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Since the first series of silent films were first released, some of the beautiful women in the world have graced the silver screen. These beautiful actresses are some of the most well-known people in the world. Starlets of the golden era of film include some the biggest and most beautiful movie stars like Ingrid Bergman, Vivien Leigh, Greta Garbo, Hedy Lamarr, and Ava Gardner are considered some of the most beautiful actresses in movie history. Over time, the influence of those women, along with other actresses like Sophia Loren, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, and Elizabeth Taylor combined their talents and good looks to become some of the most iconic actresses in movie history.

Many of today's actresses are considered some of the beautiful in the world. Charlize Theron, Salma Hayek, Scarlett Johansson, and Zoe Saldana are considered the beautiful actresses out there today. Many of these actresses have graced the pages of some of the biggest magazines, newspapers, and websites in the world.

With so many beautiful actresses to choose from, it's up to you to decide who should be considered the most beautiful actress ever. This may seem easy, but it shouldn't be since there are so many drop-dead gorgeous actresses who have starred in movies for nearly 100 years. This is your chance to select who is the most beautiful actress of all time is. You really can't go wrong with who choose on this Ultimate List of the Most Beautiful Actresses Ever.

These are the prettiest actresses. The most attractive actresses of all time.

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Charlize Theron is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Beautiful Actresses Ever
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Charlize Theron


Charlize Theron is a South African and American actress, producer, and fashion model. She starred in early films in the late 1990s, such as The Devil's Advocate, Mighty Joe Young and The Cider House Rules. Theron received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster, ...more

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Credits: Mad Max: Fury Road, Prometheus, Monster, Hancock

Age: 41

Birthplace: Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

Profession: Spokesperson, Film Producer, Model, Actor Film Director

Schools: Joffrey Ballet School

Children: Jackson Theron

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#37 on The Best Actresses in Film History

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#56 on The Greatest Actress Performances of All Time

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Kim Novak is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Beautiful Actresses Ever
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Kim Novak


Kim Novak is an American actress. She began her career in 1954 at age 21, and came to prominence almost immediately with a leading role in the film Picnic. Other films from this period of her career include The Man With the Golden Arm, The Eddy Duchin Story, Pal Joey, Jeanne Eagels, the Alfred ...more

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Credits: Vertigo, The Man with the Golden Arm, Picnic, Bell Book and Candle

Age: 84

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Profession: Actor, Artist

Schools: Farragut Career Academy

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#84 on The Best Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

#39 on The Best Living Actresses Over 80

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Hedy Lamarr is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Beautiful Actresses Ever
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Hedy Lamarr was an Austrian and American inventor and film actress. After an early and brief film career in Germany, which included a controversial love-making scene in the film Ecstasy, she fled her husband and secretly moved to Paris. While there, she met MGM head Louis B. Mayer, who offered her a ...more

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Credits: Samson and Delilah, Ecstasy, The Strange Woman, Algiers

Age: Died at 86 (1914-2000)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Profession: Pin-up girl, Inventor, Scientist, Actor Engineer

Cause Of Death: Natural causes

Place Of Death: Casselberry, Florida, United States of America

Children: Anthony Loder, Denise Loder, James Lamarr Markey

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Catherine Deneuve is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Beautiful Actresses Ever
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Catherine Deneuve


Catherine Deneuve is a French actress who gained recognition for her portrayal of aloof, mysterious beauties for various directors, including Luis Buñuel and Roman Polanski. She is a 13-time César Award nominee. Deneuve first came to prominence in Jacques Demy's 1964 film Les Parapluies de ...more

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Credits: Dancer in the Dark, Persepolis, Repulsion, Belle de Jour

Age: 73

Birthplace: Paris, France

Profession: Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Model, Designer Actor, + more

Children: Chiara Mastroianni, Christian Vadim

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#63 on The Best Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Raquel Welch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Beautiful Actresses Ever
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Raquel Welch


Raquel Welch is an American actress. She first won attention for her role in Fantastic Voyage, after which she won a contract with 20th Century-Fox. They loaned her to a British studio where she made One Million Years B.C.. Although she had only three lines in the film, images of her in the doe-skin ...more

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Credits: The Three Musketeers^! Fantastic Voyage^! Legally Blonde^! The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge

Age: 75

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Profession: Businessperson, Actor

Schools: La Jolla High School, San Diego State University

Children: Tahnee Welch, Damon Welch

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#6 on The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses

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Rita Hayworth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Beautiful Actresses Ever
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Rita Hayworth


Rita Hayworth was an American actress and dancer. She achieved fame during the 1940s as one of the era's top stars, appearing in a total of 61 films over 37 years. She is perhaps best known for her performance in the 1946 film noir, Gilda. She is listed as one of the top 25 female motion picture ...more

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Credits: Cover Girl, Gilda, The Lady from Shanghai, Pal Joey

Age: Died at 69 (1918-1987)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Singer, Dancer

Cause Of Death: Alzheimer's disease

Place Of Death: New York City, New York, United States of America

Children: Yasmin Aga Khan, Rebecca Welles

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#43 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#57 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

#12 on The Best Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Ursula Andress is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Beautiful Actresses Ever
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Ursula Andress


Ursula Andress is a Swiss actress and sex symbol. She is best known for her role as Bond girl Honey Ryder in the first James Bond film, Dr. No, for which she won a Golden Globe. She later starred as Vesper Lynd in the Bond-parody Casino Royale. ...more

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Credits: Dr. No, Casino Royale, Clash of the Titans, The Mountain of the Cannibal God

Age: 81

Birthplace: Ostermundigen, Switzerland

Profession: Actor

Children: Dimitri Alexandre Hamlin

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Jessica Biel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Beautiful Actresses Ever
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Jessica Biel


Jessica Claire Timberlake is an American actress. Biel began her career as a vocalist appearing in musical productions until she was cast as Mary Camden in the family-drama series 7th Heaven, for which she achieved recognition. The series is the longest-running series that ever aired on The WB ...more

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Credits: The Illusionist, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 7th Heaven, The A- Team

Age: 35

Birthplace: Ely, Minnesota, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer

Schools: Lycée Français de Los Angeles, Fairview High School, Tufts University

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#12 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#3 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#44 on The All-Time Greatest Action Stars

#36 on The Best Female Celebrity Role Models

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