Comic Book Actresses

by Beardwood_19 | created - 17 Sep 2016 | updated - 27 May 2018 | Public

1. Rosario Dawson

Actress | Rent

This stunning and resourceful actress has been primarily a film player thus far. Only recently has she been opening herself up more to doing television (the series Gemini Division (2008), which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's powerhouse talent stands out the most in edgy...

Josie and the Pussycats (2001) - Valerie Brown Men in Black II (2002) - Laura Vasquez Sin City (2005) - Gail Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) - Gail Daredevil (2015 TV Series) - Claire Temple Jessica Jones (2015 TV Series) - Claire Temple Luke Cage (2016 TV Series) - Claire Temple Iron Fist (2017 TV Series) - Claire Temple The Defenders (2017 TV Series) - Claire Temple ----- Wonder Woman (2009) - Artemis (voice) The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009) - Velvet Von Black (voice) Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015) - Wonder Woman (voice) Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016) - Wonder Woman (voice) Justice League Dark (2017) - Wonder Woman (voice) The LEGO Batman Movie (2017) - Batgirl/Barbara Gordon (voice)

2. 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 ...

Ghost World (2001) - Rebecca The Spirit (2008) - Silken Floss Iron Man 2 (2010) - Natalie Rushman/Natasha Romanoff The Avengers (2012) - Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) - Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) - Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow Captain America: Civil War (2016) - Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow Avengers: Infinity War (2018) - Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow

3. Hayley Atwell

Actress | Captain America: The First Avenger

Born in London, England, Hayley Elizabeth Atwell has dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and the United States. An only child, Hayley was named after actress Hayley Mills. Her parents, Alison (Cain) and Grant Atwell, both motivational speakers, met at a London workshop of Dale Carnegie's ...

4. Noel Neill

Actress | Superman Returns

Minnesota-born Noel Neill's ambition was to be a journalist like her father, the editor of a Minneapolis newspaper. However, she was hired by Bing Crosby to sing at the Turf Club at the race track in Del Mar, California (Crosby was one of the owners). Shortly thereafter, in 1941, she was signed to ...

5. Emily Bett Rickards

Actress | Arrow

Canadian actress Emily Bett Rickards was born on July 24, 1991. She attended film school after graduating high school, and also attended Alida Vocal Studio. She plays "Felicity Smoak" on the CW network's Arrow (2012) and The Flash (2014), and appears in the upcoming, acclaimed feature film, Brooklyn...

Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Felicity Smoak Arrow: Blood Rush (2013 TV Series) - Felicity Smoak The Flash (2014 TV Series) - Felicity Smoak Supergirl (2015 TV Series) - Felicity Smoak Superhero Fight Club 2.0 (2016) - Felicity Smoak Legends of Tomorrow (2016 TV Series) - Felicity Smoak ----- Vixen (2015 TV Series) - Felicity Smoak (voice) Vixen: The Movie (2017) - Felicity Smoak (voice)

6. Cobie Smulders

Actress | The Avengers

Cobie Smulders was born on April 3, 1982, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to a Dutch father and an English mother. As a girl, Cobie had set her sights on becoming a doctor or a marine biologist. In fact, it wasn't until high school that Cobie started to explore acting after appearing in several ...

7. Gwyneth Paltrow

Actress | Shakespeare in Love

A tall, wafer thin, delicate beauty, Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow and Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Her father was from a Jewish family, while her mother is of mostly German descent. When Gwyneth was eleven, the ...

Iron Man (2008) - Pepper Potts Iron Man 2 (2010) - Pepper Potts The Avengers (2012) - Pepper Potts Iron Man 3 (2013) - Pepper Potts Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) - Pepper Potts Avengers: Infinity War (2018) - Pepper Potts

8. 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 ...

X-Men (2000) - Ororo Munroe/Storm X-Men 2 (2003) - Ororo Munroe/Storm Catwoman (2004) - Patience Phillips/Catwoman X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) - Ororo Munroe/Storm X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) - Storm Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) - Ginger

9. Famke Janssen

Actress | X-Men: The Last Stand

Famke was born in the Netherlands, where she began her professional career as a model. She later moved to the United States, where she has made her home since 1984. Initially settling in New York, she majored in writing and literature at Columbia University and studied acting with Harold Guskin. ...

Model by Day (1993) - Lex/Lady X X-Men (2000) - Jean Grey X-Men 2 (2003) - Jean Grey X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) - Jean Grey/Phoenix The Wolverine (2013) - Jean Grey X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) - Jean Grey

10. Margot Kidder

Actress | Superman

Margot Kidder was born Margaret Ruth Kidder in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, to Jocelyn Mary "Jill" (Wilson), a history teacher from British Columbia, and Kendall Kidder, a New Mexico-born mining engineer and explosives expert. Margot was a delightful child who took pride in ...

