Favourite Actresses

by Lna_mLro | created - 07 Sep 2015 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Amy Adams

Actress | Arrival

Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as ...

Arrival (2016) American Hustle (2013) Her (2013) Man of Steel (2013) The Fighter (2010) Julie & Julia (2009) Doubt (2008) Catch Me If You Can (2002) Oscar Nominations: 6 (2006, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2019) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 6
(2009, 2011, 2013-2015, 2017) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 9
(2008, 2009, 2011, 2013-2015, 2017, 2 in 2019) GG Wins: 2 (Comedy/Musical Lead for "American Hustle" and "Big Eyes")

Emmy Nominations: 1
(2019) Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

2. Christine Baranski

Actress | Chicago

Christine Baranski was born on May 2, 1952 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Christine Jane Baranski. She is an actress, known for Chicago (2002), Mamma Mia! (2008) and Into the Woods (2014). She was previously married to Matthew Cowles.

The Good Fight (2017-) Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) The Good Wife (2009-2016) Into the Woods (2014) Mamma Mia! (2008) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 0
BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 2
(1996, 1997) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 15
(1995-1999,2009,2 in 2010,2011-2014, 2 in 2015, 2016) Emmy Wins: 1 (Comedy Supporting for "Cybill" in 1995)

Tony Nominations: 2
(1984, 1989) Tony Wins: 2 (Featured-Play for "The Real Thing" and "Rumors")

3. Helena Bonham Carter

Actress | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful.

Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant ...

Born in London (England) ------------------------------ Ocean's Eight (2018) Suffragette (2015) Cinderella (2015) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2010) The King's Speech (2010) Alice in Wonderland (2010) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) ------------------------------ Oscar Nominations: 2 (1998, 2011) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 5
(1993, 1998, 2010, 2011, 2014) BAFTA Wins: 1 (Supporting for "The King's Speech")

GG Nominations: 7
(1994, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2008, 2011, 2014) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 3
(1998, 2003, 2014) Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

SAG Individual Nominations: 3
(1998, 2011, 2014) SAG Individual Wins: 0

4. Rose Byrne

Actress | Spy

Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia. She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher.

She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll (1994), when she was 15 years old.

Since then, Rose has appeared in a ...

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)The Meddler (2015) Spy (2015) Neighbors (2014) Bridesmaids (2011) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 0
BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 2
(2008, 2010) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 2
(2009, 2010) Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

5. Cate Blanchett

Actress | Carol

Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten ...

Ocean's Eight (2018) Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Cinderella (2015) The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014, voice) The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) Blue Jasmine (2013) The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2012) Hanna (2011) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) Babel (2006) The Aviator (2004) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Oscar Nominations: 7 (1999, 2005, 2007, 2 in 2008, 2014, 2016) Oscar Wins: 2 (Supporting for "The Aviator", Lead for "Blue Jasmine")

BAFTA Nominations: 7
(1999, 2000, 2005, 2 in 2008, 2014, 2016) BAFTA Wins: 3 (Lead for "Elizabeth" and "Blue Jasmine", Supporting for "The Aviator")

GG Nominations: 9
(1999, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2 in 2008, 2014, 2016) GG Wins: 3 (Drama Lead for "Elizabeth" and "Blue Jasmine", Supporting for "I'm Not There")

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 1
(2017) Tony Wins: 0

6. Emily Blunt

Actress | Edge of Tomorrow

Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is a British actress known for her roles in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Young Victoria (2009), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and The Girl on the Train (2016), among many others.

Blunt was born on February 23, 1983, in Roehampton, South West London, England, the second of ...

Mary Pooppins Returns (2018) A Quiet Place (2018) The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) Sicario (2015) Into the Woods (2014) Edge of Tomorrow (2014) The Devil Wears Prada (2006) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 3
(2 in 2007, 2017) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 6
(2 in 2007, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2019) GG Wins: 1 (TV Supporting for "Gideon's Daughter")

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

7. Sandra Bullock

Producer | The Proposal

Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. Her mother, Helga Bullock (née Helga Mathilde Meyer), was a German opera singer. Her father, John W. Bullock, was an American voice teacher, who was born in Alabama, of German descent. Sandra grew up on the road ...

