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:
25122
Total Votes:
102080
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:
17074
Total Votes:
102290
3
Soulful star Bergman made doomed romance look good in Casablanca and self-loathing even better in Notorious.
Current Score:
15816
Total Votes:
67496
4
In a world of pneumatic blondes, Hepburn made smart, complicated brunette sprites sexy in Roman Holiday and Sabrina.
Current Score:
13932
Total Votes:
56086
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:
13923
Total Votes:
69757
6
Fonda defied the Establishment, going from generic starlet (Walk on the Wild Side) to sex kitten (Barbarella) to Oscar winner (Klute).
Current Score:
12675
Total Votes:
52935
7
From Double Indemnity to The Lady Eve, Stanwyck was a lean live wire with an alluringly husky voice.
Current Score:
3036
Total Votes:
64826
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:
1335
Total Votes:
46595
9
British beauty Kerr specialized in channeling the hidden heat beneath the brittle, high-strung facade.
Current Score:
1115
Total Votes:
37523
10
The Swedish-born Garbo had plenty of beauty and talent to spare, but her mystery made her a legend.
Current Score:
1042
Total Votes:
25256
11
Colbert could do just about anything -- historical dramas, women's weepies, musicals -- but she was the quintessential runaway heiress.
Current Score:
1018
Total Votes:
35160
12
Arthur excelled at playing brisk, witty, no-nonsense career girls who could go toe-to-toe with any man.
Current Score:
974
Total Votes:
34590
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:
193
Total Votes:
53303
14
At 17, Winslet wowed moviegoers as a sociopathic teen in Heavenly Creatures. She's never shied away from offbeat characters.
Current Score:
17
Total Votes:
79625
15
Modeling got Hayward to Hollywood, where she delivered wrenching performances in Smash-Up and I Want to Live!
Current Score:
-2164
Total Votes:
35440
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:
-3959
Total Votes:
32015
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:
-3964
Total Votes:
34486
18
Louche, leggy, and decadently languid, Dietrich brought European sophistication to Hollywood and kissed a girl in thirties Morocco.
Current Score:
-3990
Total Votes:
26772
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:
-4908
Total Votes:
31672
20
An energetic redhead with a saucy smile, MacLaine made hooking seem wholesome in Irma la Douce and Sweet Charity.
Current Score:
-5353
Total Votes:
22115
21
She sang like an angel in Mary Poppins and made fun of her sweetness-and-light image in S.O.B.
Current Score:
-5474
Total Votes:
38704
22
In The Big Sleep, the young Bacall's sultry voice and tough-girl swagger captivated men and women alike.
Current Score:
-5789
Total Votes:
22805
23
Boss from hell, Holocaust survivor, and frustrated housewife -- is there anyone Streep can't play?
Current Score:
-5816
Total Votes:
57814
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:
-5915
Total Votes:
72565
25
No one worked harder. From Our Dancing Daughters to Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, she remained in the limelight.
Current Score:
-5960
Total Votes:
37692
26
Olivia de Havilland's younger sister was the quintessential cool, classy Hitchcock blonde and won an Oscar for Suspicion.
Current Score:
-5973
Total Votes:
25067
27
She could have coasted on her platinum-blonde looks, but Lombard showed she had sublime comic timing in My Man Godfrey.
Current Score:
-5974
Total Votes:
22802
28
From The Quiet Man to Miracle on 34th Street, O'Hara brought a dash of color to every movie she made.
Current Score:
-6034
Total Votes:
20820
29
An Italian bombshell with talent as generous as her curves, Loren could be sultry, funny, and heartbreaking.
Current Score:
-6102
Total Votes:
22344
30
Witty and urbane, Loy excelled in the Thin Man movies, playing the brainier half of society sleuths Nick and Nora.
Current Score:
-6166
Total Votes:
26020
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:
-6216
Total Votes:
20242
32
Often daffy but never dumb, Keaton was equally at home in Annie Hall and the Godfather trilogy.
Current Score:
-6337
Total Votes:
23377
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:
20170
34
Kidman's range -- which includes comedy, action, and serious drama -- is as striking as her fiery red hair.
Current Score:
-6411
Total Votes:
20343
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:
-6426
Total Votes:
20592
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:
-6716
Total Votes:
22156
37
A Hollywood makeover turned Latina dancer Margarita Cansino into a red-haired pinup and erotic icon.
Current Score:
-6743
Total Votes:
45305
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:
-6835
Total Votes:
43949
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:
-6862
Total Votes:
22574
40
Day's perky, fresh-faced image was the antithesis of her hard-knocks life, but she never broke character.
Current Score:
-7133
Total Votes:
25861
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:
-7182
Total Votes:
34198
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:
-7259
Total Votes:
73993
43
Before becoming Princess Grace of Monaco, she was the impossibly elegant star of Rear Window and Dial M for Murder.
Current Score:
-8580
Total Votes:
26706
44
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Seven Year Itch, and Some Like it Hot showcased the buxom, blue-eyed blonde's comic gifts.
Current Score:
-8646
Total Votes:
55268
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:
-11996
Total Votes:
30102
46
Bullock is the girl next door -- smart, nice, pretty, loyal, and fun. Who cares if her movies are forgettable?
Current Score:
-12208
Total Votes:
31480
47
She may be tiny, but she can go from cute (Legally Blonde) to formidable (Walk the Line) in an instant.
Current Score:
-12230
Total Votes:
28114
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:
-12257
Total Votes:
28539
49
The Tesla roadster of actresses, Jolie is the rare woman who looks like Lara Croft and talks like Mother Teresa.
Current Score:
-12259
Total Votes:
31377
50
Pretty Woman catapulted the coltish Roberts to stardom, and her megawatt smile continues to light up comedies and dramas.
Current Score:
-12591
Total Votes:
29997