11. Katie Cassidy

Actress | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Katie Cassidy was born Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy on November 25, 1986, in Los Angeles, California. Her father, David Cassidy, was a pop star in the 1970s. Her mother, Sherry Williams, was a high fashion model in the early 1970s. Sherry left her career to concentrate on raising her 3 daughters,...

Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Laurel Lance/Black Canary/Black Siren The Scribbler (2014) - Suki Superhero Fight Club (2015) - Black Canary The Flash (2014 TV Series) - Black Siren/Laurel Lance Legends of Tomorrow (2016 TV Series) - Laurel Lance ----- Vixen (2015 TV Series) - Laurel Lance/Black Canary (voice) Vixen: The Movie (2017) - Black Canary/Laurel Lance (voice)

12. Melissa Benoist

Actress | Supergirl

Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. She was born in Littleton, Colorado , the daughter of Julie and Jim Benoist, a physician. Her paternal great-grandfather was of French descent. The rest of her ancestry is German, English, and Scottish. She started dance classes at ...

Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Kara Danvers/Supergirl The Flash (2014 TV Series) - Kara Danvers/Supergirl Supergirl (2015 TV Series) - Kara Danvers/Supergirl/Bizarro Legends of Tomorrow (2016 TV Series) - Kara Danvers/Supergirl Superhero Fight Club 2.0 (2016) - Supergirl ----- Freedom Fighters: The Ray (2017 TV Series) - Overgirl (voice)

13. Caity Lotz

Actress | The Machine

Caitlin Marie Lotz (born December 30, 1986) is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She is known for her roles as Stephanie Horton in Mad Men, Officer Kirsten Landry in the MTV mockumentary series Death Valley (2011), as Annie in The Pact (2013), and as Sara Lance/White Canary in The CW's ...

Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Sara Lance/The Canary The Flash (2014 TV Series) - Sara Lance/White Canary Supergirl (2015 TV Series) - Sara Lance Superhero Fight Club 2.0 (2016) - White Canary Legends of Tomorrow (2016 TV Series) - Sara Lance/White Canary

14. 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 ...

15. Juliana Harkavy

Actress | Arrow

Juliana Harkavy is an American actress of Dominican, Russian, African, Chinese, and Hungarian descent. Born on New Years Day in New York City and raised in Los Angeles, Harkavy has been appearing in theater, film, and television since the age of nine. Juliana was born to mother Berta Carela, an ...

The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series) - Alisha Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Dinah Drake/Black Canary Constantine (2014 TV Series) - Sarah The Flash (2014 TV Series) - Dinah Drake/Black Canary Legends of Tomorrow (2016 TV Series) - Dinah Drake/Black Canary

16. Briana Venskus

Actress | The Walking Dead

Briana Venskus was born on August 19, 1984 in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA as Briana Laurel Venskus. She is known for her work on The Walking Dead (2010), Grace and Frankie (2015) and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013).

17. Adrianne Palicki

Actress | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Adrianne Palicki was born on May 6, 1983 in Toledo, Ohio, to Nancy (French) and Jeffrey Palicki. Her father is of Polish and Hungarian descent, and her mother is of English and German ancestry. Adrianne graduated from Whitmer High School. She did not take the stage in her first play until she was a...

Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Kara/Lindsey Harrison Aquaman (2006) - Nadia Wonder Woman (2011) - Diana Prince/Wonder Woman Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013 TV Series) - Bobbi Morse Marvel's Most Wanted (2016) - Bobbi Morse

18. Monique Ganderton

Stunts | Avengers: Endgame

Monique Ganderton was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Monique has always been adventurous. She achieved high levels of track and field, equestrian show jumping and is also a certified snowboard instructor. Monique was involved in diving, gymnastics, softball, figure skating, equestrian and later...

19. Rebecca Romijn

Actress | X-Men

Rebecca Alie Romijn was born on November 6, 1972 in Berkeley, California. Her father was Dutch-born and worked as a custom-furniture maker. Her mother was American-born, with Dutch and English ancestry, and was a teacher of English. Rebecca attended Berkeley High School where her nickname was the "...

X-Men (2000) - Mystique X-Men 2 (2003) - Raven Darkholme/Mystique The Punisher (2004) - Joan X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) - Raven Darkholme/Mystique X-Men: First Class (2011) - Mystique Older

20. Sarah-Jane Redmond

Actress | The Entrance

Sarah-Jane Redmond was born in Cyprus. She is known for her work on The Entrance (2006), Disturbing Behavior (1998) and The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008).

21. Yancy Butler

Actress | Kick-Ass 2

Yancy Butler was born and grew up in Greenwich Village, New York City during the 1970s, so it's not unusual that she chose to be an actor, being third generation showbiz. Her father is Joe Butler, the lead singer and drummer for the reunited Lovin' Spoonful; her mother, Leslie , was a company ...

