Maberly to Mazzie : 350 Global Film Actresses : list 19by reynolds-51390 | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
World wide film actresses in alphabetical order by last name. All have made a significant contribution to theatrical & Tv films. Silents to present.
Actress | Groundhog Day
Andie MacDowell was born Rosalie Anderson MacDowell on April 21, 1958 in Gaffney, South Carolina, to Pauline Johnston (Oswald), a music teacher, and Marion St. Pierre MacDowell, a lumber executive. She was enrolled at Winthrop College located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Initially discovered by a ...
2. Kate Maberly
Actress | The Secret Garden
Born and raised in Surrey in England Kate Maberly started acting aged 8 landing her first major motion picture role as the star of Francis Ford Coppola's "The Secret Garden". Directed by Agnieszka Holland, the film achieved international acclaim and has gone on to become a family classic. Following...
3. Sunny Mabrey
Actress | Hillbilly Elegy
Sunny Mabrey is an actress, writer, and comedian who hails from Rainbow City, Alabama. After traveling the world on the modeling circuit for a year following high school, Sunny went on to graduate with a B.A. in Theatre from University of Mobile, a small liberal arts school where she discovered her...
4. Jes Macallan
Actress | Legends of Tomorrow
Jes Macallan's interest in the arts began early. A classically trained dancer, she studied from the age of three for 20 years and still practices today. She later modeled in Miami, New York, and Milan while earning a bachelors degree in International Marketing from the University of Florida with a ...
Actress | House at the End of the Street
Allie MacDonald was born on September 17, 1988 in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Canada as Alexandra MacDonald. She is an actress and producer, known for House at the End of the Street (2012), Cardinal (2017) and Why Not Choose Love: A Mary Pickford Manifesto.
Actress | Better Than Chocolate
Ann-Marie MacDonald was born on October 29, 1958 in Baden-Baden, West Germany. She is an actress and writer, known for Better Than Chocolate (1999), I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987) and Where the Spirit Lives (1989). She has been married to Alisa Palmer since 2003.
Soundtrack | Cairo
She was the third daughter of Daniel and Anne MacDonald, younger sister to Blossom (MGM's character actress Marie Blake), whom she followed to New York and a chorus job in 1920. She was busy in a string of musical productions. In 1928 Paramount tested and rejected her, but a year later Ernst ...
Actress | The Beauty Market
Katherine MacDonald was born on December 14, 1891 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Katherine Agnew MacDonald. She was an actress and producer, known for The Beauty Market (1919), Chastity (1923) and Refuge (1923). She was married to Christian Roy Holmes, Charles Schoen Johnson and Malcolm ...
Actress | No Country for Old Men
Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald was born and raised in Glasgow. Her parents divorced when she was young, and she was raised by her mother, a sales executive in the garment industry. She has one brother, David. As a hobby, she acted in an amateur theatrical club, which she enjoyed a great deal. ...
Actress | The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Harriet MacGibbon had a long and distinguished stage career in New York before entering the movies and television. She studied a variety of crafts including voice, piano and harp. Unlike her stage roles, her roles on the big and little screens were usually that of of snooty society ladies, her ...
12. Moyna MacGill
Actress | The Picture of Dorian Gray
Moyna MacGill was born on December 10, 1895 in Belfast, Ireland [now Northern Ireland], UK as Charlotte Lilian McIldowie. She was an actress, known for The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945), The Twilight Zone (1959) and Miriam Rozella (1924). She was married to Edgar Isaac Lansbury and Reginald Denham....
14. Ali MacGraw
Actress | Love Story
Ali MacGraw was born on April 1, 1939 in Pound Ridge, New York, USA as Elizabeth Alice MacGraw. She is an actress, known for Love Story (1970), The Getaway (1972) and Goodbye, Columbus (1969). She was previously married to Steve McQueen, Robert Evans and Robin Martin Hoen.
