Some Hollywood actresses have left an indelible mark in the hearts of the fans that it is difficult to forget them. Well, let's look at a list of such 5 talented actresses of the West.
Honored as the “best actress of her generation”, Meryl Streep was born in 1949 in New Jersey. She has been nominated for Academy Awards for 19 times and has won it three times. She has also been honored by Oscars for three times.
Known for her roles in the French Lieutenant’s Woman, Julie and Julia, The Devil Wears Prada and numerous other movies, Meryl has won several awards for her acting. Her modesty adds a feather to her collar.
Best known for her role in Titanic, Kathy Bates was born on June 28, 1948, in Memphis. She received 3 Oscar nominations out of which she won 1. She has also been prominent in televisions for which she won 13 Emmy awards. She was Phyllis in the soap opera of NBC “The doctors”.
Bates has worked with theaters as well. She received a Tony Award nomination in 1983 for her stage role in the play “Night, Mother”.
The multi-talented actress also sings. In her debut film “Taking off” she sang her original “Even Horses had Wings.”
The star of “The Silence of the Lambs”, Alicia Christian Foster is an American actress born on November 19, 1962, in Los Angeles. Her siblings named her “Jodie” after which she made that her professional name.
Jodie started working at a very tender age of two with TV commercials. She made her debut as an actress in the TV series Mayberry R.F.D She got stardom from Martin Scorsese's “Driver”. This gave her first Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress. She tried her luck in directing too by directing the Little Man Tate, which didn’t do well.
Jodie also got nominated for Golden Globe Awards for seven times out of which she won 2.
Kate Elizabeth Winslet was born on 5th October 1975 in Berkshire of England. Her path towards the stardom commenced with “Heavenly Creatures” where she played the role of an obsessive teen.
After several successful movies, Kate finally appeared in James Cameron’s Titanic opposite
Leonardo DiCaprio. Her breathtaking beauty was applauded worldwide.
Kate was nominated for Oscars 6 times out of which she won it once for
The Reader. She has been nominated for her role in
Steve Jobs for Oscars of 2016.
Marilyn Monroe was born on June 1, 1926. She had to spend most of her childhood in an orphanage. After being praised by a photographer for her beauty, she started her modeling career in 1994.
Marilyn came into limelight with signing a contract with Fox. Some of her well-known movies are As Young as you Feel, Niagara, The Seven Years Itch, and Some Like it Hot.
She won Golden Globe for Some Like it Hot.
The Diva died under unknown circumstances on August 5, 1962, at the age of 36. But she never died in the heart of her fans.