Ocean's Eight (2018) Gravity (2013) The Heat (2013) The Blind Side (2009) The Proposal (2009) Two Weeks Notice (2002) Oscar Nominations: 2 (2010, 2014) Oscar Wins: 1 (Lead for "The Blind Side")

BAFTA Nominations: 1
(2014) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 5
(1996, 2001, 2 in 2010, 2014) GG Wins: 1 (Drama Lead for "The Blind Side")

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

8. Hong Chau

Actress | Watchmen

Hong Chau (born 1979) is an American actress known for her appearance in the US film Downsizing (2017) as Vietnamese amputee and political activist Ngoc Lan Tran. For her performance, she was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture, the Screen Actors Guild ...

Homecoming (2018-) Downsizing (2017) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 0
BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 1
(2018) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

9. Jessica Chastain

Actress | Zero Dark Thirty

Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sacramento, California, and was raised in a middle-class household in a northern California suburb. Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman. She discovered dance at the age of nine and ...

The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) The Martian (2015) Interstellar (2014) Zero Dark Thirty (2012) The Help (2011) Take Shelter (2011) Oscar Nominations: 2 (2012, 2013) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 2
(2012, 2013) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 5
(2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018) GG Wins: 1 (Drama Lead for "Zero Dark Thirty")

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

10. Marion Cotillard

Actress | La môme

Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris. Cotillard is the daughter of Jean-Claude Cotillard, an actor, playwright and director, and Niseema Theillaud, an actress and drama teacher. Her father's family is Breton.

Raised in Orléans, France, she made her ...

Deux jours, une nuit (2014), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), De rouille et d'os (2012), Midnight in Paris (2011), Inception (2010), Jeux d'enfants (2003) Oscar Nominations: 2 (2008, 2015) Oscar Wins: 1 (Lead for "La môme")

BAFTA Nominations: 2
(2008, 2013) BAFTA Wins: 1 (Lead for "La môme")

GG Nominations: 3
(2008, 2010, 2013) GG Wins: 1 (Comedy/Musical Lead for "La môme")

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

11. Penélope Cruz

Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to ...

Murder on the Orient Express (2017) Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

12. Viola Davis

Actress | Fences

Actress Viola Davis was born on her grandmother's farm, at the then-Singleton Plantation in St. Matthews, South Carolina. When she was two months old her family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island, where her father, Dan Davis, worked as a horse groomer and trainer. Her mother, Mary Alice (Logan), ...

Fences (2016), How to Get Away with Murder (2014-, TV Series), Prisoners (2013), The Help (2011), Doubt (2008) Oscar Nominations: 3 (2009, 2012, 2017) Oscar Wins: 1 (Supporting for "Fences")

BAFTA Nominations: 3
(2012, 2017, 2019) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 5
(2009, 2012, 2015-2017) GG Wins: 1 (Supporting for "Fences")

Emmy Nominations: 5
(2015-2019) Emmy Wins: 1 (Drama Lead for "How to Get Away with Murder")

Tony Nominations: 3
(1996, 2001, 2010) Tony Wins: 2 (Lead-Play for "Fences", Featured-Play for "King Hedley II")

13. Jane Fonda

Actress | Klute

Born in New York City to legendary screen star Henry Fonda and Ontario-born New York socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw, Jane Seymour Fonda was destined early to an uncommon and influential life in the limelight. Although she initially showed little inclination to follow her father's trade, she was ...

Grace and Frankie (2015-2019) Book Club (2018) Oscar Nominations: 7 (1970, 1972, 1978-1980, 1982, 1987) Oscar Wins: 2 (Lead for "Klute" and for "Coming Home")

BAFTA Nominations: 6
(1967, 1971, 1972, 1979, 1980, 1983) BAFTA Wins: 2 (Lead for "Julia" and for "Coming Home")

GG Nominations: 12
(1962, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1978-1980, 1982, 1985, 2016) GG Wins: 4 (Most Promising Newcomer for "Tall Story", Drama Lead for "Klute", "Julia" and "Coming Home")

Emmy Nominations: 5
(1984, 1995, 2013, 2014, 2017) Emmy Wins: 1 (Limited Series Lead for "The Dollmaker")

Tony Nominations: 2
(1960, 2009) Tony Wins: 0

14. Claire Foy

Actress | First Man

Claire Elizabeth Foy (born 16 April 1984) is an English actress. She studied acting at the Liverpool John Moores University and the Oxford School of Drama and made her screen debut in the pilot of the supernatural comedy series Being Human, in 2008. Following her professional stage debut at the ...