Actress | Beyond
Originally from the West of Scotland, award winning actress Gillian MacGregor's credits include the forthcoming adventure western The Stolen, critically acclaimed Sci-Fi drama Beyond, A Lonely Place to Die, Street Fighter: Resurrection and Nikola Tesla and the End of the World for which she won the...
Full name - Nicholetta Rangoni Machiavelli. The first role in the movie - Domenikangela Piras in the film of Luigi Zampa "The Question of Honor" (1965). In 1969, she was nominated for the German Academy Award as the best actress in the film "How Much Does a Man Need?" / Scarabea - wieviel Erde ...
Actress | Final Destination 5
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (born 17 April 1987) is a Canadian actress, disc jockey, singer and television host. She is best known for starring as Olivia Castle in the horror film Final Destination 5 (2011) and as Steffy Forrester in CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (2008-present), the latter...
20. Jay W. MacIntosh
Actress | Centennial
Jay W. MacIntosh was born on March 30, 1937 in Gainesville, Georgia, USA as Janet Tallulah Jewell. She is an actress, known for Centennial (1978), ABC Afterschool Specials (1972) and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978). She has been married to Steve Orlandella since August 7, 2005. She was...
21. Tammy Macintosh
Actress | Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
Tammy Macintosh is an Australian TV actress, who was born in Perth, Western Australia. Tammy is best known for her roles in Australian TV drama Police Rescue (1989), mystery series Jeopardy (2002), alien adventure series Farscape (1999), Tammy was also apart of Australia's most followed drama ...
24. Helen Mack
Actress | His Girl Friday
Helen Mack started her career in movies at the age of ten, and by the time she was 13 was performing in vaudeville. Her acting career didn't blossom until the 1930s, when she made a name for herself as one of the movie's best criers. She had many leading roles opposite such actors as Lee Tracy, ...
25. Marion Mack
Actress | The General
Many recognise Marion Mack as the beautiful but brainless heroine Annabelle Lee, of Buster Keaton's classic 'The General'. However, few realise that Marion was also a talented screenwriter who, with her husband, formed a successful production team. Born Joey Marion McReery, she began her career as ...
26. Dorothy Mackaill
Actress | Bulldog Drummond at Bay
Dorothy Mackaill was 11 when her parents separated; she then lived with her father. A rebellious teenager, Dorothy -- who had long wanted a career in the theater -- ran away to London and finally persuaded her father to pay for her board and lessons. Her first job was in the chorus; she then ...
28. Mylène Mackay
Actress | L'Âge adulte
Mylène Mackay is an actress and writer, known for L'Âge adulte (2017), Endorphine (2015) and Obamas: A story of Love, Faces and Birth Certificate (2015).
29. Helen MacKellar
Actress | Barefoot Boy
Helen MacKellar was born on February 13, 1895 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She was an actress, known for Barefoot Boy (1938), The Great Train Robbery (1941) and The Past of Mary Holmes (1933). She was married to George MacQuarrie. She died on August 5, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA.
30. Farrah Mackenzie
Actress | Logan Lucky
Born into the industry with mother Angela Little, father Andy Mackenzie, actor, and grandfather Will Mackenzie, television director, Farrah Mackenzie has been acting since the age of 5. Having worked on numerous film, TV and short films through the years, Farrah's more recent work includes the ...
32. Patch Mackenzie
Actress | Serial
Patch Mackenzie is an actress and producer, known for the role of Phyllis on the sitcom, "ER" opposite Elliot Gould and Jason Alexander, and the movies: Serial, Fighting Back, House Calls, among others, as well as the famous "Girl on the plane" scene opposite Judd Hirsch in TAXI. She was also ...
33. Joyce Mackenzie
Actress | Tarzan and the She-Devil
Joyce Mackenzie was born on October 13, 1929 in Redwood City, California, USA as Joyce Elaine Mackenzie. She is an actress, known for Tarzan and the She-Devil (1953), Deadline - U.S.A. (1952) and Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950). She was previously married to Victor Benedict Hassing, Robert L. Driver ...
