Actors I Can't Pass By

by mark-rutherford-969-655019 | created - 02 Mar 2012 | updated - 23 Apr 2013 | Public

A list of people I personally can't miss no matter what they are in!

1. Summer Glau

Actress | Serenity

Summer is a native of San Antonio, Texas. She's been a ballerina most of her life. Her debut was in various commercials and a guest appearance on the WB's Angel (1999). She has gone on to star on the TV series Firefly (2002) as well as its follow-up movie Serenity (2005) and the TV series ...

Queen of cancelled tv, I enjoyed Firefly, Terminator Chronicles, Dollhouse and even The Cape. She moves like a dream

2. Joanne Kelly

Actress | Going the Distance

Canadian actress Joanne Kelly was born in 1978 in Bay d'Espoir, Newfoundland and Labrador. She grew up on the south central coast of Newfoundland and Labrador but left to attend Acadia University in Nova Scotia at the age of 17. Her performances include roles in films: The Bay of Love and Sorrows (...

Warehouse 13 wouldn't be in my watchlist without her!

3. Lexa Doig

Actress | Andromeda

Toronto native Alexandra Doig was born on June 8th, 1973, to Filipina mother Gloria and Irish-Scottish father David. Her parents held season tickets to their local theater, and Lexa was inspired to begin acting after seeing a production of "Porgy and Bess" at the age of nine. She dropped out of ...

The reason I watched Andromeda. All of it.

4. Beth Riesgraf

Actress | Alvin and the Chipmunks

Beth Riesgraf was born on August 24, 1978 in the USA as Beth Jean Riesgraf. She is an actress and producer, known for Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007), Leverage (2008) and Intruders (2015).

From My Name Is Earl to Leverage, always worth watching.

5. Gina Bellman

Actress | Leverage

Gina Bellman was born on July 10, 1966 in Auckland, New Zealand. She is an actress, known for Leverage (2008), Coupling (2000) and Jekyll (2007). She has been married to Zaab Sethna since September 2013. They have one child. She was previously married to Lucho Brieva.

Coupling, Jekyll, Leverage, always believable and a babe!

6. Carey Mulligan

Actress | Never Let Me Go

Carey Hannah Mulligan is a British actress. She was born May 28, 1985, in Westminster, London, England, to Nano (Booth), a university lecturer, and Stephen Mulligan, a hotel manager. Her mother is from Llandeilo, Wales, and Carey also has Irish and English ancestry.

Her first major appearance was ...

Not let me down yet, Shame, Never Let Me Go, An Education, she even made the best Doctor Who of modern times, Blink.

7. Marc Warren

Actor | Wanted

Marc Warren was born on March 20, 1967 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. He is an actor, known for Wanted (2008), Green Street Hooligans (2005) and Band of Brothers (2001).

Hustle, Gangster No.1, and another great Doctor Who episode, this guy is good.

8. Andrea Riseborough

Actress | Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Andrea Riseborough was born on November 20, 1981 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England as Andrea Louise Riseborough. She is an actress and producer, known for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Oblivion (2013) and Mandy (2018).

Quite simply the best actress there is. Haven't seen a bad thing with her yet, but then I've not seen W.E. yet. Yet.

9. Laura Harris

Actress | The Faculty

Born to public school teachers in Pacific Northwest Canada, Laura Harris began acting professionally in CBC radio dramas at an early age. With a taste for quirky, character driven material, Harris is known for playing 1930's starlet "Daisy Adair" in Showtime's cult hit Dead Like Me (2003) with ...

You have no idea how much I loved The Faculty, yes, I even watched Defying Gravity.

10. Izabella Miko

Actress | Coyote Ugly

Born in what was then Communist Poland in January 1981 to accomplished thespian parents, Grazyna Dylag and Aleksander Mikolajczak, Izabella Miko could dance before she could walk. She began to pursue her dream career as a ballerina as soon as it was available to her at the age of 10. Izabella was ...

Yes, the one from Coyote Ugly who was actually pretty. Another good reason to watch The Cape.

11. Drew Barrymore

Producer | Never Been Kissed

Since melting audiences' hearts - at the age of six - in Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Drew Barrymore has emerged as one of the most endearing and talented actresses of her generation.