First Man (2018) The Crown (2016-2017) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 4
(2016-2019) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 3
(2017-2019) GG Wins: 1 (TV Drama Lead for "The Crown")

Emmy Nominations: 2
(2017,2018) Emmy Wins: 1 (Drama Lead for "The Crown")

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

15. Scarlett Johansson

Actress | Her

Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City. Her mother, Melanie Sloan, is from a Jewish family from the Bronx, and her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect, from Copenhagen. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, a brother, Adrian, a twin brother, Hunter ...

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Isle of Dogs (2018, voice) Sing (2016, voice) Captain America: Civil War (2016) The Jungle Book (2016, voice) Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) Her (2013) The Avengers (2012) Iron Man 2 (2010) Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 2
(2 in 2004) BAFTA Wins: 1 (Lead for "Lost in Translation")

GG Nominations: 4
(2 in 2004, 2005, 2006) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 1
(2010) Tony Wins: 1 (Featured-Play for "A View from the Bridge")

16. Rebecca Hall

Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Rebecca Hall was born in London, UK, the daughter of Peter Hall, a stage director and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Maria Ewing, an opera singer. Her father is English. Her mother, who is American, is of Dutch, Scottish, Sioux, and African American origin. Her parents separated when...

Iron Man 3 (2013) Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

17. Anne Hathaway

Actress | Les Misérables

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia. She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. Her first major role came in the short-lived television series ...

Ocean's Eight (2018) Colossal (2016) The Intern (2015) Interstellar (2014) The Dark Knight Rises (2012) Rio (2011, voice) Alice in Wonderland (2010) Valentine's Day (2010) The Devil Wears Prada (2006) Brokeback Mountain (2005) Oscar Nominations: 2 (2009, 2013) Oscar Wins: 1 (Supporting for "Les Misérables")

BAFTA Nominations: 1
(2013) BAFTA Wins: 1 (Supporting for "Les Misérables")

GG Nominations: 3
(2008, 2011, 2013) GG Wins: 1 (Supporting for "Les Misérables")

Emmy Nominations: 2
(2010, 2011) Emmy Wins: 1 (Voice-Over for "The Simpsons")

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

18. Zoe Kazan

Actress | Ruby Sparks

Zoe Swicord Kazan was born in Los Angeles, California, to screenwriters Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord. She is the granddaughter of director Elia Kazan. She is of Greek (from her paternal grandfather), English, and German descent.

Kazan received her BA in Theater from Yale University. In the fall ...

The Big Sick (2018) Happythankyoumoreplease (2010) It's Complicated (2009) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 0
BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 0
GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 1
(2015) Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

19. Anna Kendrick

Actress | Up in the Air

Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, to Janice (Cooke), an accountant, and William Kendrick, a teacher. She has an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick, who has also acted. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent.

For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was...

Table 19 (2017) Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) Into the Woods (2014) Pitch Perfect (2012) The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011) 50/50 (2011) The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) Up in the Air (2009) Twilight (2008) Oscar Nominations: 1 (2010) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 1
(2010) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 1
(2010) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 1
(1998) Tony Wins: 0

20. Keira Knightley

Actress | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Keira Christina Knightley was born March 26, 1985 in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born ...

Everest (2015) The Imitation Game (2014) Begin Again (2013) Anna Karenina (2012) Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) Atonement (2007) Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) Pride & Prejudice (2005), Love Actually (2003) Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) Oscar Nominations: 2 (2006, 2015) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 2
(2006, 2015) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 3
(2006, 2008, 2015) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 1
(1998) Tony Wins: 0

21. Jennifer Lawrence

Actress | The Hunger Games

Was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016. With her films grossing over $5.5 billion worldwide, Jennifer Lawrence is often cited as the most successful actor of her generation. She is also thus far the only person born in the 1990s to have won an acting Oscar.

Jennifer Shrader ...

