Brightest stars in the hollywood sky these days

I've made a list with the top 25 actresses in Hollywood right now. Many of them had been in the list for years because they are just spectacular artists that can't stop giving their best in every role they are given. Others, younger, are in this list because they have made a huge breakthrough lately. They all have in common the fact that they are nowadays the most famous, best paid and best in the industry actresses. Let's take a look at each one of them, a brief biography and the roles that lead them to where they are now: on top of the world!

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Emma from Arizona

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Emily Jean Stone was born in November 6, 1988 in Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S. She is 29 years old and she began acting as a child in a theatre production. She had several tv roles but her breakthrough was in the 2010 teen comedy "Easy A", which earned her BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations.

EMMA, the Star.

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Emma was first nominated to an Academy Award for her role in 2014 "Birdman" and later, in 2017 she won an Academy Award, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe for her role in "La La Land". We can now see her in "Battle of the sexes", where her portrayal of Billie Jean King earned her another Golden Globe Nomination. Fun fact: She is currently the highest paid actress: $26 million

NETA-LEE from Jerusalem.

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Neta-Lee Hershlag was born June 9, 1981 in Jerusalem. She is 36 years old and her first role was in 1994 "Leon: The Professional". She studied psychology at Harvard University (alongside her work as an actress) and she completed a bachelor's degree in 2013.

NATALIE PORTMAN

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She had several important roles in movies such as "Closer", which earned her an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe win, "V for Vendetta" and "The other Boleyn Girl", among others. But it was because of her performance in 2010 psychological thriller "Black Swan" that she won an Academy Award.

Scarlett, from Manhattan

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Scarlett Ingrid Johansson was born November 22, 1984 in Manhattan, New York City. She is 33 years old. She is an actress and also a singer. She made her film debut in 1994 "North" but she gained further recognition for her roles in 1998 "The horse whisperer" and 2001 "Ghost World".

SCARLETT, the Star.

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She had been in several acclaimed movies, such as 2003 "Lost in translation" for which she won a BAFTA award, 2005 "Match Point", 2006 "The Prestige" and 2008 "Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona". She also won a Tony in 2010 for her role in "View from the Bridge" and released 2 albums.

SANDRA ANNETTE

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Sandra Annette Bullock was born July 26, 1964 in Arlington, Virginia, U.S. She is 53 years old and she is an actress, producer and philanthropist. Her breakthrough role was in the 1993 film "Demolition Man".

SANDRA BULLOCK

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She gained further success in 200 "Miss Congeniality", 2002 "Two Weeks Notice" and 2009 "The Proposal", among many others. She won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for her role in 2009 "The Blind Side". She had been one of Hollywood's best paid actresses in 2007.

JESSICA, from Sacramento.

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Jessica Chastain was born March 24, 1977 in Sacramento, California, U.S. She is 40 years old and is an actress and film producer. She had been interested in acting since a little girl that's why she studied acting. She had performed on stage and on tv series such as "Law & Order".

JESSICA CHASTAIN

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She made her film debut in 2008 drama "Jolene" and earned her first Academy Award nomination for her role in 2011 "The Help". In 2012, Jessica won a Golden Globe for her role as a CIA agent in "Zero Dark Thirty". She starred in two great science fiction films: 2014 "Interstellar" and 2016 "The Martian". We can now see her in "Molly's Game".

ANNE with an E.

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Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born November 12, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S. She is 35 years old and she is an actress and a singer. She acted in several plays while she was attending school and was cast in 1999 tv series "Get Real". Her breakthrough role was in 2001 Disney comedy "The Princess Diaries". She had very big commercial success in films such as 2006 "Devil wears Prada", "Bride Wars", "Love and other Drugs", "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Interstellar" among others.

ANNE HATHAWAY

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She was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in 2008 "Rachel getting married" and finally won one for her role in 2012 "Les Miserables". She even won an Emmy Award for providing her voice in "The Simpsons.

AMY LOU

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Amy Lou Adams was born August 20, 1974 in Vicenza, Italy. She is 43 years old and she is an actress that is amongst the highest paid actresses in the world. She trained to be a ballerina but later decided she liked musical theatre better. She made several appearances in tv but his film breakthrough role was in 2002 "Catch me if you can".

AMY ADAMS

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Amy's first major success was in 2007 Disney musical "Enchanted". She won two consecutive Golden Globe Awards for her roles in 2013 "American Hustle" and 2014 "Big Eyes" and received great critic for her leading roles in 2016 "Arrival" and "Nocturnal Animals"

GWYNETH KATE

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Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born September 27, 1972 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is 45 years old and she is an actress, singer and food writer. She rose to worldwide recognition in 1998 for her role in "Shakespeare in Love", for which she won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.

GWYNETH PALTROW

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She had been in incredible good films such as 2001 ""The Royal Tenenbaums", "Shallow Hall" and 2005 "Proof", for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination. She also won an emmy Award for her role as Holly Holliday on tv series "Glee".

