this, Penelope Cruz has several other prestigious nominations.

 Nicole Kidman
 One of the highest paid actresses of all times, Nicole Kidman appeared
in films when she was only 15 years old. The breakthrough happened in
1989 when Nicole Kidman (20th June, 1967), appeared in a movie titled,
'Dead Calm'. 'Days of Thunder', 'Batman Forever', 'To Die For', 'Eyes
Wide Shut', 'The Hours', and 'Moulin Rouge!' brought her international
fame and awards as well as nominations. She was also much in the news for
her relation with Hollywood hunk, Tom Cruise.

 Michelle Pfeiffer
 Michelle Pfeiffer is an American actress with great talent and gorgeous
looks. Michelle began her acting career with television roles. Michelle's
(29th April, 1958) first break happened in 'Grease 2' where she did
receive much attention. She then had more hits with movies such as
'Scarface', 'The Witches of Eastwick', 'Dangerous Liaisons', 'The
Fabulous Baker Boys', 'The Russia House', 'Frankie and Johnny' etc. This
further helped her bag awards and nominations for her portrayal of these
roles. She had many more hits to her credit following these films.

 Drew Barrymore
 Drew Barrymore (22nd February, 1975), is definitely one of the popular
and talented movie stars of Hollywood who had her first connection with
the camera when she was only eleven months old! Drew Barrymore has a list
of hits to her credit. Some of her hits include 'The Wedding Singer',
'Charlie's Angels', 'Lucky You', '50 First Dates', 'Never Been Kissed',

 Kate Hudson
 This attractive personality has established herself as a prominent
actress in Hollywood. Kate Hudson (19th April, 1979), became famous when
she starred in 'Almost Famous'. From there on, Kate had many more hits
with films such as 'How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days'. 'You, Me and Dupree',
'Fool's Gold', etc. 'Almost Famous' fetched her an Academy Award

 Jennifer Lopez
 Popularly known as J.Lo, (24th July, 1969), this dusky beauty is not
only an actress but is also a singer and a talented dancer as well. She
began her career trying to get a break in music videos as a dancer and
finally landed up as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson's super hit song,
'That's the Way Love Goes'. From there, began her journey with television
and films. She even bagged the ALMA Awards as an outstanding actress for
her role in 'Selena', 'Angel Eyes', and 'Out of Sight'.

 Catherine Zeta-Jones
 An attractive personality and oodles of talent; Catherine is a movie
star of amazing capabilities. A British actress, Catherine Zeta-Jones
(25th September, 1969), made her mark in UK and US based television films
and also many movies that shot her to fame in Hollywood. Her stage career
began at an early age. She was always inclined towards dancing and
acting. She is held in high regard for her performances in movies such as
'The Phantom', 'Entrapment', 'The Mask of Zorro', and 'Chicago'.
'Chicago' fetched her many awards and nominations.

 Scarlett Johansson
 Scarlett has won the hearts of many with her attractive persona. This
lovely lady began her acting from her childhood days. Scarlett Johansson
(22nd November, 1984), was first noticed for her performance in 'The
Horse Whisperer'. Scarlett also gained fame for her performances in 'Lost
in Translation', 'Girl with a Pearl Earring', 'Iron Man 2', and 'Ghost
World'. These movies fetched her nominations leading to award wins!

 Renee Zellweger
 Renee began her career by appearing in many films. Renee Zellweger (25th
April, 1969), procured a main role in the movie 'Return of the Texas
Chainsaw Massacre'. She further achieved fame due to her role in 'Jerry
Maguire'. She is also known for her portrayal of the character - Bridget
Jones. She also starred in the lead role in the super hit film,
'Chicago'. She has won several awards from the Academy Award, Golden
Globe, SAG Award, and even the BAFTA Awards.

 Cate Blanchett
 This Academy Award-winning actress is of Australian origin. Cate
Blanchett (14th May, 1969), achieved fame when she starred in the Shekhar
Kapur film, 'Elizabeth'. From there on, she was noticed in 'The Lord of
the Rings' trilogy. She has had several nominations and awards especially
due to the film, 'The Aviator'.

