Top 100 Female Actors


susan-hayward-01The female actors shown on this page appear on many best actor lists and include our favorites. Listed here in alphabetical order by first name. One of my favorites not included in the list is:


Susan Hayward was born Edythe Marrener in Brooklyn, New York, on June 30, 1917. Her father was a transportation worker, and Susan lived a fairly comfortable life as a child, but the precocious little redhead had no idea of the life that awaited her.  See full bio

Annette Bening

Annette Benning

Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates