My Top 10 Favorite Actress

by CineAutoctono | created - 13 Mar 2016 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Scarlett Johansson

Actress | Lost in Translation

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 ...

From: "Girl with a Pearl Earring" (2003), "Lost In Traslation" (2003), "The SpongeBob Movie" (2004), "The Island" (2005), "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" (2008), "The Other Boylen Girl" (2008), "Iron Man 2" (2010), "The Avengers' (2012), "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" (2014), "The Avengers: Age of Utron" (2015), "The Jungle Book" (2016), "Captain America: Civil War" (2016), "Ghost in the Shell" (2017), Rough Night (2017), "Isle of Dogs" (2018), "Avengers: Infinity War" (2018), "Avengers: Endgame" (2019) and "Jojo Rabbit" (2019).

Best Performance: "The Avengers" (2012) as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow

2. 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 ...

From: "X-Men: First Class" (2011), "The Hunger Games" (2012), "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012), "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (2013), "American Hustle" (2013), "X-Men: Days of The Future Past" (2014), "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" (2014), "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" (2015), "Joy" (2015), "X-Men: Apocalypse" (2016), "Passengers" (2016), "mother!" (2017), "Red Sparrow" (2018) and "X-Men: Dark Phoenix" (2019).

Best Performance: "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012) as Tiffany Maxwell

3. 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 ...

From: "Hancock" (2008), "Prometheus" (2012), "Snow White and The Huntsman" (2012), "Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015), "Kubo and the Two Strings" (2016), "The Fate and the Furious" (2017), "Atomic Blonde" (2017), "Gringo" (2018), "Tully" (2018) and "Long Shot" (2019)

Best Perfromances: "Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015) as Imperator Furiosa, "The Fate of the Furious" (2017) as Cypher and "Long Shot" (2019) as Charlotte Field.

4. Rosa Salazar

Actress | Alita: Battle Angel

Rosa Bianca Salazar is an American actress. She was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Greenbelt, Maryland. She is best known for her role in the NBC series Parenthood (2010) and the FX anthology series American Horror Story (2011). Her past films include Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) for ...

From: "Insurgent" (2015), "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" (2015), "Maze Runner: The Death Cure" (2018) and "Alita: Battle Angel" (2019)

Best Performance: "Alita: Battle Angel" (2019) as Alita

5. Emily Browning

Actress | A Series of Unfortunate Events

Australian actress Emily Browning was born in 1988 in Melbourne, Australia, to Shelley and Andrew Browning. She has two younger brothers. Her start in acting came after a classmate's father, involved in the acting business, noticed her "acting all ditsy" in a school play. Emily found an agent and ...

From: "Lemony Snicket's: A Series of Unafortunate Events" (2004), "Sucker Punch" (2011), "Summer in February" (2012), "Pompeii" (2014), "Legend" (2015) and "American Gods" (2017).

Best Performance: "Sucker Punch" (2011) as Babydoll

6. Lily James

Actress | Cinderella

Lily James was born Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson in Esher, Surrey, to Ninette (Mantle), an actress, and Jamie Thomson, an actor and musician. Her grandmother, Helen Horton, was an American actress. She began her education at Arts Educational School in Tring and subsequently went on to study acting at...

From: "Wrath of Titans" (2012), "Cinderella" (2015), "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" (2016), "Baby Driver" (2017) and "Darkest Hour" (2017)

Best Performances: "Cinderella" (2015) as Ella/Cinderella, "Baby Driver" (2017) as Deborah and "Darkest Hour" (2017) as Elizabeth Layton

7. Zoe Saldana

Actress | Avatar

Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic, where they would live for ...

From: "Avatar" (2009), "Colombiana" (2011), "Guardians of the Galaxy" (2014), "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" (2017), "Avengers: Infinity War" (2018) and "Avengers: Endgame" (2019)

Best Performance: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) as Gamora

8. 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...

From: "Transformers" (2007), "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" (2009), "Ninja Turtles" (2014) and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows" (2016)

Best Performance: "Transformers" (2007) as Mikayla Banes

9. 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 ...

From: "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" (2005), "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Prince Caspian" (2008), "Doctor Strange" (2016) and "Avengers: Endgame" (2019)

Best Performance: "Doctor Strange" (2016) as Ancient One

10. 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 ...

From: "Madagascar 3: Europe Most Wanted" (2012), "Interstelar" (2014) and "The Martian" (2015)

Best Performance: "Interstellar" (2014) as Murph

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