Julie Andrews
Rank Title Points Votes Your Vote
1
She had offbeat looks and a quirky voice, but when Davis was onscreen everyone else disappeared.
Current Score:
24578
Total Votes:
100780
2
Her mother said she wasn't pretty enough, but brassy Barbra from Brooklyn won an Oscar for her first film, Funny Girl.
Current Score:
17144
Total Votes:
100976
3
Soulful star Bergman made doomed romance look good in Casablanca and self-loathing even better in Notorious.
Current Score:
15579
Total Votes:
66861
4
Gone With the Wind made the dark-haired beauty a star, but ten years later she played a shy spinster in The Heiress.
Current Score:
13692
Total Votes:
68976
5
In a world of pneumatic blondes, Hepburn made smart, complicated brunette sprites sexy in Roman Holiday and Sabrina.
Current Score:
13591
Total Votes:
55315
6
Fonda defied the Establishment, going from generic starlet (Walk on the Wild Side) to sex kitten (Barbarella) to Oscar winner (Klute).
Current Score:
12853
Total Votes:
52147
7
From Double Indemnity to The Lady Eve, Stanwyck was a lean live wire with an alluringly husky voice.
Current Score:
3001
Total Votes:
64105
8
The Gone With the Wind star made fewer than two dozen movies, but the combination of icy beauty and inner fire made her unforgettable.
Current Score:
1177
Total Votes:
45953
9
British beauty Kerr specialized in channeling the hidden heat beneath the brittle, high-strung facade.
Current Score:
1150
Total Votes:
37076
10
Colbert could do just about anything -- historical dramas, women's weepies, musicals -- but she was the quintessential runaway heiress.
Current Score:
1075
Total Votes:
34729
11
The Swedish-born Garbo had plenty of beauty and talent to spare, but her mystery made her a legend.
Current Score:
1054
Total Votes:
24784
12
Arthur excelled at playing brisk, witty, no-nonsense career girls who could go toe-to-toe with any man.
Current Score:
1039
Total Votes:
34081
13
She made casual elegant and relocated the seat of sex appeal from the bosom to the brain in Bringing Up Baby and Adam's Rib.
Current Score:
87
Total Votes:
52195
14
At 17, Winslet wowed moviegoers as a sociopathic teen in Heavenly Creatures. She's never shied away from offbeat characters.
Current Score:
0
Total Votes:
78738
15
Taylor could act when she wanted to, as in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and even when she didn't her looks sufficed.
Current Score:
-3998
Total Votes:
33608
16
Louche, leggy, and decadently languid, Dietrich brought European sophistication to Hollywood and kissed a girl in thirties Morocco.
Current Score:
-3999
Total Votes:
26107
17
Modeling got Hayward to Hollywood, where she delivered wrenching performances in Smash-Up and I Want to Live!
Current Score:
-4000
Total Votes:
32630
18
Dench has been a woman for all seasons, equally able to steal 1998's Shakespeare in Love and put James Bond in his place.
Current Score:
-4000
Total Votes:
31240
19
Blanchett sexed up the queen in Elizabeth and turned men's blood to ice as a Nazi in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Current Score:
-4643
Total Votes:
30759
20
She sang like an angel in Mary Poppins and made fun of her sweetness-and-light image in S.O.B.
Current Score:
-5353
Total Votes:
37983
21
An energetic redhead with a saucy smile, MacLaine made hooking seem wholesome in Irma la Douce and Sweet Charity.
Current Score:
-5355
Total Votes:
21647
22
In The Big Sleep, the young Bacall's sultry voice and tough-girl swagger captivated men and women alike.
Current Score:
-5737
Total Votes:
22123
23
She could have coasted on her platinum-blonde looks, but Lombard showed she had sublime comic timing in My Man Godfrey.
Current Score:
-5760
Total Votes:
22254
24
Olivia de Havilland's younger sister was the quintessential cool, classy Hitchcock blonde and won an Oscar for Suspicion.
Current Score:
-5788
Total Votes:
24540
25
No one worked harder. From Our Dancing Daughters to Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, she remained in the limelight.
