Debate between all groups of men has always been who is the top sexy hollywood actress, and it’s been heavily debated since the launch of mass media.
we acknowledge that ‘sexiness’ is extremely subjective, but since when has that stopped anyone from offering their opinion? It certainly hasn’t kept us from taking note of the women who have served it up to us over and over again on the silver screen.
Angelina Jolie (born Angelina Jolie Voight; June 4, 1975) is an American actress and Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency. She has received three Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and an Academy Award. Jolie has promoted humanitarian causes throughout the world, and is noted for her work with refugees through UNHCR. She has been cited as one of the world’s most beautiful women and her off-screen life is widely reported.
Anna Karina (born Hanne Karin Blarke Bayer on 22 September 1940) is a Danish film actress, director, and screenwriter.
Karina is known as a muse of the French director, Jean-Luc Godard, one of pioneers of French New Wave. Her notable collaborations with Godard include The Little Soldier (1960), A Woman Is a Woman (1961) and Vivre sa vie (1962). With A Woman Is a Woman, Karina won the Best Actress award at the Berlin Film Festival.
Alice “Ali” MacGraw (born April 1, 1938) is an American actress. She made her Broadway theatre debut in New York City in 2006 as a dysfunctional matriarch in the drama Festen (The Celebration). She was also included in a Seventeen magazine issue for inspiring hairstyles.
Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot (born 28 September 1934) is a French animal rights activist and a former actress, fashion model and singer.
In her early life Bardot was an aspiring ballet dancer. She started her acting career in 1952 and after appearing in 16 films became world-famous due to her role in the controversial film And God Created Woman. During her career in show business Bardot starred in 48 films, performed in numerous musical shows, and recorded 80 songs.
Beyonce Giselle Knowles (born September 4, 1981), often referred to mononymously as Beyonce, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and model. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in various performing arts schools and was first exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child. Knowles rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of the R&B girl group Destiny’s Child. According to Sony, Knowles record and musical DVD sales, when combined with the group, have surpassed 100 million in sales.
Charlotte Rampling, OBE (born 5 February 1946) is an acclaimed English actress. Her career spans four decades in English-language as well as French and Italian cinema.
Catherine Deneuve, born 22 October 1943) is a French actress. She gained recognition for her portrayal of beautiful ice maidens for various directors, including Luis Bunuel and Roman Polanski. Deneuve won two Cesar Awards for her performances in Le Dernier Metro (1980) and Indochine (1992). She has also received BAFTA and Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. In 2008, she appeared in her 100th film, A Christmas Tale.
Catherine Zeta Jones (born 25 September 1969) is a Welsh actress, currently based in the United States. She began her career on stage at an early age. After starring in a number of UK and US television films and small roles in films, she came to prominence with roles in Hollywood movies such as The Phantom, The Mask of Zorro, and Entrapment in the late 1990s. She won an Academy Award, BAFTA Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for portraying Velma Kelly in the 2002 film adaptation of Chicago.
Eva Gaelle Green (born 5 July 1980) is a French actress, raised in Paris and living partly in London. She has been noted by Vogue for her “killer looks, intelligence and modesty”, and described by The Independent as “gothic, quirky, and sexy”.
Eva Mendes (born March 5, 1974) is an American actress. She began acting in the late 1990s, and became known after a series of roles in several major Hollywood films, including 2 Fast 2 Furious, Hitch, Training Day, We Own the Night and The Spirit.
Halle Berry (born August 14, 1966) is an American actress, former fashion model, and beauty queen. Berry received an Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG, and an NAACP Image award for Introducing Dorothy Dandridge and won an Academy Award for Best Actress and was also nominated for a BAFTA Award in 2001 for her performance in Monster’s Ball, becoming the first and, as of 2009, only woman of African American descent to have won the award for Best Actress.
Jean Dorothy Seberg (November 13, 1938 – August 30, 1979) was an American actress. She starred in 37 films in Hollywood and in France. Seberg became even more of an icon after her roles in numerous French films and the tragedy of her turbulent life and eventual probable suicide.
Jacqueline Bisset (born 13 September 1944) is a British actress. She has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award. Her popular films include Bullitt (1968), Airport (1970), The Deep (1977), and Class (1983). In more recent years, she has appeared in several television productions, most notably the FX series Nip/Tuck in 2006.
Jessica Marie Alba (born April 28, 1981) is an American television and film actress. She began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994). Alba rose to prominence as the lead actress in the television series Dark Angel (2000–2002).
Julie Frances Christie (born 14 April 1941) is a British actress. A pop icon of the “swinging London” era of the 1960s, she has won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Julianne Moore (born December 3, 1960) is an American actress. She began her acting career in 1983 in minor roles, before joining the cast of the soap opera, As the World Turns, for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1988.
Jane Russell (born June 21, 1921) is an American film actress. n 1940, Russell was signed to a seven-year contract by film mogul Howard Hughes and made her motion picture debut in The Outlaw (1943), a story about Billy the Kid that went to great lengths to showcase her voluptuous figure.