37. Janet MacLachlan
Actress | The Thirteenth Floor
Janet MacLachlan was born on August 27, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Thirteenth Floor (1999), ...tick... tick... tick... (1970) and Heart and Souls (1993). She died on October 11, 2010 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
38. Shirley MacLaine
Actress | Terms of Endearment
Shirley MacLaine was born Shirley MacLean Beaty in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother, Kathlyn Corinne (MacLean), was a drama teacher from Nova Scotia, Canada, and her father, Ira Owens Beaty, a professor of psychology and real estate agent, was from Virginia. Her brother, Warren Beatty, was born on ...
39. Mary MacLaren
Actress | The Three Musketeers
Mary MacLaren was born on January 19, 1896 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Mary MacDonald. She is known for her work on The Three Musketeers (1921), Creaking Stairs (1919) and Shoes (1916). She was married to Robert S. Coleman and Colonel George Herbert Young. She died on November 9, 1985 in ...
41. Aline MacMahon
Actress | Kind Lady
Aline MacMahon was born of Irish/Russian ancestry on May 3 1899, the daughter of William Marcus MacMahon and Jennie Simon MacMahon. Her father went on to become editor-in-chief of Munsey's Magazine, while her mother pursued a theatrical acting career from middle-age and lived to the ripe old age of...
42. Tahyna MacManus
Actress | X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Tahyna MacManus (formerly Tahyna Tozzi) is an Australian writer, director and actress. She is known for playing popular mutant character Emma Frost in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) before she turned her focus behind the scenes. Oren (2014), her first narrative short film won many awards and ...
44. Elle Macpherson
Actress | The Edge
Elle Macpherson was born on March 29, 1964 in Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Eleanor Nancy Gow. She is an actress and producer, known for The Edge (1997), Batman & Robin (1997) and If Lucy Fell (1996). She has been married to Jeffrey Soffer since July 2013. She was previously ...
Actress | The Merchant of Venice
Born in Boston to Evangeline Tomlinson and John Sinclair Macpherson. Jeanie Macperson was educated at Madame de Facq's school in Paris, the Kenwood Institute in Chicago and took dancing lessons from Theodore Kosloff. Her stage experience began when she got the lead in a school play and was awarded ...
46. Elizabeth MacRae
Actress | The Conversation
Actress Elizabeth MacRae appeared in several motion pictures and on many television shows in the course of her acting career. Her movie roles included appearances in Francis Ford Coppola's The Conversation (1974), as well as parts in For Love or Money (1963), The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964), ...
47. Heather MacRae
Heather MacRae was born on October 5, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972), Life with Mikey (1993) and A Perfect Couple (1979).
48. Meredith MacRae
Actress | Magnum, P.I.
Meredith Lynn MacRae was born on May 30, 1944, in Houston, Texas. She was born on a military base where her father was stationed.
Meredith was bitten by the show business bug at an early age. Her father, Gordon MacRae was a singer and movie idol of the 1950s (Roger & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! (1955) ...
49. Sheila MacRae
Actress | Backfire
Sheila MacRae was born on September 24, 1921 in London, England as Sheila Margaret Stephens. She was an actress and producer, known for Backfire (1950), Caged (1950) and How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965). She was married to Ronald Wayne and Gordon MacRae. She died on March 6, 2014 in Englewood, New...
51. Kiana Madeira
Actress | Dark Matter
Born in Toronto and raised in the suburbs of Mississauga, Kiana Madeira had her sights set on one thing as a child; to grow up and act alongside Danny Zuko in the hit 1970's movie Grease. Being a 90's kid, she quickly faced the reality that John Travolta was no longer twenty years old and the man ...
52. Anna Madeley
Actress | In Bruges
Anna Madeley is an English actress. She has been described by the British Theatre Guide's Philip Fisher as one of the United Kingdom's "brightest and most versatile young actresses". She grew up in London and started her career as a child actress. She performed for three seasons with the Royal ...
