48 Little Known Actresses

by preetamks | created - 06 Feb 2014 | updated - 11 Feb 2014 | Public

1. Charlotte Asprey

Actress | Elizabeth I

Charlotte Asprey is an actress, known for Elizabeth I (2005), The 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films: Live Action (2008) and The Oxford Murders (2008).

2. Ni Ni

Actress | Jin ling shi san chai

Ni Ni was born on August 8, 1988 in China. She is an actress, known for The Flowers of War (2011), The Rise of Phoenixes (2018) and Suddenly Seventeen (2015).

3. Alicia Vikander

Actress | Ex Machina

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress, dancer and producer. She was born and raised in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Maria Fahl-Vikander, an actress of stage and screen, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. She is of Swedish and one quarter Finnish descent. Alicia began acting as a ...

4. Zuleikha Robinson

Actress | Hidalgo

Zuleikha Robinson was born on June 29, 1977 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Hidalgo (2004), The Merchant of Venice (2004) and Homeland (2011). She was previously married to Sean Doyle.

5. Allie McCulloch

Actress | The Walking Dead

Allie McCulloch is an actress and producer, known for The Walking Dead (2010), Come Sunday (2018) and The Punisher (2017). She has been married to Ron Fallica since September 15, 2007. They have two children.

6. Marin Ireland

Actress | Hell or High Water

Marin Ireland was born on August 30, 1979 in Camarillo, California, USA as Marin Yvonne Ireland. She is an actress, known for Hell or High Water (2016), Glass Chin (2014) and Homeland (2011).

7. Meghan Markle

Actress | Remember Me

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (born Rachel Meghan Markle; August 4, 1981), is an US-born member of the British royal family and a former film and television actress.

Meghan Markle was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and is of mixed race heritage. During her studies at Northwestern University...

8. Vanessa Ray

Actress | Frances Ha

Vanessa Ray was born on June 24, 1981 in Alameda County, California, USA as Vanessa Rae Liptak. She is an actress, known for Frances Ha (2012), Pretty Little Liars (2010) and Damages (2007). She has been married to Landon Beard since June 14, 2015. She was previously married to Derek Baynham.

9. Jama Williamson

Actress | The Good Place

Jama Williamson was born in Evansville, IN and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in Communications and Theater. After graduation, she moved to New York City and attended Circle in the Square acting conservatory. After several stints Off-Broadway including the world ...

10. Stephanie Carpentieri

Actress | CSI: NY

Stephanie Carpentieri is an actor, writer and comedian residing in Hollywood, CA. She received most of her formal acting training at Seattle Acting School and Los Angeles Acting School from Joseph Dean Coburn. Prior to this she was part of an improv comedy group and acting school, The San Joaquin ...

11. Kathryn Fiore

Actress | Mission: Impossible III

Kathryn Fiore was born on August 13, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Mission: Impossible III (2006), The Hottie & the Nottie (2008) and The Game Plan (2007). She has been married to Gabriel Tigerman since October 2008. They have one child.

12. Stephanie Lemelin

Actress | Young Justice

Stephanie Lemelin is a versatile actress appearing in both TV and film, comedies and dramas, and lending her unique voice to many cartoons, movies, video games, and commercials. In 2007, she also co-wrote and produced two movies with the company In-Motion Pictures.

Stephanie began acting ...

13. Mary Alexandra Stiefvater

Actress | Supergator

Mary Alexandra Stiefvater was born in Chico, California and grew up in Stockton, where she was first introduced to theater and dance at a young age. Educated at The University of California at Los Angeles, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater, she also studied French cinema and ...

14. Julie Gonzalo

Actress | A Cinderella Story

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Gonzalo moved to Miami, Florida when she was 8 years old.

Her first acting role came when she was 20 and she made a few TV appearances during the early 2000s, as well as appearing in some high profile movies (including Freaky Friday (2003)) but her breakthrough role ...

15. Leonor Varela

Actress | Blade II

Leonor Varela was born on December 29, 1972 in Santiago de Chile, Chile, the daughter of Leonor Palma, a massage therapist, and Francisco Varela (Francisco Javier Varela Garcia), a biologist, neuroscientist, and philosopher. Her family fled to Costa Rica, leaving behind the dictatorship of Augusto ...

16. Genesis Rodriguez

Actress | Man on a Ledge

Genesis Rodriguez was born in Miami, Florida. She is the daughter of José Luis 'El Puma' Rodríguez, the famous Venezuelan singer and actor, and Carolina Perez, a Cuban model. She has two half-sisters. She was educated at the Carrolton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami. From childhood, Rodriguez ...

17. 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).