 Kirsten Dunst
 She is not only an amazing actress; Kirsten is also   a singer who gained
fame as 'Mary Jane Watson' in the Spider-Man series.   Kirsten Dunst (30th
April, 1982), was also known for her performances in   'Little Women',
'Marie Antoinette', etc. She was nominated twice for   her acting prowess.

 Sally Field
 This American actress has many awards to her name. Sally Field (6th
November, 1946), began her career with television where she generally
played roles that had a comic touch. She gained fame when she played the
character of Sybil on television where she was awarded the Emmy Award.
From there on, began her journey with films. She has bagged two Academy
Awards and Golden Globe Awards.

 Jane Fonda
 With her stunning looks and perfect body, Jane Fonda (21st December,
1937), is more than just a Hollywood movie star. This beautiful American
actress has also been a former fashion model and is known for exercise
videos. Her first claim to fame was due to movies such as 'Barbarella'
and 'Cat Ballou'. She was also recently seen in 'Monster in Law' and
'Georgia Rule'.

 Demi Moore
 An American actress of great talent, Demi Moore (11th November, 1962),
began her career with modeling. She appeared in plenty of youthful films
in the 1980s, which shot her into the limelight. Films such as 'The
Hunchback of Notre Dame', 'Indecent Proposal', 'A Few Good Men', 'Ghost',
and 'Charlie's Angles: Full Throttle', further helped her gain more

 Sharon Stone
 Sharon Stone (10th March, 1958), shot to stardom with 'Basic Instinct'.
She began her career with modeling and then started off with a small role
in 'Stardust Memories'. From there on, she was seen in movies such as,
'Action Jackson', 'Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold', 'King
Soloman's Mines', etc. It was her appearance in 'Total Recall' that
helped her achieve fame. 'Basic Instinct' and 'Casino' further
established her as one of the hottest movie stars of Hollywood. Sharon
Stone has several awards to her name, which includes Golden Globe, Emmy
and Academy Awards.

 Charlize Theron
 This actress was initially a fashion model. Charlize Theron (7th August,
1975), then landed up with a few minor roles in films but her career took
off only when she achieved success in movies such as 'The Devil's
Advocate' and 'Mighty Joe Young'. Her performance in 'Monster' helped her
to establish herself in this industry. This bagged her an Academy Award.

 Emma Thompson
 Emma Thompson (15th April, 1959), was noticed in the film, 'The Tall
Guy'. From there on, Emma moved on to gain fame for her acting abilities.
Her fine performances brought her amongst the arc lights, which fetched
her awards as well. Emma has won The Academy Award, Emmy Award, and the
Golden Globe Award.

 Helen Hunt
 Helen Hunt (15th June, 1963), started off as a child actress, which gave
her the experience of facing the camera. Helen appeared in a lot of TV
shows and was known for her television show, 'Mad About You'. She then
had a successful journey in films with movies such as, 'Cast Away',
'Twister', 'As Good As It Gets', and 'What Women Want'. She won an
Academy Award for her performance in 'As Good As It Gets'.

 Kate Winslet
 Kate Winslet (5th October, 1972), is one of the most beautiful movie
stars of Hollywood with oodles of talent. She was the youngest to receive
two Oscar nominations at the age of 22. With a start from television,
Kate shot to fame with the movie, 'Heavenly Creatures'. Her successful
career graph continued with hits such as, 'Sense and Sensibility',
'Titanic', 'Finding Neverland', etc. She is known for her choice of
artistic films. This lovely lady has been nominated several times for the
Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, BAFTA
Awards, and has won the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

 Whoopi Goldberg
 This American actress was noticed in 'Citizen: I'm Not Losing My Mind,
I'm Giving It Away'. Whoopi Goldberg (13th November, 1955), also received
fame and critical acclaim for her performance in 'The Color Purple'. She
is amongst the second African-American ladies to win an Academy Award for
acting. Whoopi has also won an Emmy Award, Tony Award, and Saturn Awards.

 Sarah Jessica Parker
 Known all over for her role in the HBO television series titled, 'Sex
and the City', Sarah is one of the successful Hollywood movie stars of
the current crop. Sarah Jessica Parker (25th March, 1965), started out
with roles in television and went on to establish her name firmly as a
fine actress. Sarah has won four Golden Globe Awards as well as Screen
Actors Guild Awards and Emmy Awards.

