Women

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1. Romola Garai

Actress | Atonement

Romola Garai was born on 6th August 1982. She is an English actress-writer-director who has worked extensively on film, television and theatre. As an actress she is known for her performances in films such as Atonement (2007), Angel (2007), I Capture the Castle (2003) and (Suffragette). On ...

2. 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 ...

3. Keeley Hawes

Actress | High-Rise

Keeley Hawes was born on February 10, 1976 in London, England as Claire Hawes. She is an actress and producer, known for High-Rise (2015), Death at a Funeral (2007) and The Bank Job (2008). She has been married to Matthew Macfadyen since October 8, 2004. They have two children. She was previously ...

4. Leah Vandenberg

Actress | Stupid Stupid Man

Leah Vandenberg is an Indian - Australian theatre, film and television actor. She has appeared in many well known Australian productions including the award winning Netflix series 'The Letdown' and SBS drama 'The Hunting'. Leah received an ASTRA nomination for 'Most outstanding performance by an ...

5. Lesley Sharp

Actress | Naked

Lesley Sharp was born on April 3, 1960 in Manchester, England as Karen Makinson. She is an actress and director, known for Naked (1993), The Full Monty (1997) and Afterlife (2005). She has been married to Nicholas Gleaves since February 1994. They have two children.

6. Julie Graham

Actress | Shetland

Julie Graham was born on July 24, 1965 in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. She is an actress and producer, known for Shetland (2013), Being Eileen (2011) and Survivors (2008). She was previously married to Joseph Bennett.

7. Sarah Lancashire

Actress | Happy Valley

Sarah Lancashire was born on October 4, 1964 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Sarah-Jane Abigail Lancashire. She is an actress and director, known for Happy Valley (2014), Seeing Red (2000) and Clocking Off (2000). She has been married to Peter Salmon since August 22, 2001. They have one child. ...

8. Emily Watson

Actress | Breaking the Waves

Emily Watson was born and raised in London, the daughter of Katharine (Venables), an English teacher, and Richard Watson, an architect. After a self-described sheltered upbringing, Watson attended university for three years in Bristol, studying English literature. She applied to drama school and ...

9. Patricia Clarkson

Actress | The Green Mile

This remarkable, one-of-a-kind actress has, since the early 1990s, intrigued film and TV audiences with her glowing, yet careworn eccentricity and old world-styled glamour. Very much in demand these days as a character player, Patricia Clarkson nevertheless continues to avoid the temptation of ...

10. Poppy Lee Friar

Actress | My Cousin Rachel

Poppy Lee Friar was born on April 16, 1995 in Southwark, London, England. She is an actress, known for My Cousin Rachel (2017), Ackley Bridge (2017) and Mr Selfridge (2013).

11. Lisa Dillon

Actress | Suffragette

Lisa Dillon was born in 1979 in Coventry, England as Lisa Stawiarski. She is an actress, known for Suffragette (2015), Hawking (2004) and Bright Young Things (2003).

12. Scarlett Alice Johnson

Actress | Adulthood

Scarlett Alice Johnson was born in April 1985 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Adulthood (2008), EastEnders (1985) and Panic Button (2011).

13. Lindsay Lohan

Actress | The Parent Trap

Lindsay Dee Lohan was born in New York City, on 2 July 1986, to Dina Lohan and Michael Lohan. She began her career at age three as a Ford model, and also made appearances in over sixty television commercials, including spots for The Gap, Pizza Hut, Wendy's, and Jell-O (opposite Bill Cosby). Lohan ...

14. Linda Lavin

Actress | Alice

Born in Portland, Maine to a musically-inclined family (her mother was once an opera singer) and on stage from the age of 5, singer/actress Linda Lavin graduated from The College of William and Mary with a theatre degree. She pounded the New York pavements in the early 1960s searching for work ...

