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:
25090
Total Votes:
101924
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:
17190
Total Votes:
102108
3
Soulful star Bergman made doomed romance look good in Casablanca and self-loathing even better in Notorious.
Current Score:
15775
Total Votes:
67363
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:
13907
Total Votes:
69635
5
In a world of pneumatic blondes, Hepburn made smart, complicated brunette sprites sexy in Roman Holiday and Sabrina.
Current Score:
13855
Total Votes:
55921
6
Fonda defied the Establishment, going from generic starlet (Walk on the Wild Side) to sex kitten (Barbarella) to Oscar winner (Klute).
Current Score:
12747
Total Votes:
52791
7
From Double Indemnity to The Lady Eve, Stanwyck was a lean live wire with an alluringly husky voice.
Current Score:
3019
Total Votes:
64703
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:
1303
Total Votes:
46481
9
British beauty Kerr specialized in channeling the hidden heat beneath the brittle, high-strung facade.
Current Score:
1118
Total Votes:
37448
10
The Swedish-born Garbo had plenty of beauty and talent to spare, but her mystery made her a legend.
Current Score:
1028
Total Votes:
25168
11
Colbert could do just about anything -- historical dramas, women's weepies, musicals -- but she was the quintessential runaway heiress.
Current Score:
1019
Total Votes:
35085
12
Arthur excelled at playing brisk, witty, no-nonsense career girls who could go toe-to-toe with any man.
Current Score:
991
Total Votes:
34513
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:
109
Total Votes:
53157
14
At 17, Winslet wowed moviegoers as a sociopathic teen in Heavenly Creatures. She's never shied away from offbeat characters.
Current Score:
5
Total Votes:
79493
15
Modeling got Hayward to Hollywood, where she delivered wrenching performances in Smash-Up and I Want to Live!
Current Score:
-2301
Total Votes:
35215
16
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:
-3980
Total Votes:
31910
17
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:
-3994
Total Votes:
34372
18
Louche, leggy, and decadently languid, Dietrich brought European sophistication to Hollywood and kissed a girl in thirties Morocco.
Current Score:
-3997
Total Votes:
26693
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:
-4931
Total Votes:
31571
20
An energetic redhead with a saucy smile, MacLaine made hooking seem wholesome in Irma la Douce and Sweet Charity.
Current Score:
-5365
Total Votes:
22033
21
She sang like an angel in Mary Poppins and made fun of her sweetness-and-light image in S.O.B.
Current Score:
-5516
Total Votes:
38606
22
In The Big Sleep, the young Bacall's sultry voice and tough-girl swagger captivated men and women alike.
Current Score:
-5825
Total Votes:
22717
23
Boss from hell, Holocaust survivor, and frustrated housewife -- is there anyone Streep can't play?
Current Score:
-5894
Total Votes:
57634
24
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:
-5957
Total Votes:
72471
25
No one worked harder. From Our Dancing Daughters to Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, she remained in the limelight.
Current Score:
-5975
Total Votes:
37609
26
Olivia de Havilland's younger sister was the quintessential cool, classy Hitchcock blonde and won an Oscar for Suspicion.
Current Score:
-5978
Total Votes:
25004
27
She could have coasted on her platinum-blonde looks, but Lombard showed she had sublime comic timing in My Man Godfrey.
Current Score:
-5980
Total Votes:
22746
28
From The Quiet Man to Miracle on 34th Street, O'Hara brought a dash of color to every movie she made.
Current Score:
-6077
Total Votes:
20737
29
An Italian bombshell with talent as generous as her curves, Loren could be sultry, funny, and heartbreaking.
Current Score:
-6141
Total Votes:
22257
30
Witty and urbane, Loy excelled in the Thin Man movies, playing the brainier half of society sleuths Nick and Nora.
Current Score:
-6196
Total Votes:
25952
31
As a child star (Miracle on 34th Street), teen idol (Rebel Without a Cause), and ingenue (West Side Story), Wood always sparkled.
Current Score:
-6231
Total Votes:
20167
32
Often daffy but never dumb, Keaton was equally at home in Annie Hall and the Godfather trilogy.
Current Score:
-6345
Total Votes:
23307
33
Wholesomely pretty, America's Sweetheart was the first real movie star and co-founded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Current Score:
-6398
Total Votes:
20124
34
Kidman's range -- which includes comedy, action, and serious drama -- is as striking as her fiery red hair.
Current Score:
-6412
Total Votes:
20260
35
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:
-6425
Total Votes:
20501
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:
-6721
Total Votes:
22105
37
A Hollywood makeover turned Latina dancer Margarita Cansino into a red-haired pinup and erotic icon.
Current Score:
-6774
Total Votes:
45236
38
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:
-6848
Total Votes:
22514
39
Precocious child actress Foster matured into a brainy Oscar-winning beauty in dramas like The Accused and The Silence of the Lambs.
Current Score:
-6850
Total Votes:
43860
40
Day's perky, fresh-faced image was the antithesis of her hard-knocks life, but she never broke character.
Current Score:
-7160
Total Votes:
25788
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:
-7198
Total Votes:
34136
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:
-7290
Total Votes:
73928
43
Before becoming Princess Grace of Monaco, she was the impossibly elegant star of Rear Window and Dial M for Murder.
Current Score:
-8615
Total Votes:
26645
44
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Seven Year Itch, and Some Like it Hot showcased the buxom, blue-eyed blonde's comic gifts.
Current Score:
-8682
Total Votes:
55176
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:
-12027
Total Votes:
30025
46
She may be tiny, but she can go from cute (Legally Blonde) to formidable (Walk the Line) in an instant.
Current Score:
-12222
Total Votes:
28028
47
Bullock is the girl next door -- smart, nice, pretty, loyal, and fun. Who cares if her movies are forgettable?
Current Score:
-12224
Total Votes:
31388
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:
-12239
Total Votes:
28453
49
The Tesla roadster of actresses, Jolie is the rare woman who looks like Lara Croft and talks like Mother Teresa.
Current Score:
-12241
Total Votes:
31281
50
Pretty Woman catapulted the coltish Roberts to stardom, and her megawatt smile continues to light up comedies and dramas.
Current Score:
-12596
Total Votes:
29892