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Top 50 Most Popular Actresses In Their 30s [2023]

AishwaryaAishwarya-Updated Jan 3, 2023


Top Actress in their 30s

 

Hollywood is a fickle place. They celebrate talent and beauty, but they also give a lot of importance to age.

 

While talent and appearances add a lot of weight to the actors, they are seen as replaceable if they are not young.

 

There is always someone younger to fill in their shows.

 

I do not intend to drag the mood down because, going by the current trend of starting as a child actress, you have plenty of time to build your reputation.

 

As per my observations, the optimal age for an actress is in her 30s.

 

At this age, she is neither too young to be considered immature nor too old to be taken seriously.

 

Once she hits 40, work starts to dry up. Look at the actresses in their 30s.

 

They are all the movers and shakers of the movie industry.

 

They have each been a part of successful franchises, be it on TV or on the silver screen.

 

They command the attention of their audiences. It would not be an exaggeration to say that these actresses have raked in more moolah than their male counterparts with their films.

 

Entoin has compiled a list of the 50 best actresses in their 30s who have risen to stardom.

 

From box office earnings to fan followings on social media, they are each a force to reckon with.

 

 

50. Lily James

 

Lily James

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 5th April 1989
Place of Birth Esher, Surrey, England, UK
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 2010
Debut Movie/ TV series Just William (TV Series)

 

Lily James is a British actress best known for her role in Downton Abbey, but she has worked on several other hit shows as well.

 

Lily debuted on the telly with Richmal Crompton’s Just William after graduating from London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2010.

 

Lily James went on to work in successful productions like Downton Abbey, War & Peace, Cinderella, Baby Driver, Darkest Hour, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, and Mamma Mia!

 

Yesterday, Rebecca, The Dig, etc. She is currently working with Sebastian Stan in the Hulu series "Pam & Tommy." Lily James plays Pamela Anderson.

 

You can also catch her in the British romantic comedy, What's Love Got to Do With It?

 

 

 

49. Eiza González

 

Eiza González

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 30th January 1990
Place of Birth Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Height 1.73 m
Debut year 2007
Debut Movie/ TV series Lola Érase una Vez (TV Series)

 

Eiza González Reyna is the daughter of the former Mexican models Genda Reyna and Carlos González.

 

She was learning to act at the Centro de Educación Artística, when she was offered the role of Lola in the telenovela, Lola...Érase una vez.

 

Eiza went on to star in Nickelodeon's Sueña conmigo. She also worked in the American horror series, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Alita: Battle Angel, Baby Driver, Hobbs, Shaw, etc.

 

Her recent appearances were in I Care A Lot and Godzilla vs. Kong. She will appear in the Apple TV+ anthology, Extrapolations, and the Netflix series, The Three-Body Problem.

 

 

 

48. Emma Roberts

 

Emma Roberts

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 10th February 1991
Place of Birth Rhinebeck, New York, USA
Height 1.57 m
Debut year 2001
Debut Movie/ TV series BigLove (Short)

 

Emma Roberts is the daughter of Eric Roberts. Her aunts are Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan.

 

She is the granddaughter of acting coach Betty Lou Bredemus and the stepdaughter of Kelly Nickels.

 

Emma started her film career with Blow at the age of 10.

 

She continued working with the Nickelodeon sitcom, Unfabulous, Aquamarine, Nancy Drew, Wild Child, Hotel for Dogs, Valentine’s Day, It's Kind of a Funny Story, etc.

 

She gradually moved to more mature roles in films, including Lymelife, 4.3.2.1, Scream 4, Adult World, We're the Millers, Palo Alto, Nerve, Who We Are Now, Paradise Hills, Scream Queens, and The American Horror Story.

 

 

 

47. Nina Dobrev

 

Nina Dobrev

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 9th January 1989
Place of Birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.69 m
Debut year 2006
Debut Movie/ TV series Playing House (TV Movie)

 

Nina Dobrev was born in Bulgaria. When she was two, she moved to Canada, and her name was changed to Nina Dobrev.

 

She was trained in ballet, jazz music, and rhythmic gymnastics from a young age.

 

Nina was studying Sociology at Ryerson University in Toronto when she was offered her first acting role.

 

Nina caught the attention of the public for the first time with the role of Mia Jones in Degrassi: The Next Generation.

 

She went on to appear in the hugely popular supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries as Elena Gilbert and Katherine Pierce.

 

Her later roles include films like The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Let’s Be Cops, Final Girls, XXX: Return of Xander Cage, Flatliners,  Robot Chicken, Redeeming Love, etc.

 

 

 

46. Dakota Johnson

 

Dakota Johnson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 4th October 1989
Place of Birth Austin, Texas, USA
Height 1.71 m
Debut year 1999
Debut Movie/ TV series Crazy in Alabama

 

Dakota Johnson is the daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson.

 

She comes from an illustrious family of artists like Tippi Hedron and Antonio Banderas.

 

She did not appear in any movies after Crazy in Alabama, as her parents insisted on finishing school before taking up acting.

 

Dakota started with a career in modeling and then took up acting classes before she focused on it.

 

Dakota began her career on The Social Network before starring in 21 Jump Street, Goats, and Five Year Engagement.

 

In 2015, she was roped in to play Anastasia Steele in the Fifty Shades series.

 

Dakota also appeared in Black Mass, A Bigger Splash, Suspiria, Bad Times At The El Royale, Wounds, The Peanut Butter Falcon, The Lost Daughter, etc.