Passengers (2016) Joy (2015) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) American Hustle (2013) The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Silver Linings Playbook (2012) The Hunger Games (2012) Winter's Bone (2010) Oscar Nominations: 4 (2011, 2013, 2014, 2016) Oscar Wins: 1 (Lead for "Silver Linings Playbook")

BAFTA Nominations: 2
(2013, 2014) BAFTA Wins: 1 (Supporting for "American Hustle")

GG Nominations: 4
(2011, 2013, 2014, 2016) GG Wins: 3 (Comedy/Musical Lead for "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Joy", Supporting for "American Hustle")

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

22. Jane Lynch

Actress | Glee

Jane Lynch was born on July 14, 1960 in Dolton, Illinois, USA as Jane Marie Lynch. She is an actress, known for Glee (2009), Wreck-It Ralph (2012) and Role Models (2008). She was previously married to Lara Embry.

Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 0
BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 2
(2010, 2011) GG Wins: 1 ((TV Supporting for "Glee"))

Emmy Nominations: 12
(2 in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2 in 2014, 2015-2017, 2 in 2018, 2019) Emmy Wins: 4 (Comedy Supporting for "Glee", 2x Reality Host for "Hollywood Game Night", Short Form Actress for "Dropping the Soap")

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

23. Rooney Mara

Actress | Carol

Actress and philanthropist Rooney Mara was born on April 17, 1985 in Bedford, New York. She made her screen debut in the slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005), went on to have a supporting role in the independent coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall (2009), and has since starred in the horror ...

Lion (2016) Her (2013) The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011) The Social Network (2010) Oscar Nominations: 2 (2012, 2016) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 1
(2016) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 2
(2012, 2016) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

24. Julianna Margulies

Actress | ER

Julianna Margulies was born on June 8, 1966 in Spring Valley (near New York City), as the youngest of three daughters of Francesca (Goldberg), a teacher and dancer in American Ballet, and Paul Margulies, an advertising writer and philosopher. She is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (from Romania, ...

The Good Wife (2009-2016, TV Series) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 0
BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 12
(1996, 1998-2000, 2002, 2005, 2010-2015) GG Wins: 1 (TV Drama Lead for "The Good Wife")

Emmy Nominations: 10
(1995-2000, 2010-2012, 2014) Emmy Wins: 3 (Drama Supporting for "ER", 2 Drama Lead for "The Good Wife")

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

25. Rachel McAdams

Actress | The Notebook

Rachel Anne McAdams was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra Kay (Gale), a nurse, and Lance Frederick McAdams, a truck driver and furniture mover. She is of English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent. Rachel became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 ...

Doctor Strange (2016) Spotlight" (2015) A Most Wanted Man (2014) About Time" (2013) Midnight in Paris (2011) The Familiy Stone (2005) The Notebook (2004) Oscar Nominations: 1 (2016) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 1
(2006) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 0
GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

26. Melissa McCarthy

Actress | The Heat

Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, and was raised on her family's corn and soybean farm. She began her performing career as a stand-up comedian in New York where she appeared at the famous clubs, Stand Up New York and The Improv. She worked on her ...

Life of the Party (2018) Ghostbusters (2016) The Boss (2016) Spy (2015) The Heat (2013) Bridesmaids (2011) Gilmore Girls (2000-2007) Oscar Nominations: 2 (2012, 2019) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 1
(2012) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 2
(2015, 2019) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 8
(2011, 2 in 2012, 2013, 2 in 2014, 2016, 2017) Emmy Wins: 2 (Comedy Lead for "Mike & Molly", Comedy Guest for "Saturday Night Live")

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

27. Julianne Moore

Actress | Still Alice

Julianne Moore was born Julie Anne Smith in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on December 3, 1960, the daughter of Anne (Love), a social worker, and Peter Moore Smith, a paratrooper, colonel, and later military judge. Her mother moved to the U.S. in 1951, from Greenock, Scotland. Her father, from ...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Wonderstruck (2017) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) Still Alice (2014) Maps to the Stars (2014) non-stop (2014) Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) The Kids Are All Right (2010) Children of Men (2006) Oscar Nominations: 5 (1998, 2000, 2 in 2003, 2015) Oscar Wins: 1 (Lead for "Still Alice")

BAFTA Nominations: 4
(2000, 2003, 2011, 2015) BAFTA Wins: 1 (Lead for "Still Alice")