18. Katia Winter

Actress | Hamilton

Katia Winter is best known for her portrayal of Katrina Crane in FOX's hit series "Sleepy Hollow" and as Nadia in Showtime's award-winning series "Dexter." She has also recently appeared in Greg Berlanti's DC's "Legends of Tomorrow" for The CW. In 2019, she will star in CBS' action-adventure series...

19. April L. Hernandez

Actress | Freedom Writers

One of the most respected Latina actresses in Hollywood, April Hernandez-Castillo's personal life story is one of victory. Her feature film debut as Eva Benitez in the Image Award-nominated MTV film, Freedom Writers (2007), alongside Academy Award-winner Hilary Swank, put her in the ranks of some ...

20. Traci Ann Wolfe

Actress | Divergence

Traci Ann Wolfe is an actress, known for Divergence (2007), The Following (2013) and Sweet Home Alabama (2002).

21. Rya Kihlstedt

Actress | Home Alone 3

Rya Kihlstedt was born on July 23, 1970 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Home Alone 3 (1997), Deep Impact (1998) and Dexter (2006). She has been married to Gil Bellows since October 3, 1994. They have two children.

22. Vanessa Marano

Actress | Saving Zoë

Vanessa Marano started acting in the theater when she was seven years old, performing in numerous plays at A.C.T. in Agoura Hills, California. She began her professional career with several national commercials.

Marano is most recognized for her roles as "April Nardini", the daughter of "Luke", in ...

23. Gal Gadot

Actress | Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress, singer, martial artist, and model. She was born in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel, to a Jewish family. Her parents are Irit, a teacher, and Michael, an engineer, who is a sixth-generation Israeli. She served in the IDF for two years, and won the Miss Israel title in 2004.

Gal ...

24. Amanda Fairbank-Hynes

Actress | The Boat That Rocked

Amanda Fairbank-Hynes is an actress, known for Pirate Radio (2009), Monte Carlo (2011) and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).

25. Julie R. Ølgaard

Actress | Hodejegerne

Julie R. Ølgaard was born on September 29, 1981 as Julie Rosenstand Ølgaard. She is an actress and writer, known for Headhunters (2011), Crying for Love (2008) and After the Wedding (2006). She has been married to Gustav Muus since August 2015. They have one child.

26. Tereza Srbova

Actress | Red Joan

Tereza Srbova was born in Prague, Czech Republic. She has lived in Paris and London since her teenage years. Her first audition won her the role of Kirilenko in David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises, starring Viggo Mortensen and Vincent Cassel. In the following years she has appeared in films St. ...

27. Blanca Suárez

Actress | La piel que habito

Blanca Martínez Suárez (born 21 October 1988), professionally known as Blanca Suárez, is a Spanish actress. She is best known for her performances on television series The Boarding School (2007-10), The Boat (2011-13), and the Netflix series Cable Girls. She has also worked with Pedro Almodóvar in ...

28. Sandra Echeverría

Actress | Savages

Sandra Echeverría was born on December 11, 1984 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Sandra Echeverría Gamboa. She is an actress, known for Savages (2012), The Clone (2010) and Soñarás (2004). She has been married to Leonardo de Lozanne since October 19, 2014.

29. Cameron Richardson

Actress | Alvin and the Chipmunks

Cameron Richardson is making her move into the industry spotlight. She starred opposite Jason Lee and Jane Lynch in 20th Century-Fox's hit Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007) and played a mentally-challenged character in the HBO series 12 Miles of Bad Road (2007), opposite Lily Tomlin and Mary Kay Place.

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30. Alicja Bachleda

Actress | Ondine

Polish actress Alicja Bachleda-Curus was born in Mexico, where her father was working at the time. She started performing on stage at a tender age of 6. She studied at the National Ballet Academy in Kraków from 1989-1998 and at the National Academy of Music's vocal department in Kraków. Her silver ...

31. Mylène Jampanoï

Actress | Martyrs

Mylène Jampanoï (born 12 July 1980) is a French actress and model.

Mylène Jampanoï was born on 12 July 1980 in Aix-en-Provence, France to a Chinese father and a French Breton mother. She married Indian supermodel and actor Milind Soman in Goa in 2006. They met during the shooting of their film ...

32. Sara Forestier

Actress | Le nom des gens

As of her youth, Sara Forestier revealed an artistic temperament, loving to write, to paint, and especially to act. When she was thirteen and half years old, she decided to accompany one of her friends to an audition. She took the audition with brilliance, and her career in the acting started here....

33. Rachel Hurd-Wood

Actress | Peter Pan

Rachel Clare Hurd-Wood is an English actress and model, best known for her roles as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan (2003), Corrie McKenzie in Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010), and Sibyl Vane in Dorian Gray (2009). She was born on 17 August 1990 in the Streatham district of South London, England, as ...

