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381Nathalie Baye
382Veronica Cartwright
383Anne Parillaud
384Illeana Douglas
385Jane Alexander
386Hope Davis
387Emmanuelle Seigner
388Janet Leigh

Great in the movie " a touch of evil ". It's a shame that she is only remembered for her acting in cultmovie "psycho ".

389Glenda Jackson
390Sandrine Bonnaire
391Kristin Scott Thomas
392Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson is known as an actress who wasn't afraid to portray strong women and would settle for nothing else. Most of people she played on film were already powerful and influential. Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Coretta Scott King, and then Cicely Tyson. She paved the way for so many actresses and continues to do so.

393Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carrol, a true acting diva who let nothing get in her way of being a great performer. While she is mostly known for her hit 60's tv show "Julia". Carroll is an Academy Award nominated actress. She acts with feeling and intensity and those eyes are revealing.

394Lynn Whitfield

Intense, intense, intense. She is one of the strongest actress I've ever seen. Acting is believing and when Lynn acts you believe every word and gesture. Although she has not had many films. Each and every one that exists is superior.


Voted Best Black Actress of All Time on by more than Half of the Voters. She has been in the game for well over 20 Years, and spent most of her lofe in front of The Camera...she is also Talented in Music, has her own Production Company called Oiseau Noir, Inc also she has done Producing, and is said to be Working on her own Script.

396Princess Ryan

She can be a child, a princess, a slave... anything! -

397Shriya Saran
398Trisha Krishnan
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