Beautiful Womenby rowenna2000 | created - 03 Dec 2011 | updated - 28 Jun 2016 | Public
I have my opinion, here it is, because I like lists and beautiful things! All are beautiful to me, some moreso than others, but I've gone with alphabetical listing.
Under constant edit, as I find new beauties and others change. Some of the elder actresses are listed in respect to their appearance in youth. Also included some frivolous trivia.
EDITS 28-06-16: Removed Zhu Zhu. 20-06-16: Added Roselyn Sanchez, Sarah Lian, Selita Ebanks, and Sonam Kapoor. 19-06-16: Added Merve Boluğur and Natalie Imbruglia. Removed Mena Suvari, Nicole Scherzinger and Nina Dobrev. 18-06-16: Added Laura Donnelly and Liris Crosse. 14-06-16: Added Jessica-Jane Stafford. 13-06-16: Added Adelaide Kane, Amy Jackson, Berglind Icey, Caterina Murino, Claudia Lynx, Eiza Gonzaléz, Amanda Righetti, Freya Mavor, India De Beaufort and Janet Montgomery. Removed Astrid Bergés-Frisbey, Bianca Lawson, Elena Satine, Elisha Cuthbert, and Eliza Dushku. 22-01-15: Added Vikki Blows, but damn, no image! 16-01-15: Added Lotte Verbeek. 14-01-15: Added Zhu Zhu.
Actress | In Time
Mexican, born in 1981. She is a naturalized American.
2. Yaya DaCosta
Actress | The Butler
Yaya DaCosta was born and raised in New York City along with her sister and two brothers. She got her first acting gig at the age of eleven when her junior high school drama teacher, Ann Willis Ratray, encouraged her to audition for educational films. She continued to perform in school shows ...
American, born in 1982. She has Brazilian and Nigerian ancestors. Her birth name is Camara DaCosta Johnson.
3. Vikki Blows
Actress | The Tease
English, born in 1987.
Actress | Victorious
Victoria Justice is an American actress and singer. She was born on February 19, 1993 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. She is the daughter of Serene Reed and Zack Justice. Her mother has Puerto Rican ancestry, while her father is of English, German, and Irish descent. She has a younger half-sister, ...
American, born in 1993. She has English, German, Irish and Puerto Rican ancestors. Her middle name is Dawn.
Actress | Children of Men
Tehmina Sunny is firmly making her mark in both film and television. Born in London, her passion for the arts was developed at an early age. She received a scholarship for playing the violin, Viola and piano. With no previous training she was a finalist for the BBCs cross-country search for acting ...
Anglo-Indian, born in 1980.
Actress | Alex Cross
Hong Kong-born Australian, born in 1980. She has Chinese, English, Norwegian and Portuguese ancestors. Her birth name is Stephanie Chaves-Jacobsen.
Actress | Hot Pursuit
Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her mother, Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara, is a housewife. Her father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, provides cattle to the meat industry. She has five siblings. She was educated at a private bilingual Spanish/...
Colombian, born in 1972. Her birth name is Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara. She has been married to American actor Joe Manganiello for seven months, after a one-year relationship (eleven-month engagement). She has American citizenship.
8. Sonam Kapoor
Actress | Neerja
Sonam Kapoor comes from an established film family. She is the daughter of actor and producer Anil Kapoor and the grandchild of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. Sonam is Bollywood royalty with immense support in the Indian film fraternity.
Unlike most star children, Sonam started life with a structured ...
Indian, born in 1985. Her birth name is Sonam Anil Kapoor.
Actress | Runaway
Selita Ebanks is best known for appearing in the 2007 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition and for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in six Victoria's Secret fashion Shows from 2005 to 2010 and was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2005 to 2009. She has worked also as an ...
Half-Jamaican Caymanian, born in 1983. She has African ancestors.
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 ...
Half-Danish American, born in 1984. She has Polish and Russian ancestors. She has been married to French journalist Romain Dauriac for two years, after a two-year relationship (one-year engagement).
11. Sarah Lian
Actress | Jasmine
Sarah was born in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. She lived in California, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur before her family settled in Vancouver, where she mainly grew up. After completing high school in Vancouver, she went on to Toronto's Ryerson University for her Fashion Communications degree.
In 2008, ...
Malaysian-Chinese Canadian, born in 1983. Her birth name is Sarah Lian Lay Ting.