 Katie Holmes
 Katie Holmes (18th December, 1978), began with modeling classes at the
age of 14. She is known for her character of Joey Potter for the teen
drama titled 'Dawson's Creek'. Her first major role in film happened when
she bagged a role in 'Disturbing Behavior'. Katie is more known for her
roles in films such as 'Abandon' and 'Batman Begins'.

 Lindsay Lohan
 This American teen icon is not only an actress but has also tried her
hand at modeling and singing. Lindsay Lohan (2nd July, 1986), began her
career at the age of 10. She was noticed for her excellent portrayal as
twins in the film, 'The Parent Trap'. Following this, Lindsay Lohan got a
breakthrough with 'Freaky Friday'. She was further seen in movies such as
'Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen', 'Mean Girls', 'Herbie: Fully
Loaded', and 'Just My Luck'.

 Kim Basinger
 This American actress was associated with modeling from the age of 16.
Kim Basinger (8th December, 1958), then moved to L.A. to pursue a career
in acting. She was known as the Bond girl in the movie, 'Never Say Never
Again'. From there on she went on to bag many more roles in movies such
as, 'The Man Who Loved Women', 'L.A. Confidential', 'Batman', etc. She
has won an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for her acting talent in the
movie, 'L.A. Confidential'.

 Julianne Moore
 This beautiful American actress worked as a waitress in her early days.
Julianne Moore (3rd December, 1960) got her breakthrough when she won a
Daytime Emmy Award for 'As the World Turns'. She then stared in many
other films. She achieved media attention for her acting skills with
movies such as, 'Boogie Nights', 'The End of the Affair', 'The
Forgotten', 'The Hours', etc. Since then, this lady has bagged many
prestigious Awards and nominations.

 Courteney Cox
 This American actress is best known as Monica Geller of the television
sitcom, 'Friends'. Courteney Cox (15th June, 1964), was first spotted in
a music video, 'Dancing in the Dark'. She was known for her performance
in the horror movie, 'Scream' and subsequently starred in all the sequels
that followed. This talented lady has won several awards and also been
nominated many times for her various performances.

 Jodie Foster
 Alicia Foster, better known as Jodie Foster (19 November, 1962), was
first noticed when she played a role of an underage prostitute in the
movie, 'Taxi Driver'. The performance even fetched her an Oscar
nomination for the Best Supporting Actress. She began her career at a
very early age. Although she had a successful career as a child artist,
it did not hamper her career later on. She successfully carried out all
her roles in her adult years with ease. She is particularly known for her
performances in 'The Accused' and 'The Silence of the Lambs'.

 Marilyn Monroe
 This beautiful American actress was always known for her mesmerizing
beauty and acting prowess. Marilyn Monroe (1st June 1926-5th August 1962)
had very modest beginnings but went on to become a successful
personality. She achieved success with the movie, 'Gentlemen Prefer
Blondes'. 'How to Marry a Millionaire', 'Some Like It Hot' as well as
songs such as 'Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend', 'Kiss', etc. Memories
of this gorgeous lady still continue to reign even today.

 Audrey Hepburn
 Beautiful looks and an amazing acting talent, this lady had all the
style within her! Rated as one of the most beautiful women ever, Audrey
Hepburn had difficult beginnings. Her role was rather tiny in the movie,
'One Wild Oat'. From there on she starred in many films. She bagged the
lead role opposite Gregory Peck in the 'Roman Holiday', which showed her
talent and beauty to the world. She then starred in 'Sabrina', 'War and
Peace', 'The Unforgiven', 'Breakfast at Tiffany's', 'My Fair Lady', etc.
She won the English Academy Award, Emmy Awards, Tony Award as well as the
Grammy Award.

 Sophia Loren
 This beautiful Italian actress has oodles of acting talent. Her beauty
got her international fame as a sex symbol. Sophia Loren (20th September
1934), achieved international fame with 'Desire Under the Elms', 'Heller
in Pink Tights', 'Two Women', 'The Millionaires', etc. She bagged an
Academy Award for the Best Actress for the film, 'Two Women'.

