Best Actresses Born In the '40s


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1Meryl StreepMary Louise "Meryl" Streep is an American actress. Cited in the media as the "best actress of her generation", Streep is particularly known for her versatility in her roles, transformation into the characters she plays, and her accent adaptation.
2Jessica Lange
3Kathy Bates
4Sigourney Weaver
5Sissy Spacek
6Glenn Close
7Susan SarandonSusan Abigail Sarandon is an American actress. She is an Academy Award and BAFTA Award winner who is also known for her social and political activism for a variety of liberal causes.
8Raquel Welch
9Sally Field
10Diane Keaton

The Contenders

11Brenda Fricker
12Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John is an Australian singer, songwriter and actress. She is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five number-one and ten other Top Ten Billboard Hot 100 singles, and two number-one Billboard 200 solo albums.
13Hayley Mills
14CherCher is an American singer and actress. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances during her five-decade-long more.
15Helen MirrenDame Helen Lydia Mirren, is an English actor. Mirren began her acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1967, and is one of the few performers who have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting, having won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2007, after two previous nominations, for her performance more.
16Sharon Gless
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Top Remixes

1. Meryl Streep
2. Glenn Close
3. Susan Sarandon
1. Meryl Streep
2. Kathy Bates
3. Sigourney Weaver



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