12. Roselyn Sanchez
Actress | Act of Valor
Roselyn Sanchez was born on April 2, 1973 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Act of Valor (2012), Rush Hour 2 (2001) and Without a Trace (2002). She has been married to Eric Winter since November 29, 2008. They have two children. She was previously married to Gary Stretch.
Puerto Rican, born in 1973. She has been married to American actor Eric Winter for eight years, after a two-year relationship (ten months engaged). Her birth name is Roselyn Sánchez Rodríguez.
13. Rana Alamuddin
Actress | Sex and the City 2
Lebanese-American, born in 1973. She is married to Lebanese playwright Elie Karam, with whom she has been with for at least fourteen years. She is also credited as Raya Alamuddin.
14. Phoebe Tonkin
Actress | Tomorrow, When the War Began
Tonkin was born in Sydney. When she was four, she attended dance courses in classical ballet, hip hop, contemporary dance, and tap dance. At the age of 12, Tonkin began courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) at the Wharf Theatre. Tonkin attended Loreto Kirribilli and later ...
Australian, born in 1989. She has been in a relationship with American actor Paul Wesley for three years. Her middle names are Jane Elizabeth.
15. Olivia Wilde
Actress | Tron
Actress and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern day renaissance woman, starring in many acclaimed film productions, while simultaneously giving back to the community.
She was born on March 10, 1984 in New York City. Her parents are Leslie Cockburn (née Leslie Corkill Redlich) and Andrew Cockburn. Her ...
American, born in 1984. She has English, Irish and Scottish ancestors. She has been engaged to American actor Jason Sudeikis for three and a half years, after a one-year relationship. Her birth name is Olivia Jane Cockburn.
16. Natalie Portman
Actress | Black Swan
Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan (2010)).
Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, a Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born...
Israeli-American, born in 1981. She has Austrian, Romanian and Russian ancestors. She has been married to French dancer Benjamin Millepied for four years, after a three-year relationship (one and a half-year engagement). Her birth name is Neta-Lee Hershlag.
Actress | Johnny English
Natalie Jane Imbruglia was born on Tuesday, February 4, 1975, in Sydney, Australia, to Maxene (Anderson) and Elliot Imbruglia. Her father is Sicilain (from Lipari) and her mother has English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish ancestry. She grew up in a small beach town on the New South Wales coast called ...
Australian, born in 1975. She has Italian, English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish ancestors. She has British citizenship. Her middle name is Jane.
18. Monica Bellucci
Actress | Malèna
Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in the Italian village of Città di Castello, Umbria, the only child of Brunella Briganti and Pasquale Bellucci. She originally pursued a career in the legal profession. While attending the University of Perugia, she modeled on the side to ...
Italian, born in 1964. She has been in a relationship with Azerbaijani businessman Telman Ismaliov for seven years. Her middle names are Anna Maria.
19. Mila Kunis
Actress | Black Swan
Mila Kunis was born Milena Markovna Kunis to a Jewish family in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, USSR (now independent Ukraine). Her mother, Elvira, is a physics teacher, her father, Mark Kunis, is a mechanical engineer, and she has an older brother named Michael. Her family moved to Los Angeles, California, ...
Ukrainian-American, born in 1983. She has been married to American actor Ashton Kutcher for one year, after a three-year relationship (engaged for over one year). Her birth name is Milena Markovna Kunis.
Actress | What Lies Beneath
Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it ...
American, born in 1958. She has German, English, Welsh, French, Irish, Dutch, Swiss and Swedish ancestors. She has been married to American film & TV producer David E. Kelley for twenty-three years, after an almost two-year relationship. Her middle name is Marie.
21. Merve Bolugur
Actress | Kuzey Güney
Merve Bolugur is a Turkish actress and model. Her mother is Yugoslav immigrant. She is well known for her roles in Acemi Cadi, Küçük Sirlar, Kuzey Güney and Muhtesem Yüzyil. Istanbul born player Merve Bolugur is originally from Karabük. She married Murat Dalkiliç in 2015 but marriage ended in 2017....
Turkish, born in 1987. She has been married to Turkish singer Murat Dalkılıç for one year, after a two-year relationship.
22. Melinda Clarke
Actress | Spawn
Born in Dana Point, California, Mindy Clarke was raised by her ballet dancer mother Patricia and actor father John. At the age of 18 she moved to L.A. and launched her career in acting and modeling.