15. Nina Arianda

Actress | Midnight in Paris

Nina Arianda made her break-out debut in the 2010 off-Broadway production of Venus in Fur just months after graduating from NYU's Tisch graduate acting program. Her performance garnered the attention of the entire New York theater community. Following her off-Broadway acclaim, Nina procured roles ...

16. Anne Dudek

Actress | White Chicks

Anne was raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She got the role of Iphigenia in "The Iphigenia Cycle" in Chicago while still in theater school at Northwestern University. She was a resident artist at The Court Theatre in Chicago. The production moved off-Broadway to New York City, where she won the ...

17. 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 ...

18. Annabel Scholey

Actress | Walking on Sunshine

Annabel Scholey was born in January 1984 in Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Walking on Sunshine (2014), Jane Eyre (2006) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (2011). She has been married to Ciarán McMenamin since 2017.

19. Raquel Cassidy

Actress | Downton Abbey

Raquel Cassidy was born on January 22, 1968 in Fleet, Hampshire, England as Raquel Josephine Cassidy. She is an actress, known for Downton Abbey (2010), Teachers (2001) and Downton Abbey (2019).

20. Zoe Telford

Actress | Genius

Zoe Telford was born in 1973 in Norwich, England. She is an actress, known for Genius (2017), Greyhawk (2014) and Jo (2013).

21. Gemma Arterton

Actress | Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Gemma Christina Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, where she was raised. She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry J. Arterton, a welder. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden.

Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived ...

22. Alexandra Breckenridge

Actress | American Horror Story

Alex Breckenridge was born on May 15 1982 in Darien, Connecticut before moving to California when she was 12. Breckenridge first got an interest in acting at 13 when she performed in local theater productions and soon moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. Her first film was the ...

23. Helen Baxendale

Actress | Anonymous

Helen Baxendale was born on June 7, 1970 in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England as Helen Victoria Baxendale. She is an actress and producer, known for Anonymous (2011), Cold Feet (1997) and Cardiac Arrest (1994). She has been married to David L. Williams since 1993. They have three children.

24. Phoebe Cates

Actress | Gremlins

Phoebe Belle Cates was born on July 16, 1963 in New York City, New York, and raised there. She is the daughter of Lily and Joseph Cates, who was a Broadway producer and television pioneer. Her uncle was director/producer Gilbert Cates. Phoebe is of Russian Jewish, and one quarter Chinese, descent. ...

25. Lucy Liemann

Actress | The Bourne Ultimatum

Lucy Liemann was born in 1973 in Barnet, Middlesex, England as Lucy Katherine Liemann. She is an actress, known for The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Hotel Babylon (2006) and Reggie Perrin (2009). She has been married to Nigel Harman since 2011. They have one child.

26. Florence Pugh

Actress | The Falling

Florence Pugh is an English actress. She is known for The Falling (2014), her film debut, Lady Macbeth (2016), Outlaw King (2018), Fighting with My Family (2019), and Midsommar (2019).

Pugh also appear in the ITV detective series Marcella and starred in the AMC Mini-Series The Little Drummer Girl.

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27. Briga Heelan

Actress | Great News

Briga Heelan was born on April 2, 1987 in Andover, Massachusetts, USA as Briga Davis Heelan. She is an actress, known for Great News (2017), Love (2016) and Dean (2016). She has been married to Rene Gube since May 8, 2015. They have one child.

28. Kate Hewlett

Actress | The Girlfriend Experience

Kate Hewlett is a writer, actor and songwriter who splits her time between Toronto and Los Angeles. In addition to her role as Co-Executive Producer and writer on the hit drama series Backstage (Disney/Family Channel), Kate's TV writing credits include: The L.A. Complex, Seed, InSecurity and the ...

29. Olivia Cooke

Actress | Ready Player One

Olivia Cooke was born and raised in Oldham, a former textile manufacturing town in Greater Manchester, North West England. She comes from a family of non-actors; her father, John, is a retired police officer, and her mother is a sales representative. Cooke attended Royton and Crompton Secondary ...

30. 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 ...



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