Drew Blyth Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to ...

Riding In Cars With Boys, Never Been Kissed, I've watched them all. When she's good though, she's amazing.

12. Ludivine Sagnier

Actress | 8 femmes

The French actress Ludivine Sagnier was born on July 3, 1979 in La Celle-Saint-Cloud, in France's Yvelines département. Ludivine studied acting as a young girl and had made her movie debut at the age 10 in Les maris, les femmes, les amants (1989). She has established her reputation as one of the ...

Another one where I've not seen anything bad, I've been holding off on Moliere though, it could be the one. . .

13. Teryl Rothery

Actress | Stargate SG-1

A Vancouver, British Columbia, native, Teryl Rothery always knew she wanted to be an entertainer. She began her career as a dancer at age thirteen when she performed in her first musical, "Bye Bye Birdie". Her role in "Annie Get Your Gun" earned her a Most Outstanding Performer award with her ...

From Stargate to Caprica, still a lot I haven't seen yet, something will be bad and I will watch it!

14. Shannen Doherty

Actress | Mallrats

Shannen Doherty was born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, on April 12, 1971, to Rosa (Wright) and John Doherty. Her father worked in a bank, while her mother owned a beauty parlor. She has an older brother, Sean. Her ancestry includes Irish, English, Scottish, and remote French. In 1978, at the tender ...

90210, Charmed, The Rendering, Gone In The Night - more bad than good here, but I keep watching. (And I never did get a copy of Blindfold - Acts Of Obsession).

15. Eva Green

Actress | Casino Royale

French actress and model Eva Gaëlle Green was born on July 6, 1980, in Paris, France. Her father, Walter Green, is a dentist who appeared in the 1966 film Balthazar (1966). Her mother, Marlène Jobert, is an actress turned children's book writer. Eva's mother was born in Algeria, of French, Spanish,...

Went out of my way to watch Cracks even. I quite enjoyed it too.

16. Juno Temple

Actress | Atonement

Juno Violet Temple was born in London, England, into a showbiz family, the daughter of producer Amanda Temple and film director Julien Temple. She was named 'Juno' after her parents took a visit to the Grand Canyon during pregnancy, and found they were standing on a butte of Cape Final known as ...

One of those girls who just turned up in a lot of things I liked. And she has cool hair.

17. Alessandra Torresani

Actress | The Big Bang Theory

Alessandra Torresani was born Alessandra Olivia Toreson in Palo Alto, California. Before becoming an actress, Alessandra studied dancing and singing from the age of two and achieved a Black Belt in Tae-Kwon-Do by the age of nine. Torresani's television debut was at age nine when she hosted the WB ...

Terminator Chronicles, C.S.I., Caprica, Warehouse 13, she just keeps turning up, now if I know she's in it, I'll watch it.

18. Sasha Roiz

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Raised in Montreal, Canada, Roiz trained theatrically at the Guildford School of Acting (UK). Upon returning to Montreal, he began to work consistently in theatre, earning a nomination for his performance at the "Masques Awards" (Quebec's Theatre Awards).

Roiz's introduction to feature films was in ...

Turned up in Mutant X, C.S.I. Miami, C.S.I., Caprica, Terminator Chronicles, Warehouse 13, House, and much more.

19. Jewel Staite

Actress | Firefly

Born in White Rock, BC, Canada. Spent first three years of life in Maui. Started out modeling, was recommened to act at age 6. Won best actor in "Meeting Dad", a Vancouver Film School short.

Firefly, Serenity, Stargate Atlantis, Warehouse 13, and still I swoon.

20. Nathan Fillion

Actor | Castle

Nathan Fillion was born on 27 March 1971 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is the son of Cookie (Early) and Bob Fillion, both retired English teachers, and has an older brother, Jeff. In Canada, he attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Concordia University College of Alberta and University of ...

Firefly, Serenity, White Noise 2, Castle, Buffy, I even watched Slither. I draw the line at Desperate Housewives though?

21. Lauren Lee Smith

Actress | Trick 'r Treat

Lauren Lee Smith was born on June 19, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Trick 'r Treat (2007), Mutant X (2001) and Pathology (2008). She has been married to Erik Lee Steingröver since April 4, 2009.