Perversions of Science (1997 TV Series) - Lisa Gerou Witchblade (2000) - Det. Sara "Pez" Pezzini Witchblade (2001 TV Series) - Det. Sara 'Pez' Pezzini/Aras Kick-Ass (2010) - Angie D'Amico Kick-Ass 2 (2013) - Mrs. D'Amico

22. Sarah Douglas

Actress | Superman

Even though Sarah Douglas was born and raised in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and knew that she wanted to act, she did try to expand options available to her. She worked in a factory and for a time, also in a sterilizing department of a hospital. She briefly moved to France and also undertook a teacher ...

Superman (1978) - Ursa Superman II (1980) - Ursa The Return of Swamp Thing (1989) - Dr. Lana Zurrell Supergirl (2015 TV Series) - Jindah Kol Rozz ----- Iron Man (1994 TV Series) - Alana Ulanova (voice) Superman (1996 TV Series) - Mala (voice) Batman Beyond (1999 TV Series) - Donna Walker/Queen (voice) Green Lantern: The Animated Series (2011 TV Series) - Science Director/Scar (voice)

23. Danielle Panabaker

Actress | The Flash

Danielle Nicole Panabaker was born in Augusta, Georgia. Her younger sister, actress Kay Panabaker, starred in the TV series, Summerland (2004)(WB, 2004-05). Panabaker started acting at a summer camp, before joining community theater productions when she was 10-years-old. Panabaker moved to ...

Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost The Flash (2014 TV Series) - Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost Supergirl (2015 TV Series) - Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost Legends of Tomorrow (2016 TV Series) - Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost ----- Freedom Fighters: The Ray (2017 TV Series) - Caitlin Snow (voice)

24. Jessica Alba

Actress | Fantastic Four

Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, CA, to Catherine (Jensen) and Mark David Alba, who served in the US Air Force. Her mother has Danish, Welsh, German, English, and French ancestry, while her father is of Mexican descent (including Spanish and Indigenous Mexican roots). Her ...

Sin City (2005) - Nancy Callahan Fantastic Four (2005) - Sue Storm Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) - Invisible Woman/Susan Storm Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) - Nancy ----- Fantastic Four (2005) - Susan Storm (voice)

25. Kirsten Dunst

Actress | Spider-Man

Kirsten Caroline Dunst is an American actress, who also holds German citizenship. She was born on April 30, 1982 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, to parents Inez (née Rupprecht), who owned an art gallery, and Klaus Dunst, a medical services executive. She has a younger brother named Christian Dunst, ...

The Crow: Salvation (2000) - Erin Randall Spider-Man (2002) - Mary Jane Watson Spider-Man 2 (2004) - Mary Jane Watson Spider-Man 3 (2007) - Mary Jane Watson ----- Spider-Man 2 (2004) - Mary Jane Watson (voice)

26. Florence Kasumba

Actress | Captain America: Civil War

Florence Kasumba is a German actress living in Berlin. She has been filming in the English, German and Dutch languages since 2000. She is best known for her work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the films Captain America: Civil War (2016), Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). ...

27. Carrie-Anne Moss

Actress | The Matrix

Carrie-Anne Moss was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. At age 20, after studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, she moved to Europe to pursue a career in modeling. While in Spain she was cast in a regular role in the TV show Dark Justice which was produced in Barcelona for its first ...

28. Elizabeth Olsen

Actress | Martha Marcy May Marlene

Elizabeth Chase "Lizzie" Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films Silent House (2011), Liberal Arts (2012), Godzilla (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and Captain America: Civil War (2016). For her role in the critically-acclaimed Martha ...

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) - Wanda Maximoff Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) - Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch Captain America: Civil War (2016) - Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch Avengers: Infinity War (2018) - Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch

29. Candice Patton

Actress | The Flash

Raised in Plano, Texas, Candice continued her childhood dream of becoming an actress by attending Southern Methodist University in Dallas where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.F.A in Theatre. It was here that she was scouted by The Young and the Restless for a CBS Soap Star Contest and flew ...

30. Chyler Leigh

Actress | Not Another Teen Movie

Born in Charlotte, North Carolina and raised in Virginia Beach and Miami Beach, Chyler began her career in front of the camera at age 12 modeling for magazines and catalogues. Her success in print later led to national commercials for Coca Cola and Wendy's, among others.

By age 16, she had already ...

31. Rachael Taylor

Actress | Transformers

Rachael Taylor grew up in Tasmania, Australia, with her parents Nigel and Christine Taylor. She began modelling during her teens, working for the Skye-Jilly International agency. She competed for Miss Teen Tasmania, as well as the Miss Universe/Miss World state finals. She moved to Sydney to ...