American, born in 1969. She is known as 'Mindy', and her middle name is Patrice
23. Megan Fox
Actress | Transformers
Megan Fox was born Megan Denise Fox on May 16, 1986 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to Gloria Darlene Tonachio (born: Gloria Darlene Cisson), a real estate manager & Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer; she was raised in Rockwood, Tennessee during her early childhood. She began her drama & dance training...
American, born in 1986. She has English ancestors. She has been married to American actor Brian Austin Green for six years (engaged on-and-off for four years). Her middle name is Denise.
24. Lotte Verbeek
Actress | The Fault in Our Stars
Lotte Verbeek is an award-winning Dutch actress, dancer and model. Lotte was born in Venlo, Netherlands. She was educated at Gymnasium Collegium Marianum in Venlo and graduated in 2008 at the Theaterschool in Amsterdam. From 1999, Verbeek attended the Dance Academy in Arnhem and the Amsterdam ...
Dutch, born in 1982.
25. Liris Crosse
Actress | The Key of Awesome
American, born in 1978.
26. Lily Collins
Actress | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Lily Jane Collins was born in Guildford, Surrey, England. Her father is English musician Phil Collins, while her mother, Jill Tavelman, who is from Los Angeles, California, was president of the Beverly Hills Women's Club for three terms. Lily moved with her mother to LA at the age of five, after ...
Anglo-American, born in 1989. Her middle name is Jane.
27. Laura Donnelly
Actress | Dread
Irish, born in 1982.
28. Kristin Kreuk
Actress | EuroTrip
Kristin Kreuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Deanna Che, who is of Chinese ancestry, and Peter Kreuk, who is of Dutch descent. Her parents are landscape architects. She attended and graduated from Eric Hamber Secondary School. Although she did some stage work in school, she ...
Canadian, born in 1982. She has Dutch, Chinese and Jamaican ancestors. She has been in a relationship with Canadian actor Mark Hildreth for twelve years. Her middle name is Laura.
29. Kelly Brook
Actress | Piranha 3D
Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979) is an English model, actress and television presenter best known for her roles in the 2010 horror comedy remake Piranha 3D and in the NBC sitcom One Big Happy. Brook was born and raised in Rochester, Kent, as Kelly Ann Parsons. She is the daughter of Sandra Kelly...
English, born in 1979. She has been in relationship with French model Jeremy Parisi for a year.
30. Keira Knightley
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 ...
Half-Scottish English, born in 1985. She has Welsh ancestors. She has been married to English musician James Righton for three years, after a two-year relationship (year-long engagement). Her middle name is Christina.
Yes, I know she has almost permanent duck face, but still.
31. Kaya Scodelario
Kaya Rose Scodelario was born in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, to Katia (Scodelario) and Roger Humphrey. Her father was English and her mother is Brazilian, of Italian and Portuguese descent. Her surname comes from her mother's Italian grandfather. Thanks to her mother, Kaya grew up fluent in ...
Half-Brazilian English, born in 1992. She has Italian ancestors. She has been married to American actor Benjamin Walker for one year, after a relationship of just over a year (one-year engagement). She was born Kaya Rose Humphrey.
32. 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...
English, born in 1975. She has been married to American businessman Ned Rocknroll for four years, after a one-year relationship (four-month engagement). Her middle name is Elizabeth.
33. Julia Voth
Actress | Bitch Slap
Julia Anne Voth (born May 16, 1985) is a Canadian actress and model. She is best known for her roles in the 2009 film Bitch Slap and the TV series Package Deal, as well as for being the character model for Jill Valentine from the Resident Evil video games.
Voth's modeling career has included photo ...
Canadian-born American, born in 1985.
Writer | The Real Hustle
Jessica-Jane Stafford was born on February 24, 1985 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. She is an actress and writer, known for The Real Hustle (2006), Devil's Tower (2014) and Cannibals and Carpet Fitters (2017). She has been married to Lee Stafford since February 17, 2013. They have four ...
English, born in 1985. She has been married to English hairdresser Lee Stafford for three years, after an apparently three-year long relationship. Her maiden name is Clement.
Actress | I Know What You Did Last Summer
Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in Waco, Texas, to Patricia Mae (Shipp), a speech-language pathologist, and Herbert Daniel Hewitt, a medical technician. She has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. She got her first name from her older brother Todd Daniel Hewitt (b. November 8, 1970), who picked ...