Current Score:
-5811
Total Votes:
37061
26
From The Quiet Man to Miracle on 34th Street, O'Hara brought a dash of color to every movie she made.
Current Score:
-6002
Total Votes:
20206
27
An Italian bombshell with talent as generous as her curves, Loren could be sultry, funny, and heartbreaking.
Current Score:
-6074
Total Votes:
21832
28
Talented but insecure, Garland was the little girl with a voice big enough to inspire everyone who felt out of step with the world.
Current Score:
-6077
Total Votes:
72059
29
As a child star (Miracle on 34th Street), teen idol (Rebel Without a Cause), and ingenue (West Side Story), Wood always sparkled.
Current Score:
-6078
Total Votes:
19662
30
Witty and urbane, Loy excelled in the Thin Man movies, playing the brainier half of society sleuths Nick and Nora.
Current Score:
-6079
Total Votes:
25503
31
Boss from hell, Holocaust survivor, and frustrated housewife -- is there anyone Streep can't play?
Current Score:
-6084
Total Votes:
56636
32
Kidman's range -- which includes comedy, action, and serious drama -- is as striking as her fiery red hair.
Current Score:
-6177
Total Votes:
19729
33
Often daffy but never dumb, Keaton was equally at home in Annie Hall and the Godfather trilogy.
Current Score:
-6183
Total Votes:
22793
34
Portman gives her all to every role, from a 12-year-old assassin (The Professional) to a ballerina losing her grip on reality (Black Swan).
Current Score:
-6191
Total Votes:
19973
35
Wholesomely pretty, America's Sweetheart was the first real movie star and co-founded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Current Score:
-6379
Total Votes:
19885
36
"Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable?" asked the bombshell in Hell's Angels, and a bad-girl cliche was born.
Current Score:
-6743
Total Votes:
21871
37
A Hollywood makeover turned Latina dancer Margarita Cansino into a red-haired pinup and erotic icon.
Current Score:
-6773
Total Votes:
44871
38
Precocious child actress Foster matured into a brainy Oscar-winning beauty in dramas like The Accused and The Silence of the Lambs.
Current Score:
-6778
Total Votes:
43276
39
The star of the sex farces She Done Him Wrong and I'm No Angel, the full-figured West was queen of the bawdy double entendre.
Current Score:
-6783
Total Votes:
22253
40
Day's perky, fresh-faced image was the antithesis of her hard-knocks life, but she never broke character.
Current Score:
-7246
Total Votes:
25520
41
Rogers could sing, dance, and had enough sex appeal that it rubbed off on Fred Astaire, with whom she starred in Top Hat.
Current Score:
-7258
Total Votes:
33898
42
She wasn't much of an actress, but Gardner had the looks that transformed a tobacco farmer's daughter into a pop-culture goddess.
Current Score:
-7306
Total Votes:
73630
43
Before becoming Princess Grace of Monaco, she was the impossibly elegant star of Rear Window and Dial M for Murder.
Current Score:
-8807
Total Votes:
26339
44
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Seven Year Itch, and Some Like it Hot showcased the buxom, blue-eyed blonde's comic gifts.
Current Score:
-8821
Total Votes:
54833
45
Refusing to be stereotyped as the perky star of TV's Flying Nun, Field reinvented herself as a gutsy movie actress in Norma Rae.
Current Score:
-11890
Total Votes:
29416
46
She may be tiny, but she can go from cute (Legally Blonde) to formidable (Walk the Line) in an instant.
Current Score:
-11906
Total Votes:
27452
47
The Tesla roadster of actresses, Jolie is the rare woman who looks like Lara Croft and talks like Mother Teresa.
Current Score:
-11911
Total Votes:
30655
48
A teenage beauty-pageant winner, Berry dressed down to star in Monster's Ball, proving she's more than a (very) pretty face.
Current Score:
-11912
Total Votes:
27878
49
Bullock is the girl next door -- smart, nice, pretty, loyal, and fun. Who cares if her movies are forgettable?
Current Score:
-11913
Total Votes:
30627
50
Pretty Woman catapulted the coltish Roberts to stardom, and her megawatt smile continues to light up comedies and dramas.
Current Score:
-12271
Total Votes:
29107