Dark Angel, Mutant X, C.S.I., I even tried The L Word. Hmmm.

22. Emily Procter

Actress | Leaving Las Vegas

Emily Procter is a native of Raleigh, N.C. who attended East Carolina University. "I tried to get in the theatre department", she says, "but it was full." After graduation, however, she moved to Los Angeles and landed a number of small roles in films such as Jerry Maguire (1996). "Then I got the ...

The ONLY reason to watch C.S.I. Miami

23. Olivia Wilde

Actress | Tron

Actress and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern day renaissance woman, starring in many acclaimed film productions, while simultaneously giving back to the community.

She was born on March 10, 1984 in New York City. Her parents are Leslie Cockburn (née Leslie Corkill Redlich) and Andrew Cockburn. Her ...

Best known for House, I even watched her in TRON Legacy. I even liked it.

24. Michael Sheen

Actor | Masters of Sex

Even though he had burned up the London stage for nearly a decade--and appeared in several films--Michael Sheen was not really "discovered" by American audiences until his critically-acclaimed turn as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1999 Broadway revival of "Amadeus".

Sheen was born in Newport, Wales...

Like Andrea Riseborough he's a chameleon and I don't always even recognise him. The Damned United, Frost:Nixon, Underworld, TRON Legacy, Dirty Filthy Love, Bright Young Things, Blood Diamond. Yeah, he's pretty good.

25. Jaclyn Smith

Actress | The Adventurers

Jaclyn Smith was born Jacquelyn Ellen Smith on October 26, 1945 in Houston, Texas. She graduated from high school and originally aspired to be a famous ballerina. In 1973, she landed a job as a Breck shampoo model. In 1976, she was offered a chance to star in a new pilot for a planned television ...

An original Angel. Say no more.

26. Irène Jacob

Actress | La double vie de Véronique

This beautiful, dark-haired Swiss actress made a hit with a supporting role in her first film, as the piano teacher in Louis Malle's "Au revoir, les enfants" (1987). Educated in London and Geneva, and a Paris resident since the age of 18, Jacob became a promising starlet with her Malle success and ...

Three Colours: Red, The Double Life Of Veronique, US Marshalls, Les Beaux Gosses, Othello, then, Big Brass Ring, Fourplay. I'll really watch anything. My favourite actress for many years, until I saw Ludivine Sagnier!

27. Nadine Velazquez

Actress | Flight

Nadine Velazquez stars in History's new scripted drama, SIX, as 'Jackie Ortiz", a strong wife of a Navy Seal who holds the Ortiz family together. Known for her role as 'Sophia' on FXX's THE LEAGUE, which ended its successful seven year run in 2015 and as 'Catalina', the sexy hotel maid/stripper ...

From My Name Is Earl, through C.S.I. and even Scrubs. Then I'm watching War or the new Charlies Angels. Oh.

28. Leelee Sobieski

Actress | 88 Minutes

Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski was born June 10, 1983 in New York City, New York. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Sobieski (née Salomon), a writer, and Jean Sobieski, a painter who has also acted. She has a younger brother, Robert. Her father, born in France, is of Polish and Swiss ...

I have an uncommon amount of bad dvd's starring this lady.

29. Yvonne Strahovski

Actress | Dexter

Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski was born and raised in Australia. Her parents were Polish immigrants. She attended the Santa Sabina College for her high school education. She then went on to study Performance at the University of Western Sydney's School of Contemporary Arts, graduating in 2003. ...

Wonderful in Chuck. I even watched The Canyon. Ouch.

30. Adam Baldwin

Actor | Serenity

Adam Baldwin was born on February 27, 1962 in Winnetka, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Serenity (2005), Independence Day (1996) and Full Metal Jacket (1987). He has been married to Ami Julius since 1988. They have three children.

Full Metal Jacket, C.S.I. Miami, Chuck, Firefly, Serenity, I hear he's going to be in Castle with Nathan Fillion and he turned up in Leverage before they cancelled it.

31. Alicia Witt

Actress | 88 Minutes

Actor/singer songwriter Alicia Witt has had a nearly three-decade long career, starting with her film debut, in 1984, as "Alia" in David Lynch's science fiction classic, Dune (1984).

Witt was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, to Diane (Pietro), a high school teacher, and Robert Witt, a photographer ...

I even watched Cybill as she was in it. I've seen 88 Minutes. Twice. Mr Hollands Opus. Good stuff too though, Dune, Twin Peaks, Urban Legend (sort of), Ally McBeal, Vanilla Sky (not as good as the original I Know) etc.

32. Amy Adams

Actress | Arrival

Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as ...

I love Enchanted. There, I said it. Also Junebug, Doubt, Miss Pettigrew Lives For A day, Leap Year, Julie & Julia, The Muppets, Night At The Museum 2 and more. Sunshine Cleaning though? And I watched that?

33. Katy Wix

Actress | Torchwood

Katy Wix was born in 1979 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress and writer, known for Torchwood (2006), The Windsors (2016) and Trinny & Susannah: From Boom to Bust (2010).

Funniest lady on tv. Period.

34. Jenny Agutter

Actress | The Avengers

Jenny Agutter was born on December 20, 1952, in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries. Her film career began at the age of 12 in East of Sudan (1964), which was quickly followed by The Magical World of ...

Logan's Run, American Werewolf In London, Walkabout, The Eagle Has Landed - classic films. Six Million Dollar Man, Magnum P.I., Murder She Wrote, The Equalizer, Red Dwarf - Classics of TV. She's just a star.

35. Brigitte Bardot

Actress | Le mépris

Brigitte Bardot was born on September 28, 1934 in Paris, France. Her father had an engineering degree and worked with his father in the family business. Brigitte's mother encouraged her daughter to take up music and dance, and she proved to be very adept at it. By the time she was 15, Brigitte was ...

In her day there was no-one like her. Mad as a box of frogs now though.

36. Marilyn Monroe

Actress | Some Like It Hot

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, comedienne, singer, and model. She became one of the world's most enduring iconic figures and is remembered both for her winsome embodiment of the Hollywood sex symbol and her tragic personal and professional struggles within the film industry. Her life and ...

One day I'll own ALL of her films Mwah-ha-ha. A legend.

37. Audrey Hepburn

Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Audrey Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Baroness Ella Van Heemstra, was of a Dutch descent, and her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Hepburn-Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, and of an English and Austrian ...

Amazing to watch, a real great of the screen.

38. Moira Shearer

Actress | Peeping Tom

Moira was born the daughter of Harold Charles King, a civil engineer, in Dunfermline, Scotland. She was educated at Dunfermline High School, Ndola in Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) and Bearsden Academy, Scotland. She received her professional training at the Mayfair School and The Nicholas ...

The Red shoes, Peeping Tom, seminal British actress.

39. Christina Schild

Actress | Tooth Fairy

Christina Schild was born in Vienna, Austria. She is an actress, known for Tooth Fairy (2010), Battlestar Galactica (2004) and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009).

Battlestar Galactica's hottest totty, also in Stargate Universe, 'Night At The Museum 2' and The L Word.

40. Morena Baccarin

Actress | Deadpool

Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia...

Firefly, Serenity (The last of that pattern) I'm about to (belatedly) embark on the remake of V on the basis she is in it. Ooh, she was good in Stargate too.

41. Sara Rue

Actress | Pearl Harbor

Sara Rue was born in New York City, New York. She is an actress and producer, known for Popular (1999), Less Than Perfect (2002), The Ring (2002), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Rules of Engagement (2007), Malibu Country (2012), and Pearl Harbor (2001). She stars in the upcoming TV Land comedy, ...

I used to watch so much Less Than Perfect and it was AWFUL! I loved Sara though.

42. Elizabeth Mitchell

Actress | Running Scared

Elizabeth Mitchell was born in Los Angeles in 1970. Shortly after her birth, her parents moved to Dallas, Texas. She was graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas. Later, she earned a BFA degree in acting from ...

C.S.I., V, E.R., looks like an acronym but it's three great shows she did and always a pleasure to watch. She was the only reason I went and watched any of Lost and I even watched The Santa Clause 2. Oh, and Gia is worth a look, especially that scene with Angelina Jolie. . .

