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This is a list of the Top 25 Greatest Hollywood actresses ever. Only some Hollywood actress with superb acting skills have made it to this list. These female artists are considered as the most talented actresses and wonderful Hollywood heroines. You can copy this Hollywood actress list to make a list of your favorite movie stars. They may also the be richest actresses in Hollywood. Source: AFI

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Katharine Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Katharine Hepburn Bringing Up Baby, The Philadelphia Story, The African Queen

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Bette Davis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Bette Davis All About Eve, P.S. I Love You, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

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Audrey Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Audrey Hepburn Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady, Roman Holiday

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Ingrid Bergman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Ingrid Bergman Casablanca, Notorious, Cinema Paradiso

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Greta Garbo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Greta Garbo Annie, Cinema Paradiso, Grand Hotel

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Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Marilyn Monroe Some Like It Hot, All About Eve, The Misfits

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Elizabeth Taylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Elizabeth Taylor Cleopatra, National Velvet, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Judy Garland The Wizard of Oz, P.S. I Love You, Judgment at Nuremberg

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Marlene Dietrich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Marlene Dietrich Touch of Evil, Get Shorty, Judgment at Nuremberg

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Joan Crawford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Joan Crawford What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Grand Hotel, Mildred Pierce

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Barbara Stanwyck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Barbara Stanwyck Double Indemnity, The Lady Eve, Forty Guns

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Claudette Colbert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Claudette Colbert It Happened One Night, The Palm Beach Story, It's a Wonderful World

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Grace Kelly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Grace Kelly Rear Window, High Noon, Dial M for Murder

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Ginger Rogers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Ginger Rogers Top Hat, Swing Time, The Gay Divorcee

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Mae West is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Mae West She Done Him Wrong, Myra Breckinridge, Sextette

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Vivien Leigh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Vivien Leigh Gone with the Wind, A Streetcar Named Desire, Ship of Fools

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Lillian Gish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Lillian Gish The Night of the Hunter, The Birth of a Nation, Intolerance

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Shirley Temple is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Shirley Temple Fort Apache, Heidi, The Little Colonel

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Rita Hayworth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Rita Hayworth The Shawshank Redemption, Gilda, The Lady from Shanghai

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Lauren Bacall is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Lauren Bacall Misery, The Big Sleep, Murder on the Orient Express

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Sophia Loren is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Sophia Loren El Cid, The Fall of the Roman Empire, The Cassandra Crossing

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Jean Harlow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Jean Harlow City Lights, Scarface, The Public Enemy

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Carole Lombard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Carole Lombard My Man Godfrey, To Be or Not to Be, Ben-Hur

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Mary Pickford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Mary Pickford Little Lord Fauntleroy, Ben-Hur, The Little Princess

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Ava Gardner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list AFI's Top 25 Hollywood Actresses Ever
Ava Gardner Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, The Sentinel, The Killers