Top 20 Best Hollywood Actress – 2020

Top 20 Hollywood Actress

20 Hollywood Actress

With the perfect eyes and fresh smile, only a woman can make us go weak on our knees. Just a mere look towards us and they can drive us crazy.

Well, the Hollywood industry is packed with various actresses playing different characters  But some of them have their special talent, charisma, and personality which keeps them apart from the rest of the world.

Thus we have made you a list of 20 Hollywood actresses of all time.

Top 20 Hollywood Actress

Here in this article, we are presenting the 20 Hollywood Actresses who became the movie goddesses with their spellbound performances.

20. Jennifer Lopez – The ‘Jolly JLo’

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Jennifer Lynn Lopez is an American actress, singer, dancer, producer, fashion designer, and businesswoman, who was born on 24th July 1969. Lopez is best known by her nickname J.Lo first appeared in 1977 in Selena, a biographical musical drama film. She received a Golden Globe nomination for this role and became the first Latin actress who earned more than the US $1 million for a single film. Then she acted in Anaconda and Out of sight and became the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood. This 50 years old beautiful actress holds the 20th rank on our list.

19. Gal Gadot- The ‘Wonder Woman’

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On the 19th on our list of top 20 Hollywood Actresses, we have Gal Gadot. Gal Gadot is indeed the wonder woman of Hollywood. This Israeli actress, model, and producer became Miss Israel in 2004 at the age of 18. Then she served two years in the defense forces in Israel. Gadot first appeared in the movie Fast and Furious in 2009. She earned worldwide fame for playing the role of Wonder Woman in the DC universe and acted in films Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, and Justice League. She was listed as one of the highest-paid actresses in the world.

18. Penélope Cruz – The Spanish Beauty

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Spanish actress and model Penélope Cruz holds the 18th position on our list of top 20 Hollywood Actresses. She was born on 28th April 1974 and made her debut at the age of 16 on television. She played various roles in films like Open Your Eyes, The Hi-Lo Country, The Girl of Your Dreams, and Woman On Top. Cruz won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for playing Maria Elena in Vicky Cristina Barcelona in 2008. She has voluntarily spent one week in Uganda and in India and worked with Mother Teresa.

17. Sophie Turner – The ‘Queen In The North’

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Sophie Belinda Jonas Turner is best known for portraying Sansa Stark on HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones. This 24 years old British actress got a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award for an Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Turner also played a Young Phoenix/Jean Grey in the X-Men film series, Dark Phoenix and X Men- Apocalypse. We have listed her on 17th on our list top 20 Hollywood Actresses.

16. Sandra Bullock – The Astronaut

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Sandra Annette Bullock is on the 16th on our list of top 20 Hollywood Actresses. She is an American- German actress, Philanthropist, and producer and was the highest-paid actress in 2020 and 2014. Bullock made her acting debut in Hangmen (1987). She won the Academy Award for Best Actress and also the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for portraying Leigh Anne Tuohy in the drama The Blind Side. She was also nominated for the same award category for playing an astronaut in the sci-fi thriller Gravity in 2013.

15. Octavia Spencer- The ‘Black Beauty’

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Octavia Spencer is an American actress, author, and producer. She made her debut in the film through the drama A Time to Jill. She won the Academy Award For Best Supporting Actress for playing a maid in the 1960s film The Help. She was the first black actress to receive two consecutive nominations for Academy Awards and Golden Globe Award. She is on 15th on our list of top 20 Hollywood Actresses.

14. Anne Hathaway – The ‘Les Miserable Princess’

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American actress Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born on November 12, 1982, and we have her on 14th on our list of top Hollywood Actress. She made her debut with the Disney comedy movie The Princess Dairy in 2001. Her first commercial success was The Devil Wears Prada where she played an assistant to a fashion magazine editor. Hathaway played a prostitute in the musical drama Les Miserables for which she won the Oscar for best supporting actress. She also won an Emmy Award for providing her voice in The Simpsons.

13. Natalie Portman – The ‘Black Swan’

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Natalie Portman is an American-Israel actress and filmmaker who was born on 9th June 1981. She made her Broadway debut in the 1998 film The Diary of a Young Girl. She attended Harvard University and got a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She played Padme Amidala in the Star Wars series. Portman played a troubled ballerina in the psychological thriller Black Swan and won an Oscar for the Best Actress in 2010. We have listed Portman on 13th on our list of top Hollywood Actress.

12. Nicole Kidman – The Influential Other

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Nicole Kidman was born on June 20, 1967, and was named twice on the Times magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. She made her Hollywood debut opposite Tom Cruise in the racing film Days of Thunder. Kidman won Academy Awards for Best Actress for portraying Virginia Woolf in the film The Hours 2002. Kidman holds the 12th position on our list of top Hollywood Actress.

11. Emma Watson – The Brightest Witch Of Her Age

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We all had a childhood crush on this perfect Harry Potter actress. She made her debut in a professional acting role with the role of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series. She played Belle in the musical romance Beauty and the Beast of 2017. She encourages gender equality and was appointed as a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. She is on the 11th on our list of 20 top Hollywood Actress.

Top 10 Hollywood Actress

10. Halle Berry – The ‘Bond Girl’

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The African-American actress Hally Maria Berry won the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her role in Monster’s Ball and became the only woman of color to win an oscar. She played Storm in X-Men and a spy bond girl Jinx in James Bond’s Die Another Day. With her charming nature and fantastic acting skills, Hally Berry has taken the spot of 10th on our list of top Hollywood Actress.

9. Helena Bonham Carter – The Beautiful The Crazy

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Helena Bonham Carter is an American actress who is best known for playing in both low-budget films and blockbusters. She played the role of Bellatrix in the Harry Potter series. Carter won the International Emmy Award for Best Actress for her role in the TV film Enid. She also played various roles in films like Fight Club, Sweeney Todd, Charlie, and the Chocolate Factory,  and many more. She takes up the place of 9th on our list of top Hollywood Actress.

8. Renee Zellweger – The Bridget Jones

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This 51 years old American actress and producer received the Academy Award for Best Actress,  Golden Globe for Best Actress for playing Judy Garland in the film Judy. Her other notable works are Bridget Jones’s Diary, Jerry Maguire, What/If, Chicago, and many more. She was nominated 7 times for a Golden Globe Award and won the award 4 times. Renee Zellweger is on the 8th on our list of top 20 Hollywood Actresses.

7. Charlize Theron – The Bold And The Beautiful

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Charlize Theron gets the 7th rank on our list of 10 top Hollywood actress.  She is a South African-American actress, and producer. She is one of the world’s highest-paid actresses. She won a Silver Bear and Oscar for portraying Aileen Wuornos in Monster 2003. Her most notable works are Hancock, Snow White, and the Huntsman, Prometheus, Mad Max: Fury Road, Atomic Blonde, and The Fate of the Furious.

6. Lena Headey – The Queen Of Seven Kingdom

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British actress Lena Kathren Headey was born on 3rd October 1973. She is best known for her role as Cersei Lannister on HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones. Her most notable works are 300: Rise of an Empire, Mrs. Dalloway, Waterland, The Brothers Grimm, The Purge, and others. Headey starred as Sarah Connor on sci-fi television series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. She gets the 6th spot on our list of 10 top Hollywood actress.

5. Jennifer Lawrence- The Mystique, The Katniss

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Jennifer Lawrence is an American actress who appeared on Time’s 100 most influential people in the world. Her debut film was Garden Party. She was widely appreciated by the critics for her role as Mystique in the X-Men film series. She also played the role of Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games Film Trilogy. It made her the highest-grossing action heroine in the world of all time. Lawrence earned the Academy Awards for best actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook. She received her Golden Globe Award for portraying Joy Mangano in the biopic Joy. We have her on the 5th on our list of 10 top Hollywood actress.

4. Julia Roberts- The Pretty Woman

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Julia Roberts established herself as the leading lady in Hollywood with her comedy film Pretty Woman and won Golden Globe Awards. She won the Academy Awards for best actress for her role in Erin Brockovich. Her most successful films are Mystic Pizza, Sleeping With Enemy, Runaway Bride, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Eat Pay Love,  Money Monster, and others. She starred in the psychological thriller series Homecoming in the prime video in 2018. Roberts gets her place on 4th on our list of 10 top Hollywood actress.

3. Scarlett Johansson – The Black Widow

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This 35 years old American actress and singer is the world’s highest-paid actress since 2018. On the Forbes celebrity 100, she appeared multiple times. She made her film debut in the comedy film North in 1994. Johansson is best known for playing the superhero Black Widow on Marvel’s Avengers. Her other notable works are Lucy, Her, Under the Skin, and many more. We have her on 3rd on our list of top Hollywood actress.

2. Meryl Streep – The Best Actress Of Her Generation

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This perfect actress has been nominated for the Academy Awards for 21 times and won 3! She has received 8 Golden Globe Awards while being nominated for 32 times. This is a record. No wonder she is often described as the best actress of her generation. She won her first Oscar for best supporting actress for playing a troubled wife in Kramer vs Kramer. For starring as a Holocaust survivor in Sophie’s Choice, she received the second oscar in 1982. She bagged the third one for playing Margaret Thatcher in the Iron Lady in 2011. Streep has received many honorary awards like the AFI Life Achievement Award, Gala Tributes from The Film Society of Lincoln, and many more. Streep took the 2nd position on our list of top Hollywood Actress.

1. Kate Winslet – The Queen of Period Dramas

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Even at the age of 44, Kate Elizabeth Winslet grabbed the first position on our list of top Hollywood Actresses. Well, what can we do! She is simply the best. From Titanic to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, from Contagion to Revolutionary Road, she still makes us go crazy over her. For the film The Reader she has got an Academy Award for the Best Actress.

Special Mention: Marilyn Monroe – The Blonde Bomb

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Even after decades of her death, this Blonde Bombshell is still idolized as a sex symbol in Hollywood. Monroe was famous for her works in comedies like Gentleman who prefers blonde, How To Marry A Millionaire, and many more. Her last film was The Misfits in 1961, this super sexy and beautiful actress died only at the age of 36 from a drug overdose. We had to give her an honorary mention on our list of top Hollywood Actresses.

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Bottom Line

Well to become the most famous and most loved Hollywood actress looks really does not matter. We picked our choices according to their acting skill, personality, and nature of humanity. These actresses are brightening the faces of all the women in the world with their skills. Here, we have listed the top 20 Hollywood actresses of all time. 

Who is your favorite pick from the above? Don’t forget to tell us in the comment section below. Did you like this article? Then share this list of the top Hollywood Actresses in the world with your friends and family.

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