Karin Dor (born 1938) Born Kätherose Derr, this German actress appeared in several American films such as playing the first German 'Bond girl' (redhead Helga Brandt) in the 1967 James Bond film 'You Only Live Twice.' She also appeared in the Alfred Hitchcock suspense film 'Topaz' in 1967.
Rachelle Lefevre (born 1979) Canadian actress born in Montreal, Quebec. A natural redhead. The former waitress has has starred in multiple roles in TV shows and films. Became a famous actress for her role in the film 'Twilight' as the redheaded vampire, Victoria, (the role in later films to be played by redhead actress Bryce Dallas Howard). Now able to branch out to other roles, she is to be appearing on the new legal show on American TV called 'The Deep End' on ABC. Also playing a doctor in an ABC television series 'Off the Map' about doctors in a South American clinic.
Christina Hendricks (born 1975) American actress. Although has starred in film and TV, she's currently best known for role on the adult-themed, Emmy-nominated, cable TV series 'Mad Men', playing the curvy, statuesque secretary 'Joan Halloway.' Christina is a natural blonde; however, she has dyed her hair red since age 10 because of her love of actress Megan Follows' portrayal of the character 'Anne Shirley' in the Canadian series 'Anne of Green Gables'! With her beautiful fair complexion, this famous actress makes a gorgeous redhead! In a "Survey of the American Woman" by 'Esquire' magazine in 2010, she was voted the "Best-Looking Woman in America." In early 2011, she was chosen to be the new face of fashion designer Vivienne Westwood's "Get A Life Palladium" jewelry collection. (Read her quotes.)
Apparently, her 'Mad Men' character 'Joan' is now a $75 collectible Mattel Barbie doll with fitted outfit and coiffed red hair but with noticeably less curves and smaller chest...why change her figure?
Dame Maggie Smith (Margaret Natalie Smith) (born 1934). Prolific British actress of TV, stage/theater, and film who has been performing since 1952. Won Academy Award for Best Actress in 1969 for her role in the movie 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie' plus multiple acting awards throughout her long career. This famous actress has played a pretty redhead in several films, including the 1965 movie 'Young Cassidy' about Irish playwright Sean O'Casey. In her later years, she's in the 1991 Peter Pan movie 'Hook' as the elderly 'Wendy' and currently well known for her role as 'Professor Minerva McGonagall' in the 'Harry Potter' films. Her son is actor Toby Stephens. She's considered to be one of our greatest famous actresses.
Rachel Nichols (born 1980) US actress who has appeared in films such as 2009 movies 'G.I.Joe: The Rise of Cobra' in role of very red-haired 'Scarlett.' Also seen in the 2009 sci-fi movie 'Star Trek' playing 'Gaila,' the redhead, green-skinned Orion who is also Cadet Uhura's roommate and love interest of Cadet James T. Kirk. Plus, she has appeared on the TV series 'Alias' as CIA officer 'Rachel Gibson.' Former model.
Laura Prepon (born 1980) US famous actress best known for role as pretty red-haired "Donna Pinciotti" on TV series ’That ‘70s Show’, although she later went blonde and is enjoying the change. (Read her quote about redheads.)
Liliana Mumy (born 1994) Cute redhead US child actress and voice actress. Father is actor Bill Mumy (himself a red-haired child actor in old TV series 'Lost in Space'). Best known for her role as "Jessica Baker" in movie with Steve Martin in remake of ’Cheaper By the Dozen’ and also adorable in 'The Santa Clause: 2' as Lucy Miller.
Jayma Mays (born 1979) US actress in films and television. The pretty redhead's TV appearances include the series 'House, 'Heroes,' and 'Ugly Betty' as well as the new series 'Glee' where she plays 'Emma Pillsbury' who likes high school teacher Will Schuester. In real life, Jayma's husband is actor Adam Campbell.
Alicia Witt (born 1975) This beautiful red-haired American actress, singer, songwriter has appeared in theater, the stage, TV series, and films. Movie roles include 'Two Weeks Notice' as June Carver, 'Mr. Holland's Opus' as Gertrude Lang, and 'Dune' as Alia. Her multiple TV roles include Det. Nola Falacci on 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' and Rosalind Harker in 'The Mentalist'.
Anne Margret (Ann-Margret Olsson) - (born 1941) Beautiful dancer, singer, famous actress, and all-around entertainer originally born in Sweden who became a hit in America. Often appearing as a redhead, this famous actress is known for her films 'Pocketful of Miracles,' 'State Fair,' 'Bye Bye Birdie,' and of course the Elvis film 'Viva Las Vegas.' Winner of Golden Globe Awards and has had multiple nominations for Academy Award and Emmy. Still actively performing in Las Vegas and other venues.
Gillian Anderson (born 1968) This famous actress is best known for her role as FBI agent Dana Scully on the TV series 'The X-Files'.
Although born in the US, she grew up in England and her family later moved back to America. She's actually a blonde but dyed her hair red for the X-Files role to lovely redhead shades and styles. (I think it suits her well!) Other movie roles include 'The Last King of Scotland' and 'The X-Files' movies.
Isla Fisher (born 1976) Beautiful famous actress from Australia, although with Scottish parents. Started showbiz early by appearing in commercials and kids TV shows in Australia, later in Australian soap operas like 'Home and Away' and 'Paradise Beach'. She's also had roles in films like 'Wedding Crashers', 'Scooby-Doo' movie as a blonde Mary Jane, 'Definitely, Maybe', and 'Confessions of a Shopaholic'. She also voiced for the movie 'Horton Hears A Who'. Soon to play in new romantic comedy called 'Kiss and Tell' about woman who sees a guy's future after their 1st kiss! She apparently has converted to Judaism recently in preparation to marry actor Sacha Baron Cohen. The pretty redhead has also taken the lovely Hebrew name "Ayala."
Hatty Jones (born 1988). A British actress whose only role to date was at the age of 9 years when she played the main character in the 1998 movie 'Madeline.' The film was based on the series of children's books by Ludwig Bemelmans, same title. The cute strawberry blonde girl fit the part well.
Lynn Redgrave (1943-2010). Lynn Rachel Redgrave, OBE. Accomplished British theatrical, Broadway, and film actress, who comes from a family of actors for 5 generations. She's been nominated and received multiple acting awards. The tall, blue-eyed actress has appeared as a striking redhead throughout the years, often in the theater.
Vanessa Redgrave (born 1937). Vanessa Redgrave, CBE. Her roles include on stage, TV programs, and over 50 films. This famous actress has appeared as a redhead off and on during her long career, including the 1967 musical 'Camelot'. She's an accomplished, award-winning British actress who comes from a family of actors for 5 generations. She is the mother of Natasha Richardson and Joely Richardson. She is a social activist and her activities are not without controversy.