My 30 Favorite Actresses

My 30 Favorite Actresses in order of how high they scored on my personal list ranking them out of 10, in many different catergories.
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1.
Lili Reinhart
Actress, Riverdale
Lili Reinhart was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and at an early age, developed a passion for the performing arts. Lili took dance classes for 10 years and also performed in many local musicals before she signed with her first agency in Cleveland when she was 11. She traveled from Ohio to New York...
“ The Most Beautiful Person on Planet Earth ” - MaiaAlton
 
2.
Candice King
Candice Rene King (née Accola) (born May 13, 1987) is an American actress, singer and songwriter, known for portraying the role of Caroline Forbes on The CW's The Vampire Diaries. Candice King was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of Carolyn (Clark), who was an environmental engineer before becoming a homemaker...
“ One of TV's most Beautiful Vampires ” - MaiaAlton
 
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“ Talented, Beautiful, and seems like the sweetest person on earth. ” - MaiaAlton
 
4.
Alexandra Daddario
Actress, San Andreas
Alexandra Anna Daddario was born on March 16, 1986 in New York City, New York, to Christina, a lawyer, and Richard Daddario, a prosecutor. Her brother is actor Matthew Daddario, and her grandfather was congressman Emilio Daddario (Emilio Q. Daddario), of Connecticut. She has Italian, Irish, Hungarian/Slovak...
“ My First Girl Crush ❤️ ” - MaiaAlton
 
5.
Shay Mitchell
Shay Mitchell was born Shannon Mitchell in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to a Filipino mother and a father of Irish and Scottish descent. Even as a young child, she was interested in the performing arts, declaring to her parents that she would pursue such a career. Shay began dance lessons at the age of five...
“ Shay Mitchell made my childhood great with her character Emily Fields. ” - MaiaAlton
 
6.
Sarah Paulson
Sarah Paulson was born on December 17, 1974 in Tampa, Florida, to Catharine Gordon (Dolcater) and Douglas Lyle Paulson II. She spent most of her early years in New York and Maine, before settling in Manhattan to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the High School for Performing Arts. Although...
“ Probably the most talented and amazing person to walk the earth. ” - MaiaAlton
 
7.
Naya Rivera
Actress, Glee
“ Words can't describe her, she's that amazing. ” - MaiaAlton
 
8.
Heather Morris
Actress, Glee
“ Truly an amazing person and actress. ” - MaiaAlton
 
9.
Alexandra Breckenridge
Alex Breckenridge was born on May 15 1982 in Darien, Connecticut before moving to California when she was 12. Breckenridge first got an interest in acting at 13 when she performed in local theater productions and soon moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. Her first film was the independent comedy picture Locust Valley...
“ One of the worlds most beautiful women. ” - MaiaAlton
 
10.
Taissa Farmiga
Taissa Farmiga is an American actress, and the younger sister of Academy Award nominee Vera Farmiga, who is 21 years her senior. She was born in Readington Township, New Jersey, USA, to Ukrainian-born parents Michael and Lubomyra (Spas) Farmiga. Unlike her older sister, Taissa initially had no interest in becoming an actor...
“ Sweet and Amazing ” - MaiaAlton
 
11.
Phoebe Tonkin
Actress, The Originals
Tonkin was born in Sydney. When she was four, she attended dance courses in classical ballet, hip hop, contemporary dance, and tap dance. At the age of 12, Tonkin began courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) at the Wharf Theatre. Tonkin attended Loreto Kirribilli and later graduated from the Queenwood School for Girls...
“ Literally My Spirit Animal ❤️❤️❤️ ” - MaiaAlton
 
12.
Camila Mendes
Actress, Riverdale
Camila Mendes attended the NYU Tisch School of the Arts where she graduated with an Bachelor of Fine Arts. While at NYU Tisch, Camila was enrolled for two semesters in the Stonestreet Film Acting Conservatory, one of the NYU advanced drama conservatories. Camila was recognized immediately for her talent and craft during her academic years...
“ I would want her to play me in a movie!!! ” - MaiaAlton
 
13.
“ Everything is Goregous about her, including that voice of hers. ” - MaiaAlton
 
14.
Emma Roberts
Emma Roberts is the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor Eric Roberts, and the niece of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts. She was born in Rhinebeck, New York. Emma was a baby when her parents separated, and she grew up living with her mother, Kelly Cunningham. She was educated at Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles, California...
“ Fierce ” - MaiaAlton
 
15.
Zoey Deutch
Actress, Before I Fall
Zoey Deutch is steadily building on her body of work with dynamic roles alongside notable actors and filmmakers. Deutch co-stars in Richard Linklater's latest film Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), a film about a group of college kids navigating their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood...
“ Pretty and Hilarious, a great combo. ” - MaiaAlton
 
16.
Leighton Meester
Actress, Gossip Girl
Leighton Marissa Meester was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Constance Lynn (Haas) and Douglas Jay Meester. Although born in Texas, Meester spent her early years in Marco Island, Florida with her grandparents. There, she became involved with the local playhouse and made her stage debut in a production of "The Wizard of Oz"...
“ My Childhood Hero. ” - MaiaAlton
 