Man-Thing (2005) - Teri Elizabeth Richards Jessica Jones (2015 TV Series) - Trish Walker Luke Cage (2016 TV Series) - Trish Walker The Defenders (2017 TV Series) - Trish Walker

32. Jaime King

Actress | My Bloody Valentine

Jaime King was born on April 23, 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for My Bloody Valentine (2009), Sin City (2005) and White Chicks (2004). She has been married to Kyle Newman since November 23, 2007. They have two children.

33. 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 ...

34. Kendall Cross

Actress | Another Life

After graduating from high school in Kamloops, B.C., Kendall attended the University of British Columbia where she completed a B.F.A. in stage acting. She landed her first television audition in the series, Highlander (1992). She has since appeared in numerous television and film projects which ...

Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Lara-El/Jessica Kent/Little Girl's Mother X-Men 2 (2003) - Cop #2 Elektra (2005) - First Paramedic Human Target (2010 TV Series) - Lead Agent

35. Anna Paquin

Actress | The Piano

Anna Paquin is the first millennial to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting, and the first to win.

She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1982, to Mary (Brophy), an English teacher from Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a Canadian phys-ed teacher. Anna moved to her ...

36. Lynda Boyd

Actress | The Age of Adaline

Lynda Boyd has been an actress for over 30 years. She was born in Vancouver and is a versatile performer with an extensive stage, television, film, animation and radio career.

Over the years, Lynda has played Diane Keaton's best friend, Leslie Neilsen's wife, Owen Wilson's confidante and Jennifer ...

37. Diane Lane

Actress | Unfaithful

Diane Lane was born on January 22, 1965, in New York. She is the daughter of acting coach Burton Eugene "Burt" Lane and nightclub singer/centerfold Colleen Farrington. Her parents' families were both from the state of Georgia. Diane was acting from a very young age and made her stage debut at the ...

38. Teri Hatcher

Actress | Tomorrow Never Dies

Teri Hatcher is an American actress, writer, presenter, and former NFL cheerleader. She is known for her television roles, portraying Lois Lane on the ABC series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993-1997), and as Susan Mayer on the television series Desperate Housewives (2004-2012), ...

39. Morena Baccarin

Actress | Deadpool

Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia...

Gotham (2014 TV Series) - Leslie Thompkins Deadpool (2016) - Vanessa Deadpool 2 (2018) - Vanessa ----- Justice League (2001 TV Series) - Black Canary/Dinah Lance/Edgar Mandragora (voice) Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008 TV Series) - Cheetah (voice) Son of Batman (2014) - Talia al Ghul (voice) Batman: Bad Blood (2016) - Talia al Ghul (voice) The Flash (2014 TV Series) - Gideon (voice)

40. Jamie Chung

Actress | Big Hero 6

Jamie Chung was born and raised in California, the daughter of Korean parents. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung's break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar. MTV held auditions for The Real World (1992) there, she tried out, and was successful, ...

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) - Miho Gotham (2014 TV Series) - Valerie Vale The Gifted (2017 TV Series) - Clarice Fong/Blink ----- X-Men: Destiny (2011) - Aimi Yoshida (voice) Big Hero 6 (2014) - Go Go (voice) Big Hero 6: Baymax Returns (2017) - Go Go Tomago (voice) Big Hero 6: The Series (2017 TV Series) - GoGo Tomago (voice)

41. Tricia Helfer

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Tricia Helfer is a Canadian cover girl model-turned-actress who has developed her resume beyond the catwalk to include many diverse roles highlighting her versatile and natural screen presence. Best known as the face of the series, and for her Leo award-winning lead performance as the humanoid, ...

42. Helen Slater

Actress | Supergirl

Helen Slater was born in Bethpage, New York, to Alice Joan (Citrin), a lawyer and peace activist, and Gerald Slater, a television executive. She was raised in Massapequa, Long Island, New York, and is of Eastern European Jewish descent. Appearing in many shows as a child, she attended the New York ...

Supergirl (1984) -Kara Zor-El/Supergirl/Linda Lee Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Lara-El Supergirl (2015 TV Series) - Eliza Danvers ----- Batman: The Animated Series (1992 TV Series) - Talia al Ghul (voice) DC Super Hero Girls (2015 TV Series) - Martha Kent (voice) DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High (2016) - Martha Kent (voice) DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year (2016) - Martha Kent (voice)

43. Teryl Rothery

Actress | Stargate SG-1

A Vancouver, British Columbia, native, Teryl Rothery always knew she wanted to be an entertainer. She began her career as a dancer at age thirteen when she performed in her first musical, "Bye Bye Birdie". Her role in "Annie Get Your Gun" earned her a Most Outstanding Performer award with her ...

Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Board Member #2/Real Estate Agent Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Jean Loring iZombie (2015 TV Series) - Mrs. Sparrow ----- Sabrina the Teenage Witch in Friends Forever (2002) - Miss Fetid (voice) X-Men: Evolution (2000 TV Series) - Margali Sefton (voice)

44. Allison Mack

Actress | Smallville

Mack was born in Germany but moved with her family to Long Beach, California, when she was 2. She began acting at 4 with print work and commercials, and began studying at The Young Actors Space in Los Angeles when she was 7. Before joining the cast of Smallville (2001), Allison starred in the ...

Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Chloe Sullivan/Silver Banshee/Eva Greer/Brainiac/Gretchen Winters/Dawn Stiles/Madelyn Hibbins Smallville: Chloe Chronicles (2003 TV Mini-Series) - Chloe Sullivan Smallville: Vengeance Chronicles (2006 TV Mini-Series) - Chloe Sullivan ----- The Batman (2004 TV Series) - Clea (voice) Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009) - Power Girl (voice)

45. Laura Vandervoort

Actress | Jigsaw

Laura Vandervoort is a versatile actress who not only crosses over genres, but also changes from character to character flawlessly embracing the essence of every role she plays. Laura has built an international fan from her extensive resume and has been consistently working as an actress since she ...

Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Kara/Supergirl/Brainiac/Linda Danvers Mutant X (2001 TV Series) - Tina Supergirl (2015 TV Series) - Indigo ----- Spider-Man: Edge of Time (2011) - Mary Jane Watson (voice) Captain Canuck (2013 TV Series) - Bluefox (voice)

46. Britt Irvin

Actress | Hot Rod

Brittney Irvin was born on November 10, 1984 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. When she was six years old she started ballet lessons, started singing in festivals, and decided to start acting. When she turned 10 she claimed roles in two musicals, "Show Boat" and "A Christmas Carol." Shortly thereafter ...

47. Jaimie Alexander

Actress | Thor

Jaimie Alexander was born in Greenville, South Carolina, but moved with her family to Grapevine, Texas, when she was four years old. She took theatre classes in grade school as a hobby but was kicked out in high school because she could not sing, and so she took up sports instead. At age 17 she ...

48. Amy Acker

Actress | Angel

Born and raised in Dallas, Texas where she graduated Lake Highlands High School, Amy Acker is the oldest of four children; she has two sisters and one brother. An acting major at Southern Methodist University, Amy acted in several college theater productions. She appeared in various roles during ...

Human Target (2010 TV Series) - Katherine Walters Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013 TV Series) - Audrey Nathan The Gifted (2017 TV Series) - Kate Strucker ----- Justice League Unlimited (2004 TV Series) - The Huntress/Helena Bertinelli (voice)

49. Lena Headey

Actress | Game of Thrones

Lena Headey is a British actress. Headey is best known for her role as "Cersei Lannister" in Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-present) and The Brothers Grimm (2005), Possession (2002), and The Remains of the Day (1993). Headey stars as "Queen Gorgo", a heroic Spartan woman in the period film, 300 (2006)...

300 (2006) - Queen Gorgo Dredd (2012) - Ma-Ma 300: Rise of an Empire (2014) - Queen Gorgo ----- The Super Hero Squad Show (2009 TV Series) - Black Widow/Mystique (voice)

50. Parker Posey

Actress | Scream 3

Parker Posey was born two months premature in Baltimore, Maryland, to Lynda (Patton) and Chris Posey. The family moved to Monroe, La. and then Laurel, Mississippi, where Chris became owner of Laurel's own Posey Chevrolet. Parker attended high school at R. H. Watkins High School in Laurel, and ...

Josie and the Pussycats (2001) - Fiona Blade: Trinity (2004) - Danica Talos Superman Returns (2006) - Kitty Kowalski ----- Superman Returns (2006) - Kitty Kowalski (voice)

51. 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.

Gal ...

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) - Diana Prince/Wonder Woman Wonder Woman (2017) - Diana Justice League (2017) - Wonder Woman/Diana Prince

52. Deborah Ann Woll

Actress | True Blood

Deborah was born in 1985, in Brooklyn, New York, from Irish and German heritage. She took acting, piano and dance classes. She went to high school at Packer Collegiate Institute and graduated from the BFA program at the USC School of Theatre at the University of Southern California.

Deborah started ...

53. Wai Ching Ho

Actress | Daredevil

Wai Ching Ho was born on November 16, 1943 in Hong Kong. She is an actress, known for Daredevil (2015), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) and Robot Stories (2003).

54. Hayley Lovitt

Actress | The Gifted

Hayley Lovitt grew up in small town Oklahoma and North Carolina. She began performing in theatre at age twelve.

She is most recognized as "Sage" the computer-brained mutant on "The Gifted," a Fox/Marvel show. Other television credits include "New Amsterdam," "Nashville," "Sleepy Hollow", and "The ...

