Beautiful, enchanting & supremely talented, female actors have continued to woo their audience. Here is a list of greatest female actors of all times. Take a look at the best in the showbiz.

Greatest Female Actors Of All Time

The world of cinema has given us a little more than just glam, glitz and starry affairs. While the showbiz world has never failed to awe us with its larger-than-life offerings, we have to agree that it’s the sheer talent, charisma and characterization of the actors that has kept our gaze glued to the big screens. The celluloid world has been powered by the extraordinary efforts of actors, who have carved a niche for themselves in the entertainment history, with their acting accomplishments, magnificent screen presence and impressive feats. Here is a list of greatest female actors of all times who continue to rule our hearts through decades now. These women have proved that they are a little more than just glam dolls with their incredible onscreen feats. They have created history with their commendable performances. Read on to know more about the greatest female actors of all times.
Best Female Actors Of All Times 


Jodie Foster
The list of Hollywood’s best actresses cannot go without mentioning the sterling contribution of Hollywood actor-director-producer Jodie Foster. A rare combo of superlative talent and attractiveness, Foster has added to her name quite an impressive lineup of prestigious awards and nominations. With films like ‘Silence of the Lambs’, ‘The Accused’, ‘Flightplan’ and more to her impressive array of big screen feats, Foster is indeed one of the best actresses Hollywood has ever had.
Meryl Streep
Considered by many as the greatest living actress of the decade, Meryl Streep has wowed her audience with her stupendous prowess and mesmerizing beauty, as an actress. This Hollywood thespian has quite a many awards to her credit and has truly lived her belief ‘No matter what happens…my work will stand’. A perfectionist by dint of her meticulousness, Streep is one of those few actresses to have bagged maximum number of Academy awards nominations.
Nicole Kidman
When it comes to talking about Hollywood’s all time great actors, one cannot miss out on the elegant redhead beauty Nicole Kidman. She is one of the few actresses who have stormed the screens with her jaw-dropping hysterics in films like ‘Dead Calm, ‘Moulin Rouge’, ‘To Die For’, ‘The Hours’ and more. Once married to Tom Cruise, this heavily accented Australian dame has gone ahead to win much critical applause for her recent accomplishments. She still continues to wow all her fans and fanatics with her colossal celluloid presence.
Nargis Dutt
One of the highly esteemed actresses to ever appear on Bollywood big screen, Nargis Dutt has won for herself unparalleled love and recognition, with her brilliant antics and impeccable beauty. Films like ‘Barsaat’, ‘Andaz’, ‘Awara’, and ‘Shree 420’ are clear testimony of her unsurpassable talent. In her 25-year-long career, Nargis acted in several box office hits and highly acclaimed films, that has earned her an immortal recognition among her fans.
A diva in her own rights, Rekha started off her Bollywood escapade with ‘Sawan Bhaado’. Noted for her versatility and enchanting beauty, Rekha has especially carved a niche with her female-oriented roles. She is one of the few actresses who have won acclaim both as a commercial actress and a parallel one. Some of amongst her many best onscreen feats include ‘Khubsoorat’, 'Umrao Jaan', ‘Silsila’ and ‘Do Anjaane’.
Madhuri Dixit
A dazzler of the Bollywood big screens, Madhuri Dixit is one of those few actresses who have managed to leave a permanent impression in the world of showbiz. A blend of beauty and talent, Madhuri has won hearts with films like ‘Saajan’, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’, ‘Pukar’, ‘Gaja Gamini’ ‘Devdas’ and more. A muse to noted painter, M.F Hussain, Madhuri will be best remembered for her acting antics, dancing skills as well as her million-dollar smile.
  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Jessica Alba
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Sandra Bullock
  • Jennifer Garner
  • Julia Roberts
  • Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Meg Ryan
  • Uma Thurman
  • Keira Knightley
  • Cameron Diaz
  • Salma Hayek
  • Penelope Cruz
  • Drew Barrymore
  • Kate Hudson
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • Scarlette Johansson
  • Renee Zellweger
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Demi Moore
  • Charlize Theron
  • Kate Winslet
  • Sarah Jessica Parker
  • Katie Holmes
  • Lindsay Lohan
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Sophia Loren
  • Meena Kumari
  • Madhubala
  • Vyajanthimala
  • Mumtaz
  • Asha Parekh
  • Sridevi
  • Shabana Azmi
  • Smita Patel
  • Dimple Kapadia
  • Jaya Bachchan
  • Rakhee
  • Nutan
  • Zeenat Aman
  • Sharmila Tagore
  • Waheeda Rehman
  • Parvin Babi
  • Aishwarya Rai
  • Kajol

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