 

Her upcoming projects include Am I OK?, Persuasion, Cha Cha Real Smooth, etc.

 

 

 

45. Zoë Kravitz

 

Zoë Kravitz

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 1st December 1988
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 1.57 m
Debut year 2007
Debut Movie/ TV series No Reservations

 

Zoë Kravitz is the daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet.

 

Her grandparents include Roxie Roker and Sy Kravitz. This explains her talent for acting and singing.

 

For pocket money, Zoë started acting while she was still in high school.

 

She also sang and released music with her band, Lolawolf.

 

You can listen to her music on her albums and her EPs: Calm Down, LoneWolf, Everyfuckinday, Tenderness, and other hit singles.

 

Kravitz’s most popular appearances have been in Assassination of a High School President, the Divergent series, Mad Max: Fury Road, X-Men: First Class, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, etc.

 

She also did TV roles in Big Little Lies, High Fidelity, Californication, etc.

 

 

 

44. Kate Mara

 

Kate Mara

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 27th February 1983
Place of Birth Bedford, New York, USA
Height 1.57 m
Debut year 1997
Debut Movie/ TV series Law & Order (TV Series)

 

Kate Rooney Mara comes from a prodigious family of Maras and Rooneys.

 

These families are co-owners of the NFL teams, the New York Giants, and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

 

Yet, from a young age, Kate was interested in acting and participated in the community youth theater, art school drama project, etc.

 

Kate gave up a seat at the Tisch School of Arts to audition for roles.

 

In her debut year, she acted in Law & Order.

 

Soon, she had recurring roles in Nip/Tuck and Everwood. Kate Mara’s other prominent roles have been in House of Cards, 24, American Horror Story: Murder House, Pose, etc.

 

She worked in many prestigious films, including Random Hearts, Brokeback Mountain, We Are Marshall, Shooter, Transsiberian, The Martian, Fantastic Four, Morgan, Megan Leavey, Chappaquiddick, etc.

 

 

 

43. Emily Osment

 

Emily Osment

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 10th March 1992
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 1.6 m
Debut year 1999
Debut Movie/ TV series The Secret Life of Girls

 

Emily Osment is a child actress who got her breakthrough with Spy Kids 2: The Lost Island of Dreams and Spy Kids 3D.

 

Her father is an actor, and her elder brother is the Oscar-nominated actor Haley Joel Osment.

 

The Disney Channel signed her up for Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch, Edward Fudwupper, Fibbed Big, and Hannah Montana.

 

She also starred in other shows like The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It, Cyberbully, Dadnapped, Cleaners, Young & Hungry, Almost Family, The Kominsky Method, etc.

 

For the last series, she received two SAG nominations. Emily also has a successful music career from her Disney days.

 

She sang the duet "If I Didn't Have You" with Mitchel Musso.

 

She released an EP, All the Wrong Things, and an album, Fight or Flight.

 

Currently, she performs under the alias Bluebird.

 

 

 

42. Rachel Brosnahan

 

Rachel Brosnahan

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 12th July 1990
Place of Birth  Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Height 1.61 m
Debut year 2009
Debut Movie/ TV series The Unborn

 

Rachel Brosnahan is famous as Midge Maisel in The Marvelous Mrs.

 

Maisel. However, that is not her only claim to fame.

 

In 2012, she graduated from the Tisch School of Arts.

 

Rachel appeared in several hit television series like Grey’s Anatomy, Orange Is the New Black, The Blacklist, House of Cards, Manhattan, Crisis in Six Scenes, etc.

 

Rachel has also appeared in the films "Beautiful Creatures," "Louder Than Bombs," "The Finest Hours," and "Patriots Day." She won the Prime Time Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.

 

She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for her role in The House of Cards but did not win it.

 

 

 

41. Kat Dennings

 

Kat Dennings

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 13th June 1986
Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height 1.64 m
Debut year 2000
Debut Movie/ TV series Sex and the City

 

Kat Dennings is the professional name of Katherine Victoria Litwack.

 

Kat was homeschooled and graduated early at just 14 years old, after which she moved to LA for her acting career.

 

Raising Dad, Raise Your Voice, The Scream Team, Without a Trace, Less Than Perfect, ER, 2 Broke Girls, Dallas & Robo, Big Mouth, etc.

 

She also worked in acclaimed films like 40-Year-Old-Virgin, Big Momma’s House 2, Charlie Bartlett, Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, Defendor, etc.

 

Her most popular appearances have been in the MCU’s Thor, Thor: The Dark World, and WandaVision.

 

Currently, you can catch her on Dollface. She is working alongside Brenda Song, Shay Mitchell, and Esther Povitsky.

 

 

 

40. Mandy Moore

 

Mandy Moore

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 10th April 1984
Place of Birth Nashua, New Hampshire, USA
Height 1.78 m
Debut year 1996
Debut Movie/ TV series Street Rats

 

Amanda "Mandy" Leigh Moore is a talented artist who can sing and act.

 

She decided to take up acting after being inspired by her grandmother, who was a ballerina.

 

Mandy attended the Stagedoor Manor performing arts camp to learn acting and get voice lessons.

 

While she was working on her demo tape, a FedEx guy discovered her and sent her tape to recording studios.

 

This gave Mandy a boost and her record contract. By the time she was 15, Mandy was touring with bands like The Backstreet Boys, N’Sync, etc.