43. Alexandra Bastedo

Actress | Casino Royale

Alexandra Bastedo was born on March 9, 1946 in Hove, East Sussex, England as Alexandra Lendon Bastedo. She was an actress, known for Casino Royale (1967), Batman Begins (2005) and The Champions (1968). She was married to Patrick Garland. She died on January 12, 2014 in West Sussex, England.

Super sixties girl from The Champions' but also The Saint, That Riviera Touch, Casino Royale, Codename, Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), Department S, Jason King and I even watched Batman Begins for her scene.

44. Annette Andre

Actress | A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Annette Andre (Birth name Annette Christine Andreallo) is best-known for her work on British television throughout the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

She began as a ballet dancer, moving on to radio, theatre and TV work in Australia, before filming small roles in "Cleopatra" and "Panic Button" in Italy and...

Star of Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) also in The Prisoner, The Saint, The Brothers, The Persuaders and a host of other great tv which bI'm still tracking down.

45. Anneke Wills

Actress | The Avengers

Anneke Wills made her acting debut at age eleven in a film called Child's Play (1954). She then studied at a drama school, the Arts Educational, for about four years, winning many children's TV and theatre roles. Subsequently, she enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, but did not complete ...

Iconic sixties fashionable girl about town from Doctor Who, The Avengers, Strange Report, The Pleasure Girls, The Saint and so much more.

46. Philip Madoc

Actor | The Avengers

Philip Madoc was born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, and attended Twyn School. He became interested in acting when he was a teenager. He studied at the University of Vienna and pursued a theatrical career by attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. During the 1960s, he became a familiar face on ...

Another actor who becomes the role to the point I don't always recognise him. A superb actor, he's been in nearly everything ever!!

47. Jennie Linden

Actress | Women in Love

Jennie Linden was born on December 8, 1939 in Worthing, Sussex, England. She is an actress, known for Women in Love (1969), Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965) and Lillie (1978). She is married to Chris Mann. They have one child.

The delectable Ms Linden can be seen in shows from Doctor Who and the Daleks (the movie of course) The Saint, The Avengers, Women In Love and The Champions to Jackanory. Lovejoy. Maigret. . .

48. Christina Hendricks

Actress | Ginger & Rosa

Christina Rene Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. Her father, Robert, originally from England, worked for the U.S. Forest Service, while her mother, Jackie Sue (Raymond), was a psychologist. At the age of 13 her father transferred to the Forest Service ...

From Firefly to Mad Men, and a whole lot besides.

49. Margaret Nolan

Actress | Goldfinger

Today Margaret Nolan is probably best remembered for her role as 'Dink' in Goldfinger (1964) and her "Carry On..." films roles.

Born in 1943 in London, Margaret Nolan had a career as a glamour model under the name of Vicki Kennedy, even posing for Playboy magazine. Entering films in 1963 in Saturday...

From Carry On. . . to Witchfinder General to Goldfinger, always a pleasure to watch. If anyone finds a copy of "Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?" please let me know, I really can't find one!

50. Christina Applegate

Actress | The Sweetest Thing

Christina Applegate was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, to record producer/executive Robert William Applegate and singer-actress Nancy Priddy. Her parents split-up shortly after her birth. She has two half-siblings from her father's re-marriage - Alisa (b. 10 October 1977) & Kyle (b. 15...

Huge crush from when I was an adolescent and she was in Married With Children. I Love Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy but from Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead To Samantha Who? I still watch them all 25 years later.

51. Erin Gray

Actress | Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Erin Gray was born on January 7, 1950 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Gray moved with her family from Hawaii to California when she was eight years old and graduated from Pacific Palisades High School. She was fifteen when a chance meeting with Nina Blanchard, head of one of Hollywood's top model agencies, ...

Buck Rogers In The 25th Century. Say no more.

52. Donna Reading

Actress | Softly Softly

Donna Reading was born in 1947 in England. She is an actress, known for Softly Softly (1966), Loophole (1981) and Subterfuge (1968).

Monty Python, Jason King, The Two Ronnies, Witchfinder General, she's one of those girls who's been around since I was little but never knew who she was. Hard to track down her appearances though.