Ant-Man (2015) - Janet Van Dyne/The Wasp Powers (2015 TV Series) - Michelle Claremont The Gifted (2017 TV Series) - Sage

55. Sarah Grey

Actress | Power Rangers

Sarah Grey is a Canadian actress. Grey was born in British Columbia, Canada. Grey has appeared on shows such as Almost Human (2013), and Bates Motel (2013) playing young Norma Bates. Her first film role came in 2013, when she landed the part of Jennifer Beals' daughter Julia, in the film ...

56. Karen Gillan

Actress | Selfie

Karen Sheila Gillan was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, as the only child of Marie Paterson and husband John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at ...

57. Natalie Alyn Lind

Actress | The Gifted

Natalie Alyn Lind, the oldest of the three Lind sisters, all working actresses, grew up surrounded by the entertainment industry. Her mother is also an actress who starred in feature films and on several TV series including the hit drama "One Tree Hill". Natalie booked her first guest role at 4 ...

Gotham (2014 TV Series) - Silver St. Cloud iZombie (2015 TV Series) - Winslow Sutcliffe The Gifted (2017 TV Series) - Lauren Strucker

58. Christina Brucato

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Christina Brucato is an actress and producer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016) and Chicago Med (2015).

59. Andrea Brooks

Actress | 50/50

Andrea Brooks is a Canadian actress who began her acting career at age fifteen after being spotted at an open casting call for figure skaters for the Disney film Ice Princess (2005). Some of Andrea's television credits include roles on Supernatural (2005), iZombie (2015), UnREAL (2015), and ...

60. Samantha Win

Actress | Wonder Woman

Samantha Win was born on March 29, 1991 in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. She is known for her work on Wonder Woman (2017), Arrow (2012) and Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011). She was previously married to Allen Jo.

61. Ciara Renée

Actress | Arrow

Ciara Renee (born 19 October 1990), is a NYC actress, model, singer and dancer. Renée replaced Patina Miller in the Tony-Award winning Broadway revival of Pippin as Leading Player. She also appeared in Big Fish on Broadway, as The Witch, as well as regional productions of The Hunchback of Notre ...

Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Kendra Saunders/Hawkgirl The Flash (2014 TV Series) - Kendra Saunders/Hawkgirl Legends of Tomorrow (2016 TV Series) - Kendra Saunders/Hawkgirl

62. Keri Adams

Actress | Delete

Keri Adams is an actress, known for Delete (2013), Arrow (2012) and The Flash (2014).

63. Miranda Otto

Actress | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Miranda Otto is an Australian actress. Otto is a daughter of actors Barry Otto and Lindsay Otto, and half-sister of actress Gracie Otto. She began her acting career at age 18 in 1986, and has appeared in a variety of independent and major studio films. Otto made her major film debut in Emma's War (...

64. Laura Haddock

Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy

Laura Haddock was born on August 21, 1985 in England. She is an actress, known for Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017). She has been married to Sam Claflin since July 30, 2013. They have two children.

65. 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 ...

66. Danai Gurira

Actress | Black Panther

Danai Gurira was born in Grinnell, Iowa, to Josephine and Roger Gurira, who were from Zimbabwe. Her father was then teaching Chemistry at Grinnell College. When she was five, the family moved back to Zimbabwe, residing in the capital Harare. Gurira later returned to the United States, and studied ...

67. Megan Fox

Actress | Transformers

Megan Denise Green (née Fox; born March 16, 1986) is an American actress and model. Megan was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to Gloria Darlene Cisson, a real estate manager and Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer; she was raised in Rockwood, Tennessee during her early childhood. She began her ...

68. Lyndsy Fonseca

Actress | Kick-Ass

Lyndsy Marie Fonseca was born in Oakland, California, and was raised first in Alameda and then Moraga, California. Lyndsy competed in the International Modeling & Talent Association, where she was recognized as the second runner-up for "Young Miss Dancer of the Year" and was the first runner-up for...

Kick-Ass (2010) - Katie Deauxma Kick-Ass 2 (2013) - Katie Deauxma Agent Carter (2015 TV Series) - Angie Martinelli

69. Mary-Louise Parker

Actress | Weeds

Southern-bred Mary-Louise Parker was born on August 2, 1964 in Fort Jackson, South Carolina, the youngest of four children of Judge John Morgan Parker, and the former Caroline Louise Morell. She is of mostly Swedish, English, and Scottish descent. Her father's occupation took the family both around...

RED (2010) - Sarah Ross R.I.P.D. (2013) - Proctor RED 2 (2013) - Sarah

70. Audrey Marie Anderson

Actress | Arrow

Audrey Marie Anderson is an American actress, born in Texas on March the 7th, 1975. She has been in film and television since 2000, working with notable directors such as David Mamet, Lisa Cholodenko and Antoine Fuqua. She appears on the television series, Arrow (2012), as Lyla Michaels. She is ...

