Kaczmarek to Kwiatkowski 450 Global Actresses list 16by reynolds-51390 | created - 3 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Lots of diversity in this alphabetically arranged list of world film & tv movie actresses.
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 ...
Actress | Malcolm in the Middle
Jane grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her mother, Evelyn, was a school teacher. Her father, Edward, is a former Defense Department employee. She is the oldest of four children. Her brothers, Jim & Bill, are a teacher and an entrepreneur respectively. Her sister, Mary, works for an Internet company....
Actress | Ai no uzu
The Tokyo born Kadowaki Mugi began her career on television in the serial Misaki Nanbâ Wan and has since appeared alternately on the small and big screens. She had practiced classical ballet until the age of fourteen something that would later become handy. She was signed to Blooming Agency, but ...
6. Kyôko Kagawa
Actress | Tôkyô monogatari
Born in Namegata, Ibaraki Prefecture in 1931, Kagawa Kyoko (also Makino Kyoko) has endured through the golden age of Japanese cinema, into the end of the century and onto the new to act in many of the more important films from her native country. Growing up she had aspired to learn English and then...
Actress | Paper Moon
Madeline Kahn was born Madeline Gail Wolfson on September 29, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Freda (Goldberg) (later known as Paula Kahn) and Bernard B. Wolfson, a garment manufacturer. She was of Russian Jewish descent. Madeline began her acting career in high school and went on to university ...
9. Katrina Kaif
Actress | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Katrina Kaif is one of eight siblings, 7 girls and 1 boy, from a mother who is a Caucasian of British Nationality, and a father who was formerly from Kashmir, India, but who has since acquired British citizenship. Her mother is now re-settled in Chennai (formerly known as Madras), the Capital of ...
10. Karen Kain
Actress | The Magic of Aladdin
Karen Kain was born on March 28, 1951 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Karen Alexandria Kain. She is an actress, known for The Magic of Aladdin (1989), Seeing Things (1981) and Adolphe Adam Giselle (1976). She has been married to Ross Petty since May 28, 1983.
11. Meiko Kaji
Actress | Shurayukihime
Meiko Kaji was born on March 24, 1947 in the Kanda area of Tokyo, Japan. Following graduation from the Yakumo Academy High School in Meguro, Tokyo, Japan in 1965, Kaji first began acting in films in the mid-1960's under her real name of Masako Ôta. She was given the stage name Meiko Kaji by ...
12. Bianca Kajlich
Actress | Halloween: Resurrection
Bianca Kajlich was born on March 26, 1977 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Bianca Maria Kajlich. She is an actress and producer, known for Halloween: Resurrection (2002), Bring It On (2000) and 10 Things I Hate About You (1999). She has been married to Mike Catherwood since December 16, 2012. They ...
14. Toni Kalem
Actress | The Wanderers
Director, writer and character actress Toni Kalem was born in the suburbs of New Jersey. She began her acting career in the late 70s, and her first prominent part was in The Wanderers (1979), as Despie. She's also done soap opera and TV work, and is best known for her excellent performance as Angie...
Actress | Signs
Patricia was raised in Westport, Connecticut and Louisville, Kentucky. Studied acting at Indiana and Temple Universities after being encouraged by her high-school drama teacher. She finished College with a B.A. degree in theater and immediately started acting in major regional and off-Broadway ...
16. Paula Kalenberg
Actress | Die Wolke
Paula Kalenberg's TV debut was at the age of fifteen in "Hanna, wo bist du?". Just one year later she appeared in "Tatort - Bermuda". In 2005 Paula was seen in the feature film "The Cloud", starring alongside Franz Dinda and three years later the actress played alongside Daniel Brühl and David ...
17. Preeya Kalidas
Actress | Four Lions
Preeya Kalidas is a singer,actress,dancer.
Her credits cover stage,screen and television.
She was cast after a worldwide search in the leading role of Priya in AR Rahmans Bombay Dreams produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber.She sang the hit song Shakalaka Baby which won best video at MTV Asia Awards.
Actress | Five Easy Pieces
Helena Kallianiotes was born in Greece. At age 10 she came to America and lived in Boston, Massachussetts. At 16 she started belly dancing in Boston night clubs. In 1958 she left Boston and worked as a belly dancer across the U.S. She settled in California, where she belly danced at The Greek ...
