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Top Ten Actresses

by randy_michigan created on May 6, 2013 (a list of 10 people )
1. Priscilla Lane
The Lane Sisters refers to a group of sisters, three of whom achieved success in the 1920s and 1930s as a singing act, with their popularity onstage leading to a series of successful films. A fourth sister was not successful and left this milieu and a fifth avoided show business altogether. Priscill... read more...
2. Ann Sheridan
Ann Sheridan (February 21, 1915 - January 21, 1967) was an American film actress.Born Clara Lou Sheridan in Denton, Texas on February 21, 1915, she was a student at the University of North Texas when her sister sent a photograph of her to Paramount Pictures. She subsequently entered and won a beauty... read more...
3. Kay Francis
Kay Francis (January 13, 1905 - August 26, 1968) was an American stage and film actress. After a brief period on Broadway in the late 1920s, she moved to film and achieved her greatest success between 1930 and 1936, when she was the number one female star at the Warner Brothers studio, and the ... read more...
4. Ginger Rogers
Ginger Rogers (July 16, 1911 - April 25, 1995) was an American actress, dancer, and singer who appeared in film, and on stage, radio, and television throughout much of the 20th century.During her long career, she made a total of 73 films, and is noted for her role as Fred Astaire's romantic interest... read more...
5. June Allyson
June Allyson (October 7, 1917 - July 8, 2006) was an American film and television actress, popular in the 1940s and 1950s. She was a major MGM contract star. Allyson won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance in Too Young to Kiss (1951). From 1959-1961, she hosted and occasional... read more...
6. Ann Sothern
Ann Sothern (January 22, 1909 - March 15, 2001) was an American film and television actress whose career spanned six decades.Sothern was born Harriette Arlene Lake in Valley City, North Dakota, but was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she graduated from Minneapolis Central High School in 1926... read more...
7. Joan Blondell
Rose Joan Blondell (August 30, 1906 - December 25, 1979) was an American actress.After winning a beauty pageant, Blondell embarked upon a film career. Establishing herself as a sexy wisecracking blonde, she was a pre-Code staple of Warner Brothers and appeared in more than 100 movies and television ... read more...
8. Constance Bennett
Constance Campbell Bennett (October 22, 1904 - July 24, 1965) was an American actress.She was born in New York City, the daughter of actor Richard Bennett and actress Adrienne Morrison, whose father was the stage actor Lewis Morrison (Morris W. Morris), a wealthy performer of English and Spanish anc... read more...
9. Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck (July 16, 1907 - January 20, 1990) was an American actress. A film and television star, known during her 60-year career as a consummate and versatile professional with a strong screen presence, and a favorite of directors including Cecil B. DeMille, Fritz Lang and Frank Capra. After... read more...
10. Irene Dunne
Irene Dunne (December 20, 1898 - September 4, 1990) was an American film actress and singer of the 1930s and 1940s. Dunne was nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Actress, for her performances in Cimarron (1931), Theodora Goes Wild (1936), The Awful Truth (1937), Love Affair (1939) an... read more...