71. Emily Kinney

Actress | The Walking Dead

Emily Kinney is an American actress. She is best-known for her role as "Beth Greene" in the AMC television series, The Walking Dead (2010). Kinney was born in Wayne, Nebraska. She graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2006. Kinney has had reoccurring roles and guest appearances on ...

The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series) - Beth Greene Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Brie Larvan/Bug-Eyed Bandit The Flash (2014 TV Series) - Brie Larvan/Bug-Eyed Bandit

72. Brit Morgan

Actress | Friend Request

Brit Morgan was born on September 24, 1987 in Marlton, New Jersey, USA as Brittany Morgan Dengler. She is an actress, known for Friend Request (2016), True Blood (2008) and Supergirl (2015).

The Middleman (2008 TV Series) - Lacey Thornfield Supergirl (2015 TV Series) - Leslie Willis/Livewire Riverdale (2016 TV Series) - Penny Peabody

73. Leslie Bibb

Actress | Iron Man

Leslie Louise Bibb was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on November 17, 1974, and raised in Nelson County, Virginia. Later she and her mother, along with her three older sisters, moved to Richmond, where Leslie attended an all-girls Catholic high school, St. Gertrude.

In 1990 The Oprah Winfrey Show (...

Iron Man (2008) - Christine Everhart Iron Man 2 (2010) - Christine Everhart WHIH News Front (2015 TV Series) - Christine Everhart

74. Tiera Skovbye

Actress | Riverdale

Tiera Skovbye was born in Vancouver, Canada. She comes from a Scandinavian background and most of her extended family reside in Sweden and Denmark.

She began her acting career at the age of seven when she was spotted by an agent at the Children's Festival in Vancouver. After several commercial ...

Painkiller Jane (2007 TV Series) - Jane - 10 Years Old Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Madison Danforth Riverdale (2017 TV Series) - Polly Cooper

75. Christine Adams

Actress | Batman Begins

Film and television actress Christine Adams was born in London, United Kingdom.

She starred on several British and American films and television series since early 2000s.

On television, she is known for roles as "Katherine Williams Osgood" on the British miniseries, NY-LON (2004); "Simone Hundin" on ...

76. 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...

77. Leonor Varela

Actress | Blade II

Leonor Varela was born on December 29, 1972 in Santiago de Chile, Chile, the daughter of Leonor Palma, a massage therapist, and Francisco Varela (Francisco Javier Varela Garcia), a biologist, neuroscientist, and philosopher. Her family fled to Costa Rica, leaving behind the dictatorship of Augusto ...

78. Rosemary Harris

Actress | Spider-Man

Rosemary Harris was born on September 19, 1927 in Ashby, Suffolk, England as Rosemary Ann Harris. She is an actress, known for Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). She was previously married to John Ehle and Ellis Rabb.

Spider-Man (2002) - May Parker Spider-Man 2 (2004) - May Parker Spider-Man 3 (2007) - May Parker

79. Elizabeth Banks

Actress | The Hunger Games

Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as ...

Spider-Man (2002) - Betty Brant Spider-Man 2 (2004) - Miss Brant Spider-Man 3 (2007) - Miss Brant

80. Natalie Brown

Actress | The Strain

Natalie Brown was born in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. She is known for her work on The Strain (2014), Dawn of the Dead (2004) and Saw V (2008).

81. Peyton List

Actress | The Tomorrow People

Peyton List was born on August 8, 1986, in Boston, Massachusetts. She grew up with her older sister Brittany, who works as a model in Germany, and her parents Sherri Anderson and Douglas "Doug" List. Peyton studied at the School of American Ballet in New York City and also played there on stage.


Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Lucy Lane The Flash (2014 TV Series) - Lisa Snart/Golden Glider Gotham (2014 TV Series) - Ivy Pepper

82. Elena Satine

Actress | Strange Angel

Elena Satine hails from the Black Sea coast of the "Russian Riviera" in Sochi. She began her professional career at the tender age of 6 when she appeared on the popular Russian children's variety show "Morning Star". On a spontaneous trip to New York City, the young actress attended an open call ...

83. Elysia Rotaru

Actress | Arrow

Elysia Rotaru was born on November 9, 1984 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Crystal Elysia Lorraine Rotaru. She is an actress and producer, known for Arrow (2012), Dead Again in Tombstone (2017) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011).

Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Female Inn Guest/Elizabeth Bishop Arrow (2012 TV Series) - Taiana iZombie (2015 TV Series) - Tess

84. Kari Coleman

Actress | The Amazing Spider-Man

Kari Coleman is an actress, known for The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and Multiplicity (1996). She has been married to Kyle Secor since January 28, 2002. They have two children.