GG Nominations: 10
(1994, 1998, 2 in 2000, 2003, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2 in 2015) GG Wins: 3 (Lead for "Still Alice", TV-Miniseries Lead for "Game Change", Ensemble for "Short Cuts")

Emmy Nominations: 1
(2012) Emmy Wins: 1 (TV-Miniseries Lead for "Game Change")

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

28. Carey Mulligan

Actress | Never Let Me Go

Carey Hannah Mulligan is a British actress. She was born May 28, 1985, in Westminster, London, England, to Nano (Booth), a university lecturer, and Stephen Mulligan, a hotel manager. Her mother is from Llandeilo, Wales, and Carey also has Irish and English ancestry.

Her first major appearance was ...

Collateral (2018) Mudbound (2017) Suffragette (2015) Shame (2011) Brothers (2009) Pride & Prejudice (2005) Oscar Nominations: 1 (2010) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 2
(2010, 2012) BAFTA Wins: 1 (Lead for "An Education")

GG Nominations: 1
(2010) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 1
(2015) Tony Wins: 0

29. Lupita Nyong'o

Actress | 12 Years a Slave

Lupita Amondi Nyong'o was born March 1, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Kenyan parents, Dorothy Ogada Buyu and Peter Anyang' Nyong'o. Her father, a senator, was then a visiting lecturer in political science. She was raised in Kenya. At age 16, her parents sent her back to Mexico for seven months to...

Black Panther (2018) Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017, voice) The Jungle Book (2016, voice) Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, voice) Non-Stop (2014) 12 Years a Slave (2013) Oscar Nominations: 1 (2014) Oscar Wins: 1 (Supporting for "12 Years a Slave")

BAFTA Nominations: 1
(2014) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 1
(2014) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 1
(2016) Tony Wins: 0

30. Sandra Oh

Actress | Sideways

Sandra Oh was born to Korean parents in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Oh Junsu, a businessman, and her mother, Oh Young-Nam, a biochemist, were married in Seoul, Korea. They both attended graduate school at the University of Toronto. Sandra began her career as a ballet ...

Killing Eve (2018-2019) Grey's Anatomy (2005-2014) Sideways (2004) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 0
BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 2
(2006,2019) GG Wins: 1 (TV Supporting for "Grey's Anatomy")

Emmy Nominations: 8
(2005-2009, 2018, 2 in 2019) Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

31. Saoirse Ronan

Actress | Hanna

Saoirse Una Ronan was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, to Irish parents, Monica Ronan (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan, an actor. When Saoirse was three, the family moved back to Dublin, Ireland. Saoirse grew up in Dublin and briefly in Co. Carlow before moving back to Dublin ...

Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Lady Bird (2017) The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Hanna (2011) Atonement (2007) Oscar Nominations: 3 (2008, 2016, 2018) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 4
(2008, 2010, 2016, 2018) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 3
(2008,2016,2018) GG Wins: 1 (Lead for "Lady Bird")

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

32. Maya Rudolph

Actress | Bridesmaids

Maya Rudolph was born on July 27, 1972 in Gainesville, Florida, to Richard Rudolph, a music producer, and soul singer Minnie Riperton. Her mother was African-American and her father is Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Lithuania, Russia, Germany, and Hungary). In 1973, Maya, her parents, and her...

Life of the Party (2018) Bridesmaids (2011) 50 First Dates (2004) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 0
BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 0
GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 3
(2012, 2018, 2019) Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

33. Octavia Spencer

Actress | Hidden Figures

Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, which she claims is the proverbial buckle of the Bible belt. She's the sixth of seven siblings and holds a BS in Liberal Arts from Auburn University. A "closet" lover of acting, this practical Alabamian knew that she'd someday work in the film industry, ...

The Shape of Water (2017) Hidden Figures (2016) Zootopia (2016, voice) Snowpiercer (2013) Fruitvale Station (2013) The Help (2011) Oscar Nominations: 3 (2012, 2017, 2018) Oscar Wins: 1 (Supporting for "The Help")

BAFTA Nominations: 2
(2012, 2018) BAFTA Wins: 1 (Supporting for "The Help")

GG Nominations: 3
(2012, 2017, 2018) GG Wins: 1 (Supporting for "The Help")

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

34. Emma Stone

Actress | La La Land

Emily Jean "Emma" Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey Charles Stone, a contracting company founder and CEO. She is of Swedish, German, and British Isles descent. Stone began acting as a child as a member of the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona...