 

With the success of her music career, Mandy did not abandon acting.

 

She appeared in The Andy Dick Show, Entourage, The Simpsons, Scrubs, A Walk to Remember, All I Want, Chasing Liberty, Saved!, License to Wed, 47 Meters Down, Tangled, etc.

 

 

39. Brenda Song

 

Brenda Song

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 27th March 1988
Place of Birth Carmichael, California, USA
Height 1.57 m
Debut year 1994
Debut Movie/ TV series Thunder Alley (TV Series)

 

Brenda Song was discovered as a child while she was out shopping at a mall.

 

This brought her modeling assignments and TV commercials. With her success, the Song family relocated to LA.

 

She acted in Thunder Alley, Fudge, 100 Deeds of Eddie McDowd, etc.

 

In 2000, Disney cast Brenda in Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior, Phil of the Future, The Suite Life, Get a Clue, Stuck In The Suburbs, etc.

 

She also did voice acting for American Dragon: Jake Long Series.

 

Once she outgrew the Disney channel, Brenda moved to mainstream shows like  Scandal, Dads, New Girl, Station 19, Amphibia, Dollface, The Social Network, Angry Angel, Secret Obsession, Changeland, etc.

 

 

38. Hilary Duff

 

Hilary Duff

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 28th September 1987
Place of Birth  Houston, Texas, USA
Height 1.57 m
Debut year 1997
Debut Movie/ TV series True Women (TV Series)

 

Hilary Duff started acting at an early age by participating in local theatre productions.

 

They even appeared in television commercials. However, TV and film roles were a little slow to come.

 

So, the family moved to LA. Luckily, Hilary was cast in Disney’s The Lizzie McGuire Show, Cadet Kelly, A Cinderella Story, etc.

 

She soon started appearing in other roles too, like Cheaper by the Dozen, Agent Cody Banks, War, Inc., According to Greta, The Haunting of Sharon Tate, the Younger, Beauty, and the Briefcase, etc.

 

Apart from her acting career, Hilary has a successful music career, with five studio albums.

 

They include platinum and gold-certified albums by Hilary Duff, Most Wanted, and Dignity.

 

She also has her fashion line called Stuff by Hilary Duff, Muse x, Hilary Duff for GlassesUSA, and Femme for DKNY.

 

 

37. Evan Rachel Wood

 

Evan Rachel Wood

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 7th September 1987
Place of Birth Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 1994
Debut Movie/ TV series In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness

 

Evan Rachel Wood is an acclaimed actress, singer, and model.

 

She comes from a family that is steeped in performance arts like acting, singing, production design, etc.

 

With such a background, Evan started her acting career at an early age with theatre plays.

 

Evan worked on TV series like American Gothic, Profiler, True Blood, The West Wing, Westworld, etc.

 

She also worked in acclaimed films like Thirteen, Digging to China, Pretty Persuasion, Ides of March, The Wrestler, Down in the Valley, Across the Universe, etc.

 

Evan Rachel Wood has been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards, three Golden Globes, and multiple SAG Awards.

 

She has won a Critic’s Choice Television Award, the IGN People’s Choice Award, the Satellite Award, etc.

 

 

36. Kaley Cuoco

 

Kaley Cuoco

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 30th November 1985
Place of Birth Camarillo, California, USA
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 1992
Debut Movie/ TV series Quicksand: No Escape (TV Movie)

 

Kaley Cuoco is well-known for her role in The Big Bang Theory as Penny.

 

But, do you know that Kaley started acting as a child artist?

 

She appeared in Virtuosity, Toothless, Can’t Be Heaven, and more before she was fifteen years old.

 

Kaley got her breakthrough as Bridget Hennessey in the sitcom "8 Simple Rules." This led to many more substantial roles in Brandy & Mr. Whiskers, Charmed, The Big Bang Theory, The Flight Attendant, etc.

 

She won multiple awards like the Critics' Choice Award, People’s Choice Award, Golden Globe, SAG Award, etc.

 

She also worked in films like Growing Up Brady, Crimes of Fashion, Lucky 13, The Penthouse, Hop, Authors Anonymous, The Wedding Ringer, Cougar Club, and more.

 

 

35. Vanessa Hudgens

 

Vanessa Hudgens

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 14th December 1988
Place of Birth Salinas, California, USA
Height 1.6 m
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series Still Standing (TV Series)

 

Vanessa Hudgens grew up around musicians and got her love for music and acting from them.

 

From a young age, she performed in musicals at her local theater.

 

She also appeared in a few commercials and started auditioning for acting roles on TV and in cinema.

 

In 2002, she got her break when she was cast in Still Standing, followed by Robbery-Homicide Division.

 

Later, she was cast in Thirteen, her first film role.

 

She followed it up with The Brothers Garcia, Thunderbirds, etc.

 

In 2006, Disney cast Hudgens in the High School Musical franchise as Gabriella Montez.

 

She also appeared in Drake & Josh, Sucker Punch, Journey 2, Mysterious Island, Spring Breakers, Bad Boys For Life, Tick, Tick...Boom, and other films.

 

 

34. Olivia Wilde

 

Olivia Wilde

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 10th March 1984
Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 1995
Debut Movie/ TV series Meeting Magdalene (Short)

 

Olivia Wilde was born Olivia Jane Cockburn into a family of journalists and writers.

 

Her parents and grandparents were either journalists or novelists. But, Olivia took the route of acting and directing to gain fame.

 

She gained popularity with her role in the TV series House as Remy ‘Thirteen’ Hadley.

 

She has also appeared on The OC, Alpha Dog, Turistas, Death, and Life of Bobby Z, Tron Legacy, Cowboys and Aliens, The Lazarus Effect, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, and other shows.

 

Olivia became a director and won an Independent Spirit Award for her movie, Booksmart.

 

She also appeared in the Broadway play, 1984, as Julia.

 

She is an activist for women’s issues like education, health, justice, etc.

 

 

33. Cobie Smulders

 

Cobie Smulders

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 3rd April 1982
Place of Birth Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 1.73 m
Debut year 2001
Debut Movie/ TV series Candy from Strangers (Short)

 

Jacoba Francisca Maria Smulders is the full name of Cobie Smulders.

 

She started modeling before becoming an actress. She has appeared in many television and film roles that have made her a star in her own right.

 

Cobie’s most famous role was in the MCU as the S. H. I. E. L. D. agent Maria Hill. She played this character again in Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Endgame, and other films.

 

She was, however, well-known before the MCU as Robin Scherbatsky in How I Met Your Mother.

 

Smulders has appeared in other movies like Safe Haven, Results, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Stumptown, Friends from College, Impeachment: American Crime Story, etc.

 

 

32. Anna Paquin

 

Anna Paquin

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 24th July 1982
Place of Birth Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height 1.63 m
Debut year 1993
Debut Movie/ TV series The Piano

 

Anna Paquin is a Canadian-New Zealand actress. As a child in New Zealand, Anna responded to a casting ad for The Piano.

 

Needless to say, Anna got the part in Jane Campion’s movie and won the Oscar for her role.

 

After her debut performance, Anna was reluctant to take up every offer that came her way.

 

Yet, she worked in movies, including Jane Eyre, Fly Away Home, A Member of the Wedding, Amistad, A Walk on the Moon, Almost Famous, etc.

 

Anna Paquin also worked in the X-Men franchise, The Irishman, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler, etc, which were nominated for the SAG Awards, Emmys, Golden Globes, etc.

 

 

31. Mila Kunis

 

Mila Kunis

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 14th August 1983
Place of Birth Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Height 1.63 m
Debut year 1994
Debut Movie/ TV series Days of Our Lives (TV Series)

 

Milena Markovna Kunis was born in Ukraine, in the former USSR.

 

At seven years old, Mila and her family moved to the United States for better prospects.

 

She started her career as a child artist on Days of Our Lives and did commercials for Barbie.

 

When Mila auditioned for the role of Jackie in That 70's Show, she misrepresented her age and got the part.

 

She later played the voice of Meg in The Family Guy.

 

Mila made a name for herself as a performer in both of these roles.

 

Mila considers Forgetting Sarah Marshall to be her breakthrough film, and she has since worked on films such as Black Swan, Max Payne, Book of Eli, Friends With Benefits, Oz, The Great and Powerful, and others.

 

 

30. Shailene Woodley

 

Shailene Woodley

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 15th November 1991
Place of Birth Simi Valley, California, USA
Height 1.73 m
Debut year 1999
Debut Movie/ TV series Replacing Dad (TV Movie)

 

Shailene Woodley is an actress and an environmental activist. Shailene began modeling at four and moved on to acting at seven years old.

 

She appeared in The Secret Life of an American Teenager in 2008 and earned accolades for the role.

 

She continued working in films like The Descendants, The Spectacular Now, The Divergent series, The Fault in Our Stars, Big Little Lies, The Mauritanian, The Fallout, etc.

 

Despite her relatively short career to date, she has garnered many accolades for her work.

 

She has several Teen Choice Awards, MTV Movie Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, MTV VMAs, etc.

 

 

29. Blake Lively

 

Blake Lively

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 25th August 1987
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 1.78 m
Debut year 1998
Debut Movie/ TV series Sandman

 

Blake Lively is an actress and a model. At an early age, she sat in her parents' acting classes and picked up the talent for performances.

 

Blake gained a lot of fame for the role of Serena in Gossip Girl.

 

While still in high school, Blake won the part of Bridget Vreeland in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel.

 

She also appeared in Accepted, New York, I Love You, The Private Life of Pippa Lee, The Town, Green Lantern, The Age of Adaline, The Shallows, All I See Is You, A Simple Favor, and more.

 

Blake Lively worked with Gucci's "Chime For Change" campaign and advocated for awareness of women's issues in the areas of education, health, and justice.

 

 

28. Karen Gillan

 

Karen Gillan

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 28th November 1987
Place of Birth Inverness, Scotland, UK
Height 1.8 m
Debut year 2006
Debut Movie/ TV series Rebus (TV Series)

 

Karen Gillan is a British actress and director who came to prominence in the Doctor Who series.

 

She played Amy Pond, the eleventh doctor in the series.

 

Karen also received praise for Outcast and Not Another Happy Ending.

 

She also worked on the Broadway plays Inadmissible Evidence and Time to Act.

 

In Hollywood, Karen received acclaim for Oculus and Selfie. She was cast as Nebula in the MCU’s Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and Avengers Infinity War and Endgame.

 

This role made her popular across the globe. Karen's other successful film was the Jumanji franchise, in which she played Ruby Roundhouse. plays a double role in the upcoming sci-fi thriller, Dual.

 

 

27. Emily Van Camp

 

Emily Van Camp

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 12th May 1986
Place of Birth Port Perry, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.73 m
Debut year 2000
Debut Movie/ TV series  Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)

 

Emily VanCamp is a Canadian actress and ballet dancer. At the age of 11, she wanted to be a dancer and enrolled in dance lessons at the École supérieure de ballet du Québec.

 

While watching her sister act on the set of her work, Emily developed a liking for acting too.

 

VanCamp came into the limelight with her role in the WB drama Everwood.

 

Based on the success of that role, she was cast in the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters, Revenge, and later in The Resident.

 

In 2018, Emily VanCamp was cast as Sharon Carter or Agent 13 in the MCU franchise.

 

She worked on Captain America: Civil War, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Falcon, The Winter Soldier, and What If? ...

 

 

26. Alicia Vikander

 

Alicia Vikander

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 3rd October 1988
Place of Birth Gothenburg, Sweden
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series Min balsamerade mor (TV Movie)

 

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress and a trained ballet dancer.

 

She trained in ballet from the age of nine at the Royal Swedish Ballet School.

 

Alicia also participated in theatre and sang well. She also won an episode of a Swedish talent show in which she participated.

 

Alicia concentrated on her acting career after injuries stopped her ballet dreams.

 

She gained praise for her performance in Andra Avenyn, after which she acted in Anna Karenina, A Royal Affair, Testament of Youth, Mx-Machina, The Man from the UNCLE, The Glorias, etc.

 

She also worked on Jason Bourne and as Lara Croft in The Tomb Raider.

 

For her role in The Danish Girl, Alicia won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and many more awards.

 

 

25. Amanda Seyfried

 

Amanda Seyfried

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 3rd December 1985
Place of Birth Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Height 1.6 m
Debut year 1999
Debut Movie/ TV series As the World Turns (TV Series)

 

Amanda Seyfried started young as a model and worked in print ads.

 

She modeled for the clothing brand Limited Too, and the novel series Sweet Valley High.

 

When she was 15, Amanda turned her sights to acting jobs.

 

She also took voice coaching in preparation for it. In 1999, Amanda debuted on TV but gained fame with her performances in Mean Girls, Nine Lives, Alpha Dog, Mamma Mia!, Jennifer’s Body, Red Riding Hood, In Time, Les Misérables, Gone, Ted 2, etc.

 

Amanda worked on many TV shows, including Veronica Mars, House, Big Love, Twin Peaks, etc.

 

Her most recent appearances include Scoob! and Mank in 2020, as well as The Dropout, an upcoming drama series.

 

 

24. Ana de Armas

 

Ana de Armas

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 30th April 1988
Place of Birth Havana, Cuba
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 2006
Debut Movie/ TV series Una rosa de Francia

 

Ana Celia de Armas Caso is a Cuban actress. Despite having no internet access and limited TV time, de Armas always loved acting and dreamed of being a star.

 

While in her final year at the National Theater of Cuba, Ana left Cuba, took up Spanish citizenship, and started acting in TV dramas.

 

After moving to LA, de Armas worked on Hollywood movies like Knock Knock, War Dogs, Overdrive, etc.

 

She was noticed for her talent and tasted success with Blade Runner 2049.

 

Later, she was cast in Knives Out! as the nurse Marta.

 

For her role in Knives Out! Ana was nominated for a Golden Globe award.

 

In 2021, Ana played the Bond girl, Paloma, in No Time To Die.

 

 

23. Emilia Clarke

 

Emilia Clarke

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 23rd October 1986
Place of Birth London, England, UK
Height 1.57 m
Debut year 2009
Debut Movie/ TV series Doctors (TV Series)

 

Emilia Clarke is a British actress who rose to fame as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

 

She started her career with a guest appearance on the BBC One soap opera Doctors.

 

Emilia was named ‘UK Star of Tomorrow’ by Screen International magazine.

 

Emilia has also worked in other acclaimed roles in Terminator Genisys, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Last Christmas, etc.

 

On Broadway, she played Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

 

Many publications have voted Emilia among the 100 sexiest women in the world.

 

Time magazine also listed her among the 100 most influential people in the world.

 

 

22. Aubrey Plaza

 

Aubrey Plaza

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 26th June 1984
Place of Birth Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 2006
Debut Movie/ TV series Killswitch (Short)

 

Aubrey Plaza is a comedian, actress, writer, and producer. She trained in improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.

 

In Parks and Recreation, her role as April Ludgate was highly praised.

 

Due to a stroke, Aubrey overcame temporary amnesia and expressive aphasia.

 

While filming for Parks and Recreation, she again suffered a transient ischemic attack.

 

But that did not discourage her from bouncing back. Aubrey has been in many successful projects since Parks and Rec, including Criminal Minds, 30 Rock, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Little Hours, Child's Play, Black Bear, etc.

 

 

21. Anna Kendrick

 

Anna Kendrick

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 9th August 1985
Place of Birth Portland, Maine, USA
Height 1.57 m
Debut year 2003
Debut Movie/ TV series Camp

 

Anna Kendrick is a talented actress and singer who was the youngest person to be nominated for the Triple Crown of Acting.

 

She has been nominated for an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy, and a Tony Award.

 

Anna has delivered power-packed performances in comedies and musicals like the Twilight saga, the Pitch Perfect franchise, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, 50/50, Trolls, Into The Wood, Cake, etc. She also has a music career with her performances in Pitch Perfect.

 

Her most popular single was the song "Cups" in 2013.

 

In 2021, she appeared in the movie "Stolaway." She is currently filming the thriller Alice, Darling.

 

 

20. Keira Knightley

 

Keira Knightley

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 26th March 1985
Place of Birth Teddington, England, UK
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 1993
Debut Movie/ TV series Screen One (TV Series)

 

Keira Knightley is a British actress who rose to fame with her role in Gurinder Chada’s Bend it Like Beckham.

 

She is the daughter of theatre actor Will Knightley and playwright Sherman MacDonald.

 

She loved the acting profession from her childhood and played small parts on TV.

 

After her breakout role, Keira went on to play another blockbuster role as Elizabeth Swann in The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise and the romantic comedy Love Actually.

 

Her other notable performances include Atonement, The Duchess, Anna Karenina, etc.

 

Keira became the third-youngest actress nominated for the Oscars when she was nominated for Pride and Prejudice.

 

Later, she was nominated again for The Imitation Game.

 

 

19. Kirsten Dunst

 

Kirsten Dunst

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 30th April 1982
Place of Birth Point Pleasant, New Jersey, USA
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 1989
Debut Movie/ TV series New York Stories

 

Kirsten Dunst began working at the age of three. She appeared in over 90 commercials and acted in Star Trek: The Next Generation, High Strung, etc.

 

But her most memorable role was in the vampire movie, Interview with a Vampire.

 

Yet, Kirsten was careful with her movie picks, and she did many independent movies.

 

Her work includes Little Women, Jumanji, Anastasia, Wag The Dog, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Spiderman, Marie Antoinette, Hidden Figures, etc.

 

Kirsten has garnered many accolades, including four Golden Globes, three Critics' Choice Movie Awards, a SAG Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, etc.

 

Dunst earned an Oscar nomination for her role in The Power of the Dog.

 

 

18. Kate McKinnon

 

Kate McKinnon

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 6th January 1984
Place of Birth Sea Cliff, New York, USA
Height  1.61 m
Debut year 2008
Debut Movie/ TV series Mayne Street (TV Series)

 

Kate McKinnon is famous for her celebrity impressions in her comedy skits on Saturday Night Live.

 

She does a near-perfect impression of many celebrities and their voices.

 

She is also a writer who creates comedy sketches and improv shows.

 

Apart from SNL, Kate has worked on The Big Gay Sketch, The Awesomes, The Venture Bros, Balls Out, Ghostbusters, Office Christmas Party, Rough Night, Yesterday, Bombshell, etc.

 

Kate has created a few web series and audio series, like Notary Publix and Head Will Roll.

 

She can play musical instruments like the piano, cello, guitar, etc.

 

 

17. Brie Larson

 

Brie Larson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 1st October 1989
Place of Birth Sacramento, California, USA
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 1998
Debut Movie/ TV series To Have & to Hold (TV Series)

 

Brie Larson is the professional name for Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers.

 

She had a love for acting from a young age and appeared in many sketches and parodies of her favorite movies.

 

In 2001, she became a regular cast member in Raising Dad and grew with her roles.

 

Her acting credits include Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, 21 Jump Street, Short Term 12, Train Wreck, Room, Kong: Skull Island, Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame, The Glass Castle, etc.

 

For her various roles and performances, Brie has garnered many accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA, a SAG Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award.

 

 

16. Felicity Jones

 

Felicity Jones

 

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Date of Birth 17th October 1983
Place of Birth Birmingham, England, UK
Height 1.6 m
Debut year 1996
Debut Movie/ TV series The Treasure Seekers (TV Movie)

 

Felicity Jones is a British actress who started her career young.

 

She gained fame as Ethel Hallows in the TV series The Worst Witch and its sequel, The Weirdsister College.

 

She also worked on the BBC Radio 4 soap opera, The Archers.

 

Felicity cemented her place in the hearts of her fans with Northanger Abbey, Cheri, The Tempest, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Collide, Inferno, Dragon Rider, etc.

 

Felicity Jones achieved her greatest success as Jane Hawkings in The Theory of Everything and as Jyn Erso in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

 

 

15. Raven Symoné

 

Raven Symoné

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 10th December 1985
Place of Birth Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Height 1.57 m
Debut year 1989
Debut Movie/ TV series The Cosby Show (TV Series)

 

Raven Symoné was the child star with the brightest future.

 

She started with The Cosby Show, and people instantly fell in love with her.

 

Raven also appeared in many hit shows, like Blindsided. With her fame, Disney created a show just for her named "That’s So Raven."Symoné's fame continued to rise as she worked in many more hit shows like Kim Possible, The Cheetah Girls, Tinkerbell, etc.

 

She also had great movies, including Dr. Dolittle, The Princess Diaries 2, For One Night, etc.

 

However, on the personal front, Raven felt incomplete and unhappy.

 

So, she took a sabbatical from showbiz to attend college.

 

She came back with more bounce in "The View," "Raven's Home," etc.

 

 

14. Tessa Thompson

 

Tessa Thompson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 3rd October 1983
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 1.62 m
Debut year 2002
  Debut Movie/ TV series; Here Comes Dr. Tran (Short)

 

Tessa Thompson is a super performer who can act, sing, and produce.

 

She has acted in mainstream cinema with big budgets and fanfare and in indie movies and displayed the activist in her with weighty roles.

 

On one hand, Tessa worked in the MCU as Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Endgame, etc., Men In Black International, the Creed saga, etc.

 

On the other hand, she managed to balance her work in indie projects like Sylvie’s Love, Passing, Annihilation, etc., and civil rights movies like Selma, Mississippi Damned, etc.

 

She turned producer and worked on the sci-fi podcast series titled The Left Right Game, and Steve Buscemi’s The Listener.

 

 

13. Lady Gaga

 

Lady Gaga

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 28th March 1986
Place of Birth Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Height 1.55 m
Debut year 2001
Debut Movie/ TV series The Sopranos (TV Series)

 

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is professionally known as Lady Gaga.

 

She is an established singer-songwriter with several hit singles, EPs, and albums.

 

She is a certified fashion icon with 12 Grammys, an Oscar, two Golden Globes, a BAFTA, sixteen Guinness World Records, etc.

 

She quit her studies halfway through to pursue her music career.

 

Despite her success in music, Lady Gaga has always loved acting too.

 

She appeared in shows like The Sopranos, The Simpsons, American Horror Story, A Star is Born, House of Gucci, etc.

 

Lady Gaga is also known for her activism. She advocates for LGBTQ rights, HIV and AIDS awareness, and youth empowerment.

 

 

12. Emma Watson

 

Emma Watson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 15th April 1990
Place of Birth Paris, France
Height 1.65 m
Debut year 2001
Debut Movie/ TV series Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

 

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is a British actress and activist.

 

She made her dream debut in showbiz with the Harry Potter film franchise.

 

From the first audition, Watson was JK Rowling's favorite to play Hermione Granger.

 

After the Harry Potter franchise, Emma worked in various roles.

 

She has acted in My Week with Marilyn, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Bling Ring, Noah, Beauty, and the Beast, etc.

 

Apart from films, Emma is heavily involved in activism for women’s rights, gender equality, climate change, environmental justice, etc.

 

She has been appointed as the UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador.

 

 

11. Emma Stone

 

Emma Stone

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 6th November 1988
Place of Birth Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 2005
Debut Movie/ TV series The New Partridge Family (TV Movie)

 

Emily Jean ‘Emma’ Stone is a celebrated actress who won an Oscar, a BAFTA, and a Golden Globe.

 

To deal with her panic attacks and shyness, Emma took up theater, which became a hobby.

 

She decided to become an actress and moved to LA.

 

Initially, she had limited success in minor roles, which critics felt were underwritten.

 

With her part in Easy A, Emma got her first Golden Globe nomination.

 

From here, she worked on Crazy Stupid Love, The Help, The Amazing Spiderman, Cruella, etc.

 

Emma was nominated for three Academy Awards. They were for The Birdman, The Favorite, and La La Land.

 

For her role in the last movie, she won the Oscar.

 

 

10. Anne Hathaway

 

Anne Hathaway

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 12th November 1982
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height 1.73 m
Debut year 1999
Debut Movie/ TV series Get Real (TV Series)

 

Anne Hathaway is the daughter of Gerald, a labor attorney, and Kate, a former actress.

 

Anne was named after William Shakespeare’s wife. From a young age, Anne loved acting after watching her mother perform Les Misérables.

 

Hathaway's acting career had a rocky start, but she rose to prominence after starring in Princess Diaries in 2001.

 

She continued with her strong performances in Brokeback Mountain, The Devil Wears Prada, Bride Wars, The Dark Knight Rises, Interstellar, Alice In Wonderland, etc.

 

Anne has been nominated for two Oscars, three Golden Globes, five Critics' Choice Movie Awards, three SAG Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, etc.

 

She won an Oscar for Les Misérables.

 

 

9. Jennifer Lawrence

 

Jennifer Lawrence

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 15th August 1990
Place of Birth Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Height 1.75 m
Debut year 2006
Debut Movie/ TV series Monk (TV Series)

 

Jennifer Lawrence is most famous for her role in the Hunger Games trilogy.

 

She also played Mystique in the X-Men franchise. She received Oscar nominations for her roles in Winter’s Bone and The American Hustle and won one for Silver Linings Playbook.

 

Jennifer was a very athletic child and played softball, field hockey, and cheerleading.

 

But drama proved to be the best way to contain her hyperactivity and social anxiety.

 

Learning from this, she supports Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the Special Olympics, women’s reproductive rights, etc.

 

Jennifer has appeared in films like Passengers, Red Sparrow, Mother!, Don’t Look Up, etc.

 

She has been on the most beautiful/sexiest people list of magazines like Maxim, Glamour, etc.

 

 

8. Elizabeth Olsen

 

Elizabeth Olsen

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 16th February 1989
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 1994
Debut Movie/ TV series How the West Was Fun (TV Movie)

 

Elizabeth Olsen is the younger sister of the Olsen twins, Mary Kate and Ashley.

 

Yet, she did not take her chances for granted and formally trained for acting at NYU's Tisch School of Arts and Moscow Art Theater School.

 

While Elizabeth gained fame and renown for her role as Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it was not her only role.

 

She worked on Wind River, Godzilla, Ingrid Goes West, Sorry for Your Loss, etc.

 

We saw Elizabeth in the Marvel movie Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness and the crime drama Love and Death.

 

 

7. Carey Mulligan

 

Carey Mulligan

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 28th May 1985
Place of Birth Westminster, London, UK
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 2005
Debut Movie/ TV series Pride & Prejudice

 

Carey Mulligan is a British actress who had a keen desire to become an actress.