Actress | CSI: NY
Melina Eleni Kanakaredes was born in Akron, Ohio, to Connie (Temo), who owned a candy company, and Harry Kanakaredes, an insurance salesman. She is of Greek descent. Her love of musical theater, especially the work of Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera, inspired her as a child. She began performing ...
27. Adelaide Kane
Actress | The Purge
Born in Western Australia in 1990, Adelaide Kane had been acting since she was 6 and got her first major role, in 2006, when she won the role of "Lolly Allen" on Neighbours (1985). She entered a Dolly Magazine Competition and won the role in late 2006. When she got the role, she and her family had ...
28. Carol Kane
Actress | The Princess Bride
American stage, screen and television actress, and comedian Carol Kane (b. Carolyn Laurie Kane, June 18, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio), was born to Elaine Joy (née Fetterman), a jazz singer and pianist, and Michael Myron Kane, an architect. Her family is Jewish (from Russia, Poland, and Austria). Due ...
29. Chelsea Kane
Actress | Baby Daddy
Musician and actress Chelsea Kane grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, where she was a member of the Valley Youth Theater.
She made a couple of movie appearances before landing a starring role as both actress and musical performer in Bratz (2007), the movie inspired by the popular toys. Since then she has ...
30. Gail Kane
Actress | The Jungle
Abigail (Gail) Kane was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1885. Another actress who had a brief fling with stardom, Gail made her film debut in 1913, when she was 28, in the film Arizona (1913). Between 1913 and 1918, Gail posted a whopping 20 movies. Films on her resume included The Pit (1914)...
32. Kathryn Kane
Actress | Swingtime in the Movies
For a brief moment in the 30s, she was one of Hollywood's fashionable Cinderellas. Sometimes billed as 'Sugar Kane', she epitomised girl-next-door wholesomeness. Taking advantage of that appeal, her studio publicised the blonde, blue-eyed lass as the female answer to MGM's Mickey Rooney.
39. Dimple Kapadia
Actress | Dil Chahta Hai
Born in a Gujerati-speaking family on June 8, 1957, daughter to businessman, Chunnibhai and Betty, Dimple has a younger sister, Simple, who was born on 15 August 1958.
She was discovered by Raj Kapoor, who signed her up opposite his son, Rishi, in the 1973 hit 'Bobby'. The film made Rishi and her ...
41. Babita Kapoor
Actress | Haseena Maan Jayegi
Babita Shivdasani was born in a prominent Sindhi family based in Bombay. Encouraged by the success of her cousin, actress Sadhana, in Hindi movies, Babita too decided to enter the film industry as a leading actress. Her first release was with another débutante, Rajesh Khanna, in the musical thriller...
42. Kareena Kapoor
Actress | Jab We Met
Kareena was born to Sindhi-speaking Babita (nee Shivdasani) and Punjabi-speaking Randhir Kapoor in Bombay, India. She has an elder sister, Karisma.
She is born in a family that have been actors for generations, including her paternal great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor; her grandfather, Raj Kapoor;...
43. Karisma Kapoor
Actress | Dil To Pagal Hai
Born into Bombay filmdom's legendary Kapoor clan, Karisma Kapoor made her film debut with Prem Qaidi (1991) opposite Harish. Her next big hit was Anari (1993) and during this time she made news with a fight with her Andaz Apna Apna (1994) co-star, actress Raveena Tandon. She had a series of hit ...
44. Shraddha Kapoor
Actress | Aashiqui 2
Shraddha Kapoor is an Indian film actress. Prior to making her cinematic debut, she took up theatre studies at Boston University, but dropped out after her first year to begin her acting career. She made her screen debut in the 2010 drama fictional Teen Patti for which she earned a nomination for ...
45. Sonam Kapoor
Actress | Neerja
Sonam Kapoor comes from an established film family. She is the daughter of actor and producer Anil Kapoor and the grandchild of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. Sonam is Bollywood royalty with immense support in the Indian film fraternity.
Unlike most star children, Sonam started life with a structured ...
46. Valérie Kaprisky
Actress | Breathless
Valérie Kaprisky was born on August 19, 1962 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Valerie Chérès. She is an actress, known for Breathless (1983), Mouvements du désir (1994) and La femme publique (1984). She has been married to Jean-Yves d'Angelo since 2011.