85. Jodelle Ferland

Actress | Case 39

Jodelle Micah Ferland has built up an impressive resume filled with roles in film, television and, at the beginning of her career, commercials. Born on October 9, 1994, she got her start in an episode of CTV's Cold Squad (1998), before landing the lead role in her first film, Mermaid (2000) at an ...

86. Laura Mennell

Actress | Project Blue Book

Laura Mennell is a Canadian actress who grew up in Mission, British Columbia. Over the past decade, she's built a successful and busy career and is best known for her work on shows like Syfy's Alphas (2011) and Haven (2010), A&E's Emmy Nominated Flight 93 (2006), as well as Warner Brothers ...

87. Jovanna Burke

Actress | The True Heroines

Jovanna Huguet was born to a Peruvian mother and Canadian father. Growing up in Vancouver, Canada she had the privilege of learning English and French in school, while speaking Spanish at home with her family.

Her mother who had always loved dance, noticed Jovanna's natural ability to move at a ...

88. Chelah Horsdal

Actress | The Man in the High Castle

Chelah is most well known for her work as Helen Smith on Amazon's The Man In The High Castle, for which she's been oft nominated and was awarded the Leo in 2017. Chelah's earlier life saw her working a variety of jobs from restaurants to interior design to event production, while travelling ...

89. Melanie Papalia

Actress | Hell or High Water

Melanie Papalia was born on July 11, 1984 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Melanie Rose Papalia. She is an actress, known for Hell or High Water (2016), Suits (2011) and The Newsroom (2012).

90. Denise Quiñones

Actress | Smallville

Denise Quiñones was born on September 9, 1980 in Ponce, Puerto Rico as Denise Marie Quiñones August. She is an actress, known for Smallville (2001), Smallville: Vengeance Chronicles (2006) and Aquaman (2006).

Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Andrea Rojas/Angel of Vengeance Smallville: Vengeance Chronicles (2006 TV Mini-Series) - Andrea Rojas/Angel of Vengeance Aquaman (2006) - Lt. Rachel Torres

91. Emmanuelle Vaugier

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 ...

Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Dr. Helen Bryce Painkiller Jane (2005) - Capt. Jane Elizabeth Browning/Painkiller Jane Human Target (2010 TV Series) - Emma Barnes

92. 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. ...

Smallville (2001 TV Series) - Adrianna Tomaz/Sorority Girl/Lex's Aid Blade: Trinity (2004) - Goth Vixen Wannabe iZombie (2015 TV Series) - Sasha Arconi

93. Françoise Yip

Actress | AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

At an early age Francoise passed on an opportunity to study in music and chose to persue a degree in Political Science. It was during those years, Francoise started with modeling. That career didn't last long, but she did get the opportunity to star with Jackie Chan in Rumble in the Bronx. For her ...

94. Rachel Hayward

Actress | Stolen Daughter

Rachel Hayward is known for her work as a series regular in Chris Carter's Harsh Realm (1999) for FOX and her leading role in the 2015 made for TV movie, Stolen Daughter (2015). Rachel was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario and landed her first acting role in the feature Breaking All the Rules (...

95. Christina Cox

Actress | The Chronicles of Riddick

The youngest of three girls, Christina was born just outside Toronto. She carried a double major of theater and dance at the prestigious Arts York at Unionville High School. She went on to further her training at the Ryerson Theatre School of Toronto, among such alumni as Eric McCormack and David ...

96. Michelle Hurd

Actress | Blindspot

Michelle Hurd was born on December 21, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Blindspot (2015). She has been married to Garret Dillahunt since July 6, 2007.

Justice League of America (1997) - B.B. DaCosta/Fire Jessica Jones (2015 TV Series) - D.A. Samantha Reyes Daredevil (2015 TV Series) - Samantha Reyes

97. Tracy Waterhouse

Actress | The Arrangement

Tracy Waterhouse is an actress, known for The Arrangement (2017), One Christmas Eve (2014) and Primary (2014).

98. Kea Wong

Actress | X2

Kea Wong is an actress, known for X2: X-Men United (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and Millennium (1996).

Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996) - Fran X-Men 2 (2003) - Jubilation Lee/Jubilee X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) - Jubilation Lee/Jubilee

99. Jada Pinkett Smith

Actress | The Matrix Revolutions

Jada Koren Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Robsol Grant Pinkett, Jr., a contractor, and Adrienne Banfield-Jones, a nurse. They divorced after only a few months of marriage. Her father is of African-American descent and her mother is of Afro-Caribbean ancestry (from Barbados and ...

100. Angela Bassett

Actress | Strange Days

Captivating, gifted, and sensational, Angela Bassett's presence has been felt in theaters and on stages and television screens throughout the world. Angela Evelyn Bassett was born on August 16, 1958 in New York City, to Betty Jane (Gilbert), a social worker, and Daniel Benjamin Bassett, a ...

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