American, born in 1979. She has been married to American actor Brian Hallisay for three years, after a one-year relationship (six-month engagement).
36. Janet Montgomery
Actress | Black Swan
A native of Bournemouth in the UK, Janet Montgomery moved to London when she received a scholarship at a dance school. One of her first acting jobs was a guest star role on the critically-acclaimed UK teen drama series, Skins (2007), as Nicholas Hoult's love interest.
Upon moving to Los Angeles, ...
English, born in 1985. Her middle name is Ruth.
37. Jane Seymour
Actress | Somewhere in Time
Jane Seymour was born as Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg in 1951 in Middlesex, England, to a nurse mother and gynaecologist/obstetrician father. She is of Polish Jewish (father) and Dutch (mother) descent. She adopted the acting name of "Jane Seymour" when she entered show business as it was ...
English, born in 1951. She has Polish and Dutch ancestors. Her birth name is Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg. She has American citizenship.
Actress | Run Fatboy Run
India de Beaufort was born on June 27, 1987 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England as India Ewence Beaufort-Lloyd. She is an actress, known for Run, Fat Boy, Run (2007), All Hail King Julien (2014) and One Tree Hill (2003). She has been married to Todd Grinnell since August 29, 2015. They have ...
English, born in 1987. She has been with American actor Todd Grinnell for four years.
39. Halle Berry
Actress | Catwoman
Halle Berry was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Her father, Jerome Jesse Berry, was African-American, and worked as a hospital attendant. Her mother, Judith Ann (Hawkins), who is Caucasian, has English and German ancestry, and is a retired psychiatric nurse. Halle has an older sister, Heidi Berry. Halle ...
American, born in 1966. She has English, African and German ancestors. Her middle name is Maria.
40. Gal Gadot
Actress | Wonder Woman
Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress, singer, martial artist, and model. She was born in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel, to a Jewish family. Her parents are Irit, a teacher, and Michael, an engineer, who is a sixth-generation Israeli. She served in the IDF for two years, and won the Miss Israel title in 2004.
Israeli, born in 1985. She has Polish, German, Austrian and Czech ancestors. She has been married to Israeli real estate developer Yaron Versano for eight years.
41. Freya Mavor
Freya Mavor was born in Glasgow but grew up in Canonmills, Edinburgh, after moving there with her family. She also spent four years of her early adolescence in La Rochelle, France, before moving back to Scotland.
Mavor declared she first became interested in acting after watching The Shining when ...
Hafl-Irish Scottish, born in 1993. She has Danish ancestors.
42. Erica Cerra
Actress | Power Rangers
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Erica Cerra discovered her love of acting by her 8th birthday. After appearing in numerous commercials Erica decided to take a break from acting. Returning to the business at 22, she decided to dedicate herself whole-heartedly to living as a professional actor. ...
Canadian, born in 1979. She has Italian ancestors. She has been married to Raffaele Fiore for ten years.
Actress | Saw II
Emmanuelle Vaugier is a Canadian actress, singer, and model. She began acting in grade school, after she was cast as an understudy in a play and had to fill in when the lead actor became ill. She modeled in Japan for three years. She made her acting debut in the 1995 made-for-TV movie drama, A ...
French-Canadian, born in 1976.
44. Elizabeth Hurley
Elizabeth Jane Hurley was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, to Angela Mary (Titt), a teacher, and Roy Leonard Hurley, an army major. Wanting to be a dancer, Hurley went to ballet boarding school at 12, but soon returned home. When it came time to go to college, Hurley won a scholarship to the London ...
English, born in 1965. She is known as 'Liz', and her middle name is Jane.
45. Eiza González
Actress | Baby Driver
Eiza González Reyna is a Mexican actress and singer. She was born on January 30, 1990 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Carlos González and Glenda Reyna. Her mother is a yesteryear Mexican model. She has one elder brother, Yulen. She lost her father in a motorcycle accident when she was just 12. Later in ...
Mexican, born in 1990. She has been with American actor D.J. Cotrona for two years. Her birth name is Eiza González Reyna.
46. Claudia Lynx
Actress | Lady Magdalene's
Iranian-Norwegian, born in 1982. Her birth name is Shaghayegh Samen.
