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Strong leading ladies

by Sweet I.

Some performers take hold of our imagination by their performance and their taste, and you’ll see anything they’re a part of.
With actresses, it is often the strong leading lady that does it for me. She’s never overshadowed, regardless of the position she plays.

Chronologically:
Mary Pickford (1892-1979)
Greta Garbo (1905-1990)
Bette Davis (1908-1989)
Barbara Stanwyck (1907-1990)
Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003)
Deborah Kerr (1921-2007)
Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993)
Tippi Hedren (1930- )
Elizabeth Taylor (1932- )
Brigitte Bardot (1934- )
Barbra Streisand (1942- )
Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971- )
Penélope Cruz (1974- )