 Anne Hathaway
 This pretty lady is known for her role in the Disney comedy titled, 'The
Princess Diaries'. Anne Hathaway (12th November, 1982), is more popular
due to her character as a writer in the film, 'The Devil Wears Prada'.
Here, she worked with Meryl Streep, whom she greatly admires. Prior to
this Anne starred in 'Brokeback Mountain' where she displayed another
side of her acting skills.

 More Famous Actresses in Hollywood

 The list of famous American actresses doesn't end here. Here's another
famous actresses' list ready for you.

Amy Acker
Amy Adams
Edie Adams
Jane Adams
Joey Lauren Adams
Dianna Agron
Jane Alexander
Khandi Alexander
Sasha Alexander
Tatyana Ali
Debbie Allen
Elizabeth Allen
Joan Allen
Karen Allen
Krista Allen
Laura Allen
Nancy Allen
Kirstie Alley
June Allyson
Trini Alvarado
Lauren Ambrose
Mdchen Amick
Suzy Amis
Andrea Anders
Gillian Anderson
Loni Anderson
Melody Anderson
Pamela Anderson
Susan Anton
Christina Applegate
Anne Archer
Beverly Archer
Ashley Argota
Jillian Armenante
Bess Armstrong
Patricia Arquette
Rosanna Arquette
Bea Arthur
Jean Arthur
Elizabeth Ashley
Candice Azzara
Lauren Bacall
Morena Baccarin
Barbara Bach
Catherine Bach
Pearl Bailey
Katherine Baker
Fairuza Balk
Lucille Ball
Anne Bancroft
Elizabeth Banks
Tyra Banks
Christine Baranski
Adrienne Barbeau
Ellen Barkin
Priscilla Barnes
Majel Barrett
Ethel Barrymore
Roseanne Barr
Mischa Barton
Angela Bassett
Kathy Bates
Cyia Batten
Anne Baxter
Jennifer Beals
Amanda Bearse
Kimberly Beck
Bonnie Bedelia
Catherine Bell
Kristen Bell
Lake Bell
Camilla Belle
Maria Bello
Andrea Bendewald
Annette Bening
Amber Benson
Julie Benz
Candice Bergen
Elizabeth Berkley
Crystal Bernard
Sandra Bernhard
Valerie Bertinelli
Angela Bettis
Leslie Bibb
Jessica Biel
Rachel Bilson
Thora Birch
Summer Bishil
Karen Black
Linda Blair
Selma Blair
Jolene Blalock
Alexis Bledel
Yasmine Bleeth
Joan Blondell
Nikki Blonsky
Moon Bloodgood
Eleanor Boardman
Mary Boland
Julia Bond
Lisa Bonet
Shirley Booth
Olive Borden
Rachel Boston
Kate Bosworth
Clara Bow
Katrina Bowden
Andrea Bowen
Julie Bowen
Lara Flynn Boyle
Lorraine Bracco
Alexandra Breckenridge
Eileen Brennan
Amy Brenneman
Abigail Breslin
Jordana Brewster
Connie Britton
Jayne Brook
Geraldine Brooks
Louise Brooks
Blair Brown
Yvette Nicole Brown
Sabrina Bryan
Tara Buck
Betty Buckley
Billie Burke
Delta Burke
Carol Burnett
Ellen Burstyn
Hilarie Burton
Sophia Bush
Brett Butler
Yancy Butler
Amanda Bynes
Marion Byron
Tisha Campbell
Dyan Cannon
Lizzy Caplan
Kate Capshaw
Irene Cara
Linda Cardellini
Sue Carol
Charisma Carpenter
Jennifer Carpenter
Barbara Carrera
Tia Carrere
Lynda Carter
Diahann Carroll
Joanna Cassidy
Katie Cassidy
Phoebe Cates
Jessica Cauffiel
Emma Caufield
Lacey Chabert
Sarah Chalke
Stockard Channing
Cyd Charisse
Joan Chen
Kristin Chenoweth
Vanessa Lee Chester
Anna Chlumsky
Rae Dawn Chong
Claudia Christian
Erika Christiansen
Candy Clark