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Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American actress. She became well known during the early 1990s after starring in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman opposite Richard Gere, which grossed $463 million worldwide. After receiving Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias in 1990 and Pretty Woman in 1991, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2001 for her performance in Erin Brockovich. Her films, which also include romantic comedies such as My Best Friend’s Wedding, Mystic Pizza, Notting Hill, Runaway Bride, and crime films such as The Pelican Brief and Ocean’s Eleven and Twelve have collectively brought box office receipts of over $2 billion, making her the most successful actress in terms of box office receipts.
Ludivine Sagnier (born July 3, 1979) is a French actress and model, who has worked in 33 movies since 1989. She was nominated two Cesar Awards for Best Supporting Actress in Swimming Pool (2003) and Un secret (2007).
Lisa Michelle Bonet (born November 16, 1967) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying the character of Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show and its spinoff A Different World.
Lena Maria Jonna Olin (born March 22, 1955) is a Swedish actress. In May 2005, Olin returned to Alias for a two-episode appearance at the end of the show’s fourth season, and subsequently appeared again in the fifth season, initially in a cameo in December 2005, and then following a four-month hiatus she appeared again in April 2006, and for the finale on May 22, 2006. Upcoming projects are films The Devil You Know and Daughter of the Queen of Sheba (which is to be directed by Hallstrom). Olin had a small but significant role in 2008’s Oscar-nominated film, The Reader.
Karen Jane Allen (born October 5, 1951) is an American actress, best known for her role as Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). Allen has also had roles in films including National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978), The Wanderers (1979), Split Image (1982), Starman (1984), Scrooged (1988), The Sandlot (1993), Poster Boy (2004) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).
Melanie Griffith (born August 9, 1957) is an American actress. She is an Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner for her performance in the 1988 film Working Girl. She is the daughter of actress Tippi Hedren, and the wife of actor Antonio Banderas.
Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress. She made her screen debut in 1980, but first garnered mainstream attention with her appearance in Scarface (1983). She rose to prominence during the late 1980s and early 1990s, during which time she gave a series of critically-acclaimed performances in the films Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Married to the Mob (1988), The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), The Russia House (1990), Frankie and Johnny (1991), Love Field (1992), and The Age of Innocence (1993), as well as appearing as Catwoman, the feline villainess of Batman Returns (1992).
Marilyn Monroe (June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), born Norma Jeane Mortenson, but baptized Norma Jeane Baker, was an American actress, singer and model.
Miranda Otto (born 16 December 1967) is an Australian actress. The daughter of actors Barry and Lindsay Otto and the sister of Gracie Otto, she began acting at age nineteen, and has performed in a variety of low-budget and major studio films.
Mayte Michelle Rodriguez (born July 12, 1978), better known as Michelle Rodriguez, is an American actress, mostly known for playing tough-girl roles and starring in Hollywood blockbusters such as The Fast & the Furious, Resident Evil, and S.W.A.T. as well as her role as Ana Lucia Cortez in the television series Lost. Recently, she has a role in James Cameron’s latest film, Avatar.
Nastassja Kinski (born Nastassja Aglaia Nakszynski, born 1961) is a German actress, who has appeared in more than 60 international movies. Her starring roles include her Golden Globe Award-winning portrayal of the title character in Roman Polanski’s film Tess, her roles in two erotic films (Stay As You Are and Cat People), and her parts in Wim Wenders’ films The Wrong Move, Paris, Texas, and Faraway, So Close!.
Natassia Malthe (born 19 January 1974) is a model and actress. Natassia is the younger of two daughters. Her Norwegian father is a teacher and her Filipino mother is a retired nurse.
Ornella Muti (born March 9, 1955) is an Italian actress. She was born in Rome as Francesca Romana Rivelli, to a Neapolitan father and Estonian mother. She has an older sister, Claudia (1951). Muti modeled as a teenager and made her film debut in 1970 in La moglie piu bella (aka The Most Beautiful Wife).
Penelope Cruz Sanchez (born April 28, 1974), better known as Penelope Cruz, is a Spanish actress. She gathered critical acclaim as a young actress for films such as Jamon, Jamon, La Nina de tus ojos, and Belle epoque. She has also starred in several American films such as Blow, Vanilla Sky, and Vicky Cristina Barcelona. She is perhaps best known for her work with acclaimed Spanish director Pedro Almodovar, in Broken Embraces, Volver and All About My Mother.
Raquel Welch (born September 5, 1940) is an American actress. Welch was born Jo Raquel Tejada in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three children and the daughter of Josephine Sarah (nee Hall) and Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo.
Sophia Loren (born September 20, 1934) is an Italian film actress and an international sex symbol. In 1961, she won an Academy Award for Best Actress for Two Women, becoming the first actor to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance.
Sienna Rose Miller (born 28 December 1981) is an American-born English actress, model, and fashion designer, best known for her roles in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Alfie, and Factory Girl.
Scarlett I. Johansson (born November 22, 1984) is an American actress and singer. Johansson made her film debut in the 1994 film North and was subsequently nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Female for her performance in 1996’s Manny & Lo. Johansson rose to fame with her role in 1998’s The Horse Whisperer and subsequently gained critical acclaim for her breakout performance in Ghost World in 2001, for which she won the Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez (born September 2, 1966) is a Mexican actress, director, and television and film producer. Hayek’s charitable work includes increasing awareness on violence against women and discrimination against immigrants.
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