 

After watching Kenneth Branagh in Henry V, she wrote a letter to him expressing her love for acting against her parents' wishes and asking for advice.

 

Branagh’s sister said that she should follow her dreams. After much difficulty, Mulligan made her debut in Pride and Prejudice as Kitty Bennet.

 

After that, she worked on Northanger Abbey, Doctor Who, An Education, Inside Llewyn Davis, Suffragette, The Great Gatsby, etc.

 

If anyone has any doubts about her childhood dream of becoming an actress, all they have to do is look at the awards she has received.

 

Carey Mulligan has won a BAFTA, a Critic’s Choice Award, and been nominated for two Golden Globes, two Oscars, a Tony Award, etc.

 

 

6. Lupita Nyong’o

 

Lupita Nyong’o

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 1st March 1983
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.65 m
Debut year 2008
Debut Movie/ TV series East River

 

Lupita Nyong’o is the daughter of a Kenyan senator. Although everyone in her family is academically inclined, Lupita chose acting after watching The Color Purple.

 

Before making her acting debut, she worked as a production assistant on Constant Gardener.

 

Lupita was noticed for her role in the MTV drama Shuga, and Steve McQueen cast her in the Oscar-winning role in 12 Years a Slave.

 

After that, Lupita appeared in the Star Wars franchise, Jungle Book, The Black Panther, Us, etc.

 

For her roles, she has garnered accolades, including Oscars, a Daytime Emmy Award, Independent Spirit Award, SAG Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, nominations for Tonys, Primetime Emmy Awards, People’s Choice Awards, etc.

 

 

5. Emily Blunt

 

Emily Blunt

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 23rd February 1983
Place of Birth Roehampton, London, England, UK
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 2003
Debut Movie/ TV series Boudica (TV Movie)

 

Emily Blunt is an actress who has won a Golden Globe, a SAG Award, a Critics' Choice Movie Award, etc.

 

She also has multiple BAFTA nominations for all her performances over the years.

 

She started working in stage productions and moved to television with Boudica.

 

Her major performances have been in Henry VIII, My Summer Love, The Devil Wears Prada, Edge of Tomorrow, Mary Poppins Returns, Into The Wood, Sicario, etc.

 

In 2018, she was cast in the highly acclaimed survivalist horror movie, The Quiet Place, and its sequel.

 

Emily also starred in The Jungle Cruise in 2021 and is set to work at Oppenheimer.

 

 

4. Scarlett Johansson

 

Scarlett Johansson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 22nd November 1984
Place of Birth Manhattan, New York, USA
Height 1.6 m
Debut year 1994
Debut Movie/ TV series North

 

Scarlett Johansson is a celebrated actress who has been both a critical and commercial success.

 

Her films have grossed over $14 billion worldwide, making her the ninth-highest box-office star of all time.

 

She has won a Tony Award, and a BAFTA, and two Oscar nominations.

 

Scarlett worked as Black Widow/Natasha Romanov in the MCU, making her one of the franchise's main cast members.

 

Her other films include The Girl With a Pearl Earring, Lost In Translation, The Prestige, Lucy, etc.

 

In 2019, Scarlett achieved the rare feat of being nominated for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars for Marriage Story and Jojo Rabbit, respectively.

 

 

3. Gal Gadot

 

Gal Gadot

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 30th April 1985
Place of Birth Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel
Height 1.78 m
Debut year 1999
Debut Movie/ TV series Shemesh (TV Series)

 

Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress and model who won the Miss Israel title in 2004.

 

Growing up, Gadot studied jazz and hip hop for 12 years and earned a black belt in karate and krav maga.

 

She credited this skill to her role as Diana Prince, Wonder Woman.

 

Gal got her first exposure to Hollywood in the Fast and Furious franchise.

 

She also worked in the DCEU as Wonder Woman. Her most recent film was Red Notice in 2021.

 

She is set to appear in Death on the Nile and Snow White soon.

 

 

2. Margot Robbie

 

Margot Robbie

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 2nd July 1990
Place of Birth Dalby, Queensland, Australia
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 2008
Debut Movie/ TV series Neighbours

 

Margot Robbie is an Australian actress and producer. Margot was always interested in acting.

 

After graduation, she got her first role in the Australian soap opera Neighbours.

 

With her role in the period drama PanAm, Margot moved to LA.

 

She got her big break with "The Wolf of Wall Street." She then starred in movies like Suicide Squad, Birds of Prey, Mary Queen of Scots, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, etc.

 

In 2017, Margot produced and starred in I, Tonya. The movie earned her an Academy Award nomination.

 

She was nominated again for Bombshell in 2019.

 

 

1. Kristen Stewart

 

Kristen Stewart

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 9th April 1990
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 1.65 m
Debut year 1999
Debut Movie/ TV series The Thirteenth Year (TV Movie)

 

Kristen Stewart grabbed the world’s attention with the role of Bella Swan in the Twilight movies.

 

This role shot her into superstardom, making her a teen idol.

 

Kristen felt the pressure of expectation and limited herself to indie movies for a while.

 

As a child, Kristen had her breakthrough with Panic Room.

 

She followed that up with Zathura: A Space Adventure and Into The Wild, etc.

 

After the Twilight saga, she worked on Snow White and the Huntsman, Still Alive, Charlie’s Angels, etc.

 

In 2021, Kristen was cast as Princess Diana of Wales in Pablo Larraine’s biographical picture.

 

Her role garnered her a nomination at the Academy Awards.

 

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