17.
Holland Roden
Actress, Teen Wolf
No stranger to primetime television with roles on hit shows such as Lost, Weeds and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, up and coming actress Holland Roden can be seen in her starring role as "Lydia Martin" in MTV Network's most successful scripted series, Teen Wolf. As a lead role, Holland plays the role of the popular girl Lydia Martin...
“ Beautiful, Confident ” - MaiaAlton
 
18.
Ashley Benson
Ashley Victoria Benson was born on December 18, 1989 in Anaheim Hills, California, to Shannon (Harte) and Jeff Benson. She has Irish, English, and German ancestry. She has been dancing competitively since she was 2 with hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap and lyrical. She has been singing since she was about 5 and she hopes to pursue that...
“ Funny, Beautiful ” - MaiaAlton
 
19.
Nina Dobrev
Nikolina "Nina" Constantinova Dobreva was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She moved to Canada at the age of two and has lived in Toronto, Ontario ever since. From a very young age, she showed great enthusiasm and talent for the arts: Dance, Gymnastics, Theatre, Music, Visual arts, and Acting! Modeling jobs led to commercials...
“ A Truly Amazing Actress ” - MaiaAlton
 
20.
Olivia Holt
Olivia Holt was born in Germantown, Tennessee to parents, Mark and Kim Holt. When she was only 3 years old, she started singing and acting on the stage. Besides acting and singing, she has been a competitive gymnastic for the past 5 years, and a competitive cheerleader for the past few years. At Christmas time, Holt moved with her family from DeSoto County to Los Angeles...
“ The reason I watch Disney Channel. ” - MaiaAlton
 
21.
“ Beautiful with a strong personality. ” - MaiaAlton
 
22.
Nikki Reed
Actress, Thirteen
Actress and screenwriter Nicole Houston Reed was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Cheryl Houston, a hairdresser and beautician, and Seth Reed, a set designer. She has two brothers. Her ancestry includes Ashkenazi Jewish, German, British Isles, and one eighth Italian. Reed's parents divorced when she was two and she lived with her mother...
“ I love her - Everyone who has ever laid eyes on her. ” - MaiaAlton
 
23.
Maia Mitchell
Actress, The Fosters
Maia Mitchell is an Australian singer/song writer and actress from Lismore, New South Wales. She learned to play the guitar at a very young age and her talent has been included on The Fosters - an ABC Family show that aired in June 2013, where Maia plays one of the main roles of "Callie Jacob". Also...
“ Can sing, act, and be an amazing person all at the same time. ” - MaiaAlton
 
24.
Dianna Agron
Actress, Glee
Dianna Elise Agron was born in Savannah, Georgia, to parents Ronald and Mary Agron. She grew up in a middle class family, in Savannah, before moving to Texas, and later, San Francisco, California, due to her father's career as a general manager for Hyatt. Dianna and her brother, Jason, were raised Jewish, and she graduated from Burlingame High School with honors...
“ A classic beauty, full of talent ” - MaiaAlton
 
25.
Anna Camp
Actress, Pitch Perfect
Anna Camp grew up in South Carolina and is the daughter of Dee and Thomas Camp. Anna graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2004. She then moved to New York City and has appeared in films and television shows since 2007. From 2009 to 2014, she starred in the series True Blood as Sarah Newlin...
“ Funny, Beautiful, and is just great in everything she's in. ” - MaiaAlton
 
26.
Deborah Ann Woll
Actress, Daredevil
Deborah was born in 1985, in Brooklyn, New York, from Irish and German heritage. She took acting, piano and dance classes. She went to high school at Packer Collegiate Institute and graduated from the BFA program at the USC School of Theatre at the University of Southern California. Deborah started to work as an actress on television and her breakout was in the highly-acclaimed HBO vampire drama...
“ Pretty, Funny, and Sweet ” - MaiaAlton
 
27.
“ A see a new side of her with every character she plays ” - MaiaAlton
 
28.
Blake Lively
Actress, Gossip Girl
Blake Lively was born Blake Ellender Brown in Tarzana, California, to a show business family. Her mother, Elaine Lively (née McAlpin), is an acting coach and talent manager, and her father, Ernie Lively (born Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr.), is an actor and teacher. Her brother is actor Eric Lively...
“ Talented ” - MaiaAlton
 
29.
Halston Sage
Actress, Neighbors
A charming and striking actress, Halston Sage continues to gain fame, working alongside notable actors and filmmakers. She was most recently seen in the film Before I Fall, based on the 2010 novel of the same name by Lauren Oliver. Later in 2017, Sage will appear on television in Seth MacFarlane's dramedy for Fox, The Orville...
“ Funny and Gorgeous ” - MaiaAlton
 
30.
Britt Robertson
Actress, Tomorrowland
Brittany Leanna Robertson was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, to Beverly (Hayes) and Ryan Robertson, a restaurateur. She was raised in South Carolina, the oldest of seven children. Her mother's worries about the public school system led to Robertson being home-schooled. She began acting at the Greenville Little Theater in South Carolina...
“ Seems like she would be an amazing friend ” - MaiaAlton