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81Gloria Swanson

You can't tell gloria swanson and norma desmond apart after seeing the movie.

Norma will stick in my mind forever. She was so brave to play that part

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82Kate BeckinsaleKathrin Romary "Kate" Beckinsale is an English actress. After some minor television roles, she made her film debut in Much Ado About Nothing while still a student at Oxford University.

An actress with wide acting skills. Very versatile in her roles. She surely deserves a higher rank in this list.
Very attractive and a lovely woman in real life. VOTE FOR HER. She needs to get above a lot of actresses in this list that aren't talented as she is.

i love her. shes beautiful and a great actress

I think she is the best looking actress of all time. She is also a very good actress and can play everything as seen in Underworld, Pearl Harbor and Click.

Gorgeous and talented, she is very attractive and very versatile in her roles. - Toshin

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84Diane LaneDiane Lane is an Oscar nominated American actress. Born and raised in New York City, Lane made her screen debut in George Roy Hill's 1979 film A Little Romance, starring opposite Sir Laurence Olivier.

Way underrated. A very good actress who doesn't always get the best roles but gives a solid performance every time out. A real pro, and easy on the eye never hurts.

Shes a hero! I adore diane lane, shes an amazing actress number 1 man!

Great actreess with intense feelings

Always excellent

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85Julie Walters

Julie Walters is a fantastic actress. I especially loved her performances in Mamma Mia and Harry Potter. She can play any role. A brilliant actress.

86Gwyneth Paltrow

I'm her biggest fan of all time! Basically I have watched all of her movies! My favorite was definitely Shakespeare in love... For those people out there who hates her or whatsoever.. They are all just being stupid and jealous of her.. Talk about best actress... Look who owned an oscar?!

She is the best Hollywood actress of all time... I watch most of her movie... And my favourites are Shakespeare in Love, Great Expectation, Country Strong, Iron man 1 2, Sylvia, Sliding Door, A Perfect Murder, Se7en, Emma... Just love all her film.. Hope that she will make more fantastic film in the future!


What can I say? She's absolutely gorgeous!

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87Viola DavisViola Davis is an American actress and producer. After graduating from the Juilliard School in 1993, Davis began her career on stage and won an Obie Award in 1999 for her performance as Ruby McCollum in Everybody's Ruby.

Absolutely the most talented... Her ability to exude such raw emotion is genius... Powerful actress!

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88Peyton ListPeyton Roi List is an American actress and model. List is best known for playing Emma Ross on the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie and Holly Hills in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid film series.

I thought that she would a least be in the fist 10 or 20 because she is pretty, has a stunning voice and has gleaming blue eyes, no supervise that she was good at being Holly Hills in Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Peyton List is one of prettiest and sexiest girls in the world. She so great in the T.V. Show Jessie if they made film about her or that she got the main role it could be a hit and put her up in the top 3 - bert631

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89Tina FeyV3 Comments
90Heather O'Rourke

Not a real actress? She died when she was 12 years old. Best known for the Poltergeist movies ( she did a few other movies ). This little girl had a potential but she was taken away too soon from us.

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91Yvonne Strahovski
92Emma Thompson

The best for sure!! Actress,screenriter, Oscar Winner, great movies, activist, funny, talented, charming. Should be #1!!

her movie 'Stranger than Fiction' is a must-see!

Sense and Sensiblity, Harry Potter, Treasure Planet, The Remains of the Day, Much Ado About Nothing, and Howards End to name a few. - heather

Emma Thompson is one of the best actresses we have ever had. She was fantastic in Harry Potter, Nanny McPhee, Love Actually and Howard's End as well as many more. A brilliant actress.

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93Sophia Loren

An earthy, passionate, sexy, actress with raw beauty and the ability to bring both humor and tragedy to the screen.

94Megan FoxMegan Denise Fox is an American actress and model. She began her acting career in 2001, with several minor television and film roles, and played a regular role on the Hope & Faith television sitcom.