49. Amara Karan
Actress | The Darjeeling Limited
Amara was born to Sri Lankan parents who had moved to England from Zambia to further her father's work opportunities. She went to the Wimbledon High School and, although she enjoyed drama, she regarded acting as a risky profession and studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University,...
50. Kym Karath
Actress | The Sound of Music
Kym Karath began her acting career at the age of 3, appearing in Spencer's Mountain (1963) with Henry Fonda and Maureen O'Hara, The Thrill of It All (1963) with Doris Day and James Garner, and Good Neighbor Sam (1964) with Jack Lemmon, before winning the role of "Gretl", the youngest Von Trapp ...
53. Anna Karina
Actress | Pierrot le fou
Born in Denmark, she came to Paris at 18. She met Coco Chanel and Pierre Cardin and started as a top model. She met Jean-Luc Godard about a cameo in Breathless (1960), but she had to be naked and she refused to play in the movie. One year later, they got married and she became famous with the "...
54. Athena Karkanis
Actress | Saw IV
Canadian actress Athena Karkanis began her professional career in acting in 1996 with several episodes of Stickin' Around (1996). Since that time, Athena has an extensive career in film, television and voice acting. Her credits include the Canadian teen drama The Best Years (2007), The Border (2008)...
56. Mabel Karr
Actress | La lengua asesina
Mabel Campolongo Jaime, artistically known as Mabel Karr, was an Argentinian actress with resident in Spain. She was born in Buenos Aires, where she worked as a model, actress of photo stories and in the Argentinian TV. In 1958, she moved to Spain to participate in the movie Red Cross Girls (1958) ...
57. Mariana Karr
Actress | Lazos de amor
Karr was born Maria Elena Copola in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She headed the cast of several soap operas in the 70s and 80s such as Rebelde y solitario (1982), Llena de amor (1980), Quiero morir mañana (1987) among others. In 1985, she headed a famous movie, with actress Maria Valenzuela, ...
60. Claudia Karvan
Actress | Love My Way
Claudia Karvan is one of Australia's most recognized actresses, having achieved popular success and critical acclaim through her work in film and television.
Having begun work at 14, Karvan has an extensive filmography. She first appeared in Gillian Armstrong's High Tide (1987) with Judy Davis, then...
62. Linda Kash
Actress | Best in Show
Linda Kash began her professional life at the Second City in Toronto. She has also appeared in a number of plays for Canadian Stage.
She was a series regular cast member in The Comedy Mill, Max Glick, Variety Tonight in Canada and SheTV, Minor Adjustments and Style and Substance in the US. As well ...
64. Florence Kasumba
Actress | Captain America: Civil War
Florence Kasumba is a German actress living in Berlin. She has been filming in the English, German and Dutch languages since 2000. She is best known for her work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the films Captain America: Civil War (2016), Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). ...
65. Branka Katic
Actress | Crna macka, beli macor
Branka Katic was born on January 20, 1970 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. She is an actress, known for Black Cat, White Cat (1998), Public Enemies (2009) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). She has been married to Julian Farino since August 31, 2000. They have two children.
66. Stana Katic
Actress | Castle
Stana Katic stars in the new 10-episode TV series Absentia (2017), produced by Sony Pictures Television and premiering on Amazon.
Katic's feature film work includes: CBGB (2013), about the punk rock club in NYC; Big Sur (2013), based on the Jack Kerouac novel; Frank Miller's film The Spirit (2008); ...
67. Famie Kaufman
Actress | ¡Ay amor... cómo me has puesto!
Tall, thin comic actress born in Toronto, Canada, but raised in Cuba. She made her debut as a performer in Havana in 1937. In the 1940s she relocated in Mexico where she has worked since. Vitola frequently appeared with Tin Tan, in roles of varying importance, but was always a welcome, eccentric ...
Actress | Taras Bulba
Christine Kaufmann was born on January 11, 1945 in Lengdorf, Styria, Austria as Christine Maria Kaufmann. She was an actress, known for Taras Bulba (1962), Town Without Pity (1961) and The Last Days of Pompeii (1959). She was married to Klaus Zey, Reno Eckstein, Achim Lenz and Tony Curtis. She died...