ANGIE

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Angelina Jolie Voight was born June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is 42 years old actress, filmmaker and humanitarian. She made her screen debut in 1982 (alongside her father) "Lookin' to get out" but her career began ten years later.

ANGELINA JOLIE

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In 1999 she won an Academy Award for her role in "Girl, Interrupted" and her role in 2001 "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" established her as a leading Hollywood actress. Angelina gained critical acclaimed for her performances in 2007 "A Mighty Heart" and 2008 "Challenging". Her biggest commercial success was 2014 "Maleficent". She had also received awards for her humanitarian efforts.

CATHERINE ELISE

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Catherine Elise Blanchett was born May 14, 1969 in Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia. She is 48 years old and she is and actress and theatre director. She came to international attention for her role in 1998 "Elizabeth" for which she won a BAFTA and a Golden Globe and earned her first Oscar nomination.

BLUE JASMINE

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She is the only australian to win two Academy Awards (For her roles in 2004 "The Aviator" and 2013 "Blue Jasmine"). She has an immense list of notable films that includes 2006 "Babel", 2008 "The curious case of Benjamin Button" and 2015 "Carol". And also an extensive career on stage.

JENNIFER, from Kentucky.

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Jennifer Shrader Lawrence was born August 15, 1990 in Indian Hills, Kentucky, U.S. She is 27 years old and was the highest paid actress in 2014 and 2016. As a little girl, she performed in church plays and school musicals and at the age of 14 she began her acting career by playing guest roles in tv shows.

JENNIFER LAWRENCE

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She made her film debut in 2008 "Garden Party" and gained recognition on 2001 "X-Men: First Class". She starred in the film series "The Hunger Games" (2012-2015) which established her as the highest-grossing action heroine of all times. She won an Academy Award for her role in 2012 "Silver Linings Playbook" and received a BAFTA and Golden Globe for her role in 2013 "American Hustle" and a Golden Globe Award for her role in 2015 "Joy"

THE MOST FAMOUS REDHEAD

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Julie Anne Smith was born December 3 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, U.S. She is 57 years old. She studied theatre at Boston University and began her career with tv roles. Her movie debut was in 1990 with "Tales from the Darkside". She gained recognition in the 1993 film "Short Cuts".

JULIANNE MOORE

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Julianne established herself as a Hollywood leading actress portraying roles in blockbuster films such as 1995 "Nine Months" and 1997 " Lost World: Jurassic Park". She received several oscar nominations and finally won for her role in 2014 "Still Alice".

EMILY OLIVIA LEAH

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Emily Olivia Leah Blunt was born February 23 , 1983 in Wandsworth, London, England. She is 34 years old and she is a film and stage actress and singer. She gained recognition for her role in 2006 "Devil wears Prada" which earned her a BAFTA and Golden Globe Award nomination for best actress in a supporting role.

EMILY BLUNT

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In 2009, Emily received the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year. She received Golden Globe nominations for her roles in 2009 "Young Victoria", 2012 "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" and 2014 "Into the Woods". She is set to portray Mary Poppins i n 2018 film "Mary Poppins Returns".

JULIA FIONA

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Julia Fiona Roberts was born October 28, 1967 in Smyrna, Georgia, U.S. She is 50 years old and she is an actress and producer. Her outbreaking role was in 1990 "Pretty Woman". She won three Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award for her role in 2000 "Erin Brockovich"

JULIA ROBERTS

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She has a endless list of very successful films. Just to name a few: My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Notting Hill (1999), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Valentine's Day (2010), Eat Pray Love (2010), and Wonder (2017). Julia received an Emmy Award for for her performance in the HBO television film The Normal Heart (2014).

MERYL THE QUEEN OF THE WORLD

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Mary Louise Streep was born June 22, 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, U.S. She is 68 years old and she is an actress and philanthropist. She is considered the best actress of her generation. She made her stage debut in 1975 and hasn't stopped since.

MERYL STREEP

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She was nominated for an Academy Award 21 times! She won 3 of them for her roles in 1979 "Kramer vs Kramer", 1982 "Sophie's Choice" and 2011 "The Iron Lady". Meryl also received Golden Globe nominations 31 times and won 8 of them.

HERMIONE NO MORE

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Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born April 15, 1990 in Paris, France. She is 27 years old and she is an actress, model and activist. She trained as an actress at an Oxford school of arts and her first role ever (and the one that made her win world recognition) was as Hermione Granger in the film series Harry Potter.

EMMA WATSON

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Emma graduated Brown University with a bachelor's degree in English Literature in 2014 while she continue starring in films such as: "My Week with Marilyn" (2011), "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" (2012), "The Bling Ring" (2013), "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Circle" (2017)

THE FAMOUS REGINA GEORGE

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Rachel Anne McAdams was born November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada. She is 39 years old and she is a Canadian actress. She studied theatre at York University and in 2002 made her Hollywood debut in "The Hot Chick". She gained world recognition in 2004 with her roles in "Mean Girls" and "The Notebook".