34. Karine Vanasse

Actress | Polytechnique

Award-winning Canadian actress Karine Vanasse is internationally recognized for her dazzling performances in both English and French.

Vanasse stars as Detective Lise Delorme in the critically acclaimed CTV series Cardinal for which she received a 2019 Canadian Screen Award for Best Lead Actress. ...

35. Michala Banas

Actress | Upper Middle Bogan

Michala Banas is a multi award winning film, television and theatre actor. Born in New Zealand and raised in Australia, Michala splits her time working between Melbourne and Los Angeles. Michala's career began very early with her first film credit at the age of 5. Since then, she has forged a ...

36. Aina Clotet

Actress | Els nens salvatges

Aina Clotet was born on September 23, 1982 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. She is an actress and writer, known for The Wild Ones (2012), 53 días de invierno (2006) and Elisa K (2010).

37. Rachael Carpani

Actress | Against the Wall

Rachael is best known for her role as Jodi Fountain on the much loved Australian series McLeod's Daughters, for which she was nominated at the 2007 TV WEEK Logie Awards for both a 'Silver Logie - Most Popular Actress' and the 'Gold Logie - Most Popular Personality in Television.' Other Australian ...

38. Kate Drummond

Actress | Wynonna Earp

Kate Drummond is known for her work on Wynonna Earp (2016), Room (2015) and Utopia Falls (2020).

39. Moran Atias

Actress | Third Person

Moran Atias was born on April 9, 1981 in Haifa, Israel. She is an actress and producer, known for Third Person (2013), The Next Three Days (2010) and Land of the Lost (2009).

40. Alessandra Mastronardi

Actress | To Rome with Love

Alessandra Mastronardi was born on February 18, 1986 in Naples, Campania, Italy. She is an actress, known for To Rome with Love (2012), Master of None (2015) and Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012).

41. Valeria Bilello

Actress | Sense8

Valeria Bilello was born on May 2, 1982 in Sciacca, Sicily, Italy. She is an actress, known for Sense8 (2015), One Chance (2013) and Tell No One (2012).

42. Laura Chiatti

Actress | Il caso dell'infedele Klara

Laura Chiatti was born on July 15, 1982 in Castiglione del Lago, Perugia, Umbria, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Case of Unfaithful Klara (2009), Ho voglia di te (2007) and Our Country (2006). She has been married to Marco Bocci since July 5, 2014. They have two children.

43. Valeria Solarino

Actress | Viola di mare

Valeria Solarino was born on November 4, 1979 in El Morro, Barcelona, Anzoategui, Venezuela. She is an actress, known for The Sea Purple (2009), Valzer (2007) and La febbre (2005).

44. Anna Falchi

Actress | C'è Kim Novak al telefono

Anna Falchi was born on April 22, 1972 in Tampere, Finland as Anna Kristiina Palomaki. She is an actress and producer, known for C'è Kim Novak al telefono (1994), S.P.Q.R.: 2,000 and a Half Years Ago (1994) and The Tracker (2019). She was previously married to Stefano Ricucci.

45. Kasia Smutniak

Actress | Perfetti sconosciuti

Kasia Smutniak was born on August 13, 1979 in Pila, Wielkopolskie, Poland as Katarzyna Anna Smutniak. She is an actress and producer, known for Perfect Strangers (2016), From Paris with Love (2010) and Tutta colpa di Giuda (2009). She has been married to Domenico Procacci since September 15, 2019.

46. Cristiana Capotondi

Actress | La peggior settimana della mia vita

Cristiana Capotondi was born on September 13, 1980 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is known for her work on The Worst Week of My Life (2011), Notte prima degli esami (2006) and Milano 2015 (2015).

47. Carolina Crescentini

Actress | 20 sigarette

Blonde beauty Carolina Crescentini was born in Rome on April 18, 1980; daughter of two commerce graduates, she grew up in the Roman quarter of Monteverde. She originally wanted to be a film critic but at 19 her interest in acting increased and she decided to attend several acting schools, including...

48. Luisa Ranieri

Actress | Letters to Juliet

Luisa Ranieri was born on December 16, 1973 in Naples, Campania, Italy. She is an actress, known for Letters to Juliet (2010), The Friends at the Margherita Cafe (2009) and Basette (2006). She has been married to Luca Zingaretti since May 23, 2012. They have two children.

49. Maggie Siff

Actress | Push

Maggie Siff (born June 21, 1974) is an American actress. Her television roles have included department store heiress Rachel Menken Katz on the AMC drama Mad Men, Tara Knowles on the FX drama Sons of Anarchy, and psychiatrist Wendy Rhoades on the Showtime series Billions. She has had roles in the ...



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