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:
25318
Total Votes:
102414
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:
16852
Total Votes:
102638
3
Soulful star Bergman made doomed romance look good in Casablanca and self-loathing even better in Notorious.
Current Score:
15899
Total Votes:
67719
4
In a world of pneumatic blondes, Hepburn made smart, complicated brunette sprites sexy in Roman Holiday and Sabrina.
Current Score:
14060
Total Votes:
56360
5
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:
13985
Total Votes:
69953
6
Fonda defied the Establishment, going from generic starlet (Walk on the Wild Side) to sex kitten (Barbarella) to Oscar winner (Klute).
Current Score:
12547
Total Votes:
53189
7
From Double Indemnity to The Lady Eve, Stanwyck was a lean live wire with an alluringly husky voice.
Current Score:
3073
Total Votes:
65021
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:
1449
Total Votes:
46823
9
British beauty Kerr specialized in channeling the hidden heat beneath the brittle, high-strung facade.
Current Score:
1113
Total Votes:
37683
10
The Swedish-born Garbo had plenty of beauty and talent to spare, but her mystery made her a legend.
Current Score:
1055
Total Votes:
25417
11
Colbert could do just about anything -- historical dramas, women's weepies, musicals -- but she was the quintessential runaway heiress.
Current Score:
1025
Total Votes:
35305
12
Arthur excelled at playing brisk, witty, no-nonsense career girls who could go toe-to-toe with any man.
Current Score:
958
Total Votes:
34718
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:
413
Total Votes:
53585
14
At 17, Winslet wowed moviegoers as a sociopathic teen in Heavenly Creatures. She's never shied away from offbeat characters.
Current Score:
14
Total Votes:
79842
15
Modeling got Hayward to Hollywood, where she delivered wrenching performances in Smash-Up and I Want to Live!
Current Score:
-1958
Total Votes:
35794
16
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:
-3861
Total Votes:
34695
17
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:
-3896
Total Votes:
32180
18
Louche, leggy, and decadently languid, Dietrich brought European sophistication to Hollywood and kissed a girl in thirties Morocco.
Current Score:
-3971
Total Votes:
26907
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:
-4841
Total Votes:
31867
20
An energetic redhead with a saucy smile, MacLaine made hooking seem wholesome in Irma la Douce and Sweet Charity.
Current Score:
-5325
Total Votes:
22273
21
She sang like an angel in Mary Poppins and made fun of her sweetness-and-light image in S.O.B.
Current Score:
-5416
Total Votes:
38880
22
Boss from hell, Holocaust survivor, and frustrated housewife -- is there anyone Streep can't play?
Current Score:
-5631
Total Votes:
58167
23
In The Big Sleep, the young Bacall's sultry voice and tough-girl swagger captivated men and women alike.
Current Score:
-5727
Total Votes:
22957
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:
-5841
Total Votes:
72721
25
No one worked harder. From Our Dancing Daughters to Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, she remained in the limelight.
Current Score:
-5854
Total Votes:
37886
26
She could have coasted on her platinum-blonde looks, but Lombard showed she had sublime comic timing in My Man Godfrey.
Current Score:
-5954
Total Votes:
22914
27
Olivia de Havilland's younger sister was the quintessential cool, classy Hitchcock blonde and won an Oscar for Suspicion.
Current Score:
-5972
Total Votes:
25170
28
From The Quiet Man to Miracle on 34th Street, O'Hara brought a dash of color to every movie she made.
Current Score:
-5972
Total Votes:
20962
29
An Italian bombshell with talent as generous as her curves, Loren could be sultry, funny, and heartbreaking.
Current Score:
-6059
Total Votes:
22475
30
Witty and urbane, Loy excelled in the Thin Man movies, playing the brainier half of society sleuths Nick and Nora.
Current Score:
-6129
Total Votes:
26137
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:
-6168
Total Votes:
20382
32
Often daffy but never dumb, Keaton was equally at home in Annie Hall and the Godfather trilogy.
Current Score:
-6287
Total Votes:
23521
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:
-6392
Total Votes:
20264
34
Kidman's range -- which includes comedy, action, and serious drama -- is as striking as her fiery red hair.
Current Score:
-6396
Total Votes:
20508
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:
-6421
Total Votes:
20743
36
A Hollywood makeover turned Latina dancer Margarita Cansino into a red-haired pinup and erotic icon.
Current Score:
-6691
Total Votes:
45439
37
"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:
-6698
Total Votes:
22254
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:
-6788
Total Votes:
44094
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:
-6873
Total Votes:
22671
40
Day's perky, fresh-faced image was the antithesis of her hard-knocks life, but she never broke character.
Current Score:
-7105
Total Votes:
25993
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:
-7134
Total Votes:
34314
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:
-7221
Total Votes:
74115
43
Before becoming Princess Grace of Monaco, she was the impossibly elegant star of Rear Window and Dial M for Murder.
Current Score:
-8500
Total Votes:
26838
44
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Seven Year Itch, and Some Like it Hot showcased the buxom, blue-eyed blonde's comic gifts.
Current Score:
-8599
Total Votes:
55437
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:
-11907
Total Votes:
30263
46
Bullock is the girl next door -- smart, nice, pretty, loyal, and fun. Who cares if her movies are forgettable?
Current Score:
-12175
Total Votes:
31637
47
She may be tiny, but she can go from cute (Legally Blonde) to formidable (Walk the Line) in an instant.
Current Score:
-12251
Total Votes:
28265
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:
-12274
Total Votes:
28682
49
The Tesla roadster of actresses, Jolie is the rare woman who looks like Lara Croft and talks like Mother Teresa.
Current Score:
-12326
Total Votes:
31536
50
Pretty Woman catapulted the coltish Roberts to stardom, and her megawatt smile continues to light up comedies and dramas.
Current Score:
-12553
Total Votes:
30193