RACHEL MCADAMS

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She took a two-year break and returned in 2009 with a role in "The Time Traveler's Wife". and a role in 2010 "Morning Glory", among many others. Rachel was nominated to an Academy Award in 2015 for her role in "Spotlight".

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH BEING A STAR

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Viola Davis was born August 11, 1965 in St. Matthews, South Carolina, U.S. She is 52 years old and she is an actress and a producer. Viola begun her career on stage and played supporting and minor roles on films and tv series.

VIOLA DAVIS

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Her film breakthrough came in 2008 for her role in "Doubt" and she was nominated for a Golden Globe, a SAG and an Academy Award. She also received an Academy Award nomination for her role in 2011 "The Help". Since 2014 she portrays Annalise Keating in the tv drama "How to get away with murder" and won an Emmy award in 2015.

THE IMPOSSIBLE STAR

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Naomi Ellen Watts was born September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, Kent, England. She is 49 years old and she is an English actress and film producer. She made her film debut in 1986 in an Australian film "For Love Alone" and appeared in several Australian tv series as well as American films.

NAOMI WATTS

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But she achieved real fame in 2001 for her role in "Mulholland Drive". She gained success for her role in 2002 "The ring" and she received an Academy Award nomination for her role in 2003 "21 Grams" and an Academy and Golden Globe nomination for her role in 2012 "The Impossible". Naomi starred in 2017 Netflix's "Gypsy".

SOUTH AFRICAN SENSATION

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Charlize Theron was born August 7, 1975 in Benoni, South Africa. She is 42 years old and she is an actress and a film producer. She had starred in numerous important films such as "That Thing You Do!" (1996), "The Devil's Advocate" (1997), "Hancock" (2008), "Snow White and the Huntsman" (2012) and "Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015) among many others.

CHARLIZE

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But the role that earned her an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Awards was her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in 2003 film "Monster". Charlize also received several more Golden Globe nominations.

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Saoirse Una Ronan was born April 12, 1994 in The Bronx, New York, U.S. She is 23 years old and she is an Irish and American actress. Saoirse made her acting debut in 2003 series "The Clinic". Her breakthrough came in 2007 film "Atonement" for which she earned an Oscar nomination.

SAOIRSE RONAN

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She continued participating in big films and received critical acclaimed for her role in 2015 "Brooklyn" (she got an Oscar nomination) and had been Oscar and Golden Globe nominated for her role in 2017 "Lady Bird".

THE OTHER SOOKY

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Melissa Ann McCarthy was born August 26, 1970 in Plainfield, Illinois, U.S. She is 47 years old and she is actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer and producer. She began appearing in tv and films in 1990 but gained recognition for her role in 2000 tv series "Gilmore Girls".

MELISSA MCCARTHY

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She won an Emmy for her performance in 2010 tv series "Mike and Molly" and was nominated 5 more times for her several roles in "Saturday Night Live". She received great critics and Academy Award nominations (among others) for her role in 2011 "Bridesmaids". She continues appearing in very important films such as "This is 40" (2012), "The Hangover Part III" (2013) and "Ghostbusters" (2016).

UNSINKABLE

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Kate Elizabeth Winslet was born October 5, 1975 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is 42 years old and had been acting since she was a little girl. Her first screen appearance was in 1991, when she was 15 years old, in the British tv series "Dark Season" and made her film debut in 1994 "Heavenly Creatures"

KATE WINSLET

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Her breakthrough role was in 1997 "Titanic" and she gained immediate world recognition. She appeared in extremely good films such as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (2004) (which was a turning point in her career), "Finding Neverland" (2004), "Little Children" (2006), "Revolutionary Road" (2008), and "The Reader" (2008) for which she won an Academy Award and a BAFTA award. She also won a Grammy for her narration of an audiobook.

NICOLE MARY

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Nicole Mary Kidman was born June 20, 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. She is 50 years old and she is an actress, producer and singer. She began her acting career with a role in the 1983 film "Bush Christmas" and made her Hollywood review in 1990 "Days of Thunder".

NICOLE KIDMAN

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She gained world recognition because she starred in a series of important films and won a Academy Award and a Golden Globe for her role in 2002 "The Hours". She starred in commercially successful films such as 2001 "The Others" 2003 "Cold Mountain" and 2012 "The Paperboy". She gained another Oscar nomination for her role in 2016 "Lion". Nicole returned to tv last year with HBO tv series "Big Little Lies" and won an Emmy Award.

BEND IT LIKE KEIRA

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Keira Christina Knightley was born March 26, 1885 in Teddington, London, England. She is 32 years old and she began acting as a child in tv. She gained recognition in 2002 film "Bend it like Beckham".

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY

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She became known for starring in period dramas such as Pride & Prejudice (2005), Atonement (2007), Silk (2007); The Duchess (2008), A Dangerous Method (2011), and Anna Karenina (2012), for all of them she gained several Oscar and Golden Globe nominations. Keira also starred in romantic comedies such as 2003 "Love Actually" and 2012 "Seeking a friend for the End of the World".

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