Top Ten Black Actresses

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61 Gloria Hendry
62 Margaret Avery

Ms. Avery is a screen legend and acting Royalty. Her emmy-nominated performance in 'the color purple' is unforgettable. As a young child, I remember watching her play "shug" and thinking "if she's beautiful, successful and colored" (as my grandma used to say) than I can be, too.

63 Porter McKenna Posey

Kady, My wife and kids, Sure she's only a child actress but she's an extremely natural talent and will no doubt go on to be a very good adult actress.

64 Diana Sands
65 Rosalind Cash
66 Aissa Maiga

French Actress who is one of the highest paid black women in Europe. - brettfan

67 Tamara Dobson V 1 Comment
68 Josephine Baker

"Baker was the first African American female to star in a major motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer. (wikipedia)" she broke the glass ceiling for all these other women. she was a visionary and revolutionary and knew how to sell the goods. she rocks on forEVER.

Above all others! She is who we are and what we should all hope to be. So many firsts came from this visionary and revolutionary artist. ALL Americans should know about her and what she did not just as an artist but a person, most of all BLACK AMERICA!

Love her. Saw her in Newark, N.J. when I was about nine years old..
Being a shy kid I did not go to the stage when she (Ms Baker) asked the children in the audience to come to the stage to receive a gift.. It was a silk handkerchief... Now I am 71 years and still wish I had gone to meet her.. Chmaroki4

69 Ildi Silva

Brazilian television actress. She was discovered on the streets of Salvador and became a model. - brettfan

70 Jasmine Guy
71 Monyque Thompson Scott

She's the brilliant actress from Lie To Me, Touye Pwen, and Champion Road 1 & 2. Not only is she beautiful, but she's uber talented... definitely leading lady material. Sexy, intelligent, powerful, and an action star. What more can I say? - binki

72 Regina Hall
73 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian pop singer . Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning more.
74 Kyla Pratt Kyla Pratt

A Very talented young actress around for a while... Sic com star, movies, on the way up!

75 Quvenzhané Wallis
76 Zendaya Zendaya
77 Wanda Sykes Wanda Sykes Wanda Sykes is an American comedian, writer, actress and voice artist. She was first recognized for her work as a writer on The Chris Rock Show, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award in 1999. In 2004, Entertainment Weekly named Sykes as one of the 25 funniest people in America.

Funny funny funny! Not a dull moment!

78 Willow Smith Willow Smith Willow Camille Reign Smith, known professionally as Willow, is an American singer, actress and dancer.

She is an over spoiled kid and a awful actress

79 Sophie Okonedo

Hotel Rwanda, Secret Life of Bees and Skin were really good because of Spohie's stupendous acting skills!

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80 Debbie Allen

Loved her in the T.V. Series Fame, as Lydia Grant. Great actress and dancer. - westsider12

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