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Researching actor and actress biographies is a great way to get inspiration and ideas to get your acting career going. This is a list of 18 famous actresses with links to where you can find their biographies. You might want to go and get yourself your favorite beverage, kick your feet up and enjoy going through the names on this list here below! For a list of Hollywood actors, movie actor names, a list of male actors and biographies have a look at the links at the bottom of this page.
Born January 2, 1983 in Los Angeles, California.
Auditioned for a role in The Horse Whisperer, after she found out that the casting notice called for girls who specifically had experience in riding horses.
Born 9 September 1980, Kalispell, Montana.
Became very well known as a teenager when she starred in the popular teen drama, Dawson’s Creek alongside actors like Katie Holmes.
27 September 1972, Los Angeles, California
Has recently had a surge in career by appearing in the movie Iron Man, she is set to reprise her role as Pepper Potts in the sequel of this movie.
Born 22 May, 1978 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Started out on TV’s Law and Order but currently stars in HBO’s Big Love. Goodwin has also performed in Win a Date with Tad Hamilton and Walk the Line, the biopic made about the life Johnny Cash.
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7 September 1987, Raleigh, North Carolina
Her breakthrough role came as a troubled teen in the movie Thirteen and since then she has enjoyed success in the movies Running With Scissors, Across the Universe and most recently The Wrestler.
Born 3 December 1960, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Moore first appeared on TV in As The World Turns, before moving on to films. She has worked with director PT Anderson twice- Magnolia and Boogie Nights and recently starred in Blindness.
30 April 1982, Point Pleasant, New Jersey
Has a huge body of work for someone of such a young age because she has been working as an actress ever since she was a child in TV and film (Saturday Night Live, Jumangi, Little Women). More recently she has been seen in the Spider Man movies (she is currently working on Spider Man 4) Elizabethtown and Marie Antoinette.
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8. SISSY SPACEK
Born 25 December 1949, Quitman, Texas
Spacek started out in TV on shows like The Waltons before breaking through into movies with her performance in the cult hilt Carrie. Since then she has enjoyed a long career in a broad range of artistic material including her portrayal of Ruth in In the Bedroom.
Born 24 July 1979, Balmain, Sydney, Australia
Had a successful career as an actress in Australia in TV shows like Heartbreak High and movies such as Two Hands (she starred alongside Heath Ledger in this film), Byrne has recently enjoyed international success in the TV show Damages with Glenn Close.
10. OLIVIA WILDE
Born 10 March 1984, New York City, New York
Wilde first attracted the attention of TV audiences when she appeared as Alex on the popular teen drama, The OC, now she appears on House M.D and is currently working on the movie Tron 2.0, which is scheduled to be released in 2011.
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11. MEAGAN FOX
Born 16 May 1986, Rockwood, Tennessee.
Gained popularity as an actress after her appearance in the Transformers movies alongside another popular young actor Shia Le Beouf.
12. SCARLET JOHANSSON
Born in 22 November 1984, New York City, New York
Started acting as a child in movies like If Lucy Fell and The Ghost Whisperer- has recently been seen in Vicky Cristina Barcelona, He’s Just Not That Into You and will soon be seen in Iron Man II with Robert Downey Junior and Gwyneth Paltrow.
13. AUDREY TAUTOU
Born 9 August 1976, Beaumont, Puy-de-Dome, France
Tautou is a French born actress who charmed audiences worldwide with her performance in Amelie. Since then she has appeared with Tom Hanks in The Da Vinci Code and is soon to star as Coco Chanel in a biopic of this fashion icon’s life.
14. CHARLIZE THERON
Born & August 1975, Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
Theron had a lucrative career as a model before she turned her hand to acting. She starred in The Cider House Rules and Sweet November before completely breaking type and playing a serial killer in Monster. Her remarkable transformation into the role of Aileen won her an Oscar.
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15. SUSAN SARANDON
Born 4 October 1946, New York City, New York
Sarandon has an extensive career that spans over many years and is still going strong- she gained popularity for her strong acting in Thelma and Louise, Dead Man Walking, The Witches of Eastwick, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Stepmom and Elizabethtown. She has leant her voice to a character from the animated series The Simpsons and has appeared numerous times on Saturday Night Live.
16. JULIA ROBERTS
Born 28 October 1967, Smyrna, Georgia
Roberts will probably forever be known for her performance as Vivian in 1990’s Pretty Woman. This performance catapulted her to super-stardom and has supported her long career that has spanned nearly two decades since then. She is set to appear in Valentine’s Day and Eat Love Pray both due to be released in 2011.
17. SIENNA MILLER
Born 28 December 1981, New York City, New York
Born in America, but raised in the United Kingdom- Miller first came caught the eyes of international audiences as a model before making her mark as an actress alongside Daniel Craig in the movie Layer Cake. She will soon be seen again in the soon to be released G.I Joe: The Rise of the Cobra.
18. RACHEL MCADAMS
Born 17 November 1978, London, Ontario, Canada
Her breakthrough performance was alongside Lindsay Lohan in Mean Girls that lead on to other very popular performances in The Notebook. Wedding Crashers and The Family Stone.
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