53. Ashley Madekwe
Actress | How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
Ashley Madekwe (born 6 December 1983) is an English actress. She is known for her roles as call girl Bambi in the ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl, social climber Ashley Davenport on the ABC drama series Revenge and the witch Tituba in the WGN America series Salem.
Madekwe was born in South ...
54. Rebecca Mader
Actress | The Devil Wears Prada
Rebecca Mader was born on April 24, 1977 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Rebecca Leigh Mader. She is an actress and writer, known for The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Iron Man 3 (2013) and Once Upon a Time (2011). She has been married to Marcus Kayne since November 23, 2016. She was ...
55. Ciaran Madden
Actress | Miss Marple: The Body in the Library
Ciaran Madden, the English actress, was born on December 27, 1942 to Dr. James George Madden, a physician, and his wife, the former Maria Elizabeth Dawson. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, she made her stage debut as "Shirley Hughes" in "The Man Most Likely To...", at the ...
Actress | Mughal-E-Azam
Arguably the most beautiful artiste to ever grace the Indian screen, Madhubala rose from humble beginnings to become the most captivating star India has ever produced. Madhubala was born Mumtaz Jehan Begum on Valentine's Day 1933, in a poor, conservative family of Pathan Muslims in Delhi, a part of...
57. Amy Madigan
Actress | Field of Dreams
In the 1960s, Amy attended St. Philip Neri grammar school and Aquinas High School, both in Chicago, where she performed in school plays and was known as the school tomboy. In the early 1970s, Amy was featured in Playboy Magazine wearing only jelly, to promote her music band, Jelly. Amy is the ...
58. Bailee Madison
Actress | Brothers
This young actress has worked with a number of the industry's biggest stars in a variety of diverse and challenging roles. She won rave reviews and a Critics Choice Movie Award nomination for her powerful work on the feature film, Brothers (2009), opposite Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake ...
59. Cleo Madison
Actress | A Soul Enslaved
Cleo Madison began her career with a theatrical company in Santa Barbara, California, in 1910. She stayed with the company for several years, and the troupe made the rounds of vaudeville and the theater circuit. Returning to California, and tired of touring, she decided to get into the motion ...
60. Dora Madison
Actress | Bliss
Dora Madison starred as paramedic "Chili" on NBC's "Chicago Fire." She can also be seen in the "Unt. Terrence Malick Project" and Paramount's "Everybody Wants Some" from director Richard Linklater. She starred alongside James Marsden and Karl Urban in "The Loft." On the television side, she has had...
61. Leigh Madison
Actress | Behemoth the Sea Monster
Leigh Madison was born on March 11, 1934 in Aldershot, Hampshire, England as Pamela Williams. She was an actress, known for The Giant Behemoth (1959), Our House (1960) and The Invisible Man (1958). She was married to Ernest Maxin. She died on January 8, 2009 in England.
62. Mae Madison
Actress | So Big!
Born Mariska Megyzsi to Hungarian parents (her father was a violin maker who played in the San Francisco Symphony), Mae was one of those gals destined to be forever cast in the chorus line of lightweight musicals without ever attracting much notice. The exception was, in this case, the attention of...
63. Martha Madison
Actress | One Mississippi
Martha Madison was born on July 27, 1977 in Newport News, Virginia, USA as Martha Anne Butterworth. She is an actress and producer, known for One Mississippi (2015), Days of Our Lives (1965) and To The Beat! (2018). She has been married to A.J. Gilbert since August 25, 2007. They have one child.
Actress | Jurassic Park III
Sarah Danielle Madison was born in Springfield, Illinois. She was a 1992 graduate of Latin School of Chicago, the alma mater of Nancy Reagan, Bob Balaban, Brendan Baber, Crispin Freeman, Clark Freeman and Cassidy Freeman.
She attended Amherst College and graduated in 1996. A talented scientist, she ...
