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30 Actresses

by Tom JF
A list of 30 of my favourite screen actresses OLIVIA DeHAVILLAND (b.1916) The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) Dark Mirror (1946) Lady in a Cage (1964) IDA LUPINO (1918–1995) High Sierra (1941) The Big Knife (1955) While the City Sleeps (1956) SETSUKO HARA (b.1920) Late Spring (1949) Tokyo Story (1953) Late Autumn (1960) MAUREEN O’HARA (b.1920) The Back Swan (1942) The Quiet Man (1952) Our Man in Havana (1959) GENE TIERNEY (1920–1991) Heaven Can Wait (1943) The Ghost and Mrs Muir (1947) Night and the City (1950) DEBORAH KERR (1921–2007) The Life and Death of Colonel BlimP (1943) Black Narcissus (1947) The Innocents (1961) GLORIA GRAHAM… Read more

A list of 30 of my favourite screen actresses


OLIVIA DeHAVILLAND (b.1916)
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Dark Mirror (1946)
Lady in a Cage (1964)

IDA LUPINO (1918–1995)
High Sierra (1941)
The Big Knife (1955)
While the City Sleeps (1956)


SETSUKO HARA (b.1920)
Late Spring (1949)
Tokyo Story (1953)
Late Autumn (1960)

MAUREEN O’HARA (b.1920)
The Back Swan (1942)
The Quiet Man (1952)
Our Man in Havana (1959)

GENE TIERNEY (1920–1991)
Heaven Can Wait (1943)
The Ghost and Mrs Muir (1947)
Night and the City (1950)

DEBORAH KERR (1921–2007)
The Life and Death of Colonel BlimP (1943)
Black Narcissus (1947)
The Innocents (1961)

GLORIA GRAHAM (1923–1981)
It’s a Wonderful Life(1946)
In a Lonely Place(1950)
The Big Heat (1953)

JANET LEIGH (1927–2004)
A Touch of Evil (1958)
Psycho (1960)
The Fog (1980)

JEANNE MOREAU (b. 1928)
Jules and Jim (1962)
The Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)
Nikita (1990)

ANGIE DICKINSON (b. 1931)
Rio Bravo (1959)
Point Blank (1967)
Dressed to Kill (1980)

STEPHANE AUDRAN (b. 1932)
The Unfaithful Wife (1968)
The Butcher (1970)
The Discreet Charms of the Bourgeoisie (1972

ELLEN BURSTYN (b. 1932)
The Exorcist (1973)
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974)
Requiem for a Dream (2000)

JULIE CHRISTIE (b. 1941)
Billy Liar (1963)
McCabe & Mrs Miller (1971)
Don’t Look Now (1973)

FAYE DUNAWAY (b. 1941)
Bonnie & Clyde (1967)
Chinatown (1974)
Barfly (1987)

CATHERINE DENEUVE (b. 1943)
Repulsion(1965)
Belle de Jour (1967)
The Hunger (1983)

MIA FARROW (b. 1945)
Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

SHELLEY DUVALL (b.1949)
Nashville (1975)
Popeye (1980)
The Shining (1980)

PAM GRIER (b. 1949)
Coffy (1973)
Foxie Brown (1974)
Jackie Brown (1997)

SISSY SPACEK (b.1949)
Badlands (1973)
Carrie (1976)
The Straight Story (1999)

SIGOURNEY WEAVER (b.1949)
Alien (1979)
Ghostbusters (1984)
Death and the Maiden (1994)

KAREN ALLEN (b. 1951)
Animal House (1978)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Starman (1984)

ANJELICA HUSTON (b.1951)
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
The Witches (1990)
The Grifters (1990)

BRIGITTE LIN (b. 1954)
Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
The Bride with the White Hair (1993)
ChungKing Express (1994)

KATHLEEN TURNER (b.1954)
Body Heat (1981)
Romancing the Stone (1984)
Serial Mom (1994)

THERESA RUSSELL (b.1957)
Bad Timing (1980)
Insignificance (1985)
Black Widow (1987)

JAMIE LEE CURTIS (b. 1958)
Halloween (1978)
Trading Places (1983)
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

MICHELLE PFEIFFER (b.1958)
Scarface (1983)
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
Batman Returns (1992)

LAURA DERN (b. 1967)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Wild at Heart (1990)
Citizen Ruth (1996)

CATE BLANCHETT (b. 1969)
Coffee & Cigarettes (2003)
The Aviator (2004)
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

CHLOE SEVIGNY (b. 1974)
Trees Lounge (1996)
Boys don’t Cry (1999)
My Son, My Son, What Have ye Done (2009)

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