Barbara Babcock (born 1937) Often appearing as a redhead, this American actress was listed in 'People' magazine as one of the '50 Most Beautiful People' in 1994. This famous actress has appeared in many successful TV series such as 'Star Trek,' 'Hill Street Blues' (won an Emmy Award), 'Murder She Wrote,' and 'Judging Amy'...to name just a few. She has worked mainly in television but has appeared in several films as well.
Andrea Morris (born 1983) Pretty redhead actress who has played a homeless girl on the American TV series '7th Heaven.'
Jill St. John (born 1940) Beautiful red-haired American actress seen in films and TV. She appeared on American TV shows at age 11 and then began acting in films as a teen. This famous actress is probably best known for her Bond girl role 'Tiffany Case' in the 1971 James Bond film 'Diamonds Are Forever' starring Sean Connery. She was nominated for a Golden Globe for her work in the 1963 film 'Come Blow Your Horn.' She continues to appear in TV roles and movies with her actor husband, Robert Wagner.
Catherine O'Hara (born 1954) This funny Canadian-American actress, comedienne, singer/songwriter is known for her role as the very red head mom in the hit films 'Home Alone' and 'Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.' Among other film roles, she has also appeared on Second-City TV (SCTV), a Canadian comedy sketch show. This famous actress was born in Toronto, from a large Irish Catholic family, and became a naturalized American citizen. She also does voice-overs for cartoons. She participated in the Closing Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. She has a star on Canada's "Walk of Fame."
Lauren Holly (born 1963) Pretty American film and TV actress, often seen as a redhead. Like other famous actresses, she got her start on an American TV soap opera, in this case, 'All My Children'at age 23 (1986). Film roles have included the 1994 movie ’Dumb & Dumber’ as ‘Mary Swanson,’ the 1993 film ’Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story’ as ‘Linda Lee Cadwell’ (wife of martial artist Bruce Lee), in ’Sabrina,’ and others. Recent TV roles for this famous actress have been in 'Picket Fences' (as Deputy Sheriff Maxine Stewart) and 'NCIS' (as Director Jenny Shepard). She's appeared in a 'Dixie Chicks' music video too.
Julia Roberts (born 1967)This popular American actress often appears with lovely red or auburn hair and has has become one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, being one of the top box-office draws. This famous actress has played opposite major stars in the industry, appearing in films 'Pretty Woman,''Steel Magnolias,' 'Erin Brockovich'(for which she won Best Actress Academy Award), 'The Pelican Brief,''Hook' and 'Ocean's Eleven' to name a few. She's made People magazine's list of "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" multiple times. She's done some voice acting and appeared on Broadway recently, works for charities worldwide, plus produced films from the 'American Girl' book series.
Helena Bonham Carter (born 1966) This talented English actress is NOT a natural redhead but has recently appeared in the 2010 Tim Burton film 'Alice in Wonderland' as the villainous Red Queen of Hearts. For the role, she's sporting a brilliant red wig and is joined by actor Johnny Depp portraying the ginger-haired 'Mad Hatter.' Helena also has red hair in the film 'Howard's End.' She's appeared in numerous films and has been nominated for Oscars and Golden Globes for her performances. She's been named one of the top 10 British Actresses of all time by 'The Times' in 2009.
Suzanne Rogers (real name is Suzanne Crumpler) (born 1944) Famous actress from American TV known for her role as Maggie Horton in the daytime soap opera serial 'Days of Our Lives' - winning a Daytime Emmy Award. This pretty redhead has appeared on the show since 1973 and is a former Rockette. (Read one of her quotes about her character, Maggie.)
Blair Brown (born 1947) This red-haired American actress has appeared in films, TV roles, and theater, Broadway productions. She was known playing the main character in the TV series 'The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd' (1987-1991). Movies have included 'The Paper Chase'(1973), 'The Choirboys'(1977), 'Space Cowboys'(2000), and 'Continental Divide' (1981) for which had Golden Globe nomination. Later, in the 1990s, she branched out narrating films, documentaries, and books.
Carole Shelley (born 1939) This versatile British-American actress has appeared as a red head on stage, in films, and TV. She's probably best known for her role as the bubbly redhead neighbor Gwendolyn Pigeon (one of 2 sisters) in the 1965 Broadway show 'The Odd Couple' and then also for the movie (starring Walther Matthau and Jack Lemmon) and then the initial TV series. She's been awarded for other Broadway performances and has done some voice-over work for animation. This famous actress continues to perform, in 2008 playing a role in the stage production at the Imperial Theatre of 'Billy Elliot' as the Grandma.
Amanda Righetti (born 1983) Gorgeous red-haired American actress. Originally a TV commercial and short-film producer, she began appearing in American TV series and films. Probably best known in the American TV series: as Hailey in 'The O.C.' and 'The Mentalist' as Grace Van Pelt, and also as Tessa in 'North Shore'. She appeared in several films including having the female lead in the 2009 film remake 'Friday the 13th.' She's appeared in several major magazines such as 'Maxim,' 'FHM,' and 'LAX.'
Frances Fisher (born 1952) This pretty fair-skinned redhead is an American actress who was born in England. She began in US soap operas 'The Edge of Night' and later 'The Guiding Light' and since appeared in many TV roles over the years. She's done a substantial number of theater productions as well. This famous actress has appeared in notable movies such as 'Titanic'(1997) and 'Unforgiven' (1992). Also known for her relationship with American actor/director Clint Eastwood.
Cynthia Nixon (born 1966) Often appearing as a pretty redhead, this American actress has appeared in TV, theater, films and has won multiple Emmy, Grammy, and Tony awards. Movie appearances include the 'The Manhattan Project'(1986), 'Adams Family Values' and 'The Pelican Brief'(1993), and 'The Out-Of-Towners'(1999). TV roles include 'Sex and the City', 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,' 'ER,' and 'House.'
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June Allyson (1917-2006) Although NOT a redhead, this pretty blonde American actress of movies and TV was very popular in the 1940s to 1950s, and later performing in radio as well. Known for appearing with Jimmy Stewart and other big MGM stars. Turns out she appeared as a redhead in a movie starring her real-life husband Dick Powell in the 1950 black and white movie 'The Reformer and the Redhead.' -- appears to have been a one-time role as a redhead? (See my "Movie Titles" page.)
Laura Innes (born 1957) American actress often seen as a redhead, has appeared on stage and multiple TV roles. Best known for her role as the tough redhead Dr. Kerry Weaver in the American medical drama 'ER' when she joined the cast in 1995, staying for 12 seasons. This pretty famous actress has received several Screen Actors Guild Awards and several Emmy Award nominations for this, as well as several awards for directing.