Actress | Evita
The remarkable, hyper-ambitious Material Girl who never stops reinventing herself, Madonna is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner who has sold over three hundred million records and CDs to adoring fans worldwide. Her film career, however, is another story. Her performances have consistently drawn ...
66. Virginia Madsen
Actress | Sideways
One of the hottest stars of the mid-1980s, Virginia Madsen has since played a variety of roles that have cemented her reputation as a fantastic actress who can adapt to any part.
Virginia was born in Chicago, Illinois, and belongs to an acting family -- with her brother, Michael Madsen, also an ...
69. Aki Maeda
Actress | Batoru rowaiaru
Aki Maeda was born on July 11, 1985 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Battle Royale (2000), Battle Royale II (2003) and Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001).
70. Beate Maes
Actress | Sturm der Liebe
Beate Maes was born in Berlin and studied drama at the Krauss School for Performing Arts in Vienna before she received her B.F.A. in dramatic arts in Berlin. She gained her first theater experiences when she started working in experimental productions for instance under the direction of playwright ...
71. Tove Maës
Actress | Himlen er blaa
Tove Maës was born on April 30, 1921 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Himlen er blaa (1954), Felix (1982) and Curtains for Mrs. Knudsen (1971). She was married to Jesper Gottschalck and Carl Ottosen. She died on December 31, 2010 in Gentofte, Denmark.
72. Mía Maestro
Actress | The Strain
Beautiful and talented actress Mia Maestro was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She moved to Berlin when she was 18 years old to train as a classical music vocalist. Along the way, she also trained in dance and acting. She returned to her homeland Argentina two years later, made her film debut with...
74. Eloísa Mafalda
Actress | Corpo a Corpo
Eloísa Mafalda was born on September 18, 1924 in Jundiaí, São Paulo, Brazil as Mafalda Theotto. She was an actress, known for Corpo a Corpo (1984), A Grande Família (1973) and A Grande Mentira (1969). She was married to Miguel Teixeira. She died on May 16, 2018 in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro,...
75. Roma Maffia
Actress | Disclosure
From a hit television drama to a medley of feature films, Roma Maffia graces the entertainment mediums with her trademark sophistication and charismatic appeal.
Roma portrays the smart, no-nonsense anesthesiologist, 'Dr. Liz Cruz,' on the hit FX drama, "Nip/Tuck." 'Liz' has earned the respect of her ...
76. Kate Magowan
Actress | Stardust
Kate Magowan was born on June 1, 1975 in Harrow, London, England as Katie Victoria Magowan. She is an actress and producer, known for Stardust (2007), Spotless (2015) and A Lonely Place to Die (2011). She has been married to John Simm since April 2004. They have two children.
77. Anna Magnani
Actress | Roma città aperta
Anna Magnani was born in Rome, Italy (not in Egypt, as some biographies claim), on March 7, 1908. She was the illegitimate child of Marina Magnani and an unknown father, often said to be from Alexandria, Egypt, but whom Anna herself claimed was from the Calabria region of Italy although she never ...
78. Ann Magnuson
Actress | Panic Room
Ann Magnuson is a performance artist and one-half of the founding members of the former psychedelic rock group "Bongwater". The characters she has played before-the-camera include, David Bowie's victim in the vampire film in The Hunger (1983), a cigarette girl in Susan Seidelman's independent film ...
Actress | Wolf Creek
Cassandra Magrath is an Australian actress who is best known for her role as Miranda Gibson in Australian ABC's television series 'Seachange' (1997 - 1999) As well as her starring role as the ill fated British backpacker in the world wide hit 'Wolf Creek' (2005)
Cassandra landed her first audition ...
81. Kathleen Maguire
Actress | The Concorde... Airport '79
Actress Kathleen Maguire was born in Manhattan in the year 1925. She studied under Lee Strasberg and emerged in several noted performances during the 1950s. She won an Obie Award in 1958 for the role she played in "Time of the Cuckoo", which was an off-Broadway play. She made her film debut in '...