53. Claire Danes

Actress | My So-Called Life

New Yorker Claire Catherine Danes was born in Manhattan, the daughter of Carla (Hall), a day-care provider and artist, and Christopher Danes, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother, Asa. Her paternal grandfather, Gibson Andrew Danes, was a Dean of the Yale School of Art ...

Romeo and Juliet, Stardust and have you seen her acting her socks off in Homeland? Stunning actress and easy on the eye too.

54. Nicole Kidman

Actress | Moulin Rouge!

Elegant blonde Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas.

Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and ...

Ever watched Margot At The Wedding? I have. Having said that 'The Others' is one of my favourite films so she's always worth watching.

55. Kate Winslet

Actress | Titanic

Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut...

It's true, I hated Titanic, but from Heavenly Creatures to The Reader, Jude to Little Children, Hamlet, Holy Smoke, Hideous Kinky all the way to Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, I adore Kate's work.

56. Romola Garai

Actress | Atonement

Born in Hong Kong to father Adrian (banker) and mother Janet (journalist), Romola Garai's unusual name is the female version of Romolo, an Italian name for boys (from Latin Romulus, the founder of Rome). She grew up in Singapore and Hong Kong until she was eight when her family returned to lay ...

The Crimson Petal And The White, The Hours, Angel. Superb.

57. Anne Dudek

Actress | White Chicks

Anne was raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She got the role of Iphigenia in "The Iphigenia Cycle" in Chicago while still in theater school at Northwestern University. She was a resident artist at The Court Theatre in Chicago. The production moved off-Broadway to New York City, where she won the ...

I first saw her in House and will watch her again and again, a lovely lady and beautiful too!

58. Lily Loveless

Actress | Skins

Lily Loveless was born on April 16, 1990 in London, England as Lily May Loveless. She is an actress, known for Skins (2007), The Fades (2011) and Sket (2011).

I hated everyone in Skins. Detested her in The Fades. I loved her in The Sarah Jane Adventures and suddenly realised this one actress can control me like a puppet. I predict big things for this young lady.

59. Wendy Padbury

Actress | The Blood on Satan's Claw

Wendy Padbury trained at the Aida Foster Stage School and made her TV debut on the BBC arts programme "Monitor" soon after starting the course. More TV work followed and, by the age of seventeen, she had landed a regular role in the ATV soap opera Crossroads (1964). Soon after this, she applied for...

Again, hard to find her old tv stuff on DVD but from classic horror - Blood On Satan's Claw, to classic Sci-Fi - Doctor Who, I love this petite lady.

60. Lalla Ward

Actress | Doctor Who: Shada

Lalla Ward born Sarah Ward, daughter of Lord Bangor - Edward Ward - and his writer wife, Marjorie Banks. She always wanted to act, paint and draw, and so joined the Central School of Speech and Drama in 1967. When she left in 1970, it was straight into a part in the Hammer film Vampire Circus (1972)...

See above, and once again horror - Vampire Circus and Sci-Fi - Doctor Who.

61. Lauren Ambrose

Actress | Six Feet Under

Lauren Ambrose was born on February 20, 1978 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Lauren Anne D'Ambruoso. She is an actress, known for Six Feet Under (2001), Where the Wild Things Are (2009) and Psycho Beach Party (2000). She has been married to Sam Handel since September 2001. They have two children.

Six Feet Under, Torchwood: Miracle Day and I'm waiting for Psycho Beach Party from Lovefilm. Will be looking out some other films too.

I now have seen 'Psycho Beach Party' and highly recommend it!

62. Kristen Schaal

Actress | Gravity Falls

Kristen Schaal is an American actress, voice artist, writer, and comedian. She is best known for her roles as Mel on the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, Louise Belcher on FOX animated comedy Bob's Burgers, and Mabel Pines on Gravity Falls. Other notable roles include her appearances as a ...

From Flight Of The Conchords to Mad Men, The Muppets and beyond. She even appeared on Never Mind The Buzzcocks and was a breath of fresh air.

63. Katie Featherston

Actress | Paranormal Activity

Katie Featherston is perhaps best known for playing the lead role in Paramount's 2009 smash hit Paranormal Activity, which earned her the Best Actress award at the 2009 Screamfest Film Festival. Made on a budget of approximately $15,000, the movie earned over $100 million dollars at the US box ...

