Anne Meara (born 1929) American famous actress and comedienne, wife of Jerry Stiller (also actor/comedienne). They had a famous comedy act in the 1960s called 'Stiller & Meara,' appearing in nightclubs, films, TV shows and the 'Ed Sullivan Show.' Anne and Jerry Stiller were awarded a Hollywood Star in California on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for TV. Their son is actor Ben Stiller.
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Amy Yasbeck (born 1962) US movie and TV actress. Movie roles include 'Robin Hood: Men in Tights' and a reporter in the comedy 'The Mask'. TV roles include Olivia Reed on TV soap opera 'Days Of Our Lives' and also 'That's So Raven' as Chelsea. Her heritage is Irish and Lebanese. Her husband, actor and comedienne John Ritter, died in 2003 while rehearsing scenes for his TV sitcom.
Patricia Heaton (born 1958) US actress, Emmy Award winner. This famous actress is best known for her role as Ray Barone’s wife "Debra" in TV series ’Everybody Loves Raymond’. Has been a redhead off and on, on the series, which looks great on her!
Luciana Paluzzi (born 1937). Beautiful Italian film and TV actress, often seen as a redhead. Known for her role in the 4th James Bond movie 'Thunderball' starring Sean Connery, playing the evil SPECTRE assassin 'Fiona Volpe' which she agreed was a fun part to play. She appeared in the 1964 movie 'Muscle Beach Party', as well as the 1968 cult classic sci-fi film "The Green Slime" with redhead actor Robert Horton. Also played a villainess in the 1960s US TV series 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' as well as appearing in other TV series during those years.
Marcia Anne Cross (born 1962). US actress, nominated for Emmy and Golden Globe. This famous actress is known for her role in the American TV show ’Desperate Housewives’ and her role as very red-haired housewife "Bree Hodge." Also played "Dr. Kimberly Shaw" in TV show ’Melrose Place’.
Ona Munson (1903-1955) Famous actress, American, best known for her role as Belle Watling, who was the redhead brothel madame and friend to character Rhett Butler in the 1939 movie classic ’Gone With the Wind.’ Very pretty lady.
Michael Learned (born 1939) US actress known for her role as "Olivia Walton" on TV series 'The Waltons'. She appears as a redhead in some photos/episodes, then later other shades.
Annette Bening (born 1958) US famous actress, nominated for Academy Award and Golden Globe. Was in movie ‘The American President’ and plays a redhead, "Sydney Ellen Wade," who dates the widowed President of US played by Michael Douglas.
Catherine Tate (Catherine Ford) (born 1968) British actress, comedienne, and writer. Has won awards for her work and comedy TV series 'The Catherine Tate Show'. She also appeared in the 'Doctor Who' series as 'Donna Noble'. (See her comedy sketch on "Gingers" (redheads) on my "Your Videos" page.)
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Cate Blanchett (born 1969) Australian actress. Multiple awards winner. Best known for role as glorious redhead "Queen Elizabeth I of England" in film ’Elizabeth’ and its sequel 'Elizabeth, The Golden Age'. Also played redhead Katharine Hepburn in 2004 film 'The Aviator' with Leonardo DiCaprio, plus in the 2008 film 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' as redhead Daisy Fuller.
Although not a redhead in the movie blockbuster ’The Lord of the Rings,’ trilogy, this famous actress is great in her role as the elf queen "Galadriel" as well as multiple other films!
Edie McClurg (born 1951) US actress. Plays redhead "Grace the Secretary" in movie ’Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ and has been in multiple TV shows and many voices for multiple projects.
Amanda Blake (1929-1989) US famous actress best known for role as red-haired 'Miss Kitty Russell' -- the owner of the infamous 'Long Branch Saloon' in the popular TV series ’Gunsmoke.’ (In the radio version of Gunsmoke, Miss Kitty was played by actress Georgia Ellis). This TV series kept her busy but she did make a few other guest appearances on TV shows and games shows, with just a few films. In the 20-year run of the TV series, Marshal Matt Dillon (played by actor James Arness) and Miss Kitty obviously had a relationship, but there were never any kissing scenes and only longing 'looks' exchanged -- leaving it to our imagination I guess! How things have changed on TV....
Mrs. Leslie Carter (1862-1937) This was her stage name but her real name was Caroline Louise Dudley. This famous actress married Leslie Carter, a rich lawyer, later divorcing him. She was a red head actress of theatrical fame in the 1890s. She met up with the very successful American theatrical playwright, producer, and director David Belasco, starring in his plays such as 'The Heart of Maryland'. According to a Wikipedia, Mr. Belasco quotes: "I saw before me a pale, slender girl with a mass of red hair and green eyes gleaming under black brows."
The 1940 black and white movie 'Lady With Red Hair' starring Claude Rains and Miriam Hopkins tells her story.
Eleanor Parker (born 1922) Beautiful talented redhead American film actress who was a leading lady during the 1940s and 1950s, and still in significant roles throughout the 1970s and 80s. She apparently signed a contract with Warner Bros. around her 18th or 19th birthday after some theater work.
She won 3 Best Actress Oscar nominations for the movies 'Caged,''Interrupted Melody' and 'Detective Story.' Other notable roles were in 'Lizzi' and especially as Baroness Elsa Schraeder in Robert Wise's Oscar-winning 1965 film 'The Sound of Music.' She also was nominated for an Emmy Award. Apparently, in Doug McClelland's biography of her, she was dubbed the 'Woman of a Thousand Faces' because of this famous actress's versatility and talent.
Kate Walsh (born 1967) Pretty redhead American actress who has appeared in film and TV roles. She is known for her role on the successful TV drama 'Private Practice' as Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery. She had previously appeared on the award-winning TV show 'Grey's Anatomy.' Her career began in Chicago and where she roles in several theater productions at the Shakespeare Repertory. She later appeared on various TV shows such as the 'The Drew Carey Show' and 'CSI' and then several films like 'Under the Tuscan Sun' and 'The Family Man.' She's also done several TV commercials for Cadillac.