78. Lika Kavzharadze
Actress | Rotsa akvavda nushi
Lika Kavzharadze was born on October 26, 1959 in Tbilisi, Georgia as Lika Vissarionovna Kavzharadze. She was an actress, known for Rotsa akvavda nushi (1972), The Wishing Tree (1976) and Blue Mountains, or Unbelievable Story (1983). She was married to Levan Shanidze and Sandro Taktakishvili. She ...
79. Ayako Kawasumi
Actress | Mahoromatic
Ayako Kawasumi was born on March 30, 1976 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Mahoromatic (2001), Fate/Stay Night: Heaven's Feel - I. Presage Flower (2017) and Fate/stay night (2006).
82. Lesli Kay
Actress | General Hospital
Lesli Kay is an American actress best known for her character Molly Conlon McKinnon on As the World Turns, who she won an Emmy for in 2001. She relocated to Los Angeles in 2004 by using General Hospital as a means to get there. After a 1 year contract as Lois Cerullo on General Hospital, Lesli went...
83. Sylvia Kay
Actress | Wake in Fright
Sylvia Kay was born on May 16, 1936 in Altrincham, Cheshire, England as Sylvia Margaret Kay. She was an actress, known for Wake in Fright (1971), Just Good Friends (1983) and The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955). She was married to Christopher Douglas and Ted Kotcheff. She died on January 18, 2019 ...
84. Tonya Kay
Actress | The Fosters
Tonya Kay's brutally elegant acting work is coveted for the moxie, physicality and depth of the characters she creates.
You can see her lead film roles in A Better Place (Cannes Market), Dark Space and Earthtastrophe (SyFy), Saving My Baby and The Other Wife (Lifetime).
On TV you've seen her acting ...
88. Lainie Kazan
Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Actress and singer Lainie Kazan first made her mark with her Broadway debut in 1961 with the musical The Happiest Girl in the World. The following year, she appeared in another musical, Bravo Giovanni. She eventually served as Barbra Streisand's understudy for the lead role of Fanny Brice in Funny ...
90. Zoe Kazan
Actress | Ruby Sparks
Zoe Swicord Kazan was born in Los Angeles, California, to screenwriters Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord. She is the granddaughter of director Elia Kazan. She is of Greek (from her paternal grandfather), English, and German descent.
Kazan received her BA in Theater from Yale University. In the fall ...
92. Jane Kean
Actress | Pete's Dragon
Lovely, vivacious, honey-blonde entertainer Jane Kean enjoyed a lengthy career spanning over six decades encompassing vaudeville, radio, Broadway, nightclubs, Las Vegas showrooms, TV variety and the occasional film. Born April 10, 1923, in Hartford, Connecticut, Jane's parents split up while she ...
93. Marie Kean
Actress | Barry Lyndon
Educated at Loreto College, North Great George's Street, Dublin. Joined Gaiety School of Acting in 1947, began acting professionally with the Radio Éireann Players in 1948, later joining the Abbey Theatre company. She soon became recognised as a character actress of exceptional force and talent. ...
94. Staci Keanan
Actress | You Again
Staci Keanan was born Anastasia Sagorsky on June 6, 1975 in Devon, Pennsylvania. She began her career at age four with fashion-show assignments and magazine work. At age eight, she moved to New York City with her mother and sister and balanced a modeling career with a budding theater career, in ...
95. Kerrie Keane
Actress | Hitting Home
Kerrie Keane has performed on stage and in film and TV for over 30 years. She graduated from McMaster University, Ontario, Canada with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, and studied acting with master teachers in Canada and the USA.
In film, she has starred opposite John Lithgow (Distant Thunder ...
98. Diane Keaton
Actress | Annie Hall
Diane Keaton was born Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Deanne (Keaton), an amateur photographer, and John Newton Ignatius "Jack" Hall, a civil engineer and real estate broker. She studied Drama at Santa Ana College, before dropping out in favor of the Neighborhood Playhouse in New ...
100. Ele Keats
Actress | Alive
Recognized as "the essence of health, talent and sincerity", Ele Keats has worked with some of the most acclaimed artists in Hollywood since her acting debut at fifteen, in the famous Michael Jackson Pepsi commercial.
Born in Paris to copywriter Sacha Georgescu and Ford model Jan McGuire, Keats was ...