Battle of the Sexes (2017) La La Land (2016) Birdman (2014) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) The Help (2011) Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) Easy A (2010) Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009) Oscar Nominations: 3 (2015, 2017, 2019) Oscar Wins: 1 (Lead for "La La Land")

BAFTA Nominations: 3
(2011, 2015, 2017) BAFTA Wins: 1 (Lead for "La La Land")[

GG Nominations: 5
(2011, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019) GG Wins: 1 (Comedy/Musical Lead for "La La Land")

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

35. Meryl Streep

Actress | The Devil Wears Prada

Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 21 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...

Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) The Post (2017) Suffragette (2015) Ricki an the Flash (2015) Into the Woods (2014) The Iron Lady (2011) It's Complicated (2009) Julie & Julia (2009) Doubt (2008) Mamma Mia! (2008), The Devil Wears Prada (2004) Oscar Nominations: 21 (1979-2018) Oscar Wins: 3 (Supporting for "Kramer vs. Kramer", Lead for "Sophie's Choice", Lead for "The Iron Lady")

BAFTA Nominations: 15
(1980-2017) BAFTA Wins: 2 (Lead for "The French Lieutenant's Woman" and "The Iron Lady")

GG Nominations: 31
(1979-2018) GG Wins: 8 (Supporting for "Kramer vs. Kramer" and "Adaptation.", Drama Lead for "The French Lieutenant's Woman", "Sophie's Choice" and "The Iron Lady", TV-Miniseries Lead for "Angels in America", Comedy/Musical Lead for "The Devil Wears Prada" and "Julie & Julia")

Emmy Nominations: 4
(1978,1997,2004,2017) Emmy Wins: 3 (Limited Series Lead for "Holocoust", TV-Miniseries Lead for "Angels in America", Narrator for "Five Came Back")

Tony Nominations: 1
(1976) Tony Wins: 0

36. Tilda Swinton

Actress | We Need to Talk About Kevin

The iconoclastic gifts of the visually striking and fiercely talented actress Tilda Swinton have been appreciated by a more international audience of late.

She was born Katherine Mathilda Swinton on November 5, 1960, in London, England. Her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton (née Killen), was ...

Okja (2017), Doctor Strange (2016), Trainwreck (2015), Snowpiercer (2013) Oscar Nominations: 1 (2008) Oscar Wins: 1 (Supporting for "Michael Clayton")

BAFTA Nominations: 3
(2008, 2009, 2012) BAFTA Wins: 1 (Supporting for "Michael Clayton")

GG Nominations: 3
(2002, 2008, 2012) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

37. Charlize Theron

Producer | Monster

Charlize Theron was born in Benoni, a city in the greater Johannesburg area, in South Africa, the only child of Gerda Theron (née Maritz) and Charles Theron. She was raised on a farm outside the city. Theron is of Afrikaner (Dutch, with some French Huguenot and German) descent, and Afrikaner ...

The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) Young Adult (2011) Monster (2003) Sweet November (2001) Oscar Nominations: 2 (2004, 2006) Oscar Wins: 1 (Lead for "Monster")

BAFTA Nominations: 2
(2005, 2006) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 5
(2004-2006, 2012, 2019) GG Wins: 1 (Drama Lead for "Monster")

Emmy Nominations: 1
(2005) Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

38. Emma Thompson

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Emma Thompson was born on April 15, 1959 in Paddington, London, into a family of actors - father Eric Thompson and mother Phyllida Law, who has co-starred with Thompson in several films. Her sister, Sophie Thompson, is an actor as well. Her father was English-born and her mother is Scottish-born. ...

Late Night (2019) Beauty and the Beast (2017) A Walk in the Woods (2015) Brave (2012, voice) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) Love Actually (2003)

39. Lily Tomlin

Actress | Nashville

Lily Tomlin was born September 1, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, to Lillie Mae (Ford) and Guy Tomlin, who moved to Michigan from Paducah, Kentucky, during the Great Depression. Her mother was a nurse's aide and her father was a factory worker. She graduated from Cass Technical High School in 1957, and ...

