Top Ten Black Actresses

Talented, beautiful and all too often overlooked, these are the very best black actresses. Hopefully some of the recent accolades directed towards these women will bring them even more prominent and important roles in films to come.

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81 Monique Coleman
82 Tyler Perry Tyler Perry

Should this count? He is a guy but always plays a woman.

This says female. Not to be rude or anything.

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83 Diahann Carroll

She was always so nice and beautiful! I loved watching her act.

84 Gina Torres

Beautiful and sexy and is a really good actor

Tina is a super actress and so sexy

85 Denise Nicholas
86 Skai Jackson Skai Jackson Skai Jackson is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom Jessie, and is currently starring in the Disney channel series Bunk'd.

She hasn't been acting for long because she's 10, but she plays the amazing role of Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel show JESSIE. I think that they couldn't have chosen a cuter and better actress than her! With her sass and her cuteness than you've got yourself the best Zuri Ross on the market.

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87 China Anne McClain China Anne McClain China Anne McClain was born on August 25, 1998 in Atlanta, Georgia . She is of African-American descent . China Anne McClain is a singer for her band, McClain, which she is in along with her sisters, Lauryn and Sierra . China Anne McClain is known for her starring roles in Disney's Ant Farm, and Tyler more.

She was pretty good on Disney Channel I don’t know what she does now

88 Sierra McClain
89 Kim Fields

I don't know who came up with this list but I think it's favoritism more than reality. Some really good actresses were overlooked or rated far below their talent level...

90 Marsha Thomason
91 Haya Al Shuaibi
92 Aaliyah Aaliyah Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16th 1979 and died August 25th 2001. She was a dancer, an actress and an R&B singer. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Detroit, Michigan and died at Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. more.

Aaliyah had great success with her Dance skills her beauty and her acting skills and music she was a entertainer she could do it all her Dance moves were precise and good her acting was really good too, Queen of the Damned was her role of portraying a vampire she made Queen Akasha look so scary channel T.V. guide's ranked her number 18 on T.V. guide's sexiest beasts of All time she is a great Dancer, singer and actress love Aaliyah.

She was amazing in Romeo Must Die with Jet Li... it's jst a pity we didn't get to see more of her. She was the evil Queen In Queen Of The Damned as well.

Aaliyah is a legend and was an incredible actress who was destined for so much success, shame she's no longer with us :'(

I wish she was still here. Man she looks so beautiful.

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93 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.
94 Sara Martins
95 Tia Mowry
96 Danai Gurira

The best character in the walking dead. - Averiy

97 Brandy Norwood
98 Samantha Mumba Samantha Mumba Samantha Tamania Anne Cecilia Mumba is an Irish singer and actress. She shot to fame in 2000 with the release of her debut single "Gotta Tell You", which reached the Top 10 in Ireland, United Kingdom and the United States.
99 Janelle Monae Janelle Monae Janelle Monáe Robinson, known professionally as Janelle Monáe, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and model signed to her own imprint, Wondaland Arts Society, and Atlantic Records.
100 Lauryn Hill Lauryn Hill
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