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The Most Beautiful Actresses Ever

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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.

Who do you think is the hottest actress of all time? The hottest actress ever?


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    Natalie Portman is an Israeli-born American actress, producer, and director. Her first role was in the 1994 action thriller Léon: The Professional, opposite Jean Reno, but mainstream success came when she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. In 1999, she enrolled at Harvard ...more

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    • Credits: Thor, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Thor: The Dark World, Heat, + more
    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
    • Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Film Director
    • Schools: Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, Harvard College, Syosset High School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    • Major/Field Of Study: Psychology
    • Children: Aleph Portman-Millepied
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    Jennifer Lynn Connelly is an American film actress who began her career as a child model. She appeared in magazine, newspaper and television advertising, before she made her debut role in the 1984 crime film Once Upon a Time in America. Connelly continued modeling and acting, starring in films such as ...more

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    • Credits: Requiem for a Dream, A Beautiful Mind, Labyrinth, Dark City, Hulk, + more
    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: USA, Cairo, New York
    • Profession: Model, Actor, Voice acting
    • Schools: Stanford University, Saint Ann's School, Yale University
    • Children: Agnes Lark Bettany, Kai Dugan, Stellan Bettany
    • Medical Conditions: Hyperactivity, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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    Kathrin Romary "Kate" Beckinsale is an English actress. After some minor television roles, she made her film debut in Much Ado About Nothing while still a student at Oxford University. She then appeared in British costume dramas such as Prince of Jutland, Cold Comfort Farm, Emma, and The Golden Bowl, in ...more

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    • Credits: Pearl Harbor, Underworld, The Aviator, Van Helsing, Underworld: Evolution, + more
    • Age: age 42
    • Birthplace: United Kingdom
    • Profession: Model, Actor
    • Schools: University of Oxford, New College, Oxford, Godolphin and Latymer School, Flexlands Private School
    • Major/Field Of Study: Russian literature, French literature
    • Children: Lily Mo Sheen
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    Scarlett Johansson is an American actress, model, and singer. She made her film debut in North. In 1996, she was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her performance in Manny & Lo, garnering further acclaim and prominence with roles in The Horse Whisperer and Ghost World.more

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    • Credits: The Avengers, Iron Man 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Lost in Translation, The Prestige, + more
    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Model, Actor, Voice acting, Singer
    • Schools: Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, P.S. 41 Greenwich Village School, Professional Children's School
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    Ann-Margret is a Swedish-American actress, singer and dancer. As an actress, she is best known for her roles in Bye Bye Birdie, Viva Las Vegas, The Cincinnati Kid, Carnal Knowledge, and Tommy. She has won five Golden Globe Awards and been nominated for two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a Screen ...more

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    • Credits: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Any Given Sunday, The Break-Up, Grumpy Old Men, Newsies, + more
    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
    • Profession: Actor, Singer, Dancer
    • Schools: Northwestern University, New Trier High School
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    Brooke Christa Shields is an American actress, model and former child star. Shields, initially a child model, gained critical acclaim for her leading role in Louis Malle's controversial film Pretty Baby, in which she played a child prostitute in New Orleans at the turn of the 20th century. The role ...more

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    • Credits: The Other Guys, The Muppets Take Manhattan, The Blue Lagoon, Hannah Montana: The Movie, Endless Love, + more
    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Television producer, Model, Author, Actor, + more
    • Schools: New Lincoln School, Dwight-Englewood School, Princeton University
    • Children: Rowan Francis Henchy, Grier Hammond Henchy
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    Vivian Mary Hartley, later known as Vivien Leigh, was an English stage and film actress. She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances as "Southern belle" Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind and Blanche DuBois in the film version of A Streetcar Named Desire, a role she had also ...more

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    • Credits: Gone with the Wind, A Streetcar Named Desire, Ship of Fools, Waterloo Bridge, Fire Over England, + more
    • Age: Died at 54 (1913-1967)
    • Birthplace: India, Darjeeling
    • Profession: Actor, Singer
    • Schools: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
    • Cause Of Death: Tuberculosis
    • Place Of Death: London, United Kingdom
    • Children: Suzanne Farrington
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    Jacquelyn Ellen "Jaclyn" Smith is an American actress and businesswoman. She is best known as Kelly Garrett in the television series Charlie's Angels, and was the only original female lead to remain with the series for its complete run. Beginning in the 1980s, she began developing and marketing her own ...more

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    • Credits: Charlie's Angels, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, The Night They Saved Christmas, The Bourne Identity, Shear Genius, + more
    • Age: age 70
    • Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston
    • Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Model, Actor
    • Schools: Trinity University
    • Children: Gaston Richmond, Spencer Margaret Richmond
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    Nicole Mary Kidman, AC is an Australian actress and film producer. Kidman's breakthrough film role was in the 1989 thriller Dead Calm. After appearing in several films in the early 1990s, she came to worldwide recognition for her performances in the auto racing film Days of Thunder, the romance Far and ...more

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    • Credits: Batman Forever, Eyes Wide Shut, Moulin Rouge!, The Others, Happy Feet, + more
    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: USA, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Singer
    • Schools: Australian Theatre for Young People, North Sydney Girls High School, Phillip Street Theater, University of Melbourne Faculty of VCA and MCM
    • Children: Connor Cruise, Isabella Jane Cruise, Faith Margaret Kidman Urban, Sunday Rose Kidman Urban
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    Liv Rundgren Tyler is an American actress and former child model. She is the daughter of Aerosmith's lead singer, Steven Tyler, and model Bebe Buell. Tyler began a career in modeling at the age of 14 but, after less than a year, she decided to focus on acting. After her film debut Silent Fall, she ...more