Still can't find her first ever appearance, but she's kept my interest in the Paranormal Activity series and her episodes of 'The River' were the better ones. Shame she wasn't in more. 'Psychic Experiment' only had two good scenes. Guess which ones?

64. Lynn Lowry

Actress | Shivers

Lynn Lowry was born in 1947 in Illinois, but raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She began acting professionally at age 17 in a theater called Shawnee Summer Stock Theater. She relocated to New York City in the late 1960s to pursue other acting jobs to support her young son. Her first movie role was a ...

The incomparable Nurse Forsythe in 'Shivers' led me to this actor with a huge repetoire including 'Sugar Cookies', 'The Crazies', 'The Score', 'Cat People', 'I Drink Your Blood' and so much more. Still going too!

65. Nina Siemaszko

Actress | More Tales of the City

Nina Siemaszko was born on July 14, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Antonina Jadwiga Siemaszko. She is an actress, known for More Tales of the City (1998), The American President (1995) and The West Wing (1999).

I saw 'Runaway Car' a few years ago and fell for this young lady's talents. So pleased to find her still going strong and in multi Oscar nominated 'The Artist' amongst other things.

66. David Hemmings

Actor | Blowup

David Hemmings, one of the great English cinema icons of the 1960s, was born in Guildford, Surrey, on November 18, 1941, to a cookie merchant and his wife. He was educated at Glyn College, Epsom, but while still a child, Hemmings made his first forays into the world of entertainment. An ...

Blow Up, Barbarella, Last Orders, his career spans many years and many great movies.

67. Diana Rigg

Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service

British actress Dame Diana Rigg was born on July 20, 1938 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. She has had an extensive career in film and theatre, including playing the title role in "Medea", both in London and New York, for which she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

Rigg made her ...

Avenger and James Bond's wife. 60's glamourpuss and style icon. What more do you want?

68. Penélope Cruz

Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to ...

So many good films in her resume, working with the likes of Almodovar and Amenabar. Always worth a look.

69. Yulia Snigir

Actress | The New Pope

Born in a town of Tula in Russia, Yulia Snigir was playing chess competitively and at the age of 15 was awarded the prestigious title of Candidate Master of Sports in Chess. She was planning to have a professional chess player career but instead made a decision to continue her education and moved ...

After watching "A Good Day To Die Hard" I had to see a bit more of this lady. Mostly Russian so far but try Inhabited Island 1 & 2 if you can get it. Looking forward to more English language or subtitled films from this promising actor.

70. Cheryl Smith

Actress | Cinderella

Cheryl "Rainbeaux" Smith is an actress quite familiar to genre film fans. With leads in "B" pictures and meaty smaller parts in more major ones, her career showed great promise in the 1970s. Alas, it was not meant to be . . . the lure of hard drugs was to bring tragedy to the lovely and talented "...

Stunning actress and tragic loss. Try Caged Heat, Chained Heat, The Swinging Cheerleaders, Fantasm Comes Again, Video Vixens, Farewell My Lovely, Laserblast and many more. Even Hart To Hart!

71. Mark Sheppard

Actor | Supernatural

Mark Andreas Sheppard was born on May 30, 1964 in London, England. He is an actor director and producer, known for Supernatural (2005), Battlestar Galactica (2004), Firefly (2002), Leverage (2008), Doctor Who (2005) In the Name of the Father (1993) and many others. He has been married to Sarah ...

This guy turns up in so many shows I watch, Leverage, Supernatural, Doctor Who, Firefly, Warehouse 13, Dollhouse, Battlestar Galactica, Bionic Woman, Jake 2.0, Charmed, Star Trek: Voyager, C.S.I., C.S.I. NY, Sliders, The X Files and much more!

72. Keegan Connor Tracy

Actress | Final Destination 2

Keegan Connor Tracy is an award-winning actress best known for her ability to play a diverse range of characters - from the inscrutable Blue Fairy on ABC's hit show Once Upon a Time to her turn as troubled teacher Blair Watson, who wooed young Norman in Bates Motel, she continues to explore the ...

Always a pleasure when she turns up, I first saw her in Jake 2.0 but since hae seen her in Dark Angel, Battlestar Galactica, Life Unexpected, White Noise, The 4400, Stargate SG-1 and V. There's a lot more out there to enjoy too.

