The world of entertainment is booming, and none more than the film and television industries. With so many options available to us it is almost hard to decide on what to watch each night. The biggest influencing factor is without a doubt the actors and actresses who star in the production. Meaning if you get the right cast, you are destined for a successful run at the Box Office. Today we are taking a look at the top 5 actresses according to IMDb, the famous online database.
5. Frances McDormand
This 63-year-old actress was born in Illinois, USA and then later adopted by two Canadian parents. She is an actress and producer, and even works on soundtracks of some of the productions. She is mostly known for her appearances in Fargo (1996) where she played the role of Marge Gunderson, Almost Famous (2000), Moonrise Kingdom (2012) as well as the more recent Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2012).
4. Helena Bonham Carter
This actress and producer is one of the most famous faces in the UK. She has starred in many different genres showing amazing versatility and creativity. She was born in 1966 in London, England. Her talent has gotten her nominated for 2 Oscars and further winning her another 44 awards.
Helena Bonham Carter is best known for her iconic roles in Box Office giants like Fight Club (1999), The Kind’s Speech (2010), Les Miserables (2012) and of course starring as Mrs Lovett with Johnny Depp in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007).
3. Uma Thurman
The Kill Bill and Pulp Fiction star has made quite the name for herself in Hollywood. Born in Boston, USA, in 1970, she went on to play in many movies during her career. The most notable ones being the Kill Bill franchise with Volume 1 in 2003 and Volume 2 in 2004. Also, Pulp Fiction (1994), which is considered one of the top 10 best movies of all time.
2. Natalie Portman
Landing on number two of the list of top actresses is the well-known actress and producer, Natalie Portman. This young beauty was born in 1981 in Israel, after which she made her way to Hollywood to pursue her acting career.
She is best known for her Oscar-winning performance in the legendary Black Swan (2010. She has also starred in more than 60 other films including V for Vendetta (2005), Closer (2004) and her first big production Leon: The Professional (1994).
1. Cate Blanchett
Topping our list of top actresses is none other than the Hollywood superstar, Cate Blanchett. The Australian born actress is one of the most famous and most liked actresses of all time. She has played iconic roles in some of the biggest movies of all time like Lord of the Rings and she has won 2 Oscars and 153 other awards.
Her biggest films have been the Lord of the Rings trilogy, also Carol (2015) and Blue Jasmine (2013).
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