Actress | Chicago
Catherine Zeta-Jones was born September 25, 1969 in Swansea, Wales (and raised in the nearby town of Mumbles), the only daughter of Patricia (nee Fair) and David James "Dai" Jones, who formerly owned a sweet factory. She attended Dumbarton House School (Swansea). Her father (the son of Bertram (...
Welsh, born in 1969. She has Irish ancestors. She has been married to American actor Michael Douglas for sixteen years, after a year and a half relationship (almost a year engaged).
48. Caterina Murino
Actress | Casino Royale
Caterina Murino was born on September 15, 1977, in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. In 1996 she took fourth place in the Miss Italy contest. Then she moved to Milan, where she began working as a model in commercials for MasterCard, Swatch, Mercedes-Benz and Nescafe, among other gigs. From 1999-2000 she ...
Sardinian, born in 1977. She has been with French rugby player Pierre Rabadan for seven years.
Soundtrack | Dreamgirls
Beyoncé was born & raised in Houston, Texas. Her mom, Tina Lawson designs their glittering costumes & her dad, Mathew Knowles manages Destiny's Child. Solange, her sister (they're 4 years apart) has released her debut album. She dances with her big sister during DC-3 concerts. Beyoncé's of ...
American, born in 1981. She has Creole ancestors. She has been married to American rapper Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) for eight years, after apparently a six-year relationship (four-month engagement). Her middle name is Giselle.
50. Berglind Icey
Actress | The Animal
Icelandic, born in 1977. Her birth name is Berglind Ólafsdóttir.
51. Angelina Jolie
Actress | Maleficent
Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actress who rose to fame after her role in Girl, Interrupted (1999), playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010) and Maleficent (2014). Off-screen, Jolie has become ...
American, born in 1975. She has French-Canadian, Dutch, Huron and German ancestors. She has been married to American actor Brad Pitt for two years, after a seven-year relationship (more than two year engagement). Her birth name is Angelina Jolie Voight.
Despite her permanently smug expression and ridiculous lips, she still makes the cut.
52. Amy Jackson
Actress | 2.0
Amy Jackson is a British actress who began her acting career in India.
Amy became a household name after movies such as 'I', 'Singh is Bling' and 'Theri'.
Jackson's career prospects continue to grow with her first Hollywood role as Saturn Girl in season 3 of The CW's superhero series Supergirl (2017)...
Manx-born English, born in 1992. Her middle name is Louise.
53. Amanda Seyfried
Actress | Les Misérables
Amanda Seyfried was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Ann (Sander), an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She is of German, and some English and Scottish, ancestry. She began modeling when she was eleven, and acted in high school productions as well as taking ...
American, born in 1985. She has German, English, Ulster Scots and Welsh ancestors. She is dating American actor Thomas Sadoski. Her middle name is Michelle.
54. Amanda Righetti
Actress | Captain America: The First Avenger
Amanda Elizabeth Righetti is a Utah-born, Nevada-raised actor/producer and Best Actress Award winner by the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. Righetti began her career at 14, as a young model, but made waves as the trust-fund squandering, world-traveling black sheep, "Hailey...
American, born in 1983. She has been married to American director and writer Jordan Alan for ten years, after a one-year relationship.
Actress | Law & Order
Alana De La Garza was born in Columbus, Ohio and later relocated to Texas, ultimately attending the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). After college, she moved to Orlando, Florida, landing roles in a number of independent films as well as commercials. Her work took her to New York, where she ...
American, born in 1976. She has Mexican and Irish ancestors. She has been married to American writer Michaels Roberts for eight years, after a two-year relationship.
Actress | Jodhaa Akbar
Born into a traditional south Indian family, Aishwarya started modeling at a young age. This green-blue-eyed beauty appeared in advertisements for many prestigious firms; the ones that brought her into the limelight were the garden sari and the Pepsi ad. Crowned Miss India 1994 runner-up, she was a...
Indian, born in 1973. She has been married to Indian actor Abhishek Bachchan for nine years, after a one-year relationship (four months engaged).
57. Adelaide Kane
Actress | The Purge
Born in Western Australia in 1990, Adelaide Kane had been acting since she was 6 and got her first major role, in 2006, when she won the role of "Lolly Allen" on Neighbours (1985). She entered a Dolly Magazine Competition and won the role in late 2006. When she got the role, she and her family had ...
Half-Scottish Australian, born in 1990. She also has French and Irish ancestors. She has been with English actor Sean Teale for almost two years.