Grace and Frankie (2015-2019) Oscar Nominations: 1 (1976) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 2
(1976, 1978) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 7
(1972, 2 in 1976, 1978, 1985, 2 in 2016) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 25
(1971-1976, 1978, 1981, 1984, 2 in 1993, 2 in 1994, 2 in 1996, 2010, 2013, 2014-2018) Emmy Wins: 5 (3 non-acting wins, Drama Guest for "Damages", Voice-Over Performance for "An Apology to Elephants")

Tony Nominations: 1
(1986) Tony Wins: 1 (Lead-Play for "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe")

40. Alicia Vikander

Actress | Ex Machina

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress, dancer and producer. She was born and raised in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Maria Fahl-Vikander, an actress of stage and screen, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. She is of Swedish and one quarter Finnish descent. Alicia began acting as a ...

Jason Bourne (2016) The Danish Girl (2015) Ex Machina (2014) Anna Karenina (2012) Oscar Nominations: 1 (2016) Oscar Wins: 1 (Supporting for "The Danish Girl")

BAFTA Nominations: 2
(2x in 2016) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 2
(2x in 2016) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

41. Kristen Wiig

Actress | Bridesmaids

Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before ...

Downsizing (2017) Ghostbusters (2016) Sausage Party (2016, voice) The Martian (2015) How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014, voice) Her (2013, voice) The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) Despicable Me 2 (2013, voice) Bridesmaids (2011) Despicable Me (2010, voice) How to Train Your Dragon (2010, voice) Adventureland (2009) Oscar Nominations: 1 (2012) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 1
(2012) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 1
(2012) GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 8
(2009-2017,2 in 2012) Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

42. Michelle Williams

Actress | Blue Valentine

A small-town girl born and raised in rural Kalispell, Montana, Michelle Ingrid Williams is the daughter of Carla Ingrid (Swenson), a homemaker, and Larry Richard Williams, a commodity trader and author. Her ancestry is Norwegian, as well as German, British Isles, and other Scandinavian. She was ...

The Greatest Showman (2017) All the Money in the World (2017) Wonderstruck (2017) Manchester by the Sea (2016) My Week With Marilyn (2011) Shutter Island (2010) Blue Valentine (2010) Brokeback Mountain (2005) Oscar Nominations: 4 (2006, 2011, 2012, 2017) Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 4
(2 in 2006, 2012, 2017) BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 5
(2006, 2011, 2012, 2017,2018) GG Wins: 1 (Comedy/Musical Lead for "My Week with Marilyn")

Emmy Nominations: 1
(2019) Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 1
(2016) Tony Wins: 0

43. Kate Winslet

Actress | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut...

The Dressmaker (2015) Steve Jobs (2015) The Reader (2008) The Holiday (2006) Little Children (2006) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) Titanic (1997) Oscar Nominations: 7 (1996, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2016) Oscar Wins: 1 (Lead for "The Reader")

BAFTA Nominations: 8
(1996, 2002, 2 in 2005, 2007, 2 in 2009, 2016) BAFTA Wins: 3 (Supporting for "Sense and Sensibility" and "Steve Jobs", Lead for "The Reader")

GG Nominations: 11
(1996, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2 in 2009, 2 in 2012, 2014, 2016) GG Wins: 4 (Supporting for "The Reader" and "Steve Jobs", Drama Lead for "Revolutionary Road", TV-Miniseries Lead for "Mildred Pierce")

Emmy Nominations: 2
(2006, 2012) Emmy Wins: 1 (TV-Miniseries Lead for "Mildred Pierce")

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0

44. Letitia Wright

Actress | Black Panther

Letitia Wright is a British-Guyanese actress. She is known for her portrayal of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning in 2018 with Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and for the film Urban Hymn (2015). She has also starred in The Commuter (2018) and Ready Player One...

Avengers: Endgame (2019) Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Black Panther (2018) Oscar Nominations: 0 Oscar Wins: 0

BAFTA Nominations: 0
BAFTA Wins: 0

GG Nominations: 0
GG Wins: 0

Emmy Nominations: 0
Emmy Wins: 0

Tony Nominations: 0
Tony Wins: 0



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