Best Actresses Over 50
The Top Ten
1 Meryl Streep
Mary 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.
It's My Privilage To Watch Her Movies
2 Michelle Pfeiffer
No one compares to this underrated and understated icon
Incomparable. - Pfeifferpfan
3 Julie Walters
4 Sigourney Weaver
Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver is an American actress and film producer. Following her film debut as a minor character in Annie Hall, she quickly came to prominence in 1979 with her first lead role as Ellen Ripley in Alien.
5 Helen Mirren
Dame 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 ...read more.
6 Kim Basinger
7 Glenn Close
Glenn Close is an American actress, singer and film producer. With an acting career spanning over 40 years, she has been consistently acclaimed for her versatility and is widely regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation.
Fabulous actress. So underrated. - Pfeifferpfan
8 Kathy Bates
Kathleen Doyle "Kathy" Bates is an American actress. She began her career on the stage, and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play in 1983 for her performance in 'night, Mother.
Blows me away in everything I've seen her in. Naked in hot tub in Regarding Schmidt was fantastic. Brave, bold, beautiful.
9 Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson is a British actress, activist, author, comedian and screenwriter. Born in London to English actor, Eric Thompson, and Scottish actress, Phyllida Law, Thompson was educated at Newnham College, University of Cambridge, where she became a member of the Footlights troupe.
10 Dame Judy Dench
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