73. Jenna Coleman

Actress | Victoria

Jenna-Louise Coleman (born 27 April 1986), professionally known as Jenna Coleman, is an English actress and model. Coleman was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, and began her acting career at an early age as a member of a theatre company called In Yer Space. She attended Arnold School, where ...

I never watched the soaps or serials she did, but there was a lot of fuss when she was cast in Doctor Who. I then saw her in 'Room At The Top' where she was excellent, as were the majority of the cast. Having seen her in a couple of Doctor Who's now she is what the ailing show needed. Next I'll look out for 'Captain America: The First Avenger' before she returns to the beeb at Easter.

74. Julianne Moore

Actress | The Hours

Julianne Moore was born Julie Anne Smith in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on December 3, 1960, the daughter of Anne (Love), a social worker, and Peter Moore Smith, a paratrooper, colonel, and later military judge. Her mother moved to the U.S. in 1951, from Greenock, Scotland. Her father, from ...

Been in too much to mention. Pure class.

75. Heather Graham

Actress | Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Heather Joan Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joan (Bransfield), a schoolteacher and children's book author, and James Graham, an FBI agent. She and her sister, actress Aimee Graham, were raised by their strictly Catholic parents. They relocated often, as a result of their father's ...

Not sure what made me think of her after Julianne? Another very busy and very talented actor.

76. Martine McCutcheon

Actress | Love Actually

Martine McCutcheon was born Martine Kimberley Sherri Ponting on the 14th of May 1976 in Hackney, East London, to Jenny Tomlin (née Jeanette Lilian Ponting) and Thomas Hemmings. She has a younger brother called L.J. She studied at the renowned Italia Conti stage school in London from the age of 10. ...

Never a fan of Eastenders but I'll watch her in anything else. Eeven yoghurt adverts. . .

77. Sally Phillips

Actress | Bridget Jones's Diary

Sally Phillips was born on May 10, 1970 in Hong Kong. She is an actress and writer, known for Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004). She has been married to Andrew Bermejo since January 17, 2003. They have three children.

Funny lady from Smack The Pony, Gladiatress and more. Starred in the only two funny episodes of Miranda alongside Katy Wix.

78. Fiona Allen

Actress | Smack the Pony

Fiona Allen was born on January 3, 1965 in Bury, Lancashire, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Smack the Pony (1999), 24 Hour Party People (2002) and Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989). She has been married to Michael Parkinson since April 2001. They have three children.

More from Smack The Pony. Again, much more besides.

79. Aimi Percival

Actress | Toxic Apocalypse

Aimi Percival is an actress, known for Toxic Apocalypse (2016), Pirates of the South and Money Kills (2012).

OK, cheating here. I know her so of course I'll watch anything she's in!

80. Erin Richards

Actress | Gotham

Erin Richards was born on May 17, 1986 in Penarth, Wales. She is an actress and director, known for Gotham (2014), Breaking In (2011) and Being Human (2008).

I saw her in Being Human and recently in Breaking In. Looking forward to seeing more.

81. Megan Mullally

Actress | Will & Grace

Megan is an only child born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Martha, was a model, and her father, Carter Mullally Jr., was a contract player for Paramount. Megan first entered Northwestern University intending to study acting, but switched to English literature. However, she still ended up ...

This woman makes me die laughing in everything she does!

82. Rachel Nichols

Actress | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Rachel Emily Nichols was born in Augusta, Maine, the daughter of Alison and James Nichols, a schoolteacher. She has English, French Canadian, German, Irish, Italian and Scottish ancestry. She attended and graduated from Cony High School in Augusta, where she competed in the high jump. She attended ...

Turns out the green girl from Star Trek is a great actress and easy on the eye even when not green. Looking forward to catching up on some of her old tv, The Inside, Alias etc. and loved Continuum.

83. Zoë Tapper

Actress | Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky

Zoë Tapper was born in 1981 in Bromley, Kent, England. She is an actress, known for Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (2005), Survivors (2008) and Mr Selfridge (2013). She has been married to Oliver Dimsdale since December 30, 2008. They have one child.

Superb actress who can turn into her character whilst always lighting the screen.



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