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    • Credits: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Armageddon, The Incredible Hulk, + more
    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Model, Actor
    • Schools: Breakwater School, Waynflete School, York Preparatory School
    • Children: Milo William Langdon
    • Medical Conditions: Hyperactivity, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Dyslexia
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    Lauren Bacall was an American actress known for her distinctive voice and sultry looks. She was named the 20th greatest actress of the 20th century by the American Film Institute and received an Academy Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences "in recognition of her central ...more

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    • Credits: Misery, The Big Sleep, Murder on the Orient Express, The Shootist, To Have and Have Not, + more
    • Age: Died at 90 (1924-2014)
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Model, Author, Actor, Voice acting
    • Schools: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
    • Children: Sam Robards, Leslie Howard Bogart, Stephen Humphrey Bogart
    • Medical Conditions: Bogart–Bacall syndrome
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    Rachel Hannah Craig, professionally known as Rachel Weisz, is an English film and theatre actress as well as a former fashion model. Weisz began her acting career at Trinity Hall, Cambridge in the early 1990s, then started working in television, appearing in the detective drama Inspector Morse, the ...more

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    • Credits: Oz the Great and Powerful, The Mummy, The Fountain, Constantine, The Constant Gardener, + more
    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Westminster, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Fashion Model, Actor, Voice acting
    • Schools: North London Collegiate School, University of Cambridge, St Paul's Girls' School, Trinity Hall, Cambridge
    • Children: Henry Aronofsky
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    Ava Lavinia Gardner was an American actress. She was signed to a contract by MGM Studios in 1941 and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo. She appeared in several ...more

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    • Credits: Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, The Sentinel, The Killers, The Cassandra Crossing, The Night of the Iguana, + more
    • Age: Died at 68 (1922-1990)
    • Birthplace: Smithfield, USA, North Carolina
    • Profession: Actor
    • Schools: Barton College
    • Cause Of Death: Pneumonia
    • Place Of Death: Westminster, London, United Kingdom
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    Monica Bellucci is an Italian actress and fashion model.more

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    • Credits: Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Matrix Reloaded, The Passion of the Christ, The Matrix Revolutions, The Brothers Grimm, + more
    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Città di Castello, Italy
    • Profession: Fashion Model, Actor
    • Schools: University of Perugia
    • Children: Deva Cassel, Léonie Cassel
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    Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Hurley is an English actress and model. She has been associated with the cosmetics company Estée Lauder since the company gave Hurley her first modelling job at the age of 29. It has featured her as a representative and model for its products, especially perfumes such as Sensuous, ...more

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    • Credits: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Bedazzled, Passenger 57, My Favorite Martian, + more
    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: England, Basingstoke
    • Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor
    • Schools: Queen Mary's College
    • Children: Damian Charles Hurley
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    Kimila Ann "Kim" Basinger is an American actress and former fashion model. In a career spanning nearly four decades, she has appeared in overall thirty-eight feature films, five television movies, and nine television series. On TV, Basinger made her acting debut as Sheila in "Night Train to Dallas", an ...more

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    • Credits: Batman, L.A. Confidential, The Natural, 8 Mile, Wayne's World 2, + more
    • Age: age 62
    • Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Athens
    • Profession: Fashion Model, Film Producer, Actor, Singer
    • Schools: Neighborhood Playhouse
    • Children: Ireland Baldwin
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    Maureen O'Hara is an Irish film actress and singer. She was first educated at the John Street West Girls' School near Thomas Street in Dublin's Liberties Area. From the age of 6–17 she trained in drama, music and dance, and at the age of 10 joined the Rathmines Theatre Company and worked in amateur ...more

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    • Credits: Miracle on 34th Street, The Quiet Man, The Parent Trap, How Green Was My Valley, Big Jake, + more
    • Age: age 95
    • Birthplace: Ranelagh, Republic of Ireland
    • Profession: Actor, Singer
    • Children: Bronwyn FitzSimons
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    Sharon Marie Tate was an American actress, sex symbol and model. During the 1960s she played small television roles before appearing in several movies. She also appeared regularly in fashion magazines as a model and cover girl. After receiving positive reviews for her comedic and dramatic performances, ...more

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    • Credits: The Fearless Vampire Killers, The Americanization of Emily, Valley of the Dolls, Barabbas, The Sandpiper, + more
    • Age: Died at 26 (1943-1969)
    • Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas
    • Profession: Model, Actor
    • Schools: Vicenza American High School
    • Cause Of Death: Homicide, Murder
    • Place Of Death: Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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    Jeanette Helen Morrison, known professionally as Janet Leigh, was an American actress and author. She is best remembered for her performance in Psycho, for which she was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and received an Academy Award nomination. Discovered by actress Norma ...more

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    • Credits: Psycho, The Manchurian Candidate, Touch of Evil, John Carpenter's The Fog, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, + more
    • Age: Died at 77 (1927-2004)
    • Birthplace: USA, Merced, California
    • Profession: Author, Actor
    • Schools: University of the Pacific
    • Major/Field Of Study: Fine art
    • Cause Of Death: Myocardial infarction
    • Place Of Death: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Children: Kelly Curtis, Jamie Lee Curtis
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    Rachel Anne McAdams is a Canadian actress. After graduating from a four-year theatre program at York University in 2001, she initially worked in Canadian television and film productions such as the drama film Perfect Pie, the comedy film My Name Is Tanino, and the comedy mini-series Slings and Arrows as ...more

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    • Credits: Mean Girls, The Notebook, Wedding Crashers, True Detective, Sherlock Holmes, + more
    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: London, Canada
    • Profession: Actor
    • Schools: Central Elgin Collegiate Institute, Myrtle Street Public School, York University
    • Major/Field Of Study: Drama
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