Sweet! My favorite sexy, brunette Actress in the world. She's awesome, nice, smart, and hot. She did great in 2 Transformer movies, Jennifer's Body, and Jonah Hex. If she played in the movie based on a comic book called "Fathom" after having a baby, she'll be on the top of the list. Keep up the good work, Megan Fox!

She can't act. This whole list is supposed to be for judging acting talent, not sex appeal and looks. For almost every single actress on this list, their looks seem to be the main competitive factor and I find that ridiculous. Every comment has to mention their physical qualities and their attractiveness. Sure, good looks appeal to people. But it doesn't have much to do with actual talent and natural ability.
I do think this girl is gorgeous. Was she born to act? No. Is she a top actress anywhere? Certainly not. Mediocre at best. But she does not belong on any "Best Talent" list... sure, judge away on her looks, on a "Best Looking" list. But that is not what this particular list is for and it's getting boring that people think like that.
No one in the world would consider her for a major part in a movie if she looked totally different. Maybe like an extra, like a dead zombie on the ground covered in blood... if she went after the part really hard.

Really a weird choice. Never I would have thought to introduce her in a best actress category! But if her talent is debatable, her beauty isn't! And she rocked the house as a Young, clumsy and shameless starlet in HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE!

I love her she is so beautiful. She comes in top ten of the most beautiful women

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95Liv TylerLiv Rundgren Tyler is an American actress and former child model. She is the daughter of Aerosmith's lead singer, Steven Tyler, and model Bebe Buell.

Whats not to love about Liv, expect she can sing but does not need to. More movies please

Amazing grace and beauty. She must select her roles to better allow her talent to shine.

She has literal true beauty and grace. I can see why she was cast as Arwen in the lotr franchise as she looks as beautiful and acts as amazing as an elf. She should definitely keep acting because most of the people I know absolutely love her.

96Grace Kelly

A short lived but extremely successful career. Part of the three-headed 50's beautys that are Kelly, Taylor and Monroe -

A real life princess with beauty and talent. Grace Kelly should be way higher than than she is!

90 are you kidding me how did meryl streep come first and grace Kelly is ninety that is messed up

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97Anna KendrickAnna Kendrick is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a child actor in theater productions.

Anna is amazing in pitch perfect, great actress, great singing voice, nominated for awards, really really funny, really kind and is great in any role!

An up and comer, but a terrific actor overall.

She should be number one and she's lower than J-law. Anna makes J-law look like a slump.

98Selena GomezSelena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sing in alto .

Selena is such a good actress like she changes the way she acts in so many movies and shows like in wizards of waverly place she is the bad child up to no good and then in monte carlo she changes form bad girl to a nice girl who just wants to explore the world after graduation. She is amazing I just love her I'm only ten about to turn eleven and all I know is that I hope someday I become a star like her!

Selena gomez is the best her songs are the best and she deserves to be the best actress please vote for her I want to see this beautiful girl on top 5 nabeel

She was amazing on Wizards of Waverly Place. Very good entertainer on that show. Only show I really loved on Disney. She definitely stole the spot light. Love her to death. She such a good person and is a great role model. People make fun of her child-like face and saying she can't act. Leave her alone. Having a baby face is a gift. You can stay young forever. Besides her looks she has a wonderful personality. Love you Selena forever and always

I LOVE & ADORE Her! She should be higher on this List!

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99Leighton MeesterLeighton Marissa Meester is an American actress, singer and model. She is mostly known for her starring role as Blair Waldorf in the drama series Gossip Girl.V1 Comment
100Lily JamesLily Chloe Ninette Thomson, known professionally by her stage name Lily James, is an English actress.

A Downton Abbey alumnus who has since cracked America to be the British equivalent to Mia Wasikowska, a willowy doe-eyed youngster, who made her big movie footprint by appearing in a live action Disney fairytale. - Dale

Many were buzzing about Anna Kendrick's Cinderella from Into the Woods, but I'm sorry, Lily James is WAY superior by a mile!

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