The ten female doers we would focus on today are those we regard as ladies of influence, intellect, and talent rounded up with radiant beauty. Their acting abilities along with their many other talents, engraved with their beauty are what makes them admirable and idolized in the eyes of their fans. These talented ladies have managed to make their ways up to the apex of the movie industry despite the high competition in Hollywood, and their names would not be forgotten anytime soon. Let’s take a look at the top famous actresses of our time.
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She was born as Mary Louise Streep on June 22, 1949, in Summit, New Jersey. The beautiful daughter of Mary Wilkinson Streep, a fine artist and Harry William Streep a pharmaceutical executive, has been active as an actress since 1969 but made her first stage appearance in 1975 when she was cast in Trelawny of the Wells in Vivian Beaumont Theatre. Ever since she made her screen debut in 1976, she has gone on to feature in loads of films, TV series and stage performances, and have bagged a total of 156 awards out of 389 nominations. Streep has a reputation for being a versatile actress who can adapt to several accents, no wonder she is regarded as the “best actress of her generation “.
Streep is a married woman and a mother of four. She is married to Don Gummer, a sculptor with whom she shares four kids; a boy and 3 girls. Two of her daughters, Mamie and Grace Gummer are actresses while her third daughter, Louisa Gummer is a model and her only son, Henry Gummer is a musician.
Making it on the list of most famous actresses is Jennifer Lawrence is an American actress born in Indian Hills, Kentucky on August 15, 1990. She started her acting career in 2006 when she was cast as a mascot in American TV series Monk. Her major breakthrough then came five years later when she played the role of Mystique in X-Men: First Class. She reprised her role as Mystique in the film’s sequel franchise and also in Dark Phoenix which is due to be released in 2019. Another film that further lifted her career was The Hunger Games where she starred as Katniss Everdeen. She retained her character in the film’s subsequent series.
Between 2015 and 2016, she held the record of the highest paid actress in the world. Within 12 years of her career as an actress, Lawrence has earned 175 award nominations and 114 award wins, quite impressive for her young career.
Angelina Jolie Voight, also known as Angelina Jolie needs no introduction, she is one of the most successful and famous actresses of all time. Some of her fans who do not know her by her real name call her Lara Croft, a role she portrayed in the award-winning film, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. Jolie was born on June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles, California. She is an actress, filmmaker and activist. She made her movie debut when she was seven years old in the 1982 comedy drama Lookin’ to Get Out as Tosh. The film also featured her father, Jon Voight. Her debut as a professional actress began in 1993, with the science fiction action film Cyborg 2.
Some of the films that helped propel Jolie’s career to the summit of the movie industry are Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Original Sins, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted and Maleficent. She also voiced in animations like Shark Tale as Lola and in Kung Fu Panda as Master Tigress.
Angelina Jolie has been in three failed marriages, her first husband was Jonny Lee Miller, her second being Billy Bob Thornton and her third husband was actor Brad Pitt. It was with Brad Pitt that she had her only biological children and her other five adopted kids.
Julia Fiona Roberts was born on October 28, 1967, in Smyrna, Georgia. The three-time Golden Globe Award winner made her acting debut in 1987, when she was cast as Babs in the firehouse. The following year, she featured in Mystic Pizza as Daisy Arujo, the film helped expose the potentials embedded in the actress. Her roles in Steel Magnolias, Pretty Woman and Erin Brockovich each earned her a Golden Globe Award. She won the award for Best Actress at the 2000 Academy Awards for her role in Erin Brockovich.
Robert is married to Daniel Moder, a cinematographer. The couple has three kids together. Prior to her marriage to Moder, she was married to American country singer Lyle Lovett. The pair got married in 1993 and divorced two years after.
Scarlett Johansson is an actress and singer, born in New York City, New York, on November 22, 1984. She is the current highest paid actress in the world. She started her acting career in 1994 when she was just ten years of age. In 1997, Johansson played the role of Molly Pruitt in the family comedy film Home Alone 3. She voiced Princess Mindy in SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. She played the role of Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in Ironman 2 (2010), Marvel’s The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Thor Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and will still reprise the character in the upcoming Avengers 4 and Black Widow. In 2011, the director of The Woman with the Dragon Tattoo denied Johansson the lead role in the film because he felt she was too sexy for that role.
Johansson has been divorced twice and has one kid, a daughter named Rose Dorothy Dauriac.
On our list of the most famous actresses is Charlize Theron an actress and movie producer who holds an American and South African citizenship. She was by born in Benoni, South Africa, on August 7, 1975. She started her acting career in 1995 when she was cast in Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest as one of Eli’s followers. She has however played leading roles in films like Devil’s Advocate and Mighty Joe Young, which helped elevate her career. She voiced Æon Flux in Æon Flux, acted as Mary Embrey in Hancock, as Queen Ravenna the villain in Snow White and the Huntsman and reprised the role in The Huntsman: Winter’s War, as Lorraine Broughton in Atomic Blonde, in The Fate of the Furious as Cipher and as Elaine Markinson in Gringo.
The South African-American actress and film producer won an Academy Award for her role in Monster, which then made her become the first South African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category. She is not married but is blessed with 2 kids.
Jennifer Aniston is from a family of actors, both her parents are actors but got divorced when she was 11 years old. She was born in Sherman Oaks, California, on February 11, 1969. She has been active on the movie scene from 1987 to date. Her first screen role came in Mac and Me, where she featured as a dancer. Her breakthrough in Hollywood came when she was cast as Rachel Green in NBC’s Friends. She has starred in popular films like Derailed, Wanderlust, Horrible Bosses 2 and Office Christmas Party.
She was married to fellow actor Brad Pitt between 2000 and 2005 when she filed for a divorce after it was alleged that Pitt was cheating on her with his co-star in Mr. & Mrs Smith, Angelina Jolie. Ten years after she divorced Pitt, she got married to Justin Theroux but they separated barely two years into their marriage.
Amy Lou Adams was born on August 20, 1974, in Vicenza, Italy. She made her film debut in 1999 when she featured in Drop Dead Gorgeous as Leslie Miller. She has guest starred in several TV series like Charmed, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Smallville and The Office. She is famous for her role in the superhero film Man of Steel as Lois Lane, a role she reprised in Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. She has earned a total of 130 award nominations and has claimed 36 awards in her career so far.
Amy Adams who is on the list of top famous actresses is married to actor Darren Le Gallo and has a daughter with him.
Kate Elizabeth Winslet is an English actress who is famous for playing the role of Rose in the 1997 multiple award-winning epic romance film Titanic, which she co-starred in with Leonardo DiCaprio. She was born in Reading, Berkshire, England, on October 5, 1975. She has featured in other top films like Iris, The Divergent Series: Insurgent, Steve Jobs and will feature in Avatar 2 which is due to premiere in 2020.
She has been in two previously failed marriages. She is currently married to Ned Rocknroll and she has three kids.
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The beautiful actress Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is one of the top famous actresses of her time, she is largely regarded as the “Sweetheart” of her generation. She is English and was born in Paris, France on April 15, 1990. The actress and model is famously known for her role in the Harry Potter franchise as Hermione Granger. She made her screen debut when she was cast in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in 2001 and went on to reprise the character in the film’s other parts. She also portrayed Mae Holland in The Circle, Belle in Beauty and the Beast and in Noah as Ila.