Melinda Clarke
Sarah Clarke
Patricia Clarkson
Jill Clayburgh
Glenn Close
Claudette Colbert
Holliston Coleman
Kim Coles
Lynn Collins
Holly Marie Combs
Jennifer Connelly
Rachael Leigh Cook
Jennifer Coolidge
Miranda Cosgrove
Nicki Cox
Yvonne Craig
Jeanne Crain
Joan Crawford
Cathy Lee Crosby
Denise Crosby
Mary Crosby
Marcia Cross
Suzanne Cryer
Jane Curtin
Jamie Lee Curtis
Ann Cusack
Joan Cusack
Tawny Cypress
Miley Cyrus
Alexandra Daddario
Dorothy Dandridge
Claire Danes
Beverly D'Angelo
Brittany Daniel
Erin Daniels
Blythe Danner
Lisa Darr
Stacey Dash
Ann B. Davis
Bette Davis
Dana Davis
Geena Davis
Hope Davis
Kristin Davis
Viola Davis
Nancy Davis Reagan
Pam Dawber
Rosario Dawson
Roxann Dawson
Doris Day
Marceline Day
Priscilla Dean
Yvonne De Carlo
Ruby Dee
Sandra Dee
Ellen DeGeneres
Kim Delaney
Diane Delano
Dana Delany
Julie Delpy
Rebecca De Mornay
Carol Dempster
Lori Beth Denberg
Kat Dennings
Bo Derek
Laura Dern
Portia de Rossi
Emily Deschanel
Zooey Deschanel
Amanda Detmer
Joyce DeWitt
Susan Dey
Angie Dickinson
Marlene Dietrich
Donna Dixon
Ellen Drew
Megan Dodds
Shannen Doherty
Ami Dolenz
Elisa Donovan
Illeana Douglas
Billie Dove
Doris Dowling
Fran Drescher
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Alice Drummond
Hilary Duff
Olympia Dukakis
Patty Duke
Faye Dunaway
Dominique Dunne
Irene Dunne
Eliza Dushku
Clea DuVall
Leslie Easterbrook
Alison Eastwood
Megalyn Echikunwoke
Lisa Edelstein
Barbara Eden
Nicole Eggert
Carmen Electra
Erika Eleniak
Kimberly Elise
Shannon Elizabeth
Jennifer Esposito
Linda Evans
Angie Everhart
Morgan Fairchild
Lola Falana
Siobhan Fallon
Dakota Fanning
Elle Fanning
Anna Faris
Vera Farmiga
Terry Farrell
Mia Farrow
Farrah Fawcett
Sherilyn Fenn
America Ferrera
Tina Fey
Linda Fiorentino
Jenna Fischer
Carrie Fisher
Isla Fisher
Joely Fisher
Schuyler Fisk
Zelda Fitzgerald
Jennifer Flavin
Louise Fletcher
Calista Flockhart
Bridget Fonda
Joan Fontaine
Deborah Foreman
Megan Fox
Vivica A. Fox
Bonnie Franklin
Diane Franklin
Kate French
Lindsay Frost
Isabelle Fuhrman
Annette Funicello
Bethany Joy Galeotti
Ava Gardner
Judy Garland
Janeane Garofalo
Teri Garr
Greer Garson
Ana Gasteyer
Janina Gavankar
Rebecca Gayheart
Janet Gaynor
Mitzi Gaynor
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Gina Gershon
Jami Gertz
Debbie Gibson
Melissa Gilbert
Sara Gilbert
Annabeth Gish
Lillian Gish
Robin Givens
Summer Glau
Paulette Goddard
Tracey Gold
Ginnifer Goodwin
Ruth Gordon
Betty Grable
Maggie Grace
Aimee Graham
Heather Graham
Lauren Graham
Lee Grant
Erin Gray
Ashley Greene
Jennifer Grey
Virginia Grey
Judy Greer
Pam Grier
Melanie Griffith
Leslie Grossman
Carla Gugino
Jasmine Guy
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Shelley Hack
Lucy Hale
Veronica Hamel
Linda Hamilton
Margaret Hamilton
Daryl Hannah
Alyson Hannigan
Marcia Gay Harden
Melora Hardin
Mariska Hargitay
Jean Harlow
Angie Harmon
Danielle Harris
Danneel Harris
Rachael Harris