82. Mary Maguire
Actress | That Man's Here Again
A pretty and promising Australian-born actress in Hollywood films from the early 1930s, pinch-cheeked Mary Maguire was born Helene Teresa ("Peggy") Maguire in Melbourne, one of five children born to footfall player and boxer turned hotelier Michael "Mick" Maguire. One of her sisters became actress ...
83. Aïssa Maïga
Actress | Les poupées russes
Aïssa Maïga is a French actress. She was born in Dakar, Senegal, in 1975 to a Senegalese-Gambian mother and Malian father, an acclaimed journalist. She moved with her family to France when she was 4. She discovered her vocation as an actress in middle school, and won various professional roles ...
84. Marjorie Main
Actress | The Egg and I
Her father was a minister, and when she joined a local stock company as a youngster she changed her name to avoid embarrassing her family. She worked in vaudeville and debuted on Broadway in 1916. Her film debut was in A House Divided (1931). She repeated her stage role in Dead End (1937) as Baby ...
86. Deborah Mailman
Actress | Offspring
She was educated at the Queensland University of Technology (she majored in drama), her theatre work includes the all aboriginal Sydney Theatre Company production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Sydney Belvoir Street Theatre production of The Small Poppies and the touring production of Seven ...
88. Tina Majorino
Actress | Napoleon Dynamite
Tina Majorino is clearly one of the most talented young actresses to come out of the early 1990s. She starred in three feature films that opened within three months of each other. She began her career by appearing in national television commercials before playing Sophie in the ABC television series ...
90. Heike Makatsch
Actress | Love Actually
Born on 13 August 1971 in Düsseldorf, Germany, as the daughter of former German national ice hockey keeper Rainer Makatsch. After studying politics and sociology at the University of Düsseldorf for two years and an apprenticeship as dressmaker, she was hired by newborn TV music channel VIVA in 1993...
91. Ally Maki
Actress | Toy Story 4
Originally from Kirkland, WA, Japanese-American actress Ally Maki moved to Los Angeles when she was fourteen after being scouted by a talent agent. Upon her arrival in Los Angeles, Ally was signed to Columbia Records in the all-girl band "The Valli Girls". In 2009, Ally was cast as "Dawn" on the ...
92. Yôko Maki
Actress | The Grudge
At her young age, Yoko Maki is already a well-rounded actress. 2001 proved to be a busy year for the young actress, beginning with her film debut at the age of 19, in the film Drug, directed by Hiroshi Sugawara. This was quickly followed by Pelican Road. More attention was then garnered with her ...
95. Wendy Makkena
Actress | Sister Act
Wendy Makkena is an accomplished actress, musician and entrepreneur from New York City, with a diverse background in film, television, theatre, and the arts. Ms. Makkena is a classically trained Juilliard harpist, performing at Carnegie Hall. She also plays R&B guitar, danced for six years with ...
Sara Malakul Lane is a successful Thai model and actress. She began modeling at the age of 14, and has also been in a number of big screen movies including Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015). Sara is a model of Thai-English descent. Her father is an English businessman named Alistair Lane...
98. Robyn Malcolm
Actress | Outrageous Fortune
Robyn Malcolm is a New Zealander actress known for her work in New Zealand, Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. She has worked in film, television and theatre, in a wide range of roles in both comedies and dramas.
Malcolm became widely known and loved as the tough matriarch Cheryl ...
99. Paula Malcomson
Actress | The Hunger Games
Born in 1970 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Paula Malcomson is an extremely prolific film and television actress with numerous credits to her name. Malcomson began her career in the early 1990s with small parts primarily in film before scoring higher-profiles roles in the Oscar-nominated film The ...
100. Norma Maldonado
Actress | The Good Doctor
Born on Governor's Island, New York, actress Norma Maldonado has had a love for acting since childhood. She is of Puerto Rican and Spanish heritage. Norma's father, Juan Arturo Maldonado, was in Air America for the US Air Force. Her family frequently relocated and required her to adapt to many new ...