10 Best Actresses of the 2000s


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21 Eva Mendes Eva Mendes Eva De La Caridad Mendez is an American actress and model. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and Urban Legends: Final Cut, she made a career-changing appearance in Training Day.
22 Julia Roberts Julia Roberts Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress and producer. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed US$464 million worldwide.

Erin Brokovich, Ocean Movies, Mona Lisa Smile. - Bman23

23 Drew Barrymore Drew Barrymore

Skipped Parts (2000), Charlie's Angels (2000), Donnie Darko (2001), Riding in Cars with Boys (2001), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Duplex (2003), 50 First Dates (2004), Fever Pitch (2005), Music and Lyrics (2007), Lucky You (2007), He's Just Not That Into You (2009), Grey Gardens (2009), Whip It (2009). - Alexandr

24 Jessica Alba Jessica Alba Jessica Marie Alba is an American actress, model and businesswoman. She has won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television, and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role in the television series Dark Angel.

Paranoid (2000), The Sleeping Dictionary (2003), Honey (2003), Sin City (2005), Fantastic Four (2005), Into the Blue (2005), The Ten (2007), 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), Good Luck Chuck (2007), Bill (2007), Awake (2007), The Eye (2008), The Love Guru (2008), An Invisible Sign of My Own (2009). - Alexandr

25 Anne Hathaway Anne Hathaway Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is an American actress and singer. Born in Brooklyn, New York and brought up in Millburn, New Jersey, Hathaway was inspired to act by her mother and as a high school student, was nominated for the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award for Best Performance by a High School Actress ...read more.

The Princess Diaries (2001), The Other Side of Heaven (2001), Nicholas Nickleby (2002), Ella Enchanted (2004), The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004), Havoc (2005), Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Becoming Jane (2007), Get Smart (2008), Rachel Getting Married (2008), Passengers (2008), Bride Wars (2009). - Alexandr

26 Alicia Silverstone Alicia Silverstone

Love's Labour's Lost (2000), Global Heresy (2002), Scorched (2003), Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004), Queen B (2005), Beauty Shop (2005), Silence Becomes You (2005), Stormbreaker (2006), Candles on Bay Street (2006), Bad Mother's Handbook (2008). - Alexandr

27 Meg Ryan Meg Ryan Margaret Mary Emily Anne "Meg" Hyra, known professionally as Meg Ryan, is an American actress and producer.

Hanging Up (2000), Proof of Life (2000), Kate & Leopold (2001), In the Cut (2003), Against the Ropes (2004), In the Land of Women (2007), The Deal (2008), My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008), The Women (2008), Serious Moonlight (2009). - Alexandr

28 Eliza Dushku Eliza Dushku Eliza Patricia Dushku is an American actress and model known for her television roles, including starring as Faith on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spinoff series Angel.

Bring It On (2000), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Soul Survivors (2001), The New Guy (2002), City by the Sea (2002), Wrong Turn (2003), The Kiss (2003), Nurses (2007), On Broadway (2007), Sex and Breakfast (2007), Nobel Son (2007), Bottle Shock (2008), The Alphabet Killer (2008), The Thacker Case (2008), Open Graves (2009). - Alexandr

29 Elisha Cuthbert Elisha Cuthbert Elisha Ann Cuthbert is a Canadian actress and model. She became known for playing Kim Bauer in the series 24, Danielle in the teen comedy film The Girl Next Door, and Carly Jones in the 2005 remake of House of Wax.

Believe (2000), Mail to the Chief (2000), Lucky Girl (2001), Old School (2003), Love Actually (2003), The Girl Next Door (2004), House of Wax (2005), The Quiet (2005), Captivity (2007), He Was a Quiet Man (2007), My Sassy Girl (2008), Ny-Lon (2009), The Six Wives of Henry Lefay (2009). - Alexandr

30 Zooey Deschanel Zooey Deschanel

500 Days of Summer (2009), Yes Man (2008), Gigantic (2008), The Happening (2008), The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007), Surf's Up (2007), Flakes (2007), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), The Go-Getter (2007), The Good Life (2007), Live Free or Die (2006), Failure to Launch (2006) Winter Passing (2005), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Eulogy (2004), Elf (2003), All the Real Girls (2003), The New Guy (2003), Big Trouble (2002), Abandon (2002), The Good Girl)(2002), Manic (2001), Almost Famous (2000)

31 Laura Linney

You Can Count On Me, Kinsey, The Savages, Mystic River. - Bman23

32 Paris Hilton Paris Hilton Paris Whitney Hilton is an American businesswoman, socialite, television personality, model, actress, singer, DJ, and author .
33 Hilary Swank Hilary Swank Hilary Ann Swank is an American actress and producer. She has won two Academy Awards for Best Actress and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007.
34 Kirsten Dunst Kirsten Dunst Kirsten Caroline Dunst is an American actress, singer and model. She made her film debut in Woody Allen's short film Oedipus Wrecks for the anthology film New York Stories.

All Forgotten (2000), The Crow: Salvation (2000), Luckytown (2000), Bring It On (2000), Deeply (2000), Get Over It (2001), Crazy/Beautiful (2001), The Cat's Meow (2001), Spider-Man (2002), Levity (2003), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Spider-Man 2 (2004), Wimbledon (2004), Elizabethtown (2005), Marie Antoinette (2006), Spider-Man 3 (2007), How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008), All Good Things (2009). - Alexandr

35 Kim Basinger Kim Basinger

I Dreamed of Africa (2000), Bless the Child (2000), 8 Mile (2002), People I Know (2002), The Door in the Floor (2004), Cellular (2004), Elvis Has Left the Building (2004), Even Money (2006), The Sentinel (2006), The Mermaid Chair (2006), While She Was Out (2008), The Burning Plain (2009), The Informers (2009). - Alexandr

36 Charlize Theron Charlize Theron
37 Winona Ryder Winona Ryder Winona Ryder is an American actress. One of the most profitable and iconic 1990s actresses, she made her film debut in the 1986 film Lucas.

Autumn in New York (2000), Lost Souls (2000), Mr. Deeds (2002), S1m0ne (2002), The Darwin Awards (2006), A Scanner Darkly (2006), The Ten (2007), Sex and Death 101 (2007), The Last Word (2008), The Informers (2009), The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009), Star Trek (2009), Stay Cool (2009). - Alexandr

38 Famke Janssen Famke Janssen

Love & Sex (2000), Circus (2000), X-Men (2000), Made (2001), Don't Say a Word (2001), I Spy (2002), X2 (2003), Eulogy (2004), Hide and Seek (2005), The Treatment (2006), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), Alibi (2007), The Ten (2007), Turn the River (2007), The Wackness (2008), Taken (2008), 100 Feet (2008). - Alexandr

39 Robin Tunney

Supernova (2000), Vertical Limit (2000), Investigating Sex (2001), Cherish (2002), The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002), The In-Laws (2003), Shadow of Fear (2004), Paparazzi (2004), Runaway (2005), The Zodiac (2005), Open Window (2006), The Darwin Awards (2006), Hollywoodland (2006), Passenger Side (2008), August (2008), The Burning Plain (2008), The Two Mr. Kissels (2008). - Alexandr

40 Diane Lane Diane Lane Diane 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.

My Dog Skip (2000), The Virginian (2000), The Perfect Storm (2000), Hard Ball (2001), The Glass House (2001), Unfaithful (2002), Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), Fierce People (2005), Must Love Dogs (2005), Hollywoodland (2006), Untraceable (2008), Jumper (2008), Nights in Rodanthe (2008), Killshot (2008). - Alexandr

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