Harriet Sansom Harris
Linda Harrison
Mariette Hartley
Teri Hatcher
Aaliyah Haughton
Wanda Hawley
Goldie Hawn
Helen Hayes
Susan Hayward
Rita Hayworth
Glenne Headly
Amber Heard
Patricia Heaton
Anne Heche
Tippi Hedren
Katherine Heigl
Marg Helgenberger
Mariel Hemingway
Florence Henderson
Christina Hendricks
Marilu Henner
Pamela Hensley
Katharine Hepburn
Barbara Hershey
Lori Heuring
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Catherine Hicks
Paris Hilton
Nichole Hiltz
Cheryl Hines
Connie Hines
Gaby Hoffmann
Alexandra Holden
Judy Holliday
Laurel Holloman
Lauren Holly
Hedda Hopper
Lena Horne
Whitney Houston
Bryce Dallas Howard
Vanessa Hudgens
Jennifer Hudson
Felicity Huffman
Bonnie Hunt
Linda Hunt
Holly Hunter
Ruth Hussey
Anjelica Huston
Lauren Hutton
Amy Irving
Janet Jackson
Kate Jackson
Victoria Jackson
Allison Janney
Lynn-Holly Johnson
Jennifer Jones
Rashida Jones
Shirley Jones
Milla Jovovich
Ella Joyce
Ashley Judd
Victoria Justice
Jane Kaczmarek
Madeline Kahn
Melina Kanakaredes
Carol Kane
Diane Keaton
Arielle Kebbel
Catherine Keener
Sally Kellerman
Grace Kelly
Minka Kelly
Moira Kelly
Jean Louisa Kelly
Barbara Kent
Margot Kidder
Regina King
Nastassja Kinski
Tawny Kitaen
Eartha Kitt
Shirley Knight
Keisha Knight-Pulliam
Beyonc Knowles
Jane Krakowski
Lisa Kudrow
Mila Kunis
Swoosie Kurtz
Eva LaRue
Cheryl Ladd
Diane Ladd
Christine Lahti
Sanoe Lake
Ricki Lake
Veronica Lake
Hedy Lamarr
Juliet Landau
Audrey Landers
Judy Landers
Diane Lane
Hope Lange
Jessica Lange
Heather Langenkamp
A. J. Langer
Liza Lapira
Ali Larter
Sanaa Lathan
Queen Latifah
Vicki Lawrence
Maggie Lawson
Cloris Leachman
Kelly LeBrock
Gwen Lee
Sheryl Lee
Erica Leerhsen
Janet Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Melissa Leo
Tea Leoni
Juliette Lewis
Vicki Lewis
Jennifer Lien
Riki Lindhome
Laura Linney
Peggy Lipton
Lucy Liu
Blake Lively
Sondra Locke
Heather Locklear
Kristanna Loken
Carole Lombard
Karina Lombard
Shelley Long
Eva Longoria
Traci Lords
Lori Loughlin
Demi Lovato
Bessie Love
Myrna Loy
Dorothy Lyman
Jane Lynch
Kelly Lynch
Meredith Scott Lynn
Natasha Lyonne
June MacCloy
Andie MacDowell
Shirley MacLaine
Amy Madigan
Virginia Madsen
Marjorie Main
Tina Majorino
Wendie Malick
Jena Malone
Camryn Manheim
Leslie Mann
Taryn Manning
Jayne Mansfield
Adele Mara
Julianna Margulies
Paula Marshall
Penny Marshall
Mary Martin
Pamela Sue Martin
Marsha Mason
Chase Masterson
Mary Stuart Masterson
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Samantha Mathis
Marlee Matlin
Jayma Mays
Debi Mazar
Rue McClanahan
Jennette McCurdy
Hattie McDaniel
Gates McFadden
Jenny McCarthy
Rue McClanahan
AnnaLynne McCord
Mary McCormack
Maureen McCormick
Kimberly McCullough
Mary McDonnell
Frances McDormand
Kelly McGillis
Elizabeth McGovern
Maureen McGovern
Rose McGowan
Kathryn McGuire
Mercedes McNab
Kristy McNichol
Katharine McPhee
Butterfly McQueen
Leighton Meester
Tamara Mello
Eva Mendes
Idina Menzel
Lee Meriwether
Ethel Merman
Debra Messing
Dina Meyer
Lea Michele
Tammy Lynn Michaels
Bette Midler
Alyssa Milano
Penelope Milford
Ivana Milicevic
Ann Miller
Christa Miller
Penelope Ann Miller
Sienna Miller
Rachel Miner
Liza Minnelli
Elizabeth Mitchell
Katherine Moennig
Gretchen Mol
Michelle Monaghan
Elizabeth Montgomery
Joanna Moore
Juanita Moore
Mandy Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
Erin Moran
Rita Moreno
Cathy Moriarty
Jennifer Morrison
Shelley Morrison
Elisabeth Moss
Bridget Moynahan
Liliana Mumy
Diana Muldaur
Kate Mulgrew
Megan Mullally
Olivia Munn
Brittany Murphy
Donna Murphy
Nita Naldi
Florence Nash
Patricia Neal
Bebe Neuwirth
Julie Newmar
Nichelle Nichols
Rachel Nichols
Cynthia Nixon
Brandy Norwood
Kim Novak
Jacqueline Obradors
Rosie O'Donnell
Catherine O'Hara
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
Larisa Oleynik
Susan Oliver
Ashley Olsen
Mary-Kate Olsen
Elizabeth Olsen
Susan Olsen
Tatum O'Neal
Ana Ortiz
Emily Osment
Cheri Oteri
Annette O'Toole
Dana Owens
Geraldine Page
Betsy Palmer
Hayden Panettiere
Linda Park
Mary-Louise Parker
Estelle Parsons
Karyn Parsons
Dolly Parton
Alexandra Paul
Sarah Paulson
Nia Peeples
Amanda Peet
Elizabeth Pea
Piper Perabo
Rosie Perez
Elizabeth Perkins
Rhea Perlman
Pauley Perrette
Valerie Perrine
Donna Pescow
Bernadette Peters
Cassandra Peterson
Lori Petty
Dedee Pfeiffer
Busy Philipps
Mackenzie Phillips
Michelle Phillips
Mary Philbin
Cindy Pickett
Mary Pickford
Jada Pinkett Smith
Maria Pitillo
Zasu Pitts
Mary Kay Place
Dana Plato
Alice Playten
Suzanne Pleshette
Martha Plimpton
Eve Plumb
Amy Poehler
Sarah Polley
Teri Polo
Ellen Pompeo
Alisan Porter
Natalie Portman
Parker Posey
Monica Potter
Annie Potts
Phyllis Povah
Jane Powell
Stefanie Powers
Laura Prepon
Jaime Pressly
Carrie Preston
Kelly Preston
Victoria Principal
Emily Procter
Linda Purl
Kathleen Quinlan
Aileen Quinn
Charlotte Rae
Mary Lynn Rajskub
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Esther Ralston
Theresa Randle
Phylicia Rashad
Martha Raye
Elizabeth Reaser
Donna Reed
Nikki Reed
Pamela Reed
Bridget Regan
Tara Reid
Leah Remini
Judy Reyes
Debbie Reynolds
Jennifer Rhodes
Kim Rhodes
Marissa Ribisi
Gigi Rice
Christina Ricci
Ariana Richards
Denise Richards
Patricia Richardson
Molly Ringwald
Lisa Rinna
Kelly Ripa
Thelma Ritter
AnnaSophia Robb
Emma Roberts
Tanya Roberts
Ann Robinson
Holly Robinson-Peete
Michelle Rodriguez
Sarah Roemer
Ginger Rogers
Mimi Rogers
Elisabeth Rohm
Esther Rolle
Rose Rollins
Ruth Roman
Rebecca Romijn
Cristine Rose
Margot Rose
Katharine Ross
Emmy Rossum
Zelda Rubinstein
Maya Rudolph
Sara Rue
Mercedes Ruehl
Jennifer Runyon
Debra Jo Rupp
Gail Russell
Jane Russell
Keri Russell
Rosalind Russell
Theresa Russell
Deanna Russo
Rene Russo
Amy Ryan
Debby Ryan
Eileen Ryan
Jeri Ryan
Winona Ryder
Katey Sagal
Eva Marie Saint
Susan Saint James
Jill St. John
Zoe Saldana
Laura San Giacomo
Mia Sara
Annabella Sciorra
Amy Sedaris
Kyra Sedgwick
Marian Seldes
Joan Severance
Chlo Sevigny
Amanda Seyfried
Sarah Shahi
Molly Shannon
Norma Shearer
Ally Sheedy
Sherri Shepherd
Adrienne Shelly
Marley Shelton
Cybill Shepherd
Lisa Sheridan
Brooke Shields
Elisabeth Shue
Gabourey Sidibe
Sarah Silverman
Alicia Silverstone
Jessica Simpson
Molly Sims
Lori Singer
Marina Sirtis
Jennifer Sky
Azura Skye
Ione Skye
Helen Slater
Amy Smart
Jean Smart
Jaclyn Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith
Tasha Smith
Lois Smith
Shawnee Smith
Jan Smithers
Brittany Snow
Liza Snyder
Leelee Sobieski
Rena Sofer
Marla Sokoloff
Bonnie Somerville
Phyllis Somerville
Suzanne Somers
Gale Sondergaard
Brenda Song
Mira Sorvino
Shannyn Sossamon
Sissy Spacek
Britney Spears
Jamie Lynn Spears
Barbara Stanwyck
Jean Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
Mary Steenburgen
Hailee Steinfeld
Mindy Sterling
Kristen Stewart
Julia Stiles
Emma Stone
Alyson Stoner
Madeleine Stowe
Beatrice Straight
Barbra Streisand
Brenda Strong
Gloria Stuart
Mena Suvari
Dominique Swain
Hilary Swank
Kristy Swanson
Julia Sweeney
Taylor Swift
Loretta Swit
Kristine Sutherland
Raven Symone
Constance Talmadge
Natalie Talmadge
Norma Talmadge
Amber Tamblyn
Jessica Tandy
Sharon Tate
Christine Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
Leigh Taylor-Young
Lili Taylor
Tiffany Thiessen
Marlo Thomas
Lea Thompson
Susanna Thompson
Courtney Thorne-Smith
Gene Tierney
Maura Tierney
Jennifer Tilly
Meg Tilly
Ashley Tisdale
Lauren Tom
Marisa Tomei
Tamlyn Tomita
Lily Tomlin
Gina Torres
Michelle Trachtenberg
Nancy Travis
Jeanne Tripplehorn
Robin Tunney
Janine Turner
Kathleen Turner
Lana Turner
Aisha Tyler
Liv Tyler
Cicely Tyson
Katelyn Tarver
Alanna Ubach
Leslie Uggams
Gabrielle Union
Amber Valletta
Danitra Vance
Nia Vardalos
Nana Visitor
Lindsay Wagner
Dee Wallace
Kate Walsh
Lisa Ann Walter
Sela Ward
Julie Warner
Lesley Ann Warren
Kerry Washington
Naomi Watts
Sigourney Weaver
Virginia Weidler
Raquel Welch
Tuesday Weld
Mae West
Celia Weston
Betty White
Mae Whitman
Grace Lee Whitney
Dianne Wiest
Kristen Wiig
Olivia Wilde
Cindy Williams
Esther Williams
JoBeth Williams
Michelle Williams
Vanessa L. Williams
Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Bridgette Wilson
Rita Wilson
Debra Winger
Mare Winningham
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Shelley Winters
Alicia Witt
Collette Wolfe
Evan Rachel Wood
Lana Wood
Natalie Wood
Alfre Woodard
Joanne Woodward
Fay Wray
Robin Wright
Jane Wyman
Jane Wyatt
Michelle Yeoh
Morgan York
Loretta Young
Sean Young
Pia Zadora
Stephanie Zimbalist
Daphne Zuniga
 These were some of the popular, talented and beautiful American female
movie stars who have made their mark and some are still continuing with
outstanding work in the world of films. Here